Yale Coming Off 4-1 Win Over St.Francis (N.Y.)
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Yale men's soccer team seeks its third straight win when Rhode Island visits Reese Stadium on Tuesday night. The game, which is the nightcap of a doubleheader with the Yale women, is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. Live stats will be available from yalebulldogs.com.
The Bulldogs (2-1-2) are coming off a 4-1 thrashing of St. Francis (N.Y.) on Saturday. Freshman Scott Armbrust scored twice and was named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week. The Bulldogs scored three goals in the first 20 minutes of the game and will hope for a similar fast start against Rhode Island, which has been outscored 6-1 in the first half so far this season.
Yale is the third Ivy League opponent for the Rams, who lost 5-0 to Brown and 2-0 to Dartmouth. Four different players have one goal each for URI (2-4). Chris Pennock has seen a majority of the action in goal. He has a 1.71 goals against average.
Yale and Rhode Island are playing for the first time since 2005, a 6-2 Bulldog win at the Dartmouth Classic. Yale leads the all-time series with the Rams 11-3.
Report filed by Tim Bennett, Yale Sports Publicity