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Bulldogs Close Out Season At Princeton

Miguel Yuste (Steve Musco photo)
Miguel Yuste (Steve Musco photo)

Yale Seeks Fifth Win

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Yale wraps up the 2017 season with a visit to Princeton on Saturday. Kickoff at Myslik Field at Roberts Stadium is slated for 4 p.m.

Here are notes on the Ivy League matchup.

* The Bulldogs are coming off a hard-fought scoreless tie with Brown last Saturday at Reese Stadium. Goalkeeper Andrew Bortey made five saves to post his first career shutout and was named to the Ivy League Honor Roll on Monday.

* Yale has already surpassed its overall win total from last year, the second straight year the Bulldogs have done that under Kylie Stannard, The 5K Corral Head Coach of the Bulldogs.

* Yale is a young team with only three seniors – Archie Kinnane, Josh Totte and Theo Miller on the roster.

* All four of Yale's wins have come by shutout. The Bulldogs have five shutouts overall.

* Five players – Kyle KenagyJohn LeismanAldo QuevedoCameron Riach and Miguel Yuste – share the team lead with two goals apiece. Kenagy has added three assists and leads the team with seven points.

* The Bulldogs have outshot their opponents in each of their six Ivy League games.

* Yale and Princeton played a 1-1 tie at Reese Stadium last year. Nicky Downs scored for the Bulldogs.

* Yale leads the all-time series 43-40-23.

SCOUTING PRINCETON

The Tigers (6-6-4, 2-2-2 Ivy) are unbeaten in their last six games. Princeton went 2-0 this past week with wins over Drexel and Penn. Both game-winning goals were scored by sophomore defender Bobby Hickson. Hickson's five-point week now positions him second on the team in scoring behind junior Jeremy Colvin. Colvin has 13 points on five goals and three assists. The Ivy League Rookie of the Week Gaby Paniagua along with freshman Kevin O'Toole and seniors Daniel Bowkett and James Reiner all have four points apiece. Sophomore Jacob Schachner owns a 0.92 goals against average and a .795 save percentage to go with four shutouts.

Report filed by Tim Bennett (timothy.bennett@yale.edu), Yale Sports Publicity