Oct. 11, 2013
No. 10 UAB (8-1-1) at Old Dominion (5-3-1)
Details: Saturday, Oct. 12 • 6:00 p.m. CT • Old Dominion Soccer Complex • Norfolk, Va.
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Match Notes: UAB
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The UAB men’s soccer team will face Old Dominion in its fourth Conference USA match of the season on Saturday night in Norfolk, Va. The game is slated to begin at 6 p.m. CT.
UAB is looking to stay undefeated in Conference USA play. The Blazers are 2-0-1 in conference action and are one of two teams in the league that have not dropped a C-USA match in 2013.
Blazers Extend Winning Streak To Five Matches
In its most recent match, the UAB men’s soccer team registered a 6-2 victory against Florida Atlantic on Sunday, Oct. 6. With the win, UAB has won its last five games, its longest winning streak of 2013.
Junior forward Diego Navarrete and sophomore forward Freddy Ruiz each had two goals against the Owls. Redshirt junior midfielder Alex Clay and junior midfielder Pachinno Roberts each had one goal, as well.
The Blazers’ six goals against Florida Atlantic marked the most goals the team has scored in a single game since Sept. 9, 2011 when it defeated Oral Roberts, 6-1.
Against the Owls, UAB surrendered its first goal in the run of play since Friday, Sept. 6 against Indiana. The Blazers went 684:09 without conceding a goal in the run of play.
Early And Often
In each of its last four matches, the UAB men’s soccer team has scored a goal in the opening 20 minutes, establishing early leads. In total, UAB has done this on six occasions in 2013, coming out on the victorious end each time.
In addition, the Blazers have scored at least two goals in eight matches this year. UAB is a perfect 8-0-0 when tallying at least two goals in a game. The team also has scored at least four goals in four matches in 2013. That marks the most times the squad has registered at least four goals in a game in a single season since 2010.
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