Sept. 27, 2010
Coastal Carolina (3-3-1) vs. #19 UNC Wilmington (5-2-0)
Tuesday | 9.27.10 | 7 p.m.
Wilmington, N.C. | UNCW Soccer Stadium
CONWAY, S.C. – The Coastal Carolina men’s soccer team returns to the pitch Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. when the Chanticleers travel to Wilmington, N.C., to take on #19 UNC Wilmington from the UNCW Soccer Stadium.
Coastal Carolina (3-3-1) enters the week coming off a 2-1 loss to the College of Charleston Saturday afternoon at the Coastal Carolina Soccer Field. Sophomore midfielder Luis Faz netted his second goal of the season, and Justin Portillo tallied his third assist of the year in helping the Chants put together a strong second half against the Cougars.
Individually, senior defender Ross Kelly leads the Chanticleers with six points on three goals, while Pedro Ribeiro (2g, 1a), Faz (2g, 1a) and Portillo (1g 3a) are all tied for second on the team with five points apiece.
Junior keeper Scott Angevine owns an 0.95 goals against average and has turned in three shutouts thus far this season.
UNC Wilmington (5-2-0) has won four of its last five games and opened conference play with a 4-0 win over Hofstra Saturday night. The Seahawks lone loss during their last five games was a 1-0 setback against seventh-ranked Duke.
Sophomore midfielder Etienne Boulanger leads the Seahawks with nine points on four goals and one assist.
“We are excited to have the opportunity to play UNC Wilmington Tuesday night,” Coastal head coach Shaun Docking said. “Coach (Aidan) Heaney has done a great job with the program and we feel it will be another great game for us as we prepare for conference play.”
Coastal is 8-7-1 against UNC Wilmington in the all-time series that dates back to the 1980 season. The Seahawks, however, won the last meeting 3-0 during the 2008 season.