A final no-conference adjustment for men’s football on Sunday at DePaul

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania men’s soccer team heads to Windy City this weekend for an out-of-conference game with DePaul University on Sunday afternoon, their final game before the Ivy League game kicks off.

GAME DAY 6: Penn in DePaul
Sunday, September 25 | 14:00 EDT | Chicago, Illinois.
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The series with DePaul
The Quakers and Blue Demons have met only once before, in 2008, with Penn winning 2-0.

About DePaul
The Blue Demons took their first win in 19 days Tuesday night against Illinois-Chicago after going 0-1-2 in their previous three games, improving to 3-1-3 for the season. Nine players are tied for the team lead in goals with one, with Cade Hagen and Marek Gonda sharing the team lead in points with four. The Blue Demons overcame their opponents by 9-7, despite having suffered 15 more shots on goal (39-24). Gandhi Cruz played every minute on goal in his first seven games, recording an average of 1.00 goals against and a percentage of saves of 0.821.

Quaker Notemeal
* The last two Ivy League Player of the Week and Philly Soccer Six Player of the Week awards went to Penn: Stas Korzeniowski won the award the week of September 12, and Michael Hewes won the award last week.

* Penn scored 15 goals during his recent three-game winning streak, the show’s longest three-game streak since 1976 (17).

* The Quakers set a single-game goalscoring record under manager Bran Gill in a 6-0 win last Sunday about the FDU. In truth, Penn’s six goals against FDU marked the team’s highest single home game total since 2008.

* With five goals in six matches, the team’s record, Korzeniowski has already surpassed his score last season.

* Ben Stitz scored in three consecutive matches, equaling his goal total in his first three seasons as a combined Quaker. Stitz has also started in all 37 of Penn’s games since the start of the 2019 season.

* Brandon Curran scored his first goal as a Quaker in the FDU victory last Sunday.

* freshman Oliver Pratt made his first appearance as a Quaker against the FDU; classmate Sean Jennings made his second.

* Goalkeeper Nick Christoffersen conceded a goal or less in all six games this season, as well as 13 of his 15 career starts.

* Quakers have 71 more shots and 37 more shots on goal than their opponents in six games. They also took 32 more corners.

* Last season, Leo Burney became the first Penn rookie to be named to the men’s All-Ivy football senior team in over 20 years.

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