Men’s Football Preview: Delaware – UNC Wilmington Athletics

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – The Colonial Athletic Association game continues for the UNCW men’s soccer team, which travels to Delaware for a 1 p.m. competition with the Blue Hens on Saturday at Grant Stadium.

Saturday’s game will be broadcast on FloFC. Live statistics will be available online at UNCWStats.com.

The Seahawks, 3-1-3 (2-0-1 CAA), bring their five-game undefeated streak against the Blue Hens, 2-5-1 (0-3 CAA), who are chasing their first turns on.

UNCW, which shares the top spot in the conference with Charleston, has been the author of four clean sheets in the last five games behind a standout defense and goalkeeper. Gabriel Perrotta. Senior 6-2 leads the CAA with a save percentage of 0.909 (30 out of 33).

The Seahawks spread the score with five players scoring goals and six players collecting assists. senior forward Tootle cannonone of four Seahawks to start all seven games, he leads the UNCW with five points, two goals and one assist.

Delaware, which has been eliminated in the last two games, is led by forward Sam Donnellan, with four goals in the lead of CAA.

FIVE FACTS TO KNOW

SERIES HISTORY | The Seahawks have a 13-5-2 lead over the Blue Hens, including a 7-3-1 mark on the road. UNCW is 4-0-1 in its last five meetings with Delaware and has beaten Blue Hens, 11-6.

MINUTE TO WIN | All three of UNCW’s victories this year have come by 2-0 decisions in which the first goal was scored in the 53rd minute.

RECORD WATCH | Perrotta formed 24.1 career terminations, one less than Brad Knightonprogram record of 25.0.

WELCOME BACK | UNCW received a boost two games ago when the former All-CAA quarterback Jaden Strumeier made his season debut against Drexel. The Morganville, NJ product has appeared in 38 games, with 20 as a starter, for the Seahawks since 2019.

LOOKING FORWARD | The Seahawks continue the CAA game at Northeastern on Saturday, October 1 at 6pm.

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