SEATTLE - (Sept. 9) Seattle University men’s soccer travels to Gonzaga on Sunday, Sept. 10. The game is set for a 1 p.m. kickoff at Luger Field.
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ABOUT THE GAME
- Seattle U (3-1-0) at No. 22 Gonzaga (3-1-0)
- All-time Division I series-Seattle U leads, 11-9-0
- Home-Seattle U leads, 8-5-0
- Away-Gonzaga leads, 4-3-0
- Last meeting-Gonzaga won, 4-2, at Gonzaga (Sept. 4, 2016)
NEWS AND NOTES
- SU took down Mercer, 2-1 in overtime, on Thursday night. Sergio Rivas scored 1:42 into OT to lift the Redhawks to their 19th straight win at Championship Field, the longest active home win streak in Division I.
- Seattle U outshot the Bears, 28-4, in the contest. The 28 Redhawk shots are the most by an SU squad since Sept. 16, 2015, when it attempted 28 shots in a 3-0 win over Northwestern.
- Gonzaga is coming off a 3-0 loss at No. 16 Washington on Thursday night. The match marked the Zags’ first loss of the season.
- Before allowing a goal to Mercer late in the first half of Thursday’s match, SU had gone 308:01 without surrendering a goal at Championship Field.
- Senior Medo Youssef leads SU with a pair of goals this season. He has scored in each of the team's last two outings.
- Seattle U opened the 2017 season with a pair of impressive 1-0 victories at Championship Field last weekend. The Redhawks took down Loyola Marymount on Aug. 25 before beating No. 20 New Mexico on Aug. 27. Noe Meza and Nathan Aune scored SU’s goals as Seattle U moved its home winning streak to 18 games.
- SU entered the United States Soccer Coaches Association (USSCA) Top 25 at No. 25 the week of Aug. 28. It was the Redhawks’ first appearance in the poll since last August.
- Junior Nathan Aune earned WAC Defensive Player of the Week honors after two stellar showings to open the 2017 season. Aune was key in the Redhawks holding their opponents to 10 total shots over two outings. It marks the first weekly award for the Arlington, Wash., native.
- Pete Fewing is in his 24th overall season as SU’s head coach. He has won 277 games in his career.
- Einar Thorarinsson has been at Gonzaga for 23 seasons. He has taken GU to a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances in his tenure.