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Men's Soccer Hosts Cornell on Saturday
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Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications
Release: 10/27/2011

Cornell at Princeton
Gametime: Saturday, Oct. 29 at 4 p.m.
2011 Records: Princeton (4-8-1, 1-3 Ivy), Harvard (2-9-1, 0-3 Ivy)
Series Began: 1908
Series Record: Princeton leads 49-35-12
Series Streak: Princeton unbeaten in last four
Last Meeting: Princeton won 1-0 (10/30/10)

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PRINCETON, N.J. (10/27/11) - The Princeton men's soccer team returns home to Myslik Field at Roberts Stadium to host Cornell on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 4 p.m.

 

The game will be web streamed on GoPrincetonTigers.tv for subscribers, and fans can follow live stats free of charge.

Princeton leads the all-time series with Cornell, which began in 1908, 49-35-12. The Tigers are unbeaten in their last four games with the Big Red, with Cornell's last win coming in 2006. Last year Princeton took a 1-0 game on the road.

Princeton enters the weekend with a 4-8-1 overall record and is coming off of a 3-2 win over Harvard. Senior Antoine Hoppenot is the team's leading scorer with 13 points off of four goals and five assists. Junior Matt Sanner has scored a team-high six goals including three of the team's game winners. Freshman Cameron Porter is also in double digits in points with four goals and two assists for 10 points. Junior Max Gallin has a 2-8-1 record in goal with a 1.98 goals against average and a .593 save percentage. Sophomore Seth MacMillan has played in three games, is 2-0, with a 1.96 GAA and a .571 save percentage.

Cornell is 8-1-4 overall and unbeaten in league play at 3-0-1 to sit in first place in the league standings. The Big Red is receiving votes in the NSCAA national poll and is ranked No. 25 in the College Soccer News poll. The Big Red is unbeaten in its last 12 games and has outscored their opponents by a 22-8 margin. Sophomore Daniel Haber has scored seven goals and four assists for 18 points including three game-winning goals. Senior Jimmy Lannon has one goal and team-best six assists for eight points, while sophomore Stephen Reisert has seven points. Junior keeper Rick Pflasterer has started in all 13 games and played all but nine minutes. He has allowed eight goals on 44 shots for a 0.58 GAA and an .818 save percentage.


Sophomore Matt Sanner scored in the 59th minute to give the No. 20 Princeton men's soccer team a 1-0 win over Cornell on Saturday, Oct. 30 at Berman Field.

Sanner scored the lone goal of the game at 58:40 after teammate Josh Walburn's shot deflected off a defender and Sanner was able to get to the ball and kick it over the goal line.

A heavy rotation came from the Cornell bench after the goal. A shot by Patrick Slogic hit the cross bar less then 10 minutes after he checked in. The Big Red would put two of their three shots on goal during the final 10 minutes of the game. Senior keeper Sean Lynch would turn away all three shots on goal of the game for his fifth clean sheet of the season.

Princeton outshot Cornell 11-9, including a 6-2 differential in the first half. Cornell rallied in the second taking seven of their nine shots in the second frame. Scott Brody finished the game with three saves for the Big Red which fall to 4-7-4 overall and 0-4-1 in league play.

The Tigers extend their win streak to nine and improve to 10-3-1 overall and unbeaten in the Ivy League at 5-0.

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