ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFKnights.com) – The UCF men’s soccer squad hits the road for the first game of a three-game road trip as they travel south to Miami for a matchup with FIU on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m.
The match will be streamed live on CUSA TV and live stats will also be available.
UCF (3-1-1) is coming off a shutout victory against West Virginia thanks to a second half goal from Cal Jennings to secure the 1-0 victory.
- The series record against the Panthers is 12-28-4.
- In the last meeting in 2016, between UCF and FIU, the Panthers defeated the Knights, 2-0.
- FIU was ranked No. 20 in the Unites Soccer Coaches Poll to start the season.
- This season, the Panthers are 1-3 and 1-1 on the road.
- The Panthers are coming off their lone win this season over Marshall, a 2-1 overtime decision.
- Sophomore Yannik Oettl was named The American’s Goalkeeper of the Week this week. Oettl recorded his first shutout of the season against West Virginia in the 1-0 win. He tallied three saves, playing the full game for the fifth consecutive match. Oettl and the defense allowed just five total shots all game.
- Junior Jennings was named to The American’s Honor Roll.
- The Knights have taken home the first two Offensive Player of the Week honors from The American thanks to Louis Perez and Jennings.
- With the win against West Virginia, Coach Calabrese recorded his 96th head coaching victory as he nears 100 wins.
- The Knights continue to top the conference in many categories including: corner kicks per game (6.8), points per game (5.2), scoring offense, shots per game (19.8), shots on goal per game (9.25), total goals (8), and total points (23).
- Jennings is showing to be one of the top forwards in the nation with the most shots on goal per game with 3.75. Jennings is also top five in the country in shot accuracy and shots per game.
Season tickets for the 2018 campaign are on sale now. Fans looking to purchase tickets can call (407) 823-1000 or visit UCFKnights.com to secure them today. For men's soccer tickets CLICK HERE.
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