Men’s Soccer Hosts Princeton on Saturday (7 p.m.); Brown Welcomes Back 1963 Championship Team
Brown (3-5-2, 0-0-1 Ivy) vs. Princeton (4-5-0, 1-0-0 Ivy)
Saturday, Oct. 12 – 7 p.m.
Live Stream: Ivy League Digital Network
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown men's soccer team returns to Ivy League play on Saturday, Oct. 12 when they play host to Princeton on Alumni Day at Stevenson Field. The game is set to start at 7 p.m. in the second half of a doubleheader with the women's team. Links to live video and live stats will be available at www.brownbears.com.
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LAST TIME OUT
Brown suffered a tough 1-0 loss at New Hampshire in non-league action on Tuesday afternoon. UNH's Ugochukwu Uche pushed the ball past junior keeper Mitch Kupstas (Suwanee, Ga.) in the 64th minute to secure the lone tally of he contest. Brown held an advantage in both shots, 16-14, and corner kicks, 6-4, while Kupstas made six saves in net. Sophomore Tyler Smith (Kingwood, Texas) led the way with three shots, while junior Daniel Taylor (Greenwich, Conn.) posted a pair of late shots in the waning minutes of regulation, but both were blocked.
SCOUTING THE TIGERS
Princeton enters Saturday's contest at 4-5 overall and 1-0 in league play after defeating Dartmouth on the road, 2-1, in the team's Ivy opener. Thomas Sanner and Cameron Porter both scored for the Tigers in the second half to hand the Big Green their first loss of the season. Most recently, Princeton downed Drexel by a 1-0 decision at home on Tuesday. Sanner leads the team with 13 points and seven goals, while Porter ranks second with 10 points and four goals. Seth MacMillan has played a majority of the time in net, posting 17 saves while allowing 15 goals.
As part of Alumni Day, the Brown men's soccer team will recognize the program's 1963 team at halftime. Brown's 1963 squad captured the school's first-ever Ivy League Championship, led by head coach Cliff Stevenson. The '63 team tied Harvard for the Ivy crown with a 6-1 record, scored more victories in a season than any previous Brown squad (10), and reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament.
LAST SEASON vs. THE TIGERS
Brown battled Princeton to a 1-1 draw in last year's matchup between the two Ivy teams. Then-freshman Tim Whalen (Amston, Conn.) scored an unassisted goal in the 38th minute, but Cameron Porter answered in the second half with the equalizer.
After Princeton, the Bears return to action on Saturday, Oct. 19 when they visit Harvard at 7 p.m. Brown's next home game is on Tuesday, Oct. 29 when the Bears host Boston College at 7:30 p.m. For tickets, purchase online, call the Brown Athletics Ticket Office at (401) 863-2773, or walk up to the Box Office located in the Pizzitola Sports Center, open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.