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Mids Seek Second Straight Win Against George Washington Wednesday

Aubrey Jones
Sept. 12, 2017

Game Information
George Washington (1-3-0) at Navy (1-3-0)
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Annapolis, Md. | Glenn Warner Soccer Facility
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Navy men’s soccer team (1-3-0) will seek a second straight win when hosting George Washington (1-3-0) on Wednesday at 7:00 PM at the Glenn Warner Soccer Facility. Wednesday’s game will have live statistics and free live video with Joe Miller on the call.

Navy is coming off a 3-1 win over James Madison on Saturday. Navy senior forward Daniel Zaremba scored the game’s first goal in the 24th minute. The Dukes evened the game in the 56 minute, but Navy senior midfielder Aubrey Jones put the Mids ahead in the 86th minute and freshman forward Nicko West iced the game with a goal in the 89th minute.

Freshman defender Toni Adewole was named the Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week on Monday. Adewole assisted on West’s goal and also had a team save in the 71st minute when he cleared a JMU shot off of the goal line. Adewole, a left back, has started three straight games for the Mids.

Jones, West and Zaremba, along with freshman forward Philip Gustafson share the Navy team lead in goals (1) and points (2) this season.

 

 

Navy senior goalkeeper Mac Burke made six saves in the win over James Madison. Burke has made at least five saves in three of Navy’s four games this season. Burke is tied for first in the Patriot League in saves per game with an average of 4.75.

George Washington enters Wednesday’s game at 1-3-0. The Colonials are coming off a 2-1 loss to William & Mary on Sept. 5. GW’s Oscar Haynes Brown scored his team’s lone goal in the 70th minute before William & Mary rallied for a pair of goals in the final 17 minutes in the comeback victory.

George Washington’s lone win this season was a 1-0 result over Patriot League-member Lehigh. The Colonials have lost to Binghamton, 4-0, and St. Francis Brooklyn, 3-1.

Haynes Brown, Brady O’Connor and Dylan Lightbourn have each scored one goal this season for George Washington.

Navy is 12-11-4 all-time against George Washington. The Colonials defeated Navy last season, 1-0, on a goal by Lightbourn that came with four seconds left in regulation. Navy then defeated George Washington, 3-0, in a spring exhibition match five months ago.

The game against George Washington will be the fourth of Navy’s season-long four-game homestand. Navy will next play at Duquesne on Saturday at 7:00 PM.

Parking / Shuttle Information
Fans are reminded that the general public does not have access to drive their vehicles on to the U.S. Naval Academy. Fans may park at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium for $5 and take a shuttle that will run every 10 minutes starting at 6:00 PM, one hour prior to the game and will continue running until one hour after the game is completed. Fans 18 and over need a government-issued photo ID. Enter Gate 5 off Taylor Ave. to park at the stadium. Dogs are not permitted inside the Glenn Warner Soccer Facility.

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