RED BULLS ACADEMY ON CAMPUS UPDATE

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In Red Bulls Readers’ ongoing effort to keep you, the supporters of the club, as up to date as possible with what is going on with the first team and beyond, we add Red Bulls Academy On Campus to our galaxy of stars.  Academy products are translating the success they had in the Academy system to the collegiate level.  After the jump is the report for October 8-October 13.

Sacir Hot – Boston College – The Eagles had a successful week with two wins in as many games. They defeated both Clemson and Quinnipiac at home 2-0 and 1-0, respectively. The team looks to keep this streak rolling as they travel down to Chapel Hill next week to play the Tar Heels in a big ACC match-up. Sacir started one of the two games for a defense that allowed no goals this week.

Brandon Paul – University of Delaware – The Blue Hens went 1-1 this past week. The team started off well with a 2-1 win over Drexel at home, but had a sluggish second game against Hofstra and paid the price with a 0-6 loss at home. Goalkeeper Brandon Paul made six saves in the two starts. He and the rest of the Blue Hens look to regain their winning stride next week with games against George Mason and William & Mary.

Matt Uy – Fairfield University – The team had a strong week with a 3-1 win and a 1-1 tie on the road against Marist and Siena, respectively. Matt also had a solid week as he started both games and provided two shots. The team stays home next week with one game against Iona and Red Bull Academy teammate Mario Ross.

Jason Wells – Farleigh Dickinson University – The Knights had a successful road week with a win and a draw against St. Francis (PA) and Robert Morris, respectively. The win over St. Francis came in dramatic fashion with an overtime goal and the Robert Morris game was a battle left to be decided another day. Jason started both games for the Knights this week and contributed a shot out of the back and helped secure a back line that only allowed one goal.

Kevin Finnegan – Georgetown University – The Hoyas had a difficult week in terms of competition. They started on the road against Seton Hall, but returned from North Jersey with a 2-1 victory. They played at home against Pittsburgh and gutted out a tough 1-0 win. The Hoyas closed the week with a home game against #9 Maryland, but lost a heartbreaker 1-2. The Hoyas look to bounce back next week against Big East rival Marquette.

Steven Amaya – Hartwick College – The squad had a strong week with two victories. The first came at home against Florida Atlantic and finished 1-0. Next, they traveled cross-state to play Syracuse in non-conference battle. It was a hard fought match that finished 2-1 in favor of Hartwick. They battle back from a 0-1 deficit to regain the lead and, eventually, the three points.

Mario Ross – Iona College – Iona had a productive week with 2 road wins against Siena and Marist, both by a margin of 2-1. Mario started both games for the squad and supplied four shots. Iona has one game next week on the road at Fairfield against Red Bull Academy teammate Matt Uy. Both squads are coming off a two game week against the same opponents, which should make for an interesting match-up next week.

Widner St. Cyr – University of Maryland – The Terps had a big week of play with two huge victories. The first win came at home against ACC foe Virginia Tech and came in dramatic fashion as they scored the game winning goal with 52 seconds remaining in regular time. The second win came on the road against a strong Georgetown team. The team came from behind to gut out a 2-1 victory. They Terps are currently ranked #9 in the country, and they look to continue their streak next week on the road against Clemson and at home against Seton Hall. Widner saw action in both games this week as the Terps continue to look like defending national champions.

Matt Kassel – University of Maryland – The Terps had a big week of play with two huge victories. The first win came at home against ACC foe Virginia Tech and came in dramatic fashion as they scored the game winning goal with 52 seconds remaining in regular time. The second win came on the road against a strong Georgetown team. The team came from behind to gut out a 2-1 victory. They Terps are currently ranked #9 in the country, and they look to continue their streak next week on the road against Clemson and at home against Seton Hall.

Anthony Vazquez – Monmouth University – The Hawks continue to impress with two more home wins, which brings their record to a red hot 11-0-1. The latest victims of the Monmouth war path are St. Francis (NY), 1-0, and Long Island University, 2-0. Those are the Hawks fifth and sixth consecutive shutouts, which brings them to a total of nine shutouts for the year. The offense has only been shut out of one game this season and they are averaging 1.76 goals a game with 21 goals in 12 games. The Hawks also moved up to the eighth spot nationally. Anthony started both games for the Hawks and supplied two shots and was part of a defense that allowed no goals again this week.

Ryan Kinne – Monmouth University – The Hawks continue to impress with two more home wins, which brings their record to a red hot 11-0-1. The latest victims of the Monmouth war path are St. Francis (NY), 1-0, and Long Island University, 2-0. Those are the Hawks fifth and sixth consecutive shutouts, which brings them to a total of nine shutouts for the year. The offense has only been shutout of one game this season and they are averaging 1.76 goals a game with 21 goals in 12 games. The Hawks also moved up to the eight spot nationally. Ryan had a big week with two starts, seven shots, one goal, and one assist this week. He was named NEC (Northeast Conference) Player of the Week for the second time this season.

Cesar Blancido – Monmouth University – The Hawks continue to impress with two more home wins, which brings their record to a red hot 11-0-1. The latest victims of the Monmouth war path are St. Francis (NY), 1-0, and Long Island University, 2-0. Those are the Hawks fifth and sixth consecutive shutouts, which brings them to a total of nine shutouts for the year. The offense has only been shutout of one game this season and they are averaging 1.76 goals a game with 21 goals in 12 games. The Hawks also moved up to the eighth spot nationally. Cesar played an important supplementary role in the Hawks double win week as he started both games and supplied a shot.

Nick Gendron – Northwestern University – Northwestern had a respectable week with a 1-0 road win against in-state foe Northern Illinois and a 1-1 draw at Penn State. The Wildcats are now a solid 6-1-4 on the season and currently ranked 16th in the country.

Trevor Nye – NJIT – The Highlanders had an up and down week with a win at home, 1-0, against Longwood and a loss on the road against Lehigh, 1-2. The squad has plenty of time to recover as they do not have any games next week. They continue play the following week with a game on the road at Rutgers.

Sam Archer – Rutgers University – The Scarlet Knights had tough three game week that unfortunately earned them 0 points. The road trip started with a loss at St. John’s 0-2. It continued with another loss at DePaul 0-1 as the offense struggled to get going again. The week finished with a loss at Brown 1-3. The Scarlet Knights look to rebound next week with a home game against Cincinnati. Sam saw action in two games this week for the team.

David McVane – Rutgers University – The Scarlet Knights had tough three game week that unfortunately earned them 0 points. The road trip started with a loss at St. John’s 0-2. It continued with another loss at DePaul 0-1 as the offense struggled to get going again. The week finished with a loss at Brown 1-3. The Scarlet Knights look to rebound next week with a home game against Cincinnati. David saw action in all games for the team, and he started two of them. He also tried to spark the offense a bit by providing a shot in one of the games.

Tevin Jackson – St. Francis University – The team suffered a tough week at home with two loses to Farleigh Dickinson and Sacred Heart by the scores of 2-3 and 1-2, respectively. Both games were won on late goals, which made the defeats even more heart wrenching for the team and their fans. However, the team looks to rebound next week with two New York road games at St. Francis (NY) and Long Island University.

John Tardy – St. John’s University – The Red Storm were too much for Rutgers to handle as they put down the Scarlet Knights 2-0 at home, which was a big win leading into their next game as they made the long journey down to South Florida to play Big East foe USF to a 1-1 road tie. The Red Storm have a busy three game week coming up with a game at Princeton and two homes games against Louisville and Brown. John saw action both games for the Red Storm this week and provided strong minutes.

Walter Hines – St. John’s University – The Red Storm were too much for Rutgers to handle as they put down the Scarlet Knights 2-0 at home, which was a big win leading into their next game as they made the long journey down to South Florida to play Big East foe USF to a 1-1 road tie. The Red Storm have a busy three game week coming up with a game at Princeton and two homes games against Louisville and Brown. Walter started both games this week and was looking to find the back of the net as he took five shots for the Red Storm.

Conor Lade – St. John’s University – The Red Storm were too much for Rutgers to handle as they put down the Scarlet Knights 2-0 at home, which was a big win leading into their next game as they made the long journey down to South Florida to play Big East foe USF to a 1-1 road tie. The Red Storm have a busy three game week coming up with a game at Princeton and two homes games against Louisville and Brown. Conor started both games this week and helped secure a defense that only allowed one goal in two Big East games.

Jack Freeman – Seton Hall University – The Pirates had a less than optimal week at home with a 1-2 loss against Georgetown and a 0-0 tie against Marquette. The Pirates have struggled to find that offense punch that they have needed to get some wins this year. Next week does not get any easier for the squad as they travel to Big East foe Providence, who is also desperate for points, and they travel to play the Terps down in Maryland. Jack started both games for the Pirates this week and looks to continue his strong play next week.

Sam Petrone – Seton Hall University – The Pirates had a less than optimal week at home with a 1-2 loss against Georgetown and a 0-0 tie against Marquette. The Pirates have struggled to find that offense punch that they have needed to get some wins this year. Next week does not get any easier for the squad as they travel to Big East foe Providence, who is also desperate for points, and they travel to play the Terps down in Maryland. Sam saw action in one game this week, but made his presence known by providing three shots for the Pirates.

Steven Rose – Seton Hall University – The Pirates had a less than optimal week at home with a 1-2 loss against Georgetown and a 0-0 tie against Marquette. The Pirates have struggled to find that offense punch that they have needed to get some wins this year. Next week does not get any easier for the squad as they travel to Big East foe Providence, who is also desperate for points, and they travel to play the Terps down in Maryland.

Andrew Welker – Seton Hall University – The Pirates had a less than optimal week at home with a 1-2 loss against Georgetown and a 0-0 tie against Marquette. The Pirates have struggled to find that offense punch that they have needed to get some wins this year. Next week does not get any easier for the squad as they travel to Big East foe Providence, who is also desperate for points, and they travel to play the Terps down in Maryland. Andrew started one game for the Pirates this week, but was very active in that game as he supplied the opposing goalkeeper with five shots.

Hayden Morris – Seton Hall University – The Pirates had a less than optimal week at home with a 1-2 loss against Georgetown and a 0-0 tie against Marquette. The Pirates have struggled to find that offense punch that they have needed to get some wins this year. Next week does not get any easier for the squad as they travel to Big East foe Providence, who is also desperate for points, and they travel to play the Terps down in Maryland.

Adriano Gabriele – Seton Hall University – The Pirates had a less than optimal week at home with a 1-2 loss against Georgetown and a 0-0 tie against Marquette. The Pirates have struggled to find that offense punch that they have needed to get some wins this year. Next week does not get any easier for the squad as they travel to Big East foe Providence, who is also desperate for points, and they travel to play the Terps down in Maryland. Adriano started both games in the midfield for the Pirates this week and looks to pick up some individual and team points in next week’s important match-ups.

Mark Brode – Syracuse University – The Orange’s cold season continued as they lost three games this past week. They started with a loss at home to Villanova, 1-3. They looked to get a win on the road at nationally ranked Big East for Louisville; however, they returned home with a 0-4 defeat. The week closed out with a sour 1-2 loss to Hartwick that saw the Orange surrendering a 1-0 lead. The squad looks to find positives this season with home games next week against Adelphi and Big East foe USF. Mark started all three games for Orange this week.

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