Release: November 3, 2008
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soccer posts fifth-best defense among NCAA Division I teams
VESTAL, N.Y.-- The NCAA has released
its NCAA Division I men's soccer statistics through games of
Nov. 2. Heading into the postseason, Binghamton ranks fifth overall
with a 0.54 goals against average. In addition, junior goalkeeper
Stenta ranks fifth individually with a .854 save percentage
and eighth with a 0.54 goals against average.
In addition to Stenta, the starting back line of seniors Barry
Neville and Mark
Wood, junior Kyle
Kucharski and sophomore Kyle
Manscuk has been instrumental in recording 10 shutouts
this season. In only two games this season have the Bearcats
allowed more than one goal.
This marks the fourth time in the past six seasons that Binghamton
has ranked among the top 10 Division I teams in the nation in
terms of its goals against average. The Bearcats were first in
2003 (0.38), seventh in 2005 (0.63) and ninth last season (0.59).
Binghamton (10-5-3) hosts New Hampshire on Saturday in an America
East quarterfinal match at 7 p.m. at the Bearcats Sports Complex.