Match Notes: West Florida continues conference play on the road

first_img 4-2 Argos travel to Lee and Shorter to face Gulf South opponents (Photo by Emmele Photography) Share Match Notes: West Florida continues conference play on the roadcenter_img    PENSACOLA, Fla. – The University of West Florida men’s soccer team is back on the road this weekend to face Lee University and Shorter University Friday and Sunday.The Argos are coming off of a split weekend where they defeated Alabama-Huntsville 4-1 and fell to Union (Tenn.) 1-0. Lee is also coming off of a split weekend where they defeated Delta State 2-0, and fell to Christian Brothers 2-1 in double overtime. Shorter remained undefeated in conference play this past weekend after defeating Delta State and Christian Brothers.West Florida moved down one spot to third in the conference after earning its first conference loss while No. 25 West Alabama took over second and Shorter remained in first place.Live Coverage:Live Stats at LeeLive Audio at LeeLive Stats & Audio at ShorterMatch Notes:9/27 at Lee, 9/29 at ShorterLeading the ConferenceThe University of West Florida soccer team has seen solid offensive production this year even after losing some key members from graduation.The Argos are tied for the conference lead in goals per game with West Alabama at 2.167 per game. West Florida is also in the top two in goals against per game with 1.33, just behind West Alabama with 1.00. The Argos are also first in shots (91), second in corners (31), and second in scoring margin (0.84).Gallet Off To Hot StartWest Florida has several players who are in the top 10 of the conference in several statistics including Dillon Gallet (Lafayette, La.) who leads the conference in shots (25) and shots per game (4.17). Gallet is also tied for fourth with eight points and tied for third with three goals.The Argonauts also have four players tied for third with two assists each in Gallet, Marteinn Urbancic, Felipe Oliveira, and Nick Salafrio.Standout KeepersIn goalie statistics, the Argos have two goalies in the top seven of the conference in every major statistical category. Those goalies are senior Steven Hermosa and freshman Frederik Bruhn.Hermosa has a 1.200 GAA (3rd), .625 save percentage (6th), and makes 0.83 saves per game (7th) so far this season, while Bruhn has a 1.000 GAA (2nd), .813 save percentage (2nd), and makes 2.17 saves per game (4th).Freshmen Paying Their DuesThe Argos have seen multiple freshmen play and make an impact this season. One of those impact players is Marteinn Urbancic who has four points through six games this year. Urbancic also had a key assist on a game winning goal against Spring Hill in overtime on Sept. 8th.Another freshman that has helped the Argos to a 4-2 season so far is Frederik Bruhn. Through three games, Bruhn has made 13 saves for a .818 save percentage and has only allowed three goals in three starts.West Florida has also seen solid play from Japhet Bitsindou (Fontenay sous bois, France) this season. Made two starts in three games for the Argos before an injury sidelined him for the past three games.   Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more