HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (Oct. 4, 2021) – The ETSU men’s soccer team gears up for a Tuesday matinee as the Buccaneers step out of Southern Conference play to take on Northern Kentucky. Game time is set for Noon at the NKU Soccer Stadium.
ABOUT THE BUCS
- ETSU is coming off back-to-back draws as the Bucs battled Wofford to a 3-3 tie Saturday night at Summers-Taylor Stadium.
- The Bucs, whose next two matches are outside of league play, sit at 2-4-3 on the season.
- Sophomore Tarik Pannholzer (Flensburg, Germany) scored two of ETSU’s three goals last Saturday, moving his season total to seven … Those seven goals are tied for the eighth-most in single-season program history, while Pannholzer now has 10 career goals and 23 points … The 10 career goals are tied for seventh all-time and 23 points rank ninth
- Following his four saves on Saturday, Josh Perryman (Sheffield, England) moved into sole possession of second-place all-time in the ETSU record book … Perryman has 186 career saves and needs 19 to break Jonny Sutherland’s (2015-17) record of 204.
- NKU enters Tuesday’s match with an overall record of 4-6.
- The Norse earned a 2-0 shutout at Green Bay on Saturday where Daniel Bermingham made seven saves for NKU.
- Saturday marked the Norse’s third shutout this season, while Ben Hegge registered his first career goal, which gave NKU the 1-0 lead in the fourth minute.
- The Norse are outscoring their opponents by three, 19-16, while Jesse Randall leads the club with six goals and 15 points … Dylan Bufton has five goals in eight games for NKU.
- NKU is 2-2 at home this season with one of those wins coming against a SoCon foe – an 8-1 win over VMI on Sept. 7.
- Tuesday marks the third all-time meeting between the two former ASUN members.
- The teams have split those first two meetings with ETSU take a 3-0 decision back on Oct. 19, 2012 in Johnson City, while the Norse returned the favor with a 1-0 win on Oct. 23, 2013.
ETSU will have a week off before its final non-conference match as the Bucs head to Atlanta on Oct. 12 to take on Georgia State … Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.
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