|September 03, 2015||1st||2nd||Final|
|PFEIFFER||12:04||Alex Stoiljkovic (Martim Galvao )|
|PFEIFFER||14:56||Nathan Regis (Jaime Siaj )|
|PFEIFFER||51:55||Jaime Siaj (Nathan Regis )|
|Stats at a Glance||NBY||PFEIFFER|
|Shots (on Goal)||2 (1)||24 (13)|
NEWBERRY - The Newberry College men’s soccer team opens its 2015 season by traveling to Pfeiffer on Thursday. The game will start at 4 p.m.
WHO: Newberry College at Pfeiffer University
WHERE: Pfeiffer’s N.E. Lefko Field in Misenheimer, N.C.
WHEN: 4 p.m. on Thursday, September 3
RECORDS: Newberry was 6-10-2 overall in 2014, with a 3-6-2 South Atlantic Conference record. Pfeiffer was 17-5-1 last year, with a 8-2 record in Conference Carolinas.
LIVE VIDEO: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/pfeiffer-university-athletics
LIVE STATS: http://gofalconsports.com/sports/msoc/2015-16/boxscores/20150903_r8yd.xml
Newberry was defeated by the Falcons last season, 6-0. The Wolves outshot the Falcons, 16-11, but trailed in shots on goal, 6-4.
The loss broke the Wolves’ three-game unbeaten streak which had spanned wins over Mars Hill, North Greenville and a tie at home against No. 25 Lincoln Memorial.
The team has been predicted to finish in 11th place in the South Atlantic Conference in 2015.
Lucas Ferreira (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) was named to the Second Team All-Conference as a forward. Ferriera started 14 games for the Wolves last year, leading the team in scoring with seven goals on 54 shots also tagging three assists. Ferreira had two game-winning goals also netted two penalty shots on two attempts.
Pfeiffer is picked to finish second in the preseason Conference Carolinas coaches poll.
Last season, the Falcons, under third year coach Bob Reasso, were led by standout Nathan Regis who was voted First Team All-Conference and Third Team All-American.
Regis' dominant sophomore season saw the forward finish in the top-10 in the nation in points, goals and assists. Regis finished the season second in school history with 19 goals and 48 points and added 10 assists for the Falcons.
The Wolves travel to Belmont, N.C., on Saturday to take on the Belmont Abbey Crusaders for a 4 p.m. match. BAC (0-0-0) opens its season against Lenoir-Rhyne on Thursday.
After a mid-week trip to North Greenville, Newberry opens conference play on Wednesday, September 16, as the Wolves host rival Catawba for a 4 p.m. kickoff.