Men's Soccer Ranked 2nd in NSCAA North Atlantic Region, Receive Votes Nationally

Regional Rankings   National Rankings

FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The Sacred Heart University men's soccer team has raced out to a 4-0-0 start and has reached its highest regional ranking, second in the NSCAA/Hendrickcars.com North Atlantic Region, in program history.  The Pioneers also received two votes in the NSCAA/Hendrickcars.com National Rankings, a first in program history.

Last week, Sacred Heart defeated Siena, in double overtime, 2-1 at home followed by a 2-1 overtime victory at Adelphi.

Sophomore defender Marcello Castro (Panana, Brazil) leads SHU in scoring with three goals and an assist for seven total points.  In action last week, he recorded a goal in each win for the Pioneers.  Sacred Heart goalkeeper Alex Fait (Ottawa, Ont.) combined for 13 saves in the two wins and owns a 0.71 goals against average and a .857 save percentage.

Northeast Conference opponent Monmouth, also 4-0-0, currently ranks first in the North Atlantic Region and sits fifth in the national poll.  The Pioneers take on the Hawks in New Jersey on Sunday October 10 at 1:00 pm.