Top Matchups
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Sept. 30 -- 6:30 p.m. ET: No. 2 Creighton Bluejays at No. 3 Maryland Terrapins (DI)

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Oct. 1 -- 7 p.m. ET: No. 1 Connecticut Huskies at No. 8 Louisville Cardinals (DI)

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Oct. 1 -- 10 p.m. ET: No. 7 UC Irvine Anteaters at No. 10 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (DI)

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Oct. 2 -- 1 p.m. ET: No. 21 California (Pa.) Vulcans at No. 4 Mercyhurst Lakers (DII)

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Oct. 2 -- 7 p.m. ET: No. 2 Christopher Newport Captains at Averett Cougers (DIII)

Watch Them Now
Blake
UC

23 Andre Blake
Connecticut (Division I)
Freshman
Goalkeeper

Key Notes: After posting shutouts against two ranked teams in St. John's and Boston College last week, Blake was named Big East Goalkeeper of the Week. UConn's freshman keeper from Jamaica has allowed two goals in nine games including seven shutouts. Blake will look to add another clean sheet this weekend against No. 8 Louisville.

Other Players to Watch
Division I:
Akron's Darren Mattocks (So., F); Creighton's Bruno Castro (So., MF).

Division II: Incarnate Word's Callum Riley (Sr., MF); Mercyhurst's Billy Colton (Sr., F).

Division III: St. Lawrence's Brian Abernethy (Sr., GK); Christopher Newport's Brian Lybert (Sr. MF).

 

Keep Your Eyes on This

Division I: No. 2 Creighton and its defense, which has yet to allow a goal through eight games, should have its hands full when they travel to take on No. 3 Maryland on Friday. The Terrapins are averaging more than three goals a game at home where they are 6-0-0 on the year.

Division II: No. 3 Fort Lewis' balanced attack has enabled the Sky Hawks to outscore their opponents 22-2 through eight games. Fort Lewis set a Division II record last week scoring three goals in a 56-second span -- the most amount of goals in that period -- in its 6-0 win against Adam State.

Division III: Second-ranked Christopher Newport looks to remain unbeaten when it hits the road with back-to-back away games in Virginia against upset-minded Ferrum and Averett on consecutive days. The Captains have been off the field for 10 days after its Sept. 24 matchup against North Carolina Wesleyan was postponed.