The College of Staten Island is now unbeaten in six straight games, and the Dolphins will put it on the line today, when they face William Paterson University at the CSI Soccer Complex at 4pm as part of non-league play. The Pioneers come into CSI today owners of a 3-9-2 overall mark, having lost four-straight.
CSI vs. WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY AT-A-GLANCE
Matchup: CSI (10-2-1 overall, 4-1-1 CUNYAC) vs. William Paterson University (3-9-2 Overall,1-5-1 NJAC)
Where: College of Staten Island, 2800 Victory Blvd, CSI Soccer Complex
Kick-Off: 4:00 pm
Live Video: http://www.csidolphins.com/CSISportsNet
All-Time Series: WPU leads, 2-0
Last Year’s Result: Did Not Play
Players To Watch (CSI): CSI keeper Kristy Colangelo is coming off of a tremendous week and was named the CUNYAC Defensive Player of the Week. She made 10 stops in a 2-1 win over St. Joseph’s (LI) and then made four saves in a shutout tie against Brooklyn on Saturday. Her seventh clean sheet of the season. Danielle Alexandrini is CSI’s leading scorer with 12 markers on 48 shots.
Players To Watch (WPU): Goals have been hard to come by for the Pioneers, but Amanda Carmichael leads that department with three tallies on 10 shots. Look for Rachel Rivell to be active. She leads the team in shots with 21.
News and Notes: This is the first time the teams are meeting since 2009, when WPU handed CSI a 10-0 loss. CSI is coming off of a 0-0 tie with Brooklyn on Saturday, breaking up a five-game winning streak, tied for the third-longest all-time at CSI. These two teams share two common opponents. CSI defeated St. Joseph’s (LI), 2-1, while WPU tied the Eagles on opening day, 1-1. Both teams lost to Rutgers-Newark this season. The pioneers fell, 2-1, while the Dolphins suffered their hardest defeat of the year, 5-0.