November 27, 2011

Brown Hosts St. Mary’s College in NCAA Sweet 16 on Sunday at 5pm

Providence, RI- The Brown University men's soccer team (12-4-3) will host St. Mary's College (10-6-5) at 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 27 on Stevenson Field in the Third Round of the NCAA Tournament. The first 500 Brown students will receive free entry to the game. All fans can buy tickets now at BrownBears.com, or by calling (401) 863-2212.

Fans who are unable to attend the game can watch free live video exclusively on brownbears.com courtesy of American ONE Networks. Also live stats will be offered via GameTracker, and play-by-play announcer Mike Rubin and color commentator Mike Mancuso will be calling the action from Stevenson Field on Brown Internet Radio.

The Bears are making their second straight appearance in the Sweet 16, and their 26th overall appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Brown defeated #25 Fairfield 3-2 on Stevenson Field, and headed to Queens, N.Y. and upset #11 St. John's, 1-0.

Senior Sean Rosa (Montreal, Quebec) scored a goal and dished out two assists in Brown's thrilling come-from behind victory over Fairfield in Brown's first-round game to be named to Top Drawer Soccer's Men's Team of the Week, and junior Dylan Remick (Inverness, IL) scored the Bears' game-winning goal against the Red Storm in the Second Round the be placed on College Soccer News' Men's Team of the Week.

Brown, Ivy League champions, had seven student-athletes named to the All-Ivy league team with Remick and senior midfielder Rob Medairos (Stafford, VA) earning First Team honors. Eric Robertson, Taylor Gorman, Sean Rosa, TJ Popolizio, and Evan Coleman also received All-Ivy honors.

Brown's goalkeeper, junior Sam Kernan-Schloss (Arlington, VA) is currently 9-2-3 overall with nine shutouts. His .607 goals against average ranks 10th in the country and his .839 save percentage ranks 16th.

St. Mary's (Ca.) is making its second-ever NCAA Tournament appearance (2009) and earned its first-ever post-season wins at No. 25 CSU Bakersfield 1-0 and at No. 7 UC Irvine 2- in 2OT.

The Gaels have scored 22 goals this season and have shutout 10 opponents. The St. Mary's offense has been led by Julian Godinez with three goals and a team-high seven assists, while Agustin Cazarez and Justin Howard have scored four goals apiece. Trevor Newquist is second on the squad with three assists.

In goal, Doug Herrick has started all 21 matches with 79 saves, a .814 save percentage and 10 shutouts in just under 2000 minutes.