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Le Rouge College Update

10/30/2017, 1:45pm EDT
By Kevin Biglin, DCFC Staff Writer

Detroit City FC is proud to have so many talented athletes representing the top college soccer programs around the nation. Now let’s check their progress...

COASTAL CAROLINA

Coastal Carolina (8-6-1) is coming off a successful weekend with a 4-0 win over Appalachian State. Kervin Kenton and Louis Dargent both started for the Chanticleers, who have two crucial games left this season against conference foes Howard and Georgia State.

Kenton has put up 1,280 minutes on the backline and has an assist. Dargent, a senior, has almost 500 minutes after coming back from injury. Redshirt freshman Tyrone Mondi has now played in two matches and looks to finish his year strong.

Currently ranked second in the conference, CCU will look to keep its momentum up before the Sun Belt Championship Tournament on Nov. 9-12.

SAGINAW VALLEY STATE

Ranked #16 in the nation, the Cardinals (12-3-1) won five out of their last six to conclude their season. After a heartbreaking 1-0 loss to Northwood in the last game of the season, SVSU fell just short of claiming the GLIAC championship.

Omar Sinclair has helped his team with 15 starts on the backline.

With a first-round bye, SVSU will seek revenge in the GLIAC tournament on Nov. 3 and 5.

UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT MERCY

The Titans (6-7-3) dropped their last three games, but will look to bounce back against Cleveland State on Nov. 3.

In 16 games, Tyler Moorman has nine goals, two assists and 1,401 minutes. In ten games, Spiro Pliakos has seven goals, one assist and 710 minutes. The two lead the team in goals and points, will now lead their team heading into the conference championship tournament beginning Nov. 8.

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

The Huskies (12-5-1) took an unprecedented two losses back-to-back in mid-October to UCLA and Stanford, but bounced back with two 1-0 wins over San Diego State and UCLA.

Elijah Rice assisted on the game-winning goal against San Diego State and now has four goals and an assist in 17 games. Luke Hauswirth picked up his first goal of the season against California and has appeared in 17 matches with 1,454 total minutes.

UW wraps up their season at Oregon State on Nov. 9 before the Pac-12 tournament.

WESTERN MICHIGAN

The Broncos (14-2-1) are the sixth-best team in the nation. Led by Zach Bock, WMU have won its last five games and grabbed its first-ever MAC regular season title.

Bock has 1,556 total minutes on defense in 17 games with three total points on offense. He will play a key role as the Broncos wrap up their season Nov. 4 against Bowling Green before they host the MAC tournament, beginning Nov. 10.

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO

The University of Illinois at Chicago (8-5-3) most recently defeated Oakland, 1-0, on senior night. Max Todd picked up the assist on the game-winning goal.

In 554 minutes, Todd has three goals and two assists. The Flames, who are unbeaten in their last nine games, end their season on the road at Belmont on Nov. 3.

INDIANA

The Hoosiers (13-0-3) are fifth-best in the nation, most recently coming off a 1-1 2OT draw at Michigan State to end the regular season. IU hosts Penn State in the first round of the Big Ten tournament on Nov. 5.

Spencer Glass picked up an assist in a winning effort over Kentucky on Oct. 11. With five points, the redshirt freshman will look to continue working hard as the season nears its conclusion.

ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY

Owain Hoskins and the Hilltoppers (14-3-1) won their final three games of the regular season. Hoskins tallied a goal in a 2-0 win over Dallas Baptist on Oct. 28. In 1,637 minutes, the sophomore has three goals and four assists.

St. Edwards enter the Heartland Conference Tournament, beginning Nov. 3, as a heavy favorite.

DAVENPORT

Davenport University (9-6-1) and defender Stephen Carroll took two tough losses to end their regular season. Carroll has played in 16 games with over 1,450 minutes of hard-fought defense. He will lead his team against Purdue University-Northwest in the opening round of the GLIAC Tournament on Oct. 31.

XAVIER

Derrick Otim and Xavier University (10-4-2) have won their last three matches by a combined score of 6-2. Otim has played in 16 games with 1,363 minutes. Despite constantly being an offensive threat with 14 shots, the sophomore has yet to find the back of the net.

Xavier finishes the regular season at Butler on Nov. 1 before heading to the Big East Tournament.

MARYLAND

The Terps (10-3-3) are currently in a funk having lost their last four games, most recently losing to Michigan in overtime in the final game of the regular season, which earned City alum Billy Stevens' side its first Big Ten regular season title in program history. The #12 team in the nation will host Wisconsin in the Big Ten tournament on Nov. 5.

PROVIDENCE

Providence (5-7-4) and Colin Miller took down Villanova 2-1 on Oct. 28. Miller was impressive, allowing on one goal in seven shots.

They face St. Johns in their regular season finale on Nov. 1, then head to the Big East Tournament beginning Nov. 4.

MICHIGAN STATE

Coach Pirmann’s and Bret Mollon's Spartans (11-2-3) are ranked #7 in the country. MSU most recently played to a 1-1 draw against Indiana on Oct. 29. The Spartans earned a #3 seed in the Big Ten tournament, and will host Ohio State on Nov. 5.

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