Behrend Men's Soccer Opens Season at Fredonia Wednesday

Behrend Men's Soccer Opens Season at Fredonia Wednesday

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's soccer team are set to open the 2021 season at Fredonia on Wednesday night. Game time is 7 p.m.


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Penn State Behrend News & Notes:

* The Behrend Lions were selected the favorites to win the AMCC championship this season, tying the Medaille Mavericks for the top spot
* Senior Logan Brinsky (Canonsburg, PA/Peters Township) was named Preseason Co-Offensive Player of the Year, while senior midfielder Christian Eckberg (North Huntingdon, PA/Norwin) was tabbed Preseason Defensive Player of the Year
* The Lions won their 10th AMCC Championship and made their eighth NCAA Tournament appearance in 2019
* Behrend's rosters features 32 players including six seniors and six newcomers
* Head Coach Dan Perritano begins his 27th year with the Lions and is joined by Chris Ralph on the sidelines

Fredonia News & Notes

* Like many schools, the Blue Devils did not compete in 2020
* The Blue Devils tallied a 7-7-4 record from two seasons ago (2019)
* Senior midfielder Jackson Retzer returns for his final season after leading Fredonia with seven goals and one assist for 15 points in 2019
* The Blue Devils compete against nine other teams in the SUNYAC
* Fredonia is looking to capture its first SUNYAC title since 2007
Series History

* Behrend and Fredonia are meeting for the first time since 2015
* The series history dates back to 1965
* The Blue Devils hold an impressive 32-8-2 overall record against the Lions
* Behrend has won the last two meeting, 2-1 (2012) and 4-2 (2015)  

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