Georgetown moved into the national rankings this week.
Sept. 9, 2010
WASHINGTON - The No. 20 Georgetown University men's soccer squad has its first road trip of the season scheduled for this weekend. The Hoyas will play a pair of contests at the TLC Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Lobo Invitational hosted by the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, N.M. The Blue & Gray will face New Mexico on Friday and Denver on Sunday as the team looks to build upon a successful opening weekend.
The Hoyas went 2-0 last weekend at North Kehoe Field to move into the No. 20 position in the NSCAA /adidas Division I Poll. Georgetown defeated Northeastern, 2-1, in double overtime on Friday and then crushed No. 24 Michigan State on Sunday, 4-0. It marked the second-consecutive season the Hoyas have defeated a ranked opponent in the opening weekend at North Kehoe Field.
For their efforts, senior captain Matthew Brutto (Warrington, Pa./Central Bucks South) and junior Uche Onyeador (Sterling, Va./Potomac Falls) both earned BIG EAST weekly honors. Brutto was named the BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week after posting 12 saves in two games and tallying a shutout against MSU. Onyeader scored the game winner in overtime against Northeastern and posted the game winner in the victory over Michigan State making him the BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week.
New Mexico has traditionally been one of the more successful programs in the nation. The Lobos downed No. 25 St. Louis, 2-1, in overtime to open the season. The squad then tied No. 5 Santa Barbara, 1-1, in double overtime making Georgetown the team's third-consecutive ranked opponent in a week's time. UNM has been tough at home under Head Coach Jeremy Fishbein. The Lobos are 60-10-6 at the UNM Soccer Complex in eight years of competition. This will be the team's first meeting with the Hoyas.
Denver is 1-1 on the year after falling to Cal Poly, 1-0, to open the season but rebounding with a 3-2 victory over Houston Baptist. The Pioneers were selected to finish third in the Mountain Specific Sports Federation 2010 Preseason Coaches' Poll. This will be DU's first meeting with Georgetown.
The weekend will be a homecoming for three Hoyas. Head Coach Brian Wiese hails from Albuquerque, N.M., and seniors Mark Wilber (Tijeras, N.M./Albuquerque Academy) and Seth C'deBaca (Albuquerque, N.M./Sandia Prep) are both from the area.
The Hoyas will open the tournament on Friday against New Mexico at 9 p.m. ET. Gametracker and a link to a pay-per-view webcast will be available at www.GUHoyas.com for Friday and live stats for the 1 p.m. ET kickoff against Denver will also be available.
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