Saint Vincent soccer eyes 2-0 birth as it hosts PAC opponent Geneva

Sep. 18—NCAA Division III

Presidents’ Athletic Convention

Geneva (0-2, 0-1 PAC) vs. Saint Vincent (1-0, 0-0 PAC)

1 p.m. Saturday, Chuck Noll Area, Latrobe

Sequence: Geneva leads 16-11-1

Final meeting: Geneva 48, Saint Vincent 10 on Oct. 5, 2019

About Geneva: The Golden Tornadoes opened the season with losses to Wooster (42-35) and Carnegie Mellon (31-17). They rushed for 271 yards against CMU nonetheless allowed 476 yards. Hilton McClain rushed for 104 yards on two carries and had a 59-yard touchdown poke. Tyler Lippiatt rushed for 95 yards.

Quarterback Amos Luptak has performed very best 8 of 24 passes for 157 yards and three touchdowns. Lippiatt has rushed for 184 yards in two video games. Peyton Schell is the leading receiver with five catches for 88 yards and a touchdown.

Dakota Allen recorded 14 tackles and Nicolas Ottaviani 11 within the loss to CMU. Allen has 20 entire tackles. The protection is permitting extra the 400 yards per game, in conjunction with 204 passing and 208 rushing.

Coach: Geno DeMarco (151-136, 29th season).

About Saint Vincent: The Bearcats kicked off the season with a 34-14 victory at Bluffton. Quarterback Brady Walker performed 18 of 30 passes for 246 yards and two touchdowns, each to Keith Kalp, who accomplished with five catches for 143 yards.

The Bearcats outgained Bluffton, 329-173, and acquired rushing touchdowns from Billy Beck, Molayo Irefin and Julian Howard, who rushed for 64 yards.

Saint Vincent’s protection forced three turnovers and tied a single-game college document with six sacks. Jack Poling had six tackles and intercepted a recede, and Cam Norris had five tackles and two sacks and four tackles for losses.

Coach: Aaron Smetanka (6-9, third season).

The thin: The Bearcats are taking half in their first home game of the season. The closing time they defeated Geneva used to be Sept. 16, 2017, a 31-27 victory at Geneva.

Paul Schofield is a Tribune-Overview employees writer. You would possibly perchance perchance perhaps perhaps perchance contact Paul by electronic mail at [email protected] or via Twitter .

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