BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – The Concordia College New York men's soccer team plays its final contest of the 2019 regular season on Thursday, Nov. 7 when the Clippers travel to Molloy College for a 7 p.m. non-conference matchup.
Match Information: Molloy
Date: Thursday, November 7, 2019 | 7 p.m.
Location: Rockville Centre, N.Y. | RVC Sports Complex
All-Time Series: Concordia leads 6-3-2
Last Time: Tie, 2-2 (Oct. 18, 2008)
Media Coverage: Live Stats | Live Video
About the Clippers
Concordia (7-9) wraps up its regular season docket following a 5-2 setback at New York Tech on Tuesday, Nov. 5. The Clippers average 1.81 goals per game on a .119 shot percentage with a 2.75 goals allowed rate.
Junior forward Nemanja Zivanovic (Belgrade, Serbia) sparks the Clippers' offense behind a team-leading 13 goals, the fourth-most within the CACC and tied for the ninth-most in the program record book, while matching senior defender Romardo Bigsby (Kingston, Jamaica) with four assists for 30 points that ties for fourth. Junior midfielder Alessandro Battaglia (White Plains, N.Y.) chips in six goals, with he and junior forward Dennis Limani (Norderstedt, Germany) match Zivanovic with two game-winning scores.
In goal, junior Mikael Varin (Toulouse, France) stops 56 shots with a 2.61 goals allowed average in 1276:26 minutes of action.
About the Lions
Molloy (10-5-1) welcomes Concordia riding a four-match winning streak, most recently outlasting the University of Bridgeport in double overtime 2-1 on Saturday, Nov. 2. The Lions average 1.94 goals on a .167 clip while allowing 1.50 goals.
Anthony Cestaro leads the Molloy attack behind seven goals and seven assists, both cracking the top-10 in the East Coast Conference at tied for sixth and third respectively, for 21 total points which places fourth. Carlos Bonilla and Paul Morales each chip in six scores, while Oscar Magnusson dishes out five assists.
Dennis Mejia and Sergio Peralta split the time in Molloy's goal, with Mejia sporting a team-low 1.49 goals allowed average in 784:29 minutes while Peralta stops 54 shots on a team-high .818 save percentage in 715:19 minutes.
The 2019 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Championship begins on Monday, Nov. 11 with the quarterfinals at the higher seed. The Clippers' opening round opponent has yet to be decided.