Upstate Update - Week 6
By Mani Tafari
The Upstate Update brings you up to speed on Division III men's soccer in the "Upstate" New York region, home to the SUNYAC, Liberty League, and Empire 8. Several key matches will be recapped each week along with a more in-depth look at a Game of the Week.
Game of the Week
Sage at Stevens
Saturday, October 7
Sage had a successful 2016 while competing in the Skyline conference. Despite a 7-8-5 overall record, the Gators caught fire late and were able to make it to the conference finals where they came up just short of an automatic bit to the NCAA. Life in the Empire 8 had been good so far this year, and Sage entered the game with a 7-3-0 record, while 2-1-0 in league play. A win over the Ducks would be a great way to end the first half of the season.
The Season Thus Far
At 2-0-1, an undefeated start to the league campaign has the Ducks feeling good. The team has played a strong non-conference schedule leading up to league play having faced off against Vassar, [read more]