South Carolina is currently fourth in league standings.
Oct. 23, 2009
COLUMBIA, S.C. -
The University of South Carolina men's soccer team (7-5-2, 2-1-1) travels to face Florida International (5-9-0, 0-5-0) in a Conference USA road test on Saturday at 7 p.m. South Carolina is fourth in the C-USA standings entering weekend action.
South Carolina at FIU
Date: October 24, 2009
Kickoff: 7 p.m. ET
Location: Miami, Fla.
Stadium: University Park
Series: South Carolina leads 9-0-1
South Carolina leads 4-0-0 in games played in Miami
South Carolina owns a dominating 9-0-1 record in the all-time series with FIU, including a 4-0-0 mark in games played in Miami. In the last meeting between the two conference rivals, Carolina earned a 2-0 victory at Stone Stadium.
FIU enters weekend action having won two of its last three contests, including most recently a 2-0 win over intrastate rival FAU last Monday. Sebastian Frings leads the squad with eight goals on the year, while Steven Cabas has contributed six goals and five assists. Shane Lopez (1.82 GAA) and Phillip Lamarre (1.86 GAA) have split time in net for the Golden Panthers this season.
Senior Night Oct. 31
Following two consecutive away contests after Tuesday night's match against Wake Forest, South Carolina will return to Stone Stadium for senior night on Oct. 31. South Carolina will host Marshall with game time set for 7 p.m.
Up Next For South Carolina
The Gamecocks continue C-USA action when they travel to face UAB on Wednesday. Game time is set for 8 p.m. ET.
Conference USA Breakdown
Marshall (4-1-0) currently sits atop the Conference USA standings with 12 points, followed by UAB (3-1-1, 10 points), Tulsa (3-1-1, 10 points) and South Carolina (2-1-1, 7 points). The Gamecocks will face UAB on Wednesday and will host Marshall on senior night on Oct. 31 at Stone Stadium.
Maurer Climbing Career Record Book
Gamecock goalkeeper Jimmy Maurer is just 1.5 shutouts away from ranking in the top five in South Carolina history for shutouts in a career. Maurer enters Saturday's contest versus FIU ranked fourth in C-USA with a 1.17 goals against average for the year.