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GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNCG men's soccer will look to continue its recent offensive prowess against one of the top defenses in the region this Saturday, hosting the visiting Appalachian State Mountaineers at 7 p.m. inside UNCG Soccer Stadium.

The Spartans are coming off a 5-1 road victory over UNC Asheville on Wednesday, in which Faisal Almubaslat and Micah Albert each collected a pair of goals. Boasting one of the top-50 offenses in the country, UNCG will be met by a Mountaineers defense that has allowed just four tallies all season, and is 4-1 in their past five contests.

Appalachian State
Greensboro, N.C. | UNCG Soccer Stadium
Saturday September 21st | 7 PM
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• The Spartans lead the all-time series against Appalachian State with a record of 22-10-0

• UNCG dropped its previous meeting with the Mountaineers 1-0 in 2018, but held a four-match win streak against ASU prior to that loss.


• Senior Faisal Almubaslat recorded a career-high five points against UNC Asheville, scoring a pair of goals along with an assist

• Sophomore Micah Albert registered a brace against the Bulldogs as well, bringing his season goal total to a team-high four

• UNCG's performance against the Bulldogs marks the first time the club has had two separate players collect a pair of braces in a single match since beating VMI 8-1 (10/26/16)

• Nearly doubling their goal production for the year in Asheville, the Spartans' 11 tallies in 2019 rank second in the Southern Conference and 35th in Division I men's soccer

• Sophomore Matthew Cutler collected a pair of assists in just the third start of his career at UNCA, his first points as a part of the Spartan squad


• App State was on a four-match winning streak before dropping a 1-0 decision at Elon on Tuesday. The goal scored by the Phoenix broke a streak of 325 consecutive minutes of shutout soccer for the Mountaineers

• With a save percentage of .867, redshirt-freshman goalkeeper Jacob Madden currently ranks 36th in the country, while his 26 total saves sit 24th


The Spartans take the short trip to Elon this coming Wednesday at 7 p.m., facing off with a Phoenix side they defeated 1-0 last year, in a double overtime thriller

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