Men's Soccer Set to Host Alvernia in MAC Commonwealth First Round

Men's Soccer Set to Host Alvernia in MAC Commonwealth First Round

OWINGS MILL, Md. - For the first time since joining the conference in 2012, the Stevenson men's soccer team has advanced to the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Commonwealth playoffs. The fourth-seeded Mustangs will host fifth-seeded Alvernia on Tuesday, October 30 beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $2 for students with I.D. Tickets for children six and under are free. All Stevenson students are FREE with valid I.D.

Championship long-sleeve shirts will be on sale during the game for $18.

  • Stevenson (10-7-1) ended the season 3-2-1 and cliched the fourth seed with a win over Widener in the season finale.
  • The Mustangs are 8-3 at home this season, winning six of the last seven.
  • Sophomore Jay Smith leads the team with seven goals while reigning rookie of the year, sophomore Tariq Lee, has netted four goals while adding four assists.
  • Junior DR Medtart leads the team with six assists while also adding three goals.
  • In net, freshman Matt Stellitano has started 16 of the team's 18 games, posting a 9-6-1 record with five shutouts.

  • The Golden Wolves (8-10-2) ended the season with wins in three of their last four.
  • Alvernia is 4-4-2 on the road, including a 4-2 victory at Albright to end the season.
  • Ryan Kuster leads the team with five goals while Austin Young has dished out a team high eight assists.
  • In net, Luca Grippi has started 18 of the team's 20 games and has posted a 5-10-2 record with three shutouts.

  • Stevenson posted its first win in the 10-game series last time out.
  • Alvernia holds an 8-1-1 all-time series record.
  • The Golden Wolves have posted a pair of shutouts in 2015 and 2017.

  • Stevenson hosted Alvernia on October 20, with the Mustangs coming away with a 2-1 victory.
  • The Golden Wolves took a 1-0 lead in the 32nd minute before Stevenson answered 5:34 later. Sophomore Evan Joseph netted his first career goal in the 86th minute off a free kick from Medtart for the game-winner.
  • Both teams finished with 15 shots while Stevenson held a 4-1 edge in corner kicks.
  • In net, Stellitano totaled six saves while Grippi recorded four.

  • Fans can follow the game live on or on the Roku App by searching Stevenson Athletics.