PREVIEW: Brown Set to Kick off 2022 Season Saturday in opposition to Bryant

September 15, 2022


Camden Gagnon


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PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown soccer will kick off its 136th season this Saturday afternoon once they host Bryant at Richard Gouse Area at Brown Stadium. Recreation time is ready for 12:30 p.m. and will probably be televised reside on NESNplus and streamed reside on ESPN+. The sport can even air reside on the radio on 790 The Rating.

GAME INFO

Matchup: Brown vs. Bryant

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022 | 12:30 p.m.

Dwell Stats

TV: NESNplus

Stream: ESPN+

Radio: 790 The Rating

OPENING KICKOFF

–  Brown soccer will kick off its 136th season this Saturday afternoon at residence in opposition to the Bryant Bulldogs.

–  It should mark the fifth time since 2015 that Brown will open the season in opposition to Bryant.

–  Brown leads the general collection 4-2, relationship again to 2013. Each groups are 1-1 taking part in in Windfall.

–  The Bulldogs have hung robust in opposition to two troublesome opponents to begin the season, falling on the street at FBS opponent FIU, 37-36 in additional time after main many of the recreation, and dropping a 35-21 resolution at residence in opposition to No. 22 URI final weekend.

OH CAPTAIN, MY CAPTAIN

Brown will roll with 4 captains in 2022 – all seniors – working again Allen Smith, offensive lineman Lucas Ferraro, linebacker Junior Gafa and defensive deal with Brooks Jones. This marks the second straight yr Smith will function a captain.

PUTTING UP POINTS

Brown and Bryant have mixed for 65 factors in every of their final two conferences, the very best level whole in collection historical past.

WHO’S UNDER CENTER?

Brown will enter the season opener with out having named a beginning quarterback. Junior Jake Willcox and senior Aidan Gilman are the 2 frontrunners for the job. Willcox has one profession go try, which he accomplished for an 11-yard landing to Hayes Sutton on the ultimate offensive play in final yr’s season finale in opposition to Dartmouth. Gilman has but to look in a recreation in his Brown profession.

WIDE RECEIVER U.

–  Brown’s most skilled place is huge receiver, the place the Bears return 14 of their 18 gamers who caught a minimum of one go final season. This can be a stark distinction to the 2021 squad that had one participant on its roster with a landing catch within the 2019 season.

–  Brown averaged 311.9 yards by way of the air final season, essentially the most within the Ivy League and eighth-most in FCS.

–  Wes Rockett (8), Hayes Sutton (7) and Graham Walker (6) swept the highest three spots within the Ivy for TD receptions.

The Bulldogs (0-2) have hung robust in opposition to two troublesome opponents to begin the season, falling on the street at FBS opponent Florida Worldwide, 37-36 in additional time after main many of the recreation, and dropping a 35-21 resolution at residence in opposition to No. 22 URI final weekend.

ABOUT BRYANT

–  Sophomore quarterback Zevi Eckhaus has accomplished 40 of his 59 passes by way of the primary two video games for 514 yards and 4 touchdowns. He was named the Huge South Participant of the Week for his efficiency at FIU, the place he went 18-for-22 for 243 yards.

–  A lot of Bryant’s injury on offense has come by way of the air, the place they’ve thrown for 620 yards, whereas dashing for 114 yards by way of two video games.

–  5 completely different receivers have caught landing passes within the first two video games, with senior Jalen Powell main the way in which with eight receptions.

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