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@BonniesMSoccer Welcomes Saint Joseph's in Conference Opener

@BonniesMSoccer Welcomes Saint Joseph's in Conference Opener

Saturday, October 1 – 6:00 p.m.
Marra Athletics Complex – St. Bonaventure, N.Y.
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The St. Bonaventure Bonnies welcome their first Atlantic 10 opponent as Saint Joseph's comes to the Marra Athletics Complex.

Bonnies fans who can't attend games can follow along online. New this year, every Bonnies home game will be streamed live this season. Fans can purchase a 24-hour pass, a one-month pass, a four-month pass or a yearly subscription. For more information, click here.

Bona fell to Marist at home, 2-0, on Saturday afternoon (Sept. 24). Bonnies goalkeeper Alex Olday made five saves on the day, laying out and punching away several strong Marist chances. Olday made three highlight-reel saves in the first half to hold the game scoreless into the break. The two teams tied for 13 shots. Kosi Nwafornso and Kieran Toland had four shots each and Paul Afful chipped in two. Kyle Kleckner, Matthew Lane and Jacob Dyck rounded out the 13 Bona attempts.

The Saint Joseph's Hawks are coming off a 2-0 loss at St. John's on Wednesday. This will be the Hawks' third consec­utive road game. SJU has fared well on the road, earning all three of its wins away from Sweeney Field. The Hawks are led by Matt Crawford, who has scored three of the team's five total goals this season. Greg O'Connell has played every minute in net so far this season, making 41 saves and surrendering 1.07 goals per game. All three SJU wins as well as their draw came by way of a clean sheet by Crawford.

Redshirt freshman Alex Olday has started the last four games this year for the Bonnies, making 18 saves with a goals-against average of 1.27. Olday is ranked sixth in the A-10 with a .783 save percentage.

The Bonnies will conclude its home­stand by hosting Duquesne on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. at the Marra Athletics Complex.

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