Who: Presbyterian College (0-8, 0-0) at Campbell (5-3, 2-0)
When: Friday, Sept. 28 – 7:00 pm
Where: Eakes Complex – Buies Creek, N.C.
Live Stats: www.GoCamels.com
Social Media: @BlueHoseSoccer
Trial by Fire
The Blue Hose have squared off against three top-10 teams in 2018. PC scrimmaged No. 9 North Carolina (2-1, L) during the preseason and played back-to-back games at No. 1 Wake Forest (4-1, L) and No. 6 NC State (2-0, L).
The Blue Hose returned nine starters from last year’s Big South Championship team. Those starters include: Clement Vannier, Jakob Luedtke, Luca Ziegler, Yacine Tchemmoun, Andrew Miller-Bell, Victor Menudier, Sergio Pinto, Ricardo Hernandez and Adrian Edo Martin. Vannier (five), Pinto (three) and Miller-Bell (three) combined for nearly half of last year's 23 goals scored.
Series History | Last Meeting
Campbell and Presbyterian have split the 8 previous meetings, but the Blue Hose have won the last 3 contests. Last year, PC dealt CU a 5-0 loss at Clinton, S.C., before defeating the Camels 2-1 in the opening round of the Big South tournament in Buies Creek. PC is 2-2 all-time at the Eakes Complex.
Scouting the Camels
On the season, 15 different Campbell players have tallied at least one point. JJ Donnelly leads the team with 4 goals. Through 8 matches, the Camels rank 3rd in the nation goals (2.88) and points (9.85), while standing 5th in assists (2.75) per game.
Samuel Lechuga has started in goal for 7-of-8 games for the Camels surrendering just seven goals (1.00 GAA) and making 26 saves (0.788 SV%).