Oct. 2—Texas A&M College-Commerce’s robust soccer schedule ought to get simpler at 6 p.m. at this time at residence towards the College of Fort Lauderdale Eagles.
The two-2 Lions, who’ve already performed three NCAA Division II nationally-ranked opponents, might be dealing with an 0-2 Fort Lauderdale staff from Florida that has solely been taking part in soccer since 2017. Not solely that however the Eagles have had three video games canceled this season, together with final week’s scheduled contest at No. 1 West Florida. They performed solely a restricted schedule in 2020 on account of COVID-19 and solely 4 video games in 2019. Fort Lauderdale is a non-public commuter college with lower than 1,000 enrollment.
The Eagles have misplaced 68-3 at Presbyterian School in South Carolina and 63-0 at Mississippi School. They completed with solely 70 complete yards towards Mississippi School, dropping three interceptions and a fumble. They completed with 188 yards towards Presbyterian however gave up 635 yards. They misplaced 4 interceptions and a fumble towards Presbyterian and have been penalized 11 instances for 70 yards.
Fort Lauderdale’s tried two totally different quarterbacks. Franco DeLuca is 11-of-32 for 107 yards and three interceptions. Kyle Kaplan is 13-of-31 for 102 yards and 4 picks.
Qmac Quiteh leads the Eagle rushers with 76 yards on 18 carries.
A&M-Commerce snapped a two-game dropping streak with its 35-10 victory final week at Texas A&M-Kingsville. The Lions received to maintain the touring trophy for the winner of that collection, the Chennault Cup, for the ninth straight time. The trophy is known as for the late Lt. Normal Claire Chennault, a Commerce native who led the Flying Tigers in World Warfare II.
A&M-Commerce completed with 362 complete yards towards the Javelinas whereas giving up 270.
Lion quarterback Jaiave Magalei was 18-of-20 passing for 166 yards and three touchdowns.
Likelihood Cooper led the Lion receivers with seven catches for 83 yards and a landing. E.J. Thompson and Kenedy Snell additionally caught TD passes.
Antonio Lealiiee led the Lion rushers with 94 yards and a TD on seven carries, Greenville-ex Carandal Hale ran for 35 yards on seven carries and Thompson completed with 31 yards on 9 carries.
This contest begins a three-game homestand at Ernest Hawkins Discipline at Memorial Stadium for the Lions, who’re additionally to play Saginaw Valley State (Oct. 9) and Western New Mexico (Oct. 16) at residence.
KETR-FM (88.9) will broadcast tonight’s recreation.