Tuesday, October 23 vs. Florida Tech | 7:00 p.m. | Rick Stottler Field – Melbourne, Fla.
Rollins will be playing for pride in their final contest of the 2018 season. After Tampa was unable to upset No. 15 Florida Tech on Saturday, October 20, the Tars have been eliminated from postseason contention. Rollins will however, have a chance to exact a small amount of revenge, as they take on those same Panthers on Tuesday, October 23. The Tars are, 10-5-0 overall, 4-5-0 in Sunshine State Conference play, and are on a three game winning streak, Rollins downed Embry-Riddle on senior day last time out. Florida Tech in 9-3-1 overall, and 5-3-1 in SSC action. The Panthers drew Tampa following their senior night festivities, and dropped a hotly contest 2-1 contest to Lynn before that. The Tars will be playing for their reputations, while Florida Tech looks to return to the win column before postseason play, as the two teams faceoff in their regular season finales.
WHO TO WATCH:
Rollins (10-5-0, 4-5-0 SSC):
Damian Clarke looks to take the reins of the attack in his final contest as a Tar. The senior has scored four goals and added two assists, for a total of ten points, the second highest mark on the squad. Kevin Da Rocha Figueira has found the back of the net three times. Christian Adams and George New have each tallied twice, and sit tied with Andre Nansen and Ray Gerke for the team lead, dishing out three assists. TJ Brubaker played the full 180 minutes last week, picking up a pair of wins to keep his record perfect, at 4-0-0, on the year. Abdiel Martinez and Eidur Ivarsson have also seen a significant amount of time in net for Rollins.
Florida Tech (9-3-1, 5-3-1 SSC):
The Panthers are led by Per Henrik Nag. The junior forward has tallied ten goals on the year, while adding two assists for a total of 22 points, the third highest tally in the SSC. He is pushed by Luca Campanini, who has found the net seven times, and added five assists, tied for the fifth highest total in conference. Guillermo Marcos, and Mikkel Roeisland are the other multi-goal scorers for the Panthers, netting five and four respectively. Aymerick Berald-Catelo and Jason Fesquet have split time in goal for the Panthers. The two have combined for a 1.15 goals against average and 27 saves.
- Last season the Tars defeated the Panthers twice, including a eliminating Florida Tech in the SSC Tournament Semifinals.
- Rollins is 30-16-4 all-time against Florida Tech
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