Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Wolverines out for revenge
by Paul Kennedy, December 10th, 2010 5:38AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  college men

MOST COMMENTED

[MICHIGAN MEN] Michigan can thank Akron for the 7-1 pounding it handed the Wolverines in October. Since then, they've won nine straight games, outscoring their opponents by 27-11 and advancing to the Men's College Cup for the first time in the program's young history. Best of all, they get a rematch with the Zips Friday (TV: ESPN2, ESPN3.com, live, 11 p.m. ET).

The Wolverines feature one of the nation's most exciting attacks. Senior Justin Meram, returned home after playing for Arizona JC power Yavapai, has scored 11 goals in Michigan's last nine games to give him 16 goals, sixth in the country.

Freshman Soony Saad is ahead of him with 19th goals, second in the country. Saad's older brother, Hamoody, completes the trio of scoring aces for the Wolverines, who won the Big Ten Tournament.

Akron shouldn't overlook freshman midfielder Fabio Pereira, though. The Brazilian supersub scored his first career goal and game-winner in OT in the 3-2 win at No. 2 seed Maryland.

Michigan Probable Lineup
23 Chris Blais (1.28 GAA) JR. Seattle, Wash.
-------------------------------------------------------------
6 Kofi Opare (0-1-1) SOPH. Niagara Falls, Ont.
12 Jeffrey Quijano (1-1-3) SR. Canoga Park, Calif.
15 Brian Klemczak (0-3-3) SOPH. Livonia, Mich.
7 Chase Tennant (0-1-1) SR. Rochester, Mich.
-------------------------------------------------------------
5 Adam Shaw (0-2-2) JR. Lone Tree, Colo.
17 Hamoody Saad (6-7-19) SOPH. Dearborn, Mich.
18 Alex Wood  (3-6-12) SR. Northville, Mich.
21 Latif Alashe  (2-4-8) SOPH. Northville, Mich.
-------------------------------------------------------------
8 Soony Saad (19-5-43) FR. Dearborn, Mich.
9 Justin Meram (16-8-40) SR. Shelby Township, Mich.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent College Soccer Reporter
Anteaters stun Cardinal with first win in nine meetings    
[STANFORD-UC IRVINE: Men] Michael Sperber scored the first goal of his career in the 97th minute ...
Musketeers advance on 'legendary day'    
[INDIANA-XAVIER: Men] Xavier beat No. 5 seed Indiana for the first time with a 2-1 win ...
Retrievers make history with win over Terrapins    
[MARYLAND-UMBC: Men] UMBC snapped Maryland's streak of 12 consecutive trips to the round of 16 in ...
Gamecocks head to quarterfinals for first time    
[NORTH CAROLINA-SOUTH CAROLINA: Women] For the first time, South Carolina is headed to the NCAA Division ...
Hokies prevail in 4-3 overtime thriller over Hoyas    
[VIRGINIA TECH-GEORGETOWN: Women] In 2013, Virginia Tech was a No. 1 regional seed and reached the ...
Red Raiders rally to move into final 16 for first time    
[TEXAS TECH-AUBURN: Women] Texas Tech moved into the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Women's Tournament for ...
Dorrance's overtime moves prove Worth-while    
[NORTH CAROLINA-COLORADO: Women] Despite a huge edge in shots -- 22-2 on the night -- No. ...
NCAA Division I Women's Tournament Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Friday] Form held on Friday as all 15 seeds still alive won their second-round games. ...
Cougars' improbable season continues    
[NORTHWESTERN-SIUE: Men] SIUE went through two coaching changes in the offseason and it showed as the ...
Buckeyes prevail after 15-round shootout    
[OHIO STATE-AKRON: Men] The bone-chilling cold made it all the more unbearable for the fans at ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives