Joe Clarke to Coach 400th Game at WashU Saturday

Joe Clarke to Coach 400th Game at WashU Saturday

THE SERIES WITH EMORY – WashU leads the all-time series with Emory, 12-11-9, but the Eagles have won four-straight matches. Emory posted a 2-1 win over WashU in the conference opener Sept 30, 2017, in Atlanta.

A LOOK AT THE EAGLES – Emory is one of 11 undefeated teams remaining in NCAA Division III. The Eagles have recorded a shutout in the last four games, and have six total.

Moustafa Khattab leads the team with five goals and six assists for 17 points, while Jun Tsuru has four goals and seven assists for 15 points. Cole Gallagher has a 8-0 record with a 0.69 goals against average in 651:41 minutes played with four shutouts.

Cory Greiner is in his second season as head coach at Emory with an overall record of 23-5-2. Greiner led the Eagles to the NCAA Quarterfinals in 2017 for the just the second time in program history and first since 1988.

HEAD COACH JOE CLARKE – The winningest coach in school history, Joe Clarke has continued WashU's tradition as a soccer power leading the Bears to a 238-113-48 (.657) record in 22 seasons. Clarke is the 25th winningest coach in college soccer history with a 443-187-78 (.681) overall record in 36 seasons on the sidelines, and will coach his 400th game at WashU Saturday.

NOTABLES – Senior Ryan Sproule is second in the University Athletic Association (UAA) in game-winning goals (3) and third in shots (34). He has 26 goals in 60 career games, including 11 game-winners.

– Sproule has four goals and two assists for 10 points during the four-game winning streak. He has also scored the game-winner in three of four games played.

– Junior goalkeeper Connor Mathes has allowed just one goal in 274:04 during the current four-game winning streak.

MEDIA COVERAGE – All seven home games will be broadcast live at no cost on the WashU Sports Network. Jay Murry will provide play-by-play. Live stats will also be available on the WashU Athletics website.

UP NEXT – WashU has one day off before traveling to Nashville, Tenn., to take on Oglethorpe University (3-2) on Monday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m.