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Panthers Travel to Capitol for NCAA Tournament Rematch

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The High Point University men’s soccer team travels to Washington, DC on Sunday to meet No. 2 Georgetown. The Panthers look for a rematch after meeting the Hoyas in the spring 2021 NCAA Tournament.





High Point at No. 2 Georgetown

Sunday, August 28th | 1:00 p.m

Shaw Field | Washington, D.C

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Last Time Out
High Point’s Tony Pineda scored the header from Jefferson Amaya‘s corner kick in the 86th minute in the Panthers’ 1-0 win over Davidson. The victory marks the fourth-straight home opener win by the Panthers dating back to the 2019 season.





About the Hoyas
No. 2 Georgetown fell in its season opener to No. 7 Pitt. The Hoyas were picked second in the Big East preseason poll behind Providence while defender Daniel Wu was named the Big East Preseason Co-Defender of the Year. Wu also earned a spot on the Preseason All-Big East team after being named a second team all-conference honoree in 2021.



High Point vs. Georgetown
The Panthers and the Hoyas have only played once before during the spring 2021 NCAA Tournament. The Hoyas walked away with a 2-0 victory in the neutral site contest.



Trent Named Preseason Keeper of the Year

Holden Trent was voted the Big South’s Preseason Goalkeeper of the Year after finishing last season with the league’s best save percentage (.736). Trent allowed just 19 goals while recording 53 saves.





Panthers Tabbed Second in Preseason Poll
HPU was picked second in the Big South Preseason Coaches’ poll behind 2021 tournament champion, Campbell. The Panthers received one first place vote in the poll behind the Camels’ eight.

 

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