Upstate Update - Week 7
By Mani Tafari
The Upstate Update brings you up to speed on Division III men's soccer in the "Upstate" New York region, home to the SUNYAC, Liberty League, and Empire 8. Several key matches will be recapped each week along with a more in-depth look at a Game of the Week.
Game of the Week
Cortland State at Hobart
Tuesday, October 17
The Statesmen had an uneven start to the season but have since righted the ship and sit at second place in the Liberty League standings with post-season play already guaranteed.
The Season Thus Far
Cortland looks a team hungry for success. This era of Red Dragons might be the most talented in team history, and they want to cement that fact with physical hardware. Cortland State have been dominant all season; after a successful non-league season, the SUNYAC schedule has been flawless besides a loss to the dangerous Buffalo State.
Hobart have been outstanding in Liberty League play and remain unbeaten with two games remaining.
Both teams came ready to play. Hobart were...[read more]