St. John's men's soccer finding the back of the net

QUEENS, N.Y. - Though it has only been six games into the season for the 12/15 St. John's Red Storm men's soccer team, they have shown game in and game out exactly why they were picked to win the division.

The Red Storm are 5-0-1 so far this season with wins against Boston College, Colgate, South Carolina and Kentucky (both games were part of the Gamecock Classic), as well as two wins this past week against Princeton and William & Mary.

The team has scored 13 goals in 6 games (a 2.17 goal per game average) while only allowing 3 goals over the same span which is good for 0.5 goals allowed per game.

Hit the jump to check out more numbers for individual players as well as a look into what's coming up next for the Red Storm.

Here is a quick look into the teams numbers by totals, via the Red Storm's official website:
By Period
GOALS
1st
2nd
OT
OT2
Total
St John's
7
6
0
0
13
Opponents
1
2
0
0
3
SHOTS
1st
2nd
OT
OT2
Total
St John's
33
43
4
3
83
Opponents
23
27
0
0
50
SAVES
1st
2nd
OT
OT2
Total
St John's
9
12
0
0
21
Opponents
9
12
1
0
22
CORNER KICKS
1st
2nd
OT
OT2
Total
St John's
16
27
3
2
48
Opponents
8
15
0
1
24
FOULS
1st
2nd
OT
OT2
Total
St John's
14
30
1
2
47
Opponents
33
34
2
2
71

As the chart shows, St. John's has the lead in every category versus each respective opponent.

The individual numbers:

Goals - Jack Bennett, the senior from England, leads the team with three goals this season, two of which have come on penalty kicks. Out of 18 total shots, 10 of them have been on target, good for 55% on the season.

Assists - Three players are in a tie for assist this season with two apiece. Bennett is tied with red shirted junior Nick Matthews and freshman Sean Sepe.

Saves - The often-injured red shirted junior goalkeeper Rafael Diaz, has looked sharp so far this season starting all six games while only allowing three goals with a save percentage of 87.5%.

St. John's is headed to The University of Akron Tournament at FirstEnergy Stadium for a two game set against 5th ranked Akron and Butler.

The game against Akron will be nationally televised by FOX SOCCER.

After that, the Red Storm will begin their conference games starting at UConn on September 22nd.

The team has been strong; but they will be tested, as they will face three top 10 teams in their next 11 games.

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