SIUE (4-0-1, 0-0-0 MAC)
vs. Loyola (1-3-0, 0-0-0)
TONIGHT: The Cougars look to build upon the best start in the Division I era. It is the final game in a season-long five game home stand.
LAST TIME OUT: The Cougars collected home shutouts of Wisconsin (3-0) and No. 24 Grand Canyon (1-0) last weekend at Korte Stadium.
SCORING LEADERS: Jorge Gonzalez and Lachlan McLean, SIUE's top two goal scorers in 2017, are 1-2 in scoring for SIUE again this year. Gonzalez has four goals for eight points, which also leads the Mid-American Conference. McLean has two goals and three assists for seven points.
AT THE HELM: Cougars Head Coach Mario Sanchez is in his fourth season in charge of men's soccer. Sanchez sports a 33-19-11 record in three full seasons at SIUE. In his seventh season overall as a head coach, Sanchez is 57-60-20.
SERIES STUFF: Loyola holds a 4-5-1 edge in the all-time series. Formerly conference mates in the Missouri Valley, this will be the ninth meeting between the two teams since the 2013 season. SIUE is 3-1-1 at home in the series.