October 14, 2010

Masters saves lead to NCAA rankings

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - King College's Richard Masters leaped into a pair of NCAA Division II Men's Soccer individual Top-50 stat rankings, the national office released. The Tornado also scored a team stat ranking in the Top-50.

Masters, a senior from Kent, England, ranked eighth nationally in save percentage at .857. He also landed at No. 38 with a 5.25 saves per game average. Joey Kapinos, from Southern New Hampshire was atop the save percentage category at .962 while Lake Erie's Ricky Carreira used a 9.62 saves per game average to become No. 1.

The Tornado squad has a save percentage of .818 which put the team at No. 24. Southern New Hampshire led the nation with a .957 save percentage.

King, now at 3-8-1, welcomes Mars Hill (N.C.) College to Bristol for a 3:30 p.m. contest Saturday.