|Matchup||(1) Humber vs (13) G. Brown|
|Date||Wednesday, October 11|
|Venue||Ontario Soccer Centre|
|Live Stats||Click Here|
|Last Meeting||W, 3-0 (9/27/17)|
VAUGHAN, Ont – The No. 1 Humber men's soccer team (7-0, 1st Central) has a chance to secure its fifth straight division title Wednesday against the No. 13 George Brown Huskies (5-1-1, 2nd Central), with kick-off set for 4:30 p.m. The match will be streamed live on HSN2.
The Opening Kickoff
- Humber continues to boast the highest scoring offence in the province; averaging 3.86 goals-per-game.
- With four goals against this season, the Hawks have matched their total from last season.
- Humber is the only team that features two scorers ranked in the top five in the OCAA. Luca Baldassarre (5th) has seven goals, while All-Canadian Jaineil Hoilett (2nd) has eight.
Last Time Out
The Hawks returned to the Ontario Soccer Centre last week to wrap up the season series with the Conestoga Condors (0-7-1, 6th OCAA). Four first half goals allowed the Hawks to extend their unbeaten streak to 39 straight.
Eugenio Garro earned the clean sheet, his second of the season.
Scouting No. 1 Humber
Humber currently sits first in the OCAA central division at 7-0, including 2-0 at home. Jaineil Hoilett leads the Hawks with eight goals, while eight other Hawks have recorded a tally this season.
Scouting No. 13 George Brown
At 5-1-1, the Huskies feature the second-ranked scoring offence in the league, averaging 3.43 goals-per-game. With six goals in his last two matches, Filipe Vilela leads the OCAA with 10 goals, including two game winners.
Humber handed George Brown its only loss of the season, knocking the Huskies from ninth to 13th in the national polls. Rookie Nick Frenati turned away nine shots to record the clean sheet, while Luca Baldassarre (2) and Tomasz Balicki found the back of the net for Humber in the 3-nil win.
In the Nation
Humber has been the top-ranked program in the country since the beginning of the 2016 season.
It has been 1,083 days since the Hawks last lost an OCAA match after extending their unbeaten streak to 39 straight.
With a record of 38-0-1 against CCAA and OCAA competition, the Hawks own a plus-133 goal differential with 26 clean sheets during the streak.
Climbing the Ladder
Fifth-year forward Michael Aigbokie currently sits in a tie for second all-time on Humber's career scoring list with 29.
Two goals against Conestoga moved Jaineil Hoilett into sole possession of sixth all-time in scoring; while Baldassarre sits eighth with 18 career tallies.
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Humber will continue its homestand Sunday, October 15 against the Cambrian Golden Shield (2-5-1, 4th Central). Kick-off is set for 2 p.m.