2016 College Cup - The Final Four - Tale Of The Tape

The Final Four Stanford North Carolina Wake Forest Denver
The Participants:
Overall Record:  14-3-4 14-3-3 18-2-3 20-0-3
Conference: Pac-12 Atlantic Coast Atlantic Coast Summit League
Conference Record: 8-1-1 5-1-2 5-1-2 5-0-1
Regular Season Finish In Conference Play: 1 Overall  1 Coastal Division 

1 Overall 

1 Atlantic Divison 

1 Overall 
Record Away From Home: 5-1-2 4-0-3 3-1-2 7-0-3

Coach:

Years At The Helm

Jeremy Gunn

5th Season

Carlos Somoano 

6th Season

Bobby Muuss

2nd Season

Jamie Franks

2nd Season

NCAA Seed: Five Nine  Two Six
Total Goals Scored: 38 38 34 39
Goals Scored Per Game: 1.81 1.90 1.48 1.70
Most Goals Scored In A Single Game  4 7 3 4
Shots Per Game: 15.4 15.6 16.0 13.39
Corner Kicks (Total) 113 139 133 144

Goals Allowed:

14 10 11 11
Most Goals Allowed In A Single Game: 2 (4 times) 2 (3 times) 2 (1 time)  3 (1 time)
Total Number Shutouts: 11 13 13 14
Unbeaten Streak 5 3 12 23
Last Loss: Washington (0-1) Boston College (0-1) Clemson (0-1) None This Season
Power Rating (RPI): 5 10 3 7
Strength:

Athleticism

Pressure  

Multi-Dimensional Offense 

Consistency

Balance

Creativity 

Collective Team Effort

Opportunistic/Determination  

How They Beat You: Set Pieces Stout Defense   Run of Play Team Effort 
Top Scorer:

Foster Langsdorf

(15g, 2a)

Tucker Hume (7g, 4a)

Nils Bruening (8g, 1a)

Jacori Hayes

(8g, 3a)

Andre Shinyashiki

(8g, 5a)

Number Players With Four Goals Are More: 3 5 4 5
Key Distributor:

Corey Baird

(3g, 6a)

Nico Melo 

(1g, 8a)

Ian Harkes 

(4g, 4a)

Sam Hamilton

(0g, 9a) 

Key Defender: Tomas Hilliard-Arce Colton Storm  Kevin Politz  Reagan Dunk
Goalkeeper:

Andrew Epstein

(0.63 GAA)

James Pyle

(0.48 GAA)

Alex Ferrell (0.51 GAA)

Andre Cases Mundet

(0.43 GAA)

Nick Gardner

(0.48)

Don't Underestimate:

Drew Skundrich 

(4g, 3a)

Zach Wright

(5g, 7a)

Jon Bakero 

(6g, 3a)

Blake Elder

(7g. 2a) 

Freshman To Watch:

Derek Waldeck (1g, 3a)

Midfielder 

Cam Lindley

Midfielder 

Ema Twumasi

Midfielder 

None  
Where They Have The Edge: Up-Top Backline Midfield  Up-Top 
Wild Card (The X-Factor)

Amir Bashti  

Midfielder 

Drew Murphy

Midfielder 

Ema Twumasi 

Midfielder 

Karsten Hanlin 

Midfielder 

A Key Element: 

Brian Nana-Sinkam

Defender 

Walker Hume

Defender

Brad Dunwell 

Midfielder 

Konte Ford

Defender 

Last Trip To College Cup: 2015 2011 2009 None
The Road Traveled:

Pacific  2-0 (home)

Virginia 1-0 (home)

Louisville 2-0 (road) 

FGCU 3-2 ot (home)

Syracuse 1-0 (road)

Providence 1-0 (home)

Coastal Carolina 2-0 (home)

SIUE 2-1 (home)

Virginia Tech 2-0 (home) 

UNLV 3-0 (home)

Washington 2-1 (home)

Clemson 1-0 (road)

Semi-Final Opponent:  North Carolina Tarheels Stanford Cardinal Denver Pioneers  Wake Forest Demon Deacons