Dayes Looks for 100th UC Win at SIU Edwardsville

Sept. 12, 2013

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Friday, September 13 | 9:00 p.m. ET
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Road Warriors

  • The SIUE game will mark Cincinnati’s first official away match of the season (UC played Northern Illinois and UNC Wilimington on a neutral pitch, while playing an exhibition match at Bowling Green). 
  • The Bearcats have posted a 19-16-4 record in the first road match of a season (UC’s records for the 1974 season do not indicate home and away matches). 
  • The first-ever UC varsity soccer game was playe at Vanderbilt in 1973, a 4-2 defeat. 
  • Under Head Coach Hylton Dayes, UC is 6-4-2 in the first away match of the season. Last season, UC fell in its first road match at Xavier, 2-1. The Bearcats last won an away opener at Western Michigan in 2011, 3-1.

Series History

  • Cincinnati and SIUE are meeting for the seventh time on the pitch, which each team having won three matches. 
  • The last meeting was a 2-1 Bearcat decision at Gettler Stadium in 2011. Before that, the teams had not met since 1992, which capped a series of annual meetings which started in 1988. 
  • The Cougars took the first match in ‘88, 5-2, at Gettler Stadium. In Edwardsville, the series is even at a match apiece. UC won, 3-0, in ‘89, while SIUE won, 4-2, in ‘91.

Dayes Marches On

  • Head Coach Hylton Dayes currently carries a record of 196-186-53 in 23 seasons as a collegiate head coach, just four victories away from 200 in his career.
  • In addition, Dayes is just one victory away from reaching 100 victories at UC (99-101-34). 
  • Dayes is the second-winningest coach in UC history behind only Bob Muro, who posted a 114-111-13 mark in 12 seasons on the Bearcats sideline.