BRONX, N.Y. – Sporting a roster with 25 newcomers, the new-look St. John’s University men opened the preseason, playing No. 16 Fordham to a scoreless draw at Jack Coffey Field Friday night.
Led by MAC Hermann Trophy Preseason Watchlist selection Janos Loebe, the Rams, who reached the quarterfinals of last year’s NCAA Division I Tournament, were kept off the board for 90 minutes.
Four Red Storm goalkeepers played a part in the clean sheet: Lenny Wilson, Ryan Miller, Tyron Matuta and Luka Gavran.
St. John’s will play two more exhibition matches prior to the start of the regular season, heading to the University of New Hampshire Monday before wrapping things up with an Aug. 18 showdown against LIU Brooklyn.
The Johnnies will begin their season, squaring off with UC Santa Barbara Aug. 24 at 10:30 p.m. ET.