The FCIAC girls soccer playoffs by the numbers

New Canaan’s Dillyn Patten (right), and Ridgefield’s Amelia Hynes (13) battle for the ball during the Rams’ 1-0 win at Dunning Field on Saturday, Oct. 13. — Dave Stewart photo
The FCIAC girls soccer tournament kicks off this afternoon with four quarterfinal games at on tap for eight teams.
Here’s a look at some stats on the eight playoff teams, as well as how they fared this season against their quarterfinal opponents.
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FCIAC Quarterfinals – Thurs., Oct, 25, at higher seeds
No. 8 Darien at No. 1 Staples, 3 p.m.
Regular Season Meeting at Staples, Oct. 12: Staples 3, Darien 1
Darien Blue Wave
Record: 9-5-2
Current Streak: Won 2
October: 4-3-1
Last two weeks: 1-2-1
Vs. Playoff Teams: 1-4-2
FCIAC Championships (since 1983): 0 (last won in 2014)
Staples Wreckers
Record: 13-0-3
Current Streak: Won 4
October: 6-0-2
Last two weeks: 4-0-0
Vs. Playoff Teams: 4-0-3
FCIAC Championships (since 1983): 4 (last won in 2014 – co-champs with Warde)

Higuain: ‘Juventus kicked me out’
Thursday October 18, 2018

Gonzalo Higuain explained the reasons behind his departure from Juventus this summer, confirming that the club ‘kicked him out’ to make room for Cristiano Ronaldo. The Argentine striker join the Rossoneri in July shortly after the arrival of CR7 but Pipa believes things went sour before then “From the day of the Coppa Italia final […]

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No. 7 McMahon at No. 2 St. Joseph, 3:15 p.m.
Regular Season Meeting at St. Joseph, Oct. 13: St. Joseph 2, Brien McMahon 0
Brien McMahon Senators
Record: 8-3-5
Current Streak: Won 1
October: 4-1-3
Last two weeks: 2-1-2
Vs. Playoff Teams: 0-3-4
FCIAC Championships (since 1983): 0
St. Joseph Cadets
Record: 13-1-2
Current Streak: Lost 1
October: 6-1-1
Last two weeks: 3-1-1
Vs. Playoff Teams: 5-1-1
FCIAC Championships (since 1983): 4 (last won in 2017)

Juventus 1-0 Valencia Player Ratings
Wednesday November 28, 2018

A lethargic Juventus side mustered a 1-0 victory over Valencia to secure qualification to the last 16 of the Champions League. The Bianconeri are aiming to lift the trophy for the first time in over 20 years and you can get the latest odds with the bet365 sign up offer.   Juventus Player Ratings Wojciech […]

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No. 5 Wilton at No. 4 New Canaan, 4:30 p.m.
Regular Season Meeting at Wilton, Sept. 7: Wilton 2, New Canaan 1
Wilton Warriors
Record: 10-3-3
Current Streak: Won 3
October: 7-1-2
Last two weeks: 5-0-1
Vs. Playoff Teams: 2-3-2
FCIAC Championships (since 1983): 9 (last won in 2005 – co-champs with Trumbull)
New Canaan Rams
Record: 11-4-1
Current Streak: Won 1
October: 5-2-1
Last two weeks: 3-2-0
Vs. Playoff Teams: 3-3-1
FCIAC Championships (since 1983): 3 (last won in 2009 – co-champs with Ridgefield)

Rams by the numbers: Zach Allen, Boston College, and the NFL Draft
Monday April 29, 2019

New Canaan’s Zach Allen, a senior at Boston College, pressures former Clemson QB Deshaun Watson — Boston College Athletics photo New Canaan’s Zach Allen, a 2015 graduate of NCHS, was in the spotlight this weekend when he was selected by the Arizona Cardinals in the 2019 NFL Draft. Allen recently wrapped up a spectacular career […]

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No. 6 Trumbull at No. 3 Ridgefield (13-2-1), 6 p.m.
Regular Season Meeting at Ridgefield, Sept. 13: Ridgefield 2, Trumbull 0
Trumbull Eagles
Record: 11-5-0
Current Streak: Won 3
October: 6-3-0
Last two weeks: 4-0-2
Vs. Playoff Teams: 2-5-0
FCIAC Championships (since 1983): 8 (last won in 2006)
Ridgefield Tigers
Record: 13-2-1
Current Streak: Won 3
October: 4-2-1
Last two weeks: 3-2-0
Vs. Playoff Teams: 4-2-1
FCIAC Championships (since 1983): 8 (last won in 2016)
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