October 6, 2021 - by
Soccer Hosts Syracuse and Miami

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The No. 1 Florida State soccer team (11-0) is home for two games this week against Syracuse on Thursday, October 7 and against Miami on Sunday, October 10.

Thursday’s game at 7 pm against Syracuse is the Seminoles Paint it Pink game presented by Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. FSU will wear special pink jerseys for the game that will be auctioned off online after the game. Proceeds from the auction will go towards the TMH Walker Breast Center. The auction will go live at 8 am on Thursday, October 7 and close on Friday, October 15 at 9 pm ET.

Make a donation to the Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Walker Breast Center in order to receive your Pain It Pink T-Shirt and/or Collectible Pin.

Sunday’s game at 12 pm against Miami is FSU’s mental health awareness game. The team will have on green in support of the cause.

SERIES HISTORY VS. SYRACUSE

Thursday’s meeting between the Seminoles and the Orange marks the 6th all-time meeting between the two schools. Florida State holds a 4-0-1 lead in the series with a 1-0 record against Syracuse at home and a 2-0-1 record on the road and a 1-0 record on a neutral site. The last time the two teams met was in Syracuse during the 2019 season, Florida State won 1-0. Florida State’s only goal came in the 74th minute by Deyna Castellanos, assisted by Yujie Zhao. FSU outshot Syracuse 23-2.

FSU VS. THE ACC

The Seminoles have an all-time ACC record of 137-78-25. Florida State is 115-32-19 in league play under head coach Mark Krikorian as more than three-quarters of FSU’s all-time wins in the ACC have come with Krikorian at the helm. Under Krikorian, FSU is 68-10-6 against league opponents at home and 47-22-13 on the road.

FSU has finished no lower than second place (including ties) in the ACC 12 times (2005-10, 2012-15, 2019-20) over the last 16 years, claiming five regular-season titles (2009, 2012, 2014, 2018 and 2020).

IMPRESSIVE STREAKS

Florida State heads into the game against Syracuse having won 10 straight road games, good for the longest road winning streak in program history. The Seminoles have also won a program-record 14 straight ACC games. FSU has won 21 straight regular-season games dating back to 2019.

HOME SWEET HOME

Florida State is 176-15-9 at home since 2005 when Mark Krikorian became head coach at Florida State.

The Noles are 108-7-6 in their last 121 matches played at home, dating back to 2011. FSU has 37 wins over ranked opponents over that time

DOMINATING POSSESSION

Through the first 11 games of the season, the Seminoles have controlled the ball as they have had possession for 70% of the season. This has resulted in a 38-6 goal advantage and a 204-32 shot advantage.

The Seminoles had the ball for a season-high 81% of the game against FGCU.

SHARING THE WEALTH

Through 11 games this season a program high tying 16 different Seminoles have recorded a goal and 17 Noles have recorded at least one point.

Thursday’s game against Syracuse will be streamed live on ACCNX and Sunday’s game against Miami is on the regional sports network. All broadcast links can be found on the soccer schedule page of seminoles.com. Admission to all home soccer games is free.

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