Oglethorpe's Hoeft, Marquez Named to National Soccer Coaches' Scholar All-South Region TeamJunior defender Josh Hoeft and junior midfielder Erik Marquez of the Oglethorpe men's soccer team added to the squad's postseason awards bounty this week, as they both took home Scholar All-South Region honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). It marks the first such honor for both players and the second year in a row that at least one member of the Stormy Petrels has earned NSCAA Scholar All-Region accolades.
Bulldog Men's Soccer Dons Five All-West Region Honorees for Biggest Haul Since 2011It was announced earlier today that five University of Redlands men's soccer standouts garnered recognition from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) as members of the All-West Region teams. Junior midfielder Casey ChubbFertal (Eugene, OR) represented the Bulldogs on the First Team, while junior forward Chase Boone (Beaverton, OR), junior goalkeeper Josh Haskill (Lakewood, CA), and junior defender Keoni Yates (Kailua-Kona, HI) landed on the Second Team. In addition, junior defender Ben Thompson (Spokane, WA) collected Third-Team honors for the Maroon and Gray.
Freshman De Sousa Named 1st-Team NSCAA All-AmericanKANSAS CITY, Mo. (December 2, 2016) – Freshman Fabio De Sousa of the Rutgers University-Newark men's soccer team was named a first-team National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-American, it was announced Friday morning.
Oglethorpe's Topher Marshall Tabbed as All-South Atlantic Region MidfielderSophomore midfielder Topher Marshall of the Oglethorpe men's soccer team was named to the All-South Atlantic Region Third Team Thursday evening by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), marking the first All-Region honor of his career. Marshall is the third Stormy Petrel in the last four years to earn All-Region honors.
Dream Season Ends in ‘Elite Eight’ for Rutgers-NewarkAMHERST, Mass. (November 20, 2016) – An incredible and remarkable dream 2016 season came to an end Sunday for the Rutgers University-Newark men's soccer team as the Scarlet Raiders were defeated 4-2 by Brandeis University in the 'Elite Eight' of the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship.
Elite! Rutgers-Newark Advances to National QuarterfinalAMHERST, Mass. (November 19, 2016) – The Rutgers University-Newark men's soccer team will play in the 'Elite Eight' of the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship after a convincing 3-1 win over perennial power and 22nd-ranked SUNY Oneonta Saturday afternoon on Hitchcock Field in Amherst, Mass.
No. 25 Bulldog Men's Soccer Upsets No. 1 Chicago for Spot in the Quarterfinals of the NCAA ChampionshipsWith tenacity and poise, the No. 25 University of Redlands men's soccer team pulled off the ultimate upset of top-ranked University of Chicago during the Round of 16 at the Maroons' home field on Saturday morning. After taking an early lead, the Bulldogs held off a late push of the previously undefeated squad to punch their ticket to the Quarterfinals with a 3-2 decision in an exciting battle between two quality NCAA Division III teams.
Rutgers-Newark Fast Facts Heading into the ‘Sweet 16’NEWARK, N.J. (November 16, 2016) – The 10th-ranked Rutgers University-Newark men's soccer team is heading to Amherst, Mass. for the 'Sweet 16' of the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship this weekend and will square off with 22nd-ranked SUNY Oneonta Saturday at 1:30 p.m. on Hitchcock Field.
Three gain HCAC honors recognitionManchester University picked up a pair of honorable mention awards and a Sportsmanship squad accolade with the release of the 2016 all-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men’s soccer awards, released Thursday, Nov. 10.
Drew Tops RU-Camden, Punches Ticket to ECAC SemisFreshman Tyler Kwaak's late-game heroics sent the Drew University men's soccer team to the ECAC Division III Championship semifinals with a 1-0 win at overall top-seed and host Rutgers-Camden in Sunday afternoon's quarterfinal.
Bulldog Men's Soccer Advances to NCAA Round of 16 with 2-1 Win over DePauwFor the second time in as many days, the University of Redlands men's soccer team rallied back to win in the NCAA Division III Championships, with Sunday's 2-1 result coming against the host DePauw University Tigers in Greencastle, IN. After a scoreless opening half, the Tigers jumped on the board early in the second stanza, before the Bulldogs stepped up their intensity to convert two offensive opportunities and secure the win.
Redlands Men's Soccer Battles from Behind to Advance on Penalty Kicks in First Round of NCAA ChampionshipsRiding the momentum of back-to-back Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Postseason Tournament championships, the University of Redlands men's soccer team battled it out against the Washington University (St. Louis) Bears in the first round of the NCAA Division III Championships in Greencastle, Indiana, on Saturday night. Despite wintry temperatures and a two-goal deficit through 71 minutes, the Maroon and Gray battled its way back to tie it in regulation and force overtime. With the score knotted at two apiece after 110 minutes, the Bulldogs finally punched their ticket to the second round of the playoffs with an exciting 4-3 advantage in the shoot-out, as junior defender Keoni Yates (Kailua-Kona, HI) knocked in the deciding penalty kick for the Maroon and Gray.
Rutgers-Newark Advances to 2nd Round of NCAA TournamentNEWARK, N.J. (November 12, 2016) – Behind an early goal from junior Chigozie Atubi and a late save from freshman Andres Medina, the 10th-ranked Rutgers University-Newark men's soccer team advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship with a 1-0 win over New England College.
Rutgers-Newark by the Numbers: NCAA Tournament EditionNEWARK, N.J. (November 9, 2016) – For the third time in program history, the Rutgers University-Newark men's soccer program is in the NCAA Tournament, and for the first time ever, the Scarlet Raiders are hosting games on Newark soil.
Redlands Men's Soccer Garners Five All-Conference NodsThe Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) announced earlier today that five players from the conference-champion University of Redlands men's soccer team landed among the 2016 All-Conference teams, as voted upon the by head coaches of the member institutions. Junior forward Chase Boone (Beaverton, OR), junior midfielder Casey ChubbFertal (Eugene, OR), and junior defenders Ben Thompson (Spokane, WA) and Keoni Yates (Kailua-Kona, HI) each collected First-Team honors, while sophomore forward Kayvon Parsa (West Hills, CA) snagged a spot on the Second Team.
Oglethorpe Takes Three of Four All-SAA Awards, Puts Nine Men on All-SAA TeamsThe Oglethorpe men's soccer team had an outstanding showing on the All-SAA teams and awards, released Tuesday by the conference office. Three Stormy Petrels earned awards, as senior defender Micah Akin took SAA Defensive Player of the Year, sophomore midfielder Topher Marshall snatched SAA Offensive Player of the Year, and Oglethorpe head coach Jon Akin won his third SAA Coach of the Year award. Meanwhile, junior defender Jordan Locke joined the above two players on the All-SAA First Team; senior midfielder Gustavo Martinez, junior goalkeeper Luke Whelan, junior defender Josh Hoeft, and freshman forward Gabe Alvarez earned spots on the All-SAA Second Team; and junior forward Devon Patterson joined freshman midfielder Andrew Grodhaus on the All-SAA Honorable Mention list.
No. 4 Rutgers-Newark Gets NCAA Berth; R-N to Host First & Second RoundINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (November 7, 2016) – The nationally-ranked No. 4 Rutgers University-Newark men's soccer team will host the first and second round of the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship Saturday and Sunday on Alumni Field for the first time in program history, it was announced Monday afternoon by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Undermanned St. Scholastica Captures UMAC Title in Penalty KicksDULUTH, Minn. (csssaints.com) – The College of St. Scholastica men's soccer team, despite being two men down for some of the contest Saturday afternoon at Saints Field, pulled through in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) Tournament championship by initially tying with the University of Wisconsin-Superior Yellowjackets at 2-2 after two overtime periods, then proceeding to win in the penalty-kick shootout by a score of 3-2.
Redlands Men's Soccer Punches Ticket to NCAA Tournament With 2-0 Decision Over Chapman in SCIAC Postseason Tournament FinaleThe University of Redlands men's soccer team captured the double championship under the lights of Farquhar Field for the second year in a row with a 2-0 victory over Chapman University in Saturday night's final of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Postseason Tournament. With the regular season title and the postseason tournament title under its belt, the team receives the automatic qualification to the NCAA Division III Championship, with the formal announcement coming on Monday, November 7.
Oglethorpe's Season Comes to Abrupt End with SAA Semifinal Loss to CentreThe Oglethorpe men's soccer team saw their season come to an abrupt end Friday night at the Oglethorpe Track and Field, as they fell to No. 4 seed Centre 4-1 in the SAA Championship semifinals. As the top seed in the tournament, the Petrels had home-field advantage throughout, but the visiting Colonels used a first-half goal against the run of play and two goals off of free kicks in the second half to build a 3-0 lead that proved too much for the Stormy Petrels to overcome.Oglethorpe finishes the season 7-6-3 overall, and Friday's defeat was their first to an SAA team all season.