March 25, 2008
Dartmouth Duo Helps Kiwis Punch First-Ever Olympic Bid
Dartmouth men's soccer players Craig Henderson and Daniel Keat have helped their native New Zealand seal a bid for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The pair helped the Kiwis seal an Olympic bid for soccer after going 5-0 in qualifying.
February 13, 2008
Jamie Clark Tabbed to Lead Crimson Men's Soccer
Jamie Clark has been named the Virginia and James Welch Head Coach for Harvard Men's Soccer. The former assistant coach of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish is the 13th head coach in the history of the Crimson program.
December 19, 2007
All-America Honors for Crimson Strike Force
The attacking partnership for the Harvard Crimson has been given NSCAA All-America honors. Andre Akpan and Michael Fucito were both named to the second-team after combining for 24 goals on the year.
December 14, 2007
11 Ivy Men Tabbed for NSCAA All-Northeast Teams
The NSCAA has released its selections for the 2007-08 All-Northeast Region teams. Brown, Dartmouth and Harvard lead the way with three selections apiece. Harvard's Andre Akpan and Michael Fucito are first-team selections.
November 29, 2007
Ivy Champions Ousted in Second Round
The Brown men's soccer team suffered a similar fate to the other Ivy League squads in the 2007 NCAA Tournament. A golden goal by an upstart Old Dominion squad ended the Bears' season, 2-1.
November 29, 2007
Three Ivies Qualify for NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament
The hopes for a national championship in men's soccer officially rests on the shoulders of three Ivy programs. The brackets are out and the road to the SAS Soccer Park has been paved. See the draw that each school must navigate in order to get to Cary, N.C.
November 29, 2007
Two Ivies on Men's Soccer Academic All-America List
Dartmouth's Nick Christman and Brown's Dylan Sheehan have been selected by CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine as Academic All-Americas. Christman returns for a second year as a first-team selection. Sheehan was tabbed for the second-team.
November 26, 2007
Brown Readies For NCAAs
Dartmouth and Harvard failed to advance in the NCAA Men's Soccer Championship on Saturday, leaving the Brown Bears to carry on for the Ivy League. Ivy League champions Brown received a first-round bye and will host Old Dominion on Wednesday at Stevenson Field.
November 12, 2007
Ivy Weekly Men's Soccer Awards 11 - 11/12
The Brown Bears won the Ivy soccer championship by turning aside a surging Dartmouth squad. Dylan Sheehan solved one of the nation's stingiest defenses late in the second half off of a simply delicious flip-throw from Darren Howerton.
November 8, 2007
Twelve Leaguers Honored Academically
The first ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District teams have been announced by CoSIDA and the Ivy League has 12 men's and women's soccer players who have been honored, including six first-teamers who will advance to the national ballot.
November 5, 2007
Ivy Weekly Men's Soccer Awards 10 - 11/05
Brown continued to look as strong as its No. 6 national ranking suggests. The Bears, who were led by a goal and two assists from Kevin Davies, defeated Rutgers and Yale on the week. For his contribution, Davies is the Player of the Week.
October 29, 2007
Ivy Men's Soccer Weekly Awards 9 - 10/29
In a week of games against Top-15 programs including No. 12 Boston College and No. 13 Harvard, Dartmouth showed that it belonged. Junior goalkeeper Sean Milligan is one of the main reasons why the Big Green has been so difficult to solve. He anchors the League's stingiest defense.
October 22, 2007
Ivy Weekly Men's Soccer Awards 8 - 10/22
Dartmouth's Dani Rothenberg continued to keep the Big Green in the Ivy title hunt with two goals against Columbia. With a date against Harvard lurking, Rothenberg's opportunistic tallies could be just what Dartmouth needs to counter the furious Crimson attack.
October 15, 2007
Ivy Weekly Men's Soccer Awards 7 - 10/15
Nick Elenz-Martin used a game-winning overtime goal against No. 7 Harvard to propel the No. 20 Brown Bears to the top of the Ivy standings in men's soccer. His outstanding midfield play, coupled with the timely finish, have secured Ivy Player of the Week honors for the sophomore.
October 13, 2007
Men's Soccer Powers Collide in Massachusetts
We have teased Oct. 13th for several weeks now as a marquee match-up between Brown and Harvard in men's soccer. Now that Saturday looms large, the Ivy powers, who are both 8-1-1 on the year, begin final preparations for the game. You might want to get to Harvard this weekend for the epic showdown.
October 8, 2007
Ivy Weekly Men's Soccer Awards 6 - 10/8
Mike Klein once again turned in a two-goal performance against the Columbia Lions to pace the Penn Quakers to a 3-2 victory in the opening weekend of Ivy League play. He originally did the feat as a freshman. He has been named as the Ivy Player of the Week for his efforts.
October 7, 2007
Ivy Men's Soccer Enter League Play this Weekend
The 2007 Ivy League men's soccer campaign kicks off this weekend as all eight schools hit the pitch. The defending champion - Harvard - officially opens the season on Saturday afternoon when they travel to Cornell.
October 6, 2007
Akpan Named Pre-Season All-America
Harvard sophomore soccer player Andre Akpan has been named to the College Soccer News Pre-Season All-America Team. Akpan was named the National Rookie of the Year last season and is the highest-rated sophomore with All-America distinction.
October 1, 2007
Ivy Weekly Men's Soccer Awards 5 - 10/1
Yale Men's Soccer may have started the 2007 with four consecutive losses but have become quite the force in recent games. The Bulldogs stared down Boston College - the No. 6 team in the country - and stymied the Eagles' offense to a 0-0 draw. Erik Geiger's 12 saves on 33 shots led the defensive effort.
September 26, 2007
NSCAA Releases New Rankings as Ivies Start Strong
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America has released its newest rankings for College Men and it should not be a suprise that the Ivy League is well represented. Harvard and Brown are fixtures on the National poll, and both schools join Cornell and Dartmouth in the Northeast region rankings.
September 24, 2007
Ivy Weekly Men's Soccer Awards 4 - 9/24
Over the weekend, the Brown Men's soccer team took an undefeated record to the Pacific Time Zone to play two powerful Southern California squads. Thanks to the efforts of Kevin Davies, who scored two goals against both San Diego and UC Irvine, they remained unbeaten.
September 17, 2007
Ivy Weekly Men's Soccer Awards 3 - 9/17
Harvard forward Andre Akpan completed the Crimson sweep in the Player of the Week honors in soccer. The sophomore contributed three goals on the week, including two game-winners to pace the undefeated Crimson to a 6-0 record on the year.
September 10, 2007
Ivy Weekly Men's Soccer Awards 2 - 9/10
Brown junior forward Dylan Sheehan paced an attack that upset a top-5 program, while Dartmouth goalkeeper Sean Milligan stymied a nationally-ranked offensive juggernaut. The result? Co-Players of the Week on the Men's side.
September 5, 2007
A New Lease
A horrific snowboarding injury in Utah nearly took Gavin Blades' life. But the once promising Yale soccer player is back on the sidelines as a Student Assistant Coach for the Bulldogs and looking to regain his old form.
September 4, 2007
Ivy Weekly Men's Soccer Awards 1 - 9/4
After the first weekend of competition, two eye-opening results have Cornell flying high. The Big Red's two wins in Kentucky came in large part from the work of senior midfielder Brian Kuritzky, who scored three goals and assisted another.
August 15, 2007
Bernstein Named to Hermann Watch List
Rhett Bernstein of the Brown Men's soccer team has been included on the 29-member Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann Trophy watch list, as released by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).
August 14, 2007
Akpan Called to U-20 National Team Camp
Harvard freshman Andre Akpan has been called into the U-20 men's national team training camp to take place this month. Akpan led the League in scoring with 11 goals and 12 assists.
July 16, 2007
Akpan Enters U-20 World Cup; U.S. Fall in Quarterfinals
Harvard's Andre Akpan, the national collegiate rookie of the year, saw his first action for the United States in the U-20 World Cup when he entered in the 51st minute of a 0-0 second round match against Uruguay. The Americans would go on to win 2-1, but were eliminated in the Quarterfinals.
July 10, 2007
Getting His Due
He was handpicked by Pele to be the goalie for the 1976 New York Cosmos of the North American Soccer League. And that doesn't even make the top-five list of most interesting facts about former Harvard goalie Shep Messing ('72).