July 9, 2010
Junot Named Harvard Men's Soccer Coach
Carl Junot has been named the Virginia B. and James O. Welch 52 Head Coach for Harvard Mens Soccer.
June 14, 2010
James Clark Leaves Harvard for Creighton
Jamie Clark has stepped down as the Virginia B. and James O. Welch 52 Head Coach for Harvard Mens Soccer.
May 25, 2010
Cornell Mens Soccer: A Canadian Adventure
The Cornell men's soccer team spent a week in late May of 2010 training in the Toronto area as part of the program's first foreign tour since the spring of 2006.
April 25, 2010
Princeton on USA's Road to South Africa
The U.S. Mens National Team has selected Princeton University as the site of its Pre-World Cup training camp.
March 30, 2010
Fucito Gets His Chance
Harvard's Michael Fucito added his name to the growing list of Ivy representatives in Major League Soccer.
March 17, 2010
Brown Names Laughlin to Men's Soccer Heading Coaching Post
After a national search of the most qualified candidates from around the country, Brown University found its new mens soccer coach already on staff. Pat Laughlin, former Brown assistant coach, becomes just the sixth coach in Browns 84-year soccer history.
February 12, 2010
Dartmouth's Henderson Gets New Zealand Call
Former Dartmouth mens soccer captain Craig Henderson '09 has been named to New Zealands 17-man squad for its World Cup warm up match against Mexico on March 3 in Los Angeles. It is his first call-up to New Zealand's top squad and could bode well for a spot in South Africa in June.
January 14, 2010
Harvard Duo Taken in 2010 MLS SuperDraft
A pair of Harvard soccer players were selected in the 2010 MLS SuperDraft. Forward Andre Akpan was taken with 22nd by the Colorado Rapids and the Columbus Crew secured the rights to defender Kwaku Nyamekye at pick #60.
December 18, 2009
MLS Taps Four from Ivy League for Player Combine
The player showcase list for the 2010 adidas MLS Player Combine has been released and includes 62 of the top players in NCAA Division I college soccer, including four players from the Ivy League. The combine will be held January 9-13 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
December 14, 2009
Akpan and Keat Brace for All-American
Harvard's Andre Akpan and Dartmouth's Daniel Keat were honored by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America as All-America selections for the 2009-10 season. Akpan earned his third first-team selection and Keat landed a third-team nod. In all, 12 Ivy Leaguers were recognized.
December 14, 2009
Akpan Looks to Claim Hermann Trophy Glory
Harvard's Andre Akpan is one of three finalists for the 2009 Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann Trophy, the highest individual honor in intercollegiate soccer. The finalists were determined in voting by Division I men's soccer coaches who are members of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).
December 14, 2009
Akpan on Hermann's Radar Again
Harvard's Andre Akpan has been named to the 2009 Missouri Athletic Clubâs Hermann Trophy Watch List, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) has announced. Akpan, making his second appearance on the list, is the only Ivy League athlete of the 48 Division I Menâs soccer players recognized.
December 4, 2009
Harvard's Akpan: Hermann Semifinalist
Senior forward Andre Akpan of the Harvard men's soccer team has been named one of 15 semifinalists for the 2009 Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann Trophy, the highest individual honor in intercollegiate soccer. Akpan is making his third consecutive appearance among the semifinalists.
November 29, 2009
Terrapins Oust Crimson in Men's Soccer Third Round
The 10th-ranked Harvard mens soccer team suffered a 2-0 loss to Maryland in a third-round matchup of the 2009 NCAA tournament, held Sunday before 1,926 fans at Ohiri Field. The Terps will now meet Virginia in the Elite Eight.
November 22, 2009
With Crimson in triumph flashing: Harvard to Sweet 16!
The 10th-seeded Harvard mens soccer team scored twice in the second half to defeat Monmouth, 3-0, in a second-round game of the 2009 NCAA tournament Sunday afternoon. Freshman Richard Smith opened the scoring before seniors Andre Akpan (pic.) and Adam Rousmaniere put the Crimson through to face Maryland in the Sweet 16.
November 22, 2009
Timely Carom Sends UNC Past Brown in NCAAs, 2-0
After falling behind 1-0, Brown mounted a charge to level against No. 5 North Carolina in the NCAA second round game. But the Bears suffered a cruel twist of fate on its best opportunity, as Dylan Remick's shot caromed off the crossbar, only to initiate a successful Tar Heels counterattack in the 89th minute.
November 20, 2009
Rosa's Golden Goal Sends Brown to UNC
Brown's Sean Rosa entered Thursday's NCAA game with four goals on the season, but none was bigger than his fifth against Stony Brook. The goal at the 103:02 mark gave the Bears a double-overtime win and a date with the University of North Carolina on Sunday afternoon.
November 20, 2009
Double-Overtime Heartbreak for Dartmouth in NCAAs
The Dartmouth men's soccer team saw its 2009 season come to a heartbreaking end tonight in double overtime at Boston College, 2-1. The Big Green opened the scoring and held much of the play, but were felled in the 103rd minute on goal from Isaac Taylor.
November 19, 2009
Bucknell Weathers Storm to Oust Princeton
A goal by Bucknell's Brendan Burgdorf in the 69th minute made the difference, as the Princeton men's soccer team fell to Bucknell, 1-0, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday at a rain-soaked Myslik Field at Roberts Stadium.
November 18, 2009
Dartmouth's Henderson Earns Academic All-America
Dartmouth men's soccer co-captain Craig Henderson has been named to CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America Second Team. He improved upon an Academic All-District second team selection last season and earned Academic All-America honors for the first time in his career.
November 17, 2009
All-Ivy Men's Soccer -- 2009
Harvard's Andre Akpan -- a four-time All-Ivy first-team selection and the 2006 Ivy League Rookie of the Year -- caps off yet another stellar campaign with the most coveted individual honor, the 2009 Player of the Year.
November 16, 2009
Fantastic Four into the NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament
For the first time since 1977, the Ivy League will have four teams in the NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament. Ivy Champion Harvard will be joined by Brown, Dartmouth and Princeton in the 48-team field, which begins on Nov. 19th.
November 16, 2009
Ivy Weekly Men's Soccer Report 11
Antoine Hoppenot had a career game in a 4-0 shutout of Yale in Princeton's regular season finale. Hoppenot tallied his first collegiate hat trick to help the Tigers extend their unbeaten streak to seven games, which should have Jim Barlow's club poised for an at-large bid into the 2009 NCAA Tournament.
November 15, 2009
Harvard Takes Outright Men's Soccer Title
Needing a win to earn the Ivy League's outright title and automatic big into the NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament, the Harvard Crimson turned away an inspired Penn team, 1-0, courtesy of Richard Smith's finish. In other action, Brown closed out second-place with a 3-0 win over Dartmouth.
November 9, 2009
Ivy Weekly Men's Soccer Report 10
With No. 11 Harvard and Columbia tied 1-1 in overtime Saturday, midfield Alex Chi lifted the Crimson to a dramatic 2-1 victory, as he buried a shot off a cross from Brian Rogers in overtime. The win kept Harvard in sole possession of first place in the Ivy League with a 4-1-1 record.
November 2, 2009
CoSIDA Names 10 Men's Soccer All-District
The 2009 CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District Teams for Men's soccer have been selected. Not surprisingly, the Ivy League has put forth a formidable group of 10 candidates to this year's squads, including four first team selections.
November 2, 2009
Ivy Weekly Men's Soccer Report 9
After being shutout in its last two games, Yale needed someone to step up to salvage its season. Brad Rose, the team's leading scorer, answered the call, scoring twice in a 2-1 win over Columbia. His brace put the Bulldogs within striking distance of the League lead with two Ivy League games remaining.
October 26, 2009
Ivy Weekly Men's Soccer Report 8
Antoine Hoppenot scored three goals to lead Princeton to a 2-0 week, as the Tigers posted wins over Colgate and nationally-ranked Harvard. He was named to the <i>College Soccer News</i> National Team of the Week for his exploits that extended Princeton's unbeaten streak to four games.
October 19, 2009
Ivy Weekly Men's Soccer Report 7
Harvard's Andre Akpan, who leads the Crimson with 21 points on eight goals and five assists, tallied one of the biggest goals of the season in a 1-0 win over #15 Brown. Akpan 43 career goals now trails Chris Ohiri ('64) by four in Harvard's all-time career mark.
October 15, 2009
Princeton's Bradley Leads US MNT to South Africa
In a week that saw two of its soccer players suffer serious injuries, one in an automobile accident and one in a game, the US Men earned a World Cup berth for the sixth straight time. Led by Princeton's Bob Bradley ('80), the Americans secured the top spot in the CONCACAF Region with a 3-2 win over Honduras and a 2-2 tie with Costa Rica.
October 12, 2009
Ivy Weekly Men's Soccer Report 6
Freshman Ben Kenyon scored his first career goal in the Big Red's 1-1 draw with No. 8 Harvard on Saturday night in Ithaca, to lift the Big Red to an early lead. Kenyon was also instrumental in keeping the Crimson scoreless until the 77th minute.
October 8, 2009
Help From Above
The Greeks learned to hate it. Aristotle wrote severely of it. Later generations, counting Shakespeare and Nietzsche among their ranks, followed suit in railing against the "deus ex machina". Enter Cornell's Jaro Zawislan.
October 5, 2009
Ivy Weekly Men's Soccer Report 5
Dartmouth's Craig Henderson had to sit out much of the his sophomore (2006) season because of an injury sustained in the fourth game. After being granted a medical redshirt, the senior was in fine form for the Big Green, scoring twice and assisting on two goals in wins over Vermont, 3-1, and Princeton, 4-2.
September 28, 2009
Ivy Weekly Men's Soccer Report 4
Brown's Dylan Remick played outstanding during an extended California trip over the weekend that saw both games go to the full complement of extra-time. The freshman has played an integral role in a stingy Bruno defense that has yet to be defeated and has only surrendered three goals on the year.
September 21, 2009
Ivy Weekly Men's Soccer Report 3
Dartmouth junior Daniel Keat kept up his stellar play with a five point weekend at the San Diego Nike Classic. He was named to the all-tournament team after tallying two goals and an assist in a 1-1 weekend in which the #5 Big Green defeated San Diego and fell to #18 Loyola Marymount.
September 14, 2009
Ivy Weekly Men's Soccer Report 2
Harvard's Austin Harms improved to 4-0 this season with a 1-0 shutout win over No. 14 Boston University and a 4-0 win against Army this week. Against the Terriers, he earned his second shutout of the year, making three saves to preserve the upset. His six saves against the Black Knights have helped Harvard to its best start since 2007.
September 7, 2009
Ivy Weekly Men's Soccer Report 1
Josh Walburn (pic.) led Princeton in scoring, as the Tigers opened the season 2-0. A defender, Walburn scored three of Princeton's four goals to help the team to its best start since 2001. He shares Player of the Week honors with Harvard's Andre Akpan, who broke the 100-point barrier for his career.
August 27, 2009
Six Tipped for Lowe's Senior CLASS Award in Soccer
Six Ivy Leaguers, including 2008 Ivy Players of the Year -- Craig Henderson (Dartmouth) and Sophie Reiser (Columbia) -- have been named to the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award for Men's and Women's Soccer. In total, two male athletes and four female athletes have earned candidate nods for 2009.
August 26, 2009
Two Ivies Named Preseason All-America
Harvard's Andre Akpan and Dartmouth's Craig Henderson have been selected as preseason first team All-America selections by Soccer America. The distinction is Akpan's third consecutive, whereas Henderson is receiving his first. Both players were unanimous All-Ivy selections in 2008.
July 20, 2009
Award Winning Proposal: Coaches Across Continents
Coaches across Continents, with the help of Harvard's Seamus Malin ('62) and Nick Gates ('91), received the Best New Project Award at the prestigious Beyond Sport Awards. Personalities from the world of business, politics and sport made up the 500-person room including Sir Tony Blair, Desmond Tutu, Ian Thorpe and Michael Johnson.
July 15, 2009
Model of Consistency
When Princeton's Bob Bradley ('80) took over the role of coaching the United States men's soccer team from Bruce Arena in the fall of 2006, words fail to describe the size of shoes he needed to fill. He has responded beautifully.
July 7, 2009
Fucito Inks Deal with Seattle Sounders FC
Former Harvard All-America forward Michael Fucito '09 has signed a professional contract with the Seattle Sounders FC of Major League Soccer. Fucito, a fourth-round selection in the 2009 MLS SuperDraft in January, was taken 46th overall.