Men's Soccer Archive 2002-03

  • Four Franklin Pierce Men Earn All-New England Honors
    December 10, 2002
    RINDGE, N.H. (December 10, 2002) - Four members of the Franklin Pierce men's soccer team earned National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas All-New England status. The announcement was made today by the NSCAA based on a vote of NSCAA members in the New England region.
  • Schwarz, Koschnitzki Earn Verizon Academic All-District I Honors
    November 07, 2002
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 7, 2002) - Franklin Pierce grad students Wolfgang Koschnitzki (Eschborn, Germany) and Chris Schwarz (Babenhausen, Germany) each earned spots on the 2002 Verizon Academic All-District I College Division first team for men’s soccer. The teams are selected by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) members throughout the Northeast. With their selection on the first team, Koschnitzki and Schwarz are eligible for Verizon Academic All-America honors to be announced on Monday, November 25.
  • Six Ravens Earn Men’s Soccer All-Northeast-10 Honors
    November 04, 2002
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 4, 2002) - Six members of the Franklin Pierce men’s soccer team earned All-Northeast-10 Conference honors as voted by the Conference coaches. The announcement was made today by the Northeast-10 Conference headquarters.
  • 2002 NORTHEAST-10 CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS #2 Southern N.H. Ends #6 Franklin Pierce’s Run, 3-1
    November 01, 2002
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (November 1, 2002) – After a scoreless first half, second-seeded Southern New Hampshire University, ranked 13th in this week’ National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, netted three second half goals to defeat upset-minded and sixth-seeded Franklin Pierce in semifinal round action of the Northeast-10 Conference men’s soccer tournament in front of 927 at Penmen Field tonight.
  • 2002 NORTHEAST-10 CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT #6 Franklin Pierce Upsets #3 Merrimack, 3-1
    October 29, 2002
    NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (October 29, 2002) - Junior striker Bjorgolfor Takefusa (Reykjavik, Iceland) totaled four points to lead sixth-seeded Franklin Pierce to a 3-1 upset of third-seeded Merrimack College, ranked No. 22 in this week's National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, in quarterfinal round action of the Northeast-10 Conference men's soccer tournament at Warrior Field this afternoon.
  • Franklin Pierce Trio Earn NE-10 Honors
    October 28, 2002
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 28, 2002) - Three Franklin Pierce student-athletes were named Player of the Week in their respective sports by the Northeast-10 Conference this afternoon. Senior Mandy Johnson (Orange, Mass./Maher) was named co-Player of the Week in volleyball, while junior Bjorgolfor Takefusa (Reykjavik, Iceland) earned men’s soccer Player of the Week and sophomore Meghan Welcome (Haverhill, Mass./Haverhill) was tabbed women’s soccer co-Player of the Week.
  • Franklin Pierce to Face #22 Merrimack in NE-10 Quarterfinals
    October 28, 2002
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 28, 2002) - The Franklin Pierce men’s soccer team will hit the road for Northeast-10 Conference Tournament play as the sixth-seeded Ravens, also ranked sixth in the New England region, travel to North Andover, Mass., for quarterfinal round action against third-seeded Merrimack College, ranked 22nd in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, on Tuesday, October 29, at 2 p.m.
  • Franklin Pierce Cruises in Second Half Past AIC, 6-2
    October 26, 2002
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 26, 2002) - Franklin Pierce, ranked fifth in the New England region, rallied twice in the first half before breaking the match wide open for a regular season ending 6-2 victory over American International College in Northeast-10 Conference men's soccer action at AIC Park this afternoon.
  • #1 Southern Connecticut Shuts Out Franklin Pierce, 2-0
    October 23, 2002
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (October 23, 2002) - Southern Connecticut State University, ranked No. 1 in this week's National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, netted two second half goals to claim a 2-0 victory over Franklin Pierce, ranked fifth in the New England region, in Northeast-10 Conference men's soccer action at Jess Dow Field tonight.
  • Franklin Pierce Pair Earn Northeast-10 Honors
    October 21, 2002
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 21, 2002) - Two Franklin Pierce student-athletes were honored by the Northeast-10 Conference office after standout performances last week.
  • Franklin Pierce Nips Stonehill, 2-1, in 2OT
    October 21, 2002
    EASTON, Mass. (October 21, 2002) - Franklin Pierce, ranked fifth in this week’s New England regional poll, edged an upset-minded Stonehill College for a 2-1 double-overtime victory in Northeast-10 Conference men’s soccer action at Crystal Field this afternoon.
  • Franklin Pierce Cruises to Key Win Over Bryant, 5-1
    October 19, 2002
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 19, 2002) - Franklin Pierce grad student Chris Schwarz (Babenhausen, Germany) totaled six points to lead the Ravens, ranked sixth in the New England region, to a key 5-1 victory over Bryant College, ranked seventh in the region, in Northeast-10 Conference men's soccer action at Crystal Field this afternoon.
  • Franklin Pierce and #20 Merrimack Battle to Scoreless Draw
    October 17, 2002
    KEENE, N.H. (October 17, 2002) - Franklin Pierce, ranked sixth in this week’s New England regional poll, and Merrimack College, ranked No. 20 in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, battled to a scoreless draw in Northeast-10 Conference men’s soccer action at Keene State College’s Owl Stadium this afternoon.
  • Franklin Pierce Defeats Assumption, 3-1
    October 08, 2002
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 8, 2002) - Franklin Pierce, ranked sixth in this week’s New England regional poll, netted three unanswered goals to erase an early deficit in posting a 3-1 victory over Assumption College in Northeast-10 Conference men’s soccer action at Crystal Field this afternoon.
  • Franklin Pierce and #23 UMass Lowell Battle to Scoreless Tie
    October 05, 2002
    LOWELL, Mass. (October 5, 2002) - For the second time this season Franklin Pierce, ranked sixth in this week's New England Regional poll, played to a scoreless tie, this time with No. 23-ranked University of Massachusetts Lowell in Northeast-10 Conference men's soccer action at Cushing Field this afternoon.
  • Franklin Pierce Scores Late Win at Le Moyne, 2-1
    September 28, 2002
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (September 28, 2002) - Freshman forward Evan Luster (Newington, Conn./Newington) netted the game winning goal with just 2:28 remaining in regulation to lift Franklin Pierce, ranked eighth in the New England region, to a key 2-1 victory over Le Moyne College, ranked fifth in the region, in Northeast-10 Conference men's soccer action this afternoon.
  • Franklin Pierce Tops Bridgeport, 3-1
    September 25, 2002
    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (September 25, 2002) - Franklin Pierce used three unanswered goals in the final 45-minutes to post a 3-1 victory over the University of Bridgeport in non-conference men’s soccer action at Seaside Park this afternoon.
  • Saint Anselm Rallies By Franklin Pierce, 2-1
    September 21, 2002
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 21, 2002) - Senior Kevin Nylen netted two goals in a six-minute span to lead Saint Anselm College, ranked fourth in the New England region and receiving votes in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, to a 2-1 victory over Franklin Pierce, ranked sixth in the region, in Northeast-10 Conference men’s soccer action at Crystal Field this afternoon.
  • Franklin Pierce Handles Saint Rose, 6-3
    September 17, 2002
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 17, 2002) - Franklin Pierce, ranked sixth in this week's National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas New England regional poll, claimed its first Conference victory of the season with a 6-3 decision over College of Saint Rose in Northeast-10 Conference men's soccer action at Crystal Field this afternoon.
  • Franklin Pierce Escapes Bentley with Tie, 2-2
    September 14, 2002
    WALTHAM, Mass. (September 14, 2002) - Franklin Pierce, receiving votes in this week's National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, needed a second-half goal to escape Bentley College with a 2-2 tie in Northeast-10 Conference men's soccer action this afternoon.
  • #14 Southern N.H. Blanks Franklin Pierce
    September 11, 2002
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 11, 2002) - Southern New Hampshire University, ranked No. 14 in this week's National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II Poll, netted a goal in each half pin Franklin Pierce, receiving votes in the same poll, with a 2-0 defeat in Northeast-10 Conference men's soccer action at Crystal Field this afternoon.
  • Franklin Pierce and Saint Michael's Play to Scoreless Draw
    September 07, 2002
    COLCHESTER, Vt. (September 7, 2002) - Franklin Pierce, receiving votes in this week's National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, was forced to settle for a scoreless tie with Saint Michael's College in Northeast-10 Conference men's soccer action at Doc Jacobs Field this afternoon.
  • Franklin Pierce Escapes New Haven in OT, 3-2
    September 04, 2002
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 4, 2002) - Senior midfielder Richard Gordon’s (Glasgow, Scotland) goal just over nine minutes into overtime lifted Franklin Pierce, receiving votes in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, to a 3-2 victory over the University of New Haven in non-conference men’s soccer action at Dodds Stadium this afternoon.
  • Franklin Pierce Blanks Gannon, 3-0
    September 02, 2002
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 2, 2002) - Franklin Pierce earned its first victory of the season with a 3-0 decision over Gannon University in non-conference men’s soccer action at Crystal Field this afternoon.
  • #5 Dowling Holds Back Franklin Pierce, 3-2
    August 31, 2002
    RINDGE, N.H. (August 31, 2002) - Dowling College, ranked No. 5 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II Preseason Coaches poll, used a three-goal flurry to erase an early 1-0 deficit and post a 3-2 victory over Franklin Pierce in men’s soccer action at Crystal Field this afternoon.