Men's Soccer Archive 2003-04

  • Youth movement gives Revolution needed lift
    June 28, 2004
    By Frank Dell'Apa, Globe Staff | June 28, 2004 A week ago, the MetroStars had one healthy field substitute for an MLS game against the Los Angeles Galaxy. Seth Stammler made his professional debut in the final minute of that game, a 2-1 MetroStars victory. The Revolution have been comparatively robust. In two of their last three matches, the Revolution bench has included two field players.
  • It's a brilliant finish
    June 27, 2004
    By Frank Dell'Apa, Globe Staff | June 27, 2004 FOXBOROUGH -- The Revolution have devised several unique ways to lose or tie games this season. But they changed the script last night, taking a 2-1 victory over the MetroStars, their first home victory since May 1.
  • Lawrence Eagle Tribune: "Speedy Brillant Makes Jump from Franklin Pierce to Revs'
    June 06, 2004
    Tim Bresnahan, Staff Writer FOXBORO, Mass. -- The move might have worked in college, but it had no chance on the practice field at Gillette Stadium. Felix Brillant dribbled the ball toward a defender on the left flank, kept it too long, and eventually was dispossessed.
  • Brillant Signs with Revolution
    May 01, 2004
    RINDGE, N.H. (May 1, 2004) – Former Franklin Pierce All-American midfielder Felix Brillant (Montreal, Quebec/College Francais) has signed a contract with the New England Revolution and is expected to be in uniform for tonight’s Major League Soccer match up with the Los Angeles Galaxy at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass.
  • Revolution Select Brillant in Sixth Round of MLS SuperDraft
    January 16, 2004
    RINDGE, N.H. (January 16, 2004) – Franklin Pierce All-American midfielder Felix Brillant (Montreal, Quebec/College Francais) was selected by the New England Revolution in the sixth round (56th overall) of the 2004 Major League Soccer SuperDraft in Charlotte, N.C., this afternoon.
  • Bakker, McCabe Earn All-America Honors
    December 16, 2003
    RINDGE, N.H. (December 16, 2003) – Two members of the Franklin Pierce men’s soccer team have been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas All-America team announced today.
  • Franklin Pierce Places Four on NSCAA/adidas Men’s All-Region First Team
    December 10, 2003
    RINDGE, N.H. (December 10, 2003) – Four members of the Franklin Pierce men’s soccer team were named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II All-New England Region first team announced this week.
  • NCAA NEW ENGLAND REGION FIRST ROUND #18 UMass Lowell Ousts #16 Franklin Pierce, 3-0
    November 14, 2003
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (November 14, 2003) – Second-seeded University of Massachusetts Lowell, ranked No. 18 in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, controlled play throughout the match and posted a 3-0 victory over third-seeded and No. 16-ranked Franklin Pierce in first round action of the NCAA Division II Tournament New England Regional at a cold and blustery Jess Dow Field on the campus of Southern Connecticut State University tonight.
  • Franklin Pierce to Battle UMass Lowell in NCAA First Round
    November 13, 2003
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 13, 2003) – Third-seeded Franklin Pierce, ranked No. 16 in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, will face second-seeded and No. 18-ranked University of Massachusetts Lowell in an NCAA Division II Tournament first round match Friday night in New Haven, Conn., at 7 p.m.
  • 2003 NORTHEAST-10 MEN’S SOCCER TOURNAMENT
    November 02, 2003
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 2, 2003) – Seventh-seeded Saint Anselm College posted a 4-2 advantage in a penalty shootout after 110-minutes of play with second-seeded Franklin Pierce, ranked No. 16 in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, failed to break a 1-1 deadlock in quarterfinal round action of the 2003 Northeast-10 Conference men’s soccer tournament this afternoon.
  • Franklin Pierce Men Host First NE-10 Tournament Match in Three Years
    October 31, 2003
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 31, 2003) – For the first time since the 2000 season, the Franklin Pierce men’s soccer team, ranked No. 16 in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II Coaches poll, will host a postseason match as the second-seeded Ravens host seventh-seeded Saint Anselm College in a Northeast-10 Conference quarterfinal round match on Sunday at 2 p.m.
  • #16 Franklin Pierce Finishes With Win Over #20 Bentley, 3-2
    October 30, 2003
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (October 30, 2003) – Franklin Pierce, ranked No. 16 in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, scored three second half goals for the second time this week to post a 3-2 victory over No. 20 Bentley College in Northeast-10 Conference men’s soccer action at Penmen Field on the campus of Southern New Hampshire University tonight. The match was played at Southern New Hampshire due to unplayable field conditions at Franklin Pierce’s Crystal Field.
  • Grier Named NE-10 Freshman of the Week
    October 27, 2003
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 27, 2003) – Franklin Pierce freshman midfielder Jason Grier (Norwell, Mass./Norwell) was named the Northeast-10 Conference men’s soccer Freshman of the Week by the Conference office this afternoon.
  • #14 Franklin Pierce Escapes Trap, Tops AIC 3-2
    October 25, 2003
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (October 25, 2003) – Franklin Pierce, ranked No. 14 in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, picked itself up off the mat from a 2-0 halftime deficit with three second half goals for a 3-2 decision over American International College in Northeast-10 Conference men’s soccer action at Southern New Hampshire University’s Penman Field late this afternoon. The match was played at Southern New Hampshire due to unplayable field conditions at Franklin Pierce’s Crystal Field.
  • #6 Southern Connecticut Edges #14 Franklin Pierce in 2OT, 3-2
    October 22, 2003
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 22, 2003) – Senior forward Olivier Occean (Montreal, Quebec/College Francais) played a role in all three goals, netting the match-winner in the 108th minute, to lead Southern Connecticut State University, ranked No. 6 in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II rankings, to a 3-2 double-overtime victory over No. 14 Franklin Pierce in Northeast-10 Conference men’s soccer action at Crystal Field.
  • Hislop and Hughes Prepare for Euro Qualifier
    October 21, 2003
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 21, 2003) – While most of the No. 10-ranked Franklin Pierce women’s soccer team enjoys a week between Saturday’s 3-0 win over Le Moyne College and this weekend’s match at Southern New Hampshire University, ranked fourth in the New England Region, sophomores Laura Hislop (Belfast, Northern Ireland) and Sonya Hughes (Balbriggan, Ireland) are gearing up for tomorrow’s Women’s European Championship qualifier in Malta (12:30 p.m., EST).
  • #14 Franklin Pierce, #6 Southern Connecticut Look to Renew Rivalry
    October 20, 2003
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 20, 2003) – The last time these two men’s soccer rivals met with this much at stake during the regular season was October 7, 1995. That Saturday afternoon, an Alumni Weekend crowd at Crystal Field in Rindge nearing 1,000 witnessed the No. 1-ranked Southern Connecticut State University fall to No. 6-ranked Franklin Pierce, 4-3, as the Ravens netted two goals in the final 2:42 to hand the Owls their first New England Collegiate Conference loss in four seasons and gave then Head Coach Tod Silegy his 200th career victory.
  • Bryant Stuns #14 Franklin Pierce, 2-0
    October 18, 2003
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 18, 2003) – Bryant College netted two goals within the first 14 minutes of the match and stunned Franklin Pierce, ranked No. 14 in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, with a 2-0 victory in Northeast-10 Conference men’s soccer action at Bulldog Stadium this afternoon.
  • #14 Franklin Pierce Blanks Stonehill, 3-0
    October 14, 2003
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 14, 2003) – Franklin Pierce, ranked No. 14 in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, remained perfect in Conference play this season with a 3-0 victory over Stonehill College in Northeast-10 Conference men’s soccer action at Crystal Field this afternoon.
  • #14 Franklin Pierce Stops Merrimack, 2-0
    October 11, 2003
    NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. - Franklin Pierce (8-3-1, 8-0-0) broke a scoreless tie with a pair of goals one minute and 24 seconds apart in the second half to defeat Merrimack (4-6-3, 3-4-1). Mark Jansen (Enschede, The Netherlands) and Lars Bakker (Enschede, The Netherlands) each scored the goals for Franklin Pierce, which is ranked No. 14 in this week’s NSCAA national poll and remains unbeaten in Northeast-10 Conference play.
  • #14 Franklin Pierce Tops Assumption in OT, 1-0
    October 07, 2003
    WORCESTER, Mass. (October 7, 2003) – Junior midfielder Mark Jansen (Enschede, The Netherlands) headed in the lone goal of the match 1:43 into overtime to lift Franklin Pierce, ranked No. 14 in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, to a 1-0 victory over Assumption College in Northeast-10 Conference men’s soccer action at H.L. Rocheleau Field this afternoon.
  • Bakker Named NE-10 Player of the Week
    October 06, 2003
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 6, 2003) – Franklin Pierce sophomore forward Lars Bakker (Enschede, The Netherlands) was named the Northeast-10 Conference men’s soccer Player of the Week today.
  • #16 Franklin Pierce Bests UMass Lowell, 3-2
    October 04, 2003
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 4, 2003) – Franklin Pierce, ranked No. 16 in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, netted the only goal of the second half to defeat UMass Lowell, 3-2, in a wild Northeast-10 Conference men’s soccer battle at Crystal Field this afternoon.
  • #24 Franklin Pierce Edges Le Moyne, 1-0
    September 27, 2003
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 27, 2003) – Franklin Pierce, ranked No. 24 in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, remained perfect in Conference play with a 1-0 victory over Le Moyne College in Northeast-10 Conference men’s soccer action at Crystal Field this afternoon.
  • Franklin Pierce Blanks #7 Saint Anselm, 2-0
    September 20, 2003
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (September 20, 2003) – Franklin Pierce remained perfect in Conference play with a 2-0 victory over Saint Anselm College, ranked No. 7 in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, in Northeast-10 Conference men’s soccer action at Melucci Field this afternoon.
  • Franklin Pierce Dispatches Saint Rose, 6-0
    September 16, 2003
    TROY, N.Y. (September 16, 2003) – Despite playing its fourth match in six days, Franklin Pierce coasted to a 6-0 victory over College of Saint Rose in Northeast-10 Conference men’s soccer action this afternoon.
  • #1 Lynn Runs Past Franklin Pierce, 5-1
    September 14, 2003
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (September 14, 2003) – Lynn University, ranked No. 1 in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, used four second-half goals to break open a 1-0 halftime advantage and defeat Franklin Pierce, 5-1, in day two action of the Holiday Inn Invitational hosted by Nova Southeastern University this afternoon.
  • NSU/Holiday Inn Classic Nova Southeastern Tops Franklin Pierce, 3-1
    September 12, 2003
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (September 12, 2003) – After a scoreless first half, Franklin Pierce was on the short end of a wild four-goal outburst in the second stanza and fell to host Nova Southeastern University at the Holiday Inn Classic tonight.
  • Franklin Pierce Upsets #11 Southern N.H., 3-1
    September 10, 2003
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (September 10, 2003) – Sophomore forward Lars Bakker (Enschede, The Netherlands) netted a pair of second half goals to lead unranked Franklin Pierce to a 3-1 upset of No. 11 Southern New Hampshire University in Northeast-10 Conference men’s soccer action at Penmen Field tonight.
  • Franklin Pierce Edges Saint Michael's, 1-0
    September 07, 2003
    Soccer Box Score (Final) Franklin Pierce Men's Soccer Saint Michael's Coll vs Franklin Pierce (9/7/03 at Rindge, N.H.)
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