Men's Soccer Archive 2005-03

  • Might Be Odd's Shearer
    April 01, 2006
    Ayia Napa, Cyprus: Last year he scored 29 goals in 27 matches in the USA. In Odd he scored in his first two matches.
  • Joyce Nets Goal Against IFK Goteborg
    March 20, 2006
    LARNAKA, Cyprus: (Odd Grenland - IFK Göteborg 1-2) An excellent first half, with offensive play Odd hasn’t showed so far this winter, where Christopher Joyce scored a beautiful goal, and Fernando de Ornelas gives an optimistic hope.
  • Joyce Signs Professional Contract in Norway
    March 16, 2006
    RINDGE, N.H. (March 16, 2006) – Franklin Pierce’s first NSCAA/adidas Division II Men’s Soccer Player of the Year and two-time first team All-American, Christopher Joyce (Jarrow, England), has signed a three-year contract with Odd Grenland BK of the Norwegian Tippeligaen, Norway’s Premier Division.
  • Joyce Nets Goal in FC Dallas Debut
    February 13, 2006
    FC Dallas Media Relations February 13, 2006 DALLAS -- FC Dallas opened its preseason schedule in splendid fashion with a 2-0 win over the University of Memphis on a windy Saturday morning at Craig Ranch in McKinney. Christopher Joyce and Justin Moore scored on either side of halftime to give the Hoops their second win in as many years over the Conference USA side.
  • Joyce Picked in MLS Supplemental Draft
    January 26, 2006
    RINDGE, N.H. (January 26, 2006) – It may have been a week later than hoped for, but professional soccer has called on Franklin Pierce’s Christopher Joyce (Jarrow, England). FC Dallas selected the NSCAA/adidas Division II Player of the Year with its first pick of the first round (6th overall) of Major League Soccer’s Supplemental Draft this afternoon.
  • Joyce Joins 74 Hopefuls at MLS Combine
    January 12, 2006
    January 12, 2006 Courtesy of Soccer-New-England.com The next generation of MLS stars is gathering at the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA, to participate in the 2006 Combine. Four players – M.A.C. Hermann Trophy winner Jason Garey, Brian Plotkin, Mehdi Ballouchy and Yura Movsisiyan – have already signed contracts with MLS ahead of the draft, which will take place in Philadelphia, PA, on Friday 20 January.
  • Joyce Named NSCAA/adidas Division II Player of the Year
    January 04, 2006
    RINDGE, N.H. (January 4, 2006) – Franklin Pierce graduate student Christopher Joyce (Jarrow, England) has been named the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer Player of the Year by the organization today. Joyce will be presented with the award during the NSCAA Awards Banquet on Friday, January 20, in Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Joyce, Thorpe Named All-Americans
    December 19, 2005
    RINDGE, N.H. (December 19, 2005) – Two members of the NCAA Division II runner-up Franklin Pierce men’s soccer team received All-America honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).
  • Franklin Pierce Places Four on NSCAA/adidas All-Region Teams
    December 12, 2005
    RINDGE, N.H. (December 12, 2005) – Four members of the NCAA Division II runner-up Franklin Pierce men’s soccer team have earned All-New England Region honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).
  • Koolman proud of his men
    December 06, 2005
    By Andrew Hush December 6, 2005 In the aftermath of his side’s 3-1 loss to Fort Lewis in the final of the NCAA Division II tournament, Franklin Pierce coach Marco Koolman was left to bemoan that his side did not quite catch enough breaks to bring the championship back to New England. However, despite the defeat, the Ravens’ coach was a proud man, particularly given the way his side stepped up, having been written off prior to Sunday’s final:
  • 2005 NCAA DIVISION II NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP #1 Fort Lewis Edges #15 Franklin Pierce for Title, 3-1
    December 04, 2005
    WICHITA FALLS, Texas (December 4, 2005) – Top-ranked Fort Lewis (Colo.) College survived a scare from No. 15 Franklin Pierce to clinch its first NCAA Division II National Championship in program history with a 3-1 victory at Midwestern State University this afternoon.
  • 2005 NCAA DIVISION II SEMIFINAL #15 Franklin Pierce Through to National Championship Match
    December 02, 2005
    WICHITA FALLS, Texas. (December 2, 2005) – Franklin Pierce, ranked No. 15 in the final regular season National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, has advanced to the National Championship match for the first time in program history after collecting a hard-fought 1-0 victory over No. 4 Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville in semifinal round action of the 2005 NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer Championship, hosted by Midwestern State University, at MSU Soccer Field this afternoon.
  • Petropanagos Earns ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Honors
    November 28, 2005
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 28, 2005) – Franklin Pierce junior back Peter Petropanagos (Mississauga, Ontario/York University) has been selected to the 2005 ESPN The Magazine College Division Academic All-America Men’s Soccer Third Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The College Division teams are comprised of NCAA Division II and III and NAIA student-athletes and are voted on by CoSIDA’s Academic All-America committee.
  • NCAA Sets Times For Soccer Final Four Matches
    November 21, 2005
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 21, 2005) – The NCAA Championship committee has announced the match times for the Division II Men’s and Women’s Soccer Final Four, hosted by Midwestern State University, in Wichita Falls, Texas, next week.
  • 2005 NCAA DIVISION II QUARTERFINAL #15 Franklin Pierce Advances to Final Four on Shootout
    November 19, 2005
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 19, 2005) – Franklin Pierce, ranked No. 15 in the final regular season National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, will make its second trip to the final four (first since 1991) after posting a 3-2 decision over No. 12 New York Institute of Technology after the two sides played to a 1-1 double-overtime draw in quarterfinal round action of the NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer Championship at Sodexho Field tonight.
  • #15 Franklin Pierce Looks to Make Next Step on Saturday
    November 18, 2005
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 18, 2005) – Franklin Pierce, ranked No. 15 in the final regular season National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II coaches poll, hosts No. 12-ranked New York Institute of Technology in quarterfinal round action of the 2005 NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer Championships at Sodexho Field on Saturday at 7 p.m.
  • #4 Franklin Pierce Looks for Final Four Return on Saturday
    November 17, 2005
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 17, 2005) – Franklin Pierce, ranked No. 4 in the final regular season National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, hosts No. 5 West Chester (Pa.) University in quarterfinal round action of the 2005 NCAA Division II Women’s Soccer Championships at Sodexho Field on Saturday at 1 p. m.
  • Franklin Pierce Defensive Duo Collect ESPN The Magazine District I Academic All-America Honors
    November 16, 2005
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 16, 2005) – Two members of the No. 15-ranked Franklin Pierce men’s soccer team have earned ESPN The Magazine District I Academic All-America honors as selected by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) members throughout the Northeast.
  • 2005 NCAA NEW ENGLAND REGION CHAMPIONSHIP #15 Franklin Pierce Tips #7 Dominican, 1-0 (OT)
    November 12, 2005
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 12, 2005) – Second-seeded Franklin Pierce, ranked No. 15 in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, out-lasted top-seeded and No. 7-ranked Dominican College, 1-0, in overtime in the NCAA Division II New England Region Championship tonight at Sodexho Field.
  • 2005 NCAA NEW ENGLAND REGIONAL FIRST ROUND #15 Franklin Pierce Rolls Past #23 Le Moyne, 5-0
    November 10, 2005
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 10, 2005) – Second-seeded Franklin Pierce, ranked No. 15 in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, rolled to a 5-0 victory over third-seeded and No. 23-ranked Le Moyne College in first round action of the 2005 NCAA Division II New England Regional Tournament at Sodexho Field tonight.
  • Franklin Pierce is Soccer Central for Second Week
    November 07, 2005
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 7, 2005) – After hosting six Northeast-10 Conference Tournament matches last week, Franklin Pierce has been named host of the 2005 NCAA Division II men’s and women New England Regional Tournaments on Monday. Both Raven squads received NCAA Tournament bids by the selection committees today.
  • Joyce, Thorpe Heads List of Seven All-NE-10 Ravens
    November 07, 2005
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 7, 2005) – Seven members of the Northeast-10 Conference regular season champion Franklin Pierce men’s soccer team, ranked No. 14 in the most recent National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, received All-Conference honors as voted on by the 14 Head Coaches in the NE-10.
  • 2005 NE-10 TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP Third-Seeded Le Moyne Edges Top-Seeded Franklin Pierce, 1-0
    November 06, 2005
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 6, 2005) – Third-seeded Le Moyne College claimed its first Northeast-10 Conference soccer championship with a 1-0 decision over top-seeded Franklin Pierce, ranked No. 14 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, in the 2005 Northeast-10 Championship, presented by Select Sports, at Sodexho Field this afternoon.
  • Four Franklin Pierce Soccer Players Earn NE-10 All-Academic Honors
    November 04, 2005
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 4, 2005) – Four members of the Northeast-10 Conference regular season champion Franklin Pierce men’s and women’s soccer teams were selected to the Northeast-10 Conference men’s and women’s All-Academic teams as voted by the sports information directors in the NE-10 this week.
  • Franklin Pierce Hosts NE-10 Men’s & Women’s Soccer Championships Sunday
    November 03, 2005
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 3, 2005) – Franklin Pierce will host the 2005 Northeast-10 Conference men’s and women’s championship matches, presented by Select Sports, at Sodexho Field on Sunday.
  • NE-10 TOURNAMENT SEMIFINAL Top-seeded Franklin Pierce Advances to Championship in Shootout
    November 02, 2005
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 2, 2005) – Top-seeded Franklin Pierce, ranked No. 14 in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, advanced to the Conference title match for the second straight year after besting fifth-seeded UMass Lowell, 5-4, in a penalty shootout after the two sides played to a 2-2 draw in semifinal round action of the 2005 Northeast-10 Conference Tournament, presented by Select Sports, tonight at Sodexho Field.
  • Franklin Pierce Pair Honored by NE-10
    November 01, 2005
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 1, 2005) – Two members of the Northeast-10 Conference regular season champion men’s soccer team received weekly honors from the Conference on Monday.
  • Franklin Pierce Announces Wednesday’s NE-10 Tournament Soccer Times
    October 31, 2005
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 31, 2005) – Franklin Pierce and the Northeast-10 Conference have announced the times for Wednesday’s NE-10 men’s and women’s soccer tournament semifinal matches.
  • 2005 NE-10 TOURNAMENT QUARTERFINAL Top-seeded Franklin Pierce Edges Southern N.H., 1-0
    October 30, 2005
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 30, 2005) – Top-seeded Franklin Pierce, receiving votes in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, edged eighth-seeded Southern New Hampshire University, 1-0, in quarterfinal round action of the 2005 Northeast-10 Conference men’s soccer tournament, presented by Select Sports, at Sodexho Field tonight.
  • Franklin Pierce Clinch First NE-10 Championship
    October 27, 2005
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 27, 2005) – Franklin Pierce, receiving votes in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Division II poll, clinched its first Northeast-10 Conference regular season championship with a convincing 4-0 decision over No. 13 Southern Connecticut State University in men’s soccer action at Sodexho Field tonight.
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