2015 Men's Soccer News

  • Men’s Soccer Announces 10-Player Recruiting Class
    July 18, 2016
    RINDGE, N.H. (July 18, 2016) – The Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team and head coach Roy Fink have announced the addition of a 10-player recruiting class, which will join the team this fall. Shawn Allien (Medford, Mass.), Bernard Broni (Upton, Mass.), Matthew Camara (Swansea, Mass.), Jahkeem Hunt (Pembroke, Bermuda), Noam Kolakofsky (Achziv, Israel), Niklas Laudahn (Dortmund, Germany), Jacob Maddox (Southborough, Mass.), Joseph Morehead (Fairhaven, Mass.), Jadel Poon-Lewis (Diego Martin, Trinidad & Tobago) and Nate Presti (Bedford, Mass.) will all be Ravens for the first time during the 2016 campaign.
  • 2007 Men’s Soccer National Championship Team Inducted into Northeast-10 Hall of Fame
    June 09, 2016
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (June 9, 2016) – The 2007 Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team, which captured the national championship, has been inducted into the Northeast-10 Conference Hall of Fame, as announced by the Conference office at the league’s annual banquet earlier this week. The Ravens were among three teams and six individuals inducted by the Northeast-10.
  • Men’s Soccer’s Lewis Named to Trinidad & Tobago U20 National Team
    June 08, 2016
    RINDGE, N.H. (June 8, 2016) – Jadiel Poon Lewis, an incoming goalkeeper for the Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team, has been selected as a member of the Trinidad & Tobago Under 20 Men’s National Team, as announced on Tuesday by the Trinidad & Tobago Football Association. Lewis will represent his country at the upcoming Caribbean Football Union (CFU) first round qualifying matches leading up to the 2017 FIFA Under 20 World Cup in South Korea.
  • Four Ravens Earn Spots on Fall Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference Teams
    February 03, 2016
    RINDGE, N.H. (February 3, 2016) – Four Franklin Pierce University student-athletes have been named to the fall 2015 Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference Team in their respective sports, as announced Wednesday by the Conference office. Field hockey saw senior forward Chelsey Burnell (Porter, Maine) and sophomore forward Carly Canavan (Kingston, N.Y.) honored, while junior Jon Holmes (Albany, N.Y.) of the men’s cross country team and graduate student midfielder David Magee (Lurgan, Ireland) of the men’s soccer team earned the accolade as well. The selected Ravens were among 79 student-athletes across seven sports honored by the Northeast-10.
  • Men’s Soccer’s David Magee Named to NSCAA All-East Region Third Team
    December 03, 2015
    RINDGE, N.H. (December 3, 2015) – Graduate student midfielder David Magee (Lurgan, Ireland) of the Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-East Region Third Team, as announced by the NSCAA. It is his first career All-Region selection.
  • Men’s Soccer Has Four Honored by Northeast-10 Conference
    November 05, 2015
    RINDGE, N.H. (November 5, 2015) – Graduate student midfielder David Magee (Lurgan, Ireland) of the Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team has been named to the All-Northeast-10 Conference First Team, as announced on Thursday afternoon by the Conference office. In addition, senior forward Marius Preber (Jessheim, Norway) was selected to the All-Northeast-10 Second Team, while freshman midfielder Lloyd Ross (London, England) and freshman back Jordan Barnett (Grimsby, England) were both named to the Northeast-10 All-Rookie Team.
  • Early Goal Allows Men’s Soccer to Finish Season with 1-0 Win Over Assumption
    October 30, 2015
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 30, 2015) – The only four-year senior on the field for the Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team on Friday night, senior midfielder George Levantakis (Lynnfield, Mass.) was a fitting player to score the game’s only goal on Senior Night at Sodexo Field. Levantakis got a fortunate bounce to score in the 13th minute, lifting the Ravens to a 1-0 win over Assumption in Northeast-10 Conference play.
  • Men’s Soccer Downed at Le Moyne, 4-3, in Double Overtime
    October 27, 2015
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (October 27, 2015) – The Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team got second-half goals from junior midfielder Gabriel Batista (Fortaleza, Brazil) and senior forward Marius Preber (Jessheim, Norway) on Tuesday afternoon, as the Ravens forged a 3-3 tie through the end of regulation, but Le Moyne’s Rossel Cacho had other ideas. The junior forward put home the golden goal in the 104th minute, 3:21 into the second overtime, to lift the Dolphins to a 4-3 win in Northeast-10 Conference play at Ted Grant Field.
  • Cortijo Forces OT Late, but Men’s Soccer Falls to Saint Rose in Extra Session, 3-2
    October 24, 2015
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 24, 2015) – In a script different from recent games, it was the Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team which erased a late deficit on Saturday night, as senior midfielder Lorris Cortijo (Paris, France) knotted the game at 2-2 with just 1:17 to play in regulation. The effort went for naught however, as Saint Rose sophomore forward Romaine Williamson buried a rebound 3:35 into overtime to send the Golden Knights away with a 3-2 win in Northeast-10 Conference play at Sodexo Field.
  • Weekly Roundup: Madden, Morrison Earn Ne-10 Weekly Honors
    October 21, 2015
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 21, 2015) – Freshman back Charlie Madden (Newton Abbot, United Kingdom) of the Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Rookie of the Week, as announced on Monday by the Conference office. In addition, sophomore Camden Morrison (Millis, Mass.) of the women’s golf team has been named Northeast-10 Player of the Week and three other Ravens have been named to their sport’s respective Weekly Honor Roll.
  • Men’s Soccer Can’t Hang on to 2-0 Lead, Plays to 2-2 Draw at Bentley
    October 21, 2015
    WALTHAM, Mass. (October 21, 2015) – For the third straight game, the Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team surrendered the game’s decisive goal with less than 20 minutes to play in regulation on Wednesday afternoon. This time, a 2-0 lead in the 67th minute was undone by goals in the 80th and 84th minutes, as the Ravens ultimately played to a 2-0 draw on the road at Bentley in Northeast-10 Conference play.
  • Men’s Soccer Stunned by Goal in Dying Seconds, Falls at Merrimack, 2-1
    October 17, 2015
    NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (October 17, 2015) – After having seen three second-half leads evaporate in the last month, the Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team was again undone in the final 45 minutes on Saturday night, though this time, the decisive blow came later and harsher than it had before. Merrimack junior forward Jaime Cortes Torres headed home a cross with just eight seconds remaining in regulation to lift the Warriors to a 2-1 win in Northeast-10 Conference play at Martone-Mejail Field.
  • Weekly Roundup: Nathalia Maria da Silva Named NE-10 Rookie of the Week
    October 14, 2015
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 14, 2015) – Freshman forward Nathalia Maria da Silva (Sao Paulo, Brazil) of the Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Rookie of the Week, as announced on Monday by the Conference office. In addition, three Ravens across three sports have been named to the Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll.
  • Men’s Soccer Goes Back and Forth with Adelphi, Plays to 2-2 Draw
    October 13, 2015
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 13, 2015) – A pair of goals 10 minutes apart in the second half briefly allowed the Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team to surge to a 2-1 lead on Tuesday afternoon, but another goal another 10 minutes later would bring Adelphi even. The penalty kick from graduate student midfielder Alejandro Penzini would stand as the game’s final goal at Sodexo Field, as the two sides played to a 2-2 draw in Northeast-10 Conference play.
  • Early DaCosta Double Pushes Men’s Soccer to 3-1 Win at Saint Anselm
    October 10, 2015
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (October 10, 2015) – With goals flying fast and furious in the first half, the Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team opened up a 2-1 lead over Saint Anselm in the first 25 minutes at Melucci Field on Saturday afternoon. The Ravens would later add the only goal of the second half to notch a 3-1 road win in Northeast-10 Conference play.
  • Men’s Soccer Blanked Again, Falls 2-0 to Post
    October 07, 2015
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 7, 2015) – For the third straight game, the Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team was unable to find offense, as its scoreless streak stretched to 300:04 on Wednesday night. In non-conference play at Sodexo Field, Post used a late first-half goal and a second-half insurance marker to pick up a 2-0 victory.
  • Men’s Soccer Comes Up Empty in 2-0 Loss to New Haven
    October 03, 2015
    RINDGE, N.H. (October 3, 2015) – Though it finally generated sustained pressure in the second half on Saturday night at Sodexo Field, the Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team was unable to produce results with the late life. Instead, a pair of first-half goals for New Haven graduate student back Ben Lamb led the Chargers to a 2-0 victory in Northeast-10 Conference play.
  • Men’s Soccer Stopped by First-Half Goal at No. 4 SNHU, 1-0
    September 30, 2015
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (September 30, 2015) – The Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team surrendered just one goal to No. 4 nationally ranked Southern New Hampshire on the road on Wednesday night, but the first-half strike would stand as the only goal of the game. Senior back Dominic Samuel found the back of the net in the 21st minute at Penmen Field to provide the key play of SNHU’s 1-0 Northeast-10 Conference victory.
  • Southern Connecticut State Rallies Past Men’s Soccer Late for 3-2 (OT) Win
    September 26, 2015
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (September 26, 2015) – Senior midfielder George Levantakis (Lynnfield, Mass.) and graduate student forward Quincy Appah (Accra, Ghana) scored just 4:41 apart in the second half on Saturday evening, as the Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team surged to a 2-1 lead at Jess Dow Field. Less than a half-hour later, the lead would evaporate though, and then sophomore midfielder Louis Greenway Tambini scored early in overtime to lift Southern Connecticut State to a 3-2, overtime victory in Northeast-10 Conference play.
  • Men’s Soccer Plays to 1-1 (2 OT) Tie at American International
    September 23, 2015
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (September 23, 2015) – The Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team found a first-half goal on the road on Wednesday night, but it was eventually erased by a second-half goal from American International at Ronald J. Abdow Field. Neither team could find more than one marker on the night, as the two played to a 1-1 tie in Northeat-10 Conference play.
  • Weekly Roundup: Bisazza Northeast-10 Men’s Tennis Rookie of the Week, Four on Weekly Honor Roll
    September 22, 2015
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 22, 2015) – Freshman James Bisazza (West Barnstable, Mass.) of the Franklin Pierce University men’s tennis team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Men’s Tennis Rookie of the Week, as announced Tuesday by the Conference office. In addition, four Ravens were named to their sport’s Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll.
  • Second-Half Corner Kick Sinks Men’s Soccer in 2-1 Loss to Stonehill
    September 19, 2015
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 19, 2015) – Sophomore goalkeeper Jordan LeGuyader (Jersey, United Kingdom) stifled two solid scoring chances on Saturday night, but the third time was the charm for Stonehill at Sodexo Field. A corner-kick goal off the head of sophomore forward Adam Branco in the 63rd minute broke a 1-1 tie and stood as the difference in the Northeast-10 Conference contest, as the Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team suffered a 2-1 defeat.
  • (UPDATE: 10 a.m. Wednesday) Weekly Roundup: Ravens Collect Seven Northeast-10 Awards Across Four Sports
    September 16, 2015
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 14, 2015) – It was a banner week for Franklin Pierce University teams, as seven student-athletes earned weekly awards from the Northeast-10 Conference, as announced on Monday and Tuesday by the Conference office. In addition, the Ravens put six more student-athletes on the Weekly Honor Roll.
  • Appah Opens Scoring with Pair, Men’s Soccer Rolls Past Saint Michael’s, 4-0
    September 15, 2015
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 15, 2015) – For the third time in as many games, the Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team opened with multiple goals in the first 20 minutes, en route to a 4-0 win over Saint Michael’s on Tuesday night at Sodexo Field. Graduate student forward Quincy Appah (Accra, Ghana) scored twice in a span of just 4:32 to start the Ravens on their way to the Northeast-10 Conference victory.
  • Three First-Half Goals Push Men’s Soccer to 3-1 Win Over Molloy in Home Opener
    September 12, 2015
    RINDGE, N.H. (September 12, 2015) – Having played its first two games on the road, the Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team arrived back home with a bang on Saturday night at Sodexo Field. The Ravens scored twice in a raucous first 10 minutes as part of a three-goal first half, which led to a 3-1 win over Molloy in non-conference play. Graduate student midfielder David Magee (Lurgan, Ireland) put home the eventual game-winning goal on a 10th-minute penalty kick.
  • First-Half Barrage, Second-Half Insurance Allow Men’s Soccer to Cruise Over Dowling, 5-1
    September 09, 2015
    SHIRLEY, N.Y. (September 9, 2015) – Three first-half goals staked the Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team to a 3-1 lead on Tuesday night, before two second-half goals put the game away, as the Ravens rolled to a 5-1 win over Dowling at Golden Lions Field. Five different players scored for Franklin Pierce en route to the non-conference victory.
  • Early PK, Late Insurance Marker Sink Men’s Soccer, 2-0, at Bridgeport in 2015 Debut
    September 05, 2015
    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (September 5, 2015) – In a game which played statistically even, the only two markers on the scoreboard went against the crimson and grey on Saturday night, as the Franklin Pierce University men’s soccer team dropped a 2-0 decision at Bridgeport in its season opener at Knights Field. Junior forward Luka Ivanovic scored both goals in the non-conference contest for Bridgeport.
  • Fall Coaches’ Poll Roundup: Women’s Soccer Picked Fourth in NE-10 to Lead Ravens
    August 28, 2015
    RINDGE, N.H. (August 28, 2015) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s soccer team has been picked fourth (out of 15 teams) in the Northeast-10 Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, which was the leading selection among five Ravens fall sports. The Northeast-10 released one coaches' poll each day this week in the lead-up to the beginning of the fall seasons. In addition to women’s soccer, men’s soccer was picked sixth (of 14), volleyball was picked seventh (of 15), field hockey was picked 11th (of 13) and women’s tennis was picked 12th (of 13).