2009 Men's Soccer News

April 28, 2010
Men's Soccer Tabs Freddy Hall As Most Valuable Player At Annual Awards Banquet
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team announced 2009 team awards at its annual banquet on Friday, April 23. Senior goalkeeper Freddy Hall #$%^(St. George, Bermuda) was named the Most Valuable Player for the 2009 season after helping lead the Bobcats to their first appearance in Northeast #$%^Conference Championship Game in program history.

April 24, 2010
Men's Soccer Plays Alumni and Manhattan In Final Day Of Spring Season
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team finished its 2010 spring season with a 1-1 tie against Manhattan Saturday afternoon at the Quinnipiac Soccer Field. Newcomer Leandro Reis (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) scored his fourth goal of the spring for the Bobcats' lone tally of the game. Quinnipiac wraps up the exhibition season with a mark of 3-1-1 with wins over Post, American International and Hartford.

April 21, 2010
Men's Soccer Splits Weekend With Hartford and Holy Cross
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team continued its 2010 spring season this weekend with games against the University of Hartford and Holy Cross on Saturday. The Bobcats defeated Hartford, 1-0, on a goal from Pierre Soubrier (Aurignac, France). The junior defender beat the Hawks goalkeeper with a shot off a Durval Pereira (Cheshire, Conn.) corner kick for the game's lone goal. Quinnipiac was then defeated by Holy Cross, 1-0, in the second game of the day.

April 20, 2010
Volunteer Assistant Coach Neil Shaka Hislop Featured In The Quinnipiac Chronicle
Quinnipiac University men's and women's soccer volunteer assistant coach Neil Shaka Hislop was the topic of a feature article in the most recent issue of The Quinnipiac Chronicle. The story, entitled 'Neil Skaka Hislop: A World of Experience' and written by junior Robin Schuppert, outlines the path taken by the Bobcats coach from professional soccer to the 2006 World Cup with Trinidad and Tobago and now to the Quinnipiac sidelines. The story also focuses on his role in developing senior Freddy Hall (St. George, Bermuda) into one of the top goalies in the nation this past season.

April 12, 2010
Men's Soccer Begins Spring Season With Two Wins
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team began its 2010 spring season Sunday afternoon against two opponents. The Bobcats played Post University in the morning before taking on American International later in the day. Freshmen Philip Suprise (Milwaukee, Wis.) and Marijan Jurac (Greenwich, Conn.) each scored goals, while newcomer and transfer student Leandro Reis (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) also scored in his first action with the Bobcats in the 3-0 win over Post.

February 23, 2010
Men's Soccer Announces The Signing Of Two National Letters Of Intent
Quinnipiac University men's soccer Head Coach Eric Da Costa has announced the signing of two players to National Letters of Intent for the 2010 season. Brandon Strain-Goode (Ajax, Ontario) and Stephen McCarthy (County Kerry, Ireland) will join a Bobcats team that fell just one goal short of capturing the program's first Northeast Conference Championship this past season. Strain-Goode and McCarthy will add depth to the team as they will fill spots at the forward and defense positions.

February 9, 2010
Transfer Leandro Reis Joins Men's Soccer For Spring Season
Quinnipiac University men's soccer Head Coach Eric Da Costa has announced the addition of Leandro Reis (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) to the team as a transfer from Barton Community College. Reis spent two seasons at Barton, helping them to back-to-back NJCAA Division I Championship berths during that time. He will join the Bobcats for the spring season in the upcoming months before beginning his first season with the team in the fall.

February 4, 2010
Men's Soccer Assistant Coach Alejandro Rincon Named CJSA Young Coach Of The Year
Quinnipiac University men's soccer Assistant Coach Alejandro Rincon was recently named the Connecticut Junior Soccer Association (CJSA) Young Coach of the Year. The award is presented annually to a promising young coach in the state of Connecticut that has shown potential as a soccer coach on numerous levels. Along with his responsibilities with the Bobcats, Rincon also serves as the head coach of the Connecticut Olympic Development Program's (ODP) boy's U-15 team and Academica Futebol (AFC) Club's boy's U-14 and girl's U-11 teams.

January 19, 2010
Graciano Brito Signs Professional Contract In Portugal
Former Quinnipiac University men's soccer standout Graciano Brito has signed a professional contract with Clube Operario Desportivo of the Portuguese League in Division II. Brito began a trial on Jan. 4 and was signed to a contract the following day before being selected for the team's 18-player roster for Operario's game on the 10th of the month. He is the first Quinnipiac player in Head Coach Eric Da Costa's tenure to play major professional soccer in either Europe or North America.

December 20, 2009
Freddy Hall Named To ESPN Soccernet's Top 10 Goalkeepers Of 2010 Class Of Prospects
ESPN Soccernet has named Quinnipiac University men's soccer goalkeeper Freddy Hall (St. George, Bermuda) as one of its top 10 goalies of the 2010 class of prospects. Hall, listed fourth by ESPN, finished his senior campaign as the Northeast Conference First Team goalkeeper after leading the nation in save percentage and total saves for much of the middle portion of the 2009 season. The three-year starter led the Bobcats to back-to-back NEC Tournament berths for the first time in program history in 2008 and 2009 on his way to his second honor as a member of the conference's All-Tournament Team.

December 11, 2009
NSCAA Names Five Men's Soccer Players To North Atlantic Regional Teams
Five members of the Quinnipiac University men's soccer team were named to 2009 adidas National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-North Atlantic Regional Teams. Freddy Hall (St. George, Bermuda), Pierre Soubrier (Aurignac, France), Shane Recklet (Shelton, Conn.) and Philip Suprise (Milwaukee, Wis.) were all named to the NSCAA North Atlantic Second Team, while Durval Pereira (Cheshire, Conn.) was named to the Third Team. This marks the second consecutive year that Recklet and Hall have received the honor.

December 10, 2009
Men's Soccer Goalkeeper Freddy Hall Invited To MLS Player Combine
Quinnipiac University men's soccer senior goalkeeper Freddy Hall (St. George, Bermuda) has been invited to the 2010 adidas Major League Soccer (MLS) Player Combine. Hall is one of just 62 seniors from 44 Division I collegiate teams invited to the annual combine held prior to the MLS Draft. Along with being one of 62 seniors, Hall is one of only five senior goalkeepers invited to the annual player combine that will be held at Central Broward Regional Park in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Jan. 8-12, 2010.

November 15, 2009
Men's Soccer Falls To Monmouth, 2-1, In NEC Championship Game
A late second-half push was not enough to overcome a two-goal deficit as the Quinnipiac University men's soccer team fell to Monmouth, 2-1, in the 2009 Northeast Conference Championship Game Sunday afternoon at the Great Lawn. Senior co-captain Shane Recklet (Shelton, Conn.) scored the Bobcats' lone goal of the game in 61st minute, but the top-seeded Hawks held off Quinnipiac in the waning minutes to win its third conference title in program history.

November 14, 2009
Men's Soccer Plays Monmouth Sunday At Noon For NEC Championship
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team will play in the program's first ever Northeast Conference Championship Game Sunday at noon against the top-seeded Monmouth Hawks. The game will take place on Monmouth's Great Lawn in West Long Branch, N.J. The No. 3 ranked Bobcats earned the right to play in the final game with a 4-3 win on penalty kicks against St. Francis (NY) in the NEC semifinals after the teams played to a 1-1 draw following 110 minutes of action.

November 13, 2009
Freddy Hall And Pierre Soubrier Named To Men's Soccer All-NEC First Team
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team received four individual awards Thursday night at the 2009 Northeast Conference Tournament banquet hosted by Monmouth University. Senior goalkeeper Freddy Hall (St. George, Bermuda) and junior defender Pierre Soubrier (Aurignac, France) were named to the All-NEC First Team after leading the Bobcats to consecutive berths in the NEC Tournament for the first time in program history in 2009. Senior midfielder Shane Recklet (Shelton, Conn.) and freshman forward Philip Suprise (Milwaukee, Wis.) were tabbed to the All-NEC Second Team.

November 13, 2009
Men's Soccer Defeats St. Francis (NY) On Penalty Kicks To Advance To NEC Championship Game
Senior co-captain Shane Recklet's (Shelton, Conn.) goal in the final round of penalty kicks with St. Francis (NY) sent the Quinnipiac University men's soccer team to its first ever Northeast Conference Championship Game Sunday at noon. The senior midfielder put a shot into the lower right corner to give the Bobcats a 4-3 advantage in penalty kicks after they played to a 1-1 tie with the Terriers through regulation and two overtime periods at Monmouth's Great Lawn in the second NEC semifinal of the day. The win was the first in postseason play in program history for Quinnipiac.

November 12, 2009
Men's Soccer Takes On St. Francis (NY) Friday In NEC Semifinals
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team will take on St. Francis (NY) Friday afternoon in semifinals of the 2009 Northeast Conference Tournament at 1:30 p.m., at Monmouth's Great Lawn in West Long Branch, N.J. The Bobcats are seeded third in the conference's postseason tournament with a 6-2-2 NEC record and 20 points. The Terriers are the second seed with a 7-2-1 NEC mark and 22 points. In the one meeting this season, the two teams played to a 1-1 tie in Hamden on Oct. 25. The hosts from Monmouth will take on Fairleigh Dickinson in the first game of the day.

November 7, 2009
Late Goal By Philip Suprise Lifts Men's Soccer Past CCSU, 1-0
Freshman Philip Suprise (Milwaukee, Wis.) scored off a Dominic Adams (John Dial, Trinidad and Tobago) assist in the 82nd minute as the Quinnipiac University men's soccer team defeated Central Connecticut, 1-0, Friday night at the Arute Field. With the win, the Bobcats (9-3-6, 6-2-2 NEC) clinch at least the No. 3 seed in next weekend's Northeast Conference Tournament. The Blue Devils end the season at 6-10-1 (1-8-1 NEC).

November 4, 2009
Men's Soccer Wraps Up Regular Season Friday At CCSU
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team plays its final regular-season game of the 2009 season on Friday, Nov. 6 against Central Connecticut State in New Britain, Conn. The game, originally scheduled for 2 p.m., at CCSU Soccer Field has been moved to 6 p.m., at Arute Field. The Bobcats come into the game needing a win to clinch a berth in the Northeast Conference Tournament for the second year in a row. Quinnipiac is currently on its first two-game losing streak in over a year, posting an 8-3-6 overall record this season and a 5-2-2 mark in NEC play.

November 1, 2009
Men's Soccer Falls At Monmouth, 2-0
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team dropped its second consecutive game Sunday afternoon at Monmouth, 2-0, on the Great Lawn. The 2-0 loss was the first time the Bobcats had been shutout in a loss in 2009 and dropped their record to 5-2-2 in Northeast Conference play. Monmouth moves into sole possession of first place in the conference standings with 22 points and a 7-1-1 mark. The Bobcats are 8-3-6 overall this season, while the Hawks are 15-1-1.

October 31, 2009
Men's Soccer Falls To Mount St. Mary's, 4-3, In Overtime
Two second-half goals, including one in the final minute, from senior midfielder Shane Recklet (Shelton, Conn.) forced extra time, but the Quinnipiac University men's soccer team fell to Mount St. Mary's, 4-3, in overtime Friday night. The loss was the first of the season in Northeast Conference play for the Bobcats who drop to 5-1-2 this season and 8-2-6 overall. The win improves the Mount's record to 4-3-1 in NEC play, while 5-9-1 overall.

October 31, 2009
Men's Soccer Continues Roadtrip At Monmouth On Sunday
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team plays its most anticipated game of the season Sunday in West Long Branch, N.J., against Monmouth at 1 p.m. The Hawks leaped the Bobcats with a win on Friday and a Quinnipiac loss to move into a first-place tie atop the Northeast Conference standings with 19 points. The Bobcats fell to Mount St. Mary's, 4-3, in overtime in their game on Friday night after forcing overtime on a goal in the final minute of regulation.

October 30, 2009
Freddy Hall Of Men's Soccer Featured On NCAA.com
Senior goalkeeper Freddy Hall (St. George, Bermuda) of the Quinnipiac University men's soccer team was the topic of a feature story on the NCAA's Web site. The article written by Kevin Scheitrum titled, 'The Busiest Man In The Business' focuses on Hall's career with the Bobcats and his role this season as a leader. This season, Hall leads the nation in save percentage (.931) and saves (94), while fourth in the nation in goals-against average (.431).

October 30, 2009
Men's Soccer Junior Dwayne Mars Named To CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 1 University Division First Team
Quinnipiac University men's soccer junior Dwayne Mars (St. Michael, Barbados) has been named to the 2009 CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District 1 University Division First Team, as released by the College Sports Information Directors of America today. Mars was one of 11 players named to the first team, which also include two other Northeast Conference players. Mars currently carries a 3.76 grade-point average while majoring in finance. By being named to the first team, Mars is now eligible for Academic All-America consideration.

October 29, 2009
Men's Soccer Travels To Mount St. Mary's On Friday
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team will travel to Emmitsburg, Md., Friday to take on the Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers in a Northeast Conference matchup. The Bobcats are in sole possession of first place in the NEC with 17 points and a 5-0-2 record in league play. A loss by Monmouth Sunday at Saint Francis (Pa.) leaves Quinnipiac as the only team in the conference without an NEC loss. The Bobcats are coming off a 1-1 tie with St. Francis (NY) on Sunday. The Mount is in a three-way tie with Fairleigh Dickinson and Sacred Heart for the fourth and final postseason spot with 10 points.

October 25, 2009
Men's Soccer Plays To 1-1 Draw With St. Francis (NY)
A first-half goal by junior Tolle Staffanson (Goteborg, Sweden) helped the Quinnipiac University men's soccer team to 1-1 tie with St. Francis (NY) Sunday afternoon. The tie gives the Bobcats 17 points in the Northeast Conference standings as they now post a record of 5-0-2, while 8-1-6 overall. The Terriers' point keeps them one back of the Bobcats with a 5-1-1 NEC mark and are 8-5-1 overall this season.

October 23, 2009
Durval Pereira's Goal Lifts Men's Soccer Over Long Island, 1-0
Sophomore Durval Pereira (Cheshire, Conn.) scored in the 85th minute to lift the Quinnipiac University men's soccer team to a 1-0 win Friday afternoon against Long Island. The second-year forward's first goal of the season found the back to help the Bobcats improve to 5-0-1 in Northeast Conference play, while 8-1-5 overall. The Blackbirds' loss drops their conference record to 2-4 and 5-9 overall. The win keeps Quinnipiac in a first-place tie in the NEC with 16 points.

October 22, 2009
Men's Soccer Hosts Long Island Friday At 3 PM
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team plays host to Long Island Friday at 3 p.m., at the Quinnipiac Soccer Field. The Bobcats welcome the Blackbirds to Hamden for the first game of their last home weekend of 2009. Quinnipiac is tied for the top spot in the Northeast Conference standings with No. 7 Monmouth with 13 points. The Bobcats have earned those points with a 4-0-1 mark in league play, while 7-1-5 overall. Long Island is 2-3 in NEC play and 5-8 overall this season.

October 19, 2009
Philip Suprise Named adidas/NEC Men's Soccer Rookie Of The Week
Freshman Philip Suprise (Milwaukee, Wis.) of the Quinnipiac University men's soccer team was named the adidas/Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week for the second consecutive week. Suprise was honored by the NEC after scoring the game-winning goal at Fairleigh Dickinson on Friday night with 28 seconds remaining in the game. The goal lifted the Bobcats to a 1-0 win over the Knights and the team's third NEC victory of 2009. Quinnipiac also defeated Sacred Heart, 1-0, on Sunday to improve to 4-0-1 in conference play and a tie for first place with No. 8 Monmouth.

October 19, 2009
Men's Soccer Second In NSCAA North Atlantic Regional Rankings
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team moved up three spots in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Regional Rankings. The Bobcats are tied for second with Iona in the most recent North Atlantic Region rankings after posting a 2-1 week. Consecutive 1-0 wins against Northeast Conference opponents Fairleigh Dickinson and Sacred Heart and a solid performance at Boston College allowed the Bobcats to move up to second after a fifth-place showing last week. The Bobcats are 7-1-5 overall and are 4-0-1 in NEC play.

October 18, 2009
Men's Soccer Defeats Sacred Heart, 1-0
Junior Pierre Soubrier (Aurignac, France) scored the lone goal of the game to give the Quinnipiac University men's soccer team a 1-0 win at Sacred #$%^Heart Sunday afternoon. The Bobcats are now 4-0-1 in Northeast Conference play with the win, while 7-1-5 overall. The Pioneers drops to 3-2-1 in #$%^conference play, three points back of Quinnipiac. The Bobcats are now tied with No. 8 Monmouth for first place in the NEC with 13 points.

October 17, 2009
Men's Soccer Edges Fairleigh Dickinson With Late Goal, 1-0
Freshman Philip Suprise (Milwaukee, Wisc.) of the Quinnipiac University men's soccer team scored the game's lone goal in the 90th minute to lift the Bobcats to a 1-0 win at Fairleigh Dickinson Friday night. Suprise's sixth goal of the season came with just 28 seconds remaining, improving Quinnipiac's Northeast Conference record to 3-0-1 this season and 6-1-5 overall. The Knights' loss drops their NEC mark to 1-3-1 and 4-8-1 overall.

October 17, 2009
Men's Soccer Takes On Sacred Heart In Fairfield Sunday At 2:30 PM
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team takes on Sacred Heart Sunday afternoon at 2:30 p.m., at Campus Field in Fairfield, Conn. The Bobcats and Pioneers are currently tied for second place in the Northeast Conference with 10 points each. Quinnipiac is coming off a 1-0 win at defending NEC Champion Fairleigh Dickinson on Friday night in which the Bobcats scored the game winner in the 90th minute of play.

October 15, 2009
Men's Soccer Travels To Fairleigh Dickinson Friday At 7 PM
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team travels to Teaneck, N.J., Friday at 7 p.m., to take on Fairleigh Dickinson at University Stadium. The Northeast Conference contest pits the second-place Bobcats (2-0-1) against the Knights (1-2-1), currently tied for seventh in the conference standings. Quinnipiac last played on Monday afternoon, falling to Boston College, 1-0, in its final nonconference game of the season for its first loss of 2009.

October 13, 2009
Men's Soccer Falls To Boston College, 1-0
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team fell to Boston College, 1-0, Monday afternoon at the Newton Campus Soccer and Lacrosse Field in its final nonconference game of the season. The Eagles scored the game's lone goal with just over two minutes remaining in the first half to hand the Bobcats their first loss of the season. Quinnipiac drops to 5-1-5 overall this season, while Boston College improves to 7-6 with the win.

October 12, 2009
Philip Suprise Named adidas/NEC Rookie Of The Week
Freshman Philip Suprise (Milwaukee, Wisc.) of the Quinnipiac University men's soccer team was named the adidas/Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week. This is the first time that Suprise has been honored as the NEC's top freshman player after his hat trick led the Bobcats to a 3-0 win over Bryant on Friday, Oct. 9 in Hamden. Suprise now leads the team with five goals and 11 points this season, while ranking third in the NEC in goals and sixth in points.

October 11, 2009
Men's Soccer Plays At Boston College On Monday At 4 PM
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team takes its 5-0-5 record on the road for its final nonconference game of the season on Monday, Oct. 12 at Boston College. The Bobcats are coming off a 3-0 win against Bryant on Friday in Hamden. The win concluded a six-game homestand for the Bobcats who finished the three-week stay with a 3-0-3 record. Quinnipiac is currently 2-0-1 in Northeast Conference play.

October 9, 2009
Philip Suprise's Hat Trick Leads Men's Soccer Past Bryant, 3-0
Freshman Philip Suprise (Milwaukee, Wisc.) scored two goals in the first half and one in the second for the hat trick as the Quinnipiac University men's soccer team defeated Bryant, 3-0, in a Northeast Conference matchup at the Quinnipiac Soccer Field Friday afternoon. It marks the first three-goal game for any member of the Bobcats this season as they improve to 2-0-1 in NEC play, while moving to 5-0-5 overall. Bryant drops to 0-3 in conference play and 2-9 overall with the loss.

October 8, 2009
Men's Soccer Concludes Homestand Against Bryant Friday At 3 PM
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team plays the sixth and final contest of its six-game homestand on Friday against Bryant at 3 p.m. The Bobcats come into the game with an undefeated mark of 4-0-5 and 1-0-1 in Northeast Conference play after picking up four of six possible points in their first weekend against conference opponents.

October 6, 2009
Men's Soccer Ranked Fourth In North Atlantic Region By NSCAA
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team maintained its position in the most recent National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) regional rankings. The Bobcats are fourth in the North Atlantic Region for the second week in a row, tied with Northeast Conference opponent Central Connecticut. Quinnipiac holds at fourth after tying Robert Morris, 0-0, Friday and defeating Saint Francis (Pa.), 3-0, at home on Sunday to open its conference schedule. The Bobcats are now 4-0-5 overall this season and 1-0-1 in NEC play.

October 4, 2009
Men's Soccer Defeats Saint Francis (Pa.), 3-0, For First NEC Win
Three different players tallied goals as the Quinnipiac University men's soccer team earned a 3-0 victory against Saint Francis (Pa.) Sunday afternoon #$%^at Quinnipiac Soccer Field. The win was the first in Northeast Conference play for the Bobcats who improve to 1-0-1 and 4-0-5 overall. The loss drops #$%^the Red Flash to 4-6-1 overall and 0-1-1 in NEC play.

October 3, 2009
Men's Soccer Squares Off With Saint Francis (Pa.) Sunday At Noon
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team hosts Saint Francis (Pa.) on Sunday, Oct. 4 at 12 p.m., at the Quinnipiac Soccer Field. The Bobcats opened their Northeast Conference schedule with a scoreless draw against Robert Morris on Friday afternoon. The tie moved Quinnipiac's record to 3-0-5 overall and 0-0-1 in conference play. The Bobcats are one of just two teams remaining in the NEC without a loss this season.

October 2, 2009
Men's Soccer Ties Robert Morris, 0-0, In NEC Opener
Senior goalkeeper Freddy Hall (St. George, Bermuda) stopped all six shots he faced as the Quinnipiac University men's soccer team played to a scoreless draw with Robert Morris. The game was the Northeast Conference opener for both teams as the Bobcats' record is now 3-0-5 with the tie, while the Colonials are 0-9-1 overall.

October 1, 2009
Men's Soccer Begins NEC Play Friday Against Robert Morris At 3 PM
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team begins Northeast Conference play on Friday, Oct. 2 against Robert Morris at 3 p.m., at the Quinnipiac Soccer Field. The Bobcats enter league play undefeated with a 3-0-4 mark this season, while the Colonials come to Hamden winless at 0-9.

September 29, 2009
Men's Soccer Ranked Fourth In North Atlantic Region By NSCAA
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team moved up one spot in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/adidas Regional Rankings this week to fourth in the North Atlantic Region. The Bobcats made the jump to fourth after a 1-1 tie with Stony Brook and a 2-1 win against Vermont to remain undefeated at 3-0-4 this season. This is the third week that Quinnipiac has been in the rankings, starting at seventh two weeks ago before making the jump to fifth last week.

September 26, 2009
Men's Soccer Defeats Vermont, 2-1
Senior Kevin Nunes (Hillsborough, N.J.) scored his first-career goal and added an assist in his first start of the season as the Quinnipiac University men's soccer team defeated Vermont, 2-1, Saturday at the Quinnipiac Soccer Field. The win was the first at home this season for the Bobcats who improve to 3-0-4 in 2009. Vermont remains without a win this season as the loss drops the Catamounts to 0-5-3.

September 25, 2009
Men's Soccer Looks To Stay Undefeated Saturday At 1 PM Against Vermont
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team enters Saturday's contest with Vermont having not lost a game this season. The Bobcats post a 2-0-4 record in 2009 after tying Stony Brook, 1-1, in their most recent game. Quinnipiac is one of just two Northeast Conference teams without a loss this season, while Vermont comes to Hamden without a win, posting a 0-4-3 mark.

September 23, 2009
Men's Soccer Earns Spot In Recent NSCAA Regional Rankings
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team earned a spot in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/adidas Regional Rankings this week for the second time this season. The Bobcats moved up two spots to fifth place in the North Atlantic Region after a 1-0 win at Army and a 2-2 tie against Iona. Quinnipiac is one of just two undefeated teams earning a spot in the poll, posting a 2-0-3 record.

September 23, 2009
Men's Soccer Plays To 1-1 Draw With Stony Brook
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team played to a 1-1 tie against Stony Brook Wednesday afternoon at Quinnipiac Soccer Field. Junior forward Dwayne Mars (St. Michael, Barbados) scored the Bobcats' lone goal in the 20th minute as the team played to its second consecutive tie. Quinnipiac remains undefeated with a 2-0-4 record this season, while the tie improves the Seawolves' mark to 1-6-2.

September 22, 2009
Men's Soccer Plays Host To Stony Brook Wednesday At 4 PM
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team takes on Stony Brook on Wednesday, Sept. 23 in the second contest of a six-game homestand. The Bobcats are coming off a 2-2 tie with Iona on Sept. 19 and remain undefeated this season at 2-0-3. Quinnipiac is one of just two Northeast Conference teams without a loss this season. The Bobcats' defensive play has contributed to the unblemished record and has surrendered just three goals in five games, the second fewest in the NEC.

September 19, 2009
Men's Soccer Ties Iona, 2-2
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team tied Iona, 2-2, Saturday afternoon at the Quinnipiac Soccer Field. First-half goals from freshman Philip Suprise (Milwaukee, Wis.) and junior Pierre Soubrier (Aurignac, France) helped the Bobcats remain undefeated this season as the tie pushes their record to 2-0-3. Iona is now 3-1-2 after playing to its second tie of the season.

September 18, 2009
Freddy Hall Ranks In Top 10 Nationally In Save Percentage
Senior goalkeeper Freddy Hall (St. George, Bermuda) of the Quinnipiac University men's soccer team ranks eighth nationally in save percentage with a .944 mark through Sept. 13. The Bobcats' goalkeeper has three straight shutouts since beginning the season with a 1-1 tie at Yale. In the three games since allowing his only goal of the season, Hall shut out No. 18 Loyola in a scoreless tie before earning two victories with clean sheets at NJIT on Sept. 12 and Army on Sept. 16.

September 18, 2009
Men's Soccer Begins Six-Game Homestand Saturday Against Iona At 4 PM
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team begins a six-game homestand Saturday, Sept. 19 against the Iona Gaels. The Bobcats enter the game on a two-game win streak after defeating Army, 1-0, Sept. 16 at West Point. Quinnipiac remains undefeated this season at 2-0-2 after the victory and has allowed just one goal in four games in 2009.

September 17, 2009
Men's Soccer Defeats Army, 1-0
Senior goalkeeper Freddy Hall (St. George, Bermuda) recorded his third consecutive shutout as the Quinnipiac University men's soccer team defeated Army, 1-0, at Clinton Field. Brett Uttley (Jamestown, R.I.) scored the lone goal of the contest for the first tally of his career. The Bobcats improve their record to 2-0-2 this season with their second-straight win, while Army drops to 1-5

September 15, 2009
Men's Soccer Ranked Seventh In NSCAA/adidas Regional Rankings
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team landed in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/adidas Regional Rankings this week. The Bobcats are tied for the seventh spot with Fairleigh Dickinson in the North Atlantic Region in the most recent poll after tying No. 18 Loyola (Md.), 0-0, on Sept. 5 and defeating NJIT, 2-0, on Sept. 12. Quinnipiac remains undefeated this season, posting a record of 1-0-2.

September 15, 2009
Men's Soccer Visits Army Wednesday At 7 PM
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team travels to West Point, N.Y., to take on the Army Black Knights in a non-conference matchup Wednesday, Sept 16. The Bobcats and Black Knights will meet under the lights of Clinton Field at 7 p.m. in just the third meeting ever between the two teams. Quinnipiac is coming off its first win of the season, a 2-0 victory at NJIT on Saturday night. The Bobcats (1-0-2) have yet to lose this season after opening the season with consecutive ties at Yale and against No. 18 Loyola.

September 13, 2009
Men's Soccer Defeats NJIT, 2-0
Sophomore defender Conor Murphy (Wallingford, Conn.) and freshman forward Tim Quigley (Ridgefield, Conn.) each scored their first career goals as the Quinnipiac University men's soccer team won its first game of the season, 2-1, against NJIT at Lubetkin Field. The win improves the Bobcat's mark to 1-0-2, while the Highlanders drop to 1-4 with the loss.

September 10, 2009
Men's Soccer Travels To NJIT On Saturday, Sept. 12
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team seeks its first win of the season on Saturday, Sept. 12 as it travels to Newark, N.J., to take on NJIT. The Bobcats begin the season with a 0-0-2 record after tying No. 18 Loyola (Md.) Monday afternoon in the team's home opener. The 0-0 deadlock marked the first time the Bobcats had tied consecutive games since 2006 when it played to three straight ties. NJIT enters the game with a 1-3 overall record.

September 7, 2009
Men's Soccer Ties No. 18 Loyola (Md.), 0-0, In Home Opener
Freddy Hall (St. George, Bermuda) recorded his first shutout of the season as the Quinnipiac University men's soccer team played to a scoreless tie with No. 18 Loyola (Md.) at the Quinnipiac Soccer Field. The Bobcats begin the season 0-0-2 after the 0-0 tie, while the Greyhounds' record now stands at 1-1-1.

September 6, 2009
Men's Soccer Opens Season With 1-1 Tie At Yale
Junior Dwayne Mars (St. Michael, Barbados) scored with 26 seconds remaining in the first half as the Quinnipiac University men's soccer team tied Yale at Reese Stadium, 1-1, in the season opener. The tie ends Yale's 10-game win streak all-time against Quinnipiac. The Bobcats and Bulldogs both begin the 2009 season with 0-0-1 records with the tie.

September 6, 2009
Men's Soccer Hosts Loyola (Md.) Monday At 1 P.M. In Home Opener
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team hosts nationally-ranked Loyola (Md.) Monday afternoon at the Quinnipiac Soccer Field. The Bobcats enter the game having tied Yale, 1-1, in their first game of the season Saturday night at Reese Stadium in New Haven. The tie marked the third consecutive season that Quinnipiac has opened the year without a loss, while also ending Yale's 10-game all-time unbeaten streak against the Bobcats.

September 4, 2009
Men's Soccer Opens Season Saturday At Yale
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team begins its 2009 season with a game against the Yale Bulldogs on Saturday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m., from Reese Stadium in New Haven. The Bobcats ended the 2008 season with a 10-5-4 mark and qualified for the Northeast Conference Tournament for the first time since the 2004 season. Quinnipiac has won its last two season-opening games, in 2008 against Iona and 2007 against Northeastern.

August 24, 2009
Men's Soccer Picked To Finish Third In NEC Preseason Coaches Poll
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team was picked to finish third in the Northeast Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll. In 2008, the Bobcats finished third in conference play with a 5-2-2 mark and 10-5-4 overall, qualifying for the NEC Tournament for the first time since the 2004 season.