2014-15 Quinnipiac Men's Soccer News

September 18, 2014
QU Men's Soccer Hosts Columbia on Saturday, Sept. 18 at 3:00 PM
The Bobcats will host the Columbia University Lions at home after a two week hiatus from the QU Soccer Field. Quinnipiac will take the field at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20th.

September 17, 2014
QU Men's Soccer Falls To Holy Cross, 2-1
Worcester, Mass. – The Quinnipiac men’s soccer team fell to Holy Cross on Wednesday night, 2-1. After a strong defensive performance against Army and a 0-0 tie, the Bobcats surrendered two goals at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium. Junior Tanor Jobe (Uxbridge, Mass.) scored the lone goal for Quinnipiac in the final two minutes of play.

September 15, 2014
Men's Soccer To Take On Holy Cross Wednesday Night
The Bobcats will play their second consecutive game on the road in Worcester, Mass. on Wednesday, Sept. 17th at 7:05 p.m. Quinnipiac will take on the Holy Cross Crusaders at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium.

September 13, 2014
QU Men's Soccer Plays To 0-0 Tie For Second Consecutive Year Against Army
For the second consecutive year the Quinnipiac men’s soccer team played to a 0-0 tie against the Army Black Knights. On a wet Clinton Field in West Point, neither side was able to score through regulation and two 10-minute overtime periods. With the tie, Bobcat goalkeeper Borja Angoitia (Bilbao, Spain) registered his first shutout of the season and 15th of his career.

September 11, 2014
Men's Soccer Travels to Army on Saturday Night
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team hits the road this weekend to face the Army in West Point, N.Y. After earning their first victory of the season, the Bobcats will play the Black Knights on Saturday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. on the Army Soccer Field.

September 8, 2014
QU Men’s Soccer Featured in New England Soccer Journal
The Quinnipiac University men’s soccer team was featured in the September edition of the New England Soccer Journal, which was released at the beginning of the month. The article, written by columnist Tim Bresnahan, highlights Quinnipiac’s historic 2013 season and looks ahead to the 2014 season for the Bobcats.

September 8, 2014
Quinnipiac Mourns The Loss of Former Men’s Soccer Player Alexander Achigbu
Alexander Achigbu, Quinnipiac Class of 2007 and a valued member of the QU men’s soccer program from 2004-06, died on Sept. 5, 2014 due to injuries sustained from a car accident.

September 7, 2014
QU Men's Soccer Takes Down Providence College, 3-1, For First Win
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team captured their first victory of the season with a 3-1 win over Providence College. The Bobcats also secured their first all-time win against a BIG EAST opponent at the QU Soccer Field on Sunday afternoon.

September 5, 2014
QU Men's Soccer Hosts Providence College On Sunday, Sept. 7 at 2:30 PM
The Quinnipiac University men's soccer team will play their second consecutive game at home on Sunday, Sept. 7 at 2:30 p.m. The Bobcats will host BIG EAST foe, the Providence College Friars, at the QU Soccer Field.

September 4, 2014
Men's Soccer Drops Home Opener Against Boston College, 2-0
The Quinnipiac men’s soccer team suffered a tough lost at the hands of ACC power Boston College, 2-0. The game marked the 2014 home opener for the Bobcats at the QU Soccer Field. After dropping their first two games of the season at the Lakeside Classic in Evanston, Indiana, Quinnipiac wanted to use their home field crowd to bounce back and record their first victory.

September 2, 2014
QU Men's Soccer Hosts Boston College On Thursday, Sept. 4 at 4 p.m.
The Quinnipiac men's soccer team returns to the field on Thursday, Sept. 5 for their first home action of the 2014 season. The Bobcats will host ACC powerhouse Boston College at the QU Soccer Field. Kickoff is set for 4 p.m. Last season, QU finished with an impressive home record of 4-2-3.

August 31, 2014
Men’s Soccer Falls to Northern Illinois, 3-0
EVANSTON, Ill. - After a hard physical battle and missed opportunities on both sides of the ball, the Quinnipiac men’s soccer team dropped their second game of the season to Northern Illinois, 3-0. The Bobcats were looking to rebound at Lakeside Field after a tough loss against Northwestern on Friday, but were held scoreless for the second consecutive game.

August 30, 2014
Men's Soccer Opens 2014 Season at Lakeside Classic against Northwestern and Northern Illinois this Weekend
The Quinnipiac men's soccer team takes the field on Friday, Aug. 29 and Sunday, Aug. 31 in their first action of the 2014 season. The Bobcats will have their hands full as the squad travels to Chicago, Illinois for a showdown with the Northwestern Wildcats and Northern Illinois Huskies at the Sheraton Chicago-Northbrook Lakeside Classic. Both games will be held at Northwestern's own Lakeside Field. Kickoff with NU is set for 8 p.m. EST on Friday with a 12 p.m. EST on Sunday.

August 29, 2014
Despite A Strong Defensive Effort, Bobcats Drop First Game to Northwestern, 2-0
Fresh off one of the best seasons in program history, the Quinnipiac University men's soccer team began its quest for a third straight regular season title at Northwestern on Friday night. After a strong defensive effort between both teams, Northwestern slipped through to find multiple scores late and defeat the Bobcats 2-0 at Lakeside Field.

August 25, 2014
Borja Angoitia and Men’s Soccer Featured in New Haven Register
Reigning MAAC Goalkeeper of the Year Borja Angoitia (Bilbao, Spain) was featured in the New Haven Register on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. The article, written by columnist Bill Cloutier, highlights Angoitia’s breakout year in 2013 and looks ahead to the upcoming season for the Bobcats.

August 4, 2014
Simon Hinde Signs Professionally With Ayia Napa F.C. in Cyprus
Former Quinnipiac University men’s soccer standout Simon Hinde has signed a professional contract with Ayia Napa F.C. of the Cypriot First Division, which is the highest division of men’s soccer in Cyprus.

July 31, 2014
Men’s Soccer Picked Second in MAAC Preseason Coaches’ Poll; Angoitia, Esche and Baker Tabbed To All-MAAC Preseason Team
The Quinnipiac University men’s soccer team was selected to finish second in the 2014 MAAC Preseason Coaches’ Poll, as voted by the league’s eleven head coaches. Also released was the MAAC’s Preseason All-Conference Team, in which three Quinnipiac student-athletes – Borja Angoitia (Bilbao, Spain), Tobias Esche (Bremen, Germany) and Machel Baker (Spanish Town, Jamaica) – each found their names on the list.

July 11, 2014
Men’s Soccer Adds Shaquille Huggins to 2014 Roster
Quinnipiac men’s soccer head coach Eric Da Costa is pleased to announce the addition of Shaquille Huggins (Trinidad and Tobago) to the team’s roster for the upcoming 2014 campaign. Huggins comes to QU after strong prep careers at Queen’s Royal College and St. Anthony’s College.

June 18, 2014
Quinnipiac Men's Soccer Announces 2014 Schedule
Quinnipiac men’s soccer head coach Eric Da Costa has released the team’s 2014 schedule, one that includes games against two teams that reached the 2013 NCAA tournament and home games against Boston College and Providence.

June 13, 2014
Men's Soccer Adds Tanor Jobe and William Pustari to 2014 Roster
Quinnipiac University men’s soccer head coach Eric Da Costa has announced the addition of two student-athletes – Tanor Jobe from Uxbridge, Mass. and William Pustari of North Haven, Conn. – to the program for the 2014 season on Friday, June 13, 2014.

June 9, 2014
Men's Soccer Signs Maxamilian Rothenbuecher For 2014 Season
Quinnipiac University men’s soccer coach Eric Da Costa has announced Maxamilian Rothenbuecher, an attacking midfielder from Munich, Germany, as the newest addition of the Bobcats’ 2014 recruiting class.