2011 Merrimack Men's Soccer News

Worcester Telegram & Gazette: Burokas gets another chance with Worcester Hydra
Former Merrimack midfielder Evan Burokas (Auburn, MA) was recently featured in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette as he signed with the Worcester Hydra of the USL.

Cannata, Daugherty Win Player of the Year Awards
Joe Cannata and April Daugherty won the annual Merrimack Male and Female Athletes of the Year awards, while Robbie Sabadoz and Jessica Peacock were named the Scholar Athletes of the Year.

Finalists Announced for Male Scholar Athlete of the Year; Vote Online Today
Ryan Flanigan, Petar Golijanin, and Robbie Sabadoz have been named finalists for the 2011-12 Merrimack Male Scholar Athlete of the Year.

Robbie Sabadoz Receives Northeast-10 Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award
SOUTH EASTON, MA – Senior Robbie Sabadoz of the Merrimack men's soccer team is the recipient of the 2011 Northeast-10 Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award.

Sabadoz Earns Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference Accolades
SOUTH EASTON, MA- Senior Robbie Sabadoz of the Merrimack men's soccer team has been selected to the Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference squad.

Robbie Sabadoz Garners NSCAA All-East Region Accolades
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Senior Robbie Sabadoz (Ottawa, ON) of the Merrimack men’s soccer team has been named to the NSCAA All-Region third team.

Sabadoz Selected to Capital One Academic All-America Second Team
Senior Robbie Sabadoz (Ottawa, ON) of the Merrimack men’s soccer team has been named to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-America second team.

Season Recap: Veterans Lead Men’s Soccer to Eighth-Consecutive Winning Record in 2011
The 2011 campaign yielded the eighth-straight winning mark posted by the Merrimack men’s soccer team. The Warriors completed the year with a 9-7-3 overall record and a 7-5-1 mark in Northeast-10 Conference matches.

Four Selected to Represent Men’s Soccer in NEISL Senior All-Star Game
Four seniors of the Merrimack men’s soccer team have been selected to participate in the New England Intercollegiate Soccer League Senior All-Star Game November 27. The match will pit the Division II seniors against their Division I counterparts.

Sabadoz Earns Capital One Men's Soccer Academic All-District Accolades
Robbie Sabadoz of the Merrimack men’s soccer team was recently selected to the CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District team.

Sabadoz Headlines Men’s Soccer Northeast-10 All-Conference Selections
SOUTH EASTON, MA- Four members of the Merrimack men’s soccer team have been named to the Northeast-10 All-Conference squads, released Thursday morning by the league office.

Late Score Sinks Men’s Soccer at Le Moyne 3-2 in Northeast-10 Tournament Quarterfinals
SYRACUSE, NY- A goal in the 83rd minute broke a 2-2 tie as the Merrimack men’s soccer team fell in the Northeast-10 Conference Tournament quarterfinals at Le Moyne Tuesday afternoon.

Men’s Soccer Set to Face Le Moyne in Opening Round of Northeast-10 Tournament Tuesday
The Merrimack men’s soccer team will kick off the 2011 Northeast-10 Conference Tournament on the road at Le Moyne November 1 at 1 pm.

Men’s Soccer Blanks Saint Rose, 1-0
ALBANY, NY – The Merrimack men’s soccer team closed out the 2011 regular season with a 1-0 victory at Saint Rose Friday afternoon.

Men’s Soccer Falters at Saint Michael’s, Drops 3-2 Decision
COLCHESTER, VT – The Merrimack men’s soccer team suffered a 3-2 loss Tuesday afternoon at Saint Michael’s.

Men's Soccer Tangles with Bentley to Tie on Senior Day
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- The Merrimack men's soccer team drew with Bentley 0-0 at Martone-Mejail Field Saturday afternoon as part of Homecoming weekend.

Men’s Soccer Conquers Rain, Rallies to Clip Le Moyne, 4-2
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack men’s soccer team erased a one-goal halftime deficit to prevail 4-2 over Le Moyne on a soggy Wednesday afternoon at Martone-Mejail Field.

Men's Soccer Triumphs at Assumption 3-0
WORCESTER, MA - The Merrimack men's soccer team claimed a 3-0 victory at Assumption Saturday afternoon.

Men's Soccer Triumphs at Assumption 3-0
WORCESTER, MA - The Merrimack men's soccer team claimed a 3-0 victory at Assumption Saturday afternoon.

Comeback Rally Falls Short as Men's Soccer Suffers 2-1 Loss to #6 Franklin Pierce
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack men’s soccer team was unable to erase a two-goal deficit late in the match as it dropped a 2-1 result to #6 Franklin Pierce Tuesday evening at Martone-Mejail Field.

Men’s Soccer Stumbles at Stonehill, Drops 2-1 Decision
EASTON, MA - The Merrimack men’s soccer team suffered a 2-1 loss at Stonehill Saturday afternoon. The Warriors fall to 6-4-2 overall and 4-3 in the Northeast-10 Conference.

Men’s Soccer Suffers Non-League Loss to Bloomfield, 2-1
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack men’s soccer team was unable to overcome a two-goal deficit at halftime, falling 2-1 to Bloomfield Wednesday afternoon at Martone-Mejail Field.

Franklin Pena Named NE10 Player of the Week
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- Junior Franklin Pena (San Salvador, El Salvador) of the Merrimack men’s soccer team has been named the Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Week, in an announcement made Monday by the league office.

Merrimack Dedicates Martone-Mejail Field Saturday
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- As part of a special dedication ceremony, Merrimack College renamed its turf field Martone-Mejail Field, in honor of longtime soccer coaches Gabe Mejail and Tony Martone Saturday morning in front of 500 family, friends and alumni.

Men’s Soccer Bests Southern Connecticut 2-1
NORTH ANDOVER, MA– The Merrimack men’s soccer team claimed a 2-1 victory over Southern Connecticut State Saturday afternoon at the newly-named Martone-Mejail Field.

Men’s Soccer Teams with GracePoint Church for Soccer Clinic
The Merrimack men’s soccer team partnered with GracePoint Church to host a free soccer clinic for the second straight year. The clinic drew over 100 children between the ages of six and 12 for the event.

Sabadoz Nets Golden Goal as Men’s Soccer Downs St. Anselm in Overtime
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Senior captain Robbie Sabadoz scored in the 97th minute to propel the Merrimack men’s soccer team to a thrilling 3-2 overtime-victory against Saint Anselm Tuesday evening at Warrior Field.

Men’s Soccer Suffers 2-0 Setback to AIC
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack men’s soccer team dropped a 2-0 decision to American International Saturday afternoon at Warrior Field. The Warriors dip to 4-2-2 overall

Santos Da Graca’s OT Strike Sends Men’s Soccer Past Molloy
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY – Nelson Santos Da Graca (Gothenburg, Sweden) redirected a free kick by Victor Plaza (Jundiai, Brazil) in the 98th minute to propel the Merrimack men’s soccer team to a 2-1 overtime win at Molloy Tuesday evening.

Mulkern Earns NE-10 Player of the Week Honors
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- Sophomore Francis Mulkern (Scituate, MA) of the Merrimack men’s soccer team has been named the Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Week,

Mulkern’s Hat Trick Lifts Men’s Soccer to Road Win at New Haven
NEW HAVEN, CT- Sophomore Francis Mulkern (Scituate, MA) tallied a trio of goals to propel the Merrimack men’s soccer team past New Haven

Tenacious Start Carries Men’s Soccer to Upset-Victory at #4 Southern NH
MANCHESTER, NH- Ignited by a scoring outburst early in the match, the Merrimack men’s soccer team shocked #4 Southern NH, 3-2, Wednesday evening.

Men’s Soccer Plays Wilmington to a 1-1 Draw
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack men’s soccer team recorded its second tie of the 2011 campaign with a 1-1 result against Wilmington Saturday evening.

Photos From Men's Soccer's Season-Opener Now Availabe at Photo Store
Photos from the Merrimack men's soccer team's season-opener against Post are now available at the Merrimack Athletics Photo Store.

Men’s Soccer Suffers 4-0 Loss to Lowell to Open League Play
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack men’s soccer team dropped a 4-0 decision to UMass Lowell under the lights and rain at Warrior Field Wednesday night.

Martone-Mejail Field Dedication Moved Up to 11:30 a.m. on October 1
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack College will honor longtime soccer coaches Tony Martone and Gabe Mejail on October 1, renaming Warrior Field in their honor.

Men’s Soccer Blanks Dominican, 3-0
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – A rookie’s first career goal and a pair of penalty kicks powered the Merrimack men’s soccer team past Dominican.

Men’s Soccer Plays Post to 2-2 Draw in Season-Opener
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Sophomore Francis Mulkern (Scituate, MA) netted a pair of goals as the Merrimack men’s soccer team battled Post to a 2-2 tie in the season opener.

Men’s Soccer Tabbed Sixth in Northeast-10 Coaches Poll
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack men’s soccer team has been picked to finish sixth in the 2011 Northeast-10 Coaches Poll, in an announcement made Tuesday by the league office.

Men’s Soccer Opens Preseason with Judgment Day
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Instead of stepping on the pitch and kicking around a soccer ball, the Merrimack men’s soccer program began its 2011 preseason training with Judgment Day.

For Ndamba, Long Winding Road Ends at Merrimack
Living in the United States is something that most college kids take for granted, but that certainly is not the case for men’s soccer sophomore Kennedy Ndamba.

Men's Soccer Announces Raffle Winners
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - The Merrimack men's soccer team has announced its annual raffle winners.

Men’s Soccer Ready for 2011 Season
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack men’s soccer program announced its 2011 schedule Thursday, which kicks off with the annual Merrimack Invitational on September 1 and 3.

Men’s Soccer Receives Third-Straight NSCAA Team Academic Award
The Merrimack men’s soccer team received the NSCAA Team Academic Award for the third-straight year. The Warriors owned a 3.26 grade point average to be one of 220 men’s soccer teams nationally to be recognized for academic success.