2014-15 Merrimack College Men's Soccer News

Merrimack Places Six Student-Athletes on Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference Teams
Six members of the Warriors fall programs were honored with academic distinctions

2014 Fall Recap: No. 15 Men’s Soccer
The men’s soccer team advanced to the East Region Final of the NCAA Tournament!

Jose Silva Named NSCAA All-American
Men’s soccer standout named to the All-American second team

Men’s Soccer Honored with Two Members on NSCAA All-East Region First Team
Michael Rincon and Jose Silva named to the first team

Men’s Soccer Donates Uniforms to Ugandan Youth Football Club Synergy FC
Warriors connect with African youth communities in Uganda

Men’s Soccer Garners Three All-East Region Selections
Augusto Silva, Michael Rincon and Jose Silva (left to right) named on all-east region squads

FROM THE E-T: Merrimack Hosts LIU Post in NCAA Tournament Tonight
The men's soccer team was featured in the Eagle Tribune Thursday!

Men's Soccer Drops NCAA East Region Final, 2-0, vs. LIU Post Thursday Night
Warriors end the year hosting the regional final for the first time in program history

No. 24 Men’s Soccer Prepares for East Region Final Against LIU Post Thursday (7 p.m.)
Warriors looking to advance to NCAA Quarterfinals for the first time in program history

No. 24 Men’s Soccer Stuns No. 10 Southern CT, 1-0, in Second Round of NCAA Tournament
Warriors advance to the regional final for the first time in program history

No. 24 Men’s Soccer Faces No. 10 Southern CT in NCAA Second Round Sunday (1 p.m.)
Warriors look to advance past Second Round for first time in program history

No. 24 Men’s Soccer Advances to Second Round of NCAA Tournament, 2-0, Over Philadelphia
Warriors score twice in the second half to defeat the Rams

FROM THE E-T: Merrimack Soccer Heads to NCAA Tournament
The Warriors were featured in the Eagle Tribune this week!

No. 24 Men’s Soccer Begins NCAA Tournament Friday Against Philadelphia University (6 p.m.)
Warriors seeded third in East Regional of NCAA Tournament

Men’s Soccer Selected to NCAA Tournament, Will Play Philadelphia University in First Round
Warriors make NCAA Tournament for second time in the past three years

No. 24 Men’s Soccer Falls to No. 6 SNHU, 2-0, in Northeast-10 Semifinals
Warriors unable to upset top-seeded Penmen on the road

FROM THE MACK REPORT: Warriors Look to Re-Write History vs. SNHU
The men's soccer team was featured in The Mack Report this week!

No. 24 Men’s Soccer Prepares for NE-10 Semifinal Showdown with No. 6 SNHU
Fifth-seeded Warriors travel to top-seeded Penmen Friday night (7 p.m.)

Six Men’s Soccer Student-Athletes Honored as NE-10 All-Conference Selections
Multiple Warriors named to the all-conference teams

Second-Half Comeback Propels No. 24 Men’s Soccer Past Stonehill, 2-1, in NE-10 Quarterfinals
Michael Rincon and Juan Meza (pictured) celebrate after Merrimack's first goal

Men’s Soccer Travels to Stonehill for NE-10 Quarterfinals Tuesday (1 p.m.)
Warriors qualify for conference tournament as the No. 5 seed

No. 25 Men’s Soccer Suffers Heartbreaking Defeat, 3-2, vs. Adelphi on Senior Day
Warriors lose by one in regular season finale

No. 25 Men’s Soccer Takes On Adelphi in Regular Season Finale Friday (4 p.m.)
The Warriors will celebrate Senior Day, honoring the members of the Class of 2015 (pictured)

FROM WORCESTER TELEGRAM: Merrimack streaking behind former Algonquin standout Silva
Jose Silva was featured in the Worcester Telegram this week!

Merrimack Once Again among Top Schools Nationwide in Academic Success Rate
Athletic Department ranked 21st nationally with ASR of 91%

No. 25 Men’s Soccer Plays Franklin Pierce Tuesday
Warriors look to extend winning streak to five games tonight (7 p.m.)

No. 25 Men’s Soccer Tops Franklin Pierce, 1-0, Posting Fifth Straight Victory
Alexande Alleyne (pictured) tallies the lone goal in Warriors win

No. 23 Men’s Soccer Erupts for Seven Goals in Shutout Win vs. American International
Juan Meza (pictured) was one of six Warriors to score against the Yellow Jackets

No. 23 Men’s Soccer Takes Short Trip to AIC Saturday Afternoon (4 p.m.)
Warriors head to Springfield to face the Yellow Jackets

No. 23 Men’s Soccer Battles Through Tough Conditions, Defeats St. Anselm 3-0
Warriors score three times in the second half

No. 23 Men’s Soccer Faces St. Anselm Wednesday Afternoon (3 p.m.)
Warriors look for first road NE-10 win against the Hawks

Jose Silva Named Corvias ECAC Division II Defensive Player of the Week
Warriors goalkeeper tallied two clean sheets last week

Jose Silva Named NE-10 Goalkeeper of the Week
Warriors senior notched two clean sheets in two games this past week

Men’s Soccer, Team IMPACT Teammate Brady Antaya Featured in NCAA Champion Magazine Fall Issue
Brady Antaya gives as much as he gets from Merrimack soccer, where his teammates know him as a Warrior

FROM THE BOSTON GLOBE: Jose Silva, Algonquin Regional/Merrimack College soccer
Senior goalkeeper was profiled this past weekend in The Boston Globe

No. 22 Men’s Soccer Defeats Stonehill, 3-0, Behind Career Night from Rincon
Michael Rincon (pictured) notched a career-high four points

Late Goal Pushes No. 22 Men's Soccer Past New Haven, 1-0, for Homecoming Weekend Win
Warriors score in final 15 minutes to secure the win

No. 22 Men’s Soccer Wraps Up Week vs. New Haven Saturday Night (6 p.m.)
Warriors look for fifth NE-10 win against the Chargers

No. 22 Men’s Soccer Prepares for NE-10 Foe Stonehill Tuesday Night (7 p.m.)
Warriors take on the Skyhawks from Martone-Mejail Field

#17 Men’s Soccer Dealt Heartbreaking, Double Overtime Loss vs. Le Moyne, 1-0
Dolphins score in the 108th minute to secure the victory

#17 Men’s Soccer Heads West to New York, Battles Le Moyne Saturday (2 p.m.)
Warriors arrive in Syracuse with a three-game unbeaten streak

#17 Men’s Soccer Set for Showdown with #1 Southern New Hampshire Tonight (7 p.m.)
Warriors and Penmen set to play in marquee top-20 matchup

#17 Men's Soccer Hangs with #1 Southern NH, Salvages 2-2 Draw in Wednesday Night Thriller
Augusto Silva (pictured) scores twice for Merrimack

Michael Dushman Named NE-10 Rookie of the Week
Warriors freshman scored his first two career goals last week

#19 Men's Soccer Defeats Saint Rose 2-0
Balanced attack leads Warriors to victory

#19 Men’s Soccer Continues NE-10 Play Saturday Against Saint Rose
Warriors get set for 7 p.m. kickoff, under the lights, at Martone-Mejail Field

Local Communities Join Men’s Soccer for Youth Day
The Warriors celebrated their win over Assumption with youth players

Double Overtime Goal Pushes #19 Men’s Soccer Past Assumption, 1-0
Michael Dushman scores his first-career goal in thrilling fashion

#19 Men’s Soccer Looks to Bounce Back vs. Assumption Tuesday Night (7 p.m.)
Warriors set to battle the Greyhounds in an NE-10 showdown

#17 Men’s Soccer Suffers First Loss of 2014, Falls to #7 SCSU, 3-0, Saturday
Warriors shut out for the first time this year

#17 Men’s Soccer Headed for Top-20 Clash vs. #7 SCSU
Warriors travel to New Haven Saturday night (6 p.m.)

Men’s Soccer Hands St. Michael’s First Loss of 2014 (3-0) Saturday Night
Warriors put forth a complete, 90-minute effort to obtain victory

#18 Men’s Soccer Looks to Extend Unbeaten Streak vs. St. Michael’s Saturday Night (6 p.m.)
Warriors have started the season 4-0-1

Rui Cardoso Named Division II Corvias ECAC Rookie of the Week
Cardoso notched his first career points last week for Merrimack

Men’s Soccer Ranked #18 in NSCAA Coaches Poll
Warriors appear in the national rankings for the first time this year

FROM THE MACK REPORT: Rincon, Warriors Aiming For Elusive NE-10 Title
Medford native Michael Rincon was featured in The Mack Report this week! Read the full feature!

Men’s Soccer Opens Up NE-10 Play at Bentley
Warriors looking for their fifth straight win to begin the season

No. 18 Men’s Soccer Draws with Bentley, 2-2
Warriors unable to score go-ahead goal after coming back twice against the Falcons

Rui Cardoso Named Northeast-10 Rookie of the Week
The freshman recorded three points in three games last week

Balanced Attack Powers Men’s Soccer to 2-1 Victory over Bridgeport Saturday Night
Warriors improve to 4-0 on the season, sweeping both games at Bridgeport Classic

Men’s Soccer Shoots for 4-0 Against Bridgeport
Warriors battle the hosts of the Men’s Soccer Classic

Men's Soccer Defeats LIU Post 3-2 in Comeback Fashion Thursday in Bridgeport Classic Opener
Warriors upend LIU Post in come-from-behind thriller Thursday

Men’s Soccer Begins Bridgeport Classic vs. LIU Post Thursday Afternoon (5 p.m.)
Warriors hit the road for the first time in 2014

Men’s Soccer Returns to the Pitch to Face Molloy
Warriors set to play in their second game of the season

Men’s Soccer Tallies Four Goals in Rout of Molloy
Warriors defeat the Lions 4-1

Men's Soccer vs. Dominican Cancelled
Non-conference game will not be rescheduled.

Men's Soccer Postponed Due to Severe Weather
Merrimack and Dominican unable to complete non-conference affair

Men’s Soccer Downs Caldwell 3-1 in Season Opener
Warriors begin Marriott Kickoff Classic with 3-1 win.

Men's Soccer Opens 2014 at Home vs. Caldwell in Marriott Kickoff Classic Thursday
Warriors host Caldwell University in the season opener Friday (7 p.m.), Dominican Saturday (4 p.m.)

Merrimack Athletics Announces 2014 Ultimate Warrior Fall Schedule, Rewards
First Ultimate Warrior events of 2014-15 are Thursday/Friday M/W soccer home games (7 p.m.)

2014 Men’s Soccer Season Preview
Warriors anticipate strong campaign after last year’s postseason run

Men’s Soccer Selected as Runner-Up in NE-10 Preseason Coaches’ Poll
Warriors picked to finished second in preseason poll

Forty-Eight Merrimack Student-Athletes Earn D2ADA Academic Achievement Award
Warriors well represented in compilation of student-athletes with 3.5 or higher GPA

Men’s Soccer Opens 2014 with Preseason Camp
Fresh off 13-win campaign last fall, Warriors return to pitch to start 2014 season this week

Evan Burokas (’12) Signs with Western Mass. Pioneers
Men’s soccer alum inks third professional contract since graduating

Introducing the New Merrimack Athletics Social Media Directory
Follow your favorite teams’ brand-new Twitter accounts for updates throughout the year!

Merrimack Releases Men's Soccer 2014 Schedule
Warriors host Mariott Kickoff Classic to begin season on Thursday, Sept. 4

Merrimack Athletics Welcomes Class of 2018 to Campus during Orientation Week
Athletic Department welcomed over 900 future Warriors to campus with special presentation

Merrimack Places Five on Northeast-10 Spring Academic All-Conference Teams
Men’s Lacrosse, softball, men’s and women’s tennis represented on all-academic list

Merrimack Places 221 on Northeast-10 Conference Spring Commissioner’s Honor Roll
Merrimack tied for first in NE-10 with 15 student-athletes who finished with 4.0 GPAs

#8 Merrimack Athletics 2013-14 Moment: Men’s Soccer Returns to NE-10 Final
The Warriors’ run to the NE-10 Championship Final ranks eighth in the 13-14 Top-10 Moments!

Merrimack College Places Fourth in NE-10 Presidents' Cup Standings
Athletic Department enjoys best finish in nine years as part of incredible 2013-14 academic year

Merrimack Earns Division II Presidents' Award for Academic Excellence
Merrimack Athletics posts four-year Academic Success Rate (ASR) of 90 percent

Merrimack College Celebrates Class of 2014 at Commencement Sunday
Former men's soccer player Kennedy Ndamba delivered undergraduate Commencement Speech

Lemus Pena Excelling in El Salvador's Primera Division
Former Merrimack Franklin Lemus Pena signs three-year contract with Atletico Marte

Men’s Soccer to Host Boys Clinic April 22-25
Join head coach Tony Martone and prepare for your spring season and travel soccer tryouts

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Purchase photos from throughout the season in our special men's soccer team photo store!