2009-10 Men's Soccer News
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May 26, 2010
Three members of the Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team will take time to play in United Soccer League's Premier Development League (PDL) this summer.
May 11, 2010
Canada's men's U-20 team has announced its 21-man roster for the upcoming camp in Netherlands and FGCU men's soccer player Jelani Smith has been named to the squad.
May 08, 2010
An A-Sun Conference internal audit conducted on all-conference balloting resulted in the discovery of inconsistencies that led to All-Conference honors and individual award winners being added in three sports. FGCU men's soccer head coach Bob Butehorn has been named 2009 A-Sun Coach of the Year.
March 23, 2010
The FGCU men's soccer team will host the North American Soccer League's Miami FC at the FGCU Soccer Complex on Sunday, March 28th at 6 p.m. The exhibition marks the first time the FGCU men's soccer program has hosted a professional club.
March 22, 2010
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team and head coach Bob Butehorn have announced the signing of three NLI's for the 2010 season. Representing the class of 2014, the newest additions to the team include Billy Fanning, Christopher Moffett, and Ryan Price.
March 03, 2010
Bob Butehorn, head men's soccer coach at Florida Gulf Coast University, and his staff have announced the dates for their 2010 Summer Camps. Butehorn and his staff will hold a Senior ID Academy for ages 14-18 (July 7-10) and a Junior Academy for ages 10-13 (July 11-14) at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
February 26, 2010
The FGCU men's soccer team competed in the second match of the spring season on Friday afternoon against Major League Soccer's D.C. United at IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla. The Eagles allowed only one goal in the 90 minute match against D.C. United's first team.
February 13, 2010
The FGCU men's soccer team opened the 2010 spring season with a 4-1 victory over the United States Under-17 National Team at the FGCU Soccer Complex on Saturday evening in an exhibition match to raise money for Haitian relief. Freshman Andres Navas led the way for the Eagles with a goal and two assists.
February 08, 2010
In an effort to help the victims of the Haitian earthquake, the FGCU men's soccer team will host the United States Under-17 National Team at the FGCU Soccer Complex on Saturday, February 13th, at 6:00 pm. Donations collected at the game will go to the Florida Gulf Coast University's earthquake relief efforts in Haiti, however, admission is free.
January 06, 2010
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team will hold open tryouts on January 20 from 4-5:30 p.m. at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
December 09, 2009
In a massive warehouse full of toys and groceries, the FGCU men's soccer team helped the Salvation Army prepare to make a special holiday for those less fortunate on December 5. The team helped organize and arrange thousands upon thousands of toys for children of all ages, in addition to helping bag and stack over 5,000 bags of groceries.
December 02, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast men's soccer team helped serve the local community on Monday and Tuesday at the Community Cooperative Ministries Incorporated Soup Kitchen on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard in Fort Myers. The CCMI soup kitchen serves lunch six days a week to homeless and at-risk individuals and families.
December 02, 2009
The FGCU men's and women's soccer programs received national recognition when the 2009 NSCAA College Team Academic Award Winners were announced. A total of 470 soccer teams (141 men, 329 women) posted a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Of that total, only 97 schools had both their men's and women's programs recognized.
November 05, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team earned five Atlantic Sun awards as the All-Conference teams were announced on Thursday. Receiving honors were Goalkeeper Matthew Smith, Defenseman Matthew O'Shaughnessy, Midfielder Cristian Raudales, and Freshmen Westin Vallentine and Jeremy Vollmer.
November 01, 2009
Heading into the weekend, the Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team was still in pursuit of the A-Sun Regular Season Title. However, Campbell's win over Jacksonville on Saturday earned the Camels the A-Sun Regular Season Title outright. Sunday's match with Stetson then became a battle for second place overall in the conference.
October 26, 2009
FGCU's Jonathan Koshko's two game-winning goals over the weekend earned him A-Sun Player of the Week Honors the conference announced on Monday afternoon.
October 24, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team handed the Campbell Camels their first conference loss in almost two years during a 4-0 win on Saturday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 22, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team netted two goals in a 10 minute span in the second half en route to a thrilling 2-1 win over A-Sun foe Mercer on Thursday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 21, 2009
As the 2009 soccer season nears completion, the Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team is set to play the final two home games of the year. The Eagles are to host A-Sun Conference games against Mercer on Thursday and Campbell on Saturday at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 18, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer needed overtime to tally the decisive goal against the Spartans of USC Upstate on Sunday afternoon in Spartanburg, S.C. Freshman Westin Vallentine put a shot just inside the right post in the 96th minute to lift FGCU to a 1-0 victory.
October 16, 2009
After picking up two hard earned A-Sun victories last weekend, the FGCU men's soccer team was unable to keep the streak alive, falling 3-0 to the Buccaneers of East Tennessee State in Johnson City, Tenn. on Friday afternoon.
October 15, 2009
Coming off a weekend of solid performances, the FGCU men's soccer team hits the road for a pair of A-Sun Conference games. The Eagles will take on the Buccaneers of East Tennessee State on Friday at 4 p.m. and against the Spartans of USC Upstate on Sunday at 2 p.m.
October 12, 2009
FGCU's Matt Smith earned Atlantic Sun Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors after allowing only one goal in two matches as the Eagles posted a prefect 2-0 record on the weekend.
October 11, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team scored two unanswered goals in the final minutes of the game to pick up a 2-1 win over Atlantic Sun Conference opponent, Lipscomb, on Sunday afternoon at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 09, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team got their second conference win of the season with a 4-0 defeat of Belmont at the FGCU Soccer Complex on Friday evening. Sophomore Manuel Gonzalez earned his first two goals of the season in the victory.
October 07, 2009
Bob Butehorn, head men's soccer coach at Florida Gulf Coast University, has announced the dates and opened registration for the 2010 Winter ID Camp.
October 07, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team will host a pair of conference games this weekend at the FGCU Soccer Complex. The Eagles will compete against Belmont on Friday at 7 p.m and against Lipscomb on Sunday at 2 p.m.
October 04, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team fell to Jacksonville University 4-1 in their second conference match of the season on Sunday afternoon in Jacksonville, Fla. Junior Jonathan Koshko scored the lone goal for the Eagles.
October 02, 2009
Following a two week break in play, the FGCU men's soccer team opened up conference play with a 3-0 defeat of North Florida in Jacksonville, Fla. on Friday evening. The Eagles netted one goal in the first half and followed it with two goals in the second half.
September 30, 2009
The FGCU Men's Soccer team will head to Jacksonville, Fla. for a pair of conference games this weekend. The Eagles will face North Florida on Friday at 7 p.m. and Jacksonville on Sunday at 2 p.m.
September 20, 2009
Despite a strong effort, the FGCU men's soccer team was unable to overcome an early deficit, falling 3-2 to UNLV in the final game of the UNLV Rebel Classic on Sunday afternoon. Freshman Westin Vallentine netted both goals for the Eagles.
September 19, 2009
The FGCU Men's Soccer Team got back on the winning track with a 3-0 win over UC Riverside at the UNLV Rebel Classic in Las Vegas, Nev. on Friday night. Freshmen Westin Vallentine, Jelani Smith, and Donatto Punyed each put shots into the back of the net for the Eagles.
September 13, 2009
The FGCU Men's Soccer team came up short in their second consecutive overtime game at the Diadora/Spinx Invitational, this time losing 2-1 to the College of Charleston on Sunday afternoon.
September 11, 2009
In the opening game of the Diadora/Spinx Invitational, the FGCU Men's Soccer team played Furman University to a 2-2 draw. Cristian Raudales and Westin Vallentine both scored goals for the Eagles.
September 10, 2009
After receiving NSCAA South Regional votes, the FGCU Men's Soccer team heads to Greenville, S.C. for the Diadora/Spinx Furman Invitational for matches against Furman University and the College of Charleston.
September 07, 2009
The FGCU Men's Soccer team came out on the wrong side of a 1-0 overtime thriller at FAU on Monday night at the FAU Soccer Stadium.
September 07, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team hits the road once again, travelling to Boca Raton to take on the Owls of Florida Atlantic University. Game time is scheduled for Monday, September 7th at 7 p.m. at the FAU Soccer Stadium.
September 05, 2009
In the 2009 home opener, the FGCU men's soccer team surrendered a goal in the 87th minute to fall to No. 11 USF Bulls in a closely contested match at the FGCU Soccer Complex on Saturday night.
September 03, 2009
Coming off a 1-0 win at FIU, the FGCU men's soccer team is set to host their first home game of the season as they try to “White Out” the No. 11 USF Bulls at the FGCU Soccer Complex Saturday at 7 p.m. The first 150 fans in attendance will receive free white t-shirts.
September 02, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team used a goal from Cristian Raudales off a penalty kick to open up the 2009 campaign with a 1-0 win at FIU on Tuesday night.
September 01, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team is set to open the 2009 campaign as the Eagles travel to Miami to take on the Golden Panthers of FIU.
August 26, 2009
The 2009 FGCU Soccer Media Guides are now available for the general public.
August 22, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University Men's Soccer team defeated Eckerd College 1-0 at the FGCU Soccer Complex on Saturday evening.
August 21, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team will host Eckerd College in an exhibition match on Saturday, August 22 at 6 p.m. at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
August 20, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team, which finished 6-10-2 overall (3-5-1 A-Sun) in 2008, was picked to finish sixth in the preseason men's soccer poll, the conference office announced on Thursday.
August 18, 2009
The FGCU Men's Soccer exhibition against Florida Southern College has been cancelled due to inclement weather in the Fort Myers area.
August 17, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team is set to commence its third season of play Tuesday, Aug. 18, when the Eagles host the Mocs of Florida Southern in an exhibition match at 6 p.m. at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
August 11, 2009
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's soccer team will hold open tryouts to fill roster spots for the upcoming 2009 season. The tryouts will be held on August 24 from 4-6 p.m. at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
August 10, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team will begin preparations for the 2009 season, the third campaign in program history, on Saturday, Aug. 15 when it assembles at the FGCU Soccer Complex for its first practice.
July 23, 2009
In a continuing effort to reach out to Eagles fans in new ways, FGCU men's soccer has launched an official Twitter page.
July 17, 2009
Incoming FGCU men's soccer player Jeremy Vollmer led his team, Carmel United SC, to the U.S. Soccer Academy National Championship Thursday night.
June 05, 2009
The FGCU men's soccer team has announced its schedule for the 2009 regular season.