2012-13 Men's Soccer News
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April 26, 2013
Coming off a season in which he led FGCU to its third straight Atlantic Sun regular season crown and second consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, head coach Bob Butehorn announced the program’s talented seven-member 2013 recruiting class on Friday.
April 21, 2013
Last Saturday, members of the FGCU men's soccer team volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties.
April 04, 2013
Coming off back-to-back regular season and tournament A-Sun titles, head coach Bob Butehorn, the 2012 NSCAA South Region Coach of the Year, and the FGCU men's soccer staff announced the dates for their annual Late Spring ID Clinic and Summer ID Camp on Thursday.
April 01, 2013
FGCU Men's Soccer has wrapped up another successful spring season. While many programs are just digging themselves out of the snow the Eagles have been playing teams at the highest level for months.
February 25, 2013
Following a year-long rise that started with a run at the USSDA U-17/18 National Championship with the Vancouver Whitecaps FC, followed by an A-Sun regular season and tournament crown with the Eagles and completed with a tryout for Canada's U-20 National Team, FGCU freshman center back Daniel Stanese has signed a professional contract to play in Germany’s top tier Bundesliga for FC Nuremberg.
January 14, 2013
FGCU men's soccer freshmen Felipe DeSousa recently added to his long list of postseason accolades when he was named to the Soccer America All-Freshman second team on January 7.
December 11, 2012
FGCU men's soccer freshmen Felipe DeSousa and Daniel Stanese continue to pile up the postseason honors, as the duo was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-South Region second team.
December 10, 2012
In a vote by the league’s fans, FGCU men's soccer sophomore Santiago Echeverri has been named the Atlantic Sun’s CRONS Achiever Award winner for the month of November after providing two game-winning goals that helped send the Eagles to their second straight NCAA Tournament.
December 06, 2012
Coming off a season in which he led FGCU to its third straight Atlantic Sun regular season crown and second consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, head coach Bob Butehorn was named the NSCAA South Region Coach of the Year on Wednesday night.
November 21, 2012
Just a week removed from playing in the NCAA Tournament and helping the defense post its eight shutout in nine games, FGCU sophomore keeper Nathan Ingham and freshman center back Daniel Stanese have been selected to participate in the Under-20 Canadian National team camp, held from Nov. 20-30 in Sunrise, Fla.
November 15, 2012
Just four days removed from winning its second straight Atlantic Sun Championship, the FGCU men's soccer team will travel to Tampa for the third time this season when it takes on USF in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday at Corbett Soccer Stadium.
November 12, 2012
The two-time defending Atlantic Sun Champion FGCU men's soccer team will stay in-state for the second straight year for the first round of the NCAA Tournament, as it will head to USF on Thursday, Nov. 15, announced on Monday night during the NCAA Selection Show on NCAA.com.
November 11, 2012
With its second consecutive Atlantic Sun Championship in hand, the FGCU men's soccer team will hold an NCAA Selection Show Party on Monday beginning at 5 p.m. at Naples Flatbread in the Miromar Outlets. The NCAA will announce its 2012 NCAA Tournament field of 48 pairings and first round sites on NCAA.com at 5:30 p.m.
November 11, 2012
After battling for 90 scoreless minutes in regulation, the top-seeded FGCU men's soccer team captured its second straight Atlantic Sun Championship in the 95th-minute of overtime when sophomore Santiago Echeverri's cross deflected off a Mercer defender and into the net for the 1-0 golden goal victory Sunday afternoon at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
November 10, 2012
Fresh off a double-overtime triumph against Lipscomb in the semifinals that extended its win streak to seven games, the top-seeded FGCU men's soccer team will look to capture its second straight Atlantic Sun Championship on Sunday in a title game showdown with second-seeded Mercer at 1 p.m.
November 10, 2012
Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Year Felipe DeSousa scored the game-winning goal in the 103rd-minute of double-overtime to send the top-seeded and host FGCU men's soccer team to the A-Sun Championship game for the second-straight year in thrilling 2-1 win over fifth-seeded Lipscomb on Friday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
November 09, 2012
The three-time defending Atlantic Sun Conference regular season champion and top-seeded FGCU men's soccer team will begin the defense of its 2011 A-Sun Tournament crown on Friday night when it takes on fifth-seeded Lipscomb in the semifinals at 7 p.m. at the friendly confines of the FGCU Soccer Complex.
November 06, 2012
On the eve of the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Sun Tournament, FGCU men's soccer saw six different players earn postseason honors from the league office on Tuesday, highlighted by forward Felipe DeSousa being named the A-Sun Freshman of the Year.
November 05, 2012
After helping lead FGCU to a 2-0 week that lead to its third straight Atlantic Sun regular season crown, sophomores Santiago Echeverri and Nathan Ingham took home both of the A-Sun's weekly awards handed out on Monday.
November 03, 2012
Entering on a five-game win streak and in need of its sixth straight victory in order to claim its third straight Atlantic Sun regular season crown, the FGCU men's soccer team delivered a hard-fought 1-0 win at previously first place Mercer Saturday night at Bear Field on the final day of conference regular season action.
November 01, 2012
With the Atlantic Sun regular season title and home field advantage in the postseason conference tournament on the line, the second place FGCU men's soccer team will close out its regular season slate on Saturday night when it travels to first place Mercer. Kick-off is slated for 7 p.m.
October 31, 2012
Goals by seniors Jelani Smith and Andres Navas kept their hopes for another chance to play in front of their home fans alive, as the FGCU men's soccer team moved into second place in the Atlantic Sun standings with a 2-0 shutout win over visiting Stetson on a chilly-for-Florida Wednesday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 31, 2012
With just two games and one week left in the Atlantic Sun regular season, the FGCU men's soccer team will look to continue its winning ways on Wednesday night when it hosts in-state rival Stetson in its regular season home finale at 7 p.m.
October 26, 2012
In a rematch of the last year's Atlantic Sun Championship game, the FGCU men's soccer team used a goal by freshman Felipe DeSousa in the 18th minute and held on for its fourth consecutive win to move into sole possession of second place in the league standings with a 1-0 victory over ETSU on Friday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 26, 2012
Entering on a season-long three-game win streak, the FGCU men's soccer team will host first place ETSU on Friday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex in a rematch of the 2011 Atlantic Sun Championship game. Kick-off is slated for 7 p.m.
October 22, 2012
After helping the FGCU men's soccer team erase a one-goal halftime deficit last Thursday at Jacksonville with his two goals, freshman Felipe DeSousa has been named the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week, announced by the league office on Monday.
October 18, 2012
Freshman Felipe DeSousa's second goal of the game in the 105th minute of double-overtime extended the FGCU men’s soccer team's win streak to three games in dramatic fashion, as the Eagles defeated Jacksonville, 3-2, on Thursday night at the Ashley Sports Complex.
October 18, 2012
Coming off back-to-back Atlantic Sun shutout victories that pushed its conference home win streak to 15 games, the FGCU men's soccer team will look to carry over its strong play to Thursday night's in-state A-Sun showdown with Jacksonville at the Ashley Sports Complex.
October 14, 2012
A pair of second half goals by freshman Felipe DeSousa and sophomore Juan Castellon proved to be more than enough scoring, as the FGCU men's soccer team finished off a strong weekend with a 2-0 shutout win against a defensive-minded North Florida side on Sunday at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 12, 2012
Freshman Rodrigo Saravia's first career goal in the 27th minute proved to be the difference, as the FGCU men's soccer team extended its Atlantic Sun home win streak to 14 games with a 1-0 shutout of USC Upstate on Friday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
October 11, 2012
The FGCU men's soccer team will look to return to its two-defending Atlantic Sun champion form this weekend when it hosts conference foes USC Upstate on Friday and North Florida on Sunday at the FGCU Soccer Complex. The friendly confines of the FGCU Soccer Complex has yielded a 14-0-1 A-Sun home record, including 13 straight wins, for the Green and Blue over its last 15 games at home, dating back to the 2008 season.
October 06, 2012
Despite holding a 19-5 edge in shots, the FGCU men's soccer team suffered just its second loss in its last 22 Atlantic Sun regular season contests on Saturday night, as it fell at Lipscomb, 3-1, to cap its opening weekend of conference play.
October 04, 2012
The two-time defending Atlantic Sun champion FGCU men's soccer team opened the start of its sixth season of conference play on Thursday night, battling to a 1-1 draw with the league’s newest member Northern Kentucky on Thursday night at NKU Soccer Stadium.
October 04, 2012
After a challenging eight-game non-conference slate that featured seven teams in TopDrawerSoccer.com's Tournament 48 projections at the time of the match, the FGCU men's soccer team begins the defense of its back-to-back Atlantic Sun titles when it opens conference play at league-newcomer Northern Kentucky on Thursday at 7 p.m.
September 25, 2012
Facing its third ranked opponent and seventh team this season that has appeared in TopDrawerSoccer.com's Tournament 48 projections, the FGCU men's soccer team couldn’t find its rhythm on Tuesday night as is it fell at No. 13 USF, 3-0, in its non-conference finale at Corbett Soccer Stadium.
September 25, 2012
Just two full days removed from its hard-fought 2-2 draw against in-state rival UCF, the FGCU me'’s soccer team will finish off the non-conference portion of its schedule Tuesday night when it takes on another one of the state's premiere programs in No. 13 USF in Tampa, Fla.
September 22, 2012
The FGCU men's soccer team took full advantage of a six-minute span where it had a man advantage on visiting UCF, scoring two goals, but allowed the tying goal in the 87th minute of regulation when the sides evened out and eventually led to a 2-2 tie over 110 minutes of intense action between the in-state rivals Saturday night at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
September 21, 2012
The FGCU men's soccer team will get a chance to avenge its 2011 NCAA Tournament loss to UCF on Saturday night when it hosts the Knights at 7 p.m. in a "Blue Out" at the FGCU Soccer Complex. Fans who wear blue to the game can purchase a single-game ticket for half price, as the Eagles and Knights will square off for the third time in the last two seasons.
September 18, 2012
FGCU men's soccer senior Deion Jones has been named one of the initial 30 candidates for the Senior CLASS Award, announced by the media outlet on Tuesday.
September 16, 2012
A long storm through Southwest Florida brought the FGCU men's soccer team's match against No. 21 Furman to a halt in the 48th minute and didn’t allow it to restart as the game was eventually cancelled. The match will not be made up and no results will be turned in due to a full 70 minutes not being completed.
September 15, 2012
VCU used a Mario Herrera Meraz's goal in the 75th minute to break a 1-1 tie and held on to a 2-1 win over the FGCU men's soccer team late Friday on the opening night of the Courtyard By Marriott Classic.
September 13, 2012
Coming off a successful 2-0 weekend at the USF Tournament, the FGCU men’s soccer team will carry the momentum of the program's first-ever three-game non-conference win streak into Friday when it hosts the start of the Courtyard By Marriott Classic at the FGCU Soccer Complex. The four-team classic boasts a field of FGCU (3-2-0), FIU (5-0), No. 21 Furman (4-1-1) and VCU (3-0-2) that has a combined record of 15-3-3.
September 10, 2012
FGCU men's soccer senior Will Morse scored a goal in each of the team's wins last weekend at the USF Tournament and on Monday was recognized with the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week award and a spot on the College Soccer News National Team of the Week.
September 08, 2012
Behind three second half goals from its senior class, the FGCU men's soccer team picked up its third straight win on Saturday with a 3-0 shutout of Conference USA foe South Carolina at the USF Tournament played at Corbett Soccer Stadium.
September 06, 2012
Two goals by freshman Felipe DeSousa and senior William Morse separated by just 29 seconds to open the second half broke a scoreless game and vaulted the FGCU men's soccer team to a 2-0 win over MAAC favorite Iona on Thursday night at the USF Tournament played at Corbett Stadium.
September 05, 2012
After picking up its first win of the season last Sunday, the FGCU men's soccer team will take the road for the second time this season as it heads to Tampa, Fla. to take part in the USF Tournament at Corbett Soccer Stadium. The Eagles open the event against Iona College on Thursday and follow with South Carolina on Saturday, both scheduled for 5 p.m. kickoffs.
September 02, 2012
After surrendering the equalizer late in regulation, the FGCU men's soccer team kept its composure and picked up its first victory of the season, as senior forward William Morse buried the golden goal in the 106th minute of double-overtime to send the Eagles past Bucknell, 2-1, in the 2012 home opener at the FGCU Soccer Complex on Sunday afternoon.
August 31, 2012
The FGCU men's soccer team will open its 2012 home schedule on Sunday when it welcomes in Patriot League favorite Bucknell to the FGCU Soccer Complex for a 1 p.m. non-conference showdown.
August 27, 2012
Playing its second straight ranked opponent to start the season, the FGCU men's soccer team dropped a hard-fought contest at No. 16 Georgetown, 1-0, on a hot Monday afternoon at newly-renovated North Kehoe Field.
August 26, 2012
The FGCU men's soccer team will continue its two-game season-opening road trip on Monday afternoon when it takes on its second straight ranked opponent in No. 16 Georgetown at 1 p.m. Now standing 3-5 all-time against ranked teams, the Eagles fell at No. 2 Akron, 4-0, on Friday night in front of a crowd of 4,440 fans.
August 24, 2012
Behind three second half goals, No. 2 Akron handed the FGCU men's soccer team a 4-0 defeat in the season opener for both clubs Friday night in front of 4,440 fans on Cub Cadet Field at FirstEnergy Stadium.
August 23, 2012
Opening just the sixth season in program history, the FGCU men's soccer team will begin its quest to defend its back-to-back Atlantic Sun regular season championships, as well as the first A-Sun Tournament championship and NCAA berth, as it travels to Northeast Ohio to face perennial power No. 2 Akron on Friday at 7:30 p.m.
August 20, 2012
In the preseason release of TopDrawerSoccer.com’s Tournament 48 on Monday, the FGCU men’s soccer team was tabbed the Atlantic Sun Conference favorite to win the league’s automatic berth and ranked the program No. 42 in the country entering the season.
August 16, 2012
Just a week away from the 2012 season opener at No. 6 Akron, the FGCU men’s soccer team learned that four players on the squad had been named to the Atlantic Sun Conference Top 20 Players to Watch List, according to TopDrawerSoccer.com.
August 09, 2012
Looking to defend its back-to-back Atlantic Sun regular season championships and its first ever A-Sun Tournament championship, the FGCU men’s soccer team officially began the 2012 season on Thursday morning as it returned to the field for its first fall practice at the FGCU Soccer Complex.
August 09, 2012
A year removed from the program’s first-ever Atlantic Sun Conference tournament championship and NCAA Tournament berth, the FGCU men’s soccer team was picked to finished second by the league head coaches in 2012 preseason poll that was unveiled on Thursday.
August 07, 2012
Helping raise FGCU men’s soccer into one of the top program’s in the state of Florida while earning back-to-back Atlantic Sun regular season championships and an NCAA tournament berth in 2011, Alex Aldaz has been promoted to the position of associate head coach. Aldaz has spent the previous five seasons as an assistant under head coach Bob Butehorn.
August 06, 2012
With just two days remaining before their first official practice as members of the FGCU men's soccer program, a trio of incoming freshmen saw their club teams finish in Top Drawer Soccer’s final top 50 boys ranking for the 2011-12 season.
July 26, 2012
FGCU men's soccer all-time leading scorer Cristian Raudales became the first Eagle in program history to join the professional ranks late last week when he signed a contract to play in Germany for BSV Rehden.
July 22, 2012
Incoming freshmen Aaron Guillen and David Robledo will step on FGCU’s campus as National Champions, as the duo helped FC Dallas defeat the Vancouver Whitecaps FC, 3-2, on Sunday night in the 2012 U.S. Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) U-17/18 Championship at BBVA Compass Stadium in Dallas, Texas.
July 21, 2012
With the start of the 2012 season less than a month away, a trio of incoming FGCU signees will compete for the 2012 U.S. Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) U-17/18 Championship on Sunday, July 22 at 9 p.m. ET when FC Dallas takes on Vancouver Whitecaps FC at BBVA Compass Stadium in Dallas, Texas.