Middlebury men's soccer coach David Saward will retire following the 2017 season after concluding his 33rd year as the team's head coach. Alex Elias '08, who has served as the team's assistant coach for the past three seasons, will take over the program in January of 2018.
Three players from three different NESCAC teams were named to the National Soccer Coaches Association (NSCAA) All-America Teams. Connecticut College senior, Pat Devlin earned All-America Second Team honors, while classmates Bryce Ciambella of Amherst and Gaston Becherano of Tufts garnered a spot on the Third Team.
The Tufts men's soccer team will play in the 2016 NCAA Division III Championship Game on Saturday after earning a 2-1 win in the semifinals over St. Thomas (MN) on Friday at Roanoke College's Kerr Stadium.
Captain Nathan Majumder tallied his second game-winner of the 2016 NCAA Division III Tournament to lead the Tufts University men's soccer team to a 1-0 double-overtime victory over Kenyon College in quarterfinal round action Sunday afternoon at Bello Field in Medford, Massachusetts.
Dexter Eichhorst tallied his first career game-winner in the 68th minute for the Tufts men’s soccer team during a 1-0 victory over UMass-Boston in the third round of the NCAA Division III Tournament on Saturday at Bello Field in Medford, Massachusetts.
The Purple & White evened the game in the 55th minute and owned a 20-12 edge in shots, however the Amherst College men's soccer team fell to Brandeis University, 3-1 on penalty kicks after playing to a 1-1 double-overtime tie in NCAA Championship Sectional round Saturday afternoon at Hitchcock Field.
The Purple & White tallied two goals in the first half and added an insurance tally in the opening minutes of the second, as Amherst College men's soccer team shut out Daniel Webster College, 3-0 in Saturday afternoon's NCAA Second Round matchup at Hitchcock Field.
Captain and forward Nathan Majumder tallied his first game-winning goal of the season in the 29th minute, as the Tufts University men's soccer team defeated Rowan University, 1-0, in the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament Sunday at Rowan Soccer Field in Glassboro, New Jersey.
Gaston Becherano posted his team-leading seventh game-winner of the season in the 56th minute, as Tufts defeated Springfield, 2-0, in the first round of the NCAA Division III Tournament at Rowan Soccer Field in Glassboro, New Jersey.
Top-seeded Amherst earned the program's fifth NESCAC Men's Soccer Championship title, and fourth in the last six seasons, with a 3-0 shutout against fourth-seeded Hamilton on Sunday at Hitchcock Field.
Hamilton's Eli Morris found the nylon 4:28 into the first overtime period, as fourth-seeded Hamilton College defeated sixth-seeded Middlebury, 2-1 in Saturday afternoon’s NESCAC Semifinal tilt at Hitchcock Field.
Top-seeded Amherst used a pair of goals over the final 10 minutes of play to defeat seventh-seeded Bowdoin, 2-1 Saturday in the NESCAC Men's Soccer Semifinals. The Purple & White advance to the championship match where they will meet No. 4 Hamilton at noon on Sunday.
Top-seeded Amherst maintained its home field advantage with a 4-1 win over eighth-seeded Trinity in the quarterfinals and will host the remaining rounds of the 2016 NESCAC Men’s Soccer Championship at Hitchcock Field. No. 6 Middlebury meets No. 4 Hamilton in the first game of the semifinal doubleheader at 11 a.m. on Saturday and will be followed by the Purple & White versus No. 7 Bowdoin at 1:30 p.m. The advancing teams will square off at noon on Sunday with an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament on the line.
Hamilton junior Eli Morris is the NESCAC Men's Soccer Player of the Week. He contributed on both ends of the field to lead the Continentals to their first NESCAC Semifinal appearance. His second career goal gave Hamilton a lead in the 49th minute, and he played a key defensive role as the Continentals defeated Connecticut College in overtime, 2-1.
The Hamilton College men’s soccer team advanced to the semifinal round of the NESCAC Championship, eliminating No. 5-seeded Connecticut College 2-1 in overtime in a quarterfinal match at Love Field. With the win, the fourth-seeded Continentals will play sixth-seeded Middlebury (who upset third-seeded Williams 1-0 in another quarterfinal) in a semifinal game Saturday, November 5 at top-seeded Amherst.
Middlebury’s Kirk Horton scored with three seconds remaining in the second overtime as the No. 6-seeded Panthers edged third-seeded Williams, 1-0, to advance to the NESCAC Semifinals. Middlebury (10-3-3) will face fourth-seeded Hamilton next Saturday at Amherst, while the hosts face Bowdoin. The winners meet on Sunday at noon for the NESCAC Championship.
The Purple & White found the nylon twice in the final eight minutes of the opening half and added scores at the 49:54 and 77:22 marks, as the top-seeded Amherst College men's soccer team defeated eighth-seeded Trinity College, 4-1 in Saturday afternoon's NESCAC Quarterfinal tilt at Hitchcock Field.
The seventh-seeded Bowdoin College men's soccer team used two goals in the first 11 minutes to defeat second-seeded Tufts University, 2-1, in the quarterfinal round of the NESCAC Tournament on Saturday at Bello Field in Medford, Massachusetts.
Amherst is the top seed for the fourth time in six years and will have home field advantage throughout the 2016 NESCAC Men’s Soccer Championship. When quarterfinal action starts on Saturday, October 29, the Purple & White, Tufts, Williams and Hamilton will host games. The highest remaining seed following Saturday’s action will host the semifinals and final on November 5-6.