2009-10 Yale Men's Soccer News

  • 2010 Men’s Soccer Schedule Announced
    June 29, 2010
    A visit to newly renovated Reese Stadium by defending Big East Tournament champion St. John’s is one of the highlights of the 2010 Yale men’s soccer schedule. The Bulldogs and Red Storm meet on Tuesday, Sept. 28. In all, Yale will play eight of its 17 games in the friendly confines of Reese Stadium.
  • Tompkins Announces Class of 2014
    June 22, 2010
    – Six freshmen will join the Yale men’s soccer team this fall, head coach Brian Tompkins announced. In addition, Antoine Crettex, a sophomore from Bogota, Colombia, has been added to the roster.
  • Andy Shorten Elected 2010 Yale Men’s Soccer Captain
    December 10, 2009
    Andy Shorten, who finished third on the team in scoring this fall, has been elected captain of the 2010 Yale men’s soccer team. The announcement was made Wednesday night at the annual postseason banquet following a team vote.
  • Ten Bulldogs Earn Fall Academic All-Ivy Honors
    December 01, 2009
    Ten Yale student-athletes were honored today, as the Ivy League released its list of those selected for Academic All-Ivy recognition in fall sports. Eligible student-athletes include all starters or key reserves on officially recognized varsity teams that have maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  • Three Bulldogs Earn All-Ivy Recognition
    November 17, 2009
    Three Yale men’s soccer players have earned 2009 All-Ivy recognition. Junior Brad Rose, who led the team with 16 points, and senior Travis Chulick, who finished third in the Ivy League in saves (55), were both named to the second team, while sophomore Andy Hackbarth, who helped anchor Yale’s defense, was an honorable mention selection.
  • Yale In National Spotlight; Bulldogs Play At Princeton Friday On Fox Soccer Channel
    November 13, 2009
    The 2009 Yale men’s soccer season will end in the national spotlight when the Bulldogs take on Princeton on Friday night. Kickoff at Princeton’s Roberts Stadium is set for at 8:07 p.m. and the game will be televised live by the Fox Soccer Channel as part of its NSCAA College Game of the Week package. Steve Bell will handle the play-by-play, while Keith Tabatznik provides analysis. The Fox Soccer Channel is available on DirecTV (619), Dish Network (149) and many cable outlets, including Comcast.
  • Bulldogs Drop Season Finale 4-0 To Princeton
    November 13, 2009
    The Yale men's soccer team didn't have an answer for Princeton's Antoine Hoppenot on Friday night at Roberts Stadium. Hoppenot scored the first three goals of the game to lead the Tigers to a 4-0 victory over the Bulldogs before a crowd of 803 and a national television audience on the Fox Soccer Channel.
  • Brown Visits On Senior Day
    November 07, 2009
    When the Yale men’s soccer team walks off the Reese Stadium field for the final time in 2009 following Saturday’s game with Brown, they should take a good look around. Because in 2010, the stadium will have a much different look. Construction of Phase II of the Reese Stadium Project will commence on Nov. 9 and will consist of a new stadium structure which will include four team rooms, expanded bleachers, a press box, VIP seating areas and an entryway plaza. It will also feature the names of all former soccer and lacrosse players on the archways leading into the stadium. Kickoff for the final home game of 2009 is slated for 4:30 p.m.
  • Late Goal Lifts Brown Past Yale 2-1
    November 07, 2009
    Thomas McNamara’s goal with 8:39 left in the second half snapped a 1-1 tie and lifted Brown to a 2-1 victory over Yale before a big crowd on a chilly night at Reese Stadium. Freshman Scott Armbrust scored for the Bulldogs.
  • Rose Named Ivy League Player Of The Week
    November 02, 2009
    Brad Rose, who scored both Yale goals in a 2-1 victory over Columbia on Saturday, was named the Ivy League Player of the Week. Rose, a junior from Toronto, Ontario, now leads the Bulldogs with six goals and 16 points.
  • Construction on Reese Stadium to Begin Nov. 9
    November 02, 2009
    Yale University has announced that construction of Phase II of the Reese Stadium Project will commence on Nov. 9. Phase II, which is projected to be completed in 10 months, will consist of a new stadium structure which will include four team rooms, expanded bleachers, a press box, VIP seating areas and an entryway plaza. It will also feature the names of all former soccer and lacrosse players on the archways leading into the stadium.
  • Andy Shorten Named To ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District I Second Team
    November 02, 2009
    Andy Shorten, who is tied for third on the Yale men’s soccer team with six points, has been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District I second team. Shorten, a junior from Hudson, Ohio, has started 10 games at midfield and has two goals and two assists.
  • Rose Comes Up Big In Bulldogs Win Over Columbia
    October 31, 2009
    After being shutout in its last two games, the Yale men’s soccer team needed someone to step up Saturday against Columbia. Brad Rose, the Bulldogs leading scorer, was a logical candidate, and he delivered, scoring twice as Yale edged the Lions 2-1 on a mild night at the Columbia Soccer Stadium.
  • Trick Or Treat? Bulldogs Face Columbia On Halloween
    October 29, 2009
    New York City has been anything but a house of horrors for the Yale men’s soccer team in recent years. The Bulldogs have come away victorious on their last three trips to Columbia and will be looking to make it four in a row when they visit the Lions on Saturday. Kickoff at the Columbia Soccer Stadium is set for 7 p.m.
  • Penn Strikes First; Holds Off Yale 1-0
    October 24, 2009
    With less than ideal conditions at Rhodes Field, it was pretty apparent that whoever scored first would have a big advantage in Saturday’s Yale-Penn men’s soccer game. It took awhile, but it was the Quakers who got on the board first, and Travis Cantrell’s goal at 67:46 was the only goal of the game as Penn edged the Bulldogs on a rainy afternoon.
  • Saturday’s Men’s Soccer Game With Penn Moved To 2:30 P.M.
    October 23, 2009
    Due to the threat of heavy rain in Philadelphia, the start of the Yale-Penn men’s soccer game has been moved to 2:30 p.m. at Rhodes Field. The game was originally scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff. The Yale-Penn women’s game will now start at noon.
  • First Ivy Road Game Takes Yale To Penn
    October 22, 2009
    The Yale men’s soccer team has done its fair share of traveling so far this season. It just hasn’t been for an Ivy League game yet. That changes on Saturday when the Bulldogs head to Philadelphia to meet Penn. Kickoff at Rhodes Field is slated for 7:30 p.m. following the Yale-Penn women’s soccer game, which starts at 5 p.m.
  • UConn Visits Reese Stadium Tuesday Night
    October 20, 2009
    The Yale men’s soccer team erupted for four goals in Saturday’s thrilling victory over Cornell. The Bulldogs’ offense may get a tougher test on Tuesday night against UConn. The Huskies have allowed only six goals in their 13 games. Kickoff at Reese Stadium is slated for 7 p.m.
  • Sixth-Ranked UConn Edges Yale 2-0
    October 20, 2009
    It didn’t take long for the Yale men’s soccer team to realize it could play with sixth-ranked UConn Tuesday night. Chris Dennen had a great opportunity to get the Bulldogs on the board just two minutes in, but Josh Ford made an acrobatic save to knock away his header. “That was a world class save,” said Yale head coach Brian Tompkins. “Even though it didn’t go in, I think it gave us a little confidence.” Yale went on to outshoot the Huskies 12-11, but UConn capitalized on its chances en route to a 2-0 victory before a crowd of 527 at Reese Stadium.
  • Bulldogs Return Home To Host Cornell
    October 17, 2009
    Yale and Cornell each has played overtime in their first two Ivy League games. The difference is the Big Red escaped with ties in both games, while the Bulldogs were on the wrong end of heartbreaking defeats. As a result, fans could be in for a little bonus soccer when the two teams meet on Saturday. Kickoff at Reese Stadium is slated for 7 p.m.
  • Fantastic Finish; Dennen’s Late Goal Sinks Cornell
    October 17, 2009
    After losing its first two Ivy League games in overtime, the thought of going to extra time with Cornell on Saturday certainly wouldn’t have been comforting to the Yale men’s soccer team. With the score tied at 3-3 and less than 30 seconds left, it sure looked like that would be the scenario the Bulldogs would face. Chris Dennen had other ideas. His goal with 13 seconds remaining lifted Yale to a thrilling 4-3 victory over the Big Red on a cold night at Reese Stadium.
  • Rose’s Late Goal Earns Yale A 1-1 Tie With Providence
    October 13, 2009
    Too many times this season it seems the Yale men’s soccer team has been on the wrong end of dramatic finishes. So it was nice for the Bulldogs to have some late-game heroics of their own on Tuesday afternoon at Providence. Brad Rose scored with 3:32 left in the second half as Yale earned a hard-fought 1-1 tie with the Friars on a breezy afternoon at Glay Field.
  • Yale Heads To Providence For Tuesday Matinee
    October 12, 2009
    Last Tuesday, the Yale men’s soccer team built some positive momentum with an impressive 2-1 victory over Boston College. The Bulldogs will be looking for a similar outcome when they travel to Providence this Tuesday. Kickoff at Glay Field is set for 3 p.m.
  • No. 24 Dartmouth Hands Bulldogs Another Heartbreaking Overtime Loss
    October 10, 2009
    The Yale men’s soccer team did an excellent job of containing Daniel Keat, the Ivy League’s leading scorer, during Saturday’s game with Dartmouth. The Bulldogs limited him to only one shot. Yale, though, didn’t have an answer for Lucky Mkosana. Mkosona scored a pair of goals, including the game winner in the final minute of the first overtime, to lift the 24th-ranked Big Green to a 2-1 victory on a cool and windy afternoon at Reese Stadium.
  • Bulldogs Ready For Visit From 24th Ranked Dartmouth
    October 08, 2009
    Yale’s defense has been stingy in the last two games, allowing just two goals. The Bulldogs, though, will get a stern test when 24th-ranked Dartmouth comes to town on Saturday. The Big Green has the 11th most potent offense in Division I, averaging nearly 2.5 goals per game. Kickoff at Reese Stadium is slated for 4:30 p.m.
  • Offense Comes Alive In 2-1 Win Over BC
    October 06, 2009
    Milan Tica’s goal midway through the second half of Tuesday night’s game with Boston College tied the score at 1-1 and snapped a 256-minute scoreless drought for the Yale men’s soccer team. The Bulldogs didn’t have to wait nearly as long for another goal. Aden Farina-Henry scored 10 minutes later as Yale knocked off the Eagles 2-1 at Newton Campus Field.
  • ACC Foe Boston College Next For Yale
    October 05, 2009
    The last two weeks have been very frustrating for the Yale men’s soccer team. The Bulldogs have dropped a pair of overtime decisions and lost another game where they had a big edge in shots and possession time. Tuesday night, Yale will meet a team in a similar frame of mind. Boston College is on a two-game losing streak, and both came in double overtime. Kickoff at BC is slated for 7 p.m.
  • Late Night At Reese Stadium; Bulldogs Fall 1-0 To Harvard
    October 03, 2009
    A long night had a heartbreaking ending for the Yale men’s soccer team. Brian Rogers knocked in an Adam Rousmaniere cross with 7:07 left in the second overtime to lift eighth-ranked Harvard to a 1-0 victory over Yale on a rainy and stormy night at Reese Stadium.
  • Bulldogs Host Harvard On Alumni Day
    October 01, 2009
    At halftime of Saturday’ men’s soccer game with Harvard, Yale will honor the 1999 team which upset defending NCAA champion Indiana in its season opener and topped Big East regular season champion Rutgers in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The 2009 Bulldogs are looking to create memories of their own, and a victory over the eighth-ranked Crimson would be a big step in the right direction. Kickoff at Reese Stadium is slated for 7 p.m.
  • Shorthanded Bulldogs Fall At Sacred Heart
    September 29, 2009
    Illness and injuries left the Yale men’s soccer team quite shorthanded for Tuesday’s game with Sacred Heart. Nevertheless, Yale outshot the Pioneers 15-11 and had a big edge in possession time. The Bulldogs, though, couldn’t take advantage of their scoring chances. Sacred Heart, on the other hand, capitalized on almost every opportunity. The result was a deceiving 4-0 victory for the Pioneers on a breezy afternoon at Campus Field.
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