2011-12 Yale Men's Soccer News

  • Bulldogs To Host Friendly Against Oxford Sunday
    March 21, 2012
    The Yale men’s soccer team will get an opportunity to test itself against some international competition on Sunday. The Bulldogs will play a friendly against England’s Oxford University at 1 p.m. at Reese Stadium. Admission is free.
  • Fall Academic All-Ivy Announced
    December 13, 2011
    The Ivy League has released its list of student-athletes selected for 2011 All-Ivy Academic honors in fall sports. Ten Yale student athletes were selected.
  • Tompkins Selected As Coach For 2012 adidas MLS Player Combine
    December 13, 2011
    Yale men’s soccer coach Brian Tompkins has been selected as a coach for the 2012 adidas MLS Player Combine. Fifty-two college seniors from 31 Division I schools have been invited to the annual player combine, which will be held in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Jan. 6-10.
  • Alers Earns NSCAA All-Region Honors
    December 12, 2011
    Sophomore Nick Alers, who anchored a Yale defense that yielded only 16 goals and posted four shutouts, has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-Northeast Region third team.
  • Thalman Elected 2012 Yale Men’s Soccer Captain
    December 08, 2011
    Goalkeeper Bobby Thalman, who led the Ivy League in save percentage (.852) and saves (92), has been elected captain of the 2012 Yale men’s soccer team. The announcement was made at the postseason banquet on Wednesday night following a team vote.
  • Alers Selected to Capital One Academic All-America Third Team
    December 02, 2011
    Defender Nick Alers has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America third team.
  • Bulldog Soccer School To Host Pair Of Camps
    November 29, 2011
    Bulldog Soccer School will hold a pair of camps in the coming months. The first is Jan. 6 at CFC Arena (1018, Sherman Ave in Hamden, CT) and the second is Apr. 7 at Reese Stadium. Both sessions will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Five Bulldogs Earn All-Ivy Recognition
    November 16, 2011
    Five Yale men’s soccer players earned All-Ivy honors, including sophomore defender Nick Alers, who was named to the first team. Forward Charlie Paris and goalkeeper Bobby Thalman were second team selections, while midfielder Max McKiernan and forward Peter Jacobson earned honorable mention recognition.
  • Regular Season Wraps Up Saturday At Princeton
    November 12, 2011
    The 2011 season has already been a success for the Yale men’s soccer team. The Bulldogs have more than doubled their win total from a year ago both overall and in Ivy League play and were in the Ivy title race until last Saturday’s heartbreaking overtime loss to Brown.
  • Jacobson Scores Twice As Yale Knocks Off Princeton 2-1 In Season Finale
    November 12, 2011
    The seven seniors on the Yale men’s soccer team had a big impact on the success of this year’s team. Saturday’s season finale at Princeton, though, showed that the future is bright for the Bulldogs as well. Sophomore Peter Jacobson scored a pair of second-half goals as the Bulldogs came-from-behind to knock off the Tigers 2-1 on a beautiful late fall afternoon at Roberts Stadium.
  • Bulldogs Seek To Stay In Ivy Race On Senior Day
    November 05, 2011
    The final home game of the season has important implications for the Yale men’s soccer team. The Bulldogs enter Saturday’s contest with Brown still very much in contention for the Ivy League championship. A loss to the Bears, though, would end Yale’s title aspirations. Kickoff on Senior Day at Reese Stadium is slated for 5:30 p.m. following the Yale-Brown women’s game.
  • Bulldogs Drop 1-0 Heartbreaker To Brown
    November 05, 2011
    Yale’s dream of an Ivy League title ended in frustrating fashion. Brown’s Austin Mandel scored on a penalty kick 1 minute, 1 second into overtime to lift the Bears to a 1-0 victory on a cold night at Reese Stadium.
  • Alers Named To Capital One Academic All-District I First Team
    November 04, 2011
    Sophomore Nick Alers, who has helped anchor Yale’s stingy defense, has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District I first team. Alers, an economics and political science major, has started 14 games and has one assist.
  • Columbia Edges Yale 1-0
    October 30, 2011
    The formula for success for the Columbia men’s soccer team has been simple this season. If Will Stamatis scores, the Lions are likely to win. That was the case again on Sunday against Yale. Stamatis scored the only goal of the game midway through the first half, and Columbia held on for a 1-0 victory on a cold afternoon.
  • Bulldogs Back On The Road Saturday At Columbia
    October 29, 2011
    The Yale men’s soccer team proved it could win in a hostile environment last weekend at Penn. The Bulldogs will try for a second straight Ivy League road victory when they travel to Columbia on Saturday. Kickoff at Columbia’s Soccer Stadium is slated for 4 p.m.
  • Paris Named Ivy League Player Of Week
    October 24, 2011
    Charlie Paris scored what to this point is the biggest goal of the season for the Yale men’s soccer team on Saturday against Penn. Monday, he was rewarded by being named the Ivy League Player of the Week.
  • Paris’ Overtime Goal Lifts Bulldogs Past Penn
    October 22, 2011
    It seems whenever the Yale men’s soccer team has needed a big goal this season, one of the seniors has stepped up and delivered. Saturday, it was Charlie Paris. Paris scored 4 minutes, 37 seconds into the second overtime period to lift the Bulldogs to a thrilling 2-1 victory over the Quakers at Rhodes Field.
  • First Ivy Road Game Takes Yale To Penn
    October 21, 2011
    The Ivy League men’s soccer season is near the halfway point, and Yale still hasn’t played a league road game. 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 game.
  • Bulldogs Earn 1-1 Tie With Sacred Heart
    October 19, 2011
    The final non-league game of the season for the Yale men’s soccer team had a little bit of everything. Yale and Sacred Heart combined for 26 shots, and both team failed to capitalize on penalty kicks. The end result was a 1-1 tie on a cold and raw night at Campus Field.
  • First Of Three Straight Road Games Wednesday At Sacred Heart
    October 18, 2011
    The Yale men’s soccer team plays its final non-league game of the season Wednesday at Sacred Heart. Kickoff at Campus Field in Fairfield is slated for 8 p.m.
  • Cornell Takes Over First Place; Knocks Off Yale 2-0
    October 15, 2011
    A six-minute stretch midway through the first half doomed the Yale men’s soccer team Saturday against Cornell. The Big Red scored twice in the span and then withstood a Yale onslaught in the second half en route to a 2-0 victory at Reese Stadium.
  • Battle For First Place Saturday At Reese Stadium
    October 12, 2011
    Two of the hottest teams in the Ivy League will meet on Saturday when Cornell visits Yale. Both the Big Red and Bulldogs are 2-0 in Ivy play, so sole possession of first place could be at stake. Kickoff on Youth Day at Reese Stadium is slated for 1 p.m.
  • Bulldogs Blank Dartmouth 2-0; Share Early Ivy League Lead
    October 08, 2011
    Yale men’s soccer coach Brian Tompkins had a pretty good idea what it would take to knock off Dartmouth Saturday at Reese Stadium. If his team could contain the Big Green’s Lucky Mkosana, who entered the game with seven goals, he knew they would have a good chance to win. The defense executed the plan to perfection, and the Bulldogs walked away with an impressive 2-0 Ivy League victory on a gorgeous afternoon.
  • Early Lead In Ivy League Race At Stake Saturday
    October 06, 2011
    Two of the top scoring teams in the Ivy League will meet on Saturday at Reese Stadium. Yale and Dartmouth have combined for 33 goals so far this season. Kickoff is slated for 3 p.m.
  • Thalman Named Ivy League Player of the Week
    October 03, 2011
    The Yale men’s soccer team started Ivy League play in impressive fashion, blanking Harvard 1-0 on Saturday. One of the players who had a key role in that victory has been honored by the Ivy League. Junior goalkeeper Bobby Thalman, who made eight saves to post the shutout, was named the league’s Player of the Week.
  • Yale Hosts Harvard In Ivy Opener On Alumni Day
    October 01, 2011
    If the last two games are any indication, it would appear the Yale men’s soccer team is ready for the start of Ivy League play. Yale cruised to a 3-1 win over Rhode Island last Sunday and went toe-to-toe with No. 1 ranked UConn on Tuesday night before suffering a heartbreaking 1-0 loss when the Huskies scored with a minute left in the second overtime. The Bulldogs will find out for sure when Harvard comes to town. Kickoff on Alumni Day at Reese Stadium is slated for 7 p.m.
  • Dennen’s Goal Lifts Yale Past Harvard 1-0
    October 01, 2011
    Senior Chris Dennen sure made the most of his final game against Harvard. Dennen scored early in the first half and then helped the Yale defense hold off the Crimson the rest of the way en route to a thrilling 1-0 victory before a big crowd of 1,436 at Reese Stadium.
  • Bulldogs Drop Heartbreaker To No. 1 UConn In Double Overtime
    September 27, 2011
    Tuesday afternoon, the UConn men’s soccer team learned it had taken over the No. 1 ranking in the NSCAA national poll. Tuesday night, Yale came within a minute of making the Huskies’ stay at the top short-lived.
  • Bulldogs Face No. 2 UConn Tuesday Night
    September 26, 2011
    Yale’s final tune-up before Saturday’s Ivy League opener against Harvard will be a big challenge. The Bulldogs travel to No. 2 UConn on Tuesday. Kickoff at Morrone Stadium is slated for 7:30 p.m.
  • Jacobson Scores Twice To Help Bulldogs Knock Off URI 3-1
    September 25, 2011
    The Yale men’s soccer team didn’t wait long to put Friday’s heartbreaking loss to Fairfield in the past. Peter Jacobson scored twice and Brad Rose added one goal and two assists as the Bulldogs knocked off Rhode Island 3-1.
Load More