2016-17 NESCAC Men's Soccer News

  • Middlebury's Saward to Step Down at Conclusion of 2017 Season - Elias to Take Over the Program
    January 19, 2017
    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.
  • Tufts' Shapiro and Staff Named National Coaching Staff of the Year by NSCAA
    December 21, 2016
    Tufts men's soccer head coach Josh Shapiro and his staff were named the Division III Coaching Staff of the Year by the NSCAA.
  • Three NESCAC Players Recognized as NSCAA All-Americans
    December 08, 2016
    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.
  • Men's Soccer Weekly Release #12
    December 05, 2016
    Tufts won its second NCAA Division III National Championship in three years with a 1-0 double-overtime win over Calvin at Kerr Stadium in Salem Virginia.
  • NCAA Final: Tufts 1, Calvin 0 (2OT)
    December 03, 2016
    Tufts won its second NCAA Championship in three years with 1-0 double-overtime victory over Calvin at Kerr Stadium in Salem, Virginia.
  • NCAA Semifinals: Tufts 2, St. Thomas (MN) 1
    December 02, 2016
    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.
  • Fall All-Academic Selections Announced
    November 30, 2016
    A total of 760 student-athletes have been named to the 2016 NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team by the conference office today.
  • Fall All-Sportsmanship Selections Announced
    November 29, 2016
    A total of 93 student-athletes have been named to the 2016 NESCAC Fall All-Sportsmanship Team. One student-athlete from each institution for each sport that the conference sponsors was honored.
  • Middlebury's Glaser Earns CoSIDA Academic All-America Honors
    November 22, 2016
    Middlebury senior Adam Glaser has been named to the Capital One Academic All-American second team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • NCAA Quarterfinal: Tufts 1, Kenyon 0 (2OT)
    November 20, 2016
    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.
  • NCAA Third Round: Tufts 1, UMass Boston 0
    November 19, 2016
    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.
  • NCAA Third Round: Amherst 1, Brandeis 1 (Brandeis Advances on PKs, 3-1)
    November 19, 2016
    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.
  • Men's Soccer Weekly Release #10
    November 14, 2016
    Amherst and Tufts have advanced to the NCAA Sectional Semifinal. The Purple & White blanked Daniel Webster, 3-0, to advance, while the Jumbos earned wins over Springfield, 3-1, and Rowan, 1-0.
  • NCAA Second Round: Amherst 3, Daniel Webster 0
    November 13, 2016
    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.
  • NCAA Second Round: Tufts 1, Rowan 0
    November 13, 2016
    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.
  • NCAA First Round: Tufts 2, Springfield 0
    November 12, 2016
    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.
  • Men's Soccer All-Conference Selections Announced
    November 10, 2016
    Connecticut College senior Pat Devlin has been selected as the 2016 NESCAC Player of the Year by the league’s coaches.
  • Two NESCAC Men's Soccer Teams Selected For NCAA Tourney
    November 07, 2016
    Amherst and Tufts will compete in the 2016 NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship. The field of 62 teams was unveiled on Monday.
  • Men's Soccer Weekly Release #9
    November 07, 2016
    Luke Nguyen of Amherst is the NESCAC Player of the Week. Nguyen scored two goals, including what stood as the game-winner, as top-seeded Amherst downed No. 4 Hamilton, 3-0, in the NESCAC Championship.
  • NESCAC Final: No. 1 Amherst 3, No. 4 Hamilton 0
    November 06, 2016
    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.
  • NESCAC Semifinal: No. 4 Hamilton 2, No. 6 Middlebury 1 (OT)
    November 05, 2016
    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.
  • NESCAC Semifinal: No. 1 Amherst 2, No. 7 Bowdoin 1
    November 05, 2016
    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.
  • NESCAC Men's Soccer Championship Heads to Amherst
    November 02, 2016
    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.
  • Men's Soccer Weekly Release #8
    October 31, 2016
    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.
  • NESCAC Quarterfinal: No. 4 Hamilton 2, No. 5 Connecticut College 1 (OT)
    October 29, 2016
    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.
  • NESCAC Quarterfinal: No. 6 Middlebury 1, No. 3 Williams 0 (2OT)
    October 29, 2016
    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.
  • NESCAC Quarterfinal: No. 1 Amherst 4, No. 8 Trinity 1
    October 29, 2016
    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.
  • NESCAC Quarterfinal: No. 7 Bowdoin 2, No. 2 Tufts 1
    October 29, 2016
    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.
  • NESCAC Men's Soccer Quarterfinal Recap
    October 29, 2016
    Top-seeded Amherst will host the remaining rounds of the NESCAC Men's Soccer Championship. The Purple & White advanced to the semifinals along with No. 4 Hamilton, No. 6 Middlebury and No. 7 Bowdoin.
  • NESCAC Men's Soccer Championship Seeding Released
    October 26, 2016
    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.
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