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Men’s soccer exits in first round of CAA tournament

Men’s soccer exits in first round of CAA tournament

November 14, 2018


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By Mike Puzzanghera, news staff Playing in their first Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) tournament game since 2014, the Northeastern men’s soccer team (6-9-1, 3-4-1 CAA) fell in a first round 1-0 loss to Hofstra (9-6-4, 5-2-1) in their final game of the season. The only goal came from sec...

Men’s soccer earns conference tournament berth with win over No. 13 UNCW

Men’s soccer earns conference tournament berth with win over No. 13 UNCW

November 1, 2018


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By Mike Puzzanghera, news staff Northeastern men’s soccer is back in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) tournament for the first time since 2014, thanks to first-year forward/midfielder Tyler Welch. Welch’s goal in the 67th minute gave the Huskies (6-8-1 overall, 3-4-1 CAA) a 1-0 lead ove...

Men’s soccer comes out of the past week with even record

Men’s soccer comes out of the past week with even record

October 17, 2018


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By Mike Puzzanghera, news correspondent Over the past week, the Northeastern men’s soccer team came out of a tough stretch of three conference games with a win, a draw and a loss, keeping the Huskies primed for a playoff spot in the Colonial Athletic Conference, or CAA, without playing as many games ...

Huskies snap four-game losing streak with double-overtime goal

Huskies snap four-game losing streak with double-overtime goal

September 26, 2018


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By Mike Puzzanghera, news correspondent With less than a minute remaining in double-overtime, second-year forward/midfielder Dan Munch headed fifth-year forward Harry Swartz’s cross across the keeper and into the back of the net, giving the Huskies (2-5-0 overall) a 1-0 win over Holy Cross (1-3-...

Freshman forward starts hot in debut season

Freshman forward starts hot in debut season

September 19, 2018


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By Mike Puzzanghera, news correspondent  When Northeastern head coach Chris Gbandi went up to Canada in the summer of 2016 and watched then-16-year-old Ryan Massoud play, he knew Massoud was a prospect he wanted. “He was the best player on the field,” Gbandi said. “We had been after him ...

Men’s soccer picks up non-conference win

Men’s soccer picks up non-conference win

October 26, 2017


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By Noah Greany, news staff In a season full of ups and downs for the Northeastern men’s soccer team, Senior Day was a moment to step away from soccer for a bit to honor the 2017 graduates. Lewis Aird, Gaku Lange, Ackim Mpofu, Charlton Muhlauri and Jonathan Thuresson were all celebrated prior to...

Rookie Abrams stars in first collegiate start

Rookie Abrams stars in first collegiate start

October 19, 2017


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Following a week that included two lopsided defeats to No. 17 Southern Methodist University and Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) rivals the College of William & Mary, Northeastern University men’s soccer hoped to rebound with two important matches against Elon University and cross-city riva...

Men’s soccer outscored 10-1 against William & Mary, SMU

Men’s soccer outscored 10-1 against William & Mary, SMU

October 11, 2017


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Following a non-conference loss to the University of Hartford Oct. 3, Northeastern University men’s soccer looked to bounce back strong against Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) foe William & Mary and No. 17 Southern Methodist University. Saturday night was the Kick for Dana Farber Game at Par...

Men’s soccer grinds through difficult stretch

Men’s soccer grinds through difficult stretch

October 4, 2017


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By Noah Greany, news staff Northeastern University men’s soccer set out on their first conference road trip of the year last week, with Hofstra University and Drexel University in their sights. Following an unsuccessful week with losses to The College of the Holy Cross and the University of Delawar...

Men’s soccer drops two

Men’s soccer drops two

September 26, 2017


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Following a week that saw the Northeastern University men’s soccer team sitting atop the Colonial Athletic Conference (CAA) the Huskies faced their first real speed bump in the young campaign, dropping two matches within the week. Off the heels of their overtime win against the College of Charleston, the...

Men’s soccer fights through extra time against Harvard, Charleston

Men’s soccer fights through extra time against Harvard, Charleston

September 20, 2017


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Looking to carry the momentum from their upset win over the University of Massachusetts Lowell last Saturday night, Northeastern men’s soccer faced a true test of their fitness, with both games of the week needing extra time to decide an outcome. On Sept. 13 at Harvard University’s Jordan Field, 110 minutes...

Northeastern upsets No. 12 UMass Lowell, draws record crowd

Northeastern upsets No. 12 UMass Lowell, draws record crowd

September 11, 2017


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  By Noah Greany, news staff In front of a record-breaking crowd of 2,017 people at Parsons Field Saturday night, junior defender Martin Nygaard sent his 108th minute penalty kick off the post and into the back of the net, securing a historic victory for Northeastern University (NU) men’s socce...

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