SDSU men's soccer

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER BLANKS UTRGV 2-0

 

Jeroen Meefout scores twice in road-trip opening victory

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September 22. 2017 (Edinburg, Tex.) - The San Diego State men’s soccer team defeated Texas-Rio Grande Valley, 2-0, behind a two-goal performance from senior forward Jeroen Meefout on Friday night. With the win, the Aztecs improve to 3-4-0 on the season and snap UTRGV’s three-game winning streak.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER DROPS 1-0 DECISION TO CAL POLY

 

Mustangs use 14th minute goal to hand Aztecs homestand-ending loss

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September 16, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men’s soccer team fell to Cal Poly 1-0 on Friday night at the SDSU Sports Deck to cap a season-long four-game homestand. The Aztecs now sit at 2-4-0 on the season, while the win for Cal Poly improves the Mustangs record to an identical 2-4-0.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER FALLS 1-0 AGAINST UTAH VALLEY

 

Pablo Pelaez registered a game-high four shots

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September 10, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men’s soccer team suffered a 1-0 defeat against Utah Valley on Sunday night to conclude the 2017 Courtyard Marriott San Diego Central Tournament.

Utah Valley’s Gui Leme posted the only goal of the match, capitalizing on an unassisted opportunity by pushing a shot into the bottom left corner of the net for a 1-0 Wolverines advantage.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER TRIPPED UP IN OVERTIME AGAINST USF

 

Jeroen Meefout tallied second goal of the season in 58th minute

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September 8, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men’s soccer team fell in heart-breaking fashion Friday night, with San Francisco scoring a 94th minute goal to cap a 2-1 contest and hand SDSU its second loss of the season.

SORHAITZ, MEEFOUT LEAD SDSU MEN'S SOCCER TO 3-1 VICTORY OVER UCSB

 

Winston Sorhaitz recorded first career brace as an Aztec

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September 4, 2017 (San Diego) - Behind thrilling performances by Jeroen Meefout and Winston Sorhaitz, the San Diego State men’s soccer team broke down a UC Santa Barbara defense that had entered today with only one goal allowed over the course of its first three games to earn a 3-1 victory over the Gauchos in the team’s home opener on Monday night.

AZTECS ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 8/29: FOUR MORE DAYS TILL FOOTBALL...

 

 

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By Liz Alper

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August 29, 2017 (San Diego) - There's just four more days left until the San Diego State Aztecs football team takes the field again and men's soccer is back in town for their home opener.  Men's soccer head coach Lev Kirshner and two seniors, forward Jeroen Meefout and midfielder Thom Van Den Berg, football head coach Rocky Long, senior safety Trey Lomax and junior quarterback Christian Chapman discussed all that and more at this week's press conference.

CUTLER PUSHES SDSU MEN'S SOCCER TO OVERTIME WIN AGAINST VERMONT

 

Redshirt senior Dallin Cutler scored in the 95th minute to seal SDSU’s first win

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August 27, 2017 (West Point, N.Y.) - The San Diego State men’s soccer team earned its first win of the season thanks to a golden goal scored by redshirt senior Dallin Cutler in the 95th minute to break a 1-1 tie in the team’s first-ever meeting with Vermont. With the win, SDSU ends its east coast swing with a 1-1 record on the young season.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER SUFFERS 1-0 OVERTIME SETBACK AT ARMY WEST POINT

 

Adam Allmaras records two saves in season opener

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August 25, 2017 (West Point, N.Y.) - The San Diego State men’s soccer team fell victim to a 100th minute goal by Army West Point forward Rex Epps in its season opener on Friday night.

“We faced a very good and motivated team on their home opener,” said head coach Lev Kirshner. “They were difficult to breakdown and willed the game-winner as our boys battled hard to clear the ball multiple times.”

PELAEZ NAMED TO TOP DRAWER SOCCER'S PRESEASON BEST XI

 

San Diego native named to TDS Preseason Best XI Second Team

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August 21, 2017 (San Diego) - Pablo Pelaez of the San Diego State men’s soccer team was named to Top Drawer Soccer’s Preseason Best XI Second Team on Monday. The honor comes just under two weeks after being named to the 2017 Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy Watch List, known as the most prestigious individual award in college soccer. 

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS CAL POLY POMONA 1-0 IN SEASON OPENER

 

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August 18, 2017 (San Diego) - The SDSU men’s soccer team took the pitch on SDSU Sports Deck for the first time in 2017 tonight against Cal Poly Pomona.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER REVEALS 2017 SCHEDULE

 

Aztecs to play 10 home games in program’s 50th anniversary season

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July 31, 2017 (San Diego) - Celebrating the program’s 50th year of competition, San Diego State men’s soccer head coach Lev Kirshner unveiled the Aztecs’ highly anticipated 2017 schedule on Monday. The challenging slate features 10 matches at SDSU Sports Deck, along with seven dates against opponents that qualified for the NCAA Tournament last season.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER ADDS JOSH HILL TO COACHING STAFF

 

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July 10, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State men’s soccer head coach Lev Kirshner fortified his staff this week with the hiring of Josh Hill as assistant coach.

A native of Chino, California, Hill brings a vast array of coaching experience to Montezuma Mesa, ranging from the collegiate level to the USL Premier Development League (PDL). He most recently was an assistant coach at UCLA in 2016 after serving the Bruins’ director of soccer operations in 2015.

#25/17 SDSU MEN'S SOCCER FALLS AT #16/19 STANFORD 3-1

 

Aztecs drop second straight in Pac-12 play

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Photo: Pablo Pelaez scored his first collegiate goal at Stanford on Thursday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com.

October 13, 2016 (Stanford) - The No. 25/17 San Diego State men’s soccer team was unable to contain a surging Stanford club on Thursday, dropping a 3-1 decision to the No. 16/19 Cardinal in a Pac-12 showdown on the road at Laird Q. Cagan Stadium.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER: AZTECS LOSE PAC-12 MATCH TO UCLA

 

By Liz Alper

October 8, 2016 (San Diego) - Aztecs men’s soccer played in its third Pac-12 match of the season tonight against #13 UCLA.

After a quiet first half, it was UCLA who struck first in the 63rd minute of the second half on a nice goal by Jose Hernandez and the Bruins took a 1-0 lead to the 90th minute to win it.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER: TRAVIS NICKLAW COLLECTS SECOND STRAIGHT PAC-12 PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONOR

 

Redshirt senior garners Aztecs’ fourth conference weekly award this season

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October 4, 2016 (San Francisco) - San Diego State forward Travis Nicklaw (San Diego, Calif.) earned his second straight Pac-12 Men’s Soccer Player of the Week award after propelling the Aztecs to thrilling 1-0 overtime victory at home over No. 16 Washington on Oct. 2, as announced Tuesday by the league office.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER: ADAM ALLMARAS NAMED TO TOPDRAWERSOCCER.COM TEAM OF THE WEEK

 

Aztec goalkeeper becomes fourth SDSU player to earn national weekly distinction this year

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October 4, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State goalkeeper Adam Allmaras (San Diego, Calif.) was named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week for his performances in the Aztecs’ recent Pac-12 matches against Oregon State and Washington, the website announced Tuesday.

SDSU'S MATT CALLAHAN NAMED TO COLLEGE SOCCER NEWS TEAM OF THE WEEK

 

Aztec defender recognized for two exceptional performances vs. OSU, UW

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October 3, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State defender Matt Callahan (Newton, Mass.) was named to the College Soccer News Team of the Week Monday after helping the Aztecs to an undefeated start in the opening weekend of Pac-12 conference play.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER EDGES WASHINGTON IN OT THRILLER 1-0

 

Aztecs’ Travis Nicklaw scores golden goal in second minute of overtime

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Photo: Travis Nicklaw notched his third game-winning goal this year vs. Washington on Sunday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

October 2, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State’s Travis Nicklaw recorded his third game-winning goal of the year as the No. 22/19 Aztec men’s soccer team emerged with a 1-0 triumph over 16th-ranked Washington Sunday in a Pac-12 clash at SDSU Sports Deck. With the victory, the Aztecs raise their record to 6-1-3 on the year and 1-0-1 in conference play, while the Huskies slip to 7-3 overall and 1-1 in the Pac-12.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER TIES OREGON STATE IN PAC-12 OPENER 1-1

 

Aztecs to face Washington at home on Sunday

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September 29, 2016 (San Diego) - The No. 22/19 San Diego State men’s soccer team played Oregon State to a 1-1 draw Thursday in the Pac-12 opener for both teams at SDSU Sports Deck. With the result, the Aztecs move to 5-1-3 on the season, while the Beavers stand at 4-3-2 overall.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER: TRAVIS NICKLAW NAMED PAC-12 PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Senior forward becomes third Aztec this month to garner conference weekly honors

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September 27, 2016 (San Francisco) - San Diego State forward Travis Nicklaw­­ (San Diego, Calif.) has been named the Pac-12 Men’s Soccer Player of the Week after leading the Aztecs to a dramatic 1-0 overtime victory over crosstown foe San Diego on Sept. 25, as announced Tuesday by the league office.

#13/11 SDSU MEN'S SOCCER EDGES USD IN OT 1-0

 

Aztecs’ Travis Nicklaw nets second game-winner of the year

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September 25, 2016 (San Diego) - Redshirt senior Travis Nicklaw drilled the golden goal in the fifth minute of the first overtime Sunday to lift the No. 11/11 San Diego State men’s soccer team to a thrilling 1-0 triumph over crosstown adversary San Diego at SDSU Sports Deck. With the win, the Aztecs recorded their sixth shutout of the year, improving to 5-1-2 overall, while the Toreros slip to 3-3-3 on the season.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER TIES CAL POLY ON THE ROAD 0-0 IN DOUBLE OVERTIME

 

Aztecs remain unbeaten on the year at 4-0-2

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September 17, 2016 (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) - The visiting No. 11/7 San Diego State men’s soccer team maintained its unbeaten start to the 2016 campaign after battling Cal Poly to a 0-0 draw on the road in double overtime Saturday night at Spanos Stadium.  With the result, Aztecs moved to 4-0-2 on the year, while Mustangs move to 1-4-1 overall.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER: JEROEN MEEFOUT SELECTED TO COLLEGE SOCCER NEWS TEAM OF THE WEEK

 

Aztec junior notched four goals in two games last weekend

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September 13, 2016 (San Diego) - After recording braces in each of his last two matches, San Diego State forward Jeroen Meefout (Houten, Netherlands) was named to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week, the website announced Tuesday. The Aztec forward was the lone Pac-12 representative on the prestigious 11-player squad.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER: JEROEN MEEFOUT SELECTED PAC-12 PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Aztec forward accounted for four of team’s five goals in two home games

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Photo: Jeroen Meefout became the second Aztec in a row to earn Pac-12 Player of the Week honors.  Via goaztecs.com

September 13, 2016 (San Francisco) - San Diego State’s Jeroen Meefout (Houten, Netherlands) was named the Pac-12 Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week for his efforts in the Aztecs’ two home shutouts over UT Rio Grande Valley and Memphis in the Courtyard Marriott San Diego Central Tournament.  With his selection, the SDSU junior garnered the first weekly league accolade of his career and marked the second consecutive conference honor for an Aztec player this season.

NO. 13/9 SDSU MEN'S SOCCER BLANKS MEMPHIS 2-0

 

Aztecs post fourth straight shutout; win weekend tournament

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Photo:  Jeroen Meefout recorded a brace once again to help the Aztecs down Memphis.  Via goaztecs.com

September 11, 2016 (San Diego) - The No. 13/9 San Diego State men’s soccer team posted its fourth shutout in a row on Sunday with a 2-0 conquest of Memphis in the Courtyard Marriott San Diego Central Tournament at SDSU Sports Deck. With the victory, the Aztecs claimed the team championship at their weekend event, improving to 4-0-1 on the season, while the Tigers slip to 3-3 overall.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER SHUTS OUT UTRGV

 

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September 9, 2016 (San Diego) - The Aztecs posted their third straight shutout of the 2016 campaign with a 3-0 win over the University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley, while junior forward Jeroen Meefout scored two goals to provide the offensive spark. Senior Michael Sauers also scored on a penalty kick for SDSU, which maintained a 5-4 advantage in shots on goal.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER'S TRAVIS NICKLAW NAMED TO TOP DRAWER SOCCER TEAM OF THE WEEK

 

Nicklaw’s penalty kick propelled Aztecs to upset win over No. 1 Akron last Friday

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September 6, 2016 (San Diego) - After scoring the game-winning goal against No. 1 Akron last Friday, San Diego State defender Travis Nicklaw (San Diego, Calif.) has earned a spot on the TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week, the website announced on Tuesday.  With his recognition, the Aztec redshirt senior becomes the first SDSU student-athlete to land on the exclusive 11-player team this season.

SDSU'S ADAM ALLMARAS NAMED PAC-12 MEN'S SOCCER PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Aztec goalkeeper posted second straight shutout vs. No. 1 Akron on Sept. 2

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September 6, 2016 (San Francisco) - San Diego State goalkeeper Adam Allmaras (San Diego, Calif.) was named the Pac-12 Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week for his performance in the Aztecs’ huge 1-0 victory over No. 1 Akron at SDSU Sports Deck on Sept. 2. With his award, the Aztec redshirt junior received the first weekly league honor of his career and marked the first conference accolade for an SDSU player this season.

NO. 23 SDSU MEN'S SOCCER TAKES DOWN NO. 1 AKRON

 

Nicklaw’s penalty kick propels Aztecs to upset win

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September 2, 2016 (San Diego) - Redshirt senior Travis Nicklaw scored on a penalty kick in the 61st minute on Friday to lift the No. 23 San Diego State men’s soccer team to a monumental 1-0 victory over top-ranked Akron in the team’s 2016 home opener at SDSU Sports Deck. With the win, the Aztecs remain unbeaten on the year at 2-0-1, while the Zips suffered their first defeat of the season, slipping to 2-1 overall.

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