June 24, 2011
UNCG summer camps continue
Greensboro, N.C. - Deadlines are fast approaching for the men's soccer, women's basketball and tennis day camps, which begin on the UNCG campus next week.
June 10, 2011
Beyond Box Scores: 2010-11 in review (part two)
UNCGSpartans.com writer Rob Daniels takes a look back at the Spartans' 2010-11 academic year in the second installment of this two-part feature.
June 9, 2011
Beyond Box Scores: 2010-11 in review (part one)
UNCGSpartans.com writer Rob Daniels takes a look back at the Spartans' 2010-11 academic year in the first installment of this two-part feature.
June 3, 2011
Ilhan named to PDL Team of the Week
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s sophomore Hakan Ilhan has been named to the Premier Development League Team of the Week for week five of the season, the United Soccer League (USL) announced this week.
June 1, 2011
UNCG finishes second in Commissioner's Cup, fifth in Germann Cup
CHARLESTON, S.C. – After a 2010-11 academic year that saw UNCG turn in competitive showings in virtually every sport, the Spartans finished second in the race for the Commissioner’s Cup and fifth in the extremely tight standings for the Germann Cup, the Southern Conference all-sports trophies for excellence in league competition.
June 1, 2011
Kearney, Mack earn Coleman Lew Leadership Awards
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG soccer players Kelsey Kearney and Will Mack were among 25 Southern Conference student-athletes honored with Coleman Lew Leadership Awards, the league and Coleman Lew & Associates, Inc., announced Wednesday.
May 31, 2011
Men's soccer unveils difficult 2011 schedule
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s soccer team will host 10 regular-season home matches and take on four NCAA tournament teams throughout its 18-match 2011 schedule, coach Justin Maullin announced Tuesday.
May 24, 2011
All 18 UNCG sports receive satisfactory APR scores
INDIANAPOLIS – All 18 UNCG athletic teams received satisfactory marks in the latest Academic Progress Report (APR) scores released by the NCAA on Tuesday.
May 6, 2011
Twenty-seven Spartan student-athletes become UNCG graduates
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Twenty-seven UNCG student-athletes walked as part of several graduation ceremonies across campus and at the Greensboro Coliseum in the last few days.
May 4, 2011
Maullin to be inducted into alma mater's athletic hall of fame
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG men’s soccer coach Justin Maullin will be inducted into William Carey University’s Athletic Hall of Fame on Thursday. Maullin will be part of a 16-member inaugural induction class.
April 15, 2011
More than $25,000 raised at UNCG Relay for Life
GREENSBORO, N.C. – More than $25,000 was raised at UNCG’s Relay for Life, held April 8 at the UNCG Soccer Stadium. Spartan athletics accounted for more than $5,500 of the grand total.
January 19, 2011
Bonilla, Ford named NSCAA Scholar All-Region
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – UNCG men’s soccer student-athletes Michael Bonilla and Peyton Ford have earned spots on the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Scholar All-South Region teams, the NSCAA announced recently.
January 13, 2011
Shore named Jewish Sports Review All-American
NEW YORK – UNCG redshirt freshman Adam Shore was named to the Jewish Sports Review’s 2010 Men’s All-America College Soccer Team, the publication announced in its January/February issue.
December 20, 2010
UNCG places 26 on Academic All-SoCon Team
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Twenty-six UNCG student-athletes earned spots on the Academic All-Southern Conference Team for the fall semester, the league office announced Monday. Men’s soccer player Peyton Ford and SoCon Female Cross Country Runner of the Year Ashley Schnell accounted for two of the 11 4.0 grade point averages on the 345-member squad.
December 16, 2010
Byrd, Ilhan named to NCCSIA All-State Team
BUIES CREEK, N.C. – UNCG defender Kris Byrd and forward Hakan Ilhan were named to the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association University Division All-State Men’s Soccer Team, the NCCSIA announced Thursday.
December 8, 2010
Ilhan named to NSCAA All-South Region Second Team
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – UNCG sophomore forward Hakan Ilhan has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Performance Subaru All-South Region Second Team, the NSCAA announced Wednesday.
December 7, 2010
UNCG women first, men fourth in SoCon all-sports races
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG is in solid contention in the Southern Conference all-sports races for both the men’s and women’s sports, as UNCG’s women lead the league and the men are fourth after the fall season of competition.
November 22, 2010
Interim no more, Justin Maullin named UNCG's men's soccer coach
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG Director of Athletics Kim Record announced Monday that Justin Maullin has been appointed head coach of the men’s soccer program on a full-time basis after holding the title on an interim basis for the last 11 months.
November 18, 2010
UNCG eliminated by Georgetown in NCAA first round, 3-0
WASHINGTON, DC – UNCG saw its 11-game unbeaten streak and season come to an end Thursday in a 3-0 loss to Georgetown in first round action of the NCAA tournament. It was UNCG's first loss since Oct. 2.
November 17, 2010
UNCG faces Georgetown in Thursday's first round of NCAA tournament
WASHINGTON, D.C. - UNCG had a brief workout Wednesday afternoon at North Kehoe Field in preparation for Thursday's NCAA tournament first round match-up with Georgetown. Live video and LiveStats will be available through NCAA.com for the 1 p.m. kickoff.
November 15, 2010
Quest for another "Hotel California", Spartans get ready for Georgetown
There was a familiar song on the ride home Sunday evening. Then there was seeing the name on the big screen on Monday afternoon. Now, UNCG prepares for Georgetown on Thursday afternoon.
November 15, 2010
UNCG travels to Georgetown for NCAA first round match-up
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - UNCG, winners of the Southern Conference regular season and tournament titles, will hit the road to face Georgetown on Thursday at 1 p.m. in the first round of the NCAA Men's Soccer Championship.
November 14, 2010
Ilhan sends Spartans dancin'; UNCG win SoCon title, NCAA bid
MT PLEASANT, S.C. – UNCG sophomore Hakan Ilhan continued his furious late season surge, scoring with 9:32 to play to break a scoreless tie and lifting the top-seeded Spartans over third-seeded Furman, 1-0, for the title at the Southern Conference Men’s Soccer Championship on Sunday afternoon.
November 13, 2010
Take VI: UNCG-Furman once again for SoCon tourney title Sunday
UNCG and Furman will meet for the sixth time in the last 14 seasons in a Southern Conference Men's Soccer Championship title match on Sunday. The two most successful programs in conference history, they will play for an automatic bid to the NCAA Championship field of 48. UNCG is unbeaten in its last 10, Furman has won three straight since a loss to the Spartans.
November 12, 2010
Ilhan's magic touch does it again, UNCG moves on to finals
MT PLEASANT, S.C. – UNCG sophomore Hakan Ilhan’s 11th goal of the season came 4:35 into the first overtime period, lifting the top-seeded Spartans over fourth-seeded Appalachian State, 1-0, in semifinal round action at the Southern Conference Men’s Soccer Championship.
November 11, 2010
Top-seeded UNCG takes on Appalachian State in SoCon men's soccer semifinals on Friday
UNCG takes its nine-match unbeaten streak to Charleston this weekend, hoping to come home with a conference tourney title and a bid to the NCAA Tournament. The top-seeded Spartans face Appalachian State on Friday at 5 p.m.
November 10, 2010
UNCG's Maullin named Coach of the Year; five earn All-SoCon
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG interim men’s soccer coach Justin Maullin was named to the 2010 Southern Conference Men’s Soccer Coach of the Year and five Spartans earned all-conference honors on Wednesday when the conference’s annual awards were announced.
November 6, 2010
Ilhan's OT tally lifts UNCG into SoCon semifinals
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Sophomore Hakan Ilhan scored twice, including the game-winner 3:07 into overtime as top-seeded UNCG survived a scare from eighth-seeded Georgia Southern, 2-1, in Southern Conference Men’s Soccer Championship quarterfinal round action Saturday night.
November 5, 2010
Hakan Ilhan named SoCon Men's Soccer Player of the Month
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG sophomore Hakan Ilhan has been named the Southern Conference’s Men’s Soccer Player of the Month for October after helping the Spartans to a share of the SoCon regular season title.
November 5, 2010
UNCG hosts Georgia Southern in quarterfinals of SoCon tournament
The postseason begins Saturday as top-seeded UNCG hosts eighth-seeded Georgia Southern at 7 p.m. Admission is free and Spartan All Access will have live coverage.
November 4, 2010
A Byrd of a different feather
After graduating from NC State in just three years and transferring to UNCG to attend the Bryan School, defender Kris Byrd exemplifies the student part of the term student-athlete more than most. Rob Daniels has his story in Beyond Box Scores.
November 3, 2010
SoCon Men's Soccer Tournament pairings set
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - With 14 points and identical 4-1-2 records in SoCon play, UNCG, Furman and College of Charleston have all clinched a share of the Southern Conference men's soccer regular-season championship and will enter the league's tournament as the top three seeded teams. UNCG has been awarded the No. 1 seed by virtue of tiebreakers.
November 2, 2010
UNCG's Peyton Ford named Southern Conference Men's Soccer Player of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG sophomore goalkeeper Peyton Ford was named the Southern Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week on Tuesday for his play in the Spartans’ two victories last week.
November 2, 2010
Ilhan's late tally lifts UNCG to 1-1 tie at Longwood, extends unbeaten streak
LONGWOOD, Va. – Hakan Ilhan scored with 1:43 left in regulation time as UNCG rallied to forge a 1-1 tie at Longwood in men’s soccer action Tuesday night. The tie extended UNCG's unbeaten streak to eight straight matches.
November 1, 2010
Spartans close out regular season with nonconference trip to Longwood
UNCG will visit Longwood to close out the regular season on Tuesday night. The Spartans have already wrapped up a share of the SoCon regular season title and the No. 1 seed in next week's tournament. LiveStats will be available.
October 30, 2010
Pieces in place, UNCG downs Furman, 1-0, for share of SoCon title
GREENVILLE, S.C. – While UNCG knew what it needed when the weekend began, the scenario for it to win a share of the Southern Conference’s men’s soccer regular season title had to seem a little far-fetched. Yet, with Adam Shore’s sixth goal of the season late in the second half, that is exactly what the Spartans grabbed in a 1-0 win over Furman on Saturday night.
October 29, 2010
UNCG and Furman meet with much at stake Saturday night
UNCG and Furman have combined for 10 SoCon regular season titles and nine conference tournament titles over the last 13 years. Thus, it is only fitting that the two meet on Saturday night with so much hanging in the balance.
October 29, 2010
UNCG's Graham named one of the top 15 freshmen in college soccer this season
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG freshman forward Brian Graham was picked for a list of the top 15 freshman in collegiate men’s soccer this week by goal.com.
October 26, 2010
Brian Graham named SoCon Men's Soccer Player of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG freshman forward Brian Graham was named the Southern Conference’s Men’s Soccer Player of the Week on Tuesday for his outstanding performance in the Spartans’ two wins last week.
October 26, 2010
UNCG extends unbeaten streak to six, stays alive in SoCon title hunt with win over Appalachian State
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG scored just 24 seconds before halftime and swung the momentum as the Spartans downed Appalachian State, 3-0, to extend their unbeaten streak to six consecutive matches and keep the possibility of a SoCon regular season title alive.
October 25, 2010
UNCG hosts Appalachian State, celebrates Senior Night on Tuesday
UNCG will celebrate Senior Night and put its five-game unbeaten streak on the line when it hosts Appalachian State on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Admission is free. Spartan All Access will have live coverage and LiveStats will also be available.
October 22, 2010
Ilhan's scores twice, adds helper as UNCG rolls past Gardner-Webb
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. Sophomore Hakan Ilhan had two goals and an assist as UNCG ran its unbeaten streak to five straight with a 4-1 win at Gardner-Webb on Friday night, spoiling Homecoming for the host Bulldogs.
October 21, 2010
UNCG visits Gardner-Webb for nonconference match-up Friday night
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. -- Unbeaten in their last four matches, the Spartans step out of conference on Friday night and hope to crash the Homecoming party at Gardner-Webb. Game time is set for 7 p.m.
October 19, 2010
Graham's seven-point effort leads UNCG past Wofford, 4-2
GREENSBORO, N.C. Freshman Brian Graham logged a seven-point night, having a hand in all four goals as UNCG turned away Wofford, 4-2, in Southern Conference mens soccer action Tuesday night.
October 18, 2010
UNCG hosts Wofford in SoCon men's soccer tilt Tuesday night
With the conference slate more than half over, the matches start to become more important. Defending league champ Wofford is winless and needs a victory to get back into the race. Coming off consecutive ties, UNCG is in the heat of the race for home field. Admission is free. Spartan All Access will have live coverage.
October 16, 2010
UNCG, Davidson play to scoreless tie in SoCon men's soccer action
DAVIDSON, N.C. UNCG goalkeeper Peyton Ford and Davidson keeper Chip Sanders each had eight saves as the Spartans and Wildcats played to a scoreless tie in Southern Conference mens soccer action Saturday night at Alumni Field.
October 15, 2010
UNCG hits road to face Davidson on Saturday night
Coming off a 2-2 tie with No. 25 College of Charleston on Wednesday, UNCG is back at it on the road Saturday night when the
October 13, 2010
Ilhan's three-point night, late goal helps UNCG forge tie with No. 25 College of Charleston
GREENSBORO, N.C. UNCG sophomore Hakan Ilhan scored his team-leading fourth goal of the season with 5:33 left in regulation time to forge a 2-2 tie between the Spartans and No. 25-ranked College of Charleston in Southern Conference mens soccer action Wednesday night.
October 12, 2010
UNCG hosts No. 25 College of Charleston on Wednesday night
College of Charleston, winner of eight straight and newest member of the NSCAA Top 25, visits UNCG for a Southern Conference clash on Wednesday night. Admission is free and Spartan All Access will have live coverage.
October 10, 2010
UNCG visits Georgia Southern in SoCon clash Sunday
UNCG and Georgia Southern meet up in Statesboro on Sunday afternoon - both in search of their first SoCon win of the season and both looking to snap three-game losing skids. LiveStats will be available for the 2 p.m. match.
October 10, 2010
Spartan Smorgasbord: Six different Spartans score in 6-1 win
STATESBORO, Ga. Six different Spartans scored as UNCG snapped a three-game losing skid and rolled to a 6-1 win over Georgia Southern in Southern Conference mens soccer action Sunday afternoon.
October 2, 2010
UNCG falls to Elon in double-overtime, 1-0
GREENSBORO, N.C.. Gabe Latigue tucked a low liner just inside the left post for his fourth goal of the season to give Elon a 1-0 double-overtime victory over UNCG in Southern Conference men's soccer action Saturday night at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
October 1, 2010
Spartans open SoCon play, host Elon on Saturday night
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNCG entertains Elon for the Spartans' SoCon opener on Saturday night at 7 p.m. The Spartans will look to snap a two-game losing skid. Admission is free. Spartan All Access will have live coverage.
September 28, 2010
Garner's early goal not enough, UNCG falls to High Point, 3-1
HIGH POINT, N.C. Sophomore Eli Garner tallied a goal for an early Spartan lead, but High Point scored three unanswered goals to turn away UNCG, 3-1, in nonconference mens soccer action Tuesday night.
September 27, 2010
UNCG travels to High Point for locally televised match
HIGH POINT, N.C. -- UNCG will take on backyard-rival High Point in a locally televised match Tuedsay night. The 8 p.m. match will be televised on the Spanish-programming channel Estrella-TV in the Triad (Time Warner Cable 131 / Digital Channel 20.3).
September 25, 2010
Wake Forest tops UNCG on Homecoming, 2-1, in front of near-record crowd
GREENSBORO, N.C. Andy Lubahn scored with 9:44 to play to lift Wake Forest to a 2-1 win over UNCG on Saturday night in front of a crowd of 3,494 at UNCG Soccer Stadium for Homecoming.
September 24, 2010
UNCG hosts Wake Forest for Homecoming on Saturday night
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Unbeaten in their last four matches, UNCG has a chance to knock another team out of Top 25 contention when it faces No. 19 Wake Forest on Saturday night. UNCG has already bumped Charlotte, Navy and William & Mary from the Top 25 bubble this season. Admission is free. Spartan All Access will have live coverage.
September 22, 2010
Long night ends in 1-1 tie between UNCG and Campbell
GREENSBORO, N.C. Campbells Justin Smith scored with six seconds left in regulation and a thunderstorm-delayed overtime session didnt break the tie as UNCG and Campbell played to a 1-1 tie in mens soccer action Wednedsay night at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
September 21, 2010
UNCG hosts Campbell on Wednesday looking to make it four straight
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNCG will go for four wins in a row when it hosts Campbell on Wednesday night. The Spartans have pushed their way back into the regional rankings this week after knocking William & Mary and Navy from the ranks of the unbeaten last week. Admission to the match is free. Spartan All Access will also have live coverage.
September 18, 2010
UNCG sinks Navy, 1-0, for third straight victory
GREENSBORO, N.C. Matt Strine scored 11:54 into the match and Peyton Ford made a diving save with 15 minutes left to preserve the shutout as UNCG handed Navy its first loss of the season, 1-0, in mens soccer action Saturday night at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
September 17, 2010
UNCG hosts Navy to continue homestand on Saturday night
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Winners of their last five matches at home dating back to last year, the Spartans host Navy at 7 p.m. Saturday. The teams will be meeting for the first time since 1992. Navy is one of 15 unbeaten, untied teams remaining in the country entering Thursday's action. Spartan All Access will have live coverage and there will be LiveStats.
September 15, 2010
Arnarsson's late tally give UNCG 2-1 win over William & Mary
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNCG freshman Fannar Arnarsson scored his first goal in dramatic fashion, banking in a shot off the post in the 83rd minute to rally the Spartans past William & Mary on Wednesday, 2-1.
September 14, 2010
UNCG returns home, hosts William & Mary on Wednesday night
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNCG plays host to William & Mary, which is ranked No. 23 this week by Top Drawer Soccer. The Spartans are coming off a 2-0 win over Richmond on Sunday, while the Tribe is 3-0 thus far this year. Spartan All Access will have live coverage and LiveStats will be available.
September 12, 2010
UNCG shuts out Richmond, 2-0, for win at Elon Classic
ELON, N.C. Aaron Reifschneider and Adam Shore both scored their first collegiate goals and Peyton Ford logged his first shutout of the season as UNCG defeated Richmond, 2-0, in men's soccer action at the Elon Classic on Sunday afternoon.
September 11, 2010
UNCG faces Richmond looking to get back in win column
ELON, N.C. - UNCG will look to end a two-match losing skid when it faces Richmond at the Elon Classic on Sunday at 12 noon. The Spartans are coming off a 2-1 loss to Jacksonville on Friday, while Richmond was shutout by Elon, 4-0. LiveStats are available for the match.
September 10, 2010
UNCG falls to Jacksonville, 2-1, at Elon Classic
ELON, N.C. Eli Garner scored on a penalty kick with 14:07 to play, but UNCG could not follow up with an equalizer as Jacksonville defeated the Spartans, 2-1, in the first match of the Elon Classic on Friday night.
September 9, 2010
UNCG looks to bounce back at Elon Classic, faces Jacksonville on Friday night
ELON, N.C.. - The Spartans make the short trip up I-40 to Elon for the Elon Classic this weekend. UNCG kicks off the classic-style tournament on Friday at 5 p.m. with a match against Jacksonville. LiveStats will be available.
September 4, 2010
Creighton jumps out to early lead, downs UNCG, 4-0
OMAHA, Neb. Creighton exploded for three first half goals on its way to a 4-0 win over UNCG in mens soccer action Saturday night.
September 3, 2010
UNCG heads to the nation's Heartland to face Creighton on Saturday
OMAHA, Neb. - In their longest regular season trip since 1992, the Spartans head to Omaha to take on a Creighton squad that hasn't lost a home opener since 1995. UNCG is coming off a 2-1 win over Charlotte at home on Wednesday night. LiveStats will be available.
September 1, 2010
Eli Garner's goal lifts UNCG to opening-night win, 2-1
GREENSBORO, N.C. UNCG sophomore Eli Garner scored 27 seconds into the second half on a shot from 35 yards out and interim mens soccer coach Justin Maullin won his debut as the Spartans topped Charlotte, 2-1, in opening-night mens soccer action at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
August 31, 2010
UNCG opens 2010 regular season Wednesday versus Charlotte
GREENSBORO, N.C. - It all counts beginning Wednesday as UNCG takes to the home turf to face Charlotte at 7 p.m. at UNCG Soccer Stadium. Spartan All Access will have live coverage (free) and LiveStats will also be available as interim head coach Justin Maullin makes his regular season debut.
August 30, 2010
UNCG picked sixth in SoCon men's soccer preseason ballot; Mack named preseason all-conference
SPARTANBURG, S.C. UNCG was picked to finish sixth in the Southern Conference during preseason voting of the leagues men's soccer coaches that was announced on Monday.
August 28, 2010
North Carolina jumps out early, downs UNCG, 3-0, in front of crowd of 3,064
GREENSBORO, N.C. North Carolina scored a pair of early goals to jump out to an early lead on its way to a 3-0 win over UNCG in mens soccer exhibition play in front of a crowd of 3,064 Saturday night at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
August 27, 2010
UNCG hosts No. 1 North Carolina in Spartans exhibition finale
UNCG plays host to North Carolina in the Spartans' final match of the preseason. The Tar Heels are ranked in the top five in all three preseason polls, including a No. 1 ranking from TopDrawerSoccer.com. UNCG is coming off a 1-0 preseason win over No. 11 Duke. Spartan All Access will have live coverage.
August 26, 2010
UNCG adds Jay Benfield and Marc Nicholls to mens soccer coaching staff
GREENSBORO, N.C. UNCG interim mens soccer coach Justin Maullin has announced the appointment of Jay Benfield and Marc Nicholls as assistant coaches effective immediately.
August 24, 2010
UNCG to hold Spartan Restaurant Tailgate prior to Saturday's mens soccer match
GREENSBORO, N.C. UNCG athletics, in conjunction with UNCG Dining Services, will host the Spartan Restaurant Tailgate for the campus community this Saturday night prior the UNCG-North Carolina mens soccer exhibition match at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
August 21, 2010
Strine's late goal lifts UNCG past Duke in preseason opener
DURHAM, N.C. Matt Strine's score with 2:01 left in the second half to break a scoreless tie as UNCG stunned Duke, 1-0, in preseason mens soccer action Saturday night.
August 20, 2010
UNCG takes on Duke in preseason match Saturday night
The Spartans will across I-40 to Durham and face nationally-ranked Duke in a preseason test Saturday night at Koskinen Stadium. UNCGSpartans.com will have LiveStats coverage.
August 17, 2010
A new era begins for UNCG men's soccer on Tuesday
GREENSBORO, N.C. - At 7 a.m. Tuesday, a new era in UNCG men's soccer officially began as interim head coach Justin Maullin led the Spartans onto the North practice field for the first time.
June 8, 2010
2010 men's soccer slate announced
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro interim mens soccer coach Justin Maullin announced his squads 2010 slate of games on Tuedsay, featuring nine regular-season home dates and a tough preseason and early nonconference slate.