Men's Soccer Announces Spring Schedule
The UNCG men’s soccer program announced a 11-game spring schedule Tuesday, highlighted by eight games at the UNCG Soccer Stadium and a matchup against Virginia Tech in the ACC Hall of Champions Showcase at Bryan Park.
Hakan Ilhan Named NSCAA All-Region
UNCG men’s soccer senior forward Hakan Ilhan has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-South Region Third Team, the organization announced Tuesday.
Men's Soccer Falls To Elon, 2-1 In Double Overtime
In one of the wildest games of the season, the UNCG men’s soccer team suffered a heart-breaking 2-1 double overtime loss to Southern Conference rival Elon Saturday night at the UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Men's Soccer Falls At Georgia Southern, 4-1
The UNCG men’s soccer team suffered its third straight Southern Conference loss Tuesday night as the Spartans dropped a 4-1 contest to hosting Georgia Southern at Eagle Field.
Men's Soccer Drops Second Straight Double-Overtime Game
Despite tying the game with 28 seconds left in regulation, the UNCG men’s soccer team suffered its second straight heart-breaking double overtime loss as the Spartans dropped a 2-1 decision to the College of Charleston Tuesday night at the UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Men's Soccer Drops Double Overtime Heartbreaker To Wofford
The UNCG men’s soccer team allowed the game’s lone goal in the 110th minute of action Saturday night as the Spartans dropped their first Southern Conference game of the season, falling 1-0 to Wofford at the UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Men's Soccer Falls To Clemson, 2-0
The UNCG men's soccer team allowed its first goal in over 280 minutes of action Tuesday night as the Spartans dropped a 2-0 decision to Atlantic Coast Conference foe Clemson at the UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Hakan Ilhan Named Blue Chip Performer
UNCG senior forward Hakan Ilhan has been named this weekend's Blue Chip Performer sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina after leading the Spartans to a 2-0 start in Southern Conference action.
Men's Soccer Falls At No. 17 Coastal Carolina, 2-1
Playing its third ranked team in the last four games, the UNCG men’s soccer team dropped a hard-fought 2-1 decision to No. 17 Coastal Carolina Saturday night at the Coastal Carolina Soccer Field.
Men's Soccer Game At Duke Cancelled
Due to heavy rain and forecasted severe weather the rest of the evening, the UNCG men’s soccer game scheduled at Atlantic Coast Conference foe Duke Tuesday night has been cancelled. No make-up date has been scheduled at this time.
Men's Soccer Battles To 1-1 Tie Against No. 4 Charlotte
The UNCG men’s soccer team went toe-to-toe with reigning NCAA Tournament finalist and current fourth-ranked Charlotte Saturday night as the Spartans recorded a hard-fought 1-1 tie in double overtime at the UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Men's Soccer Drops 2-0 Contest At High Point
The UNCG men’s soccer team allowed two goals in under a three minute span of the first half as the Spartans dropped a 2-0 contest to regional rival High Point Wednesday night at Vert Stadium. The loss dropped the Spartans to 2-3-1 this season and 18-7-1 all-time against the Panthers.
Men's Soccer Drops 3-1 Decision To #23 NC State
In front of a crowd of 2,779 fans, the UNCG men’s soccer team dropped a hard fought 3-1 contest to No. 23 NC State Friday night in the home opener at UNCG Soccer Stadium. The loss drops the Spartans to 25-11-5 all-time in home openers, while also snapping a three-game unbeaten streak in such games.
Men's Soccer Battles Adversity On Way To 4-1 Victory At Longwood
In a game that featured nine total cards and four red cards, the UNCG men’s soccer team showed its mettle as the Spartans pulled away from Longwood with a 4-1 victory Tuesday night at the Athletics Complex. The Spartans finished the game with a 10-versus-8 advantage on the playing field, as the Lancers had three players issued red cards.
Hakan Ilhan Of Men's Soccer Named Spartan Top Performer
UNCG men’s soccer senior forward Hakan Ilhan (Stuttgart, Germany/Univ. of Stuttgart) has been named this week’s Spartan Top Performer. The Spartan Top Performer will be chosen weekly from all sports in season and will run throughout the 2012-13 season announced
Men's Soccer Breaks Out Against UNC Asheville, 5-0
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – After scoring three goals in the first two games, the UNCG men’s soccer team had an offensive outburst Sunday afternoon as the Spartans posted a 5-0 victory over hosting UNC Asheville at Greenwood Field for their first victory of the season.
Men's Soccer Falls At East Tennessee State 3-1
For the second straight game the UNCG men’s soccer team scored the game’s first goal, but the Spartans allowed three unanswered goals, dropping a 3-1 decision to East Tennessee State Tuesday night at Summers-Taylor Stadium. The loss is the first of the season for the Spartans who fall to 0-1-1 on the year.
Maximilian Schulz Named SoCon Men’s Soccer Player Of The Week
UNCG men’s soccer junior midfielder Maximilian Schulz (Northeim, Germany/Gymnasium Corvinianum) has been named the Southern Conference Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday morning. Schulz led the Spartans to a season-opening 2-2 tie at UNCW in double overtime.
Hakan Ilhan Ranked Preseason Top 100 Men's Soccer Upperclassmen
UNCG senior forward Hakan Ilhan (Stuttgart, Germany/Univ. of Stuttgart) has been No. 63 in TopDrawerSoccer.com’s preseason rankings of the Top 100 Upperclassmen in NCAA Division I men’s soccer. Ilhan is just one of three players from the Southern Conference listed in the Top 100 list, joining Furman’s Walker Zimmerman (No. 12) and Martin Ontiveros (No. 48).
UNCG Announces Free Fireworks Show After Men's Soccer Game Friday
The UNCG athletics department will hold a free fireworks show following the men’s soccer game Friday night against Atlantic Coast Conference power NC State. Friday’s game is set for an 8 p.m. start at the UNCG Soccer Stadium with the fireworks show following after the game.
Men's Soccer Ties UNCW 2-2 In Season Opener
WILMINGTON, N.C. – The UNCG men’s soccer team opened the 2012 regular season Friday evening with a 2-2 tie against UNCW in double overtime at the UNCW Soccer Stadium. The Spartans out-shot the Seahawks 20-16 in the game and played with a man advantage for the final 42:50 of the game but could not find the elusive game-winner.
Men's Soccer Guide Available Online
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG men's soccer 2012 digital guide is available online at www.uncgspartans.com. The guide was produced by the UNCG athletics media relations department.
Men's Soccer Ties Winthrop 1-1 In Exhibition Play
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG men’s soccer team wrapped up exhibition play with its third game in the past six days Monday night and the Spartans posted a 1-1 tie against Big South member Winthrop at Eagle Field in 90 minutes of action. UNCG will open the 2012 regular season Friday night as it travels to UNCW for a 7 p.m. start against the Seahawks.
Men's Soccer Blanks Catawba 3-0 In Exhibition
GREENSBORO, N.C. – For the second straight exhibition game, the UNCG men’s soccer team posted a shutout blanking visiting Catawba 3-0 in front of 1,271 fans at the UNCG Soccer Stadium Saturday night. The Spartans out-shot the Indians 17-7 in the victory controlling play for most of the evening.
Men's Soccer Tops Guilford College 2-0 In Exhibition
The UNCG men’s soccer team opened competition play Thursday night with a 2-0 victory over crosstown foe Guilford College in an exhibition game at the UNCG Soccer Stadium. The Spartans out-shot the Quakers 21-8 in the victory and held an 8-0 advantage on corner kicks.
Men’s Soccer Places Three On Preseason All-SoCon Team
The defending Southern Conference regular season champion UNCG men’s soccer team was predicted to finish third in the 2012 preseason SoCon Coaches’ Poll, while the Spartans placed a league-high three members on the preseason All-SoCon Team in junior defender Aaron Reifschneider (Frisco, Texas/Wakeland), senior forward Hakan Ilhan (Stuttgart, Germany/University of Stuttgart) and fifth-year senior goalkeeper Peyton Ford (Jamestown, N.C./Southwest Guilford).
Men’s Soccer Holds First Practice Of The 2012 Season
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG men’s soccer season officially got underway Wednesday morning as the Spartans held their first practice of the 2012 campaign. Third-year head coach Justin Maullin and the Spartans return 19 members from last season’s Southern Conference regular season championship while welcoming in 12 newcomers.
Four Men’s Soccer Players Head To PDL National Championship
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Four UNCG men’s soccer student-athletes – Hakan Ilhan, Peyton Ford, Aaron Reifschneider and David Reittinger – will play for the Carolina Dynamo in the USL Premier Development League National Championship against FC London Saturday, August 4. The Dynamo will host the championship game at Macpherson Stadium in Greensboro at 7 p.m.
Beyond Box Scores: Fall 2011 In Review
Linh Nguyen isn’t a boastful fellow by nature, but when his UNCG men’s cross country team won the Southern Conference championship last October, he had a pretty good vibe as he walked to the spot where the women’s team was warming up.
Men’s Soccer Announces Addition Of 10 Student-Athletes For 2012
UNCG men’s soccer head coach Justin Maullin announced the addition of 10 incoming student-athletes for the 2012 season in sophomore transfers Daniel Gudmundsson and Evan Rees as well as freshmen Lukas Zargas, Lasse Palomaki, Noah Deangelo, Jhon Lopez , Bryan Metz, Andrew Dilley, Corey Croegaert and Christopher Reingen.
UNCG Places 91 Student-Athletes On SoCon Academic Honor Roll
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG had 91 student-athletes honored on the 2011-12 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll, which recognizes a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The Spartans also had 39 student-athletes earn Commissioner’s Medal accolades, which marks GPA of 3.50 or higher.
Men's soccer announces formidable 2012 schedule
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG men’s soccer coach Justin Maullin has lined up a challenging 2012 schedule that will feature home contests against NC State, Clemson and 2011 NCAA College Cup finalist Charlotte as part of the 17-match regular-season slate.
SoCon announces changes to men's basketball, soccer tournaments
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – The Southern Conference wrapped up its annual Spring Meetings on Friday, announcing changes to the league’s men’s basketball regular season and tournament and changes in venues for the men’s soccer tournament for the next four years.
UNCG men finish fifth, women fourth in SoCon all-sports races
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG’s men finished fifth and its women finished fourth in the final standings of the Southern Conference’s all-sports races. Appalachian State earned the league’s Commissioner’s Cup for excellence in men’s athletics while College of Charleston was awarded the Germann Cup for the best overall women’s athletics program.
Ford inducted into Phi Beta Kappa
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG men’s soccer goalkeeper Peyton Ford was one of 38 students inducted into UNCG’s Epsilon chapter of Phi Beta Kappa recently.
UNCG recognizes student-athletes at annual Senior Banquet
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG Department of Athletics recently recognized its student-athletes at the UNCG Senior Banquet at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons. Men’s cross country and track athlete Joey Thompson and women’s soccer goalkeeper Kelsey Kearney earned UNCG’s male and female Spartan Awards.
Ford, Schnell earn SoCon postgraduate scholarships
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG men’s soccer player Peyton Ford and women’s cross country and track and field runner Ashley Schnell have earned two of the Southern Conference’s eight postgraduate scholarships, the league office announced Tuesday.
Spartans knock off NCAA champion North Carolina in spring action
BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – Goals from sophomore Oddur Gudmundsson and junior Hakan Ilhan proved enough as UNCG’s men’s soccer team defeated 2011 NCAA champion North Carolina 2-1 in the ACC Hall of Champions Showcase at Bryan Park’s Macpherson Stadium in front of 875 fans last weekend.
Student-Athlete Day feature: Men's soccer player Peyton Ford
In honor of National Student-Athlete Day on Friday, UNCGSpartans.com will feature a student-athlete each day leading up to this date, acknowledging their commitment to excellence on and off the field of play. Wednesday’s feature is on UNCG men’s soccer player Peyton Ford, a redshirt junior keeper from Jamestown, N.C.
Three Spartans named to NCCSIA soccer squad
GREENSBORO, N.C.—Men’s soccer standouts Kris Byrd, Peyton Ford and Hakan Ilhan have been named to the 2011 North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association’s University Division All-State Men’s Soccer Team.
Ilhan named to NSCAA all-region team
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer standout Hakan Ilhan has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) all-South third team, the organization announced on Friday.
Running down a dream
UNCG Magazine highlights men's soccer manager Nathan Baker in this month's issue.
UNCG’s furious rally falls short to Elon in SoCon Championship
BOONE, N.C. – Trailing 3-0 in the waning minutes, UNCG got a pair of goals from Brian Graham 60 seconds apart, but the Spartans’ frantic rally fell just short as Elon won 3-2 in the 2011 Southern Conference Men’s Soccer Championship final on Sunday afternoon.
Five Spartans named to SoCon postseason teams
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Regular-season champion UNCG and nationally ranked Furman led the way in the Southern Conference men’s soccer postseason awards that were announced on Tuesday. Four UNCG players received all-conference citations while Furman paced all schools with six on the all-conference team along with the Co-Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year.
Spartans down Wofford to advance to SoCon Tournament semifinals
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG’s defense posted its fifth consecutive shutout and David Reittinger scored the only goal of the match as the Spartans downed Wofford, 1-0, in the opening round of the Southern Conference Tournament, Saturday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Peyton Ford Named SoCon Men’s Soccer Player of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG senior goalkeeper Peyton Ford has been chosen as the Southern Conference men’s soccer player of the week for all matches from October 24-30. This is Ford’s second player of the week honor this season.
Spartans close out regular season against UNCW on Senior Day
GREENSBORO, N.C.—With the Southern Conference regular season title now firmly in their grasp, UNCG men’s soccer squad closes out the 2011 regular season when they host UNC Wilmington in a non-conference affair, 7 p.m., Tuesday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Spartans seek SoCon title Saturday at Elon
GREENSBORO, N.C.—The scenario couldn’t be any more basic for the UNCG men’s soccer team. Win your match on Saturday night at Elon and you’re the 2011 Southern Conference regular season champions.
Spartans take over SoCon lead with 5-0 win over Georgia Southern
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer needed a win and some help to stay alive in the Southern Conference regular-season race. The Spartans got both on Tuesday night. Hakan Ilhan and Austin Miller each scored twice, Oddur Gudmundsson added three assists and a goal of his own, and Peyton Ford recorded his fourth straight shutout as UNCG posted a 5-0 victory over SoCon-leading Georgia Southern.
Men’s soccer hosts SoCon leader Georgia Southern on Tuesday
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer closes out the Southern Conference portion of its home schedule when the Spartans host league-leading Georgia Southern in a match curcial to both teams’ championship hopes, 7 p.m., Tuesday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Peyton Ford named SoCon Player of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG junior goalkeeper Peyton Ford has been chosen as the Southern Conference men’s soccer player of the week for all matches from October 10-16.
Miller leads Spartans to easy win at Wofford
SPARTANBURG, S.C.—Freshman Austin Miller scored a pair of goals and added an assist to help lead UNCG to a 4-0 Southern Conference win over Wofford, Saturday at Snyder Field.
Men’s soccer visits Wofford on Saturday
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer team hopes to turn its Southern Conference season around when they visit Wofford, 7 p.m., Saturday, in a match crucial to keeping the Spartans’ regular-season title hopes alive.
Spartans battle Davidson to scoreless draw
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer dominated play for 120 minutes but still came away with a scoreless draw in a key Southern Conference match with Davidson, Wednesday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Spartans host Davidson in key SoCon match
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer hopes to snap a two-match losing streak and gain some traction in the Southern Conference race when the Spartans host Davidson, 7 p.m., Wednesday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Men’s soccer falls at Appalachian State, 1-0
BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State’s David Dodge scored the game’s only goal in the 68th minute to propel the Mountaineers to a 1-0 Southern Conference win over UNCG, Saturday at ASU Soccer Stadium.
Spartans suffer double overtime setback, 2-1
GREENSBORO, N.C.—High Point’s Shawn Sloan scored the game-winning goal with 40 seconds remaining in the second overtime period as the Panthers handed UNCG a 2-1 setback, Wednesday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Men’s Soccer hosts No. 23 Furman in SoCon opener
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer opens defense of its 2010 Southern Conference regular-season championship when the Spartans host No. 23 Furman, 7 p.m., Saturday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Men’s Soccer hosts Gardner-Webb on Saturday
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer looks to snap its three-match losing streak when the Spartans open a three-match home stand against Gardner-Webb, 7 p.m., Saturday on Homecoming weekend.
William & Mary hands men’s soccer 2-0 setback
WILLIAMSBURG, Va.—William & Mary scored once in each half en route to a 2-0 victory over UNCG, Tuesday at Martin Family Stadium. The loss was the Spartans’ third straight.
Spartans look to snap skid at William & Mary
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men's soccer team closes out a three-match road swing by visiting William & Mary, 7 p.m., Tuesday at Martin Family Stadium in Williamsburg, Va.
Spartans fall at Navy, 2-1
ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Navy’s Nick Dubee scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner with just over eight minutes to play, as the Midshipmen handed UNCG a 2-1 setback in men’s soccer Saturday evening at Glen Warner Soccer Facility.
Men’s Soccer visits Navy on Saturday
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer team returns to action when they visit Navy, 7 p.m., Saturday, at Glenn Warner Soccer Facility in Annapolis, Md.
Ilhan, Miller lead Spartans past North Florida, 3-0
GREENSBORO, N.C.—Hakan Ilhan scored twice and added an assist, and Austin Miller collected his first collegiate goal as UNCG eased to a 3-0 victory over North Florida, Friday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
UNCG-Clemson men’s soccer game cancelled
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG’s men’s soccer match at Clemson on Monday has been cancelled due to expected heavy rains in South Carolina. The match is not likely to be rescheduled.
Ilhan named to Soccer America Men's Team of the Week
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The honors continue to roll in for UNCG forward Hakan Ilhan, who was named to his third national team of the week Wednesday. The Spartans also entered their fourth national poll this week.
Ilhan named SoCon co-Player of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG forward Hakan Ilhan has been named the Southern Conference Men’s Soccer co-Player of the Week for games Aug. 26-28, the league announced Tuesday.
Spartans jump into two more national polls
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s soccer team has moved into two more national polls, entering at No. 20 in the Soccer America Men’s Top 25 and at No. 24 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Continental Tire Top 25.
Nationally ranked UNCG to host ETSU on Wednesday
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s soccer team will look to defend its new national rankings when the Spartans host East Tennessee State at the UNCG Soccer Stadium on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Admission is free.
Ilhan earns national accolades, Spartans ranked nationally
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG forward Hakan Ilhan has earned a pair of national honors after leading the Spartans to an upset of No. 12 Duke on Friday, while UNCG has jumped into the national rankings in one men’s soccer poll.
Spartans hold on for 3-2 win over No. 12 Duke
GREENSBORO, N.C.—Hakan Ilhan scored a pair of goals and UNCG used a bend-don’t-break defense over the final 23 minutes as the Spartans opened the 2011 season with a 3-2 victory over No.12 Duke before 2,064 fans, Friday UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Men’s soccer earns spot in preseason projections
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer is listed in TopDrawerSoccer.com’s Tournament 48 rankings of teams projected to qualify for the 2011 NCAA Tournament, the website announced on Wednesday.
Men’s soccer opens fall practice
GREENSBORO, N.C. –UNCG men’s soccer opened preparations for the 2011 season with a pair of practices on Friday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Ilhan named to PDL all-conference squad
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Men’s soccer standout Hakan Ilhan has been named to the Premier Development League Eastern All-Conference team, the league announced on Tuesday.
Men’s soccer signees selected for East-West game
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG men’s soccer signees Stephen Moffitt and David Reittinger have been selected to play in the annual East-West All-Star game on July 17 at UNCG Soccer Stadium. The incoming freshmen will both play for the West squad.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Spartan All Access to be free in fifth season of online broadcasts
GREENSBORO, N.C. Spartan All Access, the videostreaming channel of UNCGSpartans.com, will open its fifth season of broadcasting on Saturday night when the Spartans take the soccer pitch to face nationally ranked North Carolina in mens soccer action.
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.
UNCG teams receive good marks in latest APR release
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro Director of Athletics Kim Record announced Wednesday that all 18 Spartan athletic teams have met satisfactory standards when the institution's Academic Progress Report (APR) scores were announced by the NCAA earlier in the day.
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.
UNCG signs six to NLIs for men's soccer
GREENSBORO, N.C.- UNC Greensboro interim men's soccer coach Justin Maullin announced Thursday a signing class of six recruits during the National Letter of Intent program's signing period.
UNCG's Michael Parker announces retirement
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro men's soccer coach Michael Parker, the winningest active coach in Division I men's soccer, announced his retirement Wednesday effective June 30 of this year.
Top-seeded Terriers down No. 4 seed UNCG at SoCon men's soccer tourney
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Wofford's Wilson Hood struck for two goals less than three minutes apart early in the first half and No. 4 seed UNC Greensboro could only cut the lead to one before falling to the top-seeded Terriers, 3-1 in the semifinals of the Southern Conference Men's Soccer Championship on Friday.
Cinderella's back... Spartans are in the SoCon Tourney
PATRIOTS POINT, S.C. - On a roller coaster of a day, UNC Greensboro sat back and could only watch as College of Charleston tied the score with 1:18 left in regulation and won it 32 seconds into overtime, defeating Furman, 3-2, and sending the Spartans back to the Southern Conference Tournament.
Nelson scores twice as Spartans stay alive, eliminate Davidson in 3-1 win
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Freshman A.J. Nelson scored twice and Spartan goalkeeper Chad Janda had six saves to celebrate his Senior Night as UNC Greensboro won what amounted to an elimination game in the Southern Conference Men's Soccer Tournament race, 3-1, over Davidson at UNCG Soccer Stadium on Saturday night.
UNCG falls in overtime at Appalachian State
BOONE, N.C. - J.J. Elder scored with 2:39 remaining in the first overtime period to lift Appalachian State to a 2-1 win over UNC Greensboro in men's soccer action Tuesday night.
Campbell, Nelson lead UNCG past Georgia Southern, 6-0
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Thomas Campbell scored two goals and A.J. Nelson added a goal and two assists as UNC Greensboro cruised to a 6-0 win over Georgia Southern in Southern Conference men's soccer action on Saturday.
UNCG's Campbell named SoCon Player of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - UNC Greensboro forward Thomas Campbell was named the Southern Conference Men's Soccer Player of the Week on Tuesday for his outstanding play in last Saturday's win over Gardner-Webb.
Spartans fall to College of Charleston, 2-0
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Zach Prince had a goal and an assist as College of Charleston snapped a five-game losing skid with a 2-0 win over UNC Greensboro in Southern Conference men's soccer action Saturday night at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Spartans fall at UNCW on late OT goal, 2-1
WILMINGTON, N.C. - Tyler Wheaton scored with 43 seconds left in the second overtime to lift UNC Wilmington to a 2-1 win over UNC Greensboro in men's soccer action Saturday night.
First-half tally lifts James Madison past UNCG, 1-0
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Christian McLaughlin scored on a 25-yard blast midway through the first half and it held up as the only tally of the night as James Madison recorded its fourth straight shutout with a 1-0 win over UNC Greensboro in men's soccer action Wednesday night at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Nelson scores first goal, but UNCG falls to Northern Illinois, 4-1
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - A. J. Nelson scored his first collegiate goal, but Northern Illinois scored four unanswered tallies the rest of the way, including a pair by Brad Horton, to defeat UNC Greensboro, 4-1, in men's soccer action at the Carolina Nike Classic on Sunday afternoon.
UNCG drops season opener to Evansville, 3-0
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Ted Kreamalmeyer scored twice and added an assist as Evansville blanked UNC Greensboro, 3-0, in men's soccer action Friday night at the Carolina Nike Classic.
Campbell scores three as UNCG rolls past Lees-McRae in exhibition
GREENSBORO, N.C. - In his first appearance in a Spartan uniform in nearly two years, Thomas Campbell scored three times to lead UNC Greensboro to a 5-3 win over Division II power Lees-McRae in exhibition men's soccer action at UNCG Soccer Stadium on Saturday night.
UNCG now accepting summer camp registrations
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The 2011 UNCG summer camp dates are rapidly approaching. Summer camps are available for baseball, basketball, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball.