2011 Men's Soccer News

February 22, 2011UCCS Spring Soccer Camps Now Open for RegistrationUCCS will be holding two men’s soccer camps this coming Spring. The one-day clinics are scheduled for Saturday March 12th and Saturday April 30th. Along with the two Spring camps, the Mountain Lions will be holding a Summer camp from Wednesday August 10th through Saturday August 13th. All of the camps are for high-school aged men.
March 29, 2011Men's soccer Alumni Game scheduled for April 17The annual UCCS Alumni Soccer Game has been scheduled for Sunday, April 17, with an 11 a.m. kickoff.
August 18, 2011Friesen named to preseason All-RMAC team, Mountain Lions tabbed seventhCOLORADO SPRINGS - Senior forward Matt Friesen was chosen as a member of the Preseason All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference team according to the conference's preseason coaches' poll. Friesen and his University of Colorado Colorado Springs teammates were picked to finish seventh in the nine-team RMAC by the same poll, which was released Wednesday.
August 30, 2011Season preview: Experience, depth has men's soccer looking like a contenderHenry Ellis had to keep checking his ID in 2010 to see if his name had been changed to Murphy, because everything that could go wrong for his University of Colorado Colorado Springs soccer team did go wrong.
September 1, 2011Mountain Lions drop season opener in overtimeCOLORADO SPRINGS – A spirited comeback by the University of Colorado Colorado Springs forced overtime, but a Sean Parham goal on a brilliant assist by Matt Fechter allowed the cross-town rival Colorado College Tigers to come away with a 4-3 win Thursday afternoon at Stewart Field.
September 4, 2011Mountain Lions shut out Fort Hays StateHAYS, Kan. - Brandon Costa made five saves and Matt Friesen scored as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs shut out the Fort Hays State Tigers 1-0 Sunday afternoon.
September 9, 2011Mountain Lions notch decisive win, open 2-1 for first time since 2006COLORADO SPRINGS - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's soccer team opened its season with a 2-1 record for the first time since 2006 as the Mountain Lions pounded the Sioux Falls Cougars 4-1 Friday evening at Mountain Lion Stadium.
September 11, 2011Two PKs are too much as UCCS loses to No. 3-ranked Midwestern StateCOLORADO SPRINGS – A pair of penalty kicks was too much to overcome as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs was beaten 2-0 by the No. 3-ranked Midwestern State Mustangs Sunday at Mountain Lion Stadium.
September 16, 2011Mountain Lions beat Metro State in RMAC openerCOLORADO SPRINGS - Goals by Kyle Lee, Brett Drefs and Matt Friesen helped the University of Colorado Colorado Springs beat the Metro State Roadrunners Friday evening at Mountain Lion Stadium.
September 18, 2011Late goal lifts No. 13 Mines past Mountain LionsGOLDEN, Colo. – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs men’s soccer team answered the No. 13-ranked Colorado School of Mines Orediggers twice Sunday, but ran out of time in its search for a third reply in a 3-2 defeat at CSM Soccer Field.
September 21, 2011Shaswar's overtime goal lifts UCCS to winPUEBLO – Mash Shaswar scored 2:30 into the second overtime to lift the University of Colorado Colorado Springs to a 2-1 victory over the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves Wednesday evening at the Rawlings Soccer Complex.
September 23, 2011UCCS nabs conference road victoryA Mathew Cox goal 24 minutes into the match was all the University of Colorado Colorado Springs would need on the road as they topped conference foe Colorado Mesa Friday night in Grand Junction.
September 25, 2011Lone goal holds up as No. 4 Fort Lewis beats UCCSDURANGO, Colo. - A goal in the 44th minute held up as the No. 4-ranked Fort Lewis Skyhawks held on for a 1-0 win in a physical contest Sunday afternoon at Dirks Field.
October 2, 2011Mountain Lions lose to Regis on PKDENVER – A penalty kick in the 20th minute provided the only scoring as the Regis Rangers held on for a 1-0 victory over the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Sunday at the Regis Match Pitch.
October 7, 2011UCCS allows no shots on goal in 1-0 win over Adams StateCOLORADO SPRINGS - Brett Drefs' goal in the 48th minute was all the offense the University of Colorado Colorado Springs needed as the Mountain Lions defense pave the way for a 1-0 win over the Adams State Grizzlies Friday evening at Mountain Lion Stadium.
October 7, 2011Air dates set for televised UCCS soccer matchesThe UCCS soccer doubleheaders on Friday, Sunday and Wednesday will air on Comcast Channel 20 on a delay basis.
October 9, 2011No. 1 Fort Lewis slips past Mountain LionsCOLORADO SPRINGS - Fort Lewis, the No. 1-ranked team in NCAA Division II, got a goal in the eighth minute and made it stand as the Skyhawks defeated the University of Colorado Colorado Springs 1-0 Sunday at Mountain Lion Stadium.
October 11, 2011Friesen heads list of five Mountain Lions named academic All-RMACThe Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference announced its all-academic performers for the 2011 men’s soccer season on Tuesday. UCCS senior Matt Friesen was named first team all-academic, senior, Mash Shaswar made the second team, and three other Mountain Lions, Eric Goldberg, Gabriel Causse, and Jabari Shaw were named to the honor roll.
October 12, 2011Mountain Lions notch shutout win over CSU-PuebloCOLORADO SPRINGS – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs scored twice in the first 10 minutes and cruised to a 3-0 victory over the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves Wednesday evening at Mountain Lion Stadium.
October 14, 2011Mountain Lions topple No. 23 Colorado Mines in second overtimeCOLORADO SPRINGS - An own goal in the second overtime lifted the University of Colorado Colorado Springs to a 3-2 victory over the No. 23-ranked Colorado School of Mines Orediggers Friday afternoon at Mountain Lion Stadium.
October 14, 2011Ellis, Kinzer radio interviews now availableEric Danner of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference interviewed UCCS men's soccer coach Henry Ellis and volleyball player Nikki Kinzer for the conference's radio show.
October 16, 2011Metro State beats UCCS, avenges earlier lossDENVER – Scott Crawford and Scott Grade each scored twice and Marc Herschberger had a goal and two assists as the Metro State Roadrunners pounded the University of Colorado Colorado Springs 6-0 Sunday at Auraria Field.
October 21, 2011Mountain Lions fall to Mesa on two-goal night from MolineauxCOLORADO SPRINGS – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs men’s soccer team had no answer for Danny Molineaux, who scored two second-half goals to lift his Colorado Mesa Mavericks over the Mountain Lions 2-0 on Friday night.
October 23, 2011Mountain Lions settle for tie at Adams StateALAMOSA - Despite taking 30 shots, 13 of which were on goal, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer team was forced to settle for a 1-1 tie Sunday afternoon at the ASC Lacrosse and Soccer Field.
October 30, 2011Two Scott Kocel goals lead UCCS past Colorado ChristianCOLORADO SPRINGS – Scott Kocel scored both goals as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs completed the regular season with a 2-0 victory over the Colorado Christian Cougars Sunday afternoon at Mountain Lion Stadium.
October 31, 2011UCCS to face Mines in playoff game on TuesdayCOLORADO SPRINGS - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer team's first foray into the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoffs since 2003 will begin on Tuesday with a match against the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers in Golden at 2:30 p.m.
November 1, 2011Season ends with overtime loss to Mines in RMAC playoffsGOLDEN, Colo. – A Baski Baker goal 1:38 into overtime ended the University of Colorado Colorado Springs men’s soccer season as the Mountain Lions fell 2-1 to the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers Tuesday afternoon at CSM Soccer Stadium.
November 2, 2011Four Mountain Lions named to all-RMAC men's soccer teamThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer team has four selections to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference all-conference teams. Two of the UCCS men were selected to the second team and two were selected to the third team.
December 13, 2011Friesen, Verdugo garner all-region honorsUCCS Mountain Lions Carlos Verdugo and Matt Friesen named to the 2011 Daktronics Men’s Soccer All-Central Region second-teams. Friesen was also named second-team all-region by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
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