Men's Soccer News 2012

June 10, 2013Shaswar, Kinzer Earn RMAC Scholar-Athlete AwardsUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs seniors Mash Sashwar and Nikki Kinzer earned the RMAC Scholar-Athlete Award from the conference office.
May 28, 2013Register for June 29 Soccer Tennis TournamentThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer team will hold a summer Soccer Tennis Tournament June 29 at Mountain Lion Field.
May 10, 2013Foulk, Best, Brim and Archuleta Win First Alumni Soccer Tennis TournamentErick Foulk, Brian Best, Mark Brim and Mike Archuleta were the champions for the first University of Colorado Colorado Springs Alumni Soccer Tennis Tournament on April 20
May 1, 2013Shaswar and Burrell Receive McLaughlin AwardUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs senior student-athletes Mash Shaswar and Megan Burrell were honored as the recipients of the Thomas F. McLaughlin Award at the University's annual Awards Banquet tonight in Berger Hall.
February 11, 2013Searls Signs with UCCS Men's SoccerUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs Head Men's Soccer Coach Johnnie Keen is excited to announce the signing of Cort Searls of Frisco, Texas, to a National Letter of Intent. Searls joins J. R. Calhoun and Derek Saunier as signees in the 2013 men's soccer class.
February 8, 2013Keen Signs Two to NLIs for 2013University of Colorado Colorado Springs Head Men's Soccer Coach Johnnie Keen is excited to announce the addition of two student-athletes who signed National Letters of Intent this week. J.R. Calhoun (Canyon Country, Calif.) and Derek Saunier (Las Flores, Calif.) both signed during the signing period that started on Wednesday.
February 7, 2013Register for the UCCS Men's Soccer CampsSoccer players are invited to enhance their skills and learn from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs coaching staff at this summer's camp offerings. The Elite ID camp will take place in early April before the multi-day development camp in mid-June.
January 23, 2013Mountain Lions to Hold Alumni Soccer Tennis Tournament April 20University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer alumni are invited back to campus for the First Soccer Tennis Tournament at Mountain Lions Stadium. The tournament will begin under the lights at 6 p.m. on April 20.
November 28, 2012Shaswar Earns Spot on Capital One Academic All-America TeamsUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs senior midfielder Mash Shaswar earned Capital One Division II Academic All-America Third Team honors, announced this morning by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Shaswar is the first Mountain Lion to earn a spot on the Academic All-America men's soccer teams in program history and the fourth student-athlete among all sports at UCCS.
November 19, 2012Shaswar, Causse Named to Daktronics South Central Region Second TeamUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs seniors Mash Shaswar and Gabe Causse were named to the Daktronics Division II Men's Soccer All-South Central Region Second Team this morning. The duo helped lead the Mountain Lions to their first RMAC semifinal game since 2001.
November 7, 2012UCCS No. 10 in Final Regular Season Men's Coaches PollThe University of Colordo Colorado Springs came in at No. 10 in the final men's soccer regional ranking by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. The Mountain Lions finished the 2012 season after the deepest playoff run in more than a decade last Friday in the RMAC semifinals.
November 5, 2012Mountain Lions Left Out of NCAA TournamentThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs missed the regional tournament after the 2012 NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer National Championship field announced tonight by the NCAA. The Mountain Lions finished their season in the RMAC semifinals after winning their first conference playoff game since 1998.
November 4, 2012Roberts Earns Spot on All-Tournament TeamDENVER, Colo. - University of Colorado Colorado Springs sophomore midfielder James Roberts earned a spot on the 2012 RMAC Men's Soccer All-Tournament Team announced this afternoon after the conclusion of the conference tournament in Denver. Roberts scored the game-winning goal in the Mountain Lions' quarterfinal victory against Colorado Mesa.
November 2, 2012Fourth Seed Mountain Lions Take on Top Seed Regis in RMAC SemifinalsCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs will look to avenge another 1-0 loss today when the fourth-seeded Mountain Lions (9-8-1) take on top seed and the top-ranked team in Division II Regis (16-0-1) at 2:30 p.m. in the semifinals of the 2012 RMAC Men's Soccer Tournament today at the Regis Soccer Pitch.
November 2, 2012UCCS Falls to #1 Regis in RMAC SemifinalsDENVER, Colo. - Liam Levy-Phillip scored the earliest goal of the season in the second minute to put the University of Colorado Colorado Springs up early against the top-ranked team in Division II, but Regis (17-0-1) added two goals in the half en route to a 3-1 victory today against the Mountain Lions (9-9-1) today in the semifinals of the 2012 RMAC Men's Soccer Tournament.
November 2, 2012Shaswar Earns Spot on Capital One Academic All-District TeamCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs leading scorer Mash Shaswar earned a spot on the Capital One Academic All-District First Team announced Thursday morning by the College Sports Information Directors of America. He's the first Mountain Lion on the all-district first team since available records begin in 2002.
October 31, 2012Mountain Lions Advance to RMAC Semifinals with 1-0 Win Against Colorado MesaCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (9-8-1) won its first men's soccer playoff game since 1998 and advanced to the RMAC Semifinals with a 1-0 victory tonight against Colorado Mesa (8-7-4) at Mountain Lion Stadium. It's the first appearance for the Mountain Lions in the conference semifinals since 2001.
October 31, 2012UCCS Places Four on All-RMAC TeamsCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - University of Colorado Colorado Springs seniors Mash Shaswar and Brett Drefs and junior Max Thomas each earned a spot on the 2012 All-RMAC Men's Soccer Second Team announced this afternoon by the conference office. Defender Gabe Causse was voted onto the All-RMAC Third
October 31, 2012UCCS Takes on Colorado Mesa in Opening Round of RMAC Tournament at HomeCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - For the first time in eight appearances in the RMAC Postseason Tournament, the fourth-seeded University of Colorado Colorado Springs (8-8-1) will play at home in the tournament when the Mountain Lions host fifth seed Colorado Mesa (8-6-4) in a 7:30 p.m. contest at Mountain Lion Stadium.
October 28, 2012Mountain Lions Play for First Home Playoff Game in Program HistoryDENVER, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (8-7-1 / 7-5-1 RMAC) will take on Metro State (10-6-1 / 7-5-1 RMAC) for the chance to host a home playoff game for the first time in program history when the teams meet at 2:30 p.m. at Auraria Field in downtown Denver.
October 28, 2012Mountain Lions Secure Fourth Seed in RMAC TournamentCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (8-8-1) will host the first playoff game in program history as the fourth seed and will play fifth seed Colorado Mesa (8-6-4) at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Mountain Lion Stadium in the 2012 RMAC Men's Soccer Tournament. The game will be preceded by the Mountain Lions women's game against Fort Lewis at 4:30 p.m.
October 28, 2012UCCS Takes Metro State to Double Overtime in LossDENVER, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (8-8-1 / 7-6-1 RMAC) took Metro State to double overtime, but an early goal in the second overtime provided the Roadrunners (11-6-1 / 8-5-1 RMAC) with a 2-1 victory today at Auraria Field in downtown Denver. The decision still allows the Mountain Lions to host a first round game of the conference tournament on Wednesday night.
October 27, 2012Men's Soccer BracketologyCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - With one game left in the regular season, GoMountainLions.com is looking at all of the different scenarios for seeding in next week's RMAC Tournament. The University of Colorado Colorado Springs has already secured a spot in the tournament is in contention to host a first-round playoff game for the first time in program history.
October 26, 2012UCCS Falls to Colorado Mines at GoldenGOLDEN, Colo. - Mash Shaswar led the University of Colorado Colorado Springs with three shots as the Mountain Lions (8-7-1 / 7-5-1 RMAC) put together an early offensive attack in a 4-0 loss to Colorado Mines (11-4-2 / 8-3-2 RMAC) today at Colorado Mines Soccer Stadium.
October 26, 2012Mountain Lions Go for Sweep of Orediggers TodayCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (8-6-1 / 7-4-1 RMAC) will go for a sweep of Colorado Mines (10-4-2 / 7-3-2 RMAC) and clinch one of the top four seeds in next week's tournament when the teams face today at 1 p.m. at Colorado Mines Soccer Stadium.
October 24, 2012Soccer Doubleheader at Colorado Mines Moved Earlier Due to Impending WeatherCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's and women's soccer doubleheader at Colorado Mines on Friday has been moved up due to the impending weather forecast in Golden. The men's game will take place at 1 p.m., with the women's contest to begin at 3:30 p.m.
October 19, 2012UCCS Claims RMAC Playoff Spot in Largest Offensive Output of SeasonLAKEWOOD, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer team (8-6-1 / 7-4-1 RMAC) scored six goals from six different Mountain Lions and claimed a spot in the RMAC Tournament in a 6-2 victory today (1-14 / 0-11 RMAC) at Cougar Field.
October 16, 2012Roberts Named RMAC Offensive Player of the WeekCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – University of Colorado Colorado Springs sophomore midfielder James Roberts earned RMAC Offensive Player of the Week honors this afternoon after he led the Mountain Lions with three goals in three home games last week. Roberts is the second Mountain Lion to earn a conference weekly award this season.
October 24, 2012Mountain Lions Fall 3-2 in Competitive Contest with Fort LewisCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - In a game that was statistically close in most categories, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer team (7-6-1 / 6-4-1 RMAC) fell short in the goals category in a 3-2 loss to Fort Lewis (8-4-2 / 5-3-2 RMAC) today at Mountain Lion Stadium.
October 12, 2012Roberts Leads Mountain Lions to 4-1 Victory Against GrizzliesCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - James Roberts scored the first two goals for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs and the Mountain Lions (7-5-1 / 6-3- RMAC) earned more goals from Austin Bell and Brandon Vongphackdy in a 4-1 victory against Adams State (1-11 / 1-7 RMAC) tonight at Mountain Lion Stadium.
October 10, 2012Shaswar and Causse Lead Men's Soccer RMAC All-Academic HonoreesCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer seniors Mash Sashwar and Gabe Causse each earned RMAC All-Academic First Team honors announced by the conference office late Tuesday. The Mountain Lions were one of three teams with multiple first team selections.
October 9, 2012UCCS Plays to First Tie of the Season with Colorado State-PuebloCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (6-5-1 / 5-3-1 RMAC) took six shots on goal an doubled Colorado State-Pueblo (4-7-2 / 2-5-2 RMAC) in overall shots as the Mountain Lions and ThunderWolves played to a 0-0 tie tonight at Mountain Lion Stadium.
October 9, 2012Mountain Lions Take on Thunderwolves in Game with Postseason ImplicationsCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer (6-5 / 5-3 RMAC) begins the final home week tonight when the Mountain Lions go for a sweep of Colorado State-Pueblo (4-6-1 / 2-5-1 RMAC) in Mountain Lion Stadium in the second set of games in the Steel and Silver Series. Action is scheduled to get underway at 7 p.m.
October 8, 2012Weekend Soccer Games to Air on UCCS Channel on ComcastCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's and women's soccer fans can watch the games from the past weekend on the UCCS Channel on Comcast Channel 20 on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday night this week. The games were broadcast live-to-tape by UCCS Media Services.
October 7, 2012Mountain Lions Fall to Mavericks by Single Goal at HomeCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A defensive battle that saw no shots on goal during the first half and seven combined shots on goal in the second half led to a 1-0 loss for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (6-5 / 5-3 RMAC) to Colorado Mesa (8-3-1 / 6-2 RMAC) today at Mountain Lion Stadium.
October 5, 2012Thomas' Goal Lifts Mountain Lions to Fifth Straight VictoryCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Max Thomas' goal in the 38th minute and a tight University of Colorado Colorado Springs defense that only allowed one shot on goal was enough for the Mountain Lions (6-4 / 5-2 RMAC) to win their fifth straight game in a 1-0 decision against Colorado Christian (1-11 / 0-8 RMAC) tonight in Mountain Lion Stadium.
October 5, 2012UCCS Goes for Fifth Straight Win TonightCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer team will go for its fifth straight win tonight when the Mountain Lions (5-4 / 4-2 RMAC) open a five-game homestand against Colorado Christian (1-10 / 0-7 RMAC) at 5 p.m. in Mountain Lion Stadium.
October 2, 2012Costa Earns RMAC Defensive Player of the Week HonorsCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Back-to-back shutouts last weekend, including a series of saves on rebounds after a penalty kick against a nationally-ranked team, earned University of Colorado Colorado Springs goalkeeper Brandon Costa RMAC Defensive Player of the Week honors today from the conference office.
October 2, 2012UCCS Breaks into Regional Poll at NinthKANSAS CITY, Kan. - A pair of victories against top 25 teams in the last four games moved the University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer team into the regional poll for the first time this season after the release of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America / Continental Tire regional and national polls this morning. The Mountain Lions debuted in the South Central Regional Poll at No. 9.
September 30, 2012UCCS Men Go for Fourth Straight VictoryCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - With the longest winning streak since the 2009 season, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer team (4-4 / 3-2 RMAC) will go for its fourth straight victory against Colorado State-Pueblo (3-5-1 / 1-3-1 RMAC) at 2:30 p.m. at the Rawlings Soccer Complex.
September 26, 2012UCCS Wins Second Straight with 2-0 Victory Against Adams StateALAMOSA, Colo. - After playing a close game during the first half, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer team dominated the second half with two early goals and a shot advantage of 15-4 as the Mountain Lions (3-4 / 2-2 RMAC) remained unbeaten against Adams State (1-6 / 1-3) with a 2-0 victory today at the ASU Lacrosse and Soccer Field.
September 30, 2012Shaswar Leads Mountain Lions to Fourth Straight VictoryPUEBLO, Colo. - Mash Shaswar scored both goals for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs to lead the Mountain Lions (5-4 / 4-2 RMAC) to a 2-1 victory against Colorado State-Pueblo (3-6-1 / 1-4-1 RMAC) today at the Rawlings Soccer Complex.
September 28, 2012UCCS Goes for First Three-Game Winning Streak Since 2009COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer team (3-4 / 2-2 RMAC) will go for their first three-game winning streak since 2009 when the Mountain Lions host No. 23 Colorado Mines (5-1-2 / 2-0-2 RMAC) tonight at 5 p.m. in Mountain Lion Stadium.
September 28, 2012Mountain Lions Upset Second Nationally Ranked Team of the WeekCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Marshall Hiner scored his first goal of the season in the 37th minute and Brandon Costa blocked a penalty kick and following shots as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (4-4 / 3-2 RMAC) defeated No. 23 Colorado Mines (5-2-2 / 2-1-2 RMAC) tonight at Mountain Lion Stadium.
September 26, 2012Mountain Lions Travel for Midweek Game at Adams StateCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Back on the road for the third straight game, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer team will look for its second straight win when the Mountain Lions (2-4 / 1-2 RMAC) takes on Adams State (1-5 / 1-2 RMAC) today at the ASU Lacrosse and Soccer Field.
September 23, 2012Mountain Lions Upset No. 17 Fort Lewis in DurangoDURANGO, Colo. - Mash Shaswar scored two goals within the first nine minutes of the game and Brett Drefs scored the game-winning goal in the 75th minute as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer team (2-4 / 1-2 RMAC) upset No. 17 Fort Lewis (5-2-1 / 2-1-1 RMAC) by a 3-2 score today at Dirks Field.
September 26, 2012Tough Scheduled Continues Today at No. 17 Fort LewisDURANGO, Colo. - The tough schedule for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer continues Sunday when the Mountain Lions (1-4 / 0-2 RMAC) faces its second straight nationally-ranked opponent against No. 17 Fort Lewis (5-1-1 / 2-0-1 RMAC) at 3:30 p.m. at Dirks Field.
September 21, 2012Mountain Lions Limit Rangers to Lowest Goal Total of SeasonDENVER, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs held the fourth-best scoring offense in Division II to a season-low in goals in a 1-0 loss to No. 7 Regis this afternoon at the Regis Soccer Pitch. Mash Shaswar led the Mountain Lion offense with half of the team's shots.
September 21, 2012UCCS Faces No. 7 Regis Today at 2 p.m. in DenverCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - For the first time in nearly three weeks, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer team (1-3 / 0-1 RMAC) will travel to Denver to face seventh-ranked Regis (5-0-1 / 3-0 RMAC) today at 2 p.m. at the Regis Soccer and Lacrosse Pitch.
September 16, 2012UCCS Falls in RMAC Opener to RoadrunnersCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs recorded the first two shots of the game, including a shot by Brett Drefs that hit the crossbar, but Metro State's three goals in the first half was enough in a 3-0 decision today at Mountain Lion Stadium.
September 16, 2012Mountain Lions Carry Five-Game Home Unbeaten Streak to Sunday's RMAC OpenerCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer team will look to continue a home unbeaten streak on Sunday when the Mountain Lions (1-2, 0-0 RMAC) begin the conference schedule against Metro State (3-2, 0-1 RMAC) at Mountain Stadium at 11:30 a.m.
September 5, 2012UCCS Opens Home Season with 2-1 Victory Against Colorado CollegeBrett Drefs scored his first goal of the season on a header into the right corner and Mash Shaswar added a penalty kick goal in the second half as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer team (1-2) earned a 2-1 victory tonight against Colorado College (1-2) in Mountain Lion Stadium.
September 5, 2012Mountain Lions Open 2012 Home Season Tonight with Colorado CollegeCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer team (0-2) will open the 2012 home season tonight when the Mountain Lions host in-town opponent Colorado College (2-0) at 7 p.m. at Mountain Lion Stadium.
September 1, 2012Shaswar Scores First Goal of Season in Loss to StanislausMash Shaswar tied the game with a goal in the 31st minute and led the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (0-2) with four shots as the Mountain Lions fell 3-1 to California State-Stanislaus (2-0) this afternoon at Dominican University’s Kennelly Stadium.
September 1, 2012UCCS Wraps Up California Trip with StanislausSAN RAFAEL, Calif. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer (0-1) will wrap up its California road trip this afternoon with a contest against California State-Stanislaus (1-0). The game begins at noon MDT at Dominican University's Kennelly Field.
August 30, 2012Shaswar Leads Offense as Mountain Lions Fall in Season-OpenerHAYWARD, Calif. - Mash Shaswar led the University of Colorado Colorado Springs offense with both of his shots on target, but it wasn't enough as the Mountain Lions (0-1) fell to California State-East Bay (1-0) 3-0 tonight in at Pioneer Stadium. It was the 2012 season-opener for both teams.
August 29, 2012Men's Soccer Opens 2012 Season Thursday Night at Cal State East BayHAYWARD, Calif. - The first athletic contest of the 2012-13 academic year begins Thursday night when the University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer team opens the season at California State-East Bay. The game is The first game of the 2012-13 academic year begins Thursday night when the University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer team opens the season at California State-East Bay. The game is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. MDT at Pioneer Stadium.scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. MDT at Pioneer Stadium.
August 22, 2012Mountain Lions Add Game with California State-StanislausCOLORADO SPRING, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer team will add a second California game with California State-Stanislaus on Sept. 1 at noon MDT. The game will be played at Dominican University in San Rafael, Calif., and was added after Humboldt State canceled its game with UCCS originally scheduled for the same time and place.
August 21, 2012Men's Soccer Game with Humboldt State CanceledARCATA, Calif. - Humboldt State University President Rollin Richmond announced today the cancellation of the 2012 Jacks men's soccer season after a serious hazing incident involving the team. The University of Colorado Colorado Springs was originally scheduled to compete against the Jacks on Sept. 1, in San Rafael, Calif.
August 17, 2012UCCS Volunteers at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Then Interacts with Mountain LionsCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - After three hours of volunteering, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer team worked with Cheyenne Mountain Zoo to take part in a unique educational opportunity with the zoo's four Mountain Lions.
August 17, 2012Men's Soccer Picked Fifth in RMAC Preseason PollCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer was picked to advance to a second straight RMAC tournament with the release of the 2012 RMAC Men's Soccer Preseason Coaches' Poll this afternoon. The Mountain Lions were picked to finish fifth.
August 13, 2012Mountain Lion Men's Soccer Holds First Practice of Fall SeasonCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs opened practices for all of its fall teams today, including the Mountain Lion men's soccer program. The team held the first practice of the season late this morning on campus at Mountain Lion Stadium after reporting for the season yesterday.
August 9, 2012Eight Home Games Highlight Mountain Lions Men's Soccer ScheduleCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's soccer will look to post its second straight winning season at home with eight home contests scheduled in the 2012 fall schedule. The Mountain Lions will begin the season with new head coach Johnnie Keen.
June 11, 2012UCCS Mountain Lion Game Schedules Posted for Fall 2012
May 17, 2012Mountain Lion Alumni Friesen, Goldberg to make Pro Soccer Debuts with Panama City BeachPanama City Beach, FL: As the NCAA promotes, for most student athletes participating in college sports, rarely do those athletes get the opportunity to continue their career at the professional level. In fact, the NCAA's tagline has become, "There are more than 380,000 student-athletes [competing in the NCAA], and most of them will go pro in something else."
April 13, 2012UCCS announces Johnnie Keen as Head Men's Soccer CoachColorado Springs, CO: Johnnie Keen, former top Assistant Coach for the UCCS men's soccer program, has been promoted to head coach, UCCS Athletic Director Steve Kirkham announced.

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