Season in Review: No. 6 F&M Men’s Soccer (2016)Continued excellence for the Franklin & Marshall's men's soccer program in 2016 was made evident by the Diplomats becoming one of just five teams in the nation to appear in four-straight NCAA Sweet 16's while also reaching the Elite Eight for the second time since 2013.
Four Named All-Region For F&MFour members of the Franklin & Marshall men’s soccer team were named to the 2016 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Division III All-Mid Atlantic Region Team. Wyatt Fabian and Ugo Okolie both landed on the First Team; Ben Wild garnered Second Team honors and Dave Reingold earned Third Team accolades.
Two Diplomats Named to ECAC All-Star TeamFranklin & Marshall’s Wyatt Fabian and Dave Reingold were named to the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) 2016 Division III South Men’s Soccer All-Star First Team, announced Wednesday.
Calvin Upends No. 14 F&M in Elite EightTwo Calvin goals in a span of 1:09 in the second half was the turning point of a back-and-forth game and opened up the floodgates for the Knights, as Franklin & Marshall’s No. 14 men’s soccer team suffered a heartbreaking 4-1 loss in the NCAA Elite Eight on Saturday evening.
Tonelli, Diplomats Punch Ticket to Elite EightJason Tonelli’s 93rd minute score gave the No. 14 Franklin & Marshall men’s soccer team a thrilling 1-0 OT victory against No. 6 Cortland to send the Diplomats to the NCAA Elite Eight for the first time since 2013.
No. 14 F&M Advances to Fourth Straight Sweet 16No. 14 Franklin & Marshall’s offense dominated possession from the onset and never took its foot off the gas in a 2-0 shutout of Washington & Lee on Saturday evening in the Second Round of the NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament in Lancaster.
Maze Tally Lifts Diplomats Past GenevaRobert Maze’s first-half goal, followed by lights out defense, lifted the No. 14 Franklin & Marshall men’s soccer team past Geneva by a 1-0 score in the NCAA First Round on Friday evening in Lancaster.
Seven Earn All-CC Recognition for F&MA total of seven Franklin & Marshall men’s soccer players landed on the All-Centennial Conference (CC) Team, announced on Thursday. Ugo Okolie, Jason Tonelli, Wyatt Fabian and Dave Reingold all earned First Team honors, Ben Wild was named to the Second Team, while Alex Bilodeau and Jeremy Levine received Honorable Mention recognition.
Men’s Soccer to Host NCAA First, Second RoundsFranklin & Marshall is set for this weekend's NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament, hosting the first and second rounds at Tylus Field for the third consecutive year. The Diplomats (12-3-4) open action with a matchup against Geneva (16-3-1) on Friday at 5:00 p.m. Tickets will cost $6 for adults, $3 for students with ID's and senior citizens and $2 for children ages three to 12.
Fords Hold Off Diplomats in CC ChampionshipA two-goal deficit proved too difficult for the No. 8 Franklin & Marshall men’s soccer team to overcome as the Diplomats fell to No. 17 Haverford by a 2-1 score in the Centennial Conference (CC) Championship game.
Diplomats Taking on Hopkins in CC SemifinalsMen’s soccer returns to the CC Playoffs for the eighth consecutive year and is looking for its first CC Title since 2013. The Diplomats head into action as the No. 2 seed after wrapping up the regular season with a 12-2-3, 7-1-1 CC record.
Dickinson Upsets No. 2 F&MThe No. 2 Franklin & Marshall men’s soccer team fell by a 2-1 score against Dickinson in Centennial Conference (CC) competition on Saturday afternoon to close out the regular season.
Reingold Tabbed by CC as Defensive POTWFranklin & Marshall’s Dave Reingold was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Defensive Player of the Week for men’s soccer, announced by the league office on Monday. The honor was the first of his career and the third time this season a member of the Diplomats was honored with a Player of the Week award.
Maze Plays Hero in OT Win Over No. 13 HaverfordRobert Maze’s 94th-minute tally gave the No. 3 Franklin & Marshall men’s soccer team a dramatic 1-0 OT win against No. 13 Haverford on Saturday afternoon in Centennial Conference (CC) competition.
Diplomats Set For Showdown with Haverford; Move to No. 3 in NationOne of the top rivalries in recent memory for Centennial Conference (CC) men’s soccer heats up on Saturday when No. 13 Haverford (9-2-2, 6-0 CC) travels to Lancaster for a meeting with No. 3 Franklin & Marshall (10-1-3, 5-0-1 CC) in a battle for the top spot in the standings.
Wild, No. 6 F&M Downs Hopkins with Last-Minute TallyBen Wild’s goal with just 11 seconds remaining in regulation delivered the No. 6 Franklin & Marshall men’s soccer team a memorable 1-0 Homecoming win on Saturday evening in Centennial Conference (CC) competition.
Hopkins Heads to Town for Homecoming ShowdownThe newly minted No. 6 Franklin & Marshall’s men’s soccer team (9-1-3, 4-0-1 CC) is set to square off with Johns Hopkins (9-2-2, 3-2 CC) on Saturday evening in a Centennial Conference (CC) competition that figures to have huge playoff implications, as the Diplomats celebrate Homecoming on Tylus.
No. 12 Men’s Soccer Handles McDanielJason Tonelli continued to distance himself from the top goal scorers in the Centennial Conference (CC) with another two markers on Saturday afternoon as the No. 12 Franklin & Marshall men’s soccer team overcame a second-half deficit to down McDaniel by a 3-1 tally.
Diplomats Dominate DucksA pair of first-half goals helped power the No. 12 Franklin & Marshall men’s soccer team past Stevens by a 3-0 score on Wednesday evening in non-conference competition.
No. 12 F&M Set For Two-Game Road TripMen’s soccer faces another tough non-conference test on Wednesday, traveling to Hoboken, N.J. for the third all-time meeting, and first since 1989, with Stevens. Riding a four-game win streak, the Ducks are 5-3-1 overall and 3-1-1 at home this year.
Whitacre Nets 2OT Game-Winner for No. 14 F&MConnor Whitacre came up with a clutch 2OT goal to give Franklin & Marshall’s No. 14 men’s soccer team a thrilling 3-2 2OT victory over Muhlenberg on Saturday afternoon at Tylus Field.
Maze Scores Two as Diplomats Blank BearsTwo Robert Maze goals in the opening 12 minutes of action and a late second-half insurance score drove the No. 14 Franklin & Marshall men’s soccer team past Ursinus with a 3-0 shutout on the road Wednesday evening.
Centennial Competition Continues for F&MA pair of Centennial Conference (CC) clashes dot the schedule this week as Franklin & Marshall’s men’s soccer team (5-1-3) travels to Ursinus on Wednesday and returns home to host Muhlenberg on Saturday.
Men's Soccer - No. 6 F&M vs. Washington Video HighlightsA gut-wrenching pair of overtimes and 110 total minutes of play failed to produce a winner as Franklin & Marshall's No. 6 men's soccer team was forced to settle for a 1-1 2OT draw against Washington on Saturday evening at Tylus Field.
Diplomats Draw With ShoremenA gut-wrenching pair of overtimes and 110 total minutes of play failed to produce a winner as Franklin & Marshall’s No. 6 men’s soccer team was forced to settle for a 1-1 2OT draw against Washington on Saturday evening at Tylus Field.
No. 8 Rowan Hangs On To Down No. 6 F&MWednesday evening’s matchup between a pair of top-10 teams lived up to its much-anticipated billing, as No. 8 Rowan held off an incessant Franklin & Marshall offensive attack in the second half to down the No. 6 Diplomats by a 2-1 tally.
Tonelli Lands CC Offensive POTW HonorFranklin & Marshall's Jason Tonelli was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Offensive Player of the Week for men's soccer, announced by the league office on Monday. The honor was the second of Tonelli's season, with the first coming on Sept. 6.
Tonelli’s Hat Trick Sinks SwarthmoreJason Tonelli torched Swarthmore's defense with three goals, leading the No. 7 Franklin & Marshall men’s soccer team to a 3-1 road victory against the Garnet on Saturday evening.