2012 Men's Soccer News

  • Sacred Heart's Castro Drafted by Colorado Rapids of MLS
    January 22, 2013
    Sacred Heart senior Marcello Castro (Panana, Brazil) was selected be the Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer in the MLS Supplemental Draft held on Tuesday afternoon. Castro becomes the first player in Sacred Heart men's soccer history to be drafted in the MLS.
  • Castro Named NSCAA All-American
    December 10, 2012
    (Fairfield, CT) - Marcello Castro (Panana, Brazil) was named to the NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division I Men’s All-America Team for the second time in his career, earning Third Team honors on defense for his outstanding final season as a Sacred Heart Pioneer.
  • Castro Wins Third Consecutive NEC Player of the Year; Named to All-NEC First Team
    November 08, 2012
    (Fairfield, CT) – For the third consecutive season, Marcello Castro (panama, Brazil) was named both Northeast Conference Defensive Player of the Year, as well as a member of the All-NEC First Team.
  • Men's Soccer Falls 1-0 at Monmouth to Close Season
    November 04, 2012
    (West Long Branch, NJ) – The Sacred Heart Men’s Soccer team lost 1-0 at Monmouth Sunday afternoon. With St. Francis (PA) tying Mount St. Mary’s, the Pioneers barley missed qualifying for the NEC Tournament, as the Red Flash own the tie-breaker.
  • Men's Soccer Keeps Playoff Push Alive with 3-1 Win at Mount St. Mary's
    November 02, 2012
    (Emmitsburg, MD) – Marcello Castro (Panana, Brazil) scored twice and Justin Brewer (Somers, CT) added the game-winning goal in a huge 3-1 win for the Sacred Heart Men’s Soccer team to keep their playoff hopes alive. With the win, SHU moves into fifth place and the final playoff spot with one game to go.
  • Men's Soccer Earns Senior Day Win Over St. Francis (NY) 3-1
    October 28, 2012
    (Fairfield, CT) – The Sacred Heart Men’s Soccer team picked up a big win in their final home game of the regular season, beating the St. Francis (NY) Terriers 3-1 on Senior Day.
  • Men's Soccer Downed 2-0 at CCSU
    October 21, 2012
    (New Britain, CT) – The Sacred Heart Men’s Soccer team fell 2-0 to the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils Sunday afternoon on the road.
  • Men's Soccer Beats Bryant 2-1 Behind Thrilling Second Half Comeback
    October 19, 2012
    (Fairfield, CT) - The co-captains of the Men's Soccer team both came through with big second half goals, leading Sacred Heart to a big conference win over the Bryant Bulldogs Friday night at Campus Field.
  • Men's Soccer Takes Down the Blackbirds 2-1
    October 14, 2012
    Fairfield, CT – The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team defeated LIU Brooklyn 1-0 Sunday night for a much need NEC victory. The Pioneers, coming off three straight 1-0 losses are now 6-6 overall and 1-3 in the Northeast Conference. SHU battled back from an early 1-0 deficit with two unanswered goals to bounce back to .500 on the season.
  • Pioneers Drop NEC Tilt at Fairleigh Dickinson, 1-0
    October 12, 2012
    (Teaneck, NJ) – The Sacred Heart Men’s Soccer team fell 1-0 on the road to the Fairleigh Dickenson Knights Friday night.
  • Men's Soccer Loses 1-0 at Quinnipiac
    October 05, 2012
    (Hamden, CT) – The Sacred Heart Men’s Soccer team lost 1-0 to the Quinnipiac Bobcats Sunday afternoon on the road.
  • Men's Soccer Drops Physical Match with Saint Francis (PA) 1-0
    September 30, 2012
    (Fairfield, CT) - The Saint Francis (PA) Red Flash defeated the Sacred Heart Soccer Men's team in an emotional and physical battle in which four yellow cards and two red cards were assessed.
  • Levy Lifts Men's Soccer to 1-0 Win over Robert Morris
    September 28, 2012
    (Fairfield, CT) – Omer Levy scored in the 69th minute to lift the Sacred Heart Men’s Soccer team to a 1-0 win over the Robert Morris Colonials in the Pioneers’ first NEC game of the season on a rainy Friday afternoon at Campus Field.
  • Castro's Late Goal Lifts Men's Soccer to 1-0 Victory Over Hartford
    September 22, 2012
    (West Hartford, CT) – It took until the 83rd minute, but Marcello Castro scored the game’s only goal in a 1-0 win for the Sacred Heart Men’s Soccer team over the Hartford Hawks Saturday night on the road.
  • Men's Soccer Knocked Down by Stony Brook 2-1
    September 19, 2012
    (Fairfield, CT) - The Stony Brook Seawolves won their fourth straight game, taking a 2-1 match against the Sacred heart Pioneer Men’s Soccer team Wednesday afternoon at Campus Field.
  • Men's Soccer Falls at Yale 2-0
    September 16, 2012
    (New Haven, CT) – The Sacred Heart Men’s Soccer team lost 2-0 on the road against the Yale Bulldogs Sunday afternoon.
  • Men's Soccer Absorbs First Loss of Season 3-2 at NJIT
    September 12, 2012
    (Newark, NJ) – The New Jersey Institute of Technology Highlanders scored three times in the second half, handing the Sacred Heart Men’s Soccer team its first loss of the season 3-2.
  • Men's Soccer Improves to 3-0 with 2-1 Comeback Over Holy Cross
    September 05, 2012
    (Fairfield, CT) – The Sacred Heart Men’s Soccer team improved to 3-0 on the young season, scoring two second half goals within five minutes to come back and beat the Holy Cross Crusaders 2-1 on a humid Wednesday night at Campus Field.
  • Vinson's Goal Lifts Men's Soccer to 1-0 Win Over Columbia
    September 02, 2012
    (Fairfield, CT) – The Sacred Heart Men’s Soccer team won its home opener, beating Columbia 1-0 behind a late second half goal by Jamal Vinson (Teaneck, NJ). The freshman registered his first career goal on a header off a throw in by Evan Kennedy (Newtown, CT) in the 77th minute.
  • Levy and Castro Score in 2-1 Season Opening Win for SHU Soccer
    August 30, 2012
    (Jersey City, New Jersey) – Omer Levy (Yahud, Israel) and Marcello Castro (Panana, Brazil) both scored first half goals, as the Sacred Heart Men’s Soccer team beat Saint Peter’s 2-1 on the road in the opening game of the 2012 season.
  • Castro Named to Prestigious 2012 MAC Hermann Watch List
    August 21, 2012
    (Fairfield, CT) – Senior defender Marcello Castro (Parana, Brazil) is one of only 42 men’s soccer players named to the Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy Watch List for 2012, announced recently by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
  • Pioneers Picked Fourth in NEC Poll
    August 16, 2012
    The Sacred Heart men's soccer team was tabbed fourth in the 2012 Northeast Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll released by the league on Wednesday. The Pioneers received one first place vote in this year's poll and are coming off a 2011 season where they claimed a share of the NEC regular season title, a program first.
  • SHU Men's Soccer Releases 2012 Schedule
    June 13, 2012
    (Fairfield, CT) – The Sacred Heart University men’s soccer team, defending regular season champions of the Northeast Conference, has released its upcoming 2012 season schedule.