2011 Men's Soccer News

January 18, 2012
Husson/Nescom Athlete to Work for ESPN During X-Games
Bangor, ME – Ben Gilbert, member of the Husson Men’s Lacrosse and Soccer programs, will be traveling to Aspen, Colorado in the coming weeks to be a production assistant for ESPN’s X-Games

November 16, 2011
Five Eagles Named For All-NAC Awards
Bangor, ME - The Husson Eagles had five 2011 members named to the NAC all conference teams.

November 12, 2011
Husson Falls to Lord Jeffs in NCAA Playoffs
AMHERST, MA – NESCAC Player of the Year Spencer Noon ’13 (Farmington, Conn.) netted a pair of scores to tie the program record for career goals, helping Amherst to a 4-0 win over Husson University in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Hitchcock Field.

November 7, 2011
Husson Men's Soccer Team Draws Amherst in NCAA Tournament
Indianapolis, IN - The NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Committee announced the field of 61 teams for the 2011 Division III Championship, which begins Nov. 10 and concludes with the national championship Dec. 3. The Husson Eagles have drawn the #6 ranked Lord Jeffs of Amherst College for their opening round match up.

November 5, 2011
Husson Men Win NAC Title in Thrilling Fashion, 3-2
Bangor, ME - The Husson University Men’s soccer team won the 2011 NAC Soccer Championship on a late goal knocked in by sophomore Zach Emeigh.

November 4, 2011
The Husson Eagles and Their Field of Dreams
Bangor, ME – On the first day of pre-season in August, Coach Gettler assembled his “new” TEAM (19 first year players and 7 returnees from last season...

November 3, 2011
Wear Gray, Get Free Gear at NAC Men's Soccer Final
Bangor, ME - After the record crowd that came out for the "Show Up, Show Down" on Wednesday, and saw the Husson Men's Soccer team defeat rival Maine Maritime Academy 4-0 in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) semi-final, the Husson University Athletic Department will be wearing gray shirts to this Saturday's Conference Championship against Castleton State at 1:00 pm. The Sport Management Department and the Husson Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be giving out gray tee shirts and /or Husson Eagles scarfs to the first 200 students and student athletes who come out to support the home team.

November 2, 2011
"Show Up Show Down" for Men's Soccer Semifinal
The Husson University Sport Management Department is hosting a "Show Up Show Down" for this evening's Men's Soccer Semifinal against rival Maine Maritime Academy at 7:00 pm, under the lights at Boucher Field. Free Pizza and drinks will be served immediately prior to kickoff to the first 200 people. Along with the free food and drinks, the Sport Management Department is offering a $100 cash prize as well as a $50 second prize to the student organizations which are best represented at the game. Fraternities, Sorrorities and other student organizations are invited to attend, and register for their prize on the east side of the field behind the bleachers.

November 2, 2011
Eagles Net Four to Sink Mariners and Advance to NAC Final
Bangor, ME - The Husson University men's soccer team scored four goals in the second half en route to a 4-0 victory under the lights, in front of a record crowd at Boucher Field. Philip Frost (Bangor, ME) led the Eagles with a pair of goals and an assist, while fellow first year player Brian Potter (Waterville, ME) made 5 saves to earn the shutout victory.

October 31, 2011
Frost Wins Player of the Week, Poulin Named Rookie as Men's and Women's Soccer Advance
Bangor, ME - A pair of first year athletes played huge roles in the Eagles' men's and women's soccer teams advancing to the semifinals of the NAC playoffs.

October 29, 2011
Top Seeded Eagles Advance in NAC Playoffs with Win Over Lyndon
Bangor, ME - The #1 ranked Men's Soccer team held form this afternoon with a 4-2 victory over the visiting Hornets of Lyndon State to advance to the semifinal match of the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) playoffs. With the loss, the Hornets finish their season with an overall record of 6-10-1.

October 28, 2011
Men's NAC Soccer Quarterfinal Rescheduled
Husson University earned the top seed in the upcoming North Atlantic Conference Men's Soccer Championship. The Eagles (10-6-1 overall, 8-1 NAC) will take on eighth-seeded Lyndon State College (6-10-1 overall, 3-5-1 NAC) in a quarterfinal game on Saturday at 2 pm.

October 27, 2011
Eagles Forced to Cancel Final Game of Regular Season
Bangor, ME - The miraculous 2011 Men's Soccer regular season has officially come to an end, despite one game remaining on the schedule. Due to scheduling conflicts with their opponent, Husson University Athletic Director and assistant coach Bob Reasso has discussed the situation with the AD at Newbury College, and this year's contest has been officially canceled.

October 25, 2011
Three Eagles Garner Weekly Recognition
Bangor, ME - Three Husson University student athletes were recognized yesterday for their stellar performance in the previous week's contests.

October 22, 2011
Husson Secures NAC Regular Season Title With Win at Colby-Sawyer
NEW LONDON, NH – The Husson men’s soccer team wrapped up the North Atlantic Conference’s (NAC) top seed for the upcoming postseason tournament after posting a 4-0 win at Colby-Sawyer on Saturday afternoon. Husson improves to 10-6-1 overall and sit atop the NAC standings at 8-1. Colby-Sawyer falls to 5-10-1 overall and 3-4-1 in the NAC.

October 19, 2011
Eagles Mount Thrilling Comeback Over Beavers - Remain in 1st Place in NAC
Bangor, ME - The Husson University men's soccer team struck twice in the second half to complete the comeback against the University of Maine at Farmington 2-1 in North Atlantic Conference action tonight. With the win, the Eagles improve to 7-1 in the NAC (9-6-1 overall) and remain in 1st place in the conference, while UMF falls to 7-7 overall and 4-3 in conference play.

October 16, 2011
Husson Wins Battle of Eagles 2-0 at Green Mountain
Poultney, VT - The Green Mountain men's soccer team lost to Husson University 2-0 in a well played, physical contest Sunday, October 16th. The loss drops GMC to 1-11-1 on the season and a North Atlantic Conference record of 1-6. With the win Husson University moves to 8-6-1 and are 6-1 in conference play.

October 15, 2011
Spartans Steal Victory From Husson With Late Header
Castleton, VT – Freshman Dameon Young (Fairfax, VT) converted a diving header with 45 seconds remaining in regulation to propel Castleton State College to a 1-0 win over Husson University in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) men’s soccer action at Spartan Stadium Saturday.

October 12, 2011
Eagles Fall to Bobcats Behind Hirshberg's Pair
Lewiston, ME - Bates junior Ethan Hirshberg scored both goals as the Bobcat men's soccer team ended Husson University's four-game win streak with a 2-1 non-conference victory on Wednesday at Russell Street Field.

October 8, 2011
Frost Nets Winner In 105th Minute
Bangor, ME – Husson Men’s Soccer used a extraordinary save from goalie Brian Potter late in overtime as the Eagles turned in transition as Phil Frost scored the winning goal in the 105th minute.

October 6, 2011
Husson Hosts Special Olympics Soccer
Bangor, ME – Husson University hosted soccer events of the 2011 Special Olympics today, as many Husson athletes and cheerleaders were in attendance volunteering at the event and showing their support.

October 2, 2011
Husson Holds Hornets, Come Away With 3-0 Victory
Bangor, ME - The Eagles' Men's Soccer team earned a stunning victory over the visiting Hornets of Lyndon State. With the win, Husson improves to 6-4-1 and a 4-0 record in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) to find themselves at the top of the standings. The Hornets fall to 4-7 (1-3 NAC) with the loss.

October 1, 2011
Husson Beat Badgers 5-0
Bangor, ME - The Husson Eagles kicked off Homecoming with a 5-0 victory over the visiting Beavers of Johnson State. 4 different Husson players found the back of the net for the win, while first year keeper Brian Potter (Waterville, ME) earned the shutout, making just 3 saves on the day.

September 29, 2011
Let There Be Lights!
The dawning of a new era has officially begun at Boucher Field, Husson University's soccer and lacrosse field, with the installation of 4 state of the art, 16-bulb light poles around the field.

September 26, 2011
Hannah Olstad Named Volleyball Player of the Week, Philip Frost Named Men's Soccer Rookie of the Week
Two Eagles were honored today by the North Atlantic Conference for their play this week. Hannah Olstad was named the Volleyball Player of the Week, and Philip Frost earned Rookie of the Week honors for Men's Soccer.

September 25, 2011
Husson Sinks Mariners 2-0
Castine, ME – Andrew Austin (Ellsworth, ME) assisted on both goals as Husson University handed Maine Maritime Academy a 2-0 setback in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) at Ritchie Field on Sunday. The Eagles (4-4-1, 2-0 NAC) scored early in both halves to hand the Mariners (4-2-1, 1-1 NAC) their first loss in conference play.

September 21, 2011
Eagles Fall to Lyons Thanks to Wheaton Hat Trick
NORTON, MA – Junior Will Nesbitt (Holliston, MA/Holliston) registered his first collegiate hat trick in Wheaton College’s 4-2 win over Husson University in non-conference men’s soccer action Wednesday afternoon at Keefe Field.

September 19, 2011
Four Eagles Honored with NAC Awards
Four Husson Athletes were honored by the North Atlantic Conference for their play this past week. Sabrina Vaillancourt was named Player of the Week, while the other three won rookie of the week - Alecia Palmer, Cross Country; David Dubois II, Golf and Philip Frost, Men's Soccer.

September 17, 2011
Eagles soar over Terriers 3-2 in First NAC Meeting of 2011
Waterville, ME — The Husson University Men's Soccer team ground out a victory over the Terriers of Thomas College 3-2 in today’s North Atlantic Conference match up. The loss is the first for the Terriers in the 2011 season as they fall to 3-1 (0-1 NAC) while Husson improves to 3-3-1 (1-0 NAC).

September 14, 2011
Men's Soccer Kicked by Mules 3-1
Waterville, ME - The Husson University Men's soccer team lost a tough decision to Colby College after Eric Barthold (Lyme, NH) and Andrew Woonton (Boxford, MA) had second-half goals to help lift the host Mules to a 3-1 non-conference win over the Eagles

September 11, 2011
Husson Runners Up in CIAO Classic with 1-0 Win Over Host MCLA
North Adams, MA - The Union College men's soccer team captured the 2011 CIAO Classic title with an unblemished mark of 2-0. Husson University was named tournament runner-up following a 1-0 win over host MCLA. Union's Sebastiaan Jansen was named the offensive MVP, while Husson's Brian Potter earned defensive MVP honors.

September 10, 2011
Union Betters Husson
Union wasted little time in improving to 4-0 on the season as forward Sebastiaan Jansen tallied two first half goals, while adding a third at the 55 minute mark to complete the hat trick. Husson drops to 1-2-1 with the loss.

September 4, 2011
2nd Annual Husson Classic - Day 2
Results and Recaps from the second day of the Husson Classic

September 3, 2011
2nd Annual Husson Classic - Day 1
Results and Recaps from the first day of the Husson Classic

September 1, 2011
Husson Men's Soccer Falls 2-0 to Curry in First Game of 2011
Portland, ME – The Husson University men’s soccer team dropped the first game of the 2011 season 2-0 against Curry College in a non-conference neutral site game played at Memorial Field in Portland. With the win, Curry opens their season 1-0 and Husson starts out 0-1 with the loss.

August 31, 2011
Husson Men's Soccer: "Experiential Learning"
If you were to look across the collegiate soccer scene in this country, you’d be hard pressed to find a more experienced staff than the group of coaches that will be roaming Husson’s Boucher Field this fall. Husson President Robert Clark often praises the benefits of ‘experiential learning’ and advocates for its use in the Husson University curriculum; well if it’s experience you want, the Men’s Soccer team has it in buckets. The coaches of the Eagles have combined for over 600 victories at the collegiate level.

August 19, 2011
Dawning of a New Era
Husson University is thrilled to announce upgrades to Boucher Field, the Eagles’ Soccer and Lacrosse complex. The upgrades are the result of generous donations from John P. Boucher (’66) a former standout on the Husson soccer team in his day and a current member of the Husson University Athletics Hall of Fame. Mr. Boucher once again provided a facelift to the field that bears his name; the upgrades include a state of the art press box and lighting system. The press box will provide a venue for television and radio broadcasts, print media coverage, public address announcers, statisticians and scoreboard operators. The addition of lights on Boucher Field will provide enhanced opportunities for athletic contests, now that Husson teams can compete at night, the marketing possibilities are on a much larger scale. Lights also provide expanded training possibilities resulting in less class conflicts and on-campus recreational events that affect the entire student community at Husson.

August 12, 2011
Husson Men's Poised for Preseason
The start of the school year is fast approaching, and that means soccer season is right around the corner. Husson men's soccer coach Jeff Gettler sat down and shared his excitement for the upcoming year.

July 27, 2011
Eagles' Men's Soccer Team Finalize Schedule
The 2011 soccer schedule presents a number of challenges for the upcoming season. With only seven home contests and nine away with two neutral, the Eagles will need to become road warriors by being successful away from Boucher Field.