2017-18 Men's Soccer News

September 24, 2017
Eagles Improve to 3-0 At Home
The Eagles got off to a great start in the match as Anthony Flores (#10) sent in a great cross in the 7th minute that sophomore Nick Fairley (#9) calmly finished to give Emmaus the 1-0 lead. Ten minutes later it was Ozark’s turn when #10 Cotan Ceinbach fired in a left footed shot off of a set piece after a poor Emmaus clearance.

September 16, 2017
Exhausted Eagles Run Out of Steam Against Persistent Barclay Squad
“We played about as dominant of a first half as a team can and just struggled to find the back of the net despite some great chances. I told the guys at halftime to just keep playing the way they had been and to focus on keeping their shots on frame.” (Coach Brown)

September 16, 2017
Valiant Effort By Eagle Men
“Our guys played so hard today. We created chances, played good defense, and made some great decisions on the field. Manhattan is always a tough team and I thought our guys really made them earn it today even with tired legs and some unfortunate injuries. The good news is that we proved that we can play with them and we made some mistakes that we can correct, so this was really a great game for us to build on.” (Coach Brown)

September 13, 2017
Slow Start Leads To Emmaus Loss
The Eagles continued to right, with Mason McCarl (#7) hitting the post in the 80th minute right before Eli Gioja (#2) saw his left-footed shot sail just wide of the top corner of the Faith goal. The final score of 5-0 stood.

September 9, 2017
Opening Weekend Makes History for Men’s Soccer
Emmaus came out of the half strong after a few tactical changes. Sophomore Carson McBain (#11) vacated his normal position of central midfielder for a short stint on the left wing to great effect. Just four minutes into the second half, McBain beat the Royals’ fullback to the byline, cut in, and played a perfect lay-off pass to Mason McCarl (So. #9), who slotted home to give Emmaus the 2-1 lead, which would last for the rest of the game.

September 9, 2017
A Weekend of Growth
The second match of the weekend saw the Eagles face off with a tough Red Lions squad coached by a tough competitor, Craig Hoskins. The Red Lions looked dangerous early, playing in some dangerous balls to outstanding forward, Keaton Doty (#22) which required senior defender Elijah Barsness (#1) to make a goal line save. Following those early Lion surges the Eagles began to settle in and create some dangerous attacks of their own, with Nick Fairly just missing the goal on a driven ball in the 16th minute.