2015-16 Yale Men's Soccer News

  • Stannard Announces Class Of 2020
    May 11, 2016
    Kylie Stannard, the 5K Corral Head Coach of the Yale men’s soccer team, will welcome 10 freshmen to New Haven this fall. The group brings strong credentials both on and off the field.
  • Love Joins Yale Soccer Staff
    April 19, 2016
    T.J. Love, who spent six years on the staff at Cornell, including helping to lead the Big Red to the 2012 Ivy League championship, has joined Kylie Stannard’s staff as an assistant coach.
  • Flugstad-Clarke Elected 2016-17 Captain; Team Awards Announced
    December 18, 2015
    Henry Flugstad-Clarke didn’t have the role he hoped for on the Yale men’s soccer team this fall as an injury kept him from participating on the field. That doesn’t mean he didn’t make an impact. Flugstad-Clarke was around the team all season, offering his input and advice whenever he could. His teammates certainly took notice as they have elected him captain of the 2016-17 Bulldogs.
  • Pair Of Bulldogs Earn All-Ivy Recognition
    November 19, 2015
    Philip Piper, the only player to start all 17 games, and Nicky Downs, who tied for the team lead with six points, both have earned honorable mention All-Ivy recognition.
  • Bulldogs Fall To Princeton In Season Finale
    November 14, 2015
    Princeton’s high-powered offense was on display in the first half on Saturday against Yale. The Tigers, who far and away lead the Ivy League in goals, scored three times in the opening 45 minutes en route to a 3-0 victory over the Bulldogs at Roberts Stadium.
  • Bulldogs Close Out Season At Princeton
    November 12, 2015
    The Bulldogs wrap up the 2015 season by visiting Princeton on Saturday. The start of the game has been moved up by one hour to 3 p.m. to accommodate the Princeton women, who are hosting Boston College in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at 7 p.m.
  • Late Heroics Earn Yale 1-1 Draw With Brown
    November 07, 2015
    Senior Philip Piper has been involved in a number of big moments at Reese Stadium during his career. He saved one of his most memorable for last. Piper, a four-year starter playing his final home game, scored the tying goal with 41 seconds left in the second half as Yale earned a hard-fought 1-1 draw with Brown before a big Senior Night crowd at Reese.
  • Bulldogs Host Brown On Senior Night
    November 06, 2015
    The Bulldogs close out the home portion of the 2015 schedule on Saturday against Brown. Kickoff on Senior Night at Reese Stadium is slated for 7 p.m., following the Yale-Brown women’s game which starts at 4 p.m.
  • Bulldogs Control Play But Fall 1-0 At Central Connecticut
    November 03, 2015
    Yale was in control from the start Tuesday at Central Connecticut. The Bulldogs had seven of the game’s first eight shots and maintained the better of the play for virtually the entire game.
  • Final Non-League Game Takes Yale To CCSU
    November 02, 2015
    Yale wraps up non-conference play by traveling to Central Connecticut on Tuesday night. Kickoff at the CCSU Soccer Field is slated for 7 p.m.
  • Strong Second Half Not Enough In 2-1 Loss At Columbia
    October 31, 2015
    Yale’s first-half performance Saturday against Columbia didn’t sit well with head coach Kylie Stannard. The Bulldogs trailed 1-0 and had been outshot 6-1 when they headed to the locker room. Stannard made it clear he expected more.
  • Bulldogs Set For Halloween Date At Columbia
    October 30, 2015
    Yale’s defense has been stingy in recent games. The Bulldogs have allowed only one goal in three of their last four games, and in the one game where they yielded two, one was an own goal. Yale will need to be on top of its defensive game on Saturday against Columbia. The Lions have allowed only 11 goals in 13 games. Kickoff on Halloween night at Rocco Commisso Stadium is slated for 7 p.m., following the Yale-Columbia game which starts at 4 p.m.
  • Kirdzik Named Academic All-District
    October 29, 2015
    Cameron Kirdzik, who has appeared in 12 games for the Bulldogs this fall, has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District I team.
  • Early Second Half Goal Lifts UConn Over Yale
    October 27, 2015
    UConn’s Kwame Awuah usually can be counted on to set up a teammate. Against Yale on Tuesday, Awuah played a different role. He scored the only goal of the game early in the second half to lift the Huskies to a 1-0 victory over the Bulldogs before a crowd of 2,465 at Morrone Stadium.
  • Bulldogs Take Ivy Break, Travel To UConn
    October 26, 2015
    Kylie Stannard has already undergone a number of firsts in his debut season as the 5K Corral Head Coach of the Bulldogs. The next one comes on Tuesday night when he experiences the Yale-UConn rivalry for the first time. The Bulldogs travel to Storrs to meet the Huskies at 7 p.m. at Morrone Stadium.
  • Riach’s First Career Goal Earns Yale 1-1 Tie At Penn
    October 24, 2015
    Yale and Penn traded goals 4 minutes, 14 seconds apart early in the second half and played a 1-1 tie on a chilly fall evening at Rhodes Field.
  • First Ivy Road Game Takes Yale To Penn
    October 22, 2015
    It’s been a frustrating start to the Ivy League season for the Bulldogs, who have been in and at times carried the play in all three of their Ivy games. Misfortune has struck at one point in each game and has proven too much to overcome. Perhaps a change of scenery will help change their luck. Yale plays its first road league game Saturday at Penn. Kickoff at Rhodes Field is slated for 7:30 p.m., after the Yale-Penn women’s game, which starts at 5 p.m.
  • Bulldogs Suffer Heartbreaking Overtime Defeat To Cornell
    October 17, 2015
    Yale seemed to have all the momentum heading into overtime Saturday against Cornell. Nicky Downs’ goal with eight seconds left in regulation forced the extra period after the Bulldogs had carried the play for much of the second half.
  • Home Stretch Concludes With Visit By Cornell
    October 15, 2015
    Kylie Stannard, the 5K Corral Head Coach of the Bulldogs, often speaks of the progress his young team is making after each game. Last Saturday against Dartmouth, Yale turned in perhaps its best defensive performance of the season, yielding only a fluky goal early in the second half in a 1-0 loss. The Bulldogs will hope to be just as stingy when they host Cornell on Saturday at Reese Stadium at 1 p.m in the first game of a doubleheader with the Yale women, who play Cornell at 4 p.m.
  • Bulldogs Team Up With Grassroots Soccer To Host Charity Game Vs. Cornell
    October 14, 2015
    In addition to playing an important Ivy League game against Cornell, the Yale men’s soccer team will be helping to raise awareness for a very important cause Saturday at Reese Stadium. The Bulldogs are teaming up with Grassroot Soccer for a Charity Game to support life-changing programs in Africa. Kickoff against the Big Red is slated for 1 p.m.
  • Early Second Half Goal Lifts Dartmouth Over Yale
    October 10, 2015
    Yale played one of its better defensive games of the season Saturday against Dartmouth. Unfortunately for the Bulldogs, one unlucky moment was enough to doom them. Samuel Rosen scored the only goal of the game early in the second half when he lofted a ball over Yale goalkeeper Lees Schipper’s head and into the corner of the net at 51:11.
  • Bulldogs Set To Host Dartmouth; Video On WatchESPN
    October 08, 2015
    Another Saturday, another men’s soccer game at Reese Stadium. The Bulldogs play the fourth of five straight Saturday home games when they host Dartmouth at 4 p.m. on Alumni Day. The Yale-Dartmouth women’s game will follow at 7 p.m. In addition to the Ivy League Digital Network, video will be available at WatchESPN, and there also will be live stats.
  • Bulldogs Fall At Rutgers
    October 06, 2015
    Rutgers has made a habit of scoring early in games all season. The Scarlet Knights did it again Tuesday night against Yale, tallying a pair of goals in the first 26 minutes en route to a 5-2 victory at Yurcak Field.
  • Rutgers Up Next For Bulldogs
    October 05, 2015
    The Yale men’s soccer team faces another challenging non-league test on Tuesday. The Bulldogs travel to Piscataway, N.J., to meet Rutgers of the Big Ten. Kickoff at Yurcak Field is slated for 7 p.m. BTN plus (subscription required) has the video. There also will be free audio and live stats.
  • Harvard Spoils Ivy Opener
    October 03, 2015
    Yale probably deserved a better result in its Ivy League opener with Harvard. Jake Freeman’s goal midway through the second half snapped a 1-1 tie and the Crimson went on to a 3-1 victory in an evenly played and highly entertaining game before another big Saturday night crowd at Reese Stadium.
  • Harvard Visits Reese Stadium In Ivy Opener
    October 01, 2015
    Kylie Stannard’s first taste of Ivy League play as the 5K Corral Head Coach of the Bulldogs will come in The Soccer Game. Yale hosts Harvard on Saturday at Reese Stadium at 7 p.m. following the Yale-Harvard women’s game, which starts at 4 p.m. The Ivy League Digital Network has the video and there also will be live stats.
  • URI Holds Off Yale 3-0
    September 26, 2015
    Yale ran into an angry Rhode Island team Saturday at Reese Stadium. The Rams, the defending Atlantic 10 regular season champions, had lost two straight games, including a 2-0 home loss to St. Francis Brooklyn on Wednesday. URI took out its frustration on the Bulldogs, scoring a pair of late first-half goals en route to a 3-0 victory.
  • URI Visits In Final Game Before Ivy Play
    September 25, 2015
    The Bulldogs have one more opportunity to fine tune their game before the start of Ivy League play. Yale hosts Rhode Island on Saturday. Kickoff at Reese Stadium is slated for 7 p.m. The Ivy League Digital Network has the video and there also will be live stats.
  • Bond Recipient Of Yale’s Prestigious Francis Gordon Brown Prize
    September 24, 2015
    Senior forward Keith Bond has been honored with one of Yale’s highest undergraduate accolades. Bond is the recipient of the Francis Gordon Prize, awarded to the student in “the Junior Class in Yale College who most closely approaches the standards of intellectual ability, high manhood, capacity for leadership and service to the University set by Francis Gordon Brown.”
  • Two Quick Goals Lead Iona Past Yale
    September 23, 2015
    Yale nearly pulled off a big comeback Wednesday at Iona. After falling behind 2-0 early in the second half, the Bulldogs closed to within one on Avery Schwartz’s first career goal and had a couple of opportunities in the final 10 minutes but couldn’t get the equalizer. The result was a 2-1 loss to the Gaels on a beautiful late afternoon at Mazzella Field.
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