2012 Tartan Men's Soccer News

  • Men's Soccer Alum Young Kang (CIT '92) Names Covered Team Benches
    April 24, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University Soccer Facility received a pair of significant enhancements this spring, as two covered team benches were added for the teams. The benches were made possible through the generosity of Young Kang, a 1992 CIT graduate who played four years of soccer at Carnegie Mellon.
  • Digging Deep with Christopher Madden
    April 23, 2013
    Junior goalkeeper Christopher Madden of men’s soccer is a three-year letter winner for the Tartans with 21 career starts. In his first full season as a starter in net, he helped the Tartans to the Second Round of the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament with a record of 13-4-1. Find out a little more interesting information about the Business Administration major.
  • Sarett Heads List of Scholar All-East Region Recipients
    December 19, 2012
    Carnegie Mellon University junior Matt Sarett (Huntersville, N.C./Cannon) heads a list of four men's soccer athletes named to the NSCAA 2012 Men's College Division Scholar All-East Region team. This marks Sarett's second academic award of the season and second NSCAA award as he was named an All-Great Lakes Region player for his efforts on the field.
  • Four Tartans Honored on All-Great Lakes Region Team
    December 06, 2012
    Four Carnegie Mellon University men’s soccer players were honored by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) on the 2012 NCAA Division III Men All-Great Lakes Region Team. Junior Max Tassano (Bala Cynwyd, Pa./Lower Merion) heads the list as a first-team selection.
  • Sarett and Bryant Named to Capital One Academic All-America Team
    November 26, 2012
    Two Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer players have been named to the Capital One Academic All-America team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) following their outstanding 2012 season which included a team record of 13-4-1 and a win in the 2012 NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship. Junior Matt Sarett (Huntersville, N.C./Cannon) earned first team honors while senior Ben Bryant (Toledo, Ohio/Ottawa Hills) was selected to the second team.
  • #6 Tartans End Season in Second Round of NCAA Tournament
    November 11, 2012
    The #6 Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team dropped a hard fought match to #10 Ohio Northern University 3-1 on Sunday, November 11 in the second round of the 2012 NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship at home in Pittsburgh, Pa. After a 1-1 tie through the first half, the Polar Bears were able to use momentum generated by a save from their keeper to get ahead and put away the Tartans midway through the second period.
  • #6 Tartans Advance in NCAA Championship, Defeat Morrisville State 3-0
    November 10, 2012
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team broke through in the second period for three goals to defeat Morrisville State College 3-0 in the first round of the 2012 NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship on its home field in Pittsburgh, Pa. The #6 Tartans advance to the second round with a record of 13-3-1.
  • Men’s Soccer Coaching Staff and Five Players Reap All-Association Honors
    November 08, 2012
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team was rewarded for its first-place finish in the University Athletic Association (UAA) as five players were named to the All-Association team. The coaching staff was also honored as it shares UAA Men’s Soccer Coaching Staff of the Year with Brandeis University’s staff.
  • Men's Soccer to Host NCAA First and Second Rounds
    November 05, 2012
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team will host the NCAA Division III First and Second Rounds on Saturday, November 10 and Sunday, November 11. The Tartans received an automatic bid to the championship for winning the University Athletic Association Championship and finishing the regular season with a 12-3-1 record.
  • #6 Tartans Win UAA Title Despite Falling 1-0
    November 03, 2012
    A classic battle between the Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team and the visiting Emory University Eagles finished with the Eagles winning 1-0 to force a four-way tie at the top of the University Athletic Association (UAA). By virtue of head-to-head wins against Brandeis and Washington, the Tartans earn the automatic bid for the NCAA Championship.
  • Three Tartans Named Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-District
    November 02, 2012
    Three Carnegie Mellon University men’s soccer players have been named to the Capital One Academic All-District team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Senior Ben Bryant (Toledo, Ohio/Ottawa Hills) and juniors Mike Ferraco (Penn Hills, Pa./Penn Hills) and Matt Sarett (Huntersville, N.C./Cannon) each earn the honor for the first time.
  • Tartans Sweep UAA and ECAC Men’s Soccer Athlete of the Week Awards
    October 31, 2012
    Following back-to-back University Athletic Association (UAA) road victories for the 6th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men’s soccer team, junior Max Tassano (Bala Cynwyd, Pa./Lower Merion) and sophomore Jakob Rohwer (Southborough, Mass./Phillips Academy Andover) were honored by the UAA and Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) as Men's Soccer Athletes of the Week. Tassano earned offensive honors while Rohwer was honored on the defensive side.
  • #6 Tartans Win Key Battle at #17 Brandeis
    October 28, 2012
    With a 2-1 win Sunday, the Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team stands atop the University Athletic Association (UAA) with one game to play. The #6 Tartans won their fourth straight and third straight road game with the win over #17 Brandeis and are now 12-2-1 overall and 4-1-1 in the UAA.
  • #6 Tartans Run Win Streak to Three with Road Win at NYU
    October 26, 2012
    The #6 Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team defeated New York University 4-1 on Friday afternoon in Riverdale, N.Y. to stay atop the University Athletic Association (UAA) standings with a 3-1-1 UAA mark. Two late first half goals proved to be the difference as the Tartans improve to 11-2-1 overall and leave the Violets at 10-5-1 and 2-2-1 in the UAA.
  • #8 Tartans Rally for Overtime Win at Grove City
    October 17, 2012
    The #8 Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team rallied from a two-goal deficit to defeat Grove City College 3-2 in overtime on Wednesday afternoon in non-conference action. Senior Ben Bryant (Toledo, Ohio/Ottawa Hills) put in the winner a minute into extra time to help advance the Tartans' record to 10-2-1 on the season.
  • #5 Tartans Down Case Western 4-0
    October 14, 2012
    The #5 Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team took care of business Sunday afternoon with a 4-0 victory against visiting Case Western Reserve University in University Athletic Association (UAA) play. The Tartans improve their record to 9-2-1 and 2-1-1 while the Spartans drop to 3-10-1 and 0-4-0.
  • #5 Tartans Nipped in Double Overtime by Rochester
    October 12, 2012
    A double overtime goal by the University of Rochester Yellowjackets defeated the #5 Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team 3-2 in University Athletic Association action Friday night on the campus of Carnegie Mellon. The Tartans drop to 8-2-1 on the year and 1-1-1 in UAA play while the Yellowjackets won their first UAA game to improve to 7-2-2 overall and 1-0-2 in league play.
  • Bryant Tabbed as UAA Men’s Soccer Athlete of the Week
    October 09, 2012
    (ROCHESTER, N.Y.) – Senior Ben Bryant (Toledo, Ohio/Ottawa Hills) of the 4th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men’s soccer team was honored by the University Athletic Association (UAA) as Men's Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week. Bryant helped keep the Tartans undefeated in UAA play with a goal and an assist in a 2-2 tie on the road at Chicago Saturday afternoon.
  • #4 Tartans Score Late, Tie Chicago in OT
    October 06, 2012
    Senior Ben Bryant (Toledo, Ohio/Ottawa Hills) helped the #4 Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team tie the University of Chicago on the road Saturday afternoon by scoring with less than two minutes to play to send the game into overtime. The Tartans (8-1-1, 1-0-1 UAA) and Maroons (5-2-3, 0-1-1) then shut each other down to finish overtime with a 2-2 score on the books.
  • UAA Announces 25th Anniversary Men’s Soccer Team
    October 05, 2012
    In honor of its silver anniversary, the University Athletic Association has announced its 25th Anniversary Men’s Soccer Team. Forty-nine student-athletes earned the honor, including 11 from Carnegie Mellon.
  • #4 Tartans Pick Up Eighth Win
    September 30, 2012
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team picked up a 1-0 win on Sunday, September 30 against visiting Washington University to open University Athletic Association play. The #4 Tartans scored late in the first half to advance their record to 8-1 on the season while the Bears drop their third straight to fall to 5-3-1.
  • Men’s Soccer Alum Maks Khurgin ’10 Honored To Defend Country
    September 28, 2012
    Maks Khurgin wants to defend the United States. It is part of his essence, his fiber, his being. There are a number of citizens who devote themselves to protecting what America stands for, but not too many of them were born in the Soviet Union and went on to become standout soccer players for Carnegie Mellon University.
  • Tassano Recognized as UAA Men’s Soccer Athlete of the Week
    September 25, 2012
    Junior Max Tassano (Bala Cynwyd, Pa./Lower Merion) of the 7th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men’s soccer team was honored by the University Athletic Association (UAA) as Men's Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week. Tassano helped the Tartans to a 2-0 record this past week to improve the teams overall mark to 7-1.
  • No. 7 Tartans Defeat Bethany Behind Multiple Goals
    September 22, 2012
    Junior Max Tassano (Bala Cynwyd, Pa./Lower Merion) had a career day for the No. 7 Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team as it defeated Bethany College on the road by a 6-2 score. Tassano registered seven points for the Tartans with three goals and an assist. The win moves the Tartans record to 7-1 on the season as the Bison fall to 1-6.
  • No. 7 Men’s Soccer Dominant in 3-0 Win Over Washington and Jefferson
    September 19, 2012
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team scored less than 10 minutes into the game and never looked back, as the seventh-ranked Tartans topped Washington and Jefferson College on Wednesday, 3-0. The Tartans improve to 6-1 overall as the Presidents drop to 0-4-1.
  • Madden Named UAA and ECAC South Men’s Soccer Athlete of the Week
    September 18, 2012
    Junior keeper Christopher Madden (Reisterstown, Md./Calvert Hall) of the 7th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University men’s soccer team was honored by the University Athletic Association (UAA) and Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) as Men's Soccer Defensive Athlete of the Week. Madden and the Tartans registered two more wins last week to advance their respective records to 5-1 on the year.
  • #7 Tartans Win Again, Defeat Allegheny
    September 15, 2012
    The #7 Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team defeated Allegheny College on Saturday, September 15 by a 2-0 score to move to 5-1 on the season. The Tartans scored goals in the first and second period and held the Gators (5-1) to two shots on goal.
  • #7 Tartans Defeat Geneva on the Road
    September 12, 2012
    Junior forward Max Tassano (Bala Cynwyd, Pa./Lower Merion) recorded his second game-winning goal in as many games for the Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team who defeated Geneva College 2-0 on Wednesday, September 12. The #7 Tartans are now 4-1 on the year while Geneva drops to 3-3.
  • #13 Tartans Take Down #4 Ohio Northern 3-2
    September 08, 2012
    An early second period goal gave the Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team a 3-2 victory over #4 Ohio Northern University (ONU) Saturday afternoon on the Polar Bears' campus. The Tartans, ranked 13th in the nation, move to 3-1 on the year as ONU drops to 4-1.
  • #13 Tartans Topped by Baldwin Wallace
    September 07, 2012
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's soccer team took to the road Friday night in non-conference action at Ohio Northern University against Baldwin Wallace College. The #13 Tartans, who received the national ranking after two opening season wins, fell to Baldwin Wallace 5-3 moving their record to 2-1 overall while the Yellow Jackets are 1-1.
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