2016 Western Men's Soccer News

  • WestConn Athletics Reaching Out To Help An Opponent
    February 21, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University Athletic Department, behind graduating senior Celia DeVoe (Farmington, CT), and WestConn Student Athletic Advisory Council, are looking for your help. They along with several athletic programs around the Little East Conference and the northeast are running a Marrow Donor Registry Drive. WestConn's will be held on Thursday, March 2 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Midtown Campus Student Center.
  • Western Connecticut Places 23 Student-Athletes on LEC Fall All-Academic Team
    January 12, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. - The Little East Conference announced the 2016 Fall All-Academic teams today, honoring 23 Western Connecticut State University student-athletes in its five fall championship sports, field hockey, men?s soccer, women?s soccer, women?s tennis and women?s volleyball.
  • Spencer Ranno Named Little East Conference Rookie Of The Year... Chauncey Allers And Shane Bierfeldt Honored
    November 08, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University freshman back Spencer Ranno (Sherman, CT) has been named 2016 Little East Conference Men's Soccer Rookie of the Year. Chauncey Allers (Wilton, CT) and Shane Bierfeldt (Torrington, CT) were honored on the LEC All-Conference First Team.
  • Third-Seeded Men's Soccer Falls to No. 2 Rhode Island College in LEC Semifinals, 1-0, In Overtime
    November 02, 2016
    Providence, R.I.--Junior forward Komla Dogbey (Providence, RI) scored just 2:26 into the first overtime period to give the second-seeded Rhode Island College men’s soccer team a thrilling, 1-0, victory over third-seeded Western Connecticut in the semifinals of the 2016 Little East Conference Tournament played at Alumni Field on Wednesday evening.
  • Three Fall Teams Reach Little East Conference Tournament
    November 01, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University men's and women's soccer and women's volleyball teams have qualified for the 2016 Little East Conference Post-Season Tournament. The champion of the LEC Tournament earns an automatic berth into the NCAA Division III National Championships.
  • Cole Hyla Nets Game-Winning Goal As Western Men's Soccer Come Back To Defeat USM, 2-1
    October 29, 2016
    GORHAM, Maine - Senior Cole Hyla (East Haddam, Conn./Hale-Ray) scored his third goal of the season in the 84th minute to notch the go-ahead goal delivering the 2-1 win for the Western Connecticut State University Colonials 2-1 over the University of Southern Maine Huskies in a Little East Conference men’s soccer game Saturday afternoon at Hannaford Field.
  • Men’s Soccer Falls to Westfield State, 3-2
    October 26, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – The Western Connecticut men’s soccer team dropped to 5-10-1 overall after falling to visiting non-conference opponent Westfield State, 3-2, Wednesday night at The Westside Athletic Complex. Senior Vigan Pacuku (Prospect, CT) and sophomore Robert Della Penna (Suffield, CT) each netted goals for the Colonials in the loss.
  • Men's Soccer Bows to #12/16 UMass-Boston, 3-1
    October 22, 2016
    BOSTON, Mass. – With three different players finding the back of the net No. 12/16 men’s soccer picked-up a crucial Little East Conference win as they defeated Western Connecticut State University by the final of 3-1 Saturday evening at James Cotter Field.
  • Men's Soccer Falls at Ramapo, 3-0
    October 19, 2016
    MAHWAH, NJ - The Ramapo College men's soccer team blanked non-conference rival Western Connecticut State University today 3-0 at the Athletic Center. The Roadrunners earned their 10th win of the 2016 season, improving to 10-3-2 overall while the Colonials drop to 5-8-1 on the year.
  • Five Western Athletes Honored By Little East Conference
    October 18, 2016
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Five Western Connecticut State University fall athletes have been honored by the Little East Conference for outstanding performances during the week ending October 16.
  • Western Men’s Soccer Outlasts Plymouth State, 4-3
    October 15, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – Sophomore forward Chauncey Allers (Wilton, CT) tallied his second consecutive hat-trick to lead the Western Connecticut State University men’s soccer team to a thrilling 4-3 win over visiting Little East Conference rival Plymouth State on Saturday afternoon at The Westside Athletic Complex. With the win, the Colonials improved to 5-7-1 overall and 3-2 in league play, while the Panthers dropped to 4-7-1 and 1-4.
  • Chauncey Allers Scores Hat-Trick As Western Defeats John Jay, 5-0
    October 13, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Chauncey Allers (Wilton, CT) scored three goals and the Western Connecticut State University men's soccer team went on to defeat visiting John Jay College, 5-0 at The Westside Athletic Complex on Thursday night.
  • Western Men's Soccer Deadlocked At Trinity, 1-1
    October 11, 2016
    HARTFORD, CT - Both teams netted goals within the first 20 minutes of the game, however neither could break the 1-1 tie as the Trinity College men's soccer team and the Western Connecticut State Colonials played to a draw on Tuesday afternoon in Hartford. Trinity moves to 6-4-1 on the year while the Colonials sit at 3-7-1 overall after today's result.
  • Clancy's First Career Goal Lifts RIC Past Western Connecticut, 2-1
    October 08, 2016
    Providence, R.I.--Freshman defender Jack Clancey (Narragansett, RI) tallied the first goal of his collegiate career and it proved to be the game-winner as the Rhode Island College men’s soccer team posted an important Little East Conference, 2-1, victory against Western Connecticut at Alumni Field on Saturday afternoon.
  • Nick Kyriakidis And Luca DiCarlo Honored By Little East Conference
    October 04, 2016
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University's Nick Kyriakidis (Sleepy Hollow, NJ) and Luca DiCarlo (Waterbury, CT) have been named Little East Conference Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week and Goalkeeper of the Week, respectively, for the week ending October 2.
  • Western Men’s Soccer Edges LEC Rival Eastern in Nailbiter, 1-0
    October 01, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – Sophomore forward Chauncey Allers (Wilton, CT) notched the game-winning goal to the lead the Western Connecticut men’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory over visiting cross-state LEC rival Eastern Connecticut on Saturday afternoon at The Westside Athletic Complex. With the win, the Colonials improved to 3-6 overall and 2-1 in conference play, while the Warriors fell to 4-5-1 and 2-1.
  • AMC's Goal With 13 Second Left In Second Overtime Dooms Western Men's Soccer
    September 27, 2016
    NEW HAVEN, CT - Junior midfielder Justyn Broderick (Orange, CT) scored with 13 seconds remaining in the second overtime period to lift the Albertus Magnus College men's soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Western Connecticut State University at Celentano Field on Tuesday night.
  • Western Men's Soccer Downed at UMass-Dartmouth, 2-1
    September 24, 2016
    DARTMOUTH, Mass. – A pair of goals by senior Matt Vidal (New Bedford, Mass.) were enough to hold strong, as the Corsairs captured their first Little East Conference victory of the season against the Western Connecticut Colonials 2-1 on Saturday afternoon.
  • Western Men's Soccer Downed at Union, 4-0
    September 21, 2016
    SCHENECTADY, NY - Union College men's soccer won it's third straight game after shutting out Western Connecticut State 4-0 Wednesday night.
  • Mingachos Earns 300th Career Victory as Men’s Soccer Upends Keene State, 2-0, in LEC Opener
    September 18, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – Sophomore midfielder Darion Richeme (Danbury, CT) tallied a pair of goals to lead the Western Connecticut men’s soccer team to a 2-0 win over visiting Keene State in the LEC opener for both teams on Sunday afternoon at The Westside Athletic Complex. With the win, the Colonials improved to 2-3 overall and 1-0 in league play, while the Owls dropped to 4-1 and 0-1.
  • Western Men's Soccer Match Against Keene State Moved Up To Noon On Sunday
    September 16, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Due to concerns of heavy rain and thunderstorms on Sunday afternoon, the Western men's soccer match against Keene State College has been moved up one hour and will now start at 12 noon at The WAC.
  • Coast Guard Edges Western Connecticut, 2-1
    September 13, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University sophomore forward Chauncy Allers (Wilton, CT) scored in the closing minutes but the Coast Guard Academy men's soccer team prevailed, 2-1 in non-league action at The Westside Athletic Complex on Tuesday night.
  • Western And Joe Mingachos Get First Win Of The Season With Win At MCLA
    September 06, 2016
    NORTH ADAMS, MA- The visiting Western Connecticut men’s soccer team used a balanced scoring attack as they pushed past the Trailblazers 4-2 this afternoon in non conference action. With the win, the Colonials earned their first win and sit at 1-2 while MCLA is also 1-2.
  • Men's Soccer Falls to Springfield, 4-0
    September 04, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – The Western Connecticut men’s soccer squad fell to visiting non-conference foe Springfield College, 4-0, Sunday afternoon at the Westside Athletic Complex. Sophomore Keon Haji (Shrewsbury, MA) paced the Pride with two goals, while senior Luke Alvaro (Chicopee, MA) chipped in with a goal and a pair of assists.
  • Western Men's Soccer Falls to Vassar in Season Opener, 3-1
    September 01, 2016
    The Western Connecticut men’s soccer squad fell to visiting non-conference foe Vassar College, 3-1, Thursday night at the Westside Athletic Complex. Sophomore forward Chauncey Allers (Wilton, CT) netted the lone goal for the Colonials, while junior Tanner Sands (South Jordan, UT) tallied a pair of goals, both on penalty kicks to lead the Brewers.