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8/28 Point Park 7-0
9/1 Mars Hill 2-0
9/2 Catawba 6-2
9/8 Ohio Valley 1-0
9/11 WV Wesleyan 1-2
9/14 Bethany 2-1
9/19 AB 1-0
9/23 Lenoir Rhyne 1-2
9/28 Tiffin 2-4
10/3 D&E 0-2
10/6 UC 1-0
10/10 Slippery Rock 3-2
10/13 Shepherd 1-3
10/17 UPJ 2-1
10/20 Seton Hill 1-0
10/24 Salem 1-0
10/27 W&J 0-1
10/30 Shepherd 2-0
11/1 WV Wesleyan 1-2
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Season Records
Overall: 12-7-0
Conf.:
6-3-0


 


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Wheeling Jesuit 2, Shepherd 0
(WHEELING)---Wheeling Jesuit (12-6-0) received scores from Hans Moses and Kerdyn Moe to claim a 2-0 win over Shepherd (8-8-1) in a penalty-plagued contest.

The teams combined for 15 yellow cards and three red cards on the evening.  Moses' 28th minute header was the only score of the opening half.

Moe closed the scoring in the 49th minute with a goal off Justin Clark's cross.  The visiting Rams could not manage a threat as WJU held Shepherd without a second half shot.  Wheeling Jesuit owned a 13-3 edge in shots on goal.

Brandon Regan notched the shutout with three saves.  SU's Wagner Dacosta recorded ten saves.

West Virginia Wesleyan 2, Salem International 0
(BUCKHANNON)---West Virginia Wesleyan (9-9-2) avenged a loss in the 2006 WVIAC Men's Soccer Tournament championship contest with a 2-0 opening round win against Salem International (5-11-1).

The Bobcats got a 44th minute goal from Deric McDonald and an 82nd minute score from Brandon Chagnard.  A defense that only allowed eight shots on goal did the rest.  Andrew Baldasare turned away six shots to record the shutout.

Wesleyan owned a 21-8 advantage in shots on goal.  SIU keeper Leonardo Silva made 17 saves to keep his team close.

Pitt Johnstown 0, Alderson-Broaddus 0 (2 OT)---UPJ advances 8-7 on penalty kicks
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(PHILIPPI)---It took two overtime periods and 10 rounds of penalty shootout shots, but the #5-seeded Mountain Cat men's soccer team advanced to the WVIAC Semifinals with an 8-7 win at #4-seeded Alderson-Broaddus (WV) College, Tuesday afternoon.  Sophomore goalkeeper Craig Neff (Elizabethtown, Pa.) made five saves in regulation and three saves in the shootout to help Pitt Johnstown secure a spot in the semifinals at Davis & Elkins (WV) College on Thursday.
     
Neither the Mountain Cats nor the Battlers could find the back of the net through 90 minutes of regulation and a pair of 10-minute overtimes.  However, the teams combined for 15 goals in 10 rounds of the shootout.  Head Coach Eric Kinsey got goals from Chris Hawkins (Scottdale, Pa.) and Jeff Linnebach (Mechanicsburg, Pa.) to start the shootout, before Neff came out of the net and scored a goal of his own.  

The shootout continued with goals from Vince Spillane (Pittsburgh, Pa.), Ben Sera (North Huntingdon, Pa.), Kyle Kiralfy (Lancaster, Pa.) and Nik Buchta (Mount Pleasant, Pa.).  
     
Then, with the shootout tied 7-7, Mountain Cat sophomore forward Cory Winwood (Harwick, Pa.) tallied what would be the match-winning goal in the 10th round.  Neff followed with the save of the match that propelled the Mountain Cats into the next round.
     
Despite being outshot 14-13 prior to the shootout, Pitt Johnstown, 10-6-3 on the season, held a 7-5 advantage in shots on-goal.  With the loss, Alderson-Broaddus' season ended with a 7-10-2 overall record.

Davis & Elkins 3, Ohio Valley 0
(ELKINS)---Top-seeded Davis & Elkins (16-4-0) unleashed a 36-shot barrage upon Ohio Valley (5-13-2) as the Senators claimed a 3-0 WVIAC Men's Soccer Tournament first round victory.  

D&E found the back of the net twice during a one minute span midway through the first half.  Aaron Edings assited on a Daniel Kwafo goal in the 28th minute to put the Seantors on the board.  Cole Johnson added a score only 74 seconds later to increase the lead to 2-0.

Burge Spielman closed the scoring on the afternoon with a goal in the 82nd minute.  

The Senators held a 25-2 edge in shots on goal, but the visiting Fighting Scots remained in the contest thanks to Bill Bloom's heroic 22-save effort.  Timothy O'Toole racked up the goose egg in goal for Davis & Elkins by making a pair of saves.

WVIAC Men's Soccer Tournament
Monday, 10/29---Play-in round
G1: #8 Ohio Valley 2, #9 Charleston 1 (ot)
Tuesday, 10/30---First Round
G2: #1 Davis & Elkins 3, #8 Ohio Valley 0
G3: #5 Pitt Johnstown 0, #4 Alderson-Broaddus 0 (2 OT)---UPJ advances on penalty kicks 8-7.
G4: #3 Wheeling Jesuit 2, #6 Shepherd 0
G5: #2 West Virginia Wesleyan 2, #7 Salem International 0
Thursday, 11/1---Semifinals
G6: Pitt Johnstown at Davis & Elkins 3:00
G7: Wheeling Jesuit at West Virginia Wesleyan 7:00
Saturday, 11/3---Championship
G8: Winner of G6 vs. Winner of G7

Note: All matches hosted by the higher seed.
 

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Menís Soccer vs. Shepherd University

Dan Rosato

The Wheeling Jesuit Cardinals began the WVIAC Menís Soccer Tournament on Tuesday night. The Men were given the 3rd seed in the tournament. The first round for the Cardinals was against 6th seeded Shepherd University. The Cardinals were the first on the board on a goal from Hans Moses. The score at halftime stood Wheeling Jesuit 1, Shepherd University 0.

The Cardinals increased the lead to 2 only four minutes into the second half. Kerdyn Moe blasted a shot past the keeper on a cross from Justin Clark. This was Kerdynís team-leading 9th goal of the season. That was all that the Cardinals needed to win the game.

Be sure to log on to athletics.wju.edu to find out the next opponent for the men. The Lady Cardinals Soccer team will host Concord on Friday, November 2nd.

 

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WVIAC Men's Soccer Tournament Pairings & Preview

(PRINCETON, W.Va.)---Top seeded Davis & Elkins will shoot for their first WVIAC Men's Soccer Tournament title when the event kicks off on Monday.  #8 seed Ohio Valley hosts #9 Charleston in a play-in contest to open up play.

Davis & Elkins will face the play-in survivor in Tuesday's first round.  Other matchups on Tuesday include: Pitt Johnstown at Alderson-Broaddus, Shepherd at Wheeling Jesuit, and Salem International at West Virginia Wesleyan.

Charleston hopes to avoid a winless season when they travel to Ohio Valley.  The Fighting Scots took the regular season meeting 4-2 on October 10.  Both teams suffered regular season setbacks to Davis & Elkins.

An interesting first round contest pits two-time defending tournament champion Salem International at West Virginia Wesleyan in a rematch of last season's title contest won 1-0 by Salem.  Wesleyan claimed a 2-0 triumph in this season's regular season battle.

Pitt Johnstown makes their first conference tournament appearance when the Mountain Cats travel to Alderson-Broaddus.  UPJ held a 17-7 edge in shots during the regular season contest versus A-B, but the Battlers took a 1-0 victory when Israel Toko found the back of the net in the 65th minute.

Third-seeded Wheeling Jesuit wants to avenge a regular season loss to #6 Shepherd.  The Rams tallied three goals in a four-minute stretch of the opening half in a 3-1 home win versus WJU on October 13.

Semifinal action is slated for Thursday and the championship tilt is set for Saturday.  The higher seed will host all contests.

WVIAC Men's Soccer Tournament
Monday, 10/29---Play-in round
G1: #9 Charleston (0-16, 0-9) at #8 Ohio Valley (4-12-2, 1-7-1) 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, 10/30---First Round
G2: UC/OVU winner at #1 Davis & Elkins (15-4-0, 8-1-0)
G3: #5 Pitt Johnstown (10-6-2, 4-3-2) at #4 Alderson-Broaddus (7-10-1, 6-3-0)
G4: #6 Shepherd (8-7-1, 4-4-1) at #3 Wheeling Jesuit (11-6-0, 6-3-0)
G5: #7 Salem International (5-10-1, 4-5-0) at #2 West Virginia Wesleyan (8-9-2, 6-2-1)
Thursday, 11/1---Semifinals
G6: Winner of G2 vs. Winner of G3
G7: Winner of G4 vs. Winner of G5
Saturday, 11/3---Championship
G8: Winner of G6 vs. Winner of G7

Past WVIAC Tournament Champions:
1995: West Virginia Wesleyan
1996: West Virginia Wesleyan
1997: West Virginia Wesleyan
1998: West Virginia Wesleyan
1999: Charleston
2000: West Virginia Wesleyan
2001: West Virginia Wesleyan
2002: West Virginia Wesleyan
2003: Wheeling Jesuit
2004: Charleston
2005: Salem International
2006: Salem International
 

 

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Cards Drop First Road Game

The WJU Menís soccer team  dropped its first road contest of the season losing to Shepherd by the score of 1-3. The Cardinals post a record of 3-3 in the conference and 8-5 overall.

The next game for the Cardinals will be Wednesday, October 17th when they host Pitt-Johnstown. Game time is 7pm.  

 

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Soccer Team Ends Four Game Home Winless Streak
Dan Rosato

The WJU Menís soccer team hosted Slippery Rock Wednesday night. The Cardinals were looking to snap a four game home losing streak. They wasted no time in that effort scoring ten minutes into the game. Kyle Regan blasted a free kick past the Slippery Rock goalkeeper to make the score 1-0. With only four minutes left in the first half, Slippery Rock evened the score on a goal from Nick Christy.

The first goal of the second half belonged to Nick Christy to put SRU up by one goal. However, Hans Mosesí header off of a free kick from Kyle Regan tied the game in the 70th minute. With just under six minutes to play, Jared Hooks found the back of the net to put the Cardinals up by a goal. SRU later scored a goal that was taken away because of a penalty. The Cardinals came away with the victory breaking their home losing streak. Final score Cardinals-3, SRU-2.

The next game for the Cardinals will be Saturday, October 13th at Shepherd University.     

 

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Cardinals Give Solid Effort Against Tiffin
Dan Rosato

The Menís Soccer team kicked off against Tiffin University on Friday night. The Cardinals capitalized just twenty-two seconds into the game. Kyle Regan set up a pass to Kerdyn Moe who fed the ball to Justin Clark. Clark blasted a shot from the top of the box past the Tiffin goalkeeper. Tiffin did not let the early goal get to them however. Nick Dreshaj passed the ball to Tony Iyayi who found the back of the net. Two minutes later, Nick Dreshaj got his second assist of the game setting up a shot from Mircea Handru. With only three minutes left in the first half, the Cardinals were awarded a penalty kick. Gary Newson made the shot and knotted the game up at 2.

It seemed as if the Cardinals had momentum heading into the second half of play. However it was Tiffin who scored the next goal. Tony Iyayi scored an unassisted goal to put the Dragons up by a one. The Cardinals had many opportunities to tie the game but came up short. Tiffin was awarded a penalty kick with just 15 seconds to play and Adi Vlad capitalized on the shot to score the final goal of the game. After an excellent effort from the Cardinals, the final score was 4-2. The next game for the Cardinals will be on Wednesday, October 3rd against Davis & Elkins at Wheeling Jesuit University. If you are not able to attend the game, please be sure to visit athletics.wju.edu and click on the LIVE link prior to the game to follow all of the action.        

 

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Lenoir Rhyne Continues Winning Streak
Dan Rosato

The Wheeling Jesuit Menís soccer team faced its toughest challenge thus far in the season. Lenoir Rhyne College came into Wheeling Jesuit ranked 3rd in the country. Early on, the Cardinals had many opportunities to score. After the first half, neither team could find the back of the net. It appeared as if it was going to be a thrilling second half and it was. Lenoir Rhyne struck first with a goal by Luis Carrizosa. Wheeling Jesuit answered back with a diving header by Justin Clark that sailed past the goalkeeper. With the game tied, the two teams continued to battle. However, with just ten minutes remaining in the game, Lenoir Rhyne capitalized on the game-winning goal by Darren Back. The Wheeling Jesuit Cardinals fought hard throughout the game but Lenoir Rhyne won out in the end.

The next game for the Wheeling Jesuit Menís soccer team will be Friday, September 28th at home against Tiffin University. If you are not able to attend the game, please be sure to visit athletics.wju.edu and click on the LIVE link prior to the game to follow all of the action.

 

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Jesuit Defeats Bisons

The Cardinals defeated the Bisons of Bethany College by the score of 2-1 tonight at the James LaRosa Soccer Complex in front of 357 fans.

Wheeling Jesuit struck first finding the net in the 29th minute when Jared Hooks scored on a header from a corner Kick from teammate Justin Clark. Bethany wasted no time in scoring their only goal of the contest less then three minutes later when Andrew McPherson split two defenders to find the back of the net. Freshman Nic Balzer scored his 3rd goal of the season to put the Cardinals up 2-1 going into the half. Senior Scott Sinick added the assist.

The 2nd half was a see-saw defensive battle the entire time.

Wheeling hosts #3 Lenior Rhyne on Sunday Sept. 23rd @ 1pm.

 

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WVWC Upset #18 Ranked Cardinals

WV Wesleyan scored 2 second half goals with a man down to upset the #18 nationally ranked Cardinals 2-1.

Jesuit's Shawn Dunn scored in the 23rd minute of the first half to give Wheeling the 1-0 lead at halftime.

WV Wesleyan scored two goals with a man down in the 71st and 75th minutes.

Wheeling hosts Bethany College on Friday Sept. 14th at 7pm.

 

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Soccer Uniforms Find New Home in Cameroon

Opportunity for others to get involved by calling Cardinal head men's soccer coach, Jim Regan.

WHEELING, WV, Sept. 6, 2007 - Several college students took the initiative recently to support the international nature of soccer by locating and sending uniforms and equipment to fellow soccer players in Africa.

Justin Forzano, a current undergraduate at the University of Dayton studying civil engineering, became aware of the need for soccer equipment while spending time in the summer of 2006 working in Cameroon, a developing country located in central West Africa, along the Gulf of Guinea.

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WJU Climbs to #18 in D-II Men's Soccer Top 25

(PRINCETON, W.Va.)---Wheeling Jesuit University's men's soccer squad has jumped into the NSCAA/adidas Division II Men's Soccer Top 25 in the #18 position.  The Cardinals jumped out to a 3-0 start last week that included key regional victories against Mars Hill and Catawba.

WJU is also ranked third in the NSCAA/adidas Division II Appalachian Region rankings.  #6 Shepherd, #7 Davis & Elkins, and #10 Pitt Johnstown are also included in the regional rankings.

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Kerdyn Moe Named Men's Soccer WVIAC Player of the Week

(PRINCETON, W.Va.)---Kerdyn Moe, Sr., M, Arouca, Trinidad: Moe helped the Cardinals to a 3-0 start with wins over Point Park, Mars Hill, and Catawba...The senior tallied four goals in Sunday's 6-2 win over regionally ranked Catawba to pace WJU.

Other nominees: Pitt Johnstown's Chris Hawkins (3 goals in 7-0 win over Pitt Greensburg), Ohio Valley's Nick Pecarski (2 goals in win over Ferrum), and Shepherd's Gregory Khan (3 goals in 5-1 win over Millersville).

 

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Men's Soccer Defeat Two Regional Ranked Teams

The men defeated regionally ranked #5 Catawba 6-2 and #7 Mars Hill 2-0 over Labor Day weekend.

Kyle Regan scored two goals in the victory over Mars Hill. Kerdyn Moe erupted for 4 goals in the Catawba game after being down 2-0 to the Indians.

 

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Soccer Uniforms Find New Home in Cameroon

Opportunity for others to get involved by calling Cardinal head men's soccer coach, Jim Regan.

WHEELING, WV, Sept. 6, 2007 - Several college students took the initiative recently to support the international nature of soccer by locating and sending uniforms and equipment to fellow soccer players in Africa.

Justin Forzano, a current undergraduate at the University of Dayton studying civil engineering, became aware of the need for soccer equipment while spending time in the summer of 2006 working in Cameroon, a developing country located in central West Africa, along the Gulf of Guinea.

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WJU Climbs to #18 in D-II Men's Soccer Top 25

(PRINCETON, W.Va.)---Wheeling Jesuit University's men's soccer squad has jumped into the NSCAA/adidas Division II Men's Soccer Top 25 in the #18 position.  The Cardinals jumped out to a 3-0 start last week that included key regional victories against Mars Hill and Catawba.

WJU is also ranked third in the NSCAA/adidas Division II Appalachian Region rankings.  #6 Shepherd, #7 Davis & Elkins, and #10 Pitt Johnstown are also included in the regional rankings.

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Kerdyn Moe Named Men's Soccer WVIAC Player of the Week

(PRINCETON, W.Va.)---Kerdyn Moe, Sr., M, Arouca, Trinidad: Moe helped the Cardinals to a 3-0 start with wins over Point Park, Mars Hill, and Catawba...The senior tallied four goals in Sunday's 6-2 win over regionally ranked Catawba to pace WJU.

Other nominees: Pitt Johnstown's Chris Hawkins (3 goals in 7-0 win over Pitt Greensburg), Ohio Valley's Nick Pecarski (2 goals in win over Ferrum), and Shepherd's Gregory Khan (3 goals in 5-1 win over Millersville).

 

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Wesleyan Holds Favorite's Role in WVIAC Men's Soccer Coaches' Poll

PRINCETON, WV July 20, 2007 ó 2006 West Virginia Conference men's soccer regular season champion West Virginia Wesleyan is a solid favorite to capture the 2007 league title. The Bobcats received six of nine first place votes in the poll of WVIAC head coaches. Wheeling Jesuit captured a pair of first place votes and was second in the voting. Third place Shepherd received the other nod for the top position.

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Men's Soccer Team to Open Saturday, August 18th with Scrimmage

Wheeling Jesuit University head men's soccer coach James Regan's team will start their preseason with a home scrimmage game on August 18th beginning at 10am against the Vulcans of California University of PA.

 


 


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