2011 Men's Soccer News

August 1, 2012
Top 10 Moments: #4 – Men's Soccer Makes Headlines in First Win
AD3I Rookie of the Year Raul Urshela scored four goals and Daniela Semilia and Cynthia Gambino teamed up for the first and only goal scored by a female as the Bears defeated Webb, 10-2, in a victory that drew much attention in the local media.

December 2, 2011
Three Bears Receive Year-End AD3I Soccer Honors
OVERLAND PARK, KS – After finishing their first varsity season, St. Joseph’s soccer team was rewarded by the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) with three players garnering post-season recognition. Raul Urshela (Orlando, FL/Colonial) was named the association’s Rookie of the Year and was named first team forward, while goalkeeper Michael Miner (Schenevus, NY/Schenevus) and forward Gabriel Gonzalez (Guayaquil, Ecuador/25 de Agosto) were named honorable mention at their respective positions.

November 18, 2011
Men's Soccer Team Featured In Ultimate Athlete Magazine
The St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) men's soccer team was recently featured in the Fall 2011 College Edition of Ultimate Athlete Magazine.

November 7, 2011
Miner Named to HVMAC All-Conference Team
BROOKLYN, NY – After finishing second in NCAA Division III in saves per game with 13.18, St. Joseph’s freshman goalkeeper Michael Miner (Schenevus, NY/Schenevus) has been named to the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference All Conference team. With 2011 being the St. Joseph’s inaugural season, Miner becomes the first Bear to be named to the HVMAC All Conference soccer team in school history.

November 4, 2011
Three Named to USCAA National All-Academic Soccer Team
NEWPORT NEWS, VA – In an announcement made by the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) earlier today, junior Omar Al-Dulimi (Brooklyn, NY/Manhatttan International), junior Jessica Gargano (Brooklyn, NY/Bishop Kearney) and sophomore Daniela Semilia (Brooklyn, NY/Bishop Kearney) were all named to the USCAA National All-Academic Soccer Team.

November 1, 2011
Miner Selected as HVMAC Rookie of the Week
BROOKLYN, NY – Ranked #2 overall in Division III for saves per game (13.6), freshman goalie Michael Miner, proved himself exceptional earning this week’s Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference Soccer Rookie of the Week.

October 25, 2011
Miner Makes Season High 20 Saves in Loss to Yeshiva
YONKERS, NY – For the second straight game, the St. Joseph’s College men’s soccer team trailed by one goal at the intermission, but couldn’t find the equalizer, falling 5-0 to Yeshiva on Tuesday night in a non-conference game played at Tibbetts Brook Park.

October 19, 2011
Soccer Team Featured in NY Daily News
Adding to the list of firsts for Brooklyn Athletics inaugural year of full Division III membership, the men's soccer team, which has several females, received a full page, featured article on page 59 of the Tuesday, October 18th NY Daily News.

October 19, 2011
Second Half Surge Powers Brooklyn Past Bears Soccer
BROOKLYN, NY – After 45 minutes of play, the St. Joseph’s College men’s soccer team trailed by only one goal, but a second half surge from Brooklyn College handed the Bears a 7-0 defeat on a rainy Wednesday night at Kingsborough Community College.

October 16, 2011
Bears Lose to Albany Pharmacy in Conference Battle
SCHENECTADY, NY - Men's soccer found themselves in an early hole they couldn't climb out of against conference foe Albany Pharmacy. The Bears dropped the match 8-1 to the Panthers. Raul Urshela scored the only goal for St. Joseph's.

October 9, 2011
Men’s Soccer Upended by Vaughn
FLUSHING, NY – St. Joseph’s men’s soccer struggled to put together an offensive attack, as they were defeated 4-0 by the Vaughn Warriors. The loss puts the Bears at 1-5 overall and 1-3 in the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference.

October 4, 2011
Urshela Earns HVMAC Rookie of the Week Honors
BROOKLYN, NY – Recognizing his four goal effort leading the St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) men’s soccer team to their first intercollegiate win, freshman forward Raul Urshela (Orlando, FL/Colonial) has been selected as the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week.

October 4, 2011
Men’s Soccer Blanked by Purchase
PURCHASE, NY – The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) men’s soccer team could not build upon their historic win over Webb on Saturday, suffering their first shutout in their inaugural season falling 10-0 on the road at the hands of Purchase College on Tuesday night.

October 1, 2011
Bears Notch First Win in Program History Defeating Webb, 10-2
BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) men’s soccer team notched their first win in program history defeating Webb Institute, 10-2, in a Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference game on Saturday afternoon at Brooklyn Technical High School Field.

September 29, 2011
Bears Succumb to Medgar Evers in Battle of Brooklyn Squads
BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) men’s soccer team fell short in their quest for the first win in program history, dropping an 8-2 non-conference decision at home to Medgar Evers College on Thursday afternoon at Brooklyn Technical High School field.

September 25, 2011
Bears Drop Home Opener to Culinary
BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s soccer team dropped an 8-1 decision to conference foe Culinary Institute of America in their first home game as a varsity program on Sunday afternoon at Brooklyn Technical High School field.

September 14, 2011
Men's Soccer Kicks Off With Loss to Berkeley
BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) men’s soccer team ushered in a new era playing their first intercollegiate varsity game against Berkeley College on Wednesday, the 12th varsity sport for the newly minted NCAA Division III athletic program.

September 9, 2011
Soccer Kicks Off Inaugural Varsity Season
BROOKLYN, NY - St. Joseph's is excited to get their first year of varsity men's soccer underway. The Bears have a great amount of young talent and an experience coach and expect to immediately compete in the Hudson Valley Athletic Conference.