2016 Men's Soccer News

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    January 30, 2017
    Pfeiffer's VP for Athletics Reasso Steps Down From Head Coaching Position MISENHEIMER, N.C. - After an extraordinary four-year run as head men’s soccer coach, Bob Reasso has relinquished the coaching position and announced the hiring of associate head coach Tony Faticoni to lead the program. Reasso will remain as the Vice President for Athletics and focus on running the athletic department and the upcoming transition to Division III.
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    January 17, 2017
    Siaj and Moar Selected in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft MISENHEIMER, N.C. - A pair of Pfeiffer forwards were selected in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft this afternoon. The Colorado Rapids took Jaime Siaj with the first pick of the Third Round and Philadelphia Union selected Santi Moar with the 16th pick in the Fourth Round.
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    December 07, 2016
    Falcons Place Eight on The All-State Team The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) announced its selections for the 2016 College Division All-State Men's Soccer Teams on Wednesday. 21 players from five different North Carolina institutions were named to the 2016 NCCSIA College Division All-State Teams.
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    November 30, 2016
    Four Falcons Named D2CCA All-Americans; Regis Repeats as Ron Lenz National Player of the Year Senior forward Nathan Regis of Pfeiffer University headlines the 2016 Division II Conference Commissioners Association Men’s Soccer All-America First Team as the repeat selection for Ron Lenz National Player of the Year.
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    November 18, 2016
    Falcons Dethroned in 1-0 Loss at Wingate WINGATE, N.C. - The defending national champions were dethroned on Friday night as the Pfeiffer men’s soccer team (19-3) dropped a 1-0 decision at Wingate (16-1) in the Southeast Regional. The Bulldogs move on to the Elite Eight with the victory and are the first team to hold Pfeiffer scoreless since Young Harris accomplished the feat 47 matches ago.
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    November 16, 2016
    Six Falcons Named D2CCA All-Region; Regis Wins Regional Player of the Year NEWBERRY, S.C. - The 2016 D2CCA Men’s Soccer All-Southeast Region team has been announced with six Falcons earning the honor. Nathan Regis, Jaime Siaj, Martim Galvao and Dani Siaj earned a First Team distinction and are now eligible to become All-Americans. Regis was also named Regional Player of the Year for the second consecutive season and Tomas Correa and Santi Moar were Second Team selections.
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    November 12, 2016
    PREVIEW: Men's Soccer Title Defense Begins Tonight The quest for their second straight National Title begins tonight for the Pfeiffer Falcons as they host Lenoir-Rhyne in NCAA Tournament Second Round action. With a win in tonight’s match, the Falcons will tie the Division II record for most consecutive home wins with 32 and advance to the Sweet 16. The Bears are the No. 6 seed in the Southeast region but upset No. 3 seed Tusculum on Thursday night to earn the right to face the No. 2 seed Falcons.
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    November 12, 2016
    Falcons Advance to Sweet 16 with 6-1 Victory over Lenoir-Rhyne MISENHEIMER, N.C. - Thanks to a five goal outburst in the second half, the Pfeiffer men’s soccer team (19-2) advanced to the Sweet 16 with a NCAA Tournament win over Lenoir-Rhyne (12-5-3) on a chilly Saturday evening at Lefko Field. The win is Pfeiffer’s 32nd straight win at home which ties the NCAA Division II record.
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    November 07, 2016
    Falcons Earn No. 2 Seed in Southeast Region; Title Defense Begins on Saturday INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The NCAA Division II men’s soccer tournament bracket was announced this evening and the Falcons enter the tournament as a No. 2 seed in the Southeast Region. The Falcons look to become the first team since 2000 to repeat as National Champions.
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    November 05, 2016
    PREVIEW: Falcons Look For Third Straight Conference Tournament Title The Pfeiffer men’s soccer team looks for its third straight Conference Carolinas Tournament title as they host Limestone in a rematch of last year’s championship match. The Falcons are looking to become the first team to win three straight Conference Carolinas Tournaments since Queens accomplished the feat in 1997.
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    November 05, 2016
    Falcons Win Third Straight Conference Tournament with 5-1 Victory over Limestone MISENHEIMER, NC- For the third consecutive season, the Pfeifer men’s soccer team (18-2) was crowned Conference Carolinas Tournament Champions as the Falcons won in decisive fashion 5-1 over Limestone (15-3) on Saturday night. Nathan Regis was named the Tournament’s Most Outstanding Player for the third time in a row. The senior scored six goals in the tournament including a hat trick in the Championship match for the Falcons. With the win Pfeiffer’s head coach Bob Reasso picks up his 70th career win at Pfeiffer breaking the school record of 69.
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    November 03, 2016
    10 Falcons Named All-Conference; Regis, Reasso and Siaj Earn Individual Awards MISENHEIMER, N.C. - For the second year in a row, the Pfeiffer men’s soccer team placed 10 players on the All-Conference team the league announced today. The Falcons placed a record seven players on the First Team All-Conference and Nathan Regis was named the Conference Player of the Year for the second straight season. Bob Reasso also earned consecutive Conference Coach of the Year honors, while Dani Siaj was announced as the league’s Defensive Player of the Year.
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    November 03, 2016
    Reasso Ties Pfeiffer Career Wins Record as Falcons Advance to Tournament Championship MISENHEIMER, NC - The top seed Pfeiffer Falcons (17-2) cruised to an easy 5-0 victory over the No. 5 seeded Lees-McRae Bobcats (5-13) in Thursday’s Conference Carolinas semifinal contest at N.E. Lefko Field. With the win, Pfeiffer Head Coach Bob Reasso tied the all-time record for most career coaching wins with 69 set by Coach Lefko.
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    November 01, 2016
    Moar Named NSCAA National Player of the Week; Falcons Re-Enter Top 10 in National Ranking KANSAS CITY, MO. - Pfeiffer senior forward Santi Moar has been named NSCAA National Player of the Week and is the second Falcon to earn the honor this year.
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    October 31, 2016
    Moar Earns Conference Carolinas Player of the Week Award HIGH POINT, N.C. - Pfeiffer senior forward Santi Moar has been named the Conference Carolinas men’s soccer Player of the Week the league announced today.
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    October 31, 2016
    Regis' Hat Trick Sends Pfeiffer To Semifinals MISENHEIMER, NC- The Pfeiffer men’s soccer team (16-2) exploded for six goals in the first period of play to advance to the semifinals of the Conference Carolinas tournament with an7-1 victory over Barton (5-11) on Monday night. Nathan Regis scored three goals in the first 32 minutes of play, and the Falcons scored six times on just 14 shots in the opening 45 minutes of play. Regis finished the night with three goals, one assist, and Santi Moar posted two goals and three helpers to lead the Falcons.
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    October 31, 2016
    26 Men's and Women's Players Selected to Academic All-Conference Team HIGH POINT, N.C. - Conference Carolinas has announced the 2016 Men's and Women's Soccer Academic All-Conference Teams award winners. Pfeiffer is proudly represented on the 2016 Academic All-Conference team by a total of 26 players. For the second straight season the Falcon women top the list in Conference Carolinas with 15, while the men add 11 to the list.
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    October 29, 2016
    Falcons Go Undefeated in Conference Play for Second Straight Season with 3-0 Win over BAC BELMONT, N.C. - The No. 14 Pfeiffer men’s soccer team (15-2, 10-0) completed its second straight undefeated Conference Carolinas season as they defeated Belmont Abbey (5-9-2. 3-7) on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Falcons have now won 23 straight regular season Conference Carolinas matches and will now set their sights on becoming the first team since 1997 to win three consecutive Conference Carolinas Tournament Championships.
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    October 26, 2016
    Falcons Clinch Second Straight Conference Carolinas Regular Season Crown with 7-2 Victory over No. 8 Limestone MISENHEIMER, N.C. - The No. 14 Pfeiffer men’s soccer team (14-2, 9-0 CC) thrashed No. 8 Limestone (12-2, 8-1 CC) by a final score of 7-2 on Senior Night to clinch their second consecutive Conference Carolinas regular season title. The Falcons extended their league winning streak to 22 straight regular season wins and their home winning streak to 28 straight.
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    October 25, 2016
    Men's Soccer Ranked No. 14 Nationally KANSAS CITY, MO - The Pfeiffer men’s soccer team moved up two spots in the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) rankings and are now ranked No. 14 in the nation. The stage is now set for a battle of top-15 ranked teams as the Falcons host No. 8 Limestone Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m.
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    October 24, 2016
    PREVIEW: Falcons Look to Clinch Second Consecutive Regular Season Championship MISENHEIMER, NC- Regular season games don’t get much bigger than Wednesday’s soccer match, as the No.16 Pfeiffer men’s soccer team welcomes the No.10 Limestone Saints to N.E. Lefko Field. Both teams enter undefeated in Conference Carolinas play and the winner will clinch the regular season Championship, the number one seed in the upcoming Conference Tournament and home field advantage throughout the tournament.
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    October 22, 2016
    Falcons Push Conference Winning Streak to 21 Straight FRANKLIN SPRINGS, GA - The Pfeiffer men’s soccer team (13-2, 8-0 CC) continued its dominance of league opponents on Saturday evening with a 5-0 victory over Emmanuel (7-7, 4-4). With the win, Pfeiffer ran its win streak to 21 straight regular season league victories and they have outscored conference opponents 82-9 in that span.
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    October 19, 2016
    Garces Yepes' Career Night Sends Falcons to Dominating Victory MISENHEIMER, N.C. - The No. 16 Falcons (12-2) ran their shutout streak to six straight with an 8-0 blanking of USC Aiken on Wednesday evening as Mateo Garces Yepes had a career night. After entering the match as a substitution in the 35th minute, the senior netted four goals in the dominating victory.
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    October 18, 2016
    Men's Soccer Climbs to No. 16 in Latest National Poll KANSAS CITY, MO - The Pfeiffer men’s soccer team moved up four spots to No. 16 overall in the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) poll that was released this afternoon. The Falcons earned a pair of 5-0 victories to improve their national ranking.
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    October 17, 2016
    Siaj Earns Second Conference Carolinas Weekly Honor of Season HIGH POINT, N.C. - Jaime Siaj was named the Conference Carolinas Player of the Week as announced by the league this morning. This is the second time this season that Siaj has earned the weekly honor.
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    October 15, 2016
    Men's Soccer Easily Dispatches of King MISENHEIMER, N.C. - The No. 20 Pfeiffer men’s soccer team (11-2, 7-0 CC) recorded their fifth consecutive victory in a 5-0 win over King (7-8, 3-3) on Saturday night as Jaime Siaj recorded a hat trick with all three goals coming in the second half. The victory was Pfeiffer’s 26th straight win at home and fifth straight clean sheet.
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    October 13, 2016
    Regis and Sherrill Named Pfeiffer Athletes of the Year MISENHEIMER, N.C . - Pfeiffer Athletics has announced the 2015-16 Athletes of the Year who will be honored at the Pfeiffer Sports Hall of Fame Ceremony on the evening of December 2. Men’s soccer star Nathan Regis has been selected as the Male Athlete of the Year, while softball standout Vada Blue Sherrill earned the Female Athlete of the Year.
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    October 12, 2016
    Galvao Breaks Career Assist Record in 5-0 Thrashing of Barton WILSON, N.C. - Martim Galvao broke the Pfeiffer all-time record with his 40th career assist as the No. 20 Falcons (10-2, 6-0 CC) cruised to a 5-0 victory over Barton (3-8-1, 1-4-1) on Wednesday evening. Santi Moar and Nathan Regis each scored twice as the Falcons ran their Conference Carolinas win streak to 19 straight regular season victories.
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    October 11, 2016
    Regis Named National Player of the Week; Falcons Move Up One Spot In National Poll KANSAS CITY, MO - The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) announced Nathan Regis as the Division II men’s soccer National Player of the Week this afternoon. The NSCAA also released the updated national rankings and Pfeiffer moved up one spot to No. 20 overall.
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    October 10, 2016
    Regis Earns Conference Carolinas Player of the Week Honors HIGH POINT, N.C. - Senior forward Nathan Regis was named the Conference Carolinas Player of the Week as announced by the league this morning. This will be the fourth time in his career that Regis has won the award and second time this season.
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    October 08, 2016
    Falcons Post Third Straight Clean Sheet in 1-0 Win over North Greenville TIGERVILLE, SC - Nathan Regis netted the only goal of the afternoon as the No. 21 Pfeiffer Falcons (9-2, 5-0 CC) defeated North Greenville (1-7-1, 0-6-1) by a score of 1-0 on Saturday. The win keeps Pfeiffer in a first place tie with Limestone in the Conference Carolinas standings.
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    October 05, 2016
    No. 21 Falcons Overpower Mount Olive in Conference Play MISENHEIMER, N.C. - The No. 21 Pfeiffer men’s soccer team (8-2, 4-0 CC) defeated Mount Olive (0-8-1, 0-4) by a final score of 6-0 on Wednesday evening. The clean sheet was Pfeiffer’s fourth of the season and second in a row.
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    October 04, 2016
    Falcons Drop to No. 21 in National Rankings MISENHEIMER, N.C. - With last week’s loss to Tusculum, the Pfeiffer men’s soccer team dropped to No. 21 in the national rankings as announced by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) this afternoon.
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    October 04, 2016
    Pfeiffer Soccer to Host Rapids Night Tomorrow Evening MISENHEIMER, N.C. - The Pfeiffer University women’s and men’s soccer teams will be hosting “Carolina Rapids Night” at N.E. Lefko Field tomorrow evening. The Falcons invite Carolina Rapids players to enjoy the doubleheader with matches against Mount Olive. The women kickoff at 5 p.m. with the men starting at 7:30.
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    October 01, 2016
    Soares Nets A Hat Trick to Lead Falcons to Dominating Victory MISENHEIMER, N.C. - Roberto Soares netted a hat trick as the No. 6 Pfeiffer men’s soccer team (7-2, 3-0 CC) dominated Erskine (5-3, 3-1) en route to a 5-0 victory on Saturday afternoon. The game capped off Pfeiffer’s homecoming weekend and kept the Falcons unblemished in conference play.
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    September 28, 2016
    Men's Soccer Drops Overtime Thriller at No. 18 Tusculum GREENVILLE, TN - In a battle of top-20 teams, No. 18 Tusculum (8-0) shocked No. 6 Pfeiffer (6-2) with a dramatic come-from-behind victory, stealing a 3-2 result in overtime on Wednesday evening. Tusculum tied the contest with 59 seconds left in regulation and netted the game-winner 1:40 into overtime. The win was Tusculum’s third overtime victory on the season and just the Falcons second loss since Nov. 2014.
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    September 27, 2016
    Men's Soccer Ranked No. 6 In The Nation KANSAS CITY, MO. - The Pfeiffer men’s soccer team moved up one spot top No. 6 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) rankings as announced this afternoon. The Falcons were ranked No. 7 last week and moved up after victories over Francis Marion and Southern Wesleyan last week. Pfeiffer is currently ranked No. 1 in the nation by HeroSports.
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    September 24, 2016
    No. 7 Falcons Score Four Times In Second Half to Defeat Lees-McRae BANNER ELK, N.C. - The No. 7 Pfeiffer men’s soccer team (6-1, 2-0 CC) scored four times in the second half to erase a 2-1 halftime deficit and defeated Lees-McRae (2-6, 2-3) by a final score of 5-2 on Saturday night. Jaime Siaj scored the Falcons fourth goal of the night and moved into a fifth place tie with 34 career goals and was one of five different Pfeiffer players to find the back of the net.
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    September 21, 2016
    Falcons Win 23rd Straight Home Match In Dominating Fashion MISENHEIMER, N.C. - A supreme offensive performance gave the Falcons (5-1) a 4-0 victory over Francis Marion (2-4-1) on Wednesday evening. The Falcons fired 44 shots in the contest and ran their home winning streak to 23 in a row at Lefko Field.
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    September 17, 2016
    Falcons Cruise Past SWU in Conference Opener MISENHEIMER, NC- After dropping their first match in 28 games, the Pfeiffer men’s soccer team (4-1, 1-0 CC) got back to their winning ways with a 6-0 dominating victory over Southern Wesleyan (2-2, 0-1 CC) on Saturday night. The Falcons opened the second half of play netting three goals in less than three minutes of action. Martim Galvao, Jaime Siaj, and Roberto Soares each recorded one goal and one assist in the winning effort.
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