2013 Men's Soccer News

April 25, 2014
Ronaldo Vieira Signs With NASL’s Fort Lauderdale Strikers
Former Sacred Heart men’s soccer player Ronaldo Vieira has signed a contract with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the North American Soccer League.

November 10, 2013
Seniors Shine In 2-0 Win On Senior Day Over Fairleigh Dickinson
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team got goals from seniors Marcelo Simoes (Ouro Fino, Brazil) and Joey Lyons (Hauppauge, N.Y.) to earn a 2-0 win on Senior Day over the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights at Campus Field Sunday.

November 6, 2013
Mahmoud Kafel Scores Seventh Goal Of Season In Pioneers' 2-1 Loss At Columbia
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team was tied at Columbia 1-1 at halftime Wednesday night, but the Lions held the Pioneers to one shot in the second half and came away with a 2-1 win.

November 3, 2013
Simoes’ Game-Winner Puts Sacred Heart Over LIU Brooklyn 1-0
Senior Marcelo Simoes’ (Ouro Fino, Brazil) goal at the hour mark Sunday was all the Sacred Heart men’s soccer needed to beat LIU Brooklyn 1-0 at Campus Field. The win snaps the Pioneers’ seven-game losing streak and is their first win in NEC play.

October 27, 2013
Sacred Heart’s Comeback Comes Up Short at Saint Francis U
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team got within a goal late in the first half Sunday against Saint Francis U at Degol Field, but the Red Flash held the Pioneers to two shots in the second half and hung on for the 2-1 win. Sophomore Mahmoud Kafel (Fairfield, Conn.) scored his sixth goal of the season in the game.

October 25, 2013
Men’s Soccer Shut Out at Robert Morris 5-0
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team remains without a point in Northeast Conference play after a 5-0 loss to the Robert Morris Colonials at the North Athletic Complex Friday afternoon.

October 20, 2013
Pioneers Fall 1-0 At Bryant
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team lost its fifth consecutive game on Sunday, falling 1-0 to the Bryant Bulldogs at Bulldog Soccer Field.

October 13, 2013
Sacred Heart Drops 4-3 Overtime Thriller To Central Connecticut
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team led 3-1 at halftime on Sunday against the Central Connecticut Blue Devils at halftime, but the visitors scored three unanswered goals to win 4-3 in overtime. Sophomore Mahmoud Kafel (Fairfield, Conn.) had two goals and an assist for the Pioneers.

October 11, 2013
Men’s Soccer Drops NEC Opener At St. Francis Brooklyn 1-0
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team lost its Northeast Conference opener on Friday night 1-0 to the St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers at Brooklyn Bridge Park.

October 5, 2013
SHU Shut Out For Second Straight Match, Fall 2-0 To Rhode Island
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team found itself on the wrong end of a 2-0 scoreline for the second consecutive match Saturday night, this time to the Rhode Island Rams at Campus Field.

September 28, 2013
Men’s Soccer Blanked By UMass Lowell 2-0
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team outshot the UMass Lowell River Hawks 16-13 on Saturday at Campus Field, but could not get on the scoreboard in a 2-0 loss.

September 21, 2013
Men’s Soccer Hangs On For 2-1 Win At Marist
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team scored twice in the first 10 minutes Saturday night at Marist, then hung on for a 2-1 win over the Red Foxes at Tenney Stadium at Leonidoff Field. The win snaps a three-match losing streak for the Pioneers.

September 18, 2013
Pioneers Allow Late Goal, Fall At Holy Cross 2-1
WORCESTER, Mass. – The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team drew even with Holy Cross with 10 minutes to play Wednesday night, but the host Crusaders won the game with a goal in the 87th minute to win the game 2-1 at Smith Soccer Stadium.

September 10, 2013
Pioneers Downed by Yale 4-1
Three second-half goals by Yale did in the Sacred Heart men’s soccer team on Tuesday afternoon, as the Bulldogs defeated the Pioneers 4-1 at Campus Field.

September 8, 2013
Sacred Heart Blanked By Penn 5-0
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team had its current winning streak snapped on Sunday, losing 5-0 to the Penn Quakers at Penn Park in Philadelphia.

September 6, 2013
Men’s Soccer Wins Second Straight Match, Defeats Drexel 2-1
Goals by Aaron Burrell (Tampa, Fla.) and Jamal Vinson (Teaneck, N.J.) led the Sacred Heart men’s soccer team to its second consecutive win Friday afternoon, as the Pioneers defeated the Drexel Dragons 2-1 at Vidas Field.

September 3, 2013
Vieira’s Game-Winner Vaults Pioneers Past NJIT 2-1
Ronaldo Vieira’s (Farmington, Mass.) goal in the 72nd minute Tuesday night earned the Sacred Heart men’s soccer team a 2-1 win over the NJIT Highlanders at Campus Field. The victory is the Pioneers’ first of the 2013 season.

September 1, 2013
SHU Men’s Soccer Drops Home Opener to Siena 4-1
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team drew even with the Siena Saints 10 minutes into Sunday’s home opener at Campus Field, but the Saints proved to be too much as Siena won the match 4-1.

August 30, 2013
Men’s Soccer Drops Season Opener at Stony Brook 2-0
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team opened the 2013 season on Friday night, falling 2-0 to the Stony Brook Seawolves at LaValle Stadium.

August 28, 2013
2013 Men's Soccer Preview
Sacred Heart opens the 2013 season on Friday, August 31 at Stony Brook

August 14, 2013
Men’s Soccer Picked To Finish Fourth In NEC Preseason Poll
The Sacred Heart men’s soccer team has been picked to finish fourth in the Northeast Conference in the 2013 season, as the league released its preseason coaches’ poll on Wednesday.

May 22, 2013
SHU Men’s Soccer Announces 2013 Schedule
Eight home matches highlight the 2013 Sacred Heart men’s soccer schedule, released on Wednesday. The Pioneers open their home slate on Sunday, Sept. 1 with a 2 p.m. match against Siena at Campus Field.