RED BULLS ACADEMY ON CAMPUS UPDATE

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In Red Bulls Readers’ ongoing effort to keep you, the supporters of the club, as up to date as possible with what is going on with the first team and beyond, we add Red Bulls Academy On Campus to our galaxy of stars.  Academy products are translating the success they had in the Academy system to the collegiate level.  This week, Mario Ross helps Iona College move into the national rankings, joining six other Academy products representing three universities.  After the jump is the report for October 21-October 27.

Sacir HotBoston College – The Eagles started off the week with a non-conference road win at Holy Cross. After going down a goal the squad showed great resilience as they scored two second half goals six minutes apart to score the come-from-behind win, 2-1. Next, the team traveled to #10 Virginia in a big ACC match-up, but came home empty-handed as they lost, 0-2, in front of 1600+ fans. The Eagles look to rebound next week with another ACC match at home against Wake Forest.

Brandon PaulUniversity of Delaware – The Blue Hens had another tough week as they lost both their games on the road this week. Unfortunately, that puts the team at 1-5 over the past three weeks. This week the team traveled to Towson and #23 UNC Wilmington, but was unable to bring home points from either match as they lost, 0-1, and, 1-2, respectively. The team looks forward to next week and turning around a tough losing streak as they play Northeastern at home and they travel to Virginia Commonwealth.

Matt UyFairfield University – The Stags enjoyed a goal scoring frenzy this week as they defeated St. Peter’s and Manhattan at home, 3-0, and, 5-0, respectively. That puts the team at 3-1-1 over the past three weeks. These two wins were important for the guys as they lost their only game last week to a hot # 22 Iona squad, 0-2. Matthew started both games for the Stags and provided the offense with four shots and one assist. The Stags home stand is over as they play Rider and Loyola on the road next week.

Jason WellsFarleigh Dickinson University – The Knights only had one game this week, and it was at home against Bryant. The team showed up ready for the game and sent Bryant home with a loss, 0-3. The win brings the Knights to 3-1-1 over the past three weeks as they have scored 11 goals and only conceded four. Jason was part of the lockdown defense that allowed no goals at home this week. The Knights go on the road in New York next week to play Long Island University and St. Francis (NY).

Kevin FinneganGeorgetown University – The Hoyas split the week against Big East foes Notre Dame and West Virginia. Unfortunately, the week started off with a loss for the team at home to Notre Dame in overtime, 1-2. However, the squad showed great resilience as they shook off the tough result and beat West Virginia on the road, 2-1. The Hoyas have gone 3-3 over the past three weeks. The Hoyas close out their season next week with two home games. The first is against D.C. rival American University, who is having a very strong year in the Patriot League. The second is against Big East foe Providence.

Steven AmayaHartwick College – After having the last week off, the Hawks returned to action this week with a road game at Bowling Green. The squad came home with one point as they tied, 2-2. Steven started the match for the Hawks and proved to be a great choice as he registered two shots and one goal in the game. The squad looks forward to next week as they return home to play Western Michigan and an always dangerous Binghamton squad.

Mario RossIona College – The Gaels continue to roll as they moved to 5-0 over the past three weeks. This week’s two wins over at home Manhattan, 3-0, and St. Peter’s, 2-0, gave them the boost they needed to jump into the national spotlight as they are now ranked #22 in the country. Mario also had a solid week as he started both games for the Gaels and registered two shots and two assists. Iona continues to mirror Fairfield’s schedule as they also play Loyola and Rider on the road.

Widner St. CyrUniversity of Maryland The Terps suffered a disappointing road loss in front of 2,500 fans to the #2 Wake Forest Demon Deacons this week, 0-1, on a penalty kick in the sixth minute of play. The loss was the #6 Maryland squad’s first loss in the last three weeks. Widner saw action in the match and tried to spark the offense by providing a shot. The team looks to rebound next week as they return home to their amazing fans to play Virginia and Navy. In a side note, the Terps have enjoyed the second largest home crowds in the country behind UC Santa Barbara.

Matt KasselUniversity of Maryland – The Terps suffered a disappointing road loss in front of 2,500 fans to the #2 Wake Forest Demon Deacons this week, 0-1, on a penalty kick in the sixth minute of play. The loss was the #6 Maryland squad’s first loss in the last three weeks. Matt started the game for the Terps, but unfortunately, was unable to find the spark the offense needed to top one of the best teams in the country. The team looks to rebound next week as they return home to their amazing fans to play Virginia and Navy. In a side note, the Terps have enjoyed the second largest home crowds in the country behind UC Santa Barbara.

Anthony VazquezMonmouth University – Unfortunately, the Hawks saw their perfect season come to an end this week as they suffered their first loss on the road to St. Francis (PA), 0-2. However, the week did start off with a win on the road, 1-0, against Robert Morris. The loss did not affect the squad too much as they only dropped from #7 to #14 nationally. Anthony started both games for the Hawks and registered his first goal since transferring over from St. John’s. He has been part of a superior defense that has only allowed two goals in the past three weeks. The squad looks to get back on track next week with two home games against Central Connecticut State and Quinnipiac.

Ryan KinneMonmouth University – Unfortunately, the Hawks saw their perfect season come to an end this week as they suffered their first loss on the road to St. Francis (PA), 0-2. However, the week did start off with a win on the road, 1-0, against Robert Morris. The loss did not affect the squad too much as they only dropped from #7 to #14 nationally. Ryan started both games for the Hawks and provided his usually dose of shots, but was unable to find the back of the net this week. The squad looks to get back on track next week with two home games against Central Connecticut State and Quinnipiac.

Cesar BlacidoMonmouth University – Unfortunately, the Hawks saw their perfect season come to an end this week as they suffered their first loss on the road to St. Francis (PA), 0-2. However, the week did start off with a win on the road, 1-0, against Robert Morris. The loss did not affect the squad too much as they only dropped from #7 to #14 nationally. Cesar started both games for the Hawks and provided the offense with plenty of shots and had an assist on Anthony’s game-winning-goal against Robert Morris. The squad looks to get back on track next week with two home games against Central Connecticut State and Quinnipiac.

Nick GendronNorthwestern University – The Wildcats played in the FSC college soccer game of the week against Indiana and battled the Hoosiers to a 2-0 home win in front of a thousand fans. The win brings the squad to 4-1-1 over the past three weeks and moved them up to the #12 spot in the country. The Wildcats continue play on the road next week against Michigan.

Trevor NyeNJIT – The Highlanders have had a tough run of games lately as they have gone 1-4 in their last five games. This week the team started off with a tough loss, 1-2, to Rutgers away. Then the team traveled to Houston to play Houston Baptist and, again, suffered a loss, 1-2. And last night the team suffered another loss, 0-2, against a strong Bucknell squad. The team looks to close its season out on a high note as they play Adelphi at home and Howard away next week.

Sam ArcherRutgers University – The Scarlet Knights had a balanced week as they went, 1-1. They started the week with a strong, 2-1, come-from-behind victory over NJIT, who is coached by ex-Scarlet Knight Pedro Lopes. Next, the team traveled to play a very strong Louisville squad that is currently ranked #5 in the country. The team could not find the scoring touch in this game and suffered a loss, 0-2. Sam had a great performance against NJIT as he came off the bench and provided the game-tying goal on a brilliant 30 yard strike that found the upper right corner. He then turned playmaker on the next goal as he fed a teammate for the game-winning-goal. The team looks to get two big conference wins next week as they play Villanova and USF at home.

David McVaneRutgers University – The Scarlet Knights had a balanced week as they went, 1-1. They started the week with a strong 2-1 come-from-behind victory over NJIT, who is coached by ex-Scarlet Knight Pedro Lopes. Next, the team traveled to play a very strong Louisville squad that is currently ranked #5 in the country. The team could not find the scoring touch in this game and suffered a 0-2 loss. David saw action in both games for the Scarlet Knights this week and registered one start. The team looks to get two big conference wins next week as they play Villanova and USF at home.

Tevin JacksonSt. Francis University – The Red Flash started the week with a tough, 0-1, loss at Mount St. Mary’s University. The team quickly shrugged the result off, however, as they returned home to defeat Monmouth University, 2-0. Monmouth was up at #7 in the country when the Red Flash took them down. The squad looks to take momentum from this win into next week when they take on Bryant University at home.

John TardySt. John’s University – The Red Storm played Cincinnati on the road this week in a Big East match-up. The squad was able to secure the three points with a win, 2-1. The team closes out its regular season schedule next week with two conference games against Syracuse on the road and DePaul at home.

Walter HinesSt. John’s University – The Red Storm played Cincinnati on the road this week in a Big East match-up. The squad was able to secure the three points with a win, 2-1. Walter started the game for the Red Storm and provided the offense with a shot on goal. The team closes out its regular season schedule next week with two conference games against Syracuse on the road and DePaul at home.

Conor LadeSt. John’s University – The Red Storm played Cincinnati on the road this week in a Big East match-up. The squad was able to secure the three points with a win, 2-1. Conor continues to hold down his spot in the back as he started the game again this week and helped anchor the defense that only allowed one goal this week. The team closes out its regular season schedule next week with two conference games against Syracuse on the road and DePaul at home.

Jack FreemanSeton Hall University – The Pirates took on #8 Connecticut at home in a Big East match-up. Unfortunately, the Pirates were unable to secure any points as the Huskies traveled home with a win, 3-1. The Huskies seem to be in top form heading towards the post season. On the other hand, the Pirates have gone 0-3-2 over the past three weeks. Jack got the start in the conference game and hopes to be playing again in the Pirates upcoming games. The squad looks to get out of this slump and end their regular season schedule on a good note as they play Pittsburgh away and West Virginia at home.

Sam PetroneSeton Hall University – The Pirates took on #8 Connecticut at home in a Big East match-up. Unfortunately, the Pirates were unable to secure any points as the Huskies traveled home with a win, 3-1. The Huskies seem to be in top form heading towards the post season. On the other hand, the Pirates have gone 0-3-2 over the past three weeks. Sam started the game for the Pirates, but could not find his scoring touch against a good Connecticut squad. The squad looks to get out of this slump and end their regular season schedule on a good note as they play Pittsburgh away and West Virginia at home.

Steven RoseSeton Hall University – The Pirates took on #8 Connecticut at home in a Big East match-up. Unfortunately, the Pirates were unable to secure any points as the Huskies traveled home with a win, 3-1. The Huskies seem to be in top form heading towards the post season. On the other hand, the Pirates have gone 0-3-2 over the past three weeks. The squad looks to get out of this slump and end their regular season schedule on a good note as they play Pittsburgh away and West Virginia at home.

Andrew WelkerSeton Hall University – The Pirates took on #8 Connecticut at home in a Big East match-up. Unfortunately, the Pirates were unable to secure any points as the Huskies traveled home with a win, 3-1. The Huskies seem to be in top form heading towards the post season. On the other hand, the Pirates have gone 0-3-2 over the past three weeks. Andrew started the game for the Pirates and found the back of the net once on three shots. The squad looks to get out of this slump and end their regular season schedule on a good note as they play Pittsburgh away and West Virginia at home.

Hayden MorrisSeton Hall University – The Pirates took on #8 Connecticut at home in a Big East match-up. Unfortunately, the Pirates were unable to secure any points as the Huskies traveled home with a win, 3-1. The Huskies seem to be in top form heading towards the post season. On the other hand, the Pirates have gone 0-3-2 over the past three weeks. The squad looks to get out of this slump and end their regular season schedule on a good note as they play Pittsburgh away and West Virginia at home.

Adriano GabrieleSeton Hall University – The Pirates took on #8 Connecticut at home in a Big East match-up. Unfortunately, the Pirates were unable to secure any points as the Huskies traveled home with a win, 3-1. The Huskies seem to be in top form heading towards the post season. On the other hand, the Pirates have gone 0-3-2 over the past three weeks. The squad looks to get out of this slump and end their regular season schedule on a good note as they play Pittsburgh away and West Virginia at home.

Mark BrodeSyracuse University – The Orange have had a difficult season that has not been too kind to them. This week the squad traveled to DePaul and returned home with a loss, 1-2. The loss brings the Orange’s record over the past three weeks to 0-6. On the bright side, Mark started again for the Orange and scored his second goal of the year. The team closes out its season next week with home games against St. John’s and Cincinnati.

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