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Sporting Carlisle 1-0 West Virginia University

Posted by parkerr on April 8, 2013 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)

                                                                    


In Morgantown, WV, Sporting Carlisle shocked the #19 West Virginia Mountaineers 1-0.  From the opening whistle, Sporting dominated possession, as the ball rarely left the WVU end.  Sporting came close on several occasions, but could not convert.  Nicky Schwab hit the cross bar with a sweet volley, and threatened multiple times.  However, Schwab had the breakthrough, when he took a through ball and slotted home on the breakaway.  WVU was not able to muster a comeback, as the midfield and defense of Sporting came up big.  The backline of Matt Liponis, Clay Hevey, Imran Hasan, and Chris Wolf was strong throughout, while defensive midfielder Al Licata broke up any dangerous attack.  Sporting will take some real momentum with this victory.  

Sporting Carlisle 3-3 Shippensburg

Posted by parkerr on April 2, 2013 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)



Under the lights, Friday night at Shippensburg, Sporting Carlisle opened the spring season with a disappointing 3-3 tie.  Sporting started out well in the first half by keeping possession and dominating the game.  Goals were scored from Jake Hostetler, Nicky Schwab, and a long range effort from Anders Hilton.  However, the second half was another story, as Shippenburg took advantage of a tired Sporting side to score three straight goals.  Shippenburg nearly won the game at the end on a breakaway, but keeper Andrew DiNardo came up with a huge stop to preserve the tie.  Sporting will feel like they dropped two points, but in fairness at least picked up a road point and extended their unbeaten run to ten games.   

F&M Tournament

Posted by parkerr on March 29, 2013 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (0)



At F&M, in the final tuneup games before league play, Sporting Carlisle easily handled Messiah and Mt St Mary's.  In the first game against Messiah, Sporting came out strong and dominated the game.  Ryan Buck, making his debut, scored two goals, and nearly had a hattrick when he rattled the crossbar from long-range.  Shep and Sung Woo finished the scoring, to make it 4-1, Sporting.  Against Mt St Mary's, Sporting started slowly, conceding on a lucky cross that sneaked into the goal.  However, Sporting responded in amazing fashion scoring four goals.  Mt St Mary's didn't give up though, and came back with two goals to make it 4-3.  Yet again though, Sporting's offense was too much to handle, and exploded for four more goals to make it a resounding 8-3.  Nicky Schwab put in a man of the match performance with four goals, while Jake Hostetler had two goals as well, and Diego Fiamma, along with Anders Hilton added one apiece.  Teddy Zierden put in another solid performance in goal.  Sporting Carlisle opens  Spring 2013 league play on Friday, March 29 at Shippensburg.       

Opening Round Robin at Dickinson

Posted by parkerr on March 19, 2013 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (0)



At the Carlisle YMCA George Stuart Athletic Complex, Sporting Carlisle posted two friendly victories over Shippensburg and Bloomsburg.  In the first game, Sporting opened the scoring early with an early penalty from Brad Boehringer, followed by a goal by Sam Wittmer.  Shippensburg got one goal back in the second half, but Sporting held on for the win.  Shippensburg and Bloomsburg contested the next game, which resulted in a Shippensburg victory.  In the last game, Sporting came out strong against Bloomsburg and scored three goals, behind Jake Hostetler, Arland Crandell, and Sung Woo.  Debutant keeper Teddy Zierden filled in well, making several key saves.  

Sporting Carlisle Announce Partnership with Angelo's Soccer Corner

Posted by parkerr on February 21, 2013 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)



Sporting Carlisle is proud to announce that they will be entering into a new partnership with Angelo's Soccer Corner.  Angelo's is a soccer store that has multiple locations in Pennsylvania, as well as an online retail store, called Soccercorner.com.  The sponsorship will entail Sporting Carlisle wearing Angelo's logo on their jerseys, which have also been provided by Angelo's.  

Sporting Carlisle Accepted Into Region 1 Pennsylvania Division

Posted by parkerr on February 21, 2013 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Sporting Carlisle has been accepted into the NIRSA Region 1 Collegiate Club Soccer League (ROCCSL) Pennsylvania division for the Spring 2013 season.  The other teams in the division are: Shippensburg, Robert Morris, West Virginia, Frostburg State, Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon, Indiana University of PA, and Penn State.  The league season opens on March 29, when Sporting travels to Shippenburg for a highly anticipated friday night game under the lights. Sporting is looking forward to a challenging season, and hopes to challenge for the three playoff berths at stake.     

Dickinson Club Soccer Rebranded

Posted by parkerr on February 21, 2013 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)

After considering many names for the Dickinson club soccer team, the board members of the club have decided on the new name Sporting Carlisle.  The name is a nod to the town of Carlisle, PA that Dickinson College is located in.  


Sporting Carlisle's New Logo

Franklin & Marshall Tournament

Posted by parkerr on November 10, 2012 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (0)



At local rival Franklin & Marshall College, Dickinson club soccer had a very solid day of play in their last action of the fall season.  In the first game against the hosts, Dickinson came out fast and Al Licata drew a penalty, which was converted by Brad Boehringer.  However, F&M scored to tie the game.  Brad responded though by scoring yet another goal, and Dickinson followed that up with an own goal scored by F&M on a cross by Kyle Klose to make it 3-1 at the half.  Despite this, F&M pulled back another goal.  It looked like the game was truely over when Nicky Schwab converted another penalty, but F&M would not go away and scored again.  However, the Red Devils held on for a 4-3 victory.    

In the second game of the day, Dickinson found themselves against a fresh and talented Millersville University team.  Millersville were strong in the first half and scored the lone goal of the half.  Dickinson though did not fold, and instead pressed forward for an equalizer from Jake Hostetler, with an assist from Brad.  With eight minuetes remaining, Millersville scored what looked like the winning goal, but the Red Devils would not give up, and Brad broke away for the tying goal, his team high eighth of the season.  An energized Dickinson team actually had a few chances to get the winner but could not convert.  Nonetheless, it felt like a win for the Red Devils.  Of particular note throughout the two games was the continued strong play of defensive midfielder Al and keeper Andrew DiNardo.  The day was a huge success for the whole squad, and will give Dickinson confidence going into the spring season.             

Dickinson 4-1 Messiah

Posted by parkerr on October 28, 2012 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)


In Dickinson men's club soccer's inagural home game, they posted a big 4-1 win over #25 Messiah College.  The beginning of the game was testy, fast, and physical, as each team tried to assert themselves in a congested midfield.  However, Brad Boehringer broke through the defense and put away his chance for the first goal.  Later in the half, Brad cooly finished off another chance to make it 2-0 for the Red Devils heading into the half.  Dickinson took control of the game in the beginning of the second half, with Ben Greene breaking away with a long run, and expertly slotting home.  Jake Hostetler completed the scoring for the Red Devils with a shot that deflected off of a Messiah defender.  Messiah got back a consolation goal towards the end of the game, but couldn't muster anything else.  Andrew DiNardo once again stood tall in goal, with a few terrific saves, while much credit also has to go to the whole defense for an excellent effort .  As well, the crowd constantly encouraged the Red Devils forward, and was a great showing for the first ever home game.  Now, the Red Devils are on a three game winning streak, and will look to continue their momentum going into their next game.          

Dickinson 6-2 Bloomsburg University

Posted by parkerr on October 21, 2012 at 5:40 PM Comments comments (0)



Dickinson rolled to a big victory over hosts Bloomsburg University.  The game started poorly for Dickinson as Bloomsburg opened the scoring early.  However, the Red Devils responded shortly thereafter with the equalizer from Santi Elizalde.  From then, Dickinson's offense couldn't be stopped as they promptly tallied three more goals courtesy of Santi again, and two other nice finishes from Brad Boehringer.  Ryan Parker scored before halftime to make it 5-1 to the Red Devils.  In the second half, both teams exchanged goals, with the Dickinson goal courtesy of Brad once again, who finished with a hattrick.  Overall, everyone played very well, including fill in keeper, Zack Kaiser.    


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