2019 Men's Soccer Headlines

  • Men's Soccer Inks Cape Coral's Juan Parra
    May 13, 2020
    CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College head men's soccer coach Abe Tizaf announced the signing of Juan Parra to the 2020-21 incoming recruiting class. Parra signed his National Letter-of-Intent to play men's soccer and will play forward for SMWC. Juan will be reunited with his brother Jose Parra who will be a junior on the men's soccer team this upcoming season.
  • Men's Soccer Adds Austin Nyanneh to '20 Recruiting Class
    May 08, 2020
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College head men's soccer coach Abe Tizaf announced the signing of Austin Nyanneh to the 2020-21 incoming recruiting class. Nyanneh signed his National Letter-of-Intent to play men's soccer and will play defender for SMWC.
  • Men's Soccer Signs Ben Davis Mid-Fielder Anjolaoluwa Fatoke
    April 19, 2020
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College head men's soccer coach Abe Tizaf announced the signing of Anjolaoluwa Fatoke to the 2020-21 incoming recruiting class. Fatoke signed his National Letter-of-Intent to play men's soccer and will play midfielder for SMWC.
  • Men's Soccer Adds Fausto Lopez to 2020-21 Roster
    April 13, 2020
    INDIANPOLIS, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College head men's soccer coach Abe Tizaf announced the signing of Fausto Lopez to the 2020-21 incoming recruiting class. Lopez signed his National Letter-of-Intent to play men's soccer and will play right-back for SMWC.
  • Men's Soccer Inks IHSAA All-State Midfielder Andy Bonilla
    April 02, 2020
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College head men's soccer coach Abe Tizaf announced the signing of Andy Bonilla to the 2020-21 incoming recruiting class. Bonilla signed his National Letter-of-Intent to play soccer Tuesday night and will help add firepower to the Pomeroys offensive attack.
  • Men's Soccer Signs Three from Cardinal Ritter to 2020-21 Team
    March 20, 2020
    SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Head Men's Soccer Coach Abe Tizaf announced the signing of three student-athletes from Cardinal Ritter to his 2020-21 team. Luis Lopez, Irvyn Gutierrez, and Manuel Lopez-Sauceda all signed their National Letter-of-Intents to play soccer for the Pomeroys...
  • SMWC Men's Soccer Signs Sullivan's Nicolas Thomas
    March 17, 2020
    SULLIVAN, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Head Men's Soccer Coach Abe Tizaf announced the signing of Sullivan's Nicolas Thomas to the 2020-21 incoming recruiting class. Thomas signed his National Letter-of-Intent to play soccer for the Pomeroys today...
  • Men's Soccer Signs Ben Davis Standout Taiwo Anifawose
    March 03, 2020
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Head Men's Soccer Coach Abe Tizaf announced the signing of Ben Davis standout Taiwo Anifowose to the 2020-21 incoming recruiting class. Taiwo signed his National Letter-of-Intent to play soccer for the Pomeroys tod...
  • Men’s Soccer Signs Midfielder Clae Burson from West Vigo
    February 26, 2020
    WEST TERRE HAUTE, Ind.. -- Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Head Men’s Soccer Coach Abe Tizaf announced the signing of West Vigo’s Clae Burson to the 2020-21 incoming recruiting class. Burson signed his National Letter-of-Intent to play soccer for the Pomeroys today...
  • Men’s Soccer Inks First 2020-21 Recruit, West Vigo’s Rubinacci
    February 19, 2020
    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Head Men’s Soccer Coach Abe Tizaf announced the signing of Aiden Rubinacci to the 2020-21 incoming recruiting class. Rubinacci signed his National Letter-of-Intent to play Soccer for the Pomeroys today...
  • Men's Soccer Wraps Up 2019 Season in 4-0 Loss to Paul Quinn
    November 09, 2019
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – In their final match of the 2019 season, the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (SMWC) men’s soccer team fell to Paul Quinn College this afternoon 4-0. Despite losing both their matches in their first Nationals trip in the young program’s history, the team can be proud...
  • Men's Soccer Close, But No Upset in 3-2 Loss Against Bryant & Stratton
    November 08, 2019
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) men's soccer team fell to Bryant & Stratton-Syracuse this afternoon in their historic first-ever USCAA National Championship match. The men looked outmatched by Bryant & Stratton throughout much of the match but were rescued partly by a couple of late goals off the foot of Edson Alvarado...
  • 16 Student-Athletes Earn USCAA National All-Academic Honors
    November 07, 2019
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - This evening at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) hosted the 2019 Fall Championship Banquet. With more than 40 institutions in attendance, the USCAA announced its National All-Academic Team Members. The award is designed to recognize student-athletes (sophomores, juniors, and seniors) who have a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or greater.
  • 11 Student-Athletes Named USCAA All-American
    November 07, 2019
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – This evening at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) hosted the 2019 Fall Championship Banquet. With more than 40 institutions in attendance, the USCAA announced its All-Americans for the men’s soccer, women’s soccer, and women’s volleyball teams.
  • Abdessamad Tizaf Named 2019 USCAA Men's Soccer Coach of the Year
    November 07, 2019
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College men’s soccer head coach Abe Tizaf was named the 2019 USCAA Men's Soccer Coach of the Year this evening at the USCAA Nationals Awards Banquet. Coach Tizaf earned the award in just the 2nd season for the men’s soccer program...
  • Men's Soccer Settles for Draw with Oakland City 3-3
    October 20, 2019
    SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. -- The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) men's soccer team (10-4-1) settled for a tie with Oakland City University (4-10-2) this afternoon as both teams fought tooth and nail, with the match coming down to the very last second. The back and forth affair was chippy at times, with multiple yellow cards shown, as both teams fought to pull out a win.
  • Men's Soccer Mows Past Andrews 4-0; Double-Digit Wins on the Season
    October 13, 2019
    BERRIEN SPRINGS, Mich. -- The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) men's soccer team defeated Andrews University this afternoon 4-0 to move to 10-4 on the season. Omar Abdallah Nabilisi has now tallied 19 goals on the season as the Pomeroys look to close strong and climb as high up in the rankings as possible before the USCAA Nationals bids selection show.
  • Pomeroys Fall Short in Comeback; Harris Stowe State Wins in Double-Overtime
    October 10, 2019
    SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. – The #6 ranked Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (SMWC) men's soccer team (9-4) hosted the Hornets of Harris Stowe State University (4-8) this afternoon, with its double-overtime loss, the Pomeroys have now lost four contests. SMWC fell to the Hornets 4-3 in what was almost a come from behind win. With just three contests remaining in the 2019 season, SMWC is a top contender to receive a USCAA Nationals bid for a chance to play for a National Championship in Virginia Beach.
  • Men's Soccer Defeats UCC 3-1 Behind Nabilsi
    October 05, 2019
    SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (SMWC) men’s soccer team (9-3) hosted the University of Cincinnati-Clermont (4-6), today and won 3-1. The men performed well and were able to match UCC’s first-half offensive attack with their own...
  • Nabilsi Named Student-Athlete of the Month presented by Refreshment Services Pepsi
    October 04, 2019
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - Men's soccer stand-out Omar Abdallah Nabilsi has been named Student-Athlete of the Month (September) presented by Refreshment Services Pepsi. His accomplishments in the classroom and soccer field speak volumes to the personal success he has had in his first months at the Woods.
  • Men's Soccer Surrenders Late Goal to DePauw to Fall 3-2
    October 02, 2019
    GREENCASTLE, Ind. – The Pomeroys men’s soccer team lost to DePauw University last night 3-2. After first leading on a goal from Omar Abdallah Nabilsi and then a free kick goal in the 2nd half to equazlie at 2-2 from Omar, the Woods surrendered the eventual...
  • Men's Soccer Dropped by Moody Bible Institute
    September 28, 2019
    CHICAGO, Ill. -- Saint Mary of the Woods College (SMWC) men's soccer suffered its second loss of the season to Moody Bible Institute.. The Pomeroys were beaten 2-4, with the loss, SMWC moves to 8-2-0 (.800) on the season. MBC moves to 5-4-0 on the year.
  • Men's Soccer Stuns Franklin 3-2 in 2OT off Alvarado's Header
    September 26, 2019
    FRANKLIN, Ind. – The SMWC men's soccer team (8-1) stunned Franklin College (3-9) this evening 3-2 in 2OT. The Pomeroys found themselves down 2-0 early, surrendering two quick goals in the 20th and 22nd minute. The Woods...
  • Men's Soccer Starts New Win Streak with 6-1 Victory Over Welch
    September 24, 2019
    GALLATIN, Ind. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) men's soccer bounced back from its first loss of the season in dominating fashion in their 6-1 win over the Welch College Flames this evening. The Pomeroys scoring was led by hat tricks from Omar Abdallah Nabilsi and Edson Alvarado as the Woods moves to 7-1 on the season.
  • Men's Soccer Suffers First Loss of the Season to Webster University
    September 19, 2019
    FENTON, Mo. - Saint Mary of the Woods College (SMWC) men's soccer suffered its first loss of the season to Webster University last night. The Pomeroys were beaten 4-1, with the loss, SMWC moves to 6-1-0 on the season. Webster moves to 4-1-1 on the year with its only loss coming to Hendrix College.
  • Krischak Named USCAA Men's Division I Goalie of the Week
    September 18, 2019
    NORFOLK, Va. -- Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College men's soccer goalie Keaton Krischak has been dubbed USCAA Men's Division I Goalie of the Week. 
  • Men's Soccer Downs Andrews 3-0; Remains Undefeated on the Season
    September 15, 2019
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. -- The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) men's soccer team (6-0) remained undefeated after this afternoons 3-0 victory over Andrews University (2-3). Omar Abdallah Nabilsi led the team with two goals while Khezae Bailey added one of his own. The game was heated at times with a total of 4 yellow cards shown (SMWC-2, AU-2) but the Pomeroys were able to stay focused on the task-at-hand...winning!
  • Men's Soccer Wins 5th Straight, Defeats MacMurray 2-0
    September 12, 2019
    SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. – On a day with scorching temperatures, The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College men's soccer team (5-0) stayed cool and continued their undefeated season against MacMurray College (1-2), winning 2-0...
  • Omar Abdallah Nabilsi Named USCAA Men's Division I Soccer Player of the Week
    September 10, 2019
    NORFOLK, Va. -- Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College men's soccer player Omar Abdallah Nabilsi has been dubbed USCAA Men's Division I Soccer Player of the Week. 
  • Men's Soccer Remains Undefeated with 9-0 Obliteration of GLCC
    September 10, 2019
    LANSING, Mich. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) men's soccer team put their undefeated season on the line as they traveled to Lansing, Michigan to play Great Lakes Christian College and came away unscathed with a 9-0 victory...
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