The SF State University men’s soccer team defeated the Dominican University of California's team today, scoring two goals in the first half and making the final score 2-0.
In the first SF State home game of the season, Dominican started with possession of the ball. The
The SF State men’s soccer team is back to practice in preparation for their upcoming fall season after completing their 2016 regular season with a 9-6-2 overall record, only four points from a playoff berth.
Head coach Javier Ayala-Hil was added to the Gator family
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="399"] James Aguirre (13), headbutts the ball during a game against the Cal Poly Broncos at Cox Stadium Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015. SF State won 1-0. (Alex Kofman / Xpress)[/caption]
The SF State's men’s soccer team gave their nine seniors a grand farewell
The SF State men’s soccer team snapped their seven game winless streak Friday, beating the Cal State University San Bernadino Coyotes 1-0 in a back-and-forth and rough-and-tumble contest.
The game winner came off the foot of Gator forward Ashley Watson on a penalty kick in the
The SF State men’s soccer team broke their five game scoreless streak, but still came up short against the California State University Dominguez Hills Toros, losing 1-2.
The Gators played a competitive and fierce game against top conference opponent CSUDH, but two key defensive mistakes contributed
The SF State men’s soccer team continued to be plagued by offensive inefficiency today, failing to score a goal in their fifth consecutive game. The Gators lost to the Cal State Los Angeles University Golden Eagles 0-1, which is their first loss at home this
The SF State men’s soccer team's offensive woes continued today, when they drew 0-0 with the Humboldt State Lumberjacks in double overtime.
The Gators fired off a whopping 28 shots, but were unable to find the back of the net for the second consecutive game.
One of their best
In a neck-and-neck grind it out contest that ended after a 20-minute overtime period, the SF State Gators tied the Sonoma State University Seawolves 0-0.
The game was a pivotal one for the Gators, who were looking to improve their conference record of 1-2 on the season.
Moving to a new country can be a daunting task. For 23-year-old Ashley Watson, the opportunity to come to the United States to get a master’s degree and play soccer was one that he said he said he wanted to embrace.
“I like it in San
The SF State men’s soccer team continued their hot start to the season, improving to a 4-1 record by defeating the Holy Names University Hawks 1-0.
Despite the win, Gator’s head coach Matt Barnes said he was disappointed in how his team played offensively.
The SF State men’s soccer team won their second consecutive game of the season, defeating the Concordia University Cavaliers of Portland, Oregon in a 1-0 contest that saw a combined 23 fouls, two yellow cards and one red card.
“It was a physical game,” said Gator defensive captain Max Talbert.
The SF State men’s soccer team won their first game of the season at Cox Stadium Friday, defeating the University of Missouri-St. Louis Tritons 1-0 in a contest that remained 0-0 until the second half.
“We didn’t play exactly the way we wanted, but we found a way to win,”
Teams shared their passion, expectations and hopes for the Fall 2015 season during the SF State athletics department's inaugural media day press conference Wednesday.
Coaches and players from men's and women's soccer, men's and women's cross country and women's volleyball were in attendance. The speakers provided
Max Talbert, a 22-year-old senior and SF State men's soccer captain, threw new black soccer jerseys into the waiting arms of his teammates during the first week of school. Members of the SF State men’s soccer team smiled and joked with Talbert as he laughed with
Twenty-eight pairs of soccer cleats trod onto the sunken field in the middle of Cox Stadium before Friday afternoon's practice. The herd of try-out hopefuls had thinned for the final time, and the remaining players, no longer anxious, smiled and laughed through a series of warm-up drills
SF State’s Cox Pavilion will host a Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup tournament qualifying match for the Nor-Cal Adult Premier League Jan. 31.
SF City Football Club will face Stanislaus United Academica and looks to become the first team in 17 years to represent the city in the U.S.
The Gators had the most wins in a season since 2005, where they won 10 games. The Gators started the year having their longest unbeaten streak at six games since 1980, only to hit the road and go on a five game losing streak against
[caption id="attachment_60913" align="alignright" width="600"] The Gators celebrate after Sam Merritt, #10 junior, scores the winning goal in overtime against the Hawaii Hilo Vulcans at Cox Stadium at SF State Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. The SF State Gators beat the Hawaii Hilo Vulcans 1-0 in over
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="800"] SF State Gators head coach Matt Barnes' son Monroe, 18 months, is dressed up as a Gator and runs out towards his dad at the end of the soccer game at Cox Stadium in Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. The Gators beat
SF State men’s soccer team dropped their fifth straight game Friday to No. 8 ranked Cal Poly Pomona 1-0 in double overtime off a goal from Alexander Turkson in minute 104.
The goal was a lapse from the defense that was playing well all game, but
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="373"] SF State Gator forward Cameron DeJong, # 16, volleys the ball out of the air away from advancing Cal State East Bay players, Kellen Crow, #15, and Arthur Ethel, #3, at Cox Stadium on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. Sara Gobets /
SF State won its first CCAA game Sunday against Cal State East Bay(CSUEB) in an exciting 3-2 overtime thriller, following a disappointing draw earlier this week against Cal State Stanislaus.
“We were just waiting for that first win today,” Head Coach Matt Barnes said. “We looked
A lot can happen in four years. There are successes, failures, hardships and triumphs, and a pair of SF State men’s soccer seniors have seen them all.
Kevin Johnson and Hayden Roberts are in their fourth and final year in Gator uniforms. The two seniors formed
Despite putting on a strong offensive front in the first period of their match, it took an equalizer and 48 minutes of stout defense from the SF State men’s soccer team to earn a 1-1 draw with Notre Dame de Namur Friday.
The first 45 minutes
The SF State men’s soccer team improved its record Tuesday after taking out the Dominican University of California Penguins 2-1 at Cox Stadium.
The Gators began aggressively by taking shots, controlling the ball and dominating on defense.
After 23 minutes, junior forward Sam Merritt scored a Gator
SF State’s men’s soccer team fought its way to a gritty 1-0 victory over Holy Names University in its season opener at Cox Pavilion today.
The Gators took a step in the right direction after finishing last in its conference with an abysmal 3-14-1 record a
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Carlos Bailon, left, and Matias Rodriguez fight for control of the ball at Cox Stadium during the second half of the game between the SF State Gators and the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes on Nov. 3. Photo by John Ornelas
A free kick goal sealed SF State's fate Sunday as they fell to Chico State 1-0. The Wildcats' Octavio Guzman sailed the ball over the outstretched hands of Gators' goalkeeper Colt Reichl with 18 minutes remaining to tally the game's only goal.
The referee called a
SF State's first conference win could turn out to be their biggest, as the men’s soccer team bested defending California Collegiate Athletic Association south division champs Cal State Los Angeles 1-0 for the first time in the last seven years, Friday Sept. 20.
The Gators registered
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Cole Dimond (7) (left) kicks the ball past Sean Callahan(8) during a game between the SF State Gators and the Sonoma State University Seawolves at Cox Stadium on Sept.13, 2013. The Gators lost in a hard fought battle against the Seawolves,
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Renan Silva keeps his eyes on the ball during a scrimmage at SF State on Aug. 29 against College of Marin. SF State won the scrimmage. Photo by Amanda Peterson / Xpress[/caption]
A haul of talented newcomers has the SF State men’s
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Kaitlin Dick runs sprints in Cox Stadium at SF State on Saturday, May 18, 2013. Photo by Mike Hendrickson / Xpress[/caption]
With the semester coming to a close, it's time for those overstressed, overworked students to unwind and kickback in the summer
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="SF State players Jason Borges (5) and Sam Merritt (20) race for the ball against Cal State Dominguez Hills' forward Jio Santana (8) at Cox Stadium, Oct. 28, 2012. Photo by Sam Battles / Xpress."][/caption]
In their last match for the 2012
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Midfielder Jose Monje (8), right, defends the ball in a game against Cal State Los Angeles at Cox Stadium on Oct. 26, 2012. The Gators went on to tie with the Golden Eagles 2-2 after two rounds of overtime. Photo by
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Sam Merritt (20), SF State defender fights for control of the ball from Cal Poly Pomona's Johnny Mercer (20), at Cox Stadium, Oct. 21, 2012. Photo by Sam Battles/ Xpress"][/caption]
The Gators find their form in their second consecutive win of the
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="SF State Gators' Jorge Valadas (21), center, and Cal State Monterey Bay's Dylan Niven (9), right, tussle for the ball during the soccer game at Cox Stadium in San Francisco Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. Photo by Godofredo Vasquez / Xpress"][/caption]