Coming off of their 2-1 win against California State University, East Bay, men’s soccer added another win to their record against CSU, Monterey Bay on Sunday, Oct. 1 at Cox Stadium.
The San Francisco State University Gators won their second game of the weekend against 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
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.
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
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
SF State’s new athletic director began only months ago. Since then he’s hired three new coaches and reinvented the Gator image.
“It has been a fun project to kick off our objective of creating a consistent brand identity for SF State athletics,” said Charles Guthrie, the
[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="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="Assistant coach Mike McNeill helps to conduct pregame warm-ups at Cox Stadium in San Francisco Friday, Sept. 28, 2012. Photo by Godofredo Vasquez / Xpress"][/caption]
Mike McNeill watches the ball’s path as it cuts through the air toward the keeper, judging the potency
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Cal State San Bernardino's Martin Esqueda (7), right, and SF State Gators' Luis Fidel Medina (7), center, tussle for control of the ball during the soccer game at Cox Stadium in San Francisco Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. The Gators lost the