2017-18 Tusculum Men's Soccer News

  • Cervantes named to All-SAC team
    November 01, 2017
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum freshman forward Edgar Cervantes has been named to the South Atlantic Conference Men's Soccer All-Conference team, in voting conducted by the league's 11 head coaches and released Wednesday.
  • Wingate scores late, defeats Tusculum 2-1
    October 28, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Felipe Checco scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:14 left in the second half as Wingate edged Tusculum 2-1 in South Atlantic Conference men's soccer action Saturday night at a rainy Pioneer Field.
  • Lee holds on for 1-0 win over Tusculum
    October 25, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Jake Molony scored on a header off a rebound in the 18th minute for the only goal of the match as Lee defeated Tusculum 1-0 in non-conference men's soccer action Wednesday night at Pioneer Field.
  • Cervantes named TSWA Men's Soccer Player of the Week
    October 24, 2017
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum midfielder Edgar Cervantes has been named the College Men’s Soccer Player of the Week as selected by the Tennessee Sportswriters Association (TSWA).
  • Cervantes, Born named Bojangles Athletes of the Week
    October 23, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum soccer midfielder Edgar Cervantes and volleyball outside hitter Cassie Born have been named the Bojangles Athletes of the Week.
  • Cervantes tabbed SAC Men's Soccer Player of the Week
    October 23, 2017
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum freshman Edgar Cervantes has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Player of the Week in men's soccer for the week ending Oct. 22, the conference office announced Monday.
  • Cervantes nets two as Pioneers defeat Catawba, 3-1
    October 21, 2017
    SALISBURY, N.C. --- Edgar Cervantes scored two first-half goals to lift Tusculum to a 3-1 win over Catawba in South Atlantic Conference men's soccer action Saturday evening at the Frock Soccer Complex.
  • Tusculum, Carson-Newman play to 2-2 draw
    October 18, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Two second-half goals allowed Carson-Newman to overcome a halftime deficit and come away with a 2-2 tie with Tusculum in South Atlantic Conference men's soccer action at Pioneer Field Wednesday night.
  • Early goals result in 1-1 draw at Mars Hill
    October 13, 2017
    MARS HILL, N.C. --- Tusculum answered an early goal from Mars Hill midway through the first half, and the teams went on to play a 1-1 draw in South Atlantic Conference men's soccer action Friday night at Meares Stadium.
  • Coker rallies in second half for 3-1 win over Tusculum
    October 08, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Coker scored three goals in the final 38 minutes to erase a halftime deficit and defeat Tusculum 3-1 in South Atlantic Conference men's soccer action Sunday at Pioneer Field.
  • Pioneers shut out by Lees-McRae in non-conference match
    October 04, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tom Deeley registered a goal and an assist to lead Lees-McRae to a 3-0 victory over Tusculum in non-conference men's soccer action Wednesday night at Pioneer Field.
  • Pioneers and Newberry play to 1-1 draw
    September 30, 2017
    NEWBERRY, S.C. --- Tusculum and Newberry played to a 1-1 draw in South Atlantic Conference men's soccer action Saturday afternoon at the Smith Road Complex.
  • Pioneers battle to 2-2 draw with King
    September 27, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. --- Tusculum and King played to a 2-2 draw in non-conference men's soccer action Wednesday afternoon at Parks Field.
  • Pioneers defeat Anderson 2-0 to give Vital 100th career SAC win
    September 23, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Oscar Rubio Jimenez broke a scoreless tie early in the second half to help Tusculum to a 2-0 victory over Anderson in South Atlantic Conference men's soccer action at Pioneer Field Saturday afternoon.
  • Penalty kick gives Queens 4-3 overtime win over Tusculum
    September 20, 2017
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- Omer Okyar scored on a penalty kick midway through the first overtime period as Queens University of Charlotte overcame a two-goal deficit to defeat Tusculum 4-3 in South Atlantic Conference men's soccer action Wednesday night at Dickson Field.
  • #5 Lenoir-Rhyne edges Tusculum, 2-1
    September 16, 2017
    HICKORY, N.C. --- Victor Cascon scored the tiebreaking goal with three minutes left in the first half as fifth-ranked Lenoir-Rhyne held on for a 2-1 win over Tusculum in South Atlantic Conference men's soccer action Saturday night.
  • Tusculum plays 13th-ranked LMU to scoreless draw
    September 13, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- For the second time in as many weeks, the Tusculum men's soccer team battled a nationally-ranked opponent to a draw as the Pioneers and 13th-ranked Lincoln Memorial played to a 0-0 stalemate Wednesday night in their South Atlantic Conference opener at Pioneer Field.
  • Lander defense shines in 1-0 win over Tusculum
    September 10, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Corentin Da Mutten scored on a chip shot in the 52nd minute and later cleared the potential tying goal off the line to help Lander to a 1-0 victory over Tusculum in non-conference men's soccer action Sunday afternoon at Pioneer Field.
  • Shorthanded Pioneers salvage 1-1 draw with #11 Young Harris
    September 06, 2017
    YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. --- Tusculum survived playing the final 30 minutes a man down and came away with a 1-1 draw against 11th-ranked Young Harris College in non-conference men's soccer action Wednesday night.
  • Barton upsets #23 Tusculum 1-0 in rainy opener
    September 02, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Ruben Mancio scored the only goal of the match late in the first half and Barton's defense held off heavy pressure from Tusculum in the second half as the Bulldogs upset the Pioneers 1-0 in non-conference men's soccer action Saturday evening at Pioneer Field.
  • Pioneers ranked second in SAC preseason coaches poll
    August 28, 2017
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- The Tusculum men's soccer team was picked to finish second in the South Atlantic Conference for the 2017 season, the conference office announced Monday. Voting was conducted by the league's 11 head coaches.
  • Men's soccer prepared to defend SAC championship
    August 25, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum men's soccer team is coming off a memorable 2016 season in which it captured its second South Atlantic Conference Championship tournament title in the last three years, spent most of the season nationally-ranked and qualified for the NCAA Division II Tournament for the first time since 2008. Even with a roster that features 22 freshmen, head coach Allen Vital enters his seventh season at his alma mater with expectations that the 2017 season could be just as successful.
  • Tusculum ranked 23rd in United Soccer Coaches preseason poll
    August 04, 2017
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. --- The United Soccer Coaches have ranked Tusculum 23rd in the 2017 NCAA Division II Men's Soccer national preseason poll, released Thursday.
  • Tusculum unveils 2017 men's soccer schedule
    June 28, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum men's soccer team has released its 2017 season schedule, announced head coach Allen Vital.