2019 WestConn Men's Soccer News

  • Reyes Nets Game-Winner as Men’s Soccer Blanks Emmanuel, 1-0
    September 12, 2019
    DANBURY, CT – Junior midfielder Afa Reyes (Bridgeport, CT) took a pass from rookie midfielder Kent Eannarino (Brookfield, CT) and blasted home the lone goal of the contest in the 64th minute of play to lead the Western Connecticut State University men’s soccer team to a 1-0 shutout victory over visiting non-conference opponent Emmanuel College on Thursday night. With the win, the Colonials improved to 5-1 overall, while the Saints dropped to 2-2.
  • Rodriguez Leads Men’s Soccer to 3-1 Win at Coast Guard
    September 10, 2019
    NEW LONDON, CT – Junior forward Ricardo Rodriguez (Danbury, CT) netted a goal and dished out an assist to lead the Western Connecticut State University men’s soccer squad to a 3-1 non-conference victory at Coast Guard on Tuesday night. With the win, the Colonials improved to 4-1 overall while the hosts dropped to 2-2.
  • Franz Muhaj Named LEC Men's Soccer Offensive Player And Rookie Of the Week
    September 09, 2019
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University freshman forward Franz Muhaj (Bridgeport, CT) has been named Little East Conference Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week after a standout performance last week for the Colonials.
  • Restrepo Leads Charge as Men's Soccer Upends MCLA, 4-2
    September 07, 2019
    NORTH ADAMS, MA- The visiting Western Connecticut State University men’s soccer team got a pair of goals from junior midfielder Matthew Restrepo (Bridgeport, CT) and the Colonials held off the MCLA Trailblazers 4-2 this afternoon in the final game of the Kickoff Classic. The Colonials improve to 3-1 on the season while MCLA is winless at 0-3.
  • Muhaj Nets Two Goals as Men’s Soccer Blanks Elms, 4-0
    September 06, 2019
    Muhaj Nets Two Goals as Men’s Soccer Blanks Elms, 4-0 NORTH ADAMS, MA – Rookie forward Franz Muhaj (Bridgeport, CT) tallied two goals and junior midfielder Max Cano (Stratford, CT) dished out a pair of assists to lead the Western Connecticut State University men’s soccer team to a 4-0 victory over Elms on Day One of MCLA Tournament on Friday night. With the win, the Colonials improved to 2-1 overall while Elms dropped to 1-1-1. “I was very pleased with our effort and tenacity this evening,” said WestConn Assistant Coach Prince Ojok following the win. “We continued to hustle throughout the second half and didn’t give them an opportunity to get back into the game,” he concluded. The Colonials scored just 9:30 into the game when Cano found Muhaj for his second goal of the campaign. Moments later, Cano connected with Afa Reyes to put the visitors ahead 2-0. WestConn continued to dominate in the second half as they outshot Elms, 13-0. Muhaj struck for another goal before Robert Sam scored, unassisted, to wrap the count up at 4-0. The Colonials return to action for Day Two of the tournament on Saturday.
  • Men’s Soccer Rebounds with 4-1 Win at St. Joseph’s
    September 02, 2019
    PATCHOGUE, NY – After a tough season-opening overtime loss at Vassar on Friday, four different players pierced the scoring column as the WestConn men’s soccer team rebounded with a 4-1 victory at non-conference foe St. Joseph’s (LI) on Monday afternoon. Junior goalkeeper Daniel Szabo (Trumbull, CT) surrendered just one goal, while finishing with three saves to earn his first win of the season for the Colonials. 
  • WestConn Men's Soccer Falls In Overtime, 1-0 At Vassar
    August 30, 2019
    POUGHKEEPSIE, NY - Western Connecticut State University junior goalie Daniel Szabo (Trumbull, CT) made four saves in nearly 99 minutes of work, narrowly missing his first clean sheet of the season, but the Colonials fell at Vassar College, 1-0 in overtime at Gordon Field on Friday.
  • WestConn Men's Soccer Picked To Finish Second In LEC Pre-Season Poll
    August 26, 2019
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Two-time defending LEC tournament champion Western Connecticut State University (17-4-3, 4-2-2 LEC) was picked to finish second in the league by the LEC's head coaches, totaling 52 points and securing a pair of first-place votes in the Little East Conference (LEC) Men's Soccer Preseason Coaches' Poll.