Tag: Soccer

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Challenging Schedule Stunts Women’s Soccer Team Early

By Tyler Byrum, Contributor Already one team is well into the start of their 2017 season: the Women’s Soccer Team. Heading into this year, the team is hoping to build off of back-to-back Atlantic 10 Semi-Finals appearances. Their goal is…

The women's club soccer team in action during practice held September 14. Credit: Dave Schrack, IV Estate

Club sport of the week: Soccer

BY DAVE SCHRACK, SPORTS EDITOR   The field was overrun with mosquitoes and gnats, even as day turned to dusk turned to night. Cleats and shoes drifting through the natural grass gradually collected loose blades and trimmings with the glue…

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Mason soccer players score honors

Staff Writer, David Schrack Mason men’s and women’s soccer programs have had successful kick-offs this year, with two players taking home awards for their performances. The Atlantic 10 Conference named women’s central defender Abby Downey Player of the Week and men’s center forward Stephen Durbin…

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Leading scorer stays grounded

People say patience is a virtue. When trying to talk to Timi Mulgrew after a home match of Mason men’s soccer team, however, patience is nothing short of a requirement. An absolute favorite of the fans, Mulgrew is surrounded by…

Weekend Sports Preview

This is an important weekend for Mason athletic teams as Atlantic 10 Conference play begins across all sports. The Patriots hope to start off with strong in-conference play. In addition, the Mason Invitational cross country meet is being held this weekend in…

Sophomore Steffen Kraus will help a talented Mason team's efforts to return to the NCAA tournament (Fourth Estate archives)

Fall Sports Preview: Men’s Soccer

On Tuesday, Atlantic 10 coaches predicted Mason’s men’s soccer team to finish second in the A-10 Conference for the 2014 season. The poll predicts St. Louis University  to repeat its first-place finish from last season after out beating Mason and Virginia Commonwealth University for…

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Fall Sports Preview: Women’s Soccer

The Mason women’s soccer team enters their second season in the Atlantic 10 conference, looking to improve on their 5th place finish last year. The Patriots finished 4-4 in the conference and 7-11-1 overall. Eight incoming freshmen will look to do…