June 7, 2012
Men's soccer announces formidable 2012 schedule
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG men’s soccer coach Justin Maullin has lined up a challenging 2012 schedule that will feature home contests against NC State, Clemson and 2011 NCAA College Cup finalist Charlotte as part of the 17-match regular-season slate.
June 1, 2012
SoCon announces changes to men's basketball, soccer tournaments
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – The Southern Conference wrapped up its annual Spring Meetings on Friday, announcing changes to the league’s men’s basketball regular season and tournament and changes in venues for the men’s soccer tournament for the next four years.
May 31, 2012
UNCG men finish fifth, women fourth in SoCon all-sports races
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG’s men finished fifth and its women finished fourth in the final standings of the Southern Conference’s all-sports races. Appalachian State earned the league’s Commissioner’s Cup for excellence in men’s athletics while College of Charleston was awarded the Germann Cup for the best overall women’s athletics program.
May 29, 2012
Ford inducted into Phi Beta Kappa
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG men’s soccer goalkeeper Peyton Ford was one of 38 students inducted into UNCG’s Epsilon chapter of Phi Beta Kappa recently.
May 22, 2012
UNCG recognizes student-athletes at annual Senior Banquet
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG Department of Athletics recently recognized its student-athletes at the UNCG Senior Banquet at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons. Men’s cross country and track athlete Joey Thompson and women’s soccer goalkeeper Kelsey Kearney earned UNCG’s male and female Spartan Awards.
May 8, 2012
Ford, Schnell earn SoCon postgraduate scholarships
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG men’s soccer player Peyton Ford and women’s cross country and track and field runner Ashley Schnell have earned two of the Southern Conference’s eight postgraduate scholarships, the league office announced Tuesday.
May 5, 2012
Thirty-five Spartan student-athletes graduate
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Thirty-five UNCG student-athletes took part in graduation ceremonies across campus this week.
April 18, 2012
Men's soccer, softball manager Nathan Baker featured by WFMY
UNCG sophomore Nathan Baker, a manager for the Spartans' men's soccer and softball teams, doesn't let cerebral palsy slow him down. WFMY visited the UNCG campus Tuesday to talk to Baker.
April 6, 2012
Spartans knock off NCAA champion North Carolina in spring action
BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – Goals from sophomore Oddur Gudmundsson and junior Hakan Ilhan proved enough as UNCG’s men’s soccer team defeated 2011 NCAA champion North Carolina 2-1 in the ACC Hall of Champions Showcase at Bryan Park’s Macpherson Stadium in front of 875 fans last weekend.
April 4, 2012
Student-Athlete Day feature: Men's soccer player Peyton Ford
In honor of National Student-Athlete Day on Friday, UNCGSpartans.com will feature a student-athlete each day leading up to this date, acknowledging their commitment to excellence on and off the field of play. Wednesday’s feature is on UNCG men’s soccer player Peyton Ford, a redshirt junior keeper from Jamestown, N.C.
March 21, 2012
UNCG men third, women seventh in SoCon all-sports races
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG’s men are in third and women are in seventh after the winter season of competition in the Southern Conference’s all-sports races.
December 15, 2011
UNCG places 24 student-athletes on SoCon Academic All-Conference squad
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference announced today its Academic All-Conference team for the 2011 fall season, and 24 UNCG student-athletes were among those honored.
December 14, 2011
Three Spartans named to NCCSIA soccer squad
GREENSBORO, N.C.—Men’s soccer standouts Kris Byrd, Peyton Ford and Hakan Ilhan have been named to the 2011 North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association’s University Division All-State Men’s Soccer Team.
December 12, 2011
Spartan men third, women fourth in SoCon all-sports races
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG’s men are in third and women are in fourth after the fall season competition in the Southern Conference’s all-sports races.
December 9, 2011
Ilhan named to NSCAA all-region team
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer standout Hakan Ilhan has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) all-South third team, the organization announced on Friday.
November 21, 2011
Running down a dream
UNCG Magazine highlights men's soccer manager Nathan Baker in this month's issue.
November 13, 2011
UNCG’s furious rally falls short to Elon in SoCon Championship
BOONE, N.C. – Trailing 3-0 in the waning minutes, UNCG got a pair of goals from Brian Graham 60 seconds apart, but the Spartans’ frantic rally fell just short as Elon won 3-2 in the 2011 Southern Conference Men’s Soccer Championship final on Sunday afternoon.
November 12, 2011
Spartans to battle Elon in SoCon championship match on Sunday
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer team faces Elon in a winner-take-all championship match at the Southern Conference Tournament, Sunday in Boone, N.C. The contest can be seen live on ESPN3.
November 11, 2011
Arnarsson's OT goal sends Spartans to SoCon Finals; UNCG faces Elon on Sunday on ESPN3
BOONE, N.C. – With 3:26 remaining in the first overtime, UNCG's Fannar Arnarsson scored the game-winner from five yards outside of the box, advancing the top-seeded Spartans past fifth-seeded Appalachian State, 2-1, and into the 2011 Southern Conference Championship game Sunday afternoon at ASU Soccer Stadium.
November 10, 2011
Spartans continue SoCon Tournament play Friday against Appalachian State
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer continues Southern Conference Tournament play when they face Appalachian State in semifinal action, 4 p.m., Friday in Boone, N.C.
November 9, 2011
School-record 12 inducted into Golden Chain Honor Society
GREENSBORO, N.C. – A school-record 12 UNCG student-athletes were inducted into the school’s prestigious Golden Chain Honor Society on Sunday.
November 8, 2011
Five Spartans named to SoCon postseason teams
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Regular-season champion UNCG and nationally ranked Furman led the way in the Southern Conference men’s soccer postseason awards that were announced on Tuesday. Four UNCG players received all-conference citations while Furman paced all schools with six on the all-conference team along with the Co-Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year.
November 5, 2011
Spartans down Wofford to advance to SoCon Tournament semifinals
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG’s defense posted its fifth consecutive shutout and David Reittinger scored the only goal of the match as the Spartans downed Wofford, 1-0, in the opening round of the Southern Conference Tournament, Saturday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
November 4, 2011
Spartans host Wofford in SoCon Tournament opener on Saturday
GREENSBORO, N.C.—Defending tournament champion and 2011 regular-season champ UNCG opens Southern Conference Tournament play when the Spartans host Wofford, 7 p.m., Saturday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
November 3, 2011
Ford named SoCon October Athlete of the Month
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG’s Peyton Ford has been named as one of the Southern Conference October Athletes of the Month, the conference office announced on Thursday.
November 1, 2011
Peyton Ford Named SoCon Men’s Soccer Player of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG senior goalkeeper Peyton Ford has been chosen as the Southern Conference men’s soccer player of the week for all matches from October 24-30. This is Ford’s second player of the week honor this season.
November 1, 2011
Spartans close regular season with scoreless draw against UNCW
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer closed out its regular season by playing UNC Wilimgton to a scoreless draw on Tuesday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
October 31, 2011
Spartans close out regular season against UNCW on Senior Day
GREENSBORO, N.C.—With the Southern Conference regular season title now firmly in their grasp, UNCG men’s soccer squad closes out the 2011 regular season when they host UNC Wilmington in a non-conference affair, 7 p.m., Tuesday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
October 29, 2011
Late goal lifts Spartans to SoCon regular season title
ELON, N.C.—Cameron Owens scored the only goal of the match in the 82nd minute, lifting UNCG to a 1-0 win over Elon and the outright Southern Conference regular-season title, Saturday at Rudd Field.
October 27, 2011
Spartans seek SoCon title Saturday at Elon
GREENSBORO, N.C.—The scenario couldn’t be any more basic for the UNCG men’s soccer team. Win your match on Saturday night at Elon and you’re the 2011 Southern Conference regular season champions.
October 25, 2011
Spartans take over SoCon lead with 5-0 win over Georgia Southern
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer needed a win and some help to stay alive in the Southern Conference regular-season race. The Spartans got both on Tuesday night. Hakan Ilhan and Austin Miller each scored twice, Oddur Gudmundsson added three assists and a goal of his own, and Peyton Ford recorded his fourth straight shutout as UNCG posted a 5-0 victory over SoCon-leading Georgia Southern.
October 24, 2011
Men’s soccer hosts SoCon leader Georgia Southern on Tuesday
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer closes out the Southern Conference portion of its home schedule when the Spartans host league-leading Georgia Southern in a match curcial to both teams’ championship hopes, 7 p.m., Tuesday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
October 22, 2011
Ilhan’s early goal leads Spartans past College of Charleston, 1-0
MT. PLEASANT, S.C.— Hakan Ilhan’s goal early in the first half was all the offense UNCG needed as the Spartans picked up a key Southern Conference win over College of Charleston, Saturday at Patriots Point.
October 21, 2011
Spartans resume SoCon play at College of Charleston on Saturday
GREENSBORO, N.C.-UNCG men's soccer team faces a crucial Southern Conference test when the Spartans visit College of Charleston, 7 p.m., Saturday at Patriots Point Soccer Stadium.
October 19, 2011
Longwood hands men’s soccer a 2-0 setback
GREENSBORO, N.C.—Longwood handed UNCG men’s soccer a 2-0 non-conference defeat, Wednesday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
October 18, 2011
Peyton Ford named SoCon Player of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG junior goalkeeper Peyton Ford has been chosen as the Southern Conference men’s soccer player of the week for all matches from October 10-16.
October 18, 2011
Spartans step out of conference to host Longwood on Wednesday
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG takes a break from Southern Conference play when the Spartans host Longwood, 7 p.m., Wednesday, at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
October 16, 2011
Miller leads Spartans to easy win at Wofford
SPARTANBURG, S.C.—Freshman Austin Miller scored a pair of goals and added an assist to help lead UNCG to a 4-0 Southern Conference win over Wofford, Saturday at Snyder Field.
October 14, 2011
Men’s soccer visits Wofford on Saturday
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer team hopes to turn its Southern Conference season around when they visit Wofford, 7 p.m., Saturday, in a match crucial to keeping the Spartans’ regular-season title hopes alive.
October 12, 2011
Spartans battle Davidson to scoreless draw
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer dominated play for 120 minutes but still came away with a scoreless draw in a key Southern Conference match with Davidson, Wednesday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
October 11, 2011
Spartans host Davidson in key SoCon match
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer hopes to snap a two-match losing streak and gain some traction in the Southern Conference race when the Spartans host Davidson, 7 p.m., Wednesday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
October 8, 2011
Men’s soccer falls at Appalachian State, 1-0
BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State’s David Dodge scored the game’s only goal in the 68th minute to propel the Mountaineers to a 1-0 Southern Conference win over UNCG, Saturday at ASU Soccer Stadium.
October 6, 2011
Men’s soccer continues Southern Conference play at Appalachian State
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer continues Southern Conference play when the Spartans visit Appalachian State, 7:30 p.m., Saturday in Boone, N.C.
October 5, 2011
Spartans suffer double overtime setback, 2-1
GREENSBORO, N.C.—High Point’s Shawn Sloan scored the game-winning goal with 40 seconds remaining in the second overtime period as the Panthers handed UNCG a 2-1 setback, Wednesday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
October 4, 2011
Men’s soccer hosts High Point in nonconference action on Wednesday
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG hosts nonconference rival High Point in a men’s soccer contest, 7 p.m., Wednesday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
October 1, 2011
Spartans down No. 23 Furman in SoCon opener, 2-0
GREENSBORO, N.C. — UNCG scored a pair of second half goals as the Spartans opened Southern Conference play with a 2-0 victory over No. 23 Furman, Saturday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
September 30, 2011
Men’s Soccer hosts No. 23 Furman in SoCon opener
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer opens defense of its 2010 Southern Conference regular-season championship when the Spartans host No. 23 Furman, 7 p.m., Saturday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
September 24, 2011
Strong second half helps Spartans to 4-0 win over Gardner-Webb
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Ross Burki scored twice and Hakan Ilhan added two assists as UNCG snapped its three-match losing streak with a 4-0 victory over Gardner-Webb before a Homecoming crowd of 3,250 on Saturday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
September 23, 2011
Men’s Soccer hosts Gardner-Webb on Saturday
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer looks to snap its three-match losing streak when the Spartans open a three-match home stand against Gardner-Webb, 7 p.m., Saturday on Homecoming weekend.
September 20, 2011
William & Mary hands men’s soccer 2-0 setback
WILLIAMSBURG, Va.—William & Mary scored once in each half en route to a 2-0 victory over UNCG, Tuesday at Martin Family Stadium. The loss was the Spartans’ third straight.
September 19, 2011
Spartans look to snap skid at William & Mary
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men's soccer team closes out a three-match road swing by visiting William & Mary, 7 p.m., Tuesday at Martin Family Stadium in Williamsburg, Va.
September 17, 2011
Spartans fall at Navy, 2-1
ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Navy’s Nick Dubee scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner with just over eight minutes to play, as the Midshipmen handed UNCG a 2-1 setback in men’s soccer Saturday evening at Glen Warner Soccer Facility.
September 16, 2011
Men’s Soccer visits Navy on Saturday
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer team returns to action when they visit Navy, 7 p.m., Saturday, at Glenn Warner Soccer Facility in Annapolis, Md.
September 11, 2011
Late goal sinks Spartans at Charlotte, 1-0
CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Issac Caughran scored the game’s only goal in the 78th minute as No. 17 Charlotte edged UNCG, 1-0, on Sunday night at Transamerica Field.
September 9, 2011
Ilhan, Miller lead Spartans past North Florida, 3-0
GREENSBORO, N.C.—Hakan Ilhan scored twice and added an assist, and Austin Miller collected his first collegiate goal as UNCG eased to a 3-0 victory over North Florida, Friday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
September 8, 2011
Men’s Soccer hosts North Florida on Friday; free fireworks show after the match
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG’s men’s soccer returns to action against North Florida, 7 p.m., Friday at UNCG Soccer Stadium. Admission is free.
September 4, 2011
UNCG-Clemson men’s soccer game cancelled
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG’s men’s soccer match at Clemson on Monday has been cancelled due to expected heavy rains in South Carolina. The match is not likely to be rescheduled.
September 2, 2011
Spartans look to rebound Monday at Clemson
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG’s nationally-ranked men’s soccer looks to get back on the winning side when they visit Clemson, 7 p.m., Monday at Riggs Field.
August 31, 2011
Ilhan named to Soccer America Men's Team of the Week
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The honors continue to roll in for UNCG forward Hakan Ilhan, who was named to his third national team of the week Wednesday. The Spartans also entered their fourth national poll this week.
August 31, 2011
ETSU knocks off nationally ranked UNCG in double overtime, 1-0
GREENSBORO, N.C. – East Tennessee State’s Alesi Osorio struck for a goal with just 43 seconds left in the second overtime as the Buccaneers upset nationally ranked UNCG on its home field Wednesday night, 1-0.
August 30, 2011
Spartans jump into two more national polls
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s soccer team has moved into two more national polls, entering at No. 20 in the Soccer America Men’s Top 25 and at No. 24 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Continental Tire Top 25.
August 30, 2011
Ilhan named SoCon co-Player of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG forward Hakan Ilhan has been named the Southern Conference Men’s Soccer co-Player of the Week for games Aug. 26-28, the league announced Tuesday.
August 30, 2011
Nationally ranked UNCG to host ETSU on Wednesday
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s soccer team will look to defend its new national rankings when the Spartans host East Tennessee State at the UNCG Soccer Stadium on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Admission is free.
August 29, 2011
Ilhan earns national accolades, Spartans ranked nationally
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG forward Hakan Ilhan has earned a pair of national honors after leading the Spartans to an upset of No. 12 Duke on Friday, while UNCG has jumped into the national rankings in one men’s soccer poll.
August 26, 2011
Spartans hold on for 3-2 win over No. 12 Duke
GREENSBORO, N.C.—Hakan Ilhan scored a pair of goals and UNCG used a bend-don’t-break defense over the final 23 minutes as the Spartans opened the 2011 season with a 3-2 victory over No.12 Duke before 2,064 fans, Friday UNCG Soccer Stadium.
August 26, 2011
Beyond Box Scores: Soccer doubleheader, volleyball tournament highlight busy weekend
The weather is supposed to be benign, the opposition isn’t, and the UNCG Spartans intend to be prepared for both this weekend.
August 25, 2011
Men’s soccer hosts No. 12 Duke in 2011 season opener
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer opens the 2011 season by hosting No. 12 Duke, 8 p.m., Friday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
August 23, 2011
Spartans tabbed as SoCon favorite; Five named preseason all-conference
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference men’s soccer coaches have selected UNCG as the preseason favorite to win the league crown in 2011 while five Spartans were selected to the 11-player preseason all-conference team.
August 20, 2011
Ilhan leads Spartans to exhibition victory, 3-2
GREENSBORO, N.C.—Hakan Ilhan scored a pair of goals to lead UNCG to a 3-2 exhibition victory over UNC Pembroke, Saturday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
August 19, 2011
Men’s Soccer hosts UNCP Saturday in final exhibition
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer hosts UNC Pembroke in the Spartans’ final exhibition game, 7 p.m., Saturday, at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
August 18, 2011
Men’s soccer earns spot in preseason projections
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s soccer is listed in TopDrawerSoccer.com’s Tournament 48 rankings of teams projected to qualify for the 2011 NCAA Tournament, the website announced on Wednesday.
August 16, 2011
Spartans tie NC State in exhibition match, 0-0
RALEIGH, N.C. – UNCG battled NC State to a scoreless tie in a men’s soccer exhibition match, Tuesday at Dail Soccer Stadium. The teams did not play into overtime.
August 15, 2011
Men’s soccer visits NC State in Tuesday exhibition match
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG men’s soccer squad plays the first of its two exhibition matches when its visits NC State, 7 p.m., Tuesday, at Dail Soccer Field.
August 12, 2011
Men’s soccer opens fall practice
GREENSBORO, N.C. –UNCG men’s soccer opened preparations for the 2011 season with a pair of practices on Friday at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
August 8, 2011
UNCG announces 2011 Hall of Fame class
GREENSBORO, N.C. –Former men’s basketball standout Eric Cuthrell, volleyball coaching pioneer Tere Dail, women’s basketball record-holder Melinda Goodson and men’s soccer star Doug Hamilton have been elected to the UNCG Athletics Hall of Fame, Athletics Director Kim Record announced on Monday.
August 3, 2011
Ilhan named to PDL all-conference squad
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Men’s soccer standout Hakan Ilhan has been named to the Premier Development League Eastern All-Conference team, the league announced on Tuesday.
July 8, 2011
Men’s soccer signees selected for East-West game
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG men’s soccer signees Stephen Moffitt and David Reittinger have been selected to play in the annual East-West All-Star game on July 17 at UNCG Soccer Stadium. The incoming freshmen will both play for the West squad.