Michigan Wolverines men's soccer

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Michigan Wolverines
men's soccer
Current season
Michigan Wolverines  men's soccer athletic logo

University University of Michigan
Conference Big Ten
Location Ann Arbor, MI
Head Coach Chaka Daley[1] (2nd year)
Stadium U-M Soccer Stadium[2]
(Capacity: 2,200)
Nickname Wolverines
Colors Blue and Maize

             

Home
Away
NCAA College Cup Appearances
2010
NCAA Quarterfinal Appearances
2003, 2010
NCAA Tournament Appearances
2003, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2012
Conference Tournament Champions
2010

The Michigan Wolverines men's soccer team is the intercollegiate soccer program representing the University of Michigan. The school competes in the Big Ten Conference in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

History[edit]

Soccer became a varsity sport at the University of Michigan in 2000.[3]

Colors and badge[edit]

The team colors of Michigan are maize and blue. The badge is formed in a shape of a shield. At the top it has the word Michigan inscribed in maize behind a blue background, with the word Soccer on the bottom and a block M in the middle.

Current roster[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 United States GK Adam Grinwis
4 United States MF Dylan Mencia
5 United States MF Jack Brown
6 United States DF Kofi Opare
7 United States MF Tyler Arnone
9 England FW James Murphy
10 Brazil MF Fabio Villas Boas Pereira
11 United States MF Ezekiel Harris
12 United States MF Nick Lewin
13 United States DF Ben Manko
14 United States MF Noble Sullivan
15 United States DF Brian Klemczak
No. Position Player
16 United States FW T.J. Roehn
17 United States MF Colin McAtee
18 United States GK Alec Dockser
19 United States MF Jason Stacy
20 United States FW Malcolm Miller
21 United States MF Latif Alashe
22 United States FW T.J. VanSlooten
23 United States FW Etienne Lussiez
24 United States DF Zach Hager
25 United States DF Alex Landschulz
26 United States MF Tyler Leppek
32 United States GK Nick Iacobellis

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Name
Manager Canada Chaka Daley
Assistant Coach England Tommy McMenemy
Assistant Coach United States Ian Gordona
Volunteer Assistant Coach United States Jhojan Obando
Program Assistant United States Tim Weaver

Source [4]

Year-by-year record[edit]

Michigan (in blue) playing against Loyola in 2013
Year Head Coach Record Big Ten Standings Big Ten Tournament NCAA Tournament
2000 Steve Burns 6-10-0 1-5-0 6th 5th -
2001 Steve Burns 10-7-1 3-3-0 5th 3rd -
2002 Steve Burns 11-7-2 3-3-0 2nd 2nd -
2003 Steve Burns 14-7-1 5-1-0 2nd 5th Elite Eight
2004 Steve Burns 11-8-4 1-4-1 7th 3rd 2nd Round
2005 Steve Burns 8-10-1 2-4-0 5th 5th -
2006 Steve Burns 7-10-4 1-2-3 5th 3rd -
2007 Steve Burns 10-7-2 0-4-2 7th 5th -
2008 Steve Burns 13-6-3 4-1-1 2nd 3rd Sweet 16
2009 Steve Burns 10-7-1 2-4-0 6th 5th -
2010 Steve Burns 17-5-3 4-2-0 2nd Champions Semifinals
2011 Steve Burns 5-14-1 1-5-0 6th 5th -
2012 Chaka Daley 11-10-1 3-2-1 3rd 2nd 2nd Round
2013 Chaka Daley 8-7-3 3-3-0 4th 5th -

Source [1]

Professional players[edit]

Stadium[edit]

U-M Soccer Stadium as it appeared during the 2013 season

Michigan has played at the U-M Soccer Complex since 2008, and at the U-M Soccer Stadium (built on the site of the Soccer Complex) since 2010.[2] The entire complex cost $6 million to build and includes three fields, including separate practice fields for both the men's and women's teams.[2] The 2,200-seat stadium is built around the central field, and it includes stands on both sides of the field that are both covered by a roof.[2] The stadium features a press box, separate home locker rooms for both the men's and women's teams, an athletic medicine training room, and handicap seating, as well as restrooms and concessions for spectators.[2]

Fans[edit]

Michigan supporters are known as Michigan Ultras. They support the Michigan Wolverines men's and women's soccer teams from the student section. The section consists of over 900 members and is located in the student bleachers of the U-M Soccer Complex and is a registered official student organization with the University of Michigan.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Michigan Men's Soccer Year-by-Year Results". MGoBlue.com. University of Michigan. Retrieved April 15, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "U-M Soccer Stadium". MGoBlue.com. University of Michigan. Retrieved August 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Building up a program". The Michigan Daily. Retrieved April 18, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Michigan Men's Soccer Roster". MGoBlue.com. University of Michigan. Retrieved April 15, 2013. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Michigan Wolverines men's soccer at Wikimedia Commons