Georgetown Hoyas men's soccer

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Georgetown Hoyas men's soccer
Georgetown Hoyas logo.svg
Founded 1952
University Georgetown University
Conference Big East
Location Washington, DC
Head coach Brian Wiese (10th year)
Stadium Shaw Field
(Capacity: 1,625)
Nickname Hoyas
Colors Blue and Gray[1]
         
Home
Away
NCAA Tournament Runner Up
2012
NCAA Tournament College Cup
2012
NCAA Tournament Quarterfinal
2012, 2014
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1994, 1997, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015
Conference Tournament Champions
2015
Conference Regular Season Champions
1994, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015

The Georgetown Hoyas men's soccer team represents Georgetown University in all men's Division I NCAA soccer competitions. The Georgetown Hoyas joined the new Big East Conference on July 1, 2013 with other private schools from the former Big East Conference in which they previously competed. The team has made six appearances in the NCAA Men's Division I Soccer Championship, with the most recent coming in 2015.

Stadium[edit]

Shaw Field - Washington, D.C.

Shaw Field is home of Georgetown men's and women's soccer.[2] The teams began practice on the field in 1996, but did not play their first game until the 2001 fall season. The field surface is natural Bermuda grass, and the facility possesses a seating capacity of 1,625. The complex is located above Yates Field House between Kehoe Field and the Georgetown Medical School. Georgetown holds a record of 97-33-15 (as of 2015) at Shaw Field.[3]

Seasons[edit]

1994 season[edit]

In 1994, the Hoyas achieved an 18-4 record and the school's first-ever berth in the NCAA Championship as well as its first Big East regular season title. Keith Tabatznik was named the South Atlantic Region and Big East Coach of the Year.[4]

1997 season[edit]

GU captured its first-ever NCAA Tournament victory with a 2-1 triumph over Virginia Commonwealth on November 23. The Hoyas finished 1997 with a 15-7 overall record and were second in the competitive Big East Conference with a 9-2 mark.

2012 season[edit]

Georgetown broke onto the national stage in 2012, the most successful season to date in program history. The Hoyas went 19-4-3 with a mark of 6-2-0 in the Big East Conference. The squad was the third overall seed in the NCAA Tournament and the 19 wins were the most in program history. The Hoyas were the Big East Blue Division Champions, the Big East Championship runners-up and advanced to the national championship game in penalty kicks in a game against the University of Maryland. The Hoyas were runners-up to Indiana in the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship. Brian Wiese was selected as National Coach of the Year.[5]

2015 Big East Conference men's soccer standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Georgetown 9 0 0     16 2 3
#9 Creighton + 7 2 0     19 4 0
Butler 6 3 0     10 4 4
Xavier 5 3 1     11 6 1
Providence 4 4 1     8 7 2
DePaul 4 4 1     5 12 1
Villanova 4 5 0     9 8 0
Saint John's 2 5 2     4 11 3
Marquette 1 7 1     5 10 2
Seton Hall 0 9 0     0 15 1
As of December 5, 2015; Rankings from NSCAA

2015 season[edit]

After opening the season 0-2-1, Georgetown went on a program record 18-game unbeaten streak including a 14-game win streak.[6] Along the way, the Hoyas won the Big East Regular Season title with a perfect 9-0-0 record. It was the fifth time in program history that the Hoyas have won the regular season championship. Georgetown also won the Big East Championship crown by beating Creighton,[7] marking the first time in program history that the Hoyas won the league’s postseason tournament.

Head Coach history[edit]

Dates Name
1952-1953 Rev. Frederick Brew
1954 Robert Windish
1955-1957 Dan Mulcahy
1958-1960 Steve Benedik
1961-1965 Bill Lauritzen
1966-1969 Ricardo Mendoza
1970-1974 Paul Kennedy
1975-1976 Bill Smith
1977-1979 Tim Cooney
1980 Scott Strasburg
1981-1983 Mike Dillon
1984-2005 Keith Tabatznik
2006–present Brian Wiese[8]

2015 team roster[edit]

Number Name Position Number Name Position Number Name Position
0 Will Carlson GK 9 Alex Muyl F 18 Declan McCabe M
1 JT Marcinkowski GK 10 Brandon Allen F 20 Bakie Goodman M
2 Edson Martinez M 11 Josh Turnley D 21 PJ Koscher D
3 David Witkoff M 12 Keegan Rosenberry D 22 Jon Azzinnari M
4 Christopher Lema M 13 Peter Schropp D 24 Anderson de Andrade GK
5 Joshua Yaro D 14 Cole Seiler D 25 Brendan McDonough M
6 Matthew Ledder M 15 Kyle Zajec M 30 Mitchell Auer GK
7 Arun Basuljevic M 16 Brett Campbell F
8 Melvin Snoh F 17 Ethan Lochner M

Last updated February 1, 2016[9]

Notable alumni[edit]

Name Professional team Year[8]
Phil Wellington Kansas City Wiz 1996
Brandon Lieb DC United 1997
Eric Kvello NY-NJ Metrostars 1999
Dan Gargan Colorado Rapids 2005
Jeff Curtin Chicago Fire 2006
Ricky Schramm DC United 2007
Tommy Muller San Jose Earthquakes 2012
Jimmy Nealis Houston Dynamo 2012
Andy Riemer Los Angeles Galaxy 2012
Steve Neumann New England Revolution 2013
Joey Dillon Real Salt Lake 2013
Tomas Gomez Columbus Crew 2014
Tyler Rudy New England Revolution 2014
Brandon Allen New York Red Bulls 2015
Alex Muyl New York Red Bulls 2015
Keegan Rosenberry Philadelphia Union 2015
Cole Seiler Vancouver Whitecaps 2015
Josh Turnley Los Angeles Galaxy 2015
Josh Yaro Philadelphia Union 2015

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