St. Bonaventure Bonnies men's soccer

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St. Bonaventure Bonnies men's soccer
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Founded 1961
University St. Bonaventure University
Head coach Kwame Oduro (3rd season)
Conference A-10
Location Allegany, NY
Stadium Marra Athletics Complex
(Capacity: 100)
Nickname Bonnies, Bons
Colors Brown and White[1]
         
ISFA (Pre-NCAA) championships
1894
For information on all St. Bonaventure University sports, see St. Bonaventure Bonnies

The St. Bonaventure Bonnies men's soccer team is a varsity intercollegiate athletic team of St. Bonaventure University in Allegheny, New York, United States.[2] The team is a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference, which is part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division I. St. Bonaventure's first men's soccer team was fielded in 1961. The team plays its home games at McGraw-Jennings Field in neighboring Olean. The Bonnies are coached by Kwame Oduro.

The Bonnies have never won the Atlantic 10 Men's Soccer Tournament, the Atlantic-10 regular season, nor have ever qualified for the NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship. Their best regular season performance was their third place finish in 1999. Their best Atlantic 10 Tournament performances came in 1999 and 2009, where the Bonnies reached the semifinal.[3]

Roster[edit]

As of December 17, 2016.[4]

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

No. Position Player
0 United States GK Alex Olday
1 Canada GK Luke Iacobellis
2 United States MF Kyle Kleckner
4 United States DF Matt Lane
5 Ghana MF Kwame Opoku
6 United States MF Noel Orozco
7 France MF Remi Dujardin
8 Ghana MF Paul Afful
9 United States FW Jacob Dyck
10 Scotland MF Kieran Toland
11 Nigeria MF Kosi Nwafornso
12 Canada DF Isaiah Wilson
13 Canada DF Jon-Michael Perkins
14 England MF Eddie Keen
No. Position Player
15 United States FW Josh Beshaw
16 United States MF Parker Shetler
17 United States DF Peter Routsis
18 United States MF Nikko Richards
19 United States DF Anthony Sileo
20 United States FW Cole Heilman
21 Nigeria DF Bonaventure Akinlosotu
22 United States DF Nick Mazzola
23 United States DF Tony Gaglianese
24 United States GK Kyle Cunningham
25 United States DF Kyle Dutch
26 Republic of Ireland DF Aidan Conaghan
27 Spain MF Carlos Ruano Morales
28 United States GK Joseph Sanchez-Castro

Rivalries[edit]

The Bonnies primary rival is the Siena Saints, whom they compete with for the Franciscan Cup.

Seasons[edit]

National Champions dagger Conference Champions * Division Champions double-dagger NCAA Tournament berth ^
Season Head coach Conference Season results Tournament results
Overall[5] Conference[3] Conference[3] NCAA[6]
W L T W L T Finish
1961 Paul Morrotte Independent 2 3 0
1962 no team
1963 2 7 1
1964
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969
1970
1971
1972 Enrique Barrera
1973
1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987 A-10 4th, West
1988 4th, West
1989 George Perry III 4th, West
1990 9th
1991 7th
1992 8th
1993 8th
1994 7th
1995 Bob Butehorn 9th
1996 8th
1997 5th
1998 5th
1999 Bill Brady 3rd Semifinal
2000 6th
2001 12th
2002 11th
2003 12th
2004 8th
2005 Mel Mahler 4 11 3 3 5 1 10th
2006 3 12 2 3 4 2 8th
2007 6 7 3 3 4 2 11th
2008 6 6 4 4 4 1 9th
2009 10 9 0 5 4 0 6th Semifinal
2010 10 8 1 5 3 1 4th First Round
2011 4 12 3 0 7 2 14th
2012 5 14 0 3 6 0 11th
2013 8 9 2 2 5 1 10th
2014 1 15 0 0 8 0 13th
2015 Kwame Oduro 2 16 1 1 7 0 13th
2016 4 12 2 3 4 1 10th
2017

Individual achievements[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

Brad Wolf is St. Bonaventure's all-time points leader, while Joe Trabold is St. Bonaventure's all time goalscoring leader. Both players' careers overlapped during the 1984 and 1985 seasons.[5]

Rank Individual Years Goals Assists Points
1 Brad Wolf 1982-85 48 21 117
2 Joe Trabold 1984-86 50 16 116
3 Peter Carr 1980-83 34 6 74
4 Tom Lemmon 1996-99 27 9 63
5 Tom Zeifang 1984-86 26 10 62
6 Sam Maheu 2006-09 23 14 60
7 David Servello 1995-98 26 7 59
8 John Phoumanny 1999-02 21 13 55
9 Dan Hetrick 1995-98 16 11 43
10 Wally Senk 1997-98 9 22 40

Facilities[edit]

Marra Athletics Complex[edit]

Tom 80' and Michelle Marra Athletics Field Complex is a multisport complex with a 200-seat soccer-specific stadium that hosts both the men's and women's soccer programs.[7] The Bonnies began playing at the facility in 2014. Previously St. Bonaventure played at McGraw-Jennings Field.

Coaching history[edit]

St. Bonaventure University has had seven head coaches in their program's existence.[8]

Years Coach Games W L T Pct.
1961–1971 John Skehan - - - - .000
1972–1988 Enrique Barrera - - - - .000
1989–1994 George Perry III - - - - .000
1995–1998 Bob Butehorn 70 34 32 4 .514
1999–2004 Bill Brady 111 40 69 2 .369
2005–2014 Mel Mahler 178 57 102 19 .377
2015– Kwame Oduro 37 6 28 3 .203

References[edit]

  1. ^ "St. Bonaventure University Writing Style Guide" (PDF). March 2, 2014. Retrieved June 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ "St. Bonaventure Men's Soccer". National Collegiate Athletic Association. NCAA.com. Retrieved December 17, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c "Atlantic 10 Men's Soccer Record Book" (PDF). Atlantic 10 Conference. Atlantic10.com. Retrieved December 17, 2016. 
  4. ^ "2016 St. Bonaventure Men's Soccer Roster". St Bonaventure Bonnies. Retrieved December 17, 2016. 
  5. ^ a b "Year-By-Year Results". St. Bonaventure Men's Soccer Record Book (PDF) (2016 ed.). St. Bonaventure Athletics. p. 3.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "scorers" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  6. ^ "Men’s Division I Championship Brackets" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association. Archived from the original on 31 August 2011. Retrieved 31 August 2011. 
  7. ^ "Tom 80' and Michelle Marra Athletics Field Complex". St. Bonaventure Bonnies. St. Bonaventure University Athletics. Retrieved December 17, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Head Coaching History". St. Bonaventure Men's Soccer Record Book (PDF) (2016 ed.). St. Bonaventure Athletics. p. 3.