Syracuse Orange men's soccer

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Syracuse Orange
2017 Syracuse Orange men's soccer team
Syracuse Orange logo.svg
Founded 1920
University Syracuse University
Head coach Ian McIntyre (5th season)
Conference ACC
Location Syracuse, NY
Stadium SU Soccer Stadium
(Capacity: 1,500)
Nickname Orange
Colors Orange[1]
    
Home
Away
ISFA (Pre-NCAA) championships
1936[A]
NCAA Tournament College Cup
2015
NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals
2015
NCAA Tournament Round of 16
2012, 2015, 2016
NCAA Tournament appearances
1984, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016

Syracuse Orange is the NCAA college soccer (football) team for Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York. They are a Division 1 team in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Syracuse is currently coached by Ian McIntyre who has brought the team to three NCAA tournament appearances and the 2015 ACC Conference Title defeating Notre Dame 1–0. In 2014 McIntyre was named the ACC coach of the Year.

Success after Syracuse[edit]

The student-athletes that have found professional soccer success after Syracuse are Chris Aloisi, captain of the 2003 team, was drafted by the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer and was a member of the Houston Dynamo during its run to the MLS Cup 2006.[1]

Richard Asante, an All-BIG EAST and All-Northeast Region selection in 2006, became the latest member of the Orange to be selected in the MLS SuperDraft. He was taken with the first pick in the third round (27th overall) by Toronto FC.[2]

In addition, the Orange has had a player selected in the USL First Division College Draft in eight of the last 10 years, including 2006 when Ezra Prendergast was chosen by the Rochester Raging Rhinos. Prendergast was also picked in the MLS Supplemental Draft by the Chicago Fire. Syracuse has also had players compete in the NPSL, WISL and USISL.[3]

Roster[edit]

Updated: August 9, 2017[2]

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

No. Position Player
1 United States GK Pat Castle
2 Switzerland MF Jan Breitenmoser
3 Norway DF Sondre Norheim
4 Canada DF Justin Earle
5 Canada DF Kamal Miller
6 Sweden DF Hampus Bergdahl
7 England MF Mo Adams
8 Sweden MF Jonathan Hagman
9 Germany FW Johannes Pieles
10 France FW Hugo Delhommelle
11 United States FW Adnan Bakalovic
12 United States DF John-Austin Ricks
13 United States DF Evan Peters
14 Norway FW Petter Stangeland
No. Position Player
15 Canada MF Simon Triantafillou
16 United States MF Lukas Rubio
17 United States FW Tajon Buchanan
18 United States MF Djimon Johnson
20 United States MF Mamadou Balde
21 United States FW Miles Franklyn
22 United States DF Dylan McDonald
23 Sweden MF Oliver Eisen
24 United States MF Emmanuel Nunez-Ferrer
25 Germany GK Hendrik Hilpert
26 United States DF Matthew Pickard
27 United States DF Nikolas Steiner
30 United States GK Jake Leahy

Head coaches[edit]

Since 1920 until the present time, the Syracuse Orange have had 15 Head Coaches. Dean Foti holds the records for; Most Coached Matches, Most Wins, Most Losses, & Most Draws.
Alden Shattuck holds the record for best all-time Winning Percentage with 0.646.

Years Nationality Coach P W L D
1920–1921 United States James Paisley 18 8 7 3
1923–1924 United States Lawrence Lee 19 5 8 6
1925–1926 United States United States Lawrence Lee & William Bertenshaw 16 4 8 4
1927 – 1942, 1946 – 1950, 1952 United States Arthur Horrocks 152 73 67 12
1953–1955 United States Andy Coccari 23 6 15 2
1956 United States Joe Weber 9 0 9 0
1957–1960 United States Peter Cataldi 36 2 33 1
1970–1971 United States Joe Sayer 13 1 12 0
1972–1973 United States John Allen 22 7 13 2
1974 United States Larry Herzog 10 3 7 0
1975–1978 United States Bill Goettel 52 24 26 2
1979–1984 United States Alden Shattuck 113 67 34 12
1985–1990 United States Tim Hankinson 127 69 40 18
1991–2009 United States Dean Foti 292 124 142 26
2010–present England Ian McIntyre
  • No games were played (1922, 1943 – 1945, 1951)
  • Syracuse soccer was discontinued (1961–1969)

SU's MLS Draft History[edit]

Year Type of Draft SU Player Team Round Overall #
1996 Inaugural Draft Eric Puls Colorado 12th 112th
1996 Inaugural Draft Paul Young Columbus 13th 121st
1997 Supplemental Draft Mike Britton Colorado 3rd 23rd
2004 MLS SuperDraft Chris Aloisi Los Angeles 6th 57th
2006 Supplemental Draft Ezra Prendegast Chicago 3rd 34th
2007 MLS SuperDraft Richard Asante Toronto FC 3rd 27th
2009 MLS SuperDraft Kyle Hall Toronto FC 3rd 39th

SU Players Who Have Played in Europe[edit]

Patrice Bernier[edit]

Was a member of the Syracuse Orange squad from 1998 – 1999. Bernier made a big impact at SU in his short career. After being named to the BIG EAST All-Rookie Team in 1998, Bernier was a first-team All-BIG EAST and first-team All-New York State pick after scoring five goals and handing out 8 assists. He later signed with the Montreal Impact of the A-League following his sophomore season.
He then would join Moss F.K. of the Norwegian Premier League in 2003. In 40 appearances with the club, he scored one goal. He left the team in 2004 to join Tromsø, also of the Norwegian Premier League. In 56 appearances he found the back of the net four times. He stayed with the club till 2007. Bernier currently plays for the Montreal Impact.


Bernier was called up to the Canadian National soccer team for the first time in 2004 and continues to play for his country today.

John Andrade[edit]

Was a member of the Syracuse Orange squad from 1998 – 2001. A four-year letterwinner and co-captain of the 2001 squad, John Andrade was with C.S. Marítimo of the Portuguese 1st Division in 2002.

Cameron Hall[edit]

Was a member of the Syracuse Orange squad from 1995 – 1998. Hall played in 32 games in his career at SU. His lone goal came in his senior year when he scored against No. 11 Georgetown to put SU ahead, 2–1. He would later join SV Waldhof Mannheim of the German 2nd Division in 1999. Hall moved to FSV Salmrohr of the German 3rd Division in 2000. He stayed with the club till 2003.

Eric Puls[edit]

Was a member of the Syracuse Orange squad from 1989 – 1992. He would go on to join Rot Weiss Waldorf of the German 3rd Division in 1992. He stayed with the club till 1994. He would later on be drafted by the Colorado Rapids in MLS's Inaugural Draft in 1996.[4]

Records[edit]

All records recorded as of 1920 till present time. [5]

Single Game Records[edit]

Team[edit]

  • Most Goals: 16 ----- (vs. Canisius – Sept. 26, 1984)
  • Most Assists: 13 -----(vs. Canisius – Sept. 26, 1984)

Player[edit]

  • Most Goals: 4 (4 times)
    • Wayne Tompkins ----- (vs. Eisenhower – Sept. 12, 1975)
    • Pavao Milkovic ----- (vs. Eisenhower – Sept. 11, 1976)
    • Erik Miller Sundsted ----- (vs. Canisius – Sept. 26, 1984)
    • Steve Morris ----- (vs. Niagara – Oct. 29, 1989)
  • Most Points: 11 (4 goals, 3 assists)
    • Erik Miller Sundsted ----- (vs. Canisius – Sept. 26, 1984)
  • Most Assists: 5
    • Steve Morris ----- (vs. St. Bonaventure – Sept. 19, 1989)
  • Most Saves: 20
    • Rick Fatscher ----- (vs. Hartwick – Oct. 13, 1984)

Single Season Records[edit]

Team[edit]

  • Most Goals: 58 ----- (1989)
  • Most Assists: 65 ----- (1989)

Player[edit]

  • Most Goals: 18
    • Greg Kolodziey ----- (1986)
  • Most Assists: 16
    • Steve Morris ----- (1989)
  • Most Saves: 174
    • Mike Westcott ----- (1977)
  • Most Shutouts: 12
    • Joe Papaleo ----- (1982)

Career[edit]

  • Most Goals: 44
    • Marcello Vitale ----- (1979–1982)
  • Most Assists: 43
    • Steve Morris ----- (1986, 1988 – 1990)
  • Most Saves: 408
    • Chris Whitcomb ----- (1985–1988)
  • Most Shutouts: 36
    • Joe Papaleo ----- (1979–1982)

The 30-Goal Club[edit]

Player Goals Years
Marcello Vitale 44 1972–1982
Steve Morris 43 1986, 1988 – 1990
Mike DiMonte 42 1984–1987
Greg Kolodziey 35 1983–1986
Paul Young 32 1990–1992
Kirk Johnson 30 2000–2003

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ A: Co-champions with Penn State, Princeton and West Chester.[3]
  1. ^ "Dean Foti has accumulated more wins than any other Orange soccer coach". suathletics.com/. Retrieved September 11, 2007. 
  2. ^ "Chris Aloisi's success after Syracuse". suathletics.com/. Retrieved September 11, 2007. 
  3. ^ "Richard Asante's success after Syracuse". suathletics.com/. Retrieved September 11, 2007. 
  4. ^ "Syracuse's drafted players". suathletics.com/. Retrieved September 11, 2007. 
  5. ^ "Syracuse's 2007 roster". suathletics.com/. Retrieved September 11, 2007. 
  6. ^ "2007 Men's Soccer standings for the Big East Conference of the NCAA". bigeast.org/. Archived from the original on February 4, 2009. Retrieved September 13, 2007. 
  7. ^ "SU Soccer History". suathletics.com/. Retrieved September 14, 2007. [dead link]
  8. ^ "SU Pros". suathletics.com/. Retrieved September 18, 2007. 
  9. ^ "History and Record Book". suathletics.com/. Retrieved September 14, 2007. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ Athletics Marks (PDF). Syracuse University Brand Guidelines. February 9, 2017. Retrieved September 8, 2017. 
  2. ^ "2017 Men's Soccer Roster". cuse.com. Syracuse University Athletics. Retrieved 9 August 2017. 
  3. ^ "NCAA College Soccer Championships: College Champions, 1904-1958". USA Soccer History Archives. Sover Communications. Retrieved December 15, 2016. 

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