2012-13 North Georgia Men's Soccer News

June 6, 2013
Men's Soccer Releases 2013 Schedule
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The University of North Georgia men’s soccer team under head coach Pat Parris has released their 2013 schedule as they look to improve on their 7-7-2 record from last season.

May 29, 2013
North Georgia Wins Three PBC Annual Awards
HILTON HEAD, S.C. – The University of North Georgia athletic department brought home three awards from the Peach Belt Conference as announced at the PBC awards dinner at the annual meetings on Tuesday night.

April 24, 2013
Soccer Programs Celebrate Successful Alumni Games
DAHLONEGA, Ga. - The University of North Georgia soccer programs hosted their annual alumni event on Saturday, Apr. 20. Several generations of alumni were represented for both the men and women's programs as the event brought back over 50 alumni members and over 100 spectators.

April 16, 2013
Men's Soccer Takes Time to Give Back During Off Season
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – This spring, while the University of North Georgia men's soccer program has continued to focus on preparing for next season, the Saints have also spent time away from the pitch to give back to the community with a couple initiatives.

April 9, 2013
Soccer Teams Preparing for Annual Prospect Day Camp
DAHLONEGA, Ga. - In an effort to continue to recruit some of the best talent possible, the University of North Georgia men's and women's soccer teams are preparing to host the first of two prospect day camps on Saturday, May 4. The camp gives both the men's and women's soccer staffs the opportunity to work with prospective recruits while also giving those in attendance the opportunity to train for a day with successful college coaches.

April 4, 2013
Men's Soccer Adds Nine to Squad for 2013
DAHLONEGA, Ga. - University of North Georgia head men's soccer coach Pat Parris announced Tuesday the completion of the 2013 recruiting class. Joining the squad in its inaugural campaign under the "Nighthawks" banner will be NCAA Division I transfer Eric Carrion, NAIA transfer Luis Huertas, junior college transfer Fischer Olliff and incoming freshmen Raul Diaz, Eddie Hurst, Andrew Leuer, Drew Loconte, Carlos Reyes and Zach Tibbs.

March 15, 2013
North Georgia Student-Athletes Share Love of Sports with Elementary School Students
GAINESVILLE, Ga. – For many great athletes, their passion for sports started in with someone who had succeeded at a particular sport sharing their love of the game. Perhaps that will be the case at Sardis Enrichment School following a pair of visits by several University of North Georgia student-athletes.

January 14, 2013
Men’s Soccer to Hold Open Trial for College-Aged Players
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – University of North Georgia men’s soccer coach Pat Parris will hold an open trial on Thursday, Jan. 31 at the North Georgia soccer field. The trial will last from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m.

November 7, 2012
Saints Duo Earn PBC All-Academic Honors
AUGUSTA, Ga. – North Georgia College & State University has placed two soccer players on the Peach Belt Conference All-Academic teams, one from each squad, as the teams were released Wednesday afternoon.

November 2, 2012
Cunha, Alonzo Honored with All-PBC Recognition
AUGUSTA, Ga. – North Georgia College & State University men's soccer players Gustavo Cunha and Kristoher Alonzo were recognized Friday afternoon at the annual Peach Belt Conference men's and women's soccer awards banquet held at the Belair Conference Center. Cunha was named to the All-PBC First Team while Alonzo was named the Second Team's goalkeeper.

October 30, 2012
Men’s Soccer Falls 2-1 in Quarterfinal Match to No. 21 Flagler
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The 2012 season came to an end for the North Georgia College & State University men's soccer team Tuesday night as No. 21 Flagler defeated North Georgia 2-1 in the pair's Peach Belt Conference Touranment Quarterfinal match at Saints Field in St. Augustine, Fla.

October 29, 2012
Weekly Athletics Release 10 – Monday, October 29, 2012

October 27, 2012
Men’s Soccer Falls 2-1 in Overtime to Pacers
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The North Georgia College & State University men's soccer team came within 43 seconds of captuing a 1-0 victory, but in the blink of an eye, the University of South Carolina Aiken Pacers changed all of that. The Pacers went on to post a 2-1 overtime victory at the North Georgia Soccer Field.

October 25, 2012
Soccer Teams to Hold Annual “Senior Night” and Academic Recognition Saturday
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The North Georgia College & State University soccer teams will hold their annual “Senior Nightn and Academic Recognition Night” at the North Georgia Soccer Field on Saturday, Oct. 27 as part of a Peach Belt Conference soccer doubleheader with the University of South Carolina Aiken. The Saints will recognize 11 total seniors for their services to the two programs and will also award eight players who have excelled in the classroom.

October 24, 2012
Bearcats Deal Saints 1-0 Loss in Men’s Soccer
GREENWOOD, S.C. – The North Georgia College & State University men's soccer team was unable to find the desired positive result Wednesday night as the Bearcats of Lander University defeated the Saints 1-0 in Peach Belt Conference action at the Jeff May Complex.

October 22, 2012
Weekly Athletics Release Nine – Monday, October 22, 2012

October 22, 2012
Bowlt Named PBC Men’s Defender of the Week
AUGUSTA, Ga. – North Georgia College & State University men's soccer player Daniel Bowlt has been tabbed the Peach Belt Conference Defender of the Week by the conference office it was announced Monday.

October 20, 2012
Men’s Soccer Upsets No. 13 Flagler 3-1 on the Road
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The North Georgia College & State University men's soccer team earned one of the biggest victories in recent program history Saturday night as the men claimed a decisive 3-1 upset victory over 13th-ranked Flagler College with two late goals.

October 15, 2012
Weekly Athletics Release Eight – Monday, October 15, 2012

October 13, 2012
Braves End Saints’ Streak with 2-1 Decision
PEMBROKE, N.C. – The North Georgia College & State University men's soccer team fell 2-1 to the University of North Carolina Pembroke Saturday afternoon, seeing their streak of six-straight games with a positive result come to an end at the hand of the Braves.

October 10, 2012
Saints and Lakers Tie 0-0 in Men’s Soccer
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – It was one of the longest games of the year for the North Georgia College & State University men's soccer team as the Saints played to a 0-0 tie with the Clayton State University Lakers in a Peach Belt Conference game that lasted just over two and a half hours Wednesday night at the North Georgia Soccer Field.

October 8, 2012
Weekly Athletics Release Seven – Monday, October 8, 2012

October 6, 2012
Men’s Soccer Continues to Roll with 3-0 Victory Over Hurricanes
AMERICUS, Ga. – The North Georgia College & State University men's soccer team continued to roll Saturday afternoon, defeating the Hurricanes of Georgia Southwestern University 3-0.

October 3, 2012
Men's Soccer Finishes in 1-1 Draw with Montevallo in Double Overtime
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The North Georgia College & State University men's soccer team came away with a critical Peach Belt Conference win Saturday afternoon as the Saints downed Francis Marion University 2-1 at the North Georgia Soccer Field.

October 1, 2012
Weekly Athletics Release Six – Monday, October 1, 2012

September 29, 2012
Men’s Soccer Downs Francis Marion 2-1 in PBC Action
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The North Georgia College & State University men's soccer team came away with a critical Peach Belt Conference win Saturday afternoon as the Saints downed Francis Marion University 2-1 at the North Georgia Soccer Field.

September 26, 2012
Saints Claim Second-Straight Win, Down Anderson 2-1
ANDERSON, S.C. – The North Georgia College & State University men's soccer team recorded their second-straight victory Wednesday evening, edging the Trojans of Anderson University 2-1, giving the Saints a solid Southeast Region victory.

September 24, 2012
Weekly Athletics Release Five – Monday, September 24, 2012

September 20, 2012
Saints Claim 2-1 Victory Over Lees-McRae in Overtime
BANNER ELK, N.C. – The North Georgia College & State University men's soccer team overcame a late 1-0 deficit to bounce back and defeat the Bobcats of Lees-McRae College 2-1 in overtime at Tate Field Thursday afternoon.

September 19, 2012
Men’s Soccer Game with Lees-McRae Postponed a Day
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The North Georgia College & State University men's soccer team's game at Lees-McRae College previously scheduled for today, Wednesday, Sept. 19, has been postponed until Thursday, Sept. 20 due to the playing surface not being in a playable condition.

September 17, 2012
Weekly Athletics Release Four – Monday, September 17, 2012

September 15, 2012
Men’s Soccer Falls 3-2 to Nationally-Ranked Young Harris
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The North Georgia College & State University men's soccer team played with extreme spirit Saturday night in front of their home crowd. However, despite setting an extremely fast pace that pushed No. 18 Young Harris College to its limit, the Saints fell 3-2 in their Peach Belt Conference opener.

September 11, 2012
Men’s Soccer Set to Host Club Soccer Night
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The North Georgia College & State University men's soccer team is inviting youth soccer players from the local area to their Peach Belt Conference opener this Saturday, Sept. 15.

September 11, 2012
Men’s Soccer Downs Lenoir-Rhyne 1-0
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The North Georgia College & State University men's soccer team knew going into Tuesday's game with Lenoir-Rhyne that they would need to control the ball as much as possible and overwhlem the Bears' stout defense. The Saints achieved their goal and downed the Bears 1-0 during their "Military Appreciation Night" and "9-11 Observance" at the North Georgia Soccer Field.

September 10, 2012
Weekly Athletics Release Three – Monday, September 10, 2012

September 8, 2012
Men’s Soccer Falls 2-1 to Eckerd in PBC – Sunshine Challenge
TAMPA, Fla. – The North Georgia College & State men's soccer team was unable to find the positive result they were looking for Saturday afternoon as the Saints fell 2-1 to Eckerd College in the Peach Belt – Sunshine Challenge hosted by the 10th-ranked University of Tampa at Pepin Stadium.

September 7, 2012
Men’s Soccer Game Against 10th-Ranked Tampa Postponed Further
TAMPA, Fla. – The North Georgia College & State men's soccer team will have to wait for another chance to finish what they started Thursday night as their match with the 10th-ranked University of Tampa has been postponed with the hopes of rescheduling on a later date.

September 6, 2012
Inclement Weather, Lightning Interrupts Men’s Soccer Game in Tampa
TAMPA, Fla. – After playing to a 0-0 tie through 64 minutes, the men's soccer match between North Georgia College & State University and the 10th-ranked University of Tampa has been delayed due to lightning and heavy rains in the area.

September 3, 2012
Weekly Athletics Release Two – Monday, September 3, 2012

September 1, 2012
Saints Bounce Back with 3-1 Victory Over Falcons
MORROW, Ga. – 24 hours after the North Georgia College & State men's soccer team dropped their season-opener, the Saints powered back with a 3-1 victory over Pfeiffer University in the Clayton State Laker Shootout Saturday afternoon.

August 31, 2012
Men’s Soccer Falls 2-1 to Queens in Season-Opener
MORROW, Ga. – The North Georgia College & State men's soccer team opened up the regular-season Friday evening in the Clayton State Laker Shootout with a non-conference bout against Queens University out of Charlotte, N.C. The Saints ultimately fell 2-1 to the Royals in the tournament's first game.

August 27, 2012
Weekly Athletics Release One – Monday, August 27, 2012

August 25, 2012
Men’s Soccer Earns 1-1 Tie with Warriors to End Preseason
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The North Georgia College & State men's soccer team took to the pitch for the final time in preseason action Saturday night. The Saints hosted Southern Wesleyan University in a spirited match that ended in a 1-1 draw in front of a crowd of close to 600 people.

August 22, 2012
Men’s Soccer Tabbed Seventh in PBC Preseason Coaches Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference office released the 2012 men’s soccer preseason coaches poll Wednesday afternoon with the North Georgia College & State Saints tabbed seventh.

August 21, 2012
Men’s Soccer Falls 2-1 to SCAD in Exhibition
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The North Georgia College & State men's soccer team had to overcome a slow start to their exhibition match against the Savannah College of Art and Design Tuesday night, but a strong second half showing by the Saint men was foiled by the Bees netting the game-winner with just four minutes remaining in regulation to claim the game 2-1.

July 17, 2012
Men's Soccer Releases 2012 Schedule, Two Early Tournaments Highlight
DAHLONEGA, GA – North Georgia men’s soccer head coach Pat Parris has finalized his 2012 schedule that will feature six home games and 16 total matches.