2011-12 North Georgia Men's Soccer News

April 24, 2012
Gustavo Cunha to Play For PDL Team, Palmetto FC Bantams
DAHLONEGA, GA – North Georgia men’s soccer player Gustavo Cunha has made Palmetto FC, a PDL team located in Greenwood, South Carolina.

November 16, 2011
North Georgia Places Six on Soccer Academic Teams
AUGUSTA, GA – The Peach Belt Conference released the men’s and women’s soccer All-Academic teams this past week and North Georgia was represented by six student-athletes.

November 4, 2011
Men's Soccer Places Two on PBC All-Conference Team
AUGUSTA, GA – The Peach Belt Conference announced their yearly honors Friday afternoon with the North Georgia men’s soccer team having two players earn All-Conference honors.

November 2, 2011
Manuel Hernandez named PBC Offensive Player of the Week
AUGUSTA, GA. – After leading the North Georgia men’s soccer team to a 3-1 victory over Francis Marion in the last game of the regular season, freshman phenom Manuel Hernandez was named the Peach Belt Conference Offensive Player of the Week.

November 1, 2011
Saints to Host Clayton State in PBC Tournament Opener
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia men’s soccer team owns the No. 4 seed in the 2011 Peach Belt Conference Tournament, and will host Clayton State on Tuesday night in the first round.

November 1, 2011
Clayton State uses Late Goal to Topple Saints in PBC Tourney
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia men’s soccer season came to a close on Tuesday night when they fell to the Clayton State Lakers 1-0 in the opening round of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament.

October 29, 2011
Saints Cap Regular Season with Road win at Francis Marion
FLORENCE, SC – North Georgia secured a home game in the first round of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament Saturday afternoon, knocking off Francis Marion 3-1 on the road.

October 27, 2011
Men's Soccer to Cap Regular Season at Francis Marion
DAHLONEGA, GA – North Georgia’s reality of hosting a Peach Belt Conference Tournament game is at their fingertips as they get ready to travel to Francis Marion on Saturday for their final game of the regular season.

October 22, 2011
Saints Score Early, Pound Lander for 3-0 Peach Belt Win
DAHLONEGA, GA – An offensive explosion and great team play by the Saints on Saturday night led them to a 3-0 bashing of Lander in Peach Belt action.

October 21, 2011
Men's Soccer Plays Host to Lander on Senior Day
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia men’s soccer team looks to win back-to-back games in conference on Saturday when they host Lander University on Senior Day.

October 19, 2011
Angel's Golden Goal Takes Down Hurricanes in Double Overtime
DAHLONEGA, GA – Max Angel delivered again for the Saints, this time burying his free kick in double overtime to beat Georgia Southwestern 1-0 in Peach Belt action on Wednesday night.

October 17, 2011
Men's Soccer to Host Ga. Southwestern on Wednesday Evening
DAHLONEGA, GA – North Georgia will look to finish the season strong as they wrap-up against three Peach Belt Conference opponents, playing two of them at home.

October 15, 2011
Mars Hill Uses Three Second-Half Goals to Blank North Georgia
MARS HILL, NC - The North Georgia men's soccer team fell 3-0 to the hands of Mars Hill on the road Saturday in non-conference action.

October 13, 2011
Saints Look to Keep Momentum Against Mars Hill
DAHLONEGA, GA – North Georgia is looking forward to playing Mars Hill College on Saturday in hopes of keeping the momentum of the 3-1 victory over Young Harris alive and well.

October 12, 2011
Saints Explode for Three Goals in Non-Conference Win Over Young Harris
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia men’s soccer team got back on track on Wednesday night as they defeated Young Harris 3-1 in non-conference action at the NGCSU Soccer Complex.

October 11, 2011
Soccer Teams Set to Host Cancer Awareness Day
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia men’s and women’s soccer teams are set to host a Cancer Awareness Day on Wednesday, October 19, when the programs play host to Georgia Southwestern in a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader at the Soccer Complex.

October 10, 2011
Men's Soccer Set to Hold Open Tryouts for 2012 Season
DAHLONEGA, GA – North Georgia men’s soccer head coach Pat Parris has announced an open tryout date for current high school seniors for the 2012 season.

October 10, 2011
Men's Soccer to Host Young Harris Wednesday evening
DAHLONEGA, GA – North Georgia will look to gain some momentum this week as they step out of PBC action to play a pair of non-conference games. The Saints dropped their third straight conference game on Saturday, falling to Flagler College, 1-0. They have now lost three of their last four and have fallen to 5-5-1 overall on the season and 2-3 in conference play.

October 8, 2011
Saints Fall to Flagler 1-0, Drop Third Straight Conference Match
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia men's soccer team dropped their third straight Peach Belt Conference game, falling 1-0 to Flagler at the North Georgia Soccer Complex on Saturday night.

October 6, 2011
Men's Soccer Set to Host Flagler College on Saturday
DAHLONEGA, GA – The Saints’ played well and bounced back this past Saturday with a non-conference win over Lincoln Memorial to push their record back over .500 at 5-4-1. The win did come with a loss however, as North Georgia lost their starting goalkeeper of the past few seasons in Rade Tanaskovic to an elbow injury. There is no timetable for Tanaskovic’s return, so Kristopher Alonzo has found his opportunity.

October 1, 2011
The Saints Battle Back to Take Down Lincoln Memorial 2-1
COLUMBUS, GA – The North Georgia men’s soccer ended their two-game losing streak on Saturday afternoon with a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Lincoln Memorial at Columbus State’s Walden Soccer Complex.

September 30, 2011
Men's Soccer Looks to Bounce Back Against Lincoln Memorial
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia men’s soccer team will head down to Columbus, Georgia, to take on Lincoln Memorial in a non-conference match this Saturday at 2:00 PM. The game will be held at a neutral location in the attempt to promote men’s soccer on the campus of Columbus State University.

September 29, 2011
Manuel Hernandez Named Moe's Athlete of the Week
DAHLONEGA, GA - Men’s soccer freshman Manuel Hernandez has been named the Moe’s Southwest Grill North Georgia Athlete of the week after leading the Saints in scoring over the past week.

September 28, 2011
Clayton State Shows Strength, Shutout Saints 4-0
MORROW, GA - North Georgia ran into a buzz saw that was Clayton State on Wednesday night, falling 4-0 in Peach Belt Conference action playing in their fourth league game of the season.

September 27, 2011
Men's Soccer Set to Battle 13th-Ranked Clayton State
DAHLONEGA, GA - North Georgia will look to bounce back this week after dropping a tough game on the road at Montevallo over the weekend. The game was there for the taking, but the Saints could not capitalize and lost 2-1. North Georgia currently sits in second place, but will face a tall task in traveling to Clayton State on Wednesday evening.

September 24, 2011
Men's Soccer Can't Capitalize, Fall 2-1 at Montevallo
MONTEVALLO, AL – The North Georgia men’s soccer team could not capitalize on a first-half red card and fell 2-1 at the hands of the University of Montevallo Saturday evening at Varsity Field in Peach Belt Conference action.

September 22, 2011
Men's Soccer Looks to Change History at Montevallo
DAHLONEGA, GA - The North Georgia men’s soccer team has been pouring in the goals of late and hopes to continue the success this weekend when they travel to the state of Alabama to take on the University of Montevallo.

September 21, 2011
Samples Picks up PBC Defender of the Week Honors
AUGUSTA, GA - After an outstanding week of soccer, Zachry Samples has been named the Peach Belt Defensive Player of the week.

September 20, 2011
Saints Blow Past Chargers 6-2, Set Team Records
DAHLONEGA, GA- The North Georgia men’s soccer team followed up a three-goal performance on Saturday with six more to blowout Alabama-Huntsville, 6-2, in a non-conference match played Tuesday evening.

September 19, 2011
Chargers Headed to Town for Non-Conference Contest
DAHLONEGA, GA - The North Georgia men’s soccer team improved their conference record last week to 2-0 after a 3-2 defeat of UNC Pembroke on Saturday evening. The Saints scored their highest total of the season in recording three goals. Jamie Gleeson, Zachry Samples and Max Angel all scored in the victory.

September 17, 2011
Saints Offense Powers Past UNC Pembroke, 3-2
DAHLONEGA, GA- The North Georgia (3-2-1, 2-0 PBC) men’s soccer team won their second straight Peach Belt Conference game to start the season, 3-2 over UNC-Pembroke on Saturday afternoon.

September 14, 2011
Late Goal Dooms Saints at Lenoir-Rhyne, Fall 1-0
HICKORY, NC- The North Georgia men's soccer team outshot Lenoir-Rhyne, 18-4, but fell late, 1-0, in a non-conference game played Wednesday night in Hickory, North Carolina.

September 12, 2011
Saints Look to Gain Momentum this Upcoming Week
DAHLONEGA, GA - The North Georgia men’s soccer team picked up two great wins last week. The first win came against a ranked and very talented University of Tampa squad on Wednesday night, 2-1, in overtime. Max Angel hit a scorcher to the back of the net just three minutes into the overtime session and the Saints walked away with a huge non-conference win.

September 10, 2011
Own Goal Gives Saints Vital PBC Win over Pacers
AIKEN, SC – The North Georgia Saints men’s soccer team got the benefit of an own goal in the 88th minute to get by pesky USC Aiken, 2-1, in their first conference game of the 2011 season Saturday night.

September 7, 2011
Angel's Overtime Blast Buries Ranked Tampa Squad
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia men’s soccer team used a game-winning blast from Max Angel in the first overtime period to sail by the 22nd-ranked University of Tampa Spartans, 2-1 in a non-conference tilt Wednesday night at the North Georgia Soccer Complex.

September 6, 2011
Men's Soccer Looks to Bounce Back in Week Two
DAHLONEGA, GA - The North Georgia men’s soccer team looks to bounce back from a loss on Sunday as they host the University of Tampa on Wednesday before traveling to USC Aiken for their first conference game of the season.

September 4, 2011
Barry, Anderson Too Much for Outmatched Saints
MIAMI SHORES, FL – The North Georgia men’s soccer team ran into a power that was Barry University on Sunday afternoon falling to the host Buccaneers, 4-1, in a shortened game.

September 2, 2011
Saints Play to Scoreless Draw to Kickoff Season
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL- The North Georgia Saints men’s soccer team played to a scoreless draw with Nova Southeastern on Friday night after 90 minutes and a pair of overtime periods.

August 29, 2011
Men's Soccer Sunshine State Weekend Preview
DAHLONEGA, GA- The North Georgia men’s soccer team opens up the season this weekend, traveling to south Florida for a pair of non-conference games against a pair of Sunshine State Conference members in Nova Southeastern University and Barry University.

August 27, 2011
Angel's PK's Boost Saints Over SCAD in Final Exhibition
DAHLONEGA, GA – The North Georgia Saints men’s soccer team used two penalty kick goals, one coming in the 90th minute, to down SCAD in their last exhibition tune-up before the regular season.

August 24, 2011
Tanaskovic and Hurtado Named Preseason All-PBC
AUGUSTA, GA – The Peach Belt released their Preseason All-Conference Team Tuesday afternoon and the North Georgia Saints men’s soccer team was represented by team captains Juan Hurtado and Rade Tanaskovic.

August 24, 2011
Saints Picked 5th in PBC Preseason Coaches Poll
AUGUSTA, GA – The North Georgia men’s soccer team is predicted to finish fifth in the Peach Belt Conference this upcoming season according to the coach’s poll released on Wednesday.

August 19, 2011
Men's Soccer Plays to 1-1 Draw at Southern Wesleyan
CENTRAL, SC – The North Georgia men's soccer team finished level after 90 minutes with Southern Wesleyan , 1-1, in an exhibition match played Friday night at the SWU Soccer Complex in Central, South Carolina.

August 18, 2011
Saints Hope Success Takes Them Further in 2011
DAHLONEGA, GA- The North Georgia men’s soccer team has hopes of taking last seasons success that much further in 2011.

July 12, 2011
Pat Parris Releases 2011 Men's Soccer Schedule
DAHLONEGA, GA – North Georgia head men’s soccer coach Pat Parris released the team’s 2011 schedule on Tuesday afternoon, a slate that features 16 regular season games and pair of exhibition contests.