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The 2010 men’s soccer season was an abysmal one for CCSU. The Blue Devils came in dead last in the NEC, acquiring only six points out of a possible 30, and won four out of 17 games. Additionally, the team only won once at home.
Many Blue Devils fans were left wondering what had gone wrong with the team. How do you go from winning a championship three years ago to finishing undefeated the 2009 season and getting eliminated in the playoffs to finishing last in the conference?
In soccer there are eleven positions essential to a team. They are divided in three areas: defense, midfield and forwards.
The defense keeps the game from slipping away; without a great defense, no team would be a team. The forwards score the goals.
The CCSU men’s soccer team (3-7-2, 0-3-2 NEC) has now gone five games and an accumulated 390 minutes without scoring a goal after Sunday afternoon’s 0-0 draw against Bryant (4-6-2, 2-2-2 NEC).
CCSU men’s soccer starts its Spring campaign Wednesday, April 7 against Monroe College, the first of five spring games over the next two weeks of April.
Everyone who follows sports and goes to CCSU, knows that we have had problems with support for our own teams in the past. It is nothing new, and something that CCSU fans have come to expect. We don’t do enough to support our teams, and it could be because we are a mid-major school at best.
CCSU men’s soccer team scored seven goals in the first half and pasted Manchester Community college 8-0 in their final warm-up match before fall.
Two years removed from their best finish in school history, this season’s CCSU Blue Devils men’s soccer team looks to make another run to the NCAA Tournament with a team that looks solid from top to bottom.
CCSU men’s soccer finished off their Spring Season on a high note with a 4-0 victory over Hartford United, giving the Blue Devils a 4-1-1 record for the Spring.
Midfielder Yan Klukowski and defender David Tyrie, both staples in the CCSU men’s soccer team starting lineups for the past four years have been signed by the Western Massachusetts Pioneers to season-long contracts.
Four Blue Devils scored as CCSU men’s soccer ripped Manchester Community College 4-0 at Arute Field.