Forsberg is a 6'3" central defender that will bring a lot of
talent and experience to the Blue Devil squad. The Green Point,
Australia native has represented teams at both the regional and
national levels. In 2006 Forsberg was selected for, toured with,
and named captain of the Australian Schoolboy team. Most recently,
he played with Sydney Olympic FC, which is one of the top amateur
teams in New South Wales, Australia. "Xavier is a powerful and
talented defender who I expect to make an immediate impact on our
program," said Green. "I believe he can bring maturity and
leadership to the defense this season."
Morgan comes to New Britain via Southampton, England. The 6'5" goal scorer has been playing striker for the England National Schoolboy team and scored the winning goal versus Scotland in front of a crowd of over 20,000 at Wembley Stadium. "We are thrilled that Taylor has chosen CCSU as his home for the next four years," Green said. "He has great pace and good skill for a big target player."
Menzies is a Connecticut product, hailing from Prospect, CT. The 5'10" dynamo captained Woodland Regional High during his junior and senior campaigns. During his career there, Menzies accumulated 49 goals and 33 assists. In 2008 he was named All-Naugatuck Valley League and received All-State and All-New England honors. The midfielder was named MVP at this year's Connecticut Senior Bowl. "Jesse is extremely composed on the ball and has great vision for a midfield player," said Green. "He's coming to CCSU to make an immediate impact on this team and I expect him to do so."
Diamand started four years at King Philip Regional in Wrentham, MA and was named the Massachusetts Senior Bowl MVP this season. The striker also played with the Cape Cod Crusaders and received all-tournament team honors at the Super Y Nationals. "Joel impressed the coaching staff from the first day we saw him play," Green said. "He is very skillful and powerful on the ball and Joel will make an immediate impact on the forward position this fall."
Occhialini played goalkeeper at Montville high, where he was a three-time Eastern Connecticut All-Conference honoree. In 2008 the goalie received both All-New England and NSCAA High School All-American accolades. "Anthony is a great shot stopper and will benefit greatly from full-time goalkeeper coaching from CCSU assistant coach Christian Benjamin," said Green.
Wills comes to CCSU via Fort Worth, TX where he played midfield and forward for Nolan Catholic High. In his senior season Wills was selected first team all-district and second team all-state, while Nolan Catholic was named district champions.
Laryea has transferred over from Dutchess Community College where has proven to be a tremendous defensive force. During his two seasons at DCC Laryea received all-conference and all-region honors, while captaining the squad in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Daniel Galvin, a midfielder from Attleboro, MA, Andrew Hodge, of Rocky Hill, CT, Griffin Fehrs, a captain at Wolcott High in Connecticut, Michael Martinez, a midfielder from Greenwich, CT, and Ben Walsh, a four-year player at Manchester High, will also join the Blue Devils in camp this August.
CCSU will open up the season at the Nike New Hampshire Classic. The Blue Devils will take on Vermont on Friday September 4th before playing the host Wildcats on Saturday September 5th.
April 29, 2010 Men's Soccer to Host Clinic and Charity Game This Saturday
April 26, 2010 Floyd and Guimaraes to Play in NEISL Senior Game
December 17, 2009 Robert Cavener Earns All-Region Honors For Second Straight Season
November 13, 2009 Cavener Named First Team All-Northeast Conference
November 6, 2009 Men's Soccer Drops Season Finale to Quinnipiac 1-0 on Friday Night
November 2, 2009 Friday's Game Changed to 6:00 PM on Arute Field
November 1, 2009 Blue Devils Upended In Final Minute by The Mount, 2-1 (2OT)
October 30, 2009 CCSU Falls to #14 Monmouth on the Road
October 25, 2009 Blue Devils Fall to LIU in Final Minute of Overtime
October 23, 2009 Late Goal Gives St. Francis (NY) 3-2 (2OT) Win Over CCSU
October 18, 2009 Ortiz Scores In Men's Soccer Loss at Fairleigh Dickinson
October 16, 2009 CCSU Falls to Sacred Heart on the Road
October 11, 2009 Central Falls to Bryant In Double Overtime
October 7, 2009 Morgan Receives ECAC Offensive Player of the Week Accolades
October 5, 2009 Morgan Earns adidas/Northeast Conference Weekly Honors
October 2, 2009 Blue Devils Tie St. Francis, 1-1, Behind Late Goal By Spieker
September 29, 2009 Blue Devils Score Early, Defeat Hartford 3-0
September 26, 2009 Buchanan, Ortiz Lead CCSU to 2-1 Road Win Over Fordham
September 19, 2009 CCSU Upended by Siena On the Road
September 16, 2009 CCSU Falls to 3-1-0 After 2-0 Loss to Yale
September 15, 2009 Men's Soccer Receiving Votes In National Poll
September 12, 2009 Spieker Shines With Game-Winning Goal In 2-1 (2OT) Win Over Holy Cross
September 10, 2009 CCSU To Celebrate Blue Devil Soccer Legends
September 9, 2009 Jones Leads US To Quarterfinals of Deaflympics
September 6, 2009 CCSU Scores Two In The Second Half To Top New Hampshire, 3-1
September 4, 2009 Durr Scores Game-Winner In 2-1 Victory Over Vermont
August 20, 2009 Men's Soccer Picked Sixth in Northeast Conference Poll
July 31, 2009 Floyd Earns PDL Team of the Week Honors
July 27, 2009 Green Announces Incoming Class For 2009