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2010 Men's Soccer News

December 10, 2010
Cavener Earns Third Straight NSCAA All-Region Honor
Central Connecticut senior Robert Cavener was named to the All-North Atlantic Region Second Team by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, it is the third consecutive year that he has earned the honor. After earning a third team selection as a sophomore Cavener has been selected to the second team the last two seasons.

December 1, 2010
Cavener Selected to Play in N.E.I.S.L. Senior Bowl
Men's soccer senior Robert Cavener was selected to play in the 2010 N.E.I.S.L Senior Bowl last weekend. The game featured a team of Division I all-stars squaring off against a team of all-stars from Division III. The teams were selceted by the New England soccer coaches, and the game was played on the pitch at Harvard University.

November 11, 2010
Robert Cavener Named First Team All-Northeast Conference for the Second Straight Season
Senior men's soccer player Robert Cavener was named a First Team All-Northeast Conference selection for the second straight season on Thursday night. Cavener led the Blue Devils in scoring in 2010 with three goals and four assists. He was also named to the First Team last season.

November 5, 2010
Men's Soccer Ends Season with Overtime Road Loss at Quinnipiac
Central Connecticut scored with 17 seconds left in regulation to send the game to overtime, but dropped a 4-3 overtime loss on the road at Quinnipiac on Friday afternoon. The Blue Devils finish the season with a 4-10-2 overall record and a 1-6-2 in NEC play. Three players each scored a single goal in the match for Central.

November 2, 2010
Robert Cavener Named ESPN/Academic All-District on Tuesday
Senior men's soccer player Robert Cavener was named to the ESPN/Academic All-District First Team on Tuesday. Cavener, a two-year captain for the Blue Devils, is one of 13 student-athletes in the District I region to be selected. He now advances to the nation ballot with a shot at earning Academic All-America honors. Cavener was also a first team regional selection last season.

October 31, 2010
Men's Soccer Plays St. Francis (NY) to a 2-2 Draw
The Central Connecticut men's soccer team played St. Francis (NY) to a 2-2 double overtime tie on Sunday afternoon. The Blue Devils are now 4-9-3 overall and 1-5-3 in NEC action this season. Senior's Robert Cavener and Connor Smith had the goals for the Blue Devils.

October 29, 2010
Men's Soccer Scores 1-0 Victory on the Road at Long Island on Friday
The Central Connecticut State University men's soccer team traveled to Long Island University on Friday and came away with a 1-0 win. The win is the first in conference action for Central this season, and improves their overall record to 4-9-2. They are 1-5-2 in Northeast Conference action. Connor Smith scored the lone goal for the Blue Devils in the win. Anthony Occhialini made four saves in goal for Central in the win.

October 24, 2010
Men's Soccer Drops 1-0 Decision on Senior Day on Sunday Afternoon
The Central Connecticut men's soccer team dropped a 1-0 decision to Sacred Heart in New Britain on Sunday afternoon. Central celebrated senior day prior to kickoff, honoring six players who were playing at home for the final time in their career. With the loss Central drops to 3-9-2 overall and 0-5-2 in Northeast Conference action. Sacred Heart moves to 10-4-1 and 5-2-1 in league play.

October 21, 2010
Men's Soccer Falls to FDU 1-0
The Central Connecticut men's soccer team fell to NEC rival Fairleigh Dickinson tonight by a score of 1-0. The game was played at Willow Brook Park in New Britain. With the loss the Blue Devils fall to 3-8-2 on the season and 0-4-2 in Northeast Conference action.

October 17, 2010
Men's Soccer Plays Bryant to a Draw
The Central Connecticut men's soccer team played Bryant to a 0-0 draw today at Willow Brook Park. The Blue Devils are now 3-7-2 on the season and 0-3-2 in NEC play. Goalkeeper Anthony Occhialini made two saves in the match.

October 10, 2010
Men's Soccer Team Plays to 0-0 Double Overtime Draw at St. Francis (PA)
The Central Connecticut men's soccer team played to a 0-0 double overtime draw on the road at St. Francis (PA) on Sunday afternoon. With the tie the Blue Devils are now 3-7-1 overall and 0-3-1 in Northeast Conference play. St. Francis (PA) is now 6-3-1 and 2-0-1 in league action. Central returns to action next Sunday at Willow Brook Park hosting Bryant University at Willow Brook Park. Please note the location change for the game.

October 8, 2010
Men's Soccer Drops 4-0 Decision on the Road at Robert Morris
The Central Connecticut men's soccer team fell to 3-7 overall and 0-3 in Northeast Conference play with a 4-0 loss on the road at Robert Morris on Friday. A pair of goalkeepers combined for four saves for the Blue Devils in the loss. Central returns to action on Sunday at St. Francis (PA).

October 3, 2010
Men's Soccer Drops 1-0 Home Decision vs. #10 Monmouth on Sunday
The Central Connecticut men's soccer team dropped a 1-0 decision at home to #10 Monmouth on Sunday afternoon. The Blue Devils are now 3-6 overall and 0-2 in Northeast Conference play with the loss. Monmouth improves to 7-1 overall and 1-0 in league action. Central returns to action on Friday on the road at Robert Morris.

October 1, 2010
Men's Soccer Falls to Mount St. Mary's
The Central Connecticut men's soccer team lost to Mount St. Mary's by a score of 1-0 on Friday night. The Blue Devils are now 0-1 in Northeast Conference play and fall to 3-5 overall on the season. The game was played off campus at Willow Brook Park in New Britain.

September 25, 2010
Terrell Whitting Scores in Overtime as Blue Devils Top Fordham 2-1 on Saturday Night
Sophomore Terrell Whitting scored with under two minutes to play in the second overtime as the Central Connecticut men's soccer team topped Fordham 2-1 on Saturday night in New Britain. The Blue Devils, now 3-4 on the season, tied the game with under two minutes to play in the first half. After allowing a Fordham goal 1:44 into the game, they didn't let the Rams score again in the 2-1 win.

September 22, 2010
Men's Soccer Drops 5-3 Decision in Home Opener to Siena
The Central Connecticut men's soccer team dropped a 5-3 decision in its home opener to Siena on Wednesday night. The game was played at Willow Brook Park in New Britain. Senior Robert Cavener had his second goal of the season for the Blue Devils, but they fall to 2-4 overall on the season. They return to action on Saturday night at Will Brook against Fordham.

September 17, 2010
Men's Soccer Drops 4-2 Decision on the Road at Stony Brook on Friday
The Central Connecticut men's soccer team dropped a 4-2 decision on the road at Stony Brook on Friday night. Seniors Robert Cavener and Shawn Buchanan each scored for the Blue Devils. Central is now 2-3 overall on the season, and will open its home season on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. against Siena. The game will be played at Willow Brook Park.

September 15, 2010
Men's Soccer Shuts Out Yale on the Road in 3-0 Victory on Wednesday Night
Sophomore forward Terrell Whitting scored twice and added an assist as the Central Connecticut men's soccer team shut out Yale on the road on Wednesday night 3-0. The win evens Central's record at 2-2, heading into a Friday night match at Stony Brook. Senior Robert Cavener added two assists and goalkeeper Anthony Occhialini made three saves in net to help preserve the win.

September 11, 2010
Men's Soccer Drops 1-0 Decision on the Road at Hartford
The Central Connecticut men's soccer team dropped to 1-2 overall on the season with a 1-0 loss on Saturday night at the University of Hartford. The only goal of the match came on an own goal early in the first half. Central returns to action at Yale on Wednesday night beginning at 7 p.m.

September 6, 2010
Men's Soccer Drops 1-0 Decision to New Hampshire at UNH Nike Fall Classic
The Central Connecticut men's soccer team fell to 1-1 overall this season following a 1-0 loss to New Hamshire at the UNH Nike Fall Classic on Monday. Central finished 1-1 at the tournament, after beating Vermont 1-0 on Saturday in the first game. Senior Robert Cavener and freshmen defenders Richie Slaughter and Ian Smurthwaite were all named to the All-Tournament Team. Central is back in action at Hartford on Saturday night at 7 p.m.

September 4, 2010
Men's Soccer Opens Season With 1-0 Win Over Vermont on Saturday in New Hampshire
The Central Connecticut men's soccer team opened its season with a 1-0 victory on Saturday against Vermont. The game was played at the University of New Hampshire as part of the UNH Nike Fall Classic. The shutout is the first for the Blue Devils since a 3-0 win over Hartford last September. Central returns to action on Monday against New Hampshire at 1:30 p.m.