Cavener Earns Third Straight NSCAA All-Region HonorCentral 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.
Cavener Selected to Play in N.E.I.S.L. Senior BowlMen'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.
Men's Soccer Ends Season with Overtime Road Loss at QuinnipiacCentral 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.
Robert Cavener Named ESPN/Academic All-District on TuesdaySenior 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.
Men's Soccer Plays St. Francis (NY) to a 2-2 DrawThe 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.
Men's Soccer Scores 1-0 Victory on the Road at Long Island on FridayThe 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.
Men's Soccer Drops 1-0 Decision on Senior Day on Sunday AfternoonThe 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.
Men's Soccer Falls to FDU 1-0The 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.
Men's Soccer Plays Bryant to a DrawThe 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.
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.
Men's Soccer Drops 4-0 Decision on the Road at Robert MorrisThe 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).
Men's Soccer Drops 1-0 Home Decision vs. #10 Monmouth on SundayThe 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.
Men's Soccer Falls to Mount St. Mary'sThe 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.
Terrell Whitting Scores in Overtime as Blue Devils Top Fordham 2-1 on Saturday NightSophomore 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.
Men's Soccer Drops 5-3 Decision in Home Opener to SienaThe 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.
Men's Soccer Drops 4-2 Decision on the Road at Stony Brook on FridayThe 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.
Men's Soccer Shuts Out Yale on the Road in 3-0 Victory on Wednesday NightSophomore 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.
Men's Soccer Drops 1-0 Decision on the Road at HartfordThe 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.
Men's Soccer Drops 1-0 Decision to New Hampshire at UNH Nike Fall ClassicThe 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.
Men's Soccer Opens Season With 1-0 Win Over Vermont on Saturday in New HampshireThe 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.