2014 FAU Men's Soccer Schedule
The Ospreys scored their highest goal tally since the 2006 season.
Ramon Whittaker (21st minute) and Ryan Price (88th minute) notched the Owls' scores.
Whittaker's strike tied the match, but UNF rallied for three straight scores thereafter to put matters out of reach.
Price led the FAU offense with four shots, two of which were on target.
Florida Atlantic will look to rebound against Jacksonville at 3:00 PM on Sunday.
The Florida Atlantic University men’s soccer team (0-2) lost 2-0 in its match against Jacksonville University on Sunday.
Goalkeeper Theo Jamilloux had a strong performance with five saves, three in the first half and two in the second.
FAU’s offense compiled six shots from five different players, including newcomers Petter Riedel, Elijah McDonald, Kevin Byrne and returner Jason Fitzgerald. Sophomore newcomer David Adejunmobi had the most shot attempts on the day with two.
Florida Atlantic’s next match will be Friday, Sept. 5 against University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla. The Owls’ first home match will be against Stetson on Friday, Sept. 7 at 2 p.m.
The Knights (1-2) accounted for the match's only score courtesy of a penalty kick just nine seconds before the 90th minute of play.
UCF broke a two game losing streak, and has seen all contests for 2014 thus far decided by a single goal being scored.
After starting the season with three games on the road, Florida Atlantic returns to Boca Raton to host Stetson on Sunday at 2:00 PM in their home opener.
110 minutes was not enough to decide a winner, as the Florida Atlantic University men’s soccer team tied with Stetson 1-1 on Sunday.
The Owls (0-3-1) were outshot 21-7 in their home opener, but took the lead when Ryan Price headed in a rebound in the 43rd minute. FAU was able to fend off the Hatter attack for most of the match, but Stetson broke through with a header of its own in the 71st minute to tie the score.
Ramon Whittaker received two yellow cards in quick succession midway through the second half, forcing the Owls to play a man down for the remainder of the contest. Stetson had several opportunities to take the lead, but were turned away, thanks in part to Theo Jamilloux’s 10 saves.
Extra time couldn’t crack the deadlock as the two teams combined for just three shots in 20 minutes. The Owls will travel to Georgia Southern on Sept. 12, followed by a match at Mercer on Sept. 14.
Goalkeeper Theo Jamilloux had four saves on the day, and Ryan Price and Patrick Darby were selected for the all-tournament team.
Price had nine shot attempts on the weekend and completed a hat trick in the match against Georgia Southern on Friday night.
The Owls next return to Boca Raton to face league opponent Kentucky Saturday, September 27th at 8:00 PM.
The Florida Atlantic University men’s soccer team opened its Conference USA schedule with a 0-0 draw against Kentucky on Saturday night.
The Owls (0-5-2, 0-0-1 C-USA) and Wildcats played a defensive minded affair that featured just 12 total shots the entire night. Deniz Bozkurt had two of FAU’s four shots. UK doubled the Owls’ shot count, but could not find the back of the net.
A physical affair throughout the evening, the two teams combined for 26 fouls and seven yellow cards in the match. Theo Jamilloux made three saves for his first shutout of the season.
FAU will travel to Marshall on Saturday, Oct. 4 to play the Thundering Herd. Match time is set for 7 p.m.
The Florida Atlantic University men’s soccer team (1-5-2, C-USA 1-0-1) got its first victory of the season on Saturday night against Conference USA rival Marshall, bringing the Owls to 1-0-1 in conference play.
Sophomore forward Jason Fitzgerald started off FAU’s run, scoring his first goal of the season in the 15th minute assisted by senior Deniz Bozkurt. The Owls wouldn’t score again in the first half but held the Thundering Herd to no score.
The Owls’ offense started aggressively in the second half with Ryan Price and Daniel Montoya taking shot attempts in the 55th and 56th minute but coming up short as both were blocked by Marshall goalkeeper Dominik Reining.
Senior Ramon Whittaker would come up with his second goal of the year in the 60th minute to bring FAU up by two. Whittaker would follow up with another goal in the 64th minute assisted by Daniel Montoya to take FAU to its final score of 3-0.
The FAU defense worked hard in the match, with goalkeeper Theo Jamilloux having his second shutout of the season with three saves.
The Owls will be back in Boca Raton to host C-USA opponent University of New Mexico on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m.
The Florida Atlantic University men’s soccer team (1-6-2, C-USA 1-1-1) fell 2-0 to No. 16 New Mexico (8-2-1, C-USA 2-1) on Wednesday night.
The Owls played tight defense in the first half until the Lobos struck with a little over a minute remaining to bring them to 1-0. The shot from New Mexico’s Kevin Correa just slipped by FAU goalkeeper Theo Jamilloux.
New Mexico’s second goal came off a penalty kick in the 63rd minute.
Sophomore Braxton Fuster had FAU’s only shot on goal for the night, while the Owls tallied a total of five shots overall in the match. Jamilloux had six saves on the night to bring his season total to 44.
FAU will travel to Norfolk, Va. to face conference opponent Old Dominion on Saturday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m.