2014 FAU Men's Soccer Schedule
The Monarchs (5-4-1, 1-1-1) netted scores in the 7th and 34th minutes of the first half for a 2-0 lead.
Ryan Price's team leading 6th goal on the season, which came off a successful penalty kick just over 10 minutes into the second period, narrowed the margin for the Owls.
However that would be all that Florida Atlantic (1-7-2, 1-2-1) could muster offensively.
The Owls were outpaced in total shots 8-12, but tied in those on goal at four a piece. Deniz Bozkurt led their attack with four attempts overall.
The team will next face-off against South Carolina, who will pay a visit on Friday, October 17th at 8:30 PM.
FAU (1-8-2, 1-3-1) saw two first-half goals come within in a six-minute span. Kevin Byrne headed home the first in the 29th, putting in Deniz Bozkurt's corner kick. Buzkurt made it 2-0 with his 35th-minute score.
The Owls pushed the lead to 3-0 on Bozkurt's second goal, as he punched in the rebound from Daniel Montoya's shot in the 49th.
The Gamecocks' comeback started when sophomore Eli Dent headed home a goal in the 61st minute. Mikkel Knudsen then scored twice in the final 15 minutes of regulation to even the match at 3-3.
Mahamoudou Kaba's strike in the extra frame proved the difference on the night.
South Carolina (7-6, 2-3) took more shots (15-9) and corner kicks (6-4) in the contest.
The Owls will next travel a short distance to the west for a match against FGCU on Tuesday, October 21st. Action is scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM.
FAU (1-9-2) was outshot 12-3 for the evening although all of their efforts were on target. Elijah McDonald, Kevin Byrne, and Ryan Price each registered attempts.
The match remained tied through the first half, but Henry Penagos's third goal of the season off a penalty kick in the 56th minute provided the FGCU (5-5-3) just the amount of offense needed for the win.
The loss snaps a four game win streak for the Owls against the Eagles.
Florida Atlantic will have a full week off before next heading south to battle conference rival FIU in Miami on Wednesday, October 29th. Match time is 7:30 PM.
The Florida Atlantic University men’s soccer team (1-10-2, C-USA 1-4-1) lost 2-0 off a late run by in-state rival FIU (6-7-1, C-USA 2-4) on Wednesday night.
The game was a defensive battle through the majority of the match until the Panthers struck in the 77th minute with a goal from Josue Espana assisted by Marvin Hezel. FIU would go on to score again in the 87th minute to bring the final score to 2-0.
The Owls’ offensive effort included two shot attempts by senior forward Ryan Price and one from sophomore forward Jason Fitzgerald. FAU Goalkeeper Theo Jamilloux had one save, which came in the first half of the match.
The Owls will travel to Charlotte, N.C. to face No. 5 ranked Charlotte on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m.
The Florida Atlantic University men’s soccer team (1-11-2, C-USA 1-5-1) fell 4-1 to seventh-ranked Charlotte (13-2-1, C-USA 5-1-1) on Saturday night.
Charlotte struck first in the 24th minute, scoring a goal off a penalty kick. The Owls played aggressively in the first half with freshman Kevin Byrne receiving a red card in the 37th minute. Junior defender Michael Quinn took his third shot on goal of the season in the 39th minute, but it was blocked by 49ers goalkeeper Austin Pack. Shortly thereafter, veteran Ramon Whittaker would receive a red card in the 41st minute to put the Owls two men down.
Charlotte was able to capitalize off of FAU playing two short in the second half, scoring their second goal in the 52nd minute. The 49ers would go on to score again in the 75th and 81st minutes. The Owls’ only score came off of a Charlotte own goal in the 85th minute.
FAU sophomore goalkeeper Theo Jamilloux had four saves on the night, which brings his season total to 57. Besides Quinn’s two shots on goal, additional shot attempts came from senior Ryan Price and sophomore Owen McCorkle.
The Owls will play non-conference opponent Stetson on Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in Deland, Fla.
The Florida Atlantic University men’s soccer team lost 4-0 to Stetson on Tuesday night.
The Hatters (8-6-2) got on the board quickly in the 12th minute of play off a goal by Lucas Diniz assisted by Jeppe Moe. They went on to score twice in the 14th minute off another goal by Diniz and a penalty kick to bring them up 3-0. FAU goalkeeper Theo Jamilloux was able to prevent further scoring in the first half with three saves.
Stetson would go on to score their final goal right over the shoulder of Jamilloux in the 52nd minute. The Owls tried to get on the board, putting up nine shot attempts from seven different players in the second half.
Kevan Haller, Hakeem Asad, and Daniel Montoya each had one shot on goal on the night. Jamilloux had four additional saves in the second half for a total of seven in the match.
The Owls (1-12-2) will play their final game of the season at home in Boca Raton against conference opponent UAB on Saturday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m.
In the last match of the season, the Florida Atlantic University men’s soccer team (1-13-2, C-USA 1-5-1) fell to conference opponent UAB (10-6-1, C-USA 5-3) 3-0 on Saturday night.
The Blazers scored their first goal in the 19th minute. Their second came in the 46th minute off a corner kick and then a header for a goal. UAB went up 3-0 with their final goal in the 62nd minute.
FAU had four total shot attempts in the match coming from Deniz Bozkurt, Austin Bartel, Kevin Byrne, and Michael Spezza. Goalkeeper Theo Jamilloux had three saves to bring his season total to 67.
Prior to the match, FAU honored seniors Deniz Bozkurt and Ryan Price. Bozkurt lead the team in assists this year with three and has two goals on the season, both of which came in the match against conference opponent South Carolina. Price started in every game this season, leading the team in goals with six and putting up Conference USA’s first hat trick of the season against Georgia Southern.
Price was named to the All-Conference USA Third Team for the second year in a row. The forward was one of FAU’s top performers, starting and playing in all 16 games in his senior season and accumulating 1,450 minutes. He led the team with six goals and had the conference’s first hat trick of the season in a match against Georgia Southern. Price was honored as a part of Senior Night prior to the Owls’ last home game of the season on Saturday.
Riedel was named to the C-USA All-Freshman Team. The Stockholm, Sweden native saw action in 15 games with 13 starts and 1,227 minutes of play. Riedel was a force on defense, playing a critical role in FAU’s 0-0 tie against conference opponent Kentucky. He had one shot on the season in the match versus Jacksonville University.