2011-12 Men's Soccer News

February 2, 2012
Coker Men's Soccer Announces Additions to 2012 Squad
Head Coach Paul Leese has added two new student-athletes to the Cobra men's soccer team for the 2012 season.

December 16, 2011
Coker's Bedoya Earns NSCAA All-America Honors
Coker men's soccer freshman defender, Fernando Bedoya, has been named to the NSCAA/Continental Tire All-America Third Team.

December 14, 2011
Five Cobras Earn NSCAA First Team All-Southeast Region Honors
James Sweeney, Rommel Fondin, Carlos Recions, Atticus Lum and Fernando Bedoya were all named to the NSCAA NCAA Division II Men's Soccer All-Southeast Region First Team.

December 8, 2011
Sweeney Named Conference Carolinas Scholar Athlete of the Year
Coker junior goalkeeper James Sweeney has been named the 2011 Conference Carolinas Men's Soccer Scholar Athlete of the Year.

December 1, 2011
Coker's Sweeney Named to Capital One Academic All-American First Team
Junior James Sweeney has been named to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-America® NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer First Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

November 16, 2011
Three Cobras Receive First Team All-Region Honors
Carlos Recions, Fernando Bedoya and James Sweeney were named to the Daktronics All-Southeast Region First Team on Tuesday.

November 15, 2011
Coker's Sweeney and Staub Named to Capital One Academic All-Distirct Soccer Team
James Sweeney and Tyler Staub were selected as members First Team Capital One Academic All-District Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

November 11, 2011
Coker's Season Comes to an End with 2-1 Loss to Mars Hill
Mars Hill advances to Second Round of the NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament with 2-1 win over Coker.

November 10, 2011
No. 5 Cobras Ready for First Round of NCAA Tournament
The top seeded Cobras will host the #4 seed Lions of Mars Hill College in the first round of the tournament at the Coker Soccer Field on Friday night at 7 p.m.

November 9, 2011
NCAA Soccer Programs Go Digital
Fans can download the NCAA men's soccer program online or by scanning the QR code.

November 7, 2011
Cobras to Host NCAA Regional Tournament
Coker College has been selected as the top seed and host for this week’s NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Men’s Soccer Tournament.

November 6, 2011
Cobras Capture Men's Soccer Tournament Championship
Noah Lascell was named tournament MVP with his second game-winning goal of the tournament, leading Coker to a 1-0 win over Lees-McRae on Sunday.

November 4, 2011
Coker Advances to Tournament Championship with 2-1 Win over Limestone
Noah Lascell scored the game winning goal in the Cobras 2-1 win over Limestone, advancing them the Conference Carolinas Men's Soccer Tournament Championship game on Sunday.

November 3, 2011
Coker Men's Soccer has Seven Receive All-Conference Honors, Leese and Recinos Lead the Way
Seven members of the nationally ranked No. 5 Coker College men’s soccer team have been selected as All-Conference performers with head coach Paul Leese earning Coach of the Year honors and forward Carlos Recinos earning Player of the Year honors.

November 1, 2011
Staub Leads No. 5 Coker to 3-0 Win Over Queens
Sophomore Tyler Staub was the driving force behind two of Coker’s three goals, as the nationally ranked No. 5 Cobras shutout the Royals of Queens University of Charlotte, 3-0 in the quarterfinals of the Conference Carolinas Men’s Soccer Tournament on Tuesday night.

November 1, 2011
Lascell, Pent and Sweeney Named to Men's Soccer Academic All-Conference Team
Coker College juniors Noah Lascell (Myrtle Beach, S.C.), David Pent (Lexington, S.C.) and James Sweeney (Huntingtown, Md.) have been named to the 2011 Men’s Soccer Academic All-Conference Team for their outstanding academic performance.

November 1, 2011
Coker Men's Soccer Ranked No. 5 Nationally
The Coker College men’s soccer team moved up to a No. 5 national ranking according to this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) poll.

October 31, 2011
Top Seeded Cobra Men Ready for Conference Carolinas Tournament
The Coker men's soccer team will take on Queens University in the quarterfinals on Tuesday night.

October 29, 2011
No. 10 Coker Men Conference Carolinas Regular Season Champs
The Coker College men’s soccer team captured their first ever regular season Conference Carolinas Men’s Soccer Championship with a 3-0 win over St. Andrews on Saturday evening.

October 26, 2011
Coker Ranked No. 1 in NCAA Southeast Region
The nationally ranked No. 10 Coker men’s soccer team retained the top spot in the latest NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer Southeast Region rankings.

October 25, 2011
NSCAA Ranks Coker in the Top 10 in the Nation
The Coker College men’s soccer team is one of the top 10 teams in the country with a No. 10 national ranking according to this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) poll.

October 25, 2011
No. 10 Coker Blanks Belmont Abbey, 1-0
Carlos Recinos and James Sweeney led Coker to a 1-0 Conference Carolinas victory over Belmont Abbey

October 22, 2011
No. 7 Coker Stunned in 1-0 Overtime Loss to Lees-McRae
Lees-McRae upsets nationally ranked No. 7 Coker in a 1-0 double overtime match. The Cobras loss snaps a 12 match winning streak.

October 20, 2011
No. 7 Cobras Shutout Barton 1-0
The nationally ranked No. 7 Cobra men continued their hot play with a 1-0 victory over Conference Carolinas foe Barton College on Wednesday evening.

October 19, 2011
Coker Men Claim Top Spot in NCAA Southeast Region Ranking
The nationally ranked No. 7 Coker men’s soccer team earned the top spot in the latest NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer Southeast Region rankings.

October 18, 2011
Cobra Men Jump to No. 7 in the NSCAA National Poll
The Coker College men’s soccer team has received a No. 7 national ranking according to this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America poll.

October 18, 2011
Coker's Recinos Named Conference Carolinas Men's Soccer Player of the Week
Coker College’s Carlos Recinos has been selected as the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas men’s soccer Player of the Week during week number seven in the 2011 season.

October 15, 2011
#11 Coker Stays Unbeaten in Conference Play
The No. 11 Coker men’s soccer team stayed unbeaten in Conference Carolinas play with a 1-0 win over Limestone College on Saturday.

October 12, 2011
#11 Cobras Pick up 3-2 Win Over Lander
The nationally ranked No. 11 Coker men’s soccer team picked up their first win since receiving their national ranking on Wednesday night with a 3-2 non-conference win over Lander University.

October 11, 2011
Coker Men's Soccer Ranked No.11 Nationally
The Coker men's soccer team is ranked No. 11 in the nation according to latest NSCAA National Poll.

October 7, 2011
Last Second Heroics Give Coker 2-1 Double OT Win
Coker's Akeem Prendes sent a header into the back of the net in the final seconds of the game to give the Cobras a 2-1 win over UNC Pembroke Friday night.

October 4, 2011
Cobras Shut Out Trojans 4-0
Coker defeated Mount Olive 4-0, extending their winning streak to eight in a row in their Conference Carolinas men's soccer match on Tuesday night.

October 1, 2011
Cobras do it Again, 2-1 win over Pfeiffer
Coker beat Pfeiffer thanks to juniors Rommel Fondin, Alan Cuevas, and Carlos Recinos. Coker is still undefeated since returning from their road trip to Florida.

September 28, 2011
Three Second Half Goals Give Cobras Sixth Straight Win
Three second half goals propelled the Coker men’s soccer team to their sixth straight victory on Wednesday night as the Cobras defeated King College 3-0 in Conference Carolinas men’s soccer action.

September 24, 2011
Recinos Gives Coker 1-0 Win Over Queens
A solo goal by Carlos Recinos would be all the offense the Cobra men’s soccer team would need to defeated the Royals of the Queens University of Charlotte on Saturday afternoon, 1-0.

September 20, 2011
Coker Men's Soccer Ranked Fifth in NSCAA Southeast Region Poll
The Coker men’s soccer team was ranked fifth in the southeast region this week according to the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) poll.

September 20, 2011
Pair of First Half Goals Lead to Cobras Victory
Two first half goals were enough to propel the Coker men’s soccer team to a 2-1 Conference Carolinas victory over North Greenville on Tuesday night.

September 17, 2011
Bedoya's Two Assists Push Cobras Past Pacers, 2-1
Freshman Fernando Bedoya had an assist on both of the Cobras’ goals, as the Cobras were able to take a narrow 2-1 victory against USC-Aiken in a non-conference match on Saturday night.

September 14, 2011
Recinos Scores Twice in Coker 2-1 Double OT Win

September 13, 2011
Coker's Stiefield Named Conference Carolinas Men's Soccer Player of the Week

September 10, 2011
Cobras Strike Fast and Often Against Francis Marion

September 5, 2011
Cobras Fall to #2 Tars 1-0

September 3, 2011
Lum Gives Coker 2-1 Victory over Florida Tech

September 2, 2011
Cobra Men Poised for a Great 2011 Season

August 25, 2011
Cobra Men's Soccer Picked Third in Conference Carolinas Preseason Poll
The Coker College men’s soccer team has been picked third in the 2011 Conference Carolinas men’s soccer preseason coaches’ poll released Thursday. This is the highest ranking the Cobras have ever received in a preseason conference poll.

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Coker Men' Soccer Post Game Interview- 9/17/11
Post game interview with Coker head men's soccer coach Paul Leese after the Cobras 2-1 win over USC-Aiken on Sept. 17. The win improves the Cobras to 4-1 on the year.

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