2012-13 Men's Soccer News

March 20, 2013
James Sweeney Wins Murphy Osborne Award
Men's soccer player James Sweeney has taken home the highest award given by Conference Carolinas.

February 28, 2013
Coker College Men’s Soccer Lands Six Recruits
Men's soccer coach Paul Leese has inked six players for next season.

December 18, 2012
Coker's Sweeney Named NSCAA Scholar All-American
James Sweeney has earned two more honors from the NSCAA.

December 10, 2012
Coker’s James Sweeney Named Scholar Athlete of the Year
James Sweeney has repeated as the conference scholar athlete of the year.

December 4, 2012
Coker College’s Recinos Earns All-American Status
Men's soccer player Carlos Recinos has been named an All-American.

December 4, 2012
Four Cobras Named to the All-Southeast Region Team
The Coker men's soccer team had four players named to the All-Southeast Region team.

November 19, 2012
Coker’s Tirkkonen, Prendes Named to the All-Region Team
Niko Tirkkonen and Akeem Prendes cracked the Daktronics All-Southeast Region Team.

November 16, 2012
Coker College Men's Soccer Recognized by NSCAA
The Coker men's soccer team has earned an academic award from the NSCAA.

November 12, 2012
Coker College's James Sweeney Featured in NCAA On Campus
Senior goalie James Sweeney has been featured in the latest edition of NCAA On Campus. Check out the story here.

November 6, 2012
Coker College Men’s Soccer Finishes Season Ranked No. 10 in Region
The men's soccer team ended its season ranked 10th in the region.

October 31, 2012
Coker College Men's Soccer Floods All-Conference List
The men's soccer team dominated the Conference Carolinas postseason awards yet again. Check here to see how the Cobras fared.

October 30, 2012
Coker Comes Up Short Against Queens, 2-1
The Coker men's soccer team came up short against Queens on Tuesday, losing 2-1 in the quarterfinals of the Conference Carolinas men's soccer tournament.

October 29, 2012
Top Seeded Coker Ready to Defend Conference Carolinas Tournament Title
Coker will host Queens in the quarterfinals of the Conference Carolinas Men's Soccer Tournament on Tuesday (Oct. 30) at 7 p.m.

October 27, 2012
Coker Earns Back-to-Back Conference Championships
The Coker men's soccer team earned their second consecutive Conference Carolinas regular season championship on Saturday with a 2-1 win over Limestone

October 25, 2012
Coker Men's Soccer to Battle for First Place on Saturday
The Coker men's soccer team will take on Limestone College in a battle for first place in the Conference Carolinas standings on Saturday.

October 25, 2012
Coker Men’s Soccer Has Six Land on Academic All-Conference
The men's soccer team had six players named to the academic all-conference team. Check out who made the list.

October 23, 2012
Coker College Men's Soccer Stays at No. 10 in the Region
The Cobra men's soccer team held its spot in the regional rankings.

October 23, 2012
Cobras and Trojans Play to 0-0 Draw
Coker and Mount Olive battled to a 0-0 draw in Conference Carolinas men’s soccer action on Tuesday night.

October 20, 2012
Jackson Dethrones Royals With Two Goals In 2-1 Victory
Forward Daniel Jackson scored two goals for the Cobras, as they defeated Queens University of Charlotte 2-1 on Saturday (Oct. 20) night in a Conference Carolinas match.

October 18, 2012
Coker Looking to Stay Hot Against Queens
The Coker men's soccer team will host Queens University of Charlotte in a Conference Carolinas match on Saturday (Oct. 20) at 7 p.m.

October 17, 2012
Coker College Goalies Stack up Against Nation’s Best
Lizz Morris and James Sweeney are among the best goalkeepers in the nation. Check out to see which categories they are highly ranked.

October 17, 2012
Strong First Half Gives Coker 3-0 Win
The Coker men's soccer team used three first half goals to defeat North Greenville 3-0 on Wednesday night.

October 16, 2012
Coker College Men’s Soccer Ranked No. 10 in the Region
Check out the latest NSCAA/Continental Tire Division II men's soccer poll.

October 15, 2012
Coker to Take on North Greenville
The men's soccer team will host the Crusaders of North Greenville in the nightcap of a Conference Carolinas soccer double-header on Wednesday night (Oct. 17).

October 13, 2012
Taylor's Golden Goal Gives Coker 1-0 Win
Matt Taylor scored the game-winning goal in overtime to give Coker a 1-0 win over Erskine on Saturday night.

October 12, 2012
Cobras Looking to Ground Flying Fleet on Saturday
The Coker men's soccer team will host Erskine College in a Conference Carolinas showdown on Saturday evening (Oct. 13).

October 10, 2012
Tirkkonen and Sweeney Lead Cobras Victory
Niko Tirkkonen scored the lone goal of the match, and James Sweeney earned a shut out in the Coker men's soccer team's 1-0 win over Belmont Abbey.

October 9, 2012
Recinos Named Men's Soccer Player of the Week
Carlos Recinos has been named the player of the week for Conference Carolinas.

October 6, 2012
Coker Inches Past Shorter, 4-3
The Coker men's soccer team defeated the Shorter University Eagles, 4-3 in a non-conference Homecoming matchup on Saturday (Oct. 6) evening.

October 5, 2012
Men's Soccer Looking to Soar Past the Hawks at Homecoming
The Coker men's soccer team will take on the Shorter University Hawks in the 2012 Homecoming match on Saturday at 4 p.m.

October 4, 2012
Tirkkonen Powers Coker Past Barton
Niko Tirkkonen was involved in all four of Coker goals as the Cobras rolled past Barton 4-2.

October 3, 2012
Men's Soccer Ready to Face Barton
The Coker men's soccer team will play host to Barton College in their first home match in nearly a month on Thrusday (Oct. 4).

September 29, 2012
Bobcats Top Cobras in OT
Coker lost their Conference Carolinas men's soccer match to Lees-McRae 1-0 in overtime on Saturday.

September 26, 2012
Cobras Shutout Patriots 1-0 in Double-OT
Niko Tirkkonen netted the game-winning goal in the 105th minute of play, as Coker defeated Francis Marion 1-0 on Wednesday night.

September 25, 2012
Tirkkonen Named Conference Carolinas Player of the Week
Niko Tirkkonen has earned conference player of the week honors.

September 24, 2012
Cobra Spotlight- Rommel Fondin, Men's Soccer

September 22, 2012
Cobras Ground Falcons With 2-0 Victory
The Coker men’s soccer team won their second Conference Carolinas game of the season on Saturday (Sept. 22), defeating the Falcons of Pfeiffer, 2-0.

September 19, 2012
Tirkkonen Lifts Coker to 1-0 Win
Niko Tirkkonen scored the game-winning goal in Coker's 1-0 over King on Wednesday.

September 12, 2012
Recinos Leads Coker to 2-1 Victory Over Anderson
Carlos Recinos led the Cobras men's soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Anderson on Wednesday with a goal and an assist.

September 8, 2012
Men's Soccer Match Washed Out
The men's soccer match between Coker and Lenoir- Rhyne was postponed on Saturday night due to heavy rain and lightning.

September 7, 2012
Men's Soccer to Take on Lenoir-Rhyne on Saturday
The Coker men's soccer team will play host to the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8.

September 4, 2012
Coker Falls Short Against Florida Tech
The Coker men's soccer team dropped a tough 2-1 match to Florida Tech on Tuesday night in their home opener.

September 3, 2012
Men's Soccer Set to Host Florida Tech in Home Opener
The Coker men's soccer team will host Florida Tech in their 2012 home opener at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 4

September 1, 2012
No. 18 Cobras Fall of No. 5 Saints in Double-OT
The No. 18 ranked Coker Cobras lost 3-2 in double-overtime to the No. 5 Flagler Saints in men’s soccer action on Saturday night.

August 30, 2012
Taylor Lifts Coker to 2-1 Overtime Win
Matt Taylor scored a goal in the 105th minute, giving Coker a 2-1 double-overtime win over Florida Southern

August 23, 2012
Coker College Men’s Soccer Poised for Another Big Year
The Coker College men's soccer team returns all its players from a year ago. Check out the season preview here.

August 23, 2012
Coker Men’s Soccer Takes Top Spot in Conference Preseason Poll
The men's soccer team was voted No. 1 in the preseason coaches' poll.

August 7, 2012
Coker College Men's Soccer Ranked No. 18 in Preseason Poll
The Coker men's soccer team comes in at No. 18 in the first preseason poll of the season.

August 6, 2012
Coker College Men's Soccer Bolsters Roster
Men's soccer coach Paul Leese reveals his recruiting class for the upcoming season.