Program History

2015 Season Summary

The 2015 Hawks overcame a slow start winning 4 of the last 5 games to post a 9-7-1 record (9-5-1 NJCAA Region III) Seeded 8th in the Region III tournament the Hawks advanced to the semifinals with a thrilling last second win over SUNY Jefferson 3-2 in the quarterfinals. Midfielders Mohamed Kuwa, Kareem Hamad and Forward Mark Hennings were selected to the All-Conference Team.

2014 Season Summary

Hawk Soccer in 2014 posted a 14-3-1 record advancing to the Regional Semi-Finals losing a heart breaking 0-0 OT game on penalty kicks. Defense was the key to success as the team posted a school record 12 shutouts on the season including 6 consecutive. The defense was anchored by keeper Chris Hanifin and All Region back Adis Redzic. Hannifin now holds the Hawks season and career record in shutouts. Midfielder Mohamed Kuwa, forward Mohamed Haji and Mark Hennings were also selected to the NJCAA All-Region III Team. Mohamed Kuwa was selected as Team MVP.

2013 Season Summary

The 2013 Hawks recovered from a slow 2-5 start to advance to the Region III Quarter finals.  The 8-9 year featured a young team that rostered 22 first year players.  Captain sweeper Adis Redzic (1st year) led the team, and was selected 2nd Team NJCAA All Region III defender.

2012 Season Summary

The 2012 Hawks marked the 18th straight year of advancing to the Regional ¼ finals or better.  Regional play included a thrilling 5 goal second half come from behind win over Jamestown.    The 12-8 year was highlighted by winning the Finger Lakes and East/West tournaments which propelled the Hawks to a top 10 National Ranking early in the season.  Chris Buck, Admir Ramic, and Mike Ellis were all selected 1st Team All Conference.   Buck and Ramic were also selected 2nd team NJCAA All Region III.  Ramic lead the team in scoring with 14 goals.  Keeper/midfielder Greg Squire was selected team MVP.

2011 Season Summary

The 2011 Men’s Soccer Team, under the direction of head coach Bob Gould (33rd season), finished its season with a 16-3-1 overall record. The Hawks finished second in the Mountain Valley Conference and were seeded third in the National Junior College Athletic Association's Region III Tournament. The Hawks won their semi-final regional match-up against Cayuga Community College, coming from two goals behind for a thrilling 3-2 overtime victory. In the regional finals, the Hawks were defeated by the eventual NJCAA national champion, 4-0.

Individual Honors: Armin Budnjo - Second Team NJCAA All-American, First Team All-Region III and All-Mountain Valley Conference; Matt Struckle - First Team All-Region III and All-Mountain Valley Conference; David Gould - Second Team All-Region III and First Team All-Mountain Valley Conference; Blair Bellamy - First Team All-Mountain Valley Conference.

2010 Season Summary

The 2010 Men's soccer team had their best season record in seven years at 14-3-3. The young but talented Hawks won eight straight to cap a late season run. Seeded fourth in the NJCAA Region III Tournament, the Hawks advanced to the semifinals with a dominating 3-0 win over fifth seed Jamestown. The Hawks lost 2-1 in the regional semifinals to the eventual regional champion and national runner up. MVCC was led by captain and All-Region III senior midfielder Steve Wilday and First Team All-Region III freshman forward Armin Budnjo. First Team All-Region III freshman marking the backfield Blair Bellamy and standout freshman keeper Shane Connelly anchored the defense. The team was ranked nationally for much of the season. Highlights included winning early tournaments at Finger Lakes and at Alfred State.

Individual Honors: Armin Budnjo - First Team All-Region III, First Team All-Mountain Valley Conference, All Final Four Tournament Team; Blair Bellamy – First Team All-Region III, First Team All-Mountain Valley Conference; Steve Wilday – Second Team All-Region III, First Team All-Mountain Valley Conference; Shane Connelly - Honorable Mention All-Region III, Final Four All Tournament Team; David Gould and Matt Struckle - Honorable Mention All-Region III.

For more information contact the men´s soccer office: 315-792-5388; rgould@mvcc.edu

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