Tag: Soccer

The Bruins’ Deanna Howard takes on defenders from the Cougars during Saturday night’s game. Photos: Amy Roukes

Bruin women crush Wildcats, fall to Cougars

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The Bruin women’s soccer team played twice in three days, losing to Clearwater on Saturday but beating Johnson University on Monday, extending their record to 3-7 in the season thus far. Clearwater – The Bruins played hard against Clearwater Christian College Saturday night but came up short, falling to the Cougars by a slim margin of

Alpha’s Tommy Colavito goes up for a header against Pi Kappa’s Mark Allamon during Saturday’s game. Photo: Jacob Larsen

Razorbacks holds off Cobras, maintain undefeated record

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The Alpha Theta Pi Razorbacks’ soccer team won 1-0 against the Pi Kappa Cobras on Saturday afternoon. Both teams entered the game with high expectations, and it took overtime to decide the winner, with Razorbacks’ midfielder Aaron Iles scoring in the final two minutes to secure the victory. The Cobras attacked all game long as

The Bruins’ Tommy Sims battles goalkeeper Stephen Replogle for the ball in Friday night’s win over Columbia. Photo: Emma Klak

Strong defense aids Bruins in shutout

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The BJU Bruins men’s soccer team continued its recent winning streak last Friday night, beating the Columbia International College Rams 4-0. From early on, Bruins defenders Joel Cave and David Overly kept the Rams from gaining possession, which gave Bruin forwards goal shot opportunities. A goal 13 minutes into the game was counted as off-sides,

Omega’s Andy McKnight fights Beta’s Caleb Franco for a loose ball during Saturday’s matchup. Photo: Emma Klak

Late offensive surge lifts Beta past Lions in 3-0 shutout

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The Beta Gamma Patriots rode a second-half offensive surge home Saturday to gain a third win and improve their record to 3-0. Impressive goalkeeping and blown shots kept the game scoreless for the first half. Omega’s Michael Rogers made a diving save early in the first for the Lions, and Joseph Wooster countered for Beta

Grizzlies too much to handle for Bruins

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The BJU Bruins traveled two hours to Lawrenceville, Ga., to play the Georgia Gwinnett College Grizzlies Saturday. GGC entered the game undefeated, but BJU was riding a winning streak as the two teams played a physical and fast-paced match. The talented Grizzlies proved too much for the Bruins and came away with the 2-0 victory.

The Bruins’ Jaimie Wilson draws the ball away from a Lions defender during last Friday night’s win.  Photo: Stephanie Greenwood

Bruins dominate possession in second win: Women grab first home victory of the season

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The Bruin women brought a new attitude to Alumni Stadium Friday night as they earned their second win of the season, defeating the Toccoa Falls Lions 1-0. There were no apologies as the Bruins fought hard for every ball and brandished a physical tenacity the home crowd hadn’t seen yet. “We just push each other

The Bruin women’s soccer team poses with one of Coach Chris Carmichael’s pythons.  Photo: Amy Roukes

From snakes to soccer: How Coach Chris Carmichael balances his roles

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Dr. Chris Carmichael—also known as “the snake guy”—is the new head soccer coach for the Bruin women, as well as a member of the science faculty. His years of experience with soccer and snakes have made him an ideal fit for both the BJU athletic and natural science departments. Collegian staff writer Caitlin Allen spoke with

The Bruin men celebrate their first victory after defeating the Freed-Hardeman Lions Thursday night.    Photo:Emma Klak

Bruins capture first official win in program history

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The Bruins snatched their first win in intercollegiate sports with a 2-1 defeat over the Freed-Hardeman University Lions last Thursday night. The first half was filled with multiple goal opportunities for both teams as Matt Moore led the charge for the Bruins and Christopher Campbell fired away for the Lions. Bruin goalie Cam Lawson barely

New era begins with 8-4 loss to Southern Wesleyan

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For the first time in decades, society allegiance deferred to campus unity at a soccer match in Alumni Stadium. Friday night, “Growl Towels” replaced Spartan swords, Bruins tees upstaged Omega crewnecks, and a caricature of Dr. Bob rose above the crowd, taking the place of the Alpha Pig. In a game providing a score more

BJU’s Dani Lee battles Truett-McConnell’s Joy Smith for the ball during the Bruins’ first match. 
 Photo: Amy Roukes

Bruin women fight hard, but fall to Truett-McConnell in season opener

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On a sun-soaked Alumni Stadium field, the Bruin women kicked off BJU’s return to intercollegiate athletics Friday evening against Truett-McConnell College. Although succumbing to a 2-0 defeat, the Bruins displayed great fight and resolve throughout the contest.

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