2013 Brandeis Men's Soccer Headlines

April 30, 2014
Announcing the 2014 Brandeis Department of Athletics Award Winners
On Wednesday, April 30, Director of Athletics Sheryl Sousa '90 handed out the department's annual end-of-season awards.

January 8, 2014
Applefield earns D3soccer.com All-America honors
Senior Ben Applefield wrapped up 2013 for Brandeis in style, earning third-team All-America honors from D3soccer.com.

December 16, 2013
Men’s soccer earns three NSCAA honors
Seniors Applefield and Ocel were both recognized, and the Judges earned the NSCAA Team Academic Award.

November 23, 2013
Early goal dooms men's soccer, as Judges fall, 2-0, in Sweet 16 action
The Judges fell behind in the 4th minute and couldn't battle back against Williams College

November 22, 2013
Shooting Around the Web
With there recent success, the Judges have been featured in several media outlets. Click the headline for links!

November 21, 2013
NCAA Men's Soccer Sweet 16 Home Page
Amherst College is hosting the Judges for their Sweet 16 match against Williams. Click the headline for more info, as well as info on how to watch the match on-line!

November 19, 2013
Five Judges earn UAA Athlete of the Week honors
Savonen, Graffy, Lundkvist, Cardillo and Nunley all were recognized by the UAA this week.

November 17, 2013
Still dancin': Men's soccer advances to Sweet 16 with 1-0 win over Roger Williams
Tyler Savonen scored for the fourth game in a row and the Judges outshot the Hawks, 20-4, to move onto the third round for the second year in a row. Brandeis will face Williams in the Sweet 16 for the second year in a row at a site to be determined.

November 16, 2013
Men’s soccer places seven on All-UAA teams
The men’s soccer team had a school-record seven players earn conference honors.

November 16, 2013
Quick-strike men's soccer gets past JWU, 3-0, in NCAA opener
The Judges scored twice in the first five minutes, and again early in the second half to take the wind out of Johnson and Wales's sails. Michael Soboff (G, 2A) and Tyler Savonen (G, A) starred for Brandeis.

November 14, 2013
NCAA Men's Soccer Brandeis Regional Headquarters
Click the headline for all the info you'll need for the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer tournament

November 11, 2013
Dancing again! Men's soccer to host NCAA Soccer regional
The Judges (14-4-1) will take on Johnson & Wales (14-1-6) on Saturday, November 16, at 5 p.m., followed by Rutgers-Newark (17-5-1) and Roger Williams (15-5-2) at 7:30 p.m. The winners will meet on Sunday at 5 p.m.

November 9, 2013
Brandeis Men's Soccer Blanks UAA Rival NYU 2-0 On Senior Day
Junior forward Tyler Savonen netted his team leading 10th goal and added an assist to lead the Judges to victory in their regular season finale

November 8, 2013
Hall of Famer Frank Raio '83, dead at 53
One of coach Michael Coven's top defenders ever, Frank Raio is 25th in career scoring. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2006.

November 4, 2013
Graffy Named UAA Athlete of the Week
Junior goalkeeper Joe Graffy earned UAA Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week honors for the second time this season.

November 3, 2013
Men's soccer earns key UAA win over Chicago, 3-0
Tudor Livadaru scored the game-winner on a nice free kick, while Tyler Savonen scored a goal in each half as the Judges improved to 13-4-1 overall, 2-3-1 in the conference.

November 1, 2013
Soccer places four on Capital One Academic All-District teams
Ben Applefield and Sam Ocel were honored for the men; Kelly Peterson and Michelle Savuto for the women. All four will be eligible for Academic All-America honors to be announced later this month.

November 1, 2013
Brandeis, WashU men play to goalless draw
Neither the Judges nor the Bears could break the deadlock, drawing 0-0 at Gordon Field.

October 28, 2013
Soboff breaks the deadlock to lead men’s soccer past Mount Ida, 1-0
A 76th minute goal by junior Michael Soboff led the Judges to an important non-conference road victory against the Mustangs.

October 20, 2013
Emory overcomes early goal to knock off #12 Brandeis, 3-1
Despite an Evan Jastremski goal just 21 seconds into the match, the Emory Eagles came from behind to defeat the Judges, 3-1.

October 18, 2013
#12 men drop OT heartbreaker at CMU, 2-1, in UAA action
Conor Lanahan notched his second goal of the season in the 70th minute, but the Tartans equalized seven minutes later and won it four minutes into extra time.

October 15, 2013
Savonen hat trick leads Brandeis men past MMA, 6-3
In the first meeting between the Judges and Mass. Maritime since 1986, the junior forward vaulted into Brandeis's 50-point club.

October 12, 2013
#12 Brandeis Men's Soccer Fall to #25 Rochester in UAA Play, 3-2
Despite goals from senior defender Ben Applefield and junior forward Tyler Savonen, the Judges could not rally in a 3-2 loss.

October 5, 2013
#14 men roll past Case, 4-0, in UAA opener
Senior back Ben Applefield had the game-winning goal in the first half, while junior transfer Michael Soboff had a hand in all three second-half goals as the Judges won their UAA opener on the road.

October 1, 2013
Men's soccer starts strong, hangs on at Wheaton College
The Brandeis men's soccer team scored two goals late in the first half to bring home a 2-1 victory against the Wheaton Lyons.

September 25, 2013
#25 men rout Wentworth, 6-0
Tyler Savonen jumped into the Judges' career scoring Top 30 list with a pair of goals. He is now ranked 27th with 17 goals and 12 assists for 46 points.

September 21, 2013
Brandeis falls to Tufts for first loss of the season
The 12th-ranked Judges lost 2-0 to the Jumbos to break their seven-game winning streak.

September 18, 2013
#12 men roll past Lasell, 5-1, for seventh-straight win
Kyle Feather had two goals, while Tudor Livadaru and Michael Chaput had a goal and assist each as the Judges defeated a Laser squad that was down a man for much of the game.

September 14, 2013
Balanced attack leads Brandeis past Clark, 5-0
The men's soccer team stayed perfect with a 5-0 road victory over the Cougars.

September 10, 2013
Edalati, Graffy named UAA Soccer Athletes of the Week, Sept. 10
Sapir Edalati scored twice against Lasell, including the OT game-winner, while Joe Graffy made seven saves for his first career shutout.

September 10, 2013
Three different players score as No. 18 Judges defeat 10-man WPI, 3-0
Sam Ocel, Conor Lanahan and Matt Peabody all scored as the men's soccer team benefited from a red card to defeat the Engineers at home.

September 7, 2013
Graffy,Feather shine as #19 men's soccer downs rival Babson, 1-0
Joe Graffy made a career-high seven saves for his first shutout as a 56th-minute goal by senior Kyle Feather stood up. The Judges won the 61st installment of their most-played rivalry.

September 4, 2013
Livadaru scores equalizer, assists game-winner as Brandeis men top MIT in OT
Senior Tudor Livadaru had his first career three-point game, assisting Evan Jastremski's first career goal 3:50 into the extra session of a 2-1 win for the #19 Brandeis men over visiting MIT.

September 1, 2013
Feather, Soboff claim All-Tourney honors as #12 men win Xara Classic, 2-1, over Rowan
Senior Kyle Feather and junior Michael Soboff each scored their second goal of the season to give the Brandeis men's soccer team a second-straight win. Both were selected to the All-Tournament team.

August 31, 2013
Ocel, Soboff lead #12 men's soccer to 3-2 win over Keene State in season opener
UAA Player of the Year Sam Ocel moved up a spot on the Judges' career scoring list with a goal and an assist. He had the helper on rookie reserve Michael Soboff's game-winner in the 81st minute.

August 13, 2013
Brandeis soccer teams each ranked #12 in preseason by NSCAA
Coming off two of the most successful seasons in decades, the Brandeis women's and men's soccer teams with both enter the 2013 campaign ranked 12th in Division III by the NSCAA.

July 19, 2013
Brandeis Athletics announces 2013 Hall of Fame Class
Two teams and six distinguished individuals will join the Joseph M. Linsey Brandeis Athletics Hall of Fame on October 12. This will be the 20th anniversary of the Hall and the 15th induction class.