MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. (Men's Soccer) – Despite a 15-5 advantage on shots and a 6-1 edge on corner kicks, Shawnee State was not able to close the deal in its opening game of the 2015 season as the Bears dropped a 2-1 decision to Columbia International University Friday evening at Milligan College in Tennessee.
"I thought we played well for the first time out, especially with a lot of new players in the lineup," Goodson said. "We had longer time of possession and outshot Columbia."
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Men's Soccer) – With three of its top four point scorers back from 2014 as well as a promising young goalkeeper in the net and a host of newcomers, the Shawnee State University men's soccer team will look to make a statement in the upcoming season as the Bears will take on Columbia International University in its season opener at 4 p.m. in a neutral site game at Milligan College in Tennessee.
The Bears, who were 4-12-3 last season under head coach Ron Goodson, showed improvement throughout the year last season, going 2-2-1 in their final five regular season games and battling a 15-win St. Catharine team to a draw in the second half, with two first-half goals by the Patriots making the difference in the Mid-South Conference (MSC) quarterfinals.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Men's Soccer) – The Shawnee State men's soccer team was tabbed to finish sixth of eight schools in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll, the conference announced Wednesday.
The Bears finished the 2014 season with a 4-12-3 overall record, including a 1-4-2 mark in the Mid-South. The Bears received 21 points in the preseason poll.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Men's Soccer) – The Shawnee State men's soccer team has released its 2015 slate, which features 10 home contests over an 18-game schedule, head coach Ron Goodson announced Tuesday afternoon.
The Bears will play 11 non-conference bouts to go with seven Mid-South Conference matches. The schedule features contests against three teams which landed in the 2014 NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Postseason Top 25 Poll, beginning with a match versus then-No. 25 Savannah College of Art & Design on Aug. 22.
PORTSMOUTH, OHIO (Men's Soccer) – This summer, the Shawnee State men's soccer program has begun offseason training under the direction of former SSU player, BJ Durel and the Durel Futebol Academy.
Durel was a starter for the Bears from 2001 through 2003, and has since taken his love for the game and dedicated DFA to helping improve other players. DFA worked with the men's soccer program to create a soccer specific speed and agility training session.
|Asbury University at||4:00pm|
|Union College at||3:00pm|
|Shawnee State at||4:00pm|
|Mount Vernon Nazarene University||EST|
|St. Catharine College at||3:00pm|
|Shawnee State at||5:00pm|
|University of Pikeville||EST|
|(RV) Campbellsville University at||4:00pm|
|Shawnee State at||7:00pm|
|(5) University of Rio Grande||EST|
|Shawnee State at||4:00pm|
|(9) Lindsey Wilson at||3:00pm|
|Cumberland Univ. at||2:00pm|