2013 Sacramento State Men's Soccer News

  • MEN’S SOCCER COACH MCDOUGALL PROMOTED TO ASSISTANT HEAD COACH
    June 16, 2014
    MEN’S SOCCER COACH MCDOUGALL PROMOTED TO ASSISTANT HEAD COACH Entering his ninth season as an assistant coach with the men’s soccer program at Sacramento State, Matt McDougall has been promoted to Assistant Head Coach.
  • SACRAMENTO STATE 2014 6V6 SOCCER TOURNAMENT CENTRAL
    May 27, 2014
    SACRAMENTO STATE 2014 6V6 SOCCER TOURNAMENT CENTRAL Schedules are now available for the tournament on June 1.
  • THREE FORMER MEN’S SOCCER PLAYERS JOIN PRO TEAMS
    April 17, 2014
    THREE FORMER MEN’S SOCCER PLAYERS JOIN PRO TEAMS Three former Sacramento State men’s soccer players have joined the professional ranks for the 2014 season. Max Alvarez and Bryan Oliver are playing locally with Sacramento Republic FC and 2013 Hornet goalkeeper Cesar Castillo is with Puerto Rico BFC.
  • MEN’S SOCCER ADDS ELIAS RIELAND TO  2014 SIGNING CLASS
    April 07, 2014
    MEN’S SOCCER ADDS ELIAS RIELAND TO 2014 SIGNING CLASS Head coach Michael Linenberger announced that F/MF Elias Rieland will be the sixth new addition to the Hornet program after five players signed in February. A Sacramento native from Cosumnes Oaks HS, Rieland is the third Hornet recruit from the Greater Sacramento area while all six newcomers are from the state of California.
  • SOCCER AND SOFTBALL RECEIVE NEW SCOREBOARDS
    January 22, 2014
    SOCCER AND SOFTBALL RECEIVE NEW SCOREBOARDS The Sacramento State softball and soccer fields both received brand new Daktronics scoreboards over the weekend.
  • THREE MEN’S SOCCER PLAYERS EARN ALL-BIG WEST HONORS
    November 11, 2013
    THREE MEN’S SOCCER PLAYERS EARN ALL-BIG WEST HONORS The Sacramento State men’s soccer team had three players earn all-Big West honors, led by a second team selection for senior goalkeeper Cesar Castillo, as the 2013 all-Big West teams were announced on Monday.
  • MEN’S SOCCER FALLS TO UC DAVIS 1-0 IN SEASON FINALE
    November 09, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER FALLS TO UC DAVIS 1-0 IN SEASON FINALE UC Davis dominated play in the first half and got a goal in the 35th minute, and despite a spirited second half the Hornets were unable to find an equalizer as their season came to close in a 1-0 loss to the Aggies at Hornet Field.
  • MEN’S SOCCER CLOSES SEASON SATURDAY IN CLASH WITH UC DAVIS
    November 08, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER CLOSES SEASON SATURDAY IN CLASH WITH UC DAVIS The Sacramento State men’s soccer team (3-10-4, 1-7-1 Big West) looks to close its season with another win over rival UC Davis (7-8-3, 3-4-2 Big West) at 2 p.m. Saturday on Hornet Field. The Hornets, who defeated the Aggies 1-0 in Davis two weeks ago, will be looking to top their Causeway foe twice in one season for the first time in program history.
  • LINENBERGER REFLECTS ON 25 YEARS LEADING HORNET MEN’S SOCCER
    November 07, 2013
    LINENBERGER REFLECTS ON 25 YEARS LEADING HORNET MEN’S SOCCER Michael Linenberger could not have predicted he would be celebrating his 25th season with the Hornets as the men’s soccer head coach when he agreed to be assistant coach back in 1988.
  • MEN’S SOCCER BATTLES NO. 12 UC SANTA BARBARA TO 0-0 DRAW
    November 06, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER BATTLES NO. 12 UC SANTA BARBARA TO 0-0 DRAW Sacramento State and No. 12 UC Santa Barbara played 110 minutes of mostly even soccer, with each team placing four shots on goal, as the two Big West North rivals played to a scoreless draw on Wednesday at Hornet Field.
  • UC SANTA BARBARA AT SACRAMENTO STATE HIGHLIGHTS AND INTERVIEWS
    November 06, 2013
    UC SANTA BARBARA AT SACRAMENTO STATE HIGHLIGHTS AND INTERVIEWS Watch highlights and interviews from Men's Soccer's 0-0 draw with #12 UC Santa Barbara
  • MEN’S SOCCER RETURNS HOME, HOSTS No. 12 UC SANTA BARBARA WEDNESDAY
    November 04, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER RETURNS HOME, HOSTS No. 12 UC SANTA BARBARA WEDNESDAY Facing a must-win situation to keep their Big West Tournament hopes alive, the Sacramento State men’s soccer team (3-10-3, 1-7-0 Big West) opens the final week of the regular season hosting No. 15 UC Santa Barbara (11-4-2, 6-0-2 Big West) at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hornet Field.
  • MEN’S SOCCER SCORES TWICE BUT FALLS AT CAL POLY 4-2
    November 02, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER SCORES TWICE BUT FALLS AT CAL POLY 4-2 Sacramento State got goals from freshman Andrew Gosselin and sophomore Edwin Luna, but Cal Poly, which entered the game leading the NCAA in goals this season, tallied four scores in a 4-2 win Saturday night in San Luis Obispo.
  • MEN’S SOCCER ON THE ROAD TO FACE CAL POLY SATURDAY
    October 31, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER ON THE ROAD TO FACE CAL POLY SATURDAY The Sacramento State men’s soccer team (3-9-3, 1-6-0 Big West) looks to build off its 1-0 win over UC Davis last weekend as the Hornets play their final road match of the regular season at Cal Poly (9-6-2, 2-3-2 Big West) Saturday night at 7 p.m.
  • MEN’S SOCCER EARNS 1-0 CAUSEWAY CUP WIN OVER UC DAVIS
    October 26, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER EARNS 1-0 CAUSEWAY CUP WIN OVER UC DAVIS Sacramento State senior forward Isaac Ikyurav scored a goal while sitting on the ground in the 37th minute and the Hornets withstood a late UC Davis barrage to secure a 1-0 Big West victory on Saturday afternoon in Davis.
  • CAUSEWAY CUP POINTS ON THE LINE AS MEN’S SOCCER VISITS UC DAVIS SATURDAY
    October 24, 2013
    CAUSEWAY CUP POINTS ON THE LINE AS MEN’S SOCCER VISITS UC DAVIS SATURDAY The season long Causeway Cup presented by ScholarShare continues on Saturday as the Sacramento State men’s soccer team (2-9-3, 0-6-0 Big West) plays at UC Davis (6-7-2, 2-3-1 Big West) at 3 p.m. The match will be the first of two meetings between the teams this season, as the Hornets will also host the Aggies on Nov. 9.
  • MEN’S SOCCER BATTLES No. 17 UC SANTA BARBARA BUT FALLS 2-1
    October 22, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER BATTLES No. 17 UC SANTA BARBARA BUT FALLS 2-1 For the second consecutive match Sacramento State rallied from a 1-0 deficit to even the score in the second half and played a very competitive match, but again the Hornets saw their opponent regain the lead as No. 17 UC Santa Barbara got the game winner in the 75th minute and held on for a 2-1 win.
  • MEN’S SOCCER LOOKS TO COOL DOWN RED HOT UC SANTA BARBARA TUESDAY
    October 21, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER LOOKS TO COOL DOWN RED HOT UC SANTA BARBARA TUESDAY The Sacramento State men’s soccer team (2-8-3, 0-5-0 Big West) heads south on Tuesday looking to slow down UC Santa Barbara (10-4-0, 5-0-0 Big West), which has won six consecutive matches. The teams will meet under the lights at Harder Stadium at 7 p.m.
  • MEN’S SOCCER OUTLASTED BY CAL POLY 2-1
    October 19, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER OUTLASTED BY CAL POLY 2-1 Cal Poly senior forward Mackenzie Pridham scored twice, including the eventual game winner in the 79th minute, to lead Mustangs to a 2-1 win in a tightly contested match on Saturday afternoon at Hornet Field.
  • MEN’S SOCCER TO WELCOME BACK ALUMNI, HOST CAL POLY SATURDAY
    October 17, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER TO WELCOME BACK ALUMNI, HOST CAL POLY SATURDAY The Sacramento State men’s soccer team (2-7-3, 0-4-0 Big West) opens Big West North division play this weekend hosting Cal Poly (8-6-0, 1-3-0 Big West) at 4 p.m. Saturday at Hornet Field.
  • MEN’S SOCCER SHUT OUT BY CAL STATE FULLERTON 2-0
    October 13, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER SHUT OUT BY CAL STATE FULLERTON 2-0 Cal State Fullerton scored twice within a five minute stretch in the first half and limited Sacramento State to just two shots on goal for the contest to record a 2-0 Big West victory on Sunday in Fullerton.
  • MEN’S SOCCER EDGED BY UC RIVERSIDE 1-0
    October 11, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER EDGED BY UC RIVERSIDE 1-0 In a competitive match Friday night UC Riverside was able to net the only goal in the 61st minute and held on late for a 1-0 win over Sacramento State in Riverside.
  • MEN’S SOCCER CONTINUES BIG WEST PLAY AT UC RIVERSIDE, CAL STATE FULLERTON
    October 10, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER CONTINUES BIG WEST PLAY AT UC RIVERSIDE, CAL STATE FULLERTON The Sacramento State men’s soccer team (2-5-3, 0-2-0 Big West) plays its first road conference matches of the season this weekend, facing UC Riverside (5-4-2, 0-2-0 Big West) at 7 p.m. Friday and Cal State Fullerton (4-6-0, 1-1-0 Big West) at 3 p.m. Sunday.
  • #25 UC IRVINE RALLIES TO DEFEAT MEN’S SOCCER 2-1
    October 06, 2013
    #25 UC IRVINE RALLIES TO DEFEAT MEN’S SOCCER 2-1 Hosting a ranked opponent for the second time in as many matches, Sacramento State had a 1-0 lead into the 62nd minute but No. 25 UC Irvine was able to net an equalizer followed by the game winner with just 1:36 left in regulation for a 2-1 win.
  • MEN’S SOCCER DEFEATED BY #6 CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE 3-0
    October 04, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER DEFEATED BY #6 CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE 3-0 Hosting their highest-ranked opponent since 2005, Sacramento State hung with No. 6 Cal State Northridge for most of the match but the Matadors were able to find the back of the net three times to score a 3-0 win on Friday at Hornet Field.
  • MEN’S SOCCER TO HOST TWO RANKED TEAMS TO OPEN BIG WEST PLAY
    October 02, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER TO HOST TWO RANKED TEAMS TO OPEN BIG WEST PLAY Sacramento State’s second season in Big West Conference play will start with a bang this week as the Hornets (2-3-3) will host No. 6 Cal State Northridge (8-1-0) at 4 p.m. Friday and No. 25 UC Irvine (5-2-2) at 1 p.m. Saturday at Hornet Field.
  • MEZ THE OVERTIME HERO AGAIN TO LEAD MEN’S SOCCER PAST UNLV 1-0
    September 28, 2013
    MEZ THE OVERTIME HERO AGAIN TO LEAD MEN’S SOCCER PAST UNLV 1-0 After a scoreless regulation Sacramento State junior midfielder Chimdum Mez scored on a cross from senior Isaac Ikyurav in the 94th minute to propel Sacramento State to a 1-0 overtime win over UNLV Saturday night in Las Vegas.
  • MEN’S SOCCER CLOSES NON-CONFERENCE SLATE SATURDAY AT UNLV
    September 27, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER CLOSES NON-CONFERENCE SLATE SATURDAY AT UNLV The Sacramento State men’s soccer team (1-3-3) wraps up non-conference play at UNLV (2-5-0) at 7 p.m. Saturday, looking to enter Big West competition on a high note before a showdown with No. 6 Cal State Northridge next Friday.
  • MEN’S SOCCER OUTLASTED BY SAN DIEGO, 2-1
    September 22, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER OUTLASTED BY SAN DIEGO, 2-1 Sacramento State sophomore midfielder Edwin Luna scored his first collegiate goal but San Diego put home a winner in the 74th minute to score a 2-1 win over the Hornets on Sunday afternoon.
  • MEN’S SOCCER DOWNED BY LOYOLA MARYMOUNT 4-0
    September 20, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER DOWNED BY LOYOLA MARYMOUNT 4-0 Loyola Marymount scored an early goal and later added three scores over a six minute span in the second half to score a 4-0 victory over Sacramento State on Friday afternoon in Los Angeles.
  • MEN’S SOCCER HEADS SOUTH FOR CHALLENGING WEST COAST WEEKEND
    September 19, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER HEADS SOUTH FOR CHALLENGING WEST COAST WEEKEND The Sacramento State men’s soccer team (1-1-3) continues play against teams from the West Coast Conference (WCC) this weekend when it plays at Loyola Marymount (3-1-0) at 4 p.m. Friday and San Diego (1-3-1) at 3 p.m. Sunday.
  • CASTILLO NAMED BIG WEST MEN'S SOCCER DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
    September 16, 2013
    CASTILLO NAMED BIG WEST MEN'S SOCCER DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK After leading Sacramento State to a pair of ties with 16 saves in two matches, men's soccer senior goalkeeper Cesar Castillo has been named Big West Defensive Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
  • MEN’S SOCCER RECORDS THIRD STRAIGHT TIE IN 0-0 DRAW AT SAINT MARY’S
    September 14, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER RECORDS THIRD STRAIGHT TIE IN 0-0 DRAW AT SAINT MARY’S Sacramento State senior goalkeeper Cesar Castillo made 10 saves, finishing just one stop shy of his career high, as Sacramento State recorded its third consecutive tie in a 0-0 final at Saint Mary’s. Four of the Hornets five matches this season have gone to overtime and the team has played more than 70 minutes of extra soccer already this season.
  • MEN’S SOCCER TIES SAN FRANCISCO, EARNS SECOND STRAIGHT 1-1 DRAW
    September 12, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER TIES SAN FRANCISCO, EARNS SECOND STRAIGHT 1-1 DRAW Sacramento State got an early goal from senior Isaac Ikyurav and dominated for the better part of regulation but San Francisco found an equalizer in the 85th minute as the Hornets and Dons played to a 1-1 draw.
  • MEN’S SOCCER CLOSES HOMESTAND VS. SAN FRANCISCO THURSDAY
    September 11, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER CLOSES HOMESTAND VS. SAN FRANCISCO THURSDAY The Sacramento State men’s soccer team (1-1-1) prepares to close a season-long three-match home stand hosting San Francisco (3-1-0) at 4 p.m. Thursday at Hornet Field.
  • MEN’S SOCCER PLAYS TO 1-1 DRAW WITH SEATTLE
    September 08, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER PLAYS TO 1-1 DRAW WITH SEATTLE Senior Gabe Silveira scored in his first game of the season as Sacramento State came back from a 1-0 deficit and earned a 1-1 draw with Seattle on Sunday afternoon at Hornet Field.
  • MEN’S SOCCER FALLS TO CSU BAKERSFIELD, 3-0, TO OPEN COPA DE CAUSEWAY
    September 06, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER FALLS TO CSU BAKERSFIELD, 3-0, TO OPEN COPA DE CAUSEWAY Shots and scoring chances were just about even between Sacramento State and...
  • MEN’S SOCCER HOME TO HOST TWO MATCHES IN COPA DE CAUSEWAY
    September 05, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER HOME TO HOST TWO MATCHES IN COPA DE CAUSEWAY The Sacramento State men’s soccer team (1-0-0) hosts its first home matches of the season this week and does so as part of the four-team, two-site Copa de Causeway tournament.
  • MEZ GOAL LEADS MEN’S SOCCER PAST SAN JOSE STATE IN DOUBLE OVERTIME, 1-0
    August 30, 2013
    MEZ GOAL LEADS MEN’S SOCCER PAST SAN JOSE STATE IN DOUBLE OVERTIME, 1-0 Junior Chimdum Mez buried a shot from just inside the 18-yard box in the third minute of the second overtime to lead Sacramento State to a 1-0 season opening win at San Jose State Friday night.
  • MEN’S SOCCER OPENS REGULAR SEASON FRIDAY AT SAN JOSE STATE
    August 29, 2013
    MEN’S SOCCER OPENS REGULAR SEASON FRIDAY AT SAN JOSE STATE Following a pair of home exhibition matches the Sacramento State men’s soccer team will open its regular season against former Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) foe San José State at 7 p.m. Friday in San Jose.
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