Men’s Soccer

Wartburg, Loras ranked in top 13 ahead of Saturday’s match

Wartburg, Loras ranked in top 13 ahead of Saturday’s match

The Iowa Conference’s premier men’s soccer rivalry will be one of the feature games in the nation this weekend. Loras (12-2-1, 5-0-0) hosts Wartburg (10-2-4, 4-0-1) at 7:30 p.m. Saturday with the league title likely on the line. The Duhawks are ranked No. 8 in the latest NSCAA coaches poll, […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Men's Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer
Men’s soccer takes a double-overtime draw again

Men’s soccer takes a double-overtime draw again

The 15th-ranked Wartburg men’s soccer team has had two tied matches in three days. The Knights tied Dubuque on Saturday night 1-1, and now on Monday night they tied Carleton with an eerily similar 1-1 match. “Both of them are disappointing. I think we came into both of those games thinking […]

by · October 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Men's Soccer, Sports
Sluggish 15th-ranked Knights draw with UD

Sluggish 15th-ranked Knights draw with UD

It’s a narrative often discussed in collegiate sports, the idea that Homecoming week games are tougher for student-athletes to stay focused for. Wartburg’s 15th-ranked men’s soccer team may have added some evidence Saturday night, struggling to a 1-1, double-overtime tie with Dubuque. “I hate playing on Homecoming,” Wartburg (10-2-3, 4-0-1) […]

by · October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Men's Soccer, Sports
Men’s soccer enters top 15

Men’s soccer enters top 15

Wartburg moved up one spot to No. 15 in the latest NSCAA Division III men’s soccer coaches poll released Wednesday. The top three of Messiah (13-0-0), Kenyon (11-0-0) and Trinity (Texas) (13-1-0) remained the same, while Oneonta State (11-0-2) moved up one spot to No. 4 and Wheaton (Ill.) (12-2-0) leaped from […]

by · October 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Men's Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer
Midfielder Jay Tegge handles a pass during a 3-1 win over St. Olaf last Wednesday. -- Alyssa Noble

In top form

Like most professional sports, it is hard to pin down exactly why some soccer teams are more successful than others, why some teams with above-average spending continue to struggle (Aston Villa) while other teams spend their cash wisely (Manchester United). Is success attributed to player personnel, coaching schemes, physical and […]

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