2004-05 Men's Soccer News
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November 6, 2004
Centenary Cumulative Season Statistics
November 6, 2004
Centenary vs IUPUI (Nov 06, 2004)
November 6, 2004
Centenary Team Game-by-Game Statistics
October 31, 2004
UMKC vs Centenary (Oct 31, 2004)
October 29, 2004
Centenary vs Oral Roberts (Oct 29, 2004)
October 26, 2004
JJ Meyer SHREVPORT – Junior JJ Meyer scored a pair of goals, as the Gents polished off Dallas Baptist 3-1 in their last home match of the season on Tuesday night.   Centenary dominated the flow of the first 45 minutes by spreading the field and using their passing game to create scoring opportunities. Centenary outshot the Patriots 10-5 and held a 3-0 advantage in corners. The buzzer sounded with both teams going into intermission scoreless.   Entering the second half, the Gents refocused as senior Joseph Sidaros found Jason Williams open in the middle of the box for the first point of the night at the 61:10 mark.   Less than three minutes later, DBU evened the score at 1-1 on a goal by Jared Billups.     After the Patriots tied it, the Gents powered their way back into their opponent's box as freshman Brody Sager flicked a ball to a charging Meyer for the diving header giving Centenary a 2-1 advantage in the 68th minute.   With one minute left on the clock, Meyer materialized once again, pounding in a deflected shot for his second goal of the night. Meyer i s tied for the team lead in goals for the season with four.   Being the last home game of the season, it was the final home match for seniors Greg Clarke, Aaron Elrod, Jack Goodloe, Michael Krulin, Jeffrey Krulin, Joseph Sidaros, and Jason Williams.   With three conference matches remaining, Centenary travels to Tulsa to take on Oral Roberts on Friday and UMKC on Sunday.   The Gents need to win in order to help the team’s chances for a Mid-Con tournament bid.       Centenary vs. DBU < < Return to Gents Soccer schedule
October 13, 2004
Files associated with this release: Box Score   BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Senior Jack Goodloe chipped in two goals to lead the Centenary Gents past Birmingham-Southern in their first shutout of the season, 3-0 at the BSC soccer park Wednesday night.   In a very physical first half, Centenary’s defensive line was able to hold off BSC’s (6-4, 2-1) nationally ranked offense. BSC held a 15-2 advantage in shot attempts through the first 45 minutes.   The Gents seized control of the match, minutes in to the second half as Goodloe scored his third goal of the season at the 47:30 mark. The Gents continued putting points on the board when junior J.J. Meyer sent a cross that found freshman Osama Buazza open up front in the 71 st minute. Centenary’s defense held strong for the remainder of the half as Goodloe struck again in the 80 th minute, drilling a shot from 35 yards out putting the match away.   Freshman Ransone Rose had six saves earning the win in goal for the Gents, while BSC’s Joseph Anthony made two saves.   Centenary (3-5-2, 0-1-1) returns to Mayo field on Saturday Oct. 23 to host conference rival Western Illinois (6-7, 2-1-0) at 2 p.m.     Centenary vs. BSC October 13, 2004 < < Return to Gents Soccer schedule
October 7, 2004
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- The rain did not stop the Centenary Gents as they continue their come from behind ways to beat the Drury Panthers 3-2 on Thursday night at Hutchens Field.   With the win, the Gents even the all-time series at 5-5-1.   Goalie James Speed was unable to get his hands on Cody Reinberg’s close shot putting the Panthers up by one in the 12 th minute.   Three minutes later, senior Jeffrey Krulin took the ball into Panther territory angling a shot ten yards out that found the back of the net tying the game at the 15:01 mark.   Going into the break, the score was deadlocked at one a piece.     Drury (3-6-1) came out eager in the second half scoring in the 49 th minute taking the lead once again.   At the 63:28 mark, freshman Ben Caldarera fought his way through a crowd scoring his fourth goal of the season evening the score.   The game-winning goal came off of an own goal by the Panthers in the 76 th minute.   Centenary (2-5-2) returns home to host their third conference match of the season against UMKC (1-7-0) on Saturday at 3:30 p.m.       Centenary vs. Drury October 7, 2004 < < Return to Gents Soccer schedule
October 2, 2004
SHREVEPORT —The Centenary Gents reloaded in the second half to even the score after trailing early to force double overtime against Valporaiso Saturday evening at Mayo field. The match ended 2-2 in Centenary’s second double overtime tie of the season. Minutes into the first half, Valparaiso defender Nate Hyde pulled the ball deep into the left corner sending a cross to Jon Brighton, who scored the first of his two goals at the 3:16 mark. The first half ended with the Crusaders on top 1-0. After the break, Valpo’s Brighton scored his second goal of match at the 54th minute. Despite being down by two, the Gents regrouped and began dominating offensively for the remainder of the half. Senior Jeffery Krulin found junior J.J. Meyer open in the middle for the Gents first goal at the 64:51 mark. Aggressive play continued as freshman Ben Caldarera faked out the goalie pushing it to the far right corner tying the match and forcing it into overtime. The Gents had two chances to take the match during the overtime periods. Senior Ryan Nicholson weaved through the Valpo defense and angled a hard shot to the left resulting in a brilliant save by Valpo keeper Jeff Oleck. As the final seconds ticked away, senior Jack Goodloe took Centenary’s last offensive attempt by blazing by a Valpo defender and hammering the ball off the cross bar. The match ended with Valpo outshooting the Gents 15-14, although Centenary had a 6-1 edge on corners. Freshman keeper James Speed made four saves while Jeff Oleck made three stops in goal for the Crusaders. The Gents (1-5-2) go back on the road as they challenge Drury (3-3-1) Thursday evening at 7 p.m. at Hutchens field. Centenary faced the Panthers earlier this season, where the teams tied 1-1. VALPO vs Centenary (Oct 02, 2004) < < Return to Gents Soccer schedule
September 26, 2004
Gents Soccer Falls Short to Detroit Titans DETROIT - Unable to continue putting points on the board, the Centenary men’s soccer team fell in a back and forth match against the Detroit Titans 5-3 on Sunday in Detroit. The Titans (4-4-0) scored once in the first half when Andrew Ornoch found the net in the 20th minute taking a 1-0 lead at intermission. After the break, Titan’s Ablaya Camara scored his first of four goals off a breakaway at the 56:11 mark. Two minutes later, senior Jack Goodloe scored with a powerful shot to the upper left corner to bring the Gents within one. The Titans gave it to Camara again, putting their third point on the board in the 64th minute. Freshman Ben Caldarera answered back scoring at the 67:38 mark off a Goodloe assist to draw the Gents once again within one, but Camara scored seventeen minutes later to put Detroit back on top. Continuing their relentless attack, freshman Osama Buazza scored his first goal of the year on a breakaway in the 85th minute. With less than three minutes on the clock, Camara broke past the Gents defense to score his fourth goal and earn the win for the Titans. The Gents (1-5-1) return to Mayo field looking to regroup, as they play their second conference match of the year against Valparaiso on Saturday at 7 p.m.       Centenary vs Detroit Titans (Sep 26, 2004) < < Return to Gents Soccer schedule
September 25, 2004
ROCHESTER, MI. - The Centenary Gents were unable to snap Oakland’s five-game unbeaten streak on Saturday afternoon in Rochester. The Golden Grizzlies' shut out the Gents 4-0, in their first conference match of the year. In a very fast paced, aggressive match, Oakland’s Jim Denk was able to drive it past goalie James Speed in the 35th minute to put the first point on the board. The first half ended with Oakland outshooting the Gents 10-2 as they entered the break leading 1-0. Looking to even the score, the Gents challenged Oaklands’ defense by tripling their shots on goal in the second half lead by freshman Ben Caldarera and senior Jeffrey Krulin . Caldarera had an opportunity to tie the game on a break away in the 51st minute, but the ball hit the post and bounced out of play. Minutes later, freshman Alex McDonald received a pass from Nick Nelson and pushed it to the back of the net to give the Golden Grizzlies a two point advantage. With a less than 25 minutes left in the second half, Grizzlies senior Bret McNabb received a red card giving the Gents a one-man advantage. Playing one man down did not stop Oakland’s aggressive offense as they scored their third goal in the 79th minute and were able to score again with 10 seconds left on the clock. The Gents continue their weekend road trip, staying in Michigan to challenge first time opponent Detroit on Sunday at 12 p.m. Centenary vs OU (Sep 25, 2004) < < Return to Gents Soccer schedule
September 18, 2004
SHREVEPORT —The Centenary Gents came back from a one-goal deficit in the second half forcing two exciting overtimes, which resulted in a 1-1 tie with the Drury Panthers. With a lot of back and forth action in the first half, Drury (2-2-1) was able to strike first with a left footed pass from Scott Deal to Spencer Smith who put it between the goal posts in 18th minute. The Gents sharp defensive line kept their shots to a minimum catching the Panthers offsides five times. Minutes into the second half, senior Greg Clarke and Drury defender Matt McLaughlin collided competing for a header, which resulted in a 30-minute delay. Both players were escorted off the field by ambulance. With the loss of their captain, the Gents fought hard for possession and drew a foul at the 75:16 mark. Senior Jack Goodloe quickly set up the free kick and evened the score with his first goal of the season. The tie continued for the remainder of the second half with Centenary obtaining a 10-4 shot advantage over the Panthers. Going into overtime, both teams had equal opportunities to take the lead. Senior Jeffrey Krulin had a break away chance that went just wide and Centenary defender Ryan Nicholson stole a scoring opportunity from the Panthers running down a break away in the second overtime. With the sun beating down, both teams settled for a draw in a match that lasted two hours and forty minutes. Centenary was plagued with injuries throughout the match. Senior Aaron Elrod and sophomore Faustino Leon were both unable to return after being involved in aggressive plays. The Gents (1-3-1) will be on the road next weekend to compete in their first conference match against Oakland (3-1-1) on Saturday at 2:00 p.m.     Drury vs Centenary (Sep 18, 2004) < < Return to Gents Soccer schedule
September 12, 2004
MACON, GA. — Senior Jeffrey Krulin scored his first goal of the season with less than four minutes left in the second half as the Centenary Gents outdo the Georgia State Panthers 2-1 with their first win of the season at the Mercer Invitational. After a scoreless first half, senior Jonathan Scraggs was able to score first for the Panthers off a tip in by Centenary defender Jonathan Wright . Junior J.J Meyer evened the score in the in the 75th minute with the set up and pass from freshman Osama Buazza . With only 3:64 left on the clock, Krulin was able to get it past the GSU keeper putting the second point on the board for the Gents and the game-winning goal in his pocket. The Gents controlled the offense out shooting the Panthers 18-12. Freshman goalie James Speed kept the Panthers scoreless in the first half and had a season high seven saves. Fouls were fairly even during the match with Centenary junior Ryan Nicholson receiving a yellow card in the 29th minute and GSU defender Armin Marquez receiving a red card at the 49:58 mark. The Gents (1-3-0) will be at home this Saturday to battle the Drury Panthers (2-1-0) at 2:00 p.m.   -30- CENT vs GSU04 (Sep 12, 2004) < < Return to Gents Soccer schedule
September 10, 2004
MACON, Ga.- Three Centenary men’s soccer players were issued red cards as frustrations mounted in another one goal loss, the Gents’ third straight. Host Mercer took advantage early, scoring the game winning goal in the 36th minute after keeper Ranson Rose was issued the first of four red cards in the match. Also receiving red cards were Dustin Forward and Aaron Elrod of Centenary and Mark McKeever of Mercer. Mercer (2-1) out-shot the Gents 21-9, scoring one goal despite having a two-man advantage at times. Centenary (0-3) takes on Georgia State in their next match of the Wingate Inn Invitational.     Centenary vs Mercer (Sep 10, 2004) < < Return to Gents Soccer schedule
September 4, 2004
MEMPHIS —Playing in their second match of the Memphis Soccer Tournament, the Centenary Gents were surpassed by Western Kentucky 2-1 in an aggressive match on Saturday night at the Mike Rose Soccer Complex. Western Kentucky came out strong in the first half maximizing on attacking opportunities. At the 13:48 mark, WKU (1-1-0) senior Trey Alexander seized an attempted defensive clearing pass and took it to the net. The scoring continued for WKU when in the 29th minute junior Steven Medlock headed the ball in off a cross from junior Jacob Isenhour. The Gents fought back in the second half outshooting WKU. In the 62nd minute senior Jack Goodloe was able to place a precise ball off a free kick to freshamn Ben Caldarera for the header and goal. Centenary freshman goalie Ransone Rose had a season high of seven saves. The Gents (0-2-0) will be on the road next weekend playing in the Mercer Invitational in Macon, Georgia. They will be competing against Mercer on Friday at 7:00 p.m and Georgia State on Saturday at 1:00 p.m.     Centenary College vs Western Kentucky (Sep 04, 2004) < < Return to Gents Soccer schedule
September 3, 2004
MEMPHIS- The Centenary Gents launched their season opener on Friday night with a 0-1 loss to the University of Memphis at the Mike Rose Soccer Complex. Memphis scored their only goal in the first half when junior Dayton O’Brien got it past goalie James Speed in the 16th minute off a free kick. The Gents were unable to answer back before the end of the half. Returning for the second half, Centenary had a chance to even the score but was unable to put one in the net. Memphis controlled the offense with a 25-5 shot advantage, but the defense collaboration of Dustin Forward, Aaron Elrod , Jonathan Wright , and replacement goalie Ransone Rose held the Tigers scoreless in the second half. This is the seventh time the two teams have met with Centenary having 2-5-0 all time record against the Tigers. The Gents (0-1) will play their second game of the tournament against Western Kentucky on Saturday at 5:00 p.m.   CC vs UM (Sep 03, 2004) < < Return to Gents Soccer schedule
August 28, 2004
SHREVEPORT- Riding the momentum of Friday’s 2-1 win over UT-Tyler, the Centenary Gents came back in the last minutes to tie William Carey 3-3 at Mayo field on Saturday. Centenary came out strong in the first half and scored first when senior Michael Krulin lobbed a shot up and over William Carey’s wall and through the goal posts off a free kick. William Carey senior Eric Diaz answered back knocking the ball over the goal line off a corner kick in the 13th minute. The aggressive play continued, as William Carey was able to score one more goal from deep in the left corner before the half time buzzer. The Gents battled back in the second half getting pushed down inside the box. Senior Greg Clarke strategically knocked in his second penalty kick of the exhibition season. With Centenary down by one, William Carey midfielder Colin Hoey received a red card, which forced his team to play one man down. With less than two minutes on the clock, senior Jeffrey Krulin tied the game with a powerful shot to the back of the net. The Gents will travel to Memphis next weekend to participate in the Memphis Soccer Tournament playing Memphis on Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Georgia State on Saturday at 5:00 p.m.     William Carey vs Centenary (Aug 28, 2004) < < Return to Gents Soccer schedule
August 27, 2004
SHREVEPORT —The Centenary Gents won their second home exhibition game against the University of Texas at Tyler with a 2-1 victory, courtesy of their push up defense and aggressive front line at Mayo field. Centenary’s passing game paid off in the first half with freshman Osama Buazza putting the ball in the back off the net off of junior Ryan Nicholson’s blocked shot. Greg Clarke got the second goal with a strong low shot to the right on a penalty kick. The defensive trio of senior Aaron Elrod , junior Jonathan Wright , and freshman Dustin Forward kept the Patriots shots to a minimum, forcing freshman goalie Ransone Rose to make four saves. The Gents host another exhibition game against William Carey College on Saturday evening at 7:00 p.m. They will kick off their first regular season match next Friday when they visit the Memphis Tigers. UT Tyler vs Centenary (Aug 27, 2004) < < Return to Gents Soccer schedule