2008-09 Men's Soccer News
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April 16, 2009
SHREVEPORT - The Centenary men's soccer team and head coach David Orr have announced the signing of Cedric Spencer Nickerson from Mesquite, Texas, to a National Letter of Intent.
November 13, 2008
ELMHURST, Ill. - After scoring three goals and dishing off two assists, Centenary freshman John McHugh was named to The Summit League second and all-newcomer teams, as voted by the conference coaches.
November 5, 2008
HOUSTON - It took 101 minutes, but the Centenary men's soccer team was victorious over Houston Baptist on Wednesday afternoon, 2-1, in the final game of the season for the Gents.
November 1, 2008
SHREVEPORT - Playing a man down in the second overtime didn't affect the Centenary men's soccer team on Saturday afternoon at Mayo Field as freshman Aaron Bergman scored the game-winner on an assist by freshman teammate Tate McIntyre to lift the Gents to a 2-1 victory over UMKC in double overtime.
October 31, 2008
SHREVEPORT - The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and ESPN The Magazine have named Centenary sophomore Zac Farrar First Team Academic All-District VI.
October 24, 2008
SHREVEPORT - Senior Will Todd's goal in the 53rd minute tied the game at one, but a goal late in the game helped propel Western Illinois to a 2-1 victory on Friday night in Summit League action.
October 17, 2008
TULSA, Okla. - The Friday night match between the Centenary and Oral Roberts men's soccer teams was close, but two late goals helped give the Golden Eagles a 3-0 victory in Summit League play.
October 11, 2008
ROCHESTER, Mich. - Four saves by sophomore Rennie Walker and two shots on goal by freshman John McHugh wasn't enough for the Centenary men's soccer team, as it fell to Oakland, 2-0, in Summit League play on Saturday afternoon.
October 5, 2008
SHREVEPORT - Shots were going towards the goal for the Centenary men's soccer team, but only one would hit the back of the net in Sunday afternoons, 1-1, tie with Central Arkansas.
October 4, 2008
SHREVEPORT - One of the most pressurized shots in soccer is the penalty kick, and sophomore Brian Hurlburt proved that to be wrong. Hurlburt's PK in overtime helped lift the Centenary men's soccer team to a 2-1 victory over IPFW on Friday night in Summit League play.
September 28, 2008
INDIANAPOLIS -- After playing nearly 90 minutes without anybody scoring, a goal at 84:50 by Perez Agaba proved to be the difference, as the Centenary men's soccer team fell to IUPUI, 1-0, on Sunday afternoon.
September 27, 2008
EVANSVILLE, Ind. - On a warm Friday night in Southern Indiana, the Centenary men's soccer team was downed by Evansville 6-0.
September 23, 2008

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September 23, 2008
SHREVEPORT - On Monday evening the Centenary men's soccer team showed its community sprit by helping the Bossier City Parks and Recreation Youth Soccer squads. The Gents did several games with the kids, along with scrimmaging at the end of the clinic.
September 18, 2008
SHREVEPORT - Due to the continued effects from Hurricane Ike, the Centenary and Houston Baptist soccer match for Saturday in Shreveport has been postponed. The match will be rescheduled, but the date and time has not been announced.
September 17, 2008
CONWAY, Ark. - Playing a man down for the last 30 minutes didn't seem to affect the Centenary men's soccer team on Wednesday afternoon, as it came out on top 2-1 in overtime at Central Arkansas.
September 16, 2008
SHREVEPORT - After spending the weekend in Conway, Ark., the Centenary men's soccer team will be back there on Wednesday to play Central Arkansas at 3:30 p.m. The Gents go into the match at 1-3, while the Bears are 2-4.
September 13, 2008
CONWAY, Ark. -- For the fourth time this season the Centenary men's soccer team has been involved a one-goal match. However, the Gents came out on the short end on Saturday afternoon falling to Belmont, 1-0, at the Central Arkansas Tournament.
September 12, 2008
CONWAY, Ark. - Freshman John McHugh scored two goals for the Centenary men's soccer team, but a goal in the 82nd minute pushed Bowling Green past the Gents, 3-2, at the Central Arkansas Tournament.
September 11, 2008
SHREVEPORT - The Centenary men's soccer team will have some early season momentum going into this weekends match's at the Central Arkansas Tournament. The Gents will play Bowling Green on Friday at 2:30 p.m. and Belmont on Saturday at 1:00 p.m.
September 6, 2008
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Head coach David Orr got his first collegiate win on Saturday night, as the Gents were victorious, 1-0, over Missouri State in the final match of the Missouri State Tournament. This was the first win for Centenary over MSU in school history.
September 5, 2008
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Sophomore Rennie Walker made a career-high 11 saves, but it wasn't enough, as the Centenary men's soccer team fell to Drake 1-0 on Friday night at the Missouri State Tournament.
September 4, 2008
SHREVEPORT - The 2008 Centenary men's soccer team's season begins on Friday at the Missouri State Tournament in Springfield, Mo. The Gents will play Drake at 5 p.m. on Friday and Missouri State at 7 p.m. on Saturday.
August 28, 2008
SHREVEPORT - The 2008 Centenary men's soccer team named its captains on Monday for the fall season.
August 28, 2008
SHREVEPORT - The 2008 Centenary men's soccer team named its captains on Monday for the fall season.
August 28, 2008
"Rain, rain...go away!" The preseason has been marred by wet field conditions and alternating practice sites from indoors to outdoors. These challenges have been met with great attitudes amongst the players. The team is beginning to develop its personality and we can start to see what direction we can take this program.
August 25, 2008
SHREVEPORT - After being named to The Summit League's All-Newcomer Team in the fall, sophomore Josh Gomillion spent his summer winning a gold medal on his U19 Soccer Club Team.
August 25, 2008
TYLER, Texas - With two minutes left in double overtime the Centenary men's soccer team defeated UT-Tyler, 1-0, on Monday night in the final exhibition game of summer for the Gents.
August 23, 2008
SHREVEPORT - Midway through the first half the Centenary men's soccer team got on the scoreboard and never looked back. The Gents were victorious over Harding, 4-1, on a very humid Saturday afternoon.
August 22, 2008
SHREVEPORT - After three days of rain the clouds have parted and field has dried for the Centenary men's soccer team's exhibition opener against Harding on Saturday. The Gents and Bison will begin their preseason tussle on Mayo Field at noon.
August 20, 2008
Preseason is under way! I know that all the players and coaches are excited to get started. A new season brings new goals and aspirations, and this brings new energy and enthusiasm into the training sessions. The Gents will carry a larger roster this year than in years past with 33 players reporting to training camp. Competition in training and practices is high, and a lot of position battles are beginning to take shape. The position battles of great interest are the midfield and forward positions. Depth at midfield will be a luxury this upcoming season.
August 15, 2008
ELMHURST, Ill. -- Despite missing The Summit League Tournament by just one win in 2007, the Centenary (9 points) men's soccer team was picked 6th in the conference preseason poll. The Gents return 12 from last season, which includes Josh Gomillion, who was named to the conference's all-newcomer team.
August 13, 2008
With only three days before the Men's Soccer team reports to preseason training camp, we are very excited about the upcoming season. The Gents Soccer coaching staff is beginning to take shape with the addition of James Speed, Student Assistant Coach, and Clint Brown, Volunteer Assistant Coach, joining the staff.
August 6, 2008
This is the first installment of the Centenary College men's soccer "Coaches Corner." My name is David Orr and I am the head coach of the men's soccer program. Gents soccer is only a few days away from opening its preseason training camp on Sunday, August 17th.