2019 F&M Men's Soccer News

  • Coverdale, Mollihan Receive Top Honors at Annual Awards Ceremony
    May 05, 2020
    Erin Coverdale of the field hockey team and Kevin Mollihan of the men’s lacrosse team were presented with the highest honors given to Franklin & Marshall senior athletes at the annual awards ceremony on Monday. 
  • Patty Epps & Glenn Robinson to be Inducted in the 2020 F&M Athletic Hall of Fame
    February 18, 2020
    Franklin & Marshall College will induct Patricia S.W. Epps and Glenn Robinson into its Athletics Hall of Fame on TRUEBLUE Weekend. The pair will be honored at an induction ceremony scheduled for Friday, October 31st. The class is the 39th to be included since the F&M Athletic Hall of Fame was formed in 1969 and raises the total number of members to 259 individuals and 17 te
  • Whitacre Named D3soccer.com Defensive POTY; First Team All-American
    January 14, 2020
    Franklin & Marshall’s Connor Whitacre was named D3soccer.com’s Defender of the Year, as well as earning a place on the All-America First Team. Each accolade was the first of his career.
  • Season in Review: 2019 F&M Men’s Soccer
    December 09, 2019
    Each year during the Franklin & Marshall men’s soccer programs prolific run, the numbers that detail the Diplomats’ current era of success continue their upsurge of impressiveness. The 2019 season carried on that trend as the Diplomats reached the NCAA Tournament for the seventh consecutive time – a record streak unmatched in the history of the Centennial Conference (CC). 
  • Whitacre Named United Soccer Coaches First Team All-American
    December 04, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall's Connor Whitacre named a Division III United Soccer Coaches First Team All-American, announced on Thursday evening. The honor was the first of Whitacre's career as the senior defender became the 13th member in program history to claim the accolade.
  • Five Collect All-Region Accolades
    December 02, 2019
    Five Franklin & Marshall student-athletes earned spots on the United Soccer Coaches Men's All-Mid-Atlantic Region Team, announced Monday. Connor Whitacre and A.J. Kopacz garnered First Team honors, while Christopher Amoruso, J.T. Mogan, and Alex Lalovic all earned places on the Third Team.
  • Fifty-Eight Earn Spots on CC Fall AHR; Six Garner All-Centennial Honors
    November 22, 2019
    A record total of 58 Franklin & Marshall student-athletes, representing seven sports, earned a place on the 2019 Centennial Conference (CC) Fall Academic Honor Roll, announced by the league office on Tuesday.
  • No. 4 F&M Falls Short to Montclair in PKs
    November 17, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall’s No. 4 men’s soccer team suffered a heartbreaking loss to Montclair St. in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament, falling in PKs by a 4-2 tally on Sunday afternoon in Lancaster.  
  • Brandt’s Freekick Sends No. 4 Diplomats to Second Round
    November 16, 2019
    Jack Brandt’s 89th-minute free-kick goal gave Franklin & Marshall’s No. 4 ranked men’s soccer team a memorable 1-0 shutout win over Penn St. – Harrisburg in the NCAA First Round on Saturday afternoon. 
  • Six Land on All-CC List; Wagner Named Coach of the Year
    November 13, 2019
    Six members of the Franklin & Marshall men's soccer team earned All-Centennial Conference (CC) recognition, announced by the league office on Wednesday. Connor Whitacre landed on the First Team, while A.J. Kopacz, J.T. Mogan, and Christopher Amoruso all garnered Second Team accolades.
  • No. 4 F&M Begins Tournament Run – NCAA 1st/2nd Round Games Notes
    November 12, 2019
    The Diplomats qualified for their seventh-consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance – a streak unmatched in the history of the Centennial Conference. During that run, F&M reached four Sweet 16's and a pair of Elite Eights. Overall, the Diplomats have advanced the Tournament on 10 occasions, and hold a 12-9 all-time record in the Playoffs.
  • Men’s Soccer Earns Hosting Rights for NCAA First and Second Rounds
    November 11, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall's men's soccer team earned an at-large bid into the 2019 NCAA Tournament and is set to host the First and Second Rounds at Tylus Field for the fifth time in the previous six years.
  • No. 4 F&M Falls in Narrow CC Championship Tilt
    November 10, 2019
    hard-fought clash between two of the nation's top teams resulted in a heartbreaking 3-2 loss for Franklin & Marshall's No. 4 men's soccer team against No. 3 Johns Hopkins in Sunday's Centennial Conference (CC) Championship.
  • No. 4 Diplomats Drop Gettysburg in CC Semifinals
    November 09, 2019
    A flurry of second-half scoring and a stringent defensive effort highlighted No. 4 Franklin & Marshall's 3-0 shutout win over Gettysburg in Saturday's Centennial Conference (CC) Semifinal. 
  • No. 4 F&M Earns Hosting Rights – CC Tournament Game Notes
    November 07, 2019
    No. 4-ranked Franklin & Marshall (15-2) enters its 11th straight Centennial Conference (CC) Tournament, good for the second-longest active streak next to Hopkins' run of 18-consecutive appearances. The Diplomats earned weekend hosting rights for the third time CC Tournament history and for the first time since 2014. The last CC Title occurred in 2017 with a 1-0 win over Dickinson in Baltimore. 
  • Men's Soccer - No. 4 F&M vs. McDaniel Video Highlights
    November 04, 2019
    No. 4 Franklin & Marshall clinched the top seed in the Centennial Conference (CC) tournament on Saturday after running up a 7-0 score on McDaniel. 
  • Amoruso Garners CC Defensive POTW Honors
    November 04, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall goalkeeper Christopher Amoruso was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Defensive Player of the Week for men's soccer, announced by the league office on Tuesday. The honor was the second of the season and career for Amoruso.
  • No. 4 Diplomats Clinch CC Top Seed with Bashing of McDaniel
    November 02, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall’s No. 4 ranked men’s soccer team scored three goals in the opening 12 minutes, thrashing McDaniel by a 7-0 score on Saturday and locking up the No. 1 seed for next weekend’s Centennial Conference (CC) Tournament.
  • Three Fall F&M Teams Earn CC Tournament Bids
    October 31, 2019
    Three of Franklin & Marshall's postseason-eligible fall teams have qualified for a place in this week's Centennial Conference (CC) Playoffs.
  • No. 4 F&M Blanks Bullets
    October 30, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall’s No. 4 ranked men’s soccer team rolled to a 2-0 shutout of Gettysburg on a rainy Wednesday evening in Centennial Conference (CC) competition. 
  • Home Field Advantage on the Line for No. 4 Diplomats – Week 10 Game Notes
    October 28, 2019
    With just two Centennial Conference (CC) regular-season games remaining, Franklin & Marshall holds a two-point lead for the top spot entering the 2019 Tournament. Johns Hopkins is close behind with 16 points, followed by Dickinson with 15. 
  • Kopacz Tabbed as CC Offensive POTW
    October 28, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall’s A.J. Kopacz was named the Centennial Conference (CC) selection for Offensive Player of the Week for men's soccer, announced by the league office on Tuesday. The honor was Kopacz’s second of the season and his career. 
  • No. 6 F&M Gets Back on Track Against Washington
    October 26, 2019
    Three goals in the opening 10 minutes of play  - including a pair of penalty-kick scores – highlighted the Franklin & Marshall No. 6 ranked men’s soccer team’s commanding 4-1 win over Washington College on the road Saturday afternoon. 
  • Diplomats Looking to Bounce Back in Chestertown - Week 9 Game Notes
    October 21, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall (12-2, 5-1 Centennial Conference) heads into the second-to-last week of the regular season in the drivers’ seat to host the Conference Tournament as the No. 1 seed. With just two games remaining, the Diplomats control their destiny as Johns Hopkins (4-1-1), and Gettysburg (4-1-1) are close behind. 
  • No. 3 F&M Falls Short Against No. 15 Johns Hopkins
    October 19, 2019
    A late push from No. 3 Franklin & Marshall’s offense nearly led to a late equalizer, but ultimately the feverish effort came up short in a heartbreaking 1-0 loss against No. 15 Johns Hopkins on Saturday in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s soccer competition.
  • No. 3 F&M Set for Marquee Matchup Against No. 15 Hopkins – Week 8 Game Notes
    October 14, 2019
    The nation's eyes figure to be on Lancaster this Saturday when No. 15 Johns Hopkins (9-2-1, 3-1-1 CC) takes on No. 3 Franklin & Marshall (12-1, 5-0 CC). Last season, the series was split as Hopkins secured a 4-1 win in the regular season before the Diplomats responded with a 2-0 blanking in the Centennial Conference Semifinals.
  • Kopacz Lands CC Offensive POTW Honor
    October 14, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall’s A.J. Kopacz was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Offensive Player of the Week for men’s soccer, announced by the league office on Tuesday. The honor was the second of the season for a member of the Diplomats and the first of Kopacz’s career. 
  • Diplomats Battle Back to Down the Bears
    October 12, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall’s No. 4 ranked men’s soccer team battled back from an early first-half deficit to take down Ursinus by a 2-1 score on the road Saturday afternoon.
  • Men's Soccer - No. 4 F&M vs. Eastern Video Highlights
    October 10, 2019
    A.J. Kopacz scored twice as Franklin & Marshall's No. 4 ranked men's soccer team rolled past Eastern by a 4-1 score Wednesday evening on Tylus Field.
  • No. 4 F&M Topples Eastern
    October 09, 2019
    Franklin & Marshall’s No. 4 ranked men’s soccer team edged Eastern by a 4-1 score Wednesday evening on Tylus Field.
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