Men's Soccer 2008-09 Headlines

April 29, 2009
Slug Soccer Coaches Shift Roles
SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL --Come fall, both the men's and women's soccer teams at UC Santa Cruz will have new faces patrolling the sidelines at the Lower East Field.

January 4, 2009
Petro Earns NSCAA Scholar All-Region Honor
SANTA CRUZ, CA -- Slug Senior, Bobby Petro (Sr. Arroyo Grande, CA) has been named to the NSCAA Scholar All-Region 2nd Team. Petro becomes the third Slug in two years to be named to the Scholar All-Region Team, and joins a proud tradition of Slug academic excellence.

December 12, 2008
Men’s Soccer Dominates All Independent Awards
SANTA CRUZ, CA -- The UC Santa Cruz Men’s Soccer Program continued it’s dominance of the Association of Division III Independent Awards in 2008, placing 7 members on the All Independent Teams in 2008.

October 22, 2008
Slugs Fall in Final LA Trip
SANTA CRUZ, CA -- The UC Santa Cruz men's soccer team fell 3-0 to Chapman and 3-0 to the University of Redlands in their final road trip of the season. The two losses essentially eliminate the Slugs from their chance at a 6th consecutive trip to the NCAA Playoffs.

October 17, 2008
Slugs Get Two Late Goals from Degrasse to Win at East Bay
HAYWARD, CA -- Tim Degrasse (JR, Santa Cruz, CA) scored two goals in the span of 7 minutes to send the Slugs past Cal State East Bay for the second time this season. Down 2-0 early in the first half the Slugs faced an uphill battle, after East Bay scored through Frank Quintana, and Mohammed Airuwayshid.

October 16, 2008
Randolph, Fondy Named Association of Division III Independents Student-Athlete of the Month Award Winners for September
KANSAS CITY, MO -- California State University, East Bay outside hitter Jackie Randolph and University of California, Santa Cruz striker Matt Fondy were named today as the recipients of the Association of Division III Independents Student-Athlete of the Month awards for September.