2012 SVSU Men's Soccer News

Men's Soccer to Host Prospect Camp
[1/25/13] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team and Head Coach Cale Wassermann have announced they will be hosting a Men's Soccer Prospect Camp on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013. The camp is for high school men's soccer athletes or current college students, and will take place in the Ryder Center on the campus of SVSU from 10:00 am - 3:30 pm, with registration at 9:00 am. Camp will be limited to the first 60 players (54 field players/6 Goalkeepers).

SVSU To Host Community Youth Day Soccer Clinic Saturday
[1/22/13] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The Saginaw Valley State University Department of Athletics will resume its community youth day program on Saturday (Jan. 26) with a free Soccer Clinic.

Wassermann Tabbed NSCAA DII Coach of the Year
[1/19/13] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer head coach Cale Wassermann has been named National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) National Coach of the Year, announced in Indianapolis on Friday evening (Jan. 18). Wassermann, in just his third season, becomes the first ever NSCAA National Coach of the Year in program history.

Myers Named NSCAA National "Player of the Year"
[12/17/12] - ANSAS CITY, Kan. — Saginaw Valley State University captain Zach Myers (Grand Rapids, Mich./Forest Hills Eastern HS) was named the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) NCAA Division II Player of the Year, the NSCAA announced today (Dec. 10). Myers becomes the first Cardinal to be named the NSCAA National Player of the Year. NSCAA awards are voted on by head men's soccer coaches across the country.

Wassermann Named NSCAA Midwest Region Coach of the Year
[12/5/12] - KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Saginaw Valley State Univeristy head men's soccer coach, Cale Wassermann, was selected as the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Division II Midwest Region Coach of the Year by the NSCAA.

Four Cardinals Named NSCAA All-Region
[12/5/12] - KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Sagainw Valley State University men's soccer team landed four players on the NSCAA Division II Midwest Region Team today (Dec. 4).

Myers and Wise Named NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Americans
[12/4/12] - KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team placed two athletes on the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Continental Tire NCAA Division II All-American Team for the first time in school history. Senior forward Zach Myers (Grand Rapids, Mich./Forest Hills Eastern HS) was named to the first team, while senior goalkeeper Jason Wise (Troy, Mich.) was selected to the third team today (Dec. 4).

Cardinals Finish Runner-Up at NCAA Division II Men's Soccer National Championships
[12/1/12] - EVANS, Ga. - The No. 12 Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team finished their historic season as the 2012 NCAA Division II Men's Soccer National Runner-Up. The Cardinals dropped the national title match by a 3-2 score against No. 11 Lynn University (20-2-1).

Cardinals Advance to National Title Game with 3-1 Victory over No. 2 Simon Fraser
[11/29/12] - EVANS, Ga. - The No. 12 Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team defeated No. 2 Simon Fraser University 3-1 in the Semifinal Round of the NCAA Men's Soccer Championships today (Nov. 29) in Evans, Ga.

Myers Named Daktronics Inc. Third Team All-American
[11/29/12] - KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer Captain Zach Myers (Grand Rapids, Mich./Forest Hills Eastern HS) was named as a 2012 Daktronic Inc. Third Team All-American by the national committee today (Nov. 29).

Myers Named to Capital One Academic All-America First Team
[11/28/12] - TOWSON, Md. – Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer forward Zach Myers was named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America® NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Men's Soccer Fan Bus To NCAA Championships
[11/23/12] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The Sagainw Valley State University men's soccer team has announced that a fan bus provided by Mitchell Motorcoach, L.L.C. will be traveling to the NCAA DII Men's Soccer Championships in Evans, Ga. next week (Nov. 28-Dec. 1).

Myers Named Daktronics Inc. First Team All-Midwest Region; Wise and Savage Second Team
[11/19/12] - QUINCY, Ill. - The Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team placed three student-athletes on the 2012 Daktronic Inc. All-Midwest Region first team and second teams as announced by the regional committee today (Nov. 19).

Myers' Double-Overtime Goal Sends Cardinals to First Men's Soccer Final Four
[11/18/12] - TAHLEQUAH, Okla. - The No. 12 ranked Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team defeated Northeastern State University 1-0 today (Nov. 18) to advance to the NCAA DII Men's Soccer Final Four for the first time in school history.

Savage Overtime Goal Sends Cardinals to NCAA DII Quarterfinals
[11/16/12] - TAHLEQUAH, Okla. - The No. 12 ranked Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team kept their historic season alive with a 2-1 overtime win over No. 4 Rockhurst on Friday afternoon (Nov. 16).

Cardinals Advance to Round of 16 with Shootout Win Over Quincy
[11/11/12] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team advanced to the round of 16 in the NCAA DII Men's Soccer Championships after defeating Quincy University today (Nov. 11) in a shootout.

Myers Selected to Capital One Academic All-Distict IV First Team
[11/6/12] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The awards keep coming for Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer standout Zach Myers as he earned a spot on the Capital One Academic All-Distict IV first team.

Cardinals Grab No. 2 Seed in Super Regionals; Host Quincy Sunday
[11/5/12] - KANSAS CITY, Mis. - The Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team has been selected to participate in the NCAA Division II Super Region No. 3 for the second straight season and second time in school history.

Cardinals Claim GLIAC Tournament Championship with 1-0 Victory over Notre Dame
[11/4/12] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The No. 18 Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team captured their first Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament Championship with a 1-0 shutout victory over Notre Dame College today (Nov. 4) at the SVSU Soccer Complex.

Myers Tabbed 'Offensive Player of the Year"; Wassermann "Coach of the Year"
[11/2/12] - BAY CITY, Mich. - Saginaw Valley State University head coach Cale Wassermann was named 2012 GLIAC "Coach of the Year", while Zach Myers was named "Offensive Player of the Year" today (Nov. 2) by the conference office.

SVSU Advances to GLIAC Finals with Shutout of Northwood, 3-0
[11/2/12] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The No. 18 ranked and top-seeded Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team defeated crosstown rival Northwood University 3-0 in the 2012 GLIAC Men's Soccer Tournament Semifinals today (Nov. 2) at the SVSU Soccer Complex.

Men's Soccer Jumps to No. 18 in Nation; No. 3 in Midwest Regional Rankings
[10/31/12] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team has moved up in all the major rankings after their GLIAC Championship-clinching weekend.

SVSU Men's Soccer Clinches Back-to-Back GLIAC Titles
[10/28/12] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer program clinched their second consecutive GLIAC Championship today...

No. 24 Cardinals Extend Unbeaten Streak to Eight; Shutout Urbana 3-0
[10/28/12] - URBANA, Ohio - The No. 24 ranked Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team defeated Urbana University 3-0 today (Oct. 28) in their non-conference regular season finale.

No. 24 Cardinals Post Sixth Straight GLIAC Shutout; Defeat Findlay 2-0
[10/26/12] - FINDLAY, Ohio - The No. 24 ranked Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team came away with a 2-0 road victory over the Findlay Oilers this afternoon (Oct. 26).

Cardinals Men's Soccer Move Up to No. 4 in Midwest Regional Rankings
[10/25/12] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team moved up to No. 4 in the latest NCAA Midwest Regional Rankings today (10/24).

Savage Named GLIAC Men's Soccer "Athlete of the Week"
[10/21/12] - BAY CITY, Mich. - Saginaw Valley State University junior mid fielder Lachlan Savage earned GLIAC Men's Soccer "Athlete of the Week" honors after he posted a pair of pivotal game winning goals this past weekend.

Cardinals Slay Dragons on Senior Day, 4-0
[10/21/12] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team claimed a 4-0 victory over visiting Tiffin University today (Oct. 21) in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest at the SVSU Soccer Complex on Senior Day.

Cardinals Defeat Timberwolves in Thrilling 2 OT Contest, 1-0
[10/19/12] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team won a thrilling double-overtime Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest today (Oct. 19) against the Timberwolves of Northwood University, 1-0, on goal in the final seconds of play.

Cardinals Fly by Eagles, 1-0
[10/14/12] - ASHLAND, Ohio - The Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team came away with a tough 1-0 win on the road at Ashland University today (Oct. 14) in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest.

Cardinals and Rochester College Play to a 1-1 Tie
[10/12/12] - ROCHESTER, Mich. - The No. 21 Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team took on the Warriors of Rochester College to battle to a 1-1 tie today (Oct. 12).

Saginaw Valley & Malone Battle To Scoreless Draw
[10/7/12] - CANTON, Ohio - The No. 21 Saginaw Valley State Unviersity men's soccer team tied the Malone Pioneers today (Oct. 7) in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest.

Cardinals Shutout Cavaliers, 3-0, on First Half of Road Trip
[10/5/12] - NORTH CANTON, Ohio. - The No. Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team competes in a GLIAC contest on the road against the Cavaliers of Walsh University.

Cardinals Fall Short Against Panthers, 3-2
[9/30/12] - UNIVERSITY CENTER Mich. - The Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team scored a pair of goals in the second half of play, but was not able to finish with victory.

Strong Second Half Leads Cardinals Over Falcons, 3-2
[9/28/12] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The No. 13 Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team defeated Notre Dame College by a score of 3-2 today (Sept. 28) in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Contest at the SVSU Soccer Complex.

Cardinals Move Up to No. 13 in NSCAA/Continental Tire Rankings
[9/25/12] - KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Saginaw Valley State men's soccer team moved up to No. 13 in the lastest NSCAA/Continental Tire DII Coaches Poll released today (Sept. 25).

Cardinals Tie Dragons, 1-1
[9/23/12] - TIFFIN, Ohio. - The No. 16 Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team continued their road trip with a 1-1 tie in double overtime against the Dragons of Tiffin University in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) contest today (Sept. 23).

No. 16 Cardinals Record Third Straight Shutout, Down Storm 4-0
[9/21/12] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The No. 16 Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team defeated the Storm of Lake Erie College by a 4-0 final...

Jason Wise: 'I Will Always Be A Cardinal'
[9/20/12] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The September edition of 'Student-Athlete' Spotlight features senior goalkeeper Jason Wise from the SVSU men's soccer program...

Team Effort Leads No. 20 Cardinals to 1-0 Victory Over Eagles
[9/16/12] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team used a complete team effort today (Sept. 16) as they defeated the Ashland University Eagles, 1-0 at the SVSU Soccer Complex.

No. 20 Cardinals Drill Oilers, 3-0
[9/14/12] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The No. 20 Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team defeated the University of Findlay Oilers 3-0 today (Sept. 14) in their 2012 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference home opener.

No. 8 Cardinals Fall on the Road to Northwood, 2-0
[9/9/12] - MIDLAND, Mich. - The No. 8 Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team fell by a score of 2-0 in their first road contest of the 2012 season to Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference foe Northwood University today (Sept. 9).

No. 8 Cardinals Rally to Defeat Mustangs, 4-3
[9/7/12] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The Saginaw Valley State University Cardinals defeated the Mustangs 4-3 today (Sept. 7) in comeback fashion.

Myers Selected as GLIAC "Athlete of the Week"
[9/5/12] - BAY CITY, Mich. - Saginaw Valley State University senior forward Zach Myers (Grand Rapids, Mich./Forest Hills Eastern) earned GLIAC Men's Soccer "Athlete of the Week" honors after leading the Cardinals to a pair of wins to open the 2012 campaign.

Cardinals Jump to No. 8 in NSCAA/Continental Tire DII Rankings
[9/4/12] - KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team jumpped to No. 8 in the the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) and Continental Tire NCAA Division II Men's College Rankings which were released today (Sept. 4).

Myers Leads No. 22 Cardinals to 4-1 Victory Over Pumas
[9/2/12] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The No. 22 ranked Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team finished this afternoon (Sept. 2) off with a 4-1 vicotory over the St. Joseph's (Ind.) Pumas at home in front of 145 loyal and supporting Cardinal fans.

No. 22 Cardinals Beat Lewis 3-1 in Season Opener
[8/30/12] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The No. 22 ranked Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team kicked off the season in grand fashion with a 3-1 victory over Lewis University in front of their home fans today (Aug. 30) at the SVSU Soccer Complex.

Cardinal Men's Soccer Selected to Win GLIAC North Divisional Title
[8/23/12] - BAY CITY, Mich. - The GLIAC men's soccer coaches chose SVSU to win the GLIAC Men's North title...

Cardinals Ranked #22 in NSCAA/Continental Tire Preseason Poll
[8/7/12] - KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team was ranked #22 in the the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) and Continental Tire NCAA Division II Men's College Preseason Rankings that were released today (Aug. 7).

Men's Soccer Announces 2012 Class
[5/10/12] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The Saginaw Valley State University men's soccer team has announced its 2012 recruiting class, which is compiled of six players who will be the foundation of Cardinal men's soccer for years to come.

Men's Soccer to Host 5th Annual Golf Outing
[4/27/12] - UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The SVSU Men's Soccer will host their 5th Annual Golf Outing on June 24th at Swan Valley Golf Club.