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The UNF men’s soccer team has now lost nine games in a row, the ninth coming at the feet of the top ranked Mercer Bears, 3-0. The loss on Oct.18 exceeds the number of years in a two-term presidency, and continues the deterioration of a season that started out promising, with the Ospreys winning three of its first five matches.
Instead, this year’s Coaches vs. Cancer match at Hodges Stadium presented a microcosm of the 2012 UNF men’s soccer season: not enough shots in the back of the basket to win.
“The injuries don’t matter, we played great tonight at times. We kept the ball the best we have all season,” Marinatos said. “We gave up two soft goals in the first half and we created some chances. Then they scored the third and the fourth and by then it was too late.”
The UNF men’s soccer team has two goalies sharing the spotlight this season. Senior starter Brad Sienkiewicz went down in the Florida Atlantic game with a pulled quadricep Sept 2. But the Ospreys didn’t panic. Derek Marinatos is lucky to have two goalies he trusts to perform, a luxury that has greatly benefited the team [...]
UNF men’s soccer head coach Derek Marinatos changed the lineup after the Osprey’s Aug. 26 home game against Georgia State. Lack of effort from players who Marinatos says have the talent, but not the maturity to play at the college level, led to multiple players being benched. Players who were docked playing time included midfielder/forward Alex [...]
The requirements’ impact on the national landscape of the NCAA is already causing uproar amongst intercollegiate coaches from all sports, mainly because of heightened test scores and GPA requirements. The changes will have a profound effect on recruiting and current eligibility. But what about the impact on sports in our own back yard?
During a rebuilding 2011 season for the UNF soccer team, the Ospreys compiled a 1-15-0 overall record while going 0-8-0 in the Atlantic Sun Conference. With head soccer coach Derek Marinatos in his first season at UNF, the Osprey’s struggled scoring goals, defending, and most importantly, winning games. With a fresh start on the horizon, players and coaches alike know that the only way to go is up.
New season, new teammates. Find out what men’s soccer has in store for the season. Men’s soccer trains early to prepare young recruits for season By Alex Russell After a season of 3-12 in 2010, the men’s soccer team hopes to condition their young team into conference champs and make it to the NCAA tournament. [...]
New head coach Derek Marinatos took charge of his first UNF soccer game Sunday, but his team lost 4-0 to local rivals Flager at Patton Park.