Category Archives: Men’s Soccer

Denver Opens Conference Play with a Sweep and Win

Denver men’s soccer (5-2-1, 1-0-0) traveled to Macomb, Illinois to play Western Illinois and pulled out a tough 2-1 win. 26 minutes into the first half, senior defender Jake Mecham got DU on the board. Stefan DeLeone buried a penalty kick ten minutes later for a 2-0 Denver lead. Denver controlled the pace of play the balance of the contest but Western Illinois countered with a goal of their own at 74:09. Denver held on for the win in their first conference match of the season and will likely be returning to the same field for the Summit League Tournament the second week in November. Continue reading Denver Opens Conference Play with a Sweep and Win

Men’s & Women’s Soccer Need to Make Offensive and Defensive Adjustments as Conference Matches Near

Denver men’s (4-2-1) and women’s (5-4-1)   soccer teams went into this season with high hopes and challenging non-conference schedules. As conference matches approach, both teams must improve in different areas heading into conference play if they want to earn titles and advance to the NCAA tournament. Continue reading Men’s & Women’s Soccer Need to Make Offensive and Defensive Adjustments as Conference Matches Near

DU Athletic Hall of Fame Inductions Slated for October 15th

Registration is still open for this year’s Denver Athletics Hall of Fame awards dinner to be held Friday, October 15th, 6-9 pm MT ahead of the Hall of Fame hockey game against Air Force on Saturday at Magness Arena. Originally scheduled for last year, but postponed due to COVID-19, this year’s induction class is one of the most impressive groups of athletic alumni ever assembled at DU. Continue reading DU Athletic Hall of Fame Inductions Slated for October 15th

Soccer Teams Go 3-1, Volleyball 2-0 in Weekend Tilts

This weekend students returned to campus and 900 fans filled CIBER Field Friday night. The crowd witnessed a tight match between DU men’s soccer and Evansville. In the first half, Denver used a corner kick, initiated by Lukas Fisher, that Trevor Wright tucked into the net with four minutes remaining in the period. Denver controlled the second half, outshooting the Purple Aces 7-4 for the match, and held on for the 1-0 win. Continue reading Soccer Teams Go 3-1, Volleyball 2-0 in Weekend Tilts

Denver Goes 4-2-1 on the Weekend

Women’s soccer (5-1) split a pair of matches.  The Pios waxed Kansas State at DU soccer stadium, 3-1 Thursday evening. Denver had goals from three different players – Riley Baker, Natalie Beckman (of course) and Sydney Sharp. That makes back-to-back Power-Five wins against Utah (Pac-12 ) and Kansas State (Big 12). On Labor day, the Denver backline had a rough first half against the visiting Mustangs from Southern Methodist University (SMU), allowing three goals in a fifteen-minute span, to trail 3-0. In a strange game dominated by the Pios, Denver outshot the visitors 21-3 and 7-3 shots-on-goal (DU also had an ‘own goal) for the entire contest but Mustangs made all their shots count and won the game,  4-2. Continue reading Denver Goes 4-2-1 on the Weekend