Carroll College Mens Soccer

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By the Helena IR

The day after recording the first regular-season win in program history, the Carroll College men's soccer team didn't fare as well at Jamestown College, falling 4-0. Kody Duncan got the NAIA power on the board early, scoring less that five minutes in to put the Jimmies (3-0) in front from the start. A pair of Jack Humphries goals made it 3-0 at the half, and Jamestown added a Jade Johnson goal midway through the second half to finish out the scoring.

Carroll (1-3-1) has one more road game to complete its long stretch away from Helena, and will play at Presentation College at 3 p.m. Monday. The Saints will then return home to play their first regular season home game at 3:30 p.m. Saturday against the University of Great Falls.

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By Troy Shockley, Helena IR

The Saints have made history once again. In the midst of a brutal stretch that had them playing in their fourth road game in the last 10 days, the first-year Carroll College men's soccer team beat Morningside 3-1 on Saturday. The Saints had beaten Sheridan Community College in a home exhibition to start the season, but this was the first regular-season win for the club, which will continue its swing with back-to-back games Sunday and Monday.

"it was a good victory, on the road," coach Doug Mello said. "We're excited. The guys are buying in. In the first two matches it kind of took us a bit to get some wind under our sails and defend as a unit. We've since worked on it a lot, and it's paid dividends."

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BILLINGS, Mont. – A well-placed shot from the top of the 18-yard box by Fernando Perez provided the Montana State Billings men's soccer team with a crucial equalizing goal in a 1-1 double overtime draw against Carroll College in a preseason exhibition match Sunday afternoon at Yellowjacket Field.

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By the Helena IR

A well-placed shot from the top of the box by Fernando Perez provided the Montana State Billings men's soccer team with a crucial, equalizing goal in a 1-1 double overtime draw against Carroll College Sunday afternoon at Yellowjacket Field.

Perez's goal came in the 80th minute, 10 minutes after Jacob Groh put the Saints ahead with a goal on an assist from Nathan Boone. The game served as a practice scrimmage for both teams, not counting towards their regular-season records.

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By the Helena IR

The Carroll men's soccer team struggled to find much offense Thursday in its first-ever game of the program's inaugural season, played on the road at Westminster. 

The Griffins beat the Saints 4-1, led by a hat trick from Michael Porter. Porter, in fact, scored the earliest goal in team history to start his barrage, netting one just 1:15 into the game from eight yards out. He added the eventual game-winner just two minutes later, firing a shot off the crossbar for the 2-0 lead.

Carroll's lone goal came from Dylan Allen, who scored the program's first regular-season goal in the 11th minute from 10 yards out to cut  Westminster's lead in half. The Helena product was the only Saint to manage a shot on goal in the contest, however, and Carroll finished with just three total shots.

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Watch Away Matches

All Conference Games for Carroll Men's Soccer can be accessed via the following links and page provided by the Frontier Conference.

http://www.frontierconference.com/

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Men’s Soccer - Frequently Asked Questions

When did Carroll College announce the addition of Men’s Soccer?
The new sport was announced on February 4, 2014.

Who will be the coach for Men’s Soccer at Carroll College?
Carroll College is currently seeking to fill the position of Head Coach, Men’s Soccer. Position description and application details can be found here.

When will Men’s Soccer have their first season of competition?
Men’s Soccer will begin competing in the 2014-2015 academic year.

How many student-athletes will be recruited for Men’s Soccer?
The roster will recruit  minimum of 20 new students (first-year and transfer) to the college with the addition of students already enrolled at Carroll College. After the inaugural year, the Men’s Soccer roster will be expected to maintain a roster of 28 student-athletes.

Before the head coach is hired, who can I talk to about Men’s Soccer?
Prospective student-athletes can contact Coach David Thorvilson, Head Coach, Women’s Soccer (dthorvilson@carroll.edu or 406.447.5518), with questions about the Men’s Soccer program. Coach Thorvilson will chair the search committee for the new Head Coach for Men’s Soccer.

Before (and after) the head coach is hired, who can I talk to about admission to Carroll College?
Prospective students can contact the Admissions Office at Carroll College at 800-­992-3648 or visit online at http://www.carroll.edu/admission. Carroll College is a Common Application institution.

Will scholarship dollars be available for student-athletes who compete in Men’s Soccer?
Yes. There are  limited number of scholarship dollars available to award to student-athletes for Men’s Soccer in addition to the academic merit scholarship dollars offered in student’s financial aid package.

Will all students on the Men’s Soccer roster receive scholarship dollars?
No. All student-athletes on the Men’s Soccer roster may be qualified to receive academic merit scholarships. In addition, a limited number of student-athletes on the roster may receive scholarship dollars for Men’s Soccer at the discretion of the Head Coach within budget limits.

Where will Men’s Soccer practice and play games?
Men’s Soccer will practice on a college-regulation size soccer field in Centennial Park—immediately east of Carroll College. Games will be played in Nelson Stadium.

When will the Men’s Soccer schedule for the 2014-2015 academic year be scheduled?
The schedule will be developed after the head coach is hired. Conference games will include Rocky Mountain College, Westminster College and the University of Great Falls.