• WPI to Build First “Rooftop Field” in Mass. Atop New Parking Garage
    March 30, 2012
    Worcester Polytechnic Institute is already home to the first green roof in Worcester; now the university plans to open the first “rooftop field” in the city. In May 2012, WPI will officially open its stunning – and sustainable – Sports and Recreation Center. That same month, the university will break ground for a $20 million, 534-car parking garage with rooftop athletic fields for softball, soccer, field hockey, lacrosse, rugby and a variety of other recreational activities. Approval from the City of Worcester is expected in April, and the new facility is projected to open in January 2013.
  • Five from Men's Soccer Earn NEWMAC All-Academic Honors
    November 10, 2011
    Babson Park, MA --- Senior Matt Rosen earned his third NEWMAC Academic All-Conference award on Wednesday, leading an Engineer contingent that boasted five student-athletes from the men’s soccer program, second in the conference behind MIT which had six. Junior Jason Hopkins earned his second Academic All-Conference honor. Junior Sean Galligan and sophomores Mike Morales and Jeff Wong were first time recipients of the award.
  • Trio of WPI Men's Soccer Players Chosen All-NEWMAC
    November 07, 2011
    Babson Park, MA --- Three WPI men’s soccer players were named NEWMAC all-conference team as the league announced its award recipients on Monday afternoon. Senior Kyle Powers, sophomore Chris Ciampa and freshman Eric Crevoiserat all earned second team honors in the seven-team. Powers, a co-captain, anchored the team’s defensive efforts from his back position. He led a defensive unit that allowed 0.40 goals less per game in 2011 than they did a season ago.
  • WPI Weekly Athletics Update #10
    November 07, 2011
    Men's Soccer's Kyle Powers and Volleyball's Bailey Sarber have been named WPI Athletes of the Week. Powers looked to prolong his collegiate career as he sliced into MIT's lead with a late goal in the NEWMAC quarterfinal on Thursday. Sarber narrowly missed a double-double and hit .222 as the Engineers won the second set in Tuesday's NEWMAC quarterfinal at MIT.
  • Hopkins Tabbed First Team Capital One Academic All-District for Men's Soccer
    November 06, 2011
    Worcester, MA --- Men’s Soccer student-athlete Jason Hopkins has been named to the Capital One Division III Academic All-District I team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (Co-SIDA). Hopkins earned first team honors in District I, which is comprised of Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, and advances to the national ballot for All-America consideration.
  • Men's Soccer's Late Rally Not Enough in NEWMAC Quarterfinal Tournament Loss to MIT
    November 03, 2011
    Worcester, MA --- Max Stein-Golenbock and Nick Diamantoni scored just 1:08 apart midway through the first to propel fifth-seeded MIT to a 2-1 victory over the host and fourth-seeded WPI in a NEWMAC Men’s Soccer Tournament quarterfinal contest on Thursday evening. MIT (9-7) advance to the semifinals to face top-seed and host Babson on Saturday, November 5th at 10:30am. WPI ends its season with a 9-8 record.
  • Men's Soccer NEWMAC Quarterfinal With MIT Postponed to Thursday
    November 02, 2011
    Worcester, MA --- WPI men’s soccer’s NEWMAC tournament quarterfinals matchup against MIT has been postponed until Thursday evening while the remnants of last weekend’s historic October snowfall are cleared from Alumni Field. The game is now scheduled for Thursday, November 3rd at 6pm.
  • Men's Soccer Drops Regular Season Finale at Coast Guard
    October 29, 2011
    New London, CT --- Sophomore John Epperly scored his third goal of the season in the 57th minute breaking the scoreless tie that lasted better than ten minutes into the second half as Coast Guard beat WPI 2-1 in a NEWMAC men's soccer match on Saturday. The Engineers are 9-7 overall and 3-3 in the NEWMAC. The loss prevented WPI from tying for second place with Springfield and Wheaton. The Crimson and Gray will be the fourth seed in next week's NEWMAC Tournament and will host fifth-seeded MIT in a quarterfinal match-up Wednesday at 6pm.
  • Overtime Goal Does In Men's Soccer at Worcester State
    October 26, 2011
    Worcester, MA --- Sophomore Alex Wolfel (Unionville, CT) scored the game-winning goal in the 96th minute to lift Worcester State to a 1-0 overtime triumph over WPI in non-conference men’s soccer action this evening at Coughlin Field. With the win, the Lancers even out their record to 7-7-2 on the season while the Engineers fall to 9-6. The Engineers will travel to NEWMAC rival Coast Guard for a 1pm tilt on Saturday.
  • WPI Weekly Athletics Update #8
    October 24, 2011
    Field Hockey's Libbi Richardson and Men's Soccer's Eric Crevoiserat have been named WPI Athletes of the Week. Richardson's overtime goal stunned Wellesley in a key NEWMAC matchup with postseason implications. Crevoiserat had a hand in two of three goals as the Engineers blanked regionally-ranked Springfield.
  • Crevoiserat's Early Outburst Sends Men's Soccer Past Springfield 3-0
    October 22, 2011
    Worcester, MA --- Eric Crevoiserat notched a goal and an assist as WPI scored three first half goals to shutout regionally ranked Springfield 3-0 in an important NEWMAC men’s soccer contest on Saturday afternoon. Back Ryan Mocadlo got WPI an early lead when he headed home a Crevoiserat corner kick just 6:19 into the match. The goal was Mocadlo’s second of 2011. The Crimson and Gray added to their advantage in the 17th minutes when Crevoiserat registered his fourth goal of the season when he knocked in his own rebound.
  • Pair of Long Goals Dooms Men's Soccer Against Mass Maritime
    October 19, 2011
    Worcester, MA --- Massachusetts Maritime received goals by Adam Vieira and Adam Rabesa as the Buccaneers rallied to defeat host WPI 2-1 in a non-conference men’s soccer matchup played Wednesday evening at a rainy Alumni Field. Kyle Powers got the Engineers on the board early when he received a flick from Chris Ciampa following a corner kick and headed the ball in the net for his first goal of the season at 7:45.
  • Late Rally Falls Short as Men's Soccer Falls 2-1 to Wheaton
    October 15, 2011
    Worcester, MA --- Freshman Luke Finkelstein doled out a pair of assists to propel Wheaton to a 2-1 victory over host WPI in a key NEWMAC men’s soccer contest on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Lyons inch over the .500 mark at 7-6-2 overall while staying in contention for the conference regular season title with a 3-1 league record. WPI is now 8-4 on the season and 2-2 in NEWMAC play.
  • Men's Soccer Defeated 1-0 on the Road at Wentworth
    October 05, 2011
    Boston, MA --- Senior midfielder Dan Santacroce scored the game’s only goal and junior keeper John Longo made eight saves as the Wentworth men’s soccer team snapped a three-game losing streak with a 1-0 win over WPI on Sweeney Field. Jeff Wong turned aside seven shot for the Engineers, who held a 22-21 shot advantage and a 7-3 corner kick advantage. WPI dropped its second straight to fall to 8-3 and host Wheaton next Saturday.
  • WPI Weekly Athletics Update #5
    October 03, 2011
    Men's Soccer's Jeff Wong and Women's Soccer's Kelly Ames have been named WPI Athletes of the Week. Wong posted a 1-0 shutout against Salve Regina and tallied seven saves in a 3-1 road loss to Babson. Ames planted a goal in the back of the net with 20 seconds remaining to lift the Engineers to a 1-0 win over visiting Wentworth.
  • Men's Soccer Falls on the Road at Regionally-Ranked Babson
    October 01, 2011
    Babson Park, MA --- Babson senior captain Max Walker and sophomore Mike Fisher each scored their third goals of the season as the Beavers picked up a 3-1 victory over visiting WPI in a New England Women’s and NEWMAC men’s soccer match at Hartwell-Rogers Field on Saturday. With its fifth win in a row, Babson moved to 7-2-1 overall and 2-0-0 in league play, while the Engineers suffered just their second loss of 2011 to fall to 8-2-0 overall and 2-1-0 in the NEWMAC.
  • Ciampa Nets Lone Goal in Men's Soccer's Win at Salve Regina
    September 28, 2011
    Worcester, MA --- Chris Ciampa collected an unassisted goal - his fifth marker of the season - in the 15th minute to help the WPI men’s soccer team to a 1-0 shutout over host Salve Regina on Thursday evening. With the win, the Engineers improve to 8-1 on the season and push their winning streak to four games with the last three victories by identical 1-0 scores. WPI goalkeeper Jeff Wong the reigning NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Week, made five saves en route to posting his fourth shutout of 2011.
  • Wong Tabbed as NEWMAC Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week
    September 26, 2011
    Babson Park, MA --- WPI goalkeeper Jeff Wong has been selected the NEWMAC Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for the week ending Sunday, September 25th. The sophomore joins offensive player Eric Anderson of Babson as the league's winners this past week. Wong did not allow a goal last week as he posted shutouts in 1-0 victories over Fitchburg State and MIT. The sophomore netminder recorded three saves versus the Falcons in a non-conference tilt before making six stops in a NEWMAC contest against MIT.
  • Wong and Crevoiserat Push Men's Soccer to Key Shutout of MIT
    September 24, 2011
    Worcester, MA ---For the second consecutive game, freshman Eric Crevoiserat tallied the only goal of the game in the second half and sophomore Jeff Wong posted a shutout to lift host WPI to a 1-0 victory. Saturday’s heroics came in a key NEWMAC contest versus MIT that capped Homecoming Weekend in Worcester. After a scoreless first half Crevoiserat took a feed from Shane Fagan on the left side about 12 yards out and buried the shot toward the far post at 54:23. The marker was Crevoiserat’s third in as many games and the helper was Fagan’s first career point.
  • Poly Club inducts seven new members into Hall of Fame
    September 23, 2011
    The WPI Athletic Department, Poly Club, and Hall of Fame Selection Committee is proud to announce its 29th Class, the Class of 2011. The seven newest members were inducted on Friday, September 23, 2011 as part of Homecoming Weekend. They include: John Maxouris (’76), Miguel Concepcion (’05), Matt Wassell (’95), Matthew Musiak (’04), Kim (Cloutier) Villa (’90), Jeffrey Horowitz (’85) and Michele (Giard) Hanly (’82)
  • Crevoiserat and Galligan Connect as Men's Soccer Squeezes by Fitchburg State
    September 21, 2011
    Worcester, MA --- Eric Crevoiserat netted the only goal of the game with just over 20 minutes remaining to spark WPI to a 1-0 shutout over visiting Fitchburg State in a non-conference men’s soccer contest played on Wednesday evening. In a match that saw both teams have multiple quality scoring opportunities, Sean Galligan threaded a beautiful long through ball to a streaking Crevoiserat, who beat a diving FSU goalkeeper to the far post for the freshman’s second career goal at 68:11.
  • Savoia's Overtime Game-Winner Completes Men's Soccer's Comeback at Clark
    September 17, 2011
    Worcester, MA --- In a game eerily similar to last year’s thrilling contest, visiting WPI scored the match’s final three goals – including Chris Savoia's gamewinner late in the second overtime and escaped with a 3-2 win over Clark in the NEWMAC men’s soccer opener for both teams on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Engineers improve to 5-1 overall, while the Cougars, who opened the season with four straight victories, slide to 4-2.
  • TELEGRAM: Healthy Hopkins helps turn up Engineers’ offense
    September 14, 2011
    WPI junior forward Jason Hopkins of Mendon started the 2010 soccer season with a sprained left ankle, finished it with a stress fracture in his right foot and somewhere in between scored a pair of goals in 12 games for the Engineers. “But I was just a half step off all season,” Hopkins said. “It was kind of a lost season.” Over the summer, Hopkins, through a self-designed running and lifting program and has scored a goal in every game this year, and at 4-0, WPI is off to its best start since 2006.
  • Men's Soccer Sees Season-Opening Win Streak Snapped at Brandeis
    September 14, 2011
    Waltham, MA --- Host Brandeis, ranked ninth in the latest New England Men's Soccer Coaches poll, struck for four second half goals to hand WPI its first lose of the season, 5-0, on Wednesday evening. The Judges improve to 3-1 on the season, while the Engineers drop to 4-1. WPI is back in action on Saturday, taking on Worcester rival Clark on Saturday at 1pm in the NEWMAC opener for both teams.
  • WPI Weekly Athletics Update #2
    September 12, 2011
    Field Hockey's Emily Pearce and Men's Soccer's Chris Ciampa were named WPI Athletes of the Week. Pearce scored twice, including the game-winning tally, and doled out an assist to defeat Union. Ciampa found the back of the net a total of three times over a pair of non-conference matches over the past week. Each student-athlete has led their respective team to the best starts since 2006 (Men's Soccer) and 2007 (Field Hockey).
  • Hopkins and Ciampa Help Men's Soccer Remain Undefeated
    September 10, 2011
    Worcester, MA --- Jason Hopkins and Chris Ciampa each registered their fourth goal of the season to propel host WPI to a 3-1 victory over Framingham State in a non-conference men’s soccer contest played on a sun-soaked Alumni Field Saturday morning. WPI remains undefeated as its moves to 4-0 on the year. For the fourth time in as many outings this fall, WPI dented the scoring column in the opening 15th minutes when Stephen Partridge found a streaking Hopkins down the left side who tucked it past the Framingham State netminder at 14:45.
  • Ciampa Strikes Twice as Men's Soccer Defeats Elms 4-1
    September 08, 2011
    Worcester, MA --- Chris Ciampa tallied a pair of goals as the WPI men’s soccer team remained undefeated with a 4-1 triumph of visiting Elms in a non-conference contest played on Thursday evening. WPI is now 3-0 on the season while Elms sees its record move to 1-1. WPI jumped out to quick 2-0 lead with a pair of markers in the opening 2:07. Ciampa picked up a loose ball and blasted a shot from the top of the box into the top right corner just 36 seconds in. Just over a minute and a half later Jason Hopkins headed home a cross by Stephen Partridge from five yards out.
  • Powers Selected NEWMAC Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week
    September 05, 2011
    Babson Park, MA --- WPI senior co-captain Kyle Powers was been named the inaugural NEWMAC Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week. The award begins a new era of weekly awards for the conference, as men’s and women’s soccer, field hockey and lacrosse will now feature offensive and defensive awards. Powers anchored a stellar defensive effort by WPI as the Engineers shut out Becker (5-0) and Anna Maria (3-0) while surrendering only five total shots on goal.
  • WPI Weekly Athletics Update #1
    September 05, 2011
    Men's Soccer's Kyle Powers and Volleyball's Kerrin Beovich have been named WPI Athletes of the Week. Powers was key in a pair of shutouts over the weekend as the Engineers won the Worcester City Tournament. Beovich filled the stat sheet with 32 kills, 19 aces, 19 digs and a .333 hitting percentage at the Regis Tournament. Each student-athlete garnered tournament honors for their efforts.
  • Powers Earns Tournament MVP as Men's Soccer Topples Anna Maria for Worcester City Crown
    September 04, 2011
    Worcester, MA --- Stephen Partridge and Jason Hopkins netted goals 1:17 apart early in the contest to propel host WPI to a 3-0 victory over Anna Maria Sunday afternoon during the second day of the Worcester City Men’s Soccer Tournament. The Engineers claimed the tournament title after Clark defeated Becker 2-1 in dramatic fashion in the nightcap of the tournament. Both WPI and Clark finished the season-opening tournament with 2-0 records with WPI earning the crown by virtue of most goals scored (8-6).
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