Men's Soccer Weekly Report

Dec. 17, 2014 Contact: Nathan Webber 2014 Men’s Soccer Season in Review SEATTLE PACIFIC falcons Record: 16-2-2 overall, 12-1-1 conference Pre-season Coaches Poll: 2nd (1 first-place vote) Conference Finish: 1st (37 points) Stat Leaders: Goals – Stephen MacDonald (9); Assists – Stephen MacDonald (8); Saves – Cody Lang (42) All-Conference Selections: First – Stephen MacDonald, Danny Olivas, Davis Karaica, Bryson Pavel, Cody Lang; Second – Sean Russell, Chaz Jenkins; HM – Ian Adams, Jordan Kollars, Jeffrey Collings, Evan Robicheau; Mark Collings co-Coach of the Year All-West Region Selections: Davis Karaica, Coday Lang, Stephen MacDonald, Danny Olivas, Bryson Pavel All-Americans: Davis Karaica, Stephen MacDonald Stephen MacDonald was named to the third NSCAA AllAmerica team Season Recap: The Falcons made history in 2014, going 16-2-2 overall while taking home the GNAC title and hosting the first four rounds of the NCAA tournament. Seattle Pacific also saw a new school record set, winning 13 straight games from Sept. 13 to Oct. 30. The Falcons only gave up two goals in their first seven matches and finished the year the third best team in the country in goals-against average. Seattle Pacific earned the No. 1 seed in the West Region, making the tournament for the fourth straight year. The team avenged its only loss in the regular season in the second round of the tournament in a 2-1 victory over Northwest Nazarene. The Falcons fell 1-0 in overtime to Cal State L.A. five days later. While the Falcons offense was no slouch, ranking in the top three in the GNAC in points, goals and assists, the defense is what carried them to the West Regional title game. Defender Davis Karaica was named an All-American and goalie Cody Lang ranked 14th nationally in save percentage after only allowing nine goals all year. The Falcons never gave up more than one goal in all 20 matches and haven’t given up more than one in conference play since October of 2013. NORTHWEST NAZARENE crusaders Record: 15-4-1 overall, 11-2-1 conference Pre-season Coaches Poll: 4th Conference Finish: 2nd (34 points) Stat Leaders: Goals – Fredy Razo (13); Assists – Julio Castillo (9); Saves – Alfredo E. Ontiveros (76)