Spartan Men’s Soccer Team Ends Season with NSCAA Rank of 13

November 8th, 2016 Posted in Athletics

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As the Cayuga Community College Men’s Soccer team entered the season, they were the #3 ranked team in the pre-season Region III Coaches poll.  Head Coach Petrut Bumbanac announced the team captains for the season as Ricky Rodriguez of Pflugerville, TX; Daniel Bonehill of Birmingham, England; and Cameron Pashley of Aberdeen, Scotland.

Ricky Rodriguez

Ricky Rodriguez

Daniel Bonehill

Daniel Bonehill

Cameron Pashley

Cameron Pashley

The team earned a 10-1-1 regional record and a #12 NSCAA national ranking, positioning them as the #4 seed for the NJCAA Region III Division III men’s soccer playoffs.  The team’s outstanding season came to an end when they faced a tough #5 Erie Community College on October 26th at Wells College’s turf field.  The team played an exceptional first half and led 1-0 after Spencer Urquiza of Pflugerville, TX scored; placing Cayuga ahead.  They controlled much of the pace and action of the opening half, but were unable to continue their surge in the second half, ending with a loss of 4-1.  The Spartans had a great season and overcame some significant injuries early on.  The young team, completing their season with a NSCAA national rankings at #13, and a 10-3-1 overall record.

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