The Lipscomb Bisons soccer team is going to be challenged early and often this season with an exhibition game at Louisville Aug. 21 and the regular season opener at Southern Methodist Sept. 4 as two of the highlights on a challenging schedule.
Several incoming players could give the Lipscomb Bisons an offensive boost this season. One of those newcomers near the top of the list for Bisons' coach Charles Morrow will be Nick DeSalvatore, a forward from Brentwood High School in Brentwood, Tenn.
Juan Pacheco finished his high school career with 40 goals and 12 assists his senior season. He was named the 2010 Cobb County Boys Soccer Player of the Year by the Marietta Daily Journal. Nick Bibb earned Hoover/South Region Player of the Year honors from the Birmingham News.
Lipscomb Bisons soccer coach Charles Morrow plans to elevate the competition level among his players as they prepare for the 2010 season.
Kevin Burk, assistant soccer coach for the Lipscomb Bisons, is a strong family man and dedicated coach with one main rule of life, keep it simple.
Lipscomb holds a narrow lead on ETSU in the A-Sun All-Academic race. The Bisons' percentages for men's cross country, men's basketball and women's basketball all top the conference. The Bisons lead with 87 student-athletes on the team.
Jeff Boynton played soccer for the Lipscomb Bisons from 2004-2007. He spent some time with LipscombSports.com for our weekly feature, â€œWhere are they now?â€
The Bisons soccer team played ETSU for the second time in a little more than a week, but the outcome was the same, a 3-0 loss. The Bisons, the No. 6-seed in the Atlantic Sun Tournament, were eliminated Saturday afternoon at No. 3-seed ETSU.
The Bisons, the No. 6-seed, get a second chance Saturday afternoon in Johnson City when they face ETSU, the No. 3- seed, in the first round of the Atlantic Sun Tournament.
Lipscomb forward Miguel DaSilva was named to the Atlantic Sun First Team All-Conference and defender Kezi Lara was named to the second team in a vote by the conference coaches and sports information directors.
Needing a win or tie to clinch a spot in the Atlantic Sun Tournament, the Bisons delivered a 2-1 win at USC Upstate Sunday afternoon to receive their tournament bid for the third consecutive season.
The Bisons chances of a berth in the Atlantic Sun Tournament were reduced Friday afternoon as they fell 3-0 to ETSU in Johnson City, Tenn.
The Lipscomb Bisons beat Belmont 1-0 Thursday night in the "Battle of the Boulevard" at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex behind a game-winning goal by Garret Pettis.
The final regular season home soccer game for the Bisons is the biggest of the season as Belmont visits the Lipscomb Soccer Complex for the "Battle of the Boulevard".
In the 95th minute, sophomore Andrew Chamberlain made a run with the ball and crossed it to sophomore Garrett Pettis who put the ball in the back of the net, giving the Bisons a 1-0 win over Jacksonville.
The Bisons and North Florida fought to a 2-2 tie Friday night in an Atlantic Sun game at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex.
The Bisons have been getting their shots, but are struggling to find the net. They play North Florida Friday night at 7:30 at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex and then face Jacksonville at 2:30 Sunday.
Miguel DaSilva scored a first half goal but Florida Gulf Coast exploded for two goals in the final 2:24 of the game for a 2-1 win in Sunday in Fort Myers, Fla.
Tyler Burkhardt scored his first collegiate goal, but it was the only one the Bisons could muster in a 5-1 Atlantic Sun loss Friday night at Stetson.
The Bisons are the top team in the Atlantic Sun Conference in shots, but they aren't converting enough of those attempts into goals. Coach Charles Morrow is hopeful that a weekend in Florida is going to change the Bisons luck.
The Bisons lost 1-0 to Mercer Saturday night in an Atlantic Sun Conference game at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex.
The Bisons are back at home Saturday night at 7 to face Mercer in an Atlantic Sun Conference game at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex. The Bisons are 3-5-2, 0-0-1 in the A-Sun. Mercer is 2-4-2, 1-0-0 in the conference. Mercer holds a 5-3-1 edge in the series with the Bisons.
The Bisons opened the A-Sun portion of the season with a 2-2 tie with Campbell at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex Thursday night. Mercer visits Saturday night at 7.
The non-conference portion of the schedule is not something that Lipscomb Bisons soccer coach Charles Morrow wants to remember, but he thinks his team is set for the A-Sun portion of the season which begins Thursday night at 7 against Campbell at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex.
Wofford College scored in the 62nd and 66th minutes to go up 3-1 over the Bisons in their 4-1 victory Sunday afternoon at Synder Field in Spartanburg, S.C. Andre Santos scored Lipscomb's only goal at 51:44.
The Bisons will face Wofford Sunday afternoon in the South Carolina-Tennessee Soccer Challenge without top defender Kezi Lara. Game time is 1 p.m.
The Bisons opened the South Carolina-Tennessee Challenge with a 3-0 loss at Furman Friday night. The Bisons will play Wofford Sunday afternoon in Spartanburg, S.C.
The Bisons will play at Furman Friday night and at Wofford Sunday afternoon as part of the South Carolina-Tennessee Soccer Challenge.
Lipscomb's Garret Pettis earned his Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honors after a four-point weekend. Pettis, a sophomore forward, scored a goal in each game of the Hyatt Place Select Invitational as the Bisons split with a 2-1 loss to UNC Asheville and a 3-2 win against Alabama A&M.
The Bisons closed out the Hyatt Place Select Inviitational Tournament on a strong note beating Alabama A & M Sunday afternoon 3-2 in a game delayed by lightning.
The Bisons lost 2-1 Friday night to North Carolina-Asheville in the opening round of the Hyatt Place Select Tournament at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex. They will face Alabama A&M Sunday afternoon at 2:30 in the second round.
The Lipscomb Bisons are back home for the first time since Sept. 1 as hosts of the Hyatt Place Select Tournament. The games Friday night and Sunday will be played at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex. Predicted rain problems could force a change in location. The other teams in the tournament are Belmont, North Carolina-Asheville and Alabama A & M.
The 2009 men's soccer media guide is now online for fans to get the most comprehensive coverage of the Bisons.
The Bisons fell 3-0 to host Michigan Sunday afternoon at the Michigan Soccer Complex in the second round of the Michigan Invitational in Ann Arbor.
The Bisons have a choice of talent in goal with sophomores Brent McGee and Patrick Walsh. Coach Charles Morrow did not say which one will get the call Sunday afternoon when the Bisons play Michigan in Ann Arbor.
The Bisons fell 2-0 to No. 20-ranked Michigan State Friday evening in the first round of the Michigan Invitational in Ann Arbor, Mich. They will face host Michigan Sunday at 1:30.
The Lipscomb Bisons soccer team will be in Ann Arbor, Mich., this weekend for the Michigan Invitational. They open Friday with No. 20-ranked Michigan State and play host Michigan Sunday.
The Lipscomb Bisons cracked the NCAA Division I South Region Top 10 rankings for the first time ever this week. The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) rates the Bisons eighth in the South Region.
The Bisons soccer team won the Belmont Invitational and also swept the Atlantic Sun honors for the week with Alexander Faulk earning the offensive award and Brent McGee winning the defensive award.
Freshman Alexander Faulk scored both goals for the Bisons this weekend as they won the Belmont Invitational with a 1-0 win over Marshall Sunday and a 1-0 shutout of Oral Roberts Friday night.
The Bisons will be seeking their second win in a row Sunday afternoon at 1 when they face Marshall in the second round of the Belmont Invitational on the Belmont campus.
The Lipscomb Bisons soccer team edged Oral Roberts 1-0 Friday night in the Belmont Invitational Tournament. The Bisons, 1-0-1 will play Marshall Sunday at 1 at Belmont in the final round of the tournament.
Sophomore forward Andrew Chamberlain scored at 87:31 mark of the second period to tie the game with Berry College 1-1. The game ended in a tie after two overtime periods Tuesday night at Lipscomb soccer practice field.
The Bisons soccer team will open the regular season Tuesday at 5 p.m. against Berry College. The game will be played at the soccer practice field at 3915 Franklin Pike.
The Lipscomb Bisons soccer team will play Berry College in the home season opener Sept. 1 on the practice field next to Cofer's Chapel at 3915 Franklin Pike. The game time has been changed to 5 p.m.
The Lipscomb Bisons and Louisville played to a scoreless tie in the first half. In the second half the Cardinals from the Big East prevailed in a 2-1 decision.
The Lipscomb Bisons soccer team will play an exhibition game Saturday at 11 a.m. with Louisville. The game will be held at the soccer practice field next to Cofer's Chapel at 3915 Franklin Pike.
The Lipscomb Bisons soccer team is ranked third in the Atlantic Sun Conference Preseason Poll, the highest ranking ever for the program. Junior forward Miguel DaSilva was named Preseason A-Sun Player of the Year.
Lipscomb Bisons soccer coach Charles Morrow is looking for one thing from his players in the first days of preseason practice - consistency - something that is difficult to find as players deal with heat and lengthy workouts.
The Bisons soccer team returns all but one starter from last season. And despite their toughest schedule ever, coach Charles Morrow is looking forward to an outstanding season.
The Lipscomb Bisons soccer team has been named one of the top 20 “Most Improved” Teams in NCAA Division I based on their 2008 season. It is the second time in the last three years they have earned this distinction.