Soccer

The men's hockey team advanced to the NCAA Tournament, but ultimately fell to the University of Denver.

How did BU Athletics fare throughout 2015-16 academic year?

Fall Sports Men’s soccer (12-6-2, 6-1-2 Patriot League): Serious question marks surrounded BU head coach Neil Roberts’ side before the 2015 campaign, and by the season’s end in November, all were answered with aplomb. The Terriers posted seven shutouts, earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament and were one point shy of the conference’s regular-season title. Perhaps the biggest […]

Dom Badji now plays alongside established stars with Champions League and international experience. PHOTO COURTESY WIKIMEDIA

Former Terrier Dominique Badji thriving with Colorado Rapids in MLS

Over the course of 2011 to 2014, Patriot League teams knew well that the Boston University men’s soccer team had a special talent. A native of Dekar, Senegal, Dominique Badji was an ever-present threat up throughout his BU career, earning multiple conference and regional awards along the way. Fast forward to present day, and Badji has turned a fourth-round selection […]

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BU's women's soccer team won the Patriot League title and advanced to the NCAA Tournament. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DFP FILE PHOTO

BU fall coaches reflect on collective Patriot League, NCAA success

While the Boston University men’s soccer, women’s soccer and field hockey teams won’t officially kick off their respective seasons until August 2016, they’re far from resting on their laurels. In the midst of their abbreviated spring seasons, each group is coming off a year in which it qualified for the NCAA Tournament, a feat that only a select number of […]

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After slow start, women’s soccer impresses in 2015

The 2015 season was a memorable one for the Boston University women’s soccer team. The Terriers (13-6-3, 8-0-1 Patriot League) started off 0-4-2 but finished as Patriot League champions with a second round appearance in the NCAA Tournament. BU showed resiliency and progression over the course of the season. It wasn’t just any ordinary conference title win for the Terriers, […]

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Neil Roberts reflects on strong season for men’s soccer

When the Boston University men’s soccer team arrived on campus in August for preseason, major question marks persisted throughout the squad. The Terriers lost the spine of their 2014 team to graduation, the spring season served as a major disappointment and 13 new players were set to don the scarlet and white for the first time. Fast-forward to present day, […]

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Senior goalkeeper Alyssa Parisi allowed six goals in a loss to Penn State on Friday. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DFP FILE PHOTO

Women’s soccer ends promising season with loss in 2nd round of NCAA Tournament

The Boston University women’s soccer team concluded its season with a 6-0 loss at the hands of No. 6 Pennsylvania State University in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Friday night at Jeffrey Field in Pennsylvania. The Terriers (13-6-3, 8-0-1 Patriot League) had not allowed more than three goals the entire season, but the Nittany Lions (19-3-2) changed […]

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Men’s soccer falls to UConn in first round of NCAA Tournament

The Boston University men’s soccer team closed out its 2015 season Thursday afternoon, falling 3-1 to the University of Connecticut in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. For BU coach Neil Roberts and his young team, it was a disappointing end to a promising season. “The fact that we’re really, really disappointed we didn’t get a better result out […]

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Women’s soccer continues NCAA Tournament run against Penn State

After pulling off an unlikely comeback win versus St. John’s University Saturday night, the Boston University women’s soccer team advances another round in the NCAA Tournament. They will square off against No. 6 Pennsylvania State University Friday in University Park, Pennsylvania. It took everything that the Terriers (13-5-3, 8-0-1 Patriot League) had to survive against a strong St. John’s team […]

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Men’s soccer looks ahead to NCAA Tournament clash with UConn

For the first time since 2008, the Boston University men’s soccer team will vie for the biggest prize in college soccer: an NCAA championship. There’s a long and winding road ahead of the Terriers (12-5-2, 6-1-2 Patriot League), but their first obstacle comes at the University of Connecticut Thursday afternoon. Both squads earned an at-large bid and the winner plays […]

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Men’s soccer falls in Patriot League Tournament semifinal match vs. American

In the second Patriot League Tournament semifinal of the day, the Boston University men’s soccer team went head-to-head with American University Friday night for the chance to face Lehigh University in Sunday’s final. While the Terriers (12-5-2, 6-1-2 Patriot League) produced a plethora of chances, especially in the second half, defensive miscues in the first half led to a couple […]

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