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Cougars End Fall Season with Loss in Crossroads League Quarterfinals

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio. – The Mount Vernon Nazarene University men’s soccer team (5-4, 4-2 CL) fell in the Crossroads League Quarterfinals to Grace College (4-3-2, 3-3-2 CL) by a score of 3-2 on Saturday night. The match was off to a fast start with the visitors taking a quick 2-0 lead after just eleven minutes. A Moses Magens goal and …

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Cougars Defense Dominates on Senior Night

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio.- The Mount Vernon Nazarene University men’s soccer team (5-3, 4-2 CL) defeated the Marian University Knights (2-6-1, 2-4-1 CL) by a final score of 1-0 on Saturday Night. It was senior night for the Cougars on Saturday night, and they came out playing fast and physical. In the 21 minute, the Cougars would score the game’s only …

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Women’s Soccer Sign Lilly Jakuszewski

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – Mount Vernon Nazarene University women’s soccer have added to their goalkeeper depth, signing Lilly Jakuszewski from Green High School in Akron ahead of the 2020-21 school year.  “I am very excited to have Lilly be joining our team this upcoming fall,” said MVNU head women’s soccer coach Sarah Maracani. “Lilly is an extremely competitive goalkeeper and …

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Second Half Goals Drop Men’s Soccer in 3-2 Defeat at Spring Arbor

SPRING ARBOR, Mich. – Two second half goals sank Mount Vernon Nazarene University men’s soccer in a 3-2 loss at Spring Arbor in the Crossroads League Tournament Semifinals on Saturday night.  MVNU would open the scoring in a wild first half, nosing ahead in the 22nd minute. Christopher Banfi would fail to handle a ball into the box toward the …

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Men’s Soccer Defeat Indiana Wesleyan 2-0 in Crossroads Quarterfinals

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – A second half brace from Gerrit Brinkmann sent Mount Vernon Nazarene men’s soccer on to the Crossroads League Tournament Semifinals with a 2-0 win over Indiana Wesleyan at Yellow Jacket Stadium on Saturday. The first half saw neither team take much advantage as the Cougars and Wildcats looked for holes in the defense. CJ Strawser had …

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Men’s Soccer Crush Taylor 4-0 on Senior Night

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – Mount Vernon Nazarene men’s soccer had a Senior Night to remember on Wednesday night, routing Taylor 4-0 at Yellow Jacket Stadium to clinch a fourth place finish in the Crossroads League. First Half Extended build-up play for MVNU would finally pay off in the 29th minute thanks to Keon Boney. The freshman would unleash a lightning …

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Men’s Soccer Surge Past Rochester 5-2

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – A flurry of second half goals gave Mount Vernon Nazarene men’s soccer a 5-2 victory over Rochester (Mich.) at Yellow Jacket Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. First Half MVNU took the lead in the first half on a defensive error by Rochester. Niqell de Matas put a cross in from the right side of the box, and …

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MVNU Women’s Soccer Slip Past Siena Heights 1-0

ADRIAN, Mich. – Mount Vernon Nazarene women’s soccer rebounded from Saturday’s loss on Wednesday night, defeating Siena Heights (Mich.) 1-0 at O’Laughlin Stadium. First Half MVNU was forced to absorb pressure from Siena Heights early in the first half, but would defend it well. Anna Chrysler would stop a Julia Stancato shot in the 28th minute to preserve the tie, …

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Men’s Soccer Defeat Cornerstone 3-0 in Home Opener

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – Mount Vernon Nazarene men’s soccer picked up their first win of the season in Tuesday night’s home opener, blowing past Cornerstone (Mich.) 3-0 at Yellow Jacket Stadium. First Half The Cougars grabbed the lead early as Joshua Sitney opened his scoring account at MVNU, firing home off a Matt Roldan pass to put the home side …

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MVNU Men’s Soccer Open Season with 1-0 Loss at No. 4 Madonna

LIVONIA, Mich. – Mount Vernon Nazarene men’s soccer fell in their season opener on Saturday afternoon, as a late goal saw No. 4 Madonna (Mich.) clip the Cougars 1-0. First Half MVNU put pressure on Madonna early in the first half, with three shots within the first six minutes all saved by Crusader goalkeeper Joe Smith. That pressure continued into …

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