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By Aris Folley Men’s Soccer ends ten-game skid, beating Howard 4-1 Losing their final three games in the previous season, and opening this season with seven more losses, the LIU men’s soccer team snapped their ten-game skid with a 4-1 defeat over Howard University, on Sept. 26th in Washington, D.C. It may only be week […]

LIU Still Winless

BY JUSTIN ELLIS Update: After starting the season 0-3-1, the Blackbirds finally won it’s first game Manhattan. The LIU men’s soccer team has stumbled to a 0-3 start season, including a disappointing home opener on Sept. 9 in which the Blackbirds were blanked by George Washington, 2-0. While goalkeeper John Connolly struggled throughout the game, […]

Blackbirds Ousted In Round One of NCAA Tournament

BY: JOHN TOLIS The Blackbird’s season came to an end last Saturday in the first round of the NCAA tournament as they lost to No. 3 Penn State 4-0. Even though the Blackbirds had a good run towards in the end of the season, the No. 3 team in the nation got the best of […]

Men’s Soccer Season Ends With 2-0 Defeat At Robert Morris

BY: JOHN TOLIS The men’s soccer team finished off the season not the way they had hoped as they dropped their final two games against Saint Francis (Pa) 5-0 and Robert Morris 2-0. LIU finished the season with an overall record of 2-14-2 and 1-8-1 in NEC play. These two losses extended LIU’s winless streak […]

Women’s Soccer Keeps NEC Hopes Alive on Senior Day

BY: JOHN TOLIS It was a thrilling and exciting weekend for the LIU Blackbirds as they won in two overtime matches against Mount St. Mary’s 2-1 and Central Connecticut State 1-0 to extend their winning streak to three games. The lady Blackbirds had the home field advantage in both games and put it to good […]

Men’s Soccer Drop Consecutive Matches; Johnson, Sica Tally Goals

BY: SHANEL GILBERT LIU Brooklyn men’s soccer team faced an onslaught of defeats after double overtime led to a 2-2 tie against Quinnipiac on October 7th. Within the first 10-minutes of game play, senior Jakeem Johnson and teammate Tanner Sica scored the only two goals for Long Island within minutes of each other giving the […]

Blackbirds End Alumni Weekend with 3-0 Route of Wagner Behind Calderon

BY: JOHN TOLIS The Long Island Blackbirds captured their first NEC victory during the Alumni Weekend against Wagner and tied against Quinnipiac 0-0. LIU bulldozed Wagner in a 3-0 match and could start something for the Blackbirds. The soccer club hasn’t been playing its best so far, but maybe this win was something needed to […]

Goalkeeper Stockie’s Valiant Effort Salvages Tie for Men’s Soccer

BY: JOHN TOLIS The Blackbirds are still searching for their second win of the season after drawing with Columbia 1-1 last Saturday. This was a tight affair between the teams as the game stretched out to two overtimes, but the second goal never came from any team. Both teams were battling on the pitch as […]

Women’s Soccer Blanked by Saint Francis (PA.) in 2011 Championship Rematch

BY: SHANEL GILBERT On Sunday, the LIU Brooklyn’s women’s soccer team fell to Saint Francis (PA.) 1-0, dropping to 0-1-1 in the NEC. The Blackbirds were outshot 15-6 and were dominated by the Red Flash in the opening period and were held back to just two shots compared to its opponents 13. The game-winning goal […]

Johnson Nets Penalty Kick Winner in Home Opener

BY: JOHN TOLIS Even though LIU Brooklyn’s Jakeem Johnson is in his fourth year on the men’s soccer team, he went back to his freshmen days. About four years ago, Johnson scored the winning the goal in LIU’s home opener against Stony Brook. Four years later, he did the same thing. Johnson lifted his team […]