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Fordham Rams men's soccer

Fordham Rams
men's soccer
2018 Fordham Rams men's soccer team
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Founded1952
UniversityFordham University
Head coachCarlo Acquista (1st season)
ConferenceAtlantic 10
LocationThe Bronx, NY
StadiumCoffey Field
(Capacity: 7,000)
NicknameRams
ColorsMaroon and White[1]
         
Home
Away
NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals
2017
NCAA Tournament Round of 16
2017
NCAA Tournament appearances
1996, 2014, 2016, 2017
Conference Tournament championships
1986, 1987, 1990, 1996, 2014, 2016
Conference Regular Season championships
1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 2011
For information on all Fordham University sports, see Fordham Rams

The Fordham Rams men's soccer team is a varsity intercollegiate athletic team of Fordham University in The Bronx, New York, United States.[2] The team is a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference, which is part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division I. Fordham's first men's soccer team was fielded in 1952. The team plays its home games at Coffey Field in The Bronx, New York. The Rams are coached by Carlo Acquista.

Seasons

Fordham University has only kept statistics from the 1985 season onward on file, although the program began in 1952.

Season Coach Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Records unavailable (1952–1984)
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (1985–1989)
1985 Frank Schnur 13–4–3 6–0–1 2nd
1986 Frank Schnur 5–14–1 3–2–0 2nd
1987 Frank Schnur 11–7–3 4–1–0 2nd
1988 Frank Schnur 9–11–1 5–2–0 3rd
1989 Frank Schnur 5–13–1 3–1–1 2nd, North
MAAC Total[3]: 43–49–9 21–6–2
Patriot League (1990–1994)
1990 Frank Schnur 12–7–1 4–2–0 2nd
1991 Frank Schnur 2–15–3 2–5–0 6th
1992 Frank Schnur 5–13–1 3–4–0 5th
1993 Frank Schnur 5–12–2 1–6–0 8th
1994 Frank Schnur 6–10–0 0–7–0 8th
Patriot League Total[4]: 30–57–7 10–24–0
Atlantic-10 Conference (1995–present)
1995 Frank Schnur 9–5–4 3–4–4 7th
1996 Frank Schnur 12–10–1 7–3–1 3rd A-10 Champions
NCAA First Round
1997 Frank Schnur 7–13–0 3–8–0 T–10th
1998 Frank Schnur 12–7–1 8–3–0 2nd A-10 Semifinal
1999 Frank Schnur 0–20–0 0–11–0 12th
2000 Frank Schnur 6–11–0 3–7–0 T–9th
2001 Frank Schnur 4–14–0 3–8–0 T–10th
2002 Frank Schnur 4–14–0 1–10–0 12th
2003 Jim McElderry 4–12–1 3–8–0 T–9th
2004 Jim McElderry 3–12–3 1–7–3 12th
2005 Jim McElderry 8–5–5 2–4–3 10th
2006 Jim McElderry 9–3–5 3–3–3 7th
2007 Jim McElderry 6–10–3 5–4–0 5th A-10 Quarterfinal
2008 Jim McElderry 9–8–2 5–3–1 5th A-10 Quarterfinal
2009 Jim McElderry 9–7–3 6–1–2 3rd A-10 Quarterfinal
2010 Jim McElderry 10–8–0 5–4–0 T–6th
2011 Jim McElderry 11–7–1 7–2–0 1st A-10 Semifinal
2012 Jim McElderry 6–7–4 2–4–3 11th
2013 Jim McElderry 5–11–1 2–5–1 11th
2014 Jim McElderry 8–9–4 3–3–2 7th A-10 Champions
NCAA First Round
2015 Jim McElderry 7–8–4 4–3–1 T–4th A-10 Semifinal
2016 Jim McElderry 10–7–4 5–2–1 2nd A-10 Champions
NCAA First Round
2017 Jim McElderry 14–6–3 5–2–1 5th A-10 Semifinals
NCAA Quarterfinals
2018 Jim McElderry 8–5–4 4–3–1 6th A-10 Quarterfinals
A10 Total[5]: 163–206–45 81–107–25
Total: 236–312–61

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

Source:[6]

NCAA Tournament results

Fordham has appeared in four NCAA tournaments. Their best performance came in 2017, where they reached the quarterfinals for the first time in program history.

Year Record Seed Region Round Opponent Results
1996 11–10–1 N/A Williamsburg Play-in round
First Round
Loyola (MD)
St. John's
W 3–2
L 1–5
2014 8–9–4 N/A Regional 3 First Round No. 20 Dartmouth L 1–2
2016 10–6–4 N/A Regional 3 First Round Boston College L 0–1
2017 14–5–3 N/A Regional 3 First Round
Second Round
Third Round
Quarterfinals
St. Francis Brooklyn
#11 Virginia
#6 Duke
#3 North Carolina
W 3–2 (OT)
W 1–0
T 2–2 (W 8–7 PK)
L 1–2

Rivalries

Fordham's biggest rivals are St. John's and Manhattan. Fordham's rivalry with St. John's goes back to the 1970s,[7] and their rivalry with Manhattan is known as the Battle of the Bronx.[8]

Notable alumni

Honors

References

  1. ^ "Fordham Colors – Fordham University Marketing and Communications". Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  2. ^ "Men's Soccer". Fordham Athletics. FordhamSports.com.
  3. ^ "Men's Soccer All-Time Standings". Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. MAACSports.com. 3 January 2013. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  4. ^ "2015 Patriot League Men's Soccer Record Book" (PDF). Patriot League. CSTV.com. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  5. ^ "Atlantic 10 Conference Men's Soccer Record Book (1987-2014)" (PDF). Atlantic 10 Conference. Atlantic10.com. Retrieved 12 June 2016.
  6. ^ "2015 Fordham Rams Men's Soccer Media Guide" (PDF). Fordham Athletics. Retrieved 11 June 2016.
  7. ^ "Fordham Edges St. John's, 1-0". redstormsports.com. Retrieved November 23, 2017.
  8. ^ "Men's Soccer Back in the Bronx This Week with NYC Rivalry Matches". fordhamsports.com. September 18, 2018. Retrieved January 31, 2019.
  9. ^ a b c d "League Championships" (PDF). Fordham Rams Men's Soccer Media Guide. Fordham Athletics. p. 27. Retrieved 11 June 2016.