2012-13 Santa Clara Men's Soccer News

June 5, 2013
Men's Soccer Finishes Spring Season with 2-2 Draw vs. Stanford
In its final spring game of the year, Santa Clara men’s soccer played to a 2-2 tie vs. Stanford on May 24. As is the case in spring, Santa Clara had moments of solid play and moments where things didn’t go according to plan.

June 5, 2013
Hanley Has High Hopes for Men’s Soccer Next Season
Harrison Hanley (HH), a junior from Oak Park, Calif. has been a big part of the men’s soccer team here at Santa Clara University. This season he helped SCU go 11-6-2 overall and 8-2-2 in WCC play. SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) was fortunate enough to sit down with Hanley and discuss his hopes for his final season here as well as his experience with fellow teammates.

May 20, 2013
Bronco Goalie McIntosh Named to U-20 Men's National Team Roster for Toulon Tournament in France
U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team head coach Tab Ramos has named a 22-player roster to participate in the 2013 Toulon Tournament from May 28-June 8 in Toulon, France. No stranger to the international scene on USA teams, Santa Clara rising sophomore Kendall McIntosh will represent the White, Red and Blue in goal.

May 13, 2013
Former Bronco Helps U.S. to 2013 FIFTA Beach Soccer World Cup
With a long tradition of producing top talent on the international level, former Bronco men’s soccer player Anthony Chimienti scored a goal in the semi-final of the CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championships for the U.S. The win qualified the U.S. for the 2013 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup. To read the full U.S. Soccer release, click here.

May 1, 2013
Men's Soccer Hosts 10th Annual Golf Tournament, Continues Spring Season
In the midst of the spring season, Santa Clara men’s soccer hosted its 10th annual golf tournament at Cinnabar Hills Golf Club in San Jose on April 29. Alumni and supports of the program came out in great numbers and enjoyed beautiful weather and great items up for action.

April 17, 2013
Santa Clara's Jackson Joins Colorado Rapids As Third Goalkeeper
Bronco goalkeeper Larry Jackson, the 2012 West Coast Conference Goalkeeper of the Year, is working out with the Colorado Rapids as its third goalkeeper the team announced on April 11, 2013.

April 16, 2013
Men's Soccer Looks to Use Spring Season As a Time for Development
After its lone away match of the 2013 spring season, the Santa Clara men’s soccer team will return to Buck Shaw Stadium to battle UC Santa Barbara on Sat., April 20 at 1 p.m.

April 16, 2013
With Parents As Bronco Alums, Hegardt Is Enjoying Freshman Year
Jared Hegardt (JH), a freshman forward/midfielder from San Diego, has learned a lot from his older teammates in his first year as a member of the Santa Clara men’s soccer team. Hegardt gained key playing experience as a freshman, as he appeared in 15 games. He has really cherished being able to develop bonds with his teammates on and off of the field. Both of Hegardt’s parents are Santa Clara graduates and that definitely makes his college experience even more fulfilling. SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) sat down with Hegardt to discuss how his first year as a Bronco has turned out.

April 1, 2013
Santa Clara Men's Soccer to Host 10th Annual Team Tournament; Theresa and Larry Biggam honored as program's "Builders of the Year"
As part of its 2013 spring schedule, the Santa Clara men's soccer team will host its 10th annual golf tournament on Mon., Apr. 29 at Cinnabar Hills in San Jose, Calif. The tournament starts at 12:30 p.m. and is followed by a dinner and auction. This event is the only fundraiser that men's soccer organizes and the money raised goes directly into the operations of its program.

March 7, 2013
Santa Clara Men's Soccer Announces 2013 Spring Schedule
The Santa Clara men’s soccer team has announced its 2013 spring schedule and it features five games, including four at Buck Shaw Stadium. The Broncos are coming off of a 11-6-2 campaign in 2012 and have posted winning seasons in 24 out of the last 26 seasons. The 2013 season will mark Bronco head coach Cameron Rast's 12th as Santa Clara head coach. Rast owns a 125-64-40 career record leading the Broncos.

February 15, 2013
Reloading for 2013: Santa Clara Men's Soccer Announces Latest Recruiting Class
Santa Clara University's men's soccer head coach Cameron Rast has announced eight high school seniors have signed National Letters of Intent to attend Santa Clara University and play for the Broncos in 2013.

February 5, 2013
Santa Clara Soccer Academy Announces 2013 Camp Dates and Schedule
The nationally recognized men's soccer program at Santa Clara University has announced dates for its 2013 summer camps.

January 24, 2013
2012 Season Highlights: 24 Winning Seasons in 26 Years
The Santa Clara University men’s soccer team enjoyed yet another winning season in the fall of 2012. In fact, the Broncos posted their 24th winning season in the past 26 years.

January 17, 2013
Santa Clara’s Erik Hurtado Selected No. 5 Overall in 2013 MLS SuperDraft by the Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Santa Clara University forward Erik Hurtado – the 2012 West Coast Conference Player of the Year – was taken in the first round of the 2013 Major League Soccer (MLS) SuperDraft by the Vancouver Whitecaps.

January 14, 2013
US National Team’s U-20 Roster for this Week's Mexico Camp Includes SCU's Kendall McIntosh
Santa Clara University’s Kendall McIntosh (Santa Rosa Calif./Sonoma Academy) is one of just two goalkeepers named to the U.S. U-20 Men’s National Team roster for a week-long training camp from Jan. 14-22 in Puebla, Mexico.

January 10, 2013
Former Bronco All-American and MLS Star Ryan Cochrane Hired as Assistant Coach at Santa Clara
Ryan Cochrane is returning to his alma mater. The long-time MLS professional has been named assistant men’s soccer coach at Santa Clara University.

December 13, 2012
EYEBRONCO: Hurtado and Jackson Invited to MLS Combine
Continuing with their postseason accolades, seniors Erik Hurtado and Larry Jackson of the Santa Clara men’s soccer team have been invited to the Major League Soccer Player’s Combine (MLS) held Jan. 11-15 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Both players will showcase their talents in hopes of being selected in the MLS SuperDraft Jan. 17 in Indianapolis at 9 am Pacific. Hurtado was named the 2012 West Coast Conference Player of the Year and Jackson was named the 2012 WCC Goalkeeper of the Year. Santa Clara is one of just 13 schools to have multiple players invited to the MLS Combine and the only school in the WCC to have anyone invited.

December 10, 2012
Named To All-Far West Region Teams, Honors Keep Pouring In For Santa Clara's Hurtado and Jackson
Following up on their West Coast Conference awards as the Player of the Year and Goalkeeper of the Year, Erik Hurtado and Larry Jackson have both been named to the 2012 Continental Tires NSCAA All Far West Region Team. Hurtado was named to the All Far West Region First Team. Jackson was named to the Third Team. Hurtado collected the school's first NSCAA All-American honors since 2007 on Dec. 7 when he was named to the Third Team All-American.

December 7, 2012
Bronco Soccer's Erik Hurtado Named All-American; VOTE TODAY for him for National Player of the Year
Record-setting Santa Clara University senior forward Erik Hurtado – the 2012 West Coast Conference Player of the Year – was named an NSCAA Third Team All-American on Friday. He is the only player on the West Coast to make the list this year.

December 3, 2012
All-WCC Freshman Ryan Masch Reflects on SCU's 24th Winning Season in 26 Years
Ryan Masch recently helped Santa Clara men's soccer to its 24th winning season in 26 years. Following in his older brother’s footsteps, Eric Masch ‘12, Ryan has begun to create his own legacy here on the Mission campus.

November 30, 2012
Santa Clara’s Erik Hurtado Finalist for National Player of the Year Honors – YOUR VOTE COUNTS!
Record-setting Santa Clara University senior forward Erik Hurtado – the 2012 West Coast Conference Player of the Year – is among thirty-four of the nation's top men's college soccer players named a finalist for the 2012 Soccer News Net College Boot award.

November 13, 2012
Erik Hurtado Named WCC Player of the Year, Larry Jackson is WCC Goalkeeper of Year
Santa Clara's Erik Hurtado was named the 2012 West Coast Conference Player of the Year on Tuesday, and senior classmate Larry Jackson has been named the 2012 WCC Goalkeeper of the Year.

November 11, 2012
Santa Clara Wraps Up Regular Season with 3-2 Win at USD
The Santa Clara University men's soccer team picked up a 3-2 victory over the University of San Diego in both teams' regular season finale on Sunday afternoon at Torero Stadium.

November 9, 2012
Santa Clara Ties LMU, San Diego Goes on to Clinch WCC Title
The Santa Clara University men’s soccer team played to a scoreless draw with homestanding Loyola Marymount University Friday afternoon.

November 9, 2012
Sophomore Glenn Vass Named to WCC All-Academic Team
The West Coast Conference is pleased to announce the 2012 West Coast Conference Men's Soccer All-Academic team.

November 7, 2012
Santa Clara and San Diego Playing for WCC Soccer Championship
The Santa Clara University men’s soccer team goes after its 12th West Coast Conference championship this weekend, and its second in three years when they travel south to take on Loyola Marymount University and the University of San Diego.

November 3, 2012
Improbable Ending Moves Santa Clara to 7-2-1 in WCC
Just two days after a double-overtime draw Wednesday night, the Santa Clara University men’s soccer team was able to rally from a man down, getting Phillip Muscarella’s goal with 1:45 left to beat USF 1-0.

November 2, 2012
Carlos Montes Emerging as One of the League's Top Players
Carlos Montes (San Jose, Calif./James Lick HS) is in the midst of an outstanding collegiate soccer career with the Broncos.

November 1, 2012
Halloween Night at Buck Shaw Has SCU-SMC Draw 0-0
Bay Area and West Coast Conference rivals, Santa Clara University and St. Mary’s College played to a scoreless draw Halloween night at Buck Shaw Stadium.

October 29, 2012
National Team of the Week Honors Given to SCU's Erik Hurtado
Hurtado's three-goal effort on Sunday on 'Senior Day' at Buck Shaw Stadium allowed the Broncos a 3-1 victory over visiting Gonzaga.

October 28, 2012
Erik Hurtado's Hat Trick Allows SCU Eighth Win in Ten Games
Erik Hurtado celebrated Senior Day at Buck Shaw Stadium by scoring two exceptional goals in the first half, then capped off the afternoon by converting a penalty kick in the closing moments.

October 27, 2012
Late Goal Lifts Portland Past Santa Clara Friday Night 2-1
Ricardo Carrillo scored with :25 seconds on the clock in the second overtime to give the University of Portland a 2-1 West Coast Conference men’s soccer victory over homestanding Santa Clara University.

October 26, 2012
Finishing Strong: Danny Maeda Reflects Back on His SCU Career
Senior Danny Maeda is in his final season here for the Bronco men’s soccer team. Maeda has seen much success in his four years as a midfielder and defender, helping SCU win a West Coast Conference championship while also excelling in the classroom. He will soon be graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering and a minor in Japanese.

October 24, 2012
Breast Cancer Awareness Night, National TV at Buck Shaw Stadium Friday!
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Santa Clara University men's soccer program will host a PINK-themed match this Friday, Oct. 26 against Portland.

October 24, 2012
Fox Soccer to Showcase Portland v. Santa Clara Friday Night at Buck Shaw Stadium
Qualifiers of five College Cup Final Fours and 19 NCAA tournaments, Santa Clara University’s men’s soccer team will play in front of a national television audience Friday night courtesy of Fox Soccer.

October 15, 2012
Keigo Kameya, Erik Hurtado Honored as WCC’s Top Performers
The Santa Clara University men’s soccer program had two players honored Monday morning, following the team’s road sweep this past weekend.

October 14, 2012
Broncos Blank Zags, Sweep Two-Game Trip to the Northwest
Ryan Masch, a true freshman from San Jose’s Bellarmine Prep, netted his fourth goal of the year with help from senior star Erik Hurtado as Santa Clara University’s men’s soccer team topped Gonzaga University 1-0 Sunday in Spokane.

October 13, 2012
Keigo Kameya's Heroics Gives Santa Clara Control of First Place in WCC
Keigo Kameya rescued Santa Clara University Friday night in Portland, netting the game-winning goal in overtime after the Pilots forced extra time by scoring with 24 seconds left in regulation.

October 11, 2012
WCC Men's Soccer: Santa Clara Battles Portland for First Place
The Santa Clara University men’s soccer team – winners of five of their last six matches – will play a pivotal West Coast Conference road game Friday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. on Merlo Field in Portland, Ore.

October 8, 2012
Erik Hurtado Scores Twice, Santa Clara Tops San Francisco 2-1
Erik Hurtado scored twice in the first half and Santa Clara University fended off a late rally to earn a hard-fought 2-1 decision over West Coast Conference rival San Francisco Sunday night. .

October 4, 2012
Santa Clara's Erik Hurtado Named WCC Men's Soccer Player of the Month
Santa Clara senior Erik Hurtado is the WCC Men's Soccer Player of the Month for September. Hurtado led the Broncos to four consecutive wins to close out the month, including three consecutive game-winning goals.

October 3, 2012
Overtime Goal Pushes St. Mary's Past Santa Clara 1-0
Santa Clara University had its four-game win streak snapped by local rival St. Mary's College Wednesday afternoon.

October 2, 2012
Santa Clara Men's Soccer Preps for Rivalry Games vs. SMC, USF
Winners of four-straight and in the midst of playing four games in 10 days, the Santa Clara University men's soccer team faces a test of endurance this week.

October 1, 2012
Erik Hurtado Earns WCC Men's Soccer's Top Weekly Honor
Santa Clara senior forward Erik Hurtado is the West Coast Conference Player of the Week. Hurtado scored two goals last weekend as the Broncos opened up WCC play with a 2-0 win over San Diego and a 1-0 victory over Loyola Marymount.

October 1, 2012
Larry Jackson, Erik Hurtado Both Garner National Attention Following Third-Straight Shutout Win
Santa Clara University goalkeeper Larry Jackson has helped the Broncos post three consecutive shutout victories, and four-straight wins overall.

September 30, 2012
SCU Bronco Soccer Wins Again, Beating LMU 1-0 Sunday
The Santa Clara University men's soccer team extended its win streak to four, capping off the opening weekend of West Coast Conference play with a 1-0 victory over visiting Loyola Marymount. It marked the third consecutive shutout win for the Broncos, who blanked San Diego Friday night.

September 29, 2012
Santa Clara Looks Sharp in WCC-Opening Win Over USD
In a matchup between the two teams projected to finish atop the WCC standings, Santa Clara’s Erik Hurtado and homegrown product Carlos Montes each scored second-half goals to pave SCU.

September 25, 2012
SCU Bronco Men's Soccer Begins 2012 WCC Play
Santa Clara University's men's soccer team will be going after its second West Coast Conference title in three seasons when they begin league play Friday and Sunday, Sept. 28, 30.

September 21, 2012
Erik Hurtado Scores Twice During Shutout Victory, Passes Bronco Great Peter Lowry on All-Time Goals List
Carlos Montes set up Erik Hurtado for a pair of goals Friday night at Buck Shaw Stadium as Santa Clara University earned a 2-0 home victory over regionally-ranked NJIT.

September 20, 2012
Friday Night Soccer Doubleheader Begins with SCU-NJIT
In the opening game of a soccer doubleheader at Buck Shaw Stadium Friday night, the Santa Clara University men’s soccer team will host NJIT at 5 p.m.

September 17, 2012
Santa Clara Earns Key Road Victory Over Stanford, 2-1
Ryan Masch scored twice in the first half and senior goalkeeper Larry Jackson made eight saves, as Santa Clara held off Stanford 2-1 Sunday night at Laird Q. Cagan Stadium.

September 17, 2012
Freshman Ryan Masch Named the WCC Men's Soccer Player of the Week
Santa Clara freshman forward Ryan Masch is the West Coast Conference Player of the Week. Masch scored both of the Broncos' goals in a 2-1 win at Stanford on Sunday.

September 12, 2012
Santa Clara Aims to Capitalize on Chances Sunday Night at Stanford
The Santa Clara men's soccer team will visit Laird Q. Cagan Stadium on Sunday, Sept. 16 to face Stanford at 7 p.m.

September 10, 2012
San Jose State Gets Rare Win Over Santa Clara at Buck Shaw
In a game tied 1-1 at halftime, San Jose State University erupted to score four second-half goals, stunning homestanding Santa Clara University 5-3 at Buck Shaw Stadium Sunday night.

September 8, 2012
No. 3 Creighton Breaks Through In Second Half, Tops SCU 1-0
Santa Clara University generated a number of chances, which included 11 shots and played even with No. 3 Creighton University Friday night deep into the second half.

September 5, 2012
Traditional Powers Santa Clara-No. 3 Creighton Set for NCAA Men’s Soccer Battle Friday Night
The Broncos will face 3rd-ranked Creighton University Friday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. and local rival San Jose State University Sunday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m.

September 2, 2012
SCU Topped by N.C. State; Return Home to Host No. 2 Creighton
Santa Clara continued its tough non-conference schedule Sunday, wrapping up play at the John Rennie/Nike Invitational Tournament against unbeaten N.C. State.

August 31, 2012
Santa Clara Takes Down Duke on the Road 2-1, Freshman Ryan Masch Nets Game-Winner
True freshman forward Ryan Masch, a local product of San Jose and Bellarmine Prep, allowed Santa Clara University a 2-1 road victory over Duke Friday.

August 30, 2012
NEW! 2012 Virtual Guides Released Today For Bronco Volleyball, Men's Soccer and Women's Soccer
Featuring an updated and fresh design with new videos and game-day action photos and snaps of behind-the-scenes Bronco fun, Santa Clara Athletics released three new virtual guides today for Bronco men's soccer, Bronco women's soccer and Bronco volleyball.

August 29, 2012
Broncos Avoid Worst of Hurricane Isaac During Florida Practices, Play at Duke Friday
The storied Santa Clara University men’s soccer program has been training on the East Coast this week in preparation for its weekend games at Duke’s John Rennie/Nike Invitational Tournament in Durham, N.C.

August 25, 2012
Cal Edges Santa Clara 2-1 in Bay Area Classic
In Bay Area Classic college soccer action Friday night, visiting California defeated Santa Clara 2-1 under the lights of Buck Shaw Stadium

August 23, 2012
SCU Men's Soccer Opens Season Friday Night at Buck Shaw
Senior goalkeeper Larry Jackson and head coach Cameron Rast talk about opening up the 2012 season against Bay Area rival Cal on Friday, Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. at SCU's Buck Shaw Stadium.

August 20, 2012
Erik Hurtado Named Preseason All-American; SCU Ranked No. 34 Nationally
The reigning West Coast Conference points-leader, Santa Clara University senior forward Erik Hurtado, was named a 2012 Preseason All-American.

August 19, 2012
Broncos Ease Into 2012 Season During Exhibition with Mustangs
The Santa Clara University men’s soccer team showcased 22 different players during its lone exhibition match of the season Saturday night.

August 16, 2012
SCU Men's Soccer Hosts Exhibition Saturday Night vs. Cal Poly
The Santa Clara University men’s soccer program opens the 2012 season with an exhibition match against Cal Poly Saturday night at 7 p.m.

August 14, 2012
Men's Soccer Picked As WCC Runner-Up; Hurtado Named To All-WCC Pre-season Team
The Santa Clara men’s soccer team has been selected as the runner-up in the West Coast Conference coaches preseason released on Tuesday. In addition, two-time All-WCC First Team forward Erik Hurtado, who led the WCC in points last season, has been tabbed to the All-WCC preseason team. The Broncos open up their 2012 schedule with a home exhibition against Cal Poly Saturday, Aug. 18. The first of 10 official home games will be against Cal the night of Fri., Aug. 24 as part of the Bay Area Classic.

August 8, 2012
SCU Striker Keigo Kameya Discusses Offseason Training in Korea
Many people travel during the summer, enjoying their vacations. However, Keigo Kameya and his brother, Takahide Kameya, from the Bronco’s men’s soccer team traveled to Asia.

August 6, 2012
SCU Men's Soccer Opens Training Camp, Prep for Exhibition Match Saturday, Aug. 18
The group will practice twice a day this week, focusing on team chemistry and finalizing a roster. The Broncos open up the new season with a home exhibition against Cal Poly Saturday, Aug. 18.

August 1, 2012
Santa Clara, MLS Star Mehdi Ballouchy Returns to Buck Shaw
Former Bronco All-American Mehdi Ballouchy is once again calling Santa Clara’s Buck Shaw Stadium home. The seven-year MLS veteran was acquired by the San Jose Earthquakes.

July 30, 2012
VIDEO: EyeBronco Checks In With SCU Professor Michael Whalen; Documentary Premieres Monday on KQED-Plus
With his latest documentary set to be broadcast Monday night, Santa Clara Associate Communication Professor Michael Whalen caught up on camera with Santa Clara Broncos John Nash, a member of EyeBroncos, to talk about his documentary, A Question of Habit, his time working with COPS on Fox and what he loves about Santa Clara soccer.

July 24, 2012
SCU Athletics Hosts Community Service Event Featuring NBA Veteran Muggsy Bogues
The Santa Clara University men's soccer program hosted an event on the Mission campus, sponsored by MetroPCS and USA Basketball. NBA legend Muggsy Bogues was on hand to speak to the youth in attendance.

July 18, 2012
VIDEO: The Broncos Summer Check-In On the Mission Campus; Follow the Broncos On Social Media Too!
John Nash '13 and Sarah Safir '12 chronicle all the summer happenings in the Santa Clara Athletic Department. Nash and Safir talk about sports camps, athletic media relations new camera (FANTASTIC quality!) and catch up with Bronco men's soccer head coach Cam Rast and senior volleyball player Lexi Williamson.

June 19, 2012
19-Time NCAA Tournament Qualifier Santa Clara Announces 2012 Men’s Soccer Schedule
The Santa Clara University men's soccer team announced its 2012 season schedule today.

June 4, 2012
Phillip Muscarella Gives Us an Inside Look at SCU Soccer; Broncos Finished the 2012 Spring Season Undefeated
The Southern California product breaks down what the offseason is like for a Bronco student-athlete, some of his favorite players, and what it takes to succeed at this level.

June 4, 2012
Phillip Muscarella Gives Us an Inside Look at SCU Soccer; Broncos Finished the 2012 Spring Season Undefeated
The Southern California product breaks down what the offseason is like for a Bronco student-athlete, some of his favorite players, and what it takes to succeed at this level.

May 29, 2012
Thursday Night at Buck Shaw Stadium: Broncos Face NPSL’s Ambassadors
Santa Clara University's men’s soccer team wraps up its 2012 spring season on Thursday, May 31 at Buck Shaw Stadium.

March 30, 2012
Kevin Klasila Signs Professionally with USL’s Charleston Battery
Santa Clara University’s Kevin Klasila has agreed to terms with the Charleston Battery of the United Soccer Leaguge (USL).