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The Ionian

The Student News Site of Iona University

The Ionian

Men's Soccer

Iona hosted the MAAC Championship Game for the first time on Nov. 12th

Underdog Broncs upset Gaels in MAAC Final

Alex Naranjo Benavides, Staff Writer November 16, 2023

The Iona University men's soccer team wrapped up their regular season against the Manhattan Jaspers on Nov. 1.   Iona’s 2-0 victory did not come easy, though both teams battled back and forth in...

Eight graduating players were honored during Senior Day on October 28th.

Scorching Hot Gaels Nab Second Regular Season Title

Robert Hughes, Sports Editor November 2, 2023

Iona University’s men’s soccer team beat Marist College at Tenney Stadium in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on Oct. 18, extending their winning streak to seven games.   Following their dominant 4-0 victory...

Ionas five goals at Rider are their most in one game since Sept. of 2021.

Surging Gaels avenge MAAC Championship exit in win streak

Kaylin Flukey, Managing Editor October 19, 2023

Iona University’s men’s soccer team defeated the reigning Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference champions, the Quinnipiac University Bobcats, Saturday afternoon in New Rochelle, N.Y., on Oct. 7.     After...

Nacho Alfaro Monge has allowed six goals in six games, chalking up a 1.00 GAA.

Win streak helps MSOC keep flawless MAAC record

Robert Hughes, Sports Editor October 5, 2023

The Iona University men’s soccer team owns a 4-2 overall record through the first six games of the 2023 season.    The Gaels are riding high after winning three consecutive games since Sept....

Camil Azzam Ruiz hat trick is the Gaels sixth dating back to 2001.

Men’s soccer starts off on wrong foot with 1-2 start

Aiden Keane and Robert Hughes September 7, 2023

The Iona men’s soccer team holds a 1-2 record following three non-conference games to begin the season.     Lofty expectations were placed on the Maroon and Gold heading into the 2023 campaign,...

The Gaels have now made the MAAC Championship game twice in the last four years, the last time they made it back in 2019, they won the tournament.  

Men’s soccer loses in MAAC final

Kaylin Flukey, Managing Editor November 17, 2022

The Iona University men’s soccer team ended the regular season with an overall record of 7-5-5 with an in-conference record of 5-1-4, securing them the second seed in postseason.    The Gaels...

The Gaels conceded a late equalizer against Quinnipiac with just 47 seconds remaining.  

Iona men’s soccer remain unbeaten in MAAC play

Jordan Score, Staff Writer October 22, 2022

The Iona men’s soccer team is unbeaten in their last six games, with their last defeat coming on Sept. 10 against Holy Cross.     During the Gaels’ last game, they recorded a tie on the road...

The two teams have scored a combined total of 26 goals, six for the men and twenty for the women so far.  

Iona soccer teams’ season in full swing

Jordan Score, Staff Writer October 8, 2022

The Iona men’s and women’s soccer teams continue their seasons, as both are now in the full swing of their schedules.    The Iona men’s soccer team recorded their first win against a MAAC...

The team failed to qualify for the MAAC championships last year finishing a disappointing 9th in the regular season.

Iona men’s soccer makes mixed start to season

Jordan Score and Lachlan Wellington September 8, 2022

The Iona men’s soccer team began the season with a 1-2 record after defeats against Syracuse and Long Island University (LIU) and a home victory against New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).   Iona...

Azzam Ruiz led the MAAC in shots on goal with 48 while the next closest eligible player had 36.

Gael shows flare in first full soccer season at Iona

Catherine Drohan, Contributing Writer November 18, 2021

Growing up in Spain, all Camil Azzam Ruiz wanted to do was to play soccer. He began playing fútbol, as he calls it, when he was first living in the south of Spain at age three. From there, Azzam...

Alfaro Monge was the first Iona men’s player to win the award since Juan Alcantara in 2017.

Triple threat: Three Gaels notch MAAC weekly awards

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Sports Editor October 7, 2021

Iona goalkeepers Emma Havrilla and Juan Alfaro Monge earned Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week, while Lachlan Wellington grabbed MAAC Runner of the Week to cap off a successful...

The Gaels haven’t scored five goals in a game since their 5-0 victory over Siena in 2018.

Men’s soccer looks to carry hot streak into MAAC play

Jordan Score, Contributing Writer October 7, 2021

The Iona men’s soccer team went on a three-game winning streak to close out non-conference play, finishing off the span with a 1-0 win against Columbia on Sept. 25.   They were able to beat the New...

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