2017 Men's Soccer News

  • Nick Joslyn receives prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
    July 13, 2018
    Simpson graduate Nick Joslyn, an Academic All-American soccer player for the Storm, recently added to his list of accomplishments when he earned a Postgraduate Scholarship from the NCAA.
  • Bob Nutgrass appointed Athletic Director
    June 13, 2018
    Simpson College President Jay Simmons announced Wednesday that Bob Nutgrass, a long-time staff member and current assistant athletic director, will become the college’s next Athletic Director. He replaces Brian Niemuth, who has held the role for the past five years in addition to serving as the head women’s basketball coach.

  • Pochop named Academic All-America of the Year, Joslyn and Robson also recognized
    December 05, 2017
    Simpson senior men’s soccer player Garrett Pochop brought home the nation’s top academic honor for men’s soccer when he earned 2017 CoSIDA Division III Academic All-America of the Year honors, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA) on Tuesday.
  • Pochop named second team All-American, Alderson earns all-region honors
    December 01, 2017
    The top scoring duo in the Iowa Conference throughout the 2017 season, Garrett Pochop and Tanner Alderson continue to collect accolades at season’s end. Pochop became the first All-American in program history and Alderson earned third team all-region honors, as announced by the United Soccer Coaches.
  • Simpson places 70 on All-Iowa Conference Academic Team
    November 13, 2017
    Seventy Simpson student-athletes competing in fall sports earned a spot on the 2017-18 Iowa Conference All-Academic Team.
  • Pochop named IIAC Offensive MVP for second time, six recognized on All-IIAC Team
    November 13, 2017
    Garrett Pochop earned Offensive Most Valuable Player honors for the second year in a row to highlight Simpson’s six selections to the 2017 All-Iowa Conference Men’s Soccer Team, as voted on by the league’s nine head coaches.
  • Pochop named IIAC Player of the Week for second time
    November 01, 2017
    Simpson’s Garrett Pochop earned Iowa Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honors for the period ending Sunday, Oct. 29, the league office announced earlier this week.
  • Storm fall to Loras in IIAC Semifinals
    November 01, 2017
    An own goal in the first six minutes proved costly as Loras beat the Simpson men’s soccer team 3-0 in the Iowa Conference Tournament Semifinals on Wednesday night at the Rock Bowl.
  • Pochop strikes twice, Storm beat Wartburg to advance
    October 28, 2017
    Garrett Pochop scored two goals and the Simpson men's soccer team beat Wartburg 3-1 in the first round of the Iowa Conference Tournament on a crisp Saturday evening at Buxton Stadium.
  • Men’s soccer holds steady at No. 7 in NCAA Regional Rankings
    October 27, 2017
    For the second week in a row the Simpson men’s soccer team comes in at No. 7 in the NCAA Division III North Region Rankings, released earlier this week. Simpson is also seventh in the United Soccer Coaches North Region Poll.
  • Start time set for IIAC Tournament matchup with Wartburg
    October 25, 2017
    Start time for the Simpson men's soccer team's Iowa Conference Tournament meeting with Wartburg has been set for 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28 at Buxton Stadium.
  • Storm roll past Coe, earn third seed in IIAC Tournament
    October 24, 2017
    Justin Gilmour scored two goals as part of five scored by the Simpson men’s soccer team in the second half as the Storm cruised to a 6-0 win over Coe in the regular season finale Tuesday night.
  • Storm battle to 1-1 draw with Wartburg
    October 22, 2017
    Mason Madren scored the equalizer in the second half and the Simpson men’s soccer team snapped a two-game losing streak with a 1-1 draw against Wartburg on Sunday afternoon.
  • Simpson/Wartburg Soccer Games moved to Sunday
    October 20, 2017
    Due to the threat of inclement weather in Central Iowa on Saturday afternoon, the men's and women's soccer games between Simpson and Wartburg have been postponed to Sunday, Oct. 22 at Buxton Stadium. The women's game will begin at 11 a.m. followed by the men's game at 1:30 p.m. The Senior Recognition Ceremony will be held between games.
  • Storm suffer 1-0 setback at Loras
    October 15, 2017
    Jake Potratz made nine saves between the posts but the Simpson men’s soccer team was shut out for the first time in 24 games, losing to Loras 1-0 on Sunday at the Rock Bowl.
  • Soccer games at Loras postponed to Sunday
    October 14, 2017
    Saturday's Iowa Conference men's and women's soccer doubleheader between Simpson and Loras at the Rock Bowl have been postponed to Sunday due to severe weather in the area.
  • Alderson named IIAC Offensive Player of the Week for third time
    October 10, 2017
    Simpson men’s soccer player Tanner Alderson earned Iowa Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors for the period ending Sunday, Oct. 8, as announced by the league office Monday.
  • Storm fall to Luther in overtime, suffer first loss
    October 10, 2017
    Brunno Colon scored the game-winner in the 94th minute as Luther beat the Simpson men’s soccer team 2-1 on a cold, wet Tuesday evening at Buxton Stadium.
  • Storm ride fast start to win over Concordia-Moorhead
    October 08, 2017
    Tanner Alderson scored the game’s first goal less than a minute in and the Simpson men’s soccer team never looked back, beating Concordia-Moorhead 3-1 in the final non-conference game of the season Sunday afternoon at Buxton Stadium.
  • Storm top Buena Vista to keep unbeaten streak alive
    October 07, 2017
    Nick Joslyn scored his first goal of the season and added an assist as the Simpson men’s soccer team shut out Buena Vista 2-0 on Saturday afternoon.
  • Men’s soccer moves up to fifth in regional rankings
    October 06, 2017
    The Simpson men’s soccer team moved up two spots to No. 5 in the most recent United Soccer Coaches North Region rankings, released Tuesday. Simpson is also receiving votes in the D3soccer.com Top 25 Poll.
  • Potratz named IIAC Defensive Player of the Week for third time
    October 05, 2017
    Simpson men’s soccer player Jake Potratz earned Iowa Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors for the period ending Sunday, Oct. 1 after helping the Storm remain undefeated, the league office announced earlier this week.
  • Pochop leads Storm to last-minute win over Nebraska Wesleyan
    October 04, 2017
    Garrett Pochop played a part in both goals, Tanner Alderson found the back of the net with less than a minute left in regulation, and the Simpson men’s soccer team stayed unbeaten with 2-1 a win over Nebraska Wesleyan on Wednesday evening.
  • Pochop sets school record as Storm edge Dubuque
    September 30, 2017
    Garrett Pochop made history with his 43rd career goal, Ian Dean scored the game-winner and the Storm came back to beat Dubuque 2-1 on Saturday afternoon.
  • Pochop named IIAC Offensive Player of the Week
    September 28, 2017
    Garrett Pochop earned Iowa Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors for the period ending Sunday, Sept. 24, the conference office announced earlier this week.
  • Pochop ties career record as Storm remain unbeaten
    September 27, 2017
    Tanner Alderson scored a pair of goals and Garrett Pochop added one, tying the school record for career goals, and the Simpson men’s soccer team remain undefeated with a 3-0 win over Iowa Wesleyan on Wednesday at Buxton Stadium.
  • Storm remain undefeated, settle for draw at Augustana
    September 24, 2017
    Ian Dean connected on the equalizer in the 77th minute to help the Simpson men’s soccer team earn a 2-2 tie with Augustana on Sunday, preserving the team’s unbeaten record.
  • Pochop overtime goal stuns Central
    September 23, 2017
    arrett Pochop scored on a penalty kick in overtime to give the Simpson men's soccer team a 3-2 win over undefeated Central on Saturday afternoon.
  • Storm ranked sixth in North Region, receiving votes nationally
    September 20, 2017
    The Simpson men’s soccer team moved up two spots to No. 6 in the most recent United Soccer Coaches North Region rankings while continuing to receive votes in the D3soccer.com Top 25 Poll.
  • Storm top Bethel 4-1, improve to 7-0
    September 20, 2017
    Four different players contributed a goal as the Simpson men’s soccer team improved to 7-0 for the first time in school history with a 4-1 win over Bethel on Wednesday evening.
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