Recent Men's Soccer Headlines
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Wed, Oct. 1, 2014 at 5:25 PM - [Men's Soccer]

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - By virtue of its win over then-No. 1 Lindsey Wilson College last Saturday, the University of Rio Grande men's soccer team enjoyed the biggest leap of anyone toward the top of the latest NAIA Top 25 Coaches' Poll released on Tuesday.
    The RedStorm picked up 498 points in the balloting of a panel of head coaches representing each of the conferences, independents and unaffiliated groups to vault six positions into the No. 5 ranking this week. The jump comes following a 3-1 triumph over Lindsey Wilson - Rio's chief rival during its stay in the Mid-South Conference - in the NAIA Game of the Week.

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Tue, Sep. 30, 2014 at 12:15 PM - [Men's Soccer]

KIAC Sports Information
    BEREA, Ky. - University of Rio Grande sophomore forward Pau Delgado Rodriguez was named the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference men's soccer Offensive Player of the Week by KIAC officials on Monday.
    A native of Barcelona, Spain, Rodriguez tallied the first hat trick of his collegiate career, scoring all three of the RedStorm's goals in a win at No. 1-ranked Lindsey Wilson College on Saturday night.

Sophomore Pau Rodriguez scored all three goals in Rio's 3-1 win over No. 1 Lindsey Wilson on Saturday night
Sophomore Pau Rodriguez scored all three goals in Rio's 3-1 win over No. 1 Lindsey Wilson on Saturday night
Sun, Sep. 28, 2014 - [Men's Soccer]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    COLUMBIA, Ky. - Pau Rodriguez notched the first hat trick of his collegiate career to lead the 11th-ranked University of Rio Grande to a 3-1 win over No. 1 Lindsey Wilson College, Saturday night, in non-conference men's soccer action at Walter S. Reuling Stadium.
    Rodriguez, a sophomore forward from Barcelona, Spain, scored late in the opening half to erase an early Blue Raiders' lead and then tacked on a pair of second half goals to give the RedStorm a win over their former Mid-South Conference rival.

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Sat, Sep. 27, 2014 - [Men's Soccer]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - For the past five season, the University of Rio Grande and Lindsey Wilson College staged some epic battles for supremacy of the Mid-South Conference men's soccer scene.
    And while there won't be a conference title at stake this time around, the two perennial national powers will be renewing their rivalry on Saturday night.
    The RedStorm, now a member of the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, will tangle with the Blue Raiders in a highly-anticipated non-conference tilt at 8 p.m. EDT at Walter S. Reuling Stadium in the NAIA Game of the Week.

Rio's Danny Carroll battles a Point Park defender for control of the ball in Saturday's loss
Rio's Danny Carroll battles a Point Park defender for control of the ball in Saturday's loss
Sun, Sep. 21, 2014 - [Men's Soccer]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The University of Rio Grande's debut in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference turned out to be an inauspicious one.
    Point Park University, the defending KIAC champion, avenged an opening round loss in last year's NAIA national tournament and spoiled Rio's debut in the league with a 2-1 win over the RedStorm, Saturday afternoon, in men's soccer action at Highmark Stadium.
    Rio Grande, ranked No. 7 in the latest NAIA coaches poll, slipped to 5-1-2 with the loss.
    Point Park improved to 5-2 overall and 1-0 in league play.

Senior goalie Jon Dodson and the rest of the RedStorm face Point Park in their KIAC debut
Senior goalie Jon Dodson and the rest of the RedStorm face Point Park in their KIAC debut
Fri, Sep. 19, 2014 - [Men's Soccer]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The University of Rio Grande men's soccer team will make their Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference debut on Saturday afternoon and the matchup could very well determine who wins the league's regular season championship.
    The RedStorm (5-0-2) will square off with Point Park University (4-2) in a noon kickoff at Highmark Stadium.
    Rio Grande was the preseason pick of KIAC coaches to win the title, gaining three first place votes and 15 points. The Pioneers grabbed the remaining two first place nods and finished second in the balloting with 14 points.
    The two programs also met in the opening round of last year's NAIA National Tournament, with the RedStorm posting a 2-1 win at Evan E. Davis Field.