Recent Men's Soccer Headlines
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Wed, Aug. 20, 2014 at 1:35 PM - [Men's Soccer]

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The University of Rio Grande men's soccer team is ranked seventh in the 2014 NAIA Coaches' Preseason Top 25 poll, the national office announced Tuesday.
    The poll was voted upon by a panel of head coaches representing each of the conferences, independents and unaffiliated groups.
    The RedStorm is coming off a 16-3-3 finish last season, winning the Mid-South Conference Tournament championship and reaching the Elite Eight of the national tournament.
    Head coach Scott Morrissey's team, which is now a member of the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (KIAC), tallied 488 points in the balloting.

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Thu, Aug. 14, 2014 - [Men's Soccer]

Rio Grande/KIAC Sports Information
    BEREA, Ky. - The University of Rio Grande men's soccer team leads the way on the 2014 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference preseason coaches' poll released on Thursday.
    The RedStorm received three first-place votes and 15 points in the balloting of the league's five coaches. Coaches were not permitted to vote for their own squad.

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Fri, Apr. 4, 2014 - [Men's Soccer]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The Ohio State University is paying a visit to the campus of the University of Rio Grande.
    At least its men's soccer team is.
    The Buckeyes will square off with the RedStorm in an exhibition contest on Sunday, April 6, at 2 p.m., at Evan E. Davis Field.
    The contest will mark OSU's first trip to Rio Grande in more than five seasons.

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Mon, Mar. 24, 2014 - [Men's Soccer]

By TOM MORRIS
For Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande Men's soccer program successfully hosted its inaugural ID Camp on March 22 on the URG campus.
    Head coach Scott Morrissey said that he and his staff were happy with the turnout and were pleased to get such a good quality of player on campus to practice with their current squad. The camp attracted a high level of talent from across the Midwest, including players from Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois and Michigan.

Luiz Filho was one of three Rio Grande players recognized as All-Americans. He was a first team selection.
Luiz Filho was one of three Rio Grande players recognized as All-Americans. He was a first team selection.
Wed, Dec. 11, 2013 - [Men's Soccer]

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The University of Rio Grande, which spent two weeks at the top of the NAIA coaches poll and later reached the quarterfinal round of the national tournament, has placed three players named to the 2013 Men's Soccer All-America team.
    Sophomore forward Luiz Filho was named to the First Team, while senior midfielder Maxi Viera (Montevideo, Uruguay) and junior goal keeper Jon Dodson (Tiffin, OH) both received Third Team recogntion.
    The squad was selected by the NAIA All-America committee, which consists of the NAIA-Men's Soccer Coaches Association Executive Committee, the National Championship Games Committee and four men's soccer coaches, who were selected based on geography. Each team - first, second and third - consisted of 11 members.

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Wed, Dec. 11, 2013 - [Men's Soccer]

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The University of Rio Grande finished seventh in the NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Postseason Top 25 poll released Wednesday.
    The RedStorm, who finished 16-3-3 after a loss to Ashford (Iowa) in the quarterfinal round of the national tournament, slipped five positions from their spot in the final regular season poll.