• Matthew L. Thompson Named New Head Men's Soccer Coach
    May 03, 2011
    Patricia Thomas, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of the District of Columbia has announced the appointment of Matthew L. Thompson as the University’s new men’s head soccer coach. In making the announcement Thomas said, “We were fortunate to have a strong pool of candidates, however Matthew Thompson was clearly the right choice for the University of the District of Columbia.
  • Firebirds Soccer Closes Out Season Falling to Davis & Elkins, 2-0
    October 30, 2010
    Elkins, WV: October 30, 2010-- After a hard fought contest, the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men' Soccer Team succumbed, 2-0, to the Davis & Elkins College Senators, today, in Elkins, West Virginia. The tough defensive play demonstrated by both teams worked to the advantage of Davis & Elkins as they were able to score two goals and gain the shut out.
  • Firebirds Get Solid Soccer Win Over Lincoln, 5-1
    October 27, 2010
    Lincoln, PA: October 27, 2010- Five different players on the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men’s Soccer Team scored goals this afternoon, to give them a, 5-1, win over the Lincoln University Lions in Lincoln, Pennsylvania. It was the Firebirds second defeat of the Lions this season.
  • Soccer Players Shehadeh and Anyabuike Honored During Senior Day
    October 23, 2010
    Washington, DC: October 23, 2010-- The University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Soccer Team honored two of its members today, during a Senior Day pre-match ceremony at the soccer match against the East Stroudsburg University Warriors in Washington, DC. Samer Shehadeh ( Criminal Justice-Falls Church, VA) and Odingas Anyabuike (Economics-Washington, DC) were recognized for their contributions to the Team during their playing careers.
  • Firebirds Efforts Fall Short , Shutout 5-0 by Marauders
    October 19, 2010
    Millersville, PA: October 19, 2010-- A sustained effort by the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men's Soccer Team against the Millersville University Marauders fell short tonight. The Marauders used an effective defense to fend off all Firebirds efforts to score and delivered a 5-0 shutout to the visitors in Millersville, Pennsylvania .
  • Firebirds Challenge Mercyhurst’s Unbeaten Streak, Fall 4-1
    October 17, 2010
    Washington, DC: October 17, 2010--The University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men’s Soccer Team held their ground with the undefeated Mercyhurst College Lakers before eventually falling to them, 4-1, today at the UDC Soccer in Washington, DC. The Firebirds gave them a run for their money in the first half as Mercyhurst scored the first goal of the match, but UDC struck back when sophomore defender/mid-fielder Marion Banegas (Business- Frederick, Maryland) scored on a penalty kick in the 38th minute to knot the match at 1.
  • UDC Falls to Lock Haven, 6-2
    October 09, 2010
    Lock Haven, PA: October 9, 2010-- Senior defender/mid-fielder and team captain Samer Shehadeh (Criminal Justice-Falls Church, VA) scored two goals in the University of the District of Columbia Men's Soccer Team's ,6-2, loss to the Lock Haven University Bald Eagles, today, in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania.
  • Washington Adventist Escapes with,2-1, Overtime Win Over UDC
    October 07, 2010
    Takoma Park, MD: October 7, 2010-- Sophomore forward Adriel Garcia (Physical Education-Centro Indaiatuba, Brazil) scored a goal in the 70th minute of the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds soccer match against the Washington Adventist University Shock tonight, in Takoma Park, Maryland.
  • UDC Shutout, 2-0, by West Chester
    October 03, 2010
    West Chester, PA: October 3, 2010-- The University of the District of Columbia Men's Soccer Team was shutout, 2-0, today by the West Chester University Golden Rams in West Chester, Pennsylvania. The Golden Rams scored 1 goal in the first and second half to capture the win.
  • UDC Soccer Falls to California PA, 1-0
    October 01, 2010
    Washington, DC: October 1, 2010—The University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men’s Soccer Team fell to the University of California Pennsylvania Vulcans, 1-0, today at the UDC Soccer Field in Washington, DC. Chris Moehler kicked the winning goal in the 74th minute of the match, with an assist from Mike Kalas.
  • Shippensburg Edges UDC,3-2, in Overtime
    September 29, 2010
    Shippensburg, PA: September 29, 2010—The University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men’s Soccer Team was edged by the Shippensburg Raiders, 3-2, in overtime this afternoon in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.
  • UDC Defeats George Washington, 1-0, in Soccer
    September 25, 2010
    Washington, DC: September 25, 2010-- Freshman defender/ mid-fielder Wilfredo Roque (Lorton, VA) made a corner kick into the near post 24 minutes into the match to give the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men's Soccer Team a, 1-0, victory over the George Washington University Colonials in an exciting contest at the GWU Soccer Field in northwest Washington, today. It was Rogue's first goal of the season that gave UDC their very first win over Division 1 George Washington
  • Men's Soccer Tops Washington Adventist, 4-1
    September 21, 2010
    Washington, DC: September 21. 2010-- Freshman forward Desean Ragland (Germantown, MD) led the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men's Soccer Team to a 4-1, win over the Washington Adventist University Shock this afternoon at the UDC Soccer Field, in Washington. Ragland scored two of the Firebirds goals, the first in the 35th minute on a cross from sophomore forward Adriel Garcia (Physical Education major-Centro Indaiatuba, Brazil) and the second in the 41st minute on a cross from freshman defender Wilfredo Roque (Lorton, VA).
  • Wheeling Jesuit Escapes with , 1-0, Win Over UDC in Soccer
    September 18, 2010
    Washington, DC: September 18, 2010- Paul Silverstone took a cross from Kevin Robson and fired the ball into the back of the net in the 74th minute of today's Wheeling Jesuit University-University of the District of Columbia Men's Soccer match to give the Cardinals a, 1-0, win over the Firebirds at the UDC Soccer Field.
  • UDC Shutouts Lincoln, 10-0, in Men's Soccer
    September 16, 2010
    Washington, DC: September 16, 2010-- The University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men's Soccer Team garnered their first win of the season, today, with a, 10-0, shutout of the Lincoln University Lions at the UDC Soccer Field in Washington, DC. UDC put on a scoring clinic as they amassed 4 goals in the first half, then added 6 more in the second half.
  • Bloomsburg Edges UDC, 3-2, in Soccer
    September 12, 2010
    Washington, DC: September 12, 2010--After a slow start, the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men's Soccer Team came back in dramatic fashion in the opening minutes of the second half to score two quick goals and change the dynamics of the match by reducing Bloomsburg's, 3 -0, lead to 1 goal. It would not be enough, though, as the Huskies held on for the 3-2 win.
  • Chestnut Hill Edges UDC, 4-3 OT, in Men’s Soccer
    September 09, 2010
    Philadelphia, PA: September 9, 2010—Carl Essenthier took a cross from Ryan Lannutti at 99:21 in overtime to give the Chestnut Hill College Griffins a hard fought, 4-3, win over the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men’s Soccer Team tonight in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was Essenthier’s second goal of the night, after scoring his first in the 58th minute.
  • UDC and West Virginia Wesleyan Battle to 2-2 Double Overtime Tie
    September 05, 2010
    Johnstown, PA: September 4, 2010- The University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men's Soccer Team and the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats played to a double overtime, 2-2, tie, today, in the Johnstown Classic in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. The Bobcats took an early lead when the ball accidentally crossed the goal line as UDC sought to defend at 23:48 into the match, then again when Nicholas Amberman took a cross from Toni Suta and scored at 49:12.
  • UDC Men's Soccer Falls to Pitt-Johnston, 1-0, in Tournament
    September 04, 2010
    Johnstown, PA: September 4, 2010-- A free kick goal scored at 29:36 into the match lifted the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown Mountain Cats to a, 1-0, win over the visiting University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men's Soccer Team today in Johnstown, Pennsylvania in the first round of the 2010 Pitt-Johnstown Kickoff Classic. Zeke Buchta scored the lone goal following a UDC penalty .