2020 Bryant University Men's Soccer News

  • Bulldogs to host three camps this summer
    April 29, 2021
    Smithfield, R.I. - The Bryant University men's soccer team is hosting three camps this summer. The Bulldog Academy Youth Soccer camp taking place from July 12 - July 16, and the Bryant's Most Wanted - Soccer ID Clinic, which has two sessions July 24 -25 and August 7 - August 8.
  • Purcell finalizes Class of 2025
    April 21, 2021
    Smithfield, R.I. - Bryant Univeristy men's soccer head coach Seamus Purcell finalizes the class of 2025 with the addition of five more players. The Class of 2025 now has nine players, Purcell previously added four on National Signing Day. "In the middle of an incredibly challenging and difficult year, we are excited to announce and welcome these four talented young men as part of the recruiting class of 2025 to Bryant University, Coach Purcell said." "Since last March, our student-athletes, their families, and our coaching staff have had to deal with great adversity and uncertainty because of the Covid-19 situation. Our day-to-day operations, soccer activities, academic, and athletic scheduling along with lifestyle changes have tested our character and mental wellbeing, Purcell said." "If there is one thing I know for certain, these four men are joining a great group of guys and a team that possesses great character, positivity, and resilience. I am so proud of this program, this university, our athletic department, and this team during an ever-changing and trying time." Purcell said, "Bryant soccer is thriving and the addition of the 2025 recruiting class only adds to our bright future and potential as a program. We will all enjoy working with and watching these players excel for the next four years at Bryant University."
  • Williams named to All-NEC First Team
    April 15, 2021
    Somerset, N.J. - Ben Williams of the Bryant University men's soccer team has been selected to the All-NEC first team by the Northeast Conference on Thursday.
  • Bulldogs to host CCSU today
    April 05, 2021
    Smithfield, R.I - The Bryant Univeristy men's soccer team welcomes Central Connecticut for a primetime Northeast Conference matchup at Beirne Stadium today.
  • Bulldogs lose to CCSU 4-0 at home
    April 05, 2021
    Smithfield, R.I - The Bryant Univeristy men's soccer team fell to Central Connecticut 4-0 at home on Monday night.
  • Bryant defeats FDU 3-2 on Brandon goal
    April 01, 2021
    Teaneck, N.J. - Barnaby Brandon of the men's soccer team scored his first career goal in the 3-2 win against Fairleigh Dickinson on the road.
  • Bryant heads to FDU on Thursday
    March 31, 2021
    Teaneck, N.J. - The Bryant Univeristy men's soccer team is heading to New Jersey to face Fairleigh Dickinson in the second game this week for the Bulldogs.
  • Bryant and Mount St. Mary's draw 0-0 in 2OT
    March 29, 2021
    Emmitsburg, Md. - The Bryant University men's soccer team ties with Mount St. Mary's in double-overtime by a score of 0-0 in a defensive battle on the road.
  • Bulldogs head to Mount St. Mary's
    March 28, 2021
    Emmitsburg, Md. - The Bryant Univeristy men's soccer team hits the road to face Mount St. Mary's in a Northeast Conference match today starting at 4:00 p.m. in Maryland.
  • Bryant returns home to face St. Francis Brooklyn
    March 22, 2021
    Smithfield, R.I. - The Bryant University men's soccer team returns to Beirne Stadium after a two-game road trip to face St. Francis Brooklyn starting at 6:00 p.m.
  • Bulldogs fall to SFBK 1-0
    March 22, 2021
    Smithfield, R.I - The Bryant University men's soccer team fell to Northeast Conference opponent St. Francis Brooklyn 1-0 in a physical battle at Beirne Stadium tonight.
  • Williams named NEC Player of the Week
    March 16, 2021
    Somerset, N.J. - Ben Williams of the Bryant University men's soccer team has been named the Northeast Conference Player of the Week by the organization on Tuesday.
  • New England Soccer Journal writes about Ben Williams
    March 16, 2021
    Jonathan Sigal of the New England Soccer Journal wrote an article about Ben Williams of the Bryant University men's soccer team. To read the full article click here.
  • Bryant to play SHU on the road
    March 15, 2021
    Fairfield, Conn. - The Bryant University men's soccer team is set to play Sacred Heart at 3:00 p.m. today in the first road game of the season for the Bulldogs.  
  • 3 Bulldogs score in the 4-2 win against SHU
    March 15, 2021
    Fairfield, Conn. - Diego Rodriguez of the Bryant University men's soccer team scored the first goal of his career in the 4-2 win on the road against Sacred Heart.  Ben Williams scored two goals today, and teammate Nick Awada added a goal of his own in the 83rd minute.  
  • Bryant and LIU draw 1-1
    March 01, 2021
    Smithfield, R.I.- It was a defensive battle tonight at Beirne Stadium, as the Bryant University men's soccer team tied with Long Island (1-1) after two overtime periods.
  • Bryant to host LIU in season opener
    February 28, 2021
    Smithfield, R.I- The Bryant University men's soccer team will make their long-awaited season and conference debut against Long Island today at 6:00 pm in Smithfield.     
  • 2021 Men's Soccer Season Preview
    February 26, 2021
    Smithfield, R.I. - After over a year of waiting and a postponement of the first game of the season, the Bryant University men's soccer team is set to begin the 2021 season on Monday. The Bulldogs will use a combination of experience and youth to succeed this year. After the 2019 season, the Black and Gold had nine players graduate, and out of those nine,  six started every game.
  • Bryant, URI Men's Soccer Game Postponed
    February 18, 2021
    Smithfield, R.I. - The Bryant University men's soccer team has announced that the game scheduled for Saturday, February 20th against the University of Rhode Island has been postponed due to Covid-19 protocols.
  • Spectators not allowed at outdoor events in R.I. until further notice
    February 11, 2021
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. - The State of Rhode Island determined today (February 11) that spectators will not be allowed at any outdoor collegiate sporting events until further notice.
  • Bulldogs picked fourth in preseason poll
    February 09, 2021
    The Bryant University men's soccer team has been selected to finish fourth in the Northeast Conference by the organization on Tuesday. Head coach Seamus Purcell said, "We are all biting at the bit and can’t wait to get back on the pitch and start playing”.
  • Men's Soccer announces 2021 schedule
    January 31, 2021
    Bryant University men's soccer coach Seamus Purcell announced the 2021 schedule on Monday. The eight-game schedule will include four home and four away games.
  • NEC Announces Fall Sports Return To Play Plan
    December 03, 2020
    Somerset, NJ – The Northeast Conference Council of Presidents today announced the NEC Fall Sports Return to Play Plan set to commence during the 2021 spring semester. These recommendations, which call for both regular season and championship elements, were developed in conjunction with conference and institutional athletic administrators, the NEC Sport Management Committee and the NEC COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee.
  • Purcell welcomes four from the Class of 2025
    November 11, 2020
    Smithfield, R.I. - Bryant University men's soccer head coach Seamus Purcell brings in four student-athletes who will begin playing for the Bulldogs in the fall of 2021. "In the middle of an incredibly challenging and difficult year, we are excited to announce and welcome these four talented young men as part of the recruiting class of 2025 to Bryant University, Purcell said." "Since last March, our student-athletes, their families, and our coaching staff have had to deal with great adversity and uncertainty because of the Covid-19 situation, Purcell said. "Our day-to-day operations, soccer activities, academic, and athletic scheduling along with lifestyle changes have tested our character and mental wellbeing, Purcell said." "If there is one thing I know for certain, these four men are joining a great group of guys and a team that possesses great character, positivity, and resilience. I am so proud of this program, this university, our athletic department, and this team during an ever-changing and trying time." Purcell said, "Bryant soccer is thriving and the addition of the 2025 recruiting class only adds to our bright future and potential as a program. We will all enjoy working with and watching these players excel for the next four years at Bryant University."
  • Bulldogs earns United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award
    September 28, 2020
    Smithfield, R.I. – The Bryant University men’s soccer team was one of 914 soccer teams across the country to receive a United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award, announced on Thursday.