2012 Bentley University Men's Soccer News

June 3, 2013
Zeiner Named 2012-13 Northeast-10 Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year
In a year filled with awards and honors, Bentley University senior men’s soccer player Weston Zeiner (North Granby, Conn./Granby Memorial) took home one final award Monday night, as he was named the Northeast-10’s Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year for the 2012-13 athletic year.

May 21, 2013
Zeiner Named Finalist for Northeast-10 Man of the Year Award
Bentley University men’s soccer player Weston Zeiner (North Granby, Conn./Granby Memorial) has been named one of three finalists 2012-13 Northeast-10 Man of the Year Award, the conference announced Tuesday.

April 12, 2013
Finn, Zeiner & Michel Named Bentley’s Senior Award Recipients
Women’s basketball standout Courtney Finn (Winthrop/Winthrop HS) and men’s soccer All-America Weston Zeiner (North Granby, Conn./Granby Memorial HS) have been named the Outstanding Senior Athletes at Bentley University, and golf standout Matt Michel (Danvers/Danvers HS) was presented with the 2012-13 recipient of the Edward J. Powers Award as Bentley’s premier senior student-athlete

March 13, 2013
Zeiner Picked as Northeast-10 Men’s Soccer Scholar-Athlete Award Winner
Bentley University’s senior center-back Weston Zeiner (North Granby, Conn./Granby Memorial) has been picked as the Northeast-10 Men’s Soccer Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award winner, the conference announced Wednesday.

March 6, 2013
Carleton Named to NCAA Division II 40th Anniversary Tribute Team
Terry Carleton, a 1977 Bentley University graduate who went on to serve as the university’s Chairman of the Board for seven years, is one of 48 successful individuals who have been selected to the NCAA Division II 40th Anniversary Tribute Team.

December 17, 2012
Zeiner Chosen to NSCAA Men's Soccer Scholar All-America First Team
Continuing his string of postseason honors, Bentley University men’s soccer senior center-back Weston Zeiner (North Granby, Conn./Granby Memorial) was chosen to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s College Division Scholar All-America first team, the association announced Monday.

December 4, 2012
Zeiner Chosen to NSCAA Division II All-America Third Team
The honors keep rolling in for Bentley University men’s soccer senior Weston Zeiner (North Granby, Conn./Granby Memorial). On Tuesday, the center-back was chosen to the NSCAA/Continental Tire Division II All-America third team. It’s the second different All-America team Zeiner has been named to this postseason.

November 28, 2012
Bentley’s Zeiner Named to Capital One Academic All-America First Team
Bentley University senior center-back Weston Zeiner (North Granby, Conn./Granby Memorial) has been named to the Capital One NCAA Division II Academic All-America® Men’s Soccer first team, as voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

November 19, 2012
Zeiner Named Daktronics First Team All-East Region
Bentley University’s standout center-back Weston Zeiner (North Granby, Conn./Granby Memorial) has been named to the 2012 Daktronics Men’s Soccer All-East Region first team, it was announced Monday.

November 2, 2012
Zeiner Named to Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-District 1 Team
For the second straight year, Bentley University men’s soccer captain Weston Zeiner (North Granby, Conn./Granby Memorial) has been named to the Capital One CoSIDA Division II Academic All-District 1 Team.

November 1, 2012
Zeiner Named Northeast-10 Defensive Player of the Year; Three Players Pick Up All-Conference Honors
Bentley University senior center-back Weston Zeiner (North Granby, Conn./Granby Memorial) was named the 2012 Northeast-10 Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Year, the conference announced Thursday. Zeiner, along with two teammates, earned All-Conference honors as well.

October 31, 2012
Franklin Pierce Knocks Bentley out of NE-10 Playoffs, 3-0
After a scoreless opening 45 minutes, visiting fifth-seed Franklin Pierce scored three times in the second half to eliminate fourth-seeded Bentley University from the Northeast-10 playoffs in the quarterfinals by a score of 3-0 Wednesday afternoon.

October 30, 2012
Bentley Set to Host Franklin Pierce in NE-10 Quarterfinals Wednesday
The fourth-seeded Bentley University men’s soccer team begins its quest for the Northeast-10 title Wednesday afternoon when they host fifth-seeded Franklin Pierce in the quarterfinals at 1:00 pm. It will be the second meeting in just over a week between the two teams.

October 29, 2012
DaCosta & Pilitsis Take Northeast-10 Men’s Soccer Weekly Awards
Bentley University seniors Brennan DaCosta (San Diego, Calif./Westview) and goalkeeper Alex Pilitsis (Brunswick, Maine/North Yarmouth Academy) have been recognized by the Northeast-10 for their performances last week in helping the men’s soccer team go 2-0 in the final week of the regular season and secure a home playoff match.

October 26, 2012
Men’s Soccer Tops So. Connecticut 1-0 to Lock up Fourth-Seed in NE-10 Playoffs
Senior Brennan DaCosta (San Diego, Calif./Westview) scored in the 59th minute as Bentley University closed out its regular season with a 1-0 victory at Southern Connecticut Friday night in Northeast-10 men’s soccer. The win means the Falcons will be the fourth-seed in the NE-10 playoffs and will host fifth-seeded Franklin Pierce in the quarterfinals Monday afternoon at 1:00 pm.

October 23, 2012
Bentley Clinches Playoff Berth with 2-0 Win at Franklin Pierce
Bentley University booked its fifth straight trip to the Northeast-10 playoffs Tuesday night with a 2-0 win on the road over Franklin Pierce in men’s soccer. Senior Brennan DaCosta (San Diego, Calif./Westview) and junior Justin Cirasola (Oceanside, N.Y./Oceanside) had the goals for the Falcons.

October 20, 2012
Men’s Soccer’s Win Streak Snapped in 1-0 Setback to No. 25 Merrimack
Bentley University’s four-match winning streak and five-match unbeaten streak came to an end Saturday as the Falcons were beaten by No. 25 Merrimack 1-0 in Northeast-10 men’s soccer on Senior Day.

October 17, 2012
T. Kahn’s Two Goals Help Bentley Rally Past Saint Anselm for 3-2 Win
Trailing 2-0 at halftime Bentley University scored three second half goals, with senior Tyler Kahn (Rockville Centre, N.Y./Kellenberg Memorial) netting two of them, as the Falcons rallied past Saint Anselm for a 3-2 road win in Northeast-10 men’s soccer Wednesday afternoon.

October 15, 2012
Kahn & Pilitsis Earn Northeast-10 Weekly Awards
Two Bentley University men’s soccer players earned awards from the Northeast-10 Monday for their performances during the Falcons’ 2-0 week. Sophomore forward Michael Kahn (Bellevue, Wash./Newport) was named the Select Sport Player of the Week, and senior Alex Pilitsis (Brunswick, Maine/North Yarmouth Academy) took Select Sport Goalkeeper of the Week honors.

October 14, 2012
Bentley Takes Third Straight, 1-0 Over Saint Rose
A fifth minute goal by freshman Marty Ryan (Albany, N.Y./Albany) was all Bentley University needed on Sunday to beat Saint Rose 1-0 for its third straight victory. The win moves the Falcons up to fifth in the Northeast-10 standings.

October 9, 2012
Bentley Upsets No. 12 SNHU on M. Kahn's OT Goal
Sophomore Michael Kahn (Bellevue, Wash./Newport) scored in the 96th minute as Bentley University upset the 12th ranked team in Division II Southern New Hampshire 1-0 in overtime Tuesday afternoon in a Northeast-10 men’s soccer match.

October 6, 2012
DaCosta’s Last Minute Goal Lifts Bentley to Win at Le Moyne
Senior Brennan DaCosta (San Diego, Calif./Westview) scored a dramatic late goal in the 90th minute to break a 1-1 tie and give Bentley University a 2-1 road win against Le Moyne Saturday in a Northeast-10 men’s soccer match, breaking a two-match winless run for the Falcons.

September 29, 2012
New Haven Stuns Bentley with Late Comeback in 4-4 Tie
New Haven stunned Bentley with three goals in a span of four minutes late in the second half to erase a three-goal deficit and eventually earn a 4-4 tie with the Falcons in a wild Northeast-10 men’s soccer match Saturday afternoon.

September 25, 2012
Early Goals Sink Bentley Against No. 8 UMass-Lowell
No. 8 UMass-Lowell scored twice in the first 17 minutes on its way to a 3-0 victory over visiting Bentley Tuesday night in Northeast-10 men’s soccer.

September 22, 2012
M. Kahn’s Late Goal Sends Bentley to 2-1 OT Win over Assumption
Sophomore Michael Kahn (Bellevue, Wash./Newport) scored with 13 seconds left in double overtime to give Bentley University a 2-1 victory over Assumption in Northeast-10 men’s soccer Saturday afternoon.

September 19, 2012
Bentley Rallies for 2-2 Tie with Saint Michael’s
Despite falling behind 2-0, the Bentley men’s soccer team was able to rally on the strength of two second half goals and earn a 2-2 draw with Saint Michael’s on Wednesday afternoon in a Northeast-10 match.

September 15, 2012
Bentley Falls at AIC 3-2
A 78th minute goal from AIC freshman Jason Burnusuz broke a 2-2 tie and lifted the Yellow Jackets to a 3-2 victory over Bentley Saturday night in a Northeast-10 men’s soccer matchup. The Falcons fall to 3-2 overall and 1-1 in the NE-10 on the season.

September 11, 2012
Bridgeport Hands Bentley First Loss, 2-1
Junior Jonny Ortiz and freshman Alex Longobardi scored in each half for Bridgeport as the visitors came away with a 2-1 victory over the Bentley men’s soccer team on Tuesday in a non-conference match. Freshman Marty Ryan (Albany, N.Y./Albany) scored a late goal for the Falcons.

September 8, 2012
DaCosta Helps Bentley Topple Barry, 1-0
Senior Brennan DaCosta (San Diego, Calif./Westview) scored the only goal of the match in the 74th minute as Bentley defeated Barry University, ranked sixth in the South region by the NSCAA, 1-0 Saturday night in non-conference men’s soccer.

September 5, 2012
Bentley Rallies Past Stonehill for 3-2 Victory
Second half goals from senior Brennan DaCosta (San Diego, Calif./Westview) and freshman Joe Avery (Schenectady, N.Y./Mohonasen) helped Bentley overcome a 2-1 deficit to post a 3-2 victory over Stonehill in the Northeast-10 opener for both teams.

September 1, 2012
T. Kahn Nets Winner as Bentley Opens with 3-2 Victory over Molloy
Senior Tyler Kahn (Rockville Centre, N.Y./Kellenberg Memorial) scored a 73rd minute winner as Bentley University posted a 3-2, season-opening victory over Molloy in non-conference men’s soccer Saturday afternoon at the Bentley soccer field.

August 29, 2012
Bentley Aims for Fifth Straight Postseason Berth in 2012
The Bentley University men’s soccer team begins its quest to earn its fifth straight berth in the Northeast-10 playoffs when they kick-off the 2012 season on Saturday, Sept. 1 with a non-conference home game against Molloy at 3:00 p.m.

August 22, 2012
Bentley Picked Seventh in NE-10 Preseason Coaches’ Poll
With the 2012 season fast approaching the Northeast-10 released its Men’s Soccer Preseason Coaches’ poll Wednesday morning, and Bentley is picked seventh after its fourth straight trip to the postseason last year.

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