The Saint Joseph's men's soccer squad will open the 2017 season at home vs. Temple (0-0) this Friday, August 25. Kickoff is slated for 7:30 p.m. on Sweeney Field.
Under the direction of eighth-year head coach Don D'Ambra, the Saint Joseph's men's soccer squad will host Temple in the 2017 season opener this Friday, August 25 at 7:30 p.m., the first of nine home matches to be played on Sweeney Field this fall. Senior midfielder Matt Crawford, senior defender Ben Zambetti, and junior defender Eddie McCusker have been selected to captain the Hawks this fall.
Location: Philadelphia, Pa. Founded: 1851 Enrollment: 4,856 Denomination: Roman Catholic (Jesuit) Nickname: Hawks Colors: Crimson and Gray Athletic Affiliation: NCAA Division I Conference: Atlantic 10 Home Arena (Capacity): Sweeney Field (3,000) University President: Mark C. Reed, Ed.D. Vice President for Athletics/Athletic Director: Don DiJulia Athletic Department Phone: (610)-660-1707 2016 Regular Season Record: 6-11-1 2016 Atlantic 10 Conference Record (Place): 3-5-0 (11th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 15/9 Starters Returning/Lost: 6/5 Head Coach (alma mater): Don D'Ambra (Saint Joseph's '94) Overall Record/Years: 31-79-15/8th season Record at Saint Joseph's/Years: Same Assistant Coaches: Pat Morris (Philadelphia University '98) - 8th season, Steve Wacker (Temple University '05) - 6th season Volunteer Assistant Coach (Goalkeepers): Scott Krotee (Gardner-Webb University '12) - 3rd season Director of Operations: Rob Brown (Stayer University '09) - 7th season Men's Soccer Office: (610) 660-1764 Men's Soccer Contact: Nikki Philpot E-Mail: email@example.com Office Phone: (610) 660-2601 Press Box Phone: (610) 660-2565 Athletics Website: www.sjuhawks.com
Saint Joseph's men's soccer head coach Don D'Ambra has announced the Hawks' 2017 schedule, which features 18 regular-season matches this upcoming fall. Following a pair of home exhibition contests against Rider (Aug. 17) and Delaware (Aug. 20), the Hawks will open the regular season on Friday, August 25 at home against Temple, the first of nine regular-season home matches to be played on Sweeney Field. SJU will open Atlantic 10 Conference action on the road at Dayton on Wednesday, October 4 and will see an even four-home, four-road match schedule for league play.