Sophomore Julian Gressel (Neustadt an der Aisch, Germany)
New York, N.Y. -
The BIG EAST Men's Soccer Preseason Coaches' Poll and Preseason All-BIG EAST Team were released on Aug. 19. Providence was selected to finish fifth out of the 10 teams in the league.
Sophomore Julian Gressel (Neustadt an der Aisch, Germany) was among 15 players named to the Preseason All-BIG EAST Team. In 2013, Gressel led the team in goals (5), assists (4), points (14), shots on goal (23) and tied for the most game-winning goals (2). He was also named to the BIG EAST All-Rookie and All-BIG EAST Second Team.
The Friars kick-off their season at Bryant University on Aug. 29 at 3:00 p.m. and will have their first home game on Aug. 31 against Rhode Island at 7:00 p.m.
2014 BIG EAST Men's Soccer Preseason Coaches' Poll
Rank Team (1st place votes) -- Pts
- Georgetown (5) -- 75
- Marquette (4) -- 75
- Creighton (1) -- 63
- St. John's -- 54
- Providence -- 48
- Butler -- 43
- Xavier -- 38
- Villanova -- 23
- Seton Hall -- 19
- DePaul -- 12
2014 Preseason All-BIG EAST TEAM
Offensive Player of the Year: Brandon Allen, Georgetown
Defensive Player of the Year: Axel Sjoberg, Marquette
Goalkeeper of the Year: Tomas Gomez, Georgetown
Brandon Allen, Jr., Georgetown*
David Goldsmith, So., Butler
Julian Gressel, So., Providence
Alex Muyl, So., Georgetown
C. Nortey, RS-Jr., Marquette*
Louis Bennet II, So., Marquette
Samuel Geiler, So., Seton Hall
Timo Pitter, So., Creighton
Zach Steinburger, Sr., Butler
Will Walker, RS-Sr., Xavier
Tim Parker, Sr., St. John's*
Jose Ribas, Sr., Creighton
Axel Sjoberg, RS-Jr.., Marquette*
Joshua Yaro, So., Georgetown
Tomas Gomez, Sr., Georgetown
* - unanimous selection
Note: Because of a tie in the voting, a position at forward and a position at midfield were added.
Official StoreOfficial Online
Men's Soccer To Open Season ...
The Providence College men's soccer team opens its 2015 campaign with back-to-back home games this week.
Men's Soccer 2015 Team...
Providence College men's soccer head coach Craig Stewart announced today (Aug. 25) that red-shirt senior Jeff Kilday (Marshfield, Mass.), senior Manny...
Mac Steeves And Julian...
The BIG EAST Men’s Soccer Preseason Coaches’ Poll and Preseason All-BIG EAST Team were released on Aug. 18.
Men's Soccer Announces...
Providence College men’s soccer Head Coach Craig Stewart announced today (August 6) the addition of 10 student-athletes to the 2015 roster.
Men’s Soccer Ranked...
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) released its 2015 National Preseason Rankings today (Aug. 3).
Mac Steeves Named To U.S....
It was announced today (July 28) that Providence College junior Mac Steeves (Needham, Mass.) was named to the U.S. Under-23 Men’s National Team College...
Men's Soccer Head Coach ...
It was announced today (June 18) by Providence College President Rev. Brian J. Shanley O.P. and Athletics Director Bob Driscoll that men's soccer Head Coach ...
Construction for Chapey Field at Anderson Stadium began in early May as construction crews work on the project. The field is named after Karl Anderson '88...