2012 VWC Men's Soccer

February 7, 2013
Scheffey selected as assistant men's soccer coach at Virginia Wesleyan
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Chris Mills has taken the first step forward in building a strong coaching staff in men's soccer at Virginia Wesleyan College by bringing in Evan Scheffey as the Marlins' assistant coach.

December 18, 2012
Mills named new head men's soccer coach at Virginia Wesleyan
VIRGINIA BEACH -- A search for a new head men's soccer coach at Virginia Wesleyan College scanned the country, but when it was all over the search ended right back where it started, in Virginia Beach.

November 13, 2012
Cornell tops quartet of Marlins earning All-ODAC honors
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Four Virginia Wesleyan College men's soccer standouts have earned All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference honors for the 2012 season.

November 4, 2012
Roanoke's Last Second Goal Stuns Marlins in Double-Overtime
Roanoke College forward A.J. Tierce scored with 59-seconds remaining in the second overtime period to stun Virginia Wesleyan, 1-0, in the title game of the ODAC Men's Soccer Tournament. The Marlins, who entered as the sixth seed in the eight-team field, finish the season with an 8-10-2 overall record that included a 6-5 showing in league play. Roanoke earns the ODAC's automatic bid into the NCAA Division III Tournament.

November 1, 2012
Shootout "victory" sends Virginia Wesleyan into ODAC title game!!!
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Virginia Wesleyan College's Josh Kemp was just a fraction of an inch away from giving the Marlins a regulation victory over host Washington and Lee University in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference semifinal game on Thursday.

October 27, 2012
Cornell goal holds up as Marlns eliminate Lynchburg from ODAC tourney
LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Four days after dropping a 1-0 decision to Lynchburg College on Shellenberg Field, the Virginia Wesleyan College Marlins got their pay back.

October 23, 2012
Lynchburg pulls out 1-0 victory at home against VWC
LYNCHBURG, Va. -- It was about as even as it could get.

October 20, 2012
Walke notches the hat trick as Marlins shutout Eastern Mennonite
VIRGINIA BEACH -- A motivated Virginia Wesleyan College men's soccer team stunned Eastern Mennonite University with a goal in the first 21 seconds of Saturday's game at The Trinder Center where the host Marlins rolled to a 4-0 Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory.

October 17, 2012
Texans combine for goals as Marlins topple Hampden-Sydney 3-2
HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. -- Virginia Wesleyan College's men's soccer Marlins scored first on Wednesday and posted a 3-2 Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory after holding off two Hampden-Sydney College comeback attempts.

October 14, 2012
Marlins held scoreless in road loss at Guilford
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Guilford College's Quakers made an early goal stand up the rest of the way on Sunday in a men's soccer game to claim a 1-0 Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory over the visiting Marlins of Virginia Wesleyan College.

October 10, 2012
Marlins' 5-0 victory knocks Bridgewater out of ODAC's top spot
VIRGINIA BEACH --Virginia Wesleyan College's men's soccer team put together its second consecutive solid effort from start to finish Wednesday to post a 5-0 win over Bridgewater College, knocking the Eagles out of the No. 1 position in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.

October 6, 2012
Smith, Burtch help spark VWC to 1-0 over win over defending ODAC champions
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Philip Smith evoked a roar from a large Homecoming and Parent Weekend crowd at the Trinder Center on Saturday when scored late in the second half to help lift Virginia Wesleyan College to a thrilling 1-0 Old Domiion Athletic Conference victory over Randolph College.

October 3, 2012
Mary Washington ekes out 1-0 victory over Virginia Wesleyan
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Good shots. No goals.

October 1, 2012
Early second half goal lifts Randolph-Macon over VWC
VIRGINIA BEACH -- A chance to move closer to the .500 mark for Virginia Wesleyan College's men's soccer team took a hit Monday on Foster Field at the Trinder Center.

September 28, 2012
Cornell records a hat trick as Marlins top Emory & Henry
EMORY, Va. -- Brian Cornell found his way to the goal three times Friday to help lead Virginia Wesleyan College's men's soccer team to a 4-2 Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory over the host Wasps of Emory & Henry College.

September 21, 2012
Late goal carries Roanoke to 3-2 win over the Marlins
VIRGINIA BEACH -- It looked like Friday's men's soccer game at Virginia Wesleyan College between the host Marlins and visiting Roanoke College Maroons could be headed into overtime with the score knotted at 2-2 and less than three minutes on the clock.

September 19, 2012
Scoring eludes the Marlins in loss at Washington and Lee
LEXINGTON, Va. -- After a slow offensive start Wednesday at Washington and Lee University, the Virginia Wesleyan College men's soccer team picked up the pace against the Generals in the second half.

September 15, 2012
Cornell scores twice as Marlins topple Shenandoah
WINCHESTER, Va. -- A defensive standoff ended with an eruption of offense Saturday as Virginia Wesleyan College's men's soccer team scored three goals in the final 15 minutes to post a 3-0 victory over the host Hornets of Shenandoah University.

September 12, 2012
Second half goals lift Methodist over Virginia Wesleyan
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Methodist University's Monarchs scored a pair of second half goals Wednesday to pull out a 3-1 non-conference victory over the host Marlins of Virginia Wesleyan College on Foster Field at the Trinder Center.

September 8, 2012
Christopher Newport turns back Virginia Wesleyan
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Competition in all of athletics can produce results decided by a matter of inches.

September 7, 2012
Marilins, Marymount battle to 2-2 double overtime tie
VIRGINIA BEACH -- It was a goal that not only tied the game, but one that also electrified the Virginia Wesleyan College crowd on hand Friday in the second game of the Marlins Classic on Foster Field at the Trinder Center.

September 1, 2012
Marlins stun No. 1 Bishops in battle of the Wesleyans
VIRGINIA BEACH -- It may have been a little bit of disappointment, mixed in with a little bit of embarrassment, that combined to spark one of the most redeeming efforts in Virginia Wesleyan College men's soccer history on Saturday.

August 14, 2012
New leadership, new hopes for a perennial power
VIRGINIA BEACH -- One thing is certain about the Virginia Wesleyan College men's soccer program in 2012 ... the key word is "new."

June 25, 2012
Bowers will lead men's and women's soccer in 2012
VIRGINIA BEACH -- “The 2012 Virginia Wesleyan College men’s and women’s soccer teams will have more in common than ever before as this year they will both be led by one of the most experienced and successful head coaches in Division III soccer, Jeff Bowers,” announced Virginia Wesleyan College’s Director of Athletics Joanne Renn.

June 13, 2012
Marlins to face defending national champion Ohio Wesleyan in men's soccer in 2012
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Four NCAA Division III championship tournament teams, including defending national champ Ohio Wesleyan University, are included among the 2012 foes for Virginia Wesleyan College's men's soccer team.