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Men’s Soccer earns seasonal title with 2-1 win in the rain
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Men’s Soccer earns seasonal title with 2-1 win in the rain

Macalester Men’s Soccer clinched the regular season MIAC title with a 2-1 win over St. John’s University. The program has faced its fair share of tough opponents and tense moments this season, and Tuesday night was no exception as the No. 1 ranked Scots played the No. 2 team in the MIAC, with the conference…

Professional soccer comes to the Midway area
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Professional soccer comes to the Midway area

Minneapolis struck out, and the city of St. Paul quickly pounced on the opportunity to be the home of Minnesota’s soon to be Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise. Last Friday Oct. 23, St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman and Minnesota United owner Bill McGuire announced that the team will build a $120 million, 20,000 seat professional…

Calm, Cole and collected: Senior defender drives Men’s Soccer
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Calm, Cole and collected: Senior defender drives Men’s Soccer

As a two-time captain, the team’s top returning scorer, and the sole senior-starter on the squad, Cole Erickson ’15 is an undisputed leader of the Macalester Men’s Soccer team. Hard to imagine, but things weren’t always so set for the laid-back, exemplary defender. During pre-season of his freshman year Erickson tore his ACL, missing the…

MAC Women’s Soccer Turns a New Page
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MAC Women’s Soccer Turns a New Page

The 2013 Macalester Women’s Soccer Team was arguably the best team on campus last year, finishing second in the MIAC Tournament and just a win shy of a bid to the NCAA Tournament. As the 2014 edition of the team opens its season, the Scots look to build off the success of last year while…

2014 FIFA World Cup Preview
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2014 FIFA World Cup Preview

When the World Cup draw was announced on December 6, it could not have gone much worse for the United States Men’s National team. Not only did they draw European powerhouses Germany and Portugal, who are ranked second and third in the world respectively, but the Americans also drew Ghana, who has been a thorn…

Minnesota United FC Wants to Win your Heart
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Minnesota United FC Wants to Win your Heart

If you look back through the rosters of the original North American Soccer League (1969 – 1983), you’ll find a whole host of international stars who played in the United States (Pele, Beckenbauer, Best, Cruyff and Eusebio among others). Patrick “Ace” Ntsoelengoe is probably less well known but he’s widely considered the greatest player from…

Getting to Know the 11-Second Man: Alan Schembri-Wismayer
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Getting to Know the 11-Second Man: Alan Schembri-Wismayer

This week The Mac Weekly caught up with sharpshooting midfielder Alan Schembri-Wismayer ’17 (Rochester, Minn.) to talk about soccer, Macalester and Malta. Schembri-Wismayer’s goal against St. Scholastica on Sept. 14 with 11 seconds remaining on the clock won the game for the Scots in a thrilling fashion, evening Macalester’s record to 3-3.

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