International players become family — like 29 brothers

Hard work and being a family. Words that would highlight the success of the men's soccer team — like 29 other brothers — this season. "Being like a big family I feel has helped us be successful," Juan Farres, middle forward and senior in economics, said. Working to have a team mindset has … [Read more...]

Former MSU student signs to play in Major League Soccer

Kalen Ryden was just a mass communication senior and a defender on the soccer team last semester when his life threw him a surprise. Ryden was drafted to play in the Major League Soccer on January 20. “I didn’t really know what to think," Ryden said. Ryden was selected in the fourth round, … [Read more...]

Last men’s soccer home game upsets with 2-1 loss to Eastern New Mexico

The men's soccer team played their last home game Friday night, and it ended in an upsetting loss against Eastern New Mexico University, 2-1, leaving the team's playoffs spot questionable. "We probably needed to win that one," head coach Doug Elder said. "Now we'll have to wait for some things to … [Read more...]

Soccer dominates Southwestern Christian, 4-0

The men's soccer team set the tone early in the game Friday night against Southwestern Christian University when forward Len Smith scored off a cross from the left wing sent in by midfielder Ben Clarvis within the first 10 seconds of the whistle being blown. The mustangs dominated in possession … [Read more...]

Athlete risks injury to play in rival game against West Texas A&M

Wearing a walking boot didn't stop Kalen Ryden, mass communication senior, from playing against rival West Texas A&M Oct. 10. Ryden said his foot began bothering him two weeks ago and has been receiving help from the athletic trainers, so that he can recover from what they believe might be a … [Read more...]

Teams walk away from sports showcase with varying succcess

The Midwestern State University community were able to take in four sports Saturday when Cross Country, Volleyball, Men's Soccer and Football had home games. Cross Country warms up for season start The cross country team ran its first race of the season Saturday morning with its … [Read more...]

Men’s soccer uses loss as motivation

Coming off of a sweet sixteen loss in last year's playoffs, the men's soccer team hopes to use that loss as motivation for a better season. “Us losing in the sweet sixteens is definitely a drive for us to work harder to have a successful season this year,” said keeper Nick Petolick, junior in … [Read more...]

Soccer wins in Dallas

The men's soccer team traveled to Dallas Aug. 30 for another tune-up against the academy-level players affiliated with FC Dallas at Moneygram Soccer Park, beating them 2-0. Head men's soccer coach Doug Elder said, "They [FC Dallas academy players] were hanging around in the first half. They are … [Read more...]