Author - Griffin Drake

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End of Season Wrap-Up
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Men’s Soccer: The NCAA Tournament Explained
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New and Improved Athletics Facilities: North and Fauver
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UAA Conference Preview
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Hillside Community Shield: U of R vs. RIT
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UR Soccer Blogger Griffin Drake

End of Season Wrap-Up

So, yeah . . . It has taken me a little while to give an end-of-season report due to miscellaneous reasons, mainly sulking over how the season ended. So we made the tournament and won our first game against Misericordia in penalty kicks. We had a great performance, absolutely dominated, but just had a little[…]

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Men’s Soccer: The NCAA Tournament Explained

Every soccer game during our season is really just a step towards something much bigger: the NCAA Tournament. This is how the National Champion is determined, which is the ultimate goal of any and all collegiate soccer programs. How do you get in to the tournament? Only about 54 teams make the NCAA tournament out[…]

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New and Improved Athletics Facilities: North and Fauver

Above is an image of North Field taken this summer. Sorry about the quality, it was taken via my phone. Over the summer, there were some pretty huge improvements made to our athletic facilities. The aquatic center has been completely redone, Fauver field has been re-turfed and new lighting was added, the baseball field was[…]

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UAA Conference Preview

Here at UR, our Men's Soccer team plays in the University Athletic Association (UAA).  Not to brag, but this is debatably one of the hardest conferences in all of DIII Soccer.  This year is no different.  The conference includes colleges in the Northeast and Midwest.  The conference is made up of Brandeis, New York University,[…]

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Hillside Community Shield: U of R vs. RIT

The first annual Hillside Community Shield soccer game between the #14 University of Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology is scheduled to take place Tuesday, September 11. The game will take place at Sahlen’s Stadium in downtown Rochester. Though the heated UR v. RIT rivalry has been going on for many years, this is the[…]

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UR Soccer Blogger Griffin Drake

Hi, my name is Griffin Drake.  I am a sophomore at the University of Rochester River Campus, class of 2015. I was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, where I attended Pike High School. I have played soccer all of my life. Back home, I played varsity soccer at Pike and played my club soccer[…]

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