2012-13 Men's Soccer News

January 18, 2013
Loggers Earn All-Academic Distinction From NSCAA
The men's soccer team turned in a 3.09 GPA for the 2011-12 school year to earn the distinction of being one of the NSCAA's All-Academic teams.

December 11, 2012
Shaw Highlights A Trio Of Loggers On All-Region Team
Senior Chris Shaw earned a spot on the NSCAA's All-West Region First Team while Chris McDonald and Colin McIntosh took spots on the Third Team. The Loggers finished in second place in the NWC and will return eight starters next year.

November 7, 2012
McDonald, Shaw Headline Loggers On All-NWC
Seniors Chris McDonald and Chris Shaw each earned All-NWC First Team nods, marking the first time either has been selected to the First Team. Colin McIntosh also earned Second Team honors while four more Loggers earned Honorable Mention.

November 6, 2012
McDonald, Henle, Brehove Close Out Regular Season With Weekly Honors
Chris McDonald, Theresa Henle and Jenni Brehove all finished up the 2012 regular season with NWC Student-Athlete of the Week honors. McDonald extended his career record of 33 shutouts while Henle and Brehove led their teams into postseason play.

November 3, 2012
Seniors Lead Loggers To 2-0 Win
Senior Chris Shaw scored the game-winner while fellow senior Chris McDonald recorded his 13th shutout of the season to tie the school record and end the regualr season on a high note. The Loggers concluded the regular season with the win and will hope to get an at-large bid into the NCAA Tournamentm

November 2, 2012
Loggers Ranked Fifth In NCAA West Region Rankings
A 2-0 week kept the Puget Sound men's soccer team ranked fifth in the NCAA's West Region rankings. The Loggers close out the 2012 regular season when they host PLU on Saturday/

October 30, 2012
Three Loggers Named NWC Student-Athletes Of The Week
Record-Breaking goalkeeper Chris McDonald, women's soccer player Haley Rosenberg and volleyball national player of the week Jackie Harvey all earned the weekly honors from the NWC.

October 28, 2012
Loggers Shutout Boxers 2-0
Chris McDonald continued to raise his school record with his 32nd career shutout while Andrew White and Sean Ryan each scored goals to lift the Loggers to a 2-0 win. It is also McDonald's 12th shutout of the season - one short of the school single season record.

October 27, 2012
McDonald Breaks School Shutout Record In 2-0 Logger Win
Chris McDonald turned in his 31st career shutout and 11th of the season in a 2-0 Logger win at George Fox on Saturday. Andrew White and Chris Shaw scored for the Loggers.

October 21, 2012
Early Hole Too Much As Loggers Fall To Bearcats
Willamette took a 1-0 lead into the half and scored again early in the second to a 2-0 lead. Vince McCluskey netted one for the Loggers late but the equalizer never came as the Loggers fell 2-1.

October 20, 2012
McDonald Ties School Record As Loggers Shutout Linfield
Chris McDonald recorded his 30th career shutout in the Loggers 2-0 win over Linfield on Saturday. Oliver Field and Carson Swope both scored goals to break the Loggers two-match scoreless streak.

October 14, 2012
Goals Continue To Evade In Another Scoreless Draw
The Logger defense proved again why it is one of the best in the Northwest Confernce but goals continued to be hard to come by in a downpour on Sunday as the Logger battled to a scoreless draw with Whitman.

October 13, 2012
Defense On Display, Loggers Battle No. 10 Whitworth To Another Scoreless Draw
After 220 minutes against each other in 2012, neither Puget Sound nor Whitworth were willing to concede a goal as they battled to a scoreless draw on Saturday. The two best defensive teams in the NWC played as advertised.

October 7, 2012
Loggers Take Non-Conference Tilt With St. John's
Six different Loggers recorded a point in the contest as they defeated visiting St. John's 3-1 on Sunday. Andrew White had three points to lead the Loggers and Chris McDonald made three saves.

October 5, 2012
Field's Goal And Assist Leads Loggers To 2-2 Draw At PLU
Oliver Field scored an equalizing goal and earned an assist on the Loggers second goal as they came from behind twice earn a point in the standings against PLU. Both goals came in the second half with the Loggers down one.

October 2, 2012
McDonald, Gittens Garner NWC Weekly Honors
Seniors Chris McDonald and Anthony Gittens each were selected as NWC Student-Athletes Of The Week. McDonald is a two-time winner of the award this season and Gittens is a first time winner.

September 30, 2012
Defensive Gridlock Leads To Scoreless Draw
The Loggers and Pirates stood up to their reputations as the two best defensive teams in the Northwest Conference as they each earned a point in a scoreless draw. Chris McDonald moved up to second all-time in shutouts.

September 29, 2012
Loggers Upset In OT At Whitman
The Loggers applied pressure early in the extra period but it was Whitman that struck exactly five minutes into overtime to come away with the upset win.

September 25, 2012
Loggers Ranked 21st In Lastest NSCAA Poll
A match of nationally-ranked teams is now on the horizon as the Loggers rose to No. 21 in the latest NSCAA poll while Whitworth stayed at No. 11. The Loggers have won seven straight matches going into this weekend.

September 23, 2012
Zisette's Goal Runs Logger Win Streak To Seven
Chris McDonald and the Loggers recorded their sixth shutout in the last seven matches to stay perfect in the NWC. Sam Zisette scored for the second time in as many matches to give the Loggers the 1-0 win.

September 22, 2012
White, Zisette Strike In 2-0 Win Over Willamette
Andrew White and Sam Zisette scored Logger goals within five minutes of each other early in the second half to boost the Loggers to a 2-0 win. Chris McDonald had two saves in his second consecutive shutout.

September 18, 2012
Loggers Leap Into NSCAA National Rankings
For the first time in five years, the Loggers have been included in the NSCAA's top-25 poll. The Loggers have won their last five straight to earn the national recognition.

September 16, 2012
Loggers Run Winning Streak To Five
The Loggers received goals from Andrew White and Landon Gauthier, his third of the weekend, to down George Fox 2-0 on Sunday. Chris McDonald also passed current assistant coach Pete Van Sant on the all-time shutout list.

September 15, 2012
Gauthier Strikes Twice To Lead Logger Comeback
Landon Gauthier scored both Logger goals to lead the team to a 2-1 comeback victory over NWC foe Pacific. Both goals came just minutes apart in the second half.

September 11, 2012
Kniffin, McDonald Earn NWC Weekly Honors
Both Adam Kniffin and Chris McDonald made moves on the Logger record books last week as Kniffin set the school record for receiving yards in a game and McDonald moved into third all-tim with 23 shutouts.

September 9, 2012
McDonald Moves Up Shutout List With 1-0 Win Over Colorado College
Chris McDonald moved into third all-time with his 23rd career shutout on Sunday. Andrew White's second half goal led the Loggers to a 1-0 victory over Colorado College.

September 8, 2012
Ryan's Early Goal Stands Up For 1-0 Win
Sean Ryan scored just over five minutes into the match on a perfect cross from Oliver Field as the Loggers secured their second consecutive 1-0 win of the season. Chris McDonald made one save in his second shutout.

September 4, 2012
Three Loggers Earn NWC Weekly Honors
The cross country team's Matt Klein, the soccer team's Colin McIntosh and the volleyball team's Jackie Harvey all earned the weekly honor for their efforts in their first weekend of competition.

September 3, 2012
Shaw's Early Goal Gives Loggers First Win
Chris Shaw scored the only goal of the match less than 15 minutes in and Chris McDonald stopped the only shot the Slugs put on frame as the Loggers earned their first win of the 2012 season.

September 2, 2012
Last Minute Goal Leads To Logger Heartbreak
The Loggers saw a late 2-1 lead turn into a loss after the Gusties' goal with 22 seconds left send the match into overtime. Just six minutes into OT, the Gusties struck again to come away with the win.

August 31, 2012
Late Goals Secure 2-2 Tie With St. Thomas
Chris Shaw scored late in the first half and Colin McIntosh duplicated the feat late in the second half to secure a 2-2 tie with St. Thomas in the Loggers 2012 season-opener.

August 29, 2012
2012 Season Preview: Youth Movement Grows Into Leadership
The youth movement of the past two years is now moving into the leadership of the program and ready to challenge for a NWC title.

August 27, 2012
Loggers Take On Alums
A week before officially kicking off their season, the men's soccer team invited its alumni back for a friendly match.

August 20, 2012
Follow Men's Soccer In England
The Logger men's soccer team will be blogging everyday from England as they play a handful of matches and absorb the soccer culture of the English. Follow along at LoggerAthletics.com for updates!

August 17, 2012
Loggers Garner First-Place Vote, Picked Third In NWC Poll
The Loggers tallied one of the eight first-place votes in the conference but totaled 39 points to finish third in the coaches poll released today.

August 8, 2012
Men's Soccer Reports Early, Prepares For London Trip
The Logger men's soccer team will make a trip to London this week ahead of their regular 2012 schedule. The team has been training for a week and volunteered at the Special Olympics Western Washington Golf Tournament before beginning their training.



Ryan Rash
Federal Way, Wash.
Bellarmine Prep

Ryan Rash fought back from an injury in 2010 to rejoin his teammates this year and, once again, contribute to the continued success of the men’s soccer program on and off the field. “Being a Logger is about tradition. Our school's athletic program has a proud history and every day we continue that story.”