College

October 26, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

St. John's University who this season had no less than 3 alums playing internationally and saw Rachel Daly named her team MVP with the Houston Dash, will host the First Round of the tourney. Kicking off at 1 p.m. from Belson Stadium will be home to the games. St. John's has the opening game facing Providence College.

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October 4, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

Mike was an AAD at Duke for 3 decades, heading 27 teams, all the while involved with raising well over 100 million dollars. Now he is here, in Queens, the Men's Baskeball team took time out of training to attend, Men's Soccer coach and AAD Dr David Masur was in attendance as was his counterpart, Women's coach Ian Stone and some of his staff. Senior Associate Athletic Director for Administration and quite the soccer player himself, John Diffley was also at the conferencce.

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August 21, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

Two young women I knew from Long Island were tragically lost in a DWI accident along with another of their friends, a huge loss for Massapequa, their families, freinds, local soccer, etc. In the wake of this horrific loss, the scholarship was generously established. This lucky and well deserving young woman, Stephanie Radakovic has been awarded this year is out of the Smithtown Hotspur of LIJSL, they took a State Open Cup title in 2016. This young women is now recovering from a car accident of her own in which she broke her ankle in 2 places.

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May 13, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

Roby Young, a top international player captaining Israel in the late 60's, trememdous club player, named player of the millennium  for his club team of Hapoel Haifa, Soccer Bowl winner with the New York Cosmos, decades at the Buckley School and he had coached both the men and women at Queens College. Roby is not just one of the best soccer people I know, he is one of the best people I have met, having known him since 1982 and accompanied him as he took his middle son, Irad and his youth team to the FIFA World Cup in Mexico in 1986.

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March 12, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

This innovative idea first trotted out last year has local higher level teams hositng open training session by the local colleges to attend. The St. John's University Women's Soccer program was the local one I went to  and it as well attended. It afforded the local coaches the rare opportunity to see a college training session up close and personal,  while interacting with the staff and student athletes. Head Coach Ian Stone and his staff were well prepared and the session moved along seemlessly, culminating with a question and answer session to highlight the day.

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