The women’s volleyball team split its weekend slate, defeating Northern Kentucky on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, 3-1 before falling to Wright State 3-1 on Saturday. The Phoenix is now 17-7 overall on the season and hosts Youngstown State on Friday, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. at the Kress Center, where they are 9-1. This game is also available to watch on ESPN+.
The women’s soccer team lost its final game of the season to IUPUI on Friday, Nov. 1, 3-2. The team finished the 2019-2020 campaign 7-10-1. Men’s soccer defeated Wright State on Saturday, Nov. 2, 1-0. The team sits at 5-7-2 on the season, with final regular season game coming on Tuesday, Nov. 5 against Eastern Illinois at 7 p.m. at Aldo Santaga Stadium. This game is also available to watch on ESPN+.
The men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the Horizon League Championships on Saturday, Nov. 2. Freshman Payton Heinberg finished as the men’s team top individual runner, placing 38th overall, followed by fellow freshmen Riley Volkman and Tanner Conard finishing as the team’s second and third individual runners, placing 71st and 77th, respectively. Sophomore Alexia Oyer finished as the women’s team top individual runner, placing 56th overall, with Senior Meta Ehlen and Junior Grecia Guzman finishing as the team’s second and third individual runners, placing 65th and 72nd, respectively. The runners will finish out their season on Friday, Nov. 15 at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in Madison.
It will be a quiet weekend at the Kress Center with most teams on the road. The men’s and women’s cross country Horizon League Championships also takes place on Saturday, Nov. 2 in Highland Heights, Kentucky. On Friday, women’s soccer closes out the regular season, playing on the road against IUPUI. The women’s volleyball team plays at Northern Kentucky. The women’s soccer and volleyball games are both available to watch on ESPN+. On Saturday, Nov. 2, the women’s volleyball team and men’s soccer team both play at Wright State. Tune-in to women’s volleyball on ESPN 3.
The women’s soccer team produced two shutout performances on the road last weekend, a 4-0 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday and a 8-0 victory over Alcorn State on Sunday, to close non-conference play with a 6-3 record. The team plays at home Friday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. against Cleveland State to begin conference play.
The women’s volleyball team split its weekend slate of games, defeating Buffalo 3-0 on Friday before falling to North Dakota State 3-0 on Saturday. With a 7-2 record, the Phoenix heads to Milwaukee on Friday, Sept. 20 to play the #7 nationally ranked Marquette Golden Eagles at 7 p.m.
The men’s soccer team played at the University of Illinois-Chicago Saturday night, losing 2-0. With a 1-2-2 record, the team heads to Fort Wayne, Indiana on Tuesday to play Purdue Fort Wayne before returning home to play Oakland on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m.
Green Bay men’s soccer and the Badgers were set to face off at McClimon Complex in Madison, Wis., at 7 p.m. (CT) on Wednesday night, but the match was called due to inclement weather and unplayable field conditions. The next Phoenix action is slated for Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 when the team welcomes Central Arkansas to Aldo Santaga Stadium for a noon kickoff.
The community celebrated the grand opening of the newly-constructed Kress Family Outdoor Recreation Complex, Friday, August 24, 2018. The evening included a welcome back to the 1978 team, an all-soccer alumni reunion, a tailgate enjoyed by members of the four campus communities, donors and community members and a first kick by field namesake, Phoenix Hall of Fame Coach Aldo Santaga. The men played Hartford to a 1-1 tie. Enjoy a gallery of the pre-game activities and game action. Read about the return to campus by Mike Steavpack ’82, the first “voice of Phoenix soccer.”
See more photos from pregame, including a packed-room panel discussion about the history of Phoenix soccer.
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– Photos by Donna Mleziva, Marketing and University Communication and photographer Mike Roemer ’86
The new Aldo Santaga Stadium, which bears the name of one of Green Bay’s most successful soccer coaches in history, had its opening celebration last Friday (August 24, 2018). The campus community is proud of the new stadium, whose bleachers fit 600 to 700 people, with room to expand if needed. Director of Athletics Charles Guthrie said there is a rise in attendance and more interest from the community. Upgrades to the softball facility is next. Watch the full story by Fox 11.
After two years of planning and building, the new $4.9 million Kress Family Outdoor Recreation Complex is ready. Read the full story.
Action 2 News interviewed UW-Green Bay Director of Athletics Charles Guthrie on last week’s opening of the new Aldo Santaga Stadium and Kress Outdoor Recreation Complex. Guthrie said the campus is excited for the culmination of the long project.
The public is invited to join Chancellor Gary L. Miller and Athletics Director Charles Guthrie for the dedication of the new Aldo Santaga soccer field and the Kress Outdoor Recreation Complex on Friday, August 24. Admission is free, and the schedule is as follows:
1 to 3 p.m. – Panel presentation of the history of Green Bay Phoenix men’s soccer, Kress Center Special Events Room
5:45 p.m. – Stadium opening ceremony and the first kick by former Phoenix Hall of Fame coach Aldo Santaga, mid-field, Aldo Santaga Stadium
7 p.m. – Men’s soccer game and halftime welcome back to the 1978 men’s soccer players
9 p.m. – Fireworks