Francis Okaroh, 30 years later, still proud to call BU home

Soccer is a family affair for Francis Okaroh. The Boston University men’s assistant coach treats the game like a brotherhood, and continues to cherish the bonds he’s formed with teammates and coaches – some 30 years later. He still roams the field he once played on in the early 80s, works alongside his former college… Read More Francis Okaroh, 30 years later, still proud to call BU home

VIDEO: Men’s soccer, with tournament seeding on the line, falls 4-0 to Colgate

Defense is one of the calling cards for the Boston University men’s soccer team, but it fell short on that front in its regular season finale against Colgate University on Friday night. The Red Raiders (8-10-1, 4-4-1 Patriot League) are defending league champions, and they played like it against a Terriers team that looked to… Read More VIDEO: Men’s soccer, with tournament seeding on the line, falls 4-0 to Colgate

Toti Knutsson, Quiet and Unassuming, Adjusts to American Life from Iceland

Toti Knutsson has emerged as a key player in BU men’s soccer coach Neil Roberts’ rotation in recent months, and one year ago, the midfielder wasn’t even living in the United States. Knutsson, an Icelandic native, has spent the fall semester adjusting to college life and the American soccer game while being a 22-year-old freshman.… Read More Toti Knutsson, Quiet and Unassuming, Adjusts to American Life from Iceland

McDonnell’s third goal in four games not enough in BU draw at Northeastern

For a team its own coach claimed lacks a “leadership presence,” midfielder Matt McDonnell is certainly doing all he can to be exactly that for the Boston University men’s soccer team. The sophomore netted his team-leading fourth goal of the season on Tuesday night as the Terriers (5-7-2, 4-1 Patriot League) played Northeastern to a… Read More McDonnell’s third goal in four games not enough in BU draw at Northeastern

Freshman Swedish Goalkeeper Bönnelyche Wants to Leave Behind Legacy in Net

William Bönnelyche’s long arms and 6-foot-4 frame seemingly make him a perfect fit for the basketball court, but it has never been about three-pointers and alley-oops for the Stockholm, Sweden native. For Bönnelyche, soccer has always been his main passion, and now the freshman goalkeeper is 10 hours away from home pursuing a dream that… Read More Freshman Swedish Goalkeeper Bönnelyche Wants to Leave Behind Legacy in Net

Men’s soccer in search of leadership, consistency ahead of upcoming Brown contest

When Neil Roberts began his 33rd year coaching the Boston University men’s soccer team in August, the roster he had at his disposal was unlike the one he had last fall – or even the one he envisioned having this fall. Roberts’ squad had a number of key contributors from last year’s team graduate, but… Read More Men’s soccer in search of leadership, consistency ahead of upcoming Brown contest