Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer 2017 team photo

The Cougars are coached by former Holyoke Community College soccer player Abel Durojaiye. Durojaiye played for HCC from 2001 to 2002 and took over as Head Coach in 2009. The Cougars have won the New England Championship six times since 1992 and have played their way to the National Championship in 1999 and 2000. HCC men's soccer won the MCCAC Championship in 2008 and 2010 and is proud to have produced 15 All-Americans throughout the years. 

If you are interested in playing for the 2016 season, please contact head coach Abel Durojaiye and fill out the athletic interest form.

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Date Opponent Location Result/Time Overall Record Region XXI DIII Record NJCAA DIII Record
August
Sat. 27 @ Tompkins Cortland CC (NY) (East Coast Cup @ Tompkins Cortland CC Dryden, NY L, 1-6 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
Sun. 28 vs. Brookdale CC (NJ) (East Coast Cup @ Tompkins Cortland CC) Dryden, NY L, 0-4 0-2-0 0-0-0 0-2-0
September
Sat. 3 @ Suffolk CC (NY) Selden, NY L, 0-12 0-3-0 0-0-0 0-3-0
Thurs. 8 Roxbury CC* O'Connell Field (HCC) L, 1-3 0-4-0 0-1-0 0-4-0
Sat. 10 @ Mass Bay CC* Wellesley, MA T, 3-3 0-4-1 0-1-1 0-4-1
Weds. 14 @ Springfield Tech CC* Springfield, MA L, 0-3 0-5-1 0-2-1 0-5-1
Sat. 17 @ Bristol CC* Fall River, MA L, 0-5 0-6-1 0-3-1 0-6-1
Tue. 20 CC of Rhode Island+ O'Connell Field (HCC) L, 1-4 0-7-1 0-3-1 0-6-1
Sat. 24 Bristol CC* O'Connell Field (HCC) L, 0-3 0-8-1 0-4-1 0-7-1
Tues. 27 @ Massasoit CC+ Brockton, MA L, 0-7 0-9-1 0-5-1 0-7-1
October
Sat. 8 Bunker Hill CC* O'Connell Field (HCC) L, 0-4 0-10-1 0-6-1 0-8-1
Weds. 12 Springfield Tech CC* O'Connel Field (HCC) L, 1-5 0-11-1 0-7-1 0-9-1
Sat. 15 @ Bunker Hill CC* Boston, MA L, 1-4 0-12-1 0-8-1 0-10-1
Weds. 19 Mass Bay CC* O'Connell Field (HCC) L, 0-1 0-13-1 0-9-1 0-11-1
Sun. 23 Ben Franklin Institute of Technology* O'Connell Field (HCC) W, 1-0 forfeit 1-13-1 1-9-1 1-11-1
Sat. 29 NJCAA Region XXI Tournament DNQ DNQ
Sun. 30 NJCAA Region XXI Tournament DNQ DNQ
November
Thurs. - Sun., 10-13 NJCAA National Championship Tournament (Elite 8) @ Herkimer County CC (NY) Herkimer, NY DNQ


Bold indicates home game played on HCC campus
* indicates Div. III Regional Match
+ indicates Div. I Regional Match

Number Name Year  Position  Height  Hometown High School
13 Jonathon Aponte Fr. F 5' 5" Springfield, MA Renaissance '16
16 Haruna Bature So. M - Chicopee, MA -
15 Kyle Beis Fr. F 6' Westfield, MA Westfield '16
3 Robert Cavette So. D 5' 8" Granby, MA Granby '15
8 Yahia Chaoui So. D 5' 9" Chicopee, MA El Yassmin Khemisset (Morocco) '99
22 / 44 Francisco Cruz Fr. GK 5' 10" Amherst, MA Amherst Regional '14
- Arnold Ekajulo Fr. M 5' 7"  Amherst, MA Amherst Regional '16
23 / 1 Samuel Fleck Fr. F / GK 6' Longmeadow, MA King Philip Regional '15
2 Hunter Geoffroy Fr. D 5' 11" Springfield, MA Cathedral
21 Luis Gomes So. M 5' 8" Ludlow, MA Ludlow '15
7 Jeremy Gongora Fr. F 5' 8" Springfield, MA Paulo Freire '16
12 Hector Guaba Fr. M 5' 6" Springfield, MA Putnam Vocational Technical '16
26 Tenzin Jampa Fr. D 5' 8" Springfield, MA Springfield Sci-Tech 
29 Yasseen Malas So. M 6' 1" Amherst, MA Amherst Regional '15
10 Abdould Rachid Ayouba Fr. M 5' 9" Springfield, MA CSP Rousseau (Niger) '13
18 Daniel Radke  Fr. D 5' 7" Florence, MA Northampton '16
6 Nathan Ribeiro Fr. F 5' 8" Amherst, MA Amherst Regional '16
11 Shaquille Stewart Fr. M / F 5' 11" Springfield, MA Sabis '16
17 Chris Thomas Fr. M 5' 10" East Longmeadow, MA East Longmeadow '16
9 Jacob Whitacre Fr. M 5' 10" Granby, MA Granby '14
Date Opponent Location Result/Time Overall Record Region XXI DIII Record NJCAA DIII Record
September
Sat. 2 Bunker Hill CC * O'Connell Field (HCC) L, 1-6 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
Wed. 6 @ AIC JV   Springfield, MA L, 0-9 0-2-0 0-1-0 0-1-1
Sat. 9 @ Mass Bay CC * Wellesley, MA L, 0-4 0-3-0 0-2-0 0-2-0
Wed. 13 @ Springfield Tech CC * Springfield, MA L, 2-7 0-4-0 0-3-0 0-3-0
Wed. 20 CC of Rhode Island + O'Connell Field (HCC) Postponed to 10/22
Sat. 23 Bristol CC * O'Connell Field (HCC) L, 1-3 0-5-0 0-4-0 0-4-0
Tue. 26 Massasoit CC + O'Connell Field (HCC) L, 1-4 0-6-0 0-4-0 0-4-0
October
Thur. 5 @ Bunker Hill CC * Boston, MA L, 0-7 0-7-0 0-5-0 0-5-0
Sat. 7  @ Bristol CC * Fall River, MA L, 0-5 0-8-0 0-6-0 0-6-0
Wed. 11 Springfield Tech CC * O'Connell Field (HCC) L, 2-3 0-9-0 0-7-0 0-7-0
Fri. 13 AIC JV  O'Connell Field (HCC) W, 1-0 1-9-0 0-7-0 0-7-0
Wed. 18 Mass Bay CC * O'Connell Field (HCC) L, 2-4 1-10-0 0-8-0 0-8-0
Sat. 21 Quincy College * O'Connell Field (HCC) L, 3-4 ot 1-11-0 0-9-0 0-9-0
Sun. 22 CC of Rhode Island + Lincoln, RI L, 1-9 1-12-0 0-9-0 0-9-0
Sat. 28 NJCAA Region XXI Tournament TBA DNQ
Sun. 29 NJCAA Region XXI Tournament TBA DNQ
November
Thurs. - Sun., 9-12 NJCAA National Championship Tournament (Elite 8) @ Herkimer County CC (NY) Herkimer, NY DNQ


Bold indicates home game played on HCC campus
* indicates Div. III Regional Match
+ indicates Div. I Regional Match

Game stories / stats are available for games underlined in green 

Number Name Year  Position  Height  Hometown High School
1 Jordan Rubeck Fresh GK 5' 8" Easthampton, MA Hampshire Regional 
2 Shyam Tewani Fresh D 5' 7" Amherst, MA Amherst Regional
3 Longan Bridgman Fresh M 6' 1" Southampton, MA Hampshire Regional
6 Abdoul Rachid Soph M 6' Westfield, MA Nigeria
7 Josiah Wilson Fresh F 5' 7" Amherst, MA Amherst Regional
8 Eugenlos Velosquez Fresh M 5' 5" Springfield, MA Sci - Tech
9 Sajjad Noori Fresh F 5' 7" Chicopee, MA Chicopee
10 Andre Shepard Fresh D 5' 10" Amherst, MA Amherst Regional
11 Oscar Vidal Rubio Fresh M 5' 5" Palmer, MA Chicopee Comprehensive
12 Steven Mckenzie Fresh GK / M 5' 9" Springfield, MA Sabis
13 Daniel McColgan Fresh D 5' 11" Chesterfield, MA Hampshire Regional
14 Guy Barker Fresh F 6' Easthampton, MA Holyoke 
15 Kyle Beis Soph M 6' 1" Westfield, MA Westfield
16 Mudather Abdelrahman Frsh M 5' 7" Springfield, MA Sci -Tech
17 Joshua Grywalski Fresh D 5' 9" Ludlow, MA Ludlow
21 Daniel Alban Fresh M 5' 11" Springfield, MA Central
23 Francis Frimpong Fresh F 5' 8" Springfield, MA Central


Head Coach: Abel Durojaiye (9th season)
Assistant Coaches: Jeremy Durepo (4th season), Gabe Ramos (3rd Season) 
Director of Athletics: Thomas Stewart
Athletic Trainer: Keith Scarlett
Vice President Student Affairs: Yanina Vargas-Arriga
President: Dr. Christina Royal

Abel Durojaiye

Head Men's Soccer Coach

Bartley Center 204

413.552.2162 (Tel)

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