2017-18 Randolph-Macon Men's Soccer News

  • Hornets & Yellow Jackets Exchange PK’s, But Lynchburg Adds One More For 2-1 Loss
    October 21, 2017
    Senior Jacob McHugh (Aberdeen, Md. / West Nottingham Academy) nailed Randolph-Macon’s first penalty kick opportunity of the year, but Lynchburg had one too and added a header into goal by a Hornet senior to doom the Yellow Jackets to a 2-1 loss.
  • Seniors Lead The Way With Two Goals In Final Regular Season Home Match
    October 17, 2017
    Randolph-Macon’s seniors led the way for the team in their final regular season home match as both Jacob McHugh (Aberdeen, Md. / West Nottingham Academy) and Bryan Lutz (Fairfax, Va. / W.T. Woodson) scored for the Yellow Jackets. Sophomore Anthony Astruc (Glen Allen, Va. / Benedictine) added one and the bench added two more to notch the team’s 13th win of the season against Shenandoah 5-0.
  • Senior Night Festivities Set For Tuesday Night
    October 16, 2017
    Randolph-Macon men’s soccer is preparing to welcome family, friends, alumni and fans to its 2017 Senior Night Festivities. Five seniors will be honored during the team’s Tuesday night match.
  • Torres Named Player of the Week in ODAC
    October 16, 2017
    Randolph-Macon’s Christian Torres (Stafford, Va. / C.D. Hylton) was named Player of the Week as announced by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Monday afternoon. The announcement caps off a stellar week for the Yellow Jackets which included two critical ODAC wins.
  • Torres Gets The Golden Goal Against EMU 2-1
    October 14, 2017
    Sophomore Christian Torres (Stafford, Va. / C.D. Hylton) found the golden goal with three minutes remaining in the first overtime period to secure R-MC’s victory 2-1. The Yellow Jackets move to 12-1 on the season and 5-1 in conference play.
  • Yellow Jackets Tally Ninth Shutout, Defeat Marlins 4-0
    October 10, 2017
    The Randolph-Macon men’s soccer team recorded its ninth shutout and 11th win of the 2017 campaign with a 4-0 victory over the Virginia Wesleyan Marlins in a Tuesday afternoon Old Dominion Athletic Conference match in Ashland.
  • Men’s Soccer Clicks On All Cylinders, Beats Wasps 3-0
    October 07, 2017
    All elements of Randolph-Macon’s game – from defense to offense to bench play – were on display in a Saturday afternoon match with Emory & Henry as the Yellow Jackets defeated the Wasps 3-0.
  • Lutz and Duffy Score in Men’s Soccer Ninth Victory
    October 04, 2017
    Randolph-Macon scored in each half while only allowing one goal to Hampden-Sydney in a 2-1 victory Wednesday night. The win pushes R-MC to 9-1 on the season and 2-1 in Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) play. The Yellow Jackets also moved up one spot in this week's United Soccer Coaches Division III South Atlantic Region poll to #9. The team has spent the last two weeks as #10. 
  • Astruc, Griggs Score in 2-0 Win For Men’s Soccer
    September 30, 2017
    A pair of Yellow Jackets combined for goals while R-MC’s defense saved six shots in a 2-0 victory over Randolph College on Saturday afternoon. R-MC moves to 8-1 on the season and 1-1 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC).
  • Men’s Soccer Suffers First Setback to No. 8 Washington & Lee
    September 23, 2017
    The Randolph-Macon men’s soccer team suffered its first setback of the season to No. 8 Washington & Lee, 3-2 on Saturday afternoon. The game was marked by a first half of defensive play which was then followed by a second half of intense offense by both teams.
  • ‘Defense Wins’ More Than a Motto for Men’s Soccer
    September 22, 2017
    There’s no truth to the rumor that Randolph-Macon head men’s soccer Josh Laux has enlisted the Department of Defense to help guide the program this year.
  • Yellow Jacket Men’s Soccer Finds Golden Goal Against Catholic
    September 20, 2017
    Senior Bryan Lutz (Fairfax, Va./W.T. Woodson) found the golden goal on a free kick from sophomore Anthony Astruc (Glen Allen, Va./Benedictine) in double overtime as the Yellow Jackets downed the Cardinals of Catholic University 1-0 Wednesday night. It was Lutz’s fifth goal of 2017 and Astruc’s second assist.
  • Men's Soccer Ranks Regionally With United Soccer Coaches
    September 19, 2017
    With a 6-0 start to 2017, the Randolph-Macon men's soccer team cracked into the Top 10 in regional rankings by the United Soccer Coaches Tuesday. The Yellow Jackets checked in at #10 in the South Atlantic region of the poll, dated September 19.
  • Men’s Soccer Holds On Against St. Mary’s 3-2
    September 16, 2017
    Randolph-Macon men’s soccer faced a tight contest with St. Mary’s (Md.) but were able to hang on to the victory in a Saturday evening tilt. The two goals scored against R-MC are the first two allowed by the team all year.
  • Ogletree Sends R-MC Men’s Soccer into Win Column
    September 13, 2017
    It took an extra nine minutes past regulation for Randolph-Macon to get its fifth win of the season. Freshman Dylan Ogletree (La Plata, Md. / La Plata) beat the Stevenson defense in the 99th minute and pushed the ball into the right side of the net past Mustang keeper Jake Brown for the 1-0 victory.
  • Men’s Soccer Beats Cabrini 1-0
    September 09, 2017
    The Yellow Jackets remain undefeated on the young season, winning at Cabrini Saturday afternoon, 1-0. It’s the best start for Randolph-Macon since 2005 when R-MC went 8-0 to begin the season.
  • Lutz Scores Twice as R-MC Men's Soccer Blanks Marymount
    September 06, 2017
    Senior Bryan Lutz (Fairfax, Va./WT Woodson) tallied a pair of goals in the second half as the Randolph-Macon men's soccer team was victorious 2-0 at Marymount on Wednesday evening for its third straight shutout win.
  • Men’s Soccer Blank Neumann, Go Undefeated in Classic
    September 02, 2017
    Both opponents the Randolph-Macon men’s soccer team faced in the Yellow Jacket Classic found a wall between themselves and the goal, as R-MC wins the weekend with six goals total while allowing none. The Classic wrapped up Saturday afternoon as the Yellow Jackets faced Neumann in a 2-0 victory at Striker Park.
  • R-MC Wins First Outing of Year
    September 01, 2017
    The Randolph-Macon men’s soccer team won its first game of the 2017 campaign 4-0 against the Wesley College Wolverines. The game was the first game of the Yellow Jacket Classic. The Yellow Jackets outshot the Wolverines 19-4 and held Wesley to no shots in the first half.
  • Second Day of the Yellow Jacket Classic Moved
    September 01, 2017
    Rain and other inclement weather is forcing a venue change for Day 2 of the Yellow Jacket Classic soccer tournament. The pair of matches will be moved to Striker Park in Glen Allen, Va.
  • Randolph-Macon Men’s Soccer Lands Fifth in ODAC Preseason Poll
    August 17, 2017
    The Yellow Jackets’ men’s soccer team is ranked fifth in the 2017 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) preseason poll, as voted on by league’s head coaches and released by the conference office. R-MC finished fourth in last year’s standings with a 5-3-1 conference record and marked a 10-5-3 overall record. It was the team’s best overall finish since 2005 when the Yellow Jackets were 12-4-2.
  • Seventeen Yellow Jackets Earn ODAC Sportsmanship Honors
    July 26, 2017
    Randolph-Macon had 17 student-athletes named to the ODAC Sportsmanship Teams for the 2016-17 academic year.
  • Five Selected for R-MC Athletics Hall of Fame
    July 19, 2017
    Five former Yellow Jackets - four student-athletes and one coach - have been voted into the Randolph-Macon Athletics Hall of Fame: Joey Allen '77, Travis Beazley '06, Mike Henning '96, Erin Ewalt Wendell '06 and Rachel Anderson.