MiraCosta College Men's Soccer
SPARTANS WIN TWO OUT OF THREE GAMES
In their last three games the MiraCosta men's soccer team has won two and lost a close one to Mesa College. The wins came against Palomar College and most recently Imperial Valley College. The Spartans return home for a 3:00pm on Friday November 1st.
MEN'S SOCCER GAME RESCHEDULED
The game between MiraCosta College and Palomar College has been moved from Tuesday to Wednesday, Oct 23rd, at 3pm. This game will be held at MiraCosta College.
SPARTANS DROP TWO AGAINST TOUGH OPPONENTS
After winning three straight contests, the men's soccer team at MiraCosta came up short against two talented teams. After losing to Southwestern College on the road the Spartans had to travel to play at San Diego City College. Men's soccer will return home to play against Cuyamaca College on Tuesday, October 15th, at 4pm.
MEN'S SOCCER WINS TWO IN A ROW
After a big win at Chaffey on Friday, the Spartans turned around and won in convincing fashion against Mesa College in their first conference match. MiraCosta asserted themselves early and kept pressure on the Olympians until the final whistle. The final score was 6-0. The Spartans play at home again on Friday at 4pm.
SPARTANS BEAT CHAFFEY COLLEGE #9 IN THE STATE
On a goal by Craig Meyers, MiraCosta College upset the ninth ranked team in the state 1-0. The Spartans earned the win on the road, at Chaffey College. MiraCosta begins conference play tomorrow at home versus Mesa College at 4pm.
DOMINGUEZ HONORED AS PCAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Freshman goal keeper Carlos Dominguez has been named the Pacific Coast Conference Player of the Week. Dominguez is a local product from Oceanside High School.
SPARTANS EARN A WIN AND TIE (Sept 16th, 2013)
After coming up short early in the season the MiraCosta men's soccer team has found their stride. With a win over Monterrey Peninsula College and a tie against traditional power Rio Hondo College, the Spartans gain valuable experience and momentum. This momentum will be much needed as MiraCosta plays Lassen College (Friday) and Consumnes River College (Sunday), both who are among the top teams in hte state.
MEN'S SOCCER COMES UP SHORT IN FIRST GAME (August 30th, 2013)
After scoring in the first minute of the game, the Spartans proceeded to give up two goals to a talented Compton College men's soccer team. The Spartans are next in action on Friday September 6th at Santiago Canyon College.
CALLEJA, RUIZ AND WRIGHT ALL-CONFERENCE (Nov 13th, 2012)
After a season of strong play three MiraCosta Spartans have been honored as all-conference players. Sophomore Danny Calleja (RBV), freshman Angel Ruiz (RBV) and freshman Nelson Wright (Carlsbad) all earned the honor. The coaching staff would like to congratulate all three young men for their achievements.
STRONG PLAY EARNS SPARTANS A VICTORY (Oct 17th, 2012)
On Tuesday the MiraCosta College men's soccer team cotinued their strong team play and went home with a well earned win. In the 3-1 victory, Nelson Wright (Carlsbad HS) was involved with all three goals. He scored one and assited on the two others, which were scored by David Hernandez and Mario Garcia. The Spartans are next in action Friday at Imperial Valley.
SPARTANS OPEN CONFERENCE PLAY WITH A WIN (Sept 25th, 2012)
Fueled by two goals from sophomore Neal Keith (Carlsbad High School) the Spartans beat Imperial Valley College 3-1. After a 1-1 first half, the Spartans scored early in the second half and never looked back. MiraCosta men's soccer team plays at home this Friday in an important conference match up at 4:00pm.
MEN'S SOCCER STILL UNDEFEATED (Sept 14th, 2012)
Despite being on the road after a long drive up to Monterrey Bay, the MiraCosta College men's soccer team did enough to hold on for a 1-0 win against the host Monterrey Peninsula College. The victory improves the Spartans to 2-0-2 heading into a big weekend with games against Rio Hondo College and Consumnes River College. Both games are home and more information can be found on the schedule link above.
SPARTAN MEN'S SOCCER RETURNS (Sept 10th, 2012)
The Spartans are back and they have opened the year with a 1-0-1 record. Led by Coach Frank Zimmerman the men's soccer team is ready to establish themselves as a force in the community college ranks. In the opening game the Spartans defeated Victor Valley College with goals by Chris Huber and Ruben Esparza. In their second game Santiago Canyon scored a late goal to earn the tie, the Spartans had goals by Nelson Wright and Ulisses Pina.
MIRACOSTA COLLEGE HIRES FRANK ZIMMERMAN (Dec, 2012)
MiraCosta College is pleased to announce the appointment of Frank Zimmerman as the new coach for its men's soccer team. A 24-year coaching veteran, Zimmerman served previously as assistant coach at Palomar College and also assisted with the MiraCosta College women’s team in 2006. Zimmerman has been the head coach at Oceanside High School for the past 16 seasons as well as the director of coaching for the Soccer Club of Oceanside.
"We've hired the best coach we could ever hope for," says Dan Mulville, MiraCosta College’s athletic director. "He has experience at the community college level as a player and coach, he’s been tremendously successful at Oceanside High School and his club program is simply amazing.”
A native of Oceanside, Zimmerman is a graduate of Oceanside High School and MiraCosta College, and he played on the soccer team at both schools. He completed his bachelor’s degree in vocational education at San Diego State University, and now teaches digital video communications and runs the audio-visual department at Oceanside High School.
“It’s a privilege and an honor to be a part of MiraCosta College,” Zimmerman says. “I’m very excited for the opportunity to work at my alma mater. I think this is a tremendous opportunity and something that my family and I are very excited about. I love the idea of working with students. I can’t wait to get to work.”
The MiraCosta College men's soccer coach is a part-time position. Zimmerman will continue to work at Oceanside High School, and will also continue to lead the Soccer Club of Oceanside.
For more information on the MiraCosta College men's soccer program, please contact Coach Zimmerman using the contact information below.