/fls/17400/site_graphics/siteBackgrounds/background1.jpg
/fls/17400/site_graphics/siteBackgrounds/background10.jpg
/fls/17400/site_graphics/siteBackgrounds/background2.jpg
/fls/17400/site_graphics/siteBackgrounds/background5.jpg
/fls/17400/site_graphics/siteBackgrounds/background6.jpg
/fls/17400/site_graphics/siteBackgrounds/background7.jpg
/fls/17400/site_graphics/siteBackgrounds/background8.jpg
/fls/17400/site_graphics/siteBackgrounds/background9.jpg
/fls/17400/site_graphics/siteBackgrounds/Monmouth.jpg
/fls/17400/site_graphics/siteBackgrounds/Quinnipiac.jpg

Niagara's Brooks Named NSCAA North Atlantic Coach of the Year
Courtesy: Niagara Media Relations  
Release: 12/06/2012
Courtesy: MAAC Sports
Niagara Univ., N.Y. - After leading the Niagara men's soccer program to its best season in school history, head coach Chase Brooks was named as the 2012 NSCAA North Atlantic Region Coach of the Year.

In just his second season as a head coach, Brooks led the Purple Eagles to their first ever Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference title and the first NCAA tournament appearance in the program's 43-year history. The team wrapped up the season with a 13-2-4 record, and a 5-1-1 conference mark, both program bests.

Niagara started the year with a 12-game unbeaten streak which was the best start for the program. The feat tied the program's best 12-game unbeaten streak that was accomplished during the 2006 season when the Purps went 5-0-7 midway through the season.

Under the leadership of Brooks, the program also had the MAAC Goalie of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year in 2012 with Brett Petricek and Rene De Zorzi earning that honor, respectively.

The Purple Eagles were ranked in the NSCAA Division I North Atlantic Poll for 12-straight weeks, including taking over the top spot for eight consecutive weeks. Niagara also received national recognition in the NSCAA/Continental Tire National Rankings eight times throughout the season, garnering a program-high 36 total votes during the Nov. 12 poll.

The Regional Coaches of the Year will be joined on the ballot for the NSCAA National Coach of the Year by coaches from each of the four national championship semifinal teams. Winners of the national award will be announced at the NSCAA Awards Banquet, which will be held Friday evening, January 18 at the 2013 Convention in Indianapolis.


MAAC Men's Soccer


Men's Soccer
Team MAAC Pct. Overall Pct.
Siena 4-1 .800 9-5 .643
Iona 4-2 .667 7-5 -2 .571
Quinnipiac 3-0 -2 .800 6-4 -3 .577
Fairfield 3-1 -2 .667 6-3 -4 .615
Monmouth 2-0 -3 .700 6-2 -4 .667
Rider 3-3 .500 6-5 -2 .538
Canisius 2-3 -1 .417 7-5 -2 .571
Niagara 2-3 -1 .417 5-8 -2 .400
Marist 1-3 -1 .300 5-5 -3 .500
Saint Peter's 1-4 .200 3-10 .231
Manhattan 0-5 .000 1-9 -1 .136
watch MAAC.TVLoginJoin
Upcoming Live Events
Wed. Oct 22
12:55 pm
Marist Women's Soccer vs....
Live Video Coming Soon!
Wed. Oct 22
2:50 pm
Iona Men's Soccer vs....
Live Video Coming Soon!
Wed. Oct 22
3:00 pm
Saint Peter's Women's...
Live Video Coming Soon!
Wed. Oct 22
3:45 pm
Canisius College Men's...
Live Video Coming Soon!
Wed. Oct 22
6:45 pm
Rider MSOC vs. Saint...
Live Video Coming Soon!
Wed. Oct 22
6:50 pm
Manhattan Women's Soccer...
Live Video Coming Soon!
Wed. Oct 22
6:55 pm
Marist Volleyball vs....
Live Video Coming Soon!
Sat. Oct 25
12:45 pm
Canisius College Women's...
Live Video Coming Soon!
Sat. Oct 25
12:45 pm
Canisius College Volleyball...
Live Video Coming Soon!
Sat. Oct 25
12:45 pm
Rider MSOC vs. Siena
Live Video Coming Soon!
advertisement
Pepsi
The Rock
Lids - Anaconda
Crons
Geico
Levy Marketing + Awards