Julian Gressel Wins Rookie of the Year in the MLS

And there we have it folks!  Julian Gressel is your MLS Rookie of the Year for 2017. Congrats, @JulianGressel! Our very own wins @MLS Rookie of the Year: https://t.co/vvjz1kw0Il pic.twitter.com/wEi4VaKZVH — Atlanta United FC (@ATLUTD) November 8, 2017 Gressel beats out Minnesota's Abu Danladi and Philadelphia's Jack Elliot to take the award. The former Friar … Continue reading Julian Gressel Wins Rookie of the Year in the MLS

Two Providence Friars Men’s Soccer Players Selected to All-Big East Teams

In Mac Steeves return to the Providence Friars lineup after sitting out last year with an injury, the Senior Captain was able to make the All-Big East First Team.  Steeves was selected as the Pre-Season All-Big East Team and finished the season with 8 goals and 3 assists, accounting for 19 points overall. Here's a … Continue reading Two Providence Friars Men’s Soccer Players Selected to All-Big East Teams

Julian Gressel Named as Finalist for MLS Rookie of the Year

The finalists for all of the 2017 MLS year-end awards were announced, and former Friar Julian Gressel of Atlanta United was named as one of the finalists for the AT&T Rookie of the Year Award. There were 3 finalists for the Rookie of the Year and they were Gressel (Atlanta United), Abu Danladi (Minnesota United … Continue reading Julian Gressel Named as Finalist for MLS Rookie of the Year

Providence Soccer Picked to Finish 1st in Big East, Steeves & Jecewiz Named Pre-Season All-Big East

The Providence Friars Men's Soccer Team was picked to finish first in the Big East, receiving 9 of the 10 first place votes, the other going to the Creighton Blue Jays.  Just as an FYI, coaches are not allowed to vote for their own team, so all the other 9 teams picked Providence to win … Continue reading Providence Soccer Picked to Finish 1st in Big East, Steeves & Jecewiz Named Pre-Season All-Big East

PC Friars Men’s Soccer Ranked #12 in US Coaches Preseason Poll

The United Soccer Coaches NCAA Men's Soccer preseason rankings for the upcoming season were just released and the Providence Friars are checking in at the number 12 spot.  The #12 ranking is the highest of any team in the Big East, with Creighton following at #14 and Butler rounding out the rankings at #25. The … Continue reading PC Friars Men’s Soccer Ranked #12 in US Coaches Preseason Poll

Julian Gressel Wins MLS Rookie of the Month for May

BlastingNews -- The 23-year-old midfielder Julian Gressel opened his Major League Soccer goal account on 14th May in Atlanta United's 1-1 stalemate with Portland Timbers at the Providence Park. Afterwards, the German followed that up with one of Atlanta's four goal tallies in their home victory over Houston Dynamo six days later. The youngster switched into … Continue reading Julian Gressel Wins MLS Rookie of the Month for May

Julian Gressel Scores His First MLS Goal for Atlanta United FC

Atlanta United FC rookie and former Friar Julian Gressel connected with a lefty strike for his first MLS goal against the Timbers in Portland.  The goal was the lone score for ATL and tied the game up against Portland 1-1 in the 45th minute.  The Timbers are in 4th place in the Western division and … Continue reading Julian Gressel Scores His First MLS Goal for Atlanta United FC

Julian Gressel Wins Male Athlete of the Year for a Team Sport at PC Sports Gala

Male Athlete of the Year for a team sport is Julian Gressel #gofriars @PCFriarsMSoccer pic.twitter.com/2pczvYhYO4 — Providence Friars (@PCAthletics) May 2, 2017 Julian Gressel won the male athlete of the year award for a team sport at the Providence College All-Sports Gala.  Gressel is currently playing in the MLS for Atlanta United after being selected 10th in this past … Continue reading Julian Gressel Wins Male Athlete of the Year for a Team Sport at PC Sports Gala

Julian Gressel Notches First MLS Assist, Contributing from the Get-Go

MLS.com recently put out an article stating that Providence College Alum Julian Gressel may be becoming the steal of this past year's MLS Superdraft.  Since the former Friar Gressel just recently recorded his first professional assist, I thought it'd be a good chance to see how he's stacking up so far against the other rookies in his … Continue reading Julian Gressel Notches First MLS Assist, Contributing from the Get-Go

Julian Gressel started in the first ever game for the Atlanta United FC in the MLS

The PC Men's Soccer alum started in the midfield for the team against the New York Red Bulls.  Atlanta fell in its first every match 2-1 but looked promising in their debut.  Since I don't currently have a favorite MLS team, I might have to start to favor Atlanta and perhaps check in on them … Continue reading Julian Gressel started in the first ever game for the Atlanta United FC in the MLS