Soccer

Soccer suspends returning players after mid-season hazing incident, working to change culture
Photo Illustration By Andrew Brown ’18 | The soccer team hopes to change the team culture heading into next season. By Andrew Howard ’17 & Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP Following events Principal Mr. Bob Ryan described as “hazing” that took place on the varsity soccer team’s annual retreat in January, the school suspended returning players from all soccer activities for a week in the season. The events and subsequent…
Soccer aims for personal growth after 1st-round exit
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | The Brophy soccer team practices during 7th period at the Brophy Sports Complex. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Brophy walked off the field for the last time Feb. 3 after No. 16-seed Desert Vista beat the top-seeded Broncos 4-2 in the first round of the playoffs. Since the upset, Brophy has been working to put themselves in the position to contend again. This…
Bigege shoots for Michigan colleges
Photo by Matthew Montes ’15 – Rus Bigege ’15 plays in the game against Corona Del Sol Jan. 8. This past year Bigege switched from basketball to soccer. By Brendan Hinkle ’16 THE ROUNDUP Rus Bigege ’15 decided to switch from playing varsity basketball last year to varsity soccer this year. “Out of basketball and soccer I’d have to say soccer is my favorite,” Bigege said. “I’ve played soccer since…
Soccer looks for 3rd straight state championship win
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 | The Varsity Soccer team plays a scrimmage match Nov. 16 after school at the Brophy Sports Campus during the last day of tryouts. 2nd year head coach Lewkowitz relies on seniors to help lead team By Blaise Schaefer ’18 THE ROUNDUP Last year’s state championship soccer game went all the way down to penalty kicks, where Fergus Shanks ’15 made the game winning goal.…
Soccer completes playoff run as back to back DI state champions
By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP Brophy Soccer went four for four in the playoffs and defeated Hamilton Feb. 15 to win its second consecutive state championship. The soccer team was led by its eight seniors, four of whom were the team captains. First year head soccer coach Mr. Noah Lewkowitz ’98 said the team captains were Alex Broglia ’14, Tyler Dial ’14, Adam Mosharrafa ’14 and Conor Coleman ’14.…
Soccer defeats rival Hamilton in PK’s for second straight title
Brophy 1 Hamilton 0 By Chase Bayless ’15 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy soccer team was able to secure their second straight Division 1 state championship with a 1-0 victory over the Hamilton Huskies Saturday, Feb. 15, after going 4-2 in penalty kicks. The top two ranked teams in Arizona were scoreless at the end of regulation, leading to the game being decided by penalty kicks. After the Broncos pulled ahead…