Soccer

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 finishes perfect playoff run with title
By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP Brophy soccer finished their championship four-game playoff ride with a perfect 4-0 record. The soccer team had no doubts all year about what had to be done in order to come out on top. “Motivation was not an issue for us because of the nature of our results in the past,” said head soccer coach Mr. Marc Kelly ’87. “We had been to the…
Soccer turns up heat in second half, knocks off Desert Vista for championship
Brophy 2 Desert Vista 0 View photos from the game By P. Erik Meyer ’14 & Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP Brophy soccer scored two goals in the second half Saturday, Feb. 9 against the No. 3 Desert Vista Thunder to clinch the Division I state championship for the second time in three years. “Last year’s team was very similar to this year’s team,” said head soccer coach Mr. Marc…
Soccer wins in OT, advances to state championship game
Brophy 3 Tolleson 1  By George Liddy ’14 & Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP Brophy defeated Tolleson in overtime Thursday, Feb. 7, advancing them to the state championship game. There was no score through the first half, however Brophy had nine shots in the first half and four of them were on target. “I thought we attacked well throughout the first half and controlled possession most of the time,” said…
Seniors sign to play college sports
By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP There are a total of 16 Brophy seniors who have made NCAA commitments so far this year to play athletics in college. Fifteen of these committed athletes will play Division I at their respective universities while one more athlete is heading to a Division II school. These 15 athletes include players from football, golf, swimming, cross country, basketball, soccer, baseball and lacrosse. However, it…
Brophy soccer takes 2nd in Florida MAST tournament
By Nick May ’13 THE ROUNDUP Brophy soccer earned a spot in the final match of a Florida tournament by defeating the No. 1 team in the nation 2-0 in the semifinal. However, they were unable to get past the tournament hosts, Montverde, in the final Jan. 12 and lost 3-1. Riggs Lennon ’13 opened the scoring in the final match against Montverde by heading a cross in from 10…
Soccer advances to quarterfinals with defeat of Tucson
Brophy 3 Tucson 0 By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy soccer squad gained a 3-0 home victory over the 16th seeded Tucson Badgers in the first round of the Arizona state tournament Jan. 30. The Broncos entered the playoffs as the No. 1 seed in Arizona after finishing the season with a 12-0 record against Arizona opponents. They had not played the Badgers yet this season. “They weren’t…
Veteran team manager Levine prepares for busy schedule ahead
Connor Bradshaw Van Lier Ribbink ’13 THE ROUNDUP Scott Levine ’13 has tried out for the Brophy varsity soccer team two years now without the hope of even playing a second on the field. Despite that he holds a role on the team that no other player could do: team manager Levine is the only team manager with a year of experience under his belt. “I have a love of…
Five second half goals power Brophy to rout of Chaparral
Brophy 6 Chaparral 0 By Nick May ’13 THE ROUNDUP Riggs Lennon ’13 scored a hat trick and had an assist in Brophy’s 6-0 win over the Chaparral Firebirds. “It was great to score for the team and I think the team played well to give me chances to score,” Lennon said. Chaparral’s best chance of the game came after a long throw in led to a close range header…