Phil Wheddon

September 14, 2017 - 2:16pm
SU's women's coach talks about his experience both in and out of Syracuse soccer.

Phil Wheddon has been the head coach of the Syracuse Women's Soccer team for 10 years. Before joining the Orange, Wheddon had stints as the goalkeeper coach for both the US Men and Women's national teams.

The Orange were set to begin their conference games this week but, due to Hurricane Irma devastating Florida, the game against Miami has been postponed until further notice. That means that Wheddon's team will begin their ACC fixtures with three games against teams in the top 20 nationwide.

September 11, 2017 - 9:59am
The third episode of our soccer podcast features host Erica Pieschke and analysts Erin Fish and Jared Bomba to talk SU soccer.

Syracuse men's soccer opened its ACC schedule with a 1-1 draw at Virginia following a penalty by Hugo Delhommelle. This was a massive result for Coach Ian McIntyre ahead of their final non-ACC games.

September 9, 2017 - 7:01am
This was the women's soccer team's first loss at home this season.

The Syracuse women’s soccer team was defeated by Colgate, 0-1, after an aggressive match at SU Soccer Stadium on Thursday night.<

Starting the match were seven underclassmen for Syracuse and four talented seniors. The girls came out playing strong, but not strong enough next to Colgate according to Head Coach Phil Wheddon.

January 2, 2015 - 10:45pm
A struggling offense and off-the-field distractions derailed a promising start to the 2014 season.

Syracuse head coach Phil Wheddon had one word to sum up the 2014 season.

Disappointment.

Although the Orange strung together a decent start, it began to hit a lull during the middle of the campaign and struggled to capitalize on scoring chances, an issue that became even more prevalent against four ranked opponents at the end of the season. SU finished with an overall record of 5-10-4 and failed to qualify for the Atlantic Coast Conference and NCAA tournaments.  

September 14, 2014 - 5:11pm
Early Raider goal too much to overcome for sluggish SU offense.

Syracuse came into Thursday’s showdown with Colgate riding a three-game winning streak, but had the wind taken out of its sails early against Colgate.

Emily Crichlow's goal from 22 yards out in the third minute put the Orange in an early hole, and it was unable to recover as Colgate held on for a 1-0 victory in Hamilton, New York.

September 7, 2014 - 7:04pm
Chancellor Kent Syrverud announced in an email that a community forum will address the offensive Instagram video that has been circulating this weekend.

Syracuse University’s administration is now planning a community forum in response to the Instagram video featuring Syracuse University soccer player Hanna Strong.  

The video, which has been circulating through news outlets and social media this weekend, catalyzed a strong and rapid reaction on campus after it was posted on Saturday. In the video, Strong, who is a senior midfielder on the women’s soccer team, shouts racial and homophobic slurs.

September 7, 2014 - 4:36pm
Alex Lamontagne's goal in the 102nd minute downs Vermont.

When Stephanie Skilton buried her own rebound in the 15th minute of play Sunday, Syracuse took a two-goal lead and looked to be in cruise control.

But Vermont had no intention of going away quietly.

September 6, 2014 - 10:35pm
Sophomore scores two goals, adds assist in dominant second half.

Temperatures on Colgate’s soccer field reached 100 degrees on Friday afternoon, but the scorching heat was not enough to slow down Syracuse forward Stephanie Skilton

Skilton stormed out of the half in the Orange’s game against the University of Massachusetts Lowell, scoring two quick goals and later adding an assist to lead the Orange to a 4-0 victory.  The game was the first matchup of the Colgate Nike Classic in Hamilton, N.Y.

September 1, 2014 - 6:39pm
The sophomore goalkeeper makes seven saves, limits Connecticut to one goal.