Chris Nanco

November 3, 2016 - 3:12pm
SU tops Panthers, 4-0, to advance to conference quarterfinals

The Syracuse men’s soccer team advanced to the quarterfinals of the ACC tournament with a 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Panthers on Tuesday night, delivering a dominate offensive performance and setting up a rematch with No. 6 Clemson.

The game reflected the contrast in seasons, as No. 7 Syracuse finished the regular season 10-3-3 overall and 3-2-3 in conference, just missing out on a first round bye. Pittsburgh finished last in the ACC regular season standings with no conference wins and a 2-12-3 overall record.

October 1, 2016 - 9:35am
Battle of top-5 teams ends in tie after two overtimes on rainy Friday evening at SU Soccer Stadium

The Syracuse and North Carolina men’s soccer teams came into Friday’s game at the SU Soccer Stadium with nearly identical records and top five rankings. The similarities between the two teams proved to be indicative of the result on the field, as the game finished in a 0-0 tie.

The tie was the first of the season for both teams, with No. 3 Syracuse moving to 8-1-1 and No. 4 North Carolina to 7-1-1.

September 17, 2016 - 11:11am
Two second half goals lead Orange to victory over Boston College

The Syracuse Orange men’s soccer team continued their impressive run to open the season with a 2-0 victory over the Boston College Eagles on Friday night. With the win, this year’s team is now tied with the 1984 Orange squad for the best start to a season in school history.

October 22, 2014 - 12:32am
Alseth's first two career goals help SU outlast the Bison.

After 56 minutes of play at SU Soccer Stadium on Tuesday night, No. 5 Syracuse had only mustered a one-goal advantage against Bucknell.

But an unlikely offensive threat soon broke the game open.

Sophomore Oyvind Alseth scored the first two goals of his college tenure in the second half to help the Orange pull away to a 4-1 victory over the Bison. With the win, SU became the first school to reach the 13-victory plateau this season.

October 11, 2014 - 10:18am
The junior nets his first two goals of the season in SU victory over the Demon Deacons.

Tyler Hilliard had yet to find the back of the net this season. His two goals Friday night, though, did more than ink his name on the stat sheet. 

Behind the junior defender’s goals in the ninth and 47th minutes and a punctuating score from Chris Nanco midway through the second half, No. 4 Syracuse (11-1-0, 4-1-0 Atlantic Coast) cruised to its seventh-straight win with a 3-1 decision over Wake Forest (6-6-0, 2-3-0 Atlantic Coast). 

September 17, 2014 - 5:52pm
Syracuse dominates Big Red for its fifth shutout of the season.

Cornell entered its matchup against No. 20 Syracuse with consecutive 1-0 wins over Binghamton and Lafayette, thanks in large part to a defense that had allowed only one goal all season. 

However, Tuesday night was a different story. Syracuse had no trouble exploiting the back line of the Big Red and cruised to a 3-0 victory at SU Soccer Stadium.

September 13, 2014 - 1:12pm
The SU sophomore has scored two goals this season to spark the Orange to a 4-0 start.

Syracuse soccer has gotten off to a great start this season, winning its first four games.

Sophomore forward Chris Nanco has been one of the biggest reasons for that success.

Nanco started the season by scoring in his first game and leading the Orange to the Central New York Classic, where he was named the offensive MVP. After scoring only four times last season, he already has a pair through SU’s first four games, including the only goal in a 1-0 Orange victory over St. John’s.

August 31, 2014 - 5:41pm
Deep SU roster outlasts Purple Eagles in 3-0 win.

Through the first 21 minutes of its 2014 home debut Friday, Syracuse failed to generate any scoring chances in the penalty area and move the ball with efficiency.

But all it took was one header from Louis Cross to change that entirely.

October 5, 2013 - 10:01am
Stout defense and a hat trick from Emil Ekblom sealed the blow out victory over NC State.

The Syracuse men’s soccer team concluded its four-game home stand in style with a 5-0 win over ACC rival North Carolina State Oct. 4. Emil Ekblom was the star of the show, as the freshman striker grabbed his first career hat trick for the Orange.

September 25, 2013 - 11:09pm
Orange players on all sides of the ball contributed in the shutout victory over the Minutemen.

Nick Perea, Stephanos Stamoulacatos and Juuso Pasanen all scored in Syracuse’s 3-0 win over UMass.  While the Orange dominated the scoreboard, they also held advantages in other facets of the game as well.