15. November 2010
November 14, 2010
The York University Lions men’s soccer team was crowned national champions for the second time in three years as they defeated the UBC Thunderbirds 1-0 in the gold-medal match of the 2010 CIS championships at Varsity Centre, Sunday night (Nov. 14).
The Lions also won the title two years ago and also in 1977. The team improved its national championship all-time record to 11-4-2 and is now a perfect 3-0 in national final appearances.
“We did what we were expected to do as far as I’m concerned,” said York head coach Carmine Isacco. “We just made a commitment to each other, a commitment to defending and we tried to counter, it didn’t work out as well as we wanted, but we did what we needed to …Continue reading...
31. October 2010
Soccer Fitness Inc. is excited to announce that our article, titled “Second World Conference on Science and Soccer”, has been published in Inside Soccer Magazine, Canada’s leading soccer publication, in this month’s Issue #88 (Oct.Nov. 2010).
“I am extremely pleased and excited to have been given the opportunity to write articles for Inside Soccer Magazine”, commented Richard Bucciarelli, President of Soccer Fitness. “This magazine has been a part of the Canadian soccer landscape for over 20 years, and it is a great honor to now be a part of it and and provide readers with information about soccer and fitness related topics. I look forward to a continued strong relationship with Inside Soccer Magazine in the future”.
To view a copy of Soccer Fitness’ article from the latest Inside Soccer …Continue reading...
28. June 2010
RICHARD BUCCIARELLI, PRESIDENT OF SOCCER FITNESS INC., HAS RETURNED FROM THE SECOND WORLD CONFERENCE ON SCIENCE AND SOCCER IN PORT ELIZABETH, SOUTH AFRICA, JUNE 8-9, 2010.
THE CONFERENCE IS AIMED AT ACADEMICS, SPORT SCIENTISTS, TEACHERS, STUDENTS, ADMINISTRATORS AND COACHES WITH AN INTEREST IN THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY AND/OR THE PRACTICAL PERFORMANCE OF SOCCER FROM THE GRASS ROOTS TO THE PROFESSIONAL LEVELS.
RICHARD PRESENTED A STUDY, TITLED ‘SPEED AND HIGH INTENSITY RUNNING IN FEMALE SOCCER PLAYERS AT DIFFERENT LEVELS OF PLAY IN CANADA’, AT THE CONFERENCE.…Continue reading...
1. March 2010
In the spring, summer and fall of 2009, Richard Bucciarelli of Soccer Fitness, Robert Rupf and Jason Vescovi of the Canadian Sport Centre Ontario, and Paolo Pacione of the Sports Injury and Rehabilitation Centre, collected data on female Academy, Club, College, Provincial and National team players, for a comprehensive study comparing fitness test scores between these different levels of play in Canada. Our abstract, titled Speed and High Intensity Running Ability of Female Soccer Players of Different Standards of Play, was written and submitted in November, 2009, for presentation at the Second World Conference on Science and Soccer, at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, being held June 8-9, 2010. We have recently received confirmation that our abstract has been accepted, and as a result, Richard …Continue reading...
9. November 2009
TORONTO, November 9, 2009 – York University …
The York University Lions women’s soccer team is this year’s OUA gold medal champion, after dropping the Queen’s Gaels in a thrilling penalty kick finale to what became a goalkeeping showcase on Sunday, November 8, 2009, at the York Stadium.
The Gaels picked up silver medals for their effort. Both teams will go on to the CIS national championships next week (Nov. 12-15).
It was the second shootout finish of the Final Four’s last day, as the Ottawa Gee-Gees captured the bronze earlier in the day against Wilfrid Laurier.
York all-star goalkeeper Sarah Fiorini (Newmarket, Ont.) was stellar in shutting out the Gaels and stopping two of four penalty kicks. Not to be outshone, Elena Corry (Hamilton, Ont.) of Queen’s was …Continue reading...