HISTORY IN THE MAKINGCOLGATE MEN'S SOCCER'S JOURNEY TO THE SWEET 16
OCT. 29 | Colgate headed into its final two regular-season games needing to win both to control its own destiny in earning a spot in the Patriot League Tournament. The Raiders began their seven-game win streak with a 2-1 come-from-behind win over Navy on Senior Day.
NOV. 4 | The Raiders locked up their spot in the Patriot League Tournament with a dominant 4-0 win at then first-place Boston University.
NOv. 7 | Sophomore Kentaro Morrison scored the game-winning goal in the 71st minute to lift the sixth-seeded RAIDERS to a 1-0 win at third-seeded Bucknell in the Patriot League Quarterfinals.
NOV. 10 | Colgate faced a tough test heading into the Patriot League Semifinals at top-seeded Loyola. The Raiders trailed the Greyhounds 2-0 70 minutes in.
JUNIOR STEVEN Deleo scored two goals, including the game-winner in the 98th minute, to lead the colgate comeback in the 3-2 overtime win over loyola.
NOv. 12 | The raiders then faced fifth-seeded holy cross in the patriot league championship game. junior oliver harris scored the game-winning goal in the 67th minute to lift colgate to a 1-0 win.
colgate became the first-ever six-seed to win the patriot league tournament. the raiders captured their second-straight and seventh-overall patriot League championship.
NOV. 16 | The Raiders drew UMass in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Minutemen had defeated the Raiders 2-1 earlier in the season.
goals from karl brown and jared stroud led colgate to a 2-0 win as the raiders earned the program's first-ever ncaa tournament victory.
NOV. 19 | The Raiders traveled to No. 13 Michigan for the second round matchup. The Wolverines put Colgate in a 2-0 hole less than 10 minutes into the game.
the raiders tied the game at two heading into halftime before junior aram ouligian headed in the game-winner in the 88th minute to secure the 3-2 come-from-behind victory.
colgate's improbable run continued as the raiders became the first patriot league team to reach the sweet 16 since 2006.
7 wins and 3,744 miles later, the raiders are off to louisville sunday.