Hope Men's Soccer Van Andel Soccer Stadium Records

Updated thru 2018 season

Van Andel Soccer Stadium from the field looking into the bleachers

The Flying Dutchmen moved to the new Van Andel Soccer Stadium during the 2009 season.

The first men's game, played under the lights on September 29, 2009, was a 1-0 Flying Dutchmen victory over MIAA opponent Albion. The game's lone goal was scored by junior Jeffrey Stusick, assisted by Shaun Groetsema, with 10:42 left in regulation. Sophomore goalkeeper Logan Neil received credit for the shutout. A crowd of 650 fans witnessed the game.

The first Hope/Calvin game at Van Andel Stadium was a classic 1-0 double overtime win by the Flying Dutchmen. Freshman Jeff Ekdom scored in the 106th minute (assisted by Justin Bailey) before a stadium capacity crowd of 1,400 fans.

The largest crowd of the season (1,511) attended the dedication-day game on October 17, 2009. The Flying Dutchmen battled the Kalamazoo Hornets to a scoreless tie.

The Flying Dutchmen posted a 5-1-1 record in their inaugural season at the Van Andel Soccer Stadium. In six of those games, four ended in a 1-0 score (3-1), one at 1-1 and the other a 6-0 Hope win.

The Flying Dutchmen drew a record crowd of 2,192 to Van Andel Soccer Stadium on October 18, 2014 homecoming showdown against Calvin. The Knights won 2-0.

TEAM RECORDS
Most goals by Hope -- 9-1 versus Milwaukee School of Engineering, 9/4/10
Most goals by opponent -- 5 (Calvin 5, Hope 1), 10/14/15
Most goals by both teams -- 10 (Hope 9, MSOE 1), 9/4/10
Most goals by Hope in victory -- 9-1 versus MSOE, 9/4/10
Most goals by Hope in a defeat -- 2 
Most goals in a half by Hope -- 7 in first half of 9-1 win over MSOE, 9/4/10

INDIVIDUAL RECORDS
Most goals by Hope player -- 3, by Logan Bylsma vs. Olivet, 10/9/18; by Jason Muller versus Alma, 10/11/11; by Shaun Groetsema versus Milwaukee School of Engineering, 9/4/10; 
Most assists by Hope player -- 3 by John Turner versus MSOE, 9/4/10
Most saves in a shutout win -- 11 by Logan Neil in 1-0 double-overtime win over Calvin, 10/13/09

YEAR-BY-YEAR AT VAN ANDEL STADIUM
2018 - 10-0-0 (MIAA 4-0-0)
2017 - 5-3-1 (MIAA 4-2-1)
2016 - 5-4-1 (MIAA 3-3-1)
2015 - 6-4-0 (MIAA 4-3-0)
2014 - 7-3-1 (MIAA 5-2-1)
2013 - 10-2-1 (MIAA 6-1)
2012 - 6-4-0 (MIAA 4-3-0)
2011 - 10-1-1 (MIAA 5-1-1)
2010 - 8-1-0 (MIAA 6-1-0)
2009 - 5-1-1 (MIAA 5-1-1)

All-Time - 72-23-6 (MIAA: 46-17-1)

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