Bears Assibey Chosen by FC Wichita

Published on December 15, 2014 - athletics104Junior Forward Kingsley Assibey (Accra, Ghana), Barclay College’s reigning Midwest Christian College Conference Most Valuable Player, was chosen to join FC Wichita’s  training squad following a tryout October 17th-18th of this year. He was one of 32 chosen out of 120 potential players. FC Wichita (http://www.fcwichita.com/) is a member of the National Premier Soccer League… Read More »

Hernandez, Moore Earn NCCAA All-American Status

Published on December 11, 2014 - 7DCR0758On Wednesday, December 10, 2014, the National Soccer Coaches Association of American and Continental Tire announced the 2014 National Christian College Athletic Association All-Americans and Players of the Year. Among the NCCAA Division II First Team winners were Barclay College Goalkeeper Freshman David Hernandez (Atascadero, CA) and Midfielder Freshman Josh Moore (Houston, TX). All-Americans and their accomplishments… Read More »

Bears Soccer Earn 5th at Nationals

Published on November 16, 2014 - DII Soccer NationalsSaturday morning the Bears found themselves looking eye to eye with their last game of their 2014 season. Heading into the National Christian College Athletic Association Division II National Soccer Tournament as the #2 seed with a 15-1 record, the Barclay College faithful had high hopes of playing in the afternoon championship match, but a heartbreaking… Read More »

Hernandez Saves the Day

Published on November 13, 2014 - FUJI9910After 90 minutes of regulation, 30 minutes of overtime play, and the first five penalty kicks of a shootout, the Thunder of Manhattan Christian (Manhattan, KS) and the Bears were still all knotted up. Freshman Josh Hernandez (Houston, TX) had just missed the Bears first penalty kick of the shootout and all Manhattan had to… Read More »

Bears Upset in National Quarterfinal

Published on November 13, 2014 - rsz_7dcr0722Barclay College took to the pitch Wednesday afternoon as the #2 seed in NCCAA Division II National Soccer Tournament in Kissimmee, Florida. The Bear’s 15-1 mark entering the tournament was the best in Division II and meant that they would take on #7 Trinity Baptist College (Jacksonville, FL) for their quarterfinal match-up. On a beautiful Florida… Read More »

Watch Bears Soccer Live – NCCAA Nationals

Published on November 11, 2014 - 0ROwC4u0_400x400Season stats: 15 – 1 Regular Season Champs Ranked 3rd in the NCCAA DII MCCC Tournament Champs NCCAA DII Southwest Regional Champs Undefeated at home for the 2nd year in a row #2 Seed at the NCCAA DII Nationals in Kissimmee, FL The following supporters have donated so far: BTI Greensburg John Deer Dealership Gary… Read More »

Barclay College Wins SW Region Championship

Published on November 2, 2014 - Attachment-1The Barclay College Bears Soccer team will be heading to Kissimmee, FL for the National Christian College Division II National Championships beginning November 12th after winning the Southwest Region Championship 2-1 over Dallas Christian College (Dallas, TX) on Saturday afternoon. The Bears automatic bid to the NCCAA DII Nationals is their first since 2000. Halloween night… Read More »

Bears Soccer Lands Four All-Region Players

Published on November 2, 2014 - IMG_0521Last weekend Barclay College hosted the National Christian College Athletic Association Division II Southwest Region Tournament. Friday afternoon #2 Dallas Christian College (Dallas, TX) and #3 Ozark Christian College (Joplin, MO) faced off in an overtime thriller won by Dallas Christian’s golden goal in the first overtime period. Then that evening the second semi-final match, which featured… Read More »

NCCAA Student Athlete of the Week to Bears Lara

Published on October 29, 2014 - Melvin LaraSophomore midfielder Melvin Lara (Katy, TX) was the National Christian College Athletic Association Division II Student Athlete of the Week for the week of October 19-25. Lara was coming off a weekend in which he helped the lead the Bears to their first Midwest Christian College Conference Tournament championship in 15 years. During the MCCC Tournament Lara… Read More »

Nine Receive MCCC Soccer Recognition

Published on October 28, 2014 - MCCC logoIn conjunction with the Midwest Christian College Conference Soccer Tournament held October 23-25, the MCCC also recognized both individual and team awards at a banquet during the tournament. In addition to the MCCC regular season championship, nine other Barclay College student/athletes received well-deserved recognition. Most notably, the MCCC Most Valuable Player was awarded to Barclay College’s… Read More »

 

 

David Hernandez

#0 David Hernandez

Atascadero, CA

 

Landon Babcock

#1 Landon Babcock

Wichita, KS

 

Sam Thompson

#2 Sam Thompson

Wichita, KS

 

Austin Ghelarducci

#3 Austin Ghelarducci

Mulvane, KS

 

Tyler Wright

#4 Tyler Wright

Mulvane, KS

 

Josh Hernandez

#5 Josh Hernandez

Houston, TX

 

Isaiah Shine

#6 Isaiah Shine

Houston, TX

 

Kingsley Assibey

#7 Kingsley Assibey

Accra, Ghana

 

Brenton Newbey

#8 Brenton Newbey

Wichita, KS

 

Melvin Lara

#9 Melvin Lara

Katy, TX

 

Joshua Sanchez

#10 Joshua Sanchez

Greensburg, KS

 

Aaron Colliatie

#11 Aaron Colliatie

Bel aire, KS

 

David Kearns

#12 David Kearns

Eudora, KS

 

Joshua Moore

#13 Joshua Moore

Houston, TX

 

Chris Bujano

#14 Chris Bujano

Houston, TX

 

Pedro Chavez

#15 Pedro Chavez

Lakin, KS

 

Brallan Nieves

#16 Brallan Nieves

Chattanooga, TN

 

Julio Cobo

#17 Julio Cobo

Katy, TX

 

 

Head Coach: Kevin Lee

Kevin Lee is in his fifth season as the head coach for the Barclay College Bears. Under his leadership, the Bears were ranked as high as #3 in the NCCAA Division II polls this last season. They were the 2014 MCCC regular season champions, NCCAA Division II Southwest Regional Champions, and finished fifth at the national tournament. Coach Lee is USSF certified and also has coaching experience with high school soccer, high school track and field, and junior high basketball. He holds a B.S. in both Bible and Business Administration from Barclay College where he played soccer for the Barclay College Bears from 1990-94. He also holds a M.A. from Azusa Pacific University. Coach Lee believes the opportunity to pursue an education while playing inter-collegiate soccer is a great privilege and is a gift of God. His coaching philosophy is to “Respect the gift and the Giver” and to share the gift. He has been married to Jennifer for 20 years this June. They have three children: Nathan, Hannah, and Jessa. Coach Kevin Lee at kevin.lee@barclaycollege.edu

Assistant Coach: Steve Davis

Steve Davis holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Friends University and is NSCAA and USSF certified. He has trained with over 20 professional and college coaches. Besides coaching at Barclay College, Davis is the governing coach for Wichita Lightning Soccer Organization. Coach Davis goes above and beyond to make sure all of his players and teams are successful. His dedication, commitment, and character as a coach earned him the Greater Wichita Coach of the Year, and just recently Davis was named the 2012 Competitive Coach of the year for the state of Kansas. He and his wife, Shannon, have five children and two grandchildren.