Last season was a forgettable one for the IPFW men’s soccer team – it went 1-15-1 – but the Mastodons didn’t look like a one-win team Saturday against Xavier in the Shindigz National Soccer Festival.
The Saint Francis Cougars of 2013 were a team that battled through adversity – on and off the football field – and reshaped its identity.
Coach: Kevin Donley Donley at Saint Francis: 158-37 2013 record: 9-3 Sept. 4: Missouri Baptist, 7 p.m. Sept. 13 : William Penn, noon Sept. 20 : at St. Ambrose, 2 p.m.

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  • Mastodons benefit from Canada tour
    The IPFW men’s basketball team won 2 of 3 games on its recent trip to Canada – the Mastodons defeated McMaster 80-69 and York 86-74, then lost 89-74 to Windsor on Wednesday – but the six-day voyage was about much more than winning and losing to coach Jon Coffman.
  • Excited to get started
    The first morning of practice at Bishop D’Arcy Stadium was halted prematurely Monday because of heavy rain, but coach Kevin Donley wasn’t about to get irked at that.
  • Cougar wants to be stamped a champion
    Defensive back Kory Stamps isn’t concerned about the individual accolades. What he wants is a national championship, something Saint Francis’ football team missed out on last season, when it went 9-3 but lost to top-ranked University of the Cumberlands in the NAIA quarterfinals.