Follow The College Wreckers

Chris Martenson: Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Austin Sholes: Washington & Lee University
Matthew Tanzer: Emory University

Jack Foster: University of Vermont (club)
Matthew Genser: Dartmouth College (club)

Coach Mike Noonan: Clemson University (NCAA Division I national champions)

Do you have an interesting college soccer experience to share? How did college soccer compare to Staples? What did you achieve there — and how did Staples soccer help you get there? What were your most memorable college soccer moments? Would you recommend your school to future Staples players? Click here to send thoughts on these questions — or any other aspect of college soccer — to We’ll post them here, for Wrecker fans everywhere to see.


The College Connection

At least 250 Staples alumni have played soccer at dozens of colleges; over 50 have been elected captains. Here is a list of schools where former Wreckers have played. If you know of a college not on the list, click here.

Allegheny College
American University
Austin College
Babson College
Bates College
Boston College
Boston University
Bowling Green State University
Brown University
Bryant College
Bucknell University
Carleton College
Colby College
Colgate University
College of Charleston
Columbia University
Colorado College
Connecticut College
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
Davidson University
Denison University
Drew University
Duke University
Eastern Connecticut State University
Emory University
Endicott College
Fairfield University
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Hamilton College
Hartwick College
Harvard University
Haverford College
Hobart College
Ithaca College
Keene State College
Kenyon College
Lafayette College
Lehigh University
Lycoming College
Marietta College
Merrimack College
Middlebury College
Morris Harvey College
Morrisville State College
Nasson College
New England College
Nichols College
North Carolina State University
Oberlin College
Ohio Wesleyan University
Princeton University
Providence College
Quinnipiac University
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Sacred Heart University
Skidmore College
Southern Connecticut State University
Springfield College
St. Andrew’s University
St. Lawrence University
Trinity College
Tufts University
Union College
United States Naval Academy
University of Connecticut
University of Delaware
University of Mary Washington
University of Massachusetts
University of New Hampshire
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina – Charlotte
University of North Carolina – Greensboro
University of Notre Dame
University of Pennsylvania
University of Rhode Island
University of Richmond
University of Rochester
University of Vermont
University of Virginia
Upsala College
Washington College (Maryland)
Washington University in St. Louis
Wesleyan University
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Western Connecticut State University
Wheaton College (Illinois)
Williams College
Worcester Junior College
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Yale University

15 Staples soccer alums earned college All-America honors. They are:

John Marks ’64 (Middlebury College)
Chip Young ’68 (Brown University)
Steve Baumann ’70 (University of Pennsylvania)
Tim Hunter ’71 (University of Connecticut)
Shane Kennedy ’72 (Babson College)
Paul Hunter ’73 (University of Connecticut)
Dana Hollingsworth ’73 (St. Lawrence University)
Kevin Murphy ’77 (University of Rhode Island)
Seth Sholes ’78 (Wesleyan University)
Mike Noonan ’79 (Middlebury College)
Tod Barrett ’79 (Southern Connecticut State University)
John Nathan ’80 (Wesleyan University)
Guy Claveloux ’83 (Union College)
Nick Trebat ’95 (Williams College)
Kyle Martino ’99 (University of Virginia)