History of Soccer at the CIA in New York
1970s: CIA Athletics soccer team competes against other colleges outside the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
2004: The CIA soccer team joins the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference (HVMAC) under Heach Coach Serge Nalywayko serving as the head coach through 2005.
2006: Mike Murphy joins the CIA Steels as head coach. The team finishes in second place and wins the HVMAC championship tournament against Mount St. Vincent.
2007: Led by captains Mesrob Yurgatian and Ryan Clark, the Steels capture the regular season and HVMAC championship tournament titles with an impressive 7-0-1 season record.
2008: Under captains Austin Asadorian and Seth Parsons, the Steels battle their way back to an HVMAC championship game, finishing the regular season in first place with a 3-1 conference record and an overall record of 6-4-1. Unfortunately, the Steels fall in a hard-fought championship game against Albany College of Pharmacy.
2009: The Steels finish the season with an 8-2-1 record and win the regular season conference championship for the third consecutive year. The team is eliminated in the conference semifinals where the Steels lose to Berkeley College in a shootout following two overtimes.
2010: With defenseman Derek Surges as well as offensive players Corey Ferguson and Pierre Mieweson, the team wins six of its last seven regular season games, earning the No. 4 seed for the HVMAC tournament.
2011: The Steels finish the regular season in third place with an overall 8-3 record. The team loses to top-seeded Albany College of Pharmacy in the HVMAC championship.
2012: Under co-captains Pierre Mewissen and Rob Chambers, the team enters the postseason HVMAC tournament as the No. 3 seed.
2013: Chris Lyn joins the Steels as head coach, bringing strong collegiate athlete and coaching experiences. Led by captains Vinnie Losetto and Anthony Attanaisio, the team finishes the regular season with a 9-4-1 record and a 5-2 conference mark. In the HVMAC tournament semifinals, the Steels lose to long-time nemesis Albany College of Pharmacy.
2014: The team enters the HVMAC with a 5-1 conference record, losing in the semifinals to fourth-seeded Berkeley College and finishing with an 8-4-2 overall record.
2015: Jim Sanborn takes the reins as head coach.
2016: Under their new coach, the Steels finish fifth place in the conference, with an overall record of 5-10 (but finishing strong with a 3-1 record in the last four games).
2017: CIA soccer finished the season with a 6-5 overall record for a 6th place finish in the HVIAC. CIA freshman Grant Vella was named to the 2017 All-HVIAC Soccer Team.