Brian Rowland, who got announced as the Temple’s seventh men’s soccer coach in program history Friday, will start by meeting the Owls’ players.
Former University of Maryland assistant coach Brian Rowland will replace David MacWilliams, who coached the Owls from 2000-17.
Temple decided not to renew former coach David MacWilliams’ contract.
After 18 seasons, David MacWilliams’ contract will not be renewed.
Playing with 10 men for the whole second half, Temple lost, 4-0, on Friday in Dallas to end its season.
The Owls will play Southern Methodist on Friday in The American’s semifinal.
The Owls beat South Florida, 1-0, on Saturday at the Temple Sports Complex to clinch the final spot in the American Athletic Conference tournament.
Sophomore Michael Samnik has a 6-2 record since Sept. 23.
After Saturday's 1-0 loss to Central Florida in Orlando, Temple's three-game winning streak is over and it must win its final game to make the American Athletic Conference tournament.
The Owls have lost three straight games and will miss the postseason.