2014-15 Women's Soccer News

  • NESCAC Announces NCAA Woman of the Year Nominees
    June 05, 2015
    Eight women have been nominated by their institutions to represent the NESCAC as its NCAA Woman of the Year nominee. A committee will select the NESCAC’s representative for the award.
  • Four Women's Soccer Players Named to NSCAA All-America Squads
    December 09, 2014
    Williams defender Lilly Wellenbach and forward Kristi Kirshe, Connecticut College midfielder Astrid Kempainen and Bowdoin goalkeeper Bridget McCarthy earned 2014 NSCAA Division III Women's Soccer All-America honors.
  • Women's Soccer Weekly Release #13
    December 08, 2014
    Williams earned its first-ever appearance in the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship game, but the Ephs came up just short in the title game as they lost to Lynchburg, 4-3 in penalty kicks.
  • NCAA Final: Williams Falls on PKs to Lynchburg in Final
    December 06, 2014
    The Williams women's soccer team played to a scoreless tie against Lynchburg in the NCAA Championship through 110 minutes, but the Ephs fell to the Hornets, 4-3 in penalty kicks on Saturday evening.
  • NCAA Semifinal: Williams to Play in Title Game Following 1-0 Win
    December 05, 2014
    The Williams women's soccer team will play for a national title for the first time in program history with a 1-0 victory over Johns Hopkins University Friday night at Swope Village.
  • Fall All-Academic Selections Announced
    November 25, 2014
    A total of 758 student-athletes have been named to the 2014 NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team by the conference office today.
  • Women's Soccer Weekly Release #12
    November 24, 2014
    Williams advanced to the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship semifinal for the first time in six years after the Ephs won their NCAA Sectional Final on Sunday. Williams will play Johns Hopkins on Friday, December 5.
  • NCAA Quarterfinal: Williams Blanks TCNJ, 1-0
    November 23, 2014
    Williams sophomore Audrey Thomas' third goal of the weekend proved to be the only goal needed as the Ephs defeated The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), 1-0, in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Tournament on Sunday.
  • NCAA Third Round: Williams Edges Roger Williams, 3-2
    November 22, 2014
    Audrey Thomas scored her 15th goal of the season with 46 seconds remaining in regulation to give the Williams women's soccer team a 3-2 win over Roger Williams in the third round of the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship.
  • Trinity's Barrett Named CoSIDA Academic All-American
    November 21, 2014
    Trinity senior Karyn Barrett became the first Bantam soccer player to be named as a Capital One Academic All-American when she was named to the Division III Academic All-America Third Team.
  • Fall All-Sportsmanship Selections Announced
    November 20, 2014
    A total of 86 student-athletes have been named to the 2014 NESCAC Fall All-Sportsmanship Team. One student-athlete from each institution for each sport that the conference sponsors was honored.
  • Women's Soccer Weekly Release #11
    November 17, 2014
    Williams is the lone NESCAC women's soccer team remaining in the 2014 NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship. The Ephs will host sectional play starting on Saturday.
  • NCAA Second Round: Connecticut College Falls to Montclair State, 1-0
    November 16, 2014
    Kaila Fasano scored with 51 seconds remaining in the second overtime period as Montclair State advanced to the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Sectional Tournament with a 1-0 victory over Connecticut College at MSU Soccer Park on Sunday evening.
  • NCAA Second Round: Williams Cruises Past Ithaca, 4-1
    November 16, 2014
    Kristi Kirshe recorded her first collegiate hat trick to help Williams secure a 4-1 victory over the Bombers of Ithaca College, claiming their spot in next weekend’s sectional.
  • NCAA Second Round: Amherst Ties Nazareth, 2-2; Loses in PKs
    November 16, 2014
    Amherst midfielder Emily Hester knotted the game at 2-2 with less than two minutes to play, but Nazareth advanced past Amherst in penalty kicks, 4-3, in the second round of the NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Championship Sunday afternoon at the Golden Flyer Stadium.
  • NCAA First Round: Bowdoin Falls to Roger Williams, 3-0
    November 15, 2014
    The Bowdoin women's soccer team saw its season come to an end in a 3-0 defeat to Roger Williams in the First Round of the NCAA Division III Championship Saturday at MIT.
  • NCAA First Round: Connecticut College Pushes Past Swarthmore, 3-1
    November 15, 2014
    Livi Block and Michelle Medina each scored inside the final seven minutes as Connecticut College pulled away for a 3-1 win over Swarthmore in the first round of the NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament.
  • NCAA First Round: Amherst Advances with 2-0 Win over NYU
    November 15, 2014
    The Amherst women’s soccer team scored in each half of its NCAA Division III Championship First Round 2-0 win over New York University (NYU) on Saturday afternoon on the campus of Nazareth College.
  • NCAA First Round: Williams Shuts Out Lasell, 2-0
    November 15, 2014
    Kristi Kirshe scored two goals in a two-minute span early in the second half to give Williams a 2-0 win over Lasell in the opening round of the 2014 NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament on Saturday at Cole Field.
  • Women's Soccer All-NESCAC Teams Announced
    November 13, 2014
    Connecticut College senior midfielder Astrid Kempainen has been selected as the 2014 NESCAC Player of the Year by the league's coaches.
  • Four NESCAC Women's Soccer Squads Claim NCAA Tourney Bids
    November 10, 2014
    Connecticut College, Williams, Bowdoin and Amherst will represent the NESCAC in the 2014 NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Tournament. Each team will play in First Round games on Saturday.
  • Women's Soccer Weekly Release #10
    November 10, 2014
    Connecticut College sophomore goalkeeper Bryanna Montalvo allowed one goal during the NESCAC Championship to help the Camels capture their first conference crown in any sport to receive NESCAC Women's Soccer Player of the Week honors.
  • NESCAC Championship: No. 3 Conn. College 1, No. 1 Williams 1
    November 09, 2014
    Third-seeded Connecticut College made the most of its first trip to the NESCAC Women’s Soccer Championship game, as the Camels edged top-seeded Williams in penalty kicks to capture their first conference crown on Sunday afternoon at Cole Field. Both teams ended regulation tied at 1-1.
  • NESCAC Semifinal: No. 1 Williams 2, No. 5 Middlebury 0
    November 08, 2014
    Top-seeded Williams scored two second-half goals to defeat defending NESCAC Champion and fifth-seeded Middlebury, 2-0, in the first semifinal game of the NESCAC Women's Soccer Championship. The victory moved the Ephs into the championship game at noon on Sunday at Cole Field.
  • NESCAC Semifinal: No. 3 Connecticut College 1, No. 2 Bowdoin 0
    November 08, 2014
    An early goal from Annie Higgins propelled Connecticut College (15-2-0, 8-2-0 NESCAC) to a 1-0 victory over Bowdoin (12-4-0, 8-2-0 NESCAC) in the NESCAC Women's Soccer Semifinal on Saturday. The Camels, who last appeared in the conference semifinals in 2004, advanced to their first-ever final.
  • Williams Prepared to Host NESCAC Women's Soccer Championship
    November 05, 2014
    Top-seeded Williams continues the path towards collecting its sixth conference crown in eight years when it hosts the remaining rounds of the 2014 NESCAC Women’s Soccer Championship this weekend at Cole Field. Saturday’s schedule gets underway at 11 a.m. when the Ephs take on defending champion and fifth-seeded Middlebury. Second-seeded Bowdoin and third-seeded Connecticut College square off at 1:30 p.m.
  • Women's Soccer Weekly Release #9
    November 03, 2014
    Middlebury sophomore midfielder Katherine Hobbs netted her first collegiate goal in a 1-0 win at Amherst to earn NESCAC Women's Soccer Player of the Week recognition.
  • NESCAC Quarterfinal: No. 3 Connecticut College 3, No. 6 Trinity 0
    November 01, 2014
    Rebecca Raymond contributed a goal and an assist to lead the Connecticut College women’s soccer team to a 3-0 victory against Trinity in a NESCAC Championship Quarterfinal Game played on Freeman Field at Tempel Green in New London Saturday.
  • NESCAC Quarterfinal: No. 5 Middlebury 1, No. 4 Amherst 0
    November 01, 2014
    Amherst out-shot Middlebury, 16-5, but a goal by Katherine Hobbs in the 39th minute lifted the fifth-seeded Panthers to a 1-0 victory over the fourth-seeded Jeffs in Saturday afternoon’s NESCAC Quarterfinal women’s soccer game at Hitchcock Field.
  • NESCAC Quarterfinal: No. 2 Bowdoin 4, No. 7 Tufts 0
    November 01, 2014
    The Bowdoin women's soccer team punched its ticket to the NESCAC semifinals after shutting out Tufts 4-0 in the program's first ever post-season win over the Jumbos.
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