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Women’s soccer players earn All-Conference honors

Women’s soccer players earn All-Conference honors

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

Five women’s soccer players received spots on the NEWMAC All-Conference Teams on Nov. 13 following the team’s second consecutive winning season.  After each season, the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference coaches vote to decide the two 13-player All-Conference Teams, which r...

Women’s soccer season ends after playoff penalty kicks

Women’s soccer season ends after playoff penalty kicks

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

November 6, 2019

The women’s soccer team’s season ended on Tuesday after losing to Springfield College in the first round of the NEWMAC playoffs following penalty kicks.  This game provided a rematch for the Lions, who lost 2-1 to Springfield on Sept. 28. Freshman forward Alexa Ingersoll scored an early goal for...

Women’s soccer heads to playoffs despite senior day loss

Women’s soccer heads to playoffs despite senior day loss

By Andrew Lin

November 2, 2019

The women’s soccer team will advance to the NEWMAC playoffs despite losing 1-0 against the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on the Lions’ senior day.  Before the game, the team honored senior forward Veronica Alberts and senior midfielder Mallory Hanson by cheering for the two from the ...

Women’s soccer head coach receives prestigious certification

Women’s soccer head coach receives prestigious certification

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

October 22, 2019

Women’s soccer head coach David Suvak received a National A-Senior License from US Soccer on Oct. 21, becoming the only Division III coach to be awarded the certification in 2019, Emerson Athletics announced.  Suvak applied for this license in 2018, and US Soccer accepted the applications of 36 coaches from around the c...

Women’s soccer extends conference win streak to four

Women’s soccer extends conference win streak to four

By Andrew Lin

October 19, 2019

The women’s soccer team defeated Wellesley College by a score of 1-0 behind senior forward Veronica Alberts’ lone goal. The win improves the Lions’ record to 10-4 on the season and 5-1 in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference. In the first half, the Lions had several chan...

Women’s soccer freshmen dominate mid-season

Women’s soccer freshmen dominate mid-season

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

October 16, 2019

With the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference tournament fast approaching, the women’s soccer team is preparing to make another playoff push. Going into the 2019 season, the Lions needed to fill some major holes on the roster. The seven seniors that helped lead the team to the semi...

Lions defeat Wheaton for third-straight conference win

Lions defeat Wheaton for third-straight conference win

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

October 15, 2019

The women’s soccer team won its third-straight conference match in a physical 1-0 game against Wheaton College.  The Lions recorded a shutout for the seventh time this year.  “During these past three wins, our defense has just been super consistent and super hardworking,” sophomore goalkee...

Lions snap losing streak with win over Smith College

Lions snap losing streak with win over Smith College

By Ethan McDowell, Sports Editor

October 8, 2019

The women’s soccer team ended its three-game losing streak Tuesday with a 2-1 win against conference opponent Smith College.  Freshman forward Alexa Ingersoll scored a goal to give the Lions a 1-0 advantage 17 seconds into the game.   “We knew that this was a game that we had to win in ord...

Women’s soccer ends four game win streak against Lesley

Women’s soccer ends four game win streak against Lesley

By Christopher Williams

September 25, 2019

The women’s soccer team ended a four-game win streak following a 2-1 loss at home to Lesley University Tuesday night in the annual battle for the Charles River Cup. Lesley opened the first half with a goal off a freekick seven minutes into the game. Head coach David Suvak said the Lions did no...

Freshman soccer player shows dominance in midfield

Freshman soccer player shows dominance in midfield

By Nick Rempe

September 24, 2019

Before freshman Cali Bruce joined the women’s soccer team, she used to spend her weekends in hotels with her club soccer team, preparing for two games after a week of four practices. Bruce played for Richmond United, which she said is one of the toughest and most time-consuming clubs in the count...

Women’s soccer scores eight goals in conference opener

Women’s soccer scores eight goals in conference opener

By Hanna Hill

September 21, 2019

The women’s soccer team opened conference play Saturday afternoon with an 8-0 win against Mount Holyoke College. Sophomore forward Grace Cosgrove scored three goals and notched one assist. The win places the team first in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference and continues it...

Women’s soccer wins third game in a row ahead of conference play

Women’s soccer wins third game in a row ahead of conference play

By Collin Robisheaux

September 17, 2019

The women’s soccer team notched its third win in a row Tuesday, shutting out Thomas College en route to a 3-0 victory. The Lions scored all three of their goals in the second half. Head coach David Suvak said, despite the win, there is still room for improvement in the team’s offensive performa...