Speck Elected 2014 CaptainMeredith Speck served as a team captain for both her Sacred Heart Academy high school team and Long Island Fury club team prior to coming to Yale. Next fall, that experience will come in handy. Speck, a two-time first team All-Ivy selection, was elected captain of the 2014 Yale women’s soccer team. The announcement was made recently following a team vote.
Three Bulldogs Earn All-Ivy RecognitionThree Yale women’s soccer players have earned All-Ivy recognition. Forward Melissa Gavin and defender Meredith Speck were both named to the first team, while midfielder Shannon McSweeney was a second team selection.
Senior Night Highlights Final WeekendThe Yale women’s soccer team ends the 2013 season with a pair of games against Brown this weekend. The two teams play the game that counts in the Ivy League standings Friday at 7 p.m. at Reese Stadium and then meet in Providence on Sunday in a 1 p.m. kickoff.
Bulldogs Fall 3-1 At ColumbiaAs has been the case throughout the season, Columbia was very efficient Saturday against Yale. The Lions had 16 shots but scored on three of them en route to a 3-1 victory at the Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium.
Coxe, Battaglia Named Academic All-DistrictFrannie Coxe and Muriel Battaglia each have made key contributions to the Yale women’s soccer team this fall. They’ve also been successful in the classroom. As a result both were named to the Capital One Academic All-District I first team.
Bulldogs Back On Road At ColumbiaThe Yale women’s soccer team plays its second straight Ivy League road game on Saturday at Columbia. Kickoff at the Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium is slated for 1 p.m. The game was originally scheduled for 7 p.m. but was changed recently.
Bulldogs Settle For 1-1 Tie At PennThe Yale women’s soccer team came within 21 seconds of posting perhaps its most impressive win of the season. Instead, it turned into a frustrating night for the Bulldogs, who were forced to settle for a 1-1 tie with Penn on a picture perfect evening at Rhodes Field.
Bulldogs Visit PennThe Yale women’s soccer team plays its first Ivy League road game of the season on Saturday at Penn. Kickoff at Rhodes Field is set for 5 p.m.
Jeffrey’s Goal Lifts Yale Past CornellThere is nothing Yale women’s soccer coach Rudy Meredith stresses more than the importance of scoring first. His team hasn’t always been able to deliver this season, but that is starting to change. For the second straight game, the Bulldogs got the first goal, and in this case the only goal, in a 1-0 victory over Cornell on Saturday night at Reese Stadium.
Bulldogs Host Cornell On Youth DayThe Yale women’s soccer team hosts Cornell on Saturday. Kickoff on Youth Day at Reese Stadium is slated for 6:30 p.m., following the Yale-Cornell men’s game which starts at 3:30 p.m.
Gavin Scores Twice As Bulldogs Blank Marist 4-0The Yale women’s soccer team was very efficient Monday night at Marist. The Bulldogs managed only eight shots, but four of them found the back of the net. The result was an impressive 4-0 victory over the Red Foxes on a chilly night at Gartland Athletic Field.
Bulldogs Visit Marist MondayThe Yale women’s soccer team plays a non-league game on Monday night at Marist. Kickoff at the Gartland Athletic Field is slated for 7 p.m.
First-Half Goal Lifts Dartmouth Past YaleDartmouth had a pretty substantial edge in play in Saturday’s 1-0 victory over Yale Saturday at Reese Stadium. Still, the Bulldogs couldn’t help but wonder what might have been as they walked off the field.
Yale's Game With Central Connecticut PostponedTonight's Yale women's soccer game with Central Connecticut, scheduled to be played in New Britain, has been postponed because of the threat of severe weather. A make-up date for the match has not yet been determined.
Harvard Holds Off Yale 3-1For a stretch of the second half Saturday, it looked like the Yale women’s soccer team might be on its way to another big comeback.
Bulldogs Seek Best Ivy Start Since 2009; Host HarvardThe Yale women’s soccer team opened Ivy League play with a thrilling 3-2 overtime victory at Princeton last weekend. The Bulldogs play their first home Ivy game on Saturday, hosting Harvard. Kickoff at Reese Stadium is slated for 4 p.m., the first game of a doubleheader with the Yale men, who host Harvard at 7 p.m.
Hagopian Earns CollegeSoccer360.com HonorPaula Hagopian’s one goal and two assist performance at Princeton on Saturday has earned her another honor. Hagopian was named a Week 6 Prime Time Performer by collegesoccer360.com. Hagopian scored the game-winner in overtime as Yale knocked off the defending Ivy League champion Tigers 3-2.
Total Mortgage Athlete Spotlight Of The Week – Women’s Soccer Player Melissa GavinThere has been no stopping junior forward Melissa Gavin since she has first stepped foot on the field for the Yale women’s soccer team. In 2011, Gavin became just the fourth player in Yale history to be named the Ivy League Rookie of the Year. This past weekend, Gavin scored her team-leading sixth goal of the season to help the Bulldogs to a thrilling overtime victory against defending Ivy champion Princeton. Gavin is the latest Total Mortgage Athlete Spotlight of the Week.
Hagopian Named Ivy League Player Of WeekPaula Hagopian has made a habit of scoring big goals this season for the Yale women’s soccer team. She struck again Saturday, notching the game-winner in overtime as the Bulldogs knocked of defending Ivy League champion Princeton 3-2. For that effort, she has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week.
Yale Wins Ivy Opener In Thrilling FashionMeredith Speck has a number of key roles for the Yale women’s soccer team. Late in the second half of Saturday’s Ivy League opener against Princeton, head coach Rudy Meredith had her back on defense. When the game went to overtime, his plan was to keep her there. Speck, though, had other ideas.
Fairfield Scores Late First-Half Goal To Sink YaleA disturbing trend has emerged as the Yale women’s soccer team prepares for next Saturday’s Ivy League opener against Princeton. In each of the last two games, the Bulldogs have allowed a goal in the final minute of the first half. It was particularly damaging on Sunday against Fairfield as it turned out to be the only goal of the game as the Stags edged the Bulldogs 1-0.
Busy Stretch Continues With Two Games This WeekendThe Yale women’s soccer team concludes a three-games-in-five-day stretch with two games this weekend. The Bulldogs host Sacred Heart on Friday at 7 p.m. at Reese Stadium and then travel to Fairfield on Sunday for a 2 p.m. kickoff.
Bulldogs Blank Hartford 2-0The Yale women’s soccer team used a balanced performance to knock off America East preseason favorite Hartford on Wednesday night. The Bulldogs scored a pair of goals off corner kicks and limited the Hawks’ scoring chances in a very efficient 2-0 victory on a chilly night at Reese Stadium.
Bulldogs Back Home To Host HartfordA busy week for the Yale women’s soccer team begins on Wednesday night when Hartford comes to town. Kickoff at Reese Stadium is slated for 7 p.m. The Bulldogs (3-1) then host Sacred Heart on Friday and travel to Fairfield on Sunday.
Speck Earns CollegeSportsMadness.com HonorMeredith Speck, who assisted on three of Yale’s four goals in Sunday’s thrilling 4-3 victory over Towson, has been named the CollegeSportsMadness.com Ivy League Player of the Week.
Hagopian’s Overtime Goal Caps Big Yale ComebackIt was looking like a lost weekend for the Yale women’s soccer team midway through the second half of Sunday’s game at Towson. The Bulldogs, who fell at No. 12 Georgetown on Friday, were trailing the Tigers 3-1.
Trip To DC, Maryland On Tap For BulldogsAfter opening with a pair of victories last weekend, the Yale women’s soccer team embarks on its longest road trip of the season. The Bulldogs head to Washington, DC, to face No. 12 Georgetown on Friday and then are in Maryland to meet Towson on Sunday for a 1 p.m. kickoff.
No. 12 Georgetown Hands Yale First LossThe Yale women’s soccer team learned first hand that No. 12 Georgetown is a serious threat for a national championship. Mary Kroening and Daphne Corboz each scored twice as the Hoyas cruised to an 8-0 victory over the Bulldogs in the nation’s capital.
Decker Earns CollegeSportsMadness Weekly HonorFreshman Geny Decker’s big game against UMass Lowell caught the attention of one national website. Decker, who scored twice in the 3-1 victory over the River Hawks on Sunday, was selected as the CollegeSportsMadness Ivy League Player of the Week.
Gavin Named Ivy League Player Of WeekMelissa Gavin is off to a strong start for the Yale women’s soccer team. She scored a pair of game-winning goals over the weekend as the Bulldogs won their first two games of the season for the first time since 2009. This morning, she was rewarded for her efforts by being named the season’s first Ivy League Player of the Week.
Two-Goal Second Half Lifts Bulldogs Over UMass LowellUMass Lowell pulled out all the pomp and circumstance for its first women’s soccer home game as a Division I institution. There were a number of local youth players in attendance and the pre-game introductions were done Champions League style.
Two Games For Bulldogs On Opening WeekendThe season opener is finally in sight for the Yale women’s soccer team. The Bulldogs kick off the 2013 campaign by hosting Stony Brook on Friday at 7 p.m. at Reese Stadium. Two days later, Yale plays its first road game, traveling to UMass Lowell for a 2 p.m. kickoff.