2016-17 Yale Women's Soccer News

  • NCAA Recognizes 14 Yale Teams
    May 04, 2017
    Fourteen Yale teams are being recognized for outstanding performance in the classroom.
  • Fall Academic All-Ivy Announced
    December 29, 2016
    The Ivy League recently announced its fall Academic All-Ivy selections and 10 Bulldogs were honored. All were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages. Each Ivy institution nominated five men and five women from its eligible student-athletes.
  • NSCAA Honors Chavarin
    December 12, 2016
    The National Soccer Coaches Association of America is the latest organization to honor Yale’s Aerial Chavarin. Chavarin, who led the Bulldogs with nine goals, five assists and 23 points, has been named to the NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Region second team. She was the only freshman to be selected to any of the three Mid Athletic region teams.
  • Chavarin Earns All-New England Honors
    December 09, 2016
    The honors continue to come in for Aeriel Chavarin after her outstanding freshman season for the Yale women’s soccer team. Chavarin, who led the Bulldogs with nine goals, five assists and 23 points, has been named second team All-New England.
  • Hudson Elected 2017-18 Captain
    December 02, 2016
    It wasn’t easy for Carlin Hudson to sit on the sidelines after she suffered a season-ending injury in the first game of 2015. Hudson, though, did her best to make the most of the predicament she found herself in.
  • Team Awards Announced
    December 01, 2016
    The Yale women’s soccer team held its annual post season banquet on Tuesday night. Four team awards were presented and seniors Lillian Bitner, Geneva Decker, Karina Kovalcik, Colleen McCormack and Dani Temares were honored for their outstanding contributions to the program over the last four years.
  • Chavarin Named Ivy League Rookie Of Year
    November 10, 2016
    Aeriel Chavarin, who led the Bulldogs with nine goals, five assists and 23 points, has been named the Ivy League Women’s Soccer Rookie of the Year. In addition, she also earned first team All-Ivy recognition, while junior defender Carlin Hudson was selected to the second team.
  • First-Half Goal Lifts Brown Over Yale
    November 05, 2016
    Brown’s Senior Day had a similar story line to the one at Reese Stadium last Saturday when Yale’s Geneva Decker made the most of her final home game, scoring the game-winning goal in a victory over Columbia. This time the tables were turned on the Bulldogs as Carly Gould, who was playing her last game at Stevenson-Pincince Field, tallied the only goal of the game as the Bears edged the Bulldogs 1-0 in the season finale for both teams.
  • Season Finale At Brown
    November 03, 2016
    Yale wraps up the 2016 season with a trip to Brown on Saturday. Kickoff at Stevenson-Pincince Field is slated for 3:30 p.m. and the Ivy League Digital Network has the video.
  • Chavarin Earns Third Rookie Of Week Honor
    October 31, 2016
    Aerial Chavarin, who played a key role in the most thrilling moment of the season – Saturday’s overtime victory over Columbia - has been named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week.
  • Senior Day Heroics For Bulldogs
    October 29, 2016
    Geneva Decker won’t soon forget her final game at Reese Stadium. Decker, a senior, scored just 2:17 into overtime as Yale earned a thrilling 2-1 victory over Columbia before a big Senior Day crowd.
  • First-Place Columbia Visits On Senior Day
    October 27, 2016
    Yale closes out the home portion of the 2016 season when first-place Columbia visits on Saturday. Kickoff at Reese Stadium is slated for 4 p.m. and the Ivy League Digital Network has the video. Yale’s five seniors will be recognized prior to the start.
  • Bulldogs Fall 1-0 To Penn
    October 22, 2016
    It was another maddening day for the Yale women’s soccer team. One momentary defensive lapse followed shortly by the controversial waving off of a potential tying goal had the Bulldogs walking off the Reese Stadium field with a heartbreaking 1-0 loss to Penn on a breezy and chilly afternoon.
  • Bulldogs Back Home To Host Penn On Alumni Day
    October 20, 2016
    After three straight weekends on the road, the Yale women’s soccer team is back in the friendly confines of Reese Stadium to host Penn on Saturday. Kickoff on Alumni Day is slated for 4 p.m. and the Ivy League Digital Network has the video.
  • Bulldogs Fall At Cornell
    October 15, 2016
    It was a very frustrating day for the Yale women’s soccer team at Cornell’s Berman Field. The Bulldogs peppered the Big Red goal with 24 shots and had nine corner kicks but suffered a heartbreaking 2-1 defeat.
  • Trip To Cornell Concludes Road Stretch
    October 13, 2016
    Yale’s first three Ivy League games couldn’t have been much tighter. There were two one-goal decisions (a victory and a loss) and a draw for the Bulldogs. If recent history is any indication, Saturday’s trip to Cornell figures to be another tense affair. Kickoff at Berman Field is slated for 1 p.m. with video from the Ivy League Digital Network.
  • Higginson Named Ivy Rookie Of Week
    October 10, 2016
    Freshman Noelle Higginson, who scored the game-winning goal in Yale’s victory over Dartmouth on Saturday, was named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week.
  • Higginson’s Goal Lifts Yale Over Dartmouth
    October 08, 2016
    Freshman Noelle Higginson made her head coach look pretty smart Saturday against Dartmouth. A little over two minutes after Rudy Meredith subbed her into the game for the first time in the second half, Higginson delivered with her first career goal as Yale earned a very important 1-0 Ivy League victory over the Big Green at Burnham Field.
  • Bulldogs Visit Dartmouth
    October 06, 2016
    It’s another Saturday on the road for the Yale women’s soccer team. The middle game of three straight away from home takes the Bulldogs to New Hampshire to face Dartmouth. Kickoff at Burnham Field is slated for 4 p.m., and the Ivy League Digital Network has the video.
  • Speck ’15 Playing For NWSL Championship
    October 05, 2016
    Meredith Speck’s first season as a professional could end with a championship. Speck, a 2015 Yale graduate and a three-time first team All-Ivy selection during her outstanding career with the Bulldogs, is a member of the Western New York Flash of the National Women’s Soccer League. The Flash earned a 4-3 win over Portland on Sunday and will meet the Washington Spirit in Houston this Sunday in the NWSL Championship game.
  • Bulldogs Drop Heartbreaker At Harvard
    October 01, 2016
    It was the formula Yale head coach Rudy Meredith has been looking for. Score an early goal and play with the lead. The Bulldogs did it well for more than 60 minutes Saturday at Harvard, but the Crimson tallied a pair of late goals to escape with a 2-1 victory over Yale at Jordan Field.
  • Road Stretch Starts At Harvard
    September 29, 2016
    Yale did the job against one of the top two Ivy League goal scorers last Saturday, holding Princeton’s Tyler Lussi without a point in a 1-1 tie with the defending league champion Tigers. The Bulldogs get a look at the other this Saturday when they travel to Harvard. Margaret Purce leads the Crimson and shares league lead with Lussi with eight goals. Yale and Harvard kickoff at 7 p.m. at Jordan Field, following the Yale-Harvard men’s game which begins at 4 p.m.
  • Chavarin Named Ivy League Rookie Of Week
    September 26, 2016
    Freshman Aerial Chavarin made a habit of scoring important goals during non-conference play when two of her goals were game-winners, and she also tallied the tying goal late against Iona. The start of Ivy League play did nothing to change her knack for coming up big. Chavarin scored the tying goal at 73:44 as the Bulldogs earned a 1-1 tie with defending league champion Princeton on Saturday and two days later has been named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week.
  • Ivy Opening Draw For Bulldogs
    September 24, 2016
    There was no panic in the Yale women’s soccer team after falling behind Princeton in Saturday’s Ivy League opener at Reese Stadium. In fact, it was a position the Bulldogs had been in far too much for head coach Rudy Meredith’s liking during non-conference play.
  • Princeton Visits For Ivy Opener
    September 22, 2016
    There could be some fireworks when Yale begins Ivy League play on Saturday against Princeton. The Bulldogs and Tigers enter as the Ivy’s highest scoring teams with 17 goals apiece. Kickoff at Reese Stadium is slated for 4 p.m. and video of the game is available from both the Ivy League Digital Network and ESPN3.
  • Creighton Tops Yale 4-2
    September 18, 2016
    There were a number of lessons to be learned for Yale in its final non-conference game of the season. Perhaps most importantly, the Bulldogs showed they could go toe-to-toe with one of the top teams in the Big East. A few mistakes, though, proved costly, and Creighton came away with a 4-2 victory on an overcast afternoon at Reese Stadium.
  • Bulldogs Support Kicks For Joshua
    September 16, 2016
    The Yale women’s soccer team is supporting a very worthy cause this fall. The Bulldogs have teamed up with the Monroe Lynch family to raise money for a most deserving little boy.
  • Late Goal Lifts Bulldogs
    September 15, 2016
    Rudy Meredith is confident his team will eventually score the first goal in a game. In the meantime, he’ll settle for the way things unfolded Thursday night against Hartford. Sarah McCauley headed in a Kristi Wharton corner kick with four minutes left in the second half as Yale rallied from a 1-0 deficit to defeat the Hawks 2-1 on a gorgeous late summer evening at Reese Stadium.
  • Two More Home Games On Tap
    September 14, 2016
    The Bulldogs have two more opportunities to fine-tune their game before opening Ivy League play against Princeton on Sept. 24. Yale hosts Hartford on Thursday at 7 p.m. and Creighton on Sunday at noon. The Ivy League Digital Network has video of both games.
  • Bulldogs Fall At Vermont
    September 11, 2016
    This time, Yale couldn’t quite dig itself out of an early hole. Aerial Chavarin’s goal with 10 minutes left in the second half pulled the Bulldogs within one of Vermont, but Yale couldn’t get the equalizer. The result was a 2-1 loss to the Catamounts at Virtue Field.
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