2017-18 Yale Women's Soccer News

  • Second Half Goal Lifts UMass Over Yale
    September 17, 2017
    Visits to Amherst, Massachusetts have not been kind to the Yale women’s soccer team over the years. The Bulldogs turned in one of their better performances there on Sunday but still left disappointed after dropping a 1-0 decision to UMass on a warm and humid late summer afternoon.
  • Bulldogs Earn 1-1 Draw With Colorado College
    September 15, 2017
    Yale probably deserved a better result against Colorado College, but the Bulldogs were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw before a big Friday night crowd at Reese Stadium. Yale outshot the Tigers 18-5 and had a 10-1 edge in corner kicks.
  • Final Weekend Of Non-Conference Play On Tap
    September 14, 2017
    The start of Ivy League play is fast approaching and Yale has one more weekend to fine tune its game. The Bulldogs host Colorado College on Friday at 7 p.m. at Reese Stadium and then travel to UMass for a 2 p.m. kickoff.
  • Ostrander Named Ivy League Rookie Of Week
    September 11, 2017
    For the second straight week, a Yale player has earned Ivy League Rookie of the Week honors. Ciara Ostrander, who tallied a goal and an assist in last Monday’s win at Hofstra, is the latest winner after Sarah Jordan was recognized last Monday.
  • No. 2 Stanford Hands Yale First Loss
    September 10, 2017
    There are very few women’s soccer programs with more tradition and history of success than Stanford. When the Cardinal is firing on all cylinders, it can be difficult to stop. It was a lesson Yale learned first hand. Stanford, ranked second in the nation, got goals from seven different players in a 7-0 victory over the Bulldogs at Cagan Stadium.
  • Best Start In School History Is Complete; Yale Blanks Pacific
    September 08, 2017
    Yale is off to the best start in school history. Michelle Alozie scored twice early in the second half as the Bulldogs rolled to a 2-0 victory over the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.
  • Bulldogs To Spend Weekend On West Coast
    September 07, 2017
    The undefeated Yale women’s soccer team heads to Northern California for a pair of games this weekend. The Bulldogs face Pacific on Friday at 10 p.m. EDT and then are at No. 2 Stanford on Sunday at 4 p.m. EDT.
  • Bulldogs Receive Votes In United Soccer Coaches National Poll
    September 05, 2017
    A 5-0 start to the season has earned the Yale women’s soccer team some national recognition. The Bulldogs received four votes in this week’s United Soccer Coaches (formerly NSCAA) top-25 poll.
  • Jordan Named Ivy League Rookie Of Week
    September 04, 2017
    Sarah Jordan, who scored the game-winning goal in Yale’s 3-2 victory over Sacred Heart on Tuesday, has been named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week.
  • OT Victory Improves Bulldogs To 5-0
    September 04, 2017
    Monday morning, Sarah Jordan was named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week. Monday night, Lydia Shaw started her candidacy for next week’s award. Shaw scored the game-winning goal with 3:12 left in double overtime as Yale stayed perfect with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Hofstra on Long Island.
  • Bulldogs Stay Unbeaten; Blank Miami 2-0
    September 01, 2017
    The season is only a week old, and the Yale women’s soccer team already has two signature wins on its resume. After knocking off perennial NCAA Tournament participant UConn 1-0 in their season opener last Friday, the Bulldogs turned in perhaps an even more impressive performance, defeating Miami of the ACC 2-0 before a big crowd at Reese Stadium.
  • Miami Visit Highlights Busy Labor Day Weekend
    August 31, 2017
    The Yale women’s soccer team is off to a terrific start in 2017, winning its first three games, including a victory over No. 21 UConn to start the season. The Bulldogs face another stiff test against the University of Miami on Friday. Kickoff at Reese Stadium is slated for 7 p.m. following the Yale-Fairleigh Dickinson men’s game, which kicks off at 4:30 p.m. Yale then closes out the long weekend at Hofstra on Labor Day at 7 p.m.
  • Late Goal Lifts Yale Over Sacred Heart
    August 29, 2017
    For the first time this young season, Yale faced a bit of adversity in Tuesday’s game with Sacred Heart. The team responded just like head coach Rudy Meredith hoped it would. Sarah Jordan’s goal with less than eight minutes left in the second half snapped a 2-2 tie and lifted the Bulldogs to a 3-2 win on a rainy night at Reese Stadium.
  • Bulldogs Back Home To Host Sacred Heart
    August 28, 2017
    A busy start to the season for the Yale women’s soccer team continues on Tuesday night when Sacred Heart visits Reese Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m.
  • Perfect Opening Weekend Complete
    August 27, 2017
    Michelle Alozie is a dangerous scorer at all times of day. Alozie, though, seems to particularly enjoy Yale’s early morning starts during first-year orientation weekend. Last year she scored a pair of goals in a 4-0 win over Sacred Heart, and she was just as productive on Sunday against Delaware State.
  • Great Start To Athletic Year; Bulldogs Knock Off No. 21 UConn
    August 25, 2017
    The first athletic event of the new school year could very well go down as one of the most memorable of 2017-18. Noelle Higginson scored the only goal of the game midway through the first half as the Yale women’s soccer team opened the season with a 1-0 victory over No. 21 UConn at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium.
  • 2017 Season Kicks Off Vs. UConn & Delaware State
    August 24, 2017
    For the first time since 2012, the Yale women’s soccer team opens the season on the road. The Bulldogs, though, won’t have far to go, travelling to Storrs to meet UConn on Friday. Kickoff at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium is slated for 3 p.m. Yale then plays it home opener on Sunday, hosting Delaware State at 10 a.m. at Reese Stadium.
  • Kaufman Joins Meredith’s Staff
    August 21, 2017
    Ashley Kaufman has joined Rudy Meredith’s staff as an assistant coach. Kaufman comes to Yale after spending one season at Washington & Lee where she helped the Generals to a 15-4-1 overall record and a No. 20 national ranking. W&L captured the program’s fourth ODAC title and advanced to the NCAA Tournament.
  • Season Preview: Experienced Bulldogs Well Positioned To Challenge For Ivy Title
    August 18, 2017
    The parity in Ivy League women’s soccer was never more evident than in 2016 when all seven of Yale’s Ivy games were decided by one goal or ended in a tie. There is every reason to believe 2017 will feature more of the same, and the Bulldogs seem well-positioned for success in close games and in the race for the Ivy title.
  • Eight Home Games Highlight 2017 Schedule
    June 30, 2017
    During his long tenure as head coach, Rudy Meredith has brought teams from all across the country to New Haven to face his Yale women’s soccer team. That will again be the case in 2017 as the Bulldogs welcome the University of Miami to Reese Stadium on Sept. 1 and later host Colorado College on Sept. 15. Those are two of the highlights of a 2017 schedule that includes a trip to Northern California to face perennial NCAA power Stanford and Pacific. In all, the Bulldogs play 17 games, including eight in the friendly confines of Reese Stadium.
  • Meredith Announces Nationally Ranked Class of 2021
    June 09, 2017
    Rudy Meredith will welcome eight talented freshmen to Yale this fall. Reina Bonta, Kristen Enriquez, Mia Grillo, Sarah Jordan, Alexandra McCraven, Christine Oberhausen, Ciara Ostrander and Lydia Shaw all bring strong credentials to New Haven.