2011 Women's Soccer Archived News

  • Cumberbatch Featured By ECAC In "Getting To Know Our Neighbors"
    January 04, 2012
    Cumberbatch Featured By ECAC In "Getting To Know Our Neighbors" Centerville, MA -- Head coach Kevin Cumberbatch was featured recently in the fourth installment of the ECAC Spotlight feature "Getting To Know Our Neighbors." Click inside for more information.
  • Scott, Clifford Named To NEWISA, ECAC Division III  All-New England Teams
    December 21, 2011
    Scott, Clifford Named To NEWISA, ECAC Division III All-New England Teams Cape Cod, MA --- Senior classmates Nikki Scott and Danielle Clifford have each been tabbed to the New England Intercollegiate Women’s Soccer Association (NEWISA) All-New England team while Scott has been selected as an ECAC Division III New England All-Star. Both were the only representatives on each team from the MASCAC.
  • Scott Named Capital One Division III Academic All-American
    November 29, 2011
    Scott Named Capital One Division III Academic All-American Worcester, MA --- Worcester State women’s soccer student-athlete Nikki Scott has been selected as a Capital One Division III Academic Third-Team All-American by the College Sports Information Directors of America (Co-SIDA). Scott's academic honor is the first for a WSU student-athlete since 2002.
  • Clifford, Scott Selected To Play In NEWISA Senior All-Star Game
    November 23, 2011
    Clifford, Scott Selected To Play In NEWISA Senior All-Star Game Worcester, MA --- Senior teammates Danielle Clifford and Nikki Scott have both been tabbed to play in the upcoming New England Intercollegiate Women’s Soccer Association (NEWISA) All-Star game. Clifford would tally the contests' game-winning marker in the 55th minute as she helped team Gang Green earn the eventual 6-2 triumph.
  • Three-Student Athletes Named To All-MASCAC Women's Soccer Team
    November 18, 2011
    Three-Student Athletes Named To All-MASCAC Women's Soccer Team Buzzards Bay, MA --- Senior standout Danielle Clifford has been named the MASCAC Player of the Year in a vote by the leagues eight head coaches last week as announced by conference publicist Jim Seavey. Along with Clifford, senior Nikki Scott and junior Brianne Beckman received nods to the team while Kevin Cumberbatch was selected as the Turfer MASCAC Coach of the Year.
  • Women's Soccer Claims ECAC New England Championship In Shootout
    November 13, 2011
    Women's Soccer Claims ECAC New England Championship In Shootout Worcester, MA --- Senior Danielle Clifford scored the lone goal for top-seeded Worcester State in a 1-1 draw with #2 Keene State and she also had the clinching tally in a 4-3 shootout to help the Lancers earn their first-ever ECAC Division III New England Women’s Soccer Tournament Championship.
  • Clifford Helps Send Worcester State to ECAC Championship In 1-0 Victory over UMass-Boston
    November 12, 2011
    Clifford Helps Send Worcester State to ECAC Championship In 1-0 Victory over UMass-Boston Worcester, MA --- Worcester State senior Danielle Clifford snapped a scoreless tie in the 76th minute with the lone goal of the contest to help lead the top-seeded Lancers to a 1-0 triumph over #4 UMass-Boston this afternoon in the semifinals of the ECAC Division III New England Championship this afternoon at Coughlin Field.
  • Women's Soccer Edges University of New England In Shootout
    November 09, 2011
    Women's Soccer Edges University of New England In Shootout Worcester, MA --- Sophomore Gaby Gonet booted the match-clinching penalty kick as Worcester State drew with the University of New England 1-1 and advanced to the ECAC Division III New England Tournament semifinals, 5-4, in a shootout this evening at Coughlin Field.
  • Women's Soccer Tabbed As Top Seed in ECAC Division III New England Tournament
    November 07, 2011
    Women's Soccer Tabbed As Top Seed in ECAC Division III New England Tournament Cape Cod, MA --- The Worcester State women’s soccer team has been selected as the top-seed in this week’s upcoming ECAC Division III New England Tournament. The Lancers, who are making their second-ever ECAC appearance, will entertain #8 University of New England at 6 PM in the opening round on Wednesday.
  • Women's Soccer Loses To Westfield State, 1-0, In MASCAC Championship
    November 05, 2011
    Women's Soccer Loses To Westfield State, 1-0, In MASCAC Championship Worcester, MA --- #2 Westfield State netted a late goal in the second half to help lift the second-seeded Owls to a 1-0 victory over #1 Worcester State in the MASCAC Tournament Championship game this evening at Coughlin Field. Angiezaka Sychtysz made four saves for the hosts.
  • Scott Earns First-Team Capital One All-District Academic Honors
    November 04, 2011
    Scott Earns First-Team Capital One All-District Academic Honors Worcester, MA --- Worcester State women’s soccer student-athlete Nikki Scott has been named to the Capital One Academic Division III All-District I first team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (Co-SIDA). The senior advances to the national ballot for All-America consideration.
  • Women's Soccer Advances To MASCAC Championship Game In Triumph Over Fitchburg State
    November 03, 2011
    Women's Soccer Advances To MASCAC Championship Game In Triumph Over Fitchburg State Worcester, MA --- Worcester State junior Brianne Beckman netted the game-winning goal in the 19th minute to help propel the top-seeded Lancers to a 2-1 triumph over #4 Fitchburg State in the MASCAC Women’s Soccer Tournament Semifinals at Coughlin Field this evening.
  • Women's Soccer Takes Down Fitchburg State, 1-0
    October 29, 2011
    Women's Soccer Takes Down Fitchburg State, 1-0 Fitchburg, MA --- Senior Danielle Clifford scored the lone goal of the contest to help lift Worcester State to a 1-0 triumph over Fitchburg State in MASCAC women’s soccer action. In the win, the Lancers have claimed a share of the MASCAC regular season title and the top-seed in next week's conference tournament.
  • Women's Soccer Earns Triumph In Double-Overtime Against UMass Dartmouth, 1-0
    October 26, 2011
    Women's Soccer Earns Triumph In Double-Overtime Against UMass Dartmouth, 1-0 North Dartmouth, MA --- Junior Courtney Pellon notched the game-clininching goal in the 102nd minute of the second overtime to help lead Worcester State to a 1-0 victory over UMass Dartmouth. Pellon recieved an assist on the play from classmate Sarina Lathrop.
  • Women's Soccer Falls To Salem State, 1-0
    October 22, 2011
    Women's Soccer Falls To Salem State, 1-0 Worcester, MA --- Salem State scored a goal off of a free-kick in the 53rd minute to defeat Worcester State, 1-0, in MASCAC women's soccer action at Coughlin Field. The Lancers honored their senior players who participated in their final regular season home game this afternoon.
  • Worcester Telegram & Gazette: "NCAA Loss Motivation For Worcester State Soccer Team"
    October 19, 2011
    Worcester Telegram & Gazette: "NCAA Loss Motivation For Worcester State Soccer Team" Worcester, MA --- The end of the 2010 season was bittersweet for the Worcester State women’s soccer team. The Lancers won the MASCAC Tournament championship and advanced to the NCAAs for the fifth time — a terrific accomplishment — but WSU players and coaches left the field after a 1-0 first-round NCAA loss to Eastern Connecticut State believing it was a game they could have and should have won.
  • Women's Soccer Blanks Massachusetts Maritime, 6-0
    October 15, 2011
    Women's Soccer Blanks Massachusetts Maritime, 6-0 Worcester, MA --- Senior Christina Vernaci netted two goals for Worcester State in a 6-0 triumph over MASCAC rival Massachusetts Maritime Academy in women’s soccer action this afternoon at Coughlin Field. The Lancers are now tied for first place with Fitchburg State in the conference standings.
  • Women's Soccer Blanks Rhode Island College, 3-0
    October 11, 2011
    Women's Soccer Blanks Rhode Island College, 3-0 Providence, RI --- Senior Angieszaka Sychtysz helped Worcester State post the squads fifth shutout of the season as the Lancers defeated Rhode Island College, 3-0, at the RIC Soccer Field this evening. WSU, ranked ninth in the latest NSCAA New England Division III poll, have won nine of their last eight games.
  • Gonet Tabbed MASCAC Women's Soccer Player of the Week
    October 09, 2011
    Gonet Tabbed MASCAC Women's Soccer Player of the Week Buzzards Bay, MA --- Worcester State sophomore forward Gaby Gonet has been named MASCAC Women’s Soccer Player of the Week for helping lead the Lancers to a 2-0 record. WSU is now ranked ninth in New England in the latest NSCAA regional poll.
  • Clifford, Gonet Propel Women's Soccer To 3-1 Triumph Over Westfield State
    October 08, 2011
    Clifford, Gonet Propel Women's Soccer To 3-1 Triumph Over Westfield State Worcester, MA --- Senior Danielle Clifford notched three points with a goal and an assist while sophomore Gaby Gonet registered the game-winning marker as they helped push Worcester State to a 3-1 win this afternoon over Westfield State in MASCAC women’s soccer action at Coughlin Field.
  • Second-Half Goals Help Women's Soccer Defeat Western Connecticut, 2-1
    October 04, 2011
    Second-Half Goals Help Women's Soccer Defeat Western Connecticut, 2-1 Worcester, MA --- A pair of second-half tallies by sophomore Gaby Gonet and freshman Sarina Lathrop gave Worcester State the 2-1 victory over Western Connecticut State in non-conference women’s soccer action. Lathrop's was her first collegiate goal proved to be the decisive marker in the victory.
  • Bridgewater State Blanks Women's Soccer, 2-0, In MASCAC Rivalry Battle
    October 01, 2011
    Bridgewater State Blanks Women's Soccer, 2-0, In MASCAC Rivalry Battle Bridgewater State --- Bridgewater State blanked Worcester State for the first time this season in a 3-0 victory for the Bears in women's MASCAC soccer action this afternoon. Senior Angiezaka Sychtysz collected four stops for the Lancers in the setback.
  • Women's Soccer Runs Win-Streak To Six In Triumph Over Keene State
    September 29, 2011
    Women's Soccer Runs Win-Streak To Six In Triumph Over Keene State Worcester, MA --- Sophomore Makayla Moran booted an unassisted 35-yard tally in the 43rd minute for the eventual game-winner as Worcester State defeated Keene State in non-conference women’s soccer action. The Lancers defeated the Owls for the first time since the 2007 season.
  • Women's Soccer Blanks Framingham State, 6-0
    September 23, 2011
    Women's Soccer Blanks Framingham State, 6-0 Framingham, MA --- Senior Danielle Clifford and freshman Therese Morss each netted a pair of goals apiece to help lead Worcester State to a 6-0 victory over Framingham State in MASCAC women's soccer action this afternoon. Fourth-year Sarah Rafferty and freshman Alyssa Sawyer both pitched in with the other markers for WSU.
  • New Bedford Standard Times: "Lakeville's Beckman Making An Impression At Worcester State"
    September 22, 2011
    New Bedford Standard Times: "Lakeville's Beckman Making An Impression At Worcester State" Judging by her play this season for the Worcester State women's soccer team, one would never know that Brianne Beckman found the adjustment from high school to college challenging.
  • Women's Soccer Logs Fourth Straight In Triumph At Plymouth State
    September 20, 2011
    Women's Soccer Logs Fourth Straight In Triumph At Plymouth State Plymouth, NH --- Sophomore Laura Maunsell scored her first goal of the season to help lead Worcester State to a 1-0 victory over Plymouth State in a non-conference women’s soccer match-up. The Lancers backs held the Panthers to just five shots, one on goal.
  • Clifford Key's Women's Soccer To 1-0 Win Over MCLA
    September 17, 2011
    Clifford Key's Women's Soccer To 1-0 Win Over MCLA Worcester, MA --- Senior Danielle Clifford tallied the games only marker in the 62nd minute to help pace Worcester State to a 1-0 triumph over MCLA in MASCAC action this afternoon at Coughlin Field.
  • Women's Soccer Uses Strong Second Half To Defeat Cross-Town Rival WPI, 2-0
    September 14, 2011
    Women's Soccer Uses Strong Second Half To Defeat Cross-Town Rival WPI, 2-0 Worcester, MA --- Senior Christina Vernaci snapped a scoreless tie in the 50th minute to help lead Worcester State to a 2-0 triumph over WPI in non-conference women’s soccer action this evening at Coughlin Field. The marker was the first career goal for Vernaci.
  • Beckman Helps Lead Women's Soccer Past Clark, 3-1
    September 10, 2011
    Beckman Helps Lead Women's Soccer Past Clark, 3-1 Worcester, MA --- Junior Brianne Beckman registered a pair of first-half goals two minutes apart to help propel Worcester State to a 3-1 triumph over Clark in non-conference women’s soccer action this afternoon. Beckman now leads the Lancers with three goals this season.
  • Women's Soccer Falls To MIT On The Road, 2-1
    September 06, 2011
    Women's Soccer Falls To MIT On The Road, 2-1 Cambridge, MA --- MIT posted a 2-1 come-from-behind victory this evening over Worcester State in non conference women's soccer action. Freshman Alyssa Sawyer netted the lone goal for the Lancers on an assist from Brianne Beckman.
  • Women's Soccer Draws 2-2 Tie With Wheaton
    September 03, 2011
    Women's Soccer Draws 2-2 Tie With Wheaton Norton, MA --- Worcester State recieved a pair of late goals from freshman Alyssa Sawyer and junior Brianne Beckman to help tie Wheaton in double overtime this afternoon in non conference women's soccer action.
  • Women's Soccer Loses To Colby-Sawyer, 2-1, In Season Opener
    September 01, 2011
    Women's Soccer Loses To Colby-Sawyer, 2-1, In Season Opener Worcester, MA --- The women's soccer team lost their first game of the year to Colby-Sawyer, 2-1. Freshman Kaleigh Evans notched her first collegiate goal in the setback on an assist from junior Mariah Messina.