2008 Soccer News

  • Soccer Alumnae Return for Another Shot
    April 30, 2009
    Simmons Soccer hosted team alumnae in a friendly match on Saturday, April 18. The alumnae took to the turf ready to prove they still had what it takes. They tackled hard and attacked furiously, but in the end the Sharks edged by them by a goal, winning bragging rights for a year with a final score of 5-4.
  • Sharks Strong in Spring Tourney
    April 28, 2009
    Simmons Soccer took part in the Endicott College SoccerFest on Sunday, April 26 as a finale to their spring season training. The Sharks went 3-0-1 on the day, scoring 11 goals and allowing only three.
  • Soccer Receives NSCAA Team Academic Award
    January 07, 2009
    Simmons Soccer received the National Soccer Coaches Association of America College Team Academic Award for the 2007-08 academic year. The award is given annually by the NSCAA to programs with a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  • Simmons Soccer 2008 Season In Review
    November 17, 2008
    Simmons Soccer wrapped up their 2008 season after a heartbreaking loss to Norwich on a penalty kick in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinals on November 2. The Sharks finished with an overall 6-12-1 record, and a 5-7 record in the GNAC. Anya Bottaro (Winchester, Mass.), Brooke MacKenzie (Mansfield, Mass.), Katie Foley (Rochester, N.H.) and Kelly Muirhead (Middleboro, Mass.) each earned end-of-the-season GNAC All-Conference honors.
  • Four Sharks Earn All-GNAC Honors
    November 11, 2008
    The Great Northeast Athletic Conference office released the 2008 All-GNAC first, second, third and Sportsmanship teams on Tuesday with four Sharks earning accolades. Sophomore Anya Bottaro was named to the second team, sophomores Brooke MacKenzie (Mansfield, Mass.) and Katie Foley (Rochester, N.H.) garnered third team honors. Junior Kelly Muirhead was selected to the all-conference sportsmanship team.
  • Soccer Defeats Suffolk, 4-2
    October 21, 2008
    Simmons Soccer took a big win over GNAC foe Suffolk University at home on Tuesday night at The Winsor School Fields. The final score of 4-2 improves the Sharks’ record to 5-10-1 overall and 4-6 in conference play.
  • Simmons Soccer Defeats Pine Manor, 7-1
    October 18, 2008
    The Simmons Soccer team picked up their fourth win of the season on Saturday against the Pine Manor Gators with a final score of 7-1. The Sharks improve to 4-10-1 overall and 3-6 in the GNAC.
  • Sharks Soccer Devours Mount Ida Mustangs, 2-0
    September 30, 2008
    Simmons Soccer picked up their second GNAC win against Mount Ida Tuesday afternoon, with a final score of 2-0. The Sharks improve to 3-6-1 and 2-2 in the GNAC.
  • Simmons Defeated by Emmanuel, 2-1, in Overtime
    September 24, 2008
    The Simmons College soccer team fell to Emmanuel, 2-1, in overtime on Wednesday night at the Winsor School Field. Sophomore midfielder Anna Stella (Sharon, Mass.) scored the lone goal for the Sharks, but it was not enough to stop the Saints. With the loss, Simmons falls to 2-6-2 overall (GNAC, 1-2) while Emmanuel improves to 4-3 overall (GNAC, 2-0).
  • Simmons Soccer Falls to Lasell 3-2
    September 20, 2008
    Simmons College soccer fell to GNAC foe Lasell College on Saturday afternoon. Freshman midfielder Jordynn Frollo assisted on two consecutive goals to pace the Lasers. Sophomores Anya Bottaro (Winchester, Mass.) and Brooke MacKenzie (Mansfield, Mass.) both scored goals for the Sharks. With the loss, Simmons falls to 2-5-1 (GNAC 1-1), while Lasell improves to 2-3 (GNAC 1-2).
  • Soccer to Welcome J.P. Blast at Saturday’s Halftime v. Lasell
    September 18, 2008
    Simmons Soccer is pleased to announce the first annual Shark Shootout, to take place at halftime during Saturday’s home game vs. Lasell College. The Shark Shootout will feature the Blast, a local under-14 girls soccer team from Jamaica Plain, Mass.
  • Soccer Competes at Wellesley College Invitational, Prepares to Enter GNAC Season
    September 13, 2008
    Simmons Soccer traveled to the Wellesley College Invitational this weekend to take on Wellesley and Montclair State. The Sharks lost to Wellesley 2-0 in Saturday’s opening match.
  • Simmons and Plymouth State Go Scoreless in Double Overtime
    September 10, 2008
    Simmons Soccer and Plymouth State ended in a stalemate after 110 minutes of play Wednesday night, with the game ending in double overtime and both teams unable to score.
  • Stella Named GNAC Soccer Rookie of the Week
    September 09, 2008
    The Great Northeast Athletic Conference announced Monday evening the selection of Anna Stella (Sharon, MA) as Women’s Soccer Rookie of the Week.
  • Soccer Sweeps by Salve, 3-1
    September 06, 2008
    Sharks Soccer recorded their second win of the season on Saturday with a 3-1 victory over Salve Regina, boosting them to 2-2 overall for the 2008 season.
  • Soccer Drops Match to MIT, 1 – 0
    September 03, 2008
    Simmons soccer dropped their match to MIT on Wednesday, 1 – 0. The game was tied 0 – 0 at halftime, with Simmons goalkeeper Rachel Elliott (Amherst, NH) making two strong saves to keep MIT off the board in the first half. The Engineers scored in the 50th minute off a cross from the right side from Liz Theurer to Edith Reshef, who made a streaking run on the weakside far post.
  • Sharks Win in Fiery Home Opener
    August 31, 2008
    In a reversal of roles from the day before, Simmons Soccer attacked Sunday’s home and GNAC opener against Albertus Magnus College, and came out with the 2-1 win over the Falcons.
  • Soccer Falls to Wentworth in 2008 Season Opener
    August 30, 2008
    BOSTON, MA - The Simmons Soccer team lost their first match of the season, 0-2, to Wentworth Institute of Technology. Both Wentworth goals were scored by Lucy Brown, a freshman midfielder from Plainville, CT.
  • Soccer 2008 Season Preview
    August 22, 2008
    Simmons Soccer is poised to start their third year under Head Coach Erica Mastrogiacomo. The 2007 season saw the Sharks finish with a competitive Great Northeast Athletic Conference record of 7-4-2. Only one opponent succeeded in beating Simmons by more than one goal, and four conference games were pushed to a decision in overtime.