2018 Simmons Soccer News

  • Former Simmons Soccer Player Earns Gold at the 14th Pan American Maccabi Games
    July 22, 2019
    MEXICO CITY, Mexico -- Former Simmons University women's soccer player Tasha Friedman (Phoenix, Ariz.) helped Team USA win the Gold Medal with 1-0 victory over Brazil at the 2019 Pan American Maccabi Games in Mexico City, Mexico recently.
  • Forde Named to CoSIDA Google Cloud Academic All-District® Division III Women's Soccer Team
    November 08, 2018
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – Simmons University’s Cíara Forde (Quincy, Mass.) has been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District® NCAA Division III District 1 Women’s Soccer First Team, it was announced today by the College Sports Information Directors of America. 
  • Forde, Cottam Named to GNAC Women's Soccer All-Conference Team
    November 05, 2018
    WINTHROP, Mass. – Simmons University’s Cíara Forde (Quincy, Mass.) was named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer Second Team, while Mallory Cottam (Hope, R.I.) was tabbed a Third Team selection, it was announced today by the league. 
  • Soccer Edged Late at Saint Joseph's (Maine), 2-1, in GNAC Quarterfinals
    October 28, 2018
    STANDISH, Maine -- The seventh-seeded Simmons University women's soccer team looked like it was destined for overtime, but host number two seed Saint Joseph's College (Maine) scored the game-winner with 6.1 seconds left in the match this afternoon in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship Tournament Quarterfinals at the SJC Athletic Complex in Standish, Maine. The Sharks finish their season with an overall record of 8-8-1, while the Monks improve to 14-3-0 and advance to the GNAC Semifinals. 
  • Soccer Shut Out at Emmanuel (Mass.), 2-0
    October 20, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. -- The Emmanuel College (Mass.) women's soccer team scored a goal in each half to defeat visiting Simmons University, 2-0, in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest at Roberto Clemente Field in Boston, Mass. The Sharks fall to 8-7-1 overall and 6-5-1 in league play, while the Saints win their third straight match to improve to 12-5-0 and 8-3-0.
  • Soccer Defeated by Johnson & Wales, 2-0
    October 17, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. – The Johnson & Wales University women’s soccer team netted a pair of goals within the first 16 minutes of play to stand up as the winning margin in a 2-0 victory over host Simmons University this evening in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference match at Daly Field in Brighton, Mass. The Sharks fall to 8-6-1 overall, including 6-4-1 in league play, while the Wildcats are unbeaten in 10 of their last 11 games and improve to 12-6-1 and 9-2-0.
  • Elliott, Forde Lead Soccer over Norwich, 4-0
    October 13, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. – Seniors Mikayla Elliott (Lowell, Mass.) and Cíara Forde (Quincy, Mass.) each netted a pair of goals on Senior Day to give the Simmons University women’s soccer team a 4-0 victory over visiting Norwich University today in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference match at rain-soaked Daly Field in Brighton, Mass. The Sharks improve to 8-5-1 overall and 6-3-1 in league play, while the Cadets fall to 6-6-1 and 3-6-1. 
  • Soccer Slips at Albertus Magnus, 2-1
    October 10, 2018
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Senior midfielder Cíara Forde (Quincy, Mass.) tallied the lone goal for the Simmons University women's soccer team in a 2-1 loss to host Albertus Magnus College this evening in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference match in New Haven, Conn. The Sharks fall to 7-5-1 overall and 5-3-1 in league play, while the Falcons improve to 3-8-0 and 2-6-0. 
  • Soccer Falls to Lasell, 3-0
    October 06, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. -- Despite holding visiting Lasell College scoreless in the second half, the Simmons University women's soccer team was defeated by the Lasers, 3-0, today in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action on Daly Field in Brighton, Mass. The Sharks' eight-match unbeaten steak comes to an end as they fall to 7-3-1 and 5-2-1 in league play, while Lasell wins its seventh straight contest to improve to 7-3-0 and 7-0-0.
  • Soccer Plays Suffolk to 0-0 Tie in Double Overtime
    October 03, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. – Following a full 90 minutes and a pair of 10-minute overtime periods, neither the host Simmons University women’s soccer team, nor visiting Suffolk University were able to score in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference match, resulting in a 0-0 tie this evening at Daly Field in Brighton, Mass. The Sharks are now 7-3-1 overall and 5-1-1 in league play and run their unbeaten streak to eight straight contests for their longest string since 2011, while the Rams are 2-7-1 and 2-5-1. 
  • Forde Named GNAC Women's Soccer Player of the Week Again
    October 01, 2018
    WINTHROP, Mass. – Simmons University’s Cíara Forde (Quincy, Mass.) was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer Player of the Week for the week of September 24-30, it was announced today by the league. 
  • Martin Gives Soccer 2-1 Victory at Regis (Mass.)
    September 29, 2018
    WESTON, Mass. -- Sophomore forward Cierra Martin (Rock Tavern, N.Y.) scored the game-winning goal to give the Simmons University women's soccer team a 2-1 victory over host Regis (Mass.) this afternoon in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference match at Regis Stadium in Weston, Mass. The Sharks win their seventh straight match for their longest win streak since they won eight consecutive matches during the 2004 campaign and improve to 7-3-0 and 5-1-0 in conference play, while the Pride fall to 5-5-0 and 3-4-0.
  • Soccer Routs Anna Maria, 10-1
    September 26, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. – Seven different players scored for the Simmons University women’s soccer team in a 10-1 victory over visiting Anna Maria College this evening in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference match at Daly Field in Brighton, Mass. The Sharks win their sixth straight match to improve to 6-3-0 overall and 4-1-0 in league play, while the AMCATS fall to 0-10-0 and 0-6-0. 
  • Martin Tallies Five Points to Lead Soccer over Newbury, 5-0
    September 25, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. -- Sophomore forward Cierra Martin (Rock Tavern, N.Y.) netted a pair of goals and added an assist to lead the Simmons University women's soccer team over Newbury College, 5-0, this evening at Daly Field in Brighton, Mass. Although, the match was played at Simmons' home pitch, Newbury served as the home team. The Sharks win their fifth straight game to improve to 5-3-0, while the Nighthawks fall to 1-8-0. 
  • Williams Named GNAC Women's Soccer Goalie of the Week
    September 24, 2018
    WINTHROP, Mass. – Simmons University’s Lauren Williams (Bowdoinham, Maine) was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Goalie of the Week for the week of September 17-23, it was announced today by the league. 
  • Forde Named GNAC Women's Soccer Player of the Week
    September 24, 2018
    WINTHROP, Mass. – Simmons University’s Cíara Forde (Quincy, Mass) was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the week of September 17-23, it was announced today by the league. 
  • Forde Gives Soccer 3-2 Win at St. Joseph's (Maine); Sharks Run Win Streak to Four
    September 22, 2018
    STANDISH, Maine -- Senior midfielder Cíara Forde (Quincy, Mass.) scored the eventual winning goal in the 83rd minute to give the Simmons University women's soccer team a 3-2 victory over host Saint Joseph's College (Maine) in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action this afternoon at the SJC Athletics Complex in Standish, Maine. The Sharks win their fourth straight match to improve to 4-3-0 overall and 3-1-0 in league play, while the Monks suffer their first loss of the season and dip to 5-1-0 and 3-1-0.
  • Forde Lifts Sharks over St. Joseph (CT), 2-1, in Overtime
    September 19, 2018
    WEST HARTFORD, Conn. -- Senior midfielder Cíara Forde (Quincy, Mass.) netted her second game-winner of the season in the seventh minute of overtime to give the Simmons University women's soccer team a 2-1 victory over host University of Saint Joseph (Conn.) in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference match this afternoon at Kingswood Oxford High School in West Hartford, Conn. The Sharks win their third straight contest to improve to 3-3-0 overall and 2-1-0 in league play, while the Blue Jays fall to 2-4-0 and 0-3-0.
  • Martin, Elliott Lead Soccer over Lesley, 2-1
    September 13, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. – Sophomore forward Cierra Martin (Rock Tavern, N.Y.) scored with 3:33 left in the match to give the Simmons University women’s soccer team a 2-1 victory over visiting Lesley University this evening at Daly Field in Brighton, Mass. The Sharks win their second match in as many nights to improve to 2-3-0 on the season, while the Lynx fall to 2-3-0. The triumph snapped a four-match winless streak for Simmons against Lesley, including a tie in each of the past two seasons. 
  • Elliott, Cottam Lead Soccer over Rivier, 4-0
    September 12, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. – Seniors Mikayla Elliott (Lowell, Mass.) and Mallory Cottam (Hope, R.I.) each tallied three points, including a goal each, to lead the Simmons University women’s soccer team to a 4-0 victory over visiting Rivier University this evening in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action at Daly Field in Brighton, Mass. The Sharks improve to 1-3-0 overall and 1-1-0 in league play, while the Raiders fall to 1-2-0 and 0-2-0. 
  • Soccer Falls at Colby-Sawyer, 3-0
    September 08, 2018
    NEW LONDON, N.H. -- The Simmons University women's soccer team fell at host Colby-Sawyer College, 3-0, in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference season opener at Kelsey Field in New London, N.H. The Sharks fall to 0-3-0 overall and 0-1-0 in league play, while the Chargers improve to 1-2-0 and 1-0-0.
  • Soccer Defeated Late at Mount Holyoke, 2-1
    September 01, 2018
    SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. -- Senior forward Cíara Forde (Quincy, Mass.) netted her first goal of the season for the Simmons University women's soccer team, but a penalty kick late in the second half gave host Mount Holyoke College a 2-1 victory this afternoon at MHC Soccer Field in South Hadley, Mass. The Sharks fall to 0-2-0 on the season, while the Lyons improve to 1-0-0 in their season opener.
  • Soccer Edged by Wellesley, 1-0
    August 31, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. -- In its final match as Simmons College, the Sharks opened their season with a 1-0 loss to visiting Wellesley College in the season opener for both teams this afternoon at Daly Field in Brighton, Mass. Simmons falls to 0-1-0 on the season, while the Blue improve to 1-0-0.