2014 UMass Dartmouth Women's Soccer News

November 4, 2014
Owls Best Corsairs in LEC Quarterfinals, 4-0
KEENE, N.H. – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth women’s soccer team suffered a 4-0 loss to Keene State College in the opening round of the 2014 Little East Conference tournament on Tuesday evening. Keene State advanced to the semifinal round, where the Owls will travel to Danbury, Conn. for a 6 pm matchup on Thursday with top-seeded Western Connecticut State University.

November 1, 2014
Colonials Down Corsairs, 4-0
DANBURY, Conn. – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth women's soccer team fell to Little East Conference foe Western Connecticut State University 4-0 in the final contest of the 2014 regular season on Saturday evening. The Colonials clinched their ninth LEC Regular-Season title and earned the top seed in the upcoming conference tournament.

October 29, 2014
Corsairs Settle For Draw On Senior Night
DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Senior Shelby Friedland (New Bedford, Mass.) gave the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth an early 1-0 advantage, but Worcester State University responded with the equalizer in the second stanza as the two teams settled for a 1-1, double overtime draw this evening in a NCAA Division III women’s soccer match played on Cressy Field.

October 22, 2014
Jensen Nets a Pair to Lead Corsairs, 3-0
FITCHBURG, Mass. – Sophomore forward Lucy Jensen (Boxborough, Mass.) found the back of the net twice for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth women’s soccer team in a 3-0 win against non-conference opponent Fitchburg State on Wednesday evening.

October 18, 2014
Corsairs Shutout Panthers, 2-0
DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Sophomore goalkeeper Nicole Butts (Milford, Mass. / Mount St. Charles) made four stops, including a pair of extraordinary saves, to backstop the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s women’s soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Little East Conference foe Plymouth State University at Cressy Field.

October 15, 2014
Hawks Soar Past Corsairs
BRISTOL, R.I. -- Roger Williams University scored five second half goals to earn a 6-0 victory over the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth this afternoon in a NCAA Division III women's soccer match played at Bayfield Field.

October 11, 2014
Owls’ Snap Corsair Winning Streak
KEENE, N.H. – Keene State College senior Alex Haley (Laconia, N.H.) scored the eventual game-winning goal in the 59th minute to lead the Owls to a 3-1 Little East Conference victory over the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth this afternoon in a NCAA Division III women’s soccer match played at the Owl Athletic Complex.

October 8, 2014
D’Ambruoso Leads Corsairs Past Bison
DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Sophomore Talia D’Ambruoso (Warwick, R.I. / Pilgrim) scored the eventual game-winning goal in the 23rd minute to power the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s women’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Nichols College at Cressy Field. The Corsairs held a commanding 26-9 advantage in shots.

October 6, 2014
D'Ambruoso Scores Weekly Award
DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Sophomore Talia D'Ambruoso (Warwick, R.I.) was selected as the Little East Conference Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week this afternoon by the conference office.

October 4, 2014
Friedland Lifts Corsairs Past Huskies, 1-0
DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Senior Shelby Friedland (New Bedford, Mass.) scored what proved to be the game-winning goal in the seventh minute to lead the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Women’s Soccer Team to a 1-0 win over the University of Southern Maine this afternoon on a rain-soaked Cressy Field.

October 1, 2014
D’Ambruoso Powers Corsairs to Victory
BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – Sophomore midfielder Talia D’Ambruoso (Warwick, R.I.) registered her first two goals of the season in a 3-1 victory against non-conference opponent Bridgewater State College on Wednesday evening.

September 27, 2014
Beacons Shine Late, 3-2
DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- UMass Boston midfielder Natasha Stibor (San Francisco, Calif.) found the back of the net with 12 seconds remaining in regulation to lift the Beacons to a 3-2 Little East Conference victory against the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth women's soccer team on Saturday afternoon at Cressy Field.

September 24, 2014
Corsairs Rally Past Lasers, 3-1
NEWTON, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth women’s soccer team scored a pair of goals within the span of 44 seconds to earn a 3-1 come-from-behind victory at Lasell College this afternoon on Taylor Field.

September 22, 2014
Gonsalves Nets Offensive Player of the Week Award
DARTMOUTH, Mass. – University of Massachusetts Dartmouth senior Maura Gonsalves (Dartmouth, Mass.) was named the Little East Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week this afternoon by the conference office.

September 20, 2014
Gonsalves' Hat Trick Boosts Corsairs Over RIC, 6-0
PROVIDENCE, R.I.-Senior forward Maura Gonsalves (Dartmouth, Mass.) recorded three goals and one assist as the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth women's soccer team topped the Rhode Island College, 6-0, in Little East Conference action at the RIC Soccer Field on Saturday afternoon.

September 15, 2014
Boucher Earns Goalkeeper of the Week Award
DARTMOUTH, Mass. –University of Massachusetts Dartmouth freshman Madison Boucher (Southampton, Mass.) was named the Little East Conference Women’s Soccer Goalkeeper of the Week this afternoon by the conference office for her performance against Springfield College on Saturday.

September 13, 2014
Springfield Stops UMass Dartmouth, 3-0
DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Springfield College junior Nicole Fowler (Maynard, Mass.) recorded the game-winner goal and added a pair of assists to lead the visiting Pride to a 3-0 victory this afternoon in a NCAA Division III women's soccer match played on Cressy Field.

September 7, 2014
Late Goal Lifts Oneonta over Corsairs
OEONTA, N.Y. – Junior Taylor Messina scored in the 82nd minute to lift SUNY Oneonta over the University of Massachusetts Dart women’s soccer team in a non-conference match on Saturday afternoon, 2-1.

September 6, 2014
Corsairs Clawed by Hawks, 4-1
ONEONTA, N.Y. – Freshman Casey Boucher netted a pair of strikes to help guide Hartwick College to a 4-1 win over the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth women’s soccer team in a non-conference matchup at Elmore Field on Saturday afternoon

September 3, 2014
Corsairs Capture First Win of Season, 2-1
NEWPORT, R.I. – Senior Shelby Friedland (New Bedford, Mass.) dropped off a back pass to sophomore midfielder Nicole Starkey (Warwick, R.I.) who lifted a shot to the upper right corner of the goal in the first minute of overtime to give the UMass Dartmouth women's soccer the 2-1 win against Salve Regina University on Wednesday afternoon.

August 29, 2014
Corsairs Can’t Complete Comeback In Season Opener
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth women’s soccer team scored in the 82nd minute, but was unable to overcome a two-goal deficit, falling at Johnson & Wales 2-1 this afternoon at the Scotts Miracle-Gro Athletics Complex.

July 17, 2014
Jay Woodward Named Women’s Soccer Coach
NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Interim Director of Athletics Amanda Van Voorhis announced the appointment of Jay Woodward to serve as the head women’s soccer coach. Woodward is the fifth coach to lead the Corsairs program, replacing Nicole Ross who resigned earlier this month.

July 8, 2014
Nicole Ross Steps Down From Women’s Soccer Post
NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – University of Massachusetts Dartmouth women’s soccer head coach Nicole Ross recently announced she was stepping down from her position to begin a new chapter in her personal life.