2014 Women's Soccer News

April 20, 2015
55 UNH Student-Athletes Inducted into Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire and the National College Athlete Honor Society, Chi Alpha Sigma, announced Monday that 55 student-athletes were inducted into the honor society. The ceremony was held at the Watkins Center for Student-Athlete Excellence at the UNH fieldhouse.

April 14, 2015
Ribbon Cutting Held for Watkins Center for Student-Athlete Excellence
DURHAM, N.H. – UNH held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday to formally open the Watkins Center for Student-Athlete Excellence at the UNH Field House. The opening of the $1.9 million dollar academic center included a reception attended by the dignitaries and partners that made the privately funded project possible, along with the student-athletes who will benefit from the facility.

March 9, 2015
Women's Soccer Announces Clinic and Camps for 2015
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team has announced it will host a one-day College ID Clinic as well as a pair of summer camps in 2015.

March 4, 2015
Women’s Soccer Announces 2015 Spring Schedule
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team announced its 2015 spring schedule Wednesday. The first of five matches will take place at home on March 28 against America East Conference foe University of Maine at 2 p.m.

February 26, 2015
UNH Athletics Places Highest Number of Student-Athletes on America East Fall Honor Roll
BOSTON – UNH had the highest number of student-athletes (104) recognized on the America East Fall 2014 Honor Roll, which marked the sixth consecutive fall semester UNH accomplished that feat.

January 20, 2015
Women’s Soccer Borkan Named to Jewish Sports Review All-America Team
LOS ANGELES – Sophomore goalkeeper Mimi Borkan (Medfield, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire women’s soccer program was named to the Jewish Sports Review All-America Team. She was one of three sophomores in the nation to be honored to the squad.

December 19, 2014
Blondin and O’Neil Named NSCAA Academic All-East Region Honorable Mention
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) has honored senior Hannah Blondin (East Hampton, Conn.) and junior Kirsten O’Neil (Hampton, N.H.) of the University of New Hampshire women's soccer as Women’s University Division Scholar All-East Region Honorable Mention selections.

December 18, 2014
Murray Named NSCAA Academic All--Region Third Team
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) has honored senior Caroline Murray (New Canaan, Conn.) of the University of New Hampshire women's soccer as Women’s University Division Scholar All-East Region Third Team selection.

December 16, 2014
Murphy Tabbed to Women’s Soccer Division I Best Freshman 2nd Team
LONG BEACH, Calif. – Freshman Brooke Murphy (Monson, Mass.) of the University of the New Hampshire women’s soccer program has been named to the Division I Women’s Soccer Best XI Freshman Second Team announced by TopDrawSoccer.com on Tuesday.

December 15, 2014
Murray Named to NEWISA All-New England 2nd Team
DURHAM, N.H. – Senior Caroline Murray (New, Canaan, Conn.) of the University of New Hampshire women's soccer team was named to the 2014 New England Women's Intercollegiate Soccer Association (NEWISA) All-New England Second Team on Friday (Dec. 12).

December 9, 2014
Borkan and Murphy Named to the NSCAA All-Region Team
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) has honored two University of New Hampshire women’s soccer standouts as All-Northeast Region selections.

November 25, 2014
Men’s and Women’s Soccer Earn NSCAA Team Academic Award
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The men’s and women’s soccer programs at the University of New Hampshire have been honored as recipients of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Academic Award.

November 15, 2014
Women’s Soccer Falls to UConn 2-0 in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament
STORRS, Conn. –The University of New Hampshire women's soccer team fell 2-0 to the University of Connecticut on a chilly Saturday evening from Joseph J. Morrone Stadium in the first round of the 20014 NCAA Tournament.

November 13, 2014
Women’s Soccer Takes On UConn in First Round of NCAA Tournament (Nov. 15; 5 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team (8-8-4, 4-2-2 AE) will head to the University of Connecticut for a first round matchup of the 2014 NCAA’s on Saturday, Nov. 15 (5 p.m.) in Storrs at Joseph. J. Morrone Stadium. This will mark the first ever NCAA appearance in the women’s soccer program history.

November 10, 2014
Murray, Harris: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Caroline Murray (New Canaan, Conn.) of the women’s soccer team and R.J. Harris (Odenton, Md.) of the football team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

November 10, 2014
Women’s Soccer Travels to UConn For NCAA Championship First Round Matchup
INDIANAPOLIS – The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team treks to the University of Connecticut Huskies in a Nov. 15 (5 p.m.) first round match of the 2014 NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship, the NCAA announced Monday afternoon.

November 8, 2014
Women’s Soccer Captures First Ever America East Title over Hartford, 2-1; Advances To the NCAA’s For the First Time in Program History
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. –The University of New Hampshire women's soccer team defeated the University of Hartford 2-1 Saturday afternoon from Al Marzook Field to earn their first ever America East Title.

November 6, 2014
No. 3 Women’s Soccer Seeks First America East Title at Hartford on Saturday, Nov. 8 (3 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. - The No. 3 seed University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team is set to battle the No. 1-seeded University of Hartford in the America East title game on Saturday, Nov. 8 at Al Marzook Field in West Hartford, Conn. (3 p.m.).

November 2, 2014
Women’s Soccer Ties Game in Regulation and Holds on to Defeat UMBC in PK’s to Advance to the America East Title Game
BALTIMORE, Md. –The University of New Hampshire women's soccer team defeated University of Maryland, Baltimore County in penalty kicks (6-5) Sunday afternoon from Retriever Soccer Park to move onto the America East title game. The semifinal game officially ended in a 1-1 tie.

October 31, 2014
No. 3 Women’s Soccer Heads To UMBC For America East Semifinal Action On Sunday, Nov. 2 (1 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. - The No. 3 seed University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team will travel to Baltimore to take on No. 2 seeded University of Maryland, Baltimore County in the semifinals of America East conference play Sunday, Nov. 2 (1 p.m.) from Retriever Park.

October 30, 2014
Women’s Soccer Defeats Binghamton in PK’s to Advance to America East Semifinals
DURHAM, N.H. –The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team defeated Binghamton University in penalty kicks (4-2) Thursday evening from Bremner Field to move onto the next round in the America East playoffs. The quarterfinal game officially ended in a 1-1 tie.

October 29, 2014
Women’s Soccer Quartet Earns Conference Honors
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Four players of the University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team earned America East honors announced by the conference Wednesday, Oct. 29.

October 29, 2014
Women’s Soccer Murphy Named ECAC Corvias Rookie of the Week
DANBURY, Conn. – Freshman women’s soccer player Brooke Murphy (Monson, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire has been named the Division I ECAC Corvias Rookie of the Week (ending Oct. 26) announced by the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) on Tuesday, Oct. 28.

October 29, 2014
No. 3 Women’s Soccer Hosts AE Quarterfinal Game Against No. 6 Binghamton on Thursday, Oct. 30 (7 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. - The No. 3 seed University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team will host the first round of America East conference play this Thursday, Oct. 30 (7 p.m.) on Bremner Field to take on No. 6 Binghamton University.

October 27, 2014
Borkan, Gaudreault: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Mimi Borkan (Medfield, Mass.) of the women’s soccer team and Maxim Gaudreault (Annapolis, Md.) of the men’s ice hockey team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

October 27, 2014
Women’s Soccer Murphy Tabbed America East Rookie of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Freshman Brooke Murphy (Monson, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team was named the America East women’s soccer Rookie of the Week announced Monday, Oct. 27.

October 26, 2014
Women’s Soccer Earns 1-0 Win over Stony Brook to Claim First Round Home Match In The AE Tournament
DURHAM, N.H. – Freshman Brooke Murphy (Monson, Mass.) tallied the lone goal of the game as the University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team defeated Stony Brook University by a score of 1-0 Sunday afternoon on Senior Day at Bremner Field.

October 23, 2014
Women’s Soccer Defeats UMass Lowell, 2-0; Punches A Ticket To AE Playoffs
LOWELL, Mass. – Senior co-captain Meghan Ledwith (Yardley, Pa.) and freshman Brooke Murphy (Monson, Mass.) propels the University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team to a 2-0 win over UMass Lowell Thursday evening from Cushing Field Complex under rainy conditions.

October 21, 2014
Women’s Soccer Heads To UMass Lowell (Oct. 23) and Host Final Home Game Of The Regular Season Against Stony Brook (Oct. 26)
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team (5-8-2, 2-2-2 AE) finished their regular season this week with one game on the road and one game in Durham. The Wildcats take on University of Massachusetts Lowell on Thursday, Oct. 23 (7 p.m.) at Cushing Field Complex and on Sunday, Oct. 26 (2 p.m.) they take on Stony Brook at Bremner Field on Senior Day for the final regular season game of the year.

October 19, 2014
Women’s Soccer Holds On To Defeat Binghamton, 1-0
VESTAL, N.Y. – Senior midfielder Caroline Murray (New Canaan, Conn.) scored the only goal of the game in the first half to lead the University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team past Binghamton University 1-0 in America East play Sunday afternoon from Bearcats Sports Complex.

October 17, 2014
Women’s Soccer Ready For Tilt Against Binghamton in Upstate N.Y. (Oct. 19)
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team continues America East conference play this weekend as the Wildcats travel to Binghamton on Sunday, October 19th (1 p.m.) at Bearcats Complex.

October 12, 2014
Women’s Soccer Falls to Hartford in OT, 1-0
DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team fell to the University of Hartford in overtime by a score of 1-0 from Bremner Field on Sunday afternoon.

October 9, 2014
Women’s Soccer and UMBC End Match in Double OT, 0-0
DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team and University of Maryland Baltimore County ended conference action in a draw, 0-0, in double overtime for Think Pink Thursday evening from Cowell Stadium.

October 7, 2014
Women’s Soccer Ready For Home Tilts Against UMBC For Think Pink (Oct. 9) and Hartford (Oct. 12)
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team (4-7-1, 1-1-1 AE) continues conference play this week hosting two games. The Wildcats take on the University of Maryland Baltimore County on Thursday, Oct. 9 (7 p.m.) for Think Pink match at Cowell Stadium; on Sunday, Oct. 12 (2 p.m.) they take on University of Hartford at Bremner Field.

October 5, 2014
Women’s Soccer and Maine Battle to a Double Overtime Draw in AE Action
ORONO, Maine – The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team tied the University of Maine in double overtime 0-0 Sunday afternoon in America East play from Alumni Field.

October 2, 2014
Women’s Soccer Edged By Albany, 4-2
ALBANY, N.Y. – The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team fell to the University at Albany 4-2 in America East play Thursday evening from Bob Ford Field. The two goals for UNH all came in the second half.

September 30, 2014
Women’s Soccer Hits the Road to Take On Albany (Oct. 2) and Maine (Oct. 5)
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team is 4-6-0 overall and holds a 1-0-0 mark in America East. UNH hits the road this week for two conference games. First, New Hampshire travels to the University at Albany on Thursday, Oct. 2 (7 p.m.) and then heads to the University of Maine to take on the rival Black Bears on Sunday, Oct. 5 (1 p.m.).

September 28, 2014
Women’s Soccer Opens Conference Play With A 1-0 Win Over Vermont
DURHAM, N.H. - Freshman Brooke Murphy (Monson, Mass.) scored 15 minutes into the game as the University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team defeated the University of Vermont 1-0 Sunday afternoon to open America East play from Bremner Field.

September 26, 2014
The Wildcats Open Conference Play Against Vermont (Sept. 28)
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women's soccer team opens up America East Conference play this week against the University of Vermont on Sunday, Sept. 28 (2 p.m.) at Bremner Field.

September 21, 2014
Women’s Soccer Defeats Yale, 1-0
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Senior co-captain Meghan Ledwith (Yardley, Pa.) notched the lone goal of the game in the second half to lift the University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team a 1-0 victory over Yale University on Sunday afternoon at Reese Stadium.

September 18, 2014
Women’s Soccer Pushes Harvard Into Double Overtime Coming Up Short, 1-0
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team played a hard fought game against Harvard University at Cowell Stadium under the lights Thursday, Sept. 18 falling in double overtime by a score of 1-0.

September 16, 2014
Women’s Soccer Slated For Home Match Against Harvard (Sept. 18) & Travels To Yale (Sept. 21)
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team is slated for two non-conference games this week both against Ivy League opponents. The Wildcats host Harvard University on Thursday, Sept. 18 (7 p.m.) as it will be the first night game ever played at Cowell Stadium. The squad then hits the road for a match against Yale University on Sunday, Sept. 21(2 p.m.).

September 15, 2014
Murphy, Spears: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Minute
DURHAM, N.H. – Brooke Murphy of the women’s soccer team and Harold Spears of the football team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

September 14, 2014
Women’s Soccer Rallies Late, Falls to Siena 2-1
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team fell to Siena College Sunday afternoon from Bremner Field, 2-1, in non-conference action. Freshman forward Brooke Murphy (Monson, Mass.) netted the goal for the Wildcats, who has scored a goal in back-to-back games.

September 12, 2014
Athletics Selects Populous & Lavallee Brensinger Architects For Complex
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH athletic department announced that architect firms Populous and Lavallee Brensinger Architects, in conjunction with PC Construction Company, have been selected as the design-build team for the new $25 million athletic complex scheduled to open in the summer of 2016.

September 11, 2014
Brooke Murphy Lifts Women’s Soccer to a 1-0 Victory Over Bryant
DURHAM, N.H. –- The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team captured their second win of the season and first at home with a 1-0 win over Bryant University Thursday evening from Bremner Field under foggy conditions as freshman Brooke Murphy (Monson, Mass.) netted a second half goal.

September 9, 2014
Women’s Soccer Host Bryant (Sept. 11) and Siena (Sept. 14) This Week
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team is slated for two non-conference home games this week. Bryant University makes the trip from Rhode Island on Thursday, Sept. 11 (7 p.m.) while Siena College comes to town Sunday, Sept. 14 (2 p.m.). Both games will be played at Bremner Field.

September 7, 2014
Women’s Soccer Falls to UMass in Double Overtime Despite Late Goal, 2-1
AMHERST, Mass. -- The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team rallied late to notch the game up 1-1 in regulation but it was not enough as the ‘Cats came short in double overtime 2-1 against the University of Massachusetts on Sunday afternoon from Rudd Field.

September 5, 2014
Women’s Soccer Travels to UMass for Non-Conference Play (Sept. 7)
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team is slated for one game this week, traveling to the University of Massachusetts to take on the Minutewomen on Sunday, Sept. 7 (1 p.m.).

September 3, 2014
Radack Named To 2014 WPSL All-Star List
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sophomore University of New Hampshire women’s soccer player Lilly Radack (Madbury, N.H.) was named to the 2014 All-Stars for the New England region announced by the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL).

August 31, 2014
Borkan Earned A Career Best 14 Saves, Edged By Northeastern 1-0
BROOKLINE, Mass. – Sophomore Mimi Borkan (Medfield, Mass.) earned a career best 14 saves in net as the University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team fell to Northeastern University this afternoon by a score of 1-0.

August 28, 2014
Women’s Soccer Drops 3-0 Contest To Holy Cross
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team fell to Holy Cross on Thursday evening in their home opener by a score of 3-0 at Bremner Field.

August 27, 2014
Women’s Soccer Slated With Home Opener Against Holy Cross (Aug. 28); Travels To Northeastern (Aug. 31)
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team is slated for two games this week. The Wildcats will host the College of the Holy Cross in their home opener Thursday, Aug. 28 (7 p.m.). The squad will then hit the road on Sunday, Aug. 31 at Northeastern University for a 1 p.m. kickoff.

August 24, 2014
Women’s Soccer Falls To Central Conn. St., 1-0
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team fell to Central Connecticut State University on Sunday by a score of 1-0 at the University of Vermont’s Virtue Field.

August 22, 2014
Women's Soccer Head Coach Welham Launches New Era
DURHAM, N.H. - Steve Welham, the UNH first-year women’s soccer head coach, was born in Princeton, N.J. but his parents were both born and raised in England before moving to the United States. Growing up in an English family, soccer ran through his blood from a young age.

August 22, 2014
Women’s Soccer Blanks Youngstown St. In Season Opener, 1-0
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Freshman Brooke Murphy (Monson, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team scored her first collegiate goal to help the Wildcats defeat Youngstown State, 1-0, in Friday’s season opener at the University of Vermont’s Virtue Field.

August 21, 2014
Women’s Soccer Ready To Start 2014 Season
DURHAM, N.H. – Led by first-year head coach Steve Welham, the University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team is set to begin the 2014 season Friday, Aug. 22 with a neutral game against Youngstown State. The contest is slated for a 1:30 p.m. start at the TD Bank Classic at the University of Vermont.

August 19, 2014
UNH Women’s Soccer Announces Co-Captains
DURHAM, N.H. – Head coach Steve Welham of the University of New Hampshire women’s soccer program has announced that seniors Jenna Shaddock (Halifax, Nova Scotia) and Meghan Ledwith (Yardley, Pa.) will be named the co-captains for the 2014 season.

August 15, 2014
UNH Women’s Soccer Adds To Coaching Staff
DURHAM, N.H. – Head coach Steve Welham of the University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team is pleased to announce the hiring of assistant coaches Amanda Webb and Nic DeZenzo.

August 13, 2014
UNH Women’s Soccer Picked Fifth in America East Preseason Coaches’ Poll
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The University of New Hampshire women's soccer team, led by first-year head coach Steve Welham, was selected to finish fifth for a second consecutive year in the 2014 America East Preseason Coaches' Poll, as announced by the conference Wednesday.

July 8, 2014
Women's Soccer Announces Schedule For 2014 Season
DURHAM, N.H. – UNH women's soccer first-year head coach Steve Welham has announced the Wildcats’ schedule for the upcoming 2014 season, which officially opens in late August.

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