2016 Western Women's Soccer News

  • WestConn Athletics Reaching Out To Help An Opponent
    February 21, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University Athletic Department, behind graduating senior Celia DeVoe (Farmington, CT), and WestConn Student Athletic Advisory Council, are looking for your help. They along with several athletic programs around the Little East Conference and the northeast are running a Marrow Donor Registry Drive. WestConn's will be held on Thursday, March 2 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Midtown Campus Student Center.
  • Western Connecticut Places 23 Student-Athletes on LEC Fall All-Academic Team
    January 12, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. - The Little East Conference announced the 2016 Fall All-Academic teams today, honoring 23 Western Connecticut State University student-athletes in its five fall championship sports, field hockey, men?s soccer, women?s soccer, women?s tennis and women?s volleyball.
  • Autumn Sorice and Celia DeVoe Named to the NSCAA All-New England Team
    December 08, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University junior forward Autumn Sorice (Bethel, CT) and senior midfielder Celia DeVoe (Farmington, CT) have been named to The National Soccer Coaches Association of American Division III All-New England Region teams.
  • Western Women's Soccer Falls To Johns Hopkins, 3-1 In NCAA First Round
    November 12, 2016
    BALTIMORE, MD - Senior forward Meg Van de Loo (Eau Claire, WI) scored a hat-trick to lead Johns Hopkins University to a 3-1 victory over Western Connecticut State University in the first round of the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championships at Homewood Field, on the Blue Jays campus.
  • Autumn Sorice Named Little East Conference Offensive Player Of The Year... She and Four Other Colonials Named All-Conference
    November 08, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University junior forward Autumn Sorice (Bethel, CT) has been named Little East Confference Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Year, for the second straight season. She, Celia DeVoe (Farmington, CT) and Meaghan Gustafson (Newington, CT) were named to the LEC All-Conference First Team while Andrea DeVoe (Farmington, CT) and freshman Bailey Julian (Simsbury, CT) made Second-Team honors.
  • Western Connecticut Women's Soccer To Face Johns Hopkins In NCAA Tournament's First Round
    November 07, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University women's soccer team will face Johns Hopkins University in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Division III Championships at Homewood Field on Saturday, November 12 at 5 pm.
  • Western Connecticut Women's Soccer Wins Little East Conference Title With 2-0 Win At Eastern Connecticut
    November 05, 2016
    MANSFIELD, CT - The Western Connecticut State University women’s soccer team has a reputation for winning when it matters in the Little East Conference playoffs. Saturday was no exception.
  • Martin's Overtime Goal Lifts Third-Seeded Women's Soccer Past Keene State in LEC Semifinals, 2-1
    November 03, 2016
    KEENE, N.H. - The Colonials' sophomore Paige Martin scored with 3:20 remaining in the first overtime period to lift third-seeded Western Connecticut to a 2-1 victory over the second-seeded Keene State women's soccer program on Thursday evening at Owl Athletic Complex in a Little East Conference (LEC) Semifinal matchup.
  • Autumn Sorice Climbing The Charts
    November 02, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University junior forward Autumn Sorice (Bethel, CT) has been on a tear recently, scoring nine goals over the last four games. She leads the Little East Conference in goals, assists and points. Now she is climbing the NCAA Division III national rankings.
  • Three Fall Teams Reach Little East Conference Tournament
    November 01, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University men's and women's soccer and women's volleyball teams have qualified for the 2016 Little East Conference Post-Season Tournament. The champion of the LEC Tournament earns an automatic berth into the NCAA Division III National Championships.
  • Autumn Sorice Nets Hat-Trick In Western's Win Over RIC In LEC Quarterfinals
    November 01, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University junior forward Autumn Sorice (Bethel, CT) scored three goals in the first 19:33 of Tuesday night's 6-3 victory over Rhode Island College in the Little East Conference Tournament Quarterfinals at The Westside Athletic Complex.
  • Women’s Soccer Breezes Past Southern Maine in Regular Season Finale, 8-1, Claims No. 3 Seed in LEC Postseason Tournament
    October 29, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – Junior forward Autumn Sorice (Bethel, CT) notched a hat trick and dished out a pair of assists to lead the Western Connecticut State University women’s soccer team to an 8-1 victory over visiting Little East Conference foe Southern Maine on Saturday afternoon at The Westside Athletic Complex. With the win, the Colonials wrapped up the regular season slate at 12-5-2 overall and 5-1-1 in conference play, while the Huskies season comes to an end at 6-12 and 0-7.
  • Women's Soccer Falls at Ninth-Ranked Stevens, 5-3
    October 25, 2016
    HOBOKEN, N.J. (October 25, 2016) – The No. 9 Stevens Institute of Technology women’s soccer team powered its way to a 5-3 victory of Western Connecticut Tuesday night in its final non-conference test of the fall.
  • Colonials Women's Soccer Blanks UMass Boston, 2-0
    October 22, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State Universitywomen's soccer team, behind goals from Autumn Sorice (Bethel, CT) and Bailey Julian (Simsbury, CT), defeated visiting University of Massachusetts, 2-0 at The Westside Athletic Complex on Saturday afternoon.
  • Five Western Athletes Honored By Little East Conference
    October 18, 2016
    PAWTUCKET, RI - Five Western Connecticut State University fall athletes have been honored by the Little East Conference for outstanding performances during the week ending October 16.
  • Women's Soccer Downs LEC Foe Plymouth State, 2-0
    October 15, 2016
    PLYMOUTH, NH - Junior midfielder Andrea DeVoe (Farmington, CT) netted a pair of goals to lead the Western Connecticut women’s soccer squad to a 2-0 league win at Plymouth State on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Colonials improved to 10-4-2 overall and 3-1-1 in LEC play.
  • Western Women's Soccer Steamrolls SUNY Old Westbury, 7-0
    October 11, 2016
    OLD WESTBURY, NY - SUNY Old Westbury women's soccer (4-7-1) dropped a 7-0 decision Tuesday afternoon to the Western Connecticut State University Colonials (9-4-2) to close out its non-conference home schedule inside Panther Park.
  • Western Connecticut Blanks Anchorwomen, 5-0
    October 08, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Junior forward Autumn Sorice (Bethel, CT) scored a pair of goals and the Western Connecticut State University women's soccer team rolled to a 5-0 victory over visiting Rhode Island College at The Westside Athletic Complex on Saturday afternoon.
  • Western Women's Soccer Steamrolls St. Joseph's (L.I.), 5-0
    October 04, 2016
    Sophomore forward Paige Martin (Cromwell, CT) tallied a pair of goals to lead the Western Connecticut women's soccer team to a 5-0 victory at non-league foe St. Joseph's (L.I) on Tuesday evening. With the win, the Colonials improved to 7-4-2 overall.
  • Western Women's Soccer Finishes Deadlocked at LEC Nemesis Eastern, 1-1
    October 01, 2016
    WILLIMANTIC, Conn. – Two of the top offensive players in the Little East Conference played roles in their respective team's goals Saturday when the Eastern Connecticut State University and Western Connecticut State University women's soccer teams played to a 1-1 double-overtime draw at Thomas Nevers Field.
  • Autumn Sorice Nets A Pair Of Goals In Win Over Worcester State
    September 28, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Junior forward Autumn Sorice (Bethel, CT) scored a pair of goals, her ninth and 10th of the season and the Western Connecticut State University women's soccer team went on to defeat visiting Worcester State University, 4-1 at the Westside Athletic Complex on Wednesday night.
  • Bailey Julian Named LEC Rookie Of The Week
    September 27, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Freshman Bailey Julian (Simsbury, CT0 has been named Little East Conference Women's Soccer Rookie of the Week, for the week ending September 25.
  • Western Women’s Soccer Falls to Wentworth, 2-1
    September 26, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – Despite junior forward Autumn Sorice’s (Bethel, CT) team-leading eighth goal of the season, the Western Connecticut women’s soccer team fell to visiting non-conference opponent Wentworth Institute of Technology, 2-1, on Monday night at The Westside Athletic Complex. With the loss, the Colonials dropped to 5-4-1, while the Leopards improved to 6-2-2.
  • Autumn Sorice Records Hat Trick To Lead Western Over UMass Dartmouth, 4-0
    September 24, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – Junior forward Autumn Sorice (Bethel, CT) scored one goal in the first half and two in the second to lead the Western Connecticut women’s soccer team to a 4-0 Little East Conference victory over UMass Dartmouth Saturday afternoon at the Westside Athletic Complex.
  • Bailey Julian Scores First Two Collegiate Goals As Western Defeats Manhattanville, 4-0
    September 22, 2016
    DANBURY, CT - Freshman midfielder Bailey Julian (Simsbury, CT) scored a pair of first-half goals, the first two of her collegiate career, and the Western Connecticut State University women's soccer team cruised to a 4-0 victory over visiting Manhattanville College at The WAC on Thursday afternoon.
  • Keene State Women's Soccer Prevails, 4-1
    September 17, 2016
    KEENE, N.H. - The Keene State women's soccer program won its second-consecutive game at home, 4-1, to open Little East Conference (LEC) play against Western Connecticut State on Saturday afternoon at Owl Athletic Complex.
  • Women's Soccer Downs Centenary, 2-0
    September 13, 2016
    After playing to a thrilling 4-4 tie against Scranton on Saturday, the Western women's volleyball team returned to action on Wednesday, earning a 2-0 shutout win at non-league foe Centenary.
  • Women’s Soccer Ends Deadlocked With Scranton, 4-4
    September 10, 2016
    DANBURY, CT – The Western Connecticut women’s soccer team and the visiting University of Scranton finished a thrilling matchup deadlocked at 4-4 Saturday afternoon at the Westside Athletic Complex. Colonial sophomore forward Allison Oakley (Beekman, NY) finished with a game-high two goals, while junior forward Autumn Sorice (Bethel, CT) netted a goal and an assist. Senior midfielder Celia DeVoe (Farmington, CT) chipped in with a pair of assists.
  • Women's Soccer Upends Vassar in Overtime, 2-1
    September 07, 2016
    The Western women' s soccer team evened its record at 2-2 overall with a 2-1 overtime win at non-conference opponent Vassar College Wednesday afternoon. Senior midfielder Celia DeVoe notched the game-winning goal for the Colonials.
  • Women's Soccer Drops Heartbreaker to RPI in Overtime, 1-0
    September 04, 2016
    FARMINGDALE, NY – The Western Connecticut women’s soccer team dropped a heartbreaker to RPI in overtime, 1-0, in the Farmingdale Tournament on Sunday afternoon. The Colonials committed a foul with two minutes remaining in the extra session setting up RPI’s Kensey Waterman for the game-winning penalty kick.
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