2011 Soccer News and Stories
ROYAL OAK, Mich. - For the second consecutive season, Saint Mary's midfielder Mollie Valencia was named to the All-MIAA Second Team by the conference's soccer coaches for her efforts during the 2011 campaign.
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's soccer team finished their 2011 season on a very high note as they shut out visiting Hope by a 3-0 margin for their tenth victory of the season on Tuesday.
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - In a freak pop-up storm for late October, hail showered down from the sky on Saturday at the Saint Mary's soccer game less than ten minutes into the second half. An hour later, visiting Trine would leave with a 1-0 decision over the Belles on Senior Day.
Soccer - Belles Battle Past Brits
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary’s soccer team was able to hold off Albion to pick up their ninth win of the season with a 2-1 victory on a chilly Wednesday afternoon.
Soccer - Belles Bow to Knights
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's soccer team suffered a 5-0 loss against Calvin at home on Saturday afternoon.
Soccer - Belles Defeated by Hornets, 2-0
KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Saint Mary's soccer team fell by a 2-0 margin to Kalamazoo on a rainy and cold Thursday afternoon.
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's soccer team was handed a 3-0 loss by conference-leading Adrian on Tuesday afternoon.
ALMA, Mich. - The Saint Mary's soccer team looked to mount a comeback in the second half against defending MIAA champion Alma, but the Belles came up short as they fell to the Scots 2-1 on Saturday.
Soccer - Belles Shut Out Comets, 3-0
OLIVET, Mich. - The Saint Mary's soccer team had a stronghold on possession of the ball as well as the score in a 3-0 win over Olivet on Saturday.
Soccer - Belles Fall to Flying Dutch
HOLLAND, Mich. - Hope scored a pair of second-half goals to hand the Saint Mary's soccer team a 2-0 defeat on Thursday evening.
Soccer - Belles Hold Off Thunder for 2-1 Win
ANGOLA, Ind. - Katelyn Tondo-Steele scored a big-five goal to begin the second half and Ashley Morfin deflected a Maddie Meckes corner kick as the Belles held off a late rally for a 2-1 win at Trine.
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's soccer team out-shot visiting Kalamazoo 12-4 in the second half but was unable to convert any of those shots into goals as they fell 2-0 on Saturday afternoon.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - With the game knotted at 1-1, Calvin scored a goal with just 12 seconds left in regulation to hand the Saint Mary's soccer team a tough 2-1 loss on Wednesday.
Soccer - Belles Battle Back to Bounce Brits
ALBION, Mich. - After surrendering a goal 10:49 before halftime, the Saint Mary's soccer team responded with a pair of second half goals to defeat Albion by a 2-1 score on Saturday afternoon.
Soccer - Belles Tripped Up by Scots, 1-0
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's soccer team held their own in a physical match up against the defending MIAA champions, but the visiting Alma Scots would be the ones to leave with the 1-0 decision on Thursday afternoon.
ADRIAN, Mich. - The Saint Mary's soccer team dropped a 4-1 decision at Adrian on Saturday for their first loss of the 2011 campaign.
Soccer - Belles Blank Comets in MIAA Opener
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - In a game where the Belles maintained possession of the ball for the majority of the contest, the Saint Mary's soccer team took a 3-0 win over visiting Olivet in both teams' conference openers on a rainy Wednesday afternoon.
Soccer - Belles Tame Grizzlies for Fourth Win
FRANKLIN, Ind. - The Belles scored a pair of goals early and the defense continued to shine as the Saint Mary's soccer team earned a 2-0 win over Franklin on Sunday.
Soccer - Belles Vanquish Spartans
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Katelyn Tondo-Steele put away a perfect pass by Kelly Wilson in the with less than eight minutes to go, and Maddie Meckes added an insurance goal late to lift the Saint Mary's soccer team to a 3-1 win over Manchester College on Tuesday evening.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. - Saint Mary's senior midfielder Taylor Paton (Brownsburg, Ind./Brownsburg) has been selected as the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Offensive Player of the Week for her performance in the Defiance Classic last weekend.
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Saint Mary's soccer team claimed their first tournament title since 2008 with a commanding 4-0 victory over Thiel (Pa.). The Belles left the Defiance Classic with a 2-0 victory and the championship on Saturday afternoon.
Soccer - Belles Blank Yellow Jackets
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Saint Mary's soccer team opened up the 2011 season with a 4-0 victory over Defiance College on Friday afternoon.