2012 Soccer News and Stories

Athletics - Saint Mary's Student-Athletes, Teams Earn Academic Honors

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Nearly 50 Saint Mary's student-athletes and two varsity teams were recognized by the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association for their outstanding academic achievement during the 2012-13 year.

Soccer - Belles Earn NSCAA Team Academic Award

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Saint Mary's College soccer team was one of 498 NCAA Division I, II, and III and NAIA women's teams to earn the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Team Academic Award for the 2011-12 academic year.

Soccer - Four Belles Earn All-MIAA Accolades

ROYAL OAK, Mich. - Four members of the 2012 Saint Mary's soccer team earned All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association honors as voted upon by league coaches for their efforts during the season.

Soccer - Belles Sting Hornets

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The Saint Mary's College soccer team picked up a 1-0 win over Kalamazoo for their record-setting 10th shutout of the 2012 season.

Soccer - Belles Set School Record Win Mark Against Trine

ANGOLA, Ind. - The Saint Mary's soccer team won their school record 12th game of the season with a 2-0 win on the road at Trine on Saturday.

Soccer - Belles Shut Out by Flying Dutch

HOLLAND, Mich. - After more than an hour and a half weather delay suspended play in the second half, the Saint Mary's soccer team could not quite put together the comeback as they were on the wrong side of a 2-0 decision at Hope on Thursday night.

Soccer - Belles Defeated by Scots

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Regionally-ranked Alma scored a pair of goals in the opening three-and-a-half minutes as the Saint Mary's soccer team fell 2-0 to the Scots on Tuesday evening.

Soccer - Last-Second Heroics Help Belles to Draw

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Ashley Morfin tapped in a corner kick by Maddie Meckes with 10 seconds remaining in regulation to force overtime before the Saint Mary's soccer team tied Calvin 1-1 on Saturday.

Soccer - Belles Surge Past Brits

ALBION, Mich. - The Saint Mary's soccer team used three unanswered goals to take a 4-1 win on the road at Albion on Wednesday night.

Soccer - Belles Downed by Bulldogs

ADRIAN, Mich. - The Saint Mary's soccer team fell by a 1-0 final to regionally-ranked Adrian on Thursday evening.

Soccer - Belles Blank Comets

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's soccer team picked up their tenth win of the season and fourth consecutive conference shutout win with a 2-0 decision against Olivet on Tuesday evening.

Soccer - Hussey Earns MIAA Defensive Player of the Week Honor

ROYAL OAK, Mich. - Saint Mary's sophomore defender Mary Kate Hussey has been named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Defensive Player of the Week for her performances in games played through October 7.

Soccer - Belles Shut Out Flying Dutch

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Belles broke through with the only goal of the game in the 16th minute as the Saint Mary's soccer team defeated regionally-ranked Hope 1-0 at home on Saturday afternoon.

Soccer - Belles Silence Thunder

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's soccer team earned their sixth shutout of the 2012 season with a 4-0 conference win over in-state rival Trine on Wednesday evening.

Soccer - Valencia Named MIAA Offensive Player of the Week

ROYAL OAK, Mich. - Saint Mary's junior midfielder Mollie Valencia was named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Offensive Player of the Week for her performances leading up to September 30.

Soccer - Belles Prevail on Last-Minute Goal

PONTIAC, Mich. - The Saint Mary's soccer team used another late goal, this time with 20 seconds left in double overtime, to claim a 3-2 win over Rochester (Mich.) College on Sunday afternoon.

Soccer - Late Goal Lifts Belles Over Hornets

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Mollie Valencia scored the only goal of the day with just 2:30 remaining in regulation to give the Saint Mary's soccer team a 1-0 victory at Kalamazoo on Saturday.

Soccer - Belles Fall in Overtime to Knights

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's soccer team lost a tough 1-0 decision in overtime to visiting Calvin on Thursday evening.

Soccer - Offensive Outburst Propels Belles Past Brits

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's soccer team had their most productive offensive day since the 2007 season as the Belles defeated visiting Albion 7-0 on Tuesday.

Soccer - Belles Suffer First Loss on Late Goal by Scots

ALMA, Mich. - The Saint Mary's soccer team lost their first contest of the 2012 campaign by a 2-1 margin to Central Region No. 4 Alma on Saturday afternoon.

Soccer - Green Tabbed MIAA Defensive Player of the Week

ROYAL OAK, Mich. - Saint Mary's sophomore defender Kerry Green was named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Defensive Player of the Week for her performance in games played through September 16.

Soccer - Belles Hand Bulldogs First Loss of Season

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's soccer team responded with a goal four minutes after Adrian tied the game to take a 2-1 win and give the regionally-ranked Bulldogs their first loss of the season.

Soccer - Belles Down Comets to Remain Unbeaten

OLIVET, Mich. - The Saint Mary's soccer team pushed their current unbeaten streak to open the season to four in-a-row as the Belles defeated Olivet 4-1 in both teams' conference opener on Thursday.

Soccer - Belles Blank Saints for Third Straight Shutout

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's soccer team earned a 6-0 win over neighboring Holy Cross as six different players registered goals for the Belles on Tuesday.

Soccer - Rosenbaum Named MIAA Defensive Player of the Week

ROYAL OAK, Mich. - Saint Mary's sophomore goalkeeper Chanler Rosenbaum was named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Defensive Player of the Week for her performance in games played through September 2.

Soccer - Belles Tie Scarlet Hawks

CHICAGO, Ill. - The Saint Mary's soccer team played to a double overtime 0-0 tie at Illinois Institute of Technology on Sunday afternoon.

Soccer - Belles Ground Pilots for Season Opening Win

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Kaitlin Teichman notched the lone goal of the game in the 55th minute as the Saint Mary's soccer team opened the 2012 campaign with a 1-0 win over cross-town rival Bethel on Friday evening.