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2019 Wesleyan Women's Soccer News

  • Julia Meehan Named to CoSIDA Academic All-America Team
    December 03, 2019
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Julia Meehan of the Wesleyan women’s soccer team has been named to the 2019 CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team as announced by the organization on Tuesday. The teams are selected by CoSIDA and recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom. All of the All-America selections advanced to the ballot after earning All-District First Team honors.  
  • Devanny Tabbed NESCAC Rookie of the Year, Mitchell Earns Second Team Praise
    November 14, 2019
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Two members of the Wesleyan women's soccer team received NESCAC praise for their performances this season, as voted on by the league's coaches and announced by the conference office on Thursday. Grace Devanny earned NESCAC Rookie of the Year, while both Devanny and captain Mackenzie Mitchell earned All-NESCAC Second Team honors.
  • Julia Meehan Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team
    November 07, 2019
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Julia Meehan of the Wesleyan women’s soccer team has been named to the 2019 CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team as announced by the organization on Thursday. The teams are selected by CoSIDA and recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom. Honorees selected first-team Academic All-District will advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America ballot and be announced on December 3rd.
  • Women’s Soccer Edged by No. 10 Middlebury in NESCAC Quarterfinals
    November 02, 2019
    MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – In its second-straight NESCAC Tournament appearance, the seventh-seeded Wesleyan women’s soccer team (9-5-2) came from behind to knot the game 1-1, but No. 10 Middlebury (12-1-3) netted the game-winner with 13:23 remaining to edge the Cardinals 2-1. With the win, the second-seeded and defending NESCAC Champions advance to the semifinals, while Wesleyan will wait to hear about an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.
  • Wesleyan Travels to Middlebury for NESCAC Quarterfinal Game
    October 31, 2019
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Wesleyan women’s soccer team has earned the seventh seed in the NESCAC Tournament and will head to second-seeded Middlebury on Saturday for a noon game. The Cardinals are coming off their best regular-season performance since 2011 with a 9-4-2 overall record and a 4-4-2 conference mark. This season, Wesleyan set a new program record for longest unbeaten streak in a season with eight (6-0-2), surpassing the previous record of six that was set by the 1993 and 1981 teams. The Cardinals also won their third Little Three title and first since 1982.
  • Wesleyan Drops Regular-Season Finale at Connecticut College
    October 30, 2019
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Wesleyan women’s soccer team fell 2-0 at Connecticut College in its regular-season finale on Wednesday afternoon. The contest was the last regular-season NESCAC women’s soccer game, determining the final standings for the conference tournament. With the loss, Wesleyan finishes as the seventh seed and will travel to second-seeded Middlebury for a NESCAC quarterfinal game on Saturday, while the sixth-seeded Camels (10-4-1, 5-4-1) will head to third-seeded Williams.
  • No. 23 Wesleyan Falls Short at Trinity
    October 26, 2019
    HARTFORD, Conn. – The No. 23 Wesleyan women’s soccer team (9-3-2, 4-3-2) saw its comeback attempt fall short at Trinity on Saturday afternoon. The Cardinals cut into the Bantam’s two-goal lead early in the first half, but Trinity (6-6-2, 4-4-1) held on for the 2-1 victory.  
  • No. 23 Wesleyan Shuts Out Mount Holyoke 4-0
    October 22, 2019
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The No. 23 Wesleyan women's soccer team recorded its third-straight shutout with a 4-0 triumph over Mount Holyoke (2-13-1) on Tuesday evening. The meeting was the 36th between the Cardinals and the Lyons, as Wesleyan now owns a 22-12-2 advantage in the series. The Cardinals improve to 9-2-2 with the victory, recording their most wins in a season since 2011. Rookie Grace Devanny scored a pair of goals during the contest and now leads the NESCAC with 10 and is second in the conference in points (21). 
  • Women’s Soccer Downs Hamilton 3-0
    October 19, 2019
    CLINTON, N.Y. – The Wesleyan women’s soccer team (8-2-2, 4-2-2) downed Hamilton 3-0 on the road on Saturday morning. The win marks the first for the Cardinals against the Continentals (8-4-1, 4-4-1) in their ninth all-time meeting.
  • No. 22 Wesleyan Blanks Bates 5-0
    October 12, 2019
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The No. 22 Wesleyan women’s soccer team eased to a 5-0 victory over Bates (1-8-1, 0-6-0) on Saturday morning. The win was highlighted by a pair of goals from first-year Kate Hausladen, while Grace Devanny and Emily Ribatt each scored and recorded an assist. With the victory, the Cardinals improve to 7-2-2 overall with a 3-2-2 conference mark.  
  • No. 21 Wesleyan Sees Unbeaten Streak Snapped by No. 13 Tufts
    October 06, 2019
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The No. 21 Wesleyan women’s soccer team (6-2-2, 2-2-2) saw its eight-game unbeaten streak come to an end on Sunday, falling 2-0 to No. 13 Tufts (8-1-1, 4-1-0). The loss is just the second for the Cardinals and first since their season opener on September 7th. Wesleyan’s streak was the longest in program history, as it surpassed the previous record of six that was set by the 1993 and 1981 teams.
  • No. 21 Wesleyan Claims Little Three Title
    October 05, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. – The No. 21 Wesleyan women’s soccer team (6-1-2, 2-1-2) battled Amherst (5-2-3, 2-2-1) to a scoreless draw on Saturday afternoon. With the tie, the Cardinals claimed their first Little Three title since 1982 and third overall and extend their unbeaten streak to eight.
  • No. 21 Wesleyan Extends Unbeaten Streak to Seven
    October 01, 2019
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The No. 21 Wesleyan women’s soccer team extended its unbeaten streak to seven (6-0-1) with a 3-2 victory over Emerson (6-4-0) on Tuesday afternoon. Audrey Lavey tallied the game-winner, while Grace Devanny scored a pair of goals. The two tallies by Devanny ties her for first in the NESCAC in goal scoring, as she now leads the team in points (12). With the triumph, the Cardinals improve to 6-1-1 and set a new program record for longest unbeaten streak.
  • Lavey Scores Twice to Lead Wesleyan Past Coast Guard 2-0
    September 25, 2019
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – Wesleyan’s Audrey Lavey scored a pair of goals to lead the Cardinals past Coast Guard 2-0 on Wednesday afternoon. With the victory over the Bears (2-6-0), Wesleyan extended its unbeaten streak to six (5-0-1), tying the school record set by the 1981 and 1993 teams. The Cardinals close out their best September since 1994, as they improve to 5-1-1 overall with a 2-1-1 conference mark.
  • Wesleyan Ties Colby 0-0
    September 22, 2019
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Wesleyan women’s soccer team (4-1-1, 2-1-1) fought hard for 110 minutes against Colby, but neither team was able to net a game-winner as they finished in a scoreless tie. With the draw, the Cardinals remain unbeaten through five-straight games.
  • Devanny Scores Once in Each Half to Lift Wesleyan Past Bowdoin 2-1
    September 21, 2019
    BRUNSWICK, Maine – Wesleyan's Grace Devanny scored once in each half to lead the women's soccer team (4-1-0, 2-1-0) past Bowdoin 2-1 on the road Saturday. The game-winner came with just 3:30 remaining in regulation as first-year Devanny tallied her fourth career goal. Today's victory against the Polar Bears (0-4-1, 0-3-1) gives the Cardinals their best start through five games since 2009, extending their win streak to four.
  • Wesleyan Tops No. 25 Springfield 3-1
    September 17, 2019
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Wesleyan women’s soccer team (3-1-0) topped No. 25 Springfield 3-1 on Tuesday afternoon to extend its win streak to three. This was the Cardinals second-straight win against a nationally ranked team, as they handed The Pride their first loss of the season.  
  • Women’s Soccer Knocks Off No. 1 Williams 2-1
    September 14, 2019
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Wesleyan women’s soccer team (2-1-0, 1-1-0) knocked off defending National Champions, No. 1 Williams (2-1-0, 2-1-0) on Saturday afternoon. With the 2-1 victory, the Cardinals snapped the Ephs six-game unbeaten streak that dated back to November 4, 2018 and handed the Little Three rivals their first loss of the 2019 season. 
  • Wesleyan Blanks Rhode Island College 10-0
    September 10, 2019
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Wesleyan women’s soccer team (1-1) shutout Rhode Island College (2-2) in the team’s 10th meeting on Tuesday evening. During the 10-0 victory, first-year Kate Hausladen recorded six points, scoring twice and tallying a pair of assists.
  • Women’s Soccer Drops Season Opener to No. 2 Middlebury
    September 07, 2019
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Wesleyan women’s soccer team (0-1, 0-1) fell 2-0 in its season opener to No. 2 Middlebury. The Cardinals are back in action when they host Rhode Island College on Tuesday at 5:00 p.m.