October 6, 2008
Four CUA Athletes Named Players of the Week
After a strong week in CUA sports, the Cardinals brought home four individual awards. Four Cardinals were named Player of the Week for the Landmark Conference. Two members of the field hockey team, and a member each from mens and womens soccer.
October 4, 2008
Offense Brings Home Another Win for Womens Soccer
15 shots, including nine of them on goal, helped lift CUA to a 2-1 win over Juniata on the road. This win also marked the opening of Landmark Conference matches.
October 1, 2008
Womens Soccer walks away with 3-2 win over Stevenson
Kelly Donnelys (Garden City, N.Y./Garden City) goal in the 77th minute lifted CUA to a 3-2 win on the road at Stevenson, Wednesday.
September 28, 2008
Women's Soccer falls short against Montclair State
Maggie McCarthys (Portsmouth, R.I./ Portsmouth Abbey) goal in the 16th minute seemed to be all the Cardinals needed Sunday until Symone Seldon came off the bench for Montclair State and knotted the game in the 79th minute followed by Natalia Sisti scoring the winning goal for Montclair State in the 85th minute.
September 20, 2008
Cards Drop Heartbreaker to Cabrini
The Catholic University Womens Soccer team could not overcome two first half goals by the Cabrini Cavaliers on Saturday afternoon. This loss drops the Cardinals record to 2-3-1. The Cardinals gave up two goals late in the first half, but applied the pressure in the second half and did not allow another goal.
September 17, 2008
Women's Soccer Downs Marymount
Three consecutive goals helped propel the Catholic University women's soccer team to victory Wednesday afternoon. The win brought CUA's record to 2-2-1 on the year.
September 7, 2008
Catholic Held Scorless Against Manhattanville
The Catholic University of America's women's soccer team fell to host Manhattanville in game two of the Valient Classic Sunday afternoon. CUA out-shot their opponent by two in the game, but were unable to convert any shots into goals.
September 6, 2008
Trinity (Conn.) Takes Catholic at Valiant Classic
The Catholic University of America's women's soccer team fell short in a Saturday afternoon match against Trinity College. Battling the elements as well as the Bantams, Catholic was held scoreless in the opening game of the Manhattanville Valiant Classic.
August 31, 2008
CUA Ties Ramapo in Double OT
The CUA women's soccer team faced off against non-conference opponent Ramapo College on Saturday afternoon. The intense match-up ended in a 4-4 tie after two overtime periods, and the Cardinals' record now stands at 1-1-0.
August 30, 2008
CUA Dominates Bridgewater, Earns First Season Win
The Catholic University women's soccer team faced off against non-conference opponent Bridgewater College Saturday afternoon, and wasted no time in showing their dominance on both ends of the field. The team was led by junior midfielder Diana Spadaro (Stony Point, N.Y./Albertus Magnus) and freshman midfielder Caitlin Brett (Mercerville, N.J./Nottingham), who each recorded two goals in the contest.
August 25, 2008
Moravian Sits Atop Landmark Womens Soccer Preseason Poll
The Moravian College womens soccer team has been tabbed as the favorites for the upcoming season according to the Landmark Womens Soccer Preseason Poll. The womens soccer coaches and sports information directors at each institution that sponsors the sport were polled for the preseason ballot.
June 2, 2008
CUA Releases Fall Landmark Schedules
The Catholic University of America Department of Athletics released a majority of the fall athletics schedules Monday. The 2008-09 school year marks CUAs second year in the Landmark Conference. Among the fall sports, all are looking for its first Landmark title.
April 29, 2008
CUA Hosts Second Annual Spring Alumni Game
The Catholic University women's soccer team hosted its Second Annual Spring Alumni game under sunny skies on Saturday, April 19th at Cardinal Stadium.
December 18, 2007
NSCAA Names Four Cardinals All-Region
The Catholic University womens soccer program continued to reap postseason honors Tuesday after four Cardinals were named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-Mid-Atlantic squad. This is the first time that CUA has had multiple players named to the team.
November 11, 2007
Cards Fall In Penalty Kicks in ECAC Championship
The Catholic University women's soccer squad (12-3-5) took the Swarthmore Garnet (14-2-3) to a double overtime 0-0 result forcing penalty kicks to decide the East Coast Athletic Conference championship. The Garnet held a 5-3 advantage in the PK's to earn the crown and take the season series to 1-0-1 between the squads that met the first and last games of 2007.
November 10, 2007
Catholic University to Play in ECAC Championship
The Catholic University womens soccer team (12-3-4) upset the top-seeded Grove City College Wolverines (16-4-1) in the East Coast Athletic Conference tournament. The fifth-seeded Cardinals beat Widener on Wednesday and then took Grove City in a 1-0 decision on Saturday to advance to Sundays championship contest.
November 7, 2007
Cards Advance to ECAC Semifinals with 3-2 Victory
The Catholic University womens soccer team (11-3-4) defeated Widener (14-6-1), 3-2, Wednesday afternoon in the first round of the East Coast Athletic Conference tournament. The fifth-seeded Cardinals downed the fourth-seeded Pioneers using three different goalkeepers and as many scorers.
November 1, 2007
Peters Named ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District
Catholic University junior forward Suzie Peters (Nanuet, N.Y./Albertus Magnus) has been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District womens soccer third team excelling both athletically and academically this past season.
October 31, 2007
Cardinals Fall in Landmark Conference Semifinal
The Catholic University womens soccer team was eliminated from the Landmark Conference tournament Wednesday afternoon with a 2-0 loss to the Moravian Greyhounds (15-4-1) in Pennsylvania. The Cardinals drop to 10-3-4 on the season and will wait to see if they receive a bid to the East Coast Athletic Conference tournament next week.
October 30, 2007
Five Cardinal Earn All-Landmark Honors
Five players from the Catholic University womens soccer team (10-2-4, 3-1-2 Landmark) have been selected to the inaugural All-Landmark Conference squad. In its first year of existence, the coaches selected 24 players for the squad regardless of position with the top 12 vote-getters earning first team.
October 27, 2007
Nicoletti Nets Cardinal Victory
Helene Nicolettis (Haddonfield, N.J./Haddonfield) goal in the 70th minute was just what the Catholic University womens soccer team need in its 1-0 win over the Susquehanna Crusaders (6-10-1) Saturday afternoon. With the win the Cards improve to 10-2-4 for the season and 3-1-2 in the Landmark Conference. The victory also gave them the third seed in the upcoming conference tournament.
October 24, 2007
Exciting Match Results in Cardinal Draw
A wild two minutes concluded regulation out of the excitement came Catholic University womens soccers fourth tie of the year. The Cardinals tied the York College Spartans (10-5-3), 1-1, Wednesday afternoon in Pennsylvania to move to 9-2-4 on the year.
October 21, 2007
Greyhounds Down Cards in Landmark Battle
The Catholic University womens soccer team (9-2-3, 2-1-2 Landmark) fell 3-0 to the Moravian College Greyhounds (13-3-1, 4-1 Landmark) Sunday afternoon at the DuFour Center Upper Fields. The game was a pivotal conference match with the winner clinching a post season berth.
October 16, 2007
Cards Dig Gophers Into a 5-0 Hole
The Catholic University women's soccer team got back on the winning track with a big 5-0 victory over the Goucher College Gophers (3-10, 0-4 Landmark) Tuesday evening in Maryland. After tying in their last game, the Cards defeated the Gophers to improve to 9-1-3 overall and 2-0-2 in the Landmark Conference.
October 13, 2007
Cards and Rangers Tie in Landmark Tilt
The Catholic University womens soccer squad (8-1-3, 1-0-2 Landmark) added another tie to their record Saturday afternoon going scoreless in a double overtime draw against the Drew University Rangers (4-7-3, 1-2-1 Landmark). The scenario is familiar to both teams who now have a combined six ties for the season.
October 10, 2007
Bellardini Named to D3Kicks Team of the Week
Catholic University junior midfielder Elyse Bellardini (Wayne, N.J./Wayne Valley) has been named to the D3Kicks.com Team of the Week for her outstanding performance over the past seven days. Bellardini had two goals and an assist in the past week to help the Cards go 2-0. The team is comprised of the top eleven players in the nation by position, it comes out every Tuesday during the regular season.
October 6, 2007
Cards Trump Royals 2-1
The Catholic University womens soccer team (8-1-2, 1-0-1 Landmark) hit a number of milestones Saturday afternoon in Scranton, Pa. The Cards notched their first ever Landmark Conference win with a 2-1 victory over the University of Scranton Royals (4-8-1, 2-1 Landmark). Along the way the squad gave head coach J.P. Sousa a hand in becoming the winningest coach in program history.
October 3, 2007
Cards Swat Hornets 8-1
The Catholic University womens soccer team (7-1-2) finally got back on the scoring track with an 8-1 victory over the Shenandoah University Hornets (3-7) Wednesday evening in Virginia. Prior to the game the Cardinals had scored just one goal in the last 220 minutes of play after two ties the past week.
October 2, 2007
Albertus graduate fits in at Catholic University
When Suzie Peters joined the Catholic University women's soccer team, her athletic ability was immediately apparent. The former Albertus Magnus star earned a starting job with the Cardinals in the first game of her freshman year. But since then, the Nanuet resident has added another attribute that might be just as important.
September 29, 2007
Cards and Eagles Draw in Conference Play
The Catholic University womens soccer teams (6-1-2, 0-0-1 Landmark) scoring woes continued Saturday afternoon as the Cardinals played to a 0-0 tie against the Juniata College Eagles (6-2-1, 0-1-1 Landmark). The game marked the second tie in a row for CUA which has now played a total of 220 minutes in its last two contests.
September 26, 2007
Double Overtime Ends in 1-1 Tie
The Catholic University women's soccer team tied the Frostburg State Bobcats (7-2-1) Wednesday evening in a double overtime 1-1 decision. Both teams scored early in the game which then became a defensive battle until it was called a tie after 110 minutes of play. This was the first tie of the season for the Cards who are now 6-1-1.
September 23, 2007
Cardinals Top Bulldogs 4-1
The Catholic University womens soccer team continued on undefeated after beating the DeSales University Bulldogs, 4-1, Sunday afternoon at the DuFour Center Upper Fields. Suzie Peters (Nanuet, N.Y./Albertus Magnus) led the Cards with two goals and an assist who havent lost since the first game of the season.
September 18, 2007
Cardinals Down Saints
The Catholic University womens soccer squad (5-1) defeated the Marymount Saints 4-1 Tuesday evening in Virginia. Four different players scored as the Cards continued their solid season improving to 5-1. CUA had a good day after moving up in the regional rankings to number eight that afternoon.
September 17, 2007
Napolitano Named Womens Soccer Athlete of the Week
The Landmark Conference has named Diana Napolitano (Hasbrouck Heights, N.J./Immaculate Heart) the womens soccer Athlete of the Week for the week ending September 16. The senior captain led CUA to a 1-0 record and has played a major role in the Cardinals 4-1 start to the season.
September 15, 2007
CUA Tramples Cavaliers 6-3
The Catholic University womens soccer team (4-1) beat the Cabrini College Cavaliers 6-3 on Saturday at the CUA Upper Fields. Senior Diana Napolitano (Hasbrouck Heights, N.J./Immaculate Heart) had an assist in the game which broke the record for career assists set by Laura Kaye in 2005. The win was also significant for the Cards who returned to the upper fields after a year hiatus. Currently CUA has not lost on that turf since 2004.
September 11, 2007
Peters Named to D3Kicks Team of the Week
Catholic University junior forward Suzie Peters (Nanuet, N.Y./Albertus Magnus) has been named to the D3Kicks.com Team of the Week for her outstanding performance over the past seven days. Peters led the Cards to the D.C. Classic title with three goals along the way. The team is comprised of the top eleven players in the nation by position, it comes out every Tuesday during the regular season.
September 10, 2007
Donnelly Named CUAs First Landmark Athlete of the Week
Catholic University freshman womens soccer player Kelly Donnelly (Garden City, N.Y./Garden City) has been named the Landmark Conference Offensive Player of the Week. Donnelly earns her first conference honor as well as the athletic departments first athlete of the week in the newly formed Landmark Conference.
September 9, 2007
Cardinals Win Third DC Classic Title
The Catholic University womens soccer squad (3-1) defeated the Roanoke College Maroons (4-1) Sunday afternoon in the championship game of CUAs bi-annual DC Classic. The Cardinal women beat the Maroons 6-3 and also had four players named to the all-tournament squad including Kelly Donnelly (Garden City, N.Y./Garden City), Suzie Peters (Nanuet, N.Y./Albertus Magnus), Katelynn Chambers (Montclair, N.J./Montclair) and Diana Spadaro (Stony Point, N.Y./Albertus Magnus).
September 8, 2007
CUA Flattens Ferrum 6-0
The Catholic University womens soccer team (2-1) handily defeated the Ferrum College Panthers (1-2) Saturday afternoon in the first game of the 2007 D.C. Classic. The tournament is CUAs bi-annual event that goes on for two days in the fall and features four area squads. CUA shut out Ferrum 6-0 in the first game of the day utilizing a balanced attack that had six players scoring.
September 7, 2007
DC Classic Information
This Saturday and Sunday the women's soccer team will host the 2007 DC Classic at Cardinal Stadium. Games begin at 12:30 p.m.
September 2, 2007
CUA Downs Mustangs 2-0
Sunday afternoon was a shooting clinic for the Catholic University womens soccer team (1-1) as they shut out the Villa Julie Mustangs (1-1) 2-0 at the SWAT Kick Classic. The game was the second of the tournament hosted by Swarthmore College. The Cards outshot the Mustangs 29-3 in the victory, which was their first of 2007.
September 1, 2007
Cards Fall to Swarthmore 1-0
The Catholic University womens soccer team was blanked in their first game of 2007 at the SWAT Kick Classic Saturday afternoon. The Cards fell to the host Garnet 1-0 on the first day of the tournament.
August 20, 2007
Cards Picked Second in Preseason Poll
The University of Scranton womens soccer team has been picked as the favorite in the first season of play in the Landmark Conference as selected in the Landmark Preseason Womens Soccer Poll.
May 11, 2007
Stengle and Wheeler Receive Top Athletic Honors
Seniors Kim Stengle (Old Bridge, N.J./Old Bridge) and Stephen Wheeler (Silver Spring, Md./Good Counsel) were named the winners of the Donley and Harris Cups at the Catholic University Senior Awards Banquet Thursday evening at the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center. The awards are the highest honor for graduating student-athletes.
April 30, 2007
CUA Hosts First Annual Spring Alumni Game
The Catholic University women's soccer squad hosted its First Annual CUA Spring Alumni game on Saturday, April 28. Twelve alums and the graduating seniors suited up against the current squad for a fun scrimmage that saw a lot of quality plays.
December 14, 2006
Womens Soccer Earns NSCAA Team Academic Award
The Catholic University of America womens soccer team has been honored as one of the recipients of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Team Academic Award. The squad achieved an outstanding 3.46 grade point average in the 2005-06 academic year.
November 10, 2006
Cardinals Place Four on All-CAC Squad
The Catholic University womens soccer team had four student-athletes named to the All-Capital Athletic Conference team after earning the second seed in the CAC tournament and a bid to the East Coast Athletic Conference tourney. The Cardinals had one player on the first team and three on the second, they finished the season 11-8-1.
November 9, 2006
FDU-Florham Eliminates CUA from ECAC Tourney
Catholic University womens soccer ended their season with a 2-1 loss to the Fairleigh Dickinson- Florham Devils (13-6-2) Thursday afternoon in the ECAC quarterfinals. The Cardinals finish the season 11-8-1 after earning the sixth seed in the post-season tournament.
November 8, 2006
ECAC Game Rescheduled
Wednesday's ECAC quarterfinal has been rescheduled for Thursday at 2:00 p.m., due to heavy rains.
November 7, 2006
Field Hockey and Womens Soccer Earn ECAC Bids
The Catholic University of America womens soccer and field hockey squads have both earned bids into the East Coast Athletic Conference post-season tournament. Womens soccer will travel to play Farleigh Dickinson-Florham on Wednesday afternoon while the field hockey squad will host William Patterson at Cardinal Stadium that same day at 2:30 p.m.
October 31, 2006
Cards Fall 2-0 in CAC Semifinal
After a scoreless first half the Catholic University womens soccer team (11-7-1) looked to have the game under control after a strong hold on the offensive end during the first 45 minutes. Unfortunately the Salisbury Sea Gulls (9-6-1) had different plans gaining momentum on a free kick goal and winning 2-0 in the CAC semifinal.
October 28, 2006
Cards Win CAC First Round Game Versus Goucher
The first half of the womens soccer game against Goucher looked like a typical CUA contest this season. The Cardinals took shot after shot but couldnt score resulting in a 0-0 halftime tie. The second half, however, CUA came alive and knocked in two goals to win 2-0 and now advance to the CAC semifinals on Tuesday.
October 27, 2006
Cardinal Teams Gear Up for CAC Tournament
This weekend marks the beginning of a pressure-filled time of year for the Catholic University fall athletic teams. Womens soccer, mens soccer, field hockey and volleyball will all begin the CAC Tournament, a single-elimination play-off that will not only determine the conference champion but will also crown the winner who will receive the CACs automatic bid into the NCAA tournament.
October 24, 2006
Cardinals Tie Eagles in CAC Finale
In their final regular season game of 2006 the Catholic University Cardinals (10-6-1, 5-1-1 CAC) played the strong defense they had all season. Unfortunately the other tendency the team didnt deviate from was its lack of scoring. Against the Mary Washington Eagles (5-9-2, 2-2-1 CAC) CUA controlled the ball but couldnt find the back of the net resulting in a 0-0 tie after two overtimes.
October 21, 2006
Womens Soccer Drops 1-0 Game to York
The Catholic University of America womens soccer team (10-6, 5-1 CAC) had a defensive breakdown early against the York College Spartans (11-4-1, 5-1 CAC). Unfortunately, this would mean the game for the Cards who were unable to even the score throughout the remaining 88 minutes. The loss marked the first in the CAC since 2004 for CUA who went undefeated last year.
October 18, 2006
CUA Defeats Villa Julie 2-1
On a sunny afternoon at DuFour Field the Catholic University womens soccer team (10-5) dominated the Villa Julie Mustangs (11-4). The Cards controlled the entire flow of the game but never really put the Mustangs away winning 2-1. The victory marked CUA's tenth of 2006 making this the fifth season in a row with ten or more wins for the Cards.
October 15, 2006
Cards Fall 3-0 to Montclair
Catholic University womens soccer (9-5) dropped a non-conference contest to Montclair State (10-4-2) Sunday afternoon in New Jersey. Natalia Sisti scored three goals for the Red Hawks who won 3-0.
October 8, 2006
#18 Generals Shutout Cards
Three first-half goals were too much to overcome for the CUA womens soccer team (9-4) against the #18 Washington & Lee Generals (9-0-2) Sunday afternoon in Lexington, Va. The loss snapped a four-game winning streak for the Cardinals who came into the game looking to give the nationally-ranked Generals their first loss of the fall.
October 5, 2006
Womens Soccer Shakes Off Marymount In Double OT
The CUA womens soccer team (9-3, 5-0 CAC) pulled out a double overtime victory Thursday night against the pesky Marymount Saints (5-6-1, 1-2 CAC) despite rain and sloppy conditions. The win improved the Cards to 9-3 as well as an undefeated 5-0 in conference play. CUA dominated on the offensive end accumulating 22 shots to Marymounts ten but were again hampered by a lack of goals.
October 2, 2006
CUA Tramples Bison
CUA womens soccer (8-3, 4-0 CAC) handily beat the Gallaudet Bison (2-6, 0-3 CAC) at DuFour Field Monday evening. The Cardinals had three players score multiple goals in the 9-0 routing. Junior Meghan McGuire (East Amherst, N.Y./Buffalo Sacred Heart) scored her first three goals of the season in the contest. Sara Cooke (San Diego, Calif./Our Lady of Peace) continued her strong season netting three scores as well.
September 30, 2006
CUA Blanks NC Wesleyan
Catholic University womens soccer (7-3) continued to overpower their opponents on offense Saturday against North Carolina Wesleyan (3-4-1) in a 2-0 win. The Cards outshot NC Wesleyan 31-4 including a 12-1 second half to totally dominate the offensive end of the game.
September 28, 2006
Albertus Magnus grads are together again on college soccer team
Nanuet's Suzie Peters and fraternal twins Diana and Michelle Spadaro of Stony Point have not yet played in an official Albertus Magnus soccer alumni team.
September 27, 2006
CUA Rolls Over Goucher
The Catholic University womens soccer squad (6-3, 3-0 CAC) dominated the Goucher Gophers (1-6, 0-3) Wednesday evening at DuFour Field. Despite a close 1-0 score, the Cardinals controlled every aspect of the game for all ninety minutes.
September 23, 2006
Rangers Best Cards
Catholic University womens soccer (5-3) beat the Drew Rangers (3-5) in every offensive category but one Saturday afternoon in New Jersey. The Cards had more shots and more corner kicks but the Rangers were able to win with one important statistic.
September 19, 2006
Cardinals Comeback Too Much For Seahawks
After allowing two goals in the first 25 minutes, the Catholic University womens soccer squad regrouped and held St. Marys College (5-1, 1-1 CAC) scoreless in the remaining 65. The Cardinals were also to put three scores on the board to pull out the 3-2 win and improve to 5-2, 2-0 in the CAC.
September 16, 2006
Cards Clip Sea Gulls in Double Overtime
Playing on an auxiliary field, the CUA womens soccer team (4-2, 1-0 CAC) started off slow against the Salisbury Sea Gulls (1-3-1, 0-1 CAC) Saturday evening. Salisbury controlled the first twenty minutes but was unable to find the back of the net. Catholic University picked it up later in the game but was also without a goal despite numerous corner kicks.
September 13, 2006
Womens Soccer Wins Home Opener
Catholic University womens soccer (3-2) hosted the Frostburg State Bobcats (1-3) Wednesday afternoon in its first home game of 2006. With goals distributed between three different players, CUA was able to get the 3-2 win.
September 10, 2006
Womens Soccer Beats Hartwick
The Catholic University womens soccer team (2-2) emphatically beat Hartwick College (1-3), 2-0, Sunday afternoon at the Oneonta Mayors Cup. The Cardinals bounced back from a tough loss to #8 Oneonta on Saturday to split at the Mayors Cup.
September 9, 2006
Cards Drop Game to #8 Red Dragons
An hour delay mid-game couldnt jump start a slow offense for Catholic University womens soccer (1-2) at the Oneonta Mayors Cup Saturday afternoon. The #8 SUNY-Oneontas Red Dragons (2-1) were too much for the Cardinals who were outshot 18-4.
September 3, 2006
Womens Soccer Topples Elms College
In the consolation match of the Roanoke College Showcase, Catholic University womens soccer proved that its impressive 2005 season was not a fluke. The team scored seven goals dispersed amongst five players showing its balanced attack up front. Senior goalkeeper Kim Stengle (Old Bridge, N.J./Old Bridge), whose solid performance was critacal against Rochester on Saturday, and freshman Diana Spadaro (Stony Point, N.Y./Albertus Magnus) were both named to the all-tournament team.
September 2, 2006
Womens Soccer Falls to Rochester