2014 MIT Women's Soccer News

  • Three Engineers Earn ECAC All-Star Accolades
    December 18, 2014
    Three Engineers Earn ECAC All-Star Accolades CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A trio of MIT women's soccer players were selected to the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) All-Star teams, as announced on Thursday afternoon.
  • Battipaglia, Krishnamachar Selected to NSCAA College Division Scholar All-America Teams
    December 17, 2014
    Battipaglia, Krishnamachar Selected to NSCAA College Division Scholar All-America Teams CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT seniors Ambika Krishnamachar (Darrien, Conn.) and Michelle Battipaglia (Katonah, N.Y.) were each honored by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) on Wednesday for their accomplishments both on the field and in the classroom.
  • Three Engineers Receives NEWISA All-New England Accolades
    December 15, 2014
    Three Engineers Receives NEWISA All-New England Accolades CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Three members of the MIT women's soccer team received New England Women's Intercollegiate Soccer Association (NEWISA) Division III All-New England honors, as announced on Monday.
  • Krishnamachar Receives NSCAA All-America Honors
    December 07, 2014
    Krishnamachar Receives NSCAA All-America Honors CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the second straight season, senior Ambika Krishnamachar (Darrien, Conn.) was named to the 2014 NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division III Women's All-America Third Team, as announced by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) on Friday.
  • MIT Women's Soccer Trio Named NSCAA/Continental Tire All-New England
    December 04, 2014
    MIT Women's Soccer Trio Named NSCAA/Continental Tire All-New England CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Three MIT women's soccer players were named to the 2014 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/ Continental Tire NCAA Division III Women's All-New England Region team, as announced on Wednesday, December 3.
  • Three Engineers Selected to play in NEWISA Senior Bowl
    November 25, 2014
    Three Engineers Selected to play in NEWISA Senior Bowl CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Seniors Michelle Battipaglia (Katonah, N.Y.), Elena Gianotas (Trabuco Canyon, Calif.) and Ambika Krishnamachar (Darien, Conn.) were selected to participate in the 2014 New England Women's Intercollegiate Soccer Association (NEWISA) Senior Bowl on Saturday, December 7, at Merrimack College.
  • Late Goal Lifts Roger Williams Past. No. 24 MIT in NCAA Second Round Match
    November 16, 2014
    Late Goal Lifts Roger Williams Past. No. 24 MIT in NCAA Second Round Match CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Roger Williams University junior Haley Carignan (Scarborough, Maine) netted the game-winning goal at 101:27 in the second overtime period to lift the Hawks past No. 24 MIT, 1-0, in the second round of the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Tournament on Sunday afternoon at Roberts Field and Steinbrenner Stadium.
  • Team Effort Lifts No. 24 MIT Past Colby-Sawyer in NCAA First Round
    November 15, 2014
    Team Effort Lifts No. 24 MIT Past Colby-Sawyer in NCAA First Round CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Three different players located the back of the Colby-Sawyer College net as the No. 24 MIT women's soccer team earned a 3-1 victory over the Chargers in the 2014 NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament on Saturday afternoon at Roberts Field at Steinbrenner Stadium.
  • No. 24 Women's Soccer Receives NEWMAC All-Conference Honors
    November 12, 2014
    No. 24 Women's Soccer Receives NEWMAC All-Conference Honors CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Four members of the No. 24 MIT women's soccer collected New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) All-Conference honors, as announced by the league on Wednesday.
  • No. 21 MIT Women's Soccer Receives At-Large Bid To NCAA Tournament
    November 10, 2014
    No. 21 MIT Women's Soccer Receives At-Large Bid To NCAA Tournament CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the fourth consecutive season, the MIT women's soccer team will be competing in the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Tournament after receiving an at-large bid on Monday afternoon.
  • No. 21 MIT Falls To Wheaton, 2-0, in NEWMAC Semifinals
    November 08, 2014
    No. 21 MIT Falls To Wheaton, 2-0, in NEWMAC Semifinals CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Wheaton College junior Julia Cipriano (Middlebury, Conn.) and freshman Carly Costello (Holyoke, Mass.) each located the back of the net twice as the Lyons defeated MIT, 2-0, on Saturday afternoon at Roberts Field at Steinbrenner Stadium in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) semifinal play.
  • NEWMAC Announces Fall Academic All-Conference Awards
    November 04, 2014
    NEWMAC Announces Fall Academic All-Conference Awards BOSTON, Mass. – A league-leading 71 athletes represented MIT on the 2014 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Fall Academic All-Conference Team. Criteria includes a minimum GPA of 3.5/4.0 scale or 4.35/5.0 scale, achieving second year academic status at his or her institution, and being a member of a varsity team for the entire season.
  • Olivia Struckman Tabbed ECAC Rookie of the Week
    November 04, 2014
    Olivia Struckman Tabbed ECAC Rookie of the Week CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After being named New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Offensive Player of the Week on Monday, freshman Olivia Struckman (Scottsdale, Ariz.) was named the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Rookie of the Week.
  • Julia Goupil Named ECAC Co-Defensive Player of the Week
    November 04, 2014
    Julia Goupil Named ECAC Co-Defensive Player of the Week CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After being named New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Defender of the Week on Monday, freshman Julia Goupil (Los Altos, Calif.) was tabbed Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Co-Defensive Player of the Week this afternoon.
  • Olivia Struckman Named NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week
    November 03, 2014
    Olivia Struckman Named NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After netting a pair and assisting on two goals, freshman Olivia Struckman (Scottsdale, Ariz.) earned her initial New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Offensive Player of the Week, as announced on Monday.
  • Julia Goupil Named NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Week
    November 03, 2014
    Julia Goupil Named NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Week CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the first time in her career, freshman Julia Goupil (Los Altos, Calif.) was named New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Defensive Player of the Week, as announced on Monday.
  • No. 20 MIT Tops U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 3-0
    November 01, 2014
    No. 20 MIT Tops U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 3-0 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the second time this season, freshman Olivia Struckman (Scottsdale, Ariz.) netted a pair of goals as the No. 20 MIT women's soccer team wrapped up their regular season with a 3-0 victory over the U.S. Coast Guard Academy on Saturday afternoon at Roberts Field at Steinbrenner Stadium in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play.
  • Lydon Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
    October 30, 2014
    Lydon Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Senior Emily Lydon (Scituate, Mass.) was named to the Capital One Academic All-District men's soccer team as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America on Thursday.
  • No. 20 MIT Upends Emerson, 3-0
    October 28, 2014
    No. 20 MIT Upends Emerson, 3-0 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Senior Ambika Krishnamachar (Darrien, Conn.) recorded a season-high two goals, while freshman Olivia Struckman (Scottsdale, Ariz.) registered a career and season-best two assists as the No. 20 MIT women's soccer team defeated Emerson College, 3-0, on Tuesday afternoon at Roberts Field at Steinbrenner Stadium in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play.
  • Ambika Krishnamachar Named NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week
    October 27, 2014
    Ambika Krishnamachar Named NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After helping the MIT women’s soccer team claim back-to-back wins against Babson College and Salem State University last week, senior Ambika Krishnamachar (Darrien, Conn.) was selected as this week’s New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Offensive Player of the Week, as announced on Monday afternoon.
  • Strong Second Half Leads Engineers Past Babson, 3-0
    October 25, 2014
    Strong Second Half Leads Engineers Past Babson, 3-0 BABSON PARK, Mass. – Seniors Michelle Battipaglia (Katonah, N.Y.) and Ambika Krishnamachar (Darien, Conn.) generated all of MIT’s second-half scoring in a 3-0 win over Babson College in a NEWMAC women’s soccer game on Saturday. Battipaglia posted two goals while Krishnamachar accounted for one goal and an assist as the Engineers (12-3-2, 7-0-1) recorded their first regular season victory at Babson since the 2001 season and matched the program’s longest winning streak at eight games.
  • No. 23 MIT Tops Salem State In Non-Conference Play, 3-0
    October 21, 2014
    No. 23 MIT Tops Salem State In Non-Conference Play, 3-0 SALEM, Mass. – Three different players located the back of the Salem State University net on Tuesday afternoon as the No. 23 MIT women’s soccer team defeated the Vikings, 3-0, in non-conference play.
  • Engineers Blank Smith, 2-0, In Women's Soccer
    October 18, 2014
    Engineers Blank Smith, 2-0, In Women's Soccer CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Junior Morgan Moroi (New Albany, Ohio) and freshman Olivia Struckman (Scottsdale, Ariz.) each located the back of the Smith College net as MIT defeated the Pioneers, 2-0, on Saturday afternoon at Roberts Field at Steinbrenner Stadium in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play.
  • Second Half Surge Lifts MIT Past Wellesley, 3-0
    October 14, 2014
    Second Half Surge Lifts MIT Past Wellesley, 3-0 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Three different MIT players located the back of the Wellesley College net in the second half of Tuesday’s New England Women’s and Men’s Athletics Conference (NEWMAC) match as the Engineers defeated the Blue, 3-0, at Roberts Field at Steinbrenner Stadium.
  • MIT Rallies To Beat Clark, 2-1 (OT)
    October 11, 2014
    MIT Rallies To Beat Clark, 2-1 (OT) WORCESTER, Mass. – Freshman Nicole Miko (Upper Saddle River, N.J.) registered her first goal of the season at 98:58 in overtime following a feed from junior Morgan Morori (New Albany, Ohio) as the Engineers rallied to defeat Clark University, 2-1, on Saturday afternoon in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play.
  • Second Half Goal Propels MIT Past Wheaton, 3-2
    October 07, 2014
    Second Half Goal Propels MIT Past Wheaton, 3-2 NORTON, Mass. – MIT senior Ambika Krishnamachar (Darrien, Conn.) netted the go-ahead goal midway through the second half, which proved to be the difference as the Engineers defeated Wheaton College, 3-2, in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play on Tuesday afternoon at Mirrione Stadium.
  • Team Effort Lifts MIT Past Mount Holyoke College, 4-0
    October 04, 2014
    Team Effort Lifts MIT Past Mount Holyoke College, 4-0 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Four different players located the back of the Mount Holyoke College net as the Engineers cruised to a 4-0 victory against the Lyons on Saturday afternoon at Roberts Field at Steinbrenner Stadium in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play
  • Morgan Moroi Named NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week
    September 29, 2014
    Morgan Moroi Named NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week BOSTON, Mass. – For the first time in her career, MIT junior Morgan Moroi (New Albany, Ohio) was named New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Offensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon.
  • MIT Tops Springfield, 2-1
    September 27, 2014
    MIT Tops Springfield, 2-1 SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Junior Morgan Moroi (New Albany, Ohio) recorded one goal and one assist as MIT claimed their first New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) victory with a 2-1 win over Springfield College on Saturday afternoon.
  • MIT Draws A 1-1 Tie With WPI In NEWMAC Opener
    September 20, 2014
    MIT Draws A 1-1 Tie With WPI In NEWMAC Opener WORCESTER, Mass. – Freshman Olivia Struckman‘s (Scottsdale, Ariz.) goal in the 74th minute helped MIT overcome a one-goal deficit mid-way through the second half and secure a 1-1 double-overtime tie with WPI in both teams’ New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opener on Saturday morning at Alumni Stadium. Struckman recorded her fourth strike of the season following a cross from senior Ambika Krishnamachar (Darrien, Conn.) on the left side of the field.
  • MIT, Roger Williams Play To A 1-1 Tie
    September 16, 2014
    MIT, Roger Williams Play To A 1-1 Tie CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the second year in a row, MIT and Roger Williams University concluded their match in 1-1 tie on Tuesday afternoon at Roberts Field at Steinbrenner Stadium. MIT junior Morgan Moroi (New Albany, Ohio) netted her initial goal of the season at 3:29 following a pass from senior Ashley Peter (Manhasset, N.Y.) before Roger Williams countered with a strike by junior Haley Carignan (Scarborough, Maine) roughly six minutes later.
  • Double-Overtime Goal Lifts No. 9 Williams Past. No 15 MIT, 3-2
    September 14, 2014
    Double-Overtime Goal Lifts No. 9 Williams Past. No 15 MIT, 3-2 WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – Williams College sophomore Audrey Thomas (Bellevue, Wash.) netted two goals, including the game-winner in double-overtime at 108:31 as the No. 9 Ephs defeated No. 15 MIT, 3-2, on Sunday afternoon at Cole Field. Thomas located the back of the Engineers’ goal on her team’s ninth shot of the second overtime period following a pass from junior Mai Mitsuyama.
  • Late Goal Lifts Lesley Past No. 15 MIT, 2-1
    September 12, 2014
    Late Goal Lifts Lesley Past No. 15 MIT, 2-1 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Lesley University senior Hannah Landerholm’s (Edmonds, Wash.) header at 74:03 in the second half provided the visitor’s with the lead for good as the Lynx claimed a 2-1 non-conference win over No. 15 MIT on Friday evening at Roberts Field at Steinbrenner Stadium. The victory marks the first time Lesley has defeated MIT since their series commenced in 2010. MIT and Lesley have concluded their last two matches in ties, while Tech’s last victory against the Lynx came in 2011.
  • No. 15 MIT Falls To Tufts, 4-0
    September 10, 2014
    No. 15 MIT Falls To Tufts, 4-0 MEDFORD, Mass. – Four different members of the Tufts University women’s soccer team scored one goal, while freshman Mariah Harvey-Brown (Mill Valley, Calif.) registered two assists as the Jumbos defeated MIT, 4-0, in non-conference action on Wednesday afternoon at Kraft Field. MIT and Tufts both finished with 12 shots, but the Jumbos held an advantage in corners, eight to two.
  • No. 25 MIT Tops Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 1-0
    September 07, 2014
    No. 25 MIT Tops Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 1-0 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the third time this season, MIT’s women soccer team, which ranked 25th in the nation and third in the region in the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) poll, earned a one-goal victory as the Engineers defeated Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 1-0, on Sunday morning at Roberts Field at Steinbrenner Stadium. The Engineers and Athena’s were originally scheduled to face-off on Saturday, September 6 at 7:00 p.m., but due to inclement weather the game was postponed to this morning.
  • Lauren Ullmann Named NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Week
    September 02, 2014
    Lauren Ullmann Named NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Week BOSTON, Mass. – Sophomore goalkeeper Lauren Ullmann (Princeton, N.J.) was named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Defensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon. This is the second time in Ullmann’s career that she received this particular honor.
  • Second Half Surge Lifts #25 MIT Past Worcester State
    September 02, 2014
    Second Half Surge Lifts #25 MIT Past Worcester State WORCESTER, Mass. – MIT’s women’s soccer team, ranked 25th in the nation and third in the region in the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) poll, received three second half goals from senior co-captain Ambika Krishnamachar (Darrien, Conn.) and freshmen Julia Goupil (Los Altos, Calif.) and Olivia Struckman (Scottsdale, Ariz.) to secure a 4-0 non-conference win against Worcester State University on Tuesday evening.
  • MIT Women's Soccer Sneaks Past RPI, 1-0 (2OT)
    August 30, 2014
    MIT Women's Soccer Sneaks Past RPI, 1-0 (2OT) CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Junior Jennifer Ibanez (West Windsor, N.J.) scored the game’s lone goal with 5:04 remaining in the second overtime period to provide MIT’s women’s soccer team with a 1-0 a non-conference victory against RPI on Saturday afternoon at Roberts Field at Steinbrenner Stadium.
  • MIT Women's Soccer Tops Brandeis In Season-Opener
    August 29, 2014
    MIT Women's Soccer Tops Brandeis In Season-Opener WALTHAM, Mass. – Freshman Olivia Struckman (Scottsdale, Ariz.) netted the game’s lone goal – her first as a member of MIT’s women’s soccer team at 12:20 in the opening session that provided the Engineers with a 1-0 non-conference season opening victory against Brandeis University on Friday evening.
  • Women's Soccer First In Preseason NEWMAC Poll
    August 26, 2014
    Women's Soccer First In Preseason NEWMAC Poll CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT’s women’s soccer team received the top spot in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) preseason coaches poll, as announced on Monday.
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