2017 MASCAC Women's Soccer News

  • Framingham State Rams Hall of Famer Nicole Abbott ’01 Focusing Her Skills on CrossFit
    August 02, 2018
    Nicole Abbott, Class of 2001, and Framingham State Athletic Hall of Fame member went from being one of the greatest women's soccer players in program history to now excelling in CrossFit on a global scale.
  • 737 Student-Athletes Named to Fall 2017 MASCAC All-Academic Team
    January 30, 2018
    Westfield, MA — A total of 737 student-athletes have been honored by the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference with selection to the league’s Fall 2017 All-Academic Team that was released earlier today by Commissioner Angela Baumann. Student-athletes that compete in championship varsity sports offered by each of the MASCAC institutions during the Fall 2017 athletic season and have achieved a 3.20 cumulative or semester-based grade point average during the semester are eligible for selection to the Fall All-Academic Team. Worcester State University placed the most student-athletes on the Fall 2017 MASCAC All-Academic Team with 145 total, while Westfield State University (123), Bridgewater State University (89), Massachusetts Maritime Academy (77) and Fitchburg State University (73) followed. “The MASCAC had another successful semester as reflected by the large number of student-athletes recognized on the 2017 MASCAC Fall All-Academic Team,” Commissioner Baumann said. “Finding success in the classroom is equally as important as success on the field of play which our student-athletes have shown time and time again. I am extremely proud of their academic accomplishments.” The Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference, the nation’s oldest Division III men’s and women’s playing conference, has a rich and storied tradition of competitive success while celebrating excellence in the classroom. MASCAC member schools include Bridgewater State University, Fitchburg State University, Framingham State University, MCLA, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Salem State University, Westfield State University and Worcester State University. Two other institutions, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and Plymouth State University, are affiliate members of the conference in the sports of football and men’s ice hockey, while Western Connecticut State University joined the conference as a football affiliate member in 2013.
  • Mass. Maritime Women's Soccer Welcomes Two New Team Impact Recruits
    December 12, 2017
    Check out this great video on the Massachusetts Maritime women's soccer team and their two new Team Impact recruits, Nicolette and Christiana Silva.
  • 2017 MASCAC Fall Recap
    December 07, 2017
    Check out the highlights of the fall MASCAC season with a recap of the tournament and awards.
  • 47 MASCAC Student-Athletes Recognized on the 2017 Fall Sportsmanship Teams
    November 28, 2017
    47 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) student-athletes have been recognized for their outstanding sportsmanship as members of the 2017 Fall Sportsmanship Teams.
  • Worcester State Leads in First 2017-18 Howard C. Smith Cup Standings
    November 16, 2017
    Following the conclusion of the fall regular season, Worcester State has the most points in the first round of the Howard C. Smith Cup standings. The Smith Cup is awarded annually to the member institution which compiles the most points based on the placement of each of its programs competing in the 15 league championship sports.
  • Worcester State's Butler Named to CoSIDA Women's Soccer All-Academic District Team
    November 16, 2017
    Worcester State University's senior defender Justine Butler (Marlborough, Mass.) has been named to the 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Women's Soccer Team for her combined performances athletically and in the classroom.
  • Westfield State Falls to No. 10 Messiah in NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament
    November 11, 2017
    Westfield State's fell to national powerhouse Messiah College 4-0 in the opening round of the NCAA tournament on Saturday in Grantham, Pa.
  • Westfield State’s Eduardo Named 2017 Women’s Soccer Player of the Year, Headlines the 2017 MASCAC Women’s Soccer All-Conference Team
    November 08, 2017
    Bella Eduardo of Westfield State has earned the 2017 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer Player of the Year honors and headlines the 2017 MASCAC First Team All-Conference squad which is voted on by the coaches from around the conference.
  • Westfield State to Play Messiah (Pa.) in NCAA DIII Women's Soccer Tournament Opener
    November 06, 2017
    Westfield State University will play at Messiah (Pa.) University in the opening round of the 2017 NCAA Division III women's soccer tournament this weekend in Mechanicsburg, Pa.
  • MASCAC Women's Soccer Weekly Report 11/6
    November 06, 2017
    Casey Rotti of Westfield State and Maddie Fong of Worcester State claim the MASCAC Women's Soccer Player and Rookie of the Week honors after competing in the MASCAC Tournament.
  • Westfield State Claims the 2017 MASCAC Women's Soccer Tournament Crown
    November 05, 2017
    The Westfield State University women's soccer team earned its sixth Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament championship in the past 10 seasons as the second seeded Owls used a strong second half to overcome a one-goal deficit and push past the first seeded Worcester State Lancers for the title.
  • Westfield State and Worcester State Set to Meet in the MASCAC Women's Soccer Championship
    November 03, 2017
    Westfield State and Worcester State are set to meet on Sunday in the MASCAC Women's Soccer Championship after winning their semifinal contests on Friday night.
  • Bridgewater State and Salem State Advance to the MASCAC Women's Soccer Tournament Semifinals
    November 01, 2017
    After winning their respective quarterfinal games on Tuesday, Bridgewater State and Salem State advance to the MASCAC Women's Soccer semifinals on Friday.
  • MASCAC Women's Soccer Weekly Report 10/30
    October 30, 2017
    Kaleigh Pallotta of Framingham State and Hallee Tripp of Westfield State claim the MASCAC Women's Soccer Player and Rookie of the Week honors.
  • Worcester State Takes Home Number One Seed in the MASCAC Women's Soccer Tournament
    October 28, 2017
    For the fourth straight season, the Worcester State Lancers are the top seed in the MASCAC Women's Soccer Tournament which begins on Tuesday, October 31 with the quarterfinal games.
  • MASCAC Made: Kristina Kern, Framingham State Women's Soccer
    October 26, 2017
    Achieving goals. If there was a theme to Framingham State’s women’ soccer head coach Kristina Kern’s life that would be it. Whether it was on the playing field in college, in the classroom or in her current career, she knew what she wanted to do and put every effort into achieving it.
  • Massachusetts Maritime Women's Soccer Welcomes Mashpee's Silva Girls As New Teammates Through Team IMPACT Partnership
    October 25, 2017
    The Massachusetts Maritime community welcomed two new and very special members of the Buccaneer women’s soccer team on Tuesday afternoon, as 11-year-old Nicolette and eight-year-old Christiana Silva of Mashpee were drafted in a special ceremony that took place inside the Clean Harbors Athletic Center. The Draft Day event was part of the Academy’s continuing partnership with Team IMPACT, a non-profit organization based in Quincy that partners with colleges and universities across the region to improve the quality of life for children facing adverse issues and events by establishing and expanding vibrant team-based support networks.
  • MASCAC Women's Soccer Weekly Report 10/23
    October 23, 2017
    Emma Sanders of Bridgewater State and Maddie Fong of Worcester State claim the MASCAC Women's Soccer Player and Rookie of the Week honors.
  • Women's Soccer Weekly Report 10/16
    October 16, 2017
    Nicole Chretien of Westfield State and Shannon Prouty of MCLA are the MASCAC Women's Soccer Player and Rookie of the Week honorees.
  • MASCAC Women's Soccer Weekly Report 10/9
    October 09, 2017
    Courtney Pepin of Bridgewater State and Mikayla Porcaro of Salem State take home the MASCAC Women's Soccer Player and Rookie of the Week honors.
  • MASCAC Women's Soccer Weekly Report 10/2
    October 02, 2017
    Madison Taylor of Massachusetts Maritime and Rachel Dixson of Worcester State grab the MASCAC Women's Soccer Player and Rookie of the Week honors.
  • MASCAC Women's Soccer Weekly Report 9/25
    September 25, 2017
    Alana Vincent of Bridgewater State and Casey McFall of Salem State are the MASCAC Women's Soccer Co-Player of the Week while Lydia Kinsman of Westfield State is Rookie of the Week.
  • MASCAC Women's Soccer Weekly Report 9/18
    September 18, 2017
    The Worcester State duo of Kaitlyn Beluzo and Maddie Fong claim the MASCAC Women's Soccer Player and Rookie of the Week honors.
  • MASCAC Women's Soccer Weekly Report 9/11
    September 11, 2017
    Ashleigh Howland of Worcester State and Rebecca Sabino earn the MASCAC Women's Soccer Player and Rookie of the Week weekly accolades.
  • Women's Soccer Weekly Report 9/4
    September 04, 2017
    Micalea Goldenburg of Fitchburg State and Jill Zinkus of Worcester State are the first MASCAC Women's Soccer Player and Rookie of the Week honorees of the season.
  • Worcester State Slated to Claim 2017 MASCAC Women’s Soccer Championship
    August 22, 2017
    The 2016 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference regular season and tournament champions Worcester State have been selected by the eight coaches from around the conference to repeat as champions during the 2017 season.