2010 Women's Soccer
February 2, 2011
Maine Places Highest Percentage of Student-Athletes on America East Fall Academic Honor Roll
A record 634 student-athletes have been named to the 2010 Fall America East Academic Honor Roll. It is the highest number of student-athletes on the fall honor roll since its induction during the 1988-89 year. Student-athletes had to earn grade point averages of 3.0 or higher last semester to receive this recognition. Of those student-athletes, 331 earned Commissioner’s Honor Roll status for completing the fall semester with grade point averages of 3.50 or higher.
February 2, 2011
Maine Honors Scholar-Athletes for Academic Achievement
he University of Maine announced on Wednesday that 239 student-athletes will be honored and recognized for their success in the classroom at the Scholar-Athlete Recognition ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011. One-hundred seventy four student-athletes will be recognized as Scholar-Athletes for achieving a 3.0 or better grade point average for the 2010 year and/or having a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better. Sixty-five first-year student-athletes will also be honored as *Rising Stars* for earning a 3.0 or better in their first semester at Maine. The Scholar-Athletes and *Rising Stars* total 239, over half of the student-athletes at the University of Maine.
November 12, 2010
2010 Maine Women’s Soccer a Year in Review
ORONO, Maine – The Maine women’s soccer team took full advantage of their opportunity to continue their season as the #6 seed in the America East Tournament and advanced all the way to the championship game.
November 11, 2010
Wilson, Breton and MacIsaac Selected to America East All-Championship Team
University of Maine soccer players Kelsey Wilson (Gorham, Maine), Hannah Breton (Greenville, Maine) and Kaitlyn MacIsaac (Bedford, Nova Scotia) have been selected to the America East All-Championship Team after leading the Black Bears to the America East title game.
November 6, 2010
Women’s Soccer Falls to Boston U. in the America East Title Game
BOSTON – Boston U. (16-5) scored twice in each half to claim the America East Tournament Championship over the Maine women’s soccer team (9-9). The Terriers extended their shutout streak to 13 games with the 4-0 win.
November 4, 2010
Women’s Soccer Looks to Make History Once Again Saturday
ORONO, Maine - The Maine women’s soccer team (9-8) will look to make history one more time Saturday. The Black Bears will appear in their first America East Championship Game since 2006 and are seeking their first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance. UMaine will face regular season champion Boston U. at 1 p.m on Saturday at Nickerson Field in Boston.
November 2, 2010
Wilson Named to CoSIDA All-District Second Team
University of Maine women's soccer senior captain Kelsey Wilson (Gorham, Maine) has been named to the 2010 CoSIDA Academic All-District I Second Team. Wilson is a biological engineering major.
November 1, 2010
Hannah Breton Honored as a Primetime Performer by CollegeSoccer360.com
ORONO, Maine – Hannah Breton (Greenville, Maine/Greenville) was named a Primetime Performer by CollegeSoccer360.com after her breakaway goal in the second half lifted Maine to a 1-0 win over the #3 seed Hartford in the America East Tournament.
October 31, 2010
Women's Soccer Becomes First #6 Seed to Ever Advance to the Title Game
ORONO, Maine – The #6 seed Maine women's soccer team rolls to their first America East Championship Game since 2006 with a 3-1 win over #2 seed Stony Brook. The win was an historic one in the America East. UMaine became the first ever #6 seed to advance to the title game.
October 29, 2010
Women's Soccer Seeks First Championship Game Appearance Since 2006
ORONO, Maine – The Maine women's soccer team (8-8) will seek its first America East Championship Game appearance since 2006 when it faces Stony Brook Sunday at 2 p.m. in Long Island, N.Y. UMaine made four straight America East Championship Game appearances from 2003 to 2006.
October 28, 2010
Breton Does It Again, Leads Maine to 1-0 Win over Hartford
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. - Hannah Breton (Greenville, Maine/Greenville) did it again for #6 Maine (8-8), draining just her second goal of the season in the 65th minute, and Meagan Price-Leibenzeder (Surrey, British Columbia/Clayton School) made four stops in the final three minutes to help seal the win. The Black Bears advance to the America East Semifinals for the seventh time in eight years with the win over #3 Hartford (7-9-3, 4-2-2).
October 27, 2010
Kelsey Wilson and Lisa Bijman Earn All-Conference Honors
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Kelsey Wilson (Gorham, Maine/Gorham) and Lisa Bijman (Brantford, Ontario/St. John's) earned all-conference honors from the America East Wednesday. Wilson was a unanimous selection to the America East Second Team, while Bijman was an All-Rookie selection.
October 27, 2010
Four Black Bears Named to America East All-Academic Team
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The America East conference has named four Black Bears to the Women's Soccer All-Academic Team. The four players are Maine's own Hannah Breton (Greenville, Maine/Greenville), Kaitlyn MacIssac (Bedford, Nova Scotia/Charles P. Allen), Meagan Price-Leibenzeder (Surrey, British Columbia/Clayton Heights) and captain Kelsey Wilson (Gorham, Maine/Gorham).
October 26, 2010
Women's Soccer Travels to Hartford for the America East Tournament Quarterfinals
ORONO, Maine The Maine women's soccer team (7-8, 3-5) travels to Hartford (7-8-3, 4-2-2) Thursday for the America East Tournament Quarterfinals.
October 24, 2010
Women's Soccer Earns Eighth Straight America East Playoff Berth
BOSTON, Mass. - The Maine women's soccer team earned its eighth straight America East playoff berth, despite a 2-0 loss to undefeated America East regular-season champion Boston U. Sunday. The Black Bears will be the #6 seed in the tournament and will travel to Hartford for the quarterfinals.
October 21, 2010
Women's Soccer Wraps Up the Regular Season On the Road
ORONO, Maine The Maine women's soccer team (7-6, 3-3) will wrap up their regular season with a pair of road contests. The Black Bears will face Stony Brook (4-9-2, 3-2-1) Thursday at 7 p.m. and Boston U. (12-5, 6-0) Sunday at 1 p.m.
October 21, 2010
Women's Soccer Drops 2-1 Decision to Stony Brook
ORONO, Maine Kelsey Wilson's (Gorham, Maine/Gorham) first America East goal wasn't enough as Dominique Adamo notched a pair of goals to lift Stony Brook (5-9-2, 4-2-1) over Maine women's soccer (7-7, 3-4) 2-1.
October 19, 2010
Vote for Kelsey Wilson for America East Fans' Choice Player of the Year
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The America East Fan's Choice Player of the Year voting is ongoing.
October 17, 2010
Hannah Breton Notches Game Winner on Senior Day
ORONO, Maine Senior Hannah Breton (Greenville, Maine/Greenville) notched the game-winning goal to lead Maine (7-6, 3-3) to a 1-0 win against Hartford (6-7-2, 2-2-2) on Senior Day.
October 15, 2010
Women's Soccer Hosts Hartford Sunday
ORONO, Maine - The Maine women's soccer team (6-6, 2-3) will host Hartford Sunday in the final home contest of the regular season. Maine will be recognizing their three seniors before the game and will be raising money in honor of associate head coach Jackie Gebhart's fight against cancer.
October 14, 2010
Women's Soccer Drops 1-0 Decision to Albany
The University of Maine women's soccer team dropped a tough 1-0 decision to conference foe Albany on Thursday afternoon. With the loss, Maine falls to 6-6 and 2-3 in America East play while Albany picks up the win, moving them to 7-6-2 on the year and 2-1-2 in the America East Standings. The Black Bears were led by Kelsey Wilson's (Gorham, Maine) two shots on goal. Meagan Price-Leibenzeder (Surrey, British Columbia) made four saves in net for Maine.
October 13, 2010
Women's Soccer Hosts Albany in America East Action
ORONO, Maine The Maine women's soccer team (6-5, 2-2) will host Albany (6-6-2, 1-1-2) in America East action Thursday at 3 p.m.
October 10, 2010
Women's Soccer Falls for the First Time at Home
ORONO, Maine The Maine women's soccer team (6-5, 2-2) dropped their first home match and only their second contest in seven games 1-0 to New Hampshire (6-6, 2-2). Carole LeBlanc scored the lone goal of the game in the 27th minute. LeBlanc found a rebounded ball off a free kick and drove it home for the game winner.
October 9, 2010
Women's Soccer Hosts New Hampshire in America East Action Sunday
ORONO, Maine The Maine women's soccer team (6-4, 2-1) will host New Hampshire (5-6-3, 1-2) in America East action Sunday at 2 p.m. The Black Bears are coming off a 1-0 win at UMBC Thursday. The win was their fifth in six games.
October 7, 2010
Women's Soccer Holds On to First-Minute Lead in 1-0 Win at UMBC
ORONO, Maine - Courtney Harnais (Braintree, Mass./Notre Dame Academy) took advantage of her first start of the season with a first-minute goal, and the Maine (6-4, 2-1) defense shut out UMBC (2-10-1, 1-3) in a 1-0 win Thursday. The Black Bears picked up their second America East win and their fifth win in six games.
October 4, 2010
Lisa Bijman Named America East Rookie of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Freshman defender Lisa Bijman was named America East Rookie of the Week after scoring the game-winning goal against Vermont last Thursday.
September 30, 2010
Women's Soccer Takes Conference Home Opener with Comeback Win
ORONO, Maine Maine women's soccer (5-4, 1-1 AE) came from behind for a 2-1 win over Vermont (1-10, 0-2 AE) in the America East home opener. Lisa Bijman (Brantford, Ontario/St. John's) drilled the game-winner in the 65th minute. Bijman launched a shot from outside of the box that was drilled into the right side of the net.
September 29, 2010
Women's Soccer Returns Home to Face Vermont Thursday
ORONO, Maine Maine (4-4, 0-1) women's soccer opens the home slate of the America East Conference schedule against Vermont (1-9, 0-1) Thursday. The Black Bears have won three out of the last four games and will look to get back on track in a 3 p.m. contest at Alumni Field.
September 26, 2010
Women's Soccer Falls to Binghamton on a Late Goal
VESTAL, N.Y. - Binghamton (3-7, 1-0 AE) edged the Maine (4-4, 0-1 AE) women's soccer team 1-0 with an 81st minute goal by Sarah Furminger. Furminger nailed a 28-yard shot that banked off the far post for the game winner.
September 23, 2010
Women's Soccer Opens Conference Play at Binghamton Sunday
ORONO, Maine The Maine Women's Soccer team (4-3) enters conference play on a three-game win streak and will travel to Binghamton (2-7) Sunday for a 12 p.m. America East contest. The Black Bears wrapped up non-conference play last weekend with a 2-1 win vs Temple.
September 20, 2010
Kelsey Wilson Named America East Player of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Kelsey Wilson (Gorham, Maine/Gorham) was named player of the week by the America East Conference after scoring both goals in a 2-1 win over Temple. Wilson has helped propel the Black Bears to a three-game win streak by scoring all six of her goals in the last four games. Wilson has also scored the game-winning goal in the last two games.
September 19, 2010
Women's Soccer Wraps Up Non-Conference Play with Third Straight Win
ORONO, Maine Maine women's soccer (4-3) wrapped up their non-conference season with a third straight win and defeated Temple (4-5) 2-1 in their second home contest of the season.
September 13, 2010
Youth Movement in Full Swing for Women's Soccer
The Black Bears wrap up their non-conference schedule at home against Temple on Sunday and will open conference play a week later at Binghamton.
September 9, 2010
Women's Soccer Travels to Rhode Island Sunday
ORONO, Maine The Maine women's soccer team (2-3) hits the road for a Sunday contest with Rhode Island (0-4-1) following a 3-2 overtime win against Sacred Heart.
September 5, 2010
Maine Wins a Thriller in Overtime 3-2 Over Sacred Heart
ORONO, Maine The Maine women's soccer team (2-3) opened their home slate with a 3-2 overtime win against Sacred Heart (3-2). The Black Bears got goals from three different scorers, including a game-winner by Maddie Hill (Brampton, Ontario/Mayfield Secondary).
September 2, 2010
Women's Soccer Set to Face Sacred Heart in Home Opener Sunday
ORONO, Maine The Maine women's soccer team (1-3) will face Sacred Heart (3-1) in the home opener Sunday at 1 p.m. The Black Bears are returning home for the first of six home matches.
August 29, 2010
Women's Soccer Falls to the Citadel
CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Maine women's soccer team (1-3) wrapped up a four-game road trip with a 3-1 loss to the Citadel (1-1). Captain Kelsey Wilson (Gorham, Maine/Gorham) scored Maine's lone goal in the 82nd minute on a loose ball at the top of the box. She also led the team with five shots on goal.
August 27, 2010
Maine Falls to Charleston Southern Despite Early Lead
CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Maine women's soccer team (1-2) falls to Charleston Southern (2-1) despite an early lead. The Black Bears jumped out 1-0 on a goal by Carolyne Nellis (Quebec City, Quebec/FX Garneau), but the Lady Bucs responded with two unanswered goals to win 2-1.
August 26, 2010
Women's Soccer Continues Four-Game Road Trip in Charleston, S.C.
ORONO, Maine The Maine women's soccer team (1-1) continues their four-game road trip in historic Charleston, S.C. The Black Bears will square off with Charleston Southern (1-1) and the Citadel (0-0) on Friday and Sunday, respectively. Games times are set for 4 p.m. against the Buccaneers on Friday and 1 p.m. for Sunday's game with the Bulldogs.
August 24, 2010
Maine Falls to Fordham on the Road
BRONX, N.Y. - The Maine women's soccer team (1-1) fell to Fordham (2-0) in a 2-0 shutout Tuesday. Senior Michelle Ancelj notched both goals for the Rams, the first coming in the 36th minute and the second in the 82nd minute. Ancelj scored the game-winner off of a deflection from 15 yards out, and the second goal came off of a chip pass from Katie McDermott.
August 23, 2010
Lisa Bijman Named America East Rookie of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Lisa Bijman (Brantford, Ontario/St. John's) recorded her first start, goal, and Maine's first Rookie of the Week honor after a 4-0 win at Iona. She scored an unassisted goal in the 66th minute to give Maine a 4-0 lead on the road. Bijman is one of seven newcomers on this year's squad and was one of three to start the season-opener.
August 22, 2010
Women's Soccer Opens 2010 Season with a 4-0 Win
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - The Maine women's soccer team (1-0) opened their 2010 season with a 4-0 win at Iona (0-2). The Black Bears tallied 14 shots and a pair of goals in both halves to win the first game of a four-game road trip.
August 20, 2010
Womens Soccer Opens 2010 Season with Four-Game Road Trip
ORONO, Maine The Maine womens soccer team opens its regular season with a four-game road trip starting August 22nd at Iona. The Black Bears will also face Fordham, Charleston Southern and The Citadel before returning home to face Sacred Heart on September 4th.
August 18, 2010
Womens Soccer Defeats Burlington 3-0 in Exhibition Contest
ORONO, Maine The Maine womens soccer team defeated the Burlington Heat 3-0 in their only exhibition contest prior to the 2010 season. The Black Bears kept on the attack and out shot the Heat 13-4. Maine scored all three goals in the second half with two coming in quick succession at the start of the period.
August 17, 2010
Womens Soccer Picked Fifth in Preseason Poll
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Maine womens soccer team was picked to finish fifth in the America East preseason poll. The Black Bears lose only six players from a squad that advanced to the America East semi-finals a year ago. Maine ranked second in both goals per game and goals against average last season and returns all-rookie selection Meagan Price-Leibenzeder (Surrey, British Columbia/Clayton Heights) in net.
August 17, 2010
Former Head Coach Jim Dyer to Assist Womens Soccer Program
ORONO, Maine Former Maine mens soccer head coach and Maine Maritime Athletic Director, Jim Dyer, will be assisting the Maine womens soccer program this season. Dyer, who coached current head coach Scott Atherley, will be primarily involved with coaching the goalkeepers and assisting coach Atherley at practice and games.
August 12, 2010
Women's Soccer Preparing for 2010 Season
ORONO, Maine - The Maine women's soccer team continued their training for the 2010 season with a pair of practices today.
August 2, 2010
Game Time for Exhibition Contest with Burlington Moved to 1 p.m.
ORONO, Maine - The game time for the August 18th exhibition contest with Burlington has been moved up to 1 p.m. The exhibition game will kick off the 2010 Black Bear sport season and will be the first chance to see the 2010 squad in action.
July 9, 2010
Maine Womens Soccer Announces 2010 Captain
Kelsey Wilson will serve as the captain for the 2010 womens soccer team
July 1, 2010
Maine Womens Soccer Releases 2010 Schedule
Schedule features seven home matches, kicks off August 18th