2017 Women's Soccer News

  • Butler Named to 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
    November 10, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – 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.
  • Five Women’s Soccer Players Named to 2017 MASCAC All-Conference Team
    November 08, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Five Worcester State University women’s soccer players have been named to the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) women’s soccer All-Conference teams, as announced by the league Wednesday (Nov. 8) morning.
  • Fong Earns Third MASCAC Rookie of the Week Award
    November 06, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s freshman midfielder Maddie Fong (Norton, Mass.) has been named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) women’s soccer rookie of the week, as announced by the league on Monday (Nov. 6).
  • No. 1 Worcester State Falls to No. 2 Westfield State in MASCAC Championship Game, 2-1
    November 05, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Westfield State University women’s soccer team earned its sixth Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MACSAC) 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. Casey Rotti (Rutland, Mass.) was tabbed the tournament MVP for scoring the equalizer goal in the matchup and also helping the Owls on defense preserve the championship win.
  • Worcester State Heads to MASCAC Championship after Edging Salem State in Semifinal; Lancers Record Fifth Straight Shutout
    November 03, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The first seeded Worcester State University women’s soccer team will head to the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) championship game, to be held on Sunday in Worcester, after defeating the fourth seeded Salem State Vikings 1-0 in a Friday evening semifinal game.
  • Worcester State Takes Home No. 1 One Seed in the MASCAC Women's Soccer Tournament
    October 30, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. - For the fourth straight season, the Worcester State Lancers are the top seed in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Women's Soccer Tournament, after claiming a portion of the 2017 MASCAC women's soccer regular season championship this past weekend.
  • Lancers Shutout Buccs on Senior Day; Women’s Soccer Earns Share of MASCAC Regular Season Championship
    October 28, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Not only did Worcester State defeat Massachusetts Maritime by a score of 7-0 on the Lancers’ senior day, but they also earned a share of the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) regular season title and Worcester State’s rookie, Maddie Fong (Norton, Mass.) broke the Worcester State school record for assists in a single season (9).
  • WOMEN'S SOCCER: Locker Room Talk with Lancer Senior Captains
    October 27, 2017
    Lancer Nation Station meets with Worcester State's women's soccer senior captains, Justine Butler, Ashleigh Howland, and Beth Spinazzola to talk about this year's success, impact players, and thoughts on heading into postseason play. Video produced by Corrie Derosier & Nicholas Gendreau | Sports Information Interns
  • Martin Scores Two in Lancers' 4-0 Shutout over UMass Dartmouth
    October 24, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s junior midfielder, Jenna Martin (Salem, N.H.) tallied two goals in the Lancers’ 4-0 shutout over the visiting Corsairs of UMass Dartmouth on a wet and rainy Tuesday evening.
  • Fong Named MASCAC Women’s Soccer Rookie of the Week
    October 23, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s freshman midfielder, Maddie Fong (Norton, Mass.) has been named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) women’s soccer rookie of the week, as announced by the conference Monday (Oct. 23) afternoon.
  • Fong’s Corner Kicks Help Worcester State Women's Soccer to 3-0 Homecoming Win
    October 21, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s Maddie Fong (Norton, Mass.) and Justine Butler (Marlborough, Mass.) connected on 2-of-3 goal-scoring corner kicks in the first half to lead the Lancers to a 3-0 homecoming win over Framingham State in a Saturday morning Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) matchup.
  • Women’s Soccer Shuts Out Salem State, 2-0
    October 14, 2017
    SALEM, Mass. – Jenna Martin (Salem, N.H.) and Justine Butler (Marlborough, Mass.) each scored a goal apiece and Worcester State's defense held Salem State to just one shot on goal as the Lancers ended the Vikings' six-game win-streak with a 2-0 shutout Saturday afternoon at Alumni Field.
  • Bridgewater State Deals Worcester State First Conference Loss
    October 07, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Bridgewater State’s Courtney Pepin (Uxbridge, Mass.) scored two goals to help the visiting Bears remain undefeated in the league by defeating Worcester State 2-1 Saturday afternoon in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) matchup.
  • Women’s Soccer Blanks Keene State, 1-0
    October 03, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University women’s soccer team blanked the visiting Keene State Owls 1-0 in a Tuesday evening matchup that saw remarkable defense and goalkeeping on each end of the field.
  • Dixson Named MASCAC Women’s Soccer Rookie of the Week
    October 02, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s freshman Rachel Dixson (Douglas, Mass.) has been named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) women’s soccer rookie of the week, as announced by the conference Monday afternoon.
  • Women's Soccer Stuns Rivals with 3-1 Victory
    September 30, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University women’s soccer team scored three goals and held the visiting Westfield State Owls to just one, accomplishing a 3-1 victory over their rivals Saturday evening in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) matchup.
  • Women’s Soccer Puts up a Fight in 2-1 Loss to Western Connecticut
    September 27, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Despite a strong second half by Worcester State, the Western Connecticut State University women’s soccer team extended their winning streak to 10 and remain undefeated as the Colonials edged Worcester State by a score of 2-1 Wednesday evening under the lights.
  • Two Second Half Goals Propel Worcester State Past Fitchburg State, 2-0
    September 23, 2017
    FITCHBURG, Mass. – Two second half goals by the Lancers of Worcester State propelled the women’s soccer team to a 2-0 victory over host Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action on Saturday morning.
  • Women’s Soccer Falls to Fighting Scots in Double Overtime
    September 20, 2017
    WENHAM, Mass. – Gordon College’s Ashton Barkley (Parker, Colo.) scored the game-winning goal with six seconds remaining in the final overtime period to lift the Fighting Scots to a 1-0 victory over the visiting Worcester State Lancers in a Wednesday evening contest.
  • Worcester State Women’s Soccer Sweeps MASCAC Weekly Awards
    September 18, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s Kaitlin Beluzo (East Longmeadow, Mass.) and Maddie Fong (Norton, Mass.) have been selected the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) women’s soccer player and rookie of the week, respectively, as announced by the league Monday (Sep. 18) afternoon.
  • Women’s Soccer Kicks Off Conference Play with 4-0 Shutout over MCLA
    September 16, 2017
    NORTH ADAMS, Mass. – After a scoreless opening stanza, Worcester State broke through with three early second half goals in this afternoon’s Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) season opener, ultimately handing MCLA a 4-0 loss.
  • Cumberbatch Earns 100th Career Win in Lancers’ 3-0 Shutout over Becker College
    September 14, 2017
    LEICESTER, Mass. –10-year head coach Kevin Cumberbatch earned his 100th career win as the women's soccer head coach for Worcester State in the Lancers' 3-0 shutout over the host Becker College in a Thursday evening game at Alumni Field.
  • Kaitlin Beluzo’s Hat Trick Guides Worcester State to 3-0 Win over WPI
    September 12, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s sophomore striker Kaitlin Beluzo (East Longmeadow, Mass.) netted a hat trick to guide the Lancers to a 3-0 win over WPI, dealing the Engineers their first loss of the season in a Tuesday evening matchup.
  • Howland’s Two Goals Earn Her MASCAC Weekly Honors
    September 11, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s senior forward, Ashleigh Howland (Wilmington, Mass.) has been named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) women’s soccer player of the week, as announced by the conference Monday afternoon.
  • Howland's Early Goal Proves to be Game-Winner in Lancers' Home Opening Win over Clark
    September 09, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s senior forward, Ashleigh Howland (Wilmington, Mass.) scored the Lancers’ game-winning goal in the 14th minute to lead the Blue and Gold to their first victory of the season against Clark University Saturday afternoon.
  • Worcester State and Salve Regina Settle for 3-3 Tie
    September 07, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. – After facing deficits of 2-0 and 3-1 late in the second half, the Salve Regina University women's soccer team scored two unanswered goals to force overtime in an eventual 3-3 tie with visiting Worcester State University Thursday afternoon.
  • Engineers Deal Worcester State First Loss of Season
    September 05, 2017
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT’s Emily Berzolla (Riverside, Conn.) tallied two goals to lead the Engineer’s to a 4-1 win over Worcester State University Tuesday evening under the lights.
  • Zinkus Earns MASCAC Women’s Soccer Rookie of the Week Honors
    September 04, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s freshman goalkeeper, Jill Zinkus (Grafton, Mass.) earned the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) rookie of the week award for her performance in this past week’s 2-2 draw with Wheaton College.
  • Women’s Soccer Draws with Wheaton in Season Opener
    September 01, 2017
    NORTON, Mass. – The Worcester State University women’s soccer team opened up the 2017 campaign with a 2-2 draw with Wheaton Friday afternoon at Mirrione Stadium.
  • 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.