2009 Soccer News

August 1, 2010
2009 Soccer Season in Review
Third year head coach Kanae Haneishi guided the Mount Holyoke soccer team to an overall record of 4-12-1 in 2009. The Lyons made their second straight appearance in the NEWMAC Tournament after posting a league mark of 3-5-1. They fell 3-1 to top seeded Wellesley College in the Quarterfinal Round.

May 6, 2010
Awards Handed Out at Annual Athletic Banquet
The Mount Holyoke College Department of Athletics hosted its annual awards celebration this evening in Chapin Auditorium. Individuals from all 14 varsity teams were honored. Squash Head Coach Allen Fitzsimmons served as the event’s emcee. Soccer team member Lauren Orr earned the prestigious Alumnae Association Scholar-Athlete Award.

May 6, 2010
Seniors Honored at Scholar Athlete Reception
Prior to the annual athletics awards celebration this evening, 17 Mount Holyoke seniors representing 11 teams were honored as part of the College's second annual Scholar Athlete Reception. The recognition event highlighted those student-athletes who have excelled both on the field and in the classroom.

April 14, 2010
2010 Soccer Alumnae Match
The soccer team took part in its annual alumnae match on Saturday at the Turf Field. A total of 11 former Lyons made their way back to South Hadley to take part in the event. After participating in a friendly scrimmage, current members of the team joined the alums and their families for a reunion party.

April 12, 2010
SAAC Newsletter: Spring 2010
Mount Holyoke College's Student-Athlete Advisory Committe has released its Spring 2010 Newsletter. Read about the soccer team's trip to Japan, Kathryn Brummer's life as a student-athlete and more!

March 26, 2010
Mount Holyoke to Host Japan in Soccer Friendly
Members of the Mount Holyoke soccer team will take part in an intercultural match with Japanese college players Saturday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. on the Turf Field. It will be the third year in a row that the teams have participated in the event.

February 12, 2010
Soccer Team Travels to Japan
The Mount Holyoke soccer team recently spent a week touring Japan. Junior defender Kim Johnson blogged about the trip on the Soccer Team Blog.

January 13, 2010
Award Winning Documentary Filmmaker Jenny Mackenzie to Speak at Mount Holyoke
Award winning documentary filmmaker and well known motivational speaker Jenny Mackenzie will be visiting Mount Holyoke College on Tuesday, February 2 at 6:30 p.m. to present her new film entitled "Kick Like A Girl." Her appearance will highlight the College’s National Girls and Women in Sports Day celebration.

December 10, 2009
Video - New at the Kendall Sports & Dance Complex
The Kendall Sports & Dance Complex was recently renovated and stocked with state-of-the-art fitness equipment. Find out about Mount Holyoke's new athletic facilities.

November 11, 2009
NEWMAC Announces Fall Academic All-Conference Squads
The NEWMAC recently announced its 2009 Fall Academic All-Conference Teams. Twenty-one Mount Holyoke College student-athletes were recognized for their achievements in their respective sports as well as in the classroom. Academic All-Conference Teams were selected for the sports of cross country, field hockey, soccer, tennis and volleyball.

November 11, 2009
Soccer Collects NEWMAC Postseason Accolades
Sisters Terry and Lauren Orr were joined on the NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team by goalkeeper Ingibjörg Magnúsdóttir.

November 2, 2009
Mount Holyoke to Host Sports Career Night
Mount Holyoke will host a Sports Career Night on Thursday, November 5.

November 2, 2009
"Lyon of the Week" Award Goes to Markell
Senior soccer team member Perry Markell has been named “Lyon of the Week” for the week of October 25 - November 1.

October 31, 2009
Soccer Bounced By Wellesley in NEWMAC Quarterfinals, 3-1
Wellesley downed Mount Holyoke College 3-1 in a NEWMAC Quarterfinal Round contest this afternoon.

October 29, 2009
Soccer Prepares For NEWMAC Tournament
The Mount Holyoke soccer team has qualified for the NEWMAC Tournament for the second year in a row.<br /> <a href="http://newmacsports.com/sports/wsoc/championships/2009-10/2009wsocbracket.pdf"><strong>Tournament Bracket</strong></a>

October 27, 2009
Soccer Punches Ticket to NEWMAC Tournament With Convincing Win Over Coast Guard, 9-2
The Mount Holyoke soccer team cruised to a convincing 9-2 victory over Coast Guard this evening.

October 24, 2009
Soccer Plays To Deadlock With MIT, 1-1
The Mount Holyoke soccer team played to a 1-1 tie with MIT in NEWMAC action at the Soccer Field this afternoon.

October 20, 2009
Soccer Upsets Clark, 1-0
Perry Markell snapped a scoreless tie in the 75th minute, catapulting the Mount Holyoke soccer team to to a stunning 1-0 triumph over NEWMAC foe Clark this evening.

October 19, 2009
Cooke Collects "Lyon of the Week" Accolades
Sophomore soccer player Mary Cooke has been named “Lyon of the Week” for the week of October 12-18.

October 17, 2009
Babson Surges Past Soccer, 3-2
Amy Festa lifted the Babson soccer team to a 3-2 triumph over NEWMAC foe Mount Holyoke this afternoon at Hartwell-Rogers Field.

October 13, 2009
Soccer Stuns Springfield, 2-0
Led by Mary Cooke, the Mount Holyoke soccer team picked up a stunning 2-0 triumph over national power Springfield this afternoon at the Soccer Field

October 10, 2009
WPI Nips Soccer, 1-0
WPI’s posted a 1-0 victory over NEWMAC foe Mount Holyoke this afternoon at Alumni Field.

October 8, 2009
Soccer Takes Part in Friends of Jaclyn Event
The Mount Holyoke soccer team participated in the second annual "Friends of Jaclyn Race/Walk" last weekend at Amherst College.

October 6, 2009
Smith Bests Soccer, 2-0
The Smith soccer team blanked longtime rival Mount Holyoke this afternoon at the Soccer Field.

October 3, 2009
Soccer Silenced by Wellesley, 4-0
The Wellesley soccer team secured a 4-0 triumph over NEWMAC foe Mount Holyoke this afternoon.

September 29, 2009
Soccer Silenced by MCLA, 2-0
The MCLA soccer team picked up a 2-0 triumph over non-conference foe Mount Holyoke this afternoon.

September 26, 2009
Soccer Falls to Wheaton, 2-0
The Wheaton soccer team downed Mount Holyoke 2-0 this afternoon at the Mount Holyoke Soccer Field.

September 22, 2009
Wesleyan Shuts Down Soccer, 4-0
The Wesleyan soccer team blanked non-conference foe Mount Holyoke this evening at the Mount Holyoke Soccer Field

September 19, 2009
Elms Rallies Past Soccer, 3-2
Junior midfielder Alison Couture recorded a pair of goals to push the Elms soccer team to a 3-2 victory over Mount Holyoke this afternoon at Leary Field

September 17, 2009
Connecticut Stifles Soccer, 3-0
 The Connecticut College women’s soccer team earned a 3-0 victory over visiting Mount Holyoke College this afternoon at the Jean C. Tempel Green.

September 15, 2009
Late Surge Pushes Soccer Past Lesley, 2-1
Courtney Carrier knocked in the match winning goal in the 83rd minute, boosting the Mount Holyoke soccer team to a 2-1 triumph over previously unbeaten Lesley.

September 14, 2009
Friends of Athletics Golf Tournament
Today's Friends of Athletics Golf Tournament will be played as scheduled. Thank you to all participants. Have a great day!

September 13, 2009
Montclair State Tops Soccer, 3-0
Using a balanced scoring attack, the Montclair State women’s soccer team cruised to a 3-0 triumph over Mount Holyoke this afternoon at the 2009 Valiant Classic.

September 12, 2009
Manhattanville Blanks Soccer, 3-0
The Mount Holyoke soccer team fell 3-0 to Manhattanville this afternoon in its 2009 season opener at the Valiant Classic.

September 11, 2009
Game of the Week Schedule Unveiled
The Mount Holyoke College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) has released its 2009-10 Game of the Week schedule.

September 11, 2009
Kendall Complex Grand Opening
We are excited to announce the Grand Opening of the renovated Kendall Sports & Dance Complex on September 25.

September 10, 2009
Mount Holyoke Athletes Enjoy Annual Barbeque
The Mount Holyoke Department of Athletics kicked off its 2009-10 campaign with an outdoor barbeque outside of the Kendall Sports & Dance Complex.

September 2, 2009
Charity Sweeney Named Athletic Trainer and Fitness Center Director
Mount Holyoke  is pleased to announce the hiring of Charity Sweeney as Athletic Trainer and Fitness Center Director.

September 2, 2009
Soccer Featured in Town Reminder
The Mount Holyoke Intercultural Soccer Camp took place last week. In addition to refining their skills on the field, participants were exposed to the Japanese culture.

July 29, 2009
Soccer Releases 2009 Schedule
The Mount Holyoke soccer team recently unveiled its 2009 schedule. The Lyons will kick off their slate at the Manhattanville Invitational on Saturday, September 12.