2010 Soccer News

July 12, 2011
2010-11 Soccer Year in Review
Under the direction of Kanae Haneishi, the Mount Holyoke soccer team posted an overall record of 1-14-1 in 2010. The Lyons were paced by senior Jacquelyn Archibald, who was selected to the NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team after recording two goals and two assists.

May 11, 2011
Seniors Honored at Scholar Athlete Reception
Prior to the annual athletics awards celebration last Thursday, 24 Mount Holyoke seniors representing 12 teams were honored as part of the College's third annual Scholar Athlete Reception. The recognition event highlighted those student-athletes who have excelled both on the field and in the classroom.

May 5, 2011
Awards Handed Out at Annual Athletics Banquet
The Mount Holyoke Department of Athletics hosted its annual awards celebration this evening in Chapin Auditorium. Individuals from all 14 varsity teams were honored. Volleyball player Kara Neidhardt served as the event’s emcee. Rider Lindsay Sceats earned the prestigious Alumnae Association Scholar-Athlete Award.

April 6, 2011
Mount Holyoke Celebrates National Student-Athlete Day in Style
Hundreds of Mount Holyoke athletes gathered on Skinner Green this afternoon for a flash mob to celebrate National Student-Athlete Day. Members of both varsity and club sports participated in the event, which was designed to showcase the unity that exists among athletes across campus.

March 31, 2011
Soccer Raises Thousands for Japan Through Charity Match
The Mount Holyoke soccer program has raised close to $3,000 for the victims of the recent earthquake in Japan. Head Coach Kanae Haneishi would like to thank all who have made donations over the past two weeks. The Lyons took part in a charity match with a group of travelling Japanese players on Saturday. Donations are still being accepted.

March 16, 2011
Soccer to Play Game for Earthquake Relief
Mount Holyoke's soccer team is pitching—or kicking—in to help victims of last week’s devastating earthquake and tsunami. The squad will play a charity match with a Japanese travel team at the Turf Field on Saturday, March 26 at 1:00 p.m. The team will be selling $5 “We Pray For Japan” bracelets at the game, with all contributions going to the Japanese Red Cross.

March 3, 2011
Mount Holyoke Named a 2011 Best Value College
Mount Holyoke is once again one of the nation's 50 "Best Value" private colleges and universities, according to the Princeton Review. The educational services company teamed with USA Today to present the list of "The Princeton Review Best Value Colleges for 2011" on February 22. The list features 100 schools in all - 50 private and 50 public colleges and universities.

December 3, 2010
Harvey Selected to Participate in NEWISA Senior Bowl
Goalkeeper Elaine Harvey has been selected to represent Mount Holyoke College at the 2010 NEWISA Senior Bowl. The contest is slated to take place tomorrow on the campus of Merrimack College at 2:30 p.m. It will feature seniors from all three NCAA divisions.

November 15, 2010
NEWMAC Announces Fall Academic All-Conference Squads
The NEWMAC recently announced its 2010 Fall Academic All-Conference Teams. Nineteen Mount Holyoke 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 10, 2010
Archibald Named to NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team
The NEWMAC recently announced its award winners for the 2010 season. Representing Mount Holyoke was senior Jacquelyn Archibald, who was selected to the NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team.

October 29, 2010
Soccer Closes Out 2010 Campaign With 4-0 Loss at Springfield
Senior goalkeeper Elaine Harvey racked up a season best 18 saves in Mount Holyoke's 4-0 loss at Springfield College this evening. It was the Lyons' final outing of the 2010 campaign. They closed out the year with an overall record of 1-14-1 and a NEWMAC mark of 1-7-1. Senior forward Jacquelyn Archibald accounted for both of her team's shots.

October 23, 2010
Soccer: Clark at Mount Holyoke
Mount Holyoke rounds out its home slate with a NEWMAC contest against Clark University Saturday afternoon (1:00 p.m.) at the Soccer Field. In 14 previous meetings between the programs, the Cougars own an 10-3 advantage. The teams have finished in a deadlock once. Last fall, the Lyons downed Clark for the second time in a row, winning by a score of 1-0. They prevailed 3-1 in 2008.

October 23, 2010
Clark Comes Up With Dramatic 2-1 Overtime Victory Over Soccer
The Mount Holyoke soccer team fell 2-1 in overtime to Clark University this afternoon in NEWMAC action at the Soccer Field. Senior forward Jacinta Edebeli scored her first collegiate goal off an assist from classmate Jacquelyn Archibald. Prior to the contest, a senior day celebration took place to honor Edebeli, Archibald, Kim Johnson, Colleen Regal, Elaine Harvey and Georgia Markell.

October 21, 2010
Soccer: Elms at Mount Holyoke
Mount Holyoke faces off against non-conference foe Elms College this evening (7:00 p.m.) at the Soccer Field. In 13 previous meetings between the programs, the Lyons own an 8-4 advantage. The teams have finished in a deadlock once. Last fall, the Blazers came out on top by a score of 3-2.

October 21, 2010
Elms Holds On For 3-1 Triumph Over Soccer
Junior midfielder Mary Cooke notched her first goal of the year off an assist from senior forward Jacquelyn Archibald in Mount Holyoke's 3-1 loss to Elms College this evening at the Soccer Field. First year goalkeeper Emily Shank came up with six saves for the Lyons in her first collegiate start.

October 19, 2010
First Half Flurry Boosts WPI Past Mount Holyoke, 4-0
WPI scored three goals in a span of less than seven minutes in the first half on its way to a 4-0 victory over Mount Holyoke this evening at Alumni Field. The Lyons were paced by sophomore midfielder Mallory Phaneuf and junior forward Margaret Hanmer, who collected three and two shots, respectively.

October 16, 2010
Soccer Blanked 6-0 By MIT
The Mount Holyoke soccer team dropped a 6-0 decision to MIT in NEWMAC action at Roberts Field today. Senior goalkeeper Elaine Harvey made 12 saves for the Lyons, while The Lyons’ lone shot on goal came from Margaret Hanmer, Mary Cooke, Veronica Farmer, Katie Dupuis and Dara Ereshena each had shots.

October 12, 2010
Connecticut College Nips Soccer, 2-1
Connecticut College edged Mount Holyoke 2-1 this afternoon in non-conference action at the Soccer Field. The Lyons goal came from senior Jacquelyn Archibald in the 21st minute. Junior midfielder Mary Cooke was credited with the assist on the play after she broke past several defenders and found Archibald with a short crossing pass in the box.

October 12, 2010
Soccer: Connecticut College at Mount Holyoke
Mount Holyoke puts the finishing touches on its three match homestand versus Connecticut College this afternoon (4:30 p.m.) at the Soccer Field. In 19 previous meetings between the programs, the Camels own a 16-3 advantage. Last fall, they downed the Lyons for the 16th time in a row, winning by a score of 3-0.

October 9, 2010
Soccer Tipped in Overtime By Babson, 1-0
The Mount Holyoke soccer team suffered a heartbreaking 1-0 setback to NEWMAC for Babson College this afternoon at the Soccer Field. Senior forward Ellen McCurdy found the back of the net for the match winning goal with just 40 seconds remaining in the first overtime period. Senior goalkeeper Elaine Harvey collected nine saves for the Lyons.

October 8, 2010
Soccer: Babson at Mount Holyoke
Mount Holyoke continues its three match homestand versus Babson College Saturday afternoon (1:00 p.m.) at the Mount Holyoke Soccer Field. In 20 previous meetings between the NEWMAC foes, the Beavers own a 13-7 advantage. Last fall, they downed the Lyons for the fourth time in a row, winning by a score of 3-2. All three of their tallies came in the second half.

October 5, 2010
Soccer Edges Coast Guard For First Victory, 2-1
Forwards Jacquelyn Archibald and Margaret Hanmer each scored goals to boost the Mount Holyoke soccer team to a thrilling 2-1 triumph over the Coast Guard Academy this afternoon at the Soccer Field. With their first victory of the 2010 campaign, the Lyons improved to 1-2-1 in NEWMAC play. Senior goalkeeper collected a season best 13 saves for the hosts.

October 4, 2010
Soccer: Coast Guard at Mount Holyoke
Mount Holyoke kicks off a three match homestand versus the Coast Guard Academy Tuesday afternoon (4:30 p.m.) at the Soccer Field. In 10 previous meetings between the NEWMAC foes, each side has won five times. The Lyons have racked up four straight wins over the Bears, including a 9-2 triumph last fall. Their nine goals in the contest were their most since the 1984 season, when they blanked Colby-Sawyer College 11-0.

October 2, 2010
Wheaton Shuts Down Soccer, 6-0
The Mount Holyoke soccer team fell 6-0 at Wheaton College this afternoon. Senior goalkeeper Elaine Harvey piled up 12 saves in 85 minutes played for the Lyons. On the offensive end, first year Brittany McDonald had two shots.

September 30, 2010
SAAC Releases 2010-11 Game of the Week Schedule
The Mount Holyoke Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) has released its 2010-11 Game of the Week schedule. Please make every effort to attend the following events. They have been identified as the most interesting and important contests of the season. Bring your friends, come with your team and have a great time! The SAAC will be hosting fun events during each one of these contests. See you there!

September 29, 2010
Soccer Stumbles at Union, 7-0
Senior goalkeeper Elaine Harvey came up with four saves in Mount Holyoke's 7-0 setback at Union College this evening. Sophomore midfielder Veronica Farmer posted a pair of shots to lead the way for the Lyons. Jacquelyn Archibald, Jacinta Edebeli and Katie Dupuis also recorded shots in the contest.

September 25, 2010
Wellesley Shuts Down Soccer, 3-0
The Mount Holyoke soccer team dropped a 3-0 decision to Wellesley College in NEWMAC action at the Soccer Field this afternoon. Goalkeeper Elaine Harvey racked up 12 saves, while Mallory Phaneuf tallied four shots.

September 24, 2010
Soccer: Wellesley at Mount Holyoke
Mount Holyoke faces off against NEWMAC foe Wellesley College tomorrow afternoon at the Soccer Field. The Lyons will be looking to break into the win column for the first time this season.

September 21, 2010
Strong Second Half Pushes Wesleyan Past Soccer, 6-0
The Wesleyan University women's soccer team exploded for five second half goals in its 6-0 victory over Mount Holyoke this afternoon at Jackson Field. Senior Elaine Harvey and first year Emily Shank had five and three saves, respectively, for the Lyons. Margaret Hanmer, Veronica Farmer and Georgia Markell had shots.

September 18, 2010
Soccer Finishes in a Deadlock in Home Opener Against Smith, 1-1
Senior goalkeeper Elaine Harvey turned in a brilliant effort between the pipes in Mount Holyoke's 1-1 tie with Smith. Margaret Hanmer scored her first collegiate goal off an assist from Veronica Farmer. It was the NEWMAC opener for both squads and the Lyons first home match of the 2010 campaign.

September 17, 2010
Soccer: Smith at Mount Holyoke
Mount Holyoke kicks off its home slate versus longtime rival Smith College Saturday afternoon (1:00) at the Soccer Field. It will be the NEWMAC opener for both squads. In 36 previous meetings between the programs, the Pioneers own a 25-9 advantage. They downed the Lyons for the fourth time in a row last fall, winning by a score of 2-0. The two teams have finished in a deadlock on twice.

September 15, 2010
Soccer Falls to #15 Amherst, 3-0
The Mount Holyoke soccer team dropped a 3-0 decision to Amherst College this evening at Gooding Field. Junior forward Margaret Hanmer accounted for both of the Lyons shots. Amherst entered the contest ranked 15th in the latest NSCAA Division III National Poll.

September 12, 2010
SUNY Cortland Tops Soccer, 7-0
The Mount Holyoke soccer team fell 7-0 to SUNY Cortland today in the final match of the Red Dragon Classic. Junior forward Margaret Hanmer and sophomore midfielder Veronica Farmer posted two shots apiece for the Lyons.

September 11, 2010
Soccer Falls to Kenyon in 2010 Opener, 3-0
The Mount Holyoke soccer team fell 3-0 to Kenyon College this afternoon in its 2010 season opener at the Red Dragon Classic. Senior goalkeeper Elaine Harvey came up with 13 saves in the contest, while sophomore midfielder Veronica Farmer took two shots.

August 25, 2010
2010 Fall Schedules Unveiled
The Mount Holyoke Department of Athletics has unveiled schedules for each of its fall teams. Printable copies of the schedules are available for download here. Teams included are crew, cross country, field hockey, golf, riding, soccer, tennis and volleyball.