2011 Women's Soccer News

March 12, 2012
Women's Soccer in Costa Rica - Update #8 Final Update!
The team enjoyed their final day in Costa Rica before traveling back to Bangor, ME

March 10, 2012
Women's Soccer in Costa Rica - Update #7
With the games completed, the team got a better chance to see the sights, and take a catamaran snorkeling tour!

March 9, 2012
Women's Soccer in Costa Rica - Update #6
The women trained on the beach and played in their third friendly of the trip.

March 8, 2012
Women's Soccer in Costa Rica - Update #5
Day five was a travel day, but it also provided an opportunity for everyone to enjoy the sights and sounds of Costa Rica.

March 7, 2012
Women's Soccer in Costa Rica - Update #4
The team zipped through the rain forest, checked out a volcano, and competed in their second game.

March 6, 2012
Women's Soccer in Costa Rica - Update #3
The Husson Women's soccer team got a sneak peak of the new National Stadium, helped out local school children, and relocated to Fortuna.

March 5, 2012
Women's Soccer in Costa Rica - Update #2
The Husson women's soccer team played their first friendly match, and enjoyed more of the local flavor.

March 4, 2012
Women's Soccer in Costa Rica - Update #1
The Husson University women's soccer team has arrived in Costa Rica. Here's the first update from their trip.

March 1, 2012
Husson Women's Soccer Spring Breaking in Costa Rica *Updates*
Bangor, ME - The Husson University women’s soccer team will be traveling to Costa Rica next week as Husson University students and faculty enter spring break. The Eagles will take a nine day trip to Costa Rica, arriving in San José on Saturday, March 3rd, and returning to Bangor on Sunday March 9th. The team will have the opportunity to train and compete in three friendly games while on the trip.

February 28, 2012
Gifford Awarded NCAA Women's Enhancement Program Postgraduate Scholarship
Indianapolis, IN – The NCAA has released the recipients of the 2012 NCAA Women’s Enhancement Program Postgraduate Scholarship for Careers in Athletics. The NCAA awards 13 scholarships to female college graduates who will be entering their initial year of postgraduate studies. The winners received a $6,000 nonrenewable award to be used for postgraduate study during the 2012-13 academic year in a sports-related program. These programs were developed by the NCAA Committee on Women’s Athletics and the winners are all seeking admission or have been accepted into a sports administration or related program that will help them obtain a career in intercollegiate athletics, such as athletics administrator, coach, athletic trainer or other career that provides a direct service to intercollegiate athletics.

December 9, 2011
Husson Trio Named to All-NAC Teams
Whittingham, VT - Three members of the Husson women's soccer team were honored by the North Atlantic Conference. Seniors Alexandra Laniewski and Amanda Gifford were named to the NAC First Team, while Sophomore Midfielder Marcella Francoeur was named to the 2nd team.

November 8, 2011
Husson Athletics Announces 2010-2011 Athletes of the Year
Bangor, ME – The Husson University athletics department is thrilled to announce this year’s recipients of the inaugural Male and Female Student Athlete of the Year awards. Under the new direction of Athletic Director Bob Reasso, the athletics department will begin to honor a male and female athlete who exemplify what it means to be a Husson Eagle. This year, two women have each separated themselves from the pack and are each deserving candidates of the inaugural female athlete of the year award. Cross Country runner Angela Stauble and 3 sport athlete – Soccer, Basketball and Softball – Amanda Gifford are each the recipients of the 2011 Female Athlete of the Year Award. Kyle Vanidestine, who plays both Football and Baseball at Husson, has been named the 2011 Male Athlete of the Year.

November 5, 2011
Husson Women's Soccer Clipped at Castleton
Castleton, VT - Castleton senior forward Courtney Chadburn (North Clarendon, Vt.) scored with just over 20 minutes in regulation to give the top-seeded Spartans a 1-0 victory over number-three Husson in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Women’s Soccer Championship Saturday evening.

November 1, 2011
Husson Upsets Colby-Sawyer, 1-0 to Advance to NAC Finals
MERIDEN, N.H. – November 1, 2011 – The Husson University women’s soccer team defeated Colby-Sawyer, 1-0 at Pope Field on the campus of Kimball Union Academy, in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) semifinals to make their sixth-straight NAC final appearance.

October 31, 2011
Frost Wins Player of the Week, Poulin Named Rookie as Men's and Women's Soccer Advance
Bangor, ME - A pair of first year athletes played huge roles in the Eagles' men's and women's soccer teams advancing to the semifinals of the NAC playoffs.

October 29, 2011
Eagles Continue Postseason Winning Tradition
Bangor, ME – The Husson University women’s soccer team continued it’s tradition of postseason winning ways with a 3-0 win over U. Maine Farmington Saturday night at Boucher Field.

October 25, 2011
Three Eagles Garner Weekly Recognition
Bangor, ME - Three Husson University student athletes were recognized yesterday for their stellar performance in the previous week's contests.

October 25, 2011
Husson Drops Last Game of Regular Season to Non-Conference MIT
CAMBRIDGE, MA – MIT scored its first goal in the third minute and then scored twice more before the half as the Engineers went on to score a 5-1 win over Husson University in non-conference women’s soccer action at Steinbrenner Stadium. Junior Emily Kuo (Chicago, IL) scored the first two goals of the game and added an assist to lead MIT to the win. The Engineers improved to 11-3-2 with their fourth straight victory while Husson fell to 7-11.

October 22, 2011
Husson Drops 1-0 Match Up with Unbeaten Chargers
NEWLONDON, NH - The Husson University women's soccer team was unable to score, and lost 1-o to Colby-Sawyer who remains unbeaten in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC). The Chargers, who registered their ninth shutout of the season, improve to 11-5-1 overall and 7-0-1 in the NAC. The 11 wins ties a single season school record for wins. Husson drops to 7-10 overall and to 6-3 in the conference.

October 19, 2011
Eagles Win Wet One Over Farmington
Bangor, ME - The rain fell harder and harder as the game went on, but it didn't dampen the Eagles' spirits as they were elated after winning the final home game of the 2011 regular season 1-0 over the visiting Beavers of the University of Maine at Farmington. With the win, Husson improves to 6-2 in the North Atlantic Conference (7-9 overall), while UMF drops to 3-4-1 in NAC play.

October 16, 2011
Husson Offense Opens Up Against Green Mountain
Poultney, VT – On Sunday, October 16, the Green Mountain College Eagles women’s soccer team played host to the visiting Husson University Eagles. The home side suffered a 7-1 loss at the hands of the opposing Eagles. The loss gives GMC a 2-9-1 record overall and a 1-6 record in conference games. The Husson Eagles run their record to 6-9 overall, while their conference record improves to 5-2.

October 15, 2011
Husson Women's Soccer Stumbles at Castleton
Castleton, VT – Courtney Chadburn (North Clarendon, VT) became the all-time leading scorer in Castleton women’s soccer history and Hilary Cooke (Marlborough, CT) scored a pair of goals as the Spartans defeated Husson University 3-1 in North Atlantic Conference women’s soccer action at Spartan Stadium Saturday afternoon.

October 8, 2011
Eagles Down Pilgrims In OT
Bangor, ME – The Husson University women’s soccer team earned a 1-0 win in overtime vs. New England College Saturday off the foot of Amanda Gifford (Lee, ME). Gifford one-touched a free kick from Marcella Francoeur (Danville, NH) into the back of the net just 3:15 into the first overtime period.

October 6, 2011
Husson Hosts Special Olympics Soccer
Bangor, ME – Husson University hosted soccer events of the 2011 Special Olympics today, as many Husson athletes and cheerleaders were in attendance volunteering at the event and showing their support.

October 3, 2011
Gifford Named NAC Women's Soccer Player of the Week
Husson's Amanda Gifford completed a fantastic week on the pitch with Player of the Week honors from the NAC.

October 2, 2011
Eagles Down Lyndon State 3-1
Bangor, ME - The Husson Women's Soccer team completed the weekend sweep with a 3-1 victory over the visiting Hornets of Lyndon State. The Eagles controlled the game for the most part, and held off a late comeback attempt to earn the victory. With the win, Husson improves to 4-8 on the season and 3-2 in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) play. Lyndon falls to 7-4 on the year (2-2 NAC) with the loss.

October 1, 2011
Eagles Shine Bright Under New Lights
Bangor, ME: The Husson University Women’s soccer team sent the homecoming crowd home happy Saturday after completing a gutsy performance at Boucher Field.

September 29, 2011
Let There Be Lights!
The dawning of a new era has officially begun at Boucher Field, Husson University's soccer and lacrosse field, with the installation of 4 state of the art, 16-bulb light poles around the field.

September 28, 2011
Bobcats Beat Up Eagles
Lewiston, ME - The Bates College women's soccer team broke out with a 5-0 victory over Husson University on Wednesday, winning their first game of the season in their first non-conference contest.

September 25, 2011
Gifford Leads Eagles to Victory
Castine, ME – Amanda Gifford (Lee, ME) tallied a hat trick that included the game-winner as Husson handed Maine Maritime a 6-1, North Atlantic Conference (NAC) loss at Ritchie Field on Sunday. The Eagles (2-7, 1-1 NAC) fell behind early, but scored six unanswered on the Mariners (0-7, 0-2 NAC).

September 21, 2011
Colby Edges Husson by Tight Margin
Waterville, ME - Maddie Tight (San Rafael, CA) scored her first collegiate goal and the Colby College defense did the rest as the Mules held Husson University to just three shots in the game in a 1-0 non-conference victory on Wednesday.

September 18, 2011
Husson Falls to Lyons
Norton, MA - Sophomore Kristina Braga (Lowell, MA)scored a pair of second-half goals to propel the Wheaton College women's soccer team to a 3-0 win over Husson University in non-conference action Sunday afternoon at Mirrione Stadium.

September 17, 2011
Women's Soccer Falls 1-0 to Thomas to Open NAC Play
Waterville, ME — The Husson University women’s soccer team lost their first game North Atlantic Conference play this season 1-0 to the Terriers of Thomas College. Sophomore Goal Keeper Kate Thibodeau recorded a shut out for the Terriers while first year Mary Grace Morris netted her second goal of the season.

September 11, 2011
Eagles Women's Soccer Falls to Farmingdale State
Saratoga Springs, NY – On the final day of the Skidmore Invitational, Farmingdale State held off a late charge by Husson to pick up a 2-1 victory, Sunday after at Wachenheim Field. Katie DeShane picked up the lone tally on the day for the Eagles, while goalkeeper Jessica Poulin recorded 10 saves despite the loss. The Rams improve to 5-1 with the win, while the Eagles fall to 1-4.

September 10, 2011
Owls Out-Soar Eagles
Saratoga Springs, NY – The Westfield State women's soccer team defeated Husson, 3-1, on day one of the Skidmore Invitational at Wachenheim Field. The Owls improve to 4-0, while the Eagles fall to 1-3.

September 4, 2011
2nd Annual Husson Classic - Day 2
Results and Recaps from the second day of the Husson Classic

September 3, 2011
2nd Annual Husson Classic - Day 1
Results and Recaps from the first day of the Husson Classic

September 1, 2011
Eagles Start 2011 on the Right Foot, Top Monks 2-0
Bangor, ME -- The Husson Women's Soccer team kicked off the 2011 season with a 2-0 win over in state rival St. Joseph's College. The Eagles held the ball for the majority of the first half, generating 7 shots to the Monks 3 in the opening frame.

August 20, 2011
Women's Soccer Gears Up for 2011 Season
The Husson University Women's soccer team is back on campus and poised to return to their preferred position atop the North Atlantic Conference. To help his team do this, head coach Keith Bosley put together a youthful staff who should not only provide the team with valuable insight on the field, but off as well.

August 19, 2011
Dawning of a New Era
Husson University is thrilled to announce upgrades to Boucher Field, the Eagles’ Soccer and Lacrosse complex. The upgrades are the result of generous donations from John P. Boucher (’66) a former standout on the Husson soccer team in his day and a current member of the Husson University Athletics Hall of Fame. Mr. Boucher once again provided a facelift to the field that bears his name; the upgrades include a state of the art press box and lighting system. The press box will provide a venue for television and radio broadcasts, print media coverage, public address announcers, statisticians and scoreboard operators. The addition of lights on Boucher Field will provide enhanced opportunities for athletic contests, now that Husson teams can compete at night, the marketing possibilities are on a much larger scale. Lights also provide expanded training possibilities resulting in less class conflicts and on-campus recreational events that affect the entire student community at Husson.

July 29, 2011
Women's Soccer Releases Final 2011 Schedule
Women’s Soccer Head Coach Keith Bosley took some time to share his enthusiasm with the upcoming fall schedule and offer a preview for the upcoming season. Husson opens the season on Thursday, September 1st with traditional rival St. Joseph’s. The Eagles have been fortunate in the matchup during the last few seasons, but it’s always a close game, and a fitting kickoff to the 2011 season.

July 7, 2011
Husson Women's Soccer Adds Laura Martel to Staff
Husson University Women's Soccer Head Coach Keith Bosley announced today that he will add former University of Maine standout Laura Martel to his coaching staff for the 2011 season.

May 26, 2011
Women's Soccer Scholars Celebrate
The Husson University Women’s soccer program graduated four scholar athletes from Husson's nursing program. Megan LaJoie, Laurie Melen (coach), Rozlyn Petersen, and Janna Clukey received their diplomas for their four years of nursing studies. In addition to excelling in Husson’s demanding nursing program and graduating in four years, Megan, Rozlyn, and Janna all garnered National and regional recognition for their performances on and off the field.

April 9, 2011
Spring Has Sprung For Soccer, Lady Eagles Release Schedule
The Husson Women’s soccer team has begun their spring workouts on Boucher Field during some cool April nights in Bangor.