Brandeis Women's Soccer 2011 News

May 2, 2012
Announcing the 2012 Departmental Award Winners!
Twelve outstanding student-athletes were recognized on May 2 at the 2012 Brandeis Department of Athletics Awards Dinner. Read about the award winners here!

December 1, 2011
Women's soccer puts three on All-UAA team
Seniors Alanna Torre and Ali Maresca were second-team selections for the Judges, while sophomore Kelly Peterson was an honorable mention choice.

November 5, 2011
Late goal sinks women against NYU, 1-0
For the second time this season, the Brandeis women surrendered the game's only goal in the final 10 minute of action. The close their season at 6-11-2.

October 30, 2011
Women show strong in second half at CMU, but Tartans prevail, 1-0
Brandeis withstood a Carnegie Mellon onslaught in the first half to go into the break scoreless, but a 61st minute goal by the Tartans proved to be the difference.

October 28, 2011
#5 Emory scores early, often in 3-0 win over women's soccer
Goalkeepers Francine Kofinas and Michelle Savuto had four saves each, with two more cleared off the line by the defense, but the unbeaten Eagles made the most of a goal just 35 seconds into the contest.

October 25, 2011
Brandeis women battle Lesley to scoreless draw in Cambridge
Rookie Michelle Savuto played the second half and overtimes and made four saves, two shy of her career-high, but the Judges could not find the back of the net.

October 24, 2011
Brandeis women's soccer defeats Endicott 2-1
Senior midfielder Mimi Theodore scored the game winning goal in the 49th minute as the Judges snapped a three game winless streak

October 16, 2011
Women's soccer falls to No. 10 WashU, 3-0
Senior Ali Maresca kept the game scoreless with a fine defensive play early and added some energy at the forward position, but the Judges were unable to keep up with the visiting Bears.

October 14, 2011
Women's soccer knots No. 24 Chicago, 1-1, in marathon match
In a match that lasted nearly four hours thanks to lightning, Mary Shimko's goal 2:01 into the contest helped the Judges earn their first UAA point of the season.

October 9, 2011
88th minute goal dooms women's soccer at Case, 1-0
Despite three shots on goal by sophomore Hilary Andrews, the Judges were burned with 120 seconds left on a deflected shot by the Spartans.

October 6, 2011
Women's soccer holds off Babson, 2-1
Mimi Theodore and Alanna Torre scored in the first 16 minutes of action and the Judges hung on to snap the Beavers' 10-match unbeaten streak.

October 1, 2011
Women fall in UAA opener, 2-0, to Rochester
The Judges owned a 13-11 shooting advantage, including 10-7 in the second half, but couldn't find the back of the net in the first UAA game of the season.

September 27, 2011
Captains spark women's soccer past Wellesley, 2-0
Seniors Ali Maresca and Alanna Torre had the Judges' two goals as they blanked the Blue in their last tune-up before UAA play.

September 22, 2011
Women's soccer stunned in double OT at Lasell, 2-1
Despite the first goal of the season by sophomore Hilary Andrews and a PK save by rookie Michelle Savuto, the Lasers prevailed. Andrews' goal came eight minutes before the end of regulation.

September 20, 2011
Women's soccer snaps skid with 3-1 win at Gordon
After an early own goal put the Judges ahead, senior Ali Maresca and sophomore Kelly Peterson both scored second-half goals to halt a four-game losing streak.

September 17, 2011
Women's soccer drops fourth-straight, 2-1, at Bowdoin
Rookie Sapir Edalati snapped the Judges' three-match scoreless streak on an assist from classmate Corinne Bortniker, but it wasn't enough to snap the losing skid.

September 15, 2011
#22 Women's soccer suffers third-straight loss, 2-0, at Roger Williams
Hilary Andrews had a near miss in the first half, and the Judges outshot the Hawks, 22-10, but couldn't find the back of the net.

September 13, 2011
No. 22 women's soccer dominates play but falls to Bridgewater State, 1-0
Despite outshooting the Bears 25-3 and earning eight corner kicks to the visitors' 2, Brandeis was on the wrong end of the score. Sophomore back Kelly Peterson was key with her corners, service and free kicks.

September 10, 2011
No. 18 women's soccer falls at Springfield, 2-0
In their first road contest of the season, the nationally-ranked Brandeis women were blanked by the Pride despite outshooting the hosts, 10-5, in the second half.

September 7, 2011
#18 women's soccer at Lasell postponed because of poor weather
The Judges and Lasers will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 4 p.m.

September 6, 2011
Women's soccer cracks NSCAA Division III national poll
On the strength of a pair of 2-0 home victories, the Brandeis women are tied for second in New England and 18th overall in Division III

September 3, 2011
Shimko, Mimi Theodore spark women's soccer past MIT, 2-0
Sophomore Mary Shimko notched her second game-winner of the season and senior Mimi Theodore had a goal and an assist as the Judges avenged their only non-conference loss of the 2010 regular season.

September 1, 2011
Brandeis women's soccer blanks Clark, 2-0, in season opener
Sophomore Mary Shimko scored the game winning goal 2:05 into the second half and rookie Sapir Edalati added an insurance goal in the 74th minute.

August 25, 2011
Brandeis Athletics Fall 2011 Season Preview
With the season kicking off a week from today on Sept. 1, here is the 2011 fall Brandeis Judges Fall outlook!

August 17, 2011
Aileen Ascolese named Brandeis women's soccer assistant coach
Aileen Ascolese, a 2006 Rider University graduate, has joined the Brandeis women's soccer staff as an assistant coach after two seasons at RPI.