April 3, 2012
Two New Players Added to 2012-13 Women's Soccer Team
University at Buffalo Women’s Soccer coach Michael Thomas announced two new members to the 2012 team today. Coach Thomas announced that Williamsville South graduate Rachel Cook and Albany transfer Kerrianne Madigan will be joining the team for the 2012 campaign.
February 1, 2012
Women’s Soccer Announces 2012 Recruiting Class
The University at Buffalo women's soccer team announced two signings for their 2012 recruiting class Wednesday morning. Joining the Bulls for next season will be Kassidy Kidd and Kristin Markiewicz.
January 12, 2012
Quartet of Bulls Named to All-MAC Academic Teams
Senior midfielder Aubrey Stahl and junior defender Shannon Algoe were named to the 2011 Academic All-MAC Team, as voted by faculty athletic representatives at the Mid-American Conference institutions. It was Algoe's second straight year on the team and Stahl's first. The award adds to Algoe's postseason academic honors, joining her recognition by the Capital One Academic All-American Second Team. Katie Kerr and Stephanie Velez were honorable mentions.
December 4, 2011
Algoe Named to 2011 Capital One Academic All-American Team
For her efforts both on the field and in the classroom, junior defender Shannon Algoe of the women's soccer team has been named to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-American Second Team. The honor, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, have been released to recognize the nation’s top student‐athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.
November 4, 2011
Trio of Bulls Earn MAC Postseason Honors
The their efforts in helping the women's soccer team win 11 more games than last season and earn the program's second trip ever to the conference semifinals, three Buffalo players were selected to the Mid-American Conference's postseason teams. Senior Aubrey Stahl made the All-MAC second team, while Katie Roberts and Megan Giesen were named to the All-Freshman team.
November 4, 2011
Bulls' Season Ends With 3-1 Loss in Semifinals
Despite taking an early 1-0 lead Friday morning against top-seeded Toledo, the Buffalo women’s soccer team could not keep the Rockets at bay, falling 3-1 in the Mid-American Conference semifinal round. The loss marks the end of a dream season in which the team improved by leaps and bounds in the win column and set numerous program marks in the process.
November 3, 2011
Live Chat Available for Tomorrow's Semifinal Matchup
November 1, 2011
Wheldon Earns MAC Defensive Player of the Week
For her crucial shutout of Kent State in the regular season finale, goalie Ainsley Wheldon was named the Mid-American Conference's Defensive Player of the Week. The honor was Wheldon's third of the season.
October 30, 2011
Bulls Win First MAC Tournament Game Since 2000, Beat Kent State 2-1
The Buffalo women's soccer team has been on a wild ride through Mid-American Conference play in the month of October. In the span of one week and a pair of games, the Bulls have gone from the brink of missing the playoffs to sitting just one game away from playing in the MAC title game after downing Kent State 2-1 Sunday afternoon on the road.
October 27, 2011
Soccer Clinches MAC Tournament Berth With 1-0 Win
It will be exactly one year ago tomorrow when Buffalo was beaten 7-1 on the final day of the regular season by Kent State. Thursday afternoon at UB Stadium, the scene couldn’t be more different. With a playoff berth on the line and an 11-win regular season just 90 minutes away, the women’s soccer team took care of business and earned a bit of redemption in the process, defeating the Golden Flashes 1-0 and clinching the fifth seed in the upcoming Mid-American Conference Tournament. It will be the team's first postseason game since 2003.
October 23, 2011
Bulls Earn Critical Win on Final Sunday of the Season
There was a playoff atmosphere in the air at UB Stadium Sunday afternoon as the Bulls took Akron in a Mid-American Conference game that had major postseason implications. Senior Aubrey Stahl scored her fourth goal of the season in the 87th minute as UB took an important 1-0 victory. Akron had won the previous four meetings between the two teams.
October 21, 2011
Bulls Score Late to Force Tie at Ohio
Megan Giesen scored the second goal of the season in the waning seconds of Friday afternoon's game at Ohio, salvaging a 1-1 tie in a crucial Mid-American Conference East Division matchup. Giesen headed in a cross from Taylor Thompson in the 88th minute for a critical point in the standings.
October 16, 2011
Women's Soccer Drops First Road Match of the Season at Toledo
The Buffalo women's soccer team lost 2-0 Sunday afternoon on the road against Toledo. The Bulls (9-4-3, 2-3-3 MAC) were stymied by the Rockets defense and managed only four total shots for the game. The road loss was the team's first this season.
October 14, 2011
Defense Leads Buffalo to Scoreless Tie at Ball State
Battling both high winds and an aggressive Ball State offense, the Buffalo Bulls women's soccer team fought out a 0-0 tie Friday evening. Goalie Ainsley Wheldon made 11 saves for her eighth shutout of the season.
October 9, 2011
Bulls Win Crucial Sunday Matinee Over Western Michigan
Fueled by a late first-half goal from Katie Kerr, the Buffalo women's soccer team broke out of a recent funk with a feverish offensive performance to beat Western Michigan 3-2 Sunday afternoon at UB Stadium in a critical Mid-American Conference match. Katie Roberts added two goals in the second half for the comeback win.
October 7, 2011
UB Offense Unable to Capitalize in Loss to Huskies
It was a game of mere inches Friday evening, with multiple quality attempts just missing its mark as the Buffalo Bulls dropped a 1-0 loss to Northern Illinois. Despite a 20-16 advantage in shots, the UB attack was unable to score for just the second time all season.
October 2, 2011
Wild First Half Leads to 2-2 Tie at Eastern Michigan
Despite breaking a recent offensive slump with two first-half goals, the Buffalo women's soccer team could only manage a tie Sunday afternoon at Eastern Michigan, 2-2. An own goal from the Bulls defense proved to be the difference in a day made for offense - the two teams combined for 58 shots.
September 30, 2011
Defensive Bulls Draw Even to Open Weekend Road Trip
Despite constant pressure from the Central Michigan attack, the Buffalo women's soccer team stood firm and played the defending conference champions to a scoreless draw Friday evening. Ainsley Wheldon made 10 saves to hold back a Chippewa offense that took 19 total shots to Buffalo's four.
September 28, 2011
Defensive Minded Bulls Head to Michigan for a Pair of Weekend Games
Buoyed by the conference's top defense, the Buffalo Bulls women's soccer team will head to Michigan this weekend for two games against Mid-American Conference foes. Friday will see a matchup with perennial power Central Michigan with a Sunday game against Eastern Michigan to follow.
September 25, 2011
Bulls Rebound With Overtime Win Against Miami
After being outshot by Bowling Green in a dramatic late loss Friday, the Buffalo women's soccer team faced an even stiffer challenge Sunday as offensive juggernaut Miami (OH) came to UB Stadium with a conference-leading 20 goals in its first eight games. The young Buffalo squad responded in full, shutting out the Redhawks and earning the 1-0 win on an overtime goal from Aubrey Stahl.
September 23, 2011
Early Goal Not Enough as Bulls Lose Late to Bowling Green
Despite a goal from senior Aubrey Stahl just 45 seconds into the game, the Buffalo women's soccer team could not withstand an aggressive Bowling Green squad Friday evening, losing 2-1 on a Falcon goal in the 89th minute. The Bulls were outshot 23-6, with 16 of Bowling Green's shots being on goal.
September 19, 2011
Wheldon Named MAC Defensive Player of the Week
Ainsley Wheldon collected two more shutouts over weekend to help lead the team to a Big Four Classic title and on Monday was named the Mid-American Conference's Defensive Player of the Week. It is her first sole honor as she shared co-player of the week honors on August 29.
September 18, 2011
Bulls Win Big Four Classic in Double Overtime Thriller
In its final game before Mid-American Conference play begins, the Buffalo women's soccer team faced a tough test against rival Canisius in the championship match of the Big Four Classic Sunday morning on the campus of Niagara University. Following 90 scoreless minutes, the Bulls were able to score a goal early in the second overtime period to beat the Griffs.
September 16, 2011
Bulls Stifle Niagara in Shutout Win
An early pair of goals from freshman Katie Roberts proved to be more than enough as the team shutout local rival Niagara Friday evening in the opening game of the Big Four Classic. It was the team's third straight shutout and moves its overall record to 6-1.
September 11, 2011
Buffalo Defense Shuts Down IPFW
The Buffalo women's soccer team finished its three-game home stand in style Sunday afternoon, using a late goal from Karen McMahon to defeat the IPFW Mastodons 1-0 at UB Stadium. It was senior day for UB's four seniors: Aubrey Stahl, Angela Nicholas, Danielle Turner and Cathryn Hilliard.
September 9, 2011
Roberts and the Buffalo Attack Clips Owls, 3-0
After tweaking her knee in practice, freshman Katie Roberts was a game-time decision Friday night as to whether or not she would see the field at all. After assisting on two goals and scoring one of her own, Roberts proved she was more than ready to play. Her explosive night led the Bulls to a 3-0 shutout of the Temple Owls at UB Stadium.
September 3, 2011
Bonaventure Snaps Buffalo Win Streak With 3-2 Victory
When St. Bonaventure and Buffalo met last season, the Bulls managed a late goal to steal a 3-2 victory. Saturday evening, the Bonnies sought out some revenge and got it with a goal early in the second half to down Buffalo 3-2 at UB Stadium.
August 31, 2011
Bulls Roll Past Colgate, 2-0
Despite being outshot 23-6, the Buffalo women's soccer team capitalized on its opportunities Wednesday afternoon, scoring twice to down the Colgate Raiders 2-0. The team remains undefeated for the season and has still not allowed a goal.
August 30, 2011
Ainsley Wheldon Named MAC Co-Defensive Player of the Week
Starting the season with two straight shutout wins helped sophomore goalie Ainsley Wheldon earn co-defensive player of the week from the Mid-American Conference.
August 26, 2011
Bulls Open Home Schedule With Shutout Win
Fueled by a goal from Karen McMahon in the 44th minute, the Buffalo women's soccer team moved past Bucknell in the team's home opener at UB Stadium with a 1-0 victory.
August 19, 2011
Bulls Score Season Opening Victory in Double Overtime
The 2011 women's soccer season started with fireworks Friday afternoon, as freshman Sophie Therien banged home a double-overtime goal on a free kick to lead Buffalo to a 1-0 win over the Binghamton Bearcats. It was the team's first season-opening win since a 2008 shutout of rival Niagara.
August 3, 2011
Women's Soccer Gears Up for 2011 With Summer Action
Before reporting to campus in preparation for its season opener at Binghamton August 19, a number of women's soccer players took part in summer leagues, with Colorado native's Megan Abman and Lauren Coviello leading their club team to a national championship game appearance.
June 23, 2011
Women's Soccer Announces 2011 Schedule
Buoyed by a deep returning cast and a dynamic recruiting class, fourth-year head coach Michael Thomas and his staff announced the team's schedule for the 2011 season. The 19 game season will feature 10 home games, with everything kicking off August 19.