February 7, 2013
Women’s Soccer Announces 2013 Recruiting Class
The University at Buffalo announced six signings for their 2013 recruiting class this morning. The signees include three New York natives, two players from New Jersey, and one from Colorado. Joining the Bulls for next season will be Andrea Niper, Jennifer Colvin, Dana Lytle, Ashley Evans, Kori Hughes, and Celina Carrero.
December 19, 2012
Shannon Algoe Named to Academic All-MAC Team
Senior defender Shannon Algoe was named to the Mid-American Conference's All-Academic team on Monday, becoming a three-time honoree for the Bulls. She becomes the first three-time honoree for the team since Andrea Vescio, who won three straight from 2006-08. The team also put five others on the honorable mention team.
November 1, 2012
Kristin Markiewicz Named to All-MAC Freshman Team
After a season where she stepped into a major starting role on the defense and also scored a pair of goals, defensive back Kristin Markiewicz was named to the Mid-American Conference's All-Freshman team, as announced by the conference Thursday evening.
October 25, 2012
Bulls Lose Out on Playoff Berth With Overtime Loss
In typical Mid-American Conference fashion, the final game of the regular season held great significance Thursday afternoon, with the Buffalo Bulls (5-12-2, 3-7-1 MAC) hosting the Akron Zips (6-11-1, 2-8-1 MAC) with a chance to clinch the final seed in the upcoming postseason tournament. After gaining a late lead, the Bulls allowed the Zips to tie and force overtime before giving up a golden goal just over 70 seconds into overtime to lose 2-1.
October 21, 2012
Velez Lifts Bulls to Dramatic Win
Stephanie Velez came to Buffalo with one of the most dynamic seasons a freshman has ever had, but after injuries wiped out her sophomore season, she returned to a key reserve role and the heart of the team. In her second to last game playing in UB Stadium on Sunday afternoon, she regained that spark and scored the game-winning goal on a free kick in the 86th minute of a 1-0 win over Western Michigan.
October 19, 2012
Bulls Lose to Eastern Michigan, 1-0
The opportunities were there, but the Buffalo women's soccer team were unable to convert Friday evening in a 1-0 loss to Eastern Michigan. The loss drops the Bulls to 4-11-2 overall and, more importantly, 2-6-1 in the Mid-American Conference. In a game bitterly contest with equal chances by each side, the Eagles used a goal in the 75th minute to earn the win, while dealing Buffalo's conference tournament hopes a big blow.
October 14, 2012
Second-Half Miscues Lead to Loss at Central Michigan
Facing dreary weather and a strong defense in Central Michigan (11-4-1, 7-1-0 MAC), the Buffalo women's soccer team were worn down in the second half, allowing three goals in a 3-0 loss. The loss snaps a two-game winning streak for the team in Mid-American Conference play and drops UB to 4-10-2 this season.
October 12, 2012
Thompson's Late Tally Lifts Bulls Over Falcons
In a part of the Mid-American Conference season where every point is viciously contested, the Buffalo women's soccer team claimed three on Friday night, coming from behind to beat the Bowling Green Falcons 2-1 on the road. Kristin Markiewicz scored a late first-half goal to tie the game, and Taylor Thompson scored the eventual game-winner in the 80th minute.
October 7, 2012
Mann Leads Bulls to Critical Road Win
Needing to close out its weekend with three points to remain in the Mid-American Conference tournament chase, the Buffalo women's soccer team (3-9-2, 1-4-1 MAC) faced an Ohio Bobcat team (7-6-1, 2-3-1 MAC) that had lost only one home match all season. Courtney Mann converted a penalty kick in the 18th minute and the Buffalo defense carried the team the rest of the way for a 1-0 win.
October 5, 2012
Bulls Edged in Road Match at Kent
The Buffalo women's soccer team welcomed back junior goalie Ainsley Wheldon from injury Friday afternoon, but were unable to cash in on second-half opportunities and lost 1-0 to Kent State.
September 30, 2012
Second-Half Comeback Nets Sunday Tie
Lead by a goal from Stephanie Velez and an inspiring effort from backup goalie Sarah Moore, the Buffalo women's soccer team (2-8-2, 0-3-1 MAC) earned its first point of the Mid-American Conference season Sunday afternoon, drawing even 1-1 with Northern Illinois (5-4-2, 1-1-2 MAC)
September 28, 2012
Bulls Drop MAC Home Opener to Toledo
In a rematch of last season's Mid-American Conference tournament semifinal, the Buffalo women's soccer team (2-8-1, 0-3 MAC) dropped its Friday night contest to the Toledo Rockets, 3-0. The Buffalo depth was cut down by injuries during the game, and the Rockets (3-7-1, 1-1-1 MAC) took advantage with a pair of second-half goals to earn its first conference win of the season.
September 25, 2012
New Bull on the Block: Kristin Markiewicz
Meet freshman defender Kristin Markiewicz from Erie, PA.
September 23, 2012
Bulls Lose at Miami, 2-0
Under constant barrage, the the Buffalo women's soccer team (2-7-1, 0-2 MAC) dropped its Mid-American Conference East division opener Sunday afternoon at Miami (OH), 2-0.
September 21, 2012
Late Penalty Kick Spoils MAC Opener
The Mid-American Conference season began for the UB women's soccer team Friday at Ball State in a fashion the hard-luck Bulls have been all too familiar with this season. After Courtney Mann opened the scoring with her first collegiate goal, the Bulls conceded goals in the 76th and 80th minutes to the Cardinals and lost 2-1 in the first game of a critical conference slate.
September 16, 2012
Late Goal Spoils Tournament Finale for Bulls
The Buffalo women's soccer team wrapped up play at the Niagara University Fall Classic Sunday afternoon, losing 2-1 to St. Francis (PA) thanks to a pair of second-half goals coming off rebounds. The loss caps the non-conference season for the Bulls (2-5-1). Katie Roberts netted her third goal of the season early in the first half, but an opportunistic St. Francis team would rally in the final half to claim the win.
September 14, 2012
Bulls Snap Losing Streak to Open Niagara Fall Classic
A goal from senior Taylor Thompson in the 60th minute would be all the Buffalo women's soccer team would need to break out of a brief losing streak and earn a 1-0 win over Robert Morris Friday afternoon. The game was held at Niagara University at the Purple Eagles hosted its Fall Classic.
September 2, 2012
Bulls Drop Double-Overtime Match to Niagara
It was a bittersweet day for the Buffalo women's soccer team (1-4-1), who honored its seven seniors Sunday evening at UB Stadium but could not pull out the win, losing 1-0 in double overtime to Niagara (1-2). The loss is the team's third in a row by a 1-0 score.
August 31, 2012
Bulls Cap Road Trip With Loss at Bucknell
The Buffalo women's soccer team capped off its three-game road trip Friday evening against the Bucknell Bison. Another frustrating offensive performance and a early second-half goal for the Bison doomed the Bulls (1-3-1) to its second straight loss.
August 28, 2012
Youngstown Stifles UB Offense, Bulls Fall 1-0
It was a frustrating afternoon for the women's soccer team Tuesday, as it bested Youngstown State in every category but one - goals scored. The Bulls (1-2-1) lost the second of its three straight road contests, falling 1-0 to the Penguins (3-0).
August 28, 2012
Katie Roberts Earns MAC Offensive Player of the Week
After scoring a pair of goals over the weekend, sophomore forward Katie Roberts earned the Mid-American Conference's Offensive Player of the Week. The weekly award was he first of her career, and the first for the Bulls this season.
August 26, 2012
Bulls Tie Bonnies in First Game of Road Trip
The Buffalo women's soccer team kicked off its challenging road schedule of three games in the next six days on a positive note, drawing even with Big Four rival St. Bonaventure (0-3-1) Sunday afternoon, 1-1. The Bulls (1-1-1) were led by sophomore Katie Roberts, who scored her second goal of the season.
August 23, 2012
Kerr's Career Day Lifts Bulls Over Canisius
An aggressive attack right at the outset from the Buffalo women's soccer team overwhelmed rival Canisius Thursday evening, with two goals in the opening half proving to be enough for a 2-0 win. Katie Kerr had a goal and an assist while harassing the Canisius defense throughout taking a team-high five shots in the game. Ainsley Wheldon made three saves to earn her first shutout of this early campaign.
August 17, 2012
Bulls Drop Season Opener 2-1
The 2012 Buffalo women's soccer team opened its season Friday evening, welcoming Patriot League power Colgate to UB Stadium. After finding its rhythm late in the first half, the Bulls (0-1_ and Raiders found themselves embroiled in a highly competitive game before a late goal sealed a 2-1 win for Colgate (1-0). Freshman defender Kristen Markiewicz scored the team's lone goal in her first collegiate game, and junior goalie Ainsley Wheldon kept the team in it with seven saves against the aggressive visitor's attack.
August 12, 2012
Bulls Open 2012 Season With Exhibition Win
The 2012 women's soccer season kicked off Sunday afternoon, with the Bulls traveling to Cleveland for its lone exhibition game of the year, facing the Cleveland State Vikings. A goal in the 26th minute from junior Stephanie Velez was enough as the team held on for a 1-0 victory. In a physical warm-up match before this coming Friday's home and regular-season opener, the Bulls displayed its usual stout defense and found a wealth of offense from its bench to secure the win.
August 10, 2012
Bulls Look to Take Next Step With Deep Roster of Talent
The 2012 Bulls will enter the season in a fresh new world, having completed the largest season-to-season turnaround in program history and one of the largest RPI (ratings percentage index) jumps in the nation. After winning just one game in 2010, the team went 12-5-4 to make the Mid-American Conference tournament for the first time since 2003, and made it all the way to the Mid-American Conference semifinals.
June 19, 2012
Women's Soccer Releases 2012 Schedule
Fresh off the largest season-to-season turnaround in not just program history, but among all Division I teams, the UB women's soccer team released its 2012 schedule Tuesday afternoon. The non-conference schedule features rematches with five teams and new rivalries with three other schools.