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UNH Womens Soccer: Heartbreaking Draw Against Maine

UNH Women’s Soccer: Heartbreaking Draw Against Maine

Joey Rizzi, Sports Writer October 11, 2022

DURHAM, N.H. – It’s not about how you start, but about how you finish, and the University of New Hampshire (UNH) Wildcats women’s soccer team (4-5-1, 1-1-1) found that out the hard way. In a tightly...

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UNH Women’s Soccer: Wildcats kick their season off in the Big Apple with a win and a loss

Joey Rizzi, Sports Writer August 30, 2022

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The University of New Hampshire (UNH) Wildcats (1-1-0) took a bite out of the Big Apple this weekend as they followed an opening-day loss to Syracuse (1-0-0, 0-0-0) with a 1-0 victory...

UNH women’s soccer: Wildcats secure sixth seed, draw NJIT in the America East quarterfinals

UNH women’s soccer: Wildcats secure sixth seed, draw NJIT in the America East quarterfinals

Cameron Beall November 1, 2021
Thursday afternoon’s match against the University of Vermont (UVM) Catamounts (10-5-1, 7-2-0) was the exception to that norm as the Wildcats lost by a final of 3-0 in their regular season finale. This is the first time since Oct. 14, 2018, that New Hampshire has allowed three goals in a game. While the loss wasn’t enough to drop the ‘Cats out of the playoffs, it erased their hopes of reaching the second seed and drops them to sixth in the America East Championship.  
UNH women’s soccer: Wildcats escape UAlbany with a draw to conclude four-game road trip

UNH women’s soccer: Wildcats escape UAlbany with a draw to conclude four-game road trip

Cameron Beall September 29, 2021
It was a different game, but the same result for the University of New Hampshire’s (UNH) women’s soccer (2-5-2, 0-1-1). The Wildcats staved off a loss with a late goal but once again failed to record a win or more than one goal Sunday against at the University of Albany (1-6-3, 0-1-1) through regulation and two extra periods.   
UNH women’s soccer: Lack of scoring ‘frustrating’ for Welham as conference play gets underway

UNH women’s soccer: Lack of scoring ‘frustrating’ for Welham as conference play gets underway

Cameron Beall September 21, 2021
University of New Hampshire (UNH) women’s soccer (2-5-1, 0-1-0) was unable to remain perfect in America East openers under head coach Steve Welham, losing 2-0 to the University of Hartford (6-1-1, 1-0) and getting shut out for the fourth time this season.  
Wildcats forced to withdraw from the America East Tournament

Wildcats forced to withdraw from the America East Tournament

Cassie Hollasch April 14, 2021
DURHAM, N.H. – Just one week after clinching a playoff berth in the final week of the regular season, coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns forced the University of New Hampshire (UNH) women's soccer team (5-2, 2-2) to withdraw from the America East Tournament. The timing of the outbreak couldn't have been worse for the Wildcats. UNH had managed to avoid an outbreak this season, but with the America East Semifinal set to be played Thursday, the positive tests meant a withdrawal from the season.
Wildcats head into season finale searching for a playoff bid

Wildcats head into season finale searching for a playoff bid

Cassie Hollasch April 9, 2021
DURHAM, N.H — It all comes down to Friday at 2 p.m. in Wildcat Stadium. That's when the University of New Hampshire (UNH) women's soccer team (5-2, 2-2) will face off against Stony Brook (4-3, 4-1) with playoffs on the line. The 'Cats sit at second in Division A of the America East (AE) behind UMass Lowell (5-1-1, 4-0) and just in front of Vermont (1-3-1, 1-2-1). The Wildcats edged out Vermont in a double-overtime thriller earlier this season and hold the tiebreaker if the two sides finish with the same conference record.
Sheppard’s career-high nine saves not enough in 1-0 loss as Binghamton

Sheppard’s career-high nine saves not enough in 1-0 loss as Binghamton

Cassie Hollasch March 30, 2021
VESTAL, N.Y. — University of New Hampshire (UNH) women's soccer (5-2, 2-2) remained winless on the road and fell 1-0 to Binghamton University (2-1, 2-1) on Sunday. Junior goalkeeper Cat Sheppard made nine saves, including one on a penalty kick, but her outstanding performance wasn't enough to keep the 'Cats from their second defeat on the season.
Mayer scores game-winner in double overtime

Mayer scores game-winner in double overtime

Cassie Hollasch March 23, 2021
DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire (UNH) women's soccer (5-1, 2-1) won in double overtime against the University of Vermont (0-2, 0-2) by a final score of 2-1. It was senior day at Wildcat Stadium, and Vermont came close to spoiling the occasion until an 87th minute equalizer and 115th minute game-winner for UNH. The small crowd that UNH allowed in cheered the Wildcats on during a hard-fought physical game.
UNH offense halted by UMass Lowell in first loss of 2021

UNH offense halted by UMass Lowell in first loss of 2021

Cassie Hollasch March 16, 2021
LOWELL, MASS. – The University of New Hampshire (UNH) women's soccer team (4-1, 1-1) took their perfect record on the road but fell 2-0 to the UMass Lowell (UML) River Hawks (2-1-1, 1-0-0). The Wildcats weren't quite themselves, and UML handed them their first loss of the season, ending UNH's undefeated start to the season.
Wildcats off to best start in program history after OT win

Wildcats off to best start in program history after OT win

Cassie Hollasch March 11, 2021
DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire (UNH) women’s soccer improved to 4-0 (1-0 America East) with a 1-0 win over the University of Maine (0-3, 0-1). The perfect record to this point is the best start the program has seen in their history. The Border Battle was a defensive one for the full 90 minutes, with neither team finding the net in regular time. It took overtime and a strike from the captain, senior forward Francesca Picicci, to send the Black Bears back to Orono empty-handed. UNH outshot Maine 16-4 and looked the better side throughout.
Wildcats improve to 3-0 behind Wiley and Picicci

Wildcats improve to 3-0 behind Wiley and Picicci

Cassie Hollasch March 3, 2021
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire (UNH) women’s soccer team defeated the University of Rhode Island (URI) by a final of 2-0 on Sunday afternoon. The Wildcats (3-0) were the better team for most of the game and deserved the victory. Goals came less easily for head coach Steve Welham's side against the Rams (0-2) after coming off a 5-1 offensive showcase versus Merrimack College (1-1). Despite the goalless first half, a determined UNH team always felt in control.
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