CAMBRIDGE, Mass.– The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) has released its 2012 Team Academic awards for the year with both the Lesley University men’s and women’s programs earning the prestigious distinction.
(CAMBRIDGE, Mass.)- Hannah Landerholm (Edmonds, Wash.) headed home a cross from Veronica Halen (San Diego, Calif.) with 1:49 remaining in regulation propelling top-seeded Lesley University past No. 2 seed Regis College 1-0 in the championship game of the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) tournament on Sunday afternoon in Cambridge, Mass. With the victory the Lynx earn the automatic bid to the NCAA Women's Soccer Championship Tournament slated to begin on Nov. 8 and 10-11.
(CAMBRIDGE, Mass.)- Three different players scored as No. 1 seed Lesley University defeated No. 4 seed Becker College 3-0 in the semifinals of the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Women’s Soccer Championship Tournament on Friday evening at Edward Field in Cambridge, Mass. With the victory the Express advance to the NECC championship game against No. 2 seed Regis College (11-2-3), who defeated No. 3 seed Elms College (8-10-2) 1-0 earlier in the day.
Veronica Halen recorded her first career hat trick and Lexi Giusti added two goals as Lesley used five goals in the first 11:07 of the second half to break open a 1-0 halftime lead in thumping Bay Path, 8-0.
Lesley erased a 1-0 deficit in the final minutes with a goal from Sarah Apgar before Kate Ryder provided the game-winner with under two minutes remaining as Lesley stunned Southern Vermont with a 2-1 win.