June 6, 2013
Angelica Hart Joins Women's Soccer Roster
The UB women's soccer coaching staff made another exciting addition to its 2013 roster, announcing the signing of Angelica Hart out of Montclair, NJ. The athletic midfielder comes to the Bulls after a long career track record of success on the high school and club levels.
June 3, 2013
UB Student-Athletes Earn a Combined 3.014 Grade Point Average For Spring Semester
With the 2012-13 academic year coming to a close, the University at Buffalo student-athletes carried on a budding, but important, tradition after cumulating a 3.014 grade point average in the Spring semester. This marked the first time the Athletic Department has surpassed a 3.0 GPA in three straight semesters.
April 9, 2013
UB Women's Soccer Announces 2013 Schedule
The 2013 women's soccer schedule was announced Tuesday afternoon. Fans of UB women's soccer will have plenty of opportunities to see the team up close in 2013, as the team will play 12 of its 18 games in the friendly confines of UB Stadium, including seven straight games through the entire month of September.
March 28, 2013
Women's Soccer Adds Alana Oliveri
The Buffalo women's soccer team added Alana Oliveri to its incoming 2013 freshman class Thursday. The Spencerport, NY native will join the team as a walk-on.
March 6, 2013
Buffalo Soccer to Host Coed Goalkeeper Camps
The Buffalo men’s and women’s soccer teams will be hosting a weekly coed goalkeeper camp this Spring, from 5 pm to 6 pm every Monday from April 1 to May 20. The camp will be directed by women’s head coach Michael Thomas, and men’s assistant coach Cody Camp.
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.
January 10, 2013
Division Of Athletics Posts Program-Best 3.039 GPA
The University at Buffalo Division of Athletics finished an exceptional semester in the classroom in the Fall of 2012, post a school-best 3.039 GPA. This marked the first time that the Athletic Department has surpassed a 3.0 GPA in back-to-back semesters.
January 4, 2013
Get your seats in the Front Row. Download the New Buffalo Bulls Mobile App.
Bring in the new year by downloading the new Buffalo Bulls Mobile App, available for both Apple and Android products.
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 22, 2012
Velez and David Named Athletes of the Week
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 24, 2012
Kowal and Mann Named Athletes of the Week
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 28, 2012
#7 Women's Soccer Reaches MAC Semifinals; Completes Biggest Win Turnaround In Nation
In what was described as a "fun ride" by its head coach, Michael Thomas, the 2011 women's soccer season was certainly one for the record books. The team finished with a 12-5-4 record, winning 11 more games than the season before in what was not just the biggest season-to-season turnaround in program history, but it was the among the best turnarounds in the nation.
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.
June 5, 2012
UB Athletics Posts Highest GPA in School History
University at Buffalo student-athletes posted a 3.001 grade point average during the spring 2012 semester. It was the highest GPA in school history and the first time the department had a collective 3.0 GPA.
May 13, 2012
Five UB Athletes Selected as SUNY Chancellor’s Scholar-Athlete Award Winners
Five University at Buffalo student-athletes have been selected as SUNY Chancellor’s Scholar-Athlete Award winners for the 2011-12 academic year. The Chancellor’s Scholar-Athlete Award was created in 2003-04 to recognize students who have combined academic excellence and outstanding athletic achievement at the Division I, Division III and NJCAA levels at SUNY schools.
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
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 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 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.
May 24, 2011
Ten UB Teams Over 975 in Latest APR Report
For the second straight year, the University at Buffalo athletic department has seen all of its 20 intercollegiate sports finish above the cut line in the NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores that were released today.
May 12, 2011
Women’s Soccer Adds to 2011 Recruiting Class
The University at Buffalo women’s soccer team announced another addition to the 2011 recruiting class. Goalkeeper McKenzie White will be joining the Bulls for the 2011 season.
February 21, 2011
Soccer Adds Two More Recruits for 2011
The Buffalo women's soccer staff have announced two additions to a talented 2011 recruiting class. Defender Sophie Therien and Goalkeeper Sarah Moore will be joining the UB Bulls for the upcoming season.
February 9, 2011
Women's Soccer to Face WNY Flash in Exhibition Match
The Buffalo women's soccer team has announced that it will face the Western New York Flash of the Women's Professional Soccer League in an exhibition match March 8 at Sahlen's Sports Park in Elma, NY.
February 3, 2011
Women's Soccer Announces Talented Incoming Class
The University at Buffalo women’s soccer coaching staff announced five signings for their 2011 recruiting class Wednesday morning. The signees include two New York natives and three from the Cleveland area. Joining the Bulls for next season will be Megan Giesen, Katie Roberts, Courtney Mann, N’ Dea Johnson and Jackie Hall.
December 1, 2010
Shannon Algoe Earns MAC All Academic Honors
After scoring two goals and anchoring the Buffalo defense for the entire season, sophomore Shannon Algoe was honored with a spot on the Mid American Conference's All Academic Team this afternoon.
November 2, 2010
Buffalo Team Awards Are A Bailey Sister Sweep
With over 130 appearances and 117 starts between them, Lindsey and Kristin Bailey came into the season ready to lead a young and inexperienced squad and were the cornerstones on both the offensive and defensive ends of the field. Tuesday morning, the dynamic duo were named the offensive and defensive most valuable players.
November 1, 2010
2010 By The Numbers
October 29, 2010
2010 Team Highlights
October 28, 2010
Bulls Wrap Up 2010 Season at Kent State
Sophomore Taylor Thompson scored her second goal of the season as the Buffalo women's soccer squad lost the final game of the season, 7-1, at Kent State. The Bulls end the season with a 1-16-2 record, 0-9-2 in Mid American Conference action.
October 25, 2010
Women's Soccer Weekly Release
October 24, 2010
Buffalo Loses at Akron, 3-0
The Bulls' women's soccer team outshot Akron Sunday afternoon 11-7, but the Zips made the most of its chances, putting in three goals to down the Bulls. It was the team's first road game since October 3 against Western Michigan.
October 22, 2010
Buffalo Falls to Ohio on Dramatic Late Goal
In one of the most dramatic of finishes possible in soccer, Ohio scored as the game clock went to 0:00 in double overtime to steal the win on Senior Day Friday night at UB Stadium. The Bulls defense played a fantastic match, holding off a Bobcat attack that produced 13 corner kicks and 12 shots on goal, but a lone mistake proved to be the difference.
October 19, 2010
Women's Soccer Weekly Release
October 17, 2010
Bulls Lose Late Against Toledo
It was a tale of two halves for the Buffalo women's soccer squad Sunday afternoon at UB Stadium. After being outshot 9-2 in the first half and giving up an early goal to the Toledo Rockets, the team came out with a purpose in the second half but were denied an upset opportunity thanks to a late Toledo goal.
October 15, 2010
Bulls Snap Scoreless Streak, Tie Ball State
Two goals in the first half helped to stop the team's scoreless streak at 409 minutes and 53 seconds, but Ball State scored two goals in the second to force a tie Friday evening at UB Stadium, 2-2.
October 11, 2010
Women's Soccer Weekly Release
October 10, 2010
Eagles Hold off Aggressive Bulls Offense
Despite a nearly 3-1 advantage in shots, the Bulls offense came up just short of handing Eastern Michigan its first Mid American Conference loss. A single goal off a save proved to be the only score in the game as the Bulls fell 1-0 at UB Stadium Sunday afternoon.
October 8, 2010
Bulls Drop First Game of Homestand, 3-0
Mother nature welcomed the Bulls' women's soccer team back to UB Stadium with a blustery evening as the team fell to Central Michigan 3-0 in the team's first home game in over a month. The Chippewas took advantage of a physical match with an early goal and didn't look back. Freshman goalie Ainsley Wheldon set a career high in saves in the loss.
October 4, 2010
Women's Soccer Weekly Release
October 3, 2010
Bulls Hold Western Michigan Scoreless in 0-0 Draw
The Buffalo women's soccer team ended its extended road trip on a high note Sunday afternoon, holding Western Michigan scoreless to earn its first points in conference play. Freshman goalie Ainsley Wheldon earned her first career start after making three saves and the defense helped cool down a hot Broncos offense.
October 1, 2010
Buffalo Falls to Northern Illinois, 1-0
Freshman goalie Ainsley Wheldon recorded her third 10-save game of the season, but her only goal allowed in the game proved to be the difference as the Bulls fell to Northern Illinois, 1-0. The loss drops the team to 0-3 in conference action.
September 27, 2010
Women's Soccer Weekly Release
September 26, 2010
Bulls Score Three But Fall to Miami
The Bulls offense made its first shot count against Miami (OH) Sunday afternoon and scored a season-high three goals, but the team fell just short, falling 4-3. The team took only five shots, but made them count, getting scores from three separate players.
September 24, 2010
Bulls Drop Conference Opener
A hat trick from Bowling Green forward Alyssa Zuccaro led the Falcons to a 4-0 win over the Bulls Friday evening in the opener of the Mid-American Conference season. The loss drops Buffalo to 1-8 for the season and 0-1 in conference.
September 20, 2010
Women's Soccer Weekly Release
September 19, 2010
Bulls Lose in Big Four Tournament Finale
Despite a season-high 18 shots, the Buffalo women's soccer team continues to try and hone its timing and offensive chemistry after a 3-0 loss against Canisius Sunday afternoon. The loss, the team's fourth in a row, came in the final game of the Puma/Big Four Tournament, hosted by St. Bonaventure.
September 17, 2010
Bulls Fall to Niagara at the Big Four Tournament
The Bulls defense played a solid game, but a second half deflection led to the game's only goal in a 1-0 loss against Niagara at the PUMA/Big Four Tournament, hosted by St. Bonaventure University.
September 12, 2010
Bulls Drop Game Two of Niagara Fall Classic
The Bulls offense peppered the Robert Morris goalkeeper with seven shots but only came away with a single score to drop its second game of the weekend, a 3-1 loss to the Colonials. Freshman Megan Abman was the only Bull to find the back of the net.
September 12, 2010
Women's Soccer Weekly Release
September 10, 2010
Two First Half Goals Sink the Bulls
Two Duquesne goals within two minutes of each other led the Buffalo womens soccer team to a 2-0 loss in the opening game of the Niagara University Fall Classic. The Bulls outshot the Dukes but were tripped up by a brief defensive lapse.
September 4, 2010
Women's Soccer Weekly Release
September 3, 2010
Bulls Use Offensive Barrage to Down St. Bonaventure
Freshman forward Megan Abman scored her first career goal in heroic fashion as her goal led the Bulls to its first win of the season, a 3-2 triumph over St. Bonaventure at UB Stadium. Lindsey Bailey and Natasha Arana also scored as the team snapped out of its scoring slump in a big way.
August 30, 2010
Women's Soccer Weekly Release
August 29, 2010
Buffalo Offense Struggles in 3-0 Loss
The Buffalo womens soccer team will return to campus still searching for its first win following a 3-0 loss at the University of Denver Sunday afternoon. The team continues to try and find its identity on offense as its scoreless streak has been pushed to 210 minutes following a second straight shutout.
August 20, 2010
Bulls Drop Season Opener At Pittsburgh, 4-1
he University at Buffalo womens soccer teamed opened its season Friday evening at Big East power Pittsburgh. A second-half goal from sophomore Natasha Arana provided the Bulls offense with its only goal as it fell 4-1 on opening day.
April 21, 2010
Brooke McCalla To Play For Canadian National Team
Former University at Buffalo womens soccer player Brooke McCalla (Pickering, Ontario/Dunbarton) was recently called up by the Canadian National Team to participate in a training camp and international match against China.
April 1, 2010
Nina Connell Inducted into National Society of Collegiate Scholars
University at Buffalo womens soccer player Nina Connell, was recently inducted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). The junior history major finished her first season with the team in 2009 and earned a 3.499 GPA in her first semester.
March 3, 2010
Michelle Anselmo to Join Bulls in 2010
Michelle Anselmo (Cleveland, OH/West Geauga) will join the University at Buffalo womens soccer team beginning next fall for the 2010-2011 school year, as announced by head coach Michael Thomas.
February 23, 2010
Ainsley Wheldon Joins 2010 Recruiting Class
The University at Buffalo announces the signing of Ainsley Wheldon (Waterloo, Ontario/Bluevale Collegiate Institute) to their 2010 recruiting class.
February 11, 2010
Womens Soccer Announces 2010 Recruiting Class
The University at Buffalo and women's soccer head coach Michael Thomas announced six signings for their 2010 recruiting class this morning. The signees include two student-athletes from New York, two from Colorado and one from Ontario.
November 5, 2009
Stephanie Velez Named to Two All-MAC Teams
The Mid-American Conference announced its 2009 womens soccer All-MAC teams on Thursday night, with UB freshman Stephanie Velez being named to the All-MAC Second Team and the All-MAC Freshman team after a breakout rookie season. Velez was a key component of the Buffalo offense, leading the Bulls in goals, points and shots.
October 29, 2009
Bulls Drop Season Finale To Kent State
The University at Buffalo womens soccer team dropped their final game of the 2009 season to Kent State this afternoon, 2-0.
October 25, 2009
Bulls Bounced by Bobcats on Senior Day
The University at Buffalo womens soccer team fell to Ohio, 2-1, on Sunday afternoon at UB Stadium. Freshman Stephanie Velez scored the Buffalo goal midway through the first half. The game marked one of the final home games for eight Buffalo seniors, as Jocelyn Cibinskas, Amy Coron, Caitlin Higgins, Sara Hilliard, Jessica Keaton, Jenifer Kern, Melissa Klein and Jennifer Mihok were all honored before the match.
October 23, 2009
Bulls Fall to Akron
Under steady rain and cool temperatures, the University at Buffalo womens soccer team dropped their match to Akron, 2-0, this afternoon at UB Stadium.
October 18, 2009
Bulls Drop Road Match at Bowling Green
The University at Buffalo womens soccer team dropped their game to Bowling Green, 1-0, on Sunday afternoon. UB's veteran goalkeeper Amy Coron had 13 saves in net. The 13 saves in todays game puts her at 105 on the year, the third time in her career she has amassed more than 100 saves in a single season.
October 16, 2009
Bulls Fall to Toledo
The University at Buffalo womens soccer team fell to Toledo, 3-1, on the road Friday afternoon. UB goalkeeper Amy Coron had 13 saves in net, giving her 92 saves on the year. With the 13 saves in todays game, Coron takes over the top spot on UBs all-time career saves list with 419.
October 12, 2009
Stephanie Velez and Amy Coron Sweep Weekly MAC Honors
October 11, 2009
Velez Nets Two Goals as Bulls Blank Huskies
The University at Buffalo womens soccer team shutout Northern Illinois, 2-0, on Sunday afternoon, giving the team its second win of the weekend. Freshman Stephanie Velez scored both Buffalo goals as the Bulls improve to 3-10-1 (2-3-1 MAC).
October 9, 2009
Bulls Buck Broncos 2-1
The University at Buffalo women's soccer team captured their first Mid-American Conference victory of the season by defeating Western Michigan, 2-1 on Friday night at UB Stadium. On a rain-soaked field, the Bulls attacked early by scoring two goals in the first fifteen minutes of play to preserve their victory.
October 4, 2009
Chippewas Charge Past Bulls
The University at Buffalo womens soccer team fell to Central Michigan, 4-0, this afternoon at the CMU Soccer Complex.
October 2, 2009
Bulls Drop Road Match to Eastern Michigan
The University at Buffalo womens soccer team played a road conference match at Eastern Michigan this afternoon, falling to the Eagles 2-0.
September 27, 2009
The University at Buffalo womens soccer team opened their weekend campaign at Colgate tonight, falling to the Red Raiders 2-0. The Bulls had 11 shots, six of which were on goal, but were unable to score in the ninety minute game. Senior goalkeeper Amy Coron (Farmington, NY/Victor) had five saves on the night.
September 27, 2009
Bulls Drop Aggressive Battle to Ball State
The University at Buffalo womens soccer team fell to Ball State this afternoon in an aggressive conference match up at UB Stadium, with the Cardinals topping the Bulls, 1-0.
September 25, 2009
Bulls Battle To a Tie With Miami in Conference Opener
The University at Buffalo womens soccer team opened the MAC portion of their season against Miami (OH) this evening at UB Stadium. After 110 minutes of play, the game ended with a 1-1 tie, as Shannon Fisher scored her first collegiate goal off a long pass from Lindsey Bailey and a tip from fellow freshman Stephanie Velez at the 55:49 mark.
September 20, 2009
Bulls Fall to Canisius, 3-1
The University at Buffalo womens soccer team took on cross-town rival Canisius this afternoon at Demske Sports Complex, falling to the Griffs, 3-1. Senior Sara Hilliard scored her first career goal, and the Bulls only goal of the game off a pass from Natasha Arana (Island Park, NY/West Hempstead) at the 82:33 mark to put the Bulls on the board.
September 13, 2009
Bearcats Sneak by Bulls, 1-0
The University at Buffalo womens soccer team played host to Binghamton this afternoon in a close, low scoring affair. Binghamton came out on top, 1-0, but the Bulls fought to the bitter end to keep the game close.
September 9, 2009
Late Goal Lifts UB Over Niagara in Home Opener
In its home opener Wednesday night, the University at Buffalo womens soccer team defeated local rival Niagara in a thriller that came down to the final 90 seconds. Freshman duo Katie Kerr and Taylor Thompson connected to score the only goal of the game at the 88:48 mark to give Buffalo their first win of the season.
September 6, 2009
Bulls Bounced by Bonnies
The University at Buffalo womens soccer team took on St. Bonavenutre this afternoon at St. Bonaventures McGraw-Jennings Field. The Bulls fell to the Bonnies 3-1, with freshman Stephanie Velez scoring her first career goal early in the second half.
September 4, 2009
Bulls Fall to Central Connecticut State
The University at Buffalo womens soccer team opened their weekend series on the road at Central Connecticut State this afternoon, falling to the Blue Devils, 3-1. Angela Nicholas scored Buffalos only goal five minutes into the first half. UB goalkeeper Amy Coron had six saves in the game.
August 30, 2009
Bulls Fall to Blackbirds in Double Overtime
The University at Buffalo womens soccer team dropped their second game of the weekend this afternoon, falling to Long Island, 1-0, in a double-overtime thriller at LIU Field. The game was scoreless for the first 100 minutes, but LIU put one past UB goalkeeper Amy Coron (Farmington, NY/Victor) just 57 second into the second overtime to clinch the Blackbird win.
August 21, 2009
Bulls Fall to Pittsburgh in Season Opener
The University at Buffalo womens soccer team opened their 2009 season against the Pittsburgh Panthers on Friday night at Pittsburghs Founders Field. The Bulls fell to the Panthers 1-0 with senior goalkeeper Amy Coron making 12 big saves to keep the game close.