2018 Women's Soccer News

  • Erica Licari Nominated for 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year Award
    June 26, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Finishing an incredible career both on the pitch and in the campus community last month, it is only fitting that Erica Licari (Saint James, N.Y./Smithtown East) of The University of Scranton women’s soccer team has been nominated for one of the top honors given annually by the NCAA - The 2019 Woman of the Year Award - as the full list of 2019 nominees were announced by the organization on Wednesday afternoon.
  • University of Scranton Honors Senior Student-Athletes at 28th Annual Luncheon
    May 20, 2019
    Seventy-eight senior student-athletes were honored on Saturday at The University of Scranton's 28th annual Senior Student-Athlete brunch, held in the McIlhenny Ballroom in the DeNaples Center.
  • Russo Named United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-American; Four Named to Scholar All-Region Teams
    December 11, 2018
    Junior defender Rebecca Russo (South Windsor, Conn./South Windsor) of The University of Scranton women’s soccer team was honored not only for her play on the pitch, but her work in the classroom on Monday, as she was named to the United Soccer Coaches (USC) Scholar All-America Team, earning First Team accolades.
  • Women’s Soccer Finishes 25th in United Soccer Coaches Division III Poll
    December 05, 2018
    An historic season for the University of Scranton women’s soccer team will close with the Royals ranked in the final United Soccer Coaches (USC) NCAA Division III Rankings of the year, which were released by the organization on Tuesday. In the last ranking of 2018, Scranton finished 25th.
  • Women's Soccer's Rebecca Russo Named United Soccer Coaches Second Team All-American
    November 29, 2018
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Junior defender Rebecca Russo (South Windsor, Conn./South Windsor) of The University of Scranton women’s soccer team etched her name into the annals of Royals program history on Thursday night, as she was selected to the 2018 United Soccer Coaches (USC) NCAA Division III All-America Team, earning a spot on the Second Team.
  • Record Setting: Five Women’s Soccer Players Nab United Soccer Coaches All-Mid-Atlantic Region Honors
    November 27, 2018
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - History was made on Monday evening, as five members of the University of Scranton women’s soccer team netted 2018 United Soccer Coaches (USC) NCAA Division III All-Mid-Atlantic Region Team honors. The five selections are the highest in program history for the Royals.
  • Licari Named Landmark Conference Senior Scholar Athlete for Women’s Soccer
    November 15, 2018
    The fabulous career of forward Erica Licari (Saint James, N.Y./Smithtown East) came to a close at The University of Scranton last weekend in the NCAA Tournament. But, before saying goodbye to the Royals, Licari collected more individual hardware on Friday for her work not only on the field but off of it, as she was named the 2018 Landmark Conference Senior Scholar Athlete for women’s soccer.
  • 63 Scranton Student-Athletes Named to Landmark Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll
    November 13, 2018
    The University of Scranton placed 63 student-athletes on the Landmark Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll, according to a release from the conference office on Tuesday.
  • Elliott Nets University of Scranton Athlete of the Week Honors
    November 12, 2018
    Freshman Grace Elliott (Westfield, N.J./Westfield) of The University of Scranton women’s soccer team scored the game-winning goal on Saturday to help lift the Royals past Arcadia in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. As a result, she has been honored as The University of Scranton Athlete of the Week.
  • Women's Soccer Falls To No. 11 Christopher Newport, 2-0, In NCAA Second Round
    November 11, 2018
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – There are occasions, particularly in soccer, when the final score is not indicative of what took place over 90 minutes. Sunday night’s NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Tournament second-round game between The University of Scranton and 11th-ranked Christopher Newport was one of those times.
  • Women's Soccer Dumps Arcadia, 3-1, In NCAA Tournament First Round
    November 10, 2018
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The University of Scranton women’s soccer team experienced a roller coaster of momentum in Saturday night’s NCAA Tournament first-round matchup against Arcadia at Christopher Newport. The ride ended on quite a high as the Royals knocked off the Knights, 3-1, to advance to Sunday’s second round.
  • Scranton Places Six on Landmark Conference Fall All-Sportsmanship Team
    November 08, 2018
    The University of Scranton has placed six student-athletes on the Landmark Conference Fall All-Sportsmanship Team, according to a release from the conference office this afternoon.
  • Women's Soccer Ready For NCAA Matchup With Arcadia
    November 08, 2018
    The University of Scranton women’s soccer team is no stranger to the NCAA Division III Tournament. The Royals are making their third straight appearance and the 18th in program history as they prepare to take on Arcadia in a first-round match on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Va.
  • Berry, Licari, and Russo Selected to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
    November 08, 2018
    The University of Scranton women’s soccer team has enjoyed an outstanding season on the field this fall as it prepares to make its third straight NCAA Tournament appearance on Saturday night. The Royals are also excelling in the classroom, as it was revealed on Thursday that a trio of players were named to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District® Women’s Soccer Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Russo, Pivirotto Highlight Women’s Soccer’s Seven All-Conference Selections
    November 07, 2018
    Junior center back Rebecca Russo (South Windsor, Conn./South Windsor) has been a brick wall on defense for The University of Scranton women’s soccer team all season. Her performance this season was recognized throughout the Landmark Conference as she was voted the Defensive Player of the Year.
  • UPDATED: Women’s Soccer Earns NCAA Tournament Bid, Will Face Arcadia on Saturday at Christopher Newport
    November 05, 2018
    The University of Scranton women’s soccer team has earned the opportunity to continue is outstanding season as the Royals received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament as the field was revealed on Monday afternoon.
  • Women's Soccer Denied Landmark Conference Title In Penalty Kicks
    November 03, 2018
    The University of Scranton women’s soccer team was looking for its third straight Landmark Conference title on Saturday against Susquehanna, but the Royals came up short by the slimmest of margins, losing a penalty kick shootout after playing the River Hawks to a 1-1 tie in double overtime in the championship match at Weiss Field.
  • Women's Soccer Ready To Host Saturday's Landmark Conference Championship
    November 02, 2018
    The University of Scranton women’s soccer team spent the past two-plus months preparing doing what it would take to win a Landmark Conference championship. On Saturday, the Royals will have their chance to reach that goal when they host Susquehanna in the title match at 1 p.m. at Weiss Field.
  • Women's Soccer Rolls To 2-0 Victory Over Moravian In Landmark Semifinal
    October 30, 2018
    Senior midfielder Erica Licari (Saint James, N.Y./Smithtown East) scored the game-winning goal and sophomore midfielder Corinne McDonald (Chalfont, Pa./Central Bucks South) also netted a goal as The University of Scranton women's soccer handled Moravian, 2-0, in a Landmark Conference semifinal on Tuesday night at Weiss Field.
  • Women's Soccer To Begin Postseason Quest At Home On Tuesday
    October 29, 2018
    Moravian finished 3-3-1 in Landmark Conference play, outscoring opponents 13-8. The Greyhounds clinched a playoff spot by posting a 3-0 win at Goucher on Saturday.
  • Women's Soccer Rolls To 5-1 Win Over Juniata In Regular Season Finale
    October 27, 2018
    The University of Scranton women’s soccer team saw five different players score goals as the Royals capped their regular season with a 5-1 victory over Juniata on Senior Day at Weiss Field on Saturday.
  • Women's Soccer Suffers First Loss, 1-0, To PSU-Berks On Tuesday
    October 23, 2018
    The University of Scranton women’s soccer team knew it faced a tough challenge on Tuesday night against Penn State-Berks, the top scoring team in the country. The Royals slowed the Lions’ attack, but not quite enough as they suffered their first loss of the season, 1-0, at Weiss Field.
  • Berry, McDonald Sweep Landmark Conference Women's Soccer Honors
    October 22, 2018
    Senior goalkeeper Colleen Berry (Ridgewood, N.J./Ridgewood) and sophomore forward Corinne McDonald (Chalfont, Pa./Central Bucks West) were key performers as The University of Scranton women’s soccer team remained unbeaten last week. As a result, the duo swept the Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week honors for women’s soccer.
  • Women’s Soccer Clinches Top Seed With 1-0 Victory at Susquehanna
    October 20, 2018
    SELINSGROVE, Pa. – The road to the Landmark Conference women’s soccer championship will once again come through Scranton as The University of Scranton secured the top seed in the postseason tournament with a 1-0 victory at Susquehanna on Saturday.
  • Women's Soccer Ranked Third In Initial NCAA Regional Rankings
    October 17, 2018
    The University of Scranton women's soccer team is ranked third in the first NCAA Mid-Atlantic Region rankings, released Wednesday afternoon.
  • Women's Soccer Battles To 1-1 Draw At Haverford On Wednesday
    October 17, 2018
    HAVERFORD, Pa. – The University of Scranton women’s soccer team faced a stern road test on Wednesday and came away with a 1-1 draw at Haverford in a non-conference match.
  • Women's Soccer's Lowrey Named University of Scranton Athlete of the Week
    October 15, 2018
    Freshman midfielder Steph Lowrey (Bridgewater, N.J./Bridgewater-Raritan) made an impact on the pitch for The University of Scranton women’s soccer team last week, finishing with two goals and two assists in two games. As a result, she has been named The University of Scranton Athlete of the Week.
  • Berry Snags Landmark Conference Defensive Athlete of the Week Nod
    October 15, 2018
    Senior goalkeeper Colleen Berry (Ridgewood, N.J./Ridgewood) has been stopping pretty much every shot she faces this season, and this past week was no exception. Berry didn’t allow a goal in 156 minutes last week, helping her earn Landmark Conference Defensive Athlete of the Week honors for women’s soccer.
  • Lowrey, Berry Lead Women's Soccer To 3-0 Win Over Elizabethtown
    October 13, 2018
    Freshman midfielder Steph Lowrey (Bridgewater, N.J./Bridgewater-Raritan) had a goal and an assist, and senior goalkeeper Colleen Berry (Ridgewood, N.J./Ridgewood) made four saves as The University of Scranton women’s soccer team remained unbeaten with a 3-0 win over Elizabethtown in Landmark Conference play at Weiss Field on Saturday.
  • Women's Soccer Routs Drew To Remain Unbeaten
    October 10, 2018
    The University of Scranton women’s soccer team flexed its offensive muscle on Wednesday night, thumping Drew, 6-0, in a Landmark Conference match at Weiss Field.
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