UNCG Women's Soccer Signs 12 to NLIs
The UNCG women's soccer team has signed 12 prep seniors to National Letters of Intent to play for the Spartans in 2013, coach Steve Nugent announced Wednesday.
Jonathan Harvey Named Women’s Soccer Assistant
UNCG women's soccer head coach Steve Nugent has named seven-year collegiate coaching standout Jonathan Harvey assistant coach Wednesday. Harvey recently spent the last two seasons as a volunteer coach at Georgia and five seasons as an assistant at North Georgia.
Women's Soccer Adds Under-20 New Zealand National Team Player
UNCG women’s soccer head coach Steve Nugent has added forward Georgia Brown (Dunedin, New Zealand/St. Hilda’s Collegaite) for the 2013 season announced Thursday. Brown competed for the Under-20 New Zealand national team back in August.
Simmons Blogs Experience at National Goalkeeping Camp
UNCG freshman Jamie Simmons recently was invited to train at the U.S. Goalkeeping National Training Camp last week. Below is her Blog, talking about her experience and the opportunity to pursue a dream.
2012 UNCG Women’s Soccer Season In Review
Despite winning its ninth Southern Conference regular season championship, the UNCG women’s soccer team fell short of winning the SoCon Tournament and having the chance to play in the NCAA Tournament during the 2012 season.
Simmons Selected to National Goalkeeping Camp
UNCG freshman goalkeeper Jamie Simmons (Houston, Texas/Clear Brook HS) has earned an invitation to the U.S. Goalkeeping National Training Camp held in Chula Vista, Calif., Dec. 7-10.
Barnekow Makes Filipino National Team; Blogs her Journey
UNCG senior Cat Barnekow recently was invited for a tryout for the Filipino National Team and after two short weeks Barnekow has made quite an impression on the team. Below is her Blog, talking about her first games and continuing to play high level soccer.
Women’s Soccer Claims SoCon Regular Season Title with 2-0 Win against Elon
The UNCG women’s soccer team scored two goals to secure its ninth Southern Conference regular season championship against Elon Wednesday night at Rudd Field. The Spartans earn the No. 1 seed in the SoCon Tournament starting Sunday, Oct. 28 against Georgia Southern at 3 p.m. at the UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Rodriguez Collects First Southern Conference Player of the Week Award
UNCG freshman forward Katherine Rodriguez (Franklin, Tenn./Father Ryan) has been named the Southern Conference women's soccer Player of the Week for matches Oct. 19-21 after scoring three goals and the game winner against Samford last weekend, the league office announced Tuesday.
Women's Soccer Prepares for Final SoCon Road Game
The UNCG women’s soccer team makes the short trip to face in-state rival Elon Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. at Rudd Field. With a victory, the Spartans would claim their ninth Southern Conference regular season championship and top seed in the upcoming SoCon Tournament.
Katherine Rodriguez Named Blue Chip Performer
UNCG women's soccer freshman Katherine Rodriguez (Franklin, Father Ryan) has been named this week's Blue Chip Performer sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina after scoring three goals, including the game-winning goal against Samford over the weekend. The Blue Chip Performer is chosen weekly from all sports in season and will run through the 2012-13 UNCG athletics campaign.
Women’s Soccer Vaults into First Place with 1-0 Victory over Samford
Freshman Katherine Rodriguez (Franklin, Tenn./Franklin) header home the game-winning goal in the 41st minute to ignite UNCG women’s soccer to a 1-0 win against Samford Friday night at Samford Soccer Stadium. The Spartans overtake the Bulldogs for first place in the Southern Conference with the win and snap Samford’s 22-game conference unbeaten streak.
Women's Soccer Set for Crucial Road SoCon Weekend
The UNCG women’s soccer team heads out on the road for a pair of SoCon matches this weekend, including a first-place showdown against Samford Friday, Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. in Birmingham, Ala. The Spartans then face Chattanooga Sunday, Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Jamie Simmons Named Blue Chip Performer
UNCG women's soccer freshman Jamie Simmons (Houston, Texas/Clear Brook) has been named this week's Blue Chip Performer sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina after earning two shutouts over the weekend. The Blue Chip Performer is chosen weekly from all sports in season and will run through the 2012-13 UNCG athletics campaign.
Women's Soccer Senior Spotlight; Jessi Gulledge
Forward Jessi Gulledge will graduate this season and will be honored on Senior Night against Davidson. Recently she spoke to UNCGSpartans.com about her experience as a Spartan.
Women's Soccer Takes Down Davidson on Senior Night, 1-0
Freshman forward Chesney White (Franklin, Tenn./Franklin) headed a game-winning goal in the 67th minute to push UNCG women’s soccer to a 1-0 win against Davidson Friday on Senior Night at the UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Senior Night Highlights Home Women's Soccer Weekend
Highlighted by senior night ceremonies on Friday, the UNCG women’s soccer team plays host to a pair of SoCon contests this weekend, facing Davidson Friday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. at the UNCG Soccer Stadium. The Spartans then take on Georgia Southern Sunday, Oct. 16 at 2 p.m.
Women's Soccer Earns 1-0 Shutout Victory Against Wofford
Senior Lauren Hein (Torrance, Calif./South Torrance) scored her third goal of the season in the 11th minute as the UNCG women’s soccer team held on to defeat Wofford, 1-0, Sunday afternoon at Snyder Field. Freshman goalkeeper Jamie Simmons (Houston, Texas/Clear Brook) picked up her third shutout of the season.
Women's Soccer Battles to 1-1 Draw Against Furman
After 110 minutes of play, the UNCG women’s soccer team earned a 1-1 draw against Furman Friday night at Stone Soccer Stadium. Freshman goalkeeper Jamie Simmons (Houston, Texas/Clear Brook) tied a school-record with 15 saves set in 2001 by Kathryn Clewley.
Women's Soccer Senior Spotlight; Cat Barnekow
Senior Cat Barnekow is one of four seniors on the UNCG women’s soccer team. Leading up to Senior Day against Davidson (Oct. 12), UNCGSpartans.com will feature a new senior every home game until then.
Women’s Soccer Senior Spotlight; Stephanie Partenheimer
Senior defender Stephanie Partenheimer is one of four seniors on the UNCG women’s soccer team. Leading up to Senior Day against Davidson (Oct. 12), UNCGSpartans.com will feature a new senior every home game until then.
Women's Soccer Stuns Appalachian State 3-2 in double overtime
Midfielder Tinna Bergthorsdottir (Reykjavik, Iceland/Menntaskolinn Vid Sund) scored the golden goal with a 1:53 left in double overtime to propel UNCG women’s soccer to a 3-2 Southern Conference comeback victory Friday night at the ASU Soccer Stadium.
Women's Soccer Senior Spotlight; Karin Sendel
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Senior midfielder Karin Sendel is one of four seniors on the UNCG women’s soccer team. Leading up to Senior Day against Davidson (Oct. 12), UNCGSpartans.com will feature a new senior every home game until then.
Women's Soccer Falls to Santa Clara, 4-2
The UNCG women’s soccer team scored two second half goals but fell to WAC favorite Santa Clara 4-2 Friday night at the Buck Shaw Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif.
Women's Soccer Ventures to Santa Clara Tournament
The UNCG women's soccer team travels to Santa Clara, Calif. to participate in the Santa Clara Tournament this weekend starting with host Santa Clara Friday at 10:30 EST at Buck Shaw Stadium. The Spartans will finish the tournament against No. 3 Stanford Sunday at 2:00 p.m. EST.
Women’s Soccer Senior Spotlight; Lauren Hein
Senior defender Lauren Hein is one of four seniors on the UNCG women’s soccer team. Leading up to Senior Day against Davidson (Oct. 12), UNCGSpartans.com will feature a new senior every home game until then.
Women's Soccer Falls at Kentucky 2-0
In a close defensive game, UNCG fell just short to host Kentucky, 2-0, Friday night at the UK Soccer Complex. The loss is the second of the season for the Spartans who fall to 2-2 on the year.
Women's Soccer Heads to UK Tropical Smoothie Invitational
The UNCG women's soccer team is set to participate in the UK Tropical Smoothie Invitational this weekend starting with host Kentucky Friday at 7:30 at the UK Soccer Complex. The Spartans will finish the tournament against Louisville Sunday at noon.
Women’s Soccer Receiving Votes in NSCAA Top 25 Poll
The UNCG women’s soccer team is off to a 2-1 start and holds a win over then No. 7 Wake Forest. This week, the Spartans are receiving votes in the NSCAA/Continental Tire Top 25 women’s soccer poll and are ranked seventh in the NSCAA Southeast poll.
Simmons Earns Multiple Weekly Awards
UNCG freshman goalkeeper Jamie Simmons (Houston, Texas/Clear Brook HS) has earned multiple weekly honors from College Soccer 360.com and College Sports Madness after her stellar play last weekend against then No. 7 Wake Forest and UNC Asheville, the organizations announced Tuesday.
Women's Soccer Rolls Over UNC Asheville, 7-0
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Scoring its most goals since the 2007 season, the UNCG women’s soccer team improved to 2-1-0 on the year with a 7-0 victory over UNC Asheville Sunday afternoon at the UNCG Soccer Stadium. The Spartans’ seven goals scored are their most since posting a 7-0 victory over the Citadel October 18, 2007.
Women’s Soccer Takes Down No. 7 Wake Forest, 1-0
Freshman Chesney White (Franklin, Tenn./Franklin HS) scored a header in the 35th minute, freshman Jamie Simmons earned a shutout and UNCG held on to upset No. 7 Wake Forest, 1-0, at Spry Stadium Friday night.
Simmons Named Southern Conference Player of the Week
UNCG goalkeeper Jamie Simmons (Houston, Texas/Clear Brook HS) has been named the Southern Conference Women's Soccer Player of the Week for games Aug. 17-20 after making her collegiate debut against Georgia over the weekend, the league office announced Tuesday.
Women’s Soccer Drops Heartbreaker to Georgia 1-0 in Double Overtime
After 104 scoreless minutes, Georgia buried a game-winning penalty kick in double overtime to defeat the UNCG women's soccer team, 1-0, in front of a crowd of 1,838 on Friday night at the UGA Soccer Stadium. Freshman goalkeeper Jamie Simmons (Houston, Texas/Clear Brook HS) finished the game with 14 saves in her collegiate debut.
Women's Soccer Digital Guide Available Online
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG women’s soccer 2012 digital guide is available online at www.uncgspartans.com. The guide was produced by the UNCG athletics media relations department.
Women’s Soccer Prepares for First Regular Season Match
The UNCG women's soccer team is making its final preparations for the 2012 season in practice this week. UNCG sports caught up with upperclassmen Karin Sendel and Tinna Bergthorsdottir on their feelings for the upcoming season.
Women’s Soccer Predicted Fourth; Barnekow Named Preseason All-SoCon
The UNCG women’s soccer team was picked to finish fourth in the annual Southern Conference preseason poll, which was compiled from a vote taken of the conference's 12 head coaches and officially released Wednesday by the SoCon office. Redshirt senior Cat Barnekow was selected to the Preseason All-Southern Conference team.
Catching Up with Women's Soccer Practice
The 2012 UNCG women's soccer season is right around the corner as the Spartans are five days away from their first exhibition game against North Carolina. Assistant coach Adrian Blewitt talked about what the team has been working on these past couple of practices.
Women’s Soccer to Collaborate with Give N Go Initiative
UNCG women’s soccer head coach Steve Nugent has announced a partnership with the Give N Go project for the 2012 season, including a free clinic on Saturday, August 11 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. held at the UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Women’s Soccer Holds First Practice of 2012 Season
The 2012 UNCG women's soccer campaign officially got underway Thursday morning with the first practice of the season. The Spartans are under the direction of head coach Steve Nugent, who enters his second year with the program.
Q&A With Women's Soccer Assistant Adrian Blewitt
What attracted you to UNCG?
Each time I brought a team to play a spring game at UNCG or came to watch an all-star game I was 'wowed' by the stadium and the surrounding campus. The proud soccer traditions and its history is known throughout the region and to have the chance to be a part of that was extremely intriguing and appealing to me. I believe I can play an important role in Coach Nugent's plans for the program.
Beyond Box Scores: Fall 2011 In Review
Linh Nguyen isn’t a boastful fellow by nature, but when his UNCG men’s cross country team won the Southern Conference championship last October, he had a pretty good vibe as he walked to the spot where the women’s team was warming up.
Veteran Coach Adrian Blewitt Named Women’s Soccer Assistant
UNCG women’s soccer head coach Steve Nugent has named 17-year collegiate coaching veteran Adrian Blewitt assistant coach Tuesday. Blewitt brings 15 years of collegiate head coaching experience in the state of North Carolina to the program with stops at Lenoir-Rhyne, Lees-McRae and Methodist College.
Q&A With Soccer Assistant Coach Sammy Towne
Former Auburn standout Sammy Towne joined the UNCG staff as an assistant soccer coach for head coach Steve Nugent. Towne was a four-year varsity letterwinner for the Tigers and a two-time team captain as a defender. She led Auburn to four straight winning seasons and NCAA Tournament appearances, totaling 43 wins and 26 shutouts anchoring the Tigers' defense. She played in 84 career games, which ranks second all-time in Auburn history, while her 79 career starts rank 10th all-time.
UNCG Places 91 Student-Athletes On SoCon Academic Honor Roll
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG had 91 student-athletes honored on the 2011-12 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll, which recognizes a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The Spartans also had 39 student-athletes earn Commissioner’s Medal accolades, which marks GPA of 3.50 or higher.
Sammy Towne Named Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach
UNCG second-year women’s soccer head coach Steve Nugent named former Auburn standout Sammy Towne assistant coach Friday. Towne joins the Spartans who posted a 7-3-1 record in the Southern Conference last year in Nugent’s inaugural campaign.
Spartans release grueling 2012 women's soccer slate
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s women’s soccer team will face what will undoubtedly be one of the toughest schedules in the nation in 2012, taking on eight teams that reached the 2011 NCAA Championship, including defending national champion Stanford.
UNCG men finish fifth, women fourth in SoCon all-sports races
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG’s men finished fifth and its women finished fourth in the final standings of the Southern Conference’s all-sports races. Appalachian State earned the league’s Commissioner’s Cup for excellence in men’s athletics while College of Charleston was awarded the Germann Cup for the best overall women’s athletics program.
UNCG recognizes student-athletes at annual Senior Banquet
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG Department of Athletics recently recognized its student-athletes at the UNCG Senior Banquet at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons. Men’s cross country and track athlete Joey Thompson and women’s soccer goalkeeper Kelsey Kearney earned UNCG’s male and female Spartan Awards.
Davis to appear on live voting round of NBC's "The Voice" Monday
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG alumna and former Spartan women’s soccer player Karla Davis has advanced to the live rounds of NBC’s vocal competition “The Voice.” Viewers can vote for Davis after Monday night’s show and the results will be announced on Tuesday’s show.
UNCG women's soccer signs 16 to NLIs
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s women’s soccer team has signed 16 prep seniors to National Letters of Intent to play for the Spartans in 2012, coach Steve Nugent announced Thursday.
Player, Sendel named to NCCSIA All-State Team
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – UNCG redshirt senior forward Kristin Player and junior midfielder Karin Sendel earned spots on the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association’s University Division All-State Women’s Soccer Team, the organization announced Wednesday.
Spartans promote NB3 Foundation's Be a Game Changer campaign
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s women’s soccer team joined a national movement with the Notah Begay III (NB3) Foundation’s Be a Game Changer campaign to help raise awareness about the fight against type 2 diabetes and obesity faced by Native American youth across the country.
Five Spartans earn Southern Conference postseason honors
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG’s women’s soccer team placed four players on the All-Southern Conference teams and one on the league’s all-freshman team in voting by the conference’s 11 head coaches, the SoCon announced Tuesday.
Spartans fall 2-1 to No. 7 seed Georgia Southern in SoCon quarters
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Seventh-seeded Georgia Southern got a tiebreaking goal from Sara Oland in the 85th minute as the Eagles eliminated second-seeded UNCG 2-1 in the quarterfinal round of the Southern Conference Women’s Soccer Championship at the UNCG Soccer Stadium on Sunday.
UNCG to host Georgia Southern in SoCon first round Sunday
Defending champion UNCG opens play at the Southern Conference Women’s Soccer Championship with a quarterfinal-round match against seventh-seeded Georgia Southern at the UNCG Soccer Stadium on Sunday at 2 p.m. The second-seeded Spartans are vying for their eighth SoCon tournament title.
Elon tops UNCG 1-0; Spartans earn No. 2 seed for SoCon tourney
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Elon’s Jaclyn Wood converted a penalty kick in the 14th minute as the Phoenix spoiled UNCG’s Senior Day with a 1-0 win Wednesday at the UNCG Soccer Stadium. Despite the loss, UNCG will be the second seed and host a first-round game in the upcoming Southern Conference tournament.
App State's PK in 89th minute sinks UNCG, 2-1
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Appalachian State’s Sam McVeigh converted a penalty kick in the 89th minute as the Mountaineers stunned UNCG on Sunday, 2-1 at the UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Spartans prepare for final weekend of regular-season play
UNCG’s women’s soccer team will play its final regular-season road contest Friday at Western Carolina before returning home for Sunday’s bout with Appalachian State as the Spartans try to lock up first-round hosting duties for the upcoming Southern Conference tournament.
Pair of second-half goals leads UNCG past Western Carolina, 2-0
CULLOWHEE, N.C. – UNCG scored a pair of goals less than five minutes apart in the second half to pick up a 2-0 win over Western Carolina on Friday, securing a top-four finish in the Southern Conference standings and first-round hosting duties in the upcoming league tournament.
UNCG plays to 1-1 draw with Wofford on Friday
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Halftime substitute Karina Rodriguez scored just moments into the second half, but Wofford scored the equalizer with just over 12 minutes to go and neither side could find the back of the net in overtime as UNCG played to a 1-1 draw with the Terriers in Southern Conference women’s soccer action on Friday at the UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Kristin Player tabbed SoCon Player of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – For the second time in three weeks, UNCG forward Kristin Player has been named the Southern Conference Women’s Soccer Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday.
Spartans rally twice for wild 4-2 win over The Citadel
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Kristin Player and Ashley Stokes scored a minute apart in the last 10 minutes of play as UNCG rallied from two deficits to win a wild contest against The Citadel on Friday, 4-2 at Washington Light Infantry Field.
Spartans head to Charleston, S.C., to take on The Citadel, CofC
UNCG’s women’s soccer team looks to remain on top of the Southern Conference standings when it takes on The Citadel and College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C., this weekend. The Spartans will face the Bulldogs on Friday and the Cougars on Sunday.
Player's goal all UNCG needs in 1-0 win over Davidson
DAVIDSON, N.C. – Kristin Player scored in the 21st minute and Kelsey Kearney extended her school record for career shutouts as UNCG beat Davidson 1-0 in Southern Conference women’s soccer action on Sunday.
Jones' late strike lifts UNCG past Georgia Southern, 2-1
STATESBORO, Ga. – Redshirt sophomore Nitang Jones scored her first career goal in the 88th minute Friday, lifting UNCG’s women’s soccer team to a dramatic 2-1 road win over Georgia Southern in Southern Conference action at Eagle Field.
Player named SoCon Player of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG forward Kristin Player was named the Southern Conference Women’s Soccer Player of the Week for games Sept. 19-26 after a career-best game against Chattanooga over the weekend, the league office announced Tuesday.
Bulldogs edge Spartans, end UNCG's 16-match SoCon win streak
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Samford’s Michelle Moll scored the game’s lone goal in the 70th minute as the Bulldogs downed UNCG 1-0 to snap the Spartans’ 16-match winning streak in Southern Conference regular-season play on Monday at the UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Player's career day leads UNCG past Chattanooga in SoCon opener
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Redshirt senior Kristin Player turned in a seven-point night and had a hand in UNCG’s first five goals as the Spartans remained perfect in Southern Conference openers with a 6-1 Homecoming win over Chattanooga at the UNCG Soccer Stadium on Saturday.
Women's soccer weekend matches pushed back a day each
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s women’s soccer games against Chattanooga and Samford have been pushed back one day each because of inclement weather in the Greensboro area. The Spartans will now host the Mocs at 5 p.m. Saturday and the Bulldogs at noon on Monday.
Spartans to host Chattanooga, Samford to open SoCon play this weekend
After taking on one of the toughest nonconference schedules in the country, UNCG’s women’s soccer team will open Southern Conference play this Homecoming weekend when it hosts Chattanooga at 7 p.m. Friday and welcomes Samford at 2 p.m. Sunday for a rematch of the 2010 SoCon championship contest. Admission to both games is free.
Spartans to host Georgia in final nonconference tilt Friday
In a match that will pit UNCG head coach Steve Nugent against his former team, UNCG’s women’s soccer team will host Georgia at the UNCG Soccer Stadium on Friday in the final nonconference contest for both teams. Admission is free.
No. 1 North Carolina tops UNCG 2-0 at Duke Nike Classic
DURHAM, N.C. – UNCG’s women’s soccer team held top-ranked North Carolina without a goal in the second half, but the Tar Heels made a pair of first-half goals stand in a 2-0 win over the Spartans at the Duke Nike Classic at Koskinen Stadium on Friday.
UNCG to face pair of top-10 teams at Duke Nike Classic
UNCG’s women’s soccer team will continue to face one of the toughest nonconference slates in the nation this weekend, when it will take on consensus No. 1 North Carolina and top-10 Duke at the Duke Nike Classic in Durham, N.C., on Friday and Sunday.
No. 18/23 Tennessee downs UNCG, 2-0
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Tennessee’s Kylie Bono had a goal and an assist as the nationally ranked Lady Vols downed UNCG at the UNCG Soccer Stadium on Sunday, 2-0.
Hein, Sendel fuel offense in 4-1 win over George Mason
FAIRFAX, Va. – Junior Lauren Hein scored twice and classmate Karin Sendel scored a goal and dished off two assists as UNCG’s women’s soccer team downed George Mason on Friday, 4-1, to hand coach Steve Nugent his first career win.
UNCG prepares for George Mason, No. 18/23 Tennessee
UNCG’s women’s soccer team will hit the road for the first time this season when it heads to Fairfax, Va., for a nonconference bout at George Mason on Friday at 7 p.m. The Spartans return home to host nationally ranked Tennessee on Sunday at 2 p.m.
UNCG's contest against East Carolina canceled
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNCG's women's soccer game against East Carolina on Sunday has been canceled by heavy rains brought on by Hurricane Irene in the Greenville, N.C., area.
No. 14 Wake Forest powers past UNCG, 5-0
GREENSBORO, N.C. - No. 14 Wake Forest got a pair of goals from All-American Katie Stengel and poured in four second-half goals to blow open a tight game as the Demon Deacons cruised past UNCG on Friday, 5-0.
UNCG to host No. 14 Wake Forest, head to ECU this weekend
UNCG will host No. 14 Wake Forest on Friday at 6 p.m. in the first game of a doubleheader with the Spartans’ men’s team, presented by Sterling Cottages at West End, and will cap the weekend at East Carolina on Sunday at 6 p.m.
Durst tears ACL, will miss 2011 campaign
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG junior midfielder Katie Durst tore her right anterior cruciate ligament and will miss the 2011 season, coach Steve Nugent announced Monday.
Spartans fall 4-0 to Virginia Tech in season-opener
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia Tech got a goal late in the first half and added three in the second to spoil UNCG coach Steve Nugent’s head coaching debut as the Hokies took a 4-0 win in both teams’ season opener on Friday at the UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Spartans picked to win league, three named Preseason All-SoCon
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – In a narrow vote of the league’s 12 head coaches, UNCG’s women’s soccer team was picked to win its sixth consecutive Southern Conference championship in the preseason poll released by the league office Tuesday. Seniors Kelsey Kearney, Cat Barnekow and Jaimey Etten were selected to the Preseason All-Southern Conference Team.
UNCG downs North Georgia 1-0 in final preseason tune-up
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Lauren Hein scored in the fourth minute and keepers Kelsey Kearney and Alex Perry made the goal stand as UNCG’s women’s soccer team downed North Georgia 1-0 in the Spartans’ final exhibition match of the preseason on Sunday.
Women's soccer holds first fall practice
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Five-time defending Southern Conference women’s soccer champion UNCG held its first practice of the 2011 season Wednesday morning, kicking off the Steve Nugent era.
Kearney, Mack earn Coleman Lew Leadership Awards
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG soccer players Kelsey Kearney and Will Mack were among 25 Southern Conference student-athletes honored with Coleman Lew Leadership Awards, the league and Coleman Lew & Associates, Inc., announced Wednesday.
UNCG finishes second in Commissioner's Cup, fifth in Germann Cup
CHARLESTON, S.C. – After a 2010-11 academic year that saw UNCG turn in competitive showings in virtually every sport, the Spartans finished second in the race for the Commissioner’s Cup and fifth in the extremely tight standings for the Germann Cup, the Southern Conference all-sports trophies for excellence in league competition.
UNCG releases challenging 2011 women's soccer slate
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Coming off the best season in school history, UNCG’s women’s soccer team will face a difficult 19-match schedule in 2011, first-year coach Steve Nugent announced Tuesday. The Spartans’ upcoming slate features four NCAA participants from last season, including 20-time NCAA champion North Carolina.
Beyond Box Scores: Haiti trip gives Nugent new perspective
For 20 years, UNCG women’s soccer coach Steve Nugent has waited for the chance that has now come his way to be a Division I head soccer coach. But there’s still a project on which he has gladly deferred, literally doing some heavy lifting while offering praise to the founder and thanks to the others in support.
Former Spartan Jamie Corti returns to UNCG as assistant coach
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG women’s soccer alumna Jamie Corti has joined the Spartans’ staff as an assistant coach, head coach Steve Nugent announced Tuesday. Corti returns to UNCG after a two-year stint as a graduate assistant at Virginia Commonwealth.
Beyond Box Scores: A new era begins for UNCG women's soccer
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The walls in Steve Nugent’s new office are bare these days, having been cleared to make way for soon-to-be stenciled truisms about commitment, communication, teamwork and dedication. Most of the photos and plaques and citations will return, but when the remodeling is done, some space will be purposely left empty.
Steve Nugent named UNCG women's soccer coach
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Steve Nugent has been named the head women’s soccer coach at UNCG, Director of Athletics Kim Record announced Tuesday. Nugent, formerly an assistant coach at the University of Georgia, will be the third head coach in school history. He takes over for longtime UNCG coach Eddie Radwanski, who left in December to become Clemson’s head coach.
No shortage of candidates for vacant coaching position
The process has barely begun, and Rod Wyatt knows what the hard part will be.
UNCG’s associate athletic director with administrative oversight for women’s soccer, hip-deep in e-mails, phone messages and other forms of communication, hasn’t had to solicit intriguing candidates for the university’s coaching job, vacated Dec. 17 when Eddie Radwanski accepted the position at Clemson. The challenge is in trimming the applicant tree to three or four interview subjects.
Kearney named NSCAA Scholar All-American
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – UNCG keeper Kelsey Kearney has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Women’s Collegiate Scholar All-America Third Team, the NSCAA announced Thursday.
UNCG places 26 on Academic All-SoCon Team
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Twenty-six UNCG student-athletes earned spots on the Academic All-Southern Conference Team for the fall semester, the league office announced Monday. Men’s soccer player Peyton Ford and SoCon Female Cross Country Runner of the Year Ashley Schnell accounted for two of the 11 4.0 grade point averages on the 345-member squad.
Eddie Radwanski named head coach at Clemson
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Women’s soccer coach Eddie Radwanski, who led UNCG to its fifth straight Southern Conference regular-season title, a school-record 19 wins and the school’s ninth NCAA tournament berth this season, has been named the new head coach at Clemson.
UNCG puts six on 11-member NCCSIA All-State Team
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – UNCG grabbed a school-record six of the 11 spots on the 2010 North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association University Division All-State Women’s Soccer Team, the NCCSIA announced Wednesday. The six selections were also an NCCSIA record.
Radwanksi named Southeast Region Coach of the Year
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – UNCG women’s soccer coach Eddie Radwanski has been named the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Mondo Southeast Region Coach of the Year in a vote of his peers, the NSCAA announced Wednesday.
UNCG women first, men fourth in SoCon all-sports races
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG is in solid contention in the Southern Conference all-sports races for both the men’s and women’s sports, as UNCG’s women lead the league and the men are fourth after the fall season of competition.
Four Spartans earn NSCAA all-region honors
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Four UNCG women’s soccer players have earned National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Performance Subaru All-Southeast Region accolades, the organization announced recently. Kelsey Kearney, Cat Barnekow, Tabitha Padgett and Jenn Partenheimer were honored.
Bittersweet end for Spartans in Charlottesville
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – They went undefeated from Labor Day through Veterans Day, and in the end, they offered thanksgiving. Beyond Box Scores goes retrospective about the Spartan women's soccer season.
Spartans break into top 10 for first time since 1996
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s women’s soccer team added another feather to its cap Tuesday, climbing into the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Hendrickcars.com top 10 for the first time since 1996, landing at No. 10 this week.
Destination Known: UNCG packs for Charlottesville
UNCG was hoping to be chosen to host the first round of the NCAA women’s soccer tournament, but as anybody not assigned to play in Chapel Hill knows, the draw could have been worse. Beyond Box Scores takes a look inside Monday's selection show gathering.
UNCG ranked No. 13 in final Soccer America poll of season
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Having completed its sweep of the Southern Conference regular-season and tournament championships and secured an NCAA tournament bid, UNCG’s women’s soccer team is ranked No. 13 in the final Soccer America Top 25 of the season.
Spartans win SoCon title, claim league's automatic NCAA bid
CULLOWHEE, N.C. – Freshman Kristen Schmidbauer scored her second game-winning goal of the postseason and tournament MVP Kelsey Kearney picked up her third shutout of the postseason as top-seeded UNCG downed No. 2 seed Samford in the Southern Conference Women's Soccer Championship title game on Sunday, 1-0. With the win, the 14th-ranked Spartans claimed the league's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.
Hein's pair of goals leads top-seeded UNCG to SoCon title game
CULLOWHEE, N.C. – Sophomore Lauren Hein scored a pair of goals as top-seeded and 14th-ranked UNCG downed No. 5 seed Elon in the semifinals of the Southern Conference Women’s Soccer Championship at the Catamount Athletic Complex on Friday, 2-0. With the win, UNCG moves on to face No. 2 seed Samford in the title game Sunday at 1 p.m.
Eight Spartans earn Southern Conference honors
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Eight members of UNCG’s Southern Conference regular-season champion women’s soccer team earned postseason honors from the conference, with six earning All-SoCon honors and two others taking All-Freshman distinction, the league announced Wednesday.
UNCG makes big jump to No. 15 in NSCAA poll
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s women’s soccer team had the week’s second-biggest jump in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Hendrickcars.com National Rankings, moving up five spots to No. 15. The Spartans also climbed three spots to No. 19 in the SoccerTimes.com Top 25.
No. 1 seed UNCG opens SoCon tourney play Sunday vs. Wofford
Top-seeded and 16th-ranked UNCG opens Southern Conference Championship play Sunday when it hosts No. 8 seed Wofford in the quarterfinal round at UNCG Soccer Stadium at 2 p.m. The contest begins the Spartans’ quest for their first tournament title since 2006.
Top-seeded UNCG to host Wofford in SoCon first round on Sunday
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Top-seeded UNCG will host No. 8 seed Wofford on Sunday in the quarterfinal round of the Southern Conference Women’s Soccer Championship at UNCG Soccer Stadium. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, fans are encouraged to wear pink and the first 100 fans in attendance will receive a free pink T-shirt.
Spartans rally past Elon to complete unbeaten SoCon slate
ELON, N.C. – Jenn Partenheimer and Lauren Hein scored second-half goals to rally No. 16 UNCG to a 2-1 win over Elon on Thursday, running the Spartans’ winning streak to a school-record 13 games and completing an undefeated Southern Conference slate.
Women's soccer game at Elon postponed until Thursday
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s scheduled women’s soccer game against Elon on Wednesday night has been postponed until Thursday due to inclement weather. Kickoff is now set for 7:30 p.m. at Rudd Field in Elon, N.C.
Spartans head to Elon for regular-season finale
No. 16 UNCG will try to put the finishing touches on its fourth unbeaten Southern Conference slate in the last five seasons and break the school record for the longest winning streak Wednesday at rival Elon.
Schmidbauer's strike leads No. 19 UNCG to 1-0 win over ASU
BOONE, N.C. Freshman Kristen Schmidbauers second-half goal was all No. 19 UNCG needed in a 1-0 win over Appalachian State on Sunday, making the Spartans the first team in Southern Conference history to win five consecutive outright regular-season titles.
UNCG locks up share of SoCon crown, top seed with win over WCU
GREENSBORO, N.C. No. 19 UNCG used a pair of first-half goals and a dominant defensive effort to clinch at least a share of its fifth straight Southern Conference regular-season crown and lock up the No. 1 seed in the upcoming SoCon Championship with a 2-0 win over Western Carolina on Thursday.
Spartans host Western Carolina for Senior Day on Thursday
No. 19 UNCG will honor seniors Katie Evans, Jenn Partenheimer, Jen Rincon and student assistant coach Barrie Vogel on Thursday when the Spartans host Western Carolina for Senior Day. UNCG would clinch at least a share of its fifth straight Southern Conference regular-season title with a win over the Catamounts.
Spartans rally past Furman on the road, clinch hosting duties
GREENVILLE, S.C. Tabitha Padgett had two goals and Cat Barnekow had a goal and two assists to lead a balanced attack as No. 20 UNCG rolled past Furman on Sunday, 4-1. The win assured the Spartans of a top-four Southern Conference finish and hosting duties in the first round of the league tournament.
No. 20 UNCG to face Furman on Sunday
No. 20 UNCG wraps up its weekend of womens soccer in the South Carolina Upstate when it visits Furman for a Southern Conference match Sunday. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m.
Kearney sets shutout record as UNCG blitzes Wofford
SPARTANBURG, S.C. Three different UNCG players scored in the first 11 minutes of play and keeper Kelsey Kearney set a school record with her 26th career shutout as the 20th-ranked Spartans cruised past Wofford on Friday, 3-0.
The growth of a goalkeeper
As Kelsey Kearney sits on the cusp of UNCG's career shutouts record, Beyond Box Scores takes a look at how the junior goalkeeper arrived at where she is today.
No. 20 UNCG heads down to Wofford on Friday
The 20th-ranked UNCG Spartans kick off a stretch of four road games in their last five regular-season matches Friday when they take on Wofford College in a Southern Conference battle in Spartanburg, S.C.
Spartans win eighth straight, down CofC 2-1 Sunday
GREENSBORO, N.C. No. 21 UNCG and College of Charleston played their usual tight contest, but the Spartans emerged victorious once again as Jaimey Etten and Tabitha Padgett scored in the 2-1 Southern Conference win Sunday.
Kearney, Schmidbauer power UNCG past The Citadel, 3-0
GREENSBORO, N.C. Keeper Kelsey Kearney matched the school record with her 25th career shutout and freshman Kristen Schmidbauer had two goals and an assist as No. 21 UNCG topped The Citadel on Friday, 3-0.
No. 21 Spartans host The Citadel on Friday
No. 21 UNCG hosts upstart Southern Conference contender The Citadel on Friday at UNCG Soccer Stadium at 7 p.m. The game will also serve as Military Appreciation Night. Admission is free.
Padgett named SoCon Player of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. UNCG sophomore forward Tabitha Padgett was named the Southern Conference Womens Soccer Player of the Week for games Sept. 27-Oct. 3, the league office announced Tuesday.
Padgett's hat trick leads No. 25 UNCG past Davidson, 4-0
GREENSBORO, N.C. Reigning Southern Conference Co-Player of the Year Tabitha Padgett played like it Sunday, notching her first career hat trick to lead No. 25 UNCG to a 4-0 win over Davidson in SoCon womens soccer action.
Barnekow leads No. 25 UNCG past Georgia Southern
GREENSBORO, N.C. Cat Barnekow notched her first career multi-goal game and freshman Lauren Lover scored her first career goal as 25th-ranked UNCG topped Georgia Southern in a Southern Conference womens soccer tilt Friday, 5-1.
Spartans return to Soccer America Top 25
GREENSBORO, N.C. After a three-week absence, UNCGs womens soccer team returned to the national rankings this week, entering the Soccer America Top 25 for the second time this season.
Spartans open SoCon play at Chattanooga on Friday
After an impressive run through the nonconference slate, UNCGs womens soccer team starts defense of its four straight Southern Conference regular-season titles when it opens SoCon play Friday at Chattanooga.
UNCG caps nonconference play with 3-1 win over ODU
GREENSBORO, N.C. UNCG exploded for three second-half goals, including a pair just 49 seconds apart, as the Spartans topped Old Dominion on Sunday, 3-1, to wrap up the nonconference portion of the schedule.
Cal State Fullerton knocks off No. 18 UNCG, 2-0
FULLERTON, Calif. Cal State Fullertons Casey Volk had a goal and an assist as the Titans handed No. 18 UNCG its first loss of the season in the final game of the Under Armour Invitational on Sunday.
18th-ranked UNCG faces Cal State Fullerton on Sunday
The 18th-ranked UNCGs womens soccer team will try to remain undefeated and extend the best start in school history Sunday when it faces Cal State Fullerton in the final game of the Under Armour Invitational.
UNCG ties Southern Cal to remain undefeated on season
FULLERTON, Calif. The No. 18 UNCG womens soccer team remained undefeated and extended the best start in school history Friday, playing to a scoreless draw with Southern Cal at the Under Armour Invitational hosted by Cal State Fullerton.
Kearney named SoCon Player of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. UNCG keeper Kelsey Kearney was named the first Southern Conference Player of the Week for the 2010 season, the league office announced Tuesday.
UNCG Athletics Hall of Fame class for 2010 announced
GREENSBORO, N.C. UNCG Director of Athletics Kim Record announced Monday the members of the Athletics Hall of Fame class for 2010, consisting of mens tennis standout Alex Lehnhoff, womens soccer star Raila Maisonlahti, former administrator Ty Buckner and the members of the 1994 Spartan baseball squad.
Spartans shock No. 10 Wake Forest, 2-1
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. Lauren Hein and Jenn Partenheimer scored first-half goals, Kelsey Kearney turned in a fine effort in the net and UNCG weathered a late rally as the Spartans stunned No. 10 Wake Forest on Monday, 2-1.
UNCG downs East Carolina 2-0 to open season
GREENSBORO, N.C. Reigning Southern Conference Co-Player of the Year Tabitha Padgett picked up where she left off last season, scoring what would prove to be the game-winning goal in UNCGs 2-0 win over East Carolina to start the 2010 season Friday.
UNCG picked to win SoCon, four named preseason all-conference
SPARTANBURG, S.C. The 12 Southern Conference womens soccer coaches picked UNCG to win its fifth straight SoCon crown, and four Spartan student-athletes were selected to the preseason all-conference team, the league announced Wednesday.
Spartans conquer fears, gravity to build team unity
GREENSBORO, N.C. One could see how navigating four people across a complicated course of platforms and ropes 50 feet in the air could present some unique challenges. Fear, lack of communication, differences of opinion on strategy all of these could derail the mission. But UNCGs womens soccer team pulled it off, and became a better team in the process.
Duke tops UNCG in final exhibition, 1-0
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Duke's Marybeth Kreger found the back of the net in the 78th minute and the Blue Devils made it stand as UNCG fell 1-0 in its final exhibition tune-up before starting the regular season.
UNCG hosts High Point for 2010 exhibition opener Wednesday
UNCG begins its quest for a fifth straight Southern Conference title when it opens its 2010 womens soccer slate with an exhibition against High Point on Wednesday at the UNCG Soccer Stadium. Game time is set for 7 p.m. and admission is free.
Karla Davis: Her own song
NASHVILLE, Tenn. UNCG Magazine sat down with former women's soccer standout and rising country singer Karla Davis recently to talk about her music and the whirlwind ride she's been in trying to make it big.
Women's soccer adds two more for 2010
GREENSBORO, N.C. UNC Greensboros womens soccer team has added two more student-athletes for the 2010 season, head coach Eddie Radwanski announced Tuesday.
UNCG teams receive good marks in latest APR release
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro Director of Athletics Kim Record announced Wednesday that all 18 Spartan athletic teams have met satisfactory standards when the institution's Academic Progress Report (APR) scores were announced by the NCAA earlier in the day.
UNCG announces 2010 women's soccer slate
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro's 2010 women's soccer team will take on five teams that competed in last season's NCAA tournament, including a pair of ranked teams, coach Eddie Radwanski announced Wednesday.
UNCG's Attayek inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro women's soccer player Kelly Attayek was recently inducted into UNCG's chapter of the prestigious Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society for business students.
Women's soccer signs six to NLIs
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro's women's soccer team has signed six prep standouts to National Letters of Intent, head coach Eddie Radwanski announced Monday.
Women's soccer earns NSCAA Team Academic Award
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - UNC Greensboro's women's soccer team has earned the National Soccer Coaches Association of America's Team Academic Award for the 2008-09 season, the NSCAA recently announced.
Lopez takes NSCAA Scholar All-America honors
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - UNC Greensboro senior captain Lauren Lopez added to her growing list of accolades Friday, as she was named to the NSCAA/adidas Women's College Scholar All-America Third Team.
Trio of Spartans named to NCCSIA All-State Women's Soccer Team
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A trio of UNC Greensboro women's soccer players were named to the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association's University Division All-State Team, the NCCSIA announced Thursday. Lauren Lopez, Jenn Partenheimer and Tabitha Padgett were all honored by the organization.
Lopez, Padgett earn NSCAA all-region honors
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - UNC Greensboro's Lauren Lopez and Tabitha Padgett were named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America's All-Southeast Region teams, the organization announced recently.
No. 4 Davidson eliminates No. 1 UNCG in SoCon semifinals
GREENSBORO, N.C. Davidsons Lauren Conner scored in the 19th minute and the fourth-seeded Wildcats withstood UNC Greensboro's second-half push to eliminate the top-seeded Spartans in the semifinals of the Southern Conference Women's Soccer Championship on Friday night, 1-0.
Spartans host Davidson in semifinals of Southern Conference tournament
UNC Greensboro hosts the Southern Conference Women's Soccer Championship this weekend at UNCG Soccer Stadium. Second-seeded College of Charleston will take on No. 3 Samford at 5 p.m. Friday, followed by top-seeded UNCG vs. No. 4 Davidson at 7:30 p.m. The championship match is 1 p.m. Sunday.
Padgett named SoCon Co-Player of the Year, Freshman of the Year
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - UNC Greensboro forward Tabitha Padgett was named the Southern Conference's Co-Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year to headline a group of eight Spartans earning league women's soccer honors, the conference announced Wednesday.
Spartans win fourth straight Southern Conference regular-season championship
GREENSBORO, N.C. Freshman Tabitha Padgett scored in the 71st minute and UNC Greensboro made the lead stand, beating Elon 1-0 on Thursday to win its fourth straight Southern Conference regular-season championship. The Spartans secured the top seed and hosting duties for the SoCon Championship, which will be held Nov. 6 and 8 at UNCG Soccer Stadium.
Samford knocks off UNC Greensboro, 2-1 on Friday
GREENSBORO, N.C. Samford scored just 42 seconds into the second half to break a 1-all tie, and the Bulldogs made the lead stand, snapping UNC Greensboros 22-match unbeaten streak over Southern Conference opponents at UNCG Soccer Stadium with a 2-1 win on Friday.
Lopez one of 10 national finalists for Lowe's Senior CLASS Award
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - UNC Greensboro senior defender Lauren Lopez has been named one of the 10 national finalists for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award, advancing out of a pool of 30 candidates. The award celebrates excellence in the classroom, character, community and competition.
Wildcats halt Spartans unbeaten streak at 33 matches
DAVIDSON, N.C. UNC Greensboros womens soccer team saw its 33-match Southern Conference regular-season unbeaten streak come to an end Friday night with a 2-1 loss at Davidson. The loss was the first one for the Spartans in regular-season league play in nearly four years.
Three players score for Spartans in 3-0 win over Wofford
GREENSBORO, N.C. Freshman Tabitha Padgett scored for the third game in a row and seniors Lauren Lopez and Heather Mitrisin added goals of their own as UNC Greensboro downed Wofford on Sunday, 3-0, to cap Homecoming weekend.
Hein, Player lead UNCG past High Point, 4-0
GREENSBORO, N.C. Freshman Lauren Hein had a career night with two goals and an assist and junior Kristin Player assisted on three goals as UNC Greensboro evened its record with a 4-0 win over High Point at UNCG Soccer Stadium on Thursday.
Players pair of goals leads Spartans to OT win over Duquesne
BLACKSBURG, Va. Kristin Player notched the tying goal in the 85th minute to force overtime, then netted the golden goal just over three minutes into the extra frame as UNC Greensboro topped Duquesne 2-1 at the Hilton Garden Hokie Classic on Sunday.
Virginia Tech tops UNCG womens soccer, 4-0
BLACKSBURG, Va. Virginia Techs Marika Gray scored a pair of goals and Kelly Conheeney had a goal and two assists as the Hokies topped UNC Greensboro 4-0 at the Hilton Garden Hokie Classic on Friday.
Players goal gives UNCG 1-0 win over Virginia Commonwealth
GREENSBORO, N.C. Kristin Player scored off a Jenn Partenheimer pass in the 62nd minute and UNC Greensboro's defense made the lead stand as the Spartans picked up a 1-0 win over Virginia Commonwealth in the final game of the 2009 UNCG Spartan Classic on Sunday.
Spartans fall to No. 4/2 Stanford, 1-0 at UNCG Spartan Classic
GREENSBORO, N.C. For the third time in as many games, UNC Greensboros womens soccer team played a 1-0 contest with a ranked opponent, but the Spartans came out on the wrong end of this one, falling to No. 4/2 Stanford at the UNCG Spartan Classic on Friday.
Kearney named CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performer
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Sophomore keeper Kelsey Kearney has been named one of CollegeSoccer360.com's inaugural Primetime Performers for the week of Aug. 24-Sept. 1 for her part in UNC Greensboro's phenomenal weekend at the Carolina Nike Classic, the Web site announced Wednesday.
Top-ranked Tar Heels edge UNC Greensboro, 1-0 at the Carolina Nike Classic
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. Sophomore keeper Kelsey Kearney turned in another fantastic effort in the net, but No. 1 North Carolina scored in the 57th minute and made it stand up as the Tar Heels edged UNC Greensboro 1-0 on Sunday in the final game of the Carolina Nike Classic at Fetzer Field.
Padgetts goal, Kearneys nine saves lead UNCG past No. 11 Duke
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. UNC Greensboro freshman Tabitha Padgett scored her first career goal in the 24th minute and keeper Kelsey Kearney and the UNCG defense made the lead stand as the Spartans downed No. 11 Duke on Friday night, 1-0 at the Carolina Nike Classic at Fetzer Field.
Spartans drop season-opener to Wake Forest, 2-1
GREENSBORO, N.C. Wake Forests Kaley Fountain scored what would prove to be the game-winning goal in the 58th minute as the Demon Deacons held on to down UNC Greensboro in the Spartans season-opener, 2-1 on Sunday night at the UNCG Soccer Stadium.
UNCG picked to win SoCon, three players earn preseason honors
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - UNC Greensboro's women's soccer team was picked to win the Southern Conference in a vote of the league's 12 head coaches, the league announced Wednesday. Lauren Lopez, Kristin Player and Nicole Danford were named to the Preseason All-Southern Conference Team.
UNCG now accepting summer camp registrations
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The 2011 UNCG summer camp dates are rapidly approaching. Summer camps are available for baseball, basketball, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball.