BUFFALO, NY – University at Buffalo women's soccer head coach Shawn Burke announced his largest signing class since becoming UB head coach prior to the 2014 campaign on Wednesday afternoon. The Bulls will welcome a total of 11 student-athletes to the team, 10 freshman and one transfer student-athlete.
Four University at Buffalo student-athletes were named Mid-American Conference Distinguished Scholar Athletes for the fall sports seasons, the league announced on Thursday. The four include Julia Benati and Carissima Cutrona from women's soccer, John McCarty from men's cross country and Tim Roberts from football. Voted on by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions, these student-athletes represent the 'best of the best' from each sports Academic All-MAC Teams.
BUFFALO, NY – Senior midfielder Julia Benati continues to see the accolades roll in after a strong senior season as she was named to the 2017 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division I Women’s All-Midwest Region team, as announced on Wednesday morning. This marks the first time in her career she has earned All-Region honors.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo women’s soccer team saw seven student-athletes named to the Academic All-MAC team on Thursday morning, as announced by the conference office. Julia Benati, Carissima Cutrona and Laura Dougall earned the nod for the third straight season while Meghan Simmons was named to the team for the second time. Gurjeena Jandu, Mairead Martin and Adrianna VanCuyck earned the recognition for the first time in their UB careers.
BUFFALO, NY – University at Buffalo women’s soccer captains Carissima Cutrona and Julia Benati were named to the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District team, as announced by CoSIDA on Monday. Cutrona and Benati earned a spot on the District 1 squad that includes teams from New York, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo women’s soccer team saw five student-athletes earn All-MAC recognition on Thursday afternoon, as announced by the conference office. Julia Benati and Gurjeena Jandu were selected to the first team while Laura Dougall earned second team honors and the freshman duo of Marcy Barberic and Gianna Yurchak were picked to the All-Freshman squad.
BOWLING GREEN, OH – The University at Buffalo women’s soccer team (7-9-3, 5-4-2 MAC) saw their season come to an end on Sunday afternoon in the MAC Quarterfinals against #4 Bowling Green as they were handed the 3-1 loss. Buffalo allowed three second half goals in the loss.
AKRON, OH – The University at Buffalo women’s soccer team (7-8-3, 5-4-2 MAC) battled the Akron Zips to a 2-2 draw on the road on Thursday in the regular season finale. With the results on Thursday, Buffalo earned the #5 seed in the upcoming MAC Tournament and will head to #4 seed Bowling Green on Sunday for the MAC quarterfinals.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo women’s soccer team (7-8-2, 5-4-1 MAC) will hit the road on Thursday afternoon for their final regular season match as they travel to Akron to take on the Zips. The Bulls need a win coupled with a loss or tie by Toledo to earn the #4 seed in the upcoming MAC Tournament and host the quarterfinal round at UB Stadium on Sunday at 1:00 pm.
BUFFALO, NY – Senior Moira Petrie couldn’t have asked for a better ending to her Senior Day at UB Stadium on Sunday afternoon as she was able to end the match in the 95th minute with a beautiful goal to give the UB women’s soccer team (7-8-2, 5-4-1 MAC) the 1-0 victory over Miami. The win clinched the Bulls fourth straight trip to the MAC Tournament which will begin next Sunday with the quarterfinal round.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo women’s soccer team (6-8-2, 4-4-1 MAC) was able to tie the game, 1-1, late in the second half on Thursday night at UB Stadium but it wasn’t enough as they were defeated by Ball State, 2-1. During the match, senior goalkeeper Laura Dougall was able to set the all-time MAC record for minutes played by a goalkeeper as she has now appeared in 7,109 minutes in a Buffalo jersey.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo women’s soccer team (6-7-2, 4-3-1 MAC) will return home for their final two regular season home matches this weekend as they welcome a pair of MAC foes. On Thursday night, the Bulls will welcome Ball State to UB Stadium at 7:00 pm before closing out their home slate on Sunday at 12:00 pm as Miami (OH) comes to town on Senior Day for three UB student-athletes.
TOLEDO, OH – After a disappointing loss on Friday night, the University at Buffalo women’s soccer team (5-7-2, 3-3-1 MAC) earned a gritty road victory on Sunday afternoon at Scott Park against the Toledo Rockets, 1-0. Carissima Cutrona netted the game-winner for the Bulls in the 59th minute, her team-leading sixth goal and third game-winner this season.
BOWLING GREEN, OH – The Bowling Green Falcons erased a two-goal deficit on Friday night to collect the 3-2 victory over the University at Buffalo women’s soccer team (5-7-2, 3-3-1 MAC). Buffalo collected the first two goals of the match before Skylar Fleak took over the match and scored three second half goals to seal the win for the Falcons.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo women’s soccer team returns to the road this weekend as they finish a season-long stretch of five road matches in their last six matches. The Bulls will head to Bowling Green on Friday night before closing the weekend with a trip to Toledo to take on the Rockets at 1:00 pm on Sunday.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo women’s soccer team was recognized by United Soccer Coaches (formerly the NSCAA) on Wednesday for their academic success during the 2016-17 academic year. The Bulls were named as a recipient of the Team Academic Award for the seventh straight season.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo women’s soccer team (5-6-2, 3-2-1 MAC) was edged out on Sunday afternoon by the defending Mid-American Conference champions, Kent State, by the score of 1-0 at UB Stadium. The Golden Flashes used a goal in the 58th minute to move to 9-4-1 overall and 5-1-0 in MAC play.
ATHENS, OH – Behind a pair of goals in a minute, the University at Buffalo women’s soccer team (5-5-2, 3-1-1 MAC) collected the huge 2-1 come-from-behind road victory over Ohio on Thursday afternoon at Chessa Field. Gianna Yurchak and Julia Benati notched goals a minute apart after the Bobcats held the 1-0 lead heading into the 85th minute of play.
BUFFALO, NY - For the first time in her UB career, freshman defender Marcy Barberic was named Mid-American Conference Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday. Barberic becomes the first UB player this season to earn the weekly recognition.
MOUNT PLEASANT, MI – The University at Buffalo women’s soccer team (4-5-2, 2-1-1 MAC) wrapped up their first road MAC weekend with a 0-0 draw at Central Michigan on Sunday afternoon. The Chippewas held the 19-14 edge in shots in the draw.
YPSILANTI, MI – Junior forward Carissima Cutrona netted her team-leading fifth goal of the season in the 81st minute to lift the University at Buffalo women’s soccer team (4-5-1, 2-1-0 MAC) to the dramatic 2-1 road victory over Eastern Michigan on Friday afternoon at Scicluna Field. Cutrona finished off her huge game with the game-winner, seven shots and five shots on goal in the Bulls second MAC win of the season.
In recognition of a leadership gift made by the Murchie family to the recently announced fieldhouse, the UB Council endorsed a resolution, on Monday, to name the new fieldhouse at the University at Buffalo, the Murchie Family Fieldhouse in honor of former UB hockey player Tunney Murchie and his family. The naming is subject to the approval of the SUNY Chancellor and the SUNY Board of Trustees.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo women’s soccer team (3-5-1, 1-1-0 MAC) returns to the pitch this weekend after opening up Mid-American Conference play with a win and a loss at home this past weekend. The Bulls will travel to Eastern Michigan for a match on Friday at 4:00 pm before heading to Central Michigan on Sunday for a 12:00 pm showdown with the Chippewas.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo women’s soccer team (3-5-1, 1-1-0 MAC) was handed their first Mid-American Conference loss of the season on a steamy Sunday afternoon at Ub Stadium by the visiting Northern Illinois Huskies, 2-0. Despite holding the 21-12 edge in shots, the Bulls fell behind a pair of second half goals by the Huskies.
BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo women’s soccer team (3-4-1, 1-0-0 MAC) opened up Mid-American Conference play on Friday night in impressive fashion as they were able to blank the visiting Western Michigan Broncos in front of the home fans at UB Stadium, 2-0. With the win, senior goalkeeper Laura Dougall now owns program records for wins (35) and shutouts (30) over her illustrious four-year UB career.
BUFFALO, NY – After closing out non-conference play in impressive fashion on Friday night on the road, the University at Buffalo women’s soccer team opens up their Mid-American Conference slate at home this weekend. The Bulls will welcome the Western Michigan Broncos on Friday night at 7:00 pm before hosting the Northern Illinois Huskies at UB Stadium on Sunday at 12:00 pm.