2012 Women's Soccer News

April 24, 2013
Marshall One of 102 Brown Seniors Elected to Phi Beta Kappa
Brown University senior Eliza Marshall (North Andover, MA) was one of 102 Brown seniors elected to the Rhode Island Alpha chapter of Phi Beta Kappa on April 17. The Bears’ captain this past season, Marshall has been a key contributor on the women’s soccer team for the past four years, recently earning the team’s Sarah Nicholson Memorial Award at the team banquet. Marshall currently has a 4.0 GPA and is concentrating in Political Science.

April 22, 2013
Women's Soccer Announces Team Awards
The Brown women's soccer team held its annual season-ending banquet on Wednesday April 17 at the Faculty Club on the Brown campus. Seven different individuals were honored with team awards, while members of both the Class of 2013 and the Class of 2016 received their letter sweaters. The three seniors – Eliza Marshall (North Andover, MA), Diana Ohrt (Simi Valley, CA) and Rachael Pack (Park City, UT) were also recognized for their invaluable contributions to the Brown women’s soccer program throughout the past four years.

November 22, 2012
Marshall and Ohrt Selected to Play in NEWISA Senior Bowl
Brown University seniors Eliza Marshall (North Andover, MA) and Diana Ohrt (Simi Valley, CA) are two of 23 Division I soccer players in New England selected to participate in the 2012 New England Women’s Intercollegiate Soccer Association (NEWISA) annual Senior Bowl. The annual game, scheduled for Sunday, December 2nd at Merrimack College in North Andover, MA, will bring together seniors from all three divisions.

November 9, 2012
Brown Places Four on 2012 All-Ivy Women’s Soccer Team
Brown University junior Mika Siegelman (Piedmont, CA) was named First Team All-Ivy in a vote by the League’s eight head coaches, headlining a group of four different Bears who earned All-Ivy honors. Joining Siegelman on the All-Ivy teams are junior Emily Wingrove (Westwood, MA) and sophomore Annie Gillen (San Clemente, CA), who earned Second Team honors, as well as junior Amber Bledsoe (Cincinnati, OH), who was named Honorable Mention All-Ivy. All four earned All-League recognition for the first time in their careers.

November 5, 2012
Bledsoe and Mullin Named First Team CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District
Juniors Amber Bledsoe (Cincinnati, OH) and Alison Mullin (Boulder, CO) have been named First Team CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District in a vote by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). As First Team honorees, Bledsoe and Mullin are now eligible for CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-America consideration with First Team honorees from seven other districts.

November 4, 2012
Women’s Soccer Closes Season with 1-0 Loss at Yale
Yale (8-7-2) opened the game’s scoring just 5:08 after the opening whistle and survived a Brown comeback attempt to earn a 1-0 win over the Bears’ women’s soccer team (7-9-1) in the season finale for both squads Sunday at Reese Stadium. The two teams played to a 2-2 tie in Thursday night’s Ivy League contest, as this afternoon’s game counted as a non-league match.

November 1, 2012
Women's Soccer Hosts Yale in Nationally Televised Game Thursday Night
The Brown women’s soccer team (7-­8‐0, 1-­5-­0) hosts Yale (7-­7-­1, 1‐4-­1) in a Nationally televised game Thursday evening at Stevenson Field. The game, which will air live on the Fox Soccer Channel, will mark the first game of a home-­‐and-­‐home series between the Bears and the Bulldogs this weekend, while it is the final career home contest for Brown’s three seniors – Captain Eliza Marshall, Rachel Pack and Diana Ohrt.

November 1, 2012
Brown and Yale Play to 2-2 Double Overtime Draw on National TV
Sophomore Chloe Cross (Seattle, WA) and junior Kiersten Berg (Salt Lake City, UT) both scored goals to help lead the Brown women’s soccer team (7-8-1, 1-5-1) to a 2-2 double overtime tie with Yale (7-7-2, 1-4-2) in a nationally televised game (Fox Soccer) Thursday evening at Stevenson Field.

October 29, 2012
Sarah Moody Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week
Brown women's soccer freshman Sarah Moody (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA) has been named Ivy League Rookie of the Week for the week ending October 28th. A defender and midfielder, Moody has played in 13 of the Bears' 15 games, starting nine. She has a pair of assists on the season.

October 27, 2012
Women’s Soccer Drops Second Straight 1-0 Overtime Decision, Falls to Penn
Penn’s Megan York connected on a pass from Erin Thayer in the fifth minute of overtime to help lift the Quakers (9-5-1, 5-1-0) to a 1-0 win over the Brown women’s soccer team (7-8-0, 1-5-0) on Saturday evening.

October 24, 2012
Women’s Soccer Falls to Harvard, 1-0, in Overtime
Elizabeth Weisman scored the game-winning goal just 1:23 into the first overtime to lift Harvard (8-4-3) to a 1-0 win over the Brown women’s soccer team (7-7-0) in a non-league contest Wednesday evening at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium.

October 21, 2012
Women's Soccer Closes Out Three-Game Homestand Sunday vs. Cornell
The Brown women’s soccer team (6-6) will play the last of three consecutive home contests on Sunday, October 21st, when it takes on the Cornell Big Red (1-11-1) at 3:00pm on Stevenson Field. Both teams enter the match-up looking for their first Ivy League victory of the season. Cornell was shutout by Yale, 1-0, in Ithaca, NY on Saturday, after tying Harvard, 1-1, a week earlier. Brown played two games last week, loosing a close, non-conference match against Dartmouth, 1-0, on Tuesday, and then suffering a 4-1 defeat at the hands of Harvard in league play on Saturday.

October 21, 2012
Women's Soccer Defeats Cornell, 1-0, Earning 7th Shutout of the Year
Junior Louisa Pitney (Washington, DC) provided all the offense the Bears would need and classmate Amber Bledsoe (Cincinnati, OH) made three saves to earn her first career shutout, as the Brown women’s soccer team (7-6-0, 1-4-0) posted a 1-0 win over Cornell (1-12-1, 0-4-1) on Sunday afternoon at Stevenson Field.

October 13, 2012
Women's Soccer Hosts Harvard Saturday
The Brown women’s soccer team (6-5, 0-3) hosts Harvard (5-3-3, 1-1-1) on Saturday afternoon in the second of three straight games at Stevenson Field. The Bears are coming off Tuesday’s 1-0 loss to Dartmouth in a non-league game and continue to look for their first Conference victory of the season.

October 13, 2012
Harvard Runs Past Brown, 4-1
The Harvard women’s soccer team (6-3-3, 2-1-1) opened up a 0-0 game with a pair of goals in the first 13 minutes of the second half and then answered a Brown score with two more tallies to earn a 4-1 victory over the Bears (6-6-0, 0-4-0) on Saturday afternoon at Stevenson Field.

October 9, 2012
Women's Soccer Opens Three-Game Home Stand With Tuesday Night Non-League Game against Dartmouth
After a weekend away from Providence, the Brown women’s soccer team (6-4) will return to Stevenson Field tonight to take on the Dartmouth Big Green (7-4) in the first of three consecutive home contests over the next two weeks. The Bears will be looking to regain momentum in tonight’s game, as they are coming off of a 2-0 loss to the Princeton Tigers, their third defeat in as many games. This mid-week matchup is a non-conference contest, the first of three that the Bears will play against Ivy League foes this season.

October 9, 2012
Dartmouth Edges Women’s Soccer, 1-0
Dartmouth’s Emma Brush headed the ball past junior MC Barrett (Ithaca, NY) in the 65th minute of play to help lead the Big Green (8-4-0) to a 1-0 win over the Brown women’s soccer team (6-5-0) in a non-league contest Tuesday evening at Stevenson Field.

October 6, 2012
Women's Soccer Falls to Princeton, 2-0
The Brown women’s soccer team (6-4-0, 0-3-0) battled Ivy League leading Princeton (7-3-1, 3-0-0) to a scoreless draw through 76 minutes, but the Tigers netted two quick goals to come away with a 2-0 win over the Bears on Saturday in New Jersey.

September 29, 2012
Columbia Scores Twice in Four Minutes en Route to 2-0 Win over Bears
Despite outshooting Columbia (5-4-0, 2-0-0), 22-5 for the game and 15-0 in the second half, the Brown women’s soccer team (6-3-0, 0-2-0) fell to the visiting Lions, 2-0, on Saturday afternoon at Stevenson Field. Columbia capitalized on what was essentially two set pieces four minutes apart in the middle of the first half and then held on in a second half largely controlled by the Bears to earn the Ivy win.

September 28, 2012
Women's Soccer Returns Home to Host Columbia on Saturday
Having been idle since last Sunday’s 2-1 loss at Dartmouth, the Brown women’s soccer team resumes Ivy League play on Saturday against Columbia. The Bears’ loss to the Big Green in their 2012 Ivy opener snapped a four-game winning streak, during which Brown had earned four consecutive 1-0 victories – over Vermont, Northeastern, Sacred Heart and UMass. Junior Emily Wingrove (Westwood, MA) became the sixth member of the team to score a goal this season when she netted her first of the season against Dartmouth. Senior Eliza Marshall (North Andover, MA) earned an assist on the goal.

September 26, 2012
Phil Pincince and Women's Soccer Featured on TopDrawerSoccer.com
Our society talks a lot about options, almost always in a positive way. Sometimes it seems almost as if having options is the very definition of success or advancement. Brown coach Phil Pincince serves as a very good reminder that there’s something to be said for permanence and longevity.

September 23, 2012
Bears Fall to Dartmouth, 2-1
Dartmouth (6-2-0, 1-0-0) scored a goal in each half and built a 2-0 lead en route to a 2-1 win over the Brown women’s soccer team (6-2-0, 0-1-0) in the Ivy opener for both squads Sunday afternoon at Burnham Field. The loss snaps the Bears’ four-game winning streak and marked Dartmouth’s fourth straight victory.

September 21, 2012
Women's Soccer Opens Ivy Slate Sunday at Dartmouth
Coming off four consecutive 1-0 victories, the Brown women’s soccer team travels to Hanover, NH this weekend to face Dartmouth in its 2012 Ivy League opener. Thursday’s shutout over UMass, Brown’s sixth shutout of the season, marked the 300th career win for Head Coach Phil Pincince. In reaching the 300-win milestone, Pincince became the 13th active Division I women’s soccer coach to record 300 career victories. Senior Diana Ohrt (Simi Valley, CA) helped lead the Bears to the win, scoring the deciding goal in the 52nd minute of play. Junior goalies MC Barrett (Ithaca, NY) and Amber Bledsoe (Cincinnati, OH) were also instrumental, combining for 11 saves in their sixth shared shutout of the year.

September 20, 2012
Bears’ Sixth Shutout of Season Gives Head Coach Phil Pincince his 300th Career Win
Senior Diana Ohrt (Simi Valley, CA) scored on a free kick and junior goalies Amber Bledsoe (Cincinnati, OH) and MC Barrett (Ithaca, NY) combined to stop 11 shots in helping to lead Brown (6-1-0) to a 1-0 shutout over UMass (4-5-0) on Thursday afternoon at Stevenson Field. The win was Brown’s fourth 1-0 shutout in a row and sixth shutout of the season and gave head coach Phil Pincince the 300th win of his career.

September 19, 2012
Women's Soccer Hosts UMass on Thursday
Coming off three consecutive 1-0 victories, the Brown women’s soccer team will host UMass on Thursday afternoon in its final tune-up before opening Ivy League play on Sunday at Dartmouth. Last week, the Bears won an away game at Northeastern, 1-0, and then posted a 1-0 win over Sacred Heart on Sunday. Junior Mika Siegelman (Piedmont, CA) had three points over the two games, scoring the game-winner, on a penalty kick, against the Huskies, and assisting the deciding goal against the Pioneers, scored by sophomore Chloe Cross (Seattle, WA). For Cross, it was her team-leading fourth goal of the season. Junior goalies MC Barrett (Ithaca, NY) and Amber Bledsoe (Cincinnati, OH) continue to lead the Bears in net, stopping all seven shots they faced over the two games.

September 16, 2012
Cross Scores Fourth of the Year in Helping Bears Post their Fifth Shutout
Sophomore Chloe Cross (Seattle, WA) scored her team-leading fourth goal of the year, while juniors Amber Bledsoe (Cincinnati, OH) and MC Barrett (Ithaca, NY) combined for five saves to help lift the Brown women’s soccer team (5-1-0) to its fifth shutout of the season, a 1-0 victory over Sacred Heart (3-5-0) Sunday afternoon at Stevenson Field. The win is the third 1-0 decision in a row for the Bears.

September 14, 2012
Women's Soccer Returns Home to Host Sacred Heart on Sunday
After playing three straight contests away from Stevenson Field, the Bears return home to host Sacred Heart on Sunday afternoon at 4:00. Brown has won back-to-back games, defeating both Vermont and Northeastern, 1-0. Junior Mika Siegelman (Piedmont, CA) scored the game-winner in both games and has now scored the deciding goal in three contests this season, all 1-0 wins. Junior goalies MC Barrett (Ithaca, NY) and Amber Bledsoe (Cincinnati, OH) combined for six saves in the pair of wins last week, helping Brown earn its third and fourth shutouts of the year.

September 13, 2012
Women's Soccer Travels to Northeastern for Thursday Evening Game
Brown closes out its three-game road swing on Thursday night when it travels to Massachusetts to face Northeastern in a 6:00 p.m. contest. The Bears are coming off a 1-0 win over Vermont, in which junior Mika Siegelman (Piedmont, CA) scored the game’s only goal in the 24th minute of play to live Brown to the victory. Juniors Amber Bledsoe ’14 (Cincinnati, OH) and MC Barrett (Ithaca, NY) combined for four saves in helping to lead Bruno to its third shutout of the year, while Siegelman’s goal was her second game-winner of the young season.

September 13, 2012
Siegelman Helps Lead Bears Past Northeastern, 1-0
Junior Mika Siegelman (Piedmont, CA) converted a penalty kick in the 86th minute to snap a 0-0 deadlock and lift the Brown women’s soccer team (4-1-0) to a 1-0 win over Northeastern (1-6-0) on Thursday evening at Parsons Field.

September 8, 2012
Bears Continue Three-Game Road Swing Saturday at Vermont
In the midst of a three-game road swing, the Brown women’s soccer team (2-1-0) travels to Vermont to face the Catamounts in a 1:00 p.m. contest on Saturday. The Bears are coming off their first loss of the young season, a 3-2 setback to cross-town rival Providence College. Against the Friars, sophomore Chloe Cross (Seattle, WA) scored twice for the Bears in a span of 10 minutes early in the game to give Brown a 2-0 lead. However, Providence netted three straight goals, including the deciding goal on a penalty kick with 22 minutes remaining, to earn the 3-2 victory. Senior Eliza Marshall (North Andover, MA), and juniors Louisa Pitney (Washington, DC) and Alison Mullin (Boulder, CO) all had one assist in the contest, juniors Amber Bledsoe ’14 (Cincinnati, OH) and MC Barrett ’14 (Ithaca, NY) combined for eight saves in net.

September 8, 2012
Siegelman Lifts Women’s Soccer Over Vermont, 1-0
Junior Mika Siegelman (Piedmont, CA) lifted the Brown women’s soccer team (3-1-0) to a 1-0 win over Vermont (1-5-0), as the Bears rebounded from Thursday’s loss to Providence with the victory on Saturday.

September 6, 2012
Women's Soccer Travels Across the City to Face Providence College Thursday
Fresh off a 2-0-0 opening weekend, during which it posted wins over St. John’s (3-0) and New Hampshire (1-0), the Brown women's soccer team travels across the city to face local rival Providence in a 4:00 p.m. contest Thursday afternoon. The two teams met for the first time since 2005 last year and Brown came away with a 2-0 win at Stevenson Field on the strength of second-half goals scored by Sarah Hebert-Seropian ’12 (Vaudreuil-Dorion, QUE) and Maddie Wiener ’14 (Portland, OR) just 37 seconds apart. Goalies Amber Bledsoe ’14 (Cincinnati, OH) and MC Barrett ’14 (Ithaca, NY) combined to post five saves, as Brown improved to 20-4-0 all-time against the Friars.

September 6, 2012
Providence Scores Three Straight to Defeat the Bears, 3-2
Sophomore Chloe Cross (Seattle, WA) scored twice in the game’s opening 14 minutes to give Brown (2-1-0) a 2-0 lead, but Providence (4-2-1) would score three straight goals to come back for a 3-2 victory over the Bears Thursday afternoon at PC.Sophomore Chloe Cross (Seattle, WA) scored twice in the game’s opening 14 minutes to give Brown (2-1-0) a 2-0 lead, but Providence (4-2-1) would score three straight goals to come back for a 3-2 victory over the Bears Thursday afternoon at PC.

September 2, 2012
Siegelman Helps to Lead Bears to 1-0 Win over New Hampshire
Junior Mika Siegelman (Piedmont, CA) broke a 0-0 tie in the 53rd minute to help lift the Brown women’s soccer team (2-0-0) to a 1-0 win over New Hampshire (1-3-0) in the Bears’ home opener Sunday afternoon at Stevenson Field. Junior goalies Amber Bledsoe (Cincinnati, OH) and MC Barrett (Ithaca, NY) combined to stop four shots, as Brown earned its second straight shutout.

August 31, 2012
Women's Soccer Opens 2012 Season Friday at St. John's; Hosts UNH in Home Opener on Sunday
The Brown women's soccer team is set to begin its 2012 campaign this weekend when it travels to St. John’s to face the Red Storm in a 7:00 p.m. contest Friday night. The Bears return home and will host New Hampshire in their 2012 home opener in a 4:30 p.m. contest Sunday afternoon. The first 100 fans at Sunday’s game will receive a women’s soccer schedule poster, as the Bears host their first opponent on the newly-turfed Stevenson Field.

August 31, 2012
Women’s Soccer Opens Season with 3-0 Win at St. John’s
Junior Louisa Pitney (Washington, DC) and sophomore Chloe Cross (Seattle, WA) scored goals 2:19 apart midway through the first half to help propel the Brown women’s soccer team (1-0-0) to a 3-0 victory over St. John’s (2-3-0) in its 2012 season opener at Belson Stadium. Pitney also assisted Cross’ goal to finish the night with three points, while junior goalie MC Barrett (Ithaca, NY) came up big in goal with seven second-half saves to help preserve the shutout.

August 30, 2012
Erica Marshall Added to Women’s Soccer Coaching Staff
Brown University women's soccer coach Phil Pincince announced the hiring of Erica Marshall as an assistant coach. Marshall rounds out Pincince’s staff for 2012 and joins assistant coach Luis Faria, now in his ninth season with the Bears.

August 28, 2012
Women's Soccer Home Opener against New Hampshire Moved to 4:30 Start
Sunday's women's soccer home opener against New Hampshire, originally scheduled for 5:00 has been moved to a 4:30 p.m. start time. The Bears are set to open their 2012 campaign this Friday, August 31, when they travel to Queens, NY to face St. John's in a 7:00 p.m. contest.

August 1, 2012
Tickets for Brown Football, Men’s Soccer and Women’s Soccer Now On Sale
- Individual game tickets are now on sale for Brown’s fall sports, including Football, Men’s Soccer and Women’s Soccer. Tickets are available at the box office, via the phone and online.

June 26, 2012
Brown’s 2012 Women’s Soccer Schedule Features Nationally Televised Home Game Against Yale
Brown University women's soccer coach Phil Pincince has recently announced his team's 2012 schedule. A total of 17 games will be played, including eight home games on the newly turfed Stevenson Field. Highlighting the schedule is the Bears’ 2012 Ivy League finale at home against Yale on November 1st. The contest will air live nationally on the Fox Soccer Channel. Brown, which finished the 2011 season with a 10-5-2 record and a 3-3-1 mark in the Ivy League, opens the 2012 slate on Friday, August 31st, at St. Johns.

May 11, 2012
Pincince Announces Class of 2016
Brown women’s soccer coach Phil Pincince has announced the eight players who will be joining the Bears as part of the Class of 2016 this fall. The group includes three backs, three midfielders, and two forward, and represents six different states, including Rhode Island.