Trinity College 2016 Women's Soccer News

  • Several Trinity Women's Soccer Players Receive Honors For Academics
    May 27, 2017
    Hartford, Conn. - Trinity College junior goalie Julia Pitino (Littleton, Mass.) was named to the 2016 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Women's Soccer Team and as the College's junior female scholar-athlete of the year (Board of Fellows Award) recipient
  • Trinity Women's Soccer Announces 2017 Schedule
    May 11, 2017
    Hartford, Conn. – The Trinity College women's soccer team, under the guidance of Head Coach Michael Smith (18th season), has announced its schedule for the upcoming 2017 season. In total, the Bantams will take to the pitch 15 times this fall, highlighted by seven contests in front of their home crowd.
  • Trinity Student-Athletes Receive Prestigious Awards At Annual Senior Reception
    May 04, 2017
    Hartford, Conn. – Several Trinity students and staff members received prestigious honors at the College's annual athletics awards reception on Wednesday, May 3. The event featured 11 awards given out each year by the athletic department.
  • Four Trinity Student-Athletes Attend NESCAC Coaching Symposium For Women
    May 01, 2017
    Hadley, Mass. - Four Trinity College female student-athletes had an opportunity to learn about coaching, administration, and industry lifestyle when the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) hosted the eighth edition of the NESCAC Coaching Symposium for Women on April
  • Trinity Athletic Teams Excited About New Facilities And Fields
    January 30, 2017
    Hartford, Conn. - The Trinity College outdoor athletic fields look very different today than at this time last year and even vastly different than at the end of the 2016 fall playing season.
  • Trinity Two-Sport Captain Sheena Landy Making the Most of Her College Experience
    January 05, 2017
    Every year, high school athletes across the country find themselves determined to play their sport at the next level, though many of these athletes are tapered in the recruiting process as they strive for the wonder of playing at a Division I program.
  • Women's Soccer 2016 Season Recap
    December 19, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. – It was a milestone season for the Trinity College women's soccer team in 2016. The Bantams, coached by Michael Smith (20th season), finished the fall season with an 11-5-4 overall record and a 7-3 mark in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) action to finish in fourth place and earn a bid to the league's championship tournament for the fourth straight season. After a quarterfinals win over Tufts, Trinity knocked off tournament host and No. 2 ranked Williams in penalty kick's in the NESCAC Semifinals to advance to the championship game for the first time in program history. Despite falling in the championship game, the Bantams earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament where they reached the second round before a 3-0 loss to the top-ranked team in the country, William Smith, ended their season.
  • Trinity Fall Student-Athletes Earn NESCAC All-Academic Honors
    November 30, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. – The Trinity College fall athletic teams placed 45 student-athletes on the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) 2016 Fall All-Academic Team, as announced by the league on Wednesday. To be honored, an individual must have reached sophomore academic standing and be in good standing on their team with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.40. A transfer student must have completed one year of study at the institution.
  • Two Trinity Women's Soccer Captains Recap NCAA Season On Campus Radio
    November 29, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - Trinity College women's soccer senior captains Sheena Landy (Durham, Conn.) and Kendra Lena (Madison, Conn.), who was guided the Bantams to a 11-5-4 record and to both the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Finals and the NCAA Division III Championship Second
  • Eight Trinity Fall Athletes Named to All-Sportsmanship Team
    November 29, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - Eight Trinity College fall athletes were named to the 2016 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) All-Sportsmanship Team for their positive contributions to sportsmanship. Golf sophomore Jack Junge (Lincolnshire, Ill.) earned his first appearance on the team after earning All-NESCAC First Team honors earlier this fall, and was joined by men's cross country junior Kyle Larsson (Franklin Lakes, N.J.), women's cross country senior captain Sophie Long (Darien, Conn.), field hockey senior tri-captain Sydney Doolittle (Milford, Conn.), men's soccer senior captain Oliver Murphy (Montclair, N.J.), women's soccer junior Jillian Ramsay (Glastonbury, Conn.), football senior Patrick Dorsey (Lynn, Mass.), and volleyball senior tri-captain Rachel Huges (Boxborough, Mass.).
  • Trinity Women's Soccer Loses In NCAA Second Round At William Smith On Second-Half Goals
    November 13, 2016
    Geneva, N.Y. - The Trinity College Bantams played even with the top-ranked and undefeated William Smith College Herons, but gave up three goals in a span of 8:13 in the second half to fall, 3-0, in the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship
  • Trinity Women's Soccer Gets By WPI On Penalty Kicks In NCAA First Round
    November 12, 2016
    Geneva, N.Y. - Junior Julia Pitino (Littleton, Mass.) totaled four stops, including three pk's, as the Trinity College Bantams advanced past the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Engineers, 3-1, on pk's and into the NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Championship Second Round this afternoon
  • Women's Soccer Seniors Come Full Circle: Lena In The Middle
    November 11, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - Nearly three years ago the Trinity College women’s soccer team made program history, as they traveled down to Misericordia University where they took on Elizabethtown in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
  • Trinity Women's Soccer Trio Named to All-NESCAC First Team
    November 10, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - Trinity College senior tri-captain back Sheena Landy (Durham, Conn.), junior goalkeeper Julia Pitino (Littleton, Mass.), and sophomore F/M Taylor Kirchgessner (Southampton, N.Y.) have each been named to the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Women’s Soccer
  • Pollock, McCarthy Named as Bantams of the Week
    November 09, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - With the fall sports season deep into postseason play, this year's ninth Bantams of the Week have been named, thanks to their strong performances on the soccer pitch and football field. First-year women's soccer midfielder Tricia Pollock (Beverly, Mass.) and senior football co-captain DB Paul McCarthy (North Attleboro, Mass.) have been named as the Bantams of the Week.
  • Trinity Women's Soccer Qualifies For NCAA Tourney, Plays WPI In First Round At William Smith
    November 09, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - The Trinity College women's soccer team, coached by Michael Smith (20th Season), has qualified for the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament as an at-large selection for the second time, and will open the tourney against the Worcester Polytechnic Institute at William Smith
  • Women's Soccer Weekly Preview: NCAA Tournament Round 1 (WPI)
    November 08, 2016
    After a milestone weekend in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Championship Tournament where the Bantams finished as runner ups, the Trinity College women's soccer team received an at-large berth to the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament on Monday afternoon. Trinity will travel to William Smith College in up-state New York where they will face WPI in the first round on Saturday.
  • Women's Soccer Falls to Amherst, 2-1, in NESCAC Championship Game
    November 06, 2016
    Williamstown, Mass. – Amherst junior Hannah Guzzi (Southborough, Mass.) sent a cross to a streaking Emily Hester (Washington, D.C.) in front of Trinity’s goal who booted it into the back of the net for the game-winner in the 2016 NESCAC Women’s Soccer Championship game on Sunday against the Trinity College Bantams. Trinity, who knocked off tournament host and top-seeded Williams yesterday in the semifinals, finishes the tournament as runner-ups in its first championship game appearance in program history.
  • Women's Soccer Shocks Top-Seeded Williams in Penalty Kicks to Advance to NESCAC Championship
    November 05, 2016
    Williamstown, Mass. – Trinity junior goalie Julia Pitino (Littleton, Mass.) dove to her left, knocked the ball away from the goal, and sent the Trinity College women’s soccer team to the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Women’s Soccer Championship game tomorrow with a victory over top-seeded Williams in a 1-1 semifinals game that was decided by penalty kicks.
  • Trinity Women's Soccer To Play In Third NESCAC Final Four In Four Years
    November 02, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - The No. 4-seeded Trinity College women's soccer team topped the No. 5-seeded Bates College Bobcats, 2-1, on Saturday in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Quarterfinals to advance to the NESCAC Championship Final Four this weekend at top-seeded Williams
  • Women's Soccer Weekly Preview: NESCAC Final Four
    November 01, 2016
    The No. 4 seed Trinity College women's soccer team defeated No. 5 seed Tufts University on Saturday in the Quarterfinals of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Championship Tournament. The Bantams, who improved to 11-3-2 overall with the victory, move on to play tournament host and top-seeded Williams on Saturday for a chance to play in the conference championship game on Sunday.
  • Women's Soccer Downs Tufts to Advance to NESCAC Semifinals
    October 29, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - Sophomore Taylor Kirchgessner (Southampton, N.Y.) fired a shot off her left foot and placed it just inside the left post to put the Bantams up, 1-0, a lead they would not relinquish as the No. 4 seed Trinity College women's soccer team defeated the No. 5 seed Tufts University Jumbos on Saturday afternoon in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Quarterfinals matchup in Hartford. Trinity improves to 11-3-2 overall and moves on to play tournament host Williams College next weekend in a semifinals matchup in Williamstown. Tufts concludes its season with a 7-6-3 overall record.
  • Trinity Women's Soccer Hosts Tufts In NESCAC Quarterfinals Saturday
    October 26, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - The Trinity College Bantams, coached by Michael Smith (20th Season), have qualified for the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Women's Soccer Championship Tournament for the 11th time and the fourth year in a row, and will host the No. 5-seeded
  • Women's Soccer Loses Overtime Battle to No. 20 Ranked Amherst
    October 25, 2016
    Amherst, Mass. - The Trinity College Bantams lost a heartbreaking, 3-2, New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) women's soccer match to Amherst College in overtime on Tuesday afternoon in the team's regular season finale. Trinity finishes the regular season with a 10-3-2 overall record and 7-3 mark in conference play, earning the 4th seed in this weekend's NESCAC Championship Tournament and hosting a Quarterfinals matchup on Saturday versus Tufts.
  • Women's Soccer Weekly Preview
    October 25, 2016
    The Trinity College women's soccer team improved to 10-2-2 overall after knocking off Connecticut College, 2-0, in its lone game last week. The Bantams conclude the regular season on Tuesday as they travel to No. 21 ranked Amherst for a 3:30 p.m. game that will determine the final New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) playoff seedings.
  • Trinity's Pitino Honored As NESCAC Women's Soccer Player Of The Week
    October 24, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - Trinity College junior goalkeeper Julia Pitino (Littleton, Mass.) was honored as the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Women's Soccer Player of the Week for the second time this fall for her fine play in Trinity's 2-0 victory against Connecticut College
  • Pitino Breaks Shutout Mark, Trinity Women's Soccer Shuts Out Connecticut College
    October 19, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - Two of Trinity College's four shots went in and junior goalkeeper Julia Pitino (Littleton, Mass.) made 11 saves to set a new Bantam single-season shutout record with her ninth of the year, as the Trinity women's soccer team blanked the visiting Connecticut College Camels, 2-0
  • Women's Soccer Weekly Preview
    October 18, 2016
    The Trinity College women's soccer team improved to 9-2-2 overall after knocking off Eastern Connecticut State and Tufts, sandwiched between a loss to Middlebury last week. The Bantams return to the pitch this week on Wednesday for a New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) showdown against Conn College.
  • Trinity Women's Soccer Blanks Tufts
    October 16, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - Junior goalkeeper Julia Pitino (Littleton, Mass.) recorded seven saves for her Trinity-record-tying, eighth shutout of the season to lead the Trinity College Bantams to a 2-0 victory over the visiting Tufts University Jumbos in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) women's
  • Women's Soccer's Win Streak Halted by 2-1 Loss to Middlebury
    October 15, 2016
    Hartford, Conn. - The Middlebury Panthers ended the Trinity College Bantams seven-game win streak on Saturday afternoon with a 2-1 victory in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) women's soccer action in Hartford. Trinity falls to 8-2-2 overall and 5-2 in conference play, putting them tied for third with Middlebury in NESCAC standings as the Panthers improve to 10-2 on the year.
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