Senior Hayley Brock scored the game’s lone goal in the fourth minute and Maryland’s defense made it stand up as the No. 21 women’s soccer team defeated No. 3 Wake Forest, 1-0, on Sunday afternoon at Ludwig Field.
The victory, which ups the Terrapins’ record to 6-3-0 overall and 2-1-0 in ACC play, is Maryland’s 22nd victory over a Top 10 opponent all-time and ninth since 2009. The Demon Deacons suffered their first loss of 2013 and now stand at 7-1-1 for the season and are 2-1-1 in conference action.
The No. 21 University of Maryland women’s soccer team went into overtime for the first time in 2013, but didn’t have to stay long as sophomore Ashley Spivey netted the game-winning goal early in the 96th minute to lift the Terps to a 2-1 victory over Clemson at Historic Riggs Field.
Spivey’s game-winner was setup by senior Hayley Brock, who ran down a deep ball into the far right corner of the field in Tiger territory. Two Clemson defenders came at Brock, who entered the game tied for the conference lead in goals scored, but she got off a good low service to the feet of junior Cory Ryan inside the Tigers’ 18. Clemson keeper Kailen Sheridan slid over to guard on a shot by Ryan, but she played the ball across the six-yard box to Spivey who was wide open for what amounted to an open net goal for the win. from umterps.com
Senior Hayley Brock scored the final three goals to propel the No. 17 University of Maryland women’s soccer team to a 4-2 come-from-behind victory over Villanova Monday night at Ludwig Field.
Maryland head coach Jonathan Morgan was pleased with the result, but just as importantly was pleased with the leadership and character his team displayed in the win.
“We’ve talked a lot about where our leadership was going to come from this season,” said Morgan. “We lost a lot of leaders from last year’s squad, but we had people step up and show their character and display leadership tonight. Our players were not going to settle for leaving this field tonight with a loss.
The No. 4 seed University of Maryland women’s soccer team saw its season come to a close with a 3-2 overtime loss to Denver in the second round of the NCAA tournament Friday night at Stanford’s Cagan Stadium.
Denver got the first chances of the game with an early corner kick and the game’s first shot, but it was Maryland which drew first blood. Senior Becky Kaplan dribbled through the Pioneer defense down the left side and got off a solid strike that was saved by Denver keeper Lara Campbell. But Campbell couldn’t control the rebound and junior Hayley Brock was there to put the rebound in with a sliding effort.
Kaplan was working hard all evening and it paid off in the 60th minute when she took a ball from Foothill Ranch, Calif., nativeAubrey Baker and finished it into the left side of the net from just inside the 18-yard box.
The Pioneers trimmed the Terrapin lead back to a goal in the 68th when Harder took a free kick from 40 yards out and played it inside the 18. Maryland keeper Rachelle Beanlands came off of her line to make a play for the ball, but Nicholette DiGiacomo was able to get on the end of the service first and flick it past Beanlands and into the exposed net.
With :40 left on the clock Baker was called for a questionable foul in the box, giving the Pioneers a penalty kick. DiGiacomo stepped up to the spot and sent the ball to the lower right. Beanlands dove to her left and got a piece of the ball, but it had enough pace to get through and tie the match at 2-2.
DiGiacomo ended the match with a strike into the upper left 90 past a diving Beanlands in the 94th minute.
“I want to thank our seniors for really making this season so special,” said Maryland head coach Jonathan Morgan. “I know they are hurting now but I hope they realize how many great moments we had as a team this season because of their leadership. My heart goes out to them and the entire team because I feel they deserved better than what they got tonight. Unfortunately, life and sport can be cruel. I thought we had a terrific effort tonight. We just weren’t as sharp as we could have been in some areas. from umterps.com
Senior Becky Kaplan and junior Hayley Brock each scored in the final five minutes of the game to propel the fourth-seeded University of Maryland women’s soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Stony Brook in the first round of the NCAA tournament Saturday night at Ludwig Field.
The University of Maryland women’s soccer team has earned a No. 4 seed in the 2012 NCAA Tournament and will host Stony Brook in the tournament’s first round. The seventh-ranked Terrapins will take on the Seawolves on Saturday, Nov. 10, at Ludwig Field at 7 p.m.
Maryland, which is one of 64 teams selected to play in the tournament, is making its 13th overall appearance and boasts a record of 13-6-2. Stony Brook is 12-6-3 overall and is making its first appearance in the NCAA tournament after earning an automatic bid by winning the America East tournament. from umterps.com
– Forwards Hayley Brock and Becky Kaplan were named to the
All-ACC second team, while midfielder Ashley Spivey was named to the ACC’s
All-Freshman team, as the league awards were announced by the Atlantic Coast
Conference office on Thursday, November 1.
“I’m pleased for Hayley, Becky and Ashley, because they have worked so hard to
get where they’re at and deserve these accolades,” said Maryland head coach
Jonathan Morgan. “These honors are also an indication of our team as a whole and
are a reflection of the hard work and dedication put in by all of their
teammates as well.” From umterps.com
The No. 5 University of Maryland women’s soccer team suffered a tough 1-0 loss in overtime to the Miami Hurricanes Thursday night at Ludwig Field. The loss drops the Terps to 11-4-2 overall and 6-2-1 in ACC play, while the Canes improve to 8-6-2 on the year and 3-4-1 in the conference.
Miami’s Jordan Roseboro scored in the 98th minute, following a collision of several players inside the Maryland 18-yard box that ended with Roseboro get a free run at an empty Maryland net.
The play was setup when a questionable offsides call on freshman Gabby Galanti set up a free kick by Miami keeper Emily Lillard from 10 yards inside the Hurricane side of the midfield stripe. That free kick bounded over the collection of players and into the Maryland 18-yard box. Maryland keeper Rachelle Beanlands came off of her line to try to get the ball, but she got tangled up with several Maryland and Miami players. Beanlands and senior Domenica Hodakcollided hard and stayed down, but the ball popped free and Roseboro was there to put the empty-netter in to give the Hurricanes the victory.
Junior Hayley Brock scored in the 92nd minute to give the No. 6 University of Maryland women’s soccer team a 3-2 overtime victory over No. 23 Boston College at the Newton Campus Lacrosse and Soccer Field.
The victory lifts the Terps to 11-3-2 overall on the season and to 6-1-1 in ACC play. The win also keeps the Terrapins atop the ACC standings with 19 points. The Eagles fall to 8-5-2 overall and 2-4-0 in the conference.
“We were under a ton of pressure tonight by a good athletic Boston College team,” said Maryland head coach Jonathan Morgan. “For the first time all season I think we were clearly dominated in the run of play. However, our group showed their character tonight. Even when the soccer wasn’t good and it seemed like nothing could go our way, our girls dug in and found a way to get a much-needed result.
Freshman Ashley Spivey scored twice to lead the No. 9 University of Maryland women’s soccer team to a decisive 3-0 shutout of NC State Sunday afternoon at the Dail Soccer Stadium.
The Terrapins improve to 10-3-2 overall on the season and regained the top spot in the ACC with 16 points on a 5-1-1 mark. The Wolfpack falls to 5-9-0 overall and is winless in conference play at 0-5-0.
Junior Hayley Brock and senior Becky Kaplan did it again, each scoring a goal to lead the No. 17 University of Maryland women’s soccer team to a 2-1 victory at No. 15 Wake Forest Sunday afternoon at Spry Stadium.
For Kaplan, the goal is her team-leading ninth of the year and her fifth game-winner of the season. Brock now has six goals on the season and the goal vs. the Demon Deacons is her fifth in four ACC matches.
The victory ups the Terrapins overall record to 7-2-2 and their ACC mark to a conference-best 3-0-1, which puts Maryland atop the ACC standings with 10 points. The Demon Deacons fall to 8-3-1 overall and 2-2-0 in ACC play.
The victory raises the Terps’ record to 6-2-1 overall and 2-0-0 in conference play. This marks the first time since 1997, and just the second time in program history, that Maryland has started 2-0-0 in ACC play. The Tigers fall to 5-3-2 overall and 0-2-0 in the ACC.