December 12, 2011
SLOPER, VALENTINE BRING HOME NSCAA ALL-REGION THIRD-TEAM KUDOS
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – On Monday, Molloy College junior forward/midfielder Nicole Valentine and sophomore midfielder/forward Allison Sloper wrapped up a successful campaign on the soccer field with their first-ever National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Region selection, and the first in program history. Both players were selected to the third-team.
November 15, 2011
SLOPER EARNS DAKTRONICS ALL-EAST REGION FIRST-TEAM HONORS
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – On Tuesday, sophomore midfielder/forward Allison Sloper of the Molloy College women’s soccer team continued to win accolades, as she was chosen to the Daktronics All-East Region First-Team, as voted on by the region’s sports information directors. For Sloper, this is her third post-season award, as she landed on the CoSIDA Academic All-District and All-East Coast Conference First-Team. She was also a three-time selection to the weekly ECC Honor Roll.
November 6, 2011
FALLER, VALENTINE AND SLOPER CLAIM ALL-ECC FIRST-TEAM RECOGNITION
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. – The East Coast Conference recently announced its yearly All-Conference teams for women’s soccer, naming junior back Alyssa Faller, junior forward/midfielder Nicole Valentine, and sophomore midfielder/forward Allison Sloper to the first-team, as voted upon by the conference’s eight coaches.
November 5, 2011
LATE GOAL SNEAKS DOWLING PAST WOMEN’S SOCCER IN ECC FINAL, 1-0
BROOKHAVEN, N.Y. – Stuck in a scoreless tie with 14-plus minutes left in regulation, Dowling College sophomore back Erika Krumholz sent a 35-yard shot over the head of freshman netminder Nicole DellaPorta, which proved to be the game-winner, as the No. 2 seed Golden Lions edged the No. 4 seed Molloy College women’s soccer team, 1-0, in the East Coast Conference Championship final at Golden Lions Field in Brookhaven, N.Y. With the loss, the Lions end the 2011 campaign at 9-9-1 overall.
November 4, 2011
SLOPER PICKED TO CoSIDA/CAPITAL ONE ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT FIRST-TEAM
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. - On Friday afternoon, the College Sports Information Director of America, and its sponsor, Capital One, released its Academic All-District teams for women's soccer, and sophomore midfielder/forward Allison Sloper from Molloy College garnered first-team accolades. As part of her selection, Sloper will now be placed on the national ballot, and eligible for the Division II All-America Team, slated to be released on Wednesday, Nov. 30.
November 3, 2011
WOMEN’S SOCCER STUNS NO. 1 BRIDGEPORT IN ECC SEMIFINAL SHOOTOUT, 3-1
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Freshman keeper Nicole DellaPorta notched three phenomenal saves to maintain a 3-1 clip in a penalty-kick shootout in an East Coast Conference Tournament semifinal match on Thursday evening at Knights Field in Bridgeport, Conn. The victory propels the No. 4 seed Molloy College women’s soccer squad past the nation’s top-ranked University of Bridgeport and into Saturday’s ECC title contest versus second-seeded Dowling College. Though the Lions advanced, the game ended in a 0-0 deadlock, and goes into the books as a tie.
November 1, 2011
WOMEN’S SOCCER TO FACE NO. 1 BRIDGEPORT IN ECC SEMIFINAL
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. – This past weekend, the Molloy College women’s soccer team earned the No. 4 seed in the East Coast Conference Championship, after sporting a 4-3 post in league play and an overall ledger of 9-8 in 2011. This marks the second-consecutive year that Molloy has qualified for the tournament in the fourth slot. On Thursday, the Lions head to Bridgeport, Conn. to face top-ranked University of Bridgeport in a 6 p.m. semifinal match-up.
November 1, 2011
SLOPER LANDS ON WEEKLY ECC HONOR ROLL FOR THIRD TIME
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. - For the third time this season, and second period in a row, sophomore midfielder/forward Allison Sloper has set onto the East Coast Conference Women's Soccer Honor Roll, in awards released by the league office on Monday. She receives the recognition after accumulating five points in just a pair of games last week.
October 30, 2011
WOMEN’S SOCCER DROPS REGULAR-SEASON FINALE TO C.W. POST, 2-1
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. – On Sunday evening, C.W. Post narrowly escaped with a 2-1 double-overtime result over the Molloy College women’s soccer team at the Dean G. Skelos Sports Complex in Rockville Centre, N.Y. In much part to the Nor'easter that left the Pioneers' home field unplayable, they served as the host squad at Molloy’s home site. Despite the loss, Molloy got the fourth seed in the East Coast Conference Tournament for the second year in a row.
October 26, 2011
WOMEN'S SOCCER EDGES CONCORDIA IN DOUBLE OVERTIME, 4-3
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. - Tied at 3-up with only 14 seconds left in double overtime on Tuesday, junior midfielder Kylie Barbosa headed in a last-chance corner kick by sophomore midfielder Allison Sloper, lifting the Molloy College women's soccer team to a 4-3 victory versus non-conference foe Concordia College in its 2011 home finale at the Dean G. Skelos Sports Complex in Rockville Centre, N.Y. With the decision, the Lions are now 9-7 overall, and notched their first winning season since 2008, when they went 9-8-2. Meanwhile, the Clippers slipped to 2-13 on the year.
October 18, 2011
SLOPER NAMED TO ECC HONOR ROLL FOR SECOND TIME
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. - On Tuesday afternoon, the East Coast Conference publicized its weekly award picks for women's soccer, and Molloy College sophomore midfielder/forward Allison Sloper landed herself a spot onto the honor roll for the second time this season. Sloper, who pieced together a team-best eight-point effort on three goals and two helpers in a pair of contests this past week, was also selected to the ECC Honor Roll on October 4.
October 17, 2011
SECOND-HALF TALLY LIFTS CALDWELL OVER WOMEN'S SOCCER, 1-0
CALDWELL, N.J. - Stuck in a scoreless tie with 18-plus minutes left in regulation on Monday, Caldwell College freshman midfielder Emily Boehler recorded the eventual game-winning tally from five yards out to clip the Molloy College women's soccer team, 1-0, in a non-conference match at Caldwell Field in Caldwell, N.J. With the decision, the Lions now boast a record of 8-7 overall on the season. Meanwhile, the Cougars improved to a clip of 6-6-1.
October 15, 2011
SLOPER - VALENTINE DUO PROPEL WOMEN'S SOCCER PAST STAC, 4-1
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. - Junior forward Nicole Valentine and sophomore midfielder/forward Allison Sloper sported a game-best six points apiece on two goals and two assists to push the Molloy College women's soccer team to a 4-1 win against St. Thomas Aquinas College in an East Coast Conference match on Saturday at the Dean G. Skelos Complex in Rockville Centre, N.Y. With the result, the Lions put a stop to a two-game losing skid, and improved to a clip of 8-6 on the season. The maroon and white also now boast a mark of 4-2 versus ECC opposition.
October 13, 2011
PHILADELPHIA RUNS PAST WOMEN'S SOCCER, 5-1
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - On Thursday evening, the Molloy College women's soccer team got stuck with the short side of the result at Philadelphia University, falling 5-1 in a non-conference clash at Ravenhill Field in Philadelphia, Pa. Sophomore midfielder/forward Allison Sloper notched the lone goal of the game, and registered her sixth tally in five matches for the Lions, who slipped to 7-6 on the year. As for the Rams, they now boast an overall record of 12-1-1.
October 8, 2011
WOMEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO NO. 1 BRIDGEPORT, 4-1
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. - Sophomore midfielder/forward Allison Sloper scored the lone Lion tally on Saturday, but the attempt fell shy as the Molloy College women's soccer squad fell by a final of 4-1 to top-ranked University of Bridgeport in an East Coast Conference match at the Dean Skelos Sports Complex in Rockville Centre, N.Y. With the defeat, the Lions are now at 7-5 overall and 3-2 against ECC opponents. They also had a three-game winning stint halted. Meanwhile, the Purple Knights remained perfect on the year, improving to 11-0, and 4-0 in the league.
October 6, 2011
WOMEN'S SOCCER HANGS ON FOR THIRD-STRAIGHT WIN AT MERCY, 2-1
DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. - Senior midfielder Nicole Reverberi and sophomore midfielder/forward Allison Sloper each scored a goal on Tuesday, as the Molloy College women's soccer team edged Mercy College, 2-1, in an East Coast Conference match-up at Mavericks Field in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. Freshman netminder Nicole DellaPorta also sported a game-high nine saves for the Lions, who have now won three in a row, and five of their last six contests.
October 4, 2011
SLOPER PICKED TO ECC WOMEN'S SOCCER HONOR ROLL
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. - On Monday night, Molloy College sophomore midfielder/forward Allison Sloper was chosen to the East Coast Conference Women's Soccer Honor Roll for her performances in the Lions' triumphs over Le Moyne College and Queens College last week. She registered a team-leading seven points in the two contests on three goals and one assist. This marks Sloper's first career appearance on the ledger.
October 1, 2011
SLOPER, PIGOTT NET GOALS AS WOMEN'S SOCCER TOPS QUEENS, 2-1
FLUSHING, N.Y. - Sophomore midfielder/forward Allison Sloper and freshman midfielder/forward Danielle Pigott sported a goal each on Saturday, as the Molloy College women's soccer team bested East Coast Conference opponent Queens College, 2-1, in Flushing, N.Y. Sloper also chipped in an assist for the Lions, who now own a record of 6-4 overall and a mark of 2-1 in league play, giving her a game-best three points on the afternoon.
September 28, 2011
THREE SECOND-HALF GOALS RALLY WOMEN'S SOCCER PAST LE MOYNE, 4-2
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. - Trailing 2-1 in the latter half, the Molloy College women's soccer team came back with three straight goals in a 19-minute stint, and recorded a 4-2 victory over Le Moyne College on Wednesday in a non-conference duel at the Dean G. Skelos Sports Complex in Rockville Centre, N.Y. Sophomore midfielder Allison Sloper picked up the game-tying and go-ahead scores, while junior forward Nicole Valentine added an insurance tally in the 79th-minute.
September 27, 2011
WOMEN'S SOCCER CLIPPED BY LOCK HAVEN, 1-0
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. - Tied 0-0 nearly four minutes into the latter half, Lock Haven University rookie forward Jamie Hunter controlled a turnover in the box, and notched the lone goal of the game. She kicked a shot into the top shelf of the net, posting a 1-0 result for the Bald Eagles over the Molloy College women's soccer squad on Tuesday afternoon at the Dean G. Skelos Sports Complex in Rockville Centre, N.Y. Despite giving up the tally, freshman keeper Nicole DellaPorta made a game-high six saves in the loss for the Lions.
September 26, 2011
VALENTINE LANDS ECC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONORS
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. - After lifting her team to a pair of one-goal wins, Molloy College junior forward Nicole Valentine has been dubbed as the East Coast Conference Offensive Player of the Week for women's soccer, the league announced on Monday afternoon. Valentine served as the Lions' leading point-getter during the past two-game burst, checking in seven points on three goals, one of which was a game-winner, and one assist.
September 24, 2011
LATE RALLY PUSHES WOMEN'S SOCCER PAST NYIT, 3-2
OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. - Behind 2-1 with nine-plus minutes left in the contest, the Molloy College women's soccer squad recorded two unanswered tallies in a four-minute stint, and earned a 3-2 comeback win over East Coast Conference foe New York Institute of Technology at President's Stadium in Old Westbury, N.Y. Junior forward/midfielder Nicole Valentine scored the equalizer, while sophomore back/midfielder Sami Saad registered the game-winner with just 4:45 left for the Lions, who earned their second come-from-behind win in a row on Saturday.
September 19, 2011
SECOND-HALF COMEBACK LIFTS WOMEN'S SOCCER OVER POST, 3-2
WATERBURY, Conn. - Down 2-1 with 16-plus minutes remaining in regulation, the Molloy College women's soccer team rallied to record two unanswered tallies in an eight-minute stretch, and clinched a 3-2 come-from-behind triumph versus Post University at Municipal Stadium in Waterbury, Conn. Sophomore midfielder/forward Allison Sloper kicked home the game-tying goal in the 74th-minute, while junior forward Nicole Valentine followed with the eventual game-winner in the 83rd-minute on Monday evening in a non-conference tilt.
September 17, 2011
WOMEN'S SOCCER TOPPED BY DOWLING IN ECC ACTION, 1-0
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. - Freshman goalie Nicole DellaPorta made a season-best nine saves on Saturday, but it did not get the job done as the Molloy College women's soccer team lost against Dowling College by a decision of 1-0 in its East Coast Conference opener at the Dean G. Skelos Sports Complex in Rockville Centre, N.Y. The defeat now puts the Lions at 2-3 overall and 0-1 in league play. As for the Golden Lions, they fell to 4-2 and 2-0 in the ECC.
September 14, 2011
WOMEN'S SOCCER WINS SECOND-STRAIGHT AT NYACK, 1-0
NYACK, N.Y. - Sophomore midfielder/forward Allison Sloper earned the deciding and eventual game-winning goal in the 36th-minute on Wednesday, as the Molloy College women's soccer team notched its second-straight shutout, a 1-0 win against Nyack College in a non-conference clash at Moseley Field in Nyack, N.Y. As a result, the Lions, who outshot the hosts by a 17-5 count, improved to an overall record of 2-2 on the young campaign.
September 13, 2011
WOMEN'S SOCCER PARTAKES IN T.E.A.L. WALK FOR OVARIAN CANCER
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - On Saturday afternoon, the Molloy College women's soccer squad rallied together for a cause, joining up in the T.E.A.L. Walk for Ovarian Cancer, which was held at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, N.Y. The Lions, along with Head Coach Danny Longo, partook in Janet Fabian's honor, the mother of Department of Athletics Office Coordinator Shannon Fabian, who recently passed after a long 12-year battle with the disease.
September 9, 2011
WOMEN'S SOCCER SHOOTS PAST PITTSBURGH-JOHNSTOWN, 3-0
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. - The Molloy College women's soccer squad outshot University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown on Friday by an overpowering 44-1 amount en route to a 3-0 triumph in the Lions' 2011 home opener at the Dean G. Skelos Sports Complex in Rockville Centre, N.Y. Freshman forward Casey Filippone registered the game's deciding goal in the Molloy effort during the 15th-minute.
September 6, 2011
DEPARTMENT OF ATHLETICS TO TAKE PART IN OUTCASTS UNITED INITIATIVE
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. - For 2011-12, the Molloy College Department of Academic Affairs established an academic theme, entitled Building Community, based on the freshman-mandated novel, Outcasts United. The book focuses on a soccer-playing immigrant community in Clarkston, Ga. In an effort to help out the refugee team, the Department of Athletics will be joining the initiative by collecting used soccer items throughout the season. The men's and women's soccer squads began the engagement on Tuesday by assisting in Molloy's Community Day.
September 4, 2011
WOMEN'S SOCCER DROPS 2-1 DECISION TO SAINT MICHAEL'S
BROOKHAVEN, N.Y. - Sophomore back/midfielder Sami Saad accounted for the lone Molloy goal and first tally of the game in the 23rd-minute on Sunday. However, the Lions' women's soccer team surrendered a pair of first-half markers to Saint Michael's College, and was not able to rally in a 2-1 loss to the Purple Knights at the Dowling College Tournament, held at Golden Lions Field in Brookhaven, N.Y. Freshman forward Casey Filippone earned the assist on the goal, giving her three points in her first two collegiate games.
September 2, 2011
WOMEN'S SOCCER LOSES 2-1 DOUBLE-OVERTIME THRILLER TO MERRIMACK
BROOKHAVEN, N.Y. - Trailing 1-0 with just over a minute to go in the second half, freshman forward Casey Filippone tallied the equalizer just before regulation ended for the Molloy College women's soccer team to send the game into the extra session. However, after a scoreless first overtime, Merrimack College freshman forward Katie Bresciani buried the game-winner halfway into double overtime to give the Lions a season-opening 2-1 loss on Friday at Golden Lions Field in Brookhaven, N.Y.
August 31, 2011
WOMEN'S SOCCER VOTED FIFTH IN ECC PRESEASON CENSUS
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. - The Molloy College women's soccer squad has been pegged to finish fifth in the 2011 East Coast Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll, as released by the league on Wednesday. The Lions, who finished last season at 6-10-1 overall and 4-3 in ECC play, look to make their second-consecutive trip to the conference tournament after being eliminated in a 5-1 semifinal loss against this year's favorite, C.W. Post.