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Women's Soccer

Women Selected 5th in Pre-season Poll

Aug 16, 2012
Women's Soccer Selected 5th in Pre-season Coaches Poll

Spartans Open Season with 0-0 Tie

Aug 31, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team kicked off the 2012 Season with a 0-0 tie on Friday night versus the defending Midwest Conference champion Carroll University Pioneers at Oyen Field.

Spartans Net First Win of the Season

Sep 4, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team controlled the game from the very beginning on their way to a 2-0 win over Lawrence University

Spartans Win on Penalty Kick

Sep 7, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team won in dramatic fashion on Friday afternoon at Ochrymowycz Field. The Spartans 2-1 victory over St. Mary’s University came on a penalty kick with less than five minutes remaining in the game.

Spartans Handed First Loss of the Season

Sep 9, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team was on the losing end of a match for the first time this season after falling to UW-Whitewater 2-0 on Sunday afternoon.

Spartans Overcome by #15 Augustana

Sep 13, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team continued its tough non-conference schedule with a 3-0 loss to #15 Augustana on Thursday night at Oyen Field.

Spartans Lose in Overtime, 1-0

Sep 15, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team was aggressive from the very beginning but unable to score in their 1-0 overtime loss to St. Catherine University on Saturday afternoon at Oyen Field.

Spartans Shutout on the Road

Sep 18, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team continued its difficult non-conference schedule with a 1-0 loss to Carthage.

Spartans Lose IIAC Opener

Sep 22, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team faced off with #23 Wartburg College on Saturday afternoon but were unable to pull off the upset of the nationally ranked Knights. The Spartans lost the game 5-1.

Watkins Scores Four Goals in UD Victory

Sep 27, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team found its offense on Wednesday night at Oyen Field on their way to a 5-1 win over UW-Platteville.

Spartans Tie with Dutch

Sep 29, 2012
For the second consecutive year, the University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team has traveled to face Central only to come away with a tie. This seasons trip to Pella was a 1-1 double overtime thriller with the Spartans out shooting the Dutch 30-14.

Iowa Conference Honors Watkins

Oct 1, 2012
University of Dubuque junior Alexandra Watkins has been named Women's Soccer Offensive Performer of the Week.

Spartans Shutout Monmouth

Oct 2, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team began its string of six straight home games off on the right foot with a 4-0 win over Monmouth College on Tuesday night at Oyen Field.

Spartans Win 1-0 Thriller

Oct 6, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team pulled out a 1-0 win over Simpson College on Saturday afternoon at Oyen Field. The Spartans scored in the 9th minute and then played lock down defense for the next 81 minutes to earn their second consecutive shutout.

DeLass Named IIAC Defender of the Week

Oct 8, 2012
University of Dubuque senior Loisann DeLass was named Women's Soccer Defensive Performer of the Week.

Spartans Shutout Luther

Oct 10, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team has now shutout its last three opponents after beating Luther 1-0 on Wednesday night at Oyen Field. UD has not given up a goal in nearly 315 minutes.

Women's Soccer Schedule for Saturday, October 13th UPDATE

Oct 12, 2012
Due to the threat of severe weather in the late afternoon the start times for soccer on Saturday, October 13th vs. Coe College have been moved up. The women's game will now begin at noon with the men to follow at 2:00 pm.

Spartans Record 4th Straight Shutout

Oct 13, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team continued its tremendous defense with their fourth straight shutout on Saturday, October 13th at Oyen Field. Loisann DeLass extender her minutes in goal scoreless streak to 429:36 minutes, a new school record.

Spartans Play Complete Game in Victory

Oct 17, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team played a complete game on Wednesday night combining a strong offensive attack with a lock down defense effort in route to a 7-0 victory over Cornell College.

Spartans Set School Record for Consecutive Wins

Oct 20, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team won its sixth straight game on Saturday afternoon, setting a new school record. The 3-1 victory over Buena Vista also pushes their unbeaten streak to eight games, 7-0-1.

Watkins Named IIAC Performer of the Week

Oct 22, 2012
For the second time this season University of Dubuque forward Alexandra Watkins has been named Women's Soccer Offensive Performer of the Week.

Spartans Defeated by IIAC Champs

Oct 23, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer wrapped up the 2012 regular season with a 3-1 loss at Loras College on Tuesday night.

Spartans Advance to IIAC Tournament Semifinals

Oct 27, 2012
The University of Dubuque women's soccer team broke open a halftime 1-1 tie to capture the opening round of the 2012 IIAC Tournament wit a 4-2 victory over the Luther College Norse on Oyen Field.

Resner Chosen IIAC Performer of the Week

Oct 29, 2012
University of Dubuque sophomore Trish Resner has earned IIAC Women's Soccer Offensive Performer of the Week.

Spartans Earn Berth in IIAC Finals

Oct 31, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team advanced to the finals of the Iowa Conference Tournament with a 2-1 victory over Wartburg College on Wednesday night.

Barwick Repeats as First Team Academic All-District

Nov 1, 2012
University of Dubuque Women's Soccer student-athlete Ashley Barwick has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District 8 Division III First Team, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Spartans #10 in Final NSCAA North Region Poll

Nov 6, 2012
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team was rewarded for its Iowa Conference Tournament Finals appearance with the #10 spot in the final regular season north region poll by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

Berna Named IIAC Coach of the Year, Barwick and Watkins First Team All-IIAC

Nov 9, 2012
Berna Named IIAC Coach of the Year, Barwick and Watkins First Team All-IIAC.

Barwick Named Academic All-America

Nov 27, 2012
University of Dubuque Women's Soccer student-athlete Ashley Barwick has been named 2012 Division III First Team Capital One Academic All-America.

Watkins Chosen Third Team All-Region

Dec 5, 2012
University of Dubuque Women's Soccer student-athlete Alexandra Watkins has been chosen Third Team National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Region.

Women's Soccer Receives NSCAA Ethics Award

Jan 2, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team has been awarded the 2012 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Ethics Award. The Spartans earned the Silver Award for receiving no red cards and no more than five yellow cards accumulated during the season.

Women's Soccer Picked to Finish Third in Coaches Poll

Aug 23, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team was picked to finish third in the Iowa Conference Coaches Preseason Poll. The Spartans return eight starters and 15 letter winners from last season's 11-7-2 team that place third in the league with 13 points and a 4-2-1 record. UD advanced to the IIAC Tournament Finals.

Women's Soccer Wins on Penalty Kick

Aug 30, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team overcame temperature over 100 degrees on the field to come away with a 1-0 win on Friday night over Grinnell College.

Women's Soccer Wins Home Opener

Sep 1, 2013
The University of Dubuque's one-two duo at forward of Megan Siepler and Alexandra Watkins provided all the offense the Spartans would need to take down St. Mary's University (0-2). The Sunday afternoon home opener saw Siepler and Watkins team up on all three goals in the Spartans 3-1 victory.

Spartans Ranked 10th in NSCAA Women's Soccer North Region Poll

Sep 3, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women’s Soccer team was ranked tenth in the initial National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/Continental Tire NCAA Division III North Region Poll. The Spartans are currently 2-0 on the season and have won 10 of their last 12 dating back to last season.

Watkins Named IIAC Performer of the Week

Sep 3, 2013
University of Dubuque senior Alexandra Watkins was named IIAC Women’s Soccer (Offensive) Performer of the Week. Watkins finished the week with two goals and two assists as the Spartans went 2-0.

Spartans Improve to 3-0

Sep 6, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team continued its strong start to the 2013 with a convincing victory on Friday afternoon. After a slow start, the Spartans exploded for six goals in the second half on their way to a 7-1 victory over Lawrence University (0-1). Iowa Conference Women's Soccer (Offense) Performer of the Week, Alexandra Watkins scored three goals and assisted on another to lead UD.

Spartans Remain Undefeated with Overtime Win

Sep 8, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team remained undefeated to start the 2013 season with an overtime victory on Sunday afternoon. The 3-2 victory against Marian University (1-2) was the 125th overall victory for the program and Head Coach Jason Berna. The Spartans improved to 4-0 on the season.

Lynn Named IIAC Performer of the Week

Sep 9, 2013
University of Dubuque sophomore Katie Lynn has been named IIAC Women’s Soccer (Offensive) Performer of the Week. Lynn scored two goals and assisted on three other as UD went 2-0 on the week.

Spartans Improve to #8 in NSCAA Poll - RV in D3soccer.com Top 25

Sep 10, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women’s Soccer team moved up two spots to eighth in the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/Continental Tire NCAA Division III North Region Poll. UD also received votes (13) in the D3soccer.com Top 25. The Spartans have outscored the opposition 14-4 on their way to a 4-0 record.

Women's Soccer Remains Perfect

Sep 14, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team improved to 5-0 on the year with a 1-0 victory over Dominican University. The Spartans 5-0 start matches the 2002 team for the best start in school history. UD finished with a 26-6 lead in shots and 15-2 advantage in corner kicks.

Spartans Continue to Climb in Polls

Sep 17, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women’s Soccer team once again moved up two spots in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/Continental Tire NCAA Division III North Region Poll with their #6 ranking this week. The Spartans also received 29 points in the D3soccer.com Top 25. UD is one of 21 remaining undefeated teams in all of NCAA DIII Women’s Soccer.

Women's Soccer Off to 6-0 Start

Sep 18, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team is off to the best start in school history after another victory on Wednesday night. The Spartans rallied back from a 1-0 deficit at half to win 2-1 over North Central (IL). UD is now 6-0-0 on the season.

Spartans Winning Streak Snapped

Sep 21, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team seen its six game winning streak come to an end on Saturday afternoon on the road at St. Catherine's University. The Spartans 1-0 loss to St. Kate's came after a five game home stand in which they outscored their opponents 16-5. UD is now 6-1-0 on the season.

Women’s Soccer Steady at #6 in NSCAA Poll

Sep 24, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women’s Soccer team remained sixth in the latest NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division III North Region Poll. The Spartans received votes in the D3soccer.com Top 25 for the third straight week. Dubuque is 6-1-0 on the year including a 5-0 record at home.

Spartans Pick Up Road Victory

Sep 25, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team picked up their seventh victory of the year on Wednesday afternoon. After suffering its first loss of the season on Saturday, the Spartans rebounded with a 3-1 win at Monmouth College (5-3-0). Dubuque held the Scots to zero shots on goal in the second half. UD is now 7-1-0 on the year.

Spartans Lose in Second Overtime

Sep 28, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women’s Soccer team went head-to-head with one of the nation’s top teams on Saturday afternoon at Oyen Field. The Spartans took #14 Loras to double overtime before losing 3-2. As the rain picked up in the second half, UD turned up the aggression on the offensive end of the field leading to two goals. Dubuque is now 7-2-0 overall and 0-1-0 in Iowa Conference action.

Spartans Improve to 8-2 with Win Against Central

Oct 2, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women’s Soccer team improved to 8-2 on the season with a victory over Central on Wednesday afternoon. The Spartans 4-1 victory on Oyen Field improved their home record to 6-1 on the year. UD held Central without a shot on goal in the second half. Dubuque is now 1-1-0 in Iowa Conference play.

Women's Soccer Shutout on the Road

Oct 5, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team went on the road for the first time this year since Iowa Conference play began. The Spartans were unable to get the offense going in the 2-0 loss the Luther College, who is undefeated in the IIAC. UD and Luther were tied at 0-0 at halftime.

Spartans Shutout Cornell

Oct 9, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team picked up their third shutout of the year with a 2-0 win against Cornell College. The Spartans victory was their seventh straight over Cornell with a combined score of 28-5 during the winning streak. UD took the lead early in the first half on a goal by Katie Lynn.

Spartans Win 50th IIAC Game

Oct 12, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team won the 50th Iowa Conference Regular Season game in the programs history on Saturday afternoon. The Spartans used two second half goal, scored less than 20 seconds apart, to pull away from Coe for a 3-1 victory. Midfielder Katie Lynn assisted on all three UD goals.

Duncan Named IIAC Performer of the Week

Oct 14, 2013
University of Dubuque junior Tiffany Duncan was named IIAC Women’s Soccer (Defensive) Performer of the Week. Duncan recorded four saves in the Spartans 2-0 shutout win against Cornell. She won her 10th game of the year against Coe in which she had one save in the 2-1 victory.

Spartans Lose Defensive Showdown

Oct 16, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer was unable to get the offense going on Wednesday night at UW-Platteville. The Spartans 1-0 loss to the Pioneers featured two teams with shutdown defenses. UD boastes a 1.06 goals against average while UWP holds a 1.13 goals against average. The sixth ranked regionally Spartans are 10-4-0 on the year.

Spartans Improve to 7-1 at Home

Oct 19, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team tied a school record for home wins in a season with their seventh win of the year on Oyen Field. The Spartans defeated Wartburg 2-1 on Saturday afternoon. Alexandra Watkins became the fourth Spartan to score 100 career points with her game winning goal in the 72nd minute of play.

Spartans Shutout Carthage

Oct 22, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team came out on top in a match-up of regionally ranked teams on Tuesday afternoon. The Spartans 1-0 win against Carthage College set a school record for home wins in a single season with eight victories. UD finished with a 22-14 advantage in shots.

Spartans Score Six Goals on Senior Day

Oct 26, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team left little doubt that they would be celebrating a victory on Senior Day. The Spartans came away with a 6-0 victory over Buena Vista on Saturday afternoon at Oyen Field. UD held a 33-3 advantage in shots for the game including a 19-1 lead in the first period.

Graefen Named Iowa Conference Performer of the Week

Oct 29, 2013
University of Dubuque junior Kelsey Graefen (Plainfield, Ill./Plainfield Central) was named IIAC Women’s Soccer (Defensive) Performer of the Week. Graefen scored the game winning goal on a header against Carthage. The Spartans did not allow a goal last week.

Spartans Finish Regular Season at 14-4

Oct 29, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women’s Soccer team wrapped up the regular season with a 1-0 win against Simpson on Tuesday afternoon. The victory was the fourth straight for the Spartans. Alexandra Watkins game winning goal was the 12th of her career, tying a school record. Dubuque finished the regular season with a 14-4-0 record and tied for second place in the Iowa Conference at 5-2.

Spartans Advance to IIAC Tournament Semifinals

Nov 2, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team advanced to the Iowa Conference Tournament Semifinals with a 3-0 victory over Simpson College. Senior Alexandra Watkins had a hand in all three UD goals with a goal and two assists. The Spartans will play at Luther on Wednesday, November 5th at 7:00 pm in the IIAC Tourney Semifinals.

Iowa Conference Performer of the Week Honors for Graefen and Watkins

Nov 4, 2013
University of Dubuque junior Kelsey Graefen repeated as the IIAC Women’s Soccer (Defensive) Performer of the Week and senior Alexandra Watkins was named IIAC Women's Soccer (Offensive) Performer of the Week for the second time this season. The Spartans went 2-0 on the week with a 1-0 win at Simpson in the regular season finale and a 3-0 win over Simpson at Oyen Field in the 1st Round of the Iowa Conference Tournament.

Women’s Soccer Headed to IIAC Championship Game

Nov 6, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women’s Soccer team earned a repeat trip to the Iowa Conference Tournament Championship Game with a 1-0 win at Luther. Katie Lynn (Fox River Grove, Ill./Barrington) scored the game winner in the 64th minute as the Spartans and Norse battled temperatures in the low 30’s on Wednesday night. The UD victory set a new school record for wins in a season with 16!

Spartans Finish Season with School Record 16 Wins

Nov 9, 2013
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team had their season come to end on Saturday night in the Iowa Conference Tournament Championship Game. The Spartans were unable to overcome an early deficit in the 2-0 loss to Loras College. UD has made it to the IIAC Tournament Finals in back-to-back years and three of the last five years. Dubuque finishes the 2013 season with a 16-5-0 record.

Berna Named IIAC Coach of the Year, Three Earn First Team Honors

Nov 20, 2013
University of Dubuque Women's Soccer Head Coach Jason Berna was named Iowa Conference Coach of the Year. A trio of Spartans earned First Team All-IIAC with Megan Siepler, Lauren Waddell, and Alexandra Watkins being honored. Tiffany Duncan, Kelsey Graefen, and Melanie Prudhomme were selected Second Team All-IIAC.

Barwick Named Finalist for Johanna Olson Iowa Conference Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Dec 19, 2013
University of Dubuque graduate Ashley Barwick was named a finalist for the Johanna Olson Iowa Conference Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year. A standout in Soccer, Basketball, and Track & Field, Barwick was an Academic All-American in Soccer (First Team) and Track (Second Team) while also being named Academic All-Iowa Conference seven times.

Women's Soccer Honored with NSCAA Team Ethics Award & IIAC Fair Play Award

Jan 6, 2014
The University of Dubuque Women's Soccer team has been awarded the 2013 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Ethics Award. The Spartans earned the Silver Award for receiving no red cards and no more than five yellow cards accumulated during the season. UD was also announced as the Iowa Conference (IIAC) Fair Play Award winner for the 2013 season along with Wartburg.