Soccer

By
  • Zach Eisendrath
Sep. 06, 2006
After sophomore Lindsey Dare opened the season with three shutout victories, Minnesota soccer coach Mikki Denney Wright said she felt it was time to see what freshman Chelsey Turner could do as starting goalkeeper. The result for the Gophers (3-1-0 overall, 0-0-0 Big Ten): seven saves, one goal against and a narrow 1-0 loss to Missouri (4-0-0, 0-0-0 Big 12) on Sunday at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium in St Paul.
By
  • Zach Eisendrath
Sep. 05, 2006
As long as Lindsey Dare continues to stop every shot that comes her way, odds are Minnesota's soccer team will keep up its winning ways. The redshirt sophomore goalkeeper shut out Iowa State during the Big Ten/Big 12 Challenge Friday night, leading the Gophers to a 2-0 victory at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium in St. Paul. In Minnesota's first three regular season games, Dare has blanked Drake (12 saves), North Dakota State (five saves) and the Cyclones (nine saves).
By
  • Robert Mews
Aug. 09, 2006
With one of the most inexperienced Big Ten soccer teams, Minnesota doesn't have much time between today's Maroon and Gold scrimmage and the start of the regular season to gel together and solidify roles within the team. Coach Mikki Denny Wright said that situation should help make for a game-like atmosphere at 6 p.m. today when the team holds its annual Maroon and Gold Game at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Soccer Stadium.
By
  • Emily Wickstrom
Apr. 24, 2006
If Minnesota's soccer team is using its spring schedule as a measuring stick, the Gophers have to feel pretty good about where they stack up. The Gophers defeated Wisconsin-Milwaukee 1-0 and lost 1-0 to Marquette in the Gopher Spring Classic on Saturday at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium.
By
  • Emily Wickstrom
Apr. 21, 2006
Minnesota's soccer team ended the fall season with feelings of unfinished business. The new roster, stacked with talented freshmen, had the Gophers experiencing their best season since 1999, but still failed to be selected for the NCAA Tournament. Minnesota is preparing early to make sure it doesn't get left out again.
By
  • Emily Wickstrom
Nov. 08, 2005
Minnesota's soccer team completed the 2005 season much improved but dissatisfied. The Gophers (9-8-2, 6-4-0 Big Ten) compiled a winning season for the first time since 1999, but were left out of the 64-team NCAA Tournament when the field was announced Monday.
By
  • Emily Wickstrom
Nov. 04, 2005
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - After priding itself on defense all year, it was an uncharacteristic mistake that helped send Minnesota's soccer team home from the Big Ten Tournament.
By
  • Emily Wickstrom
Nov. 03, 2005
For the first time all season, an opponent of Minnesota's soccer team will step onto the field knowing what to expect. Throughout the year, the Gophers (9-7-2, 6-4-0 Big Ten) have been able to surprise opponents, winning games they "weren't supposed to" through tough defense, timely goals and an outstanding freshman class.
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Nov. 02, 2005
Minnesota's soccer team is in the Big Ten Tournament for the first time since 1999. Daily Sports previews the tournament field.
By
  • Emily Wickstrom
Oct. 31, 2005
Minnesota's soccer team may not have upset No. 1 Penn State, but it stopped Tiffany Weimer.
By
  • Emily Wickstrom
Oct. 28, 2005
One would think having to face arguably the top player in the country is enough.
By
  • Emily Wickstrom
Oct. 26, 2005
During Becky Dellaria's first three collegiate seasons, Minnesota's soccer team won a combined five Big Ten games. In this, Dellaria's senior season, the Gophers have surpassed that three-year total with a 6-3 conference record.
By
  • Emily Wickstrom
Oct. 24, 2005
For the first time this season, Minnesota soccer coach Mikki Denney Wright said she was disappointed with her team's effort. The Gophers played uninspired soccer on Friday in a 1-0 loss to Michigan State in East Lansing, Mich., but rebounded on Sunday to beat Michigan 1-0 in Ann Arbor, Mich.
By
  • Emily Wickstrom
Oct. 21, 2005
The last time Minnesota's soccer team lost a game, it came back and won the next five conference contests. The Gophers will try to bounce back again after the team's most disheartening defeat of the season - a 1-0 double-overtime loss to Ohio State on Sunday.
By
  • Emily Wickstrom
Oct. 19, 2005
The most physical player on Minnesota's soccer team may have played only 14 college games so far. During a soccer game, center midfielder Kelsey Hood will often be found getting called for fouls, arguing with the referee or "getting in the heads" of opposing players.
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