Women’s College Soccer

USD Stops SDSU Shutout & Win Streak

Jacks Give Up First Goal Since September 6th In 1-1 Draw

USD RECAP VERMILLION, S.D. —Maddison Sullivan’s early second-half strike pushed South Dakota to a 1-1 double-overtime draw against South Dakota State on Sunday afternoon in a Showdown Series contest at the First Bank and Trust Complex.   The Coyotes (7-9-1, 2-3-1 Summit) broke through the formidable Jackrabbit (14-3-1, 6-0-1 Summit) defense that had not allowed a goal since Sept. 6,…

Augustana Blanks Minot State

Viking Soccer Wins 3-0

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Augustana women’s soccer team (5-1-1) defeated the Minot State Beavers (1-6-0) 3-0 on a wet and rainy Sunday afternoon game at Morstad Field.The Vikings dominated possession throughout the affair and got on the scoreboard early in the first half. Senior Peyton Stenzel sent a high-arcing pass across the field to fellow senior Grace Behm who kicked the ball out of…

Eastern Washington Downs Coyotes In Double Overtime

USD Loses 2-1

VERMILLION, S.D.—A golden goal in the second overtime period from Eastern Washington forward Brooke Flores dampened South Dakota’s senior day celebrations on Sunday afternoon at First Bank & Trust Soccer Complex.   The University of South Dakota recognized its six senior women’s soccer players (Makenzie Burmeister, Amanda Carpio, Taylor Kelly, Taryn LaBree, Courtney Stodola, Kellee Willer) on a foggy morning…

Manuleleua Scores Twice To Lead Jacks Over Idaho State

SDSU Is 2-0 On The Year After 2-0 Win

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —   The Jackrabbit soccer team finished off a perfect weekend with a 2-0 victory over Idaho State Sunday, thanks to a pair of goals from Leah Manuleleua. Manuleleua led the offensive attack as her two scores came on a team-high six shots, while Marisa Schulz notched a pair of assists and Maya Hansen added another. In total, 16…

Coyotes Can’t Break Through In Loss To Utah State

USD Soccer Drops First Match Of The Season 1-0

VERMILLION, S.D.— The South Dakota Coyotes women’s soccer team was defeated by the Utah State Aggies by a score of 1-0 Sunday afternoon from First Bank and Trust Soccer Complex, dipping USD’s opening weekend mark to 1-1.   “Utah State is a good team,” South Dakota head coach Michael Thomas said. “I thought we played some of our best soccer…

Late Goal Lifts SDSU Past Utah State In Season Opener

Jacks Beat Aggies 1-0

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State women’s soccer used a staunch defensive effort and late-game heroics from Karlee Manding to move past Utah State in its 2019 season opener Friday, 1-0. After 88 minutes of scoreless play, an Aggie handball in the box set Manding up for a penalty kick with the clock winding down, and the sophomore delivered. SDSU…

Coyotes Start Fast En Route To Lid Lifting Win Over Idaho State

USD Women's Soccer Wins 2-0

VERMILLION, S.D.— The South Dakota Coyotes women’s soccer program started the 2019 campaign with a 2-0 victory over the Idaho State Bengals on Friday afternoon at First Bank and Trust Soccer Complex.   “With only one exhibition game, it’s rewarding to come out and see what the team has worked for,” South Dakota head coach Michael Thomas said.   Just…

Maggie Smither The Cornerstone Of SDSU Soccer

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BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Though Maggie Smither’s career as a midfielder didn’t last long…. “I started around like 11 or 12. And so I just went in and I wasn’t really like a field player. Around middle school I kind of stepped into keeper just because I was tall and could kick it far.” SDSU Junior Goal Keeper Maggie Smither says….

Coyotes Close Season Out With Win Over North Dakota

USD Falls Short Of Summit League Tournament Despite 1-0 Win

VERMILLION, S.D. – The South Dakota soccer team ended its season with a 1-0 victory over North Dakota Sunday afternoon at First Bank & Trust Soccer Complex.   The Coyotes entered the day with a chance to qualify for the Summit League Tournament but fell one point short after Omaha defeated Western Illinois 2-1.   South Dakota concludes its season…

SDSU Clips Oral Roberts On Senior Day

Jacks Win Final Home Regular Season Match 1-0

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State women’s soccer took down Oral Roberts 1-0 on Sunday in a Senior Day win at Fishback Soccer Park. After being honored before the contest alongside their senior teammates, Bianca Madonia and Annie Williams paired up in the 61st minute of action for the game’s lone score. After taking possession on the defensive half of…

Augustana Draws With Unbeaten Bemidji State

Vikings Hold 15-0 Beavers In Check

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Augustana proved up to the task of facing 15-0 Bemidji State. They just couldn’t get a soccer ball up and into the net. The Vikings and NSIC-leading Beavers played to a 0-0 draw on Sunday afternoon in Sioux Falls.  It’s the first time that Bemidji State has failed to win in 16 matches this year.  Claudia…

More Late Heroics Lift SDSU Over Omaha

Jacks Nip Mavericks 1-0

BROOKINGS, S.D.  — The Jackrabbit soccer program kicked off the final weekend of home regular season play in dramatic fashion Friday, netting a game-winner in the 90th for a 1-0 win over Omaha at Fishback Soccer Park. With the clock winding down and overtime looming, South Dakota State’s Carina McLennan took possession outside the box after a long pass from…

Legg Uses Her Head To Lead Augustana Past St. Cloud State

Vikings Win 1-0

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Vikings closed out the weekend at home with  a 1-0 win over St. Cloud State to split the weekend’s contests. With the win, the Vikings improve to 7-2-1 (6-1-0 NSIC). Freshman Alexis Legg found herself in the stat line, scoring a goal for the eighth time this season. In the 40th minute of the game Shannon McKnight sent a pass…

UMKC Stuns USD Soccer In Final Seconds

Coyotes Drop 3-2 Heartbreaker

VERMILLION, S.D. – The South Dakota women’s soccer team fell 3-2 Sunday afternoon in heartbreaking fashion as UMKC scored the game-winning goal with six seconds remaining in regulation.   UMKC initially took a 2-1 lead over the Coyotes in the 89th minute when Reighan Childers tallied her fourth goal of the season on a 25-yard shot into the wind. With…

Augustana Blanks Sioux Falls On The Pitch

Vikings Win 4-0

SIOUX FALLS, SD. — The Augustana Vikings cruise by the Cougars of Sioux Falls in a 4-0 win. The series history between the Vikings and Cougars stretches to 9-0, the Vikings leading the way. Head coach Brandon Barkus thought the Vikings played well and did a great job of controlling the pace and rhythm of the game. “I really think our fitness, our…

Jacks lose to Sun Devils 2-0

Jacks lose to Sun Devils 2-0

BROOKINGS, SD…South Dakota State dropped a hard-fought, 2-0 contest to Arizona State Monday night at Fishback Soccer Park. The Jackrabbits (4-4) pressured ASU throughout the contest and put up 10 shots in the game, but only placed two on goal and were unable to break through the Sun Devil defense. Arizona State (3-2) had 12 shots in the game and…

Coyotes Crush Green Bay

USD Soccer wins 4-1

VERMILLION, S.D. – Tiannah Moore had the first multi-goal game of her career as the South Dakota women’s soccer team dominated in a 4-1 victory over Green Bay Sunday afternoon at First Bank & Trust Soccer Complex.   Moore, a freshman from Lincoln, Nebraska, had the final two goals for the Coyotes who improve to 3-2-2 on the season. Green…

SDSU Soccer Edges Northern Iowa

Jacks Win 1-0

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State women’s soccer scored early and hung on late in a 1-0 win over Northern Iowa Friday evening at Fishback Soccer Park. The Jackrabbits (4-3) fired out of the gates to take control in the opening moments of action, breaking through at 15:22 as Marisa Schulz netted her first goal of the 2018 campaign. Annie…

Coyotes Top Northern Colorado On The Pitch

USD Soccer Wins 2-1

VERMILLION, S.D. – Sophomore Abby Ostrem scored the game-winning goal for the South Dakota women’s soccer team as the Coyotes topped Northern Colorado 2-1 Sunday afternoon at First Bank & Trust Soccer Complex.   The win is the second straight for the Coyotes, who are also unbeaten in their last four games with a 2-1-2 overall record. Northern Colorado falls…

Creighton Edges SDSU

Jacks Fall 1-0

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State women’s soccer saw its 11-match home unbeaten streak come to an end Sunday at Fishback Soccer Park, falling 1-0 to Creighton. Playing in front of 283 fans, the Jackrabbits (3-3) were tagged for an early goal, and though SDSU and Creighton finish with 13 shots apiece, the Bluejays escaped with the win to close…