Women’s Soccer

Augie Soccer Team Qualifies for 4th Region Tourney in 5 Years

Augie Soccer Team Qualifies for 4th Region Tourney in 5 Years

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Following another season of double-digit wins, the Augustana women’s soccer team has earned the No. 6 seed in the NCAA Central Regional and will play No. 3 seed Central Missouri (16-4-1) in Bemidji, Minn. on Friday, Nov. 9 with the time to be determined. This will be the Vikings fifth appearance in the NCAA tournament and their fourth…

Augie Soccer Season Ends in Mankato to Mavs in NSIC Soccer Tournament

Augie Soccer Season Ends in Mankato to Mavs in NSIC Soccer Tournament

MANKATO, Minn. — Looking to make it back to the NSIC tournament title game for the second straight season,  No. 3 seed Augustana women’s soccer team (12-5-3) battled but fell short against No. 2 seed Minnesota State (17-2-1), 3-0, in the NSIC semifinal game on Thursday morning. The Vikings will now have to wait until the NCAA DII soccer selection show,…

SDSU Season Ends With Loss to Omaha in Summit League Soccer Tourney

SDSU Season Ends With Loss to Omaha in Summit League Soccer Tourney

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Omaha sophomore Bailey Cascio registered just the third hat trick in #SummitWSOC Tournament history to lead the fourth-seeded Mavericks to a 3-1 win over top-seeded South Dakota State in Thursday’s opening semifinal. It marks the third-straight year the No. 4 seed has advanced to the title game. “It’s always hard whenever you score two goals (early) on the…

Augie Prepares for Mankato in NSIC Soccer

Augie Prepares for Mankato in NSIC Soccer

MANKATO, MN… The Augustana soccer team has advanced to the NSIC semi-finals after Wednesday’s 4-1 win over Winona State. But they will face a tall task when the 3rd-seeded Vikings take on #2 Mankato on their home field Friday morning. And the Mavericks beat Augustana 2-0 last Friday at Morstad Field to end the regular season. Brandon Barkus knows it…

Augustana Advances in NSIC Soccer

Augustana Advances in NSIC Soccer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Making their 6th consecutive appearance in the Northern Sun Conference playoffs, the Augustana women’s soccer team used a pair of first-half goals, and a stout second-half effort, to outlast Winona State for a 4-1 win. The victory marks the third time this season that the Vikings have scored four or more goals. Augustana will now advance to…

Summit League Soccer Getting Stronger

Summit League Soccer Getting Stronger

  BROOKINGS, SD…. The South Dakota State soccer team will host the Summit League Tournament starting Thursday in Brookings and will do so again next year after winnign the regular season title again. Much like the Summit League Championships in basketball, the league gets one automatic qualifier into the NCAA Tournament. But head coach Brock Thompson thinks his league is…

Jacks Ready For Summit League Soccer Tourney

Jacks Ready For Summit League Soccer Tourney

BROOKINGS, SD… The South Dakota State soccer team wrapped up the regular season soccer title last week and will host the Summit League tournament starting Thursday as the top seed. Brock Thompson’s team loves to play on the home field which is a grass surface, He really thinks that and the home fans will make a difference for his team….

Karstens Double OT Goal Beats Coyotes 1-0

Karstens Double OT Goal Beats Coyotes 1-0

BROOKINGS, SD… South Dakota State women’s soccer has developed a flair for the dramatic of late, picking up its second consecutive golden-goal victory Thursday evening in a 1-0 victory over rival South Dakota. After 90 minutes of regulation and a 10-minute overtime left the teams deadlocked at 0-0 on a chilly night at Fishback Soccer Park, SDSU and USD lined up…

SDSU Soccer Team Loves Home Field Advantage

SDSU Soccer Team Loves Home Field Advantage

BROOKINGS, SD… The SDSU soccer team will be hosting the Summit League Women’s Soccer Tournament on their home field. And they love playing at Fishback Soccer Park where it is a grass surface. Brock Thompson’s Jacks are unbeaten in conference play heading into Thursday night’s big showdown with the USD Coyotes. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – South Dakota State, Sports,…

SDSU Plays Tough Soccer Schedule

SDSU Plays Tough Soccer Schedule

BROOKINGS, SD… Brock Thompson knows his SDSU soccer team is playing a rugged non conference schedule. But he’s glad Arizona State was willing to make the trip to Brookings for Monday night’s game that the Sun Devils won 2-0. The Jacks have also played Minnesota, Iowa State, Kansas and Creighton and know it helps to get them ready for the…

SDSU Soccer Team Inspired for 2018

SDSU Soccer Team Inspired for 2018

BROOKINGS, SD… The SDSU Women’s Soccer team had a brilliant 2017, going undefeated during the regular season and they will host the Summit League playoffs November 1st-3rd as a result. But they lost in the playoffs last year and had a string of NCAA tournament appearances snapped. That will serve as motivation this according to conference goalie of the year…

Coyotes Fall to Wyoming in Women’s Soccer

Coyotes Fall to Wyoming in Women's Soccer

VERMILLION, S.D. – The South Dakota women’s soccer team jumped out to a 2-0 lead in its regular-season opener but ultimately fell 4-2 to Wyoming Thursday at First Bank & Trust Soccer Complex. Junior Amanda Carpio gave USD an early 1-0 lead in the 13th minute when she connected on shot landing in the upper-left corner of the goal. The…

Mustangs Add 8 Recruits For Women’s Soccer

Mustangs Add 8 Recruits For Women's Soccer

MARSHALL, Minn.- Southwest Minnesota State head women’s soccer coach, Erin Kasmarik-Mallett, announced the official signing of eight future-student athletes to the SMSU soccer program on Wednesday as a part of National Signing Day, the first day student-athletes around the country were eligible to sing National Letters of Intent. The Mustangs soccer program will welcome players from five different states: Minnesota…

5 Sign to Play Women’s Soccer at USF

5 Sign to Play Women's Soccer at USF

SIOUX FALLS – On the back of their most successful season at the NCAA Division II level, University of Sioux Falls Soccer head coach Brittany Domino announced the signing of five student-athletes on Wednesday, the first day of the 2018 signing period. Joining the Cougars in the fall of 2018 are Catie Caruso (Greendale, Wis.), Kyla Gushard (Lincoln, Neb.), Taylor…

Thompson Adds 7 to SDSU Women’s Soccer program

Thompson Adds 7 to SDSU Women's Soccer program

BROOKINGS, SD…South Dakota State women’s soccer head coach Brock Thompson announced the addition of seven incoming freshmen as part of Wednesday’s 2018 National Signing Day. The newest Jackrabbits are Rachel Preston (Lakeville, Minnesota), Cecilia Limongi (Elkhorn, Nebraska), MaKayla Griffin (Kasson, Minnesota), Sunniva Dunagan (St. Paul, Minnesota), Hailee Fischer (Hartford, South Dakota), Abigail Kastens (Lincoln, Nebraska) and Karlee Manding (Waipahu, Hawaii)….

Barkus Signs 11 for Augustana Women’s Soccer

Barkus Signs 11 for Augustana Women's Soccer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana soccer head coach Brandon Barkus announced that Augustana will welcome 11  student-athletes to the Vikings in the fall of 2018. Wednesday is the first day of the signing period for all NCAA soccer programs. Ashleigh Aarbo (Sioux Falls, S.D.), Gabrielle Bowyer (Mankato, Minn.),  Sophia Connelly (Sioux Falls, S.D.), Kenzie Geiger (Ankeny, Iowa), Morgan Keirstead (Savage,…

Coyotes Sign 6 for Women’s Soccer

Coyotes Sign 6 for Women's Soccer

VERMILLION, S.D. – South Dakota women’s soccer head coach Michael Thomas has announced his inaugural signing class with six student-athletes signing their National Letters of Intent Wednesday. The six signees, who will join the team for the 2018 season, are Jordan Centineo, Taylor Cotter, Lindsay Farrell, Blake Manke, Tiannah Moore and Joana Zanin. “I am proud to welcome the 2018…

Machacek Has Been a Keeper for Augustana Soccer

Machacek Has Been a Keeper for Augustana Soccer

It takes little bit of insanity to play goalie. “You don’t have a helmet. You don’t have shoulder pads. You have a pair of flimsy gloves and you’re going to go as hard as you can with your hands at the ball which is at someone’s foot and they’re going as fast as they can trying to strike that ball….

Augie Soccer Team Excited to make Central Region Tourney

Machacek, Barkus are pumped that the Vikings season continues Friday

Taylor Machacek’s brilliant career is extended for at least one more game as the Augustana soccer team heads to Missouri and the Central Region Tournament on Friday against Bemidji State. The winner then plays unbeaten Central Missouri. This was a goal all season long for this team and their record-setting goalie and her head coach Brandon Barkus are very excited…

Augie Soccer Team Makes Central Region

Augie Soccer Team Makes Central Region

INDIANAPOLIS – The Augustana women’s soccer team earned the No. 4 seed in the NCAA Central Regional and will play No. 5 seed Bemidji State (15-1-3) in Warrensburg, Mo. on Friday, Nov. 10 at a time to be determined later. This will be the Vikings fourth appearance in the NCAA tournament and their third in the last four seasons. Augustana…