2011 Women's Soccer News Releases

September 24, 2012
Toler Named NECC Women's Soccer Player of the Week
ATTLEBORO, Mass.-Sophomore Melissa Toler (Paso Robles, Calif.) led the Wildcats to an impressive 2-0 week after a rough start for Bay Path including a 4-0 shut-out against Anna Maria and a 4-2 NECC victory over Newbury. Toler, currently, tops the Wildcats for scoring this season and tallied three goals this week. Against the Nighthawks, she notched two goals including the eventual game winner for Bay Path. Her final insurance goal for the 4-2 victory would include a game finishing collision between Toler and the Newbury keeper.

January 30, 2012
Women's Soccer Announces 2012 Captains
Wildcats Women’s Soccer announces the appointment of sophomore Sam Bujak and sophomore Melina Isdith as the fall 2012 Captains.

November 22, 2011
Athletics: Fall Season Wildcat Wrap-up
This fall athletics season has marked many ups and downs as are usual for the world of athletics. With the end of the season All-NECC Conference Selections and awards out, several of our Bay Path Wildcats were honored.

October 29, 2011
Wildcats Conclude Season with Tough Loss to Bard
ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. – The 2011 Bay Path College soccer season ended in the snow at Bard College on Saturday with an 11-0 loss. The Wildcats, freshman Marina Rhodes (Providence, R.I.) made seven saves, and freshman Jenn Finn(Malden, Mass.) made two. The Wildcats finish their campaign 3-14. .

October 28, 2011
Nighthawks Fly Past Wildcats
LONGMEADOW, Mass.—The Nighthawks of Newbury College defeated host Bay Path College 10-2 today in a rescheduled match which had the Nighthawks as the home team to the Wildcats. Newbury, who was unable to play their home contest at their regular season field, travelled to Bay Path to play their New England Collegiate Conference match prior to the upcoming storm heading to New England. A pair of Nighthawks soared during the contest each garnering hat tricks for the day with sophomore forward Briana Tomaselli (Warwick, R.I.) tallying eight points and freshman midfielder Kelsey Landry (Milford, N.H.) notching five points in the contest.

October 25, 2011
Wildcats Fall 2-0 to Mariners in Women's Soccer Action
NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Mitchell College women’s soccer team came away with a 2-0 victory over Bay Path College on Tuesday afternoon in a New England Collegiate Conference showdown at Alumni Field.

October 22, 2011
Bay Path Falls 4-0 to Elms in NECC Women’s Soccer Action
LONGMEADOW, Mass.- The Wildcats of Bay Path fell 4-0 to local conference rival Elms College 4-0 today at Ryan Field on Senior Day in NCAA DIII women’s soccer action. Two senior members of the Wildcats were honored today for playing their final home contest. Senior midfielder Dajara Wright (Chicopee, Mass.) and senior defender Bridgette Flores (Somerville, Mass.) played all 90 minutes today for the Wildcats.

October 18, 2011
Crossman, Dougherty and Cookson Led Bay Path to a 9-1 Victory over Wheelock
LONGMEADOW, Mass.- In the New England Collegiate Conference women’s soccer battle of the Wildcats, Bay Path prevailed defeating the Wheelock Wildcats 9-1 today at Ryan Field. Three Maroon Wildcats each scored a pair of goals with freshman forward Nicole Crossman (Winsted, Conn.) and sophomore midfielder Keelin Dougherty (Northfield, N.H.) both adding two assists as well as two goal finishing with six point a piece for the afternoon. Freshman Alexis Cookson (Mt. Vernon, N.Y.) was the other Wildcat to tally two goals.

October 15, 2011
Women's Soccer Falls 2-0 in NECC Match to Regis
WESTON, Mass-Bay Path fell 2-0 to host Regis College today at the Regis College Sports Complex in women's soccer action. The Pride moves to 7-6 overall on the season, while the visiting Wildcats move to 2-10 on the season.

October 12, 2011
Bison Herd Past Wildcats in Non-Conference Women’s Soccer Action
LONGMEADOW, Mass. The Wildcats of Bay Path fell 6-0 to the Bison of Nichols College today in NCAA DIII Women’s regional soccer action today at Ryan field in a rescheduled match from earlier this season.

October 8, 2011
Mountaineers Climb Past Wildcats 2-1 in NECC Women’s Soccer Action
LONGMEADOW, Mass.- Despite a valiant effort by Bay Path, the Wildcats were unable to comeback in the second half from a one goal defeciet fallin 2-1 to the Mountaineers of Southern Vermont today at Ryan Field in New England Collegiate Conference women’s soccer action. Sophomore midfielder Keelin Dougherty (Northfield , N.H.) scored the lone goal for the Wildcats. Dougherty now leads Bay Path with five goals on the season.

October 4, 2011
Bay Path Falls in NECC Match to Lesley
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.– Lesley University improved to 7-3-0 and 3-0-0 in New England Collegiate Conference play with an 11-0 win over Bay Path (2-7-0, 1-2-0 NECC) Tuesday night at Edward Field.

September 29, 2011
Bay Path Prevails in Battle of the Cats
LONGMEADOW, Mass.- Wildcats sophomore midfielder Keelin Dougherty (Northfield, N.H.) tallied the game winner for Bay Path in a 2-1 victory over NCAA DIII regional opponent Anna Maria in a wet and soggy day for women’s soccer at Ryan Field.

September 24, 2011
Becker Defeats Bay Path in First NECC Match
LONGMEADOW, Mass.- Wildcats sophomore midfielder Keelin Dougherty (Northfield, N.H.) struck first breaking up a scoreless game for Bay Path. Unfortunately, for the Wildcats the Hawks of Becker College came back to score four more goals to win the New England Collegiate Conference match-up. Becker won 4-1 in another NCAA DIII match today at Ryan Field.

September 20, 2011
Hampshire Narrowly Takes Bay Path 3-2 in Women’s Soccer Action
LONGMEADOW, Mass.- The Wildcats tried to wage a late game rally to come from behind from a two goal deficit only to fall short in the final minutes allowing Hampshire College to take the victory 3-2 in women’s soccer action today at Ryan Field. Sophomore midfielder Keelin Dougherty (Northfield, N.H.) led the charge for the Wildcats tallying three points with a goal and an assist for the match.

September 17, 2011
Wildcats Notch First Win of the 2011 Season
NASHUA, N.H. – The Wildcats of Bay Path earn their first win of the season with a 2-1 victory over the Eagles of Daniel Webster College in both teams’ 2011 New England Collegiate Conference opener Saturday at Eagle Field. First year head coach Nick Chapman pulled off a big conference win over the Eagles after a pre-season poll that had Daniel Webster finishing two spots higher than the Wildcats.

September 12, 2011
Bay Path Falls 11-0 to St. Joseph
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Despite an extremely tough loss by the Wildcats of Bay Pay sophomore keeper Melina Isdith (Rego Park, N.Y.) tallied 19 saves facing 38 shots, 30 of which were on goal. Bay Path fell 11-0 in NCAA Division III regional women’s soccer action to the Blue Jays of St. Joseph (Conn.).

September 11, 2011
Wildcats Suffer Loss to Badgers
LONGMEADOW, Mass.- Freshman midfielder Nicole Crossman (Winsted, Conn.) netted the lone goal for the Bay Path Wildcats topping Bay Path with two goals for her young collegiate career. Bay Path fell 7-1 to the Badgers of Johnson State College in the afternoon NCAA DIII regional women’s soccer match at Ryan Field.

September 5, 2011
Wildcats Succumb to Falcons in Women’s Soccer Home Opener
LONGMEADOW, Mass.— Freshman keeper Marina Rhodes (Providence, R.I.) made 18 saves for the Wildcats despite a 7-0 loss for Bay Path falling to regional opponent Albertus Magnus today at Ryan Field in their 2011 home opener.

September 2, 2011
Bay Path Falls 5-1 in Season Opener to Mount Ida
NEWTON, Mass. - Mount Ida College freshman forward Sierra Legge (Schodack Landing, NY/Maple Hill) netted a hat trick also adding one assist in a 5-1 non-conference victory against visiting Bay Path College Thursday afternoon in Newton, Massachusetts to kick-off the 2011 fall season. Wildcat Freshman Nicole Crossman (Winsted, CT/The Gilbert School) scored their lone goal. The Mustangs improve to an overall record of 1-0-0 while the Wildcats fall to 0-0-1.

September 1, 2011
Lesley, Mitchell Top NECC Women's Soccer Coaches Poll
Lesley College and Mitchell College placed one-two atop the NECC women's soccer coaches poll in a vote conducted by the league's coaches. Lesley earned 96 points and received seven first place votes while Mitchell placed second with 90 points and three first place votes.