June 4, 2012
Spartans release grueling 2012 women's soccer slate
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s women’s soccer team will face what will undoubtedly be one of the toughest schedules in the nation in 2012, taking on eight teams that reached the 2011 NCAA Championship, including defending national champion Stanford.
May 31, 2012
UNCG men finish fifth, women fourth in SoCon all-sports races
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG’s men finished fifth and its women finished fourth in the final standings of the Southern Conference’s all-sports races. Appalachian State earned the league’s Commissioner’s Cup for excellence in men’s athletics while College of Charleston was awarded the Germann Cup for the best overall women’s athletics program.
May 22, 2012
UNCG recognizes student-athletes at annual Senior Banquet
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG Department of Athletics recently recognized its student-athletes at the UNCG Senior Banquet at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons. Men’s cross country and track athlete Joey Thompson and women’s soccer goalkeeper Kelsey Kearney earned UNCG’s male and female Spartan Awards.
May 5, 2012
Thirty-five Spartan student-athletes graduate
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Thirty-five UNCG student-athletes took part in graduation ceremonies across campus this week.
April 11, 2012
Davis to appear on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," "Today"
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG alumna and former Spartan women’s soccer player Karla Davis will perform Wednesday night on NBC’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” and will appear on Thursday morning’s “Today” show.
April 2, 2012
Davis to appear on live voting round of NBC's "The Voice" Monday
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG alumna and former Spartan women’s soccer player Karla Davis has advanced to the live rounds of NBC’s vocal competition “The Voice.” Viewers can vote for Davis after Monday night’s show and the results will be announced on Tuesday’s show.
March 21, 2012
UNCG men third, women seventh in SoCon all-sports races
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG’s men are in third and women are in seventh after the winter season of competition in the Southern Conference’s all-sports races.
February 28, 2012
Spartans kick off spring schedule Wednesday vs. Duke, Elon
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s women’s soccer team will play a seven-match spring schedule that features five home games, coach Steve Nugent announced Tuesday.
February 13, 2012
Former women's soccer player Karla Davis to appear on NBC's "The Voice"
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG alumna and former Spartan women’s soccer player Karla Davis will appear on NBC’s vocal competition “The Voice” either Monday or Feb. 20.
February 2, 2012
UNCG women's soccer signs 16 to NLIs
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s women’s soccer team has signed 16 prep seniors to National Letters of Intent to play for the Spartans in 2012, coach Steve Nugent announced Thursday.
December 15, 2011
Ten UNCG student-athletes earn degrees during fall commencement
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Ten UNCG student-athletes completed their degree requirements this fall and were part of a large number of students who earned their degrees on Thursday.
December 14, 2011
Player, Sendel named to NCCSIA All-State Team
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – UNCG redshirt senior forward Kristin Player and junior midfielder Karin Sendel earned spots on the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association’s University Division All-State Women’s Soccer Team, the organization announced Wednesday.
December 12, 2011
Spartan men third, women fourth in SoCon all-sports races
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG’s men are in third and women are in fourth after the fall season competition in the Southern Conference’s all-sports races.
December 5, 2011
Spartans earn NSCAA Team Academic Award for 10th straight year
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – UNCG’s women’s soccer team earned the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s Team Academic Award for the 10th straight season, the NSCAA announced recently.
November 14, 2011
Spartans promote NB3 Foundation's Be a Game Changer campaign
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s women’s soccer team joined a national movement with the Notah Begay III (NB3) Foundation’s Be a Game Changer campaign to help raise awareness about the fight against type 2 diabetes and obesity faced by Native American youth across the country.
November 9, 2011
School-record 12 inducted into Golden Chain Honor Society
GREENSBORO, N.C. – A school-record 12 UNCG student-athletes were inducted into the school’s prestigious Golden Chain Honor Society on Sunday.
November 1, 2011
Five Spartans earn Southern Conference postseason honors
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG’s women’s soccer team placed four players on the All-Southern Conference teams and one on the league’s all-freshman team in voting by the conference’s 11 head coaches, the SoCon announced Tuesday.
October 30, 2011
Spartans fall 2-1 to No. 7 seed Georgia Southern in SoCon quarters
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Seventh-seeded Georgia Southern got a tiebreaking goal from Sara Oland in the 85th minute as the Eagles eliminated second-seeded UNCG 2-1 in the quarterfinal round of the Southern Conference Women’s Soccer Championship at the UNCG Soccer Stadium on Sunday.
October 29, 2011
UNCG to host Georgia Southern in SoCon first round Sunday
Defending champion UNCG opens play at the Southern Conference Women’s Soccer Championship with a quarterfinal-round match against seventh-seeded Georgia Southern at the UNCG Soccer Stadium on Sunday at 2 p.m. The second-seeded Spartans are vying for their eighth SoCon tournament title.
October 26, 2011
Elon tops UNCG 1-0; Spartans earn No. 2 seed for SoCon tourney
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Elon’s Jaclyn Wood converted a penalty kick in the 14th minute as the Phoenix spoiled UNCG’s Senior Day with a 1-0 win Wednesday at the UNCG Soccer Stadium. Despite the loss, UNCG will be the second seed and host a first-round game in the upcoming Southern Conference tournament.
October 25, 2011
Spartans wrap up regular season with Senior Day clash vs. Elon
UNCG’s women’s soccer team will wrap up the regular season and celebrate Senior Day on Wednesday when it welcomes Southern Conference rival Elon to the UNCG Soccer Stadium for a 7 p.m. match.
October 23, 2011
App State's PK in 89th minute sinks UNCG, 2-1
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Appalachian State’s Sam McVeigh converted a penalty kick in the 89th minute as the Mountaineers stunned UNCG on Sunday, 2-1 at the UNCG Soccer Stadium.
October 21, 2011
Spartans prepare for final weekend of regular-season play
UNCG’s women’s soccer team will play its final regular-season road contest Friday at Western Carolina before returning home for Sunday’s bout with Appalachian State as the Spartans try to lock up first-round hosting duties for the upcoming Southern Conference tournament.
October 21, 2011
Pair of second-half goals leads UNCG past Western Carolina, 2-0
CULLOWHEE, N.C. – UNCG scored a pair of goals less than five minutes apart in the second half to pick up a 2-0 win over Western Carolina on Friday, securing a top-four finish in the Southern Conference standings and first-round hosting duties in the upcoming league tournament.
October 16, 2011
Hein's golden goal gives UNCG 1-0 win over Furman in 2OT
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Lauren Hein’s golden goal in the 106th minute lifted UNCG’s women’s soccer team to a 1-0 win over Furman in a key Southern Conference match Sunday at the UNCG Soccer Stadium.
October 14, 2011
UNCG plays to 1-1 draw with Wofford on Friday
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Halftime substitute Karina Rodriguez scored just moments into the second half, but Wofford scored the equalizer with just over 12 minutes to go and neither side could find the back of the net in overtime as UNCG played to a 1-1 draw with the Terriers in Southern Conference women’s soccer action on Friday at the UNCG Soccer Stadium.
October 13, 2011
Spartans return home to host Wofford, Furman this weekend
After going 4-0 on a two-week, four-game road swing, UNCG’s women’s soccer team returns home this weekend to host Wofford on Friday and Furman on Sunday as it tries to remain atop the Southern Conference standings.
October 12, 2011
Player named Disney Soccer/NSCAA National Player of the Week
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The awards continue to roll in for UNCG women’s soccer player Kristin Player, who was named the Disney Soccer/NSCAA National Player of the Week on Wednesday.
October 11, 2011
Kristin Player tabbed SoCon Player of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – For the second time in three weeks, UNCG forward Kristin Player has been named the Southern Conference Women’s Soccer Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday.
October 10, 2011
Player lands on CS360's Primetime Performers Honor Roll
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG forward Kristin Player has been named to CollegeSoccer360.com’s Primetime Performers Weekly Honor Roll for games Oct. 3-9, the website announced Monday.
October 9, 2011
Player scores twice as UNCG takes over sole possession of first in SoCon
MT. PLEASANT, S.C. – In a battle of Southern Conference leaders, Kristin Player scored a pair of goals as UNCG took over sole possession of first place with a 2-1 win over College of Charleston at Patriots Point on Sunday.
October 7, 2011
Spartans rally twice for wild 4-2 win over The Citadel
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Kristin Player and Ashley Stokes scored a minute apart in the last 10 minutes of play as UNCG rallied from two deficits to win a wild contest against The Citadel on Friday, 4-2 at Washington Light Infantry Field.
October 6, 2011
Spartans head to Charleston, S.C., to take on The Citadel, CofC
UNCG’s women’s soccer team looks to remain on top of the Southern Conference standings when it takes on The Citadel and College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C., this weekend. The Spartans will face the Bulldogs on Friday and the Cougars on Sunday.
October 2, 2011
Player's goal all UNCG needs in 1-0 win over Davidson
DAVIDSON, N.C. – Kristin Player scored in the 21st minute and Kelsey Kearney extended her school record for career shutouts as UNCG beat Davidson 1-0 in Southern Conference women’s soccer action on Sunday.
September 30, 2011
Jones' late strike lifts UNCG past Georgia Southern, 2-1
STATESBORO, Ga. – Redshirt sophomore Nitang Jones scored her first career goal in the 88th minute Friday, lifting UNCG’s women’s soccer team to a dramatic 2-1 road win over Georgia Southern in Southern Conference action at Eagle Field.
September 29, 2011
Spartans head to Georgia Southern, Davidson this weekend
UNCG’s women’s soccer team will tackle its first Southern Conference road contests this season when it faces Georgia Southern at 4 p.m. Friday in Statesboro, Ga., and Davidson at 2 p.m. Sunday in Davidson, N.C.
September 28, 2011
Beyond Box Scores: Exhaustion worth it for Sendel to pull double duty
UNCGSpartans.com's Rob Daniels tells the story of Karin Sendel, who recently played for her native Israel's national team in the middle of UNCG's grueling nonconference slate.
September 27, 2011
Player named SoCon Player of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG forward Kristin Player was named the Southern Conference Women’s Soccer Player of the Week for games Sept. 19-26 after a career-best game against Chattanooga over the weekend, the league office announced Tuesday.
September 26, 2011
Bulldogs edge Spartans, end UNCG's 16-match SoCon win streak
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Samford’s Michelle Moll scored the game’s lone goal in the 70th minute as the Bulldogs downed UNCG 1-0 to snap the Spartans’ 16-match winning streak in Southern Conference regular-season play on Monday at the UNCG Soccer Stadium.
September 24, 2011
Player's career day leads UNCG past Chattanooga in SoCon opener
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Redshirt senior Kristin Player turned in a seven-point night and had a hand in UNCG’s first five goals as the Spartans remained perfect in Southern Conference openers with a 6-1 Homecoming win over Chattanooga at the UNCG Soccer Stadium on Saturday.
September 23, 2011
Women's soccer weekend matches pushed back a day each
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s women’s soccer games against Chattanooga and Samford have been pushed back one day each because of inclement weather in the Greensboro area. The Spartans will now host the Mocs at 5 p.m. Saturday and the Bulldogs at noon on Monday.
September 22, 2011
Spartans to host Chattanooga, Samford to open SoCon play this weekend
After taking on one of the toughest nonconference schedules in the country, UNCG’s women’s soccer team will open Southern Conference play this Homecoming weekend when it hosts Chattanooga at 7 p.m. Friday and welcomes Samford at 2 p.m. Sunday for a rematch of the 2010 SoCon championship contest. Admission to both games is free.
September 16, 2011
UNCG closes nonconference play with 4-1 loss to Georgia
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Georgia struck for three first-half goals and added a fourth late in the contest as the Bulldogs downed UNCG 4-1 in Spartan coach Steve Nugent’s first game against his former squad.
September 15, 2011
Spartans to host Georgia in final nonconference tilt Friday
In a match that will pit UNCG head coach Steve Nugent against his former team, UNCG’s women’s soccer team will host Georgia at the UNCG Soccer Stadium on Friday in the final nonconference contest for both teams. Admission is free.
September 11, 2011
Spartans fall to No. 6/10 Duke at Duke Nike Classic
DURHAM, N.C. – UNCG’s women’s soccer team completed play at the Duke Nike Classic on Sunday, falling 2-0 to the No. 6/10 host Blue Devils at Koskinen Stadium.
September 9, 2011
No. 1 North Carolina tops UNCG 2-0 at Duke Nike Classic
DURHAM, N.C. – UNCG’s women’s soccer team held top-ranked North Carolina without a goal in the second half, but the Tar Heels made a pair of first-half goals stand in a 2-0 win over the Spartans at the Duke Nike Classic at Koskinen Stadium on Friday.
September 8, 2011
UNCG to face pair of top-10 teams at Duke Nike Classic
UNCG’s women’s soccer team will continue to face one of the toughest nonconference slates in the nation this weekend, when it will take on consensus No. 1 North Carolina and top-10 Duke at the Duke Nike Classic in Durham, N.C., on Friday and Sunday.
September 4, 2011
No. 18/23 Tennessee downs UNCG, 2-0
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Tennessee’s Kylie Bono had a goal and an assist as the nationally ranked Lady Vols downed UNCG at the UNCG Soccer Stadium on Sunday, 2-0.
September 2, 2011
Hein, Sendel fuel offense in 4-1 win over George Mason
FAIRFAX, Va. – Junior Lauren Hein scored twice and classmate Karin Sendel scored a goal and dished off two assists as UNCG’s women’s soccer team downed George Mason on Friday, 4-1, to hand coach Steve Nugent his first career win.
August 31, 2011
UNCG prepares for George Mason, No. 18/23 Tennessee
UNCG’s women’s soccer team will hit the road for the first time this season when it heads to Fairfax, Va., for a nonconference bout at George Mason on Friday at 7 p.m. The Spartans return home to host nationally ranked Tennessee on Sunday at 2 p.m.
August 27, 2011
UNCG's contest against East Carolina canceled
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNCG's women's soccer game against East Carolina on Sunday has been canceled by heavy rains brought on by Hurricane Irene in the Greenville, N.C., area.
August 26, 2011
Beyond Box Scores: Soccer doubleheader, volleyball tournament highlight busy weekend
The weather is supposed to be benign, the opposition isn’t, and the UNCG Spartans intend to be prepared for both this weekend.
August 26, 2011
No. 14 Wake Forest powers past UNCG, 5-0
GREENSBORO, N.C. - No. 14 Wake Forest got a pair of goals from All-American Katie Stengel and poured in four second-half goals to blow open a tight game as the Demon Deacons cruised past UNCG on Friday, 5-0.
August 25, 2011
UNCG to host No. 14 Wake Forest, head to ECU this weekend
UNCG will host No. 14 Wake Forest on Friday at 6 p.m. in the first game of a doubleheader with the Spartans’ men’s team, presented by Sterling Cottages at West End, and will cap the weekend at East Carolina on Sunday at 6 p.m.
August 22, 2011
Durst tears ACL, will miss 2011 campaign
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG junior midfielder Katie Durst tore her right anterior cruciate ligament and will miss the 2011 season, coach Steve Nugent announced Monday.
August 19, 2011
Spartans fall 4-0 to Virginia Tech in season-opener
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia Tech got a goal late in the first half and added three in the second to spoil UNCG coach Steve Nugent’s head coaching debut as the Hokies took a 4-0 win in both teams’ season opener on Friday at the UNCG Soccer Stadium.
August 18, 2011
Beyond Box Scores: Spartans boast new look, same expectations
Coaching changes in college athletics often beget transfers, which beget questions, which beget speculation. When it comes to UNCG women’s soccer, you can check all the above in 2011.
August 18, 2011
UNCG set to open regular season against Hokies on Friday
Preseason Southern Conference favorite UNCG officially kicks off the Steve Nugent era when the Spartans host Virginia Tech on Friday at the UNCG Soccer Stadium for both squads’ regular-season opener.
August 17, 2011
Kearney one of 30 national candidates for Lowe's Senior CLASS Award
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – UNCG keeper Kelsey Kearney has been named one of 30 national candidates for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award, the organization announced Wednesday. The award celebrates excellence in the classroom, character, community and competition.
August 16, 2011
Spartans picked to win league, three named Preseason All-SoCon
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – In a narrow vote of the league’s 12 head coaches, UNCG’s women’s soccer team was picked to win its sixth consecutive Southern Conference championship in the preseason poll released by the league office Tuesday. Seniors Kelsey Kearney, Cat Barnekow and Jaimey Etten were selected to the Preseason All-Southern Conference Team.
August 14, 2011
UNCG downs North Georgia 1-0 in final preseason tune-up
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Lauren Hein scored in the fourth minute and keepers Kelsey Kearney and Alex Perry made the goal stand as UNCG’s women’s soccer team downed North Georgia 1-0 in the Spartans’ final exhibition match of the preseason on Sunday.
August 13, 2011
Spartans to host North Georgia for women's soccer exhibition Sunday
UNCG will host its first women’s soccer exhibition against outside competition this season when North Georgia comes to town for a 2 p.m. Sunday match at the UNCG Soccer Stadium. Admission is free.
August 7, 2011
Barnekow, Player score as Gold tops Blue 2-0 in Blue-Gold scrimmage
GREENSBORO, N.C. – An early goal by senior Cat Barnekow and a late one by redshirt senior Kristin Player gave the Gold team a 2-0 win in UNCG’s women’s soccer Blue-Gold scrimmage on Sunday.
August 6, 2011
Spartans to host Blue-Gold scrimmage Sunday at 7 p.m.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s women’s soccer team will hold its Blue-Gold contest at the UNCG Soccer Stadium on Sunday, with the instrasquad scrimmage starting at 7 p.m. Admission is free.
August 6, 2011
Nugent announces seven-member inaugural recruiting class
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG women’s soccer coach Steve Nugent will bring in a seven-member recruiting class for 2011, including three transfers and four freshmen.
August 3, 2011
Women's soccer holds first fall practice
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Five-time defending Southern Conference women’s soccer champion UNCG held its first practice of the 2011 season Wednesday morning, kicking off the Steve Nugent era.
August 2, 2011
Kearney, Barnekow, Partenheimer named 2011 team captains
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s women’s soccer team has named seniors Kelsey Kearney and Cat Barnekow and redshirt junior Stephanie Partenheimer team captains for 2011, head coach Steve Nugent announced Tuesday.
July 29, 2011
Barnekow, Godwin in national semis for respective club teams
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Rising UNCG seniors Cat Barnekow and Casey Godwin are making playoff runs with their respective women’s soccer summer teams, as both squads are just two wins away from national titles.