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Women’s soccer snaps three-match losing streak

BRENDAN KING | STAFF REPORTER The Butler women’s soccer team snapped a three-match losing streak Sunday, with a 2-1 overtime victory over St. John’s. It was Butler’s first victory in the Big East Conference. The Bulldogs improved their record to 8-4-2 with the win,  and 1-3-0 in the Big East. The game started with a

Mahoney makes most of opportunity

Butler junior defender Kelly Mahoney received an offer from only one school to play Division I soccer. Other schools might regret letting Mahoney slip through the cracks. Mahoney was named second-team All-Atlantic 10 in 2012. She started the majority of the squad’s matches in both her freshman and sophomore seasons and has started seven of

Women’s soccer sweeps weekend matches

BY KYLE BEERY | ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR The Butler women’s soccer team will head into Friday’s home game against Seattle with a 4-1 record after winning two games over the weekend. The Bulldogs beat Bowling Green 2-1 in overtime on Saturday behind goals from sophomore Sophie Maccagnone and junior Kelly Mahoney. Maccagnone scored less than 10

Women’s soccer: Bulldogs stay perfect in A-10

The Butler women’s soccer team will take on Richmond Friday, marking the Bulldogs’ first Atlantic 10 road match of the season. The Bulldogs have started their inaugural season in the A-10 with a 2-0-1 record in conference play. Butler has not lost a match since Sept. 7, winning five matches and tying one game in

Women’s soccer splits weekend matches

The Butler women’s soccer team looked to continue its winning streak with two non-conference games last weekend. The Bulldogs (2-2) had their first away match against Eastern Michigan (1-1-1) that ended in a 1-0 loss. “Our first away game was especially difficult because EMU has a grass field. It definitely threw off the pace of

Women’s soccer falls to Louisville in season-opener

With memories of the team’s 1-0 double overtime loss to Louisville possibly sitting in the minds of some Butler women’s soccer players, the Bulldogs looked to avenge the defeat in tonight’s rematch. The Cardinals (1-0) proved to be too strong for the Bulldogs (0-1) to handle, however, as Louisville made its way to a 2-0 victory.

Women’s soccer: Season ends in league semis

Despite a career-best eight saves from sophomore goalkeeper Julie Burton and a stonewall defense, the Butler women’s soccer team saw its season come to an end with a 1-0 loss to No. 15 Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the semifinals of the Horizon League Soccer Championships. “We played extremely well,” sophomore Ali Backscheider said. “It didn’t work out

Women’s soccer: Bulldogs win in penalty kicks

In a game for Butler’s history books, the women’s soccer team came back from a 2-0 deficit to beat Valparaiso and move on in the Horizon League tournament. The game, played Tuesday in Valparaiso, featured 20 minutes of extra play and eight rounds of penalty kicks. In the first 40 minutes, offense was the theme