2021 Wilmington University Women's Soccer News

  • Eleven Wildcats Named to 2021 CACC Women’s Soccer All-Academic Team
    December 16, 2021
    Ninety-four (94) honorees on Thursday were named to the 2021 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Soccer All-Academic Team, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara. The total number of honorees represent all 12 schools that compete in the sport in the CACC.
  • Krysta Memis Becomes First Women’s Soccer Student-Athlete to be Named to CoSIDA Academic All-America Team
    December 10, 2021
    Graduate student Krysta Memis became the first Wilmington University women’s soccer student-athlete to be named an Academic All-American as the 2021 College Sports Information Directors of America announced their academic honor on Thursday.
  • Jimena Garcia Risoto Earns Women’s Soccer Second Ever All-American Honor as D2CCA Announces Teams
    December 09, 2021
    For just the second time in program history, the Wilmington University women’s soccer team placed a student-athlete on an All-American team, as junior Jimena Garcia Risoto was voted Second Team Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association (D2CCA) All-American by the division’s sports information directors.
  • Samantha Emmi and Lauren Hoelke Earn United Soccer Coaches All-East Region Honors
    December 08, 2021
    For the first time since the 2017 season, the Wilmington University women’s soccer team placed student-athletes on the United Soccer Coaches All-Region Teams, as sophomore Samantha Emmi and graduate Lauren Hoelke continue to earn postseason accolades.
  • Garcia Risoto, Emmi, and Hoelke Named to 2021 D2CCA Women’s Soccer All-East Region Teams
    November 30, 2021
    For only the third time in program history, the Wilmington University women’s soccer team earned three All-Region honorees this season, as Jimena Garcia Risoto, Samantha Emmi, and Lauren Hoelke were named to the 2021 Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association (D2CCA) Women’s Soccer All-East Region Teams.
  • Krysta Memis and Jackson Brandwene Take Home CACC Soccer’s Top XVI Awards
    November 18, 2021
    Prior to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament Semifinals, the conference office presented the All-Conference Teams and Major Awards, along with the CACC Top XVI Awards for academic excellence. The Wildcats swept the Top XVI Award for soccer as Krysta Memis and Jackson Brandwene won for their respective sports.
  • Wildcats Battle Tough but Fall, 2-0, to Jefferson in CACC Tournament Championship
    November 14, 2021
    A ricochet goal in the 65th minute was enough for third seeded Jefferson to overtake the fourth seeded Wilmington University women’s soccer team, 2-0, in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament Championship match on Sunday morning at LaMoy Field on the campus of Post University.
  • Lauren Hoelke and Krysta Memis Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District 1 Team
    November 12, 2021
    Getting it done on the field and in the classroom, Wilmington University women’s soccer’s Lauren Hoelke and Krysta Memis have been voted to the College Sports Information Directors of American (CoSIDA) Academic All-District 1 Team, as voted on by the East Region’s sports information directors.
  • Jimena Garcia Risoto’s Hat Trick Sends No. 4 Wilmington Women’s Soccer to CACC Championship with 4-1 Win over No. 8 Georgian Court
    November 12, 2021
    The Wilmington University women’s soccer team is heading to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament Championship for the first time since 2017 after a 4-1 victory over No. 8 Georgian Court in the Semifinals on Friday at Municipal Stadium.
  • No. 4 Women’s Soccer Overcomes Early Deficit to Advance to CACC Semifinals with 3-1 Victory over No. 5 Goldey-Beacom
    November 09, 2021
    For the first time since 2017, the Wilmington University women’s soccer team advanced to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament Semifinals with a 3-1 come-from-behind victory over fifth seeded Goldey-Beacom on Tuesday at the WU Athletics Complex.
  • Samantha Emmi Headlines a List of Five Wildcats Named 2021 Women’s Soccer All-CACC
    November 09, 2021
    Following a revitalizing regular season which saw the Wilmington University women’s soccer team finish 10-4-3 overall, the Wildcats placed five student-athletes on the All-Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Teams, including a program’s first Major Award.
  • Women's Soccer vs. Goldey-Beacom - CACC 1st Round
    November 09, 2021
    The Wilmington University women's soccer team will advance to the 2021 CACC Tournament Semifinals for the first time since 2017 witha. 3-1 win over crosstown rival Goldey-Beacom in the First Round. The Lightning struck first with an early goal, but then the Wildcats fought back with first half goals from Jimena Garcia Risoto and Samantha Emmi to lead 2-1 at the break. Lauren Hoelke then added an insurance goal early int he second half to secure the victory. The 4th seeded Wildcats will face 8th seeded Georgian Court in the Semifinal on Friday at Post University in Waterbury, Conn. Copyright 2021; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
  • PLAYOFF PREVIEW: Wildcats Earn Home Game with No. 4 Seed; Aim for Deep Postseason Run Starting with Goldey-Beacom
    November 08, 2021
    The Wilmington University women’s soccer team reached the postseason for the ninth season in a row, earning the No. 4 seed and a home game on Tuesday in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament First Round, squaring off against crosstown rival and No. 5 seeded Goldey-Beacom College.
  • Women's Soccer vs. Chestnut Hill
    November 04, 2021
    The Wilmington University women's soccer team secured the No. 4 seed in the upcoming CACC Tournament with a 3-1 victory over Chestnut Hill on Wednesday in the regular season finale. Kasie Lambert put away her third PK of the season for the 1-0 lead but then Jimena Garcia Risoto made it 2-0 just 55 seconds later. Chestnut Hill scored early in the second half but Jimena Garcia Risoto locked it up late with her second goal of the game and ninth of the season. The Wildcats will play No. 5 Goldey-Beacom at home in the First Round of the CACC Tournament. Copyright 2021; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
  • Women’s Soccer Secures Fourth Seed in CACC Tournament With 3-1 Victory over Chestnut Hill on Senior Day
    November 03, 2021
    The Wilmington University women’s soccer team secured the No. 4 seed in the upcoming Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament with a 3-1 win over Chestnut Hill in the regular season finale on Wednesday afternoon at the WU Athletics Complex.
  • Caldwell Answers Every Wildcat Goal in 3-3 Women’s Soccer Tie
    October 31, 2021
    Caldwell had an answer for every Wilmington University women’s soccer goal on Sunday, as the two teams tied, 3-3, in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference action at Kiwanis Oval.
  • Women's Soccer vs. Georgian Court
    October 29, 2021
    For the first time since 2016, the Wilmington University women's soccer team defeated Georgian Court, 4-0, on Thursday afternoon at the WU Athletics Complex. They extended their lead in fourth place over Goldey-Beacom to four points with 2 games to play in the regular season, as the top four teams host a CACC Tournament First Round game. Jimena Garcia Risoto scored a goal and added two assists while Lauren Hoelke scored two second half goals in the win. Krysta Memis scored the first goal while Manuela Restrepo finished with two assists and Emily Navarrete added an assist as well. The Wildcats are now 9-4-2 overall and 6-2-1 in the CACC. Copyright 2021; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
  • Jimena Garcia Risoto and Lauren Hoelke Lead Women’s Soccer Past Georgian Court, 4-0
    October 28, 2021
    For the first time since 2016, the Wilmington University women’s soccer team got the better of Georgian Court, capturing the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference contest, 4-0, on Thursday afternoon at the WU Athletics Complex.
  • POSTPONED: Women's Soccer vs. Georgian Court Pushed to Thursday
    October 26, 2021
    The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference matchup between the Wilmington University women's soccer team and Georgian Court scheduled for Tuesday has been pushed to Thursday, October 28 at the WU Athletics Complex.
  • Dominican’s Late Goal Sinks Women’s Soccer, 1-0
    October 22, 2021
    A goal in the 80th minute sank the Wilmington University women’s soccer team, 1-0, in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference contest at Dominican on Friday afternoon at the Orangetown Soccer Complex.
  • WilmU Gives Holy Family First CACC Loss in Wildcats’ Third Straight Shutout, 3-0
    October 20, 2021
    A battle between two of the top four teams in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference standings ended with the Wilmington University women’s soccer team giving Holy Family its first conference loss of the year, 3-0, on Wednesday afternoon at the WU Athletics Complex.
  • Women's Soccer vs. Holy Family
    October 20, 2021
    The Wilmington University women's soccer team dealt Holy Family its first loss in CACC play on Wednesday, as the Wildcats defeated the Tigers, 3-0, at the WU Athletics Complex. Kasie Lambert started it with a PK in the 30th minute, followed by Jimena Garcia Risoto in the 38th minute. Krysta Memis capped off the scoring in the second half with a goal in the 71st minute. The Wildcats led in shots, 15-8, and controlled the tempo for the majority of the contest. Emily Camp was called on to make four saves while Emily Navarrete cleared a ball off the line as well. The Wildcats are now 8-3-2 overall and 5-1-1 in CACC play. Copyright 2021; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
  • Men's Soccer vs. Holy Family
    October 19, 2021
    The offense came out firing on Tuesday afternoon, putting up eight goals against CACC foe Holy Family. They scored 22 seconds in the game with a PK and never let up. Shawn Genus scored 2 goals and had 2 assists while Marcus Hedemann ended with a goal and an assist. Paul Young Jr, Hakim Williams, Rochard Thompson, Shoki Yoshida, and Arturo Serano all ended with goals. Pol Romero also had an assist for the Wildcats. The Wildcats are now 12-1-1 overall, 6-1 in CACC play. Copyright 2021; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
  • Samantha Emmi Named CACC Defensive Player of the Week
    October 18, 2021
    Sophomore centerback Samantha Emmi has been named the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon.
  • Women’s Soccer Avoids Weather, Defeats Felician, 3-0, in CACC Night Game
    October 16, 2021
    The weather held off for the game but Felician couldn’t hold off the Wilmington University women’s team as the Wildcats used three different goal scorers to win the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference game, 3-0, on Saturday night at Lyndhurst Recreation.
  • Three Second Half Goals Lift Women’s Soccer Past Staten Island, 4-0
    October 14, 2021
    Three second half goals lifted the Wilmington University women’s soccer team back into the win column, defeating the College of Staten Island, 4-0, in their final nonconference game of the year on Thursday afternoon at the WU Athletics Complex.
  • Women's Soccer vs. Staten Island
    October 14, 2021
    The Wilmingotn University women's soccer team finished their nonconference portion of the schedule with a 4-0 victory over the College of Staten Island. Jimena Garcia Risoto was the lone goal scorer in the first half, scoring in the 15th minute. After the break, Manuela Restrepo scored int he 47th minute followed by Rockesha Dayes scoring twice, first in the 49th minute and again in the 54th minute. The Wildcats outshot the Dolphins, 24-1, and earned more corners, 9-1. The Wildcats are now 6-3-2 overall. Copyright 2021; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
  • Second Half Goal Sinks Women’s Soccer, 2-1, against Bridgeport
    October 12, 2021
    A late second half goal doomed the Wilmington University women’s soccer team in a 2-1 loss to Bridgeport in nonconference action at the WU Athletics Complex on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Wildcats and Eagles Play to 0-0 Tie in CACC Battle
    October 09, 2021
    The Wilmington University women’s soccer team outshot Post, but the two Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference teams played to a 0-0 tie on LaMoy Field on Saturday afternoon.
  • Behiels, Williams, and Memis Named CACC Players of the Week After Department Goes Undefeated
    October 04, 2021
    The Wilmington University athletics department didn’t lose a contest the entire week last week, leading to three Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Players of the Week so far, as announced by the conference office on Monday.
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