Women's Soccer Falls To Central Florida, 1-0
Warner, Kain, Backman Named All-Tournament
Sept. 1, 2002
ORLANDO, FL - Central Florida senior forward Nicole Cieslak scored her second goal in as many games to lift UCF past George Washington, 1-0, Sunday afternoon at the UCF Soccer Invitational. The contest ended with 1:07 left on the clock when thunderstorms rolled into the area. In the first game of the day, Jacksonville scored three unanswered goals to defeat Quinnipiac 3-0.
Cieslak headed a ball into the back of the net after freshman forward Jennifer Montgomery headed a ball off the crossbar on a corner kick. The goal was scored at the 21:00 mark for Cieslak and the Golden Knights. UCF had several chances to add to the lead, but hit the crossbar four times during the contest.
The Golden Knights out shot George Washington 22-10, but the Colonials had several good scoring opportunities over the closing minutes. GW's Kim Warner had three golden opportunities to score down the stretch, but UCF goalkeeper Jessica Kuhlman made a point-blank save and the UCF defense blocked a pair of shots to preserve the victory.
The UCF Invitational All-Tournament team included GW's Warner, who scored two goals, along with Ina Kain and Lise Backman. Jacksonville also had three players on the squad including Amber Otto, Inge Heiremans and Hanni Wenzel.
UCF (2-0) also four other players named to the all-tournament team. Freshman midfielder Courtney Baines earned a spot on the team after she tallied two assists in Friday's 3-0 shutout of Quinnipiac. A pair of defenders, Jackie VanLooven and JoAnna Black, also secured spots on the all-tournament team for their excellent play in the back row. The final player named to the all-tournament team for UCF was Nicole Cieslak, who scored a goal in each of the two games.
GW (1-1) returns to Washington for the home opener Friday, Sept. 6 when it hosts Wagner in a 4:00 p.m. match at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex.
Women's Soccer Inks 10 Newcomers for Fall 2017
WASHINGTON - The George Washington women's soccer squad has signed 10 newcomers for the fall 2017 semester, head coach Sarah Barnes announced.
Soccer to Honor 2015 Champions with Alumni
WASHINGTON - The George Washington men's and women's soccer teams are slated to host a spring Alumni Day on Saturday, April 8, at the GW Soccer Field on the ...
Class Experiences Lead to On-the-job Expertise for Taylor Katz ('15)
Women's soccer alumna featured by GW School of Public Health
Catching Up with Women's Soccer Alumna Jane Wallis
With about nine months remaining in her two-year stint with the Peace Corps, Jane Wallis ('14) is looking forward to one of the biggest milestones of her...
Women's Soccer's Cowley Named Third Team All-Region
Kansas City, Mo. - GW women's soccer senior MacKenzie Cowley has been named to the NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Region Third Team.
13 GW VARSITY PROGRAMS RECOGNIZED WITH PERFECT GRADUATION SUCCESS RATE
GW student-athletes see graduation success seven percent higher than NCAA average
Women's Soccer Bows Out in A-10 Semifinal
KINGSTON, R.I. - The George Washington women's soccer squad closed its 2016 Atlantic 10 Championship run in the semifinal round with a 2-0 loss to Dayton on ...
Women's Soccer Advances on Overtime Thriller
KINGSTON, R.I. - The sixth-seeded GW women's soccer squad upset third-seeded Duquesne in the quarterfinal round of the 2016 Atlantic 10 Championship on...