Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer: Happy to have Hofer

Women’s Soccer: Happy to have Hofer

In front of a reported crowd of 621, UConn women’s soccer played not only their first game of the conference portion of their schedule, but their first game of the 2017 season with senior transfer Courtney Hofer in goal.

It was a 1-0 loss, but head coach Len Tsantiris knows Hofer brings a lot to the table and she is in net to stay.

“Maturity. Experience. Composure. She’s a leader… we need someone like that,” Tsantiris said.

Women's Soccer: Huskies draw in final nonconference game

Women's Soccer: Huskies draw in final nonconference game

The Huskies (2-4-3) applied pressure early and often. Less than two minutes in, Junior Vivien Beil narrowly missed a goal, ripping a strike from 25 yards out that hit the crossbar. It was one of UConn’s five shots in in the first five minutes, with nothing to show for it, that would set the tone for the rest of game.

Women's Soccer: Schism in the schedule

Women's Soccer: Schism in the schedule

The UConn women’s soccer team (2-4-3) concluded the nonconference portion of their schedule with their 1-1 draw to Colorado College in overtime on Sunday at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium.

Finishing with a sub .500 record is uncommon for the Huskies. The last time was the 2011-2012 season, when UConn was still a member of the Big East. That season, they defeated Colgate, Wake Forest, and lost to Northeastern, Wake Forest, Harvard and West Virginia, finishing 3-4

Women's Soccer: WOW, winless opening weekend for women's soccer

After tying Syracuse 1-1 on Monday in New York and playing at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium for the first time this season, the UConn women’s soccer team was defeated by Yale 1-0 on Friday.