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Women's Soccer Travels to Rindge, N.H. to Face Franklin Pierce on Wednesday
Coming off a double overtime road win against Southern Conn., the Warriors look to continue, 4-1

Women's Soccer Defeats Southern Connecticut, 3-2, in Double Overtime
Sarah Coakley tallies game-winning goal to lead Warriors to victory

Merrimack Women’s Soccer Opens Conference Play at Southern Conn. State
Warriors look to edge pass the Owls, improving to 3-1

Women's Soccer Improves to 2-1 With 3-0 Road Win at NYIT
Warriors outshoot NYIT, 22-7, en route to solid 3-0 victory Wednesday

Women's Soccer travels to NYIT on Wednesday
Warriors look to enhance overall record to 2-1

Women’s Soccer Suffers Tough Loss to Dowling, 1-0
Warriors fall short to the Golden Lions on Sunday to close out the Marriott Kickoff Classic

Rookie Vecchiarello Nets Two in Warrior Debut; Women’s Soccer Thumps Molloy, 5-1
Gabe Mejail was treated to a pregame ceremony celebrating his 30th season coaching

Women's Soccer Host Molloy in Day 1 of Marriott Kickoff Classic Saturday
Led by co-captains Danielle Dion and Marissa DePaolo, Warriors look for first win of the 2013 season

Women's Soccer Ranked Fourth in Northeast-10 Coaches' Preseason Poll
Last year's NE-10 Semifinalist separated by just one point from third-place New Haven

2013 Merrimack Women's Soccer Preview
Merrimack Soccer seeks out another Northeast-10 Championship Appearance

Merrimack Unveils 2013-14 Ultimate Warrior Event Schedule and Prizes
Click here for details for this year's Ultimate Warrior Program

Fall Preseason Camps Underway On Campus
Men's and women's soccer, field hockey and volleyball all begin preseason camps

Mejail Releases 2013 Women’s Soccer Slate
Merrimack eyes a league-record 29th consecutive appearance in the NE-10 Championships this fall

Mejail Unveils Nine-Member Women's Soccer Class of 2017
Merrimack to add nine to a strong returning core in 2013

Nine Fall Student-Athletes Crack NE-10 Academic All-Conference Team
Merrimack fourth-most represented NE-10 school on Fall Academic All-Conference Team

Dion, Fazio Named to NSCAA Scholar-Athlete All-East Region Teams
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Two Merrimack women’s soccer student-athletes were recognized for both their athletic and academic prowess on Thursday, as junior striker Danielle Dion (Grosvenordale, Conn.) and senior back Krista Fazio (Syosett, N.Y.) were named to the NSCAA Scholar-Athlete All-East Region Teams, as announced by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

Dion, Fazio, Coakley Land Spots on All-NEWISA Teams
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – After contributing significantly to the Merrimack women’s soccer team’s return to the postseason in the fall of 2012, three Warriors have earned New England Women’s Intercollegiate Soccer Association (NEWISA) honors, as announced today.

Women’s Soccer Remains Steadfast in 2012 Despite Injuries
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – The Merrimack women’s soccer team has established a tradition of excellence, and that did not change this fall; despite an array of hampering injuries that perhaps might have prevented the squad from reaching its full potential, the Warriors still posted another impressive season in 2012 highlighted by another return to the postseason.

Dion Picks Up NSCAA All-Region Honors
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – For the second consecutive season, Merrimack women’s soccer junior Danielle Dion (Grosvenordale, Conn.) has been recognized by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), earning a spot on the 2012 NSCAA/Continental Tire Division II East All-Region Third Team, as announced today.

Alnwick, Fazio Selected to Participate in NEWISA Senior Bowl
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Two members of the Merrimack women’s soccer team – senior back Krista Fazio (Syosset, N.Y.) and classmate Jamie Alnwick (Groton, Mass.) – have been selected to participate in the New England Women’s Intercollegiate Soccer Association (NEWISA) Senior Bowl, the association announced Tuesday.

Men's, Women's Soccer Earn NSCAA Team Academic Award
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Fresh off another pair of extremely successful seasons on the playing field, the Merrimack men’s and women’s soccer programs earned enormous academic distinctions on Friday, as both teams earned the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Academic Award for the 2011-12 academic year, the organization announced Friday.

Dion Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – After leading the Merrimack women’s soccer team on the offensive end of the pitch for the entire season despite missing the final six games due to injury, junior forward Danielle Dion (Grosvenordale, Conn.) has been named to her first-ever CoSIDA Academic All-District Team, the organization announced Monday.

A Look Back at Homecoming Weekend
Courtesy of Atomic Lizard Services, here is a look back at a memorable Homecoming Weekend at Merrimack College.

Penalty Kick Sinks Women’s Soccer, 1-0; Adelphi Advances to NE-10 Finals
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – The fourth-seeded Merrimack women’s soccer team nearly evened the match on a pair of late chances – including a potential game-tying header that sailed just over of the crossbar – but eighth-seeded Adelphi continued its magnificent postseason run with its second straight upset, as the Panthers used a penalty kick in the 47th minute to down the Warriors, 1-0, in Northeast-10 Championship Semifinal action on Wednesday afternoon at Martone-Mejail Field.

Bresciani’s OT Goal Propels Warriors to 1-0 Win Over Franklin Pierce in NE-10 Quarterfinals
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – After neither team could find the back of the net through regulation plus the first seven minutes of overtime, sophomore forward Katie Bresciani (Hopedale, Mass.) received a long pass and scored on a breakaway to lift the fourth-seeded Merrimack women’s soccer team to a 1-0 home victory over fifth-seeded Franklin Pierce in the Northeast-10 Championship Quarterfinals on Wednesday evening at Martone-Mejail Field

Dion Leads Trio of Warriors on Northeast-10 All-Conference Teams
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – After scoring a team-best 10 goals and 23 points through only 14 games, Merrimack women’s soccer junior forward Danielle Dion (Grosvenordale, Conn.) was named to the Northeast-10 All-Conference First Team, the league announced among its list of year-end award winners on Wednesday.

NE-10 QUARTERFINAL DATES/TIMES CHANGED TO WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Due to the impending storm traveling toward the region, the Merrimack men’s and women’s soccer teams’ Northeast-10 Tournament Quarterfinal contests have been moved from Monday, Oct. 29, to Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Women's Soccer Falls 1-0 in Regular-Season Finale; Clinches #4 Seed in NE-10 Tourney
WORCESTER, Mass. – Erin Kinback scored the game’s only goal for Assumption in the fourth minute of the match, as the Greyhounds handed the Merrimack women’s soccer team a 1-0 setback to close out the regular season on Saturday night in a Northeast-10 Conference tilt at Multi-Sport Stadium.

Brady’s Second-Half Strike Springs Merrimack Over Bentley, 1-0
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – With both teams scoreless early in the second half, junior forward Sami Brady (Rockland, Mass.) tallied her second goal of the season to lift the Merrimack women’s soccer team to a 1-0 blanking against conference rival Bentley in a Northeast-10 Conference showdown on Wednesday night at Martone-Mejail Field.

Brady’s Second-Half Strike Springs Merrimack Over Bentley, 1-0
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – With both teams scoreless early in the second half, junior forward Sami Brady (Rockland, Mass.) tallied her second goal of the season to lift the Merrimack women’s soccer team to a 1-0 blanking against conference rival Bentley in a Northeast-10 Conference showdown on Wednesday night at Martone-Mejail Field.

Women’s Soccer Plays Adelphi to Scoreless Draw Saturday Night
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – The Merrimack women’s soccer team dominated the second half, but visiting Adelphi kept the home side at bay, as both the Warriors and Panthers played to a scoreless draw in a key Northeast-10 Conference showdown on Saturday night at Martone-Mejail Field.

Schnopp’s Late Goal Sparks Warriors Over Saint Mike’s, 1-0
COLCHESTER, Vt. – Junior midfielder Jordan Schnopp (Dalton, Mass.) scored the game’s lone goal midway through the second half, lifting the Merrimack women’s soccer team to a 1-0 blanking on the road against Saint Michael’s College, snapping a three-game losing streak in Northeast-10 Conference action on Tuesday afternoon in Colchester, Vt.

Saint Rose Blanks Women's Soccer, 3-0
ALBANY, N.Y. – The Merrimack women’s soccer team attempted 15 shots against defending national champion Saint Rose, but the Golden Knights garnered all of the game’s offense en route to a 3-0 Warrior setback on Saturday afternoon at Sullivan Field.

Stonehill Slips by Women's Soccer, 2-1
EASTON, Mass. – Christine Moodie scored a pair of goals midway through the game, and that was all Stonehill College would need, handing the Merrimack women’s soccer team a 2-1 setback on the road in Northeast-10 Conference action on Tuesday afternoon in Easton, Mass.

AIC Tops Merrimack, 2-1, in Double OT
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – The Merrimack women’s soccer team led by a goal with 17 minutes to play, but AIC rallied to tie the match on a corner kick before eventually netting the game winner a minute into double overtime, handing the Warriors a 2-1 setback on Saturday afternoon at Martone-Mejail Field.

Bresciani's Career Day Lifts Warriors Over St. A's, 3-1
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Sophomore forward Katie Bresciani (Hopedale, Mass.) garnered a career-high five points – including her first two goals of the season – lifting the Merrimack women’s soccer team to a 3-1 Northeast-10 Conference victory over visiting Saint Anselm on Wednesday night at Martone-Mejail Field.

Women's Soccer Blanked at No. 25 New Haven, 1-0
WEST HAVEN, Conn. – The Merrimack women’s soccer team saw a three-game winning streak come to an end, as the Warriors were blanked, 1-0, against No. 25 New Haven in a pivotal Northeast-10 Conference matchup on Saturday afternoon at Kayo Field.

Women's Soccer Wins Third Straight, Tops UML 2-0
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Two different players found the back of the net in the first half, and the Merrimack women’s soccer team picked up its third straight victory, 2-0, over visiting UMass-Lowell in Northeast-10 Conference Action on Wednesday afternoon at Martone-Mejail Field.

Jenna Savi Named Northeast-10 Conference Rookie of the Week
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – After recording her first multi-point game of her career – including one that saw her score her first-ever collegiate goal – Merrimack women’s soccer freshman Jenna Savi (Dedham, Mass.) has been named the Northeast-10 Conference Rookie of the Week, the league announced Monday afternoon.

Warriors Edge Le Moyne, 3-2, in NE-10 Thriller
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Guided by a trio of players finding the back of the net, the Merrimack women’s soccer team edged visiting Le Moyne College, 3-2, in an intense Northeast-10 Conference showdown on Saturday night at Martone-Mejail Field.

Dion’s Overtime Goal Lifts Warriors Over No. 16 Southern New Hampshire, 1-0
MANCHESTER, N.H. – Just less than five minutes into overtime, junior forward Danielle Dion (Grosvenordale, Conn.) found the back of the net for her team-leading eighth goal of the season, as the Merrimack women’s soccer team picked up a huge 1-0 road win over No. 16 Southern New Hampshire in a key Northeast-10 Conference showdown on Tuesday night in Manchester, N.H.

Dion Scores Twice in Merrimack’s 3-2 Setback at Pace
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Junior forward Danielle Dion (Grosvenordale, Conn.) continued her torrid scoring pace with two more goals, but the Merrimack women’s soccer team could not rally from a three-goal deficit, falling 3-2 at Pace on Saturday afternoon.

Zechner’s Overtime Goal Lifts Warriors Over Franklin Pierce, 2-1
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – After trailing by a goal after the first half, the Merrimack women’s soccer team rallied to tie the contest in the 83rd minute before junior Jenna Zechner (Billerica, Mass.), notched her first goal of the season to win the match in overtime, 2-1, over visiting Franklin Pierce in Northeast-10 Conference action on Wednesday night at Martone-Mejail Field.

Dion’s Two Goals Pace Warriors Past Southern Connecticut, 2-1
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Led by two second-half goals from junior Danielle Dion (Grosvenordale, Conn.), the Merrimack women’s soccer team downed Northeast-10 Conference rival Southern Connecticut, 2-1, on Sunday afternoon at Martone-Mejail Field.

Three Different Warriors Score in 3-1 Win over Queens
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – The Merrimack women’s soccer team broke a 1-1 tie with two goals in the second half, as the Warriors downed Queens (N.Y.) by a 3-1 margin on Wednesday afternoon.

Women’s Soccer Drops 1-0 Decision to Dowling
BROOKHAVEN, N.Y. – The Merrimack women’s soccer team was stymied over 90 minutes of action, as the Warriors were blanked, 1-0, against tournament host Dowling College in the final match of the Dowling Tournament on Sunday afternoon.

Warriors Battle Molloy, Dowling in Weekend Tournament Action to Start 2012
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Heading to Long Island to officially begin the 2012 season, the Merrimack women’s soccer team opens the year against Molloy on Friday (Aug. 31) in the first round of the Dowling College Tournament. First whistle is set for 4 p.m.

Two Second-Half Goals Push Warriors Past Molloy in Season Opener, 2-1
BROOKHAVEN, N.Y. – Led by a pair of second-half goals, the Merrimack women’s soccer team emerged victorious in its season opener, downing Molloy College in the opening round of the Dowling Tournament, 2-1, on Friday afternoon.

Women's Soccer Picked Second in NE-10 Preseason Poll
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Now nearly a week into the 2012 season, the Merrimack women’s soccer team earned an enormous sign of respect from the other members of a challenging Northeast-10 Conference by virtue of its No. 2 ranking in the Coaches Preseason Poll, the conference announced Tuesday.

Women's Soccer Returns to Campus
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Aiming for the program's 29th consecutive winning season this year, head coach Gabe Mejail and the Merrimack College women's soccer team returned to action today, as the Warriors officially begin the 2012 campaign with their first practice later tonight.

Women's Soccer Looking For 29th Straight Winning Season in 2012
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The winningest coach in Division II women's soccer history, head coach Gabe Mejail announced the 2012 Merrimack women's soccer schedule on Monday. Mejail and the Warriors are looking for their 29th consecutive winning season in 2012.

Women’s Soccer Receiving Votes in NSCAA Preseason Poll
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack women’s soccer team is receiving votes for the top 25 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) preseason poll.

Where Are They Now: Susan Plante
Former Merrimack women’s soccer standout Susan Plante (1986-89) took an interesting path after her soccer days in North Andover were over. Plante decided to try out a new and more adventurous sport, rock climbing.

Five Teams Announce Class of 2016
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack athletics has announced the signing classes for men’s basketball, women’s basketball, volleyball, men’s lacrosse and women’s soccer.

From The Eagle-Tribune: Back from concussion, NA's Sullivan leading Merrimack
Senior back Jackie Sullivan's journey back from injury was featured in the E-T Tuesday!