2012-13 Northern Arizona Women's Soccer News
May 14, 2013
Four Lumberjacks Earn NSCA All-American Awards
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) has awarded four Lumberjacks with their annual All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year awards.
May 9, 2013
47 Student-Athletes to Participate in Spring Commencement
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Forty-seven NAU student-athletes will receive their degrees from the university this Friday and Saturday as part of the spring 2013 commencement ceremonies. In addition to the 13 student-athletes who earned their degrees at the conclusion of the fall 2012 semester, the Lumberjack athletics department produced 60 total graduates during the 2012-13 academic year.
May 3, 2013
Soccer Promotes Positive Decisions at Williams Schools
WILLIAMS, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona soccer team traveled to Williams on Thursday to give two separate presentations for 250 students at Williams Middle School and Williams High School. The Lumberjack squad advocated against bullying and alcohol and drug abuse and promoted making positive choices in life to the students in an assembly setting.
April 18, 2013
Soccer Hosts Alumni, Embry-Riddle in Spring Finale Saturday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona soccer team concludes its spring season this Saturday with a home game versus Embry-Riddle at 7 p.m. under the lights of Lumberjack Stadium. The game will be the last of the Lumberjacks' six-game spring tune-up before the upcoming fall season.
April 15, 2013
Monahan Advances Pro Career with Finland's FC Honka
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Sam Monahan left the Northern Arizona women's soccer program to begin her professional career in Finland as one of its most prolific players. Three minutes into her first professional game, she scored her first professional goal. Now one year later, after her first professional season in Finland's Division II ranks, Monahan is making the leap to Finland's top league and officially joining the FC Honka club on Monday.
April 11, 2013
Soccer Adds 15 Talented Freshman in 2013 Signing Class
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – NAU head soccer coach Andre Luciano is proud to announce his 2013 signing class which includes 15 incoming freshmen who will join the Northern Arizona soccer program in the fall. The 15 newcomers will join 17 returning letter winners from the 2012 team in the Lumberjacks' pursuit of a return to the Big Sky Championship.
April 7, 2013
Lumberjack Soccer and NB3 Foundation Partner for Free Clinic
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona soccer team and the Notah Begay III Foundation (NB3) joined together to host nearly a 100 Native American children on Sunday prior to the Lumberjacks' spring game against Fort Lewis for a free soccer clinic at Lumberjack Stadium.
April 5, 2013
Soccer Hosts Fort Lewis, Clinic With NB3 Foundation Sunday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Northern Arizona soccer team is back at Lumberjack Stadium this Sunday for the first of three home games to close out its spring season. The Lumberjacks will host Fort Lewis at 1 p.m. and the game will be free for all fans to attend.
February 27, 2013
Soccer Opens Spring Season With ASU, BYU on Saturday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona soccer team kicks off its spring season on Saturday, March 2, with a doubleheader in Phoenix. The Lumberjacks will square off against Arizona State and BYU, both of whom were NCAA Tournament participants in the fall, at the Reach 11 Sports Complex Field #4.
February 24, 2013
National Girls and Women in Sports Day Event a Success
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The first National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) event hosted by the Northern Arizona University athletics department was a hit with the Flagstaff community on Saturday, February 23. More than 50 local elementary and junior high school girls participated in the event held at the Rolle Activity Center on the NAU campus that culminated in their participation in a halftime ceremony at the women’s basketball game.
February 6, 2013
Northern Arizona Signing Day Headquarters
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona football program will announce its 2013 recruiting class on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at its 2013 National Signing Day event at Granny's Closet (218 S. Milton Road, Flagstaff, Ariz.). The football, soccer, and track and field programs can sign student-athletes to National Letters of Intent to attend NAU in the fall starting Wednesday.
February 5, 2013
Big Sky Honors 41 NAU Student-Athletes as Fall All-Academic
OGDEN, Utah – The Northern Arizona football, volleyball, soccer and men's and women's cross country teams placed a total of 41 student-athletes on the fall 2012 Big Sky All-Academic Teams as recognized by the conference office. The 41 honorees were part of a department-strong 3.12 cumulative GPA posted by its more than 300 student-athletes during the fall semester.
February 1, 2013
Pair of Lumberjack Soccer Alums Carrying on Tradition at FHS
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – It is no secret that the sport of soccer in Flagstaff is deeply intertwined. At the heart of Flagstaff soccer resides the Northern Arizona women’s soccer program and over the last few months, a new chapter has been added with 2012 alums Jenna Samora and Natasha Slaughter lending their heart, hands (and feet) to local Flagstaff High School.
November 19, 2012
Soccer Receives Tenth Straight NSCAA Academic Award
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – For the tenth year in a row, head coach Andre Luciano's Northern Arizona soccer team received the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Academic Award last week, continuing the program's strong tradition of outstanding work in the classroom. The Team Academic Award recognizes teams that post a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher. For the 2011-12 academic year, the Lumberjacks posted a strong 3.23 team GPA.
November 1, 2012
Priest, Buzzard Garner First Team Academic All-District Honors
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona soccer team placed two members – junior Elinor Priest and sophomore Diane Buzzard – on the 2012 CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District Women’s Soccer First Team for District 8 as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Priest and Buzzard become the first two Lumberjacks to be named Academic All-District since Kristi Andreassen and Brandy Carr in 2010.
October 30, 2012
Foltz Headlines Four Lumberjacks on All-Big Sky Soccer Teams
OGDEN, Utah – Senior Georgia Foltz closed out her remarkable career at NAU with a All-Big Sky First Team selection as announced by the Big Sky Conference on Tuesday. She was one of four Lumberjacks honored on the All-Conference teams as voted on by the conference head coaches, with coaches not allowed to vote for their own players. Foltz's first team selection continues a string of 13 consecutive years in which the Lumberjacks have placed at least one player on the first team.
October 26, 2012
Soccer Fights Back, Drops 3-2 Stunner on Senior Night to CSUB
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona soccer team fought back from a 2-0 deficit, but CSU Bakersfield played spoiler on a frigid Senior Night at Lumberjack Stadium, stunning the Lumberjacks, 3-2, in overtime. Friday night's match marked the final games in the careers of seniors Georgia Foltz, Laura Johnson and Jessica Kettelkamp, as the Lumberjacks concluded their 2012 season with a 5-9-5 record – a two-win improvement from a year ago.
October 25, 2012
Soccer Seeks to Send Seniors Out with a Win Friday Versus CSUB
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Three seniors, three different recruiting classes. They may not have come in together, but on Friday they will all end their NAU careers together as seniors Georgia Foltz, Laura Johnson and Jessica Kettelkamp will each play their final games as Lumberjacks when the Northern Arizona soccer team wraps up its season against CSU Bakersfield. The Senior Night match will be televised live from Lumberjack Stadium beginning at 6 p.m.
October 21, 2012
Soccer Drops Big Sky Finale, 1-0, to Montana
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona soccer team surrendered an early Montana goal on Sunday and the score held as the Lumberjacks dropped their Big Sky Conference finale, 1-0, to the Grizzlies. NAU finished the conference season with an even 3-3-3 record and fell to 5-8-5 this season heading into its regular season finale this upcoming Friday versus CSU Bakersfield.
October 20, 2012
Soccer Hosts Montana on Sunday in BSC Finale
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona soccer team will host Montana on Sunday at 11 a.m. for its final conference game of the season. The Lumberjacks are coming off their third consecutive 0-0 tie at home on Friday versus Eastern Washington. With the tie and other results within the conference on Friday, NAU (5-7-5 overall, 3-2-3 BSC) was eliminated from contention for the Big Sky Conference tournament, but can deny the Grizzlies from moving up in the standings.
October 19, 2012
Soccer Draws with Eastern Washington, 0-0
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona soccer team recorded its third straight home shutout Friday night, but it resulted in its third consecutive 0-0 double overtime at Lumberjack Stadium. Despite overwhelming Eastern Washington in the second half and the overtime periods, NAU could not break through and settled for the tie that pushed its record to 5-7-5 overall and 3-2-3 in Big Sky play heading into its final conference match of the season on Sunday.
October 18, 2012
Soccer Takes on Eastern Washington Friday at Lumberjack Stadium
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Facing a must-win situation this weekend, the Northern Arizona soccer team will host Eastern Washington on Friday at 7 p.m. at Lumberjack Stadium in the first of its two final conference matches. The Lumberjacks (5-7-4 overall, 3-2-2 BSC) are in need of wins in order to move into the top-four qualifying spots for the Big Sky Championship tournament after a one-year absence a year ago.
October 14, 2012
Soccer Drops Final Road Game At Northern Colorado, 5-0
GREELEY, Colo. – Two days after posting its season-high goal total, the Northern Arizona soccer team fell to Northern Colorado, 5-0, in its final road game of the regular season on Sunday at Jackson Stadium. The five goals were the most the Lumberjacks have given up this season as they fell to 5-7-4 and 3-2-2 in the conference heading into their final two Big Sky matches this upcoming weekend.
October 12, 2012
Soccer Explodes for 4-0 Shutout of North Dakota
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Sophomore Emily Roth got the scoring underway just seconds before the end of the first half and consequently opened the floodgates for the Northern Arizona soccer team on Friday as the Lumberjacks picked up a 4-0 victory over North Dakota. The shutout was NAU's third consecutive and fifth in six conference matches and the four goals marked a season-high as the Lumberjacks improved to 5-6-4 overall and 3-1-2 in conference play.
October 11, 2012
Soccer Out For Final Road Trip at North Dakota, Northern Colorado
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona soccer team heads out for its final road trip of the regular season this weekend currently sitting two points out in a tie of the top-four qualifying teams for the Big Sky Conference tournament. With matches at North Dakota on Friday at 1 p.m. and Northern Colorado on Sunday at 11 a.m., the Lumberjacks hope to make up ground before returning home next weekend for their final two conference games.
October 9, 2012
Weaver Named Big Sky Defensive POTW After Career Weekend
OGDEN, Utah – Junior Lauren Weaver garnered her first Big Sky Defensive Player of the Week award of the season as announced by the conference office on Tuesday for matches played from October 2-8. The weekly award is the third of Weaver's career after being honored twice last season.
October 7, 2012
Soccer Notches Second Straight Shutout, Ties Sacramento State, 0-0
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona soccer team notched its fifth shutout in its last six games, but had to settle for its second consecutive 0-0 tie of the weekend on Sunday, playing Sacramento State to 110:00 minutes of scoreless action. The Lumberjacks will next head into their final road trip of the season this upcoming weekend with a 4-6-4 overall record and a 2-1-2 mark in the Big Sky.
October 6, 2012
Soccer Hosts Sacramento State Sunday for Think Pink/Youth Soccer Day
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Before heading out on its final road trip of the regular season, the Northern Arizona soccer team will aim for a critical victory on Sunday as it'll host Sacramento State at Lumberjack Stadium at 12 p.m. The match will serve as the Lumberjacks' annual Think Pink game in honor of breast cancer awareness as well as Youth Soccer Day.
October 5, 2012
Weaver Makes Career-High 12 Saves, Soccer Plays to 0-0 Tie with PSU
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – A week after posting her third career 11-save game, junior Lauren Weaver eclipsed that mark, making a career-high 12 saves as the Northern Arizona soccer team battled Portland State to a 0-0 double overtime draw Friday night at Lumberjack Stadium. The scoreless affair pushed NAU's record to 4-6-3 overall and 2-1-1 in the Big Sky for a total of seven conference points.
October 4, 2012
Soccer Back Home to Host Portland State, No. 20 in Home Attendance
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona soccer team returns home on Friday where its played in front of one of the country's top home attendances all season long to square off against preseason Big Sky favorite Portland State at 7 p.m. at Lumberjack Stadium. The Lumberjacks are back in their home confines with a 2-1 conference record, 4-6-2 overall, after a weekend split at Weber State and Idaho State a week ago.
October 3, 2012
Soccer in Flagstaff: One Community, One Family
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – There's little doubt that soccer runs deep within the roots of the Flagstaff community. From the youth programs in town to the Northern Arizona women's soccer program, there is a strong connection that fuels soccer in the community.
September 30, 2012
Soccer Drops First Conference Match, 2-1, to Idaho State
POCATELLO, Idaho - The Northern Arizona soccer team jumped on the scoreboard first on Sunday, but allowed two Idaho State goals in a minute and a half span and dropped its first conference match of the season, 2-1 to the Bengals at Davis Field. The Lumberjacks' four-match unbeaten streak was snapped with the loss as NAU fell to 4-6-2 overall and 2-1 in Big Sky play.
September 28, 2012
Weaver Ties Career-High Saves, Leads Soccer to 1-0 Win At Weber State
OGDEN, Utah – Despite being outshot 24-8 on Friday, the Northern Arizona soccer team got a first half goal by freshman Cierra Gamble and received an outstanding performance by junior Lauren Weaver in goal to seal up a 1-0 victory over Weber State. The Lumberjacks improved to 2-0-0 in conference play and 4-5-2 overall, besting last season's overall win total in 11 games this season, with their third consecutive shutout.
September 27, 2012
Soccer Heads To Weber State, Idaho State in Search of BSC Road Wins
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After a 1-0 shutout of Southern Utah in its conference opener, the Northern Arizona soccer team (3-5-2, 1-0-0 BSC) hits the road this weekend for its first Big Sky road games of the season at Weber State and Idaho State on Friday and Sunday respectively. With just the top-four teams in the conference qualifying for the Big Sky tournament, picking up points on the road will be critical to the Lumberjacks' chances at a postseason bid.
September 21, 2012
Soccer Shuts Out Southern Utah, 1-0; Claims First Big Sky Victory
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Freshman Demi Schmieder scored her first career goal in the 50th minute to snap a scoreless tie and sent the Northern Arizona soccer team to a critical 1-0 victory in its conference opener over Southern Utah in front of 897 fans at Lumberjack Stadium Friday night. The win was the Lumberjacks' second consecutive 1-0 shutout victory and third overall shutout this season.
September 20, 2012
Soccer Opens Big Sky Schedule With Southern Utah on Friday
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After just missing out on the conference tournament a year ago, the Northern Arizona soccer team's road to a return to the Big Sky Championship begins on Friday as a familiar foe rolls into Lumberjack Stadium. The Lumberjacks (2-5-2) will square off against Southern Utah (1-4-1), who is in its first season as a member of the Big Sky, at 7 p.m. Friday night in the conference opener for both teams.
September 18, 2012
Buzzard Collects First Big Sky Defensive Player of the Week Honor
OGDEN, Utah – After scoring her first career goal this past weekend, sophomore Diane Buzzard was honored by the Big Sky Conference office on Tuesday as the conference Defensive Player of the Week for matches played from September 10-16. The award is Buzzard's first of her career as well as the first for the Lumberjacks this season.
September 16, 2012
Tano Propels Soccer to 1-0 Shutout of San Jose State
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona soccer team outshot its opponent for the second straight game, putting up a season-high 17 shots on Sunday, in its 1-0 shutout victory of San Jose State at Lumberjack Stadium in its final non-conference tune-up before opening the conference season this week. The Lumberjacks posted their second shutout of the season as they improved to 2-5-2 moving forward to Friday's conference opener against Southern Utah.
September 14, 2012
Buzzard's First Goal Sends Soccer to 1-1 Tie with FGCU
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Back home in their confines at Lumberjack Stadium, the Northern Arizona soccer team was the recipient of a special goal by sophomore Diane Buzzard in the first half of an eventual 1-1 double overtime draw with Florida Gulf Coast. The game was the nightcap of two games on day one of the Hilton Garden Inn High Altitude Tournament Friday night.
September 12, 2012
Soccer Returns Home to Host High Altitude Tournament
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – With the Big Sky season just a week away, the Northern Arizona soccer team returns home for its final non-conference tune-ups this weekend as it will host the Hilton Garden Inn High Altitude Tournament Friday and Sunday at Lumberjack Stadium. The Lumberjacks will play Florida Gulf Coast and San Jose State on Friday and Sunday respectively, while UNLV will be the fourth team in the tournament playing in the first games on each day.
September 9, 2012
Soccer Defeated by UC Davis, 3-0
DAVIS, Calif. – The Northern Arizona soccer team gave up two first half goals to UC Davis and the Lumberjacks were outshot by a 29-7 margin as they dropped a 3-0 decision to the Aggies on Sunday. NAU fell to 1-5-1 this season as they return home for three straight home matches beginning this Friday against Florida Gulf Coast.
September 7, 2012
Soccer Battles San Francisco to 1-1 Draw
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – The Northern Arizona soccer team responded quickly after ceding a goal to San Francisco and then battled the rest of the way through to a 1-1 tie with the Dons Friday night at Negoesco Stadium. Freshman Haley Wingender put in her second goal of the season a mere 21 seconds after the home team struck first, putting the Lumberjacks in position to earn the tie and move to 1-4-1 in their first of two games this weekend in northern California.
September 5, 2012
Soccer Travels to Northern California to Face USF, UC Davis
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona soccer team snapped its three-match scoreless streak to open the season last weekend and earned a split at the UNLV Rebel Classic. After defeating Florida Atlantic for their first victory of the season and a hard-fought loss to Oklahoma, the Lumberjacks (1-4) head to northern California for a pair of games this weekend at San Francisco on Friday and at UC Davis on Sunday.
September 2, 2012
Soccer Yield Two Second Half Goals in 3-1 Defeat to Oklahoma
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Northern Arizona soccer team struck first for a 1-0 lead early in the game, but surrendered three unanswered goals, two in the second half, and fell to Oklahoma, 3-1, on Sunday at Peter Johann Memorial Field. The Lumberjacks finished the UNLV Rebel Classic with a split and carry a 1-4 record into next weekend's games in the Bay Area.
August 31, 2012
Wingender, Gamble Net First Career Goals in Soccer's 2-0 Win Over FAU
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – In its return to Las Vegas, the Northern Arizona soccer team got the result it was looking for the second time around as it claimed its first win of the season Friday night at Peter Johann Memorial Field, shutting out Florida Atlantic, 2-0. The Lumberjacks improved their record to 1-3 with their opening victory of the UNLV Rebel Classic.
August 30, 2012
Soccer Back to Las Vegas for Rebel Classic; Media Guide Available
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – For the second time this season, the Northern Arizona soccer team will make a trip out to Las Vegas for this weekend's UNLV Rebel Classic beginning Friday. Despite three losses to open the 2012 campaign, the Lumberjacks are optimistic heading into the weekend which features matches against Florida Atlantic and Oklahoma at UNLV's Peter Johanna Memorial Field.
August 26, 2012
Soccer Held Scoreless, Drops 3-0 Game to Arizona
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona soccer team dropped its third consecutive game to begin the 2012 season on Sunday, falling 3-0 to Arizona in a physical contest at Lumberjack Stadium. The teams combined for 26 fouls and four yellow cards were assessed in Sunday's match as the Lumberjacks fell to 0-3 in the young season.
August 25, 2012
Soccer Welcomes Arizona to Flagstaff for Televised Game
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – On Sunday, the Northern Arizona soccer team will host Arizona, its second in-state Pac-12 rival of the weekend, at 12 p.m. at Lumberjack Stadium in a televised match that will air live locally and both regionally and nationally on a tape-delayed basis. The Lumberjacks (0-2) will shoot for a different result after falling 4-0 to Arizona State Friday night in front of a stadium record attendance of 2,207.
August 24, 2012
NAU-TV, FOX Sports Arizona Announce Fall NAU Athletics TV Schedule
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – NAU-TV will televise and distribute 15 Fall events in high definition to air on local cable, FOX Sports Arizona and Fox College Sports, and online on www.NAU-TV.com. A record nine games will air live on FOX Sports Arizona or FOX Sports Arizona Plus, including three football games airing live on basic cable throughout the state of Arizona for the first time. NAU-TV coverage begins with NAU soccer hosting Arizona at noon Sunday.
August 24, 2012
Soccer Falls 4-0 to ASU, Game Draws Lumberjack Stadium Record Crowd
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Northern Arizona soccer team opened the home portion of its 2012 season schedule in front of a stadium-record attendance but could not come away with a victory, dropping a 4-0 decision to Arizona State Friday night at Lumberjack Stadium. The Lumberjacks hosted their in-state rival with 2,207 fans in the stands, breaking the previous record of 2,187 from the 2009 season against Arizona.
August 22, 2012
Soccer Hosts ASU on Friday, Sellout Expected to 'Pack the Jack'
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – With the 2012 season officially under way and the upcoming fall semester just days away, the Northern Arizona soccer team welcomes Arizona State to the Mountain Campus Friday night in front of an anticipated sellout crowd at Lumberjack Stadium. The game, set for a 7 p.m. start, will be a part of Welcome Weekend on campus as students and families arrive on campus in preparation of the new academic year.
August 17, 2012
Soccer Falls 2-0 to UNLV in Season Opener
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Northern Arizona soccer team received strong goalkeeping play from freshman Natalie Gilbertson in her first career game, but UNLV struck for two first half goals en route to a season-opening 2-0 defeat of the Lumberjacks.
August 15, 2012
Fall Single Game Tickets on Sale; Season Tickets Sell at Record Numbers
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - NAU Athletics is proud to announce that all single game tickets are on sale now for Football, Soccer, and Volleyball. Season tickets for football continue to exceed last year’s numbers with soccer and volleyball not far behind. Always remember that the best way to support your NAU Lumberjacks is to purchase season tickets.
August 15, 2012
Soccer Ready to Kick Start 2012 Season With Opener at UNLV
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – With a preseason win under its belt and the 2011 season in its rearview mirror, the Northern Arizona soccer team is set to kick off the 2012 campaign on Friday in Las Vegas when they take on host UNLV at 7 p.m. at Peter Johann Memorial Field. The Lumberjacks return 10 letter winners and five starters as they look to bounce back from a 3-9-7 season a year ago.
August 14, 2012
Soccer's Vegas Six Set for Collegiate Debut in Hometown
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The long line of history for six of this year's soccer freshmen dates back almost a decade, ranging from high school rivals on the pitch to club teammates. For all the history and memories shared, these six freshmen stand just a mere three days away from adding the next significant date onto their timeline together – Aug. 17 – the date of their collegiate debuts.
August 11, 2012
Soccer Explodes for 6-1 Win over Embry-Riddle in Preseason Tune-Up
PRESCOTT, Ariz. – In their only preseason tune-up before its season opener, the Northern Arizona soccer team scored three goals apiece in both the first and second halves en route to a 6-1 victory over Embry-Riddle on Saturday night in front of a lively crowd at the ERU Soccer Field.
August 9, 2012
Lumberjacks Picked Fifth in 2012 Preseason Soccer Poll
OGDEN, Utah – Following a fifth-place finish on the bubble just outside of qualifying for the conference tournament, the Northern Arizona soccer team was voted in a tie for fifth in the Big Sky Conference preseason poll released today by the conference. The Lumberjacks received 50 points, including one first place vote, to sit in a tie with Sacramento State, who also received 50 points in the poll conducted by the league’s head coaches.
August 3, 2012
Soccer Kicks Off Preseason Training in Preparation of 2012 Season
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – With exactly two weeks until the 2012 season officially begins, the Northern Arizona soccer team recently completed its first three days of preseason training on Friday in preparation of its Aug. 17 season opening date at UNLV.
July 2, 2012
Soccer to Host ASU, UA as Part of 19-Game 2012 Schedule
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – For the first time in school history, the Northern Arizona soccer team will host their fellow in-state rivals Arizona State and Arizona in the same season, highlighting a 19-game slate for head coach Andre Luciano's squad in 2012. Both the Sun Devils and the Wildcats will visit Lumberjack Stadium on Aug. 24 and 26, providing NAU fans with the opportunity to see the Lumberjacks host the Pac-12 foes as part of Welcome Weekend to open the Fall 2012 semester.
June 4, 2012
Soccer Adds Florida Transfer, Three Freshmen to 2012 Roster
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Adding to an already exciting and athletic incoming freshman class that signed their national letters of intent on Signing Day in February, head coach Andre Luciano announced the addition of four more players to the 2012 Lumberjack soccer roster on Monday. Savannah Berry, a transfer from national powerhouse Florida, headlines the four new players to the Lumberjacks.
May 30, 2012
NAU Athletics Summer Camps to Take Place in June and July
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Young sports enthusiasts and aspiring collegiate athletes will have the opportunity to participate in summer camps hosted by a variety of NAU coaching staffs in June and July. Five different NAU athletic programs will hold camps, beginning with women’s basketball on June 8.
May 25, 2012
Soccer's Wingender Named Nevada Gatorade Player of the Year
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – On Wednesday, incoming freshman Haley Wingender was named the Nevada Gatorade Girls Soccer Player of the Year after wrapping up a sensational senior year at Bishop Gorman High School, leading her team to a 17-3-2 record and the Class 4A state championship. The award was based on three pillars including athletic production and impact on the field, high academic achievement in the classroom and exhibiting exemplary personal character.