2012 VWC Women's Soccer

December 16, 2012
Record setting Marlins ranked in two final national polls
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Another standout season for Virginia Wesleyan College's women's soccer team will include final Top 25 ranking in two national polls.

December 15, 2012
Edelman named Academic All-America, VWC earns Academic Team honor
KANSAS City, Kan. -- A stellar senior season produced another prestigious honor for Virginia Wesleyan College's Jessica Edelman.

December 4, 2012
Second All-America honor for Virginia Wesleyan's Edelman
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Jessica Edelman has become only the second woman in Virginia Wesleyan College soccer history to earn All-America honors two years in a row.

November 13, 2012
Witmer, Knauss, Edelman earn major ODAC post-season honors
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Virginia Wesleyan College's women's soccer team has garnered three of the top four awards post season bestowed by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference for the first time in program history.

November 10, 2012
Rowan knocks Virginia Wesleyan out of NCAA tournament
BALTIMORE, Md. -- A return to Baltimore for NCAA Division III Championship women's soccer tournament action had an all too familiar outcome for Virginia Wesleyan College's Marlins on Saturday.

November 1, 2012
Bridgewater stuns No. 3 Virginia Wesleyan in ODAC semifinal
VIRGINIA BEACH -- It took the perfect cross to produce the perfect header that put an end to a perfect season Thursday.

October 30, 2012
Virginia Wesleyan women's soccer No. 1 in region, No. 3 nationally
VIRGINIA BEACH -- For the first time in women's soccer history at Virginia Wesleyan College, the Marlins are ranked among the nation's top three teams during the regular season.

October 29, 2012
Virginia Wesleyan's ODAC soccer tournament dates moved to Thursday
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Severe weather that has hit the east coast has forced the rescheduling of Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament games in women's soccer, men's soccer, and field hockey.

October 27, 2012
Seven score goals as No. 5 Marlins open ODAC tourney with a win
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Hurricane Sandy started to make herself known late in the first half of Saturday's Old Dominion Athletic Conference women's soccer quarterfinal game at Virginia Wesleyan College, but competition continued despite the wet, windy conditions.

October 25, 2012
ODAC championship season begins for Marlins teams on Saturday
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Old Dominion Athletic Conference championship season is here.

October 24, 2012
History recorded!!!! Marlins produce first undefeated regular season in women's soccer
ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. -- In the first game after recording a milestone victory for their head coach Jeff Bowers, the Virginia Wesleyan College women's soccer team made history.

October 20, 2012
Marlins cap undefeated ODAC season with 200th career win for Bowers
VIRGINIA BEACH -- On a night when the Virginia Wesleyan College women's soccer capped an undefeated Old Dominion Athletic Conference season with a 4-1 victory over Roanoke College's Maroons, the Marlins helped head coach Jeff Bowers hit a coaching milestone.

October 16, 2012
Marlins remain undefeated with victory over Randolph
LYNCHBURG, Va. -- It took a while to get things done, but Virginia Wesleyan College's women's soccer team recorded two late goals to post a 2-0 Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory over the host WildCats of Randolph College.

October 13, 2012
No. 5 Virginia Wesleyan remains unbeaten with road win at Bridgewater
BRIDGEWATER, Va. -- No. 5 ranked Virginia Wesleyan College scored the first three goals of Saturday's women's soccer game at Bridgewater College en route to posting its ninth consecutive victory.

October 9, 2012
No. 5 Virginia Wesleyan uses balanced scoring to defeat EMU
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Nine Marlins combined to score 10 goals Tuesday as Virginia Wesleyan College's women's soccer team posted a 10-0 Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory over the visiting Royals of Eastern Mennonite University.

October 8, 2012
Virginia Wesleyan women vs. Salisbury soccer tonight is cancelled
VIRGINIA BEACH -- A steady day of rain and the threat of heavier rain later this evening has forced the cancellation of tonight's women's soccer game between host Virginia Wesleyan College and visiting Salisbury University.

October 6, 2012
Seniors lead scoring in shutout win over Guilford
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Seniors scored the first four goals of the game Saturday for Virginia Wesleyan College's women's soccer team en route to a 7-0 victory over Guilford College's Quakers on Foster Field at the Trinder Center.

October 3, 2012
Marlins ranked in Top 10 in two national soccer polls
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Moving on up!!!

October 3, 2012
Bishop posts a hat trick as No. 6/9 Virginia Wesleyan rolls past Sweet Briar
SWEET BRIAR, Va. -- Virginia Wesleyan College soccer had its second hat trick in six days recorded Wednesday as the No. 6/9 ranked Marlin women posted a 9-1 Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory at Sweet Briar College.

September 28, 2012
Renn appointed to national women's soccer committee
INDIANAPOLIS -- Virginia Wesleyan College Athletic Director Joanne Renn has received a national appointment from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

September 28, 2012
Marlins improve to 10-0-1 with road win at Emory & Henry
EMORY, Va. -- A seven-game shutout streak came to an end Friday for the Virginia Wesleyan College women's soccer team, but the Marlins remained undefeated in their 11th consecutive game.

September 26, 2012
Depth leads No. 9/14 Virginia Wesleyan to win over Shenandoah
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Twenty-eight players competed for Virginia Wesleyan College's women's soccer team Wednesday as head coach Jeff Bowers utilized his deep bench in a 4-0 Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory over Shenandoah University's Hornets on Foster Field at the Trinder Center.

September 22, 2012
Marlins remain undefeated with 1-0 win at Washington and Lee
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Another chapter in the book of hard-fought women's soccer battles between Virginia Wesleyan College and Washington and Lee University included a familiar ending.

September 20, 2012
14th ranked Marlins shut down Randolph-Macon
ASHLAND, Va. -- Virginia Wesleyan College's 14th ranked women's soccer team scored three goals and Randolph-Macon College's Yellow Jackets added another one as the Marlins posted a 4-0 Old Dominion Athletic Conference road victory on Thursday.

September 18, 2012
Today's women's soccer game at Randolph-Macon game is postponed
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Today's women's soccer game between Virginia Wesleyan College and Randolph-Macon College has been postponed.

September 15, 2012
Six Marlins score to lead No. 14 Virginia Wesleyan to victory
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Seniors Jessica Edelman (Voorhees, N.J./Eastern Regional) and Christina Fernandes (Tinton Falls, N.J./Tinton Falls) combined for the first Virginia Wesleyan College goal on Saturday to start an 8-0 Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory over Hollins University.

September 12, 2012
No. 14 Marlins, No. 11 Lynchburg play to 2OT tie
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Wednesday's scoreless double overtime deadlock between No. 11 Lynchburg College and No. 14 Virginia Wesleyan College in the opening Old Dominion Athletic Conference contest for both teams was a story of near-misses for the host Marlins.

September 11, 2012
No. 14 Marlins face No. 11 Lynchburg as part of Wednesday doubleheader in soccer
VIRGINIA BEACH -- An early season showdown between two Top 20 women's soccer teams takes place Wednesday, Sept. 12 at Virginia Wesleyan College.

September 10, 2012
Ingargiola, Guy honored as ODAC Players of the week
FOREST, Va. -- Breanne Ingargiola and Kala Guy have emerged as early season leaders for their respective teams and both student-athletes have been honored as Old Dominion Athletic Conference Players of the Week.

September 9, 2012
Five Marlins score as No. 16 Virginia Wesleyan shuts out the Mount
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- It was a consistent offensive effort that helped Virginia Wesleyan College's 16th ranked Marlins to post a 6-0 non-conference victory over Ohio's College of Mt. St. Joseph in the Christopher Newport Captains Classic.

September 8, 2012
No. 16 Virginia Wesleyan hands Richard Stockton its first loss
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- A third meeting with Richard Stockton College of New Jersey turned out to be the charm for Virginia Wesleyan College's women's soccer team on Saturday.

September 5, 2012
No. 16 Marlins roll past Christopher Newport
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- After trailing 1-0 at halftime in Wednesday's non-conference women's soccer game at Christopher Newport University, Virginia Wesleyan College's 16th ranked Marlins took charge in the second half to post a 5-1 victory.

September 4, 2012
Virginia Wesleyan takes two wins in tournament
VIRGINIA BEACH -- A pair of second half goals and a consistent defensive effort combined to carry Virginia Wesleyan College's women's soccer squad to a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Eastern University on Foster Field at the Trinder Center.

June 14, 2012
2012 VWC women's soccer slate includes five NCAA tournament teams
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Women's soccer competition will begin at home in 2012 for the Virginia Wesleyan College Marlins, as they host their annual Ortopaedic Associates of Virginia Classic on Saturday, Sept. 1, and Sunday, Sept. 2.