2012 Women's Soccer News

  • D3 Week Profile: Val Sobol, Women's Soccer
    April 11, 2013
    The accolades never seemed to stop rolling in after the 2012 women’s soccer season for junior Val Sobol, who received recognition for her work on the field and in the classroom. The Forsyth, Ill. native was just the second in Panther history to earn NSCAA All-America recognition and did so while holding a 3.84 GPA.
  • More accolades for Sobol who earns NSCAA scholar awards
    December 18, 2012
    The offseason has been almost as busy for Chapman University’s junior M Val Sobol as the soccer season. Already named to the NSCAA Division III All-America and All-West Region teams for her performance on the field during the 2012 season, the women’s soccer star has now earned Scholar All-America honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
  • Sobol earns NSCAA All-America, three others named All-Region
    December 05, 2012
    Junior M Val Sobol became just the second women’s soccer player in school history to earn All-America honors, having been selected to the Division III third team by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
  • Early goal eliminates Chapman from soccer playoffs
    November 10, 2012
    The unranked Chapman University women’s soccer team hung right with No. 2-ranked Hardin-Simmons University for 90 minutes, but the Cowgirls scored the game’s only goal in the 10th minute of play and held on to defeat the Panthers 1-0 in the first round of NCAA Division III women’s soccer championships at Trinity University on Saturday.
  • Women's soccer quintet earns All-SCIAC honors
    November 06, 2012
    Fresh off winning the SCIAC Tournament championship in its first year of eligibility, the Chapman University women’s soccer team had five players named to the 2012 All-SCIAC Women’s Soccer team, including four first team selections – the most in the conference.
  • Selection Monday: Women's soccer, volleyball headed to NCAA playoffs
    November 05, 2012
    The Chapman University women’s soccer team took the anticipation out of it with a win on Saturday, but volleyball had to sweat it out a little. In the end, both Panther teams are headed back to the NCAA Division III playoffs this weekend.
  • Women's soccer wins SCIAC Tournament, headed back to NCAA playoffs
    November 03, 2012
    The Chapman University women’s soccer team clinched its first-ever automatic berth into the NCAA Division III playoffs, defeating visiting Pomona-Pitzer Colleges 4-1 in the SCIAC Tournament championship game at Wilson Field on Saturday afternoon.
  • Aimee Evans and Carly Sanchez postgame interview (Pomona-Pitzer)
    November 03, 2012
    Watch seniors Aimee Evans and Carly Sanchez postgame interview following the Panthers' SCIAC Tournament championship win over Pomona-Pitzer.
  • Panthers advance to SCIAC finals on penalty kicks
    October 31, 2012
    The soccer gods intended on Chapman University senior F Aimee Evans scoring the game winning goal all along; it just took Evans awhile to get the message. Evans scored the game-clincher in the fifth round of a penalty kick shootout to help the Panthers advance past visiting Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 0-0 (3-2 PKs) and into the finals of the SCIAC Tournament at Wilson Field on Wednesday evening.
  • Women's soccer, volleyball ready for SCIAC Tournaments
    October 29, 2012
    The Chapman University women’s soccer team heated up at the right time and the volleyball team has been hot all year. As a result, both have earned No. 2 seeds in this week’s SCIAC Tournaments, which will determine the conference’s automatic qualifier into the NCAA postseason tournaments.
  • Women's soccer upsets No. 22 Cal Lu, clinches SCIAC berth
    October 24, 2012
    For the Chapman University women’s soccer team it was as simple as, “Win and you’re in,” except that first-place Cal Lutheran University, ranked No. 22 in Division III and unbeaten in SCIAC, stood in the way. No matter, the Panthers handed the Regals their first conference loss of the year, 1-0 on Wednesday night, clinching their first-ever berth in the SCIAC Tournament which begins next Wednesday.
  • Postgame interview with Val Sobol and Marissa Fehrman (Cal Lutheran)
    October 24, 2012
    Watch the postgame interviews with the stars of Chapman's 1-0 upset win over Cal Lutheran, Val Sobol and Marissa Fehrman.
  • Three-goal week earns Sobol SCIAC Female Athlete of the Week
    October 23, 2012
    Val Sobol, a junior forward on the Chapman University women’s soccer team has been named SCIAC Female Athlete of the Week for the period of Oct. 15-21, during which the team went 3-0 and she scored three goals and added an assist.
  • Seven players score as Chapman takes down Mills 8-0
    October 21, 2012
    Seven different players scored at least one goal as the Chapman University women’s soccer team ran away with an 8-0 win over Mills College on Sunday morning at Wilson Field in a non-conference match. Chapman has now won seven of its last eight matches overall, four of which have been shutouts.
  • Critical win for Panthers keeps hopes alive in SCIAC push
    October 17, 2012
    Fighting for its postseason life, the Chapman University women’s soccer team earned a badly-needed 3-1 victory over visiting University of La Verne on Wednesday evening at Wilson Field.
  • Val Sobol postgame interview (La Verne)
    October 17, 2012
    Watch Val Sobol's postgame interview following the Panthers' 3-1 win over La Verne.
  • Opportunistic Redlands pulls out 1-0 win over Chapman
    October 13, 2012
    For much of the game, the Chapman University women’s soccer team controlled the ball and had the University of Redlands’ defense on its heels outshooting Redlands 24-8. Despite the advantage in shots, Chapman failed to find the net and Redlands came up with a second half goal to pull out a 1-0 win on Saturday afternoon at Wilson Field.
  • Sobol strikes 'gold' as Panthers top Santa Cruz in OT
    October 07, 2012
    Junior F Val Sobol’s second goal of the day was the game-winner in ‘Golden Goal’ overtime as the Chapman University women’s soccer team defeated visiting UC Santa Cruz 2-1 in a non-conference match at Wilson Field on Sunday.
  • Four second half goals help women's soccer defeat Whittier
    October 06, 2012
    For the second straight game, the Chapman University women’s soccer team shut out its opponent, meanwhile the Panthers’ offense enjoyed its biggest output of the season in a 5-0 win over visiting Whittier College in SCIAC action at Wilson Field on Saturday.
  • Complete effort lifts Chapman over Oxy 3-0
    October 03, 2012
    The Chapman University women's soccer team got a much-needed boost, both offensively and defensively, culminating in a 3-0 shutout victory over visiting Occidental College in SCIAC play on Wednesday night at Wilson Field.
  • Athenas rally from two-goal deficit to stun Chapman
    September 26, 2012
    The Chapman University women’s soccer team saw its two-goal lead evaporate as visiting Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges came roaring back to defeat the Panthers 3-2 in SCIAC action on Wednesday evening at Wilson Field.
  • Pair of winning streaks snapped as Chapman falls to Sagehens
    September 15, 2012
    Returning home with an unblemished 5-0 record and top-25 national ranking, the Chapman University women’s soccer team was brought back to Earth on Saturday night with a 2-1 loss to visiting Pomona-Pitzer Colleges in SCIAC action at Wilson Field.
  • Home winning streak reaches six for women's soccer
    September 06, 2012
    The Chapman University women’s soccer team won its sixth consecutive home game, defeating visiting Lewis & Clark College (Ore.) 2-1 at Wilson Field on Thursday evening. The Panthers’ streak dates back to last September while the win staked this year’s squad to an early 2-0 record.
  • For openers, Chapman gets offensive in 3-0 win over Whitworth
    August 31, 2012
    A well-balanced offensive attack from the Chapman University women’s soccer team led to a 3-0 victory over visiting Whitworth University in both teams’ 2012 season opener on Friday night at Wilson Field.
  • Coach Calderon postgame interview (Whitworth)
    August 31, 2012
    Coach Calderon's postgame interview following the Panthers' 3-0 season opening defeat of Whitworth.
  • Women's soccer in search of third winning season in four years
    August 30, 2012
    The Chapman University women’s soccer team’s season gets underway Friday, Aug. 31 at home against Whitworth University (Wash.) at 7:30 p.m. as the team looks for its third winning season in four years. After back-to-back 12-7 seasons including an NCAA playoff berth, Chapman is coming off a 7-8-3 season in large part due to injuries.