1999 Women's Soccer Archive
Walse earns first all-America honor in program history
Junior midfielder Beth Walse is the first female in DePauw soccer history to earn all-America honors as she was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division III first team. Current men's assistant Brian Jaworski is the only other soccer player in DePauw history to earn the distinction. Walse led the eighth-ranked Tigers with 16 goals and 41 points and was second with nine assists.
Four Tigers named to all-region team
Four DePauw players have been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Great Lakes Region team. Junior midfielder Beth Walse and sophomore Lizzie Ephraim were first team selections, while seniors Amy Ferone and Erica Henrich were third team choices. Walse and Ephraim are now eligible for all-America consideration.
Tigers ranked eighth in final Division III poll
Following the best season in school history, the Tigers finished with a number-eight ranking in Division III according to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
Walse named SCAC co-Player of the Year; Carter named Coach of the Year
Junior midfielder Beth Walse earned SCAC co-Player of the Year honors along with Trinity's Katy Holland in voting by the conference coaches. Walse led the Tigers with 16 goals and 41 points. Head coach John Carter was named the SCAC Coach of the Year for leading the Tigers to the league title with a perfect 9-0 record and also to the Great Lakes championship game.Sophomore sweeper Lizzie Ephraim and senior goalkeeper Erica Henrich also earned first team honors. Senior midfielder Amy Ferone and freshman forward Michelle Aymond were named to the second team.
Tigers' record-setting season comes to an end at region final
Wheaton's Denise Peck scored just 4:15 into the second half and it was all the Crusaders needed in beating the Tigers 1-0 in the NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional Championship. Wheaton outshot the Tigers 20-17 and the Tigers held a 5-3 advantage in corners. DePauw finished the season with a 16-3-2 record. STATS
DePauw knocks off #2 Ohio Wesleyan 1-0; faces Wheaton in NCAA Great Lakes final
Beth Walse scored in the 60th minute and the Tigers recorded their 17th shutout of the season in defeating number-two ranked and 19-0 Ohio Wesleyan, 1-0 in the NCAA Great Lakes semifinals. The Tigers advance to the regional final for a rematch with Wheaton at 7 p.m. on Saturday at Ohio Wesleyan. STORY | STATS
Tigers blank Capital 3-0 in NCAA first-round play; face Ohio Wesleyan on Friday night
Beth Walse, Michelle Aymond each scored for the Tigers and the Old Gold finished with its 16th shutout of the season as they blanked Capital 3-0 in NCAA first-round play. The win lifted the Tigers to a 15-2-2 record and into a second-round match with 19-0 Ohio Wesleyan University on Friday at 7:30 p.m. The game is at Ohio Wesleyan. The DePauw victory also set the school record for wins in a season. STORY | GAME STATS
DePauw to host Capital in NCAA first-round game on Wednesday
The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference champion Tigers host Capital University of Columbus, Ohio, this Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the first round of the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship. The winner travels to Ohio Wesleyan for a Friday or Saturday meeting with the 19-0 Battling Bishops in the Great Lakes Regional semifinals. Download the tournament bracket. To download, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader. More tournament details to come.
Tigers wrap up SCAC crown; await NCAA information
The Tigers finished a perfect 9-0 record in SCAC play with Sunday's 2-0 win over visiting Sewanee. Christen Kennedy and Michelle Aymond scored the goals and the Tigers recorded their 15th shutout of the season. GAME STATS DePauw finishes the regular season with a 14-2-2 mark.
Tigers earn share of SCAC crown and bid to NCAA Championship
Michelle Aymond scored twice and the Tigers posted their 14th shutout of the season as they blanked visiting Centre, 2-0. The win gives the Tigers at least a share of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference title. DePauw has clinched the conference's automatic bid into the NCAA Division III Championship which starts next week. STATS
Tigers' win streak comes to an end at Kalamazoo
The Tigers, ranked 15th in Division III, lost for the first time since early September as they fell at 23rd-ranked Kalamazoo, 2-1. The host Hornets scored in the sixth minute before Beth Walse knotted the score in the 32nd minute with an assist from Megan Bevington. Kalamazoo scored the game-winner in the 57th minute. The loss snapped the Tigers' school-record 11-game win streak.
DePauw breaks school records for consecutive wins and shutouts with 2-0 shutout win over Rose-Hulman
The Tigers scored two first-half goals on the way to their school-record 11th straight victory in defeating visiting Rose-Hulman 2-0. The 15th-ranked Tigers also broke the school record with their 12th shutout of the season. GAME STATS
Henrich, Tigers ranks second in Division III
Tigers blank Millsaps in record-setting game
The Tigers equaled the single-season record for shtouts with 11 and consecutive victories (10) in a 13-0 win at Millsaps. The 13 goals broke the school record of 12. Kristi Merrill scored thre goals, while Beth Walse, Megan Bevington and Christina Matteucci each added two. The win lifted the 14th-ranked Tigers to an 11-1-2 overall record and a 6-0-0 mark in SCAC play. STATS
DePauw remains unbeaten in SCAC play with 3-0 win at Oglethorpe
The 14th-ranked Tigers scored once in the first half and twice more on the second on the way to a 3-0 win at Oglethorpe. Michelle Aymond, Kristi Merrll and Tara Bevington each scored with Aymond and Merrill adding one assist each. Erica Henrich and Mary Palecek combined for the Tigers' 11th shutout. | GAME STATS
Tigers win seventh straight to remain unbeaten in SCAC
Beth Walse scored at the 65:24 mark to lift the Tigers to a 1-0 win at Rhodes. The shutout was the Tigers' ninth of the season. STATS
Aymond scores first-half hat trick to lead Tigers to sixth straight win
Freshman Michelle Aymond scored three goals in an eight-minute span late in the first half to propel the Tigers to a 4-1 win over Mount St. Joseph. Nancy Clutter added a goal, while Beth Walse had two assists in the Tigers' sixth straight victory. GAME STATS
Walse scores hat trick, Tigers roll to fifth straight win
Junior Beth Walse scored three second-half goals to lead the 16th-ranked Tigers to a 3-0 victory over visiting Wilmington College. Erica Henrich posted the shutout in goal which was the Tigers' seventh straight and eighth of the season. GAME STATS
DePauw posts fourth straight win with 1-0 victory over Southwestern
Michelle Aymond scored on a header with an assist from Tara Bevington with just 30 seconds left in the first half to give the Tigers a 1-0 victory over visiting Southwestern. Goalkeeper Erica Henrich earned the shutout which was the Tigers' sixth straight and seventh on the season. GAME STATISTICS
Tigers snap Trinity's 49-game SCAC streak with 1-0 win
Amy Ferone's goal with 10 minutes left gave DePauw a 1-0 win over visiting Trinity University in a battle of top-25 teams. Trinity, ranked 25th in Division III, entered the contest with a 49-game win streak in SCAC games. DePauw entered the contest ranked 18th in the nation. The Tigers recorded their sixth shutout of the season with Erica Henrich in goal. GAME STATISTICS
DePauw posts fifth shutout in 2-0 win over second-ranked Bears
Beth Walse scored a first half goal and Tara Bevington added one early in the second half to lead the Tigers to a 2-0 win over second-ranked Washington University. Eric Henrich posted the shutout in goal which was the Tigers' fifth of the season. STATISTICS
Tigers post 5-0 win over 20th-ranked Calvin
After being shut out in three straight games, the Tigers broke through with a 5-0 win over visiting Calvin. Kristi Merrill, playing her first game this season after sitting out with an injury, scored the first goal and added two assists in the win. Beth Walse scored twice, while Michelle Aymond and Nancy Clutter also added goals. Eric Henrich posted her fourth shutout of the season for the 2-1-2 Tigers.
Henrich named SCAC Player of the Week
The Tigers recorded a pair of ties last week, but thanks to goalkeeper Erica Henrich, both were shutouts. For her efforts, she was named SCAC Player of the Week. During the week, Henrich recorded 11 saves in 240 minutes in goal.
DePauw posts third shutout, but fails to score for third straight game
For the second straight game the Tigers played 120 minutes and finished deadlocked at 0-0. The Tigers outshot visiting Chicago16-10, but couldn't reach the back of the net for the third straight contest. Goalkeeper Erica Henrich posted her third shutout and recorded seven saves. Statistics
Home Opener Ends in 0-0 Tie
The Tigers hosted Earlham College in the home opener and the teams battled for 120 minutes to a scoreless tie. DePauw outshot Earlham 26-5 in ther deadlock. Statistics
Tigers Fall at Wheaton 2-0
Host Wheaton scored late in the first half and added another score early in the second half for a 2-0 victory over the Tigers. Statistics
Tigers Open 1999 Season with Shutout Win at Wittenberg
Three second-half goals propelled the Tigers to a 3-0 win at Wittenberg. Beth Walse, Rachel Mellott and Michelle Aymond each scored for DePauw.