2000 Women's Soccer Archive
Walse named all-American for second straight season
Senior midfielder Beth Walse earned second team all-America honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America after earning first team honors last season. Walse finished her DePauw career ranked fourth in goals (41) and points (115) and fifth in assists (33). This season she led the Tigers with 14 goals and 11 assists. Walse was a first team all-Great Lakes Region choice as was sophomore Lizzie Ephraim.
Six Tiger players earn all-conference honors
A total of six DePauw players have earned all-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference distinction in voting conducted by the head coaches at the 10 SCAC schools. Corinne Scott and Beth Walse earned first team honors while Megan Bevington, Lizzie Ephraim, Allison Glibkowski and Brigid Roche were second team choices.
Tigers move up one spot to 12th in final Division III regular season poll
DePauw finished the regular season with a 12-2-2 mark and moved up to 12th in the final Division III poll by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
DePauw closes out season with 4-0 shutout win at Centre; denied spot in NCAA Championship field
The Tigers finished the season at 12-2-2 overall and 8-1 (second place) in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference after defeating Centre 4-0. All four goals came in the first half and were scored by Michelle Aymond, Christina Matteucci, Megan Bevington and Beth Walse. The Tigers did not earn a spot in the 45-team field NCAA Championship field. Centre Box score
Tigers win at Sewanee, 4-1
DePauw improved to 11-2-2 overall and 7-1 in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference with a 4-1 win at Sewanee. Beth Walse gave the Tigers a 1-0 lead in the 33rd minute before Megan Bevington made it 2-0 early in the second half. The hosts cut the gap to 2-1, but DePauw responded with scores from Jocelyn Keller and Kristi Merrill. Emily Hakeman assisted on two goals with Walse adding another. Box Score
13th-ranked Tigers fall to top-ranked Thunder, 1-0
Visiting Wheaton College, ranked first in Division III, scored in the 13th minute and made it hold up in defeating 13th-ranked DePauw 1-0. Julianna Hawkins provided the victory margin at the 12:41 mark with an assist from Elizabeth Mahon. DePauw outshot the Thunder 23-11 and held an 8-2 advantage in corner kicks. The Tigers fell to 10-2-2, while Wheaton improved to 14-1-1. Box score
DePauw blanks Rose-Hulman, 5-0
The 13th-ranked Tigers traveled to Terre Haute to face Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and returned with a 5-0 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference victory. Michelle Aymond scored twice, while Jocelyn Keller scored one goal and assisted on another. Also adding goals were Kristi Merrill and Kate Gehring. Allison Glibkowski and Mary Kathryn Hancock combined for the shutout in goal. The Tigers improved to 10-1-2 overall and 6-1 in the SCAC and host number-one ranked Wheaton at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday. Box score
Tigers ranked 13th in Division III
DePauw remains ranked, nationally, as they are 13th in the latest poll by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
Ninth-ranked Tigers' unbeaten streak comes to an end at Trinity
DePauw, ranked ninth in Division III, lost for the first time in the 2000 season as they dropped a 6-1 decision at fourth-ranked Trinity. DePauw fell behind 2-0 in the first half and Trinity added four more goals in the first 22:36 of the second half to take the win. Beth Walse added a late goal for the Tigers who fell to 9-1-2 overall and 5-1 in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference. Box score
DePauw remains unbeaten with 1-0 win over Southwestern
The ninth-ranked Tigers improved to 9-0-2 on the season and 5-0 in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference with a 1-0 win at Southwestern University. Beth Walse scored the game-winner for the Old Gold on an assist from Kristi Merrill with just 15 minutes left in the second half. The Tigers outshot the Pirates 13-6 and Mary Palecek recorded two saves in picking up the shutout. Box score
Tigers move up to ninth in national poll
With three wins last week the Tigers have moved up one spot to ninth in the latest Division III poll from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
10th-ranked Tigers blank Oglethorpe, 5-0
Beth Walse and Corinne Scott each scored twice and Megan Bevington added a second-half penalty kick as the Tigers shut out visiting Oglethorpe, 5-0. Mary Palecek and Mary Kathryn Hancock shared the shutout in goal for the Tigers who improved to 8-0-2 overall and 4-0 in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference. Box score
Tigers remain unbeaten with win over Millsaps
The 10th-ranked Tigers remained unbeaten at 7-0-2 with a 13-0 win over visiting Millsaps. The win lifts DePauw's SCAC record to 3-0. Nine different players scored led by Kristi Merrill, Michelle Aymond, Kelly Fitz and Jocelyn Keller with two apiece. Aymond added two assists as the Tigers tied the school record for goals in a game. Box score
10th-ranked Tigers defeat Earlham 4-1
With all of the scoring coming in the first half, the Tigers improved to 6-0-2 as they defeated Earlham 4-1 on the road. Kristi Merrill, Christina Matteucci, Corinne Scott and Alexis Fuller scored for the Tigers with two assists coming from Beth Walse and one each from Rachel Miller and Matteucci. Statistics
Tigers tie Chicago, 1-1
The host Maroons scored on a penalty kick in the 21st minute, but DePauw came right back with a goal six minutes later as Kristi Merrill scored on an assist from Corinne Scott. DePauw outshot Chicago 20-12 and held an 11-2 advantage in corners. The Tigers remain unbeaten at 5-0-2. Stats
Tigers defeat Rhodes 8-1
Beth Walse scored three goals and assisted on another and Tara Bevington added a pair of goals in the Tigers' 8-1 win over visiting Rhodes. The win for the fifth-ranked Tigers was their 15th straight in SCAC play and their 14th consecutive victory at Boswell Field. Stats
DePauw opens SCAC play with 7-0 win
With seven different players contributing goals, the fifth-ranked Tigers blanked visiting Hendrix College in the first SCAC game of the 2000 season. Stats
Tigers climb one spot in national poll to fifth
With a 3-2 win over ninth-ranked Ohio Wesleyan, the Tigers have moved up one spot to fifth in the latest Division III poll by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
Senior Beth Walse slides the game-winner past the Ohio Wesleyan keeper. (photo: Marilyn Culler)
Sixth-ranked Tigers battle back to beat Ohio Wesleyan 3-2 in two overtimes
Beth Walse's goal with two minutes left in the second overtime period lifted the Tigers to a 3-2 win over visiting and ninth-ranked Ohio Wesleyan. The goal was set up by Alexis Fuller's game-tying score with just 45 seconds left in regulation. Stats
Tigers move up one spot to sixth in national poll
DePauw moved up one spot to sixth in the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division III poll. The Tigers are ranked first in the Great Lakes Region and host the second-ranked team in the region, Ohio Wesleyan, on Saturday at 1 p.m. The Battling Bishops are ranked ninth in Division III.
Wittenberg game canceled
The game against Wittenberg at Boswell Field has been canceled due to weather. It will not be rescheduled.
Tigers score six in the first half on the way to 7-0 win against Saint Mary's
Seventh-ranked DePauw scored its seven goals in the first 49 minutes of the game, including six in the first half, on the way to a 7-0 win over visiting Saint Mary's. Freshman Corinne Scott scored a first-half hatrick to lead the 3-0 Tigers. Stats
Walse named SCAC Player of the Week
Senior Beth Walse was named Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week after the season's first week of play. Walse scored once each in a win over John Carroll and a tie against Denison. Her goal against Denison tied the score and forced the overtime.
DePauw ranked seventh in nation and tops in Great Lakes Region
The Tigers are ranked seven in the nation and first in the initial Divison III poll according to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
Tigers tie Big Red 1-1
Beth Walse's goal in the 75th minute tied the game with Denison at 1-1, but neither team was able to score in the two overtimes and the ended in a tie. Denison outshot the Tigers 18-10. Game stats
DePauw tops John Carroll 3-0 in season opener
All four DePauw seniors contributed to the scoring in the Tigers' 3-0 win over John Carroll at the Denison Big Red Classic. Seniors Kristi Merrill, Christina Matteucci and Beth Walse each scored goals, while freshmen Jocelyn Keller and Corinne Scott and seniors Merrill and Rachel Miller added assists. Game stats
|2000 SCAC Preseason Poll|
Tigers picked second in SCAC preseason poll
The defending Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference champion Tigers have been tabbed to finish second this season according to a poll of the conference coaches. Trinity edged out DePauw by a 96-93 point total. Trinity had six first-place votes to DePauw's four. Michelle Aymond, Lizzie Ephraim and last year's SCAC co-Player of the Year, Beth Walse, were named to the preseason all-conference team.
Tigers ranked fifth in preseason poll
DePauw is ranked fifth in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division III Women's preseason poll. The Tigers advanced to the round of 16 in last year's NCAA Division III Championship, finished with a 16-3-2 record and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference title. Complete poll