Ana Moniz Joins the Bridgewater State University Women’s Soccer Coaching Staff
Ana Moniz is joining the Bridgewater State University women’s soccer coaching staff. Bridgewater State’s Audra McDuffie has been nominated for the United Soccer Coaches’ High School Girls Scholar All-America Team. The Bears’ Kellie Souza makes four saves in goal against Brandeis University. The Bears’ women’s soccer team is currently ranked No. 14 in the nation.
Ana Moniz joins Bridgewater State coaching staff
After working with Mass Premier, Blackhawks SC and Liverpool FC, Ana Moniz is the newest addition to the women’s soccer coaching staff at the Bridgewater State University. She previously served as an assistant coach for Bridgewater State from 2012 to 2015. A graduate of Farleigh Dickinson University, Moniz also played volleyball for the Seawolves. She is now ready to continue her education in college. Read on to learn more about Moniz and her background.
Audra McDuffie nominated for United Soccer Coaches’ High School Girls Scholar All-America Team
Among the top girls soccer players in the country, Millbury High School senior Audra McDuffie has been nominated for the United Soccer Coaches’ High Scholastic All-America Team. Her nomination is the highest honor the team can give a student athlete. She is the youngest member of the team, but the coach’s confidence in her was apparent.
Kellie Souza makes four saves
Bridgewater State made some big saves in goal to preserve a clean sheet in an overtime game against Mass. Maritime. Souza made four saves, and the Lancers held a 14-7 shot advantage. The shutout was Souza’s seventh of the season and fourth of her career. During the first overtime, Bridgewater outshot the Lancers by a margin of four to one.
Souza was credited with the victory, making two saves on two shots and one in the final minutes. Junior netminder Erica Edwards made one save, but was held scoreless. Bridgewater State’s Kellie Souza made four saves. Souza was in the net for both teams and improved to 8-5-2 on the season. The Engineers will play MCLA and the Seahawks on Saturday, and the game is scheduled to start at 11 a.m.
Brandeis University defeats Bridgewater State
The Brandeis University women’s soccer team defeated Bridgewater State University 2-1 on senior day. The Bulldogs scored the game-winning goal 43 seconds after conceding the equalizer. Brandeis is now 2-1 on the season. Sasha Sunday led the Brandeis attack with two assists. Brandeis is now tied with Boston University for second place in the MASCAC.
The Judges’ first goal came in the 15th minute when junior Fran Shin sent in a free kick from 35 yards. The ball was then headed in by Brandeis junior Mimi Theodore. The goal was the sophomore forward’s first of the season and her 14th career. Brandeis outshot Springfield nine-to-five in the first half, grabbing a 2-0 lead at halftime.
Schedule for Bridgewater State University women’s soccer
In its first game of MASCAC play, the Bridgewater State University women’s soccer team upset MCLA 4-0. Senior goalkeeper Sydney Davis and junior midfielder Hanna Randolph each had two goals and two assists for the Warriors. Both teams are unbeaten in conference play this season, but the loss drops them to 10-6-0 overall. A 4-0 win for the Women of Bridgewater will put them back in the hunt for conference title.
The women’s soccer team is in New England Division I. They improved their record to 5-0 overall before entering NEWMAC competition. The team’s schedule will be posted soon, but it is still too early to know exactly when they’ll be playing. Check back for updates! You can follow Bridgewater State University women’s soccer on their athletics website, or sign up for email updates and text alerts.