2014 Santa Clara Women's Soccer News

  • WATCH | EYEBRONCO — Stevens Soccer Training Center Tour
    June 25, 2015
    WATCH | EYEBRONCO — Stevens Soccer Training Center Tour Santa Clara soccer players Matt Steurer and Dani Weatherholt take you inside the $7.7 million Stevens Soccer Training Center for an exclusive tour. Get a look at the state-of-the-art features and amenities in this EYEBRONCO video!
  • EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — June 10, 2015 (Season Finale)
    June 10, 2015
    EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — June 10, 2015 (Season Finale) On the season finale of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday take you around the horn for the best of Santa Clara University sports in 2014-15. EYEBRONCO thanks the seniors Denzel and Nici for their exceptional work during their time as Broncos. Enjoy their last episode as hosts of the BWSW!
  • WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Mark, Mary Stevens, Soccer Coaches Talk Stevens Soccer Training Center
    June 08, 2015
    WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Mark, Mary Stevens, Soccer Coaches Talk Stevens Soccer Training Center Santa Clara Athletics held the official opening of the Stevens Soccer Training Center Friday, June 5, 2015. The facility is part of a $7.7 million gift from Santa Clara University alumna and trustee, Mary Stevens '84, and her husband, Mark, a prominent venture capitalist. EYEBRONCO spoke with Mark and Mary Stevens along with SCU women's soccer head coach Jerry Smith and men's soccer head coach Cameron Rast about the new facility.
  • WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Stevens Soccer Training Center Dedication
    June 05, 2015
    WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Stevens Soccer Training Center Dedication Santa Clara Athletics held the official opening of the Stevens Soccer Training Center Friday, June 5, 2015. The facility is part of a $7.7 million gift from Santa Clara University alumna and trustee, Mary Stevens '84, and her husband, Mark, a prominent venture capitalist. Speakers included University President Fr. Michael Engh, Interim Director of Athletics Jeff Mitchell, women's soccer head coach Jerry Smith, and men's soccer head coach Cameron Rast. Take a look at some of the speeches and step inside the state-of-the-art facility in this EYEBRONCO video!
  • Johnston Scores in Return to Bay Area
    May 11, 2015
    Johnston Scores in Return to Bay Area SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Returning to her old stomping grounds, former Santa Clara standout Julie Johnston directed home an acrobatic finish en route to a 3-0 American shutout against the Republic of Ireland yesterday afternoon at Avaya Stadium in nearby San Jose, Calif.
  • Jordan Jesolva: A Changed Player
    May 07, 2015
    Jordan Jesolva: A Changed Player SANTA CLARA, Calif. – After being named to the all Freshman West Coast Conference Team in 2013 Jordan Jesolva (JJ) sat out the 2014 season due to injury. Jesolva chatted with the Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) about her recovery and how it has changed her as a player.
  • Women’s Soccer Enjoys Productive Spring Season
    May 07, 2015
    Women’s Soccer Enjoys Productive Spring Season SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Hitting the pitch for a series of games over the past month, the Santa Clara women’s soccer team worked out the kinks in preparation for the upcoming fall campaign and came away victorious in three out of four matches.
  • WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — May 6, 2015 (Celebrity Golf Edition)
    May 06, 2015
    WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — May 6, 2015 (Celebrity Golf Edition) Santa Clara Athletics hosted the second annual SCU Celebrity Golf Tournament Monday, May 4 at Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club in Menlo Park, Calif. The tournament benefitted Santa Clara Athletics and the Bronco Bench Foundation. EYEBRONCO reporters Nici Gilday and Jared Brownridge took this week's edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap out to the links to catch up with the celebrity field. Take a look at interviews with Steve Nash '95, Jerry Rice, Randy Winn '96, Jose Vizcaino, Dwight Clark, Dan Jansen, Ronnie Lott, JT Snow, Shawn Estes, Lloyd Pierce '98, Stuart Holden and many more in this EYEBRONCO production!
  • Talking sports with Ashley Doyle
    April 24, 2015
    Talking sports with Ashley Doyle Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) sat down with junior Ashley Doyle (AD) to discuss the future of the program, old soccer stories and hometown habits. Doyle, who redshirted her first year, still has two years left to play for the Bronco women’s soccer team.
  • Spring into Soccer with Megan Keeth
    April 20, 2015
    Spring into Soccer with Megan Keeth Megan Keeth (MK) has proven herself to be a valuable player on the Santa Clara women’s soccer team. Her tenacity makes her fun to watch and Keeth has quickly become a fan favorite on the field. Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) talked with Keeth about the current spring season and what she is doing to stay motivated.
  • Johnston Earns Spot on U.S. Women’s National Team World Cup Roster
    April 15, 2015
    Johnston Earns Spot on U.S. Women’s National Team World Cup Roster SANTA CLARA, Calif. - With the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup just two months away, U.S. Women’s National Team Head Coach Jill Ellis has named former Santa Clara star Julie Johnston and 22 other women to the final list of participants that will be representing the red, white and blue in Canada this summer.
  • Sofia Huerta Signs with Chicago Red Stars
    April 08, 2015
    Sofia Huerta Signs with Chicago Red Stars SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Just a few months after getting drafted into the National Women’s Soccer League, former Santa Clara standout Sofia Huerta has signed on the dotted line to play for the Chicago Red Stars this upcoming season.
  • Women's Soccer Spring Season in Full Swing
    April 06, 2015
    Women's Soccer Spring Season in Full Swing SANTA CLARA, Calif. - With the 2015 season fast approaching, the Santa Clara women’s team has kicked off its spring schedule consisting of five tune-up games. The Broncos opened up play last Thursday with a match against Cal and will continue competition into early May.
  • Women’s Soccer Hosting Annual Summer Camps
    March 27, 2015
    Women’s Soccer Hosting Annual Summer Camps SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The Santa Clara women’s soccer team is set to host its annual series of summer soccer camps beginning in June. The program will hold its first set of day camps between June 22 and 26 followed by another day camp session between July 6 and 10. A residential camp between July 13 and 16 will round out the camp sessions for the summer.
  • Meet the Future of Bronco Women's Soccer: Carley Robertson
    March 16, 2015
    Meet the Future of Bronco Women's Soccer: Carley Robertson SANTA CLARA, Calif. - With the upcoming season nearing closer and closer, the Santa Clara women’s soccer team welcomes Carley Robertson from the 2015 signing class to the Broncos’ roster. Robertson is from nearby Pleasanton, Calif. and attends Foothill High School.
  • Meet the Future of Bronco Women’s Soccer: Duffy Moyer
    March 12, 2015
    Meet the Future of Bronco Women’s Soccer: Duffy Moyer SANTA CLARA, Calif. - With preparations being made for the upcoming season, the Santa Clara women’s soccer team welcomes Duffy Moyer from the 2015 signing class to the Broncos’ roster. Moyer currently resides in San Diego, Calif. and attends Cathedral Catholic High School.
  • Johnston Nets First International Goal
    March 11, 2015
    Johnston Nets First International Goal SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Competing in the Algarve Cup Final on Wednesday, Julie Johnston scored her first career goal while wearing the red, white and blue for the United States Women’s National Team, propelling the Americans to a 2-0 win against France.
  • Meet the Future of Bronco Women’s Soccer: Melissa Lowder
    March 09, 2015
    Meet the Future of Bronco Women’s Soccer: Melissa Lowder SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Gearing up for the upcoming season, the Santa Clara women’s soccer team welcomes Melissa Lowder from the 2015 signing class to the Broncos’ roster. Lowder is from San Diego, Calif. and attends Cathedral Catholic High School.
  • Johnston Starts in Second Straight Game for Women’s National Team
    March 06, 2015
    Johnston Starts in Second Straight Game for Women’s National Team SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Former Santa Clara women’s soccer player Julie Johnston started and played in another full 90 minute victory for the United States at the Algarve Cup. The Americans shutout the Swiss 3-0 in the second game of Group B play.
  • Meet the Future of Bronco Women’s Soccer: Emily Jensen
    March 05, 2015
    Meet the Future of Bronco Women’s Soccer: Emily Jensen SANTA CLARA, Calif. - With the 2015 season approaching quickly, the Santa Clara women’s soccer team welcomes Emily Jensen from the 2015 signing class to the Broncos’ roster. Jensen is from Nelson, New Zealand and previously attended Waimea College.
  • Johnston Starts at Center Back in Americans’ 2-1 Victory
    March 04, 2015
    Johnston Starts at Center Back in Americans’ 2-1 Victory SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Starting and playing in a full 90 minutes of action on Wednesday, former Santa Clara standout soccer player Julie Johnston aided the United States in a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Norway at the Algarve Cup.
  • Meet the Future of Bronco Women’s Soccer: Jazmin Jackmon
    February 26, 2015
    Meet the Future of Bronco Women’s Soccer: Jazmin Jackmon SANTA CLARA, Calif. - With preparations being made for the upcoming 2015 season, the Santa Clara women’s soccer team welcomes Jazmin Jackmon from the 2015 signing class to the Broncos’ roster. A Southern California native, Jackmon is from South Pasadena and attends South Pasadena High School.
  • Julie Vass Still Going Strong in the Offseason
    February 25, 2015
    Julie Vass Still Going Strong in the Offseason Although this year’s soccer season has come to an end, Julie Vass (JV) is still active in her role as a Bronco athlete. Much of her time in the offseason is spent working hard to improve her individual skills as a player. Vass talked to Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) about her experience on the Mission campus and how she has grown during her time here.
  • Meet the Future of Bronco Women's Soccer: Janae Gonzalez
    February 23, 2015
    Meet the Future of Bronco Women's Soccer: Janae Gonzalez SANTA CLARA, Calif. - With the upcoming season drawing closer and closer, the Santa Clara women’s soccer team welcomes Janae Gonzalez from the 2015 signing class to the Broncos’ roster. A California native, Gonzalez currently resides in Folsom and attends Vista del Lago High School.
  • Meet the Future of Bronco Women’s Soccer: Ellen Gibson
    February 19, 2015
    Meet the Future of Bronco Women’s Soccer: Ellen Gibson SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Gearing up for the upcoming season, the Santa Clara women’s soccer team welcomes Ellen Gibson from the 2015 signing class to the Broncos’ roster. Gibson is from Stockholm, Sweden where she competes at Varmdo Gymnasium in addition to playing with the youth Swedish national team.
  • Meet the Future of Bronco Women's Soccer: Alyssa Fiddes
    February 17, 2015
    Meet the Future of Bronco Women's Soccer: Alyssa Fiddes SANTA CLARA, Calif. - With preparations being made for the upcoming 2015 season, the Santa Clara women’s soccer team welcomes Alyssa Fiddes from the 2015 signing class to the Broncos’ roster. Fiddes is from San Diego, Calif. and attends Cathedral Catholic High School.
  • Chatting with Women's Soccer's Hailai Arghandiwal
    February 13, 2015
    Chatting with Women's Soccer's Hailai Arghandiwal Freshman Hailai Arghandiwal (HA) finished her first season on the women’s soccer team in the fall. Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) caught up with Arghandiwal to find out more about her first year at Santa Clara University.
  • Meet the Future of Bronco Women’s Soccer: Gracie Cutler
    February 12, 2015
    Meet the Future of Bronco Women’s Soccer: Gracie Cutler SANTA CLARA, Calif. - With preparations being made for the upcoming season, the Santa Clara women’s soccer team welcomes Gracie Cutler from the 2015 signing class to the Broncos’ roster. Cutler is from Fort Collins, Colo. and is already enrolled in courses at the university.
  • Jenna Holtz Reflects on Her Freshman Season
    February 09, 2015
    Jenna Holtz Reflects on Her Freshman Season Since joining the Bronco women’s soccer team last summer, freshman Jenna Holtz (JH) was quick to make an impact on the team, tallying eight starts in her nine appearances as a Bronco. Holtz is spending her offseason focusing on continuing to grow as a player and a teammate. She talked with Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) about her offseason training and how the team continues to work on their chemistry both on and off the field.
  • Women's Soccer Welcomes 2015 Signing Class
    February 06, 2015
    Women's Soccer Welcomes 2015 Signing Class SANTA CLARA, Calif. - With signing day in the books, the incoming set of women’s soccer players has been finalized for Santa Clara. The 2015 signing class consists of both national and international talent, many of whom boasting prestigious accolades on both a team and individual level.
  • Julie Johnston Solidifies Spot on Latest USWNT Roster
    January 30, 2015
    Julie Johnston Solidifies Spot on Latest USWNT Roster SANTA CLARA, Calif. - With just over four months until the opening kickoff at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the United States is ramping up their training in anticipation for the sport’s pinnacle competition. Santa Clara alum Julie Johnston will be representing the red, white and blue in two upcoming games across the pond as she fights to make the final roster that will represent the American side in Canada this summer.
  • WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — January 20, 2015
    January 20, 2015
    WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — January 20, 2015 On this week's edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, SCU student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday give the latest on men's and women's basketball as they continue WCC play and recap a successful Saturday start to the season for men's tennis.
  • UPDATED WITH QUOTES: Sofia Huerta Taken 11th Overall in NWSL Draft
    January 16, 2015
    UPDATED WITH QUOTES: Sofia Huerta Taken 11th Overall in NWSL Draft Coming off her second straight All-American nod and a co-WCC Player of the Year award, Sofia Huerta of Santa Clara women’s soccer was taken with the second pick of the second round (11th overall) in the National Women’s Soccer League Draft by the Chicago Red Stars on Friday. Huerta joins former Bronco standout Julie Johnston in Chicago.
  • Huerta Named 2014 NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division I Women's Third Team All-American
    December 05, 2014
    Huerta Named 2014 NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division I Women's Third Team All-American For the second time in as many years, Sofia Huerta of Santa Clara women’s soccer has been honored on the 2014 NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division I Women's All-America Team. Huerta was a Third Team selection and was one of three West Coast Conference players to receive honors.
  • Huerta Up for Soccer News Net College Boot
    November 21, 2014
    Huerta Up for Soccer News Net College Boot After a tremendous season that saw her named co-WCC Player of the Year and First Team All-WCC, Sofia Huerta of Santa Clara women’s soccer is up for yet another award. Huerta is on the fan ballot for the Soccer News Net College Boot, given to the Player of the Year in Division I soccer.
  • Tremendous Season by Women's Soccer Not Overshadowed by Difficult End
    November 13, 2014
    Tremendous Season by Women's Soccer Not Overshadowed by Difficult End Coming off a 14-win season, Santa Clara women’s soccer fell just short of the 25th NCAA Tournament appearance in the program’s rich history. Santa Clara finished with an RPI of 49, the third lowest to not the make the tournament. After sitting at 4-4 through eight games, Santa Clara finished the season 12-2, including 7-2 in the tough West Coast Conference. This is the first time in the history of the WCC that the second place team did not make the NCAA Tournament.
  • EYEBRONCO: Bronco of the Month (September & October)
    November 13, 2014
    EYEBRONCO: Bronco of the Month (September & October) SAAC has nominated the October Broncos of the Month! For a quick recap, our September winners were Brittany Ambrose and Andrew Papenfus. Brittany: Scored four game-winning goals this season. Her hard work off the field has been recognized by her team. She has been a key player this season. She works hard, is determined to do well, and wants to win. She is a great model of a Bronco Athlete. (WOMEN'S SOCCER) Andrew: Went through brain surgery and still had a good attitude. Once he came back, he was ready to start working to get back onto the court. Everyone has noticed this dedication and wanted to recognize him for it. (MEN'S BASKETBALL) Our October winners are our volleyball team and Kurt Ruegg. Volleyball Team: Had a weekend sweep against ranked teams. They've been playing really well all season. Their team chemistry seems better and everyone is focused. It's great to see that a whole team is working its hardest to achieve the ultimate goal. (VOLLEYBALL) Kurt Ruegg: Broke the school record for the 8k on October 18 at the Bronco Invite and broke it again on November 1st, at the West Coast Conference. He's a red shirt from Harvard that walked onto our team this year. He has been our number one men's runner consistently all season. He works very hard and will do whatever it takes to get better and run faster. (MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY)
  • Huerta Co-Player of the Year, Tostanoski Goalkeeper of the Year; Four Other Broncos Honored by WCC
    November 11, 2014
    Huerta Co-Player of the Year, Tostanoski Goalkeeper of the Year; Four Other Broncos Honored by WCC For the second time in as many years, the West Coast Conference Player of the Year comes from Santa Clara women’s soccer. Senior Sofia Huerta was named co-Player of the Year while Andi Tostanoski was Goalkeeper of the Year. Both Huerta and Tostanoski were also named All-WCC First Team while Brittany Ambrose was All-WCC Second Team. Dani Weatherholt was Honorable Mention while Jenna Holtz was Honorable Mention and All-Freshman. Mariana Galvan also made the All-Freshman team.
  • Broncos Top Saint Mary's 3-0 on Senior Day
    November 08, 2014
    Broncos Top Saint Mary's 3-0 on Senior Day In the final game of the regular season on Senior Day, Santa Clara women’s soccer topped Saint Mary’s by a final of 3-0. The win puts the Broncos at 14-6-0 overall and 7-2-0 in WCC play while the Gaels finish 7-10-3 and 1-5-3 in conference action.
  • Eight Women's Soccer Players Honored for Work in the Classroom
    November 07, 2014
    Eight Women's Soccer Players Honored for Work in the Classroom Heading into the final weekend of the regular season, Santa Clara women’s soccer had eight players recognized on the 2014 West Coast Conference Women’s Soccer All-Academic Team. Sofia Huerta and Andi Tostanoski were named to the team while Megan Crosson, Kat McAuliffe, Katie Speidel, Stephanie Sorg, Julie Vass, and Dani Weatherholt were honorable mention. Huerta was also a CoSIDA Academic All-District Second Team selection.
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