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Gaels aim to attack hard as playoffs approach

Todd Plourde had led the Gaels to four wins in the last nine games.

Matthew Chaves, Sports Editor

October 31, 2019

The Iona College women’s soccer team is close to making it to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference playoffs after a much better spell from the team. The beginning of the season saw the Gaels struggling to rack up wins, as they scored one win out of eight matches. Since their 3-2 win against St....

Competitive nature drives Harrison toward life goals

Competitive nature drives Harrison toward life goals

Matthew Chaves, Sports Editor

October 4, 2019

Iona College senior Treloara Harrisson has been a competitor her whole life. From academics in the classroom to athletics on the pitch, her competitive nature has helped her strive to do the best she can and perform well above other students or players. This hunger for success has proven useful for Harrisson...

Winning mentality needs to be prominent: Plourde


Matthew Chaves, Sports Editor

September 19, 2019

The Gaels continue throughout the season with a 1-6-1 record so far, their latest being a loss at Wagner on Sunday. The team has a solid core but they need to get used to winning, according to head coach Todd Plourde. “It’s a great group of young women that work extremely hard but have unfortunately...

Faith Preziosi talks season and long term goals

Matthew Chaves, Sports Editor

September 5, 2019

The Ionian had the opportunity to interview, via e-mail, sophomore and soccer player Faith Preziosi. Preziosi talks about her play, her time at Iona and her decision-making when coming to Iona.   1: What does it mean to you to have achieved Student-Athlete of the Week? I am proud to earn...

Iona names Todd Plourde as women’s soccer head coach

Ryan McFadden, Sports Editor

January 30, 2019

Iona College announced on Jan. 11 that Todd Plourde will be the new head coach of the women’s soccer team. “We are very enthusiastic to have Todd join the Iona College family,” Iona Athletic Director Matthew Glovaski said in a press release on “Gael Nation can look forward to a...

Sarah Brady resigns as women’s soccer head coach

Sarah Brady had a 5-28-5 record through her first two seasons at Iona.

Ryan McFadden, Sports Editor

October 3, 2018

This story was updated on Oct. 3 Sarah Brady has resigned as the head coach of the Iona College women’s soccer team, according to the Iona Athletics department. “We accepted former women’s soccer head coach Sarah Brady’s resignation for personal reasons,” Athletic Director Matt Glovaski said via emai...

Freshmen women’s soccer goalies share special connection through childhood upbringings

Ryan McFadden, Sports Editor

October 3, 2018

When freshmen Emma Havrilla and Kailey Homoky arrived at Iona College to be members of the women’s soccer team, they already shared common interests, as both are goalies and strive to succeed academically and on the field. That said, when they first met, little did Havrilla and Homoky know t...

Iona’s young players gain valuable experience early in season

Matthew Chaves Staff Writer

September 5, 2018

The Iona College women’s soccer team entered the 2018 season filled with new players, as there are 11 freshmen on the roster. Iona has struggled out of the gate this season, supporting a 2-4 record,but Head Coach Sarah Brady continues to stick with her game plan and has plenty of confidence the Gaels ...

Iona uses spring season to develop strong winning mentality

Iona will have 10 new players on the team next season.

Matthew Chaves Staff Writer

May 5, 2018

The Iona College women’s soccer team went into the spring season with expectations to develop a winning mentality that can be carried into the fall.“It’s a been a very positive spring,” head coach Sarah Brady said. “We’re .500 for the spring, which is a nice goal to have for the season....

Jordan Scarlett continues to take strides with New York Red Bulls II

Tevan Costoso Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

Former Iona College men’s soccer player Jordan Scarlett has begun his second year as a professional soccer player.Scarlett was taken 61st overall in the 2017 Major League Soccer draft by the New York Red Bulls, a professional soccer team that plays out in Harrison, New Jersey.Scarlett was a force i...

Despite down year, Iona gains much needed experience

Will Schneiderhan Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

The 2017 Iona College women’s soccer season seemed to be lost, but it was not.Even though the Gaels ended the season with a 3-14-3 record, 2-7-1 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, it was a season to build off of. The campaign provided head coach Sarah Brady the opportunity to give a critical...

Iona falls to Manhattan 6-0 in MAAC Quarterfinals

Will Schneiderhan, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017

The Iona College women’s soccer team season came to an end after a 6-0 loss to rival Manhattan in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championship quarterfinals on Sunday.Iona (3-14-3, 2-7-1 MAAC), won their first game of the tournament against seventh seeded Fairfield. Manhattan (9-6-3, 6-2-2 MAA...

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