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Alfaro Monge was the first Iona men’s player to win the award since Juan Alcantara in 2017.

Triple threat: Three Gaels notch MAAC weekly awards

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Sports Editor October 7, 2021

Iona goalkeepers Emma Havrilla and Juan Alfaro Monge earned Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week, while Lachlan Wellington grabbed MAAC Runner of the Week to cap off a successful...

Iona needs to improve their defense at the end of games, as they have allowed 15 goals in the second period or later in their eight games this season.

Women’s soccer shows improvement in early season

Lachlan Wellington, Staff Writer September 23, 2021

The Iona College women’s soccer team has made a promising start to the new campaign currently holding a split 4-4 record, with a 2-1 record at home.    The Gaels have shown improvement since the...

The team has scored more goals in the first four games of the new campaign than it did throughout the shortened 2020-2021 season.

Women’s soccer begins season with split record

Lachlan Wellington, Staff Writer September 9, 2021

The Iona Gaels women’s soccer team has endured a mixed start to their new campaign, currently holding a split record of 2-2.   The Gaels opened their season with a 5-0 defeat against Boston College...

Lewis led her high school squad with 10 goals and 8 assists in 12 games as a senior.

Lewis propels women’s squad to win; earns Rookie of the Week honors

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Sports Editor September 9, 2021

Iona women’s soccer freshman Kendarjah Lewis was named Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week on Monday for her two-goal performance over Virginia Military Institute last Thursday.     The...

Iona women’s soccer team huddling together during their 0-3 loss to Siena in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinals on April 9 at Hickey Field in Loudonville, NY. 

Women’s soccer falls to Siena in MAAC Tournament

Lachlan Wellington, Contributing Writer April 22, 2021

The Iona Women’s soccer team’s season came to an end after losing 0-3 to Siena in the first round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament. It was the Gaels’ first time back in the...

Both teams have only two more matches before championship time.

Iona men’s and women’s soccer teams handle short season differently

Matthew Chaves, Sports Editor April 8, 2021

The Iona College men’s and women’s soccer teams started off their seasons as they tackle a short but meaningful schedule.  The men’s team is looking to defend their Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference...

Iona Graduate student Nicole Whitley had a total of eight goals and 20 assists during her time at Rutgers. // Photos used courtesy of icgaels.com

Special connection with coach brings Whitley to Iona

Matthew Chaves, Sports Editor October 16, 2020

Iona College graduate student Nicole Whitley, a former member of the Rutgers soccer program, is a newcomer to the Iona women's soccer team. Whitley said in a Zoom interview that her connection to Iona...

The Iona women’s soccer team has earned the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award for the past 10 out of 12 years. // Photo courtesy of icgaels.com

Women’s soccer team earns United Soccer Coaches academic award

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Contributing Writer October 1, 2020

The United Soccer Coaches recognized the Iona College women’s soccer team for their exemplary academic performance during the 2019-2020 academic year on Sept. 24, according to an announcement from...

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

Gaels aim to attack hard as playoffs approach

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...

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...

PHOTO COURTESY OF ICGAELS.COM

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...

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:...

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