The Lady Bengals Claim Their Second Consecutive National Championship Title

The Lady Bengals Claim Their Second Consecutive National Championship Title

FINAL SCORE: #1 University of Maine-Fort Kent 2, #3 Daemen College 0 

UMFK: Brianna Mills (72') | Katherine Ferland (85')

LOCATION: Trace Fork Field (Charleston, WV)

ON THE PITCH: The University of Maine-Fort Kent Lady Bengals have defended their title and are now USCAA Women's Soccer National Champions for the second consecutive year, defeating the Daemen College Lady Wildcats 2-0.

These USCAA rivals have faced each other in the USCAA National Championship game for the third consecutive year. After a scoreless first half, it was not until the 72nd minute that these perennial women's soccer powerhouses were able to break the deadlock. Defender Brianna Mills of the University of Maine-Fort Kent was given a free kick from 37-yards out and buried it in the top left corner of the net to put the Lady Bengals on the board. 

The University of Maine-Fort Kent held Daemen College scoreless in this affair, behind the strong defense of Ariane Laberge Pelletier, Brianna Mills, Sam Carapellucci, and goalie Michelle Delgadillo.

2014 USCAA Player of the Year, and Tournament MVP Katherine Ferland added an insurance goal in the 85th minute off of a crossing pass from Forward Marie-Laurance Montagne. 

QUICK HEADERS:

  • UMFK – Briana Mills and 2014 USCAA First Team All-American, Katherine Ferland each finished with a goal
  • UMFK – Outshot Daemen 11-3, 7 of the 11 shots were on goal
  • Daemen – Finished with 3 shots, all of which were on goal
  • Daemen – Goalkeeper and 2014 USCAA First Team All-American Kathryn Haessner finished with 7 saves.
NEXT UP:  The University of Maine-Fort Kent Lady Bengals have won their fourth USCAA Women's Soccer National Title in the past five years. They end their 2014 campaign with a 15-2-1 record. Daemen College finishes the season earning the runner-up trophy for the second consecutive year.

 

Women's Bracket

Scoreboard


2014 USCAA National Championship All-Tournament Team

Player Institution
Bridget Cuddihy SUNY ESF
Creshana Jones WVU Tech
Michelle Rodriguez Florida College
Sara Webster Florida College
Lindsay Stoddard Daemen College
Stephanie Zurales Daemen College
Juli Prentice Daemen College
Yosselin Berrueco University of Maine-Fort Kent
Sam Carapellucci University of Maine-Fort Kent
Michelle Delgadillo University of Maine-Fort Kent
Brianna Mills University of Maine Fort Kent

 

Tournament MVP

Katherine Ferland University of Maine-Fort Kent