2012 Women's Soccer News

April 12, 2013
Titans Add Spring Date With W-League's LA Strikers
The Cal State Fullerton women's soccer team has expanded its spring schedule, adding a contest against local W-League foe, the Los Angeles Strikers, on Tuesday, April 16, at 7 p.m. at Titan Stadium.

April 1, 2013
Women's Soccer Remains Unbeaten in Spring Play
The Cal State Fullerton women's soccer team remained unbeaten during its 2013 spring schedule, posting a 4-0 shutout of Cal Baptist and logging a 1-1 draw with Loyola Marymount in a March 23 doubleheader at Titan Stadium.

March 13, 2013
Women's Soccer Opens Spring With Strong Showing at UCI
The Cal State Fullerton women's soccer team opened its 2013 spring schedule with a strong showing in Irvine over the weekend, posting wins over Big West Conference rivals Cal State Northridge and UC Riverside while drawing with host UC Irvine in a round-robin tournament at the Anteaters' campus.

March 4, 2013
Former Titan Standout Stacey Fox Hired as Assistant Coach
Cal State Fullerton graduate and standout midfielder Stacey Fox has been hired as an assistant coach with the Titans' women's soccer program, Head Coach Demian Brown announced today. Fox takes over for the departed Lauryn Pehanich, who resigned to become the head coach at the University of La Verne on Dec. 21.

February 27, 2013
Spring Slate Set for Women's Soccer
Looking to build upon its 2012 Big West Conference championship season, the Cal State Fullerton women's soccer program announced a slate of 10 spring contests for 2013, including six home dates at Titan Stadium.

February 15, 2013
Cal State Fullerton Women's Soccer Welcomes Eight for 2013
Cal State Fullerton head women's soccer coach Demian Brown announced today the signing of eight high-school standouts to National Letters of Intent to continue their academic and athletic careers at Cal State Fullerton.

February 12, 2013
Bocanegra Elevated to Associate Head Coach
Cal State Fullerton assistant women's soccer coach Diego Bocanegra has been promoted to the position of associate head coach it was announced today.

December 28, 2012
Bocanegra Named NSCAA Far West Regional Assistant of the Year
Cal State Fullerton assistant women's soccer coach Diego Bocanegra was named the Far West Region Assistant Coach of the Year as announced by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

December 21, 2012
Pehanich Takes Over Helm of La Verne Women's Soccer
Cal State Fullerton assistant women's soccer coach Lauryn Pehanich has resigned her position with the Titans and has been announced as the head women's soccer coach at the University of La Verne.

December 4, 2012
Fox Named NSCAA All-West Region Second Team
Cal State Fullerton senior midfielder Stacey Fox was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America's (NSCAA) All-West Region Second Team on Monday, one of nine Big West Conference players to be honored on the 33-member honor roll.

November 4, 2012
Titans' Run Ends With Loss to Cal State Northridge
Cal State Northridge's Melissa Fernandez struck a perfectly placed ball to the upper right corner in the second minute of overtime on Sunday afternoon, breaking a scoreless deadlock and lifting the Matadors to a 1-0 victory over Cal State Fullerton and the 2012 Big West Conference Tournament title at Anteater Stadium.

November 1, 2012
Pulliam Stops Irvine in Penalties as Fullerton Advances
After spending 110 minutes watching from the sidelines, Cal State Fullerton junior goalkeeper Katie Pulliam made, perhaps, the three biggest saves of her career against host UC Irvine, summoned from the bench and stopping all three Anteater penalty kicks in a shootout Thursday night to advance the Titans to the Big West Championship after the two schools battled to a 1-1 draw at Anteater Stadium.

October 31, 2012
Brown Coach of the Year; Eight Titans Earn Conference Honors
Cal State Fullerton Head Coach Demian Brown was named the Big West Conference Coach of the Year for the second time in his career and eight different Titans were honored Wednesday as the 2012 All-Big West Conference teams were announced by the league office.

October 30, 2012
Top-Seeded Titans Head South in Search of Big West Tournament Crown
Winners of three-straight and seven of its last eight contests to close out the regular season, the 2012 Big West Champion Cal State Fullerton women’s soccer team (10-8 overall, 7-2 in the Big West) begins its postseason run this week, taking the top seed to South Orange County for the 2012 Big West Tournament hosted by UC Irvine.

October 29, 2012
West's Offensive Outburst Earns Offensive Weekly Laurels
Cal State Fullerton junior midfielder Janali West was named the Big West Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon after an offensive barrage against Pacific over the weekend clinched the 2012 Big West regular season title for the Titans.

October 28, 2012
Titans Go "West" To Claim Big West Championship
Cal State Fullerton junior Janali West scored a natural hat trick in the second half and sophomore Rebecca Wilson added a goal and an assist Sunday afternoon, lifting the Titans to their first Big West Conference title since 2007 with a, 4-1, victory over host Pacific to close out the 2012 regular season.

October 26, 2012
Titans Clinch Playoff Berth, Edge UC Davis, 2-1
Cal State Fullerton sophomore Adriana Gjonovich scored three minutes before halftime and senior JeAnne Mazeau later added the eventual game-winner in the 58th minute on Friday afternoon, lifting the visiting Titans to a 2-1 victory over UC Davis and clinch a spot in next week's Big West Conference Tournament.

October 25, 2012
Titans Head to Northern California With Big West Berth Within Reach
It’s a very simple formula for the Cal State Fullerton women’s soccer team this weekend... “win and you’re in.” The Titans (8-8 overall, 5-2 in the Big West) head to Northern California needing just one win in its final two league matches of the year to clinch a berth into the conference tournament for the first time since 2007.

October 21, 2012
Seniors Shine as Titans Shutout Cal Poly, 4-0
Cal State Fullerton seniors Stacey Fox and Ann Marie Tangorra each tallied a pair of goals in their final home appearance of the season and the Titans spoiled visiting Cal Poly's unblemished record, handing the Mustangs their first defeat of the year, 4-0, on Sunday afternoon at Titan Stadium.

October 19, 2012
Early Gauchos' Flurry Lifts UCSB Past Titans
UC Santa Barbara scored three times in a 15-minute span during the first half Friday night, including Erin Ortega's eventual game-winner in the 32nd minute, lifting the visiting Gauchos to a 4-2 victory over Cal State Fullerton at Titan Stadium.

October 18, 2012
Titans Celebrate Seniors as UCSB and Cal Poly Come to Town
The push for seeding for the 2012 Big West Conference tournament enters the stretch run, as the Cal State Fullerton women’s soccer team (7-7 overall, 4-1 in the Big West) closes out its home schedule this weekend at Titan Stadium.

October 15, 2012
Titan Tales: Women's Soccer (Video)

October 14, 2012
Fox's Goal Stands as Titans Shutout Riverside
Cal State Fullerton senior Stacey Fox netted her fifth goal of the year in the 17th minute and that was all it took for the Titans to post their sixth shutout of the season, handing visiting UC Riverside a 1-0 defeat on Sunday night at Titan Stadium.

October 13, 2012
Soccer Updates with Jameson Campbell

October 11, 2012
Light Week Brings Highlanders to Orange County
Currently in the midst of its longest winning streak of the season, the Cal State Fullerton women’s soccer team (6-7 overall, 3-1 in the Big West Conference) returns to Orange County to kick off its final homestand of the 2012 season this weekend with a single match against UC Riverside on Sunday (Oct. 14) at 6 p.m.

October 8, 2012
Maricic Nets Defensive Player of the Week Honors
Cal State Fullerton junior goalkeeper Lindsey Maricic was named the Big West Conference's Defensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon following a pair of road shutouts in extra time to help the Titans pick up six points in the league standings.

October 7, 2012
Erica Mazeau 'Golden' as Titans Outlast Hawaii
Junior Erica Mazeau outraced a pair of Hawaii defenders and buried the game-winning shot to the lower right corner with just under two minutes remaining in the second overtime period Sunday night, lifting Cal State Fullerton to a, 1-0, victory over host Hawaii on a humid night at the Waipio Peninsula Soccer Stadium.

October 5, 2012
Sisters Team Up for Titans' OT Winner
Cal State Fullerton senior JeAnne Mazeau converted a pass from her younger sister, Erica, for the "golden goal" game-winner just 58 seconds into overtime on Friday night, lifting the Titans to a 1-0 shutout victory over host Cal State Northridge at Matador Field.

October 4, 2012
Matadors, Rainbow Wahine On Deck for Women's Soccer
Coming off a huge win over a nationally ranked squad over the weekend, the Cal State Fullerton women’s soccer team (4-7 overall, 1-1 in Big West Conference play) hits the road in search of six points this week as the Titans take on Cal State Northridge and conference newcomer Hawaii.

September 30, 2012
Burkenroad's Blast Upsets No. 21 Long Beach State
Cal State Fullerton freshman Christina Burkenroad took a touch from teammate Nikki McCants and buried the go-ahead score to the right post in the 88th minute Sunday night, lifting the host Titans to a 2-1 upset victory over No. 21 Long Beach State at Titan Stadium.

September 28, 2012
Women's Soccer Update with Jennifer Smith
Men's soccer player and Titans' roving reporter Jameson Campbell sat down with senior defender Jennifer Smith to talk about the women's soccer season to date.

September 28, 2012
Anteaters Stymie Titans, 3-1, in Big West Opener
UC Irvine’s Dana Sanderlin finished with a goal and an assist and Laura McGrail added the game-winner in the 63rd minute Friday night, lifting the visiting Anteaters to a 3-1 victory over Cal State Fullerton in the Big West Conference opener for both teams at Titan Stadium.

September 26, 2012
Local Rivals UCI, Long Beach State Kick-Off Big West Play
A well-rested Cal State Fullerton women’s soccer team finally returns to the pitch after what amounts to a “bye week” as the Titans (3-6 overall) open Big West Conference play this weekend to close out a five-match homestand.

September 16, 2012
Red Raiders Hold Off Charging Titans, 2-1
Texas Tech’s Paige Strahan scored the eventual game-winner in the 82nd minute and Janine Beckie added a first-half strike Sunday afternoon, lifting the visiting Red Raiders to a, 2-1, win over host Cal State Fullerton and the championship of the Under Armour Invitational at Titan Stadium.

September 14, 2012
Offensive Outburst Lifts Titans Past Army, 3-0
Ann Marie Tangorra, Nikki McCants and Adriana Gjonovich tallied first-half goals Friday night and Cal State Fullerton coasted to a 3-0 women’s soccer victory over Army in the Under Armour Invitational Tournament.

September 12, 2012
Under Armour Invitational Closes Non-Conference Slate
The Cal State Fullerton women’s soccer team (2-5 overall) closes out the non-conference portion of its 2012 schedule this weekend, hosting the four-team Under Armour Invitational at Titan Stadium.

September 10, 2012
Tangorra Scores Again with Player of the Week Nod
Cal State Fullerton women's soccer senior Ann Marie Tangorra was named the offensive player of the week by the Big West Conference Monday afternoon for last weekend's performances against No. 1 Florida State and Creighton.

September 9, 2012
Late-Match Magic Lifts Titans Over Bluejays, 1-0
Cal State Fullerton senior Ann Marie Tangorra scored with just over a minute to play in regulation and the host Titans outshot Creighton by a 22-4 count on Sunday afternoon en route to a 1-0 shutout victory at Titan Stadium.

September 7, 2012
Tangorra Scores as Titans Edged at No. 1 Florida State
Nora Kervroedan's goal in the 24th minute broke a 1-1 tie and helped lift host and No. 1-ranked Florida State to a narrow, 2-1, victory over visiting Cal State Fullerton on Friday night in front of 1,123 fans and an ESPN3.com Internet audience at the Seminole Soccer Complex in Tallahassee, Fla.

September 6, 2012
Titans Tackle Top-Ranked 'Noles, Creighton This Week
A second-straight nationally ranked opponent awaits the Cal State Fullerton women's soccer team (1-4 overall) this week, but the level has been taken up a notch as the Titans will take on the top-ranked team in the nation in No. 1 Florida State on the road on Friday (Sept. 7) before hosting Creighton in a Sunday matinee on Sept. 9.

August 30, 2012
Slow Week for Titans Brings Beavers to Town
Fresh off its first win of the 2012 campaign, the Cal State Fullerton women's soccer team (1-3 overall) takes it down a notch with only one match this week.

August 30, 2012
Less is More as Beavers Tip Titans, 2-1
Marissa Kovac’s score from the goal mouth with 2:16 to play lifted unbeaten and No. 21-ranked Oregon State to a 2-1 non-conference women’s soccer victory Thursday night over Cal State Fullerton in Titan Stadium.

August 26, 2012
Fox’s Strike Lifts Titans Past Spartans, 1-0
Cal State Fullerton senior Stacey Fox scored for the second-straight game and junior goalkeeper Katie Pulliam made six saves in net to preserve the clean sheet as the visiting Titans earned their first win of the season, 1-0, over host Michigan State on Sunday afternoon at DeMartin Stadium in East Lansing, Mich.

August 24, 2012
Titans Suffer OT Heartbreaker in Michigan, 2-1
Lulu Haidar's first goal of the season with just over two minutes to play in the first overtime period Friday night rallied host Michigan to a 2-1 extra-time victory over Cal State Fullerton at the U-M Soccer Stadium in front of 504 fans.

August 23, 2012
Titans Clash With Big Ten Foes in Michigan This Weekend
The Cal State Fullerton women’s soccer team’s first-ever trip to “The Great Lakes State” will be all business this weekend as the Titans are slated to take on a pair of Big Ten Conference foes on the road.

August 19, 2012
Overtime Unkind as Lions Tame Titans, 2-1
Madison Heilmann’s first goal of the season four minutes into the first overtime period Sunday afternoon snapped a 1-1 tie and lifted host Loyola Marymount to a 2-1 extra-time victory over visiting Cal State Fullerton at Sullivan Field in Los Angeles.

August 17, 2012
Second Half Flurry Lifts Trojans Over Titans, 3-2
Samantha Johnson’s penalty kick goal in the 74th minute after a handball in the box broke a 1-1 tie and Jordan Marada added the eventual game-winner almost two minutes later as visiting USC used a three-goal second half to edge host Cal State Fullerton, 3-2, in a non-conference women’s soccer clash on Friday night at Titan Stadium.

August 16, 2012
Titans Open 2012 Against Former Coach, SoCal Rivals
The 20th season of varsity women’s soccer at Cal State Fullerton kicks off this weekend as the Titans (9-8-3 overall, 3-4-1 in the Big West Conference in 2011) battle a pair of Southern California rivals. Fullerton opens on Friday (Aug. 17) at 7 p.m. against USC and former head coach Ali Khosroshahin at Titan Stadium before making a return trip to Los Angeles for a 1 p.m. kick-off at LMU on Sunday (Aug. 19).

August 15, 2012
Brisa Gonzales Says Come See the Titans on Friday

August 13, 2012
2012 Season Preview: Women's Soccer
Hear Head Coach Demian Brown's thoughts on the upcoming 2012 season.

August 12, 2012
West Forges Draw at UNLV in Exhibition Battle
Cal State Fullerton junior Janali West scored in the 82nd minute Sunday night, helping the visiting Titans forge a 1-1 draw with host UNLV in an exhibition contest at Peter Johann Memorial Field in Las Vegas.

August 10, 2012
Women's Soccer Kicks Off With Exhibition at UNLV
The Cal State Fullerton women's soccer team (9-8-3 overall, 3-4-1 in the Big West Conference in 2011) unofficially opens its 2012 season this weekend as the Titans look to have "Lady Luck" on their side in an exhibition match at UNLV on Sunday (Aug. 12) at 6 p.m. in Las Vegas.

August 3, 2012
Great Britain's Run Ends With Loss to Canada
The Olympic run for the Great Britain women's soccer team and former Titan Karen Bardsley came to an end on Friday afternoon in Coventry as first-half goals by Jonelle Filigno and Christine Sinclair propelled Canada to a 2-0 win and a date with the United States in the semifinals.

July 31, 2012
Bardsley, Great Britain Stymie Brazil, 1-0
Former Cal State Fullerton goalkeeper Karen Bardsley and her Great Britain teammates are into the quarterfinals unbeaten and unscored upon after posting a 1-0 shutout over perennial powerhouse Brazil to conclude Group E play at the 2012 London Olympic Games on Tuesday at Wembley Stadium.

July 31, 2012
Coaches Pick Titans Third in Big West Poll
The Cal State Fullerton women’s soccer team was picked to finish third in the race for the Big West Conference title in 2012 while senior Ann Marie Tangorra was named to the preseason all-conference team according to a vote of the league’s coaches released on Tuesday afternoon.

July 28, 2012
Bardsley, Great Britain Shut Down Cameroon, 3-0
Former Titan Makes Three Saves as Great Britain Advances to Quarterfinals

July 25, 2012
Bardsley, Great Britain Triumph in Olympic Opener
Former Cal State Fullerton goalkeeper Karen Bardsley and her Great Britain teammates got off to a winning start Wednesday as Stephanie Houghton's goal in the 64th minute off a free kick helped propel her side to a 1-0 shutout of New Zealand to open play at the 2012 London Oympics at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.

June 26, 2012
Former Titan Bardsley Headed to London Olympics
Former Cal State Fullerton goalkeeper Karen Bardsley has been selected as one of 18 players to represent Great Britain in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London the British Olympic Association announced Tuesday.