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Early goal sends soccer to MAC Semifinals

(10/30/16 4:27pm)

Buffalo has been a thorn in the sides of Central Michigan sports over the past few seasons.The Bulls knocked off the men's basketball team in the Mid-American Conference Championship in 2015 and defeated the women's basketball team in last year's title game. Last season the Bulls took down the CMU soccer team in the MAC Quarterfinals on penalty shots. CMU's soccer team claimed revenge against Buffalo on Sunday. 


Late goal lifts CMU to victory in last regular season match

(10/27/16 7:12pm)

Andrew McDonald - Sports ReporterWith time running out on the Chippewas’ regular season it looked like the game could be heading to its 6th overtime game in a row.Until an unlikely goal scorer changed that for CMU.Frshman midfielder Marle Bringard scored a clutch goal in the 78th minute to eventually give her team their 14th win to end the regular season.Bringard believes closing the season on a note like this energizes a team moving towards into tournament play.“Being a freshman I am very excited to for our upcoming game and I think our whole team is,” Bringard said.






Soccer take first weekend trip in two weeks

(10/20/16 7:37pm)

After five of the last six games being at the CMU Soccer Complex — all of which went to at least one overtime period — the Central Michigan women’s soccer team (13-1-2, 5-1-2 Mid-American Conference) will go on the road for the first time in two weeks on Thursday.The Chippewas drew 1-1 in double overtime Friday against the leaders of the MAC East Division, the Kent State Golden Flashes, and won 2-1 in double overtime Sunday against the Ohio Bobcats.



Pelafas named MAC Offensive Player of the Week

(10/18/16 4:38pm)

After being suspended for the first game of the weekend on Friday, a two-goal performance on Sunday was good enough to name sophomore forward Alexis Pelafas the Mid-American Conference Offensive Player of the Week.Pelafas tied the Central Michigan all-time regular season goals scored record with her first goal in Sunday's match against Ohio, and then broke the record in double overtime to win the game for the Chippewas.


Soccer ends home schedule with historic game-winning goal on Sunday, tie on Friday

(10/18/16 10:32am)

The Central Michigan soccer team ended its home schedule over the weekend by grinding out a 1-1 tie in overtime against Kent State on Friday, and overcoming a late goal by Ohio to beat the Bobcats 2-1 in overtime Sunday.Sophomore striker Alexis Pelafas scored her 15th goal of the season to beat Ohio, break CMU's regular season scoring record and become the nation's leading scorer.





Chippewas without leading scorer as soccer battles with Kent State on Friday, Ohio on Sunday

(10/12/16 9:14pm)

Central Michigan sophomore forward Alexis Pelafas has a chance to put her name in the CMU record books this season, but she'll only have one opportunity this weekend.Pelafas' 13 goals leaves her one away from tying the CMU all-time regular season goals record that was set by Allison Campbell during the 2001 season.




Pelafas scores 12th goal as soccer tops Toledo

(10/06/16 7:12pm)

Heading into the season, many people expected senior midfielder Eliza Van de Kerkhove to lead the team to the Mid-American Conference Tournament. Instead, sophomore forward Alexis Pelafas has taken over that roll.Pelafas scored her 12th goal of the season Thursday as the Central Michigan women's soccer team (11-1-1, 3-1-1 MAC) defeated the Toledo Rockets (6-6-1, 1-3-1 MAC) 3-0 in the first of two weekend games for the Chippewas. Today also marked the first time senior forward Samantha Maher played in a game since Sept.