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INDIANAPOLIS – It happens every year: A team wins a state title, and the expectation — both internally and externally — is success will continue. That's the situation Cathedral's girls soccer team found itself in after winning the Class 2A title last October .
And yet, even after a 1-0 win over 2A No. 1 Brebeuf Jesuit on Wednesday night, the Irish are 3-4-2 this season. If you're just looking at records, that doesn't scream state title contender. Cathedral coach Marc ...
Girls soccer head coach Marc Behringer was named Coach of the Year for the Private/Parochial Central Region by the United Soccer Coaches. Behringer led the Irish soccer team to a state championship and a 13-4-4 record in 2018. Behringer also won state titles in 2007 and 2009.
The Irish also won the City title in a shootout against Chatard. The Irish had 6 players named to the all-city team.
Congratulations to Carson Kwiatkowski '20 on receiving High School All-American Honors! Kwiatkowski was a member of our state championship soccer team this year and was a midfielder.
Congratulations, young lady! We are proud of you!
All season long, Marc Behringer preached to his team the importance of “being ready to play from the outset.”
So he was thrilled when his girls’ soccer team of Cathedral High School in Indianapolis scored the first goal just 93 seconds into the Indiana High School Athletic Association’s Class 2A championship match on Oct. 27.
“The first thing I did was stop and look up at the heavens and say, ‘Thank you,’ ” Behringer recalls.
Being a coach, Behringer then immediately focused on the second thing tha...
Whatever the outcome, it would have been special.
That the outcome of the 2018 Cathedral High School girls soccer season was the program’s third state title made it all the more so.
“The year, the season, was just really enjoyable,” Irish girls soccer coach Mark Behringer said. “The girls did what we asked them to do. We built an identity through the season and everything just fell into place.”
The Irish, a year after a bitter sectional-final loss to Bishop Chatard, fulfilled what they early on set as their seasonal...
The Lady Irish Soccer team defeated South Bend St. Joseph 1-0 to win the state championship! The 2018 title is the third in program history.
Maddie Wirth scored the deciding goal 93 seconds into the game and the Irish played lock down defense the rest of the way. Senior goal keeper Sophia Saucernman stopped 22 St Joseph attacks as she recorded her seventh shutout this season.
Head coach Marc Behringer told the Indy Star "Sophia has done that all year long. We gave up two goals the entire tournament and one was on a p...
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EVANSVILLE – Sometimes it takes one bounce to determine the winner.
The further you advance in the postseason, the smaller the window for mistakes. On Saturday, Cathedral's girls soccer team found itself on the favorable end of a big moment.
Jennifer Utzinger scored the lone goal of the game late in the first half, as the Irish defeated No. 1 Evansville Memorial, 1-0, in the Class 2A semistate at Bundrant Stadium on the campus of North High School.
It didn’t matter that the Tigers...
The girls soccer team opened their home schedule against the Westfield Shamrocks this past Monday.
The JV team dominated the match on their way to a 2-0 lead. with goals by sophomore Bella Dausman and freshman Ellle Lewis. The Shamrocks would not quit and scored twice in the closing minutes to deny the Irish the victory.
The varsity team also dominated play throughout the night but fell behind early wen they gave up a goal from 25 yards away that was against the run of play. The Irish did not lose heart and leveled the matc...
The girls soccer program traveled to Carmel for matches last weekend. The competition was strong and the ladies performed well. The JV team played the Carmel JV to a 0-0 score in a match ended just 6 minutes into the second half due to lightning. They followed that evening with a 2-1 loss that saw the Irish fight back from a 2-0 deficit. The goal was scored by Junior Mary White with an assist from Gracie Jarrett.
The varsity team had their first match stopped at halftime due to weather. The ladies played well against the top-ranked Greyhounds while mi...
The Cathedral girls traveled to Avon with tired legs and missing a couple players due to minor injuries. Only 48 hours after a tough match against Noblesville, the Irish challenged the 3A #8 Orioles on a wet evening. Whether it was the conditions or something else altogether, there were plenty of goals.
The JV match was dominated by the Irish from start to finish with only a few challenges from Avon. Cathedral took the lead early in the first half and never looked back. The Orioles were able to find the back of the I...
The Lady Irish Soccer Team completed the first week of the season with a third consecutive road match. After earning draws against 3A powers, the Irish traveled to rival North Central to take on the Panthers. The two teams have quite a history through the years as they faced off many times in the North Central sectional prior to the institution of class play.
The JV team jumped all over the hosts and took advantage of the offside trap the Panthers initially employed. The goals came on a regular basis even as the Panthers...
The 2A #3 Lady Irish traveled to nationally ranked (#17 by TopDrawerSoccer.com) Noblesville High School to challenge the Millers. It was a warm, beautiful evening on a gorgeous field against a team that may well challenge for a 3A state championship in a couple months. The two programs played with the kind of skill, power and spirit that has become the norm over the past two decades.
The JV match was an even battle for most of the 70 minutes with Noblesville scoring an opportunistic goal and a 1-0 lead into the half after outshooting the I...