January 30, 2016 SUPPORTER'S CHOICE
Monmouth's Murphy leads College Boot fan vote
Monmouth junior forward Erica Murphy has been selected as the winner of the Women's College Boot Supporter's Choice award. Murphy received the most votes from soccer fans in the annual Soccer News Net poll recognizing the national player of the year.
December 11, 2015 WOMEN'S FINALISTS
Hermann down to Buchanan, Rodriguez and Sonnet
KANSAS CITY, Mo.--- West Virginia junior defender Kadeisha Buchanan (Brampton, Ontario), Penn State senior midfielder Raquel Rodriguez (San Jose, Costa Rica), and Virginia senior defender Emily Sonnet (Marietta, Ga.) are the women's finalists for the Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy.
December 11, 2015 HERMANN FINALISTS
Allen, Herbers, Morris get nod for men's trophy
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Georgetown senior forward Brandon Allen (Old Bridge, N.J.), Creighton junior forward Fabian Herbers (Ahaus, Germany), and Stanford senior forward Jordan Morris (Mercer Island, Wash. were named the men's Finalists for the Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy.
December 6, 2015 FIRST TITLE
Penn State Nittany Lion women win College Cup
CARY, N.C.--Costa Rican international Raquel Rodriguez’ 72nd-minute goal gave Penn State a 1-0 win over Duke before 10,676 fans at WakeMed Soccer Park Sunday, the Nittany Lions capturing their first NCAA Women’s Championship.
September 23, 2015 SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Navy's Clare MacAdam is Player of the Week
Sophomore forward Clare MacAdam scored three goals in two games, including an 81st-minute strike that gave Navy a 2-2 draw with arch rival Army, and was selected the Soccer News Net Women's College Player of the Week for the week ending September 20.
August 5, 2015 HERMANN TROPHY WATCH
58 potential contenders named
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Thirty men and 28 women from NCAA Division I schools around the country have been marked as potential contenders for the 2015 Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy.
June 29, 2015 GETTING SOME TV TIME
ASN to televise BU-Holy Cross game
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - The Boston University-Holy Cross women’s soccer game at Nickerson Field on Oct. 21 will be broadcast on the American Sports Network as part of the Patriot League's deal with the broadcaster.
January 7, 2015 SUPPORTERS' CHOICE
Princeton's Porter wins College Boot fan vote
Princeton senior forward Cameron Porter has been selected as the winner of the College Boot Supporter's Choice award. Porter received the most votes from soccer fans in the annual Soccer News Net poll recognizing the national player of the year.
January 6, 2015 SUPPORTERS' CHOICE
PSU's Rodriguez wins Women's College Boot fan vote
Penn State junior midfielder Raquel Rodriguez has been selected as the winner of the Women's College Boot Supporter's Choice award. Rodriguez received the most votes from soccer fans in the annual Soccer News Net poll recognizing the national player of the year.
The thoughts of University of South Florida men’s soccer coach, George Kiefer in reference to past excursions to Storrs, Connecticut, home of the University of Connecticut Huskies and the site of this year’s American Athletic Conference Final Four. #2 Tulsa meets #3 SMU on Friday at 530pm ET followed by Kiefer’s #4 USF against #1 UConn who hold a commanding 9-1-2 mark against the Floridians.
November 5, 2014 AAC TOURNAMENT PREVIEW
UCF looks to avenge regular season loss to UConn
At five feet, ten inches in height, Kendall Frey has the kind of frame required to perform the tasks of a target forward – strong with her back to the goal and a handful for opposing center backs. And as the scoring leader last season for her side and again this fall, one would figure a decent portion of her goals would come in the air.
November 3, 2014 BIG EAST WOMEN’S PREVIEW
Friars to face Marquette Tuesday
DePaul, a member of the Big East since 2005-06, had never finished higher than third in the table, and that was a season ago when the Blue Demons recorded their first winning record in conference play. How things have changed since head coach Erin Chastain took charge of the Blue Demons in the spring of 2007. Heading into the semi-finals of the Big East Conference Tournament this Friday, DePaul is the top seed after earning their first Big East regular season title (15-0-3; 7-0-2).
September 13, 2014 LATE COMEBACK
Freshmen lead Northeastern to 2-1 win
BROOKLINE, Mass. – Rookie Brad Fountain scored the game-tying goal on a blast from 24 yards in the 89th minute and fellow freshman Ackim Mpofu won it just 1:02 into extra time to give Northeastern a 2-1 win over UMass Lowell Saturday night at Parsons Field.
August 31, 2014 CLEAN SLADE
Sophomore leads Northeastern 1-0
BROOKLINE, Mass. – Sophomore Kimberly Slade scored her first collegiate goal in the second minute to help the Northeastern women top New Hampshire, 1-0, on Sunday at Parsons Field.
December 14, 2013 BATTLE OF THE BEST
Notre Dame and Maryland face off in final
PHILADELPHIA – Just a little over three weeks ago, November 21 to be exact, 48 teams began the quest for the 2013 Men’s College Cup. Now it’s down to two teams – No. 3 seed Notre Dame and No. 5 seed Maryland. But if you look at their records and their overall domination of opponents, it’s easy to argue that they might be the top two teams in the nation.
December 13, 2013 MEN’S COLLEGE CUP SEMIFINALS
Maryland, Notre Dame advance
CHESTER, Pa.---Once again Patrick Mullins proved to be the wrecking crew for the University of Maryland. The Hermann Trophy finalist scored two goals as the Terrapins advanced to the College Cup final with a 2-1 win over Virginia Friday night at PPL Park.
December 11, 2013 GOING TO KANSAS CITY
NCAA awards 9 soccer championships
KANSAS CITY, Kan.---Kansas City’s Sporting Park has already hosted this year’s MLS All-Star Game, U.S. Open Cup final and MLS Cup, and on Wednesday, the National Collegiate Athletic Association awarded 14 men’s and women’s championships to the city, including nine soccer finals.
December 7, 2013 NCAA MEN’S ROUNDUP
Maryland, Notre Dame, New Mexico head to College Cup
SEATTLE - No. 25 New Mexico earned a spot in the NCAA Men's Soccer College Cup with a 1-0 win over No. 2 Washington in the Elite Eight Saturday night at Husky Soccer Stadium. With the win, the Lobos improve to 14-5-2 and advance to the College Cup for the second time in program history.
November 28, 2013 NCAA WOMEN’S QUARTERFINALS
A look at the upcoming games
Michigan is making its second-ever appearance in the NCAA Quarterfinals, having reached the Elite Eight only one other time (2002). A win on Friday over Virginia would push Michigan through to the Women's College Cup for the first time in program history.
November 17, 2013 TOUGH END TO MEMORABLE SEASON
Bryant falls in NEC tourney final
NEW BRITAIN, CONN. -- Despite a magical run during the final month of the season, the Bryant University men's soccer team fell to St. Francis Brooklyn, 3-2, in overtime Sunday afternoon in the Northeast Conference Tournament Championship.
November 15, 2013 BRYANT MARCHES ON
Bulldogs best Saint Francis in NEC semis
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- Continuing their magical late-season run, the third-seeded Bryant University men's soccer team defeated second-seeded Saint Francis U., 2-2 (3-0 PKs), to advance to the Northeast Conference tournament championship for the first time in program history in front of a loud and passionate Bryant-dominated crowd on Friday night at the CCSU Soccer Field.
November 14, 2013 THREE HONORS
UConn’s Beso, Blake, Larin earn American awards
FRISCO, Texas – UConn, the highest seed remaining in the American Athletic Conference Championship, had three players honored by the conference as junior Adria Beso was named Midfielder of the Year, Andre Blake was awarded Goalkeeper of the Year, and freshman Cyle Larin was the Rookie of the Year.
November 14, 2013 FRIARS MAKE THE TEAM
Three honored by Big East
CHESTER, Pa. – Providence Juniors Brandon Adler (Montville, N.J.) and Phil Towler (Cumbria, England) and freshman Julian Gressel (Neustadt an der Aisch, Germany), were recognized by the BIG EAST Conference at the 2013 BIG EAST Championship banquet held at PPL Park in Chester, Pa. on Thursday, Nov. 14.
November 10, 2013 HISTORIC WIN
Bryant books first Division I postseason bid
SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- Junior Connor Norat recorded his first career hat trick to lead the Bryant University men's soccer team to a 4-1 victory over Central Connecticut and a berth in the upcoming Northeast Conference tournament on Sunday afternoon at the Bulldog Soccer Field.
November 3, 2013 BRETT'S A THREAT
Larocque nets winner for Bryant
SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- Sophomore forward Brett Larocque put home his team-leading sixth score of the season in the 54th minute to lift the Bryant University men's soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson Sunday afternoon.
November 3, 2013 FIELD SET
Louisville top seed in American; UConn second
PROVIDENCE, R.I. –The field for the inaugural Amereican Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Championship has been set. Louisville earned the No. 1 seed as the first ever regular season conference champion.
October 31, 2013 ACC SEEDS SET
Virginia #1, Boston #6
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Virginia holds the top seed for the 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Championship, which gets under way Sunday, Nov. 3, with quarterfinal matches at four campus sites.
October 27, 2013 EARLY GOALS DOOM BRYANT
Bulldogs lose to LIU, 3-2
SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- A pair of first half scores from LIU Brooklyn were too much for the Bryant University women's soccer team to overcome as the Bulldogs fall to the Blackbirds, 3-2, Sunday afternoon in Brooklyn, N.Y.
October 25, 2013 ALL LEVEL IN BROOKLYN
Bryant, LIU play to 1-1 draw
SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- Despite outshooting their opponents, 22-10, the Bryant University men's soccer team was unable to get a victory, tying LIU Brooklyn, 1-1, Friday afternoon in New York.
October 25, 2013 HEARTBREAKING LOSS
Bryant falls to Wagner in 2 OT
SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- In a back-and-fourth match that needed two overtime periods to decide a victor, the Bryant University women's soccer team came up just short, falling to Wagner, 4-3, Friday afternoon at Bulldog Soccer Field.
October 20, 2013 BRYANT PREVAILS
Bulldogs beat Sacred Heart, 1-0
SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- In an essential must-win situation, the Bryant University men's soccer team rose to the occasion to earn a huge 1-0 victory over Sacred Heart Sunday afternoon at the Bulldog Soccer Field.
October 18, 2013 THREE AND OUT
Bryant falls to FDU, 3-0
SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- Fairleigh Dickinson scored 10 minutes in and then added two second half tallies to top the Bryant University women's soccer team 3-0 on Friday night at University Stadium.
October 11, 2013 STILL UNBEATEN IN THE NEC
Bryant draws Robert Morris, 2-2
SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- In its first overtime action of the 2013 campaign, the Bryant University women's soccer team fought for the entire 110 minutes to earn a 2-2 tie against Robert Morris Friday afternoon in Moon Township, Pa.
October 6, 2013 BEARING THE ELEMENTS
Bryant beats Sacred Heart, 1-0
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – On a rainy, wet day in Smithfield, the Bryant University women's soccer team was able to bear the elements to start Northeast Conference play with a victory, topping Sacred Heart, 1-0, Sunday afternoon.
September 29, 2013 D KEY FOR BRYANT
Bulldogs beat NJIT, 2-0
SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- Sophomore forward Brett Larocque scored a pair of goals and the Bryant University defense shutdown the NJIT attack as the Bulldogs earned a 2-0 victory on Sunday afternoon at the Bulldog Soccer Field.
September 27, 2013 OVERTIME LOSS
Bryant falls to Saint Peter's, 1-0
SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- Just over two minutes into the second overtime, Saint Peter's found the back of the net ending a scoreless tie to hand the Bryant University men's soccer team a 1-0 loss Friday afternoon in Jersey City, N.J.
September 20, 2013 TEAM WIN
Bryant defeats New Hampshire, 2-0
SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- On the heels of a truly complete performance from start to finish, the Bryant University women's soccer team topped New Hampshire, 2-0, Friday afternoon at the Bulldog Soccer Field.
September 15, 2013 BRYANT BOUNCES BY RIDER
Bulldogs fall, 2-1
SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- Despite dominating the second half on the offensive end, the Bryant University men's soccer team fell to Rider, 2-1, Sunday afternoon in its home opener.
September 13, 2013 NO BITE
Bulldogs lose at Rutgers, 4-0
SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- The Bryant University women's soccer team ran into a tough Rutgers team Friday evening in New Jersey as the Scarlet Knights earned a 4-0 victory over the Bulldogs.
September 10, 2013 LATE DRAMA
Ivanicki scores winner for Bryant over Holy Cross
SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- With less than five minutes remaining in the contest, sophomore forward Rachael Ivanicki converted on an assist from classmate Scout Benson to lift the Bryant University women's soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Holy Cross Tuesday night.
September 6, 2013 SHARING THE SCORING
Three different scores for Bryant in 3-1 win over RI
SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- The Bryant University women's soccer team received goals from three different players, including two in a five-minute span late in the second half, and a pair of assists from sophomore Caitlin Hannagen to earn a 3-1 victory over Rhode Island Friday afternoon at the Bulldog Soccer Field.
September 1, 2013 SANDERS STRIKES
Sophomore nets two goals for Bryant women
SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- Sophomore Suzanne Sanders scored a pair of goals and senior Lauren Viverito posted her first shutout of the season as the Bryant University women's soccer team defeated Delaware St., 3-0, Sunday afternoon at Alumni Stadium.
August 30, 2013 BRYANT BOUNCED
Rider rallies to beat Bulldogs, 2-1
SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- Freshman Kianna Woods' first career pushed the Bryant University women's soccer team even in the first half, but Rider scored a pair of second half goals on its way to a 3-1 victory Friday night at Ben Cohen Field.
August 25. 2013 TOUGH WEEKEND
Bryant drops two one-goal games
SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- Despite outshooting their opponents for the second-straight contest, the Bryant University women's soccer team dropped its home opener, 1-0, to the University of Maine Sunday afternoon.
August 19, 2013 PRESEASON PICKS
UConn women tabbed for 4th in American Athletic
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – UCF and Louisville tied for first place in the inaugural American Athletic Conference women’s soccer preseason poll on Friday. The Knights and the Cardinals each earned 85 points in polling conducted by the league’s head coaches, who were not permitted to vote for their own team or their own players.
January 11, 2013 HERMANN WINNERS
UNC's Dunn, Maryland's Mullins cop top honors
ST. LOUIS - Junior midfielder Crystal Dunn from the University of North Carolina and junior forward Patrick Mullins from the University of Maryland are the winners of the 2012 Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy, presented to the best female and male players in NCAA Division I soccer.
December 16, 2012 VOTING EXTENDED
Women’s College Boot voting ends Dec. 23
There’s still time to vote for the Soccer News Net Women’s College Boot and New England Soccer News Women’s College Player of the Year. Voting, originally scheduled to end on December 15, has been extended through December 23.
December 9, 2012 RED-LETTER DAY
Hoosiers top Hoyas in College Cup final
HOOVER, Ala. – Nikita Kotlov came through in the clutch for Indiana University on Sunday at Regions Park stadium, poking the ball into an empty net in the 64th minute to give the Hoosiers a 1-0 win over Georgetown and their eighth NCAA national championship.
December 7, 2012 FIGHTING ON TO THE FINAL
16 seed Indiana tops Creighton 1-0
HOOVER, Ala. – One goal – by Femi Hollinger-Janzen in the 27th minute – was all the Indiana Hoosiers needed to defeat Creighton 1-0 Friday at Regions Park Stadium and advance to their first NCAA College Cup Final since 2004.
December 7, 2012 HOLDING STRONG
Georgetown tops Maryland 4-3 on pks
HOOVER, Ala. – The No. 2 seed vs. the No. 3 seed is always a good match. Friday’s match between No. 2 seed Maryland and No. 3 seed Georgetown didn’t disappoint. While Georgetown controlled most of the match, Maryland snuck back in there with three second-half goals, pushing for the win. But it was the Georgetown Hoyas who advanced topping Maryland 4-3 on penalty kicks.
November 15, 2012 TOP WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER
Cast your vote now!
Thirty-seven of the nation's top women's college soccer players have been named finalists for the 2012 Soccer News Net College Boot award, recognizing the women's college player of the year.
November 14, 2012 IVY LAURELS
Cornell’s Haber Player of the Year
PRINCETON, N.J. – Cornell junior forward Daniel Haber was unanimously selected Ivy League Player of the Year after a vote by the League’s eight coaches, the first Big Red to ever earn the award.
November 11, 2012 PLUCK OF THE IRISH
Irish top Georgetown in 2OT for Big East championship
CHESTER, Pa.--As if he needed to, Ryan Finley proved why he is the Big East's Offensive Player of the Year on Sunday. Finley scored two goals, including the game-winner in the last minute of the second overtime, to lift Notre Dame to a 3-2 win over Georgetown at PPL Park, giving them the Big East Championship.
November 6, 2012 A BIG MOVE
Big East men's championship switched from Red Bull Arena to PPL Park
The Big East Men's Soccer Championships have become the latest sporting event to take a hit because of the wrath of Hurricane Sandy. The two day final four event, which was scheduled to take -place at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ on Friday and Sunday, has instead been moved to PPL Park in Chester, Pa.
November 4, 2012 TAYLOR MADE
Madigan gives Marquette Big East women's title
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – Junior Taylor Madigan scored in the 87th minute to propel Marquette (16-2-2) past Georgetown 1-0 in the title game of the Big East Women’s Soccer Championship at Rentschler Field, giving the Golden Eagles their first league title.
November 3, 2012 LOOKING FOR THEIR FIRST
Marquette-Georgetown square off for Big East title
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – No. 15 Marquette (15-2-2) and No. 13 Georgetown (15-2-3) square off for the Big East Women’s Soccer Championship on Sunday, Nov. 4 at Noon at RentschlerField in East Hartford, Conn. Both teams are looking to earn their first women’s soccer tournament title.
November 2, 2012 QUARTERS ON TAP
Eight teams vie in Big East
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – With a pair of first round games finished, there are eight teams vying for the Big East Men’s Soccer Championship. The quarterfinals will be played on campus sites, with the semifinals and final held at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J., for the third-straight year.
November 1, 2012 BIG EAST HONORS
Hoyas Corboz leads the way
HARTFORD, Conn. – Fresh off its first regular-season divisional crown, Georgetown grabbed a pair of major awards as the Big East Conference presented its women’s soccer postseason honors and named its all-conference selections on Thursday evening at the Hartford Marriott Downtown.
November 1, 2012 BIG EAST WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT
Semi-finals set for Friday
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The 2012 Big East Women’s Soccer Championship heads to Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., this weekend for the semifinals and title game of the 10-team tournament. The field has been narrowed to four teams, Georgetown, Marquette, Notre Dame and USF.
November 1, 2012 VENUE CHANGE
Big East women's tournament moved to Rentschler
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The 2012 BIG EAST Women’s Soccer Championship will be played at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., Nov. 2 & 4. Originally set for Morrone Stadium on the University of Connecticut campus in Storrs, the switch is being made to help alleviate the complications on campus due to the impact of Hurricane Sandy.
October 28, 2012 SHOOTING BLANKS
Bryant draws FDU 0-0
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University men controlled a good majority of the game but could not break free from Fairleigh Dickinson, settling for a 0-0 draw on Sunday afternoon at Sutton Field.
October 26, 2012 ANOTHER NAIL BITER
Bryant wins in OT
EMMITSBURG, MD. – Shana Follette scored her eight goal of the season in the 97th minute, giving Bryant a 1-0 win over Mount Saint Mary's on Friday afternoon.
October 24, 2012 HAWKS GROUNDED
UMBC rolls 7-1 over Hartford
BALTIMORE, Md. – America East leading scorer Peter Carinigi scored four times to lead UMBC to a 7-1 win over Hartford on Wednesday night at UMBC Soccer Stadium.
October 24, 2012 BIG EAST WOMEN'S NOTEBOOK
Tournament to begin Thursday
The 10-team Big East women’s soccer championship field has been set and play will begin on Thursday, Oct. 25. Georgetown and Marquette captured the regular-season division titles and No. 1 seeds in the tournament to earn byes to the quarterfinals on Oct. 28.
October 22, 2012 AE HONORS
Hawks sweep weekly awards
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Hartford junior Anthony Santaga was named America East COnfernce Player of the Week and freshman Viltsu Tuumi was named the Rookie of the Week.
October 21, 2012 BACK TO BACK BRACE
Bryant wins on goals by Norat
BROOKLYN, NY – Back-to-back goals by sophomore Connor Norat lifted the Bryant University men' to a 4-3 victory over Northeast Conference-foe St. Francis (NY) Sunday afternoon.
October 20, 2012 FIRST AE WIN
Hartford blanks Binghamton 1-0
VESTAL, N.Y. - An early goal off the foot of Anthony Santaga proved to be the only offense that the University of Hartford needed to earn its first win in league play as the Hawks topped Binghamton, 1-0, at the Bearcats Sports Complex on Saturday night.
October 16, 2012 WOMEN'S PLAYER OF THE WEEK
BC's Kristen Mewis
For the second time this season, Boston College senior midfielder Kristen Mewis has been selected as the New England Soccer News Women's College Player of the Week, for the week ending October 14.
October 14, 2012 GOLDEN REBOUND
Bryant women find the score in 105th
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Shana Follette's rebound goal in the 105th minute gave the Bryant University women a 1-0 double overtime victory over Fairleigh Dickinson on Sunday afternoon at Sutton Field.
October 13, 2012 HAWKS FALL
Stony Brook wins on late goal
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – A late goal by Leonardo Fernandes gave Stony Brook a 2-1 win over Hartford on Saturday in a rematch of last year’s America East title game at Alumni Stadium.
October 12, 2012 FRESHMAN BRACES BRYANT
Bulldogs roll over LIU 4-1
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Freshman Brett Larocque scored twice as Bryant broke out for a 4-1 win over Long Island University to earn its second Northeast Conference victory of the season Friday afternoon.
October 11, 2012 STUNNER
New Hampshire rallies back to beat Hartford
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. –Jordan Thomas scored a late equalizer then set up the game winner by David Schlatter to give New Hampshire a 2-1 win over Hartford at at Alumni Stadium Wednesday night.
October 7, 2012 HOT HAWK
Pereira scores both in Hartford win
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Striker Amelia Pereira netted both goals to lead the University of Hartford to a 2-0 victory over the visiting Albany Great Danes at Alumni Stadium.
October 5, 2012 ONE SCORE
Blackbirds women stop Bryant 1-0
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – A single goal by Nicole Labo, was the difference as Long Island University defeated Brant University, 1-0 on Friday at Sutton Field.
October 3, 2012 BIG EAST MEN'S NOTEBOOK
UConn unbeaten at home in 32
Connecticut extended its home unbeaten streak to 32 games with a 2-1 victory over No. 8/9 Notre Dame in front of a sellout crowd of 5,100 fans. UConn has had three sell outs in seven home games for an average of 4,246 fans per game.
October 1, 2012 ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Hartford’s Tuumi honored by AE
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After helping the Hartford earn a 1-1 tie at Boston University on Saturday night by registering a career-high in saves between the posts freshman Viltsu Tuumi was named the America East Rookie of the Week for the first time in his young career.
September 30, 2012 WRITTEN IN STONE
Early goal holds for Bryant win
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Senior Ryan Stone's 24th minute goal held up as Bryant defeated Robert Morris 2-1 on Sunday afternoon for the Bulldogs first Northeast Conference win of the season.
September 27, 2012 BIG EAST MEN'S NOTEBOOK
Hoyas off to hot start
Georgetown has won three games in a row and are off to the best start in program history with an 8-0-1 record. Georgetown’s No. 9 ranking in the NSCAA poll ties the highest in program history. With a 1-0 overtime win against Rutgers on Sept. 222, the Hoyas have played four OT games with a record of 3-0-1 in extra time.
September 22, 2012 HOME SETBACK
Hartford falls to Sacred Heart
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – A late free kick by Sacred Heart’s Marcello Castro broke open a scoreless match in the 83rd minute and put a halt to the University of Hartford’s four-game win streak at Alumni Stadium on Saturday night.
September 21, 2012 TOP DOGS
Bryant women blank Wagner, 2-0
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University women posted their third straight win, and first Northeast Conference victory of the season, on Friday, defeating Wagner 2-0 on second-half goals by Regan Marin and Shana Follette.
September 17, 2012 PAIR OF HONORS
Cotta tabbed by A-10, UMass
AMHERST, Mass. - After helping the UMass women's soccer team to a 2-0 week with a pair of shutouts, senior goalkeeper Emily Cota (Green Lane, Pa./Upper Perkiomen) has been named the Atlantic 10 Player of the Week and UMass Athlete of the Week..
September 17, 2012 ROOKIE HONOR
Bryant's Larocque tabbed by NEC
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – One day after tallying a score and an assist in the Bulldog's first win of 2012, men's soccer freshman Brett Larocque (Ottawa, Ont.) was named Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week.
September 16, 2012 FIRST WIN
Bulldogs topple George Washington 2-1
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Paced by two second half scores, the Bryant University men defeated George Washington, 2-1, Sunday afternoon at Sutton Field to pick up their first win of the season.
September 15, 2012 GOLDEN AGAIN
Hawks Simms nets another OT winner
LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. – Freshman Javoni Simms once again scored the golden goal for the University of Hartford, this time reaching the back of the net in the 101st minute to propel the Hawks to a 1-0 triumph at Siena on Saturday evening.
September 12, 2012 BOLTING THE BIG EAST
Notre Dame to join ACC
SOUTH BEND, Ind---Signaling a big move and change in scheduling for its men’s and women’s soccer teams, the University of Notre Dame on Wednesday accepted an invitation to become a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference in all sports except football.
September 5, 2012 BIG EAST WOMEN'S NOTEBOOK
Four remain unbeaten
Four Big East teams remain unbeaten, Georgetown, Louisville, Marquette and Seton Hall. They are a combined 17-0-0 this season. Seton Hall (5- 0-0) is off to its best start ever.
September 4, 2012 CRUSADER CLEAN SHEET
Holy Cross shuts out Rhode Island 1-0
KINGSTON, R.I. – Sophomore goalkeeper Carly McCabe made seven saves as Holy Cross recorded a 1-0 road victory over Rhode Island on Tuesday evening. The Crusaders are now 2-2-1 on the season while the Rams hold a record of 4-2.
September 3, 2012 SEESAW DRAW
Bryant, Rhode Island in 4-4 tie
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – For the second-straight contest, Bryant University took its opponent to double overtime, but Monday night in the Ocean State Cup Consolation Game, neither team was able to break the stalemate as the Bulldogs and host URI settled for a 4-4 draw.
September 3, 2012 A LITTLE EXTRA
Hawks win cross town battle with CCSU
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – With his second goal of the evening, junior Anthony Santaga netted the game-winner in overtime to lead the University of Hartford to a 2-1 victory over Central Connecticut State at Al-Marzook Field on Monday evening.
August 31, 2012 TOUGHER THAN RAMS
Hartford outlasts Fordham 1-0
BRONX, N.Y. – A late first half goal off the boot of rookie striker Javoni Simms coupled with a solid defensive effort in the second half led the University of Hartford to a 1-0 victory on Friday evening.
August 26, 2012 CALLED OFF
Florida weather cancel's Bryant game
The scheduled men's soccer match between Bryant University and Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Fla. for Sunday morning was called during warmups due to weather.
August 25, 2012 BRACE BLANKS BULLDOGS
Bryant falls in opener to FIU
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – A two goal effort by Florida International sophomore Quentin Albrecht was too much for Bryant to overcome ast eh Panthers defeated the Bulldogs in their season opener 2-0 on Friday night.
The defending national champions opened the season with a dominating 6-1 win over Santa Clara. Duke opens the season at the No. 2 spot with its 2-0-0 record, followed by Florida State, which jumped from its preseason No. 4 spot to the third spot in this week's rankings.
August 21, 2012 BIG EAST WOMEN'S NOTEBOOK
Conference teams off to hot start
The 2012 season got under way last weekend as Big East teams posted a 16-6-2 mark (.708 win percentage). A vast majority of the teams posted a win (14 of the 15) and were impressive at home going 10-2-0 (.833 win percentage).
August 20, 2012 NEC HONORS
Bryant's Viverito and DeBenedictis
SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- Three days after a season opening victory against the University of Maine, Bryant's junior goalkeeper Lauren Viverito (Dayton, N.J.) and freshman forward Allison DeBenedictis (Norwell, Mass.) were selected as two of the NEC players of the week,.
August 7, 2012 BIG EAST WOMEN'S PRESEASON POLL
UConn 2nd, Providence 4th
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Notre Dame and Marquette were picked as favorites in the 2012 Big East preseason women’s soccer poll. The Irish were chosen to win the league’s National Division with 12 first-place votes, while the Golden Eagles had 13 first-place votes and sit atop the American Division in the poll.
May 2, 2012 COLLEGE CUP TO PHILLY
PPL Park to host 2013 NCAA event
CHESTER, Pa---– Villanova University and PPL Park will serve as the hosts for the 2013 NCAA College Cup. The dates for the 2013 Division I men’s soccer championship are Friday, Dec. 13 and Sunday, Dec. 15.
January 6, 2012 HERMANN HONORS
Stanford's Noyola, Duke's Wenger take trophy
ST.LOUIS---Senior midfielder Teresa Noyola from Stanford University and junior forward Andrew Wenger from Duke University are the winners of the 2011 Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy, presented to the best female and male players in NCAA Division I soccer.
December 11, 2011 NOTHING COULD BE FINER
Carolina wins College Cup 1-0
HOOVER, Ala.---For the second time in as many College Cup games, Ben Speas played the hero on Sunday. The North Carolina forward scored the only goal as the Tar Heels defeated Charlotte 1-0 in front of 8,777 fans at Regions Park Stadium to capture their second NCAA Championship.
December 10, 2011 ALL AMERICA QUARTET
Hartford, BU selected from America East
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Four America East women have been named to the NSCAA Division I All-America team. Boston University's Angelina Cords and Jessica Luscinski along with University of Hartford's Caitlin Alves and Erin Quinlan each received third-team honors.
December 9, 2011 MEN'S COLLEGE CUP
All Carolina final, Charlotte, UNC advance
HOOVER, Ala. - The Charlotte 49ers advanced to the NCAA National Championship for the first time in program history on Friday night. The Niners (16-4-4) advanced past two-seed Creighton (21-2-1) in penalty kicks, 4-1 after a scoreless match.
December 4, 2011 MAKING THE LIST
15 Men's Hermann Trophy semifinalists named
KANSAS CITY, Kan.---Ethan Finlay (Creighton/Marshfield, Wis.) and Andrew Wenger (Duke/Lititz, Pa.) are the only two repeat selections among the 15 men’s semifinalists for the 2011 Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy, the most prestigious individual award in intercollegiate soccer.
December 4, 2011 MR. 608
Martin becomes all-time coach winngest college coach as Ohio Wesleyan wins title
DELAWARE, Ohio – The Ohio Wesleyan University men’s soccer team's 2-1 win over Calvin College on Saturday did more than give the Battling Bishops their second NCAA Division III national championship. It also marked the 608th career victory for Battling Bishop head coach Jay Martin, making him the all-time leader in victories by a college men’s soccer coach.
December 2, 2011 WOMEN’S COLLEGE CUP
Stanford, Duke advance to final
KENNESAW, Ga. – Freshman Chioma Ubogagu scored one goal and set up another within a three-minute span to spark Stanford to a 3-0 semifinal victory over Florida State on Friday and lead the team into the NCAA final for the third consecutive season.
November 18, 2011 TOP MEN’S COLLEGE PLAYER
Cast your vote now!
Thirty-seven of the nation’s top men’s college soccer players have been named finalists for the Soccer News Net College Boot award, recognizing the men’s college player of the year.
November 16, 2011 THE LUCKY ONE
Mkosana named Player of the Year
PRINCETON, N.J. -- After leading the League in scoring for the second time in four seasons and helping the Big Green to a fifth consecutive appearance in the NCAA Championship field, Dartmouth senior forward Lucky Mkosana (Bulawayo, Zimbabwe) has been named the 2011 Ivy League Men’s Soccer Player of the Year.
November 15, 2011 TOP WOMEN’S COLLEGE PLAYER
Cast your vote now!
Thirty-two of the nation’s top women’s college soccer players have been named finalists for the Soccer News Net College Boot award, recognizing the women’s college player of the year.
November 14, 2011 COACH OF THE YEAR
Galaxy's Arena nets honor for third time
NEW YORK-- LA Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena was voted the 2011 MLS Coach of the Year. Arena is the first person to win the award three times, having also won it in 1997 and 2009. This season, Arena’s team won the Supporters Shield for the second consecutive year and achieved the second-best record (19-5-10, 67 points) in League history.
November 13, 2011 HAWKS HALTED
Stony Brook captures AE title
STONY BROOK, N.Y. – The University of Hartford men fell short of capturing the program’s second America East Tournament championship on Sunday evening when it fell to the Stony Brook Seawolves 4-2 final at La Valle Stadium.
November 12, 2011 BEAST OF THE EAST
Conference tournament is one of the best in soccer
The Big East Conference basketball tournament, held at Madison Square Garden since 1983, has long been considered one of the best, if not the best, hoops tourney in the country. The Big East Conference basketball tournament, held at Madison Square Garden since 1983, has long been considered one of the best, if not the best, hoops tourney in the country.
November 6, 2011 BIG EAST ROUNDUP
St.John's, Louisville, Villanova advance
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Walter Hines became the eighth player to score a game-winning goal this season as St. John’s defeated No. 23 West Virginia, 2-0, to advance to the Big East semifinals for the third time in the past four seasons on Sunday.
November 6, 2011 BIG EAST CHAMPS
Mountaineers take second straight women's title
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Goals from forwards Blake Miller and Frances Silva, and a stout defensive effort, guided No. 11 West Virginia past Louisville, 2-0, in front of 1,550 fans at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium in the finals of the Big East Women’s Soccer Championship. The Mountaineers won their second consecutive title and third in the last five years.
November 5, 2011 HAWKS ADVANCE
Hartford takes 1-0 win over UMBC
BALTIMORE, Md. – Anthony Santaga scored the game winner as the University of Hartford knocked-off the defending America East Tournament champions, on the Retrievers Soccer Field with a 1-0 win in the quarterfinals of the America East Championship on Saturday evening.
November 3, 2011 BIG EAST AWARDS
Louisville women take pair of top honors
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Regular-season divisional champion Louisville earned a pair of major awards as the Big East Conference presented its women’s soccer postseason honors and named its all-conference selections on Thursday evening at the Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa.
November 3, 2011 AMERICA EAST AWARDS
BU men dominate individual honors
CAMBRIDGE, MASS. -- After capturing its conference-best 11th men’s soccer regular-season title, Boston University is the recipient of three major America East awards, while second-place Stony Brook University received two and reigning champion UMBC earned one. The annual award winners, along with the all-conference teams, were determined in a vote by the league’s head coaches
October 31, 2011 IVY HONORS
Dartmouth's Cohen, Harvard's Kobayashi tops for week
PRINCETON, N.J. -- Dartmouth sophomore goalkeeper Noah Cohen and Harvard freshman forward Hiroki Kobayashi were honored by the Ivy League for their performances last week. Cohen was named player of the Week and Kobayashi Rookie of the Week
October 28, 2011 SCALING THE MOUNT
Two goals just enough for Bryant
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – A pair of goals ten minutes apart on either side of halftime, gave the Bryant women a 2-1 win over Mount St. Mary's University, 2-1, on Friday afternoon at Bulldog Stadium
October 25, 2011 PEOPLE'S CHOICE
Hawks' Alves nets AE honor
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Junior midfielder Caitlin Alves scored the first postseason honor for the Hawks as she was named the America East Fans’ Choice Player of the Year in a poll conducted on Facebook. Alves closed out the regular season leading the Hawks and the America East in points (25) and goals scored (10).
October 24, 2011 HONORED BY IVY
Yale's Paris Player of the Week
PRINCETON, NJ---Senior forward Charlie Paris scored the biggest goal of Yale’s season thus far when four minutes and 37 seconds into double overtime he netted the golden goal to lift the Bulldogs to a crucial 2-1 League victory at Penn.
October 24, 2011 AMERICA EAST HONORS
Hartford's Bernhardsson, BU's Badji tabbes
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- University of Hartford and Boston University each picked up important wins in America East men's soccer contests over the weekend and a pair of key contributors to those victories have earned the conference's weekly honors.
October 23, 2011 COLONIAL CONQUEST
Bryant women beat Robert Morris 2-1
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Paced by goals from sophomore Ari Goldberg and senior Kaitlyn Hinck , the Bryant University women took down Robert Morris, 2-1, in a Northeast Conference game on Sunday at the North Athletic Complex
October 22, 2011 FIRST LEAGUE WIN
Hartford tackles UMBC 3-1
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. –David Bernhardsson, Jorge Rodriguez and Anthony Santaga all scored as Hartford notched their first league victory of the year defeating previously unbeaten in conference play UMBC 3-1 at Alumni Stadium on Saturday night.
October 17, 2011 AE HONORS
Vermont’s Edler, BU’s Thompson take weekly awards
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- After clutch performances that led to wins, University of Vermont's D.J. Edler (Atlanta, Ga./Pace Academy) and Boston University's Nick Thomson (Cramlington, England/Cramlington Learning Village) have earned America East weekly honors for the week ending Oct. 16. Edler received Player of the Week recognition while Thomson garnered Rookie of the Week accolades.
October 16, 2011 CAN’T SCALE THE MOUNT
Bulldogs fall 3-1
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Sophomore Nicholas Alberti scored a late goal for the second time in as many games, but the Bryant University men could not overcome a three-goal deficit, falling, 3-1, against Mount St. Mary's University on Sunday at Bulldog Stadium.
October 16, 2011 GOING GREEN
Two goals lead Bryant women 3-0 over FDU
TEANECK, N.J. – Senior captain Mary Green scored a career-high two goals, as the Bryant University women cruised to a 3-0 blanking of Fairleigh Dickinson University in a Northeast Conference showdown on Sunday afternoon at University Stadium.
October 7, 2011 BYE, BYE BULLDOGS
LIU routs Bryant 4-1
BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Ariana Calderon and Jen Spicer each scored two goals to give long Island University a 4-1 win over Bryant at LIU Field on Friday.
October 2, 2011 DOG FIGHT
Bulldogs edge Great Danes 2-1
ALBANY - Led by a two-goal performance from junior Krista Johnstone the Bryant University women edged the University of Albany, 2-1, on Sunday afternoon at Varsity Field in its final non-conference match of the season.
September 30, 2011 DOGS DRAW
Bryant women tie CCSU 1-1
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Junior midfielder Alex Bengston headed home her first goal of the season just 48 seconds into regulation, but the Bryant University women were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw against Central Connecticut State University on Friday at Bulldog Stadium.
September 30, 2011 FALLING SHORT
Comeback not enough for Bryant
HAMDEN, Conn. - Junior Anthony Zarella scored his first collegiate goal in the 43rd minute, but the Bryant University men could not overcome two first-half goals against Quinnipiac University, dropping a 2-1 decision on Friday .
September 25, 2011 STOPPED AT TWO
Bryant streak ends, 2-0
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University women saw a two-game unbeaten streak come to an end on Sunday, falling to Monmouth University, 2-0, at Sutton Field.
September 23, 2011 SECOND HALF DOGS
Bryant scores late in 2-0 win
SMITHFIELD, R.I. –Two second-half goals gave the Bryant University women a 2-0 victory over Wagner College on a rainy afternoon at the Bryant Turf and Track Complex. With the win, the Bulldogs improve to 4-3-2, while the Seahawks, who were handed just their second loss in nine games, move to 5-2-2.
September 20, 2011 ARMY MARCHES ON
Second half goals keep Bryant winless
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Devin Perlee scored a pair of goals less than 10 minutes apart, propelling Army to a 2-1 victory over Bryant University on Tuesday afternoon at Bulldog Stadium. The Black Knights improve to 3-5, while the Bulldogs move to 0-4-1.
September 17, 2011 FRENZIED FINISH
GW gets past Bryant 3-2
WASHINGTON, DC – Junior forward Seth Rudolph capped a frenzied second half with the game-winning goal in the 89th minute to propel the George Washington past Bryant, 3-2, at Mount Vernon Field on Saturday.
September 11, 2011 STILL WINLESS
Bryant settles for 1-1 draw with Rider
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. – Senior captain Nicholas Parisi scored a penalty kick goal, but the Bryant Bulldogs were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw with Rider on Sunday afternoon at Campus Turf Field.
September 11, 2011 SCORING AGAIN
Sanders lifts Bryant
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Rookie forward Suzanne Sanders scored for the second straight game, propelling the Bryant University women to a 1-0 victory against George Washington in the Navy Invitational at the Glenn Warner Soccer Facility on Sunday.
September 7, 2011 CLEAN SHEET ON QUICK GOALS
Brown scores twice in 37 seconds
PROVIDENCE, RI – Senior captain Sarah Hebert-Seropian and sophomore Maddie Wiener scored goals 37 seconds apart during the final 15 minutes to help lift the Brown (3-0-0) to a hard-fought 2-0 win over cross-town rival Providence College (1-2-4) on a rainy Wednesday evening at Stevenson Field.
September 6, 2011 SOCCERSAVINGS.COM SALUTE (W)
Penn State’s Hayes gets national honor
Penn State forward Maya Hayes has been selected as the SoccerSavings.com/Soccer News Net Women’s College Player of the Week for the week ending September 4. Hayes’ National honor follows her selection for the second straight week as the SoccerSavings.com/Philly Soccer News Player of the Week.
August 26, 2011 MORE COLLEGE CANCELATIONS
UMass, Sacred Heart, BC affected by stopm
UMass women's soccer's home opener, originally scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 28, at 1 p.m. against Fairfield has been rescheduled due to the impending hurricane Irene. The Minutewomen will now kick off the season on Rudd Field on Tuesday, Aug. 30, at 4 p.m. against the Stags.
August 25, 2011 SQUEEZING COLGATE
UConn women post 3-0 shutout
STORRS, Conn. –Freshman Riley Houle had a goal and an assist, leading Connecticut to a 3-0 win over Colgate on Thursday night. The shutout home victory moves the Huskies to 1-1-0 on the season and maintains their perfect overall record against the Raiders (8-0-0).
August 25, 2011 COLLEGE CHANGES
Games shuffled for Irene
The UConn men’s soccer contest against St. Francis scheduled for Saturday, August 27 at 7:30 p.m. at Morrone Stadium has been moved to 1 p.m. due to impending inclement weather.
August 17, 2011 IT’S UCONN, LOUSVILLE
Huskies, Cardinals picked tops in Big East
PROVIDENCE, R.I.- Louisville was selected as the Big East Red Division favorite, while Connecticut was chosen to win the Big East Blue Division in the 2011 Big East Preseason Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Poll. Both teams advanced to the NCAA Tournament in 2010, with Louisville reaching the national title game.
August 15, 2011 HERMANN TROPHY WATCH
BC’S Di Martino, Mewis on the list
Boston College junior forward Vicki DiMartino and Junior midfielder Kristen Mewis were among nine players from the Atlantic Coast Conference named to the Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy Watch List for the 2011 season.
August 9, 2011 BIG EAST WOMEN’S POLL
UConn picked third
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Notre Dame and West Virginia were picked as favorites in the 2011 Big East preseason women’s soccer poll. The Irish were unanimously chosen to win the league’s National Division, while the Mountaineers had eight first-place votes and sit atop the American Division in the poll.
March 25, 2011 STEPS DOWN
Gaspar leaves Hartford after 6 years
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – University of Hartford men’s soccer coach Dan Gaspar has resigned from his position. Gaspar, who is pursuing a coaching opportunity at the international level, has been with the Hartford men’s soccer program since 2005.
February 9, 2011 BIG EAST CHAMPIONSHIPS
UConn to host women in 2012, WVA hosts in 2011
PROVIDENCE, RI---The University of Connecticut will host the 2012 Big East Women’s Soccer Championship. The games will be played at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium in Storrs, Conn. on November 2 and 4, 2012. West Virginia University will host the 2011 Big East Women’s Soccer Championship, with games held at Dick Dlesk Stadium on November 4 and 6, 2011.
December 16, 2010 FAME CALLS
Wesleyan coach elected by NSCAA
KANSAS CITY, Kan--- Terry Jackson of Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn. has been selected to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Hall of Fame. Jackson and Joe Borrosh of Pittsford-Mendon High School in Pittsford, N.Y., will be inducted into the Hall at the Association’s Awards Banquet on Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, held at the Hilton Baltimore in Baltimore, Md, in conjunction with the 2011 NSCAA Convention.
December 11, 2010 A LOOK AT THE CHAMPIONSHIP
#3 seed Akron faces # 1 seed Louisville
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Last year the Akron Zips entered the College Cup final as the no. 1 seed and as an undefeated team. This season the shoe is on the other foot. Akron (21-1-2) is the no. 3 seed, while their opponent the Louisville Cardinals (20-0-3) are the no. 1 seed and undefeated.
December 10, 2010 BACK TO THE FINAL
Akron fights back for 2-1 win
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - The Akron Zips knew what it took to get back to the College Cup final. Friday night they did just that. A second minute goal by Michigan may have thrown them off for a bit, but the Zips relied on resiliency to earn a 2-1 win and a ticket to the final.
December 10, 2010 HEAVY ON THE ACC
Six on the Soccer News Net Women’s Ballot
GREENSBORO, N.C -- Six women from Atlantic Coast Conference schools are among the 38 finalists for the 2010 Soccer News Net Player of the Year. The on-line ballot, which will be open to fan voting until Wednesday, Dec. 15, includes the following ACC student-athletes: Kristen Mewis, So., M, Boston College; Victoria DiMartino, So., F, Boston College; Crystal Dunn, Fr., D, North Carolina; Sinead Farrelly, Sr., M, Virginia; Jasmyne Spencer Jr., F, Maryland; Meghan Klingenberg, Sr., M, North Carolina.
December 10, 2010 REMAINING PERFECT
Late goal sends Louisville to Final
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - For the second straight match, a late Louisville rally led by Aaron Horton equaled a win for the Cardinals. Horton tallied a goal with under a minute left to hand the North Carolina Tar Heels a 2-1 loss and end their season.
December 10, 2010 MEN’S FINALISTS
Bruin, Nagbe, Rolfe up for Hermann Trophy
The Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year, the Mid-American Conference Player of the Year and a first-team All-Big East All selection comprise the three finalists for the 2010 Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy, the highest individual honor in intercollegiate soccer. Will Bruin from Indiana, Darlington Nagbe from Akron, and Colin Rolfe from Louisville are the three finalists for the award.
December 10, 2010 WOMEN’S FINALISTS
Henderson, Press, Morgan up for Hermann Trophy
The Big East Offensive Player of the Year, a first-team All-Pac 10 selection and the Pac-10 Player of the Year comprise the three finalists for the 2010 Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy, the highest individual honor in intercollegiate soccer. The finalists were determined in voting by Division I women's head coaches at institutions who are members of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
December 5, 2010 CHAMPS AGAIN
Irish win third Women's College Cup title
CARY, NC--- Notre Dame doesn’t lose when Melissa Henderson factors in the scoring. That scenario held true once again at Wake Med Soccer Park on Sunday as the Fighting Irish defeated Stanford 1-0 to capture the NCAA Womens’ College Cup Championship.
December 3, 2010 LUCK OF THE IRISH
Laddish leads ND into final
CARY, NC---Notre Dame ran into a hot goalkeeper and the woodwork four times, but an 83rd minute goal by freshman Mandy Laddish gave the Fighting Irish a 1-0 win over Ohio State at WakeMed Soccer Park, advancing them to the final of the NCAA College Cup.
November 15, 2010 BEAST OF THE BRACKET
Big East lands seven teams in tourney
PROVIDENCE, R.I.- Seven Big East teams will compete in the 2010 NCAA Championship, including undefeated Louisville, the 2010 Big East Tournament Champion. Providence, Georgetown and West Virginia will host first-round games, while No. 11 seed Connecticut earns a first-round bye and USF will play at Central Florida in the first round. All first-round games will be played Thursday, November 18, while all second-round action will take place Sunday, November 21.
November 12, 2010 ACC SEMIFINAL
Terps advance, will face BC
CARY, N.C. – Behind two goals from senior Jason Herrick, the second-seeded Maryland Terrapins defeated the sixth-seeded Virginia Cavaliers, 2-0, in the first semifinal match of the ACC Men’s Soccer Championship Friday night at WakeMed Soccer Park.
November 12, 2010 SEEING RED
Cardinals top Irish in Big East semis
HARRISON, NJ—One play can change a game. Come playoff time, two plays can change a season. Notre Dame’s season changed at Red Bull Arena on Friday night on two plays, the goal Louisville scored to earn a 1-0 win and the goal Notre Dame didn’t.
November 10, 2010 ACC QUARTERFINALS
Terps, Cavaliers, Tar Heels advance
CARY, N.C. – Junior forward Casey Townsend delivered his third game-winning goal of the season early in the second half, and second-seeded Maryland edged seventh-seeded Clemson, 2-1, in the opening quarterfinal match of the 2010 Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Soccer Championship.
November 9, 2010 ACC ALL CONFERENCE TEAMS
Duke sweeps player of the year honors
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Fourth-seeded Duke swept the top two individual accolades in the Atlantic Conference year end awards, with – the ACC Offensive Player of the Year award going to Ryan Finley and Defensive Player of the Year to Andrew Wenger.
November 7, 2010 ACC CHAMPS
Wake Forest wins first ever title
CARY, N.C. – Wake Forest goalkeeper Aubrey Bledsoe made three saves on Maryland penalty kicks as the fifth-seeded Demon Deacons claimed their first-ever Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Championship Sunday afternoon at WakeMed Soccer Park.
November 7, 2010 TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN(EERS)
West Virginia wins Big East title
PISCATAWAY, N.J. –Meghan Lewis scored the game winner in the 82nd minute to lead the No. 22/16 West Virginia past USF 1-0 in the title game of the Big East Women’s Soccer Championship played at Yurcak Field on the campus of Rutgers University.
November 7, 2010 HIGH FLYERS
Dayton captures A-10 title with 3-2 OT win
KINGSTON, R.I. – Alexis Garcia scored in the 105th minute as Dayton captured its seventh Atlantic 10 Conference Women’s Soccer Championship crown, its second in as many years, topping Charlotte 4-3 in a double overtime thriller Sunday afternoon at the URI Complex.
November 6, 2010 BIG EAST ROUNDUP
Louisville, Notre Dame also advance
LOUISVILLE, Ky---Number one seed Louisville scored two second half goals to defeat West Virginia 2-0 at Cardinal Park Saturday night and advance to the semi-finals of the Big East Conference Championship.
November 6, 2010 BROWN DELIVERS
Bears thrash Yale 4-1
PROVIDENCE, RI- Brown scored three second half goals en route to a 4-1 win over Yale T.J. Popolizio , Evan Coleman , Sean Rosa and Kevin Gavey each scored goals to improve the Bears to 11-2-3 overall and move to 3-2-1 in the Ivy League. The Bulldogs dropped to 3-11-2 on the year and fell to 1-4-1 in league play.
Dayton gets past Bonnies 1-0 in A1-0
KINGSTON, R.I. – Just 39 seconds into the first overtime period, Alexis Garcia knocked in a rebound from Colleen Williams to lead Daytin to a 1-0 victory over St. Bonaventure in the second semifinal of the 2010 Atlantic 10 Conference Women’s Soccer Championship at the URI Soccer Complex.
November 5, 2010 ACC UPSET
Wake Forest advances over UNC in pks
CARY, N.C – Amanda Howell’s successful penalty kick spelled the difference as fifth-seeded Wake Forest outlasted top-seeded North Carolina in a semifinal of the 23rd annual Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Championship on Friday night at WakeMed Soccer Park.
November 5, 2010 BIG EAST ROUNDUP
USF women advance to face West Virginia
PISCATAWAY, N.J. –Veronica Reid scored twice in the first half, making the difference as USF defeated Marquette 3-2 to advance to the title game of the Big East Championship for the first time in school history.
November 4, 2010 BIG EAST WOMEN’S HONORS
Marquette takes three awards
SOMERSET, N.J. – Five different schools were represented when the Big East Conference presented its women’s soccer postseason honors on Thursday evening at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Marquette junior Natalie Kulla was named the Big East Goalkeeper of the Year, while junior teammate Kerry McBride was named the Big East Defensive Player of the Year. Marquette head coach Markus Roeders earned Big East Coach of the Year honors for the second straight season.
November 3, 2010 A-10 TOURNAMENT
Women kick off Thursday
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The six team Atlantic 10 Conference Women’s Soccer Championship will kick off at the University of Rhode Island, November 4, 5 and 7. Charlotte and Dayton finished atop the league standings with 24 points to be named A-10 regular season co-champs.
November 3, 2010 ACC ROUNDUP
Maryland, UNC, Wake Forest advance
CARY, N.C. - Molly Dreska scored the only goal as second-seeded Maryland Terrapins blanked the seventh-seeded Duke Blue Devils, 1-0, Wednesday evening at WakeMed Soccer Park to advance to the semifinals of the ACC Women’s Soccer Tournament for the first time since 2003.
October 31, 2010 TOURNEY TIME
BIG EAST first-round pairings set
The Big East men’s tournament begins Wednesday night, when UConn hosts DePaul, St. John’s travels to Marquette, Villanova hosts Providence, and USF plays at West Virginia.
October 31, 2010 PIONEERING EFFORT
Sacred Heart blanks Bryant
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – A pair of early goals for Sacred Heart proved to be enough for the Pioneers as the Bryant University men’s soccer team dropped its season finale, 2-0, Sunday afternoon.
October 29, 2010 NOT ENOUGH
Bryant women fall in OT
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant Bulldog women took an early lead but could not hold on, falling 2-1 in overtime to Mount St. Mary’s Friday night in Emmitsburg, Md.
October 26, 2010 BIG EAST WOMEN’S NOTEBOOK
Ten teams set for post season
The 10-team Big East women’s soccer championship field has been set with Notre Dame and Marquette earning No. 1 seeds. Georgetown and West Virginia earned No. 2 seeds, while Rutgers and USF earned No. 3 seeds. All six teams earned byes to the quarterfinals of the Big East Championship.
October 24, 2010 SCORELESS SHOOTOUT
Brown-Cornell women in 0-0 draw
PROVIDENCE, RI – The Brown women outshot Cornell , 20-6, but had little to show for it, as the two teams battled to a 0-0 draw on Sunday afternoon at Stevenson Field. Bears’ goalies Amber Bledsoe and MC Barrett helped Brown post its sixth shutout of the year, while combining to stop three shots.
October 24, 2010 WOMEN’S BRACKETS SET
UConn seeded fourth in Big East
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The 10-team Big East women’s soccer championship field has been set with Notre Dame and Marquette earning No. 1 seeds. Georgetown and West Virginia earned No. 2 seeds, while Rutgers and USF earned No. 3 seeds. All six teams earned a bye to the quarterfinals of the Big East Championship. Connecticut and DePaul earned No. 4 seeds and will host No. 5 seeds Louisville and Pittsburgh in first-round action this week.
October 23, 2010 COLLAPSE ON THE MOUNT
Bryant loses in OT 4-3
EMMITSBURG, Md. – Senior Norbert Guery had a pair of first half goal for Bryant, but Alex Oxford scored in overtime to give Mount St. Mary’s a 4-3 win at Waldron Family Stadium Friday night.
October 22, 2010 BULLDOGS BESTED
Bryan women fall to Quinnipiac 1-0
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – A second half goal by Jillian Strassner was all Quinnipiac need to beat Bryant University in cold, windy conditions on senior day at Bulldog Stadium Friday afternoon.
October 19, 2010 BIG EAST MEN’S NOTEBOOK
Hoyas on a hot streak
Cincinnati went 1-1-0 last week, falling to Louisville 3-1 on Oct. 13 before defeating Seton Hall 2-1 on Oct. 16...In the win against Seton Hall, Shamar Shelton and Matt Bahner each scored in the second half...The Bearcats are back in action against USF on Oct. 20 and at Villanova on Oct. 23.
October 17, 2010 ONE IS ENOUGH
Bryant women fall to LIU 1-0
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – A second half goal was enough to give the Long Island University women a 1-0 win over Bryant College in a Northeast Conference matchup Sunday afternoon at Bulldog Stadium.
October 10, 2010 GOLDEN GUERY
OT goal leads Bryant over LIU
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Senior Norbert Guery scored four minutes into overtime to give Bryant University a 2-1 victory over Long Island Sunday afternoon at Bulldog Stadium.
October 10, 2010 ONE IS ALL IT TAKES
Bryant blanks St. Francis (PA)
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Junior Kaitlyn Hinck gave the Bryant University women a 1-0 lead just 16 minutes into the match at Bulldog Stadium and it was all the Bulldogs needed to defeat Saint Francis (PA.) and improve to 3-0-1 in the Northeast Conference (5-7-2 overall).
October 8, 2010 BULLDOGS BITE
Bryant women blank Robert Morris 2-0
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Junior Kaitlyn Hinck and senior Steph Del Mistro each netted a goal while the defense took care of the rest as the Bryant University women downed Northeast Conference foe Robert Morris, 2-0, Friday afternoon at Sutton Field.
October 5, 2010 A BROWN FIRST
Bears beat St. John’s 1-0
PROVIDENCE, RI- Evan Coleman scored his first goal of the season to give Brown their first ever win over St. John’s 1-0 on Tuesday night at Stevenson Field.
October 5, 2010 ROOKIE BRACES BROWN
Wiener scores first two of career
PROVIDENCE, RI – Freshman Maddie Wiener became the fourth member of the Class of 2014 to score her first career goal, as the rookie forward tallied the first two goals of her career to lead the Brown women’s soccer team (5-3-3) to a 2-0 victory over Holy Cross (3-5-2) on Tuesday evening at Stevenson Field.
October 3, 2010 RED FLASH ROMP
St. Francis upends Bryant, 4-0
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – It wasn’t for lack of trying, but Bryant University suffered their first Northeast Conference loss of the season with Sunday’s 4-0 loss to Saint Francis (Pa.) at Bulldog Stadium.
October 1, 2010 SALVAGE JOB
Second half goal gives Bryant 1-1 tie
SMITHFIELD, R.I. –Sean Kaukas knocked in the game-tying goal early in the second half to help Bryant salvage a 1-1 overtime tie with visiting Robert Morris University in the Northeast Conference opener Friday at a rain-soaked Bulldog Stadium.
October 1, 2010 A BULLDOG BRACE
Johnstone leads Bryant women past FDU
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Sophomore Krista Johnstone netted a pair of goals, both on feeds from senior Steph Del Mistro, to lead the Bryant University women past Fairleigh Dickinson, 3-0, in the Northeast Conference opener Friday afternoon at a rain-swept Bulldog Stadium.
October 1, 2010 FROM THE BRINK
Northeastern comes back twice to win
HOCKESSIN, Del. --The Northeastern women came back from a one-goal deficit twice to defeat Delaware 3-2 at the Hockessin Soccer Club on Friday. The game was postponed on Thursday due heavy rains in the Mid-Atlantic region and moved from Delaware’s campus.
September 24, 2010 MORSE CODE
Pair of goals leads Manhattan over Bryant
NEW YORK---Caroline Morse scored two goals for Manhattan College as they defeated Bryant University Friday night. Manhattan improves to 2-5-1 with the victory while the Bulldogs drop to 2-7-1 to mark the end of their non-conference schedule.
September 22, 2010 DANES ARE GREATER
Bryant falls to Albany 2-0
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Despite taking seven shots in the second half, the Bryant University women could not climb back from an early deficit, falling to the University at Albany, 2-0 at Bulldog Stadium Wednesday afternoon.
September 17, 2010 HUSKIES RALLY
NU downs New Hampshire 3-1
BROOKLINE, MASS. Paced by a pair of second half goals, the Northeastern Huskies downed the New Hampshire Wildcats, 3-1, at Parsons Field on Friday night.
September 15, 2010 STOPPING ARMY
Bryant wins 1-0 in OT
WEST POINT, N.Y. – Angelo Caputi scored in the 105th minute to give Bryant University a 1-0 win over The United States Military Academy Wednesday night. The win was the Bulldogs (2-2) second straight.
September 14, 2010 BIG EAST WOMEN’S NOTEBOOK
Conference play kicks in this week
While a Georgetown-Villanova matchup officially opened Big East Conference play on Sept. 1, a majority of the teams step into league action later this week. A key matchup in the National Division kicks things off as undefeated Louisville (6-0-0) hosts Cincinnati (5-1-1) on Sept. 16 in the battle of I-71. In the American Division on Sept. 17, UConn (4-2-1) hosts Providence (6-1-0), while USF (5-1-1) hosts preseason divisional favorite Marquette (3-3-2).
September 12, 2010 FIRST WIN
Bryant tops Manhattan 2-0
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant got goals in each half to defeat Manhattan College 2-0 for its first win of the season Sunday afternoon.
September 10, 2010 BRACE BUMPS BRYANT
Lafayette hands Bulldogs another loss
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Jill Dozier tallied a pair of goals for the Leopards as the Bryant University women fell to visiting Lafayette, 2-0 Friday afternoon. Bryant dipped to 2-3 with the loss while the Leopards improved to 3-2 on the season.
September 5, 2010 TWO MINUTE DRILL
Bryant win second straight in OT
JERSEY CITY, N.J. – The Bryant University women’s soccer team seems to have a flare for the dramatic as of late as sophomore Alex Bengston scored the game-winning goal in the second minute of overtime to beat Saint Peter’s College, 1-0 Sunday afternoon.
September 3, 2010 FIRST WIN
Bryant women top NJIT
NEWARK, N.J. – In her third game as a member of the Bryant University women’s soccer team, freshman Ari Goldberg scored the game-winning goal early in the first overtime to lift the Bulldogs past the New Jersey Institute of Technology, 2-1 Friday night.
September 3, 2010 TAYLOR MADE
Gorman scores two to lead Brown over Bryant
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Junior Taylor Gorman scored a pair of goals for Brown and Austin Mandel registered two assists as the Bears defeated Bryant University 4-0 on Friday afternoon at Bryant’s Sutton Field.
September 1, 2010 A-10 WOMEN’S NOTEBOOK
Fordham’s Ancelj Player of the Week
Fordham and Charlotte remain the lone unbeaten in the Atlantic 10 Conference through the first two weeks of the 2010 Women’s Soccer season...the Rams tied for the best start in program history at 3-0-0...the 49ers open the season at 2-0-0 for the ninth time in school history, they will look to match last year’s start with a win over Arizona State on Friday.
August 31, 2010 HOSTING THE COLLEGE CUP
KSU Stadium gets 2010 women’s final
KENNESAW, Ga.---KSU Soccer Stadium will host the 2011 NCAA Women’s College Cup, the NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Committee announced.
The $16 million soccer stadium is shared by Kennesaw State University and the Atlanta Beat of Women’s Professional Soccer.
August 29, 2010 KNOTTED UP
New Hampshire, Rider draw 1-1
BURLINGTON, Vt. – New Hampshire and Rider played to a 1-1 draw despite two overtime periods in day two of the TD Bank Classic at Centennial Field.
August 27, 2010 BLANKED BULLDOGS
Northeastern Huskies top Bryant3-0
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Northeastern University jumped out to an early lead and kept up the balanced offensive attack as they defeated the Bryant University women’s soccer team, 3-0 on Friday afternoon. The win was the first for the Huskies under new coach Tracy Leone.
August 22, 2010 GOING STAG
Fairfield tops Bryant 1-0
SMITHFIELD, R.I. –Junior Jasmin Corniel scored the only goal of the game to give Fairfield a 1-0 win over Bryant University at a rainy Bulldog Stadium Sunday afternoon.
August 10, 2010 NSCAA MEN’S PRE-SEASON POLL
Harvard, BC, UConn ranked
KANSAS CITY, Kan---Harvard university, Boston College and the University of Connecticut were ranked in the top 25 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America pre-season poll, announced Tuesday.
March 9, 2010 A HUSKIES CLASS
Northeastern signs five
The Northeastern University men’s team has five new recruits coming on board. Joining the Huskies are Conner Alexander, Hamadi Cantave, Nikko Lara, Rex Messing and AJ Stueck.
February 2, 2010 GUIDING THE HUSKIES
Leone takes over at Northeastern
Tracy Leone has been named the head women’s coach at Northeastern University, talking over the Huskies after spending the last three years as an assistant under her husband Ray Leone and helping lead the Crimson to back-to-back Ivy League championships in 2008 and ‘09. Harvard went 29-16-7 while Leone was in Cambridge. She takes over for Ed Matz who resigned to move over to UMass.
January 8, 2010 TOP OF THE COLLEGE HEAP
O'Hara, Bunbury win Hermann Trophies
ST. LOUIS -- Senior forward Kelley O’Hara from Stanford University and sophomore forward Teal Bunbury from the University of Akron Friday night were named the winners of the 2009 Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy, presented to the top female and male players in NCAA Division I soccer. The winners were decided by a vote of NCAA Division I soccer coaches who are members of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
December 13, 2009 RETURN TO GLORY
Cavaliers snap 15-year College Cup drought
CARY, NC—The nation’s top two college soccer teams battled to a 110-minute scoreless draw before the University of Virginia captured the 2009 College Cup championship 3-2 in penalty kicks over the previously unbeaten Akron Zips Sunday at WakeMed Soccer Park.
December 11, 2009 COLLEGE CUP SEMIFINALS
Virginia, Akron advance
CARY, NC---Brian Ownby scored in the third minute of overtime to give Virginia a 2-1 win over Wake Forest and propel the Cavaliers into the final of the NCAA College Cup.
December 11, 2009 ALL AMERICA
Akpan named for third time
CARY, NC---Andre Akpan (Harvard/Grand Prairie, Texas) earned his third selection to the NSCAA Men’s NCAA Division I All-America Team with the announcement of the 2009 squad. He is one of only four among the 36 players to earn repeat honors.
December 11, 2009 MEN’S HERMANN FINALISTS
Akpan, Bone, Bunbury up for MAC honor
CARY, NC---The Ivy League Player of the Year, the ACC Offensive Player of the Year and Mid-American Conference Player of the Year comprise the three finalists for the 2009 Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy, the highest individual honor in intercollegiate soccer. The finalists were determined in voting by Division I men's soccer coaches who are members of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
December 11, 2009 HOSTING THE BIG EAST
Men's semis, finals at Red Bull Arena next 3 years
PROVIDENCE, RI---The Big East and the New York Red Bulls will join forces with a three-year partnership for the conference’s men’s soccer championship at Red Bull Arena through the 2012 tournament, it was announced Friday. The 25,000-seat stadium in Harrison, N.J., is scheduled to open for an MLS match between the Red Bulls and Chicago Fire on March 27.
December 11, 2009 HERMANN WOMEN FINALISTS
Cheney, Heath, O’Hara are final 3
CARY, North Carolina – A four-time NSCAA All-America, a first-team All-ACC selection and the Pac-10 player of the year comprise the three finalists for the Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy, the highest individual honor in intercollegiate soccer. The finalists were determined in voting by Division I women's soccer coaches who are members of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
December 6, 2009 TAR HEELS AGAIN
Carolina wins 20th NCAA title
COLLEGE STATION, Tex---There are sports dynasties and then there are the North Carolina Tar Heels. Jessica McDonald scored in the third minute as North Carolina beat previously undefeated Stanford 1-0 to capture their 20 the NCAA championship in front of 8,536 fans at rain soaked Aggie Stadium Sunday.
December 5, 2009 NCAA MEN’S QUARTERFINALS
Unbeaten Zips advance, so does Wake Forest
AKRON, Ohio--- Kofi Sarkodie scored in the 17th minute to lead the Akron Zips to a 1-0 win over Tulsa before 4,254 fans Saturday night at Lee Jackson Field. Akron advances to the College Cup for the second time in school history and for the first time in 23 years.
December 5, 2009 NCAA MEN’S QUARTERFINALS
Virginia, North Carolina advance
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va---Virginia took a sixth minute lead and never looked back as they defeated defending NCAA Champion Maryland 3-0 in a clash of Atlantic Coast Conference schools on front of 4,900 at Klocklner Stadium Friday night.
December 4, 2009 CAROLINA'S SPOILER
Nogueira dashes Irish hopes again
COLLEGE STATION, Tex.—An old nemesis returned on Friday to spoil the Notre Dame women’s championship hopes for the third time in four years. North Carolina senior Casey Nogueira, who scored game-winning goals against the Irish in the 2006 and 2008 College Cup finals, eluded her defender and scored from point-blank range in the 83rd minute to give the Tar Heels a 1-0 win and send the Irish packing in the semifinal round.
December 4, 2009 BRIDESMAIDS AGAIN
UCLA falls in semi to Stanford
COLLEGE STATION, Tx.---Stanford’s golden duo kept the Cardinal undefeated, and ended UCLA’s season at the College Cup without a trophy for seventh straight year. Kelley O’Hara gave Stanford a lead and Kristin Press scored the overtime game winner to give Stanford a 2-1 win and advance them to the final on Sunday.
December 4, 2009 NSCAA ALL AMERICA
Three from BC named, BU, UConn & Northeastern all represented
COLLEGE STATION, Tx.---Boston College goalkeeper Jill Mastroianni, defender Kelly Henderson and forward Vicki DiMartino were named secon team National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-America. Northeastern forward Devin Petta was also named to the second team, while Connecticut defender Brittany Taylor and Boston University defender Casey Brown were named to the third team.
December 3, 2009 NO CINDERELLA TEAMS
Final Four have been there before
Cinderella does not live in the NCAA Women’s Tournament. Everyone of the four teams in the semi-finals has been there before and three of the four teams were number one regional seeds. The first semi-final will feature Pac-10 rivals UCLA and Stanford at 5:30 pm ET, while Notre Dame will square off against defending champion North Carolina at 8:00 pm ET at the Aggie Soccer Stadium in College Station, Texas.
November 29, 2009 NCAA MEN’S ROUNDUP
Wake Forest, North Carolina advance
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.-- Ari Dimas scored the only goal to lead Virginia to a 1-0 win over Portland at Klockner Stadium Sunday. The Cavaliers advance to the quarterfinals and will face Maryland on Friday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. in Charlottesville.
November 28, 2009 DOMINANT ROLE
ACC lays claim to NCAA Final Four
Perhaps no conference has dominated a final four in any college sport like the Atlantic Coast Conference has in women’s soccer. With North Carolina’s 5-2 win over Wake Forest on Friday, the ACC will have a team in the final four for the 27th year (of a possible 28) that at least one ACC team has reached the Final Four and the fifth straight year the conference has been represented.
November 28, 2009 NCAA WOMEN’S QUARTERFINALS
Notre Dame, North Carolina advance
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A pair of first half goals, less than a minute apart propelled Notre Dame into the NCAA College Cup with a 2-0 win over Florida State in front of an unfriendly crowd of 2,000 at the Seminole Soccer Complex Friday.
November 21, 2009 NCAA WOMEN’S ROUNDUP
Tar Heels advance again
CHAPEL HILL, NC----Casey Nogueira scored the only goal as North Carolina posted their eighth straight shutout with a 1-0 win over Maryland at Fetzer Field on Saturday.
November 20, 2009 NCAA WOMEN’S ROUNDUP
Round of 16 Recaps
COLUMBIA, SC---Bess Harrington scored off a corner kick with one second left to give Wake Forest a 1-0 win over South Carolina Friday night in front of 4,347 fans at Stone Stadium.
November 19, 2009 NCAA MEN’S ROUNDUP
First round recaps
Sebastian Thuriere and Bernardo Anor scored in the first half as USF came back from a one goal deficit to defeat Stetson 2-1. The Hatter had taken the lead on an early goal by Fredrik Brustad.
November 15, 2009 NCAA WOMEN’S ROUNDUP
Second round recaps
CHAPEL HILL, NC---Courtney Jones scored in the ninth minute and Tobin Heath, Meghan Klingenberg and Lucy Bronze added goals as North Carolina defeated Georgia to advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament for the 28th consecutive time.
November 12, 2009 AWARD SEASON
UConn, Providence players honored by BIG EAST
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Connecticut senior Kwame Watson-Siriboe and Louisville senior Phil Edginton have both been named 2009 BIG EAST Defensive Players of the Year. Watson-Siriboe's teammates, senior Toni Stahl and freshman Carlos Alvarez, have been named BIG EAST Midfielder and Rookie of the Year, respectively.
November 8, 2009 ACC WOMEN”S CHAMPIONSHIP
It’s the Tar Heels again.
CARY, N.C. – North Carolina does not lose in the ACC Championship. The Tar Heels captured their 20th conference title with a 3-0 win over Florida State Sunday afternoon at WakeMed Soccer Park. Only twice in the 22-year history of the tournament has UNC not captured the crown as it improved to 57-0-3 in ACC Tournament action.
November 8, 2009 BIG EAST WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP
Notre Dame wins title for 11th time
STORRS, Conn. – Senior Amanda Clark registered her first career postseason points scoring a goal in the 71st minute to lift Notre Dame to its 11th Big East Championship, and second straight, with a 2-1 victory over Marquette on Sunday afternoon at Morrone Stadium.
November 7, 2009 HAWKS RALLY, 2-1
Unseat BU in America East
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. - Down a goal with 24 minutes remaining in the America East tournament opening round match-up, Hartford rallied with two scores in the following 10 minutes to defeat the Boston University 2-1, on Saturday night at Al-Marzook Field.
November 7, 2009 THIRD SEED
Northeastern opens CAA on Friday
RICHMOND, VA--- The pairings are set for the 2009 CAA Men’s Soccer Championship, which will be held November 13 and 15 at UNCW Soccer Stadium in Wilmington, N.C.
November 6, 2009 BIG EAST WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT
Irish move on with 2-1 win
STORRS, Conn. – Sophomore Jessica Schuveiller scored in the 99th minute to give Notre Dame a 2-1 win over St. John’s 2-1 in the semifinals of the 2009 Big East Women’s Soccer Championship on Friday night.
November 6, 2009 BIG EAST WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT
Marquette blanks West Virginia
STORRS, Conn. – Rachel Sloan scored the only goal of the game and sophomore goalkeeper Natalie Kulla made six saves and increased her league-leading shutout total to 15, as the Golden Eagles defeated West Virginia 1-0 in the first semifinal of the 2009 Big East Women’s Soccer Championship at Joe Morrone Stadium Friday.
November 6, 2009 ACC WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT
Seminoles advance 2-0 over Hokies
CARY, N.C. – Top-seed Florida State broke open a tight game in the second half and advanced to the Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Championship finals for the fifth time in school history with a 2-0 victory over fourth-seeded Virginia Tech Friday night at WakeMed Soccer Park.
November 6, 2009 HUSKIES FALL
#1 seed Northeastern losses to JMU
BROOKLINE, Mass. – Junior midfield Teresa Rynier registered three assists to lead fourth-seeded James Madison to a 3-1 victory over #1 Northeastern in the second semifinal of the CAA Women’s Soccer Championship Friday evening at Northeastern University’s Parsons Field.
November 6, 2009 DOUBLE HONORS
Northeastern’s Petta gets two CAA Awards
BROOKLINE, Mass. - Northeastern freshman forward Devin Petta was selected as the 2009 Colonial Athletic Association women's soccer Player and Rookie of the Year in voting by the league's head coaches. The award was presented Thursday night on the eve of the semifinals of the CAA Women's Soccer Championship.
November 4, 2009 BIG EAST CHAMPIONSHIPS
Semi Finals Kick off Friday
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The 2009 Big East Women’s Soccer Championship heads to Storrs, Conn., on the campus of the University of Connecticut for three games, with the semifinals set to begin on Friday, Nov. 6.
November 4, 2009 ACC WOMEN’S TOURNAMENT
Tar Heels, Hokies advance
CARY, N.C.—Third seeded North Carolina scored a goal in first half and added two in the second to blank sixth-seeded Maryland, 3-0, and advanced to Friday’s 7:30 p.m. semifinal match against second-seeded Boston College.
November 2, 2009 ACC WOMEN’S PAIRINGS SET
BC is second seed
CARY, N.C. – Florida State will be the top-seeded team as the 22nd Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Championship gets under way Wednesday (Nov. 4) at Cary’s WakeMed Soccer Park.
October 2, 2009 LATE HEROICS
CCSU scores with seconds left for 1-1 tie
NEW BRITAIN, Conn—Sophomore Jared Spieker was the late game hero once again, as he scored with 13 seconds remaining in regulation to give Central Connecticut State University a 1-1 tie against St. Francis (PA) in the Blue Devils' Northeast Conference opener on Friday.
September 29, 2009 HAWK HUNTERS
CCSU blanks Hartford, 3-0
NEW BRITAIN, Conn.— Central Connecticut State (5-2-0) scored twice in the first 14 minutes of play and went on to defeat the University of Hartford, 3-0, Tuesday afternoon at CCSU Soccer Field.
September 28, 2009 HUSKY NETS BIG EAST HONOR
Watson-Sirboe Defensive Player of the Week
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Connecticut senior captain Kwame Watson-Siriboe was named this week's Big East Defensive Player of the Week as he led the UConn men's soccer team to its fourth and fifth shutouts of the season, both offensively and defensively, over the weekend.
September 28, 2009 BIG EAST SWEEP
UConn shuts down Orange 2-0
STORRS, Conn. – Cruz Hernandez scored his first goal of the season as the University of Connecticut downed Syracuse 2-0 before a crowd of 2,697 at Morrone Stadium.. After its BIG EAST sweep over the weekend with wins over the Orange and St. John's, UConn improves to 4-2-2 overall and 3-1-0 in the conference.
September 26, 2009 A BRONX TALE
CCSU stops Firdham 2-1
BRONX, NY---Junior Shawn Buchanan scored the game-winning goal in the 66th to minute to propel the Central Connecticut State University men's soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Fordham on Saturday.
September 25, 2009 HUSKIES HOLD ON
UConn weathers Red Storm 1-0
STORRS, Conn.– Senior captain Kwame Watson-Siriboe headed a rebound into the back of the net for his second goal of the season as the University of Connecticut defeated No. 18 St. John’s 1-0 in front of a sold out crowd of 4,785 fans on Friday night at Morrone Stadium.
September 16, 2009 BLANKED BY BULLDOGS
CCSU suffers first defeat to Yale
New Britain, Ct—Yale scored two late goals to down Central Connecticut State 2-0 Wednesday. It marked the first loss of the season for the Blue Devils, who are now 3-1-0. The win is the first for Yale who improve to 1-1-2.
August 13, 2009 BEANTOWN DERBIES
BU, BC, Harvard on Fox Soccer Channel
Fox Soccer Channel and the National Soccer Coaches Association of America have announced a schedule of College Game of the Week telecasts will include eight women’s and 12 men’s matches. All but one of the women’s matches will be featured on Sunday afternoon, while 11 of the 12 men’s matches will be played on Friday nights.
August 12, 2009 EAGLES PICKED THIRD
Tar Heels top ACC women's poll
GREENSBORO, N.C – Defending NCAA champion North Carolina is the unanimous favorite to again finish atop the 2009 women’s soccer standings, according to a preseason vote of the league’s head coaches.
Boston College senior forward Gina DiMartino and sophomore goalkeeper Jillian Mastroianni have been named to the women’s list, as has Northeastern sophomore forward Veronica Napoli
Harvard’s senior forward Andre Akpan, UMass junior midfielder Ben Arikian and UConn senior midfielder Toni Stahl have been named to the men’s list.
January 9, 2009 HERMANN WINNERS
ND’s Hanks, Wake’s Tracy take trophies
ST. LOUIS, Mo.---University of Notre Dame forward Kerri Hanks and Wake Forest forward Marcus Tracy are the winners of the 2008 Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy, presented to the top female and male players in NCAA Division I soccer. The winners were decided by a vote of NCAA Division I soccer coaches who are current members of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
January 5, 2009 HONORED BY NSCAA
Naeher wins D-3 Player of the year
KANSAS CITY, Kansas---Messiah College junior Amanda Naeher, a native of Seymour, Conn. Has been named the Division III player of the year by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
December 14, 2008 TERRAPINS TOO TOUGH FOR UNC
Graham Zusi goal ends Tar Heels' dream
FRISCO, TX—Graham Zusi, 5-9 inches of opportunity in a Terrapin jersey put his personal stamp on the 2008 College Cup scoring the only goal Sunday in a 1-0 win over the University of North Carolina, leading Maryland to the Division 1 men’s college championship at Pizza Hut Park. He was also the hero Friday with the winning score over St. John’s.
December 12, 2008 ALL ACC FINAL
Maryland, North Carolina advance in NCAAs
FRISCO, Texas - Senior forward Brian Shriver found the back of the net in the fourth minute and junior goalkeeper Brooks Haggerty followed with a career-best seven saves to lead No. 13 seed North Carolina past No. 1 seed Wake Forest, 1-0, Friday in the first of two national semifinals at the 2008 NCAA Men's Soccer College Cup at Pizza Hut Park.
December 12, 2008 MEN’S ALL AMERICA
Harvard has two selections, BC, Dartmouth, UConn all place players on team
KANSAS CITY, Kansas---Harvard’s Andre Akpan was the only New England player selected to the 2008 NSCAA/adidas Men’s Division I All-America First Team. Alejandro Bedoya of Boston College and Mike Fucito of Harvard were named to the second team, while Dartmouth’s Craig Henderson and UConn’s O'Brian White. Harvard was one of seven schools to have more than one player selected.
December 11, 2008 ALL NORTH ATLANTIC
Three from CCSU honored
KANSAS CITY, Kansas---Central Connecticut State University senior captains Yan Klukowski and David Tyrie received were named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of American all North Atlantic First Team, while sophomore Robert Cavener was awarded with a third team selection.
December 5, 2008 PENALIZED
North Carolina PK enough to top UCLA 1-0
CARY, N.C. – UCLA watched its perfect season come to an end against North Carolina. The Bruins didn’t give up without a fight, but a penalty kick goal proved to much for them to bounce back from in a 1-0 loss.
December 5, 2008 IRISH WINNER
Notre Dame tops Stanford 1-0, advances to final
CARY, N.C. – A strong push by Stanford in the second half, caused the Notre Dame Figting Irish some problems. But the freshman connection early in the first half played dividends as Notre Dame topped Stanford 1-0 to advance to the College Cup Final.
November 14, 2008 BIG EAST CHAMPIONSHIPS
St. John’s, UCF advance
TAMPA, FLA. –St. John’s advanced to the title game of the Big East Men’s Soccer Championship after topping DePaul, 2-0 in a semifinal matchup at the USF Soccer/Track Stadium on the campus of the University of South Florida on Friday night
November 13, 2008 NEC HONORS
Klukowski, Tyree named first team
WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ---Central Connecticut State senior captains Yan Klukowski and David Tyrie received All-Northeast Conference First Team honors, while sophomore Robert Cavener was selected to the All-NEC Second Team.
November 9, 2008 ANOTHER ACC TITLE
North Carolina wins for 19th time
CARY, N.C. –Top-seeded North Carolina brought home yet another Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Championship on Sunday, blanking seventh-seeded Virginia Tech 3-0 in the title game at WakeMed Soccer Park.
November 9, 2008 BIG EAST CHAMPS
Irish top Connecticut
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Melissa Henderson scored in overtime to give the No. 1 seeded Notre Dame Fighting Irish a 1-0 win over No. 3 seeded Connecticut at Alumni Field Sunday. It was the Irish’s 10th Big East women’s soccer championship and the first final to be settled on a goal in overtime.
November 7, 2008 ONE TO GO
Huskies advance to Big East title game
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The No. 3 seeded Connecticut women (7-8-6) advanced to the title game of the BIG EAST Championship with a penalty kick win over West Virginia (13-2-6) on Friday afternoon.
November 7, 2008 MOUNT MASTERS
3-1 win for CCSU
NEW BRITAIN, Conn.--Juniors Eddie Floyd and Hadji Diop scored to give Central Connecticut (9-6-2, 3-4-1) a 3-1 comeback win over Mount St. Mary's (9-8-0, 5-3-0) Friday afternoon at the CCSU Soccer Field.
November 2, 2008 GOOD MOVE
Tyrie scores lone goal for Blue Devils
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa—Defender David Tyrie was moved to forward to provide Central Connecticut with a spark up front and the move worked as he scored the only goal in a 1-0 win over Robert Morris on Sunday.
October 31, 2008 WINNING IN A FLASH
Early goal lifts CCSU over St. Francis
LORETTO, PA---Sophomore Robert Cavener scored his second goal of the season to lift Central Connecticut past St. Francis1-0 Friday. The midfielder put in a header off of a cross from junior Hadji Diop only seven minutes into the game.
October 20, 2008 AMERICA EAST HONORS
Vermont’s Kaknes is player of the week
BURLINGTON, Vt. – Vermont senior midfielder Lexie Kaknes was named the America East Co-Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 19. Kaknes is the second Catamount to earn a weekly conference honor this season, joining teammate Emily Perrin.
October 19, 2008 FIRST NEC POINT FOR CCSU
Blue Devils tie Fairleigh Dickinson 1-1
NEW BRITAIN, Conn---Central Connecticut (6-5-2, 0-3-1) recorded its first point in NEC play Sunday afternoon, playing to a 1-1 tie against Fairleigh Dickinson (7-3-2, 2-0-1) at the CCSU Soccer Field. Junior Eddie Floyd scored the first goal of his career in the second half for the Blue Devils.
October 17, 2008 PIONEERING EFFORT
Sacred Heart comes back to beat CCSU
NEW BRITAIN, Conn-- Central Connecticut scored the first goal, but Sacred Heart University countered with two of their own to defeat the Blue Devils, 2-1, on Friday afternoon at the CCSU Soccer Field.
October 13, 2008 AMERICA EAST HONORS
Hartford’s Villa, Vt’s Tobin share award; BU’s Bustamente top rookie
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Three America East men's soccer players received weekly accolades after each led their team to a pair of conference wins last week. Hartford's Carlos Villa and Vermont' s Connor Tobin shared Player of the Week honors, while Boston University's Michael Bustamante (Chelsea, Mass./Chelsea) took home Rookie of the Week accolades for the week ending October 12.
October 13, 2008 HONORED BY BIG EAST
Friars get two weekly awards
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Two Providence players were honored by the Big East this week after leading the Friars to a pair of shutout wins Tim Murray earned Big East Goalkeeper of the Week honors, while Chris Stoker was named Rookie of the Week after scoring the game-winning tally in the West Virginia win
October 10, 2008 BOUNCED IN BROOKLYN
CCSU loses NEC opener
BROOKLYN, NY--- St. Francis sophomore John Sallhag notched the game-winner in the last minute to give the Terriers a 2-1 win over Central Connecticut State at the Aviator Sports Complex Friday afternoon.
October 1, 2008 CCSU BLUE DEVILS ROLL
Shutout Bryant 5-0
NEW BRITAIN, Conn---Sophomore Christopher Brown scored three goals and senior captain Yan Klukowski added one goal and two assists to lead the Central Connecticut men's past Bryant University on Wednesday afternoon at the CCSU Soccer Field. Junior forward Raphael Guimaraes also scored his second goal of the season in the 5-0 victory over the Bulldogs.
September 29, 2008 IVY ROOKIE HONORS
Dartmouth’s O’Dey selected
HANOVER, N.H. - Dartmouth women's soccer freshman Aly O'Dea (Irvine, Calif.) has been named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week for her impressive efforts of late.
September 28, 2008 A COMEBACK WIN
Blue Devils overtake Sienna
FAIRFIELD, Conn---Senior captain David Tyrie scored twice, while fellow senior captain Yan Klukowski tallied a goal and an assist to lead Central Connecticut to a victory over Siena on Sunday afternoon.
September 20, 2008 THEY'LL TAKE MANHATTAN
CCSU shutsout Jaspers 1-0
NEW YORK, NY--- Senior captain Yan Klukowski scored the game winning goal in the 30th minute off of an assist from sophomore Connor Smith to give CCSU a 1-0 win over Manhattan on Saturday.
September 17, 2008 BROWN LEADS BLUE DEVILS
Soph has winnnig goal, assist
NEW BRITAIN, Conn---Sophomore Christopher Brown scored the game-winning goal and assisted on another to lift Central Connecticut past the Marist Red Foxes, 3-1. Senior captain David Tyrie and junior Raphael Guimaraes also scored goals for Blue Devils.
September 9, 2008 HANGING ON
Man down CCSU ties Hartford
WEST HARTFORD, Ct---The Central Connecticut Blue Devils held on to a 1-1 tie with the Unviersity of Hartford, despite playing a man down after
losing captain Yan Klukowski to a red card with 28 minutes left in the second half.
September 9, 2008 POSTPONED
Tuesday's men's soccer game between Providence and Rhode Island has been postponed.
The game has not yet been rescheduled.
September 5, 2008 BREAKING THE BONNIES
Klukowski hat trick leads CCSU 4-0
NEW BRITAIN---Senior captain Yan Klukowski scored three goals in the second half and sophomore Christopher Brown added another to lift the Central Connecticut men's soccer team past St. Bonaventure, 4-0.
September 2, 2008 DEVILS THWART CRUSADERS
CCSU pulls out 1-0 win at Holy Cross
WORCESTER, Mass-- Sophomore Robert Cavener scored the game winning goal in the 79th minute to propel Central Connecticut State University past Holy Cross 1-0 on Tuesday night. The Blue Devils are now 1-0 while Holy Cross is 1-1.
August 19, 2008 ON THE LIST
10 from New England on Hermann watch
ST.LOUIS---Ten players from New England schools have been named to the Hermann Trophy Watch list. Only seven schools placed multiple players on the list, with UConn, Harvard and Central Connecticut State among them.
August 14, 2008 NEC POLL
CCSU second, Sacred Heart third
Somerset, NJ -- Monmouth, which has won three straight NEC regular season titles, has been chosen as the preseason favorite to claim the 2008 Northeast Conference men’s soccer championship, according to a poll of league head coaches.
August 13, 2008 BIG EAST WOMEN’S COACHES POLL
UConn second, Provi sixth
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Notre Dame and West Virginia have been tabbed as favorites in the 2008 Big East preseason women’s soccer poll. UConn was selected second in the American Division, while Providence was picked sixth.
August 12, 2008 BEAST OF THE EAST
UConn picked for first
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The University of Connecticut and the University of South Florida have been chosen to capture the 2008 Big East men’s soccer regular-season divisional titles.
August 4, 2008 UMASS SECOND
Rhody fourth in A-10 Poll
PHILADELPHIA - Coming off an Atlantic 10 Tournament title, a run through the NCAA Tournament and a National Semifinals appearance, the University of Massachusetts men's soccer team was picked second in the Atlantic 10 Men's Soccer Coaches Poll released on Monday.
August 4, 2008 TAR HEELS TOP POLL
BC tabbed fourth
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Not surprisingly, the three-time defending and 19-time Atlantic Coast Conference champion North Carolina Tar Heels have been selected first in the 2008 ACC women’s soccer pre-season poll, as voted on by the league’s 11 head coaches.
June 2, 2008 SECOND CAP
S. Conn defender Farrier plays for T&T
Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago -- Southern Connecticut junior defender Ancil Farrier, a two-time All American, Sunday earned his second cap for Trinidad & Tobago in a 3-0 loss to England at Hasely Crawford Stadium.
Jan. 20, 2008 NSCAA AWARD
Cuttone honored for top college story
Charles Cuttone, executive editor of the six Sports Vue websites, including New England Soccer News.com, was named one of four winners of the 2007 National Soccer Coaches Association of America writing contest.
Dec. 16, 2007 COLLEGE CUP TOWN USA
Cary perfect place for the event
CARY,NC---If there is a better place to hold the College Cup, it would be warmer. Other than that, the atmosphere, size of the crowds and location of the host of this year’s event would seem to be perfect.
Dec. 16, 2007 THERE'S NO STOPPING HIM
Wake Forest's Marcus Tracy is Solid, Valentin Bleeds and OSU Reflects
CARY, N.C. - Marcus Tracy is a dream-spoiler for the Ohio State Buckeyes. But for his team, Wake Forest, he’s a hero. Tracy led the Demon Deacons to a College Cup Championship with three goals and one assist in two games. He fueled the team to a 2-0 win over Virginia Tech and then a 2-1 win vs. Wake Forest. And it could have been 3-1. He’s a special player.
Dec. 16, 2007 UNSTOPPABLE DEMON DEACONS
Wake Forest captures crown 2-1
CARY, N.C. – It didn’t take too long for Ohio State to prove they were a team on a mission. In just the 13th minute of play Roger Espinoza blasted a short ball into the net for a 1-0 lead over Wake Forest. But in the second half, things turned into a Wake Forest show as the Demon Deacons earned a 2-1 win.
Dec. 15, 2007 COLLEGE CUP TIDBITS
A Couple of Interesting Finds
Wake Forest's assistant coach recently coached at Ohio State, while he began his coaching career at UMass. Six players in the College Cup Final have been invited to the MLS Combine in January.
Dec. 15, 2007 OHIO STATE VS. WAKE FOREST
College Cup Final, Sunday at 3:00 p.m.
CARY, N.C. – Going into tomorrow’s College Cup final, Wake Forest may be the favorite. But don’t count out Ohio State. Both teams have had a great run. And now it comes down to just one more game. The teams face off at 3:00 p.m. ET (live on ESPN2).
Dec. 15, 2007 WOMEN'S ALL AMERICANS
Huskies place two on first team
CARY, NC---Connecticut Huskies Brittany Taylor (Campbell Hall, NY) and Megan Schnur (Butler, PA) were named to the 2007 NSCAA/adidas Women’s NCAA Division I All-America Team. UConn was one of three teams to place two players on the first team.
Dec. 15, 2007 MEN'S ALL AMERICANS
Final four team dominate
CARY, NC---Seven players whose teams advanced to the NCAA Division I Men’s College Cup lead the selections to that division’s 2007 NSCAA/adidas All-America team.
Dec. 14, 2007 HERMANN FINALIST
UConn’s White one of three
CARY, N.C. – O’Brian White a forward from Connecticut has been named a finalist for the 2007 Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy. The award is presented annually to the top men’s soccer player in the United States. This year’s winner will be announced during a nationally-televised news conference on January 11, 2008.
Dec. 12, 2007 ALL NORTH EAST TEAM
UConn leads the way
Connecticut led the way with five overall selections, while Harvard and Hartford had three each, as the National Soccer Coaches Association of American named their All-North East Regional Team.
Dec. 9, 2007 WOMEN’S COLLEGE CUP
USC breezes past Florida State for title
COLLEGE STATION, TX---It was hot enough to be summer in College Station, even on Dec. 9. But it was the even hotter USC Trojans that melted the Florida State Seminoles 2-0 to win the NCAA Division I championship. It was the first-ever women’s soccer championship for USC.
Dec. 9, 2007 MEN'S COLLEGE CUP
UMass will face Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio — After a scoreless first half, Ohio State scored four times in a 12-minute span in the second half, ending the Bradley soccer season with a 4-0 victory over the Braves Sunday at Jesse Owens Stadium in Columbus, Ohio.
Dec. 9, 2007 WOMEN’S COLLEGE CUP
Underdogs face off in final
COLLEGE STATION, TX---With both favored teams biting the bullet in Friday’s semifinals, Sunday’s NCAA Division I College Cup Women’s Championship between Florida State and University of Southern California could be called an underdog’s bowl, a title shot for the wannabes.
Dec. 7, 2007 MARCHING ON
Trojans top UCLA 2-1
COLLEGE STATION, TX--Despite taking a beating in the first half, physically and on the scoreboard, USC’s Trojans showed they would not let an early setback keep them from a championship game appointment on December 9. USC rebounded from a first-half 1-0 deficit to throttle the skillful Bruins 2-1 Friday. Amy Rodriguez scored both USC goals.
Dec. 7, 2007 LUCK RUNS OUT
Seminoles stop Irish 3-2
COLLEGE STATION, TX--Notre Dame stumbled early and often in this college season, but the Fighting Irish worked hard to bring its team back to the championship form it enjoyed at last year’s College Cup. It only took Florida State University 15 seconds to start unraveling all of that hard work.
Dec. 4, 2007 UMBRO COLLEGE SPOTLIGHT
SMU’s Bruno Guarda
Individual honors have come early and often for junior Bruno Guarda, SMU midfielder. For the second year in a row, he is a Hermann Trophy semifinalist, picked by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America and the Missouri Athletic Club. That is the short list for the nominees as the best collegiate soccer player in the nation.
Dec. 2, 2007 NCAA COLLEGE CUP
Third round recaps
COLUMBUS, Ohio---The Ohio State Buckeyes overcame a two goal deficit and knocked off the defending champion UC-Santa Barbara Gauchos 4-3 on an overtime goal by Andrew Magill.
Dec. 1, 2007 MEN’S COLLEGE CUP
Third round recaps
OMAHA, Neb---Ian Sarachan tallied the lone goal for the UIC Flames, his second of the season, to lead a 1-0 win over No. 8 seeded Creighton. The win moved UIC into the Quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament for the first time.
Nov. 30, 2007 WOMEN’S COLLEGE CUP
LOS ANGELES---Danesha Adams scored her 14th goal of the season in the 104th minute to lift the UCLA Bruins to s 3-2 win over Portland Friday night.
Nov. 28, 2007 MEN’S COLLEGE CUP
Second round recaps
COLUMBUS, Ohio---Ohio State defeated Louisville, 1-0, Wednesday in Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium to advance to the third round of the 2007 NCAA Tournament.
Nov. 27, 2007 UMBRO COLLEGE SPOTLIGHT
UIC’s Jovan Bobonja
He can stop them. And he can take them. There’s nothing about penalty kicks that UIC goalkeeper Jovan Bubonja can’t do. In Friday’s game vs. St. Louis in the NCAA first round, Bubonja was selected to choose the players who would take the PK’s for his squad.
Nov 25, 2007 WOMEN’S COLLEGE CUP
Third round recap
BLOOMINGTON, Ind---Duke advance to the NCAA Quarterfinals for only the third time in school history, with a 2-0 win over Indiana at Jerry Yeagley Field Sunday.
Nov. 24, 2007 WOMEN’S COLLEGE CUP
Third round recaps
PORTLAND, Ore. – Michelle Enyeart had two goals and Sophie Schmidt had a pair of assists to lead the Portland Pilots to a 3-0 win over the Tennessee Lady Volunteers in front of a crowd of 4,841 at Merlo Field.
Nov. 24, 2007 MEN’S COLLEGE CUP
First round recaps
BALTIMORE, Md---First half goals by Eddie Dines and Phil Bannister gave the Loyola Greyhounds a 2-0 win over Liberty in the first round of the NCAA College Cup Saturday.
Nov. 23, 2007 WOMEN’S COLLEGE CUP
Round of 16 recaps
TALLAHASEE, Fl---Mami Yamaguchi had a goal and two assists and Sanna Talonen netted her fifth game winner of the year as the Florida Seminoles shutout the Texas Longhorns 4-0 in front of 1,091 at the Seminole Soccer Complex Friday.
Nov 23, 2007 MEN'S COLLEGE CUP
First round recaps
BERKELEY---The California Golden Bears defeated UC Davis, 2-1, in double overtime Friday afternoon at Edwards Stadium. In front of 3,479 fans, freshman forward Andrew Wiedeman scored the game-winning goal after a throw-in from senior defender Luke Sassano to advance the Golden Bears to the second round. Cal improved to 12-5-2, while the Aggies fell to 12-5-3.
Nov. 22, 2007 MEN'S ALL IVY
Six Dartmouth players named
Princeton, N.J. - Dartmouth has had six players named to All-Ivy teams including first team nods to senior Ale Frischeisen (Garden City, N.Y.) and junior Sean Milligan (Westport, Conn.).
Nov. 20, 2007 IVY LEAGUE HONORS
Harvard’s Sheeligh, top Rookie
Diana Matheson (Oakville, Ont.) only played in 10 games this season for Princeton, but her play was strong enough to be voted the 2007 Ivy League Player of the Year by the League coaches. Harvard freshman forward Katherine Sheeleigh (New Vernon, N.J.) was voted the 2007 Ivy League Rookie of the Year and also earned first-team accolades.
Nov. 19, 2007 BRACKETOLOGY
48 teams set for College Cup tourney
INDIANAPOLIS---Boston College, the champion of the Atlantic Coast Conference is the top seed as the NCAA announced the pairings of the 48 teams that will compete for a spot in the 2007 NCAA Men’s College Cup December 14 and 16 in Cary, North Carolina, at SAS Soccer Park. Wake Forest is the number two seed, Connecticut number three and Indiana number four.
Nov. 19, 2007 UMBRO COLLEGE SPOTLIGHT
Hofstra's Brooke DeRosa
Brooke DeRosa's life sounds like an inspirational movie more than anything else.
She goes to Syracuse University to get an education and play soccer as a defender and midfielder. She gets engaged and then pregnant. She breaks up with her fiancee and returns to her Ronkonkoma, L.I. home and family and give birth to her baby.
Nov. 18, 2007 WOMEN’S COLLEGE CUP
Second Round Recaps
CHAPEL HILL, NC---Casey Nogueira and Nikki Washington both had a goal and an assist to lead the North Carolina Tar Heels (19-3-1) to a 3-1 win over Greensboro at Fetzer Field Sunday.
Nov. 16, 2007 A DEVIL OF A WIN
CCSU advances to title game
West Long Branch, NJ---David Pinto scored the only goal to lead Central Connecticut to a 1-0 win over top-seeded Monmouth and a spot in the Northeast Conference title game.
Nov. 15, 2007 BIG EAST HONORS
Connecticut, DePaul net two individual awards
Hartford, Conn. – Connecticut senior Julius James has been named 2007 Big East Defensive Player of the Year for the third straight year, while his teammate, junior forward O’Brian White, has been tabbed Offensive Player of the Year. DePaul’s Brian Visser was selected as Goalkeeper of the Year, and his coach, Craig Blazer, along with his staff earned Coaching Staff of the Year accolades. West Virginia senior Andy Wright was named Midfielder of the Year, while Seton Hall midfielder Brayan Martinez was picked Rookie of the Year.
Nov. 14, 2007 ATLANTIC 10 HONORS
Billikens pick up two awards
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Teammates Kyle Patterson and Calum Angus of Saint Louis have been named the Atlantic 10 Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year, respectively, in voting conducted by the league's head coaches.
Nov. 14, 2007 ACC MEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP
Hokies, Tar Heels, Decons all advance
CARY, N.C. - Virginia Tech advanced to the semifinals of the 2007 ACC Men's Soccer Championship with a 3-0 win over Maryland at the SAS Soccer Park on Wednesday. For the Hokies, the win marked the school's first-ever victory in ACC men's soccer postseason action.
Nov. 12, 2007 ACC MEN
BC’s Manswell Player of the Week
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Boston College’s Sherron Manswell was named Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week after leading the sixth-ranked Eagles to a 3-1 win over eighth-ranked Virginia Tech last Friday en route to clinching the ACC regular season title and top seed at the upcoming ACC Men’s Soccer Tournament.
Nov. 12, 2007 TOP SEED
BC #1 in ACC Tournament
CARY, N.C. – The Atlantic Coast Conference kicks off the 2007 ACC Men’s Soccer Championship at the SAS Soccer Complex on Tuesday, November 13. The four-day tournament opens competition with eighth-seeded Virginia facing ninth-seeded NC State in the day’s only match.
Nov. 11, 2007 ACC WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP
Tar Heels crowned for 18th time
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLA. – Nikki Washington scored the only goal to lead the North Carolina Tar Heels to the Atlantic Coast League Championship, with a 1-0 win over the Florida State Seminoles at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex. The league crown is the third in a row and 18th for the Tar Heels in the last 19 years the ACC has held a tournament.
Nov. 11, 2007 BIG EAST TOURNAMENT
ND Drops St. John's 1-0, Advance to Semis
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Freshman Josh Thiermann scored his first goal of the season to send the No. 11 Notre Dame men’s soccer team past St. John’s, 1-0, in the quarterfinals of the Big East Championship on Sunday afternoon at Alumni Field.
Nov. 11, 2007 A-10 TOURNEY SET
Saint Louis top seed
PHILADELPHIA, PA - Saint Louis (12-2-3/8-1-0), ranked 22nd nationally by the NSCAA, earned the top seed in the 2007 Atlantic 10 Men's Soccer Championship, which gets underway on Thursday, Nov. 15, at Baujan Field on the campus of the University of Dayton.
Nov. 11, 2007 BIG EAST WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP
West Virginia tops Irish on pks
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia (15-4-2) tied Notre Dame (15-4-2) 1-1 then went on to win the championship of the Big East women’s soccer tournament with a 5-3 decision on penalty kicks. The championship was held in front of a season high crowd of 1,200 at WVU’s Dick Dlesk Stadium.
November 10, 2007 UMBRO COLLEGE SPOTLIGHT
UCLA’s Danesha Adams
LOS ANGELES--On an emotionally charged Senior Day at Drake Stadium, the top-ranked UCLA women honored the team’s four departing graduates. Shortly thereafter, the Bruins went out and dismantled the University of Arizona by a score of 3-0. For senior Danesha Adams, it was just another day at the office, but the midfielder couldn’t help but look back on her time at the school, quickly drawing to a close.
Nov. 9, 2007 ACC WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP
North Carolina, Florida State advance
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLA. – For only the third time in the history of the Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Championship, a semifinal game came down to a shootout as top-seeded North Carolina advanced to Sunday’s championship game on penalty kicks, 4-2.
Nov. 9, 2007 SEMI-FINAL LOSS
CCSU drops 2-1 decision
NEW BRITAIN, CT---Rachel Caneen scored the lone Central Connecticut (9-9-1, 6-3-0) goal in a 2-1 Northeast Conference Tournament semifinal loss against Sacred Heart (5-11-4, 4-2-3).
Nov. 8, 2007 ALL CONFERENCE
Five from CCSU named to NEC team
Central Connecticut had five players named to 2007 Women's Soccer All-Northeast Conference teams, including defensive player of the year honoree Megan McClements. McClements, a senior, joined sophomores Leah Blayney, Rachel Caneen and Ciara Crinion on the first team. Freshman Clio Tregear, meanwhile, collected second team honors. The awards were presented at a banquet on the eve of the 2007 NEC Women's Soccer Tournament.
Nov. 8, 2007 BIG EAST HONORS
UConn has two winners
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Georgetown and Connecticut had a pair of major award winners as the Big East Conference presented its women’s soccer postseason honors and named its all-conference selections Thursday evening at the Lakeview Resort. West Virginia senior Ashley Banks and Notre Dame junior Brittany Bock were named Big East Co-Offensive Players of the Year. Georgetown’s Dave Nolan was named the Big East Coach of the Year, while freshman midfielder Ingrid Wells was named the Big East Rookie of the Year. UConn senior Meghan Schnur was named the Big East Midfielder of the Year, while junior teammate Brittany Taylor was named the Big East Defensive Player of the Year. Villanova senior Jillian Loyden was named the Big East Goalkeeper of the Year.
Nov. 7, 2007 AMERICA EAST HONORS
BU’s Hlavaty and O’Neal get awards
CAMBRIDGE, MASS.-- Binghamton University’s Cameron Keith was named the America East Striker of the Year, while teammate Adam Chavez was tabbed Defender of the Year and the Bearcats’ coaching staff earned Coaching Staff of the Year honors, as determined in a vote by the league’s head coaches.
Nov. 7, 2007 ACC WOMEN’S ROUNDUP
NC, Virginia, Wake Forest advance
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLA. – No. 1 seed North Carolina (16-3-0, 9-1-0 ACC) , earned a 3-0 victory over eighth-seeded Clemson in the opening game of the 2007 Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Championship at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex.
Nov. 6, 2007 AMERICA EAST TOURNAMENT
Vermont gets first round bye
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- After finishing the regular season with three straight wins to jump four spots in the league standings, the University of Vermont has earned the second seed in the 2007 America East Men's Soccer Championship that opens with quarterfinal action this weekend.
Nov. 6, 2007 ALL-ACC WOMEN’S TEAM
BC places two on freshman team
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia totaled five selections, the most of any school on the 2007 All-ACC Women’s Soccer Teams. Wake Forest placed four on the team, while defending champion North Carolina and Clemson each had three. Duke, Miami and Florida State each landed a pair of all-leaguers and NC State and Virginia Tech rounded out the All-ACC contingent with one apiece.
Nov. 5, 2007 IVY LEAGUE MEN
Dartmouth’s Giudicelli Rookie of the Week
Hanover, N.H. - For the third-straight week, a Dartmouth men's soccer player has been honored by the Ivy League with freshman back Brayn Giudicelli (Emerald Hills, Calif.) taking home Rookie of the Week accolades today.
Nov. 5, 2007 BIG EAST MEN
Bearcats pick up two awards
Providence, R.I. – Cincinnati’s Miguel Rosales and Noah Davidson were named Big East Goalkeeper and Offensive Player of the Week, respectively, entering the 10th week of the men’s soccer season. Georgetown’s Alex Verdi was picked as the Big East Rookie of the Week, while Jason Bristol of West Virginia is the Big East Defensive Player of the Week.
Nov. 5, 2007 ACC WOMEN
VT’s Kinser Player of the Week
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Ashley Kinser of Virginia Tech has been selected Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Player of the Week accolades after helping the unranked Virginia Tech Hokies shut out No. 10 Boston College to close out the regular season.
Nov. 5, 2007 SEEDING SET
ACC Women kick off Wednesday
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Seeding and pairings for the 2007 Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Championship has been set with defending league champion North Carolina as the No. 1 seed for the seventh-straight year.
Nov. 5, 2007 ACC MEN
Terps’ Stephen King honored
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Maryland’s Stephen King was named Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week after leading the No. 25 Terrapins to a 4-1 upset over ACC foe and 14th-ranked Virginia on Saturday in front of 3,267 fans at Maryland’s Ludwig Field. The honor is King’s first of the 2007 season.
Nov. 3, 2007 UMBRO COLLEGE SPOTLIGHT
Notre Dame’s Kerri Hanks
Notre Dame’s Kerri Hanks scores goals. There’s no doubt about it. In her sophomore campaign, she tallied 22 goals and also 22 assists. This year in her junior campaign, she continues to lead the team in scoring with 11 goals and 13 assists.
Oct. 30, 2007 BIG EAST MEN’S NOTEBOOK
One spot left for championships
The entire Blue Division has been determined, while the Red Division has one more vacant spot to clinch for the 2007 Big East Men’s Soccer Championship. Notre Dame is the only team to earn a first-round bye. Connecticut, West Virginia, Providence, Seton Hall and Georgetown, along with Notre Dame, are vying for seeding in the final games this upcoming week.
Oct. 29, 2007 BIG EAST WOMEN
Four share awards
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The final Big East regular season Weekly Awards have been announced and three players earned weekly honors for the first time this season. Notre Dame junior forward Kerri Hanks was named the Big East Offensive Player of the Week, while West Virginia junior Krystle Kallman was named the Big East Defensive Player of the Week. St. John’s senior Jaime Beran was named the Big East Goalkeeper of the Week, while Georgetown freshman Ingrid Wells earned her second consecutive Big East Rookie of the Week honor.
Oct. 29, 2007 BIG EAST MEN
UConn’s White, Provi’s Cianci honored
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – DePaul recorded two conference wins this past week, and the Big East named Brian Visser Big East Goalkeeper of the Week. Connecticut’s O’Brian White also led UConn to two wins, as he was selected Big East Offensive Player of the Week. The Big East Defensive Player of the Week honor was awarded to West Virginia’s Andrew Halsell, while Providence’s Nick Cianci was picked as Big East Rookie of the Week.
Oct. 29, 2007 ACC WOMEN
BC’S Crutchfield shares honor
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Boston College’s Natalie Crutchfield and Wake Forest’s Jill Hutchinson have been selected to share Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Player of the Week accolades for helping their respective teams post key upset victories in conference action last week. It also marks the third time this season that the league’s weekly award has been shared, as Crutchfield earns her first league recognition and Hutchinson receives her second.
Oct. 29, 2007 ACC MEN
BC’s Bedoya shares award
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Boston College’s Alejandro Bedoya and Duke’s Joshua Medcalf were named Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Soccer Co-Players of the Week after leading their respective teams to unbeaten and winning marks on the week.
Oct. 28, 2007 FIELD SET
Big East women's tourney starts Nov. 1
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The 2007 Big East Women’s Soccer Championship field has been set, and will begin on Nov. 1 with a pair of first round matches. American Division No. 5 seed USF will travel to No. 4 seed Villanova for a 3:00 p.m. matchup, while National Division No. 5 seed Rutgers will travel to American Division No. 4 seed St. John’s for a 7:00 p.m. tilt.
Oct. 28, 2007 SEEDINGS SET
America East Women's Tourney
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-- New Hampshire earned the top seed for the America East Women's Soccer Championship by virtue of Hartford's 2-0 victory over Vermont (3-14-1, 2-6-2) on Sunday. Earlier in the day, Maine defeated Stony Brook, 1-0, and Boston University earned a share of the regular-season title with a 2-0 win over Binghamton. In Baltimore, UMBC (3-13-2, 2-6-2) downed Albany (4-10-3, 1-7-1) 3-1.
Oct. 23, 2007 NEC WOMEN
CCSU’S Lloyd honored
Central Connecticut 's Beth Lloyd picked up Brine/Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week honors. The freshman midfielder assisted on a pair of goals in CCSU's 4-2 victory over Mount St. Mary's.
Oct. 22, 2007 BIG EAST MEN
Providence wins two awards
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A pair of Providence men’s soccer players, Tim Murray and Alex Redding, were named Big East Goalkeeper and Rookie of the Week, respectively, after shutting out both of PC’s opponents this past week. West Virginia’s Jason Bristol earned Big East Defensive Player of the Week and Rutgers’ Tomislav Barisic was selected as the Big East Offensive of the Week.
Oct. 22, 2007 BIG EAST WOMEN
Four schools share honors
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – With five spots clinched and five spots remaining in the 2007 Big East Women’s Soccer Championship, every team is still alive for postseason play entering the final week of the regular season. Highlighting the weekly awards are three players who will look to help their team capture one of those spots.
Oct. 22, 2007 IVY LEAGUE WOMEN
Dartmouth, Brown frosh share award
PRINCETON, NJ---Penn sophomore Jessica Fucello has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week. Harvard freshman Katherine Sheeleigh and Brown freshman Sylvia Stone have been named co-Rookies of the Week.
Oct. 22, 2007 IVY LEAGUE MEN
Dartmouth’s Rothenberg honored
PRINCETON N.J.- Dartmouth junior forward Dani Rothenberg has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week, while Penn’s Loukas Tasigianis has been named Rookie of the Week.
Oct. 22, 2007 ACC MEN
Wake’s Lahound Player of the Week
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Wake Forest’s Michael Lahoud was named Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week after recording his first goals of the 2007 season in a pair of regular season shutouts for the top-ranked Demon Deacons.
Oct. 22, 2007 ACC WOMEN
NC’s Klingenberg honored
GREENSBORO, N.C. – North Carolina’s Meghan Klingenberg has been tabbed Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Player of the Week after helping the eighth-ranked Tar Heels secure two road victories, including a win over No. 14 Boston College last week.
Oct. 21, 2007 SCALING THE MOUNT
CCSU women 4-2 victors
EMMITSBURGH, Md---Rachel Caneen scored two goals to lead Central Connecticut (6-6-1, 3-1-0) in a 4-2 Northeast Conference win at Mount St. Mary's (4-11-0, 2-4-0). Sophomores Brittany Emin and Leah Blayney each added a goal, while freshman Beth Lloyd had two assists. Erin Herd improved to 4-0-0 in goal on the year, making three saves.
Oct. 19, 2007 UMBRO COLLEGE SPOTLIGHT
Indiana’s Kristin Arnold
September 9, 2007 a Hoosier star came to life. IU Women’s soccer player Kristin Arnold turned a new page in her career. She tallied a game-winner in the 49th second of overtime to lift IU to a 1-0 win over No. 13 USC.
Oct. 17, 2007 LEASHED
Terriers, Great Danes tie 1-1
ALBANY, N.Y. - Defender Derek Puerta scored Boston University’s only goal as the Terriers played to a 1-1 double overtime tie with Albany on Wednesday.
Oct. 17, 2007 RPI RANKINGS
Five NE schools in top 20
Five New England schools Boston College, Connecticut, Brown, Harvard and Fairfield are all among the top 20 schools ranked in the NCAA's initial RPI rankings of the 2007 season.
Oct. 16, 2007 BIG EAST MEN’S NOTEBOOK
UConn's O'Brien leads league in scoring
Connecticut’s O’Brian White scored three goals in each of UConn’s wins over Pittsburgh and Providence to propel him into first place in league goals scored with eight. White also leads the league in points with 16. Connecticut’s Mike Pezza has tallied eight assists in eight league games.
Oct. 15, 2007 SPOTS SET
ND, UConn in Big East women’s field
The first two spots for the Big East Women’s Soccer Championship field have been secured. Notre Dame (21 points) and Connecticut (19 points) have each assured themselves a trip to the postseason.
Oct. 15, 2007 BIG EAST WOMEN
UConn’s Taylor gets defensive honor
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Louisville senior goalkeeper Joanna Haig and freshman teammate Kelsey Hunyadi helped the Cardinals to a 2-0-0 record last week and earned Big East women’s soccer weekly honors. Haig was named the Big East Goalkeeper of the Week, while Hunyadi was named the Big East Rookie of the Week.
Oct. 15, 2007 BIG EAST MEN
UConn’s White honored
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Connecticut’s O’Brian White was named men’s soccer Big East Offensive Player of the Week, for the second straight week. Louisville’s Phil Edington was picked as the Defensive Player of the Week, while St. John’s Jason Landers earns Goalkeeper of the Week accolades. West Virginia’s Zach Johnson garners Big East Rookie of the Week honors.
Oct. 15, 2007 ACC WOMEN
Miami GK wins award
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Goalkeeper Lauren McAdam of Miami has been tabbed Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Player of the Week for her performance in a pair of shutout victories as the Hurricanes finished 2-0 in conference play last week. She is the second student-athlete from Miami to receive the league’s weekly award this season.
Oct. 15, 2007 ACC MEN
NC’s Adeley Player of the Week
GREENSBORO, N.C. – North Carolina’s Ryan Adeleye was named Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week after leading his unranked Tar Heels to a 1-0 upset over eighth-ranked Duke, scoring the game winner in the 103rd minute.
Oct. 14, 2007 FIRST GOAL A BIG ONE
Blayney nets OT winner for CCSU
NEW BRITAN, Conn---Sophomore Leah Blayney’s first goal in a Central Connecticut uniform was the 108th minute game winner in a 2-1 victory of Robert Morris in a Northeast Conference game Sunday.
Oct. 10, 2007 TOP OF THE POLLS
UConn ranked No. 1
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Four Big East men’s teams remain ranked in the NSCAA/adidas and Soccer America polls, with Connecticut holding the top spot in both.
Oct. 8, 2007 CRADLE OF COACHING
Tsantris picks up win 450
Connecticut head coach Len Tsantiris picked up career win No. 450 with a 2-1 overtime victory over Seton Hall on Oct. 7. Already holding the No. 2 spot in career wins on the NCAA all-time list, Tsantiris has directed the Huskies into the NCAA Championship every year since its inception in 1982.
Oct. 8, 2007 BIG EAST WOMEN
WVU, ND, Cincinnati share awards
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – West Virginia women’s soccer senior defender Natalie Cocchi and sophomore goalkeeper Mallory Beck helped the Mountaineers post a pair of conference shutouts this past week and earned Big East Weekly Awards.
Oct. 8, 2007 ACC WOMEN
BC’s Knowlton shares award
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Brooke Knowlton of Boston College and Casey Nogueira of North Carolina have been tabbed Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Co-Players of the Week for their performances ending the week of October 7.
Oct. 8, 2007 ACC MEN
BC’s Bedoya shares honors
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Boston College’s Alejandro Bedoya and Virginia Tech’s Robert Edmans were named Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Soccer Co-Players of the Week for their performances for the week ending Oct. 7. The honor is the second weekly recognition of the season for both Bedoya and Edmans.
Oct. 7, 2007 CAN’T HANG ON
CCSU women score first, lose 2-1
NEW BRITAIN, CT--Sophomore Rachel Caneen scored her third goal of the season, accounting for the lone Central Connecticut (3-6-1, 0-1-0) goal in a 2-1 Northeast Conference loss against Quinnipiac (8-2-0, 1-0-0).
Oct. 5, 2007 UMBRO COLLEGE SPOTLIGHT
Mike Grella, Duke
Do a search on YouTube for Mike Grella and the first video that pops up gives you a pretty good indication of the type of player the Glen Cove, L.I., native is.
Oct. 1, 2007 BIG EAST WOMEN
Pair of UConn players honored
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Having posted a 2-0-0 record last week, the UConn women’s soccer team had two players earn Big East Weekly Awards. Senior midfielder Meghan Schnur was named the Big East Offensive Player of the Week, while junior goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe was named the Big East Goalkeeper of the Week.
Oct. 1, 2007 BIG EAST MEN
Maduro offensive Player of the Week
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Connecticut and Villanova posted shutout wins over league opponents this past weekend. Villanova senior Jason Friel was picked as the Big East Goalkeeper of the Week, while teammate Sean Mergenthal was tabbed with Freshman of the Week honors. Connecticut senior Julius James was named the Big East Defensive Player of the Week and Providence senior Ryan Maduro was selected as the Offensive Player of the Week.
Oct. 1, 2007 ACC WOMEN
Miami’s Steibruch Player of the Week
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Freshman Brittney Steinbruch of Miami has been tabbed Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Player of the Week after helping the Hurricanes emerge from conference play last weekend with an unblemished 2-0 mark.
Oct 1, 2007 ACC MEN
Va Tech’s Hock honored
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia Tech’s Stefan Hock was named Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week after scoring the game-tying goal at No. 4 Virginia Friday night in Klockner Stadium in order to extend the No. 12 Hokies’ unbeaten streak to eight matches.
Sept. 30, 2007 DEVIL OF A TIME
CCSU scores three in ten minutes for 3-2 win
HARTORD, Ct--Central Connecticut (3-5-1) scored three times in less than a 10-minute span to earn a 3-2 overtime victory at Hartford (2-5-2). Sophomore Brittany Emin scored two goals and assisted on the third to lead the Blue Devils. Fellow sophomore Karise Hilt accounted for the third CCSU score.
Sept. 25, 2007 BIG EAST WOMEN’S NOTEBOOK
UConn on scoring tear
CINCINNATI: The Bearcats went 1-1 last week, including a 1-0 double overtime loss against Louisville on Sept. 21. UC knocked off Cleveland State 4-1 on Sept. 23. Sophomore goalkeeper Andrea Kaminski shut out UofL for 107 minutes before allowing a goal on a set piece in double overtime. She also had four saves against Cleveland State.
Sept. 24, 2007 BIG EAST MEN
Cincinnati duo garner honors
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – With its wins over Seton Hall and Georgetown, Cincinnati’s Patrick Baxter and Miguel Rosales earned Big East Offensive Player and Rookie of the Week honors, respectively.
Sept. 24, 2007 BIG EAST WOMEN
Four schools share honors
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Four different schools have been represented in the weekly Big East Women’s Soccer Awards. Seton Hall senior Alli Donofrio was named the Big East Offensive Player of the Week, while Villanova sophomore Kelly Eagan was named the Big East Defensive Player of the Week.
Sept. 24, 2007 ACC WOMEN
Duke, Wake Forest players honored
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Duke’s CJ Ludemann and Wake Forest’s Jill Hutchinson have been tabbed Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Co-Players of the Week, as the sophomores each totaled five points on two goals and one assist to help their respective teams finish the week with 2-0-0 marks.
Sept. 24, 2007 ACC MEN
BC’s Bedoya shares weekly honor
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Boston College’s Alejandro Bedoya and Wake Forest’s Cody Arnoux were named Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Soccer Co-Players of the Week after helping their respective squads post perfect records on the week and remain flawless in league action.
Sept. 24, 2007 AMERICA EAST MEN
BU’s Hlavaty honored
Cambridge, Mass. – Junior midfielder Neil Hlavaty scored two goals in the Boston University men’s soccer team’s wins over UCF and Rhode Island last week to earn America East Player of the Week honors for the week of Sept. 24.
Sept. 23, 2007 BULLDOGS BITE
Yalies beat CCSU 1-0
NEW BRITAIN, Conn---Maggie Westfal scored the game’s only goal to give Yale a 1-0 win over Central Connecticut State on Sunday.
Sept. 21, 2007 UMBRO COLLEGE SPOTLIGHT
SMU’s Adrian Chevannes
As one of SMU’s most versatile soccer players, Adrian Chevannes has seen duty for the Mustangs up and down the field. But head coach Schellas Hyndman has moved the Fort Worth native for the last time, maybe, to right defensive back.
Sept 18, 2007 BIG EAST MEN’S NOTEBOOK
UConn's Reid 2 wins shy of 300
CINCINNATI: The Bearcats’ 4-0 win over Xavier on Sept. 13 was the most lopsided win in the cross-town rivalry since a 4-0 drubbing of the Musketeers in 1997. It was also the first time UC scored four goals in a match since a 4-3 double-overtime win at Louisville in Cincinnati’s first-ever BIG EAST match on Sept. 7, 2005.
Sept. 17, 2007 BIG EAST WOMEN
Marquette, Syracuse, Villanova share honors
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Carrying a 7-0-0 start, the Marquette women’s soccer team saw a pair of its players highlight the BIG EAST Women’s Soccer Weekly Awards. Junior Katie Kelly was named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week, while freshman Ashley Bares was named the Rookie of the Week. Syracuse sophomore Eliza Bennett-Hattan was named the BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week, while Villanova sophomore Erin Byrnes was named the BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week.
Sept. 17, 2007 AMERICA EAST WOMEN
Main keep tops for week
Cambridge, Mass--Maine goalkeeper Jasmine Phillips was named America East Women's Soccer Player of the Week while Albany midfielder Teresa Boring was chosen Rookie of the Week for the second-straight week.
Sept. 17, 2007 BIG EAST MEN
UConn’s Castilla Defender of the Week
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – With West Virginia’s 1-0 win at No. 5/5 Duke, Zach Johnson and Paul Paradise earn BIG EAST Weekly honors after the third week of play. Johnson was tabbed as Goalkeeper of the Week, while Paradise earned rookie accolades. Villanova’s Mike Seamon was selected as the BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week and Oscar Castilla of Connecticut garnered defensive honors.
Sept. 17, 2007 ACC WOMEN
Virginia’s Foley Honored
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Shannon Foley of Virginia has been tabbed Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Player of the Week, as the senior forward tallied eight points on three goals and two assists to help the No. 8 Virginia Cavaliers defeat a pair of nationally ranked opponents last week.
Sept. 14, 2007 UMBRO COLLEGE SPOTLIGHT
St John’s Ryan Soroka
Given that a number of his contemporaries already have made the leap to Europe, it's not surprising that St. John's sophomore midfielder-forward Ryan Soroka is considering going pro.
Sept. 12, 2007 BIG EAST WOMEN’S NOTEBOOK
Irish OT streak ends; Hoyas drop first
CINCINNATI: The Bearcats lost their only match of the week 3-0 at Michigan on Sept. 7. It was the first lost of the year for UC who checks in at 1-1-1 overall on the young season. In their season-opening 2-1 double overtime win over Xavier on Aug. 31, the Bearcats saw head coach Meridy Glenn earn career win No. 250.
Sept. 12, 2007 BIG EAST MEN’S NOTEBOOK
Big wins over ACC teams
CONNECTICUT: The Huskies won their third and fourth straight to capture the UConn/adidas Classic with wins over No. 15 South Carolina (3-0) and Florida International (1-0) on Sept. 7 and 8, respectively.
Sept. 11, 2007 BIG EAST WOMEN’S HONOR ROLL
Marquette leads the way
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Marquette defense led the way in the Big East’s Weekly Honor Roll selections. Junior Shannon Cusick was named the Defensive Player of the Week for her part in a Marquette backline that has not allowed a goal on the year.
Sept. 11, 2007 BIG EAST MEN’S HONOR ROLL
Nova’s Friel and Sleece, WVU’s Johnson, UConn’s White
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Villanova and West Virginia knocked off Duke and Maryland, respectively, to headline this week’s BIG EAST men’s soccer honors. Villanova’s Jason Friel is tabbed as BIG EAST Goalie of the Week, while teammate Matt Sleece earns defensive honors. WVU goalie Zach Johnson has been named Rookie of the Week, while Connecticut’s O’Brian White earns Offensive Player of the Week honor for the second time this season.
Sept. 11, 2007 ACC WOMEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Hokie forward wins it
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Forward Marika Gray, who netted both goals in a 2-1 victory against No. 13 Tennessee in the Hawthorn Suites Hokie Invitational last weekend, has been tabbed Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Player of the Week.
Sept. 11, 2007 ACC MEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Va Tech’s Edmans gets honor
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia Tech’s Robert Edmans was named Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week after helping the Hokies to a 2-0 finish at the Hawthorne Suites Invitational at Tech Soccer Stadium in Blacksburg, Va.
Sept. 6, 2007 LIONS STOP HUSKIES
Penn State takes 1-0 win over UConn
STORRS, CT--The 15th-ranked Nittany Lion women used a first half goal from Aubrey Aden-Buie to beat No. 17 Connecticut, 1-0 Thursday night. Penn State keeper Alyssa Naeher looked outstanding in the victory, tallying six saves including several pivotal stops.
Sept. 5, 2007 ACC WOMEN'S PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Virginia's Krzysik honored
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Defender Nikki Krzysik of Virginia has been named the season's first Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Soccer Player of the Week after helping the ninth-ranked Cavaliers kick off the 2007 season with a pair of shut-out victories last weekend.
Sept. 5, 2007 BIG EAST WOMEN'S NOTEBOOK
UConn-Penn State on TV Thursday
CINCINNATI - The Bearcats went 1-0-1 to open the 2007 season. On Aug. 31 UC posted a 2-1 double overtime win against Xavier. It was the
250th career win for head coach Meridy Glenn who holds a mark of 250-174-38 following a 1-1 tie to Miami (Ohio) on Sept. 2. Glenn is 16th in wins all-time among Division I women’s soccer coaches.
Sept. 5, 2007 ACC MEN'S PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Maryland's Zusi selected
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Maryland’s Graham Zusi was named Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week after leading the Terrapins to a 1-0-1 weekend, capturing the Offensive Most Valuable Player honor and a spot on the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic All-Tournament team to open the 2007 season.
Sept. 5, 2007 BIG EAST MEN’S HONOR ROLL
Players from four schools selected
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Men’s soccer players from four different schools were honored by the BIG EAST after the first week of play comes to a close. Connecticut’s O’Brian White was picked BIG EAST Player of the Week, while Notre Dame’s Chris Cahill was chosen Goalie of the Week. Brad Peetoom was selected for defensive honors, while Brayan Martinez was tabbed BIG EAST Rookie of the Week.
August 21, 2007 TABBED FOR FIRST
Terrier women top coaches poll
For the fourth consecutive year, the Boston University women’s soccer team has been picked to win the America East conference title, according to a vote of the conference’s head coaches.
August 20, 2007 EXHIBITION WIN
UMass tops LIU 1-0
AMHERST, Mass. - Freshman midfielder Ben Arikian and junior forward Prince Ofosu each tallied goals on Monday afternoon as UMass defeated Long Island University 2-0 in the first exhibition match of the season. Arikian netted his goal in the 16th minute, while Ofosu scored in the 66th minute.
June 18, 2007 CATAMOUNTS SET SLATE
Women to face four College Cup teams
BURLINGTON, Vt. - The University of Vermont women's soccer team's 2007 schedule includes four teams that advanced to the 2006 NCAA College Cup (Boston U, California, Hartford, Rutgers). UVM will compete against schools from nine different conferences, including the Big East, Pac-10, and West Coast Conference, plus its America East foes this season. Head coach Kerry Dziczkaniec announced the Catamount schedule today.
March 27, 2007 CARY ON
N.C. town to host men's, women's College Cups
INDIANAPOLIS---For many schools, the center of the college soccer universe will be Cary, N.C. in 2008 and 2009. That's because the town will host a men's and women's College Cup in each of those years, the National Collegiate Athletic Association announced on Tueseday.
Jan. 14, 2007 HINGHAM NATIVE HONORED
Jay Martin wins NSCAA award
Jay Martin, men’s soccer coach at Ohio Wesleyan University, was named the recipient of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s Honor Award. The announcement was made at the organization’s awards banquet at the NSCAA convention in Indianapolis.
December 17, 2006 ENGLISH TRIAL
Konopka gets a look from Cardiff City
Highly-touted goalkeeper Chris Konopka, who completed his stellar four-year college career at Providence College last month, left Saturday for South Wales in the United Kingdom for a week-long trial with Cardiff City FC of the English Football League.
December 7, 2006 GONSALVES NAMED 3RD TEAM ALL-AMERICAN
Finished 2006 season with 41 points
Rhode Island senior standout Jeffrey Gonsalves has been named to the 2006 College Soccer News All-America Third Team. The honor comes just over a week after Gonsalves was selected to participate in the 2007 Adidas MLS Player Combine, which will take place Jan. 5-8 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
December 4, 2006 FIRST TEAM
Davies named All-America
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass--Boston College junior forward Charlie Davies has earned National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-America first-team recognition.