Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
MORNING BRIEFING: UCLA clinches Pac-10 title
by Paul Kennedy, November 3rd, 2008 8AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

UCLA became the first team to clinch a berth in the 2008 NCAA Division I Men's Tournament when it won the Pac-10 title Sunday a 2-0 win over Stanford.

Senior Maxwell Griffin scored both goals for the Bruins, who recorded their sixth consecutive shutout. They are unbeaten in six straight games and in 12 of their last 13 games.

CONFERENCE CROWNS. No. 1 Wake Forest exploded for four second-half goals to defeat North Carolina, 4-2, and clinch the ACC regular-season title for the fourth title in the last seven years. Zack Schilawski came off the bench to score two goals in four minutes.

-- Senior Andrei Gotsmanov scored two goals to lead Creighton past Drake, 2-0, before 2,882 fans and take over first place in the Missouri Valley at 3-0-1. The Bluejays will look to claim its third straight regular-season MVC title next Saturday, when they travel to Eastern Illinois.

-- No. 5 St. John's won the Big East Red Division with a 2-0 over Cincinnati. A goal by freshman Brendan King in the 61st minute was all the Notre Dame would need in a 1-0 win over West Virginia that gave the Irish the Blue Division championship.
 
-- Playing in the final regular-season game for retiring coach Joe Baum, Michigan State defeated Northwestern, 1-0, on a goal by Louis Stephens to win the school's first regular-season Big Ten championship in front of more than 2,800 at DeMartin Stadium.

-- No. 6 Loyola (Md.) wrapped up the MAAC title with wins over St. Peter's (1-0) and Manhattan (3-0). Jamie Darvill had all four goals for the Greyhounds.

-- No. 8 UIC beat Valparaiso, 2-1, and Loyola (Ill.), 2-1, to clinch the Horizon League regular-season championship.

-- Top 10 teams that have previously clinched regular-season titles are Akron Mid-American) and Tulsa (Mid-American).

DONIGAN'S CENTURY MARK. Dan Donigan achieved his 100th win at Saint Louis with the Billikens' 4-2 victory against Duquesne. Two days earlier, SLU beat Duquesne, 2-0, thanks to goals by Kyle Hayes and Brandon Barklage. Earlier in the day, their sisters, Ashley Hayes and Andrea Barklage, both scored in a 2-0 win at UMass.

STREAKING WILDCATS. Kentucky came from behind to win for the fourth time in the last five matches when it rebounded to beat SMU, 2-1. The Wildcats (second behind Tulsa in the Conference USA) got the game-winner from defender Stephen Beiro in the 44th minute.

 



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent College Soccer Reporter
Amherst makes statement against top French youth teams    
[COLLEGE MEN] For the third time in the last quarter century, Amherst College men's team toured ...
Ohai gets goal, Taylor shutout in U-23s' win over Japan    
[SIX NATIONS TOURNAMENT] The U.S. under-23 women's national team opened play at the Six Nations Tournament ...
Maryland's trip to England in works for years    
[COLLEGE MEN] Maryland, the 2013 NCAA Division I men's runner-up, will tour England in March with ...
Gonzalez awarded long-term contract extension    
[UC RIVERSIDE: Women] UC Riverside has signed Nat Gonzalez, the  Big West Women's Coach of the ...
Smith was close to leaving Santa Clara for Notre Dame    
[COLLEGE WOMEN] Jerry Smith, who signed a seven-year extension that will keep him at Santa Clara ...
Jacksonville lures Ruiz from UCF    
[MEN'S COACHING CHANGES] Jacksonville appointed UCF associate coach Mauricio Ruiz as the Dolphins' new head men's ...
2014 college men's signings    
[DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY] Players with ties to the Development Academy confirmed their collegiate choices Wednesday on National ...
Drexel associate coach Green takes Belmont job    
[MEN'S COACHING CHANGES] Belmont hired Drexel associate coach Bryan Green as the fourth head men's coach ...
Thirty programs are making changes    
[WOMEN'S COACHING MOVES] Thirty Division I women's programs have replaced their head coach or are in ...
UNCG's Nugent named Cougars head coach    
[WASHINGTON STATE: Women] Steve Nugent, who spent the last three seasons at UNC Greensboro, was named ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives