Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
West Coast U-20 reunion to take place in Portland
August 28th, 2009 12:15PM
Subscribe to College Soccer Reporter

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

WOMEN'S NEWS ... This weekend's most intriguing matchup of Top 25 teams takes place Friday in Portland, where the No. 3 Pilots host No. 16 California.

The game will be a reunion of former U.S. under-20 national team stars. Alex Morgan, who scored a hat trick for Cal in its 4-1 win over Nevada, will face UP stars Elli Reed, Keelin Winters and Michelle Enyeart. They all missed the 2009 NCAA Tournament because of the Under-20 Women's World Cup the USA won with a 2-0 win over North Korea in the final.

Cal will be without Katrin Omarsdottir, who is playing for Iceland (0-2 after two games at the 2009 European Women's Championship).

In Omarsdottir's absence, the Bears have been getting some quality time from Zulma Munoz, a sophomore who played for the Cal women's club team in 2008.

* Follow the weekend Top 25 action at the Soccer America Women's Top 25 Scoreboard.

* Only two Top 25 teams were in mid-week action:

-- After scoring 21 goals last season as a freshman, Laura Heyboer picked up where she left off, scoring No. 18 Michigan State's first goal of the season less than four minutes into the Spartans' 3-0 win over Oakland.

--  Senior captain Caycie Gusman scored back-to-back goals in the first half to help secure No. 22 Rutgers a 4-0 win over UMBC.

* Robyn DesOrmeaux, who started for four years (2001-04) at LSU, died early Thursday morning following a six-year battle with cancer. She was 27.
 
DesOrmeaux, the LSU's all-time leader with 28 wins, fought a courageous six-year battle with Ewing's Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer that is commonly found in the pelvis. She was diagnosed with the disease on Nov. 11, 2004, in the weeks after completing her athletic eligibility at LSU.
 
When DesOrmeaux was diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma, she was given only a 10 percent chance to live five years, but she persevered and graduated from LSU in 2006 with a degree in general studies.

Fans who wish to assist the DesOrmeaux family with medical bills and funeral expenses can donate to the Robyn DesOrmeaux Donations Trust Account at any Chase Bank location.



No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

    ARCHIVES
    FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

    Recent College Soccer Reporter
    Monday Night: Nebraska snaps BYU home winning streak    
    Nebraska knocked off No. 13 BYU, ending the Cougars' 18-game home winning streak dating back to ...
    Soccer America Women's Top 25    
    Stanford remained No. 1 in the Soccer America Women's Top 25 rankings thanks to a 2-1 ...
    College Women: Top 25 Rewind, Week 1    
    Freshmen made immediate impacts as Deyna Castellanos scored just two minutes into her collegiate debut to ...
    College Women: Santa Clara makes opening statement    
    Santa Clara opened with wins over Top 25 teams -- both from the Pac-12 -- for ...
    Trivia: Name only Power 5 team without women's soccer?    
    Kansas State played it first women's soccer match on Friday night when it fell at Saint ...
    Hedlund wins 300th game at North Texas    
    John Hedlund, the only coach the North Texas women's program has ever had, won his 300th ...
    Milestones: Izzo-Brown wins 300th game as head coach    
    Nikki Izzo-Brown won her 300th game as a college coach as No. 4 West Virginia edged ...
    USL: Brandt leaves Navy for struggling Riverhounds    
    Dave Brandt, the winningest active coach in Division I men's soccer, quit his job as Navy's ...
    Jordan Morris carries Stanford to first men's title    
    In what could be his farewell game, Jordan Morris showed why he is the first collegian ...
    Finalists named for MAC Hermann Trophy awards    
    The finalists for the MAC Hermann Trophy awards are Georgetown forward Brandon Allen, Creighton forward Fabian ...
    >> College Soccer Reporter Archives