WOMEN: Texas A&M romps in Big 12 showdown
Posted by Soccer America on Sep. 28, 3:12 p.m.
No. 12 Texas A&Mwon a battle of teams unbeaten in Big 12 play with a 3-1 win over No. 22 Oklahoma State before 3,636 fans at Aggie Soccer Stadium on Thursday night.
Allison Martino dished out assists on all three goals. Suzette Devloo scored twice and Nicole Ketchum added an insurance goal in the second half.
West Virginia ends 33-year drought against Penn State
Posted by Soccer America on Sep. 28, 3:11 p.m.
No. 10 West Virginiacelebrated Coach Marlon LeBlanc's return to Penn State, where he was an assistant for five years, with a 2-1 victory over the Nittany Lions on Wednesday night.
New Zealander Paul Cunningham and Englishman Andrew Wright scored unassisted goals in the second half to erase Penn State's 1-0 first-half lead and give the Mountaineers (8-1-2) ...
OPEN CUP: Chicago lifts No. 4 with win over L.A.
Posted by Soccer America on Sep. 28, 3:04 p.m.
In a lively U.S. Open Cup final, the Chicago Fire prevailed over Los Angeles, 3-1, to win the competition for the fourth time.
The last four Open Cup finals were settled with 1-0 scores. On Wednesday, Coach Dave Sarachan's team took a 2-0 lead after 16 minutes on headed goals Nate Jaqua and Costa Rican Andy Herron.
FREDDY ADU: British tabloid starts rumor of EPL deal
Posted by Soccer America on Sep. 28, 11:42 a.m.
The British tabloid The Sun claims newly promoted English Premier league club Reading, which already has the two Americans Bobby Convey and Marcus Hahnemann in its squad, wants to acquire Freddy Aduon a six-month loan starting in January.
GAMES ON TV ( thru 10/2): Your Viewing Guide
Posted by Soccer America on Sep. 28, 12:23 a.m.
(All times ETunless noted. Consult your regular television listings guides for availability in your area. Schedules are subject to change.)
FRIDAY, Sept. 29
FOX SOCCER CHANNEL
MenÆs College MARYLAND-DUKE (live), 8 pm.
Germany BORUSSIA DORTMUND-HANNOVER (live), 2:25 pm.
SETANTA SPORTS USA
EnglandCOLCHESTER UTD.-IPSWICH TOWN, League ôChampionshipö (live), 2:30 pm.
EUROPE: Bayern ends drought in Italy
Posted by Soccer America on Sep. 27, 1:54 a.m.
Bayern Munich ended an 18-year drought on Italian soil when the German champion beat Inter Milan, 2-0, Wednesday to go on top in Group B of the UEFA Champions League.
Late goals by Peruvian striker Claudio Pizarroand German internationalLukas Podolski gave Bayern its first win in Italy since it beat Inter in the ...
COLLEGE: 1. Maryland's Zusi takes men's weekly honors
Posted by Soccer America on Sep. 27, 1:34 a.m.
Sophomore Graham Zusiis the Soccer America Men's Player of the Week after leading Maryland to a pair of wins.
Zusi, a product of Longwood, Fla., was responsible for both game-winning goals in wins over Penn State and ranked Wake Forest.
He scored the first goal in the 2-0 win over Penn State, then connected ...
COLLEGE WOMEN: UNC's O'Reilly is honored
Posted by Soccer America on Sep. 27, 1:29 a.m.
North Carolina's Heather O'Reilly is the Soccer America Women's Player of the Week for the two goals she scored to lead the Tar Heels past then-No. 1 Florida State, 2-1.
The U.S. international opened the scoring with a 28-yard blast in the first half and followed that with the game-winner as she sent a bending shot from outside ...
TUESDAY ACTION: ACC powers get scares
Posted by Soccer America on Sep. 27, 1:28 a.m.
Junior Maurice Edu headed home his first goal of the season to give No. 3 Maryland a 1-0 victory against Loyola (Md.) on Tuesday.
The Terps held possession in the Loyola half of the field for almost the entire match and took 20 shots, but they could only manage Edu's goal, which came ...
COLLEGE: WOMEN'S TEAM OF THE WEEK-Week 5
Posted by Soccer America on Sep. 27, 1:26 a.m.
G Lauren Mason(Purdue)
D Carrie Dew(Notre Dame)
D Stephanie Lopez (Portland)
D Whitney Temple (Loyola Marymount)
M Jenny Roehrig (Massachusetts)
M Yolanda Odenyo (Oklahoma State)
M Donna Mataya (William & Mary)
F Heather O'Reilly (North Carolina)
COLLEGE: MEN'S TEAM OF THE WEEK-Week 5
Posted by Soccer America on Sep. 27, 1:25 a.m.
G Tally Hall (San Diego State)
D Alex Christlieb (St. Mary's)
D Georgios Spanos (St. John's)
M Scott Campbell(North Carolina)
M Chris Mathews(Air Force)
M James Stewart (Yale)
F Eric Cervantes (UIC)
Trask has UIC's eyes on the prize
Posted by Soccer America on Sep. 26, 3:19 p.m.
When Coach John Trask took UIC to St. Louis for the Flames' 2006 opening game, he reminded them of the surroundings.
''Take a look at this stadium,'' he told his players of Hermann Stadium, site of the 2006 Men's College Cup. ''You might be here in the final four.''
Indeed, the Flames have emerged as the surprise ...
SMALL COLLEGES: Roundup
Posted by Soccer America on Sep. 26, 11:36 a.m.
Ft. Lewis,the defending NCAA Division II men's champion, improved to 10-0-0 with a 1-0 win over Regisand a 2-0 victory over Metro State. English star John Cunliffe leads the Skyhawks with 14 goals and eight assists. Ft. Lewis has conceded only one goal in its 10 wins.
-- No. 10 Carson-Newman won a battled of D2 ...
LEADING SCORERS: NCAA D1 Men & Women
Posted by Soccer America on Sep. 26, 11:34 a.m.
G PLAYER, SCHOOL, YEAR
12 Tommy Krizanovic, Jacksonville, Sr.
11 Saidi Isaac, Winthrop, Jr.
11 Riley O'Neill, Kentucky, Sr.
10 Kevin Forrest, Washington, Jr.
10 Braden Fleak, Wright State, Fr.
9 Joseph Lapira, Notre Dame, Jr.
8 Jarrod Smith, West Virginia, Sr.
8 Josh Trott, Holy Cross, Sr.
8 Joshua Okoampa, ...
WOMEN'S COLLEGE CUP: Texas A&M will host '07 finals
Posted by Soccer America on Sep. 26, 11:31 a.m.
Texas A&M will host the 2007 Women's College Cup.
It will be the second time the Aggies have been the host school for the women's championship. They hosted the 2005 final four won by Portland. The dates for the 2007 finals are Dec. 7 and 9, 2007.
The 2006 Women's College Cup will be played Dec. 1-3 ...