Soccer America Daily
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
  • TCU women gets monkey off their back

    The Horned Frogs, now ranked sixth the country, beat Texas A&M for the first time after losing their first 13 meetings. Read the whole story

  • Top 10: NCAA Division I women's rankings

    United Soccer Coaches, Week 1:
    1. Florida State (2-0-0). Jaelin Howell earned ACC Defensive Player of the Week.
    2. North Carolina (2-0-0). Sam Meza's golden goal gave Heels 1-0 win over Arkansas.
    3. Virginia (2-0-0). Cavs have six straight shutouts dating back to 2020 spring season.
    4. UCLA (2-0-0). Madelyn Desiano recorded three assists in wins over Big West foes.
    5. Duke (2-0-0). Mackenzie Pluck had goals in both wins over Arkansas and Washington.
    6. TCU (2-0-0). Drew record home crowd of 2,994 fans for 2-1 win over Texas A&M.
    7. Penn State (2-0-0). Payton Linnehan had four-minute hat trick against La Salle.
    8. Pepperdine (2-0-0). Opened on road with wins over USC (2-0) and San Diego State (3-0).
    9. Clemson (2-0-0). Tigers scored 12 goals in wins over St. Francis (NY) and Loyola (MD).
    10. Santa Clara (1-0-1). Dropped from No. 2 after 1-1 tie with Cal in Berkeley.
    Click here for complete Top 25.

  • Freshman Watch: Sarah Schupansky gives Pitt first win over ranked foe in 13 years

    The Pittsburgh native's golden goal gave the Panthers a 3-2 win over Oklahoma State and the title at the Cowgirls' invitational. Read the whole story

  • Top 10: Largest women's college crowds (regular season)

    1. UCLA vs. USC (2017), 11,925
    2. USC vs. UCLA, at Coliseum (2014), 10,128
    3. USC vs. UCLA, at Coliseum (2010), 8,527
    4. USC vs. UCLA, at StubHub Center (2016), 8,508
    5. Texas A&M vs. North Carolina (2004), 8,204
    6. Cal State Fullerton vs. UCLA (2021), 7,832
    7. USC vs. UCLA, at Coliseum (2008), 7,804
    8. Texas A&M vs. Rhode Island (2008), 6,712
    9. Navy vs. North Carolina (2003), 6,527
    10. North Carolina vs. Notre Dame (1998), 6,024
    Note: Includes only single-game events.

  • Watch: An amazing goalkeeper recovery

    After mis-tackling outside her penalty area, UCLA keeper Hannah Mitchell made a super save in the Bruins' 3-1 win. Read the whole story

  • Soccer on TV

    On Monday, Turkish giants Besiktas and Galatasaray meet. Read the whole story

  • College soccer: What we're reading (and listening to)

    1. Colorado State soccer season off to odd start as Colorado match declared no-contest after weather delay By Kevin Lytle (Fort Collins Coloradoan)
    2. Learning to smile: Texas Tech's Hiatt learned many lessons following quarantine, COVID-19 season By Carlos Silva Jr. (Lubbock Avalanche-Journal)
    3. Golden Grosso: Texas' Julia Grosso discusses winning soccer gold at Tokyo Olympics By Mike Craven (Hookem)