• College: Men's NCAA Division I Second Round Results (Nov. 30)
    Nov. 30 Virginia 5 Georgetown 1 American 1 Maryland 0 St. John's 1 South Florida 2 Indiana 4 Bowling Green 0 Saint Louis 1 Creighton 0 SMU 2 Dartmouth 0 South Carolina 0 Clemson 1 (OT) The UCLA-Washington match was postponed due to inclement weather and will be played Dec. 1 at 11:30 a.m. (PT).
  • College: Seattle wins Men's NAIA Title
    Nov. 29 in Birmingham Seattle 2 Rockhurst 1 (OT). Goals: Swanson (Klubberud) 6:48, Czarnowski (Anchela) 106:39; Olivas (Schoen) 30:16. All-Tournament Team Goalkeeper -- Jason Palmer (Seattle) Defenders -- Pablo Nassar (Life), Junior Noel (Seattle), Sep Wolf (Westmont). Midfielders -- Ben Hook (Westmont), Marco Mthemba (William Carey), Craig Scheer (Illinois-Springfield), Mark Tonner (Life). Forwards -- Thomas Andreason (Rockhurst), Ryan Austin (Life), Phillipe HInson (William Carey), Daniel Nischwitz (Birmingham-Southern). Offensive Player Award: Thomas Andreason (Rockhurst). Defensive Player Award: Tom Hardy (Seattle) MVP: Tom Hardy (Seattle).
  • College: Wheaton caps undefeated season with Men's Division III title
    NCAA Men's Division III (in Fredericksburg, Va.) Semifinals Nov. 28 Mary Washington 1 Wheaton (Ill.) 2. Goals: Guarriello 86:59; Bowman (Mouw) 17:55, Mouw (S.Brown, Munson) 43:36. Coll. of New Jersey 2 Amherst 1. SanFilippo 83:06, Cairnes (Lobbato) 84:14; Kay (Biggs) 44:20. Final Nov. 30 Wheaton (Ill.) 3 Coll. of New Jersey 0. Goals: E.Brown 25:20, E.Brown (Ryan) 30:24, E.Brown (Bowman) 83:53.
  • College: Women's NCAA Division I Quarterfinal Summaries (Nov. 29-30)
    Nov. 29 in Chapel Hill, N.C. North Carolina 1 Harvard 0. Goal: Falk (McDowell, Schwoy, Parlow) 23:11. North Carolina -- Overgaard, Wilson, Fettig, Fair, Roberts, Falk, McDowell, Schwoy, Confer, Parlow, McDonald. Subs: Mullinix, Stoecker, Karvelsson, Murphy, Whittier, Florance. Harvard -- Burney, Glass, Larson, McCarthy, Foster, Bingham, Berman, Corkery, Zotter, Gudeman, Miller. Subs: Aeschliman, Minkus, Stewart, Zuccaro, Blain, Marynick. Att.: 2,460. Nov. 29 in South Bend, Ind. Notre Dame 8 UCLA 0. Goals: Heft (Manthei) 1:29, Heft 22:38, Heft (Gerardo) 46:25, Gerardo (Manthei, Makinen) 49:50, Boxx (Erikson, Lindsey) 53:56, Brown (Boxx, Manthei) 66:17, Makinen 69:24, Gonzalez 83:43. Notre Dame -- Beene, ...
  • College: Mobile captures Women's NAIA crown
    Nov. 29 in San Antonio Mobile 2 Simon Fraser 1 (OT). Goals: Grant 99, Harrington (Vierdal) 100; Blaker (Maglio) 120. All-Tournament Team Goalkeeper -- Laurie Pells (Georgian Court). Defenders -- Roxanne Chow (Simon Fraser), Robin Colvin (Rockhurst), Kathrine Sund (Mobile), Astrid Vierdal (Mobile). Midfielders -- Sandra DePol (Brewton-Parker), Katie Gardinier (Westmont), Courtney Miles (Mobile), Nina Wathne (Mobile). Forwards -- Megan Blaker (Simon Fraser), Dayna Hoffman (Berry), Jacqueline Law (Mobile), Jennifer Wills (Westmont). MVP: Jacqueline Law (Mobile).
  • World Cup '98 32-Team Field
    Here are the 32 countries that have qualified for the 1998 World Cup Finals: Host: France Holder: Brazil Europe Qualifiers: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, England, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Scotland, Spain, Yugoslavia South America Qualifiers: Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay Africa Qualifiers: Cameroon, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, Tunisia Asia Qualifiers: Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Iran. CONCACAF Qualifiers: Jamaica, Mexico, USA
  • Women's NCAA Division I Quarterfinal Results
    Nov. 29 North Carolina 1 Harvard 0 Notre Dame 8 UCLA 0 Santa Clara 3 Clemson 0
  • World Cup '98 Qualifying: Playoff, Second Leg Result (Nov. 29)
    Nov. 29 in Melbourne Australia 2 Iran 2. Goals: Kewell 32, A.Vidmar 48; Bagheri 77, Azizi 80. Australia -- Bosnich, Moore (Arnold, 83), Horvat, Tobin, Lazaridis, Slater (T. Vidmar, 81), Foster, Zelic, A. Vidmar (Tapai, 81), Kewell, Viduka. Iran -- Abedzadeh, Mahdavikia, Khakpour, Payravani, Estili, Bagheri, Shahroodi (Mansourian, 57), Pashazadeh, Saadavi (Tahami, 76, Asadi 87), Azizi, Daei. Att.: n/a. (Aggregate: 3-3; Iran wins on away goals rule and advances to France '98.)
  • College: Women's NAIA National Semifinal Results (Nov. 27)
    Nov. 28 in San Antonio Mobile 3 Berry 1. Goals: Wathne 9, Law (Wathne) 17, Grant (Wathne) 65; Hoffman (Modi) 81. Simon Fraser 1 Westmont 0. Goal: Ricci (Blaker) 88. Championship Nov. 29 in San Antonio Simon Fraser vs. Mobile
  • College: Men's NAIA National Semfinal Results (Nov. 28)
    Nov. 28 in Birmingham, Ala. Rockhurst 4 Mobile 3. Goals: Andreason (Olivas) 1:11, Andreason (Olivas) 8:43, Andreason (Herman) 84:55, Hill (Andreason) 86:43; Maruti (White) 8:28, Duncan 14:56, Goodson 21:56. Seattle 3 William Carey 2. Goals: Hardy (Thesenvitz) 32:26, Thesenvitz (Brown) 87:30, Cassidy (Czarnowski) 99:26; Balcev 11:14, Moniz 84:14. Championship Nov. 29 in Birmingham Rockhurst (24-2-0) vs. Seattle (24-1-2)
  • U.S. Soccer: Friedel denied work permit
    U.S. national team goalkeeper Brad Friedel has been denied a work permit to play for Liverpool of the English Premier League. Friedel's application was rejected because he had not played in 75 percent of the USA's competitive international matches in the past two years, the same reason Jovan Kirovski was denied a permit several months ago in an attempt to join Sunderland. Friedel did not concede a goal in 225 minutes of Hexagonal qualifying Nov. 2-16 after taking over for the injured Kasey Keller.
  • Q&A with the SA Editors: Nov. 28, 1997
    Chris Hardy Lockport, IL This is not a question, but a correction. In your Q&A section, you incorrectly said that Florida State's placekicker is from Croatia. He is, in fact, from Poland. I also thought you might like to know that Sebastian was more than just a good soccer player. He played for Poland's under-16 national team, and had been given an offer to play with a professional club (I think Velez Sarsfield) in Argentina. He obviously turned the offer down to pursue placekicking. He came to the U.S. not that long ago, and he has ...
  • European Champions League: Results and Standings (Nov. 27)
    Group A Nov. 27 in Parma Parma (Italy) 2 (Chiesa 21, pen. 90) Sparta Prague (Czech Rep.) 2 (Novotny 90, Obajdin 90). Half: 1-0. Att.: 16,200. Nov. 27 in Dortmund Borussia Dortmund (Germany) 4 (But 22, Herrlich 34, Zorc 47, pen. 86) Galatasaray (Turkey) 1 (Penbe 87). Half: 2-0. Att.: 45,000. TEAM GP W T L GF GA P Bor. Dortmund 5 4 0 1 11 3 12 Parma 5 2 2 1 5 4 8 Sp. Prague 5 1 2 2 6 8 5 Galatasaray 5 1 0 4 3 10 3 SCHEDULE Dec. 10 ...
  • College: Women's NAIA National Championship First Round Results (Nov. 26)
    (In San Antonio) FIRST ROUND Pool A Nov. 24 Mobile 4 Transylvania 0 Nov. 25 Brewton-Parker 2 Transylvania 2 Nov. 26 Mobile 6 Brewton-Parker 0 Standings Team GP W T L GF GA P *Mobile 2 2 0 0 10 0 6 Transylvania 2 0 1 1 2 6 1 B.-Parker 2 0 1 1 2 8 1 *-advances to semifinals Pool B Nov. 24 Westmont 2 Georgian Court 0 Nov. 25 Findlay 1 Georgian Court 1 Nov. 26 Westmont 4 Findlay 0 Standings Team GP W T L GF GA P *Westmont ...
  • College: Men's NAIA National Championship First Round Results (Nov. 26)
    (in Birmingham, Ala.) FIRST ROUND Pool A Nov. 24 Mobile 0 Bartlesville Wesleyan 0 Nov. 25 Lindsey Wilson 6 Bartlesville Wesleyan 0 Nov. 26 Mobile 4 Lindsey Wilson 1 Standings Team GP W T L GF GA P *Mobile 2 1 1 0 4 1 4 Lindsey Wilson 2 1 0 1 7 4 3 Bart. Wesleyan 2 0 1 1 0 6 1 *-advances to semifinals Pool B Nov. 24 Birmingham-Southern 1 Illinois-Springfield 2 Nov. 25 Seattle 3 Illinois-Springfield 2 Nov. 26 Birmingham-Southern 2 Seattle 2 Standings Team GP W T L ...