• COLLEGE: NAIA Men's All-Tournament Team
    ForwardsJames Gledhill, MobileBoyzzz Khumalo, Lindsey WilsonMichael Ritch, Auburn-MontgomeryRodrigo Pardo, Mid-ContinentMidfieldersChris Williams, MobileSimon Mulama, ParkAndre Cooper, Lindsey WilsonSigthor Juliusson, Auburn-MontgomeryDefendersEric Ongao, ParkJamie Ferguson, University of MobileGavin Oldham, Lindsey WilsonSigurdur Thorsteinsson, Auburn-MontgomeryGoalkeepersScott Wood, ParkAndrew Bayliss, MobileOutstanding Defensive Player AwardJamie Ferguson, MobileOutstanding Offensive Player AwardBoyzzz Khumalo, Lindsey WilsonMost Valuable PlayerJames Gledhill, Mobile
  • COLLEGE: Mobile wins first NAIA men's title
    The University of Mobile won its first NAIA men's title when it beat Park University, 2-1, in the final at the Lovers Lane Soccer Complex in Bowling Green, Ky.Mike Fricke and tournament MVP James Gledhill scored for the Rams, who had entered the nationals as the fifth seed.Mobile upset top-seed Auburn-Montgomery, 1-0, in the semifinals on Teba McKnight's goal. AUM had beaten the Rams twice earlier in the season.Host Lindsey Wilson's bid for a fifth straight title ended in the semifinals when they lost to Park, 4-3, on penalty kicks after the Pirates rallied for two second-half goals to tie ...
  • College Women: Westmont captures second straight NAIA crown
    Kristi Sullivan scored a pair of second-half goals and Westmont College of Santa Barbara, Calif., captured its second successive NAIA women's soccer championship -- and its third in four years -- by edging archrival Azusa Pacific, 2-1, in the final at St. Charles, Mo.Sullivan, a junior, tallied in the 65th and 75th minutes, her 20th and 21st goals of the season, as the Warriors (20-1-3), four time NAIA champions, knocked off Azusa Pacific for the third time this season. Kristi Peich set up the first goal and Katie Cates' cross created the second.Sullivan, a transfer from California, scored in the ...
  • College Women: NAIA Scoreboard (Jan. 26)
    NAIA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS at St. Charles, Mo. Final Tuesday, Nov. 26 Westmont, Calif. 2 (Kristi Sullivan 65, 75) Azusa Pacific, Calif. 1 (Arbizu 88)
  • COLLEGE: NAIA Men's Scoreboard
    RESULTSFIRST ROUNDNov. 21Auburn Montgomery 6 John Brown 2Mid-Continent 2 Flagler 1Lindsey Wilson 9 Martin Luther 0 Rio Grande 2 Goldey-Beacom 1Nov. 22Covenant 2 Illinois-Springfield 1Mobile 1 Bethel 0 (OT)Park 2 Concordia (Calif.) 1 (OT)Simon Fraser 1 Baker 0QUARTERFINALSNov. 23Lindsey Wilson 2 Simon Fraser 0Auburn-Montgomery 2 Covanent 0Park 1 Rio Grande 0Mobile 3 Mid-Continent 3(Mobile wins 5-4 on penalties.)SEMIFINALSNov. 25Lindsey Wilson 2 Park 2(Park wins 4-3 on penalties.)Auburn-Montgomery 0 Mobile 1SCHEDULEFINALNov. 26Park (21-1-2) vs. Mobile (16-4-1)
  • COLLEGE: Park upsets Lindsey Wilson in NAIA men's semifinals
    Lindsey Wilson's reign as NAIA men's champion is over.The host Blue Raiders' bid for a fifth straight title ended in the semifinals Monday night when they lost to Park University, 4-3, on penalty kicks after the Pirates rallied for two second-half goals to tie LWC, 2-2.Chris Lisaka (68th minute) and Mekete Gashaw (84th) scored for Park after Joshua Bernard and Boyzzz Khumalo had scored to give LWC the lead.Mobile upset top-seed Auburn-Montgomery, 1-0, in the other semifinal on Teba McKnight's goal.AUM had beaten the Rams twice earlier in the season.
  • College Women: NCAA/NAIA schedules
    NCAA DIVISION I Quarterfinals Friday, Nov. 29 Texas A&M (18-4-3) at North Carolina (20-1-4), 3 p.m. ESTSaturday, Nov. 30 Portland (17-4-2) at Stanford (21-1-0), 7 p.m. PST Penn State (18-3-1) at Connecticut (21-2-1), 1 p.m. EST Michigan (16-5-2) at Santa Clara (18-4-1), 1 p.m. PSTNCAA DIVISION II Semifinals Friday, Dec. 6, at Virginia Beach, Va. Franklin Pierce (18-0-2) vs. Nebraska-Omaha (21-0-0) Christian Brothers (22-1-0) vs. Metropolitan State, Colo. (19-2-2) Final: Sunday, Dec. 8NCAA DIVISION III Semifinals Friday, Nov. 29, at Geneva, N.Y. Ohio Wesleyan (21-0-1) at William Smith (14-3-6), 10 a.m. EST Messiah (21-0-1) vs. Trinity, Texas (21-1-0), 12:30 p.m. ...
  • College Women: All-California NAIA final after Westmont, Azusa Pacific win
    It's an all-Southern California final in the NAIA women's soccer championships after archrivals Azusa Pacific and Westmont captured semifinal victories Monday at St. Charles, Mo.Westmont (19-1-3), the defending champion, pounded Union, Ky., 4-0, and Azusa Pacific (16-3-0) edged host Lindenwood, 1-0, in overtime. Both games were played in sub-freezing temperatures.Tuesday's championship game will be the third meeting between the Warriors and Cougars this season. Westmont won both previous matches, capturing a 2-0 Golden State Athletic Conference clash in Santa Barbara on Oct. 12, then edging the Cougars, 1-0, in Azusa in the NAIA Region II title game on Nov. 16.Azusa ...
  • College Women: NAIA Scoreboard (Nov. 25)
    NAIA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS at St. Charles, Mo. Semifinals Monday, Nov. 25 Westmont, Calif. 4 (Kristi Sullivan 6, 70, Karin Sullivan 38, Kaden 77) Union, Ky. 0 Azusa Pacific, Calif. 1 (Arbizu 92) Lindenwood, Mo. 0 (OT)Final Tuesday, Nov. 26 Westmont, Calif. (19-1-3) vs. Azusa Pacific, Calif. (16-3-0), 6 p.m. CST
  • U.S. ABROAD (Nov. 22-24): Hahnemann saves PK in Reading win
    ENGLAND* Kasey Keller (Tottenham, PL) vs. Leeds, 2-0.Started: 90 minutes. Tottenham ended a three-game losing streak and moved into seventh place.* Brad Friedel (Blackburn, PL) at Charlton Athletic, 1-3DNP. Recovering from knee surgery. After 14 consecutive league starts, Friedel missed his first action of the season. Blackurn is in ninth place.* Joe-Max Moore (Everton, PL) vs. West Bromwich Albion, 1-0.DNP. Moore has yet to see action this season for third-place Everton.* Jovan Kirovski (Birmingham, PL) at Sunderland, 1-0.DNP. Kirovski has made three league appearances this season, all off the bench. Birmingham is in 13th place.* Claudio Reyna (Sunderland, PL) vs. ...
  • COLLEGE: NJCAA Women's Scoreboard
    Nov. 21/QuarterfinalsCC Rhode Island 4 CCBC/Catonsville 1Young Harris 2 Meramec 1Monroe 5 Wm. Rainey Harper 0Dixie State 5 Iowa Central 0Nov. 22/SemifinalsCC Rhode Island 3 Young Harris 0Monroe 1 Dixie State 1(Monroe wins 5-4 on penalties.)Nov. 24/FinalCC Rhode Island 3 Monroe 2
  • COLLEGE: NJCAA Division I Men's Scoreboard
    QUARTERFINALSNov. 21Schoolcraft 2 Louisburg 1Mercer County 4 Barton County 0 San Jacinto-South 1 Yavapai 1(Yavapai wins 3-2 on penalties.)Iowa Central 4 Dean 1 SEMIFINALSNov. 22Mercer County 1 Schoolcraft 0Yavapai 3 Iowa Central 0FINALNov. 24Yavapai 2 Mercer County 1
  • COLLEGE: Yavapai prevails in fifth JC men's title clash with Mercer
    Yavapai of Prescott, Ariz., won the NJCAA Division I title with a 2-1 win over Mercer County (N.J.) Sunday in the final in Tyler, Texas.Marcus Bailey and Maurice Hughes scored for the Roughriders, who won their fourth national JC title. They also beat Mercer County in the 1997 final. Yavapai has also lost five times in the final, including three times to Mercer. The Vikings beat Yavapai in the 1991, 1995 and 1996 finals.Yavapai's sophomore defender, Jordan McKee, was named the MVP of the NJCAA national finals.
  • COLLEGE: Kneipper scores five goals to lead defending men's champion UNC to first-round win
    Ryan Kneipper scored five goals to lead defending champion North Carolina to a 6-0 win over Winthrop in the first round of the NCAA Division I men's tournament.Kneipper scored in the 10th, 18th, 64th, 70th and 71st minutes for the Heels to give him 12 NCAA tournament goals in his career, one shy of the record set by Virginia's A.J. Wood (1991-94).The NCAA Division I men's tournament record for goals in a game is seven by Appalachian State's Thompson Usiyan against George Washington in 1978.Furman beat Loyola (Md.), 2-0, to tie an NCAA record held by Wisconsin-Green Bay, Virginia, and ...
  • COLLEGE: NAIA Men's Scoreboard
    RESULTSFIRST ROUNDNov. 21 Auburn Montgomery 6 John Brown 2Mid-Continent 2 Flagler 1Lindsey Wilson 9 Martin Luther 0Rio Grande 2 Goldey-Beacom 1Nov. 22Covenant 2 Illinois-Springfield 1Mobile 1 Bethel 0 (OT)Park 2 Concordia (Calif.) 1 (OT)Simon Fraser 1 Baker 0QUARTERFINALSNov. 23Lindsey Wilson 2 Simon Fraser 0Auburn-Montgomery 2 Covenant 0Park 1 Rio Grande 0Mobile 3 Mid-Continent 3(Mobile wins 5-4 on penalties.)SCHEDULESEMIFINALSNov. 25Lindsey Wilson (21-1-1) vs. Park (20-1-2)Auburn-Montgomery (20-1-1) vs. Mobile (15-4-1)