• COLLEGE WOMEN: Soccer America Team of the Week (Week 5: Sept. 22-28)
    GOALKEEPERKenna Healy (Wake Forest), Jr. (1)Leads Demon Deacons to a pair of wins over Top 25 teams, recording six saves in wins over Cal (2-1) and Pepperdine (1-0).DEFENDERSGinny Graczyk (Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Fr. (1)Scores first goal of her career in 3-2 upset win over Marquette and assists on all three Panther goals in a 3-2 double-overtime win over Wright State.Kelly Rowland (Florida State), Fr. (1)Plays a huge game defensively in the middle in FSU's 2-1 win over Maryland and assists on the game-winning goal. MIDFIELDERSAmber Brower (Utah), Sr. (1)Scores the only goal in 1-0 victory over No. 2 Florida.Kelly Hammond (Virginia), Soph. ...
  • MLS Game Summaries (Sept. 27-28)
    Sept. 27 in Carson, Calif. Los Angeles 1 Kansas City 2. Goals: Moreno (Serna) 5; Klein 40, Klein (Preki) 81. Los Angeles - Hartman, Suarez (Lewis, 58), Lalas, Marshall, Jones, Cienfuegos (Gonzalez, 86), Elliott, Vagenas, Albright, Serna (Torres, 77), Moreno. Kansas City - Meola, Conrad, Gutierrez, Garcia, Klein, Talley (Gomez, 74), Zavagnin, Zotinca (Graham, 89), Armstrong, Arnaud, Preki (Harris, 83). Yellow Cards: Los Angeles - Alexi Lalas 31; Kansas City - Talley 4, Gutierrez 67, Zotinca 79. Referee: Alex Prus. Att.: 23,637.Sept. 27 in San Jose San Jose 5 Dallas 2. Goals: De Rosario (Dunivant) 1, De Rosario (Donovan) 11, ...
  • COLLEGE: Soccer America Men's Top 25 (Sept. 29)
    RANK/TEAM (RECORD) LAST WEEK'S RANK1 Maryland (8-0-0) 12 UCLA (6-1-0) 23 Old Dominion (8-0-0) 44 Notre Dame (6-1-2) 85 SMU (7-1-1) 96 North Carolina (7-1-1) 117 Saint Louis (6-1-1) 38 UAB (6-0-2) 129 Akron (6-2-1) 1410 Wake Forest (4-3-0) 1011 St. John's (5-3-1) 512 Washington (6-0-1) NR13 FIU (6-2-1) 1914 UC Santa Barbara (7-0-1) 2015 Penn State (5-3-0) 1516 Seton Hall (4-2-2) 2517 Connecticut (3-3-2) 1618 William & Mary (5-2-1) NR 19 Coastal Carolina (7-1-0) NR20 Santa Clara (7-2-2) 621 Oakland (4-0-3) 21 22 Rutgers (5-2-0) 1323 San Jose State (4-1-2)24 Creighton (3-3-2) 2425 California (4-4-1) 18(The Soccer America Men's ...
  • COLLEGE: Soccer America Women's Top 25 (Sept. 29)
    1. North Carolina (11-0-0) 12. Notre Dame (8-0-1) 33. UCLA (5-1-2) 4 4. Virginia (7-1-1) 65. West Virginia (9-1-0) 76. Portland (8-2-0) 8 7. Texas A&M (8-1-0) 98. Florida (8-1-0) 29. Wake Forest (7-1-1) NR10. Pepperdine (8-2-0) 511. Penn State (8-2-2) 1012. Connecticut (5-2-2) 1213. Washington (5-2-2) 1314. Southern California (4-3-3) NR15. Santa Clara (4-3-3) 1116. Arizona State (6-1-1) 1717. Colorado (8-1-0) 2018. Stanford (5-3-1) 2119. Utah (8-1-0) 2420. Duke (7-2-1) 2221. Florida State (5-4-0) NR22. Maryland (5-3-1) 1423. California (4-1-3) 1524. Boston College (8-0-2) 1825. Denver (7-1-0) 25* Rankings are through games played Sept. 28.
  • COLLEGE: Soccer America Men's Top 25 Scoreboard (Sept. 22-28)
    RANK/TEAM (RECORD) LAST WEEK'S RANK1 Maryland (8-0-0) 19/24 -- George Mason (5-1); 9/27 -- Wake Forest (1-0)2 UCLA (6-1-0) 29/27 -- Loyola Marymount (2-0)3 Saint Louis (6-1-1) 39/24 -- Western Illinois (4-4); 9/27 -- at Louisville (0-2)4 Old Dominion (8-0-0) 59/24 -- UMBC (2-0); 9/27 at Campbell (5-0)5 St. John's (5-3-1) 69/24 -- at Seton Hall (2-4); 9/27 -- William and Mary (1-1)6 Santa Clara (7-2-2) 89/23 -- at San Jose State (1-2); 9/26 -- Tulsa (2-1); 9/28 -- UMKC (1-2) 7 Virginia (4-5-0) 179/24 -- William and Mary (2-3, OT); 9/28 -- at N.C. State (0-1)8 Notre Dame (6-1-2) ...
  • COLLEGE: St. Louis men suffer first loss
    In another week that illustrated the parity in men's college soccer, Maryland and Old Dominion maintained their unblemished records, but Saint Louis suffered its first loss of the season. Five Top 10 teams lost at least once.Maryland held on to beat No. 10 Wake Forest, 1-0, and Old Dominion breezed past UMBC and Campbell, extending its shutout streak to eight games. Unranked Louisville (6-3-0) handled the third-ranked Billikens, 2-0.In weekday games, Seton Hall downed No. 5 St. John's, San Jose State beat No. 6 Santa Clara and William & Mary edged No. 7 Virginia in overtime.On Friday, Indiana held a ...
  • U.S. ABROAD: Keller oustanding vs. Man City; Gonzales scores in Sweden
    ENGLAND* Claudio Reyna (Manchester City, PL) vs. Tottenham, 0-0. Entered as sub, for Steve McManaman in 85th minute. The Sun rating (10 high; 1 low): 3. Coach Kevin Keegan said City's failure to get maximum points, thanks much to the goalkeeping of Kasey Keller, was ''travesty of justice.'' A stadium record crowd of 46,842 attended the game.* Kasey Keller (Tottenham, PL) at Manchester City, 0-0. Started: 90 minutes. Widely hailed as man of the match in British press after numerous saves kept dominant Blues at bay. The Sun rating (10 high; 1 low): 8.* Brad Friedel (Blackburn, PL) at Fulham, ...
  • COLLEGE: Soccer America Women's Top 25 Scoreboard (Sept. 22-28)
    1. North Carolina (11-0-0) 19/26 -- at Navy (1-0); 9/28 -- Villanova (3-0).2. Florida (8-1-0) 49/26 -- at BYU (3-2, OT); 9/28 -- at Utah (0-1).3. Notre Dame (8-0-1) 29/28 -- North Texas (8-1).4. UCLA (5-1-2) 3no games.5. Pepperdine (8-2-0) 59/26 -- at Colorado College (3-0); 9/28 -- Wake Forest (0-1).6. Virginia (7-1-1) 79/26 -- at N.C. State (7-0).7. West Virginia (9-1-0) 89/24 -- Binghamton (5-0); 9/28 -- at Tennessee (2-0).8. Portland (8-2-0) 139/26 -- at Washington (1-0); 9/27 -- Pacific (1-0).9. Texas A&M (8-1-0) 159/26 -- at Oklahoma (4-1); 92/8 -- Washington State (2-0).10. Penn State (8-2-2) 99/23 ...
  • Women's World Cup: USA downs North Korea without Mia
    By Scott French, Senior Editor in Columbus, OhioAll that talk about the United States' immense depth was confirmed Sunday as April Heinrichs left Mia Hamm, Julie Foudy, Cindy Parlow and Shannon Boxx on the bench for the Americans' 3-0 triumph over North Korea.Foudy came on for the second half, but the U.S. stars were defenders Catherine Reddick, who scored two goals, and Christie Pearce, the best player on the field in the first half; midfielder Kylie Bivens, who spent 45 minutes on each flank; and goalkeeper Briana Scurry, who made two sensational saves to preserve the shutout before a sellout ...
  • WOMEN'S WORLD CUP: Leading Scorers
    1. Prinz (Germany), Katia (Brazil) 4 goals.3. Sawa (Japan), Otani (Japan), Latham (Canada), Mellgren (Norway) 3.7. 17 players with 2.
  • WOMEN'S WORLD CUP: Schedule
    QUARTERFINALSWed., Oct. 14:30 pm ET in FoxboroBrazil-SwedenTV: ESPN2, GalavisionWed., Oct. 17:30 pm ET in FoxboroUSA-NorwayTV: ESPN2, TelefuturaThurs., Oct. 24:30 pm PT/7:30 pm ET in PortlandGermany-RussiaTV: ESPN2, TelefuturaThurs., Oct. 27:30 pm PT/10:30 pm ET in PortlandChina-CanadaTV: ESPN2, TelefuturaSEMIFINALSSun., Oct. 54:30 pm PT/7:30 pm ET in PortlandUSA-Norway winner vs. Germany-Russia winnerTV: ESPN2, TelefuturaSun., Oct. 57:30 pm PT/10:30 pm ET in PortlandBrazil-Sweden winner vs. China-Canada winnerTV: ESPN2, TelefuturaTHIRD-PLACE GAMESat., Oct. 1112:30 pm PT/3:30 pm ET in CarsonTV: ESPN2, TelefuturaFINALSun., Oct. 1210 am PT/1 pm ET in CarsonTV: ABC, Telefutura
  • WOMEN'S WORLD CUP: Standings (Sept. 28)
    GROUP AFinal Standings:TEAM W-T-L GF-GA P*USA 3-0-0 11-1 9*Sweden 2-0-1 5-3 6North Korea 1-0-2 3-4 3Nigeria 0-0-3 0-11 0*Advances to the quarterfinals.GROUP BFinal StandingsTEAM W-T-L GF-GA P*Brazil 2-1-0 8-2 7*Norway 2-0-1 10-5 6France 1-1-1 2-3 4South Korea 0-0-3 1-11 0*Advances to the quarterfinals.GROUP CFinal Standings:TEAM W-T-L GF-GA P*Germany 3-0-0 13-2 9*Canada 2-0-1 7-5 6Japan 1-0-2 7-6 3Argentina 0-0-3 1-15 0*Advances to the quarterfinals.GROUP DFinal Standings:TEAM W-T-L GF-GA P*China 2-1-0 3-1 7*Russia 2-0-1 5-2 6Ghana 1-0-2 2-5 3Australia 0-1-2 3-5 1*Advances to the quarterfinals.
  • WOMEN'S WORLD CUP: Summaries (Sept. 27-28)
    Group ASept. 28 in Columbus, OhioUSA 3 North Korea 0. Goals: Wambach pen. 17, Reddick 48, 66.USA -- Scurry, Sobrero (Slaton, 73), Fawcett, Bivens, Reddick, Pearce, Roberts, Wagner, Lilly (Foudy, 46), Wambach (MacMillan, 56) Milbrett.North Korea -- Ri Jong Hui, Yun In Sil, Sin (Jon, 26), Ra, Jang, Yun Yong Hui (Pak Kyong Sun, 74), O (Song, 53), Ri Un Gyong, Ri Hyang Ok, Yun Pyol Hui, Jang.Referee: Sueli Tortura (Brazil).Att.: 22,828.Sept. 28 in Columbus, OhioSweden 3 Nigeria 0. Goals: Ljungberg 56, 79, Mostroem 81.Sweden -- Joensson, Westberg, Marklund, Bengtsson (Sjoestroem, 46), Call, Mostroem, Larsson, Andersson (Sjoegran, 66), Svensson (Oeqvist, ...
  • Rapids' Borchers follows unique path
    IT'S NOT LIKELY THE BIG, BLOND KID IN THE center of Colorado's defense triggers even the faintest glimmers of deja vu among devotees of the American soccer scene. He didn't dazzle at a big college or tear it up in the A-League. Never has he played for a U.S. team at any age level. Most domestic fans couldn't even name the conference in which his college team plays. Nat Borchers isn't the only one to jump from the Premier Development League (PDL) level this season, but he's by far the most accomplished. Since he moved alongside veteran ...
  • MLS Results for Sept. 25 & 27
    Sept. 25 in East Rutherford, NJMetroStars 0 DC United 2. Goals: Olsen (Petke, Stewart) 12, Cerritos (Stewart) 67.MetroStars û Walker, Pope, Addo, Jolley, Clark, Guevara, Lisi (Juskowiak, 57), Williams, DiGiamarino (Bartolomeu, 63), Magee (Wolyniec, 46), Mathis.DC United û Rimando (Warren, 78), Prideaux, Namoff, Petke, Ivanov, Convey, Kovalenko, Stewart, Olsen, Cerritos (Alegria, 96+), Martins (Eskandarian, 74).Yellow Cards: MetroStars û Guevara 47; DC United û Stewart 35, Prideaux 49, Kovalenko 69.Referee: Alex Prus. Att.: 8,077.Sept. 27 in Carson, Calif.Los Angeles 1 Kansas City 2. Goals: Moreno (Serna) 5; Klein 40, Klein (Preki) 81.Los Angeles û Hartman, Suarez (Lewis, 58), Lalas, Marshall, Jones, ...