• COLLEGE WOMEN: Oneonta State rallies for first D3 title
    Brooke Davis scored in the final minute to force overtime and Sanada Mujanovic tallied nearly three minutes into the extra period as Oneonta State rallied to beat Chicago, 2-1, in Sunday's NCAA Division III women's soccer final at Oneonta, N.Y.The title was the first in any team sport for the Red Dragons (21-1-3), who needed penalty kicks to get through its NCAA tournament opener and won each of its next four games by a goal.''I knew in August that this team was special ...,'' said Oneonta head coach Tracey Ranieri. ''So many years and much hard work has gone into ...
  • COLLEGE WOMEN: NCAA tournament scores/schedules
    NCAA DIVISION III Final Sunday, Nov. 30 at Oneonta, N.Y. Oneonta State 2 (Davis 90, Mujanovic 93) Chicago 1 (DeLeon 32) (OT) NCAA DIVISION I Semifinals Friday, Dec. 5 at Cary, N.C. Florida State (17-7-1) vs. Connecticut (13-5-3), noon EST North Carolina (25-0-0) vs. UCLA (20-1-3), 2:30 p.m. ESTFinal Sunday, Dec. 7 at Cary, N.C. Semifinal winners, 2 p.m.NCAA DIVISION II Semifinals Thursday, Dec. 4 at Virginia Beach, Va. Nebraska-Omaha (17-3-2) vs. Kennesaw State (23-1-0), 5:30 p.m. EST Franklin Pierce (21-2-0) vs. UC San Diego (17-2-1), 8 p.m. ESTFinal Saturday, Dec. 6 at Virginia Beach, Va. Semifinal winners, 6 p.m.
  • WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP: U.S. rallies to beat Paraguay, 3-1, in opener
    The United States got second-half goals from Eddie Johnson, Mike Magee and Bobby Convey to beat Paraguay, 3-1, Saturday in the opening game of the World Youth Championship in the United Arab Emirates.For 45 minutes, it was all one-sided in Abu Dhabi. Paraguay got an early goal from Julio Dos Santos on a free kick and kept up the pressure on Thomas Rongen's Americans.But the second half was a different story as the Paraguayans sat back and paid the price. The momentum changed in the 53rd minute when Johnson scored on a cross from Santino Quaranta. The Americans took the ...
  • COLLEGE: NCAA Division I Men's Scoreboard
    RESULTSSecond RoundNov. 26UCLA 3 (Taylor 53, Valdez 65, Hoshimiya 81) Tulsa 2 (Pore 23, Brown 67).FIU 1 (Peoples 81) Cal State Northridge 1 (Miranda 82).(FIU wins 5-4 on penalties.)VCU 5 (Delicate 2, 21, Cephas 20, 34, 59) Virginia Tech 2 (O'Brien 28, Dyer 66).Indiana 2 (Peterson 44, Badger 106) Kentucky 1 (O'Neill 26) (OT).Notre Dame 4 (Detter 32, 89, Prescod 47, Martin 78) Wisconsin-Milwaukee 1 (Lance 39).Michigan 6 (Turpin 24, 29, Glinski 50, 58, Bruh 61, White 66) St. Peter's 2 (Owusu 46, Chambers 65).Loyola Marymount 0 Santa Clara 1 (Irvine 98) (OT).North Carolina 0 Coastal Carolina 3 (Chisoni ...
  • COLLEGE WOMEN: Oneonta State, Chicago advance to NCAA Division III final
    Chicago and Oneonta State advanced to their first NCAA Division III women's soccer final with 2-1 victories Saturday in Oneonta, N.Y.The Red Dragons (20-1-3), final four hosts, got goals from Alissa Karcz and Brooke Davis to overcome an early deficit and beat The College of New Jersey (18-5-0) in the first semifinal.Chicago (17-1-4) topped DePauw (15-4-1) as Renee Neuner netted her 21st goal of the season in the 106th minute. Neuner also assisted on Monica Michelotti's 61st-minute opener; Corinne Scott forced overtime with an 83rd-minute strike.Sunday's title game will begin at 1 p.m. EST.NCAA DIVISION III Semifinals Saturday, Nov. 29 ...
  • COLLEGE WOMEN: NCAA Division I quarterfinal and Division III semifinal results
    NCAA DIVISION I Quarterfinals Saturday, Nov. 29 Connecticut 3 (Gjertsen 22, Cross 29, Schnur 30) Brigham Young 1 (Rendich 63)Semifinals Friday, Dec. 5 at Cary, N.C. Florida State (17-7-1) vs. Connecticut (13-5-3), noon EST North Carolina (25-0-0) vs. UCLA (20-1-3), 2:30 p.m. ESTFinal Sunday, Dec. 7 at Cary, N.C. Semifinal winnersNCAA DIVISION III Semifinals Saturday, Nov. 29 at Oneonta, N.Y. Oneonta State 2 (Karcz 33, Davis 80) The College of New Jersey 1 (Peters 9) Chicago 2 (Michelotti 61, Neuner 106) DePauw 1 (Scott 83) (2OT)Final Sunday, Nov. 30 at Oneonta, N.Y. Oneonta State (20-1-3) vs. Chicago (17-1-4), 1 p.m. ...
  • COLLEGE WOMEN: UConn beats BYU, heads to final four
    Freshman Nikki Cross on Saturday scored one goal and assisted two others, all in an eight-minute span of the first half, to lead Connecticut past visiting Brigham Young, 3-1, and into its first NCAA women's soccer final four since 1997.Cross set up Jessica Gjertsen's goal in the 22nd minute, netted one of her own in the 29th, then fed Meghan Schnur 61 seconds later as the 23rd-ranked Huskies (14-5-3) advanced to a College Cup semifinal against No. 6 Florida State on Dec. 5 in Cary, N.C.No. 1 North Carolina and No. 2 UCLA will meet in the other semifinal. The ...
  • COLLEGE WOMEN: Carolina romps, UCLA rolls into NCAA semifinals
    Three-quarters of the Women's College Cup field was filled Friday, with No. 1 North Carolina and No. 2 UCLA advancing to a semifinal showdown with one-sided victories, and Florida State earning its first trip to the final four.The Tar Heels (25-0-0) scored twice late in the first half and dominated No. 3 Santa Clara (14-4-6), 3-0, before 1,618 on a frigid night at Fetzer Field in Chapel Hill, N.C.UCLA (20-1-3) parlayed a spectacular first half into a 4-0 rout of No. 7 Penn State (19-4-2) before 780 at Drake Stadium in Los Angeles.The UNC-UCLA semifinal, slated for Dec. 4 in ...
  • COLLEGE WOMEN: NCAA Division I quarterfinal results
    NCAA DIVISION I Quarterfinals Friday, Nov. 28 North Carolina 3 (O'Reilly 33, Reddick 45, Tarpley 81) Santa Clara 0 Florida 1 (McMillan 88) Florida State 2 (Rowland 57, Ratliff 69) UCLA 4 (Jones 16, Mora 37, Davis 77, Devine 90) Penn State 0Saturday, Nov. 29 Brigham Young (14-5-3) at Connecticut (13-5-3), noon ESTSemifinals Friday, Dec. 5 at Cary, N.C. North Carolina (25-0-0) vs. UCLA (20-1-3) Florida State (17-7-1) vs. Connecticut/Brigham Young winner
  • JUNIOR COLLEGE: COA and NJCAA playoff scores
    2003 CHAMPIONS NJCAA Division I: Dixie State College of Utah (St. George, Utah) NJCAA Division III: Mohawk Valley Community College (Utica and Rome, N.Y.) COA (California): Championships Dec. 6-7 at LemooreCALIFORNIA (COA) JC TOURNAMENT Semifinals Dec. 6 at Lemoore, Calif. Long Beach City (20-0-0) vs. Sierra (15-2-4) Lassen (22-0-0) vs. Cypress (18-0-3)Final Dec. 7 at Lemoore, Calif. Semifinal winners First Round Northern California American River 4 Ohlone 1 Modesto 3 Canada 1 Sierra 2 Solano 0 Skyline 3 DeAnza 2 Cabrillo 3 Fresno CC 0 Yuba 2 Las Positas 0 Lassen 5 Consumnes River 2 Santa Rosa 5 West Valley ...
  • COLLEGE WOMEN: NCAA schedule (Nov. 28-Dec. 7)
    DIVISION I Quarterfinals Friday, Nov. 28 Santa Clara (14-3-6) at North Carolina (24-0-0), 6 p.m. EST Florida State (16-7-1) at Florida (19-3-2), 6 p.m. EST Penn State (19-3-2) at UCLA (19-1-3), 7 p.m. PSTSaturday, Nov. 29 Brigham Young (14-5-3) at Connecticut (13-5-3), noon ESTSemifinals Friday, Dec. 5, at Cary, N.C. North Carolina/Santa Clara winner vs. UCLA/Penn State winner Florida/Florida State winner vs. Connecticut/Brigham Young winnerFinal Sunday, Dec. 7, at Cary, N.C. Semifinal winnersDIVISION II Semifinals Thursday, Dec. 4, at Virginia Beach, Va. Nebraska-Omaha (17-3-2) vs. Kennesaw State (23-1-0), 5:30 p.m. EST Franklin Pierce (21-2-0) vs. UC San Diego (17-2-1), 8 ...
  • A-LEAGUE: Puerto Rican club joins league
    The A-League will expand into Puerto Rico next season with the entry of the Puerto Rico Islanders of Bayamon, a city within the greater San Juan metropolitan area.Puerto Rico is a commonwealth associated with the United States.''We are excited to welcome Puerto Rico to the USL family,'' said USL CEO Dave Askinas. ''The Islanders presented us with a unique opportunity to continue to expand our horizons internationally and enhances our link to the Caribbean beyond the handful of players who play in the U.S. and Canada with our other franchises.''We feel that USL has played a critical role in developing ...
  • WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP: TV Schedule
    The World Youth Championship will be televised in the USA by Spanish-language network Galavision.Satellite viewers (DirecTV, DirecTV Para Todos, and DISH Network) receive Galavision's East Coast feed regardless of their time zone.Galavision's West Feed is available to Cable subscribers in Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington state.SDD = same-day delayWorld Youth Championship on GalavisionFriday, Nov. 28. ARGENTINA-SPAIN EAST FEED 10am ET/7am PT SDD WEST FEED 10am PT SDDSaturday, Nov. 29 PARAGUAY-UNITED STATES EAST FEED 8:30am ET/5:30am PT LIVE WEST FEED 8:30am PT SDDSaturday, Nov. 29 MEXICO-IVORY COAST EAST FEED 11:25am ET/8:25am PT LIVE WEST FEED 11:25am PT SDDMonday, Dec. ...
  • WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP: U.S. U-20s kick off on Saturday
    The U.S. U-20s, under Coach Thomas Rongen, begin their World Youth Championship quest in the United Arab Emirates Saturday against Paraguay.The Americans face Germany Tuesday, Dec. 2 and South Korea Friday, Dec. 5. All U.S. first-round games will be televised by Galavision (see schedule below).Rongen's team features 14-year-old Freddy Adu. The U.S. U-17 star who signed with MLS last week was a late replacement for injured midfielder Arturo Alvarez of the San Jose Earthquakes.Rongen's squad is the most experienced squad the USA has taken to the U-20 World Cup. It includes eight players who have a combined 260 MLS regular-season ...
  • COLLEGE WOMEN: Westmont goes 7 OTs to win third straight NAIA title
    Westmont College of Santa Barbara, Calif., claimed its third successive NAIA women's soccer championship, and its fourth in five years, in a marathon showdown with No. 1 Lindsey Wilson that lasted 158 minutes.Freshman Jessica Schoepke put an end to it, knocking home a rebound late in the seventh overtime period to give the Warriors a 2-1 triumph at Santa Barbara City College.Westmont forward Karin Sullivan was selected the NAIA's Most Valuable Player, and her twin sister, Kristi, was chosen the Most Outstanding Offensive Player in the NAIA tournament. Lindsey Wilson's Dani Petrovic was selected Most Outstanding Defensive Player.The match was ...