• COLLEGE MEN: Soccer America Team of the Week (WEEK 8: Oct. 18-24)
    GOALKEEPERS:Chris Sawyer (Notre Dame) Sr. (1)* Registers his sixth and seventh shutouts of the season as Irish defeated Seton Hall and Rutgers to claim the Big East regular season title.DEFENDERS:Hunter Freeman (Virginia) Jr. (2) Has a goal and two assists in 3-2 overtime victory over Duke, including the the game-tying penalty kick with 1 minute, 4 seconds left in regulation. Leads nation with 16 assists.Brad Napper (Northwestern) Jr. (1) Scores the game-tying goal in a 2-1 win against Loyola and scores the overtime winner against Michigan.Ezra Prendergast (Syracuse) Jr. (1) Directs Orangemen as they shut out Rutgers and Seton Hall, ...
  • Soccer America's WINNERS & LOSERS
    WinnersSAN JOSE and D.C. UNITED posted the most impressive wins in the first-leg MLS quarterfinal action, beating Kansas City and the MetroStars, respectively, by scores of 2-0. San Jose, which had gone scoreless in four previous home games, got its goals from Dwayne De Rosario and Craig Waibel, while Earnie Stewart and Alecko Eskandarian tallied for D.C. United. NEW ENGLAND and COLORADO notched 1-0 home wins over Columbus and Los Angeles, respectively. Avery John's 25-yard rocket, his first MLS goal, ended Columbus' 18-game undefeated streak while Jean Philippe Peguero notched Colorado's goal.STEVE CHERUNDOLO, Hannover 96's 5-foot-6 outside back, scored on ...
  • MLS: 2004 Award Finalists
    MLS Honda MVPJoe Cannon (Colorado Rapids)Amado Guevara (MetroStars)Jaime Moreno (D.C. United)MLS Defender of the YearJimmy Conrad (Kansas City Wizards)Robin Fraser (Columbus Crew)Eddie Pope (MetroStars)MLS Comeback Player of the YearBrian Ching (San Jose Earthquakes)Jaime Moreno (D.C. United)Ronnie O'Brien (Dallas Burn)
  • SOCCER ON TELEVISION: Your Weekend Viewing Guide
    All times ET unless noted. Consult your regular television listings guides for availability in your area. Schedules are subject to change. New Page 1 FRIDAY, Oct. 29 FOX SPORTS WORLD French Soccer MARSEILLE-MONACO (live), 3 pm. SATURDAY, Oct. 30 FOX SPORTS WORLD English Premier League BIRMINGHAM-CRYSTAL ...
  • COLLEGE MEN: Soccer America Top 25
    RANK/TEAM (RECORD) LAST WEEK1. UNC Greensboro (14-0-1) 12. New Mexico (11-1-1) 23. SMU (12-3-0) 44. Washington (10-3-2) 55. Creighton (12-2-0) 66. UCLA (9-2-2) 77. Virginia (13-2-0) 88. UC Santa Barbara (12-2-1) 39. Wake Forest (9-3-1) 910. Indiana (11-3-1) 1111. Notre Dame (12-2-2) 1212. Santa Clara (11-3-0) 1413. Duke (13-3-0) 1314. James Madison (13-1-1) 1015. Boston College (10-3-1) 1916. Penn State (8-3-5) 2217. Stanford (6-3-5) 1718. California (9-3-2) 1819. St. John's (9-3-4) 2320. Maryland (10-4-1) NR21. Virginia Commonwealth (9-4-1) 2022. Loyola Marymount (8-4-3) 2523. Memphis (10-3-1) NR24. Old Dominion (10-3-2) NR25. South Carolina (9-4-1) 15* The Soccer America Top 25 will ...
  • COLLEGE MEN: Soccer America Top 25
    RANK/TEAM (RECORD) LAST WEEK1. UNC Greensboro (14-0-1) 12. New Mexico (11-1-1) 23. SMU (12-3-0) 44. Washington (10-3-2) 55. Creighton (12-2-0) 66. UCLA (9-2-2) 77. Virginia (13-2-0) 88. UC Santa Barbara (12-2-1) 39. Wake Forest (9-3-1) 910. Indiana (11-3-1) 1111. Notre Dame (12-2-2) 1212. Santa Clara (11-3-0) 1413. Duke (13-3-0) 1314. James Madison (13-1-1) 1015. Boston College (10-3-1) 1916. Penn State (8-3-5) 2217. Stanford (6-3-5) 1718. California (9-3-2) 1819. St. John's (9-3-4) 2320. Maryland (10-4-1) NR21. Virginia Commonwealth (9-4-1) 2022. Loyola Marymount (8-4-3) 2523. Memphis (10-3-1) NR24. Old Dominion (10-3-2) NR25. South Carolina (9-4-1) 15* The Soccer America Top 25 will ...
  • COLLEGE WOMEN: Soccer America Top 25 (Oct. 25)
    1. North Carolina (15-0-1) 22. Notre Dame (16-0-1) 13. Penn State (14-1-1) 34. Virginia (13-2-1) 45. UCLA (11-5-0) 6 6. Washington (12-3-1) 77. Santa Clara (11-4-2) 10 8. Portland (15-3-0) 59. Princeton (12-1-0) 9 10. Tennessee (12-3-2) 811. Florida (12-3-3) 1212. Kansas (15-3-0) 1113. California (9-4-2) 15 14. Stanford (10-4-2) 1415. Texas A&M (13-5-0) 1316. Auburn (13-2-2) 2017. Florida State (12-4-1) 1918. Arizona (12-4-0) 16 19. Wake Forest (10-5-1) 2320. Maryland (7-5-3) NR21. Duke (12-5-0) 1822. West Virginia (14-4-0) 1723. Texas (11-5-1) NR24. Clemson (10-6-0) 2425. Dayton (16-1-0) NR* The Soccer America Top 25 will be posted each Monday ...
  • COLLEGE MEN: Soccer America Top 25 Scoreboard
    RANK/TEAM (RECORD) LAST WEEK1. UNC Greensboro (14-0-1) 5Oct. 19 -- vs. Wofford, W 5-0Oct. 23 -- at Charlotte, W 4-22. New Mexico (11-1-1) 3Oct. 21 -- at UNLV, W 3-0Oct. 24 -- at San Diego State, T 1-13. UC Santa Barbara (12-2-1) 1Oct. 20 -- vs. UC Irvine, L 0-1Oct. 23 -- vs. Cal Poly, W 2-04. SMU (12-3-0) 11Oct. 22 -- vs. Evansville, W 6-0Oct. 24 -- vs. Southwest Missouri State, W 2-15. Washington (10-3-2) 12No games this week.6. Creighton (12-2-0) 14Oct. 23 -- at Drake, W 2-17. UCLA (9-2-2) 19Oct. 22 -- vs. Stanford, W 2-1Oct. 24 -- ...
  • COLLEGE WOMEN WRAPUP: Rutgers ties No. 1 Notre Dame to snap Irish winning streak
    No. 1 Notre Dame, the country's last unbeaten and untied team in the NCAA Division I women's ranks, had its 15-game winning streak snapped Friday when it had to a settle for a 0-0 tie with Rutgers.Rutgers goalkeeper Robyn Jones stopped all nine shots she faced while seeing two shots smack off the posts and two others from close range sail over the frame. Notre Dame came one win shy of matching the best start in the program's history (16-0-0, in 2000).U.S. Olympian Heather O'Reilly recorded her first collegiate hat trick and assisted on the other goal as No. 2 ...
  • COLLEGE WOMEN: Soccer America Top 25 Scoreboard (Oct. 25)
    1. Notre Dame (16-0-1) 1Oct. 22 -- vs. Rutgers T 0-0.Oct. 24 -- vs. Seton Hall W 3-1.2. North Carolina (15-0-1) 2Oct. 22 -- at No. 19 Florida State W 4-0.3. Penn State (14-1-1) 3Oct. 22 -- vs. Ohio State W 3-0.4. Virginia (13-2-1) 4Oct. 20 -- vs. Virginia Tech W 3-0.Oct. 24 -- vs. No. 24 Clemson W 2-0.5. Portland (15-3-0) 5Oct. 22 -- at No. 25 San Diego W 1-0.Oct. 24 -- at No. 10 Santa Clara L 0-1.6. UCLA (11-5-0) 6Oct. 22 -- vs. No. 14 Stanford W 1-0.Oct. 24 -- vs. No. 15 California L 0-1 ...
  • MLS Playoff Results: (Oct. 22-24)
    Conference Semifinals, 1st LegOct. 22 in DenverColorado 1 Los Angeles 0. Goal: Peguero (Borchers) 30.Colorado - Cannon, Crawford, Borchers, Kotschau, Lewis, Henderson (Sullivan, 89), Beckerman, Mastroeni, Chung, Cila (Trembly, 88), Peguero (Delgado, 78).Los Angeles - Hartman, Albright, Marshall, Califf, Victorine, Saragosa, Vagenas, Ngwenya (Jones, 57), Kirovski (Gordon, 87), Moreno (Broome, 61), Ruiz.Yellow Cards: Colorado - Kotschau 40, Mastroeni 76; Los Angeles - Broome 66.Referee: Terry Vaughn. Att.: 8,028. Oct. 23 in Foxboro, Mass.New England 1 Columbus 0. Goal: John (Ralston) 25.New England - Reis, Heaps, John, Pierce, Leonard, Ralston, Cancela (Dorman, 77), Joseph, Noonan, Twellman, Dempsey.Columbus - Busch, Fraser, Sanneh, ...
  • U.S. SOCCER: Wambach puts five goals past Ireland
    Abby Wambach became only the fourth player in U.S. women's national team history to score five goals in a game, striking for all five goals in the second half of a 5-0 win over Ireland at Reliant Stadium in Houston.Four of the five goals were set up by Mia Hamm.''All game I was telling her that we had to get her (a goal) so it's ironic that she kept giving me balls that I had to finish,'' said Wambach of her striking partner Hamm.With the victory, the U.S broke its record for wins in a calendar year with 27, ...
  • SOCCER ON TV: Your weekend viewing guide
    All times ET unless noted. Consult your regular television listings guides for availability in your area. Schedules are subject to change.FRIDAY, Oct. 22FOX SPORTS WORLDMLS Quarterfinal, 1st Leg COLORADO-LOS ANGELES (live) 9:30 pm.HDNETMLS Quarterfinal, 1st Leg COLORADO-LOS ANGELES (live) 9:30 pm.MLS DIRECT KICKMLS Quarterfinal, 1st Leg COLORADO-LOS ANGELES (live) 9:30 pm.DirecTV: 794; Dish Net: 463; InDemand.SATURDAY, Oct. 23FOX SPORTS WORLDEnglish Premier League NORWICH CITY-EVERTON (live), 7:30 am.German Bundesliga DORTMUND-HAMBURG (delay), 9:45 am.English Premier League LIVERPOOL-CHARLTON (live), noon.MLS Quarterfinal, 1st Leg METROSTARS-D.C. UNITED (live), 7:30 pm.MLS Quarterfinal, 1st Leg NEW ENGLAND-COLUMBUS (delay) 9:30 pm.FOX SPORTS EN ESPANOLEnglish Premier League NORWICH CITY-EVERTON ...
  • COLLEGE MEN MIDWEEK WRAPUP: UCSB falls again
    Three Top 25 teams lost to unranked teams in midweek action, most notably UC Santa Barbara, which dropped its second straight game after opening with a 12-game unbeaten streak.UC Irvine (6-8-0) defeated the No. 3 Gauchos, 1-0 on a midfielder Chris Klotz goal in the 74th minute.No. 15 South Carolina's slide continued as the Gamecocks lost to College of Charleston, 3-0.No. 21 Saint Louis lost to Cincinnati, 1-0.Key matches this weekend include Stanford and California at UCLA, Duke at Virginia and VCU at Maryland.
  • MLS: Quarterfinal Previews
    By Ridge MahoneySenior EditorSoccer America Magazine1. COLUMBUS (12-5-13) VS. NEW ENGLAND (8-13-9)GAME 1: at New England Saturday, Oct. 23, 7:30 pm ET (TV: MLS Direct Kick, live; Fox Sports World, delay, 9:30 pm)GAME 2: at Columbus Sunday, Oct. 31, 5 pm ET (TV, ESPN2, live)REGULAR SEASON: New England failed to win any of the four games, losing 1-0 away and 2-1 at home, and tying 1-1 at Crew Stadium and 2-2 at Gillette. The teams haven't met since Aug. 7.THE OBVIOUS: The Revs again scraped into the playoffs; they didn't look particularly impressive until Jose Cancela got back in the ...