• COLLEGE WOMEN: NCAA Division I Quarterfinals
    Nov. 26Notre Dame 3 (Cinalli 4, 30, Thorlakson 64) Portland 1 (Sinclair 58).Princeton 3 (Behncke 9, Negron 51, Fontanez 56) Washington 1 (Frimpong 32).
  • COLLEGE WOMEN: NCAA Division III Semifinals
    Nov. 26 in Greensboro, N.C.Wheaton (Ill.) 3 (Wiersma 56, Binger 58, Johnson 89) Wheaton (Mass.) 1 (Konopka 69).Puget Sound 3 (Stolee 1, 31, Folsom 26) Messiah 0.
  • COLLEGE MEN: Three seeds fall in second round of NCAA Division I Tournament
    All but three of the 16 seeded teams won their respective second-round matches in the NCAA Division I men's soccer tournmanent on Tuesday.The only unseeded teams to advance were: Ohio State, which eliminated No. 5 Notre Dame, 2-1; Tulsa, which needed penalty kicks to move past No. 10 Penn State and Duke, which downed No. 12 Old Dominion, 2-1 in overtime.Led by a three-goal, two assist outburst from forward Scott Sealy, top seed Wake Forest easily dealt with Central Florida. No. 2 Indiana eked by Michigan, 1-0, on Kevin Robson's 87th minute goal. No. 3 Maryland got two goals from ...
  • Soccer America's BY THE NUMBERS: Landon Donovan
    New Page 1 MLS announced Tuesday that 22-year-old Landon Donovan will on Jan. 1 join German First Division club Bayer Leverkusen, which has owned his rights since 1999 and has loaned him to the San Jose Earthquakes for four seasons (2001-04). 2 MLS titles Donovan won with San Jose (2001 & 2003). 3 MLS Cup goals scored by Donovan. 4 World championships Donovan has played in: 1999 U-17 World Cup, 2000 Olympics, 2001 U-20 World Youth Championship & 2002 World Cup. 10 ...
  • SUPER Y-LEAGUE: North American Championship Finals (Nov. 23)
    U17 BoysChicago Magic 1 West Kendall (Fla.) 0U16 BoysChicago Magic 1 Vardar (Mich.) 0U15 BoysCharlotte (N.C.) Soccer Club 1 Vancouver Whitecaps 0U14 BoysSchulz Academy (Fla.) 0 Chicago Magic 0(Schulz Academy wins on penalties.)U13 BoysVancouver Whitecaps 2 Schulz Academy (Fla.) 0U17 GirlsBoston Renegades 2 FC Delco (Pa.) 1U16 GirlsMustang SC (Calif.) vs. Santa Rosa (Calif.) Utd. (score not available)(Mustang SC wins on penalties.)U15 GirlsSeacoast (N.H.) Utd. 2 Santa Rosa (Calif.) Utd. 1U14 Girls Cleveland Internationals 2 Concorde Fire (Ga.) 0
  • COLLEGE WOMEN: NAIA Final (Nov. 23)
    Nov. 24 in Santa Barbara, Calif.Lindsey Wilson 2 Concordia 0. Goals: Falconer (Adersson) 65, Lirbank-Almbaek 82.Lindsey Wilson -- McGuiness, Soderberg, Rauff, Eskelinen, Stewart, Alsanea, Falk, Falconer, Adersson, Lirbank-Almbaek, Marr. Subs: Suni, Whitelaw, Gallagher.Concordia -- Mansfield, Jackson, Hart, Lilly, Hughes, Davidson, Lane, Lind, Sarellano, Jones, Lovelang. Subs: Stuart, Flynn, Forge't, Solarek.Referee: Ian Anderson.Att.: 150.LEADERSGoals:5, Elizabeth Baidu, Robert Morris (Ill.)4, Patience Avre, Robert Morris (Ill.)4, Allison Mallams, William Jewell3, Katie Rhodes, WestmontAssists:3, Basilea Amoah-Tetteh, Robert Morris (Ill.)2, Shannon Eberle, William Jewell2, Anna Gropp, Westmont2, Rachael Lund, Embry-Riddle2, Kristin Neher, William Jewell2, Leah OÆGrady, Bethel (Tenn.)
  • COLLEGE MEN: NAIA Final (Nov. 23)
    Nov. 23 in Olathe, Kan.Lindenwood 1 Auburn-Montgomery 0. Goal: Cecarie (Zapryahof) 61 Lindenwood -- Sabic, Barreiro, Isakovic, Zapryahof, Cecarie, Timmons, Estrada, Knezevic, Chain, Novas, Sanchez. Subs: Silvestri, Hot, Sedan, Cardoso Auburn-Montgomery -- Gudmundsson, Gudjonsson, Greenhouse, Jakobsson, Hinriksson, Juliusson, Hreidarsson, Minors, Maksic, Hjartarsson, Ntshingane. Subs: Johnson, MurtadeResende, Olafsson.Referee: Brian Kirkley.Att.: 175.AWARDSAll-Tournament TeamF - Ignacio Novas, LindenwoodF - Joe Gjertson, Evergreen StateF - Robert Mueller, BerrF - Andriy Budnyy, Azusa PacificF - Hjortur Hjartarsson, Auburn-MontgomeryMF - Brain Ombiji, Lindsey WilsonMF - Sukui Ono, Holy NamesMF - Sigthor Juliusson, Auburn-MontgomeryD - Martin Barreiro, Lindenwood D - Thuba Nkomanzana, Lindsey WilsonD - Greg Young, ...
  • USA-GERMANY: Americans fall, 3-1 in U-19 Women's World Championship semifinals
    The United States fell to Germany, 3-1, in the semifinals of the Under-19 Women's World Championship Wednesday in Bangkok.The Americans were the defending champions but lost on two well-taken goals in the second half by Germany's Melanie Behringer and Patricia Hanebeck.U.S. goalie Ashlyn Harris, a star on the 2002 world championship team, had no chance on the three German goals, beginning with the first goal by Annike Krahn from seven yards out in the 11th minute.Krahn's own goal evened the score five minutes later. Her attempted clearance of a ball driven into the box by right winger Sheree Gray landed ...
  • EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Nov. 22-23
    EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS LEAGUEGroup ANov. 23Monaco (France) 1 (Saviola 55) Liverpool (Eng.) 0.Olympiakos (Greece) 1 (Djordjevic 68) Dep. Coruna (Spain) 0.Standings: Olympiakos 10 points; Monaco 9; Liverpool 7; Dep. Coruna 2. Group BNov. 23Real Madrid (Spain) 1 (Raul 70) B. Leverkusen (Germ.) 1 (Berbatov 36).Dyn. Kiev (Ukr.) 2 (Own goal 73, Shatskikh 82) Roma (Italy) 0.Standings: Dyn. Kiev 10; B. Leverkusen, Real Madrid 8; Roma 1. Group CNov. 23Juventus (Italy) 1 (Zalayeta 15) Ajax (Neth.) 0.Bay. Munich (Germ.) 5 (Pizarro 12, Salihamidzic 37, Frings 44, Makaay 71, 80) M. Tel Aviv (Israel) 1 (Dego pen. 56).Standings: Juventus 15; Bay. Munich 9; ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL: Final Fall National Rankings
    (As of Nov. 23)NSCAA/adidas Boys W-L-T1 Cardinal Newman (Santa Rosa, Calif.)# 24-0-01 Upper St. Clair (Pittsburgh, Pa.)* 27-0-03 Valparaiso (Ind.)* 22-0-24 DeMatha Catholic (Hyattsville, Md.) 14-0-45 Christian Brothers (St. Louis, Mo.)* 31-2-16 Bloomington (Minn.) Jefferson* 20-1-27 Penfield (N.Y.)* 19-1-38 Liberty (Colorado Springs, Colo.)* 19-0-19 Downers Grove (Ill.) South* 24-2-210 LaSalle Academy (Providence, R.I.)* 21-1-111 St. Benedicts Prep (Newark, N.J.)* 20-2-012 Newtown (Conn.)* 21-1-013 St. Ignatius (Cleveland, Ohio)* 19-2-213 Woodrow Wilson (Beckley, W.Va.)* 20-2-015 Middleton (Wis.)* 22-3-116 New Hartford (N.Y.)^ 20-2-217 Salesianum (Wilmington, Del.)* 20-0-018 Hinsdale (Ill.) Central 21-1-118 Okemos (Mich.)* 24-1-120 Sandia Prep (Albuquerque, N.M.)* 21-2-021 Champlain Valley Union (Hinesburg, ...
  • UNDER-19 WOMEN'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: Scoreboard (Nov. 23)
    SCHEDULE SemifinalsNov. 24 in BangkokUSA vs. GermanyBrazil vs. ChinaThird-Place MatchNov. 27 in BangkokFinalNov. 28 in BangkokRESULTSGroup ANov. 10 in BangkokThailand 0 Germany 6 (Mittag 10, Goessling 12, 40, Okoyino Da Mbabi 17, 24, Laudehr 43).Canada 2 (Timko 14, 19) Australia 1 (McCallum 49).Nov. 13 in BangkokGermany 4 (Okoyino Da Mbabi 4, Mattag 26, 73, Blaesse 85) Australia 0.Thailand 0 Canada 7 (Dennis 11, Timko 25, 35, 56, Robinson 33, Maranda 46, Jamani 54).Nov. 16 in BangkokGermany 3 (Hanebeck 4, Mittag 10, 37) Canada 3 (Lang 40, Maranda 42, Timko 63).Thailand 0 Australia 5 (McCullum 10, 19, own goal 26, Ledbrook ...
  • MLS CONFIDENTIAL: Offshore training
    New Page 1 By Ridge Mahoney, Senior Editor NETHERLANDS-BOUND: New England midfielder/forward Clint Dempsey will be joined at Dutch club Feyenoord by Fire attacker Damani Ralph next month for a training stint. Ralph, 24, who completed his second MLS season by matching the 11 goals he scored in 2003 as a rookie, has applied for a visa so he may train in Holland. He signed a long-term, multi-year deal with MLS earlier this year. CLARIFICATION: Ramiro Corrales of the Quakes is ...
  • U.S. UNDER-14 BOYS: National Team Roster
    The following is the U.S. under-14 boys national roster for the ODP Thanksgiving Interregional that began yesterday in Austin, Texas.Goalkeepers --Alexander Ferguson (Kent, Wash.), Brett Finkelstein (San Rafael, Calif.), Zachary MacMath (St. Petersburg, Fla.), Brandon Paul (Flemington, N.J.).Defenders -- Chad Barson (Lewis Center, Ohio), Kevin Gnecco (North Hampton, N.H.), Luis Herrera (Harlingen, Texas), Nick Rihn (Glendale, Calif.), Chris Smith (Chula Vista, Calif.), Kyle Soroka (Langhorne, Pa.), Zarek Valentin (Lancaster, Pa.), Juan Valladolid (Oxnard, Calif.).Midfielders -- Jason Alvarez (Palm Coast, Fla.), Scott Caldwell (Braintree, Mass.), Ian Christianson (Cedar Rapids, Iowa), Brian Dominguez (Atlanta), Uwem Etuk (Herndon, Va.), Gregory Garza (Grapevine, Texas), ...
  • U.S. UNDER-16 GIRLS: National Team Roster
    The following is the U.S. under-16 girls national roster for the ODP Thanksgiving Interregional that began yesterday in Austin, Texas.Goalkeepers -- Chantel Jones (Richmond, Va.), Alyssa Naeher (Seymour, Conn.)Defenders -- Jane Alukonis (Cocoa Beach, Fla.), Tobin Heath (Basking Ridge, N.J.), Kasey Johnson (Sierra Madre, Calif.), Sarah Murphy (Mendham, N.J.), Lauren Switzer (St. Charles, Ill.), Lauren Wilmoth (Garland, Texas).Midfielders -- Ali Hawkins (Encinitas, Calif.), Melissa Hayes (Cave Creek, Ariz.), Megan Jesolva (La Mirada, Calif.), C.J. Ludemann (Holtsville, N.Y.).Forwards -- Michelle Enyeart (Hermit, Calif.), Rachel Givan (Ridgeland, Mass.), Jess McDonald (Phoenix, Ariz.), Ashley Moore (Clifton Park, N.Y.), Kelley OÆHara (Fayetteville, Ga.), Nikki ...
  • COLLEGE MEN: Small College Scoreboard (Nov. 23)
    MONDAY'S SCORESNAIASemifinalsNov. 22 in Olathe, Kan.Auburn-Montgomery 1 (Hjartarsson 22) Lindsey Wilson 0.Lindenwood 1 (Barreiro 28) Berry 0.SCHEDULESNCAA DIVISION IISemifinalsDec. 3 in Wichita Falls, TexasSIU Edwardsville vs. UNC PembrokeDowling vs. SeattleNCAA DIVISION IIISemifinalsNov. 26 in Greensboro, N.C.Messiah vs. SalisburyUC Santa Cruz vs. Geneseo StateNAIAFinalNov. 23 in Olathe, Kan.Auburn Montgomery (20-4-0) vs. Lindenwood (18-3-1)COMPOSITE SCORESNCAA DIVISION IIFirst RoundNov. 11Wis.-Parkside 0 Lewis 0 (OT)(Wis.-Parkside wins 3-1 on penalties.)Rollins 1 Montevallo 0 (OT)Clayton State 0 Queens (N.C.) 0 (OT)(Clayton State wins 4-3 on penalties.)Northeastern State 1 Fort Lewis 2Nov. 12Tusculum 5 Catawba 4 (OT)Cal St. Bakersfield 0 Cal St. Dominguez Hills 0 (OT)(Cal St. ...