• COLLEGE: Soccer America WomenÆs Player of the Week (Week 5: Sept. 19-25)
    Tiffany Weimer (Penn State), Sr.Extends goal-scoring streak to 10 games with goal against Indiana and two goals in overtime win over Purdue.
  • COLLEGE: Soccer America WomenÆs Team of the Week (Week 5: Sept. 19-25)
    GOALKEEPERChristina de Vries (Virginia), Jr.Ties Cavalier career record with 17th shutout in 1-0 victory at Duke three days after 1-0 shutout win at Wake Forest.DEFENDERSKelly Hannon (Michigan State), Soph.Clears shot off line to lead Spartans to a 1-0 victory over defending Big Ten champion Ohio State in conference opener.Kim Perkins (Vanderbilt), Jr.Leads Vandy to pair of shutout victories with key slide tackles against Arkansas and tough marking to limit LSU to no shots on goal.Emily Zurrer (Illinois), Fr.Scores golden goal on header off corner kick in 3-2 double-overtime win over ranked Wisconsin, assists on goal in win over Northwestern.MIDFIELDERSAli ...
  • COLLEGE: Soccer America MenÆs Team of the Week (Week 4: Sept. 19-25)
    GOALKEEPERJason Tillman (Michigan State), Jr.Records eight saves to give visiting Spartans 0-0 tie at Indiana.DEFENDERSBen Ashwill (New Mexico), Sr.Anchors Lobo defense in 2-0 win over SMU and 2-1 overtime victory over host Tulsa to win MVP honors at Golden Hurricane Classic.Greg Reece (South Carolina), Sr.Marks opponentsÆ leading scorers and holds them scoreless in victories over UNC Wilmington and Charlotte.MIDFIELDERSDiego Barrera (Loyola Marymount), Soph.Scores tying goal and assists on winning goal in 2-1 victory over ranked UC Santa Barbara.Kraig Chiles (San Diego State), Soph.Scores late game-winning goal on PK against Alabama A&M (1-0), adds two goals against Duquesne (3-0).Dustin Guerrero (San ...
  • COLLEGE: Soccer America MenÆs Player of the Week (Week 4: Sept. 19-25)
    Brian Cvilikas (Old Dominion), Sr.Scores pair of goals and both game-winners in 3-0 victories over ranked Virginia and Davidson.
  • WHERE ARE THEY NOW? The USA's 2003 U-17 Players
    Two years ago, in Finland, the U.S. U-17s also advanced to the second round and lost in quarterfinals of the U-17 World Championship as this year's squad did in Peru. Below are updates on members of the USA's 2003 U-17 World Championship squad: Eddie Gaven (N.J.) Third-year MetroStars midfielder has played 24 MLS games this season, scored six goals and four assists. Has 69 career MLS games under belt. Played in 2005 U-20 World Cup. Jonathan Spector (Ill.) Playing for English Premier League club Charlton, where he's on loan from Manchester United, for which last season the ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL: NSCAA/adidas Rankings (Sept. 27)
    Boys1 St. Ignatius (Cleveland, Ohio) 10-0-0 1 2 Dematha Catholic (Hyattsville, Md.) 8-0-0 2 3 St. Thomas Aquinas (Overland Park, Kan.) 8-0-0 3 4 St. Benedicts Prep (Newark, N.J.) 6-0-0 4 5 Stevenson (Livonia, Mich.) 11-0-0 5 6 Cardinal Newman (Santa Rosa, Calif.) 13-0-1 9 7 West Islip (N.Y.) 8-0-0 NR 8 Farmington (Conn.) 4-0-0 NR 9 Germantown Academy (Fort Washington, Pa.) 7-0-0 10 10 Pike (Indianapolis, Ind.) 12-0-0 14 11 Chaminade College Prep (St. Louis, Mo.) 11-1-1 NR 12 Calvert Hall (Baltimore, Md.) 8-0-2 15 13 Grandview ...
  • U-17 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: SA Report Card
    Despite an impressive first-half performance in which the U.S. U-17s controlled much of the play and were stymied mainly by Dutch fouling, the Americans fell, 2-0, and exited the U-17 World Championship at the quarterfinal stage. Jeffrey Sarpong scored for the Dutch in stoppage time of first half and in the second half it was the U.S. defense that looked scrappy. It had lost Kevin Alston to a broken leg, after a foul from Dutchman John Goossens, in the 16th minute. Defenders Nik Besagno (injured) and Amaechi Igwe (suspension) were unavailable. Making his first start of the tournament ...
  • U-17 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: SA Report Card
    Despite an impressive first-half performance in which the U.S. U-17s controlled much of the play and were stymied mainly by Dutch fouling, the Americans fell, 2-0, and exited the U-17 World Championship at the quarterfinal stage. Jeffrey Sarpong scored for the Dutch in stoppage time of first half and in the second half it was the U.S. defense that looked scrappy. It had lost Kevin Alston to a broken leg, after a foul from Dutchman John Goossens, in the 16th miniute. Defenders Nik Besagno (injured) and Amaechi Igwe (suspension) were unavailable.Making his first start of the tournament was central ...
  • U-17 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: Dutch oust USA
    The United States fell, 2-0, to the Netherlands in the quarterfinals of the U-17 World Championship in Peru, failing to become the second U.S. team to win a second-round game in 11 U.S. appearances at the competition.The John Hackworth-coached Americans went undefeated in the first round and outplayed the Dutch for much of the first half of the quarterfinal before conceding a goal just before halftime.The Dutch resorted to fouling to keep the Americans at bay in the first half and one of those fouls, by John Goossens, broke Kevin AlstonÆs left leg in the 16th minute.The best U.S. chance ...
  • SOCCER AMERICA Women's College Top 25 (Sept. 26)
    The following is the Soccer America WomenÆs College Top 25 with records through Sept. 25.TEAM (RECORD) LAST WEEK1. North Carolina (10-0-0) 12. Portland (9-0-0) 23. Penn State (10-0-0) 34. UCLA (8-1-0) 45. Notre Dame (9-1-0) 56. Santa Clara (6-1-1) 67. Virginia (7-2-1) 118. Duke (7-1-1) 79. Boston College (7-0-1) 810. Florida State (8-1-0) 911. Florida (6-2-1) 1012. Connecticut (8-2-0) 1213. Pepperdine (8-0-1) 1314. Texas A&M (7-1-1) 1615. BYU (9-0-1) 1816. California (7-2-1) 1417. Wake Forest (6-2-1) 1518. Marquette (9-1-1) 1719. Stanford (4-3-1) 1920. Michigan (5-2-2) 2221. Arizona (5-2-2) 2122. Illinois (6-2-2) NR23. Cal State Fullerton (7-2-0) 2524. Oklahoma State (8-0-2) ...
  • SOCCER AMERICA Men's College Top 25 (Sept. 26)
    The following is the Soccer America MenÆs College Top 25 with records through Sept. 25.TEAM (RECORD) LAST WEEK1. New Mexico (8-0-0) 12. North Carolina (6-0-1) 23. California (7-0-1) 44. Akron (8-0-0) 115. Indiana (4-0-3) 56. St. JohnÆs (4-1-3) 67. Duke (5-1-1) 78. Santa Clara (5-2-0) 129. UCLA (4-2-0) 1410. Old Dominion (5-1-1) 11. Wake Forest (5-2-0) 1712. Fairleigh Dickinson (6-0-1) 1813. Connecticut (5-2-1) 1614. Virginia (5-1-1) 915. Cincinnati (5-2-1) NR16. North Carolina State (5-3-1) NR17. Maryland (5-3-0) 318. Creighton (4-1-2) 819. UNC Greensboro (5-2-0) 2220. Missouri State (6-0-2) 2421. UC Santa Barbara (4-2-1) 1022. Ohio State (5-2-1) 1323. Washington (6-1-0) ...
  • WINNERS & LOSERS: Rapids, Revs clinch playoff spots
    Winners: The COLORADO RAPIDS clinched the fourth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference with a 3-1 win over Chivas USA in which Jean Philippe Peguero, Jovan Kirovski and Dedi Ben Dayan scored for the Rapids. With its 1-0 win over the MetroStars on a James Riley goal, NEW ENGLAND became the first Eastern Conference team to clinch a playoff spot. With American BRAD FRIEDEL in goal, Blackburn downed Manchester United, 2-1, for its first win at Old Trafford in 43 years. Friedel received a 7 out of 10 rating from The Sun ...
  • UNDER-17 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: SA Report Card
    The U.S. U-17s won Group C with a 1-1 tie with the Ivory Coast in their final first-round game. Jeremy Hall scored on a header for the Americans, which already clinched quarterfinal spot with wins over North Korea (3-2) and Italy (3-1). The Americans face the Netherlands in the quarterfinals on Monday (live on Fox Soccer Channel, 5 pm ET/2 pm PT). Sept. 23 in Lima USA 1 IVORY COAST 1 REPORT CARD (1=low; 5=average; 10=high) Starters: G-Bryant Rueckner 5 RB-Daniel Kelly 5 CB-Ofori Sakordie 5 CB-Blake Wagner 5 LB-Amaechi Igwe 3 RM-Jeremy Hall 5 CM-Michael Farfan ...
  • MAKING A LIST: Anschutz ranked 28th among richest Americans
    Philip Anschutz, whose Anschutz Entertainment Group operates the Los Angeles Galaxy, MetroStars, San Jose Earthquakes and Chicago Fire, ranks 28th on the 2005 Forbes ''The 400 Richest Americans'' list with a net worth of $7.2 billion.Stanley Kroenke, owner of the Colorado Rapids, ranks 164th with a net worth of $1.8 billion. His wife, Ann Walton Kroenke, ranks 89th with a net worth of $2.6 billion.Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Revolution, ranks 320th with a net worth of $1.1 billion.
  • SOCCER ON TELEVISION (thru 10/3): Your Viewing Guide
    (All times Eastern unless noted. TV programming is always subject to change. Check your local listings) TUESDAY, Sept. 27 ESPN2 European Champions League MANCHESTER UNITED-BENFICA (live), 2:30 pm. ESPN DEPORTES European Champions League BARCELONA-UDINESE (live), 2:30 pm. European Champions League MANCHESTER UNITED-BENFICA (delay), 4:45 pm. European Champions League LILLE-VILLARREAL (delay), 7 pm. European Champions League AJAX-ARSENAL (delay), midnight. GOL TV Copa Interclubes UNCAF FIRPO-PEREZ ZELEDON (live), 5 pm. WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28 GOL TV Peruvian League ALIANZA LIMA-SPORTING CRISTAL (live), 8 pm. U.S. Open Cup Final LOS ANGELES-FC DALLAS (live), 11 pm. ESPN2 ...