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- 09/10/14--11:36: _Ottawa's McNicoll S...
- 09/11/14--09:26: _Asante Makes Step U...
- 09/11/14--15:36: _Top Five Teams Set ...
- 09/11/14--15:17: _Gators, Cardinal Me...
- 09/11/14--11:06: _Switchbacks To Host...
- 09/12/14--14:30: _Kickers Host Batter...
- 09/12/14--14:32: _Galaxy II Set To Fa...
- 09/12/14--16:51: _Republic FC, Hammer...
- 09/12/14--14:26: _Lions Welcome City ...
- 09/13/14--11:55: _Robertson Brace Ear...
- 09/13/14--11:14: _Labonta Lifts Cardi...
- 09/14/14--02:20: _Galaxy II Advance P...
- 09/14/14--01:46: _Republic FC Pulls A...
- 09/14/14--01:00: _Kickers Down Batter...
- 09/14/14--01:01: _Hoppenot, City Isla...
- 09/14/14--08:49: _Semifinals Set in U...
- 09/15/14--15:43: _Strong Leads Cardin...
- 09/15/14--11:04: _Sarkisian Grabs Win...
- 09/16/14--13:05: _Sockers Announce Ba...
- 09/16/14--13:21: _McCaskill Making Mo...
- 09/10/14--11:36: Ottawa's McNicoll Shines at Wisconsin
- 09/11/14--09:26: Asante Makes Step Up With Eagles
- 09/11/14--15:36: Top Five Teams Set For Televised Contests
- 09/11/14--15:17: Gators, Cardinal Meet In Top-10 Clash
- 09/11/14--11:06: Switchbacks To Host USL PRO Exhibition
- 09/12/14--14:30: Kickers Host Battery In Quarterfinals
- 09/12/14--14:32: Galaxy II Set To Face Rhinos
- 09/12/14--16:51: Republic FC, Hammerheads Set To Meet
- 09/12/14--14:26: Lions Welcome City Islanders In Playoffs
- 09/13/14--11:55: Robertson Brace Earns Huskies' Win
- 09/13/14--11:14: Labonta Lifts Cardinal Past Gators
- 09/14/14--02:20: Galaxy II Advance Past Rhinos
- 09/14/14--01:46: Republic FC Pulls Away For Victory
- 09/14/14--01:00: Kickers Down Battery In Extra Time
- 09/14/14--01:01: Hoppenot, City Islanders Stun Lions
- 09/14/14--08:49: Semifinals Set in USL PRO Playoffs
- 09/15/14--15:43: Strong Leads Cardinals' Romp Past Duke
- 09/15/14--11:04: Sarkisian Grabs Winner For Wolverines
- 09/16/14--13:05: Sockers Announce Barnes' Return
- 09/16/14--13:21: McCaskill Making Moves For Gamecocks
It was a big week for former Ottawa Fury FC and Toronto Lady Lynx midfielder Kinley McNicoll, who was selected as both the Big 10 Offensive Player of the Week and the TopDrawerSoccer.com Player of the Week after she scored once and had two assists in Wisconsin’s 4-0 defeat of Washington Friday night, and followed up with a goal in a 3-0 win against Portland on Sunday. McNicoll leads a strong group of current and former W-League talent honored this week for their NCAA Division I performances.
The Southern West Virginia King's Warriors are pleased to announce that Gideon Asante played with USL PRO's Charlotte Eagles after his PDL season in Bluefield ended this July. Asante signed with Charlotte in the first week of August and was on the Eagles' squad until the close of their regular season which ended this past Saturday.
Three top-five teams are set to compete on national television or online this weekend as the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer season enters its third weekend, with a number of PDL standouts set to feature. No. 1 UCLA, No. 3 North Carolina and No. 4 Notre Dame will all look to maintain their strong starts to the season in non-conference action.
A top-10 clash between standout programs from either coast highlights this weekend’s action in NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer, with W-League standouts set to play a role as No. 4 Stanford hosts No. 6 Florida on Friday night in one of a number of games this weekend available on television or online.
Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC continues its build-up to the club’s inaugural season in USL PRO in 2015 with the announcement of the COS PRO Soccer Kickoff on Saturday, October 18 at 6 p.m. MT. The exhibition contest will be the first USL PRO match played in Colorado Springs, and will be between future Switchbacks rivals the LA Galaxy II and Arizona United SC. Both teams are set to make history in Little London.
The No. 4-seed Richmond Kickers return to City Stadium to host the No. 5-seed Charleston Battery in the quarterfinals of the USL PRO Playoffs this Saturday night. The quarterfinal kicks off at 7 p.m. ET, and the gates open at 5:30 p.m. with live music from Pump House, craft beer on tap and RVA food trucks. Tickets are on sale now for $12/adult and $7/youth, ages 3-17, at RichmondKickers.com.
LA Galaxy II will face the Rochester Rhinos at StubHub Center in a USL PRO Playoffs quarterfinal match Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. PT. The match will be Galaxy II’s first-ever USL PRO Playoff appearance and will also feature free entry and parking for all fans in attendance.
Sacramento Republic FC will play its first playoff match on Saturday night against Wilmington Hammerheads FC at Bonney Field in the quarterfinals of the 2014 USL PRO Playoffs. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. PT, with gates opening at 6 p.m. PT.
Orlando City SC (19-4-5, 62 points) enters the postseason as USL PRO Regular Season Champions for the third time in four seasons on Saturday night, as the Lions are set to take on the Harrisburg City Islanders (10-11-7, 37 points) in the quarterfinals of the USL PRO Playoffs. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET at ESPN Wide World of Sports (WWoS).
The Puget Sound Gunners’ Mason Robertson scored twice as No. 10 Washington took a convincing 3-1 victory against Connecticut on Friday night at Husky Soccer Field. Fellow Gunner Josh Heard also scored for Washington, while the Washington Crossfire’s Christian Roldan and Sounders FC U23’s Darwin Jones had assists as UW bounced back from its first loss of the season.
Former LA Strikers midfielder Lo’eau Labonta scored the only goal from the penalty spot as No. 4 Stanford took a 1-0 overtime victory against No. 6 Florida on Friday night at Cagan Stadium. The senior captain sent a fierce shot into the top-left corner of the net to earn the Cardinal their fourth win against ranked opposition this season.
LA Galaxy II earned a victory in their first-ever contest in the USL PRO Playoffs as they took a 2-1 win against the Rochester Rhinos on Saturday night at StubHub Center. Los Dos earned a comeback victory in the quarterfinals behind goals from forwards Chandler Hoffman and Charlie Rugg as Galaxy II advanced to the semifinals, where they will travel north to face Sacramento Republic FC on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. PT.
Sacramento Republic FC claimed its first USL PRO Playoffs victory in club history as it took a 4-1 win against Wilmington Hammerheads FC on Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd at Bonney Field. The victory allowed Republic FC to advance to the semifinals of the 2014 USL PRO Playoffs as defenders Nemanja Vuković and Mickey Daly account for three of the four goals, with Adam Jahn adding the fourth late in the match.
In a match that took the full 90 minutes plus 30 minutes of extra time, it would be Richmond's Matthew Delicate scoring in extra time that gave the Richmond Kickers a 2-1 victory against the Charleston Battery at City Stadium in the quarterfinals of the 2014 USL PRO Playoffs on Saturday evening.
The Harrisburg City Islanders recorded a stunning upset as Antoine Hoppenot scored the only goal to defeat USL PRO regular-season champion Orlando City SC 1-0 in the quarterfinals of the 2014 USL PRO Playoffs on Saturday night at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
The Harrisburg City Islanders scored the upset of the round as they defeated USL PRO regular season champion Orlando City in the quarterfinals of the 2014 USL PRO Playoffs on Saturday night. The Richmond Kickers, LA Galaxy II and Sacramento Republic FC also advanced, ensuring there will be a new champion as the postseason heads to the semifinals next weekend.
Portland Timbers U-23s midfielder Ben Strong had a pair of goals as No. 5 Louisville romped past Duke 5-0 on Saturday night at Lynn Stadium. The Chicago Fire U-23’s Will Vitalis, FC Tucson’s Santiago Velez and Orlando City U23’s Romilio Hernandez also found the net for the Cardinals, who took victory in their ACC opener.
The North Jersey Valkyries’ Ani Sarkisian scored with one second remaining in regulation to lift the University of Michigan past No. 9 Wisconsin on Sunday afternoon in a dramatic Big Ten clash at the U-M Soccer Stadium. The victory allowed the Wolverines to remain undefeated in conference play, and handed the Badgers their first loss of the season.
Following a strong turnaround in 2014, Midland-Odessa Sockers FC is looking to expand upon that success in the coming seasons. The franchise took the first step to that end today with the announcement that head coach Matt Barnes will return for a second year with the club. Barnes was hired in November 2013 and guided the team to a 7-4-3 record, finishing in a second-place tie in the PDL's Mid South Division this summer.
As you watch South Carolina’s Savannah McCaskill at work, the thing that jumps out immediately is her movement. On the ball, but in particular off, the Gamecocks forward stays connected to the game, offering for her midfield, making strong runs in behind the opposing defense, creating space for others to run into.