Wake Forest 5 — Rutgers 1 — The Demon Deacons were in control from the get-go with freshman midfielder Brandon Servania netting two goals and contributing two assists and senior forward Jon Bakero contributing a goal and three assists. Senior midfielder Ciaran McKenna netted the first Duke goal when he converted a penalty kick in the closing minutes of the first half. Junior forward Andrew Ornoch was named the Horizon League Offensive Player of the Year.
Prior to his current stint with Wake Forest, Muuss coached eight years at the University of Denver where he revamped the program, winning 3 conference Coach of the Year Brad Agoos — University of California — Agoos has been an assistant coach under head coach Kevin Grimes at California for four seasons since joining the program in 2000. Tangling with the lads from Williamsburg can definitely be hazaradous to your ranking. Dan Metzger (Maryland): One of the most underrated players in college soccer, Metzger, is a pleasure to watch operate the midfield. UMass Lowell was 13-1-2 overall in 2016 and captured the America East Regular season championship for the first time in program history.
A member of the Hoosier family, Freitag played as a defender at Indiana from 1976 to 1979 and was an All-American selection his senior year. Cleveland State scored again in the 85th minute of play after sophomore Noah Pio took advantade of a turnover that led to a shot from Pewu that produced a rebound that Karpeh alertly sent back into the goal to give the Vikings a solid 3-0 victory. This one was scoreless for 89 minutes before Thompson’s goal.
Schureck was 24-55-12 during his five year stay at Xavier. Casner, and midfielder Paul Clowes. It was truly a memorable season for a team that showed a lot of mettle along the way. ST.
Defender Danny Wenzel will add experience to this otherwise young squad and with goalkeeper Michael Lisch defending the net the defense should suffice. Matt — Midfielder Thomas McNamara (7g, 8a) has been a difference maker at Clemson. Charlotte (11-5-3) at Wake Forest (15-2-2) — The 49ers are playing with house money which makes them a dangerous team. The Billikens advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tourney before losing to Stanford 1-0 on the road.
Michigan State continued to press the attack and the Spartans were rewarded for it when midfielder Jay Chapman slotted a shot into the lower left side of the frame from around eight yards out in the 69th minute of the game with another assist coming from Kreutz to narrow the margin to 3-2 and create new life for the Spartans but that concluded the scoring for the evening. Ditto that for Patrick Mullins at Maryland. X-Factors — Which team will put together a full ninety minutes of play.
Massachusetts concludes a very solid season with a 15-4-3 overall record. Kapp had two saves in goal for Boston College. This group has restored our program back to greatness and national prominence.” He added, “I am really proud of this team.” Jordan’s teammates were not so surprised at her immediate impact. John’s 1-0 in the second round, it clearly was a successful year and one that will likely continue to pay dividends in the years to come. Without a big playmaker on the offensive side of the ball the Blue and Grey managed a total of only seventeen goals in 2016 which was a noticeable decline in productivity for a team that averaged over thirty-seven goals per season for the previous four years.
The Big East Champion Providence Friars improve to 16-4-2. They tied Campbell 1-1 and both Radford and Presbyterian played the Panthers very close when they met in regular season play. West Coast Conference — The regular season winner earns the conference’s automatic berth.
The Blazers are in the midst of a stretch of home games, and welcome Mercer to West Campus Field on September 21, hoping to improve further on their 3-1-1 record. After the Maryland loss Donigan stated, “We’re disappointed with the way the season ended but know that this young group accomplished an awful lot this season. Scott Davis opened the scoring for Bradley in the sixth minute of play with a double assist from Wojciech Wojcik and Grant Bell. Those who put the ball in the back of the net often get the lion’s share of the publicity. The Red Foxes lost to IUPUI 1-0 in that game but it took three overtime periods before a winner was established.
N.C. He leads the UMBC attack with eight goals and five assists and is among the key reasons the Retrievers won their third consecutive America East Soccer Championship this year and advanced past Wake Forest in penalty kicks in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Mikey Ambrose (D): Did a very good job on Harrison Shipp throughout, preventing Notre Dame’s star forward from making much impact.
7/10 Penn State had a ten to four advantage in shots for the evening. Louisville got here by beating a very good Saint Louis team 2-1, while UMBC pulled a major upset over Maryland at Maryland 1-0. First , team shots per game were remarkably similar in the three college divisions. He has a 0.56 goals-against-average and has recorded nine shutouts so far this year for a Northwestern team that has allowed a total of only eleven goals to date. The guys on this team battled every day to get to this point.
He also is associated with the Chicago Sockers FC. The academy has altered recruiting methods for coaches quite drastically, and is changing where players end up. Princeton has won 10 consecutive games to rebound from a 2-3 start that included a three-game losing streak. With that said, this is the platform that many players need to boost their stock.
Jimmy Mulligan converted a penalty kick in the 106th minute of play that enabled St. SIDEKICKS: Charlotte enters the weekend in second place in the Conference USA standings behind North Texas. Louisville netted the equalizer in the 70th minute when Andrew Brody scored from close range after receiving a pass from Tim Kubel.
To the delight of the home crowd, Akron’s Adam Najem netted the equalizer out of a free kick just outside the box to knot the score at 2-2 in the fifty-third minute of the match. He also recorded 9 goals, 20 assists, and 38 points during the 2017 season. Clemson 2 — Virginia Tech 1 — The Tigers pick up a solid ACC win on the road coming from behind to top a significantly improved Virginia Tech team 2-1 at Thompson Field in Blacksburg.
Michigan State — The Spartans advanced to the Elite Eight in 2013 for the first time since the 1968 season. Jamie Clark’s team is well positioned to advance to the Final Four with a potential match with his father Bobby Clark’s Notre Dame squad down the road should both teams take care of business and not trip along the way. Both teams attacked during the overtime periods but neither was able to find the back of the net. Boston College graduates seven seniors including MLS players, Canadian midfielder Kyle Bekker (1g, 4a) and LA Galaxy forward Charlie Rugg (5g, 4a), but they still remain one of the most consistent teams in the conference. They won their second consecutive CAA regular season title and their first ever CAA tournament championship.
Last year the Hoosiers recorded seven ties including five in Big Ten play. Samol played collegiate soccer for Dartmouth from 1994 to 1997 earning a spot on the All-Ivy League team as a marking back. Providence under the direction of head coach Craig Stewart concludes a banner season in which they won the Big East Regular Season title followed by an impressive and gutsy run in the NCAA Tournament that included wins over Delaware, number one seed Maryland, and fellow Big East member Creighton to advance to the Elite Eight. Amy Farnum Patronis is a contributing writer for College Soccer News covering Division I women’s soccer.
It will be a battle to the championship on November 17 th in Columbus. Rutgers looks to be a program that is on solid footing with momentum and a very promising future as a member of the Big Ten Conference. Phillips played collegiate soccer for, you guessed it, Indiana as a goalkeeper and was an assistant coach for the Hoosiers before joining the staff at UIC. The team that is able to get the best of it in the middle third will have a huge upper hand in this one because that will provide the opportunity for their key finishers to get the ball at their feet in the attacking third and do what they do best. Rozhansky has also been training in Israel.
Bryan — Air Force and Washington should be very interesting. This was a magnificent atmosphere and it will certainly go down as one of the magical moments in Maryland Soccer history.” The Big Ten Champion Terps will bring an eleven game unbeaten streak into their second round NCAA Tourney match on Sunday with a determined and talented UMBC team that tied the Terps when the two teams played back on September 5 in an early season contest. They didn’t get in, but the fact they were in the conversation was a major breakthrough for a program that hadn’t experienced a winning season in its 11 years as a Division 1 program and went 1-16-1 just four years ago. Ben Roth is a contributing writer for College Soccer News. Second Round — Winner vs. #12 UC Santa Barbara (Big West #2) Kyle Nasta had one save in goal for a very determined North Florida team.
Contain them, no easy task, and the Cavaliers have a good chance of pulling off the upset. Cooksley turned his sights stateside after failing to make the ranks in the English leagues and at St John’s University he has flourished. The Friars upset Connecticut last year and will be hoping to do the same to Georgetown this year. Luca Gimenez and Sean Okoli lead a Demon Deacon attack that has scored 35 goals this season with eight goals apiece. Chase Hanson and Brady Ballen gave the Seattle University fans something to cheer about with both scoring in the 72nd minute but it was too little too late.
UMass Lowell has a tough one coming up Sunday when they travel to place a pesky Stony Brook team that comes into the contest off a 2-0 win over New Hampshire and a 3-1 victory over Hartford. The 2006 season was Anderson’s first as an assistant at Boston College under head coach Ed Kelly. The Irish center midfielder is a team player who gives it is all on every play. Ben — Some the players to watch in the tournament all come from the top teams.
They won the Big East Championship for the first time in the history of the program and were awarded the number one seed in the NCAA tournament for the first time in the history of the program. Joslyn can be contacted at the Department of Political Science, 1541 Lilac Lane, 504 Blake Hall, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66044 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org . Hamm finished her international career having made 275 appearances and scored 158 goals, the most for any male or female player in the international game. Billy McConnell (Indiana): The second Hoosier on the list is hailed by current head coach Jerry Yeagley as “the top defender in his class, in the nation”.
Donigan was selected as the Conference USA Coach of the Year. Badger head coach John Trask stated, “We had a big crowd for a tough night, a cold night. We had massive percentages of the possession, the best chances and were on the top side the whole game through,» He added, «We were just missing the goal.» Thumbs up to Dean Wurzberger for a solid nineteen year tenure at the head of the program during which time the Huskies made eleven appearances in the NCAA Tourney.
Creighton’s NCAA Tourney wins were over Patriot League champion Lafayette, ACC Champion Duke on the road, and Big Ten champion Penn State on the road. Air Force out of the WAC concludes an outstanding season with a 14-3-3 overall record.