Cal junior forward Stefano Bonomo was fouled in the box in the 47th minute and fifth year senior defender Steve Birnbaum calmly converted the penalty kick to give the Golden Bears an insurance goal.   It was a chance to challenge himself and see how the European game is in comparison to here in the States. Pimlott then added icing to the cake in the thirty-ninth minute with Krolicki and Michael Marcantognini assisting to conclude the scoring for the day.

Matthew Mozynski had two saves between the pipes for Campbell.   10 State is a work in progress and this is a program that looks destined to see a substantive although likely incremental increase in its win total as things fall into place.   As you will see, there is a great deal of variation in terms of what the teams listed below accomplished.   However, a determined Northwestern side halted the Billiken offense and David Roth’s strike from 30 yards out in the 20th minute of play gave the Wildcats the margin they needed to survive and advance to play another day.

    The atmosphere was electric that evening as the Terps topped the Bruins 1-0.   For both teams, goal differentials are outstanding, few Division 1 teams can generate these numbers for one season let alone consecutive years. WE MEET AGAIN:   Pac-12 champion No. 2 seed UCLA will host Mountain West champion San Diego State in the first round of NCAA Tournament action on Friday as the two squads meet for the second consecutive postseason. Junior midfielder Forrest White came off the pine to net the game-winner for the Hokies in the ninety-eighth minute of play when he sent a bending ball into the back of the net from eighteen yards out that hit the post and found its way into the back of the frame . Second Round: Winner vs. #15 South Carolina (CUSA #2) The Scarlet Knights are off to their best start in program history at 7-0-0.

Matthew Mozynski had two saves between the pipes for Campbell.

  Freshman forward Danny Jensen should compete for minutes early on in the season as well.  He adds a lot of versatility and a goal scoring touch. First Round: Harvard (Ivy #2) vs.   SMU punched their ticket by thumping Temple 4-0 and sliding past UCF 2-1 to win the American Athletic Conference Tournament and the league’s automatic berth.   Oregon State has not gone dancing since the 2002 and 2003 seasons.

Matthew Mozynski had two saves between the pipes for Campbell.

 The second tipping point came in the ACC Tournament when Virginia advanced past Wake Forest in overtime and Notre Dame in penalty kicks after coming from two goals down to force overtime. He was granted political asylum from Iran, where he wasn’t permitted to play for his country’s Under-18 national team because he’s not a Muslim. With team’s in the midst of their season, MLS franchises’ front offices have begun to seek out potential players for the 2019 MLS Superdraft.      HPU enters the contest with Radford with a 5-4-1 overall record.

      We are four weeks into the season and the Hoyas have yet to secure back-to-back wins.   The fourth member of the top 150 is 124 th ranked player, goalkeeper Colin Webb who should compete for the starting role.   Niagara won the MAAC championship and earned a berth in the NCAA tournament for the first time in the forty-three year history of the program.

  St. The Skinny – A great early season matchup. And despite their disappointing 5-2 defeat to San Diego in the second round of the 2012 College Cup, Salcedo is hoping that his new recruits can slot straight into what is a very prestigious program at UCLA.   Rachel is a senior at Watchung Hills H.S. in Greenbrook, N.J., and will be following her older sister to Georgetown next year.

  As you will see, there is a great deal of variation in terms of what the teams listed below accomplished. Michigan State has a lot of offensive weapons but how far this team advances will ultimately likely be determined by their play on the defensive side of the ball.   The bar of success at Marquette has been forever raised by the 2013 team.

  However the expectations for a dynamic duo up-top between Brown and McKauly Tulloch (5g, 1a) who netted fifteen goals in 2011 never fully materialized and the Knights fell short of a return trip to the NCAA tourney with an 8-7-3 overall record.     Bryan –  South Florida was an unexpected selection. Akron is 48-13-6 in the three seasons that Jared Embick has been the head coach of the program.     North Carolina got on the board first in the twenty-seventh minute when senior forward Tyler Engel scored from close range that was set up by a pass from teammate Verneri Valimaa and an off the ball run by Andy Craven.

  The squad ranked #5 by College Soccer News in the preseason ranking returns seven starters and looks to continue their winning tradition by making a fourth consecutive ACC tournament finals while challenging for even more silverware.   Look for Schmitt who was an All-ACC Second Team selection and Third Team All-South Region selection to once again be a force on the offensive side of the ball for Louisville in 2018.   Washington 3 – Davidson 2 (OT) – This back and forth affair was closer than expected.

Colgate is now 4-2-0. It just didn’t sit well with me,” said Najem.   However, this is another program for which the standard of excellence is now beyond just getting into the tournament. Ben Roth is a contributing writer for College Soccer News.

Marquette – The Golden Eagles have been a work in progress ever since Louis Bennett            decided to jump ship from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee at the conclusion of the 2005 season to make the move cross town to Marquette. Virginia Tech 2 – #7 seed Indiana 1 (ot) – Unseeded Virginia Tech upsets number seven seed Indiana in a hard fought thriller in Bloomington to continue their magical ride in the NCAA Tournament.      Senior forward Tim Hopkinson scored twice and junior forward Ivan Militar contributed three assists to power ODU past Drexel.   Holness would be a first round pick.

Bob – The Akron Bracket. Notre Dame (9-1-0) is off to its best start since 2010 and is riding a four-game shutout streak into  What stands out when you watch Mueller play is not just his technical ability but more importantly his fearlessness in possession of the ball. Second Round: Winner at #11 Wake Forest (ACC #7)   Joining Watts in the midfield should be winger Luca Gimenez (7g, 3a). John’s 2 – Akron 1 – This one required double overtime to determine a winner. But she’s created a lot of the reasons why we’ve gotten on the scoreboard.”  The Broncos have gotten stronger in the back with Daus and freshman Matt Escobar becoming a solid tandem in the center of the defense in front of senior goalkeeper Larry Jackson, “who’s been tremendous,” said Rast.  “His goalkeeping and experience have been instrumental in our success.”   The Bluejays won the MVC tournament and earned a number twelve seed in the NCAA tournament.

Dela Agbotse is a contributing writer for College Soccer News. The Cavaliers will try to follow up on last year’s record-breaking College Cup season by fielding a squad that lost nine players, including six starters.  The Tar Heels end the 2014 season with a 15-5-2 overall record to close out a stellar season in which they made a brilliant run in the NCAA Tournament.   Gonzaga improves to 1-1-0 while UCSB drops to 2-1-0.   John Trask stated, “It was great to see a group of guys realize their dreasms as student-athletes here at Wisconsin.

  The Irish were topped by North Carolina and Xavier but they also have very impressive signature wins over Indiana, Clemson, Michigan State, and Virginia. Notre Dame has always fielded a very good team under the direction of Bobby Clark.   The supportive crowd and freshman phenomJaycie Johnson, the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year, will be sure to push the Huskers to the NCAA quarterfinals. What are the expectations for the Big Ten Conference in 2012? U-20 National Team, which recently qualified for the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.

  The Heels are long on defensive productivity this year and short on offensive firepower. Providence topped Dartmouth 3-0 at home, UC Irvine 1-0 at home, and Michigan State 3-2 on the road. The Mountaineer offense is on a roll with 13 goals in the past three games, including a second-half hat trick by senior forward Kailey Utley against LMU in third-round action. Colonial Athletic – Delaware 2 – William and Mary 1  The ranking is Auburn’s first since August 2012. and the conference tournament, I simply realized we couldn’t get through like we did at Carolina by just  They’re No. 4 in the Far West Region.

   Schmidt was a First Team All-America East Conference selection along with teammates Linus Fallberg and Otto Sahlen.  We use the word ‘professional’ in terms of how we approach the game.”  These teams may be absent from the 2016 preseason national polls but all have the potential to make a run in their respective conferences and to make their presence known on the national scene.   Alex Bono (Syracuse): Bono, a junior goalkeeper, endured a stellar campaign leading the Orange to a Sweet 16 appearance while only allowing 12 goals all year.   It goes without saying that both teams will be fired up but the fact that it is a matchup between two in-state schools that don’t regularly play each other adds a little something special to it.    There were so many elements that made this a huge upset: the Terps were on an eleven game unbeaten streak going into the game, the game was at Ludwig Field, and Sascho Cirovski’s teams always perform well in the tournament.

     California begins Pac-12 play with contests at home against Stanford, Oregon State, and Washington.   Senior midfielder Ted Cribley has added four assists while senior forward Louis Clark has provided three.  I have to give thanks to them.

  McFadden laid the foundation for San Diego soccer and under his direction the Torero soccer program has become a consistent winner. Portland with a current RPI of 32  and Pacific with a current RPI of 30 have a shot at an at-large berth in the event they do not win the regular season title. The 2015 MLS SuperDraft is now history and as is almost always the case some of the selections went as expected and there were a few surprises.

   Their record included noteworthy wins over Santa Clara, Boston College, Harvard, and Dartmouth among others. Fordham then got new life to knot the score at 1-1 when Jannik Loebe scored from inside the box in the fifty-third minute after receiving a well played cross from sophomore Bart Dziedzic. Coach Kerr’s incoming four man freshman class is a small one in amount, but large in quality. The number fifteen Gauchos improve to 14-6-2 and survive and advance to the Sweet Sixteen where they will now travel cross country to face number two seed Clemson.

  For the season they put seventy-two into the back of the net while holding opponents to a total of only sixteen goals in route to recording a program best fourteen shutouts.


p>   Wadid, an athletic forward from Toronto FC academy, has seen time with the Canadian youth national teams and has performed well during preseason for the Nittany Lions. Sophomore goalkeeper Mertcan Akar gives ODU a very capable presence in goal.  Whether it’s this year or down the road, Steffen is a once in a generation American goalkeeping prospect regardless, and his time will come in the professional ranks. Syracuse freshman defender Kamal Miller responded in the 71st minute when he scored out of a free kick put in play by Orange midfielder Julian Buescher to make it 3-1 and conclude the scoring for the evening.

Western Illinois faces Omaha in the other. UNC Wilmington – The Seahawks soared to new heights in 2009 securing the program’s first ever NCAA Tourney berth while recording a 14-3-5 overall record with an 8-0-3 mark in Colonial Athletic Association play. Second round – Winner at #2 Maryland (17-2-1) He is a proven recruiter with an eye for talent as reflected in the classes that he has been associated with over the years.   The Seawolvles had their sights set on an NCAA Tournament berth but that didn’t happen in 2000. He was everywhere playing against the Gauchos.

 The projections are not reflective of any national polls nor are they attempting to gague who the best teams are.