Nov. 23, 2014 NAIA ROUNDUP
Big saves carry Vanguard men past No. 4 Indiana Wesleyan in opener
Brandon Gomez made 12 saves to quiet No. 4 Indiana Wesleyan over 110 minutes, the stopped two more shots during the penalty-kick tiebreaker to lead visiting Vanguard, from Costa Mesa, to a first-round triumph in the NAIA men's tournament.
Sept. 22, 2014 ONE STEP SHORT
Cal State L.A. men fall to Colorado Mesa, miss out on D2 final four
Cal State L.A. struggled to turn opportunities into genuine chances and 11th-ranked Colorado Mesa tallied near the finish to oust the No. 14 Golden Eagles from the NCAA Division II men's tournament and advance to the final four.
November 22, 2014 MLS SUNDAY
Conference finals begin
Two teams at the top of their games vie for the MLS East championship beginning Sunday, when the New England Revolution take on the New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena.
Nov. 22, 2014 NO. 1 NETS SEVEN
UCLA women rout Harvard, set up showdown with Pepperdine
Top-ranked UCLA wasted no time in putting away visiting Harvard on Friday night, going ahead after 76 seconds, doubling the advantage in the seventh minute, and hitting the net twice more before halftime en route to a 7-0 rout in an NCAA Division I tournament second-round clash.
Nov. 22, 2014 WAVES ROLL ON
Williams leads No. 11 Pepperdine women past Illinois State
Lynn Williams scored twice and assisted another goal and 11th-ranked Pepperdine pulled away to a 4-0 triumph Friday over Illinois State in an NCAA Division I tournament second-round clash at UCLA.
Nov. 21, 2014 SECOND-BEST
Cal Poly Pomona women drop West Region final to Stanislaus in D2
Cal Poly Pomona's run through the NCAA Division II women's tournament came to an end Friday afternoon with a 2-0 loss to California Collegiate Athletic Association rival Cal State Stanislaus in the West Region final.
Nov. 21, 2014 REGIONAL CHAMPS!
Cal State L.A. men upset Seattle Pacific to reach D2 quarterfinals
Jordan Payne struck 62 seconds into overtime, and Cal State L.A. upset fourth-ranked Seattle Pacific, 1-0, to win the NCAA Division II men's West Region championship and advance to a national quarterfinal.
Nov. 21, 2014 IWASA LEADS EATERS' ROMP
UC Irvine pushes past UNLV in NCAA opener, faces No. 1 Stanford
Cameron Iwasa scored two first-half goals, and No. 21 UC Irvine dominated visiting UNLV, 3-0, in a first-round clash Thursday night in the NCAA Division I men's soccer tournament.
Nov. 21, 2014 LATE COLLAPSE COSTS TITANS
San Diego converts two PKs, tops Cal State Fullerton in NCAA opener
Cal State Fullerton was within two minutes of advancing in its first NCAA tournament men's soccer game in 14 years, but two fouls in the box -- a handball in the 89th minute and a mistimed tackle in overtime -- cost them in a first-round clash Thursday night at West Coast Conference champion San Diego.
November 20, 2014 MLS INFORMER
News and notes from around the league
With Jurgen Klinsmann's charges dropping their last two games of the year Ė and with only one win in their last seven, U.S. Soccer fans can look at least to the U-20s for solace. The U.S. youngsters, who counted seven MLS-contracted players among them, won two of three against European (and Canadian) counterparts in the past week on a trip to Marbella, Spain.
November 20. 2014 JOINING THE NPSL
Riverside-based Deportivo Coras added to National League
Riverside-based Deportivo Coras USA has joined the National Premier Soccer League as an expansion team.
November 20, 2014 BEST OF LA
Three nominated for LA Soccer News Women's College Player of the Year
UCLA's midfield duo of Sam Mewis and Sarah Killion are joined by Pepperdine forward Lynn Williams as the three finalists for LA Soccer News Women's College Player of the Year.
November 20, 2014 SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Clemson's Amirkhanian is Men's Player of the Week
Clemson senior midfielder Ara Amirkhanian is the Soccer News Net Men's College Player of the Week for the week ending November 16.
November 20, 2014 SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Virginia's Morgan Brian is Women's College Player Of The Week
Virginia senior midfielder Morgan Brian has been named the Soccer News Net Women's College Player of the Week for the week ending November 16.
November 20, 2014 TIM HOWARD'S THE MAN
Goalkeeper wins 2nd Athlete of Year award
CHICAGO - Goalkeeper Tim Howard has been voted the 2014 U.S. Soccer Male Athlete of the Year.
November 19, 2014 IT WAS 25 YEARS AGO TODAY ...
... that the USA qualified for its 1st World Cup in 40 years
It was 25 years ago today that Paul Calgiuri scored the goal that lifted the U.S. to its first World Cup in 40 years in a 1-0 win over Trinidad & Tobago on Nov. 19, 1989. We present editor Michael Lewis's account of the U.S. qualifying for the World Cup in 1989. This story first appeared in the Nov. 23, 1989 edition of Soccer Week and is used with permission.
November 18, 2014 DUBLIN DOWN
Outplayed US men fall 4-1 to Ireland
DUBLIN, Ireland--The United States got off to a shaky start against a reserve-laden Ireland team on Tuesday and never recovered, falling 4-1 at Aviva Stadium.
November 18, 2014 BELARUS BREAKDOWN
El Tri close European trip with 3-2 loss to Belarus
BARYSAW, Belarus--Mexico conceded three second-half goals on their way to a 3-2 loss to Belarus Tuesday at Borisov Arena.
Nov. 17, 2014 MEN'S PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Cal State Fullerton's Jeff Salt
Cal State Fullerton's Jeff Salt is the LA Soccer News Menís College Player of the Week after leading the Titans to the Big West Conference tournament title and their first NCAA tournament berth since 2000.
Nov. 17, 2014 WOMEN'S PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Pepperdine's Hannah Seabert
Pepperdine's Hannah Seabert is the LA Soccer News Womenís College Player of the Week after playing heroine in the Waves' opening-round triumph in the NCAA tournament.