UVA Wins NCAA Men's Soccer Championship On Penalties

No. 16 Virginia beat No. 2 UCLA on penalties today after the Bruins clanged two straight shots off the same inch of crossbar. It's UVa's seventh NCAA men's soccer championship. Here are the nine penalties, mostly notable for the dopey versions of PK celebrations from the kids. » 12/14/14 3:42pm 12/14/14 3:42pm

UMBC's Kay Banjo Pulls Off A Beautiful Backheel Goal

Who's clamoring for an America East soccer highlight? We've got you covered. UMBC's Kay Banjo knocked in a gorgeous backheel goal in Wednesday's semi-final against the Vermont Catamounts. Credit to teammate Jordan Becker for the accurate cross. » 11/13/14 5:46pm 11/13/14 5:46pm

Syracuse Soccer Player Squeezes N-Word And F-Word Into Same Insult

Here's an awful story about a young woman saying awful things and now likely paying an awful price for it. The woman in the video is Syracuse midfielder Hanna Strong, and as of this afternoon, she is suspended from the soccer team. » 9/06/14 5:42pm 9/06/14 5:42pm

College Soccer Coach Charged With Murder Of 12-Year-Old Boy

Oral "Nick" Hillary, the men's soccer coach at Clarkson University in Upstate New York, was arrested yesterday and charged with the 2011 murder of a 12-year-old boy. » 5/16/14 9:56am 5/16/14 9:56am

Rutgers-Camden Advances To Championship On 75-Yard OT Goal

Rutgers-Camden midfielder Keegan Balle scored from 75-yards out, less than two minutes into overtime, to give the Scarlet Raptors a 3-2 win in their semifinal matchup with Loras. Rutgers-Camden tied the game in the 88th minute just to get to overtime. » 12/07/13 12:15pm 12/07/13 12:15pm

Towson University Preemptively Called Police Before Telling The Men's…

In October, Towson University athletic director Mike Waddell recommended that his employer cut two sports—men's baseball and soccer—for reasons related Title IX compliance and "to make the remaining programs more competitive." Days later, Towson parents flew a plane over Ravens stadium trailing a banner that read… » 3/09/13 1:55pm 3/09/13 1:55pm

Women's Soccer Player Tries To Waste Time By Throwing The Ball Directly…

The first time the Amherst player throws it in off the Colby player's face, you figure it's an accident. Maybe trying to play it off her torso to herself? Whatever, she apologizes, and tries again. And then, bam, you realize you're watching a true NESCAC blood feud. Amherst defender Emily Little was assessed a… » 11/05/12 2:25pm 11/05/12 2:25pm

Here's Video Of That UC Santa Barbara Soccer Player Shoving A Referee

This much was certain yesterday: Peter McGlynn, a senior defender for the UC Santa Barbara men's soccer team, had done something to harm an official after first earning both yellow and red cards during the Gauchos' overtime loss to UC Davis. As we told you last night, McGlynn was taken from the field in handcuffs… » 10/29/12 4:35pm 10/29/12 4:35pm

A UC Santa Barbara Soccer Player Was Handcuffed On The Field And…

Either during overtime or directly after a loss to UC Davis today, UC Santa Barbara defender (and one-time Second Team All-Big West selection) Peter McGlynn punched a referee that had just tossed him from the game. One early account said McGlynn punched the head official after a 2-1 overtime loss, another said McGlynn… » 10/28/12 11:59pm 10/28/12 11:59pm

Biker Uses Woman's Belt To Hogtie Driver Who Nearly Killed U. Of Texas…

Kylie Doniak is a four-year University of Texas soccer player who was among a group of people hit by a car in downtown Austin last Friday morning. Of those in the crowd, Kylie got the worst of it, suffering a "significant head injury, multiple rib fractures, a punctured lung and a large laceration to her back. Both… » 2/07/12 8:30pm 2/07/12 8:30pm

Ah Yes, The Old "Off The Back Of The Defender's Skull" Own Goal

In keeping with our mission to bring you the latest in Midwestern religious college soccer, we happily present a moment from this weekend's Oklahoma Baptist-MidAmerica Nazarene showdown. The OBU Bison keeper will be seeing this one in his dreams for a while, but we're particularly taken with the cameraman's… » 9/20/11 11:30am 9/20/11 11:30am

Now Even Soccer Goalies Are Making Impressive Trick Shot Videos

Lassi Hurskainen, the junior goalkeeper at D-I UNC-Ashville, made a nice highlight video. You may remember him as the Finnish keeper who scored on an 80-yard free kick last summer. » 2/14/11 12:00pm 2/14/11 12:00pm

The Best Taunt You'll See All Week

The Hartford goalie warms up for the shootout by doing cartwheels (20-second mark); Stony Brook's shooter doesn't appreciate that. Let's see what happens next. » 11/12/09 11:00pm 11/12/09 11:00pm

St. John's Also Excited About Ambiguous Weather-Based Mascot

Our college sports teams are rocketing into the 21st Century on a wave of aggressive, overcaffeinated, lightning-themed spirit creatures. Why is that bird looking at me like that? Is he smiling or mad? Get out of my soul, winged devil! » 9/22/09 5:30pm 9/22/09 5:30pm