Sydnee Carroll Named an NSCAA Division 2 All-American

The National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced on Thursday the 2016 NSCAA NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s All-America Teams. McKendree University women’s soccer player Sydnee Carroll (Belleville West/Kolping Kicks SC) has been named to the All-American Second Team. Earlier this season, she was named Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) Offensive Player of the […]

McKendree and UMSL Women Among Five State Programs in NCAA D2 Tourney

The NCAA Division II Women’s Soccer Committee announced on Monday the field of 48 teams for the 2016 NCAA Division II Women’s Soccer Championship. Each of the eight regions received six championship berths. For first- and second-round competition, teams will be paired in their respective regions with the No. 4 seed playing the No. 5 […]

McKendree and UMSL Headed to GLVC Women’s Final Four

Sydnee Carroll (Belleville West) put the Bearcats on the board in the 72nd minute of play as she put together an end-to-end rush over 60 yards to find the back of the net for her 16th goal of the season. Liz Kaiser (Ursuline) was credited with the assist on the play. This goal would prove […]

UMSL Lady Tritons Host Drury in GLVC Tourney Opener Sunday

The 2015 Great Lakes Valley Conference Women’s Soccer Championship Tournament gets underway Sunday with Quarterfinal action taking place at the Top Four seed locations. Two area teams have qualified for the tournament, while seven of the eight participating teams recruit heavily in the St. Louis region. The UMSL Tritons are ranked #4 after finishing with […]

John VanBuskirk Named McKendree Bearcats Head Coach

McKendree University director of athletics Chuck Brueggemann announced on Tuesday that John VanBuskirk has been hired to become the new head coach of the Bearcats’ men’s soccer program. He replaces former head coach Donny Sheehan, who recently accepted a position as Director of Soccer Operations at the University of Akron. Sheehan served as head coach […]

College Coaching Vacancies

A week prior to National Signing Day on February 6th, there are several area programs seeking Head Coaches, including a pair of GLVC Men’s openings. Missouri S&T Head Coach Joe Ahearn has accepted an Assistant’s position at Northwestern University, taking his family back to Chicago where he spent most of his career. He replaces Neil […]

McKendree Bearcats Get Their First GLVC Wins

Sophomore midfielder Cody Fritsche (High Ridge, Mo./Lutheran South) scored in the 103rd minute on Sunday to give the McKendree University men’s soccer team its first Great Lakes Valley Conference win in a 2-1 double-overtime thriller at the University of Missouri-St. Louis Sunday. Freshman midfielder Eddie Wilding (Felixstowe, Sussex, England/Doncaster College) struck first for the Bearcats […]

Tim Strange, McKendree Bearcats, To Focus On Women’s Program

Via McKendree Bearcats – After leading the men’s and women’s soccer programs at McKendree University to a combined 11 conference championships and eight postseason tournament appearances, Tim Strange is stepping down as the head coach of the men’s soccer program to solely lead the women’s soccer team. Current assistant soccer coach Donny Sheehan has been […]

McKendree Bearcats Hammer Indiana Tech

From the McKendree Bearcats website – Freshman forward Anthony Grant (Kingston, Jamaica/Jamaica College) had three goals and senior midfielder Tom Ward (Frodhsam, England) had three assists in a 9-2 victory of Indiana Institute of Technology on Saturday afternoon. The Bearcats improved to 14-0 and will host Hannibal-LaGrange University on Tuesday at 6 p.m. Grant’s three […]