Sunday Report – Gomez pro debut and other Firsts

The Week of April 11 wraps with wonderful news for a Webster Groves lad, a Goal of the Year candidate from Ursuline, video review for D1 soccer this Fall and plenty more! Webster Groves (and Georgetown) alum Tomas Gomez earned his first pro start Sunday and kept a clean sheet in a scoreless draw while […]

The Sunday Report – RIP Dan, 1st Goals and USWNT

The weekly round up this week includes a shout out to Brian, Trina, Hannah and Kayleigh who lost Grandpa Dan this week. He was a national Champion with the SLU Billikens in the early 60’s (McBride, McDermott, et al) who coached college and club, most recently working with the AFA Fillies. No Goal of the […]

Division I schools can now cover the full cost of attendance for student-athletes

Via the NCAA – Division I college athletes will have new levels of support when the new school year begins in the fall. Schools will be able to give their athletes the full cost of attendance as part of a full athletics scholarship beginning Aug. 1, and those scholarships cannot be revoked for athletics reasons. […]

Illinois College Soccer Programs Facing Significant Issues

You’ve probably seen a few stories on the budget impasse that has Illinois working without a state budget this fiscal year (August until now). What might not have crossed your mind is the impact it is, and will have, on the college soccer programs there. How’s this for a starter: Spring Break Canceled at Chicago […]

Lori Chalupny Commits to Maryville Saints

The Maryville University department of athletics announced Lori Chalupny, World Cup champion and Olympic gold medalist, as head coach-designate for the Saints women’s soccer program. She will succeed head coach Eric Delabar following the end of the 2017 season, when Delabar plans to transition to the assistant coach role. Chalupny is one of the most […]

State Fair CC Adding Men’s and Women’s Soccer

State Fair Community College will add four more sports programs—baseball, softball and men’s and women’s soccer—in the 2016-2017 academic year to help boost enrollment and expand vitality and campus life at the Sedalia campus. The Board of Trustees approved the proposal Tuesday at a special meeting. All four sports will be played at National Junior […]

Bilyeu and Sparrow Invited to MLS Combine

Major League Soccer announced Friday which 59 NCAA Division I college players have been invited to participate in the 2016 adidas MLS Player Combine. Top collegiate players from across the country will showcase their talents in front of representatives from all 20 MLS clubs in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from Jan. 7-12, 2016. All invited players […]

Soccer on TV – College Cup and More

In addition to the usual suspects – English Premier League, La Liga, Serie A – there are some additional attractions to point to. As usual, all can be found on the Soccer on TV calendar on this website. This morning at 9am you can catch one of the top Boys team from this area as […]

Big Weekend of College Soccer

Championships are being contested on many levels this weekend so here’s a brief rundown to ensure you can find the game(s) that interest you most. The full TV schedule can be found at the bottom of this post as well as in the Soccer on TV calendar I maintain. Starting with the big dogs… Division […]

Rockhurst Hawks Chasing NCAA D2 Championship

The fifth-ranked Rockhurst Hawks, 18-1-3, are playing in their second NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer Championships semifinal game in the last three years tonight. Rockhurst will meet 17th-ranked Cal Poly Pomona, 16-2-3, on Thursday, Dec. 3, at 8 p.m. in a national semifinal game at Pensacola’s Ashton Brosnaham Complex. This is the first meeting between […]