All-American Louie Berra at SIUE Saturday

Louis Berra, Louisville Cardinals 2014

It’s a darn good weekend for soccer and that includes the College game. Of particular note is the return to the pitch of Louis Berra for the Louisville Cardinals after sitting out a season following his transfer from Ohio State. The DeSmet soccer alum and his teammates face off against the SIUE Cougars on Saturday […]

A Look at Matt Besler And Defending

Matt Besler didn’t seem too pleased to be asked about Omar Gonzalez and last Wednesday’s USMNT game against Mexico. “I’m not going to comment on Omar,” Besler told reporters after Saturday’s scoreless draw with Real Salt Lake. “I don’t judge other people’s play. I think he’s a very strong center back and I look forward […]

Red Card Cancer Event With SIUE Soccer


SIUE women’s soccer has teamed with the student group Goalkeepers to raise money and awareness in the fight against cancer. The Cougars and Goalkeepers are joining forces with St. Louis Children’s Hospital and the Vs. Cancer Foundation to Give Cancer a Red Card this Sunday at Korte Stadium. Donation Link In conjunction with SIUE women’s […]

Spring College Matches


It’s Spring and its time for some futbol! I’ve collected the area College Program’s schedule in my St Louis Soccer Calendar, you can check out games for the Men (Blue) and the Women (pink), they’re color-coded for your convenience. There are also links at the bottom of the page for each of the programs that […]

A Tactical Analysis of Sporting KC vs SJ Earthquakes

Aurelien Collin - Ike Opara heat map (Opta)

There was a clear storyline heading into Saturday’s Sporting Kansas City – San Jose game. Both teams were coming off different, yet equaling morale-crushing, midweek defeats in the CONCACAF Champions League. How each team would rebound from its respective loss was at the forefront of the conversation, but fitness levels were also worth monitoring after […]

Tim Mosby Named STLCC Archer’s Men’s Coach


Tim Mosby, assistant coach of the Marquette High School soccer team, has been named the head coach of the St. Louis Community College men’s soccer team. He is also a PE/Health Teacher at Wild Horse Elementary, source of the photo above. Mosby, a former Academic All-American player at STLCC-Florissant Valley in 2000-01, becomes the Archers’ […]

UMSL Hall of Fame Soccer Inductees


The party being held in the St Louis Hilton Ballpark downtown on Saturday, looking out onto the Historic Courthouse and Gateway Arch, was the University of Missouri – St Louis (UMSL) Tritons Annual Hall of Fame banquet. The event was heavily oriented to soccer, recognizing the 1981 and 1982 Women’s teams that both reached the […]

Mullins and Brian Named MAC Hermann Award Winners


The winners of the 2013 MAC Hermann Awards, recognizing the top Collegiate players, are Patrick Mullins of Maryland and Morgan Brian of Virginia. Mullins earns the award for the second straight year, following his win as a junior in 2012. NSCAA Press Release. Mullins becomes the seventh player to win back-to-back Hermann Trophies, joining players […]

Missouri Athletic Club Presents Hermann Trophy Friday


The Missouri Athletic Club will present the crystal soccer ball trophy to the top male and female collegiate soccer players in the country on Friday, Jan. 10. The MAC Hermann Trophy represents the highest individual achievement in the sport. Many of the biggest names in American soccer, including Mia Hamm, Kristine Lilly, Claudio Reyna and […]

John Berner Headed to MLS Combine

John Berner SIUE Cougars soccer

Major League Soccer, in addition to confirming the signing of Alec “AJ” Cochran (Wisconsin/CBC) to a Generation Adidas contract, also announced six additional players have been invited to the MLS Player Combine set to begin January 10 in Ft Lauderdale, FL. John Berner, goalkeeper for SIUE Cougars and St Mary’s Dragons before that, is one […]