Saint Louis FC Play Saturday at SIUE

SIUE hosts Saint Louis FC February 28th

UPDATE – interpreting the posting below from the SIUE website there is an earthen mound that is the tailgating area along the Eastern edge of the facility. Parking and standing/sitting there will be allowed is my impression. I’ve added a photo below to show what it looks like. Korte Stadium to be Closed During Saturday’s […]

Saint Louis FC Add April 4th Exhibition Match

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On April 4, Missouri State will travel to the St. Louis Soccer Park to play Saint Louis FC in their inaugural season as a professional franchise. No start time mentioned in the Missouri State missive announcing the game but I expect a 7:30 pm start. That matches the regular season schedule for Saturday games. The […]

Rob Podeyn Adds Men’s Program at Southwest Baptist

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SBU Director of Athletics, Mike Pitts, has announced that Rob Podeyn, currently SBU’s head coach for women’s soccer, will also lead the men’s program. “After a long, extensive search with good candidates, we decided that this internal option was best for us at this time,” Pitts said. “Coach Podeyn has done an outstanding job with […]

DiRaimondo and Hulcer Enter SLU Hall of Fame

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Saint Louis University’s department of athletics announced the members of the Billiken Hall of Fame Class of 2015 in late January. The induction ceremony took place on Friday, Jan. 30, at the Busch Student Center on the SLU campus. Soccer was represented in three categories. Billiken Great – Pioneer (Student-Athlete Prior to 1980) Jack Gilsinn […]

Mario Sanchez New SIUE Cougars Head Coach

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SIUE Director of Athletics Dr. Brad Hewitt has announced that an agreement has been reached making Mario Sanchez the new SIUE men’s soccer head coach. Sanchez becomes the seventh head coach in program history. “We were fortunate in our candidate pool,” Hewitt said. “We had applicants from every major soccer conference in the country. Our […]

Faik Hajderovic Transfers to SLU Billikens

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Saint Louis head men’s soccer coach Mike McGinty announced Thursday that former Evansville standout and St. Louis native Faik Hajderovic (Mehlville High School) has transferred to SLU. The forward will train with the Billikens this spring and begin his final year of eligibility in the fall. “Faik is a dynamic attacking player and a great […]

Manning, Kristo, Gomez and Lee Chosen In MLS SuperDraft

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Four players with St. Louis ties were chosen in the final two rounds of the Major League Soccer SuperDraft today. A trio of SLU Billikens in Anthony Manning (TX), Raymond Lee (Park Hill) and Robby Kristo (Parkway North) as well as Webster Groves native Tomas Gomez (Georgetown). #CrewSC selects FWD Robert Kristo from Saint Louis […]

Rachel Tejada Drafted by Chicago Red Stars

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Three players from Missouri were drafted by National Women’s Soccer League teams today. Rachel Tejada, from Triad, was was the 32nd pick, drafted in the fourth and final round by the Chicago Red Stars. She is one of seven players drafted by Chicago today. In addition, FC Kansas City drafted Shea Groom from Texas A&M […]

Polster, Volesky and Bryce Chosen in MLS Draft

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UPDATED – Three area players were chosen in the initial rounds of the Major League Soccer College draft today. SIU Edwardsville had a pair of players chosen and St Louis University one. There will be a second draft (rounds 3-4) next week, on January 20. Matt Polster, SIUE Cougars Chosen #7 by the Chicago Fire, […]

Tejada, Dinges and Huber are NWSL Draft Eligible

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Three area players have been included on the initial Draft list for the National Women’s Soccer League. Kelsey Dinges (pictured) is a an Althoff Catholic grad who recently completed her college career at Miami of Ohio. Dinges earned four letters as a midfielder at Althoff Catholic High School under head coach Juergen Huettner. Here is […]