Mario Sanchez New SIUE Cougars Head Coach


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


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

2014-08-31 SLU Billikens win 3-1 over VA Tech in Mens Soccer Home Opener

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

Rachel Tejada, IL State Redbirds vs Illinois, Aug 2011

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

Matt Polster, SIUE 2014

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


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 […]

Robby Kristo Signs with Italian Serie B

2014-08-31 SLU Billikens win 3-1 over VA Tech in Mens Soccer Home Opener

American Soccer Now is reporting that Robby Kristo of St. Louis University (and Parkway North) has signed with a Serie B team in Italy. Top Prospect Robbie Kristo Bypasses MLS for Italy – Kristo is a three-time All-American striker at Saint Louis University, where he just finished his senior year, a six-foot-four power forward with […]

NCAA Qualifiers Holding High School ID Camp


SIUE women’s soccer will hold its Identification Camp Sunday, Jan. 11, at Korte Stadium. The camp will run from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Girls ages 14 through seniors in high school are invited to join. The camp is designed to give players an understanding of what skills are needed to compete at the highest […]

Miriam Taylor Named 1st Team NJCAA All-American


Via the Alton Telegraph – Taylor was tabbed as a first-team JUCO All-America selection late Thursday by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. Taylor led the nation with 37 goals and her 24 assists were second to LCCC teammate Brooke Coakley’s 29. “I thought I had a chance at All-American,” Taylor said, “but I […]

Soccer On TV – NCAA College Cup, MLS Final


Lot’s of excellent soccer this weekend including the Women’s College Cup Friday and Sunday, the D2 and D3 Finals Saturday and MLS Cup Sunday. Mere appetizers for the completion of the Champions League and Europa League Group play next week. These and more can be found on the Soccer On TV calendar I maintain for […]