College Soccer

Stanford Repeat As NCAA Men’s College Cup Champions

Stanford have repeated as NCAA College Cup champions by defeating Wake Forest in penalties. A scoreless encounter in Houston gave way to penalties, Stanford goalkeeper Andrew Epstein proving to be the hero with two big saves to win the shootout 5-4.

The first half showcased the talents of Stanford goalkeeper Epstein. The redshirt junior was voted to the NCAA Division I Men’s All-America second team on Friday, and he came up with two big saves in the first half to deny both Jon Bakero and Ian Harkes.

Stanford The Men's College Cup Favorite Heading Into The Semifinals

The College Cup has finally arrived in Houston, home to this season's semifinals and final, and Stanford looks poised to become only the second team to win repeat championships. The last team to do it was Indiana in 2003 and 2004. With their defeat of Louisville in the quarterfinals, Stanford will now play the ninth-seeded University of North Carolina in the semifinals on Friday night.

Stanford vs. University of North Carolina | Friday, 8:45 PM ET | ESPNU

Everything You Need To Know About The Women's College Cup Semifinals

It’s been unpredictable in the Women’s NCAA Division I and Division II soccer tournaments, and we still have some time left to enjoy these crazy games. The semifinals are up next.

Division I

Providence Score 4 Goals In 12 Minutes To Beat Maryland, A Comeback For The Ages

Providence provided the upset of the 2016 Men's NCAA Tournament by shocking top-ranked and previously undefeated Maryland 5-4 in the second round. Even more stunning than the upset was how they went about achieving it.

Down 4-1 in the 54th minute, the Friars' season appeared all but over. However, Providence got a glimmer of hope in the 70th minute, Julian Gressel scoring his second of the match and cutting the defecit to 4-2. Thirty six seconds later, Nick Sailor scored his first goal of the season for Providence with a stunning effort from 30 yards out.

Everything You Need To Know About The 2016 Men's College Cup

The 2016 NCAA Men’s College Cup kicked off this week. Defending champions Stanford had a bye from the first round as a series of unseeded, round one games took place. Men’s NCAA soccer concludes with the oddly numbered 48-team bracket. To make it even more confusing, the selection committee identifies the top 16 seeds and then places them around the bracket. 

Watch UMass Boston Try To Fight Everybody

This, um, is not how you're supposed to act during a soccer game. You're supposed to be nice and play soccer. UMass Boston did neither of these things, unless you count punting the ball into a guy's face as "playing soccer".

We do not count punting the ball into the guy's face as "playing soccer", although we will note that of the five violent things UMass Boston players did in that video, that was the least-violent thing. Punting a ball is less violent that elbowing, eye-raking, headlocking and headbutting.

Everything You Need To Know About The Women's College Cup So Far

The 2016 NCAA Women’s College Cup kicked off this past weekend. Penn State, the 2015 champion, kicked off the opening round by steamrolling their opponent, Bucknell, 6-0. As always, though, it is a wide open field, with strong teams across different conferences and a few players from the Olympics looking to make a big impact. 

Will Donald Trump's Presidency Impact The Future of Women's Soccer?

If Hillary Clinton was elected president, we all know she would have helped America move closer to women’s rights and equality. But Donald Trump won the election instead. So, what does this mean for women’s soccer? Will Trump continue to insult and treat women poorly? Will his presidency create a bigger gap between the two genders? Will we move further away from equal pay? It hasn’t even been 48 hours and we already have so many questions…

Harvard's Women's Team Wrote An Editorial That Everyone Should Read

The Harvard men's soccer team has been suspended for the rest of the season after the Harvard Crimson reported that in 2012, team members created a "scouting report" on the physical attractiveness of the incoming freshman class of the women's team, and it came to light that the practice continued past 2012.

Harvard Suspends Men’s Soccer After Vile Rankings Of Women’s Team Are Revealed

The Harvard men’s soccer team has been suspended for the remainder of the season by the University following an investigation over an appalling "scouting report" that ranked women’s team players.