College Soccer

NCAA Superstar Deyna Castellanos Shuns NWSL For Atlético Madrid

Deyna Castellanos, perhaps the biggest international college soccer player in the history of the game, has no interest in playing in the NWSL.

The Venezuelan international who starred at Florida State for four years, will instead join Atlético Madrid. The 20-year-old inked a two-and-a-half-year contract through the 2022 season on Thursday.

Georgetown Claims First NCAA Title In Wild, Record-Setting Fashion

It was one of the wildest NCAA soccer games in recent memory, and it was the perfect way to close out 2019 in U.S. soccer.

Georgetown outlasted top-seeded Virginia to claim the Hoyas’ first-ever men’s College Cup title in an epic match on Sunday in Cary, North Carolina. The teams were tied 3-3 after regulation before Georgetown keeper Tomas Romero, a freshman, came up with the only save of a penalty kick shootout to lift his side to a 7-6 win.

We're Still Catching Our Breath After NCAA Women's Soccer Finale

After a long, emotional and highlight-reel-filled 2019 women’s college soccer season came to a close, it was only right for the season to end in one of the highest and most nail-biting ways. 

Women's College Cup: UNC, UCLA, Stanford And ... Washington State?

Washington State, North Carolina, Stanford and UCLA clinched their ticket to the 2019 College Cup. An opportunity of a lifetime for these collegiate athletes, but for UNC, Stanford and UCLA, this stage is not unfamiliar to them. However, the Washington State women's soccer team has never appeared on this national stage to compete for the 2019 NCAA Women’s College Cup title in San Jose, CA. 

Stanford Women Set Record With 15-0 Flogging In NCAA Tourney

This Stanford women's soccer team is not to be trifled with this season.

The No. 1 Cardinal put together the most dominating performance in the history of the NCAA women’s soccer tournament, thrashing Prairie View A&M 15-0 on Friday night in Stanford, California.

The Best Reactions As NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament Bracket Revealed

There are 334 NCAA Division I women’s soccer programs in the United States and they are all eligible to qualify for the annual NCAA Women’s Soccer Tournament (College Cup), meaning that about 8,300 women’s soccer student-athletes across the nation are fighting to help their team be declared the best program in the nation. 

The tournament selection process allows for 64 teams in the field, comprised of 28 conference tournament winners, three regular season conference champions and 33 at-large bids.

Gonzalo Higuain Kicks Trainer In Anger During Practice

A video of Juventus’ training session Tuesday has taken social media by storm. The clip features a frustrated Gonzalo Higuain lashing out during a game of rondo (monkey in the middle).

USWNT Legend Heather O’Reilly Named UNC Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach

Last week, one of the greatest players in University of North Carolina and USWNT history announced that she’s returning to her old stomping grounds. This time, Heather O’Reilly will be telling others to “get on the line.”

O’Reilly is joining the UNC women’s soccer team alongside Anson Dorrance as the assistant coach. Dorrance’s introduction of O’Reilly truly explained her importance to both the UNC squad and the USWNT — along with, of course, calling her out for mistakes.

Craziest College Soccer Records Of All Time

College soccer is back in full swing so The18 has compiled some of the craziest college soccer records of all time

For both the men's and women's games, these college soccer records may never be broken.

High School Soccer Vs DA: Why Academies Will Soon Rule The U.S. Soccer Landscape

Youth soccer in America is changing. Over the past few years, U.S. soccer has moved to profoundly address the exclusivity of high-level grass roots play. Talented footballers at the high school age can get offered to play for a program known as a Development Academy (DA). Both Major League Soccer and other youth clubs all over the U.S. have Development Academy teams, from the high school age all the way down to U-12.