November 29, 2015 MLS ROUNDUP
Portland, Columbus to vie for MLS Cup
FRISCO, Texas--The Portland Timbers are headed to their first-ever MLS Cup after playing top-seeded FC Dallas to a 2-2 draw in Sunday's Western Conference Final second leg at Toyota Stadium.
November 29, 2015 MLS BEST XI
Columbus, Dallas, NYRB lead the way
NEW YORK---Players from eight different clubs, with two each from Conference Finalists, the Columbus Crew SC , FC Dallas and New York Red Bulls were named to the MLS Best XI.
November 28, 2015 MLS SUNDAY
A look at the Conference Finals
FC Dallas have battled back from one heavy deficit already during this playoff season, and will need to do so again when they host the Portland Timbers on Sunday if they are to make it to their second-ever MLS Cup final.
November 23, 2015 LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Second round qualifying concludes
CHICAGO - The Second Qualifying Round for the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup concluded with eight matches this past weekend. Harpo's FC (Colo.) and San Francisco City Football Club - both participants in the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup - took one more step towards the 2016 tournament, while past giant-killers Cal FC and Chula Vista FC fell at the second hurdle.
November 22, 2015 MLS ROUNDUP
Crew, Timbers take series openers
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Justin Meram scored nine seconds into the match and Kei Kamara added one in the 85th minute to give the Columbus Crew SC a 2-0 win over the New York Red Bulls before a crowd of 21,617 at MAPFRE Stadium Sunday.
November 20, 2015 ONE BETTER
Penn State women blast six past BU Terriers
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.--The Penn State Nittany Lions did themselves one better, taking a 6-0 win over Boston University in the second round of the NCAA Women's Championship at Jeffrey Field Friday night.
November 17, 2015 WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Penn State midfielder Emily Ogle
Emily Ogle led the way as Penn State made a strong start to the NCAA Championship tournament. Less than a week after being named to the all-tournament team as the Nittany Lions won the Big Ten Conference championship, Ogle helped Penn State take a 5-0 win over Albany in the NCAA opener Friday.
November 15, 2015 CHAMPS AGAIN
Cosmos win another NASL title, 3-2 over Ottawa
HEMPSTEAD, NY---The old adage is defense wins championships. Not in the North American Soccer League on Sunday night. It was the New York Cosmos offense powered by a hat trick by Gaston Cellerino that gave them a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Fury FC in front of 10,166 fans at James M. Shuart Stadium.
November 14, 2015 EYES ON THE PRIZE
Cosmos, Fury both focused on taking the NASL Championship
In many ways, the New York Cosmos and Ottawa Fury FC could not be more different. But they both have the same mission, one that ends Sunday afternoon on the field at Hofstra University's James M. Shuart Stadium in Hempstead, NY. They both have their eye on the NASL Championship and the Soccer Bowl Trophy that goes with it.
November 13, 2015 TOPS IN THE NASL
Pinho wins MVP; Best XI named
Fort Lauderdale Strikers forward Stefano Pinho has been awarded the 2015 NASL Golden Ball, which goes to the league’s most valuable player. Pinho was also named the the league Best XI which was also announced on Friday.
November 12, 2015 LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Qualifying continues this weekend
CHICAGO - The Second Open Division Qualifying Round for the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup begins with five East Coast matches this weekend. The fixtures get underway at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, Nov. 14, when three-time tournament champions New York Pancyprian Freedoms play host to Jersey Shore Boca at Wards Meadows Field #75 on Randall's Island in New York, N.Y.
November 12, 2015 NASL INFORMER
Award season is upon us
While they hope to capture the NASL's biggest prize on Sunday, the Ottawa Fury are already pulling in some impressive hardware. Already announced were Marc dos Santos as Coach of the Year and Romuald Peiser as winner of the Golden Glove.
November 11, 2015 STATE TITLISTS
12 teams win NJ Youth crowns
A dozen teams, representing six age groups from U-11 to U-14 in the 2015-2016 NJ Youth Soccer National Championship Series at the Twin Pines Soccer complex over the weekend.. This event concluded the statewide competition that included hundreds of teams.
November 10, 2015 GOLDEN BOYS
Romuald Peiser, Stefano Pinho win NASL honors
NEW YORK---Fort Lauderdale Strikers forward Stefano Pinho has won the North American Soccer League's Golden Boot as the league's top scorer, while Ottawa Fury FC goalkeeper Romuald Peiser has been awarded the Golden Glove, which goes to the league's top goalkeeper
Junior midfielder Connor Maloney, Philly Soccer News Men's Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 9, provided an assist for Brian James on the deciding goal in a 2-1 win over Michigan State in Columbus, Ohio, Saturday afternoon.
November 9, 2015 WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Penn State forward Frannie Crouse
The Penn State Nittany Lions have been at their best in recent days, capping a five-game winning streak with a 2-0 victory over Rutgers in the Big Ten Conference tournament final Sunday and earning a No. 1 seeding in the NCAA Women’s Championships Monday.
Frannie Crouse, the Philly Soccer News Women's College Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 9, was named the tournament’s Outstanding Offensive Player after scoring twice in three games in a week.
November 9, 2015 ELIMINATION
Nittany Lion men bounced by Buckeyes
COLUMBUS, Ohio--The Penn State men’s team surrendered a 93rd-minute goal to Kyle Culbertson in taking a 1-0 overtime loss to Ohio State in the Big Ten Conference tournament quarterfinals Sunday.
November 8, 2015 LIGA MX APERTURA
Match Day 16 roundup
Tigres (8-3-5, 27 pts) scored two early goals and held on for a 3-1 win over tenth-place Veracruz (7-2-6, 23) Friday at Estadio Luis Pirata Fuente.
November 8, 2015 STIFLING
Penn State Nittany Lions women win Big Ten title
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.--The top-seeded Penn State women’s team defeated third-seeded Rutgers, 2-0, en route to its sixth Big Ten Tournament title Sunday. This was the third time Penn State has won the Big Ten Tournament at home (1998 and 2006).
November 8, 2015 NASL ROUNDUP
Heinemann leads Ottawa to final
OTTAWA, Ont. --- Tom Heinemann scored two goals, including the overtime game winner, to give the Ottawa Fury FC a 2-1 win over Minnesota United Sunday at TD Place and a spot in the North American Soccer League Championship game.
November 7, 2015 WINLESS IN FIVE
Penn Quaker men topped by Princeton Tigers
PHILADELPHIA--The Pennsylvania Quakers men’s team dropped a 2-0 decision to Princeton in an Ivy League match at Rhodes Field Saturday night. Penn (3-10-2 overall, 1-4-1 Ivy) extended its conference winless streak to five games.
November 7, 2015 MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games
The Supporters' Shield winning New York Red Bulls have a 1-0 lead and home field advantage for the second leg of their Eastern Conference semifinal against DC United Sunday at Red Bull Arena.
November 7, 2015 CAPPED
St. Joseph's Hawks men finish with victory
PHILADELPHIA--Senior midfielder Tim Lazorko scored twice as the Saint Joseph's men's squad took a 4-1 win over St. Bonaventure in the Hawks’ Atlantic 10 Conference finale at Sweeney Field on Senior Night Saturday.
November 7, 2015 OK IN OT
Penn State Nittany Lion men stop Spartans
COLUMBUS, Ohio--Senior Brian James’ overtime goal gave the Penn State men’s team a 2-1 win over Michigan State Saturday, the Nittany Lions advancing to the Big Ten Conference Tournament.
November 7, 2015 EQUAL FORCES
Ottawa, Minnesota evenly matched for NASL semi-final
OTTAWA, ON - What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? Sunday's North American Soccer League Championship Semifinal is expected to answer that paradox when the league's best offence faces the league's best defense with a spot in the Championship Final up for grabs.
November 7, 2015 NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos advance to final with win over Strikers
BROOKLYN, N.Y.---For the second time in three years, the New York Cosmos are heading to the North American Soccer League Championship game, securing a berth in the final with a 2-1 win over the Fort Lauderdale Strikers on Saturday at MCU Park.
November 6, 2015 150 AND COUNTING
Penn State Nittany Lion women edge Wolverines
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.--The top-seeded Penn State women’s team defeated the fifth-seeded Michigan Wolverines, 1-0, Nittany Lions coach Erica Walsh winning her 150th match, in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals at Jeffrey Field Friday night.
November 6, 2015 SIXTH SEMI
La Salle Explorer women stop St. Joseph's
DAVIDSON, N.C.--The La Salle women's team advanced to a sixth straight Atlantic 10 Conference semifinal with a 2-1 victory against crosstown rival Saint Joseph's at Alumni Soccer Stadium Thursday night.
November 4, 2015 PROGRAM RECORD
Temple Owl women finish with loss to
DALLAS--A late rally by the sixth-seeded Temple women's team fell short as the Owls dropped a 2-1 decision to the third-seeded UCF Knights in the American Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinals Tuesday. Temple finished 12-7-1, setting a program record for most wins in a season.
November 3, 2015 A FINALIST
Union up for Fair Play Award
NEW YORK--The Philadelphia Union are a finalist for the Major League Soccer Fair Play award, which the club won in 2014. The Union are finalists along with Seattle Sounders FC and Los Angeles Galaxy.
November 3, 2015 CHAMPIONS CROWNED
Six teams take titles in New Jersey Presidents Cup
LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ--- Six champions were crowed in the 2015-2016 NJ Youth Soccer Presidents Cup tournament this weekend at the Twin Pines Complex this weekend. Champions in the statewide competition that included hundreds of teams were crowned in the U12 to U14 age groups.
November 2, 2015 MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Villanova Wildcats defender Colton Bryant
The Villanova Wildcats have displayed resiliency in remaining in contention for a Big East Conference tournament bid this season. The Wildcats were missing several players because of injury early in the season, and among the most important was senior central defender Colton Bryant.
November 1, 2015 NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers clinch spot in The Championship
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A late goal by Marlon Freitas gave the Fort Lauderdale Strikers all they needed to defeat the Jacksonville Armada FC 1-0 at Community First park, and clinch a spot in The Championship, knocking out the Tampa Bay Rowdies in the process.
November 1, 2015 NET RECORDS
St. Joseph's Hawks women blank Bonnies
OLEAN, N.Y.--Saint Joseph's senior Allison Ebling set a program record for career victories with her 23rd as the Hawks blanked the St. Bonaventure Bonnies, 3-0, in an Atlantic 10 Conference regular-season finale Sunday.