October 27, 2016 MLS ROUNDUP
Impact, Sounders round out semifinal field
WASHINGTON, DC--If the Montreal Impact missed disgruntled star forward Didier Drogba during Thursday's Eastern Conference knockout round match against DC United at RFK Stadium, they didn't show it. Laurent Ciman scored in the fourth minute and the Impact ran up a 4-0 lead on their way to a 4-2 win that set them up for a two-game semifinal against top seeds the New York Red Bulls starting Sunday at Stade Saputo.
October 27, 2016 PASTING THE PATRIOTS
Explorer women maul George Mason
Deja Davis scored twice as the La Salle women's team snapped a seven-game winless streak with a 4-0 victory over George Mason in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at McCarthy Stadium Thursday night.
October 27, 2016 DENIED
Temple Owl women pilfered by Pirates
GREENVILLE, N.C. -- The Temple Owls womenís team had hopes for a penalty kick denied in falling, 2-1, to East Carolina in an American Athletic Conference match Thursday night.
October 27, 2016 FOND FAREWELL
Union say goodbye to Tranquillo Barnetta
Tranquillo Barnetta only spent a year-and-a-half with the Philadelphia Union. In that short span, Barnetta became a leader, a motivator and a fan favorite. But his brief run in MLS is now over, a result of the Unionís 3-1 loss at Toronto FC Wednesday night in the knockout round of the playoffs.
October 26, 2016 MLS ROUNDUP
Reds, Galaxy advance to semifinals
TORONTO--Toronto FC hosted a playoff game for the first time ever on Wednesday, and made it count with a 3-1 knockout round win over the Philadelphia Union at BMO Field.
October 26, 2016 OVER AND OUT
Union's postseason cut short by TFC
TORONTO--One and done. After waiting five years to advance to the playoffs for just the second time in franchise history, the Philadelphia Union were bounced, 3-1, by Toronto FC in the knockout round Wednesday night at BMO Field.
October 26, 2016 BIG TEN TITLISTS
Penn State women bounce Buckeyes
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The No. 21-ranked Penn State women's team clinched its 18th Big Ten Conference title with a 2-0 victory over Ohio State in the final game of the regular season at Jeffrey Field Wednesday night.
October 26, 2016 MIGGY-ZANDI COMBO
'Nova men roll past Red Storm
VILLANOVA, Pa. -- The Villanova menís team improved its unbeaten streak to four games with a 2-1 victory over St. Johnís in a Big East Conference match at the Higgins Soccer Complex Wednesday.
October 25, 2016 HOPE FOR NASL?
Slim and then some, if all goes to plan
The North American Soccer League appears to be unraveling with the impending move of the Ottawa Fury and Tampa Bay Rowdies to the USL, announced Tuesday, plus the loss of Minnesota United to MLS. But the NASL believes it can remain viable next season.
October 24, 2016 MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Penn State Nittany Lions' Connor Maloney
Connor Maloney often appeared to be carrying the Penn State offense single-handedly last season. This year, Maloneyís supporting cast is producing, and the Nittany Lions are riding a four-match unbeaten streak after playing Akron to a draw (2-2) and defeating Rutgers (3-2 in extra time) last week.
October 23, 2016 NORTHERN LIGHTS
Lloyd brace leads U.S. 5-1 over Switzerland
MINNEAPOLIS - Carli Lloyd has been pretty busy these days. Promoting her new book, getting ready for her wedding, and oh, yea, scoring two goals to lead the U.S. Women's National Team to a 5-1 win over Switzerland in front of 23,400 fans at U.S. Bank Stadium, the largest crowd to watch the U.S. Women in the state of Minnesota.
October 22, 2016 SHUTOUT WIN
Explorer men plaster Patriots
FAIRFAX, Va. -- The La Salle menís team earned its second successive shutout, blanking George Mason, 3-0, in an Atlantic 10 Conference match Saturday night.
October 22, 2016 EARLY ELIMINATION
Drexel men downed by Dukes
The Drexel men's team was eliminated from post-season contention as the Dragons fell, 2-0, to James Madison in a Colonial Athletic Association match at Vidas Field Saturday.
October 22, 2016 THREE FOR QUAKERS
Penn women blank Bulldogs
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- The University of Pennsylvania women's team extended its unbeaten streak to three games with a 1-0 win over Yale in an Ivy League match Saturday.
October 22, 2016 MLS INFORMER
Disassembling the Erector Set?
With word that the last of the original MLS stadia Ė RFK Stadium Ė officially has its days numbered, i.e. the 2017 season, now rumblings are being heard that the first of the new generation of buildings also may be on the way out.
October 22, 2016 STIFLING DEFEAT
Temple women toppled by UConn
The Temple women's team stifled UConnís offense for most of the match before sustaining its eight successive defeat, a 1-0 loss to the Huskies in an American East Conference contest Saturday.
STUCK IN THE WEB
Explorer women edged by Spiders
RICHMOND, Va. -- The La Salle womenís teamís winless streak stretched to six games as the Explorers fell, 4-3, to Richmond in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at Robins Stadium Thursday night.
October 20, 2016 ANOTHER LOSS
'Nova women edged by Golden Eagles
VILLANOVA, Pa. -- The Villanova womenís team sustained its fifth successive defeat, a 2-0 loss to the Marquette Golden Eagles in a Big East Conference match at the Higgins Soccer Complex Thursday.
October 19, 2016 NASL ROUNDUP
Armada, Indy stage comebacks
JACKSONVILLE ó Second-half goals by Alex Dixon and Lucas Scaglia lifted the Jacksonville Armada to a 3-2 come from behind win over Miami FC at Community First Park Wednesday night.
October 19, 2016 FAST WORK
Williams goal ignites rally as USWNT shuts out Swiss
SALT LAKE CITY -- NWSL leading scorer Lynn Williams scored 49 seconds into her international debut as the U.S. Womenís National Team took a 4-0 victory over Switzerland in a friendly match before a 14,336 crowd at Rio Tinto Stadium Wednesday night.
October 19, 2016 NO FLYER ZONE
Explorer men down Dayton
The La Salle men's team snapped a two-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory over Dayton in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at McCarthy Stadium Wednesday night.
October 19, 2016 HAWKS HALTED
St. Joe's men stopped by VCU
RICHMOND, Va. -- The Saint Josephís menís team sustained its third successive defeat, falling, 2-0, to Virginia Commonwealth in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at Sports Backers Stadium Wednesday night.
October 19, 2016 SOCCER SIX TITLE
'Nova men paste Penn, 4-0
VILLANOVA, Pa. -- The Villanova Wildcats menís team snapped a three-game winless streak with a 4-0 victory over Penn in a non-conference match, clinching the Philly Soccer Six title, at the Higgins Soccer Complex Wednesday.
October 17, 2016 MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Penn State Nittany Lions striker Dayonn Harris
The Penn State Nittany Lions might have turned around their season last week. Penn State snapped a three-game losing streak with a 1-0 win over Pittsburgh Tuesday, then took a 1-0 extra time victory over No. 19-ranked Michigan State Saturday, the Nittany Lionsí first win over a ranked opponent in more than a year.
October 17, 2016 WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
St. Joe's Hawks striker Dakota Mills
Saint Josephís sophomore Dakota Mills made an impressive start to her collegiate career by scoring 10 goals as the Hawks compiled a 13-7-0 record last season. And Mills is going even stronger this year, totaling 12 goals as the Hawks have gone on a 13-match unbeaten run.
October 16, 2016 CLOSE CALLS
La Salle Explorer women vanquished by VCU
RICHMOND, Va. -- The La Salle women's teamís winless streak extended to five games as the Explorers fell, 1-0, in extra time to Virginia Commonwealth in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at Sports Backers Stadium Sunday.
October 16, 2016 SHOOTING BLANKS
Union shut out 2-0 by Orlando City
CHESTER, Pa. Ė The Philadelphia Union picked a bad time to surrender their first shutout loss at home all season. Allowing an own goal and a second half stoppage time goal by Julio Baptista, the Union were blanked 2-0 by Orlando City SC Sunday before a crowd of 18,007 at Talen Energy Stadium.
October 16, 2016 SOARING INTO FIRST
St. Joe's women down Dukes
PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Sophomore forward Dakota Mills scored her 12th goal of the season 41 seconds into extra time as the Saint Josephís womenís team took a 3-2 win over Duquesne in an Atlantic 10 Conference match Sunday.
October 15, 2016 IN DEEP
'Nova bench comes through in draw with Xavier
CINCINNATI, Ohio -- The Villanova menís teamís winless streak stretched to three games as the Wildcats played Xavier to a 2-2 draw in a Big East Conference match at Gettler Stadium Saturday night.
October 15, 2016 MAKING IT A CAREER
Penn State men upset Spartans
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Senior Robby Sagelís second career goal, a 104th-minute header, gave the Penn State menís team a 1-0 extra time win over No. 19-ranked Michigan State in a Big Ten Conference match at Jeffrey Field Saturday night.
October 15, 2016 LAID LOW
Temple Owls clawed by Bearcats
CINCINNATI, Ohio -- The Temple menís team lost for the second successive match, a 4-0 decision to the Cincinnati Bearcats in an American Athletic Conference game Saturday night.
October 15, 2016 FOILED
'Nova women edged by Musketeers
CINCINNATI, Ohio -- The Villanova womenís team dropped its fourth successive game, a 1-0 decision to Xavier in a Big East Conference match at Gettler Stadium Saturday.
October 15, 2016 QUAKERS QUASHED
Penn men downed by Dartmouth
HANOVER, N.H. -- The Penn menís teamís winless streak stretched to three games as the Quakers were defeated, 4-1, by Dartmouth in an Ivy League match Saturday.
October 13, 2016 UP TO 11
Penn State women rally to tie Rutgers
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The defending NCAA champion Penn State womenís team improved its unbeaten streak to 11 games, rallying for a 2-2 tie with Rutgers in a Big Ten Conference match at Jeffrey Field Thursday night.
October 13, 2016 MLS ROUNDUP
End of the line for Columbus, Quakes
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--The Chicago Fire aren't going to the playoffs this season, but they made sure that Columbus Crew SC would join them in the "wait 'til next year" club by playing their conference rivals to a 2-2 draw Thursday night at Toyota Park.
October 13, 2016 EVEN DOZEN
St. Joe's women smash Spiders
Emily Gingrich and Dakota Mills scored twice as the Saint Joseph's women's team improved its unbeaten streak to 12 games with a 5-2 victory Richmond in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at Sweeney Field Thursday night.
October 13, 2016 LOW-FLYING OWLS
Temple women bested by Bulls
The Temple women's team surrendered a 103rd-minute goal in losing for the sixth successive game, a 1-0 extra time defeat to South Florida in an American Athletic Conference match Thursday.
October 12, 2016 MLS ROUNDUP
Scoreless in Seattle
SEATTLE--The last-place Houston Dynamo gave playoff-hungry Seattle Sounders FC all they could handle on the way to a scoreless draw Wednesday night at CenturyLink Stadium.
October 12, 2016 NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers win; Indy, Armada scoreless
JACKSONVILLE---Jon Busch made two saves to post his ninth shutout of the season, as Indy Eleven played to a 0-0 draw against the Jacksonville Armada Wednesday night at Community First Park.
October 12, 2016 SCORELESS NO LONGER
Drexel Dragon men pounded by Pride
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Colin McGlynn scored his second goal of the season as the Drexel men's team snapped a six-match scoreless streak in falling, 4-1, to Hofstra in a Colonial Athletic Association Wednesday night.
October 12, 2016 OUT OF THEIR STATE
Explorer men edged by VCU Rams
RICHMOND, Va. -- The La Salle men's team lost for the first time in a match outside Pennsylvania this season, falling, 2-0, to Virginia Commonwealth in an Atlantic 10 Conference match Wednesday night.
October 11, 2016 ROARING LOSS
Temple men clipped by Columbia Lions
PURCHASE, N.Y. -- The Temple men's teamís four-match unbeaten streak was snapped as the Owls fell, 1-0, in extra time to the Columbia Lions in a non-conference match Tuesday night.
October 11, 2016 GOING GREEN
Another goal for Julian, but U.S. settles for draw
WASHINGTON D.C.---Julian Green is finally starting to show the promise that made him a controversial selection for the 2014 World Cup. Unfortunately, the United States Menís National Team squandered the youngsterís goal, settling for a 1-1 draw with New Zealand at R.F.K. Stadium Tuesday night.