NCAA College Cup

In Pictures: NCAA Men’s College Cup

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Your 2017 NCAA Men's College Cup champions: The Stanford Cardinal.

BC’s Impressive Run Ends

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Senior goalkeeper Alex Kapp played his last game for the Eagles on Saturday.

Boston College Men's soccer (11-8-2) NCAA tournament run came to an end in the quarterfinals with a 1-0 loss at Syracuse (16-5-3) on Sunday. The Orange had the better of the play for much of the game, but it took them until the 79th minute to find the breakthrough from junior forward Ben Polk to send them into the NCAA Semifinals.

BC Stuns Georgetown in PKs

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Boston College Men's Soccer (11-7-2) continued its impressive run on Sunday, upsetting three seed Georgetown (16-2-3) on penalty kicks after a 1-1 draw to advance to the Quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship. BC will now head to six seed Syracuse to face the Orange in the Elite Eight on Saturday.

College Soccer

Stanford edges Indiana 1-0 to claim third consecutive College Cup title

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The 2017 NCAA Men's Soccer College Cup took centerstage on Sunday afternoon as two of the nation's best sides squared off at the Philadelphia Union's Talen Energy Stadium.

The Stanford Cardinal Men's Soccer team has been a recent juggernaut in Division 1 sports, winning the last two College Cups over Clemson and Wake Forest respectively.

Footy On The Telly October 6 – 13

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This week, it's World Cup Qualifying time again! Also, the U17 Club World Cup; second and third-tier league and college action; and the Union rest for the final Playoff (PLAYOFFS!???) stretch.

Footy On The Telly September 22-29

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This week, we can watch the WAFU Nations Cup action; UEFA Champions and Europa Leagues; a plethora of league and college action; and a double dose of the Union's ever-so crowd-pleasing Process.

Footy On The Telly – August 18-25

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This week, The Union are ...(sigh)... well.... "Trusting The Process." Also, College Soccer, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, Copa Sudamerica, and lots of league fixtures

NCAA Tournament Quarterfinal Preview: Louisville takes on Stamford, Clemson faces Denver and more

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As the NCAA Tournament kicks off its quarterfinal matches on Friday, the clear dominance from ACC representatives isclear to see.

All four of the matches in this round will be hosted by an ACC team, and the battle between Wake Forest and Virginia Tech will ensure that at least one ACC representative travels to Houston next weekend.

College Soccer Weekend Preview: Louisville faces Clemson, regular season wraps up

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Maryland holds on to the No. 1 ranking for yet another week as the regular season comes to a close in college soccer this weekend. While some teams have two or three games left, most are wrapping up their regular season campaigns.

Maryland vies to hold on to the top spot yet again as the Terrapins face Michigan on Sunday.

Jordan Morris wins MAC Hermann award

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After a strong year for country and program, Jordan Morris was named college soccer's best player in 2015.

On Friday, the Stanford forward won the MAC Hermann Trophy, the highest individual intercollegiate award. He beat out Creighton's Fabian Herbers and Georgetown's Brandon Allen for the honors.

Morris brace leads Stanford to program's first College Cup title

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It didn't take long for U.S. Men's National Team forward Jordan Morris to make an impact in the College Cup final on Sunday and,as a result, the Stanford Cardinal are national champions for the first time in program history.

A little more than a minute into the NCAA final against No.

NCAA Final: Stanford vs. Clemson (SBI Live Commentary)

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If the College Cup semifinals were any indication, Sunday's final is going to be a close one.

No. 2 Clemson faces off against No. 8 Stanford in Kansas City to determine the 2015 NCAA champion (2 p.m., ESPNU). Both had to escape penalty-kick shootouts to reach Sunday's final, with the Cardinal needing 10 rounds of spot kicks to advance.

Andrew Tarbell saves the day for Clemson in College Cup semifinals

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Time and time again, goalkeeper Andrew Tarbell came up big on Friday.

And by the end of the game, No. 2 Clemson enjoyed all the spoils thanks to him. The goalkeeper made eight saves, including a huge stop with only minutes to play in regular time, to lead the Tigers to a 4-1 penalty-kick win over No.

Clemson, Stanford to meet in College Cup final after penalty-kick wins

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The path taken wasn't easy and always pretty, but the Clemson Tigers are back in the College Cup final.

For the first time since 1987, the No. 2-seeded Tigers advanced to the NCAA Tournament final where they will play Stanford. Thanks to the stellar play of goalkeeper Andrew Tarbell, as well as the calmness of Clemson's field players, the Tigers secured a 4-1 penalty kick win over No.

Morris, Herbers, Allen named MAC Hermann finalists

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The field for the 2015 MAC Hermann Trophy was narrowed to just three on Friday.

The three finalists were revealed ahead of the College Cup semifinals by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). Stanford's Jordan Morris, Creighton's Fabian Herbers and Georgetown's Brandon Allen are the only ones remaining in the running for this prestigious honor.

The SBI College Cup Preview

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It all comes down to one weekend in Kansas City.

The College Cup kicks off at Sporting Park on Friday, and a team will be crowned champion by Sunday (2 p.m., ESPNU).

In the first semifinal, the highest overall seed remaining in No. 2 Clemson takes on No. 6 Syracuse (6 p.m., ESPNU), guaranteeing an ACC team in the final.

Stanford, Clemson, Akron, Syracuse reach College Cup

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For the fourth consecutive NCAA Tournament, the No. 1 overall seed will not participate in the College Cup.

That's because No. 8 Stanford, led by goals from Jordan Morris and Foster Langsdorf, upset Wake Forest, 2-1, on the road at Spry Stadium on Saturday in the NCAA quarterfinals.

Clemson-Maryland, Wake Forest-Stanford headline NCAA quarterfinals

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Four ACC teams have reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament, and this weekend could see three book a spot in the College Cup.

No. 1 overall seed Wake Forest is one step away from that stage a stage of the competition it hasn't been to since 2009.

Mike Noonan helping Clemson become an NCAA powerhouse

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When one thinks of college soccer powerhouses, Virginia, UCLA, Maryland and Georgetown all come to mind.

However, one team in the ACC is quickly developing into a national heavyweight and head coach Mike Noonan is leading the charge.

Clemson is one of eight teams remaining in this year's NCAA Tournament, and the Tigers are only one game away from reaching the College Cup a stage of the tournament they have not been to in 10 years.

Jordan Morris, Fabian Herbers among MAC Hermann semifinalists

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The semifinalists for the 2015 MAC Hermann Trophy were revealed on Tuesday, and a familiar face to U.S. Men's National Teamsupporters made the cut.

The National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced that six players, two each from three teams, make up this year's batch of standout college players.

SBI College Spotlight: German midfielder Julian Buescher has Syracuse flying high

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When Julian Buescher stepped foot on the campus of Syracuse University, the German import was ill prepared for the adjustments to American life. Speaking very little English and ill equipped to handle the cold of Syracuse, Buescher found himself wanting to find his way back home.

Maryland, Wake Forest, Georgetown among teams to reach NCAA round of 16

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This year's College Cup will feature four new teams, as reigning national champion Virginia and runner-up UCLA were both eliminated in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday.

In the round's most anticipated matchup, No. 10 seed Maryland used a goal by freshman Eryk Williamson to eliminate the Cavaliers from the 2015 tournament with a 1-0 result.

Virginia, UCLA among teams to advance to NCAA round of 32

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Seven ACC teams qualified for this year's NCAA Tournament, and after Thursday's First Round of action, seven still remain.

Reigning national champion Virginia is on course to defend its title after defeating Rider, 2-0, at home in the opening round.

Jordan Morris, Joshua Yaro headline list of players to watch in NCAA Tournament

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For many players who want to turn professional in the U.S., the journey starts in college, and there's no bigger stage to present your resume than the NCAA Tournament.

The annual postseason tournament kicks off today, with 16 First Round games starting later this evening.

Wake Forest, Georgetown headline list of contenders for NCAA title

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Wake Forest may have been given the No. 1 overall seed this year, but the Demon Deacons are not the nation's hottest team entering the NCAA Tournament.

The ACC boasts seven teams in this edition of the competition, but Big East champion Georgetown is firing on all cylinders at the moment.

The SBI NCAA Tournament Preview

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Reigning national champions Virgina Cavaliers begin their run at a repeat title, as the NCAA Tournament kicks off today with First Round matches.

There are a handful of teams, including five from the ACC, that have proven to be superb this season, but this competition is known to have a few surprises each and every year.

NCAA tournament field set with ACC boasting seven teams

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While 24 teams claimed a conference title and an automatic berth into the 2015 NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament, 24 at-large teams were added into the mix on Monday.

The tournament is officially set after seeding of all 48 teams took place during the DI Men's Soccer Selection Show.

College Weekend Rewind: Georgetown, Maryland, Syracuse win conference finals

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Half of the of NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament field is set after a majority of teams from across the nation punched their ticket, including Georgetown, Maryland, Syracuse and more.

The Hoyas are arguably the hottest team in the nation right now after winning the Big East Conference, 2-1, over Creighton on Sunday.

College Weekend Preview: Big East, ACC, Big Ten finals headline action

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It's now or never for college teams across the country.

The Division I Men's Soccer Selection Announcement will be broadcast live on on Monday (1 p.m.), but a majority of automatic bids still need to be claimed. Tournaments across the nation will wrap up come Sunday, and there is plenty to play for.

Major League Soccer

News roundup: MLS deadline apocalypse, NCAA tourney heading to Talen, more

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MLS contract deadline day fiascos and the NCAA soccer tournament is down to eight teams vying for a place in the College Cup in Chester.

Coach K, Jay Heaps and an Improbable Relationship

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He paces along the sidelines, arms crossed. Sometimes, he sits, hand on chin. Nevertheless, his expression remains stern, almost intimidating to the participants and referees alike. He closely observes the contest in its entirety, never once shifting his attention away from the action before his eyes.

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Fordham’s surprising run continues as NCAA field narrows to eight

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Top-ranked Wake Forest will face Stanford in one of four quarterfinal matches on Saturday

In the exercise of "one of these things is not like the other," Fordham is clearly the oddball among the final eight teams left standing on the road to the College Cup at Talen Energy Stadium in a couple weeks.

NCAA: Providence Beats Bryant in Home Opener

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Providence College opened its home slate on a positive note thanks to Monday's 3-0 win over Bryant University at Anderson Stadium in Providence, R.I.

Mac Steeves opened and closed the account with goals in the 36th and 81st minutes, and chipped in with an assist on Braden Kline's 62nd minute effort.

D.C. United academy star Ian Harkes wins M.A.C. Hermann Trophy

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The potential homegrown signing was named MVP of this year's men's NCAA soccer season

The hype surrounding potential D.C. United homegrown signing Ian Harkes is growing louder every day. This afternoon, the Wake Forest midfielder and son of United/USMNT legend John Harkes, was awarded the M.

Pizza Hut All American Jason Fisher attends the College Cup in Houston

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The story of Jason Fisher, who after winning a contest sponsored by Pizza Hut has the opportunity to travel to NCAA championships across the country.

The NCAA Men's College Cup is taking place at BBVA Compass Stadium this weekend, with plenty of MLS scouts in attendance and the eyes of the American soccer community focused on the four schools taking part.

West Chester makes NCAA DII tournament field for first time in 14 years

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West Chester was the lone DII school from the region to earn a NCAA berth

West Chester earned an at-large bid and the fourth seed in the Atlantic Region in the upcoming NCAA Division II tournament.

The Golden Rams (11-4-3) will travel to West Virginia to take on top-seeded Charleston on Saturday at 7 p.

March Madness and the FA Cup: Why Insanity Matters

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Young Sounders to watch in the NCAA championship

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There may be no more Sounders in the MLS playoffs, but we can still watch The Future as they vie for an NCAA title.

The bracket is set for the men's NCAA Soccer Championship, with plenty of young Sounders academy talent to keep an eye on in the 48-team field over the next month.

Jordan Morris with Stanford is of course the rising star to watch, but there are nine other academy products on five teams with a chance to win it all.

Six local teams earn NCAA Division III Tournament berths

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Messiah missed out on the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 18 years, but there are plenty of teams from the area competing in the field of 61 this year.

Messiah College, 10-time winners of the NCAA Division III national championship in men's soccer, missed the tournament this year for the first time in 18 years, but there are six teams from the Philadelphia region that did make it into the 61-team field.