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May 31, 2007

FSU women's soccer

Spending the offseason adjusting to the departures of three All-American players would raise the stress level of most coaches, but Mark Krikorian has taken the losses in stride.
Before hitting the recruiting trail again, the Florida State soccer coach said his farewells to India Trotter, Kelly Rowland and Selin Kuralay, and managed not to shed a tear. He's never been one to sweat the small stuff, and he's certainly not afraid of change. He tinkered with his starting lineup throughout last season's run to the College Cup, and his players made him look like a genius in the process.

May 27, 2007

UNC 1, New Zealand WNT 0

UNC won 1-0 with a Jaime Gilbert winner 15 minutes from time against New Zealand.
New Zealand produced a gritty performance and came within inches of taking the lead in the 12th minute, as Marlies Oostdam rattled the crossbar with a dipping 25-yard drive which drew the biggest roar of the day from the 1500-strong crowd.

May 25, 2007

Stone to coach Texas Tech

The Texas Tech Athletic Department has announced the hiring of Tom Stone as head women's soccer coach. Stone comes to Tech from Clemson where he was an assistant coach for one season.

May 23, 2007

US soccer star very much a Filipina at heart

At first glance, this 5'4" female athlete does not show her Oriental roots. But when she starts talking about her grandfathers and grandmothers and her countless uncles and aunties, international soccer star Tiffany Marie Roberts sounded very much a Filipina.
Roberts, a member of the United States soccer team that won the gold medal at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta and the Women World Cup championship team in 1999, has returned to her roots as a sports envoy promoting soccer among the Filipino youth.

May 22, 2007

UNC 1, Australia WNT 3

Australia WNT had an impressive hit-out against UNC at the AIS in Canberra. In a competitive game the Matildas ran out winners 3-1. Goals from Jo Burgess, Lana Harch and Lisa De Vanna secured the win. Yael Averbuch scored for UNC

May 21, 2007

River Cities destroys St. Louis

After only a week of practice, the women of the RCFC team showed that they were ready to dominate on the field. Scoring a surprising 11 goals against FCSTL in their season opener, an 11-0 victory. The team was led up top by forwards Jennie Nobis, Caitlin King, and Jesyca Rosholt. Nobis connected for three goals and two assists.

May 18, 2007

Washington Freedom wins

The Washington Freedom won their opening game on the road last night with a 3-1 victory over the Long Island Rough Riders Women.

May 13, 2007

Wambach leads U.S. women to a 6-2 win

Abby Wambach scored two goals to help the U.S. women's soccer team rout Canada, 6-2, in an exhibition game Saturday night.
Kristine Lilly and Lindsay Tarpley each had a goal and an assist in the United States' highest-scoring game in 16 matches.
The Americans, preparing for the Women's World Cup in September, have won seven straight games and are 20-0-3 since their loss to Germany on penalty kicks in the 2006 Algarve Cup final. The win extended the United States' unbeaten streak against Canada to 13 (11-0-2).

May 12, 2007

Sky Blue 4, Western Mass 0

Hometown hero Tobin Heath ensured that the first ever game for Jersey Sky Blue would be a successful one with two goals as Sky Blue claimed a 4-0 victory over the Western Mass Lady Pioneers in front of an enthusiastic crowd at Ridge High School.

May 11, 2007

UNC Departs Wednesday For 12-Day Trip To Oceania

The University of North Carolina's defending NCAA champion women's soccer team is heading Down Under for 12 days as head coach Anson Dorrance takes his team on a 12-day training and competition trip to Oceania from May 16-28. NCAA Division I teams are allowed to make the overseas trips once every four years.