College Sports Archive

  • NCAA Softball: 5 Things You Need To Know For The 2015 Season

    Florida is good enough to repeat as national champion, but it feels more like Oregon's year. Graham Hays kicks off softball season with five things you need to know.

    Feb 3 11:28 AM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Meet Lauren Chamberlain and Shelby Pendley: The Ruth and Gehrig of NCAA Softball

    Oklahoma opponents can face gregarious Lauren Chamberlain, the face and voice of her sport who's chasing the career home run record, or pitch around her to get to Shelby Pendley, the quiet embodiment of excellence. Good luck with that.

    Feb 2 12:59 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • UMD won't renew softball coach's contract

    University of Minnesota-Duluth softball coach Jen Banford has received notice that her contract will not be renewed at the end of this season.

    Jan 18 11:09 PM ET | By Kate Fagan

  • NWSL Draft: 5 Things You Need To Know

    After the formality of Houston making Morgan Brian the No. 1 overall pick, things got interesting in Friday's NWSL draft, with Western New York retooling with four high picks and UCLA players in big demand. Graham Hays has five things you need to know.

    Jan 16 7:09 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Student-athletes have seat at Power 5 table

    For the first time at the Division I level, student-athletes will participate in voting among several panels. Notably, 15 representatives -- three from each Power 5 conference -- sit on the 80-member group set to move forward with autonomy.

    Jan 16 6:46 PM ET | By Mitch Sherman

  • Virginia's Morgan Brian Repeats As Hermann Trophy Winner

    Virginia's Morgan Brian became only the fifth player in history to win a second Hermann Trophy for the best NCAA women's soccer player. And she also managed to do it while splitting her college time contributing to the success of the U.S. national team.

    Jan 9 11:10 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • UMD won't retain coach Miller, cites finances

    In a surprising move late Monday, women's hockey powerhouse Minnesota-Duluth announced it will not retain coach Shannon Miller.

    Dec 18 7:56 PM ET

  • Emmert backs NCAA enforcement, talks UAB

    NCAA president Mark Emmert defended his organization's enforcement process and record while discussing a range of topics Wednesday.

    Dec 10 12:52 PM ET | By Darren Rovell

  • How The Florida State Seminoles Finally Reached Their Ultimate Goal

    As in two previous meetings against Virginia this year, the Florida State Seminoles needed just one goal -- in the 83rd minute -- to beat the Cavaliers. This time, they won their first College Cup.

    Dec 7 8:37 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • 2014 NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament Schedule, Results

    Complete schedule and results for the 2014 women's college soccer tournament.

    Dec 7 3:00 PM ET

  • MVP: Most Valuable Parents

    Jamia Fields is a star on the Florida State soccer team. Her brother Arby is a star baseball player. Their dedicated parents explain how they raised two Division I athletes.

    Dec 7 1:36 PM ET | By D'Arcy Maine

  • Why Midfield Play Could Be The Difference In College Cup Title Game

    One way or another, the holding midfielders for Florida State and Virginia are going to help decide which team gets to celebrate college soccer's national championship on Sunday.

    Dec 6 9:10 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Cavs, Noles to duke it out in Women's Cup

    Virginia reached its first Women's College Cup final with a 3-1 semifinal victory over Texas A&M on Friday.

    Dec 6 9:27 AM ET

  • Virginia's Offense To Square Off Against Florida State's Defense For College Cup

    What we know is that the ACC is going to capture a College Cup championship for the first time since UNC's reign of 21 titles. What we can't anticipate is whether it's Virginia's attack offense or Florida State's indomitable defense that will win out.

    Dec 6 12:54 AM ET | By Graham Hays

  • How Florida State's Megan Campbell Throws Opponents For A Loop

    With her unmatched laser-beam throw-ins, Megan Campbell can turn an opponent's harmless turnover into a Florida State transition goal at any point, and that unique weapon just might lead the Seminoles to a long-awaited national championship.

    Dec 5 2:45 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • With 'All In' Attitude, Virginia Finally A College Cup Threat

    Yes, the Morgan Brian-led Cavaliers have great talent. But Julie Foudy says it's a team-first, family-like culture that has Virginia in position to bring home an elusive women's soccer national championship.

    Dec 5 2:44 PM ET | By Julie Foudy

  • Four things you need to know for the Women's College Cup

    The world is in Florida State's hands, but is it enough to stop Stanford? Can Texas A&M finally break through against the nation's top offense? Graham Hays takes a look at the four things you need to know about the College Cup final four.

    Dec 3 3:13 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Texas A&M Women's Soccer Finally Reaches First College Cup

    The longest-suffering team in women's college soccer, No. 1 seed Texas A&M defeated Penn State to advance to its first College Cup.

    Nov 30 2:36 AM ET | By Graham Hays

  • 5 Things You Need To Know For The NCAA Women's Soccer Quarterfinals

    From an epic showdown between UCLA and Virginia to a great story brewing in Carolina (and we don't mean the Tar Heels), Graham Hays has a look at five things you need to know about the next round of the NCAA soccer tournament.

    Nov 24 6:05 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Morgan Brian's Indelible Mark On UVa

    After scoring two goals and assisting on two others in her final soccer game at Virginia's Klockner Stadium, star Morgan Brian and the Cavaliers are headed to UCLA to take on the defending champion Bruins.

    Nov 24 2:07 AM ET | By Graham Hays

  • How Kentucky Wildcats Soccer Advanced To Their First Ever Sweet 16

    Virginia is used to being in the Sweet 16 after 10 consecutive appearances. For Kentucky, it's brand new. But the two will go head-to-head on Sunday. The Wildcats just need to act like they've been there before.

    Nov 22 1:05 AM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Georgetown's Corboz Sisters Banking On Each Other For NCAA Run

    For Georgetown teammates Daphne and Rachel Corboz, it's an atypical sister act: Senior Daphne is verbose and a goal machine, while freshman Rachel just wants to stay silent and feed others the ball. Yet they both need each other to make a run.

    Nov 21 4:29 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • #TBT: A Tar Heel Soccer Dynasty Begins

    This throwback Thursday we pay tribute to the great North Carolina soccer dynasty.

    Nov 20 4:44 PM ET | By Adena Andrews

  • 5 Things You Need To Know After First Round Of NCAA Soccer Tourney

    Unfair matchups because of penny-pinching by the NCAA and the lack of replay review left a sour taste, but there were plenty of sweet performances, too, as Graham Hays details in five things you need to know after the first round of the NCAA tournament.

    Nov 17 3:50 PM ET | By Graham Hays