Former Rutgers soccer star Carli Lloyd had a huge hand in helping the U.S. women’s national team advance to the World Cup final. Lloyd scored the first goal and assisted on the second to help the United States blank Germany, 2-0, in the semifinals Tuesday night at Olympic Stadium. Watch Lloyd’s goal by clicking the link the tweet above. The U.S. will play defending champion Japan in the World Cup final on Sunday in Vancouver. Read more about Lloyd at ScarletKnights.com. Lloyd’s college program is enjoying every moment of this, and for good reason.
The Big Ten announced on Wednesday the 28 honorees named Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners for the 2014-15 academic year. These standouts were chosen from a group of more than 350 students honored throughout the academic year who had displayed positive sportsmanship. One member of each varsity sports team on every campus was chosen by his or her institution as a Sportsmanship Award honoree, and two Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners were then selected from each institution. All of the Sportsmanship Award winners have distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior. In addition, these honorees must be in good academic standing and
The University of Nebraska Athletics Department is deeply saddened to confirm that Assistant Soccer Coach Peter Underwood was tragically killed in a car accident on Saturday, May 16, 2015, while on a recruiting trip near Atlantic, Iowa. Underwood just completed his fourth season with the Nebraska women’s soccer program, serving the last two as a full-time coach and the previous two as a volunteer assistant. Underwood helped the Huskers to the Big Ten Conference regular-season and tournament titles in 2013, as Nebraska posted a 19-4-1 record and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Prior to coming to
Yesterday, John William McKenzie “Mack” Brady would have been 11 years old. The boy, whose greatest wish since he was in Kindergarten was to play goalkeeper for the Nittany Lions, was one of the most well-known fans of the soccer program at the university even as a student in elementary school. Tragically, he passed away on New Year’s Eve of 2012 due to a blood infection. To honor his memory, the team created the Mack Brady Memorial Clinic, held for the past three years on or close to his birthday. “The event is a celebration for everyone who loves soccer
Inspired by their experiences in college and elsewhere, these Pathfinders are passing by the typical, well-trod career paths and blazing their own trails. We’ll explore the unconventional approaches these Big Ten alums are taking to work. In Swahili, the phrase nikumbuke means “remember me.” When Brittany Ammerman, a student-athlete at the University of Wisconsin, traveled to Kenya to be part of Health by Motorbike, she had no idea she would do something that would make many women in that country remember her. Health by Motorbike, a non-profit founded by Wisconsin professor Dr. Araceli Alonso, provides health education and services to
Three Big Ten women’s soccer teams will compete in the 2014 NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Championship, it was announced on Monday.
Big Ten soccer fans won't soon forget what they saw Sunday. Neither will Wisconsin's Kinley McNicoll, the architect of one of the crazier game-winning goals you'll ever see.
Day 2 of the 2014 Big Ten Women's Soccer Tournament took place on Friday. See the results inside!
The Big Ten Women's Soccer Tournament got underway Wednesday. And there was a big-time upset, as No. 8 seed Northwestern dropped No. 1 seed Penn State.
The Big Ten released the 2014 Big Ten Women's Soccer Bracket on Saturday. Action kicks off Wednesday morning. See the full bracket inside.