Category Archives: Soccer

After two lung transplants, a brain tumor and 15 years of hardship, former Seattle U men’s soccer player earns degree

Steven Jenkins spent 15 years trying to earn his bachelor’s degree at Seattle University, dogged by health problems so severe they nearly killed him. Born with cystic fibrosis, he survived…

Women’s soccer: West Virginia’s Chrissie Abbott honored in Mountaineer Hall of Fame

As a prep star from Cleveland in the late 1990s, Chrissie Abbott could have signed with any number of elite women’s college soccer teams. She chose an up-and-coming WVU program,…

College soccer: Double jeopardy rule in soccer adjusted

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel on Monday approved a modification to the double jeopardy portion of the penalty for denying an obvious goal-scoring opportunity. The panel, which met via…

College soccer: Committee calls for changing double jeopardy rule

The NCAA Men’s and Women’s Soccer Rules Committee recommended modifying the double jeopardy portion of the penalty for denying an obvious goal-scoring opportunity. All rules proposals must be approved by…

Men’s college soccer: UCLA forward Abu Danladi taken No. 1 by Minnesota in MLS SuperDraft

LOS ANGELES — Expansion Major League Soccer franchise Minnesota United has chosen UCLA forward Abu Danladi with the first overall pick in the MLS SuperDraft. United selected the Ghanaian prospect Friday, bypassing…