College Recruiting - News
Jefferson Cup: Showcase matches persevere on Boys Weekend day one despite cold, rain
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – It was a scene straight out of the sport’s British birthplace: Dense gray clouds dropped a cold drizzle, heaps of old snow were piled along most of the sidelines and chilly temperatures left spectators stamping their feet for warmth. ...
Jefferson Cup draws nation’s youth elite to open spring with rugged competition
It’s that time of year again. Defying rain, snow, sleet and in some ways even the dark of night, the Richmond Strikers are set to welcome hundreds of North America’s top youth teams to central Virginia over the next two weekends for the Jefferson C...
Jefferson Cup 2014 to debut Goalkeeper Showcase for U-16s, U-17s, U-18s
With nearly 1,000 teams from all over the continent competing across two weekends, the Jefferson Cup has long been known as one of the biggest and best showcase events on the U.S. youth soccer scene. Now the tournament is trying out a new feature to garner even more exposure for one of the most critical spots on the field: goalkeepers.
Manhattan Kick Off Classic frozen out amidst snowy fields with more on the way
Though it was announced earlier this week the Manhattan Kick Off Classic would go on with an abbreviated schedule, after receiving more bad news Thursday on playing conditions and an unfriendly weather forecast expected Sunday, the tournament has been completely cancelled for 2014.
National Elite Soccer Showcase cancelled due to snowy conditions in N.Y.
This winter has been a harsh one in New York. With several snowfalls already this year and more poor weather coming, the National Elite Soccer Showcase has become a casualty of the conditions. The inaugural year of the showcase, conceived by prominent coaching guru Paul Riley, was set to kick off on Saturday at several locations throughout Long Island and in New York City.
Multinational recruiting class propels UAB men towards successful 2014
One of the biggest surprises when the 2013 NCAA Tournament bracket was unveiled was the exclusion of the University of Alabama-Birmingham. But after recruiting a stellar class, the Blazers believe they can do even better this year. Six promising prospects –...
Is NCAA soccer a better route for aspiring British talent?
In England, the route into pro soccer is very simple, but can be very cruel. The alternate career paths taken by Englishmen turned MLSers Dom Dwyer and Luke Mulholland suggest that North America offers surprising opportunities for players from supposedly superior soccer nations, writes James Kilpatrick.
Washington Area Girl Soccer League salutes another class of college commitments
The Washington Area Girls Soccer League congratulated the many players from member clubs who have signed National Letters of Intent to continue their soccer careers at the collegiate level this week
Twenty-two FASA graduates make 2014 college soccer commitments
Twenty-two members of the Fredericksburg Area Soccer Association (FASA) have signed National Letters of Intent to compete at a range of NCAA programs.
Twelve Seattle Sounders FC Academy players commit to colleges
Twelve members of the Seattle Sounders FC Academy Under-18 team have committed their futures to collegiate soccer programs.
College Recruiting - Notes & Boasts
- 02/23/14 Forty-six Maryland United FC players commit to colleges
- 02/12/14 Roanoke announces college commitments for 2014
- 02/05/14 Towson women’s soccer signs six for 2014
- 12/27/13 Six Potomac region clubs headed to Sanford for major ECNL event
- 04/16/13 U.S. Under-18, Baltimore Bays Chelsea’s Jacori Hayes commits to...
- 02/08/13 The Committed: Local players sign letters of intent to play college so...
- 02/01/13 Eight Woodgrove High School girls soccer players to sign letters of in...
- 12/14/12 Virginia Rush’s Josh Butler commits to Brown University
- 06/25/12 UVa men lose top 2012 recruit Shane O’Neill to MLS homegrown con...
- 03/17/12 TSW Q&A: College assistant coach discusses recruiting top talent...
- 03/17/12 TSW Q&A: U17 Bethesda Freedom and University of Maryland coach Jon...
- 03/11/12 TSW Q&A: U17 Empire United Rochester’s Jack Burgasser with d...
- 03/11/12 Lake Grove United’s Tim Graham departs Richmond pleased with his...
- 03/10/12 Jefferson Cup Interview (U-17): CESA 94 0:1 CUP Crew Juniors Gold
- 02/24/12 Notable quotes from day one at ECNL National Showcase: San Antonio