WVU Set For Deep NCAA Run After Avoiding Dukes’ Hazard

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The No. 4-ranked West Virginia women’s soccer team had gone five years without an NCAA Championship win leading into last week’s first round meeting with Duquesne University at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium. The Mountaineers entered three of… Continue Reading

Stateside Scots Roundup: Little and Corsie Help Seattle To NWSL Championship Game

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Two exports from the northeast of Scotland will compete for the National Women’s Soccer League title next month when the Seattle Reign faces F.C. Kansas City in a rematch of the 2014 championship decider. Aberdeen-born pair Kim Little and Rachel… Continue Reading

Dan’s The Man As Pitt’s Shutout Streak Tops 600 Minutes

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PITTSBURGH – Three minutes remained in the Pittsburgh Panthers’ final outing before their Atlantic Coast Conference slate begins next Saturday. They held a 1-0 lead over Saint Peter’s University at Ambrose Urbanic Field when Peacocks forward Louis Mobbs tumbled to… Continue Reading

Pitt Women’s Improvement Continues With Win Over La Salle

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PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Panthers women’s team moved to a 4-1-1 record on the season Sunday with a 3-1 win over Atlantic 10 Conference side La Salle at Ambrose Urbanic Field. Two goals within 68 seconds by freshmen Juliana Vasquez… Continue Reading

Stateside Scots Roundup: Maloney’s Stint Ends as Men’s College Season Begins

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Shaun Maloney’s 8-month stint in Major League Soccer ended last week when he joined English Championship side Hull City from the Chicago Fire franchise. The Aberdeen-raised attacking midfielder scored three goals in 14 MLS games for the struggling Fire. Maloney cited… Continue Reading

Stateside Scots Roundup: Little Profits From Houston’s Largesse

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Scottish national team forward Kim Little enjoyed a remarkable National Women’s Soccer League debut with the Seattle Reign last season by picking up the Most Valuable Player and Golden Boot trophies at the end of a year that yielded four… Continue Reading

Duquesne Women Win Steel City Classic Event

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PITTSBURGH – The Duquesne Dukes beat Saint Francis University by 3-0 Sunday at Rooney Field to clinch the second annual Steel City Classic tournament. Two goals from freshman forward Kristen Kotsopoulos and one from former Beadling midfielder Abby Losco left… Continue Reading

Pitt and Saint Francis Settle for Scoreless Tie


PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Panthers and Saint Francis Red Flash battled to a scoreless tie Wednesday night in an exhibition game between the Pennsylvania rivals at Pitt’s Ambrose Urbanic Field. Red Flash forward Mario Mastrangelo came closest to finding the… Continue Reading

Stateside Scots Roundup: Corsie Clinches Playoff Spot for Seattle, College Season to Commence

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America’s college soccer season kicks off in earnest this week with women’s teams set to commence their regular season schedules. The men’s season starts one week later after another round of warm-up games this weekend. A new crop of young… Continue Reading

Pitt Women Start Season With Exhibition Loss To No. 16 Kentucky

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PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Panthers women’s team kicked off its preseason slate Wednesday afternoon with a heavy loss to a Kentucky Wildcats program ranked No. 16 in the NSCAA preseason rankings. Jade Klump set the visitors on the road to… Continue Reading

Steel City Finds Fix To Empire Revs Dominance


PITTSBURGH (June 28, 2015) – Steel City F.C. fell to its first Women’s Premier Soccer League defeat two weeks ago when Empire Revs WNY left The Ellis School in Shadyside with a comfortable 3-1 win. Highmark Stadium was the setting… Continue Reading

Steel City Romps to Debut Win in WPSL


PITTSBURGH (May 23, 2015) — Steel City F.C. turned its inaugural game into a rout Saturday with a 4-0 crushing of Tkaronto Justice at The Ellis School to open its Women’s Premier Soccer League campaign. Former University of Pittsburgh forward… Continue Reading

Kowalski Aims for Scrap with Pittsburgh’s Big Dogs


PITTSBURGH (May 12, 2015) – Five training sessions. That is all the time that Fort Pitt Regiment head coach John Kowalski has had to prepare his side for its first ever Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup game Wednesday evening. “And… Continue Reading

Tartan Devils Ousted from U.S. Amateur Cup


PITTSBURGH (April 12, 2015) – The Tartan Devils’ dreams of U.S. Amateur Cup glory ended at the first hurdle Sunday with an extra-time loss to Hammers F.C. at Highmark Stadium. Devante Eckford’s headed goal in the first minute of the… Continue Reading

Pitt Women Tie Maryland in Scoreless Spring Friendly

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PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Panthers women’s team continued its miserly spring form Saturday with a 0-0 tie against Maryland at Ambrose Urbanic Field. Greg Miller’s side has conceded one goal in six spring games. His offense has also struggled to… Continue Reading

USL: Pittsburgh Riverhounds Look To Steffens’ Ability To Discover Diamonds


PITTSBURGH – Over three decades have passed since Mark Steffens first came to Pittsburgh in a professional coaching capacity. The Long Island native became Shep Messing’s assistant at the New York Arrows in 1983 after starting out in the college… Continue Reading

USL: New Pittsburgh Riverhounds President Richard Nightingale Outlines Plans For Club


PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Riverhounds owner Tuffy Shallenberger has stayed out of the limelight since acquiring the team and Highmark Stadium last year. He prefers to set up the club’s press conference podium while wearing his baseball cap and jeans rather… Continue Reading

Stateside Scots: Michael Scott on Livingston, Brian Welsh and UMBC’s Captivating Cup Run


Few observers could have foreseen Dalgety Bay’s Michael Scott being the sole remaining Scotsman in college soccer’s NCAA Tournament when the season-ending nationwide competition kicked off on Nov. 20. Scott’s University of Maryland, Baltimore County side qualified for the 48-team tournament… Continue Reading