Women's Soccer

DII Championships Committee addresses soccer field size

The Division II Championships Committee supported a move to ensure all NCAA postseason soccer games are played on fields that comply with the 2015-16 rules book.

"You’re never too young to … make a global impact."

During her first humanitarian trip to Haiti at age 15, Alyssa Brandt saw a boy with malnourished skin that was rotting and falling off his body. A passionate mission has driven her ever since.

Far and Away

When does a Division I men’s soccer coach look at a record of 2-4-2 and call that result “inconsequential”? When those games – played during the school’s January term – were supposed to provide a cultural experience, not an athletic conquest.

Sandra Magnus: Soaring to new heights

Magnus took the value of teamwork learned on the soccer field to outer space when she boarded the space shuttle Atlantis for its final mission in 2011.

NCAA summit draws soccer community to discuss health, safety

The first-ever NCAA Soccer Summit gathered representatives from youth, college and professional soccer organizations to discuss pressing medical issues in the sport and to shape a path to making it safer for all participants.

Autonomy schools adopt cost of attendance scholarships

Division I schools can give their athletes the full cost of attendance as part of a full scholarship beginning Aug. 1, and those scholarships can’t be cancelled for athletics performances or injury.

DIII football proposal sparks debate, ultimately defeated

A proposal that would have permitted contact during the football’s spring nontraditional segment was narrowly defeated, with 51.8 percent voting against the proposal, after the lengthiest debate of Saturday’s 2015 Division III Business Session.

Ali Sullivan: Ahead of the field

For as long as she can remember, Ali Sullivan has gotten her kicks playing soccer. Now she’s distinguishing herself in a different field as an industrial engineering senior manager at Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

2014 Division I Women’s Soccer

Three years in a row, the Seminoles were among the last four teams standing, but never triumphed. On their fourth try, they finally broke through, toppling Virginia and capturing the program’s first national championship.

The Power of a Ball

A small purchase by Wisconsin women’s ice hockey player Brittany Ammerman led to a big empowering moment for women in two small Kenyan villages. Through fundraising Ammerman helped start the Nikumbuke Women's Soccer League.

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