College Sports Archive

  • Power rankings: International flair boosts Florida State

    Hays: International flair boosts FSU in power rankings

    Ireland's Megan Campbell boosts Florida State's offense with her long throw-ins, part of the large global contingent on the Seminoles, the No. 6 team in our soccer power rankings.

    Sep 18 12:07 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Stengel sisters making their own names in college soccer

    Hays: Stengel sisters making own names in college soccer

    Wanting to make her own name, Jackie Stengel didn't follow her All-American sister, Katie, to Wake Forest. She didn't stay far away, though, choosing to play down the road at NC State.

    Sep 18 11:42 AM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Road-weary UCLA on the rise in soccer power rankings

    Hays: UCLA comes out of road trip on top

    A 12-day road trip took UCLA to two cities and included four games against ranked teams. The Bruins brought back a 3-0-1 record along with the No. 2 spot in our weekly power rankings.

    Sep 11 4:32 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Notre Dame freshman Morgan Andrews shoots for more

    Hays: Notre Dame's Andrews shoots for more

    The next big soccer phenom has already arrived in the form of Notre Dame freshman Morgan Andrews. And her sights are set on something bigger -- the U.S. national team.

    Sep 11 9:52 AM ET | By Graham Hays

  • UNC's Crystal Dunn rises to occasion in whirlwind week

    Hays: UNC's Dunn rises to occasion in whirlwind week

    Whether it was attacking the midfield with her college team in North Carolina or donning the red, white and blue as an outside back for Team USA in the nation's capital, Crystal Dunn was a winner.

    Sep 9 3:57 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Portland Pilots land at No. 10 on NCAA soccer power rankings

    Hays: Pilots land at No. 10 on power rankings

    Near the 10th anniversary of the death of legendary Portland coach Clive Charles, a draw with Stanford helped the Pilots move into our power rankings, showing the soccer culture he helped build is still thriving.

    Sep 4 11:58 AM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Soccer a passion for Aggies' Cristina Sanchez-Quintanar

    Hays: Soccer is Sanchez-Quintanar's passion

    Texas A&M's Cristina Sanchez-Quintanar is one of the best players in college tennis, but it's soccer that will always have a hold on the Spanish native's heart.

    Sep 3 1:31 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Florida breaks into women's soccer power rankings

    Hays: Florida breaks into soccer power rankings

    North Carolina and Stanford remain 1-2 in the Week 2 women's soccer power rankings, while Florida -- following a fantastic debut from a freshman -- replaced Santa Clara at the No. 10 spot.

    Aug 29 10:51 AM ET | By Graham Hays

  • 10 Faces of Summer: Jessica Mendoza

    Jessica Mendoza brings her husband and son -- plus one -- along to the Women's College World Series and finds time to eat healthy and work out away from home.

    Aug 27 12:20 PM ET | By Jessica Mendoza

  • Five burning questions for women's soccer season

    Hays: Five burning questions for women's soccer season

    Our five burning questions for the women's college soccer season has a familiar focus: Can anyone knock defending and 21-time national champion North Carolina off its perch?

    Aug 19 3:20 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Cent. Michigan soccer player dies after crash

    One of three Central Michigan University soccer players who were hurt in a weekend rollover crash has died, the school said Monday.

    Aug 5 7:57 PM ET

  • Ohio St., ex-prez Gee agree on $5.8M deal

    Ohio State University has announced a $5.8 million retirement package for former president Gordon Gee (ghee) following his departure from the university after comments jabbing Roman Catholics and Southeastern Conference schools.

    Jul 29 6:42 PM ET

  • Collegiate Women Sports Awards: Monday on ESPNU

    Collegiate Women Sports Awards: 2012-13 winners and finalists

    A look at the individual sport winners and finalists for the Collegiate Women Sports Awards. One of these athletes will be named Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year and presented with the Honda Cup on June 24 (8 p.m. ET, ESPNU).

    Jun 23 5:02 PM ET | By news services

  • Virginia tabs Oregon's Miller as softball coach

    Virginia has hired Blake Miller as its softball coach. Miller spent the last three seasons as an assistant at Oregon.

    Jun 18 4:49 PM ET

  • Auburn hires softball coach from Arizona State

    Auburn has hired Clint Myers from Arizona State as softball coach.

    Jun 14 7:42 PM ET

  • Finished with athletics? Chancellor leaving UNC

    Holden Thorp is packing up after nearly five years as chancellor at the University of North Carolina and leaving for Washington University in St. Louis, saying he's done with big-time college sports.

    Jun 6 10:18 AM ET

  • Hays: Sooners make strong case for best ever

    Oklahoma solidified its place in history, becoming the first WCWS champion to lead the nation in ERA and scoring.

    Jun 5 10:50 AM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Sooners win Women's College World Series

    Keilani Ricketts homered and drove in four runs, Michelle Gascoigne pitched a three-hit shutout and top-seeded Oklahoma won the NCAA softball championship by beating Tennessee 4-0 on Tuesday night in Game 2 of the Women's College World Series finals.

    Jun 5 8:42 AM ET

  • Hays: OU's Chamberlain elevates hitting, softball

    The sight of Lauren Chamberlain entering the batter's box strikes fear in pitchers but smiles on the faces of spectators.

    Jun 4 2:07 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Hays: So far, WCWS is a blast for Sooners

    A pitcher's duel through the first 10 innings turned into a battle of long ball. Madison Shipman's three-run shot in the 11th put Tennessee on top, but the Sooners tied it in the bottom half and won it on Lauren Chamberlain's walk-off homer in the 12th.

    Jun 4 8:56 AM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Hays: Beating Sooners might be relative

    If Tennessee has a chance against No. 1 Oklahoma, it will be because it can throw aces Ellen and Ivy Renfroe at the Sooners. The sisters have a combined 169-39 career record heading into Monday's championship series.

    Jun 3 11:24 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Tennessee, Oklahoma reach finals of WCWS

    Lauren Gibson hit a solo home run in the first inning, Tennessee's Renfroe sisters combined on a five-hitter and the Lady Vols reached the Women's College World Series finals by beating Texas 2-1 on Sunday night.

    Jun 3 2:15 AM ET

  • WCWS: Florida outlasts Nebraska in 15 innings

    Lauren Haeger and Jessica Damico scored on shortstop Alicia Armstrong's fielding error in the 15th inning, and Florida eliminated Nebraska from the Women's College World Series with a 9-8 victory Saturday night.

    Jun 2 10:11 PM ET

  • Softball resumes after Oklahoma tornadoes

    The clear blue sky above ASA Hall of Fame Stadium on Saturday offered little hint of the chaos the night before.

    Jun 2 10:09 PM ET

  • Tornadoes postpone Women's College WS

    The NCAA postponed Friday night's games at the Women's College World Series until Saturday after severe weather in the Oklahoma City area.

    Jun 2 10:03 PM ET