Wake Forest's seniors have yet to play a season that didn't end in the College Cup Final Four, and they aren't interested in changing that trend now, writes Maria Burns Ortiz.
On the cusp of this year's men's College Cup, Akron has to be considered the favorite. But don't overlook a hardened Maryland team or locals North Carolina and Wake Forest, writes Maria Burns Ortiz.
Caleb Porter played for an Indiana team that went undefeated in the regular season, then failed to win a national championship. Now the coach at Akron, Porter is trying to keep his 18-0 Zips focused on the ultimate prize: the College Cup.
With the 2009 college season nearing kickoff, defending champion Maryland still looks like the cream of the crop, writes Maria Burns Ortiz.
This year's edition of the North Carolina Tar Heels will be vastly different from the 2008 College Cup runner-ups, writes Maria Burns Ortiz.
After it destroyed South Florida, another Wake Forest triumph in the College Cup looks inevitable, writes Maria Burns Ortiz.
Last year's College Cup runner-up, Ohio State, needed to overcome internal strife to progress in the tourney, writes Maria Burns Ortiz.
The transition from a D-II to a D-I program is often precarious. UC Davis has made it look easy, writes Maria Burns Ortiz.
UMass has been overlooked all season, but the Minutemen are on the verge of the College Cup, writes Maria Burns Ortiz.