Last year, B.J. Snow left UCLA to coach the Under-17 U.S. national team. Now, Randy Waldrum is leaving South Bend for his native Texas, where he'll coach the expansion Houston Dash of the NWSL.
Heading into this weekend's College Cup, we know there will be a first-time champion this season in women's soccer. What we want to know is how anyone can slow down Virginia.
With the ACC claiming six of the remaining eight teams, the league has almost all the answers to our five burning questions for the NCAA women's soccer quarterfinals.
No school has more NCAA tournament wins (27) without ever reaching the College Cup than Texas A&M. Now, the Aggies face North Carolina, winner of 21 championships, in the third round.
Central Michigan, Monmouth, Navy and Seattle would be great additions to the NCAA tournament, but the only way they'll get there is by winning their conference tourneys first.
A knee injury in high school led to Katie Vanden Avond playing Division III soccer at Wisconsin's St. Norbert College, and the nation's leading active goal scorer is having the time of her life.
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.
Yes, defending national champion North Carolina is No. 1, but loaded squads from Stanford, Penn State and Duke are eyeing the top spot in our first college soccer power rankings of the 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?
This season showed just how much the game and the competition have changed since the days when the Tar Heels dominated the sport.
Injuries forced both teams to revise their lineups, and the result has paid dividends for defenders Hanna Gardner of North Carolina and Whitney Church of Penn State.
They both needed overtime, but Penn State and UNC outlasted opponents Florida State and top-seeded Stanford to advance to Sunday's College Cup final.
Dominating no matter which position she plays, Crystal Dunn has carried North Carolina back to the College Cup after a two-year absence.
North Carolina's Anson Dorrance has arguably coached the best ever in Mia Hamm and Kristine Lilly, but he goes into Friday's College Cup semifinal feeling like the underdog against his "recruiting failures" that chose Stanford.
North Carolina tops No. 1 seed BYU. Maybe it was an upset. Maybe it wasn't. It was definitely a game anyone with a ticket was fortunate to see.
Having learned to embrace coach Erica Walsh's "tough love," Penn State senior midfielder Christine Nairn is playing the best soccer of her career.