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.
The men's soccer NCAA tournament has seen some minor upsets, but for the most part the traditional powers have reached the Sweet Sixteen, 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.
Under coach Ken Lolla, Louisville has been transformed into a burgeoning national power, writes Maria Burns Ortiz.
The Big Ten conference has been traditionally dominated by Indiana, but times have changed, writes Maria Burns Ortiz.
Loyola College has failed to live up to the lofty expectations precipitated by a strong campaign one year ago. But if anyone can lead his team through a difficult period, it's captain Tennant McVea.
The ACC is irrefutably the best men's soccer conference in the country -- top to bottom. But with such a dominant assembly of teams, it's anyone's guess who emerges as the leader of the pack.
The California schools had a miserable NCAA tournament run a year ago. But this is 2009, and there are teams aplenty that have the makeup to win a national championship.
The undefeated Monmouth Hawks know all too well that a stellar regular season can quickly morph into postseason disappointment, writes Maria Burns Ortiz.
South Florida's start has been keyed by explosive forward Zak Boggs, who's proven he can excel at pretty much anything he puts his mind to, 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.
The ACC remains the dominant force in men's college soccer. Maria Burns Ortiz gives us an overview of the conferences.
Evan Barnes wasn't about to let a little thing like a near-fatal car crash end his dreams of a college soccer career, writes Maria Burns Ortiz.
From Zimbabwe to West Virginia, Gift Maworere has come a long to become a standout midfielder at the college level, writes Maria Burns Ortiz.
New Harvard coach Jamie Clark has all the right qualities needed to take the Crimson to the next level, writes Maria Burns Ortiz.