With a superstar at Virginia and a potential super team at UCLA, this is sure to be a high-wattage season in college soccer. Graham Hays looks ahead with five burning questions.
Pitt recruit Yacine Diop was crushed when she was ruled ineligible for a year after transferring to Seton-La Salle Catholic (Pittsburgh), but she never stopped working and is raring to go for her senior season.
FGCU had the most surprising opening weekend in the men's NCAA tournament. The biggest surprise, though, may be the confidence with which Eagles have played.
With a 4-1 win against La Salle, the Cavaliers remained one of just five teams to make the second round every year since 2001, when the field expanded to 64.
Check out the complete 2012 NCAA women's soccer tournament schedule and results.