Athletic director Jack Graham said Thursday that Colorado State will add women's soccer and compete in the Mountain West Conference beginning next fall.
Scoring will be hard for the expansion Houston Dash, but the collection of players left unprotected by other teams and high-profile rookie Kealia Ohai is out to prove they belong.
A number of ACC teams are poised to challenge for the College Cup. But with the championship held in San Diego, No. 1 Stanford plans to keep the trophy in California.