From a superstitious mustache to a team replete with volleyball bloodlines, BYU, Penn State, Texas and Stanford have plenty of unique stories. Yet all have the same goal: Win this weekend's NCAA championship.
From an epic showdown between UCLA and Virginia to a great story brewing in Carolina (and we don't mean the Tar Heels), Graham Hays has a look at five things you need to know about the next round of the NCAA soccer tournament.
Penn State's Raquel "Rocky" Rodriguez joined in Costa Rica's joy during the World Cup run of its men's team, but she wants women and girls to have their own place in her country's passionate soccer culture.
Compared to its conference counterparts, the Virginia Tech soccer team doesn't have the most padded history book. It's cracked the top five just in time for what may be the program's biggest regular-season game ever.
Roaming all over the country, and from conference to conference, the Denver soccer team will go anywhere to find a home in the NCAA tournament. That spirit has the Pioneers knocking on the top 10 of our power rankings.