Graham Hays runs down the teams that will challenge North Carolina's supremacy and the players who will take Heather O'Reilly's place in the spotlight.
After failing to make the College Cup in the previous two seasons, some thought North Carolina was down and out. With one goal, Heather O'Reilly quieted those critics.
With the swagger of a Texan and the soccer schooling of a Brit, Notre Dame's Kerri Hanks was born to win the Hermann trophy, writes Graham Hays.
Notre Dame, North Carolina and 2005 champ Portland breezed their way into the quarterfinals. But the next round doesn't lack surprises, writes Graham Hays.
Notre Dame cruised to the Big East championship on the nation's most prolific offense and an often overlooked defense. Will the Irish be kinder to NCAA Tournament foes? That's doubtful, writes Graham Hays.
UConn has been a consistent thorn in Notre Dame's side, and that trend didn't end on Friday, reports Graham Hays.