As the U.S. women edged Trinidad and Tobago to pull out a wasteful 1-0 victory Wednesday, a pair of Caribbean nations put in the most memorable performances as CONCACAF qualifying opened.
Notre Dame has become almost impossible to score against on the road (ask No. 2 Virginia Tech), and a main reason is junior defender Katie Naughton, who nabbed our weekly honor.
After scoring all five goals in wins against Indiana and Purdue to help Illinois match its best-ever start through 10 games, fifth-year senior Jannelle Flaws nabbed our weekly honor.
When concussion symptoms reared their ugly heads, Stanford's Emily Oliver and Richmond's Becca Wann knew when to walk away from their soccer careers, choosing their future and their health.
The only drama in the friendly against Mexico was whether Sydney Leroux, filling in for Alex Morgan, would become the seventh woman to score five goals in a match for the U.S.
The U.S. has rolled through six opponents by a score of 59-0 at the ISF Junior World Championship, but a showdown with archrival Japan likely looms.