Virginia Tech slotted fifth in preseason women’s soccer rankings
Sun., Aug. 10 | 09:40 AM - Coming off its best season in program history, Virginia Tech was voted fifth nationally in the Preseason NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division I women’s soccer rankings released Aug. 6.
Basinger selected to U.S. team for U-20 Women’s World Cup
Sat., Jul. 26 | 12:05 PM - Brittany Basinger, a Woodgrove High School alum and current member of Penn State's women's soccer team, has been selected to the U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team in advance of the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, set for Aug. 5-24 in Canada.
Loudoun Soccer’s 98 Boys Red advance to national semifinals
Loudoun 98 Red earned a spot in the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Championships U15 boys’ semifinals by winning their final two round robin games.—Photo Courtesy/Meghan Wilhelm
Fri., Jul. 25 | 11:05 AM - Loudoun 98 Red has secured a spot in the 15U boys' semifinals at the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Championships following a second consecutive victory in round robin play July 24 at the Maryland Soccerplex.
Virginia High School League All-State selections
Katie Strycharz was one of three players from Dominion High School’s girls’ soccer state championship team to be selected to the VHSL All-State team. Strycharz will continue her soccer career at Carnegie Mellon University.—Courtesy Photo
Mon., Jul. 14 | 07:06 AM - The Virginia High School League has begun releasing All-State teams for 2014 varsity spring sports. Look inside to see which Loudoun student-athletes were selected.
Raiders’ Moreno named VHSCA 4A Player of the Year in boys’ soccer
Sat., Jul. 12 | 06:40 PM - James Moreno of Loudoun County High School continues to receive accolades following his breakthrough senior season. Moreno has been selected as the Player of the Year on the Virginia High School Coaches Association 4A All-State boys' soccer team.
Two Loudoun Soccer teams qualify for national series
Thu., Jul. 10 | 07:03 PM - A pair of Loudoun Soccer teams have qualified for the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series. Loudoun 98 Boys Red and Loudoun 98 Girls Red will compete in the prestigious event, set for July 21-27 at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boys, Md.
D.C. United SoccerFest is a big draw in Leesburg
Nolaioi Ayelework practices his shot in between games June 28 on the first day of D.C. United SoccerFest at Morven Park in Leesburg.—Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Rick Wasser
Wed., Jul. 2 | 06:45 PM - A celebration of soccer, sun, camaraderie and fun, the D.C. United SoccerFest took place June 28-29 at Morven Park in Leesburg.
Loudoun Soccer qualifies three teams for Region I championships
Thu., Jun. 26 | 08:06 AM - Three teams from Loudoun Soccer will participate in the US Youth Soccer Region I Championships, set for June 27 through July 1 in Kingston, R.I. Loudoun ’98 Girls Red, along with ‘98 and ‘99 Boys Red, have qualified to participate against several other top teams in the region.
Eddie Pope to make Ashburn appearance during U.S. World Cup game
Thu., Jun. 19 | 10:05 AM - Former United States soccer player and three-time FIFA World Cup participant Eddie Pope will discuss his soccer experiences and offer thoughts on the current World Cup, June 22 at Finnegan's Irish Pub in Ashburn.
Dominion works extra time to claim first soccer crown
Teammates swarm goalie Alie Brandt after she made the game-winning save in the 15th round of penalty kicks to give Dominion its first VHSL 4A girls’ soccer title.—Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Carl Lukat
Tue., Jun. 17 | 04:02 PM - The Dominion Titans girls' soccer team worked in the off-season with members of the Titans boys' soccer team to better understand how to play calm under pressure.