Broad Run alum to play professional soccer
Whitney Church was a steady force at centerback throughout her Penn State University career. The two-time Big Ten Defender of the Year was recently drafted by the Washington Spirit of the National Women’s Soccer League.—Photo Courtesy/Mark Selders, PSU Athletics
Wed., Jan. 28 | 04:52 PM - Whitney Church has spirit on her side. A standout throughout her soccer career with Loudoun Soccer, Broad Run High School and Penn State University, Church will continue to ply her skills as a centerback with the Washington Spirit of the National Women's Soccer League.
Ryan named top U.S. youth soccer coach
Tue., Jan. 27 | 09:04 AM - Loudoun Soccer coach Mark Ryan is the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Boys Competitive Coach of the Year. The award was announced Jan. 16 at the 2015 US Youth Soccer Awards Gala in Philadelphia.
Two local players help Virginia win NCAA men’s soccer title
Senior goalkeeper Calle Brown kisses the NCAA championship trophy after Virginia defeated UCLA in the men’s soccer final.—Photo Courtesy/Jim Daves, Virginia Media Relations
Mon., Dec. 15 | 04:10 PM - Loudoun County High School alum Calle Brown recorded a shutout in goal and Patrick Foss, of South Riding, converted his penalty kick in the shootout to help the University of Virginia defeat UCLA in the NCAA men's soccer final Dec. 14 in Cary, N.C.
Broad Run alum is a semifinalist for prestigious soccer award
Penn State University senior defender Whitney Church closed out her career as the all-time leader in minutes played for the Nittany Lions.—Photo Courtesy/Mark Selders, PSU Athletics
Thu., Dec. 4 | 04:16 PM - Broad Run High School graduate Whitney Church, a senior at Penn State University, is one of 16 female semifinalists for the Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy Award.
Area soccer coach garners pair of awards
Thu., Oct. 23 | 01:47 PM - Loudoun Soccer coach Mark Ryan has been awarded the Virginia Youth Soccer Association 2014 Boys Competitive Coach of the Year, as well as the US Youth Soccer Region I 2014 Boys Competitive Coach of the Year.
Local duo helps Hokies roll past Hoyas in women’s soccer
Sat., Sep. 6 | 08:05 AM - Stone Bridge High School alum Murielle Tiernan scored a team-high two goals and Broad Run alum Ellie Zoepfl added a goal as No. 5 ranked Virginia Tech improved to 5-0 with a 6-1 women's soccer victory against No. 13 Georgetown on Sept. 5 in Blacksburg.
Virginia Tech slotted fifth in preseason women’s soccer rankings
Sun., Aug. 10 | 11:40 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.
The Heat sizzle on soccer field
Tue., Aug. 5 | 03:13 PM - The Virginia Soccer Association Heat 96 capped a tremendous season by advancing to the U17 girls' title game at the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Championships.
Basinger selected to U.S. team for U-20 Women’s World Cup
Sat., Jul. 26 | 02:05 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 | 01:05 PM - 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.