The long-awaited URFC home opener on Saturday also served as the team’s season debut in the National Women’s Soccer League’s seventh season. The turnout, as well as the pre- and post-game festivities, was, in true Utah fashion, sensational for a team still finding its footing in its second season.
There are very few managers who have a penchant for a motivational quote quite as much as soon-to-be-former Birmingham head coach Marc Skinner. While Skinner is leaving his role to take charge of National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) side Orlando Pride, he’s a local boy through and through — just listen to his accent.
Soccer in Tennessee at the junior college level was nonexistent just two years ago. There still aren’t any men’s programs and currently only four women’s programs in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) exist. One program, Columbia State Community College, made its mark in its inaugural year and is now looking ahead to year two.
The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) has announced a preliminary list of players declaring for the 2019 NWSL College Draft. The College Draft will be held on Thursday, January 10, in Chicago at the United Soccer Coaches Convention.