Post Tagged with: "soccer"

World Cup Boost for SFS-Qatar

Hearts of soccer fans across the United States broke Thursday morning when FIFA announced that Qatar had beat out a strong United States bid to host the 2022 World Cup. Despite a plan that had been reviewed by FIFA as low-risk in 13 of 15 potential problem areas, an achievement[Read More…]

by December 3, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Surprises Abound in Premiership and Bundesliga

As one third of the European soccer season is through, it is time to have an overall look at two of its major leagues. Players have reached their form after the World Cup and the summer break, and they have become used to playing together after three months of league[Read More…]

by November 16, 2010 0 comments Sports

Tourney Back On Hilltop As GU Wins Bid

For the first time in 16 years, there will be a fall NCAA tournament game played on Georgetown’s campus. The men’s soccer team (11-6-1) learned late Monday afternoon that it had earned an at-large bid in the 2010 NCAA tournament and will play host to the University of North Carolina-Greensboro[Read More…]

by November 16, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Knock Out Top-Seeded Terrapins on PKs

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Fresh off the heels of Friday’s 5-1 victory over Siena, the first NCAA tournament win in program history, the Georgetown women’s soccer team (14-6-2) returned to Ludwig Stadium on the campus of the University of Maryland on Sunday looking to extend their season even further.  [Read More…]

by November 16, 2010 0 comments Sports

GU Earns At-Large Bid

After a tough, double-overtime loss to South Florida in the Big East tournament quarterfinals last weekend prevented the Hoyas from etching their names into the NCAA tournament draw, the Georgetown women’s soccer team (13-6-1) could finally breathe a sigh of relief yesterday when the selection committee included the Blue and[Read More…]

by November 9, 2010 0 comments Sports

3 Stars Top Ballon D’or Shortlist

At the end of every year, thrills run through the international soccer world as the ceremony for the most prestigious individual award approaches. Last week, FIFA came out with the 23-man list of finalists for the Ballon D’or (European Player of the Year), and the winner will be announced Jan.[Read More…]

by November 5, 2010 0 comments Sports

Seniors Chase Final Postseason Dream

Four years ago, Head Coach Brian Wiese went out into the high school soccer world to recruit his first class of players to Georgetown after taking over for former Head Coach Keith Tabatznik, the longest tenured (1984-2005) and most successful (220-178-22) coach in program history.   Wiese came back with[Read More…]

by November 5, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Fall to Irish in Big East Finale

For just over a month, the men’s soccer team forgot how to lose. Georgetown put together a streak of nine consecutive victories, culminating in a 1-0 win over No. 6 Connecticut last Thursday that secured the first Big East regular season title for the Hoyas (11-5-1, 7-2-0 Big East) since[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 0 comments Sports

Heartbreak Loss Jeopardizes NCAA Hopes

The Hoyas’ NCAA ambitions took a potentially fatal blow on Sunday at North Kehoe Field, as the Blue and Gray tumbled to a heartbreaking 1-0 double-overtime loss to South Florida (12-4-3) in a Big East tournament quarterfinal matchup. Georgetown (13-6-1) was coming off a big weekend that saw the team[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 0 comments Sports

Soccer: Around the Nation

MEN No. 3 North Carolina Following a 2-0 victory over Liberty on Tuesday, Oct. 12 and dominating wins against Wake Forest and Radford last week, North Carolina (9-2, 5-0 ACC) jumped one spot in the rankings to No. 3 this week after falling from No. 2 a week earlier. The[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 0 comments Sports