The No. 1-ranked West Virginia University women's soccer team's historic run came to an end in the 2016 NCAA Women's College Cup Final with a 3-1 loss to No. 7 USC on Sunday afternoon in front of 6,612 fans at Avaya Stadium.
A goal by junior forward Michaela Abam in the 74th minute propelled the No. 1 West Virginia University women's soccer team to its first-ever NCAA College Cup Final with a 1-0 victory over No. 6 North Carolina in front of 4,293 fans at Avaya Stadium on Friday afternoon.
West Virginia standouts Ashley Lawrence, Kadeisha Buchanan and Michaela Abam were named to the NSCAA All-America Teams. Lawrence and Buchanan tabbed First Team honors while Abam was recognized on the Second Team.
Kadeisha Buchanan and Ashley Lawrence of West Virginia and Courtney Dike of Oklahoma State were named to the Senior CLASS award on Friday. Buchanan was named to the first team while Dike and Lawrence received Second Team accolades.
Kadeisha Buchanan of West Virginia has been named Player of the Year by espnW. Buchanan is in the midst of a historic season with the Mountaineers, having set both individual and team records.
Thirteen student-athletes were named to the 2016 NSCAA NCAA Division I All-Central Region Teams. Fifty percent of the First Team members were Big 12 players while three earned recognition on the Second Team and four on the Third Team.
West Virginia women's soccer seniors Kadeisha Buchanan and Ashley Lawrence are two of 15 semifinalists for the 2016 Missouri Athletic Club (MAC) Hermann Trophy.
For the first time in program history, the West Virginia University women's soccer team will compete at the NCAA College Cup, as the No. 1 Mountaineers defeated No. 5 Duke, 1-0, this afternoon, in the NCAA Tournament Fourth Round.
Four Big 12 soccer standouts have earned the highest academic honor in the nation after being named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Teams for 2016.
After the second and third rounds over the weekend, the No. 1 West Virginia Mountaineers remain in the hunt for the College Cup after posting victories in overtime and penalty kicks.
For the second straight match, the No. 1 West Virginia University women's soccer team needed extra time to advance in the 2016 NCAA Championship.
Kansas, Oklahoma and West Virginia secured first-round victories in the opening weekend of NCAA soccer action. All three teams recorded shutouts to move on to the second round of the championship.