Tag Archive | North Carolina

Six Team USA Boxers Punch Ticket to Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

The Boxing Task Force (BTF) announced today the 49 quota places, originally to be awarded at the Road to Tokyo Americas Qualifier, that were awarded to boxers to compete in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 this summer. The quota places included six Team USA boxers, which was based off the BTF Rankings.  “These six boxers […]

St. Francis College Brooklyn Men’s Soccer Fall to No. 3 Indiana in Penalty Kicks to Conclude 2021 Season

The St. Francis College Brooklyn Men’s Soccer team (6-1-3, 5-1-1) tied the Hoosiers of Indiana University (10-1-1, 9-1-1) by a score of one to one, but fell in penalty kicks three to one on Sunday evening from UNC Wilmington. The Hoosiers advance to the next round as they take on the Golden Eagles of Marquette […]

Dallas Wings Selects Charli Collier with First Overall Pick

Two-time All-American Charli Collier of Texas tonight was  selected by the Dallas Wings with the first overall pick of WNBA Draft 2021 presented by State  Farm®, which was held virtually for a second year in a row in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.  A finalist for the Lisa Leslie Award as the nation’s top center, […]

St. Francis College Brooklyn Men’s Soccer Win NEC Record Ninth Conference Championship as They Defeat LIU in Thrilling Shootout

The St. Francis College Brooklyn Men’s Soccer team (5-1-2, 5-1-1 NEC) won its ninth NEC Championship in program history to set a new league record as it defeated LIU (3-1-4, 3-1-3 NEC), 6-5, in penalty kicks. With the win, the Terriers secured the NEC’s automatic bid to the NCAA College Cup where they will make […]

Washington Spirit Start Strong but Ultimately Fall to the Courage in First Game of 2021

The Washington Spirit opened the season with a 3-2 loss in their first match of the 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup against the North Carolina Courage. The 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup is being Presented by Secret Deodorant on Saturday afternoon at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, NC. The opening moments of the game were characterized by quick […]

Washington Spirit Sign Chinyelu Asher, Camryn Biegalski and Cali Farquharson to National Team Replacement Contracts

The Washington Spirit have signed Chinyelu Asher, Camryn Biegalski and Cali Farquharson to National Team Replacement contracts. Chinyelu Asher, a Silver Spring, Maryland native, is a midfielder for the Jamaican National Team. Prior to the Spirit, Asher played for Stabæk of the Toppserien in Norway. Asher played for the Spirit Reserves in 2018. She was […]

Washington Spirit to Play Both Home Challenge Cup Matches at Audi Field; Change of Date for the Racing Louisville Match

The Washington Spirit announced venue changes and a date change for the club’s home NWSL Challenge Cup Presented by Secret Deodorant. The match vs. Racing Louisville was originally scheduled to be played on Friday, April 16 at Segra Field in Leesburg, VA but will now be played on Thursday, April 15 at Audi Field in […]