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11/18/2017 11:28am

Rutgers travels to Morgantown to continue NCAA Tournament push

It’s now win or go home for the Rutgers women’s soccer team — quite literally — as the team heads to Morgantown, West Virginia to take on the second-seeded Mountaineers Friday at 7 p.m. for a second-round matchup in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Tournament. 

10/23/2017 3:50pm

Rutgers defeats Indiana in overtime with LaPlant goal

Sophomore forward Brittany LaPlant did it again as her late game heroics helped lift the Rutgers women’s soccer team over Indiana 1-0 on Saturday night in Bloomington. After netting the game winner against then-No. 12 Ohio State last weekend with her foot, LaPlant did so again six minutes into overtime against the Hoosiers (6-8-4, 2-5-3) this time with her head.


10/20/2017 10:49am

No. 25 Rutgers looks to solidify postseason spot with win over Indiana

With two games left in the regular season, the Rutgers women’s soccer team looks to climb up the Big Ten standings and lock up a postseason spot as it travels to Bloomington, Indiana to take on the Hoosiers on Saturday at Bill Armstrong Stadium. After a week on the outside looking in for the first time this season, the No. 25 Scarlet Knights (10-2-4, 4-2-3) snuck back into the Division I top-25 rankings this week after collecting four points over the weekend with a tie against No. 9 Penn State and a win over No. 19 Ohio State.

10/16/2017 11:09am

Rutgers topples No. 12 Ohio State at home behind late goal

The Rutgers women’s soccer team knew the importance of this weekend. It knew who it was facing and it knew where it stood in the Big Ten standings — and it was up for the challenge. After tying conference rival No. 13 Penn State (9-3-2, 5-1-2) 0-0 in double overtime on Thursday night, the Scarlet Knights (10-2-4, 4-2-3) came back out against No. 12 Ohio State (12-3-1, 7-2-0) on Sunday and held on for a 1-0 win. “We worked really hard and I think the challenge was to play a tough game on Thursday and then get up for another hard game on Sunday and I think that they did that,” said head coach Mike O’Neill.

10/14/2017 11:03am

Rutgers keeps No. 13 Penn State to draw after double overtime

On a cold October night, the Rutgers women’s soccer team came out red hot but ultimately tied with conference rival No. 13 Penn State 0-0 in double overtime at Yurcak Field. From the first whistle on, the Scarlet Knights (9-2-4, 3-2-3) and the Nittany Lions (9-3-2, 5-1-2) were off to the races, trading shots and possession back and forth — including senior forward Colby Ciarrocca’s lefty shot from 15 yards out in the 23rd minute that hit the top of the crossbar.

10/9/2017 11:07pm

Rutgers struggles on road trip, earning just 1 point in 2 matches

Nobody said it would be easy. After going 8-0-2 to start to the season, the Rutgers women’s soccer team has come back to earth with a record of 1-2-1 in its last four contests — most recently losing to Iowa and drawing with Nebraska. For the first time this season the No. 23 Scarlet Knights (9-2-3, 3-2-2) failed to register a win on the road, picking up only a single point over the weekend.

10/5/2017 9:24am

Rutgers heads to midwest to face off with Iowa, Nebraska

After splitting its two home games against Minnesota and Wisconsin last weekend, the Rutgers women’s soccer team looks to avenge its first loss of the season as it travels to Iowa City to take on Iowa on Thursday and then Lincoln to face Nebraska on Sunday. The No. 23 Scarlet Knights (9-1-2, 3-1-1) head into the weekend tied for third in the Big Ten behind only Purdue and Ohio State.

10/3/2017 4:37pm

Rutgers looks to ride road win back into Big Ten play against Wisconsin

After a rough start to the first half of the season, the Rutgers men’s soccer team added another win to its season total and at a good time as well, as a conference foe approaches. The Scarlet Knights (2-7-1) will host their fellow Big Ten conference opponent Wisconsin (5-2-2, 2-1-0) this Sunday afternoon at 3:30 p.m., after ending their five-game losing streak on Tuesday night. Rutgers traveled down to Princeton for the annual inter-state matchup, a tradition that now dates back 59 years.

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