Women’s soccer head coach Keidane McAlpine leaves position after eight seasons

Following a year where USC went on a historical unbeaten run during the regular season, women’s soccer Head Coach Keidane McAlpine will become the new head coach at Georgia after leading the Trojans for eight seasons, according to a media release Tuesday.  “We are so grateful for Keidane’s service and commitment to our student-athletes, athletics […]

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USC postseason ends in penalty shootout defeat against Penn State

Senior forward Penelope Hocking dribbles the ball down the wing in USC’s penalty-shootout loss to Penn State Friday. (Vincent Leo | Daily Trojan) Women’s soccer ended its NCAA tournament run in a penalty shootout loss at the hands of Penn State after finishing 2-2 during regulation time at home. Despite clawing back from a deficit […]

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Soccer in the States: U.S. Men’s National Team is giving us hope once more

In my time spent watching the United States play soccer, the team has fallen flat plenty. I’m used to watching an otherwise promising nation flop on the biggest stages. This instilled sense of pessimism is ingrained into my mind, and it creates a massive cognitive dissonance when things actually go the U.S.’ way.  There’s no […]

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USC thrashes Grand Canyon in first round of NCAA Tournament

Women’s soccer began its 2021 NCAA tournament Saturday with a convincing 6-0 win against Grand Canyon University in the first round. The Trojans returned to winning ways at a crucial point after losing their final Pac-12 match against UCLA.  USC got off to a fast start in the 4th minute when Pac-12 Midfielder of the […]

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No. 11 USC starts NCAA tournament against Grand Canyon

Senior forward Penelope Hocking dribbles the ball during USC’s last match against UCLA Friday. Hocking scored against the Bruins. (Amanda Chou | Daily Trojan) No. 11 women’s soccer will begin its 2021-2022 NCAA tournament in a first round bout against Grand Canyon University Friday. The Trojans are the No. 3 seed in the tournament, and […]

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Talkin’ Troy S7E7: Women’s soccer vs UCLA preview and USC football vs Arizona State

Sports editors Anthony Gharib and Adam Jasper discuss women’s soccer bout with UCLA and preview football’s away game against Arizona State. Music by Psystein. The post Talkin’ Troy S7E7: Women’s soccer vs UCLA preview and USC football vs Arizona State appeared first on Daily Trojan.

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Soccer in the States: U.S. Men’s National Team gears up for crucial Mexico match

Looking at the CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying calendar, Nov. 12 is the first date that really jumps out if you’re a United States Men’s National Team fan. Who else could it be but Mexico? The already fiery rivalry between these two teams will be amped up by the huge stakes that come with qualifying for […]

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No. 8 USC travels to No. 3 UCLA for Pac-12 title

Junior midfielder Croix Bethune dribbles past a Berkeley defender during USC’s match on Oct. 28. Bethune scored the game winning goal against Stanford Sunday, keeping the Pac-12 title alive. (Peter Gastis | Daily Trojan) USC women’s soccer will round out its 2021-22 Pac-12 season in a de facto conference title match against cross-town rivals No. […]

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USC wins in comeback against Stanford

No. 10 Women’s soccer secured a comeback victory over No. 9 Stanford Sunday in front of fans at Soni McAlister Field. Despite entering halftime with a 2-0 deficit, goal contributions from leading season goalscorer, junior midfielder Croix Bethune, and freshman forward Simone Jackson led the Trojans to a victory for their last home game of […]

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