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IU soccer barely avoids shut out

Senior midfielder Daniel Kelly netted the Hoosiers’ lone goal with less than six minutes to play and narrowly avoided being shut out Sunday at Bill Armstrong Stadium. IU fell to Xavier, 2-1, in the their first exhibition game of the season.


Spain takes home their first World Cup

But it was in the 116th minute, that Spain’s Andres Iniesta slammed home a bouncing ball into the far corner and gave Spain their first ever World Cup Championship with a 1-0 win over the Netherlands. 


Junior back/midfielder Kevin Alston dribbles the ball during the Hoosiers 3-1 win over No. 9 Notre Dame Thursday October 16, 2008 at Bill Armstrong Stadium.

Former Hoosier eyes roster spot for 2014 World Cup

With the American sports conscience fixated on South Africa and the 2010 World Cup for the last month, much talk has focused on how the U.S. team can improve upon its quarterfinal finish when the event moves to Brazil in 2014. And former IU standout and current member of the New England Revolution Kevin Alston hopes he’ll occupy a roster spot on the American team should it qualify for the 2014 World Cup.


Wake Forest player tranfers to IU

After spending two years at  Wake Forest, the former 2007 Indianapolis Player of the Year will transfer back to his home state to play for the Hoosiers.


USA vs. Slovenia: Game Preview

And after years of always being the underdog in World Cup matches, the U.S. team faces unfamiliar territory as it goes into this game as the favorite. 



Junior midfielder Andy Adlard looks for a pass as sophomore forward Will Bruin (right) tries to run behind the IUPUI defense during the Hoosier's game against the Jaguars Wednesday at Bill Armstrong Stadium. Hoosiers tied the game 1-1.

Yeagley: ‘Plenty to fix’ in 1-1 stalemate

The IU men’s soccer team remained undefeated for the spring Wednesday, though not in the manner it would have liked. Twenty-two shots converted to just one goal for the Hoosiers, who went to 1-0-2 during the spring season with a 1-1 tie in two overtime periods against IU-Purdue University Indianapolis.


Sophomore forward Will Bruin dribbles into the Cincinnati 18-yard box in the first half of IU's 1-1 draw against the Bearcats Friday at Bill Armstrong Stadium.

Bruin's second-half goal leads IU to 1-1 tie

Just as they had done in a 2-1 victory against Louisville two weeks ago, the Hoosiers played a slow first half and surrendered a goal before responding in the second, tying Cincinnati 1-1 on Friday.


IU junior midfielder Rich Balchan dribbles against a Louisville defender on March 28 at Bill Armstrong Stadium.

IU’s 2nd spring game brings position swaps

New IU men’s soccer coach Todd Yeagley couldn’t be happier being back at his alma mater. “Every day, I kind of step back from what I’m doing and say, ‘I have the best job in college soccer,’” he said. “I’m very fortunate.” And if the beginning of the spring season is any indicator, the new era of Hoosier soccer is progressing well.



Then-IU coach Jerry Yeagley and his son Todd, now the coach of the Hoosiers, celebrate after beating UCLA at the College Cup in 1994.

IU soccer kicks off new Yeagley era against Louisville

After years on the sidelines learning from his father’s head coaching techniques, new IU coach Todd Yeagley will take the field for the first time as the leader of one of the nation’s premier soccer programs.



Recruits agree - Yeagley right for job

Todd Yeagley is his father’s son – and that’s a problem for some IU fans. The son of IU legend Jerry Yeagley took the reins of the IU men’s soccer program under questionable circumstances, if you ask some members of Hoosier nation. A commenter on the IDS Web site claimed that the younger Yeagley was hired “not for experience or talent, but his name and thanks to Daddy.”


Yeagley brings star-studded recruits to IU

IU soccer has a new coach and a new class but the same game plan: Win championships. Joining the ranks of over 400 members of the IU men’s soccer family is the 2010 class: Kerel Bradford, Ryan Bristol, Jacob Bushue, Nikita Kotlov, Dylan Lax, Matt McKain, Harrison Petts, Taylor Reeves and Blake Wise. “This is a very talented group that I feel can make a positive impact in the program,” IU coach Todd Yeagley said. “The 2010 class will certainly give us a big boost moving forward.”



Senior backer Ofori Sarkodie advances toward the Kentucky goal during the first half Tuesday, Sept. 29 at Bill Armstrong Stadium.

2 IU soccer players selected in MLS SuperDraft

Former IU soccer players Eric Alexander and Ofori Sarkodie were selected No. 44 and No. 52, respectively, in the 2010 Major League Soccer SuperDraft on Thursday in Philadelphia.


IU assistant coach Todd Yeagley scans the sidelines shortly before halftime of IU’s 4-2 win against Butler on Oct. 24, 2006. Todd played on the IU men’s team from 1991-1994 under his father, legendary coach Jerry Yeagley.

Yeagley looks to continue what father began

Jerry Yeagley: "I could have done the Bobby Knight thing and just anointed him and made him the coach. I didn’t do that. I kept my word to Coach Freitag."

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