Category: Soccer

Meeting Megan Rapinoe: a dream come true

Grace Reyer (second from left) poses for a picture with Megan Rapinoe (third from left) during a reception preceding Rapinoe's speech at the 40th annual Jimmy Carter Town Hall. (Grace Reyer/Staff Writer) I woke up on Sept. 19, 2022 filled with anticipation. I went to the kitchen, made my breakfast like any other day and [...]

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Emory women’s soccer wins big against regional foes, extending streak to three

Junior defender Peyton Robertson scores her first collegiate goal against Mount St. Joseph University (Ohio) in 2019. (Jackson Schneider/Arts & Entertainment Editor) With big wins against Sewanee: The University of the South (Tenn.) and the University of Lynchburg (Va.), the Emory University women’s soccer team extended its win streak to three games and improved its [...]

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Women’s soccer prepares to weather conference competition, earn fourth consecutive postseason berth

Defender Peyton Robertson kicks the ball upfield during a game against Carnegie Mellon University (Penn.) on Oct. 17, 2021. (Lin Yu/Staff) Usually when a team earns a postseason berth in the NCAA Tournament and graduates ten seniors, questions arise as to whether the remaining roster will have enough experience to replicate their success the following [...]

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The freak accident that halted my sports career

After the pandemic delayed my first collegiate soccer season, I was ecstatic to play this past fall. I prepared for the season by playing in summer league games, lifting at the gym and working on my fitness more than I ever had before.  I finally felt like I was back in my soccer routine with [...]

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Women’s soccer dominates first round of NCAA play, suffers devastating loss in second round

After a competitive two days of tournament play, the Emory University women’s soccer team’s run in the 2021 NCAA Division III championship came to a close. While the Eagles dominated in their first round match against Wittenberg University (Ohio) 4-0 on Nov. 12, the Centre College Colonels (Ky.) scored a last-second goal in overtime against [...]

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One game away from their season finales, Emory soccer stays alive

Emory University’s men’s and women’s soccer teams took a trip northeast this past weekend and faced New York University (NYU) at Gaelic Park in Riverdale, New York on Oct. 31.  Men’s soccer narrowly avoids Halloween scare The men’s team played their second consecutive overtime game after losing 1-0 to Brandeis University (Mass.) two days earlier. Although [...]

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