Category Archives: College Spotlight

College Spotlight: Soccer journey brings Indiana’s Zavaleta home

Photo courtesy of Indiana University Athletics By JOSE M. ROMERO Eriq Zavaleta was just a high school freshman in Westfield, Ind., when he made a pretty big decision for a kid his age. He decided to leave high school and … Continue reading »

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SBI College Preview: Zardes poised to cement place as top striker in the nation

Photo courtesy of CSUB Athletics By KAYLA KNAPP Anyone who has seen Gyasi Zardes play knows what the 20-year-old talented striker is capable of doing on the field. The CSU-Bakersfield junior has everything a coach could ask for in a … Continue reading »

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SBI College Preview: Alvarez ready to lead UConn to glory and realize his pro dream

photo courtesy of UConn Athletics By FRANCO PANIZO Before he was a college soccer player, and before he developed into one of the best playmakers in the nation for national power UConn, Carlos Alvarez was just a teenager with a … Continue reading »

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SBI College Preview: UNC’s Lopez takes starring role for defending champions

Photo courtesy of Jeffrey Camarati/UNC Athletics By AVI CREDITOR With all of the talent that Mikey Lopez had around him last season, it was understandable for the U.S. Under-20 midfielder's contributions to get a bit lost in the shuffle at … Continue reading »

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SBI College Preview: UConn looking to bounce back after disappointing finish

photo by Howard C. Smith/ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO If ending a season on a penalty shootout loss is tough to swallow, the UConn Huskies were surely more than demoralized last year. After all, their penalty kick defeat to Charlotte in … Continue reading »

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SBI College Preview: Focused Schoenle returns ready to lead West Virginia

Photo courtesy of West Virginia University Athletics By AVI CREDITOR For West Virginia University centerback Eric Schoenle, a junior season that started out with so much promise and potential did not exactly end in the most ideal manner. The Mountaineers … Continue reading »

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