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2014 COLLEGE SOCCER CHAMPIONS – MEN

One last round of congratulations for the soccer champions in the TEN divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog. Previously I covered the women’s champs for the year.

Davenport PanthersNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY PANTHERS

Runners-Up – University of Texas at Brownsville Ocelots

2013 Champions – Martin Methodist College Red Hawks

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Lee FlamesNCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association) DIVISION ONE

National Champions – LEE UNIVERSITY FLAMES (Men and Women)

Runners-Up – Bethel College Pilots (Riverboat Pilots)

2013 Champions – Southern Wesleyan University Warriors  Continue reading

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2014 COLLEGE SOCCER CHAMPIONS – WOMEN

One last round of congratulations to the 2014 champions in the NINE divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog.

lindsey wilson blue raidersNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – LINDSEY WILSON COLLEGE BLUE RAIDERS

Runners-Up – University of Northwestern Ohio Racers (2nd year as a program) 

2013 Champions – Concordia (OR) Cavaliers  

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Lee FlamesNCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association) DIVISION ONE

National Champions – LEE UNIVERSITY FLAMES 

Runners-Up – Grace College Lancers 

2013 Champions – Azusa Pacific University Cougars Continue reading

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2013 COLLEGE SOCCER CHAMPIONS

Time for one last round of congratulations to the 2013 men’s and women’s soccer champions in the divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog.

martinmethodist redhawksNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) MEN’S –

2013 Champions: MARTIN METHODIST COLLEGE REDHAWKS

Runners-up: Auburn University- Montgomery Warhawks (formerly the Senators)

2012 Champions: Belhaven College Blazers

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Concordia (OR) CavaliersNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) WOMEN’S –

2013 Champions: CONCORDIA (OR) CAVALIERS

Runners-up: Westmont College Warriors

2012 Champions: Lindsey-Wilson College Blue Raiders

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Southern_New_Hampshire.gif (215×120)NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) DIVISION 2 MEN’S –

2013 Champions: SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE UNIVERSITY PENMEN

Runners-up: Carson-Newman University Eagles

2012 Champions: Continue reading

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NCCAA COLLEGE SOCCER: BALLADEER’S BLOG’S PRESEASON TOP NINE

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Moody Bible Institute Archers

Balladeer’s Blog presents my 2013 Preseason Soccer rankings for the NCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association).

1. MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE ARCHERS    ###    2. PROVIDENCE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE PILOTS    ###    3. OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE AMBASSADORS    ###    4. MANHATTAN CHRISTIAN COLLEGE CRUSADERS    ###    5. NORTHLAND INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY PIONEERS    ###    6. OHIO CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY TRAILBLAZERS    ###    7. Continue reading

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DROVERS MEN AND WOMEN BOTH END SEASON RANKED

 The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma is not only a fine institution, but their sports teams have the incredibly cool nickname the Drovers. Balladeer’s Blog’s readers voted them the Coolest Named NAIA Sports Teams in 2010, and the Drovers often kick butt in soccer, basketball and baseball.

For the 2011 season the men’s soccer team finished ranked 8th in the nation and the women’s team finished Continue reading

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DROVERS SOCCER GEARING UP FOR THIS WEEKEND’S MATCHES

 This weekend could prove a great test for both USAO soccer teams, as the 2-0 women take on Texas Wesleyan, which defeated No. 13 Oklahoma City earlier this week.

The Drovers have home-field advantage in those Friday games. The women kick off at 1 p.m., with the men following at 3 p.m.

The following day, the No. 23 men turn around to play No. 21 Bethel College out of Continue reading

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NEW SOCCER COACH FOR THE LYNX

 CONCORD, NH– The NHTI, Concord’s Community College athletics department is pleased to announce that Don Welford has been named the new men’s soccer coach. Welford takes over for the departing Derek Johnson.

            Don Welford is an established coach who previously coached at NHTI from 2002-2006 and led the Lynx to several National Tournament appearances. In addition to NHTI, Welford has also Continue reading

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USAO DROVERS COACH JIMMY HAMPTON IS THE COACH OF THE YEAR AGAIN!

CHICKASHA – Drover Head Coach Jimmy Hampton was named the National Soccer Coaches Association and NAIA Southwest Region Coach of the Year for the second year in a row.

Hampton and the other regional coaches of the year will be honored at a College Continue reading

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RECAP OF THE 2010 NAIA SOCCER TOURNAMENT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The 2010 National Championship trophy was awarded to Hastings (Neb.) after a 5-3 victory over Notre Dame (Ohio) on Dec. 4 in Orange Beach, Ala., from the Orange Beach Sportsplex. The Broncos out-scored their five Continue reading

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HASTINGS BRONCOS MEN, LEE FLAMES WOMEN,WIN IT ALL ON THE SOCCER FIELD

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – (box score) No. 3-seed Hastings (Neb.) continued its offensive fireworks, this time plowing past No. 4 Notre Dame (Ohio), 5-3 to win its first-ever NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship. Continue reading

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