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Burns Ortiz: College Cup Final Four preview

Maria Burns Ortiz | December, 10 2009

There will be impressive amounts of talent and experience on display this weekend in Cary, N.C. Just don't look for any potential Cinderellas to add to the drama at the 2009 College Cup Final Four, writes Maria Burns Ortiz.

Burns Ortiz: College Cup Elite Eight preview

Maria Burns Ortiz | December, 3 2009

Wake Forest's seniors have yet to play a season that didn't end in the College Cup Final Four, and they aren't interested in changing that trend now, writes Maria Burns Ortiz.

Burns Ortiz: Sweet Sixteen preview

Maria Burns Ortiz | November, 25 2009

The men's soccer NCAA tournament has seen some minor upsets, but for the most part the traditional powers have reached the Sweet Sixteen, writes Maria Burns Ortiz.

Burns Ortiz: Vetting the field for the men's College Cup

Maria Burns Ortiz | November, 19 2009

On the cusp of this year's men's College Cup, Akron has to be considered the favorite. But don't overlook a hardened Maryland team or locals North Carolina and Wake Forest, writes Maria Burns Ortiz.

Burns Ortiz: Title is true goal for 18-0 Akron

Maria Burns Ortiz | November, 12 2009

Caleb Porter played for an Indiana team that went undefeated in the regular season, then failed to win a national championship. Now the coach at Akron, Porter is trying to keep his 18-0 Zips focused on the ultimate prize: the College Cup.

Burns Ortiz: Louisville transforms from also-ran to national power

Maria Burns Ortiz | November, 5 2009

Under coach Ken Lolla, Louisville has been transformed into a burgeoning national power, writes Maria Burns Ortiz.

Burns Ortiz: Indiana no longer the top dog in the Big Ten

Maria Burns Ortiz | October, 29 2009

The Big Ten conference has been traditionally dominated by Indiana, but times have changed, writes Maria Burns Ortiz.

Burns Ortiz: McVea embraces leadership role

Maria Burns Ortiz | October, 22 2009

Loyola College has failed to live up to the lofty expectations precipitated by a strong campaign one year ago. But if anyone can lead his team through a difficult period, it's captain Tennant McVea.

Burns Ortiz: ACC rife with talent, but who's the best?

Maria Burns Ortiz | October, 15 2009

The ACC is irrefutably the best men's soccer conference in the country -- top to bottom. But with such a dominant assembly of teams, it's anyone's guess who emerges as the leader of the pack.

Burns Ortiz: All Golden State final in the future?

Maria Burns Ortiz | October, 8 2009

The California schools had a miserable NCAA tournament run a year ago. But this is 2009, and there are teams aplenty that have the makeup to win a national championship.

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