January 10, 2018

Emory Women's Soccer Names Valorie O'Brien Assistant Coach

Emory University head women's soccer coach Sue Patberg has announced the appointment of Valorie O'Brien as assistant coach.

O'Brien comes to the Emory program after spending the past year as the Director of Soccer Operations at the University of South Florida.  O'Brien was part of the staff that saw the Bulls capture the program's first American Athletic Conference tournament title on the way to making USF's third NCAA Tournament appearance in the past four years.

Prior to her stint at USF, O'Brien served as the head coach of UMF Selfoss – a member of the Icelandic Sports Club that competes in Iceland's Premier League.  In addition, she enjoyed a successful stint as the head coach at the Varsity Girls Head Soccer Coach & Soccer Camp Director at the Orangewood Christian School (2013-15) in Maitland, Florida. She helped lead that team to a FHSAA Class 1A district title and was named the state's Class 1A Coach of the Year.

As a player, O'Brien was a four-year member of the women's soccer program at South Florida, where she served as team captain since her freshman year.  Her final two campaigns saw her start 26 of 27 contests and register six goals.  One of her markers during her final season was the tying goal in regulation in an eventual tie with defending national champion Notre Dame.

"We are excited to have Valorie join our Emory Eagles program," Patberg stated. "She has a lot of the qualities that we were looking for to fill the position – playing and coaching at a high level, excellent knowledge of the game and the ability to build relationships - and I'm confident that she will make significant contributions to our program."

O'Brien graduated from South Florida in December, 2011 with a bachelor's degree in exercise science. After her graduation, she played professionally and was a youth soccer coach for UMF Selfoss. She is in the process of obtaining her master's degree in sport leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Valorie is a native of Winter Park, Florida.

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Brevard 1, at Guilford 0
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at Penn State-Berks 8, St. Elizabeth 0
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Final
Muhlenberg 0, at DeSales 0
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Adrian 3, at Bluffton 0
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Rhode Island College 3, at Dean 0
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0 St. Joseph's (L.I.)
0 St. Joseph's (L.I.)
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Lasell 1, at Regis (Mass.) 1
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Penn State-Harrisburg 4, at Clarks Summit 0
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at Washington College 4, Wesley 0
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at SUNY-Old Westbury 2, Mitchell 0
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at New Jersey City 3, St. Joseph's (Bklyn.) 0
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at Manhattanville 4, Farmingdale State 0
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Final
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at Neumann 3, Widener 1
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at Bridgewater (Va.) 4, Shenandoah 0
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Gettysburg 2, at Lebanon Valley 1
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at Swarthmore 3, St. Mary's (Md.) 1
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Manchester 0, at Huntington 0
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Final
St. Joseph (Conn.) 3, at Anna Maria 1
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at Fitchburg State 2, Eastern Nazarene 1
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Bryn Athyn 3, at Gwynedd-Mercy 2
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at SUNY Delhi 7, Southern Vermont 1
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Staten Island at CCNY
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Cairn 4, at Valley Forge 0
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at Stevenson 2, Delaware Valley 0
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Waynesburg 2, at Pitt-Greensburg 1
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Capital 1, at Wooster 0
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Final - OT
at Washington and Lee 2, Christopher Newport 1
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Dickinson 2, at Frostburg State 1
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Final
Newbury 1, at Husson 0
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Final
at Maine Maritime 11, Me.-Machias 1
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at Johnson and Wales 1, Colby-Sawyer 0
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at Concordia (Wis.) 4, Marian 0
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at St. Joseph's (Maine) 5, Suffolk 0
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6:00 PM
Mount St. Vincent at Montclair State
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Final - 2OT
SUNY Poly 2, at Alfred State 2
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Final
Piedmont 4, at LaGrange 1
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Final
at Becker 6, Fisher 1
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Marietta 3, at Bethany 0
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at Curry 1, Framingham State 0
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Medaille at Thiel
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Covenant 6, at Berea 2
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Eastern Mennonite 2, at Ferrum 0
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at Salve Regina 3, Coast Guard 0
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at Baldwin Wallace 2, Oberlin 1
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Franciscan 1, at Washington and Jefferson 0
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at Salem State 2, Mass-Dartmouth 1
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at MIT 4, Wentworth 0
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at Hood 1, Marywood 0
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Juniata 0, at Lancaster Bible 0
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at Randolph 2, Randolph-Macon 1
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Franklin and Marshall 3, at William Paterson 0
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at Wilmington 4, Earlham 0
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7:00 PM
Trine at St. Francis (Ind.)
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at FDU-Florham 3, Centenary (N.J.) 1
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Stockton 2, at Moravian 2
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Final
Norwich 2, at Castleton 1
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at Mass-Boston 1, Worcester State 0
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Penn State-Abington 8, at Gallaudet 1
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Final
at William Peace 1, North Carolina Wesleyan 0
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at Drew 4, TCNJ 3
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Ohio Wesleyan 2, at Otterbein 1
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at Roanoke 12, Southern Virginia 0
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at New York University 3, Baruch 2
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Wilkes 1, at Susquehanna 0
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at Roger Williams 2, Wheaton (Mass.) 0
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DePauw 3, at Rose-Hulman 2
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at Lynchburg 1, Emory and Henry 0
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La Roche at Geneva
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Virginia Wesleyan 1, at Hampden-Sydney 0
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Sage 2, at Elms 0
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Mount St. Joseph 1, at Ky. Christian 1
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at King's 1, Cabrini 0
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at Rowan 3, Haverford 2
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Neb. Christian at Nebraska Wesleyan
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7:00 PM
Huntingdon at Mississippi University for Women
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Chapman 3, at Caltech 2
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at Muskingum 3, Defiance 2
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OT2 - 03:29
1 Alvernia
1 Elizabethtown
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Final
John Carroll 3, at Hiram 1
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7:30 PM
York (N.Y.) at Brooklyn
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7:30 PM
Albright at Rutgers-Newark
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Kean 1, at Ursinus 1
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at Case Western Reserve 4, Heidelberg 0
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at Union 5, SUNY-Cobleskill 1
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Final
Connecticut College 3, at Trinity (Conn.) 0
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Clarkson 1, at SUNY Canton 0
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at North Park 3, Albion 1
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8:00 PM
Blackburn at Illinois College
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Emory 3, at Birmingham-Southern 0
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Aurora 4, at Illinois Tech 1
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at Wheaton (Ill.) 1, Lake Forest 0
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Dominican 3, at Rockford 0
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MSOE 3, at Edgewood 2
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at Chicago 7, Carroll 0
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at Benedictine 3, Concordia-Chicago 1
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Millikin 3, at Webster 1
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Final
at Wisconsin Lutheran 10, Lakeland 0
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OT - 90:00
0 Bethany Lutheran
0 Buena Vista
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1st half - 00:00
0 Augustana
0 UW-Platteville
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8:30 PM
Loras at Saint Mary's (Minn.)
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1st half - 27:34
0 La Verne
1 Redlands
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1st half - 22:13
0 Whittier
0 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
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1st half - 18:50
0 Pomona-Pitzer
0 Cal Lutheran
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Pitt-Greensburg 0, at Waynesburg 0
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Mississippi University for Women 3, at Wesleyan (Ga.) 0
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Benedictine 2, at Concordia-Chicago 0
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Wilmington 4, at Earlham 0
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Final
at Colby-Sawyer 3, Norwich 1
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Final
at Notre Dame (Md.) 3, Christendom 0
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Final
at Becker 3, Nichols 2
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4:00 PM
Lehman at Medgar Evers
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Final - 2OT
Elms 2, at Western New England 1
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Final
SUNY Delhi 3, at Morrisville State 0
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4:00 PM
CCNY at York (N.Y.)
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Adrian 1, at Alma 0
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at Huntington 5, Bluffton 0
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Staten Island at John Jay
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4:00 PM
Lebanon Valley at DeSales
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Final
Anderson 2, at Trine 0
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4:00 PM
Stockton at Eastern
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4:00 PM
Delaware Valley at Cairn
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Final - OT
Simmons 2, at St. Joseph (Conn.) 1
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4:00 PM
Montclair State at Vassar
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4:00 PM
Medaille at Thiel
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Final
Bridgewater State 5, at Salve Regina 2
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4:00 PM
William Smith at Misericordia
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Final
at Salisbury 4, Rutgers-Newark 1
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Final
Connecticut College 2, at Coast Guard 1
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Final
at Olivet 6, Defiance 0
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Final - 2OT
Sweet Briar 1, at Trinity (D.C.) 0
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Final
at Grove City 4, Penn State-Behrend 0
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Final
Allegheny 2, at Geneva 1
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Postponed
Mary Washington at North Carolina Wesleyan
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Final
Penn State-Abington 4, at Gallaudet 0
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Final
at Lynchburg 5, St. Mary's (Md.) 0
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Cancelled
Methodist at Randolph-Macon
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5:00 PM
Mount St. Mary at Ithaca
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5:00 PM
Arcadia at Rowan
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Final
at King's 2, Centenary (N.J.) 1
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Final
at Pfeiffer 4, Southern Virginia 2
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5:00 PM
UW-Stevens Point at Ripon
Video
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Final - 2OT
Gustavus Adolphus 0, at Carleton 0
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Final
Rhodes 1, at Huntingdon 0
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5:00 PM
Wheaton (Ill.) at UW-La Crosse
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Final
at Dominican 14, Alverno 0
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at Delta St. 4, Hendrix 0
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Final
at Union 4, Ramapo 0
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Final
Messiah 4, at Elizabethtown 1
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Clarkson 3, at SUNY Canton 0
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Final
at Trinity (Conn.) 5, Emerson 0
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Grinnell at Central
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Beloit 1, at Lake Forest 0
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Final
Iowa Wesleyan 6, at Mount Mary 1
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Final
at Rochester 1, Oswego State 0
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Final
at Guilford 2, Piedmont International 0
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Final
at Rhode Island College 7, Framingham State 0
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Final
Hanover 4, at Spalding 1
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Final
Suffolk 1, at Albertus Magnus 0
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Final
Farmingdale State 1, at Western Connecticut 0
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6:00 PM
Wesley at Brooklyn
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Final
Greensboro 3, at Marymount 1
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Final
Dubuque 2, at UW-Platteville 1
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Final
at Saint Mary's (Minn.) 2, UW-River Falls 1
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Final
Simpson 3, at Cornell 0
Video
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Final
at Millsaps 1, Judson (AL) 0
Video
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2nd half - 90:00
1 Bethany Lutheran
0 Buena Vista
Video
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Final
at Carthage 3, UW-Oshkosh 2
Video
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Final
Webster 5, at Illinois College 0
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Final
Alvernia 2, at Immaculata 1
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Final
Westfield State 2, at Keene State 0
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Final
at Wesleyan 5, Mount Holyoke 0
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Final
Wheaton (Mass.) 2, at Endicott 1
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7:00 PM
Utica at Nazareth
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Final - OT
at Gettysburg 2, McDaniel 1
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Final
Cabrini 2, at Rutgers-Camden 1
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Final
Rose-Hulman 3, at DePauw 1
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Final - OT
Randolph 2, at Averett 1
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Final
at Kalamazoo 9, Manchester 0
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Final
at Gwynedd-Mercy 1, Bryn Athyn 0
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Final
Shenandoah 2, at Stevenson 1
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Final
Susquehanna 1, at Wilkes 0
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Final
Penn State-Harrisburg 2, at Penn College 0
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Final
Widener 2, at Goucher 0
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Final
at Wentworth 1, WPI 0
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Final
at Centre 5, Thomas More 0
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Final - 2OT
at Southern Maine 2, Thomas 1
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Final
Johns Hopkins 5, at York (Pa.) 2
Video Recap
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Final
Bridgewater (Va.) 2, at Frostburg State 0
Video
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Final
Chatham 1, at Mount Union 0
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Final
Mount St. Joseph 6, at Ohio Wesleyan 2
Video
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Final
Illinois Wesleyan 3, at Franklin 0
Video
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Final - 2OT
Haverford 2, at Muhlenberg 1
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Final
William Paterson 2, at St. Joseph's (L.I.) 0
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Final
at Bard 6, SUNY-Purchase 0
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Final
at Washington College 8, Bryn Mawr 1
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Final
Moravian 1, at Albright 0
Video Recap
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Final
Lasell 11, at Anna Maria 0
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Final - 2OT
UW-Whitewater 0, at Knox 0
Recap
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Final
at Pomona-Pitzer 1, Cal Lutheran 0
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Final
at Whitworth 3, Whitman 1
Video Recap
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Final
at Chapman 5, Caltech 0
Video Recap
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Final
at Penn State-Altoona 4, Juniata 1
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Final - OT
Kenyon 1, at John Carroll 0
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Final
at Johnson and Wales 6, Regis (Mass.) 1
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Final
at Maine Maritime 6, Me.-Machias 0
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Final
Transylvania 1, at Maryville (Tenn.) 0
Recap Recap
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7:30 PM
FDU-Florham at TCNJ
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Final
St. Norbert 4, at Lawrence 1
Video Recap
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7:30 PM
St. Catherine at Coe
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Final
Wisconsin Lutheran 3, at Lakeland 1
Video
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Final
Illinois Tech 4, at Aurora 0
Video
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Cancelled
UW-Eau Claire at Luther
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Final
at MSOE 3, Edgewood 0
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Final
Concordia (Wis.) 4, at Marian 1
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Final
Wartburg 3, at Augsburg 1
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2nd half - 06:53
2 Marietta
1 Bethany
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1st half - 20:54
0 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
0 Whittier
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1st half - 21:22
0 Redlands
0 La Verne
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Final
at Mary Washington 2, Catholic 0
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Final
at St. Joseph's (Maine) 5, Suffolk 0
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Final
at Hope 1, Carthage 0
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Final
at Lynchburg 1, Emory and Henry 0
Video
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Final
Franklin and Marshall 3, at William Paterson 0
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Final - OT
at Drew 4, TCNJ 3
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Final
at North Park 3, Albion 1
Video
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Final
at Chicago 7, Carroll 0
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Final
Emory 3, at Birmingham-Southern 0
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1st half - 22:13
0 Whittier
0 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
Video
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4:00 PM
William Smith at Misericordia
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Final
at Lynchburg 5, St. Mary's (Md.) 0
Video Recap Recap
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5:00 PM
Arcadia at Rowan
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5:00 PM
Wheaton (Ill.) at UW-La Crosse
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Final
Messiah 4, at Elizabethtown 1
Video
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Final
at Centre 5, Thomas More 0
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Final
Johns Hopkins 5, at York (Pa.) 2
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Final
Illinois Wesleyan 3, at Franklin 0
Video
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7:30 PM
FDU-Florham at TCNJ