Legally though I am a political scientist...
It was my choice, when facing my advisor as a small, minute, pathetic little freshmen (6'5, 185 pounds...wet) I had no choice. I had to make a choice as she was barking at me, so I took a deep gulp, remembered those years of public speaking and unknowing, uncontrollably blurted out "POLI SCI!". To my disgust I had no idea what I had gotten myself into. However, I didn't back away. The next 3 1/2 years were in the thick of the… Continue
Added by Shawn Michael Daugherty on October 30, 2010 at 21:54 —
JORDAN edged past Egypt 1-0 last night to win the gold medal in the Women's Football Cup Arabia 2010.
In an exciting final, held at the National Stadium in Riffa, Stephanie Mazen fired the all-important goal which gave Jordan an exclusive training camp in Germany in the run-up to the 2011 Women's World Cup.
Playing in front of thousands of… Continue
Added by Asa on October 29, 2010 at 8:01 —
BAHRAIN hammered Palestine 5-1 yesterday to secure the bronze medal in the Women's Football Cup Arabia 2010.
The home side dominated the show in the consolation match for third place, held at the National Stadium in Riffa.
Bahrain's goals included a brace from Manar Yaqoob while Reem Al Hashimi, Marwa Al Majjri and Shaikha Al Anood Al Khalifa fired one each.
It took the hosts just 11 minutes to threaten the… Continue
Added by Asa on October 28, 2010 at 8:20 —
Italy beat Switzerland 4 – 2 Woman’s World Cup 2011 Play-Off
Elisa Camporese 61’ + 63’
Patrizia Panico 52’
Elisabetta Tona 89’
Sandy Maendly 56’ + 79’
Added by Asa on October 27, 2010 at 19:48 —
BAHRAIN's bid to win the first-ever Women's Football Cup Arabia 2010 was foiled last night following a heavy 0-3 defeat to Jordan.
In the first semi-final of this regional competition, which took place at the National Stadium in Riffa, the tournament's top team Jordan ended Bahrain's impressive run with Enshirah Ibrahim, Farah Emad and Stephanie Mazen firing one… Continue
Added by Asa on October 26, 2010 at 7:20 —
A late Alessia Tuttino goal snatched Italy a 1-0 win at home to Switzerland in the first leg of their play-off for a place at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany 2011
Despite playing at a numerical disadvantage following Rahel Graf’s 39th-minute dismissal, the Swiss appeared set to earn a draw that would have left them in the… Continue
Added by Asa on October 24, 2010 at 15:23 —
AN INJURY time goal from Fayza Hidar Elnady lifted Egypt to a 1-0 victory over Jordan last night in their concluding group 'B' match of the Women's Football Cup Arabia 2010.
Just as the tightly contested game appeared to be headed for a goalless draw, Elnady struck from close range literally seconds before the final whistle, stunning the Jordanians who… Continue
Added by Asa on October 24, 2010 at 8:24 —
BAHRAIN stayed undefeated in the Women's Football Cup Arabia 2010 following a dramatic 2-0 victory over Palestine last night at the Al Ahli Club stadium in Mahooz.
Winger Reem Al Hashimi and goalkeeper Huda Ali Salman provided the early heroics for the home squad, who were boosted by an impressively large turnout of Bahraini fans.
Star midfielder Shaikha Al Anood Al Khalifa then… Continue
Added by Asa on October 23, 2010 at 8:32 —
South Korea win the Peace Queen Cup 2010, 2 - 1… Continue
Added by Asa on October 23, 2010 at 8:13 —
I hated math. I was terrible at it, am terrible at. I've been blessed with a wife that regrets, actually regrets not teaching math, and a father-in-law that CPA/CFA certified. My taxes are taken care of for life. Continue
That being said, recently via The Equalizer discusses the most recent attempt to break the NCAA record for attendance at a NCAA Women's Soccer Match.
The goal they're…
Added by Shawn Michael Daugherty on October 23, 2010 at 7:48 —
Jordan and Egypt yesterday sealed their berths in the Women's Football Cup Arabia 2010 semi-finals with respective victories over Lebanon and Iraq at Al Ahli Club Stadium in Mahooz.
Playing their second matches in Group 'B', tournament's number one Jordan stretched their unbeaten run defeating Lebanon 3-1 while Egypt trounced Iraq 15-0 for their second… Continue
Added by Asa on October 22, 2010 at 7:36 —
All three Group B games finished 0-0, meaning lots were drawn to see which nation would go to Saturday's Final and it is the host nation South Korea who will play Australia in the Peace Queen Cup Final 2010…
Added by Asa on October 21, 2010 at 9:54 —
BAHRAIN scored a thrilling 3-1 victory over Syria last night to book their berth in the semi-finals of the Women's Football Cup Arabia 2010, being held in the kingdom.
The nationals opened the scoring with a brilliant solo effort from Reem Al Hashimi, but the Syrians equalised through Manar Fayez Al Mhanaa two minutes before the break to pave the way for a… Continue
Added by Asa on October 21, 2010 at 9:08 —
England draw 0 - 0 today in there last group match with New Zealand,I was watching the game and New Zealand had by far the better chances to win the match,hitting the cross bar and but for the England Goal keeper Karen Bardsley making some great saves they would of… Continue
Added by Asa on October 21, 2010 at 8:30 —
JORDAN sent out a stern warning to their chief title-rivals in the Women's Football Cup Arabia 2010 last night with a 20-0 drubbing of Iraq in a one-sided group 'B' match played at Al Ahli Club stadium in Mahooz.
Maysa Zaid Mahmood spearheaded the victors in the rout, scoring seven of her team's goals including three in the opening half when they hit the… Continue
Added by Asa on October 20, 2010 at 16:40 —
In Suwon, Korea, at 5 p.m., the second game of Group B, Australia vs. Chinese Taipei, took place. Australia defeated Chinese Taipei 1-0, and they became the first team to reach the final.
The team, which already won a game against Mexico, held 2 days ago, started the game in a comfortable mood. Tom Sermanni, the coach of the team, let players who played the game before take a rest today.
Expectedly, Australia… Continue
Added by Asa on October 19, 2010 at 14:11 —
BAHRAIN picked up a resounding 17-0 victory over Qatar yesterday in Group 'A' as the Women's Football Cup Arabia 2010 got underway at the National Stadium in Riffa.
It was a perfect start for Bahrain, under their coach Khalid Al Harban, who took a step closer towards qualifying for the semi-finals. Shaikha Al Anood Al Khalifa was the top scorer of the game with six goals.
Mona Engineer and Marwa Al Majeri contributed to this victory scoring a hat-trick each, while Shaikha… Continue
Added by Asa on October 19, 2010 at 8:30 —
England draw 0-0 with South Korea
England were held to a goalless draw by host nation South Korea in the opening group game at the women's Peace Cup.
England must now beat New Zealand on Thursday to make certain of a place in the final of the six-nation tournament.
England should be… Continue
Added by Asa on October 19, 2010 at 8:00 —
I'm attempting to ease my pain while listening to Sportcenter fight over how hard one football player can hit another football player between it is too rough.
I suggested via Twitter to the NFL that if they just place flags on the players pants and just reach for those, things would move much smoother and safe (for those of you not from the US/Football World--that's called flag football played by small children).
Regardless, between a painful… Continue
Added by Shawn Michael Daugherty on October 19, 2010 at 6:30 —
[The game between Korea and New Zealand ended in a draw]
The opening game of 2010 Peace Queen Cup Suwon, which is played by Korea and New Zealand, who exploited in aggressive attitude and showed spectators a high-quality performance, however, it ended in a tie, 0:0, neither of the teams allowed their goal post open.
In the opening game of the 2010 Peace Queen Cup Suwon, Approximately XXX spectators gathered… Continue
Added by Asa on October 17, 2010 at 11:49 —