17 Results for tag: men’s soccer

Puppeteering at Towson University

Men's baseball and soccer are no longer welcome at Towson University after the 2012-2013 seasons. For that matter, no men's team at Towson is safe from the administration's masterful manipulation of roster spots, scholarship awards, recruiting budgets and team funding so long as the university is steadfast in its reverence for proportionality, that ... More

Student Interest, Not Title IX Gender Quotas, Can Work

Now for some relatively positive news out of Santa Monica College (SMC): Men's soccer may be added to the athletics program next fall. Although the addition isn't certain, the Western States Conference has already approved it. And, the school has deemed that adding more opportunities for male student athletes is in compliance with Title IX by using prong ... More

A Crew Coach Speaks Out in Favor of Title IX Reform

Last Summer, the College Sports Council published an analysis of NCAA participation data that showed how Title IX enforcement had stifled the development of men's soccer in Division I, creating wide disparities between the men's and women's game. It's now a little less than a year later, and we're still seeing more folks take notice of the unintended ... More

The Conversation on Men’s Soccer and Title IX Continues

When the College Sports Council released its landmark study on the "opportunity gap" between men and women in NCAA Division I soccer, none of us ever believed that folks would still be talking about the study for this long. But now, here we are, better than a month after the initial release, and that same study is now the focus of a lengthy post over at Big ... More

The Questions About Title IX and Men’s College Soccer Linger

Couldn't help but notice that others are beginning to understand they how and why behind the disparities in Division I college soccer that we outlined last month. Over at Cougar Center, there's a lively debate going on right now concerning why a DI school like Washington State has a women's varsity soccer team but not a men's team. And the point ... More

CSC Soccer Study Gets Wider Notice

It's been a good day for the College Sports Council and our study on disparities in Division I soccer. Earlier today, Charlotte Allen of the Independent Women's Forum wrote a piece based on our study entitled, "Why U.S. Men's Soccer Will Decline." Here's an excerpt: The effect of the proportionality rule on opportunities for young men to play college ... More

Title IX Blocks Men’s Soccer at University of Houston

Just a week after the College Sports Council published a study about the disparities in Division I soccer, El Gato, a student publication at the University of Houston, published a story about how Title IX prevents that school from fielding a men's varsity soccer team: The University of Houston has 16 sports programs, but one of the sports programs not ... More

Who Do You Trust?

I wanted our readers to know that the folks at the National Women's Law Center have posted their rebuttal to the College Sports Council study on Division I soccer to a Web site called Opposing Views (clickhere for the specific post). We don't have a whole lot to add that we didn't leave in the comment string there, or already post to the blog ... More

CSC Study on NCAA Soccer Highlights Opportunity Gap Between Male and Female Players

A few moments ago, the College Sports Council published the following press release.   CSC Study on NCAA Soccer Highlights Opportunity Gap Between Male and Female Players Growth of male teams stifled by Title IX's gender quota WASHINGTON, D.C. -- June 10, 2010 -- A study by the College Sports Council (CSC) released on the eve of the ... More

The Soccer Opportunity Gap in Pictures

6/22/10 UPDATE: Welcome to readers of Minding the Campus and Instapundit. Please feel free to take a look around here at our blog, as well as over at our main site. And don't forget you can follow us on our Twitter feed or Facebook. I think the best way to look at the study we published earlier today would be to look at a number of the charts ... More