by Nick Groke
Colorado College is something like the Montreal Canadiens of women's college soccer [DG: except without the 24 championships]. The Tigers were there before the beginning — they hosted a national championship in 1980, before the NCAA even sanctioned the sport.
And they nearly dominated the early years, back when the NCAA Tournament was a 12-team affair [DG: Without winning a championship].
The University of Denver women's team also dates way back, to 1983. And the Pioneers have become regulars in what is now a 64-team NCAA Tournament — they've participated in the tournament in eight of the past 12 years [read entire article]