Top Matchups (All times ET)

Sept. 2 -- 2:30 p.m.: No.5 Syracuse Orange vs. No. 2 North Carolina Tar Heels


Sept. 3 -- Noon: No. 11 SUNY-Cortland Red Dragons at No. 2 Messiah Falcons


Sept. 3 -- 1 p.m.: No. 5  West Chester Golden Rams at No. 1 UMass-Lowell River Hawks


Sept. 4 -- 1 p.m.: No. 9 Michigan Wolverines at No. 1 Maryland Terrapins

Watch Them Now

Kristina Taylor
Shippensburg (Division II)

Key Notes: Taylor was the 2010 Division II player of the year. Last season, Taylor led her team with 19 goals. She added two assists to rack up a total of 40 points, She was named an All-American for the second time. Taylor led the Raiders to a 21-2 record (9-0 at home), including a NCAA quarterfinal appearance.

Other Players to Watch this Weekend: 

Division I: Maryland's Jemma Buckley (Senior, Midfielder), Temple's Bridget Settles (Senior, Forward), North Carolina's Kelsey Kolojejchick (Junior, Midfielder)

Division II: UMass-Lowell’s Melanie Hopkins (Sophomore, Goalkeeper); Shippensburg's Bree White (Sophomore, Forward), Adelphi’s Jeanette Heimerle (Senior, Forward), Stonehill's Kathryn Nelson (Junior, Forward)

Division III: Amherst's Carly Dudzik (Senior, Midfielder), Tufts' Taylor Dyer (Senior, Back), Lebanon Valley's Jocelyn Novak (Junior, Forward)

Keep Your Eyes on This

• Bowdoin hopes to repeat as national champions. History may be on there side. The Polar Bears have won three of the last four national titles.

 • Maryland's Midfielder Jemma Buckley is off to a strong start this season. Buckley has 10 points in her first two games.

• Wesleyan hopes to improve on there 10-5 season from 2010. The Cardinals will pin much of their hopes on All-American goalkeeper Tori Redding, who only allowed 23 goals in 15 games during the 2010 campaign.