Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
2. MEN: Wake takes over top spot
October 30th, 2006 1:18AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED


Wake Forest moved into the top spot in the Soccer America Men's Top 25 with a 2-1 win at Virginia on Friday night. The Demon Deacons climbed two spots, moving ahead of SMU, which fell at UAB, 2-1, on Wednesday, and Duke, which lost at  Clemson, 1-0, on Saturday.

Substitute Cody Arnoux scored the winning goal for the Demon Deacons in the 77th minute when he rifled a shot from 15 yards out off a cross from Steven Curfman. Nico Colaluca put Virginia ahead in the 50th minute, but Wake Forest answered a minute later when Pat Phelan's shot from 25 yards was saved by Ryan Burke, but Julian Valentin knocked in the rebound. The win was the fifth in a row for the Deacons and their first over Virginia since 2002.

In Duke's loss to Clemson, a game postponed until Saturday because of the bad weather, sophomore Michael Brooks had the only goal. Duke and Wake shared the ACC regular-season title. The Blue Devils earned the top seed by virtue of their 4-3 win over Wake on Sept. 8.

SMU captured the Conference USA regular-season title with a 1-0 victory over visiting Marshall Saturday evening. The Mustang win was Coach Schellas Hyndman's 450th career win.

TOURNAMENTS

BIG EAST. West Virginia, No. 2 in the Soccer America Top 25, beat South Florida, 1-0, to move into Friday's semifinals. Dan Stratford scored on a floater from 35 yards for the only goal in a game marred by rain, snow and sleet. Adam Sternberger netted two goals, including the game-winner in double overtime, to give Rutgers a 2-1 victory over Notre Dame. For the second straight game, Ryan Soroka's goal was the difference for St. John's. The Red Storm beat Pitt, 1-0, on Wednesday and UConn, 1-0, on Sunday afternoon to move into the semifinals. For the second straight year, Providence knocked Cincinnati out of the Big East Tournament, topping the Red Division champion Bearcats, 2-1, on goals by Amir Ikner and Jonathan Medcalf.

HORIZON. Croatia U-21 Tonci Skroce ended a heart-pounding shootout by scoring in the 12th round, giving No. 1 seed UIC a spot in the semifinals with a 9-8 shootout win over No. 8 seed Wright State after the teams played to a 0-0 tie. Other quarterfinal winners: Loyola (Ill.), Butler and Wisconsin-Green Bay.

SOUTHERN. All-American Randi Patterson scored twice as top-seeded UNC Greensboro advanced to the semifinals with a 2-0 win over Wofford. Appalachian State, Georgia Southern and Furman also moved into the semifinals.

(Click here for Soccer America's Men's Conference Tournament Scoreboard.)



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent College Soccer Reporter
O'Neill named interim head coach, Lindholm joins staff    
[MASSACHUSETTS: Men] Devin O'Neill, the top men's assistant the past two years at Massachusetts, has been ...
Soccer America Preseason Men's Top 25    
[COLLEGE RANKINGS] UCLA is ranked No. 1 in the Soccer America Preseason Men's Top 25 ahead ...
Suspensions handed down following hazing incident    
[NEW MEXICO: Women] New Mexico women's soccer coach Kit Vela was suspended for a week without ...
Donnelly leaves with AD's blessing for U.S. Soccer    
[SIU EDWARDSVILLE: Men] SIU-Edwardsville men's head coach Scott Donnelly resigned on the eve of the 2014 ...
Bears' Onumonu is difference in Bay Area derby    
[SANTA CLARA-CALIFORNIA: Women] No. 23 California gained revenge for its loss to Bay Area rival Santa ...
Terriers upset Eagles with another comeback win    
[BOSTON UNIV.-BOSTON COLLEGE: Women] Boston University erased a 1-0 halftime deficit to defeat No. 13 Boston ...
Cardinal has lots of positives to take home    
[STANFORD-DUKE: Women] Two days after beating No. 4 North Carolina, 1-0, in overtime, No. 7 Stanford ...
UCLA cruises again, Florida State pulls away in heat    
[WOMEN'S ROUNDUP: Sunday] No. 1 UCLA posted its second consecutive 3-0 win, downing UC Irvine two ...
College soccer on the air    
[2014 SCHEDULE] The men's season kicks off Friday with Maryland in action at Louisville in a ...
Cardinal finally beats Tar Heels in 13th attempt    
[NORTH CAROLINA-STANFORD: Women] Well, the 13th time was the charm for Stanford. That's how many games ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives