WOMEN'S NEWS ... North Carolina dropped back-to-back games for only the sixth time in its history when the No. 3 Tar Heels fell at Miami (Fla.), 1-0, on Beverly Goebel's unassisted goal with less than 10 minutes to play. Carolina had its chances, but Maria Lubrano hit the crossbar midway through the first half and Casey Nogueira hit the post with a shot just a couple of minutes before Goebel scored.
The three ACC losses equal the most in history for UNC in a single
season, and it is only the second time in history UNC has lost more
one game in ACC play in the same season. Just so Tar Heel fans
know there is hope, they should consider the following: The 2000 UNC
4-3 in the ACC but did go on to win the ACC Tournament and NCAA
* FOXHOVEN NETS FOUR MORE. Danielle Foxhoven became the first
Portland history with two four-goal games in the same
season when she scored four times in the No. 2 Pilots' 8-0 win over San
Francisco. Foxhoven also
scored four goals against Gonzaga in a 7-0 win. She has has now
recorded three hat tricks and 21 goals this
season. Sophomore Halley Kreminski became
the fifth different Pilot to record a hat trick this season when she
last three goals against USF
to the delight of 4,059 Portland fans who withstood the cold and
* CHIPPEWAS' STREAK ALIVE. With
its 0-0 tie against Toledo on Sunday, Central Michigan earned its 13th
straight shutout, tying North Carolina's record set in 1989 for the
second longest streak of consecutive shutouts in NCAA Division I
women's history. The
record is 16 straight shutouts set by Santa Clara in 1998. Chippewa
goalie Shay Mannino is riding
shutout streak of 1124 minutes, the third longest in history.
* MILESTONE. West Virginia
coach Nikki Izzo-Brown earned
her 200th career victory on Sunday afternoon when the Mountaineers beat
This week's Top
* WEEKEND UPSETS:
Miami (Fla.) 1 (Goebel 80) No. 3 North Carolina 0.
Duke 4 (Gummersall 27, 31, 85,
Alukonis pen. 60) No. 13 Virginia
Tech 1 (Michels 22).
No. 16 LSU 1 (Clarke 1) No. 10
South Carolina 0.
SEC: No. 17 Mississippi 0 Vanderbilt 1
(Loss is Ole Miss' first in seven
Auburn 2 (Howell 56, 79) No.
24 Georgia 0.
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