Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
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
Holmes shines in debut before record Zips' crowd
by Paul Kennedy, September 29th, 2011 4:20AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  college men

MOST COMMENTED

[AKRON-OHIO STATE] Englishman Luke Holmes, the 2010 NAIA National Player of the Year, came off the bench to score one goal and add as assist in his Akron debut to lead the No. 5 Zips to a 3-1 over Ohio State in front of a record crowd of 5,819 fans Wednesday night at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.

Akron (6-0-2) extended its NCAA record home unbeaten streak to 43 matches with the win.

Freshman DeAndre Yedlin had his first collegiate goal in the 21st minute, splitting a pair of defenders on the right flank and slipping the ball past the keeper from a near impossible angle and off the far post.

Yedlin, a product of the Seattle Sounders' academy program, came up big with the key defensive stop, clearing a shot by Parnell Hegngi off the line in the 67th minute.

Thomas Schmitt responded with his first goal of the season two minutes later, and Holmes completed the scoring for the Zips in the 82nd minute when he shook his defender and fired a rocket off the crossbar and into the back of the net.

In between the goals by Schmitt and Holmes, Sebastian Rivas scored Ohio State's lone goal.



No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent College Soccer Reporter
Women's Week 3: Four games to follow this weekend    
Last year, Virginia knocked off the defending champion UCLA in the quarterfinals of the NCA Tournament, ...
Candidates for 2015 Senior CLASS Award named    
Sixty men's and women's soccer players were selected as candidates for the 2015 Senior CLASS Award ...
Video Pick: Gameock Torda hits a golazo    
South Carolina senior Jeffrey Torda's winning goal in the Gamecocks' 4-2 victory over Georgia Southern made ...
Brown's Pincince plans to retire after 39 years    
Phil Pincince, the NCAA's longest-standing women's soccer coach, has announced that he will retire as Brown's ...
Men's Week 2: Five games to follow this weekend    
A bicoastal matchup of national powerhouses, Maryland-UCLA, and one of the great in-state rivalry matches, Clemson-South ...
Monday: BYU makes it three in a row, all shutouts    
No. 8 BYU made it three wins in three games, all by shutouts, as it beat ...
POTW: Diniz, Wyatt takes NSCAA honors    
Stetson senior midfielder Lucas Diniz and DePaul senior forward Elise Wyatt were named the NSCAA College ...
Monday: Morris gets first goal, Cardinal beats Cardinals    
Jordan Morris, who was not called up for the U.S. senior national team or under-23 team ...
Soccer America Men's Top 25    
UCLA and Virginia, last year's Men's College Cup finalists, remained 1-2 in the weekly Soccer America ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25    
Virginia is the new No. 1 in the weekly Soccer America Women's Top 25 rankings. Preseason ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives