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
Zips run shutout streak to seven games
October 14th, 2012 5PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  college men

MOST COMMENTED

[NORTHERN ILLINOIS-AKRON] No. 3 Akron extended its win streak to six matches and pushed its run of consecutive shutouts to seven with a 2-0 victory at Northern Illinois on a damp and windy Saturday afternoon at NIU Soccer Complex.

The Zips are now unbeaten in their last 42 Mid-American matches (39-0-3), which is tied with Clemson (1972-80) for the second-longest run in NCAA history. Furman went unbeaten in 46 straight conferences contests from 1999-2003.

Freshman Phil Fives scored his first career goal after 91 seconds and Reinaldo Brenes stayed white hot with his seventh goal in four matches in the 85th minute.

NIU's Rocco Taglia was sent off in the 57th minute after being shown his second caution.

UA goalkeeper David Meves, who finished with five saves to hold off the Huskies, earned the 47th shutout of his four-year career and now trails the school's all-time leader, Evan Bush (2005-08), by just one in that category. The Zips have not allowed a goal in their last 572 minutes.

Akron starters Chad Barson and Robbie Derschang were kept out of the game because of injuries.

Oct. 13 in DeKalb, Ill.
Northern Illinois 0 Akron 2. Goals: Fives (Serna) 2, Brenes (Yedlin) 85.
Northern Illinois -- Godsey Rivera, Kannah, J.Stevenson, Leseth, Taglia, Darbaki, Oliver, Gaschot, Sloan, Mascitti. Subs: Stockman-Willis, Hogan, Christianson, Pritchard, Thornton, Page.
Akron -- Meves, Serna, Souders, Yedlin, Gallego, Trapp, Fives, Caldwell, Quinn, E.Stevenson, Brenes. Subs: Koroma, Schmitt.
Att.: 642.
--------------------------------
Email: Send releases to Soccer America
Friend Soccer America
Facebook
Follow Soccer America Twitter
Sign up College Soccer Reporter



No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent College Soccer Reporter
College soccer on the air    
[2014 SCHEDULE] No. 1 North Carolina is in men's action on Tuesday at William & Mary. ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25    
[COLLEGE RANKINGS] UCLA remained No. 1 in the Soccer America Women's Top 25 rankings for a ...
Soccer America Men's Top 25    
[COLLEGE RANKINGS] After a week during which five of the top 10 teams lost, North Carolina ...
An added touch to Bajza's volley from distance    
[VIDEO PICK: Golazo] It's one thing to score on a volley after trapping the ball with ...
Sarkisian scores early and late to end Badgers' run    
[MICHIGAN-WISCONSIN: Women] Florida State transfer Ani Sarkisian scored with one second left in regulation to give ...
Bears complete sweep of Broncos    
[CALIFORNIA-SANTA CLARA: Women] A goal by Grace Leer in the sixth minute stood up for No. ...
Hoyas' chances go begging in draw    
[GEORGETOWN-UC IRVINE: Men] No. 7 Georgetown went to overtime for the fourth time in six games ...
No. 4 Cardinal extends shutout streak with OT win    
[STANFORD-FLORIDA: Women] A penalty kick by Lo'eau LaBonta less than three minutes into the first overtime ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25 Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Midweek] Sophomore Murielle Tiernan scored the first two goals and added an assist on Ashley ...
Soccer America Men's Top 25 Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Midweek] In a match whose start was delayed 30 minutes by bad weather, Saint Louis ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives