Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Cal takes down both Maryland and Georgetown
September 1st, 2013 5:39PM
Subscribe to College Soccer Reporter

MOST READ
TAGS:  college men

MOST COMMENTED

[COLLEGE MEN: Weekend]Unranked California followed up on its 2-0 win over then-No. 3 Georgetown with a 3-2 win over then-No. 1 Maryland on Alec Sundly's golden goal. Twice the Golden Bears went ahead and twice the Terrapins came back to tie the score before Cal won.

Steve Birnbaum put Cal ahead in the 14th minute with a header off a Seth Casiple corner kick, but Maryland equalized 72 seconds after the start of the second half when Schillo Tshuma scored on a feed from Patrick Mullins.
 
Cal went ahead again in the 51st minute on a goal by Stefano Bonomo, but Jake Pace sent the match to overtime with a goal in the 79th minute.

“It was a great game by two evenly matched teams,” Cal head coach Kevin Grimessaid. “Both teams left everything on the field. Even though we gave up two leads, I think we were absolutely resilient in coming back in overtime and finding a way to make it happen.”

The Terrapins, who tied Stanford, 3-3, thanks to Pace's late goal in regulation on Friday, gave up six goals on their two stops in the Bay Area.

On Sunday, Maryland started five freshmen: U.S. U-20 Zack Steffen in goal and Alex Crognale, Michael Sauers, Sui Dainkeh and Chris Odoi-Atsem on the backline.
 
Freshman Watch ...

--Thales Moreno scored in the 102nd minute to give Clemson a 2-1 overtime win Monday night over South Carolina before 5,585 fans at Riggs Field.

IRISH REPEAT. Senior Leon Brown scored twice in less than 20 minutes to start the game and match his career total, leading Notre Dame to a 2-1 win over SMU that was good enough to capture the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic for the second straight year. A record crowd of 7,720 at Armstrong Stadium watched Victor Chavez score 49 seconds into the first overtime and give UCLA a 1-0 win over Indiana, the defending national champion.

The Irish and Bruins both finished 1-0-1, but Notre Dame won on the tiebreaker of goals scored.
 
“We played very well in the first half and could have been up by more,” Notre Dame head coach Bobby Clark said. “Leon scored two very good goals, but we also missed some chances. His first goal was set up by a nice run from Alex Priede. Patrick Hodan sent him a nice cross that he one-touched for the second goal.”

UCLA prevailed despite playing a man up for the last 15 minutes of play. IU had had a 9-3 shot advantage in the second half and was awarded a penalty kick in the 76th minute whenJoe Sofiatook out Tommy Thompson in the box, resulting in a red card for Sofia. Dylan Mares took the PK attempt for the Hoosiers but his shot was saved by  former U.S. U-17 keeper Earl Edwardsas he dove to his right.

Goalfest ...

FIU rallied from a goal down to score three goals in the final six minutes of the first half and went on to win, 5-3, at San Diego State. The Panthers got goals fromJosue Espana, Gonzalo Frechilla, Quentin Albrecht, Sean McFarlane and Luis Betancur. Abraham Villon led the Aztecs with two goals.

FRENCH CONNECTION II.Frenchman Goffin Boyoko made it three goals in two games with a first-half header to lead UC Santa Barbara to a 1-0 win over UIC, giving the Gauchos two-for-two on their Chicago road trip after Friday night's victory over Northwestern.


No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

    ARCHIVES
    FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

    Recent College Soccer Reporter
    Soccer America Women's Top 25    
    Stanford remained No. 1 in the Soccer America Women's Top 25 weekly rankings while Florida State ...
    Soccer America Men's Top 25    
    Maryland took over the top spot in the Soccer America Men's Top 25 rankings. The Terrapins, ...
    Soccer America Women's Top 25    
    Stanford regained the top spot in the Soccer America Women's Top 25 weekly rankings following West ...
    N.C. State beats Carolina for second time in 48 games    
    Kia Rankin's goal in the 67th minute gave N.C. State a 1-0 win over North Carolina ...
    Arkansas ties record for best start in school history    
    Arkansas continues to impress with its second win over a top five at home this season. ...
    College Women: Hoyas slay another unbeaten powerhouse    
    A week after handing No. 3 Virginia its first loss of the season, Georgetown defeated previously ...
    Soccer America Men's Top 25    
    Syracuse, one of three unbeaten and untied teams through four weeks of the men's college season, ...
    College Men: ETSU stuns North Carolina in Chapel Hill    
    ETSU recorded the biggest win in school history when the Buccaneers defeated the top-ranked North Carolina, ...
    Virginia rallies from two goals down to tie Clemson    
    No. 14 Virginia had to settle for a 3-3 tie against No. 5 Clemson in Charlottesville, ...
    Louisville hands No. 2 Notre Dame first loss    
    No. 25 Louisville handed No. 2 Notre Dame its first loss of the season after six ...
    >> College Soccer Reporter Archives