[ROUNDUP: Friday] Defending champion Notre Dame opened its season with a 2-1 win over No. 11 Marquette during the first day of the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic.
The No. 2 Fighting Irish fell behind on a goal by C. Nortey in the ninth minute but responded with goals from Connor Klekota and Leon Brown to secure the win.
“We gave them a nice present early on,” Notre Dame head coach Bobby Clark said. “It was a good wake-up call because I felt we played well after that for the rest of the half."
In the nightcap in Bloomington,
host Indiana tied No. 6 Georgetown, 1-1. Femi Hollinger-Janzen scored for the Hoosiers in the 26th minute, while Georgetown came back to even the score in the
58th minute on a goal by Preseason All-American Brandon Allen.
-- Ryan Zinkhan scored just over a
minute into extra time to give No. 3 Virginia a 1-0 win over No. 25 Old Dominion Friday in front of 4,144 spectators at Klöckner Stadium.
Freshman Jeff Caldwell, who will join the U.S. U-20 national team on its trip to Argentina,
recorded a clean sheet in his first college game in goal. He recorded a pair of saves in the win. ODU keeper Alex Tiesenhausen posted 10 saves.
No. 7 Connecticut lost its first home opener since 2006 when it fell to No. 17 Coastal Carolina, 3-2, in front of a crowd of 4,385 fans at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium. Ricky Garbanzo had the winning goal and two assists to lead the Chanticleers, who were trailing 2-0 after 52 minutes.
-- Jamaican international Oniel Fisher scored in the third minute for No. 8 New Mexico, and the goal held up for a 1-0 win over No. 23 Akron in front of 2,895 fans at the UNM Soccer Complex.
from seniors Tyler Engel, Andy Craven and Rob Lovejoy gave No. 10 North Carolina
a 3-1 victory over No. 14 California. Both Craven and Lovejoy returned after missing the 2013 season because of injuries.
-- Gambian winger Ismaila
Jome put on a show, providing assists on a pair of first-half goals by Reed McKenna and Charlie Miller to lead
No. 18 UC Santa Barbara to a 2-1 victory over College of Charleston in the Aaron Olitsky Memorial Tournament.
Men's Top 25, Results:
FRIDAY, AUGUST 29
#16 Wake Forest 1 #1 UCLA 3
#2 Notre Dame 2 #11 Marquette 1
#3 Virginia 1 Old Dominion
Gonzaga 0 #4 Washington 4
#9 Louisville 1 #5 Maryland 0
Indiana 1 #6 Georgetown 1
Connecticut 2 #17 Coastal Carolina 3
#8 New Mexico 1 #23 Akron 0
#10 North Carolina 3 #14 California 1
Michigan State 1 SMU 0
#24 Creighton 2 #13 Stanford 0
#15 Penn State 1 Oakland 0
College of Charleston 1 #18 UC Santa Barbara 2
#19 Clemson 1 Radford 0
#21 UMBC 4 LIU 0
Denver 2 #25 Cal State Northridge 1
Men's Top 25, Schedule:
SUNDAY, AUGUST 31
#10 North Carolina vs. #1 UCLA
Georgetown vs. #2 Notre Dame
Indiana vs. #11 Marquette
#12 Michigan State vs. FIU
Nebraska-Omaha vs #13 Stanford
#16 Wake Forest vs. #14 California
#15 Penn State vs. St. John's
#18 UC Santa Barbara vs. Furman
Irvine vs. Pacific
#21 UMBC vs. Sacred Heart
#22 Charlotte vs. Radford
#24 Creighton vs. Santa
Air Force vs. #25 Cal State Northridge