[WAKE FOREST-UCLA: Men] Goals byAndrew Tusaazemajja, transferLarry Ndjock and freshman Seyi Adekoya gave No. 1 UCLA a 3-1 comeback win over No. 16 Wake Forest before 3,738 fans in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Ian Harkes had put the Demon Deacons ahead after 13 minutes.
"A 3-1 victory on the road against a strong Wake Forest team is a good way to start the season," said UCLA head coach Jorge Salcedo. "We displayed a resiliency combined with well taken creative goals. We look forward to playing a very good UNC team and building on our performance tonight."
Tusaazemajja equalized three minutes after Harkes' goal, and Ndjock, one of three Germans in the UCLA starting lineup, put the Bruins ahead in the 22nd minute on assists by Tusaazemajja and Felix Vobejda. Harkes, the son of former U.S. international John Harkes, nearly tied the game up in the 36th minute when his free kick was deflected by a UCLA defender.
Harkes nearly tied the game up in the 36th minute after he boomed a shot in off a free kick that was narrowly saved by a UCLA defender off a deflection.
Adekoya, a product of the Seattle Sounders academy, put the game away with the third goal in the 88th minute.