3. WOMEN: Notre Dame claims top spot
Notre Dame moved into the top spot in the Soccer America Women's Top 25 with a 2-0 victory over previously unbeaten Louisville on Sunday.
The Irish (9-0-0) got late goals from defenders Carrie Dew and Ashley Jones to subdue Louisville in the Big East match. Notre Dame's game against Cincinnati on Friday had been called off because of lightning. The Irish were leading, 1-0, in the 50th minute. Louisville also had its game at DePaul called off because of lightning.
Notre Dame's ascension to the top spot followed then-No. 1 Florida State's
first loss of the season Thursday night at North Carolina. The Seminoles bounced back Sunday afternoon with a 2-0 win over ACC rival N.C. State. Selin Kuralay and India Trotter each scored a goal.
North Carolina improved to 10-1-0 with a 6-1 win over Miami (Fla.) on Sunday. Six different players scored for the Heels, who recovered from an early 1-0 deficit to put the game away with four goals in a span of 23 minutes early in the
The big women's game of the weekend took place Friday night on the West Coast, where Santa Clara came out firing from all cylinders and
ran all over UCLA, defeating the Bruins, 3-0, in front of 3,471 fans at Buck Shaw Stadium. Meagan Snell scored a pair of goals in the match, while Kiki Bosio
netted her first collegiate goal.
Of the six teams that began the weekend with unbeaten and untied records, only Notre Dame and Navy (10-0-0) remain
perfect. Villanova's 10-game winning streak was snapped when the Wildcats were held to a 0-0 tie by Rutgers on
Sunday. Central Michigan lost for the first time Friday when it fell to Ohio, 2-1. The Chippewas turned around two
days later and knocked Akron from the unbeaten and untied ranks with a 1-0 victory. Old Dominion lost its first
game, falling to Delaware, 3-1, in CAA action.
No comments yet.
Recent College Soccer Reporter
Men's College Cup: Stanford repeats as national champ Dec. 11, 6:23 p.m.
Stanford repeated as the NCAA Division I men's champion, winning its second shootout in three days ...
NSCAA All-Americans: NCAA Division I Men Dec. 11, 5:58 p.m.
Men's College Cup runner-up Wake Forest placed three seniors on the 2016 NSCAA NCAA Division I ...
NSCAA All-Americans: NAIA Dec. 11, 5:28 p.m.
Hastings sophomore Daniel Whitehall (34 goals and added nine assists) and Northwestern Ohio sophomore Camilla Andersen ...
NSCAA All-Americans: Junior College Division I Dec. 11, 12:46 a.m.
Tyler sophomore Yazeed Matthews and Monroe freshman Eleni Markou were named the 2016 NSCAA Junior College ...
NSCAA All-Americans: Junior College Division III Dec. 10, 6:25 p.m.
Richland sophomore Mikkel Rohde and Diablo Valley sophomore Katie McLaughlin were named the 2016 NSCAA Junior ...
Making a List: NCAA Division I women's champions Dec. 5, 1:29 a.m.
USC became the first Pac-12 team and just fourth team to win more than one NCAA ...
Women's College Cup: USC stuns West Virginia Dec. 5, 1:17 a.m.
USC got two late goals from Mexican international Katie Johnson to beat top-ranked West Virginia, 3-1, ...
NAIA: Hastings and NW Ohio take championships Dec. 4, 11:38 p.m.
A pair of subs teamed up to give Hastings its second NAIA men's title over Rio ...
NCAA Division III: Tufts and Washington capture crowns Dec. 4, 10:57 p.m.
Tufts won its second NCAA Division III men's championship in three years, while Washington (Mo.) captured ...
NCAA Division II: Wingate and WWU claim first titles Dec. 4, 10:40 p.m.
Wingate and Western Washington won their first national championships in soccer when they captured the men's ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives