moved into the top spot in the Soccer America Men's Top 25 with a 3-2 victory over Boston College
overtime on Friday.
Junior midfielder Jeremy Barlow delivered his second game-winning goal of the season six minutes into overtime to the delight of a season-high 3,839 fans at Klockner
Stadium. The Cavaliers won their seventh straight game for the first time since the 1993 season.
"This was a good win for us," Cavs coach George Gelnovatch said. "We played well and they
[Boston College] were able to score late and force overtime. I was very happy that we were able to keep our heads up and put together a goal for the win."
Boston College tied the game in
the 85th minute to force overtime on former U.S. U-20 Charlie Davies' goal. Stephen Hepburn had put the Eagles on top 39 seconds into the game, but Nico Colaluca tied the game, 1-1, in the 3rd
minute. German Yannick Reyering gave the Cavs a 2-1 lead on a penalty kick for his fifth goal of the season in the 26th minute. SMU
fell from No.
1 to No. 3 after being tied by New Mexico
, 1-1, Friday night on the first day of the Lobos' TLC Plumbing & Utility Invitational.
Chevannes put the Mustangs ahead in the 43rd minute, but the Lobos equalized in the 57th minute when a corner kick resulted in an SMU deflection into the net for an own goal. Two days later in
Albuquerque, SMU beat Dayton
, 1-0, to improve its record to 8-0-1. Clemson
, off to its best start since
1978, moved up to No. 2 with its seventh straight win, a 1-0 victory over North Carolina
before 7,012 fans at Historic Riggs Field.
For the second
straight week, Danny Poe had the winning goal for Clemson, A week earlier, Poe had the game-winner as the Tigers defeated defending national champion Maryland
"It was a total team victory," said Clemson coach Trevor Adair. "Our players gave it their all. The crowd was great again and this atmosphere is
unbelievable. The players did everything we asked. I am happy for Danny Poe. He plays hard and gives great effort."
Maryland drew the third highest crowd in Ludwig Field history as 4,565
fans watched the Terrapins defeat N.C. State
, 3-0, on goals by A.J. Godbolt, Graham Zusi and freshman standout Jason Herrick. Marcus Tracy, Michael Lahoud,
Ryan Solle and Lyle Adams scored to lead No. 7 Wake Forest
to a 4-2 win over No. 15 Virginia Tech
in another ACC
handed two ranked WCC teams their first losses of the season. The Bruins beat Santa
, 2-1, Friday night in Westwood. Maxwell Griffin and Jason Leopoldo scored for UCLA less than a minute apart in the second half. Two days later, Griffin scored in the first half and
David Estrada scored late to defeat San Francisco
, 2-0. Santa Clara's trip to Southern California proved to be a complete loss as the Broncos fell to Cal State Northridge
, 4-1, on Sunday.
Besides Virginia and Clemson, Washington
is the only undefeated and untied
team left in the Division I men's ranks. UW won its own Husky Fever Classic with wins over Northern Illinois
(2-0). Appalachian State
's perfect record come to an end as Charlotte defeated the Mountaineers, 3-2, in double overtime Saturday