West Virginia and UC Irvine earn shutout wins

[MONDAY ACTION] Senior Dan Stratford scored his second straight game-winning goal as West Virginia, No. 15 in the Soccer America Men's Top 25, defeated Duquesne, 1-0, in the Mountaineers' home opener at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium.

Stratford scored when his corner kick flew directly into the goal in the 88th minute. His overtime goal gave the Mountaineers a 1-0 win over Maryland on Friday night.

No. 24 UC Irvine improved to 3-0-0 with a 3-0 win over first-year Division I program Cal State Bakersfield at Anteater Stadium.

Senior Brandon Foster and freshman Spencer Thompson picked up their first career goals, freshman Amani Walker scored his second goal of the season.

Freshman goalkeeper Pat Barton earned his third straight shutout of the season.

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