[MEN'S TOP 25 ACTION] Pat Phelan
quickly made up for lost time. After going 65 games at Wake Forest without scoring a goal, the senior defender scored twice in
the first six minutes on Tuesday to lead No. 2 Wake Forest to a 5-0 win over Appalachian State.
After tying its last two games and falling out of the top spot in the Soccer America Men's Top
25, the Demon Deacons (8-0-2) rediscovered their winning ways with a blowout.
Phelan scored the first goal of his career in the second minute, converting a penalty kick, and followed up
in the sixth minute with a second goal, scoring off a cross from Austin da Luz
Da Luz also assisted on goals by Cody Arnoux
and Zack Schilawski
to post three assists, the most for one Deacon in a game in more than a year. VIRGINIA TECH-VMI (8-0).
No. 12 Virginia Tech extended its unbeaten streak to 10 matches, tying the school record for the longest unbeaten streak set in 2005. Ghanaian
opened the scoring in the 20th minute with his 28th career goal. FLORIDA ATLANTIC-SOUTH
No. 20 USF fell behind for only the third time this season when the Owls' Gianni Piccoletti
placed a header past goalkeeper Diego Restrepo
in the 17th minute. The Bulls woke up and tied the score on defender Yohance Marshall
's first goal of the year
just before the end of the first half.