James Madison beat No. 16 Penn State 1-0 before a school-record crowd of 1,829 fans -- more than double the previous high -- and a national television audience Thursday evening at the JMU Soccer
N.C. State, the only unbeaten and untied ACC team, makes a comeback ... West Virginia freshman Erica
stole the show in the Mountaineers' Big East opener.
James Madison beat No. 16 Penn State 1-0 before a school-record crowd of 1,829 fans -- more than double the previous
high -- and a national television audience Thursday evening at the JMU Soccer Complex.
A header by redshirt junior Teri Maykoski
in the 22nd minute
was the difference.
The Dukes had the run of play for most of the match, outshooting Penn State, 12-7, and limiting the Nittany Lions to one attempt that was on goal.
to the players after the game that the soccer world is going to consider this an upset, but I don't think it was," said JMU coach Dave Lombardo
knew this was coming; this started last year when we lost up there 1-0. We knew we could play with these guys, we can win this game. WOLFPACK
N.C. State, a national women's power for a decade beginning with its launch in 1984, has not make the NCAA Tournament since 1996 and has not had a winning record since 2002, but
that could change this year.
The Wolfpack is the only unbeaten and untied ACC team (7-0-0) heading into weekend action. N.C. State will certainly be challenged when it faces its toughest
weekend test of the season with a pair of road matches at William & Mary on Friday and at Old Dominion on Sunday.
Senior Lindsay Vera
5 assists) and sophomore Kara Baldy
(6 goals, 3 assists) have teamed up to form the ACC's top scoring duo thus far in 2008 with 32 combined points.
Freshman Kim Kern
heads the ACC's keepers in goals-against-average (0.25).
PERFECT STARTS MEMORABLE START.
Michigan State 7-0-0
N.C. State 7-0-0
Col. of Charleston 7-0-0
Notre Dame 6-0-0
Oklahoma State 6-0-0
Redshirt freshman Erica Henderson
stole the show with two goals in the first 21
minutes of her first collegiate start Thursday evening as No. 15 West Virginia posted a 4-0 shutout against Pitt in the Big East opener for both teams.