While top-ranked Wake Forest put on another offensive display with a 4-1 win at N.C. State, six Top 25 teams lost over the weekend. The Cal-UCLA was decided in overtime when the Bruins Michael Stephens
converted a penalty kick. The biggest surprise was LaSalle, which won for only the second time this season when it rallied from two goals down to
defeat Charlotte, 3-2. TOP THREE N.C. STATE 1 WAKE FOREST 4 Marcus Tracy
notched the fourth multi-goal game of his career and Austin da Luz
added two assists to lead Wake Forest,
which improved to 4-0-0 in ACC play for the first time in school history. The win also moved Coach Jay Vidovich
to within one victory of the 200 mark
in his coaching career. CREIGHTON 3 EVANSVILLE 2 Andrei Gotsmanov
scored a pair of
second-half goals, including the game-winner with 51 seconds left, to lead the Bluejays before a crowd of crowd of 3,192 -- Creighton's largest crowd ever for a Missouri Valley match. Gotsmanov's
winning goal followed a miscue by Evansville's Reggie Edu
, Maurice Edu
's younger brother. Tyler Crawford
scored twice for Evansville, stopping Creighton's record shutout streak at 722 minutes.
BOWLING GREEN 0 AKRON 2.
scored in the 18th minute on a header by Anthony Ampaipitakwong
. Matt Tutich
put the game out of reach with another
goal in the 86th minute. Goalie Evan Bush
recorded the 43rd shutout of his career to become the MAC's all-time leader. TOP 25 CLASHES SOUTH FLORIDA 1 LOUISVILLE 0.
Junior midfielder Zak Boggs
tallied a golden goal
from 16 yards to the delight of 2,192 fans at USF Soccer Stadium. The win left USF tied with St. John's at 5-1-1 in the Big East Red Division. GEORGETOWN 0
The Huskies have only one win in their last five games. They have been shut out five times and scored only seven goals in their last 11 games. UC SANTA BARBARA 0 UC DAVIS 2
The Gauchos suffered their first Big West loss in almost a year when they fell to UCD on a pair of goals -- the second on a
spectacular bicycle kick -- by conference leading goal scorer Quincy Amarikwa
. DUKE 0 NORTH CAROLINA 2.
fellow forward Eddie Ababio
out after receiving a red card against Virginia, Brian Shriver
stepped up with goals in
the 18th and 74th minutes to secure Carolina's third straight win over the Blue Devils. UPSETS BUTLER 1
UIC 0. Kyle Pateros
scored from 18 yards out off a feed from Frank Patano
end a school-record 12-game unbeaten streak to start the season by the Flames. UIC coach John Trask
's take: "A fair result. If you don't prepare to win, you
don't win. A very disappointing performance." FORDHAM 1 SAINT LOUIS 0. Sam
scored in the 29th minute to lift the Rams, who outplayed SLU in the first half. Fordham keeper Ryan Meara
made six saves (three in each
half) for the shutout. CALIFORNIA 2 UCLA 3 (OT).
The Bears rallied from two goals down on goals by Demitrius
and Hector Jimenez
, but the Bruins prevailed on a penalty kick by Michael Stephens
in overtime. The win
snapped the Bruins' string of four straight ties. PENN STATE 3 OHIO STATE 2.
The Nittany Lions exploded for three first-half goals, including two by
freshman forward Corey Hertzog,
for their first win at home against the Buckeyes since 2002. Redshirt sophomore Liam
made a season-high eight saves to hold off Ohio State. LASALLE 3 CHARLOTTE 2.
LaSalle won for only the second
time in 12 games, rallying after going 2-0 down on first-half Charlotte goals from Chris Salvaggione
and Adam Gross
LaSalle won on goals by Jim Guntle
in the 51st minute, Tom Kalpokas
in the 83rd minute and Daniel Heavey
in the 87th minute. MICHIGAN STATE 2 INDIANA 0.
After a defensive battle for 82 minutes, Michigan State scored a pair of
goals within 39 seconds of each other. Doug DeMartin
scored his 11th goal of the season followed by Domenic Baron
first career goal. Spencer Thompson
set up both goals.