MEN'S NEWS ...
No. 1 Akron hasn't lacked for stars in its 12-0-0 run to start the season, but the Zips, who lost 2008 Hermann Trophy winner Steve Zakuani
to MLS's Seattle Sounders FC, have been getting major contributions from sophomore Teal Bunbury
, the son of
former Canada international Alex Bunbury
Teal Bunbury scored his fifth goal in four games Tuesday to lead Akron to a 2-0 victory at Virginia
Tech. He scored his 10th goal of the season, all in the last eight games, taking a pass from fellow sophomore Kofi Sarkodie
and slipping through the Virginia
Junior Blair Gavin
put the game away for good with third penalty kick of the season in 80th minute. Freshman goalkeeper David Meves
earned his eighth shutout. The Zips extended their string of games in which they have not allowed a goal in the first half to 24. Tuesday Results * TOP 25 ACTION.
Eight other teams in the Soccer America Men's Top 25 were in action on Tuesday night ...
-- Freshman Enzo
set up sophomores Billy Schuler
and Kirk Urso
with his first collegiate multi-assist game in No. 3
North Carolina's 2-0 win over Campbell that ended a three-game losing skid to the Camels. Martinez was starting in place of injured midfielder Cameron
-- A pair of outstanding diving saves from senior Akira Fitzgerald
preserved No. 4 Wake Forest's 1-0 at College of Charleston.
Freshman defender Anthony Arena
had the game's only goal off Austin da Luz
's corner kick. The assist was da Luz's
ACC-leading eighth of the season.
-- No. 6 Maryland got early goals from Drew Yate
s and Jason Herrick
held on to win, 2-1, at No. 16 Georgetown. Maryland players wore white wrist bands with "A.L. #18" written in black marker for teammate Alex Lee
, who was
struck by a vehicle in Washington Saturday night and was only released from the hospital hours prior to kickoff.
-- A pair of goals by Federico
and Alan Sanchez
in a 30-second span of the second half led 12th-ranked N.C. State to a 2-0 win over visiting Georgia Southern.
Visiting Liberty held No. 17 Virginia to a 1-1 tie. The Cavs broke open a scoreless game in the 78th minute when freshman Will Bates
put away the rebound of
's shot off the post, but Liberty responded less than two minutes later when its leading scorer, Darren
headed in a corner kick.
-- No. 20 Brown improved to 7-0-4 with a 3-1 victory at Stevenson Field. Nick Elenz-Martin
, Thomas McNamara
and David Walls
scored for the Bears, who rallied from a 1-0 deficit after 19 minutes.
-- Cole Grossman
set up freshmen Andrew Wenger
and Ryan Finley
for goals off corner
kicks and scored the third goal himself in No. 25 Duke's 3-0 win over UNC Greensboro.