Embry-Riddle (Fla.) overcame a first-half deficit and defeated host Fresno Pacific, 3-1, on Day 1 of the NAIA Men's National Championship.
Sun Conference Player of the Year Ryan Maloney scored two goals -- his 18th and 19th of the season -- to lead the Eagles past FPU.
Top seed Lindsey Wilson extended its shutout
streak to seven games with a 2-0 win over Bellevue (Neb.). Jamaican Carnell Learmond
and South African Lebogang
scored for the Blue Raiders. NAIA Men Second Round Nov. 30 in Fresno, Calif. Lindsey Wilson 2 Bellevue 0
22:32 LWC-Learmond (Azira)
LWC-Moloto (Ochieng) The Master's 1 Indiana Tech 0
40:31 MC-Hegg (pen.) Rio Grande 2 Columbia (Mo.) 1
8:59 RG-Stansfield (Lopes)
77:08 RG-Anderson (O'Hara, Hewitt-Fisher)
77:31CC-Cox Fresno Pacific 1 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) 3
56:51 ERFL-Maloney (Litchfield)
58:49 ERFL-Maloney (Harleman)
62:58 ERFL-Litchfield (Harleman)
Dec. 1 in Fresno, Calif.
#5 Simon Fraser vs. #12 Bethel (Tenn.) (PPV Webcast
#7 Notre Dame (Oho) vs. #10 Benedictine (PPV Webcast
Hastings vs. Biola (PPV Webcast
Martin Methodist vs. #8 Southern Poly State (PPV Webcast
) NAIA Men's Bracket