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After No. 1 Connecticut on Saturday, No. 2 Creighton lost on Sunday, dropping a 3-2 decision in overtime to William & Mary at the Stihl
Classic. Jeff Bombelles
scored the golden goal in the 107th minute to complete the comeback for the Tribe, which had tied the match at 2-2 in the
82nd minute on a goal by Chris Albiston
. Josh West
had put W&M ahead in the fourth minute before the
Bluejays came back on goals by freshman Marvin Iskra
in the 11th minute and Sean Kim
in the 64th minute.
Connecticut had suffered its first loss of the season as the Huskies dropped a 1-0 decision to visiting Bradley on Zach Kovacevic
's penalty kick 150 seconds
into the match. The loss was the Huskies' first at home in the regular season in 40 games.
The early penalty kick was awarded when senior forward Chris
was clipped by UConn keeper Andre Blake
while trying to run onto a ball flicked into the penalty area by defender Grant Bell
. The goal snapped Blake’s 293-minute scoreless streak.
Though UConn outshot Bradley, 7-3 in the first half and 20-6 overall, the Huskies did not manage to
put a shot on goal until the 68th minute. Bradley goalkeeper Brian Billings
made five saves to record his third shutout of the season and 16th of his career. Unbeaten and untied ...
Cal State Northridge (6-0-0)
Sophomore Joey Calistri
followed up his hat trick performance in a 4-0 win over Green Bay with the
game-winning goal for Northwestern in its 2-0 win over No. 10 Butler to help the Wildcats capture the NIU Tournament Title.
Calistri, who scored in the first goal in the 11th minute, has
scored six goals in Northwestern's last three games. Junior defender Nikko Boxall
added his first goal of the season as the Wildcats improved to 4-1-0.
-- No. 8 UAB suffered its first setback of the season when it dropped a 1-0 loss to East Tennessee State on own goal in the
62nd minute. ETSU finished with a 17-8 edge in shots.
-- Behind two goals from Pedro Ribeiro
along with a goal each from Agust Arnarson
and Ricky Garbanzo
, Coastal Carolina handed 15th-ranked UNC Greensboro a 4-2 loss.
-- Memphis rallied for goals by Kenneth Kauker
and Shane Keely
in the 81st and 86th minutes to beat No.
21 Charlotte, 2-1. ACC ACTION.
No. 4 North Carolina and No. 18 Maryland played to a 2-2 tie in ACC action in
Chapel Hill. Sophomore Schillo Tshuma
scored two goals for Terrapins sandwiched around a Raby George
penalty kick and
goal from 50 yards for UNC.
-- No. 5 Notre Dame got goals from Evan Panken
, Andrew O’Malley
and Patrick Hodan
and went on to beat No. 25 Syracuse, 3-0, in a battle of ACC newcomers.
-- No. 16 Wake Forest scored three goals in the first 55 minutes and held off a Virginia comeback attempt in the final 10 minutes for a 3-2 win at Spry Stadium. Luca
had a goal and an assist, Michael Gamble
and Sean Okoli
also scored while Andy Lubahn
contributed a pair of assists for Wake. Top 25 Action ...
-- No. 18 Cal State Northridge improved to 6-0-0 with
a 3-2 win over No. 7 New Mexico Sunday night at the TLC Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Lobo Invitational. The Lobos had a 22-8 edge in shots, but Northridge won on goals by David Turcios
, Brian Behrad
and Sagi Lev-Ari
-- No. 11 VCU beat No. 13 Akron, 1-0, on
sophomore Dennis Castillo
's header in the 75th minute in front of 3,319 fans at FirstEnergy Stadium. Akron outshot VCU 28-3, but just seven of the Zips' shots
were on goal. BROTHER ACT. Cristian
scored two goals and Omar Mata
netted the game-winner to give No. 17 Tulsa a 3-2 overtime win over Hartwick at the SMU Classic.