Icelandic international Dagny Brynjarsdottir
's goal in the 87th minute carried No. 2 Florida State to a
2-1 win over Virginia Tech in a game that saw all three goals scored in the last eight minutes.
Senior Marta Bakowska-Mathews
scoring for FSU in the 82nd minute, putting away a pass from Brynjarsdottir, but the Hokies answered right back 32 seconds later on a free kick from 19 yards by Kallie Peurifoy
The goal snapped FSU’s scoreless minute streak at 589 minutes -- the third longest streak in school history. It also marked the first goal
allowed by the Seminoles in ACC play this year. Women's Top 25 Schedule: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12
#2 Florida State 2 #13 Virginia Tech 1 #23 USC vs. #3 Stanford
#5 Virginia 6 NC State 0 #6 North Carolina 2 Pittsburgh 1
Pacific 0 #8
5 #11 Notre Dame 5 Miami (Fla.) 0
Northwestern 0 #14 Wisconsin 2 #18 Georgetown 4 Marquette 0
#19 Washington State vs. #20 Arizona State #25 Oklahoma 1 TCU 1
-- No. 5 Virginia scored six
goals for the second consecutive game, downing NC State, 6-0, running its school-record home win streak to 28 games. Kaili Torres had a goal and three assists to lead the Cavalier attack. Brittany Ratcliffe
scored twice to post the fifth multi-goal game of her career. Danielle Colaprico
had a goal and two assists
for the second straight game and Makenzy Doniak
added a goal and an assist. Meghan Cox
also scored for the Cavaliers.
-- Sophomore Emily Bruder
came off the bench to score her first two career goals as No. 6 North Carolina spotted Pittsburgh an early goal and came
back to win, 2-1, at soggy Fetzer Field. The Tar Heels, who were once 1-2-1 this season, have now won eight matches in a row to improve to 9-2-1 overall and 6-0-0 in the ACC. Carolina remains
tied atop the ACC standings with Florida State.
-- No. 11 Notre Dame for goals from five different players in a 5-0 ACC victory over Miami (Fla.) The Fighting Irish, who held a commanding
31-4 shot advantage, needed only 45 seconds to take the lead on a goal by English freshman Karin Muya
. Women's Top 25
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11
#7 Penn State 0 #10 Rutgers 1 #9 DePaul 2 Creighton 0
No. 9 DePaul remained one of only two unbeaten teams in the country thanks to a 2-0 win over Creighton in Big East play on Saturday. A first-half goal by Elise
and a second-half insurance goal off the head of Amber Paul
were the difference for the Blue Demons, who are 12-0-2. No. 1 UCLA is the only other
unbeaten team in the Division I ranks.
-- No. 10 Rutgers handed No. 7 Penn State its first Big Ten loss in eight games with a 1-0 decision in University Park. Madison Tiernan
scored the game-winning goal came in the 28th minute on just one of two shots the Scarlet Knights put on frame. The Nittany Lions' best chance for an equalizer came
when U.S. U-20 international Mallory Weber
sent a shot off the crossbar. Women's Top 25
Results: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10
#4 Florida 5 Mississippi State 1 St. Mary's 0 #8 Pepperdine 0
Vanderbilt 2 #12 Texas A&M 6 #14 West Virginia 4 #24 Texas Tech 2
Texas 0 #15 Kansas 1 USF 0 #17 UCF
#19 Washington State 1 Arizona 4 Washington 2 #20 Arizona State 1
#23 USC 1 #21 California 2 #25 Oklahoma vs. Baylor (postponed)
After falling behind after less than two minutes, No. 4 Florida came to life and scored five
unanswered goals to beat Mississippi State, 5-1. Savannah Jordan
, the 2013 Soccer America Freshman of the Year, scored the first two goals and Tessa Andujar
, Brooke Sharp
and Betsy Middleton
-- No. 12
Texas A&M scored a season-high six goals in a 6-2 win at Vanderbilt. Annie Kunz
led the Aggies with two goals, while Bianca
chipped in with a career-high three assists. Kelley Monogue
and Allie Bailey
each had one goal and two
-- Despite finishing with 10 players after a red card to Amandine Pierre-Louis
, No. 14
Virginia beat No. 24 Texas Tech, 4-2. The Mountaineers got goals from Maggie Bedillion
, Ashley Lawrence
, Cari Price
and Michaela Abam
as Texas Tech fell to 0-3-1 in the Big 12.
' goal in the 83rd minute gave Washington a 2-1 win over No. 20 Arizona State in Seattle, ending the Sun Devils' 10-game unbeaten streak. ASU had led on Tommi Goodman
's goal in the 12th minute, but the Huskies equalized on a goal by Katie Bennett
in the 25th minute.
-- No. 21
California got unanswered goals from Grace Leer
on a blast from 23 yards and Arielle Ship
in the second half to beat No.
23 USC, 2-1, on the road. Freshman Sydney Johnson
had connected on her first career goal in the 64th minute for the Trojans.
-- Unranked Arizona
improved to 3-1-0 in the Pac-12 with a 4-1 victory at No. 19 Washington State, its first win over the Cougars since 2004. A rocket from Alexandra Doller
the Wildcats on the comeback trail in the 25th minute. Charlotte Brascia
and Doller scored a minute apart to make it 3-1 for Arizona in the 34th minute, and
completed the scoring. Women's Top 25 Results: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9
#1 UCLA 2 #3 Stanford 1 #2 Florida State 2 Syracuse 0
#5 Virginia 6 Boston College 3 #6 North Carolina 2 Wake Forest 0
Pittsburgh 0 #11 Notre Dame 2 Miami (Fla.) 0 #13 Virginia Tech 2
golazo by Ally Courtnall
and goal from Annie Alvarado
fed brilliantly by Sam
in the last 14 minutes gave No. 1 UCLA a 2-1 win over No. 3 Stanford in Westwood in a battle of undefeated teams and Pac-12 powers.
-- No. 2 Florida State got first-half
goals from Berglind Thorvaldsdottir
and Marta Bakowska-Mathews
to roll to a 2-0 victory over Syracuse in front of a
crowd of 1,767. The Seminoles recorded their eighth straight victory and extended their shutout streak to 507 minutes -- the third longest streak in school history.
-- No. 5 Virginia
extended its home win streak to 27 matches with a 6-3 victory over Boston College in front of 1,745 fans at Kloeckner Stadium. Makenzy Doniak
had two goals and
an assist to lead the Cavalier offense, while senior Danielle Colaprico
had a goal and two assists. Alexis Shaffer
each had a goal and an assist and Emily Sonnett
also scored for the Cavs.
-- No. 6 North Carolina won its seventh game in a row with a 3-0 win over Wake Forest. Cameron Castleberry
led Carolina offensively with a
goal and an assist, while Paige Nielsen
scored the game-winning goal, and Sarah Ashley Firstenberg
scored in her
second straight game for the Tar Heels, who are off to their best start in the ACC since 2008.
Women's Top 25
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8
#14 Wisconsin 0 Iowa 0
No. 14 Wisconsin was held to a 0-0 tie by Iowa in their Big Ten match.
Wisconsin's Molly Laufenberg
had the game's best chance, firing a shot that deflected off the crossbar. Badger keeper Genevieve
added to her Big Ten lead with her seventh shutout after holding the Hawkeyes scoreless for 110 minutes.