The ranks of the unbeaten and untied went from three to one and the ranks of the unbeaten went from 13 to five. At 8-0-0 with all its wins by shutouts, Rutgers is the only unbeaten and untied team
after Tulsa and Washington State lost. Two ACC battles of unbeatens saw North Carolina beat Virginia Tech, 2-1, and Clemson edge Notre Dame, 1-0. Unbeatens: 8-0-0
North Carolina 7-0-1
No. 2 North Carolina got goals from Joanna Boyles
and New Zealand international Katie Bowen
to hand No. 5 Virginia Tech its first loss of the season Saturday
night in Blacksburg. With a shot from distance, Murielle Tiernan
claimed her seventh goal in only 425 minutes of action for the Hokies, who are 8-1-1. Claire Wagne
r’s 102nd-minute goal gave No. 13 Clemson a 1-0 win over No. 3 Notre Dame to keep the Tigers unbeaten at 7-0-1. It was the first loss of
the season for Notre Dame and its first loss to Clemson since it moved to the ACC.
Besides Rutgers, which beat Maryland, 1-0, on Samantha
s second-minute goal in its Big Ten opener, No. 1 Virginia and Cornell are also unbeaten.
The Cavaliers dominated Syracuse, 5-0, in their ACC opener, outshooting the
Orange, 20-1. Junior Kristen McNabb
led Virginia with a pair of goals.
Junior Elizabeth Crowell
team-leading third goal of the season gave the Big Red a 1-0 win over Binghamton on Sunday afternoon. The Big Red is now 6-0-2 and still has not given up a goal this season. Its shutout streak is at
884 minutes, spanning 10 games back to Nov. 1, 2014.
It's been a rough season for perennial power Portland, but the Pilots, who entered Sunday with a 2-6-0 record, gave their fans a lot
of cheer about as they handed Washington State its first loss after seven wins. Noelle La Prevotte
set up Parkes
for the first goal and scored the second herself. Tulsa, which began the week as the third unbeaten and untied team, lost at Oklahoma, 2-1, on Friday. Women's Week 5, Beaten Unbeatens: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 Northern Colorado 3
Castillo 22, Braden 80) Wyoming 1
(Ramer 15). Att.: 950. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 No. 9 BYU 1
(A.Hatch 13) Oregon State 0
. Att.: 3,449. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER
18 Oklahoma 2
(Rayfield 7, Bowman 63) Tulsa 1
(Holmes 31). Att.: 1,122. SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 19 No. 13 Clemson 1
(Wagner 102) No. 3 Notre Dame 0
. Att.: 563. No. 5 Virginia Tech 1
(Tiernan 48) No. 2 North Carolina 2
(Boyles 21, Bowen 81). Att.:
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 Portland 2 (
Kendrick 24, La Prevotte 53) No. 25
Washington State 0
. Att.: 2,039. Georgia State 1
(Ruffule 75) Davidson 3
(Joss 40, Isaac 50, Finke 56).
Att.: 200. No. 14 Texas Tech 2
(Murphy 9, 108) No. 24 USF 1
(Carter 54). Att.: 887.