One of the most impressive streaks in recent years in men's college soccer is Denver's 32-game unbeaten run in regular-season play over two seasons.
The Pioneers kept the streak
alive when they beat New Mexico, 2-1, in overtime on Brazilian Andre Shinyashiki's golden goal with eight seconds to go in the second overtime period.
Karsten Hanlin had put Denver ahead
in the 53nd minute but UNM equalized on Nicholas Rochowski's goal with a minute to play in regulation.
“Before that onslaught at the end of regulation, I thought our defense did a
great job of holding them to only three or four shots,” Pioneer coach Jamie Franks said. “We have to figure out a way not to let that goal in. I don’t think it was our best
performance tonight, but at the end of the day it’s about getting results, and we found a way to do that tonight.”
Denver is 13-0-2 with five games -- four at home -- to play
in the regular season. Current Unbeatens:
10-0-2 RPI REPORT -- The top three and six of the top eight team
s in this week's NCAA Men's RPI Index
play in the ACC. Men's RPI, Top
1. Clemson (ACC)
2. Notre Dame (ACC)
3. Louisville (ACC)
4. Loyola, Ill. (Missouri Valley)
5. Maryland (Big Ten)
6. North Carolina (ACC)
8. Virginia (ACC)
9. UMass Lowell (America East)
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. THIS WEEK'S SOCCER AMERICA TOP 25 --
Unbeaten Maryland remained No. 1 in the
Soccer America Men's Top 25 rankings, while North Carolina climbed two spots to No. 2. Wake Forest, Indiana and Denver moved into the top five at 3-4-5. Top 25: bit.ly/2cH0jjM College Soccer: On the Air MIDWEEK ACTION -- No. 10 Stanford suffered its first blemish
in six Pac-12 games when it
settled for a 1-1 tie at No. 17 San Diego State on Thursday night.
Bryce Marion scored his first career goal in the second half to even the score. He had only appeared in nine games in
his first two seasons at Stanford but has started all 14 in 2016.
The Cardinal is still seven points clear of two teams tied for second place, Washington and UCLA.
Charlotte recorded its seventh shutout in 11 games when the No. 11 49ers held No. 13 Virginia Tech to a 0-0 tie in Blacksburg.
Top 25 Matchups
12 Clemson vs. 9 Syracuse SATURDAY:
2 North Carolina vs. 13 Virginia Tech
3 Wake Forest vs. 18 Boston
16 UCLA vs. 10 Stanford
LEADER BOARD -- Sophomore Cameron Harr scored four goals
in just over four minutes to lead Marist to a 5-0 win over
Manhattan and take his season haul to 15 goals, tops in the country. Leading Scorers PLAYER, TEAM G
, Marist 15 2. Albert Ruiz
, FGCU 14 3. Jorge Gomez Sanchez
, Temple 13 4. Chris Arling
, New Hampshire 12 5. Russell Cicerone
, Buffalo 11 5. Jon Gallagher
, Notre Dame 11 5. Niklas Brodacki
, Central Arkansas 11 5. Gordon Wild
, Maryland 11 Stats through Oct. 19.