NCAA Division I Women's Tournament: Five seeds fall in second round

Saturday: Three unseeded teams -- Rice, Virginia, Penn State -- won on Saturday to move into the third round of the NCAA Division I Women's Tournament being played entirely in North Carolina.

-- Rice moved into the Sweet 16 for the first time in program history with a 1-0 victory over No. 5 seed West Virginia.
-- Alexa Spaanstra scored two goals to give her four in two games and lead Virginia to a 2-0 win over No. 12 seed BYU.
-- Penn State got second-half goals from Kristin Schnurr and Eva Alonso to defeat No. 16 seed Vanderbilt, the SEC champion, and move into the round of 16 for the fourth year in a row.
 
Playing its first competitive match in more than five months, top-seed Florida State beat Milwaukee, 3-0. U.S. international Jaelin Howell was among the scorers for the Seminoles.

Other winners on Saturday were No. 6 Arkansas, No. 9 Duke, No. 11 Santa Clara and No. 13 Georgetown.

The wins by Florida State, Virginia and Duke give the ACC five teams in the round of 16, the most of any conference. North Carolina and Clemson advanced on Friday.

Second Round:
Saturday, May 1
No. 1 Florida State 3 Milwaukee 0. (Goals: McFarland 50, Carle 76, Howell 80. Att.: 144.)
No. 16 Vanderbilt 0 Penn State 2. (Goals: Schnurr 63, Alonso 74. Att.: 145.)
No. 5 West Virginia 0 Rice 1. (Goals: Schultz 74. Att.: 147.)
No. 12  BYU 0 Virginia 2. (Goals: Spaanstra 34, 68. Att.: 150.)

No. 9 Duke 2 Arizona State 1. (Goals: Boade 29, Jones 103; Douglas 87. Att.: 200.)
No. 6 Arkansas 3 Utah Valley 1. (Goins 1, 48, Van Gundy 50; Brockbank 73. Att.: 158.)
No. 11 Santa Clara 4 Ohio State 1. (Goals: D'Aquila 6, Turnbow 25, Smith 53, Nezu 56; McNamara 61. Att.: 116.)
No. 13 Georgetown 1 South Carolina 0. (Goal: Menta 90. Att.: 312.)

Friday:
A pair of seeds -- No. 8 USC and No. 15 Saint Louis -- lost in shootouts.

Ole Miss came back from two goals down at the half to beat Trojans, 3-2, in a shootout after their match ended 2-2.

Goalkeeper Olivia Sekany made a save to set herself up to score the winner in the fifth round of the shootout and give Washington a 4-3 win over SLU after their match ended 0-0.

A third seed, No. 14 Clemson, survived penalty kicks to move past Rutgers (5-3 after a 1-1 tie).

No. 3 seed UCLA looked to headed to defeat when Pac-12 Freshman of the Year Reilyn Turner scored twice in the last five minutes to give the Bruins a 2-1 win over Iowa.

The two Big 12 teams in action combined for 13 goals. No. 10 seed Oklahoma State had three players scored twice in a 7-0 over South Alabama. No. 4 seed TCU scored four goals in less than five minutes to start the second half en route to a 6-2 win over New Mexico.  The six goals were twice as many as the Horned Frogs had scored in their five previous NCAA Tournament matches.

North Carolina, the only team to have played in every NCAA Tournament, opened with a 2-0 win over Denver. The Tar Heels are now 26-1 all-time in the second round. Their only loss came in 2015, a 1-0 defeat to Texas A&M.

The Aggies were the other second-round winners on Friday with a 2-0 win over South Florida.

Friday, April 30
No. 3 UCLA 2 Iowa 1. (Goals: Turner 85, 90; Igles 6. Att.: 250.)
No. 14 Clemson 1 Rutgers 1. (Goals: Morris 27; Lowrey 85. Att.: 250.)
(Clemson wins 5-3 on penalties.)
No. 4  TCU 6 New Mexico 2. (Goals: Bright 47, Collins 48, 51, Crews 51, Barron 74, Warren 79; Garcia 21, 79. Att.: 200.)
No. 8 USC 2 Ole Miss 2. (Goals: McKeown 23, Burns 43; Stackpole 69, Davis 79. Att.: 250.)
(Ole Miss wins 3-2 on penalties.)
No. 7 Texas A&M 2 South Florida 0. (Goals: Olivieri 49, 66. Att.: 300.)
No. 10 Oklahoma State 7 South Alabama 0. (Goals: Coleman 15, 39, Haines 20, 64, Yochum 22, 26, Dowell 63. Att.: 300.)
No. 2 North Carolina 2 Denver 0. (Goals: Allen 41, Dorwart 70. Att.: 327.)
No. 15 Saint Louis 0 Washington 0. (Att.: 106.)
(Washington wins 4-3 on penalties.)
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