September 24, 2010

Brockport upends Plattsburgh 3-0

A light Friday around the nation, but the schedule picks up on Saturday and Sunday for both the men and the women. The weekend schedule is available on our scoreboard page.

In SUNYAC play on Friday, Brockport travelled to Plattsburgh State and handed the Cards a 3-0 loss in the conference opener for both sides. Senior Mike Breman scored two goals in the match, and senior Joe Marino made six saves for his sixth straight shutout, helping the Golden Eagles get their first win over Plattsburgh in three years. "It's always very difficult to win up here. Today we snapped Plattsburgh's 15-game regular-season home unbeaten streak," said Gary LaPietra, in his 15th year as Brockport's head coach. Brockport, who received votes in the latest Top 25 poll, improves to 5-0-2, while Plattsburgh, also on the RV list, slips to 6-1-1.

Liberty League play started for No. 6 Hobart as they played Skidmore to a 1-1 draw. Junior Lukas Petersen scored for the Statesmen in the 15th minutes of play on a PK, but after a Hobart red card, the Thoroughbreds tied the match on a PK from junior Diego Reinero. This is the second straight draw for Hobart, moving to 4-1-2 overall. Skidmore stands at 3-3-2.

In mens action, Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference action kicked off for No. 20 DePauw as they edged Oglethorpe 1-0 off a free kick by junior Ryan Keefe in the 81st minute. The Tigers stand at 7-1, while Oglethorpe falls to 4-1-1 and 0-1 in conference play. Centre and Sewanee played to a scoreless draw for their SCAC opener, and No. 12 Trinity opened conference play with a 7-3 win over Hendrix, improving to 6-1.

In American Southwest Conference play, No. 18 Mary Hardin-Baylor fell 2-1 to UT-Tyler. Taylor Nelson-Cook made the win stick with his goal in the 30th minute, putting the Patriots up 2-0. Neiko Camp grabbed a goal for the Cru in the 32nd minute, but the scoring ended there, dropping UMHB to 5-2, and 1-2 in conference play. UT-Tyler moves to 3-2, and 2-1.

In women's action, No. 3 Hardin-Simmons blanked UT-Dallas 2-0 on Friday afternoon, running the Cowgirls ASC record to 3-0, 6-0 overall. Freshman Devon Howard had the winner in the 25th minute, helping HSU extend their ASC unbeaten streak to 122 matches. UTD slides to 1-2 in league play, 3-5 overall. In other ASC play, Mississippi College went on the road to Louisiana College and shutout the Lady Wildcats 3-0. Freshman Miriam Henry scored twice in the match, notching her first points of the season, leading the Choctaws to a 3-0 conference record, and improving the season mark to 6-0-1. And UT-Tyler joined the shutout party, keeping UMHB off the board in a 2-0 win. Senior Lauren Thomas scored off a cross from senior Kendall Kramer for the win in the 7th minute of play. The Patriots improve to 2-1, and 4-3. The Cru falls to 1-1-1, 2-2-1.

No. 7 William Smith opened Liberty League play with a 1-1 draw with Skidmore College, moving to 6-1-1. Skidmore falls to 0-1-1, and 3-2-2 overall. On Saturday, the Herrons face a 6-1 Union College squad that took down Hamilton College 2-0 this afternoon to win their league opener. In the win, freshman Melissa Mansfield and senior midfielder Caitlin O'Donnell each grabbed a goal to drop the Continentals to 0-1, 4-1-1.

No. 25 SUNY Oneonta went on the road and edged Fredonia 2-1 in overtime. Junior Dana DeSimone scored the winner with 29 seconds to go in the first OT period, off a feed from senior Nha Wright. Oneonta improves to 2-0 in conference play, 5-2 overall. In other SUNYAC action, Plattsburgh State topped Brockport 2-1 to win their first conference match and move to 6-1. Freshman Kayla Rabideau hit the key goal in the 89th minute of play, her fifth of the season. Brockport slips to 0-2, and 4-4 overall.

In other women's action today, Chicago blanked Aurora 1-0 to move to 5-2-1. Claire Mackevicius had the only goal in the contest for the Maroon win. In New England, Curry blanked Commonwealth Coast Conference foe Wentworth 3-0. Freshman Alexsa Hesford scored the game winner for Curry, who moves to 3-1, 5-3. And in ODAC play, Virginia Wesleyan cruised past Hollins 5-0 to go 3-0 in conference play. They are 5-2-2 overall.

No contests today.
No contests today.
No contests today.