No. 7 Emory falls; Rochester adds another draw
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The No. 7 Emory men fell at New York University 1-0, suffering their first loss of the season. Colm Dillane scored early for the Violets, who improve to 8-2-2, and 2-0-1 in the UAA. Emory slips to 11-1-1, and 1-1-1. In other UAA play, No. 10 Carnegie Mellon edged past host Brandeis 1-0 in overtime. Moni Sallam scored just two minutes into the first overtime period, sending a ball into the net off a corner kick. The Tartans move to 9-2 and 1-2 in conference, while the Judges fall to 7-4, and 1-2.
No. 13 Washington University also needed overtime in their win over Case Western, remaining unbeaten with a goal by Dylan Roman. The Bears improve to 10-0-3, and 2-0-1. And No. 14 Rochester hosted Chicago and played to a 1-1 draw, adding yet another tie to the Yellow Jackets 6-1-5, and 0-1-2 record. The Maroons move to 7-4-1, and 1-1-1. In the UAA standings, NYU remains in first place with their win, while Wash U is second.
In SCAC action, No. 16 DePauw had to score twice in the second half to rally over Austin 3-2. Austin went ahead 2-1 early in the second half on a goal by Joey Alcocer, but was answered 20 minutes later by a goal from Tiger Gary Pett. In just two minutes, another Tiger goal by Matt Schoenfeld was the game winner, sending DePauw to a 6-0-1 conference record, good for first place, and 12-1-1 overall. Austin is now 1-4-2 in SCAC play and 4-6-3 overall. In other conference play, Southwestern blanked Birmingham-Southern 3-0 to stay undefeated at 5-0 in the SCAC. And No. 9 Trinity blasted Milsaps 9-0 to improve to 5-0 as well, and 11-2 overall.
No. 23 Mary Hardin-Baylor blanked McMurry 4-0 in ASC play, with Chris Torres scoring two goals, including the game winner, and No. 24 Brockport State cruised past Oswego 5-0, to move into a three-way tie for first place in the SUNYAC.
Elsewhere, Stevenson was a 3-1 winner over Hood in a CAC contest, and in the USA South, Averett shutout Warren Wilson 5-0, upping their conference record to 2-1, and 9-5-1.
In women's play, No. 2 Hardin-Simmons remains undefeated after their 4-0 win over ASC foe Howard Payne, while in the SCAC, No. 11 Trinity ran by Milsaps 7-0 to move to 11-1, and No. 21 Centre was a 4-1 victor over Dallas, improving to 13-1, and 6-0 in conference. In the UAA, No. 14 Emory shutout NYU 2-0 for their first win in conference play. The Eagles move to 1-1-1, and 10-1-2 overall, while NYU slides to 1-2, and 5-7-2.
In other action in the OAC, No. 5 Otterbein swept past Capital 2-0, improving to 5-0 and 12-0-1. Greensboro defeated Marymount 6-2 in non-conference play, and Dickinson was a 3-0 winner over McDaniel in a Centennial Conference contest. Dickinson is now 4-1 in conference play, and 9-2-1 overall, good for third place behind Johns Hopkins and Swarthmore.
And in a MASCAC match, Worcester State shutout Massachusetts Maritime 3-0 on goals by Brittany Rotatori, Laura Maunsell, and Sarah Rafferty. The Buccaneers improve their conference record to 3-0-2, and 7-4-3 overall.