UW-Oshkish stays ubeaten; JHU women edge Haverford
Friday makes the start of the soccer weekend, and there were a handful of matches tonight, but no upsets or surprises in the results column. For a complete update on the action from Friday, as well the schedule for Saturday and Sunday, check our scoreboard page.
Top ranked Christopher Newport visited San Antonio along with Rowan and Southwestern for the Trinity Tiger's Soccer Fall Classic being played on Friday and Saturday. While the spotlight will be on the Captains and the Tigers when they face off on Saturday evening, action kicked off today with No.11 Trinity shutting out Rowan 3-0. Trinity enjoyed the game winning goal just three minutes in on a goal from freshman Yuri Ribiero, and had three on the board by half-time.
In the other match, CNU edged Southwestern 2-1 to improve to 9-0. Southwestern put a scare into the Captains with a goal by Evan Perkins just five minutes into the match, but in the second half of play, CNU came from behind with a pair of goals from Brian Lybert and Winston Mattheison. The Pirates fall to 4-4 and will face Rowan on Saturday.
No.20 Brockport State improves to 7-0-2, and 3-0 in SUNYAC play with a 2-0 blanking of New Paltz. Senior goalie Joe Marino had six saves to extend his consecutive shutout streak to eight matches while senior Mike Breman and freshman Nick Stenzel scored for the Golden Eagles.
UW-Oshkosh travelled to rival Wheaton (Ill.) and came away with a 1-0 win, improving to 10-0-1. Tony Starns scored in the 16th minute of the match for the Titans, who outshot the Thunder 12-7, banging two of those shots off the post. The Titans continue to shut out opponents, allowing only one goal all season. Hunting for a spot in the Top 25, UW-Oshkosh received votes in the latest D3soccer.com Top 25 Poll.
In women's action, No. 3 Hardin Simmons cruised past Louisiana College 12-0, No. 6 Johns Hopkins got by Haverford 2-1 on a goal in the 87th minute by junior Erica Suter, and No. 13 Wheaton (Ill.) blanked Aurora 3-0. The Thunder had two goals from junior Jaime Orewiler and improves to 9-2.
In other action, Webster had an easy time with Spalding, winning 7-0 in SLIAC action, improving to 2-0 in conference play. Centre defeated Millsaps 3-1 in an SCAC match, Castleton State stopped winless Elmira 4-2, and Greensboro played Ferrum to a 2-2 draw in a USA South contest.