TCNJ upsets No. 4 Montclair, Montclair women return the favor
|Senior Kevin Shaw scored his
12th goal of the season for the Lions.
TCNJ athletics photo
In Saturday action, the NJAC offered up a great set of matches as TCNJ handed No. 4 Montclair State their second loss of the season, and the No. 11 Montclair women edged No. 3 TCNJ.
TCNJ Senior Kevin Shaw scored his 12th of the season, with Joe Martinico on the assist, in the 80th minute to break open the scoreless match. But less than four minutes later, Monclair junior Jesse Shea took a cross from Mike Horan and evened the score at 1-1. Yet in just 63 seconds, freshman Nick Costelloe redirected a cross from Shaw and won the match for the Lions.
No. 5 Amherst shut out No. 21 Tufts 2-0, and No. 25 Trinity (Conn.) played Bates to a scoreless draw, moving the Bantams to 6-0-1. In the Northwest Conference, neither No. 22 Pacific Lutheran or Linfield could get on the board, and with the scoreless result, the PLU moves to 7-0-2.
Continuing the trend, No. 6 DePauw and Kenyon played to 0-0, No. 10 Carnegie Mellon and Grove City ended at 1-1, and No. 16 UW-Oshkosh and UW-Superior also played to a 1-1 draw. Massachusetts Maritime and Fitchburg State also played to a scoreless draw, with the Buccanneers improving to 5-0-2 for their best start in program history. And Baruch pushed their CUNYAC unbeaten streak to 14 with a 4-3 win over Brooklyn.
At Muhlenberg, the No. 12 F & M Diplomats had their scoreless streak ended by the Mules, who held on to win 1-0. Mules Junior Travis Wantchekon scored a penalty kick early inthe second half to send Franklin & Marshall home at 7-1-1. No. 23 Denison also went on the road, taking their first loss of the season 2-1 at the hands of Allegheny.
|Scranton sophomore Erin Casey
scored the game winner for the Royals.
Scranton athletics photo
Blue Jay Junior Hannah Kronick scored twice as top-ranked Johns Hopkins defeated Swarthmore 3-0, while No. 2 Wheaton blanked Carroll 3-0. On the road, No. 5 William Smith came from behind to edge No. 24 St. Lawrence 3-2, with junior Madeline Buckley scoring the winning goal late in the match.
No. 7 Ithaca blanked Alfred 2-0, while No. 9 Messiah shut out Grove City 4-0, and No. 10 Emory cruised past Rhodes 5-0. No. 12 Loras needed two overtimes to get by cross-town rival Dubuque, and Bowdoin shocked No. 16 Brandeis 4-0. Tufts surprised No. 19 Amherst 2-1 in overtime, and Williams defeated Connecticut College 1-0 on a goal by freshman Audrey Thomas.
No. 17 Linfield blanked Whitworth 2-0, Springfield edged No. 23 MIT 1-0, and No. 25 Puget Sound and George Fox played to a scoreless draw.
The University of Scranton won their seventh straight match with a 1-0 win over Juniata, on sophomore Erin Casey's goal off a corner kick. Wisconsin-Whitewater nailed their fifth shutout of the season with a 2-0 win over Wisconsin-Eau Claire, improving to 3-0 in the WIAC, and 8-0-2 on the year.