Terps cruise to shutout win over Hofstra, 4-0 Goucher takes title game in OT on Fortman's goal

September 09, 1996|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Jason Cropley, Jason Bent and Jaime Eichmann each scored second-half goals as 10th-ranked Maryland defeated Hofstra, 4-0, yesterday in men's soccer to finish runner-up in the Diadora/3 Brothers Classic Tournament at Ludwig Field in College Park.

The Terps (2-2) scored early on a goal by Randy Merkel to take a 1-0 lead, then Cropley and Bent scored within a 10-minute span in the second half to push Maryland's lead to 3-0.

Russell Payne, the Terps senior goalkeeper, was named the tournament's defensive MVP after making nine saves in posting his second shutout of the season.

Goucher 3, Chowan 1, OT: Senior midfielder Brian Fortman (Poly) scored twice, including the game-winner in overtime, to lift host Goucher (2-0) over Chowan (2-1-1) for the Goucher-TSI Invitational championship.

Mount St. Mary's 3, Oneonta State 0: The Mount got goals from Duncan Gladwin, Dan Gaertner and Mark Southern to defeat Oneonta State in the consolation match of the Mayor's Cup at the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

Rider 4, Towson State 1: Senior Matt Miles recorded his second dTC hat trick of the season as the Broncs (3-1) defeated the Tigers (3-1) in the Towson State Invitational.

South Florida 2, Loyola 1: Thomas Holmen scored on a penalty kick with 1: 11 remaining in the second overtime period to lead South Florida (3-0) over Loyola College (0-2-1) in the second round of the Wake Forest Soccer Classic.

VMI 3, UMES 1: Kevin Duhaime scored two of VMI's (3-1) three second-half goals in a come-from-behind win over UMES (0-2) at the Parade Ground.

Women

Ohio State 2, Navy 0: Becky Borchers scored three minutes into the game as visiting Ohio State handed Navy (1-1) its first loss.

Pub Date: 9/09/96

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