CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Mike McIlwain scored with less than a minute left in the first overtime to help fourth-ranked Maryland escape with a 2-1 win over North Carolina yesterday in a men's Atlantic Coast Conference soccer game.
Caleb Norkus gave North Carolina (4-8, 0-4 in the ACC) a 1-0 lead at 5: 37 when he took a Matt Laycock pass off a free kick and beat goaltender Andy Kirk. Pierre Venditti tied it at 1 at 23: 18 by taking a Keith Beach pass and tapping a shot into the net for the Terps (9-1-1, 2-1-1).
Loyola 5, Canisius 0: Forward Eddie Testa scored a goal and had an assist, as the Greyhounds (6-4-2 overall, 5-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) won their second consecutive game and moved into a first-place tie in the MAAC with Iona. Mike Werle, Mike Stromberg, Matt Whelpley, and Christof Lindenmayer also scored.
No. 19 Maryland 2, Clemson 0: Keri Sarver scored from 50 yards and had an assist to become the Terrapins' career points leader. Emmy Harbo, now No. 2 on the points list, gave Maryland (7-4-2 overall, 3-1 ACC) a 1-0 lead at 57: 15 off Sarver's pass.
Hartford 2, Towson 1: Maria Kun scored on a 5-yard shot off a Kate Reardon pass with 4: 38 left in the game as the Hawks, ranked eighth nationally, pulled out an America East victory. Hartford (10-1-1, 4-0) extended its unbeaten streak to 11 games, and dropped the Tigers to 9-3-1, 3-1.
Reardon had given Hartford a 1-0 lead 3: 26 into the game when she beat goaltender Tina Steck (Mercy) off a Kun pass. Christie Landi tied the game at 58: 03 with a header off an Emeri Yarnoff pass.
Mount St. Mary's 4, Wagner 2: Robin Coveleski scored three second-half goals to lift the Mountaineers (3-7-1, 2-1-1) in a Northeast Conference game. Three minutes into the second half, with Wagner leading, 2-1, Coveleski scored off a free kick from 30 yards out. She gave the Mountaineers a 3-2 lead in the 77th minute with a header and finished the scoring with a goal six minutes later.
Pub Date: 10/13/97