Miami scores on both shots, tops No. 10 Terps, 2-1, in women's soccer

Wheeler sets Mount points mark in 3-1 win over Bryant

October 17, 2011|Sports Digest

Women's college soccer

Miami scores on both shots, tops No. 10 Terps

No.10 Maryland, which won 3-0 on Thursday on just three shots on goal at No. 11 Florida State, 10 Maryland (8-3-4, 3-3-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) was on the other side of things in a 2-1 loss at Miami on Sunday afternoon. The Hurricanes managed to get only two shots on goal, but both found the back of the net. "This one hurts," Maryland coach Brian Pensky said. "I think we're all still in a bit of shock that we lost this game. Our soccer was very good, I thought, in the first half, and we felt we were unlucky to not be ahead." The Terrapins (8-3-4, 3-3-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) got off to a quick start in the 17th minute when junior Olivia Wagner made the Hurricanes pay for fouling a Maryland player near the Miami 18-yard box. Wagner blasted a low shot through the wall to pick up her team-leading seventh goal of the season.

Towson 1, UNC Wilmington 0, OT: Freshman midfielder Katlyn Axenfeld scored the game's only goal in the 93rd minute to lead the visiting Tigers (8-8-0, 3-5-0 Colonial Athletic Association) to their third win in the past four games. In earning their first victory over the Seahawks (2-13-0, 0-7-0) since 1994, the Tigers also remained in the hunt for a berth in the CAA tournament. With three games remaining, the Tigers are in 10th place in the standings but just two points out of sixth place. The top six teams qualify.

Marist 1, Loyola 0, OT: Amanda Epstein scored less than four minutes into the first overtime as the Red Foxes (10-5-0, 5-1-0 Colonial Athletic Association) edged the host Greyhounds (5-10-0, 3-2-0). Rycke Guiney sent a ball into the box that was flicked over the head of keeper Didi Haracic by Samantha Panzner and finished into the empty net by Epstein in the 94th minute of play. Gigi Mangione led Loyola with four shots, putting three on net.

No. 20 Boston University 8, UMBC 0: The Retrievers (0-13-2, 0-5-1 America East) suffered their second straight shutout, this time against the four-time defending America East champion Terriers (14-2-1, 7-0-0).

Men's college soccer

Wheeler sets Mount points mark in 3-1 win over Bryant

Chris Wheeler became Mount St. Mary's DivisionI leader in points and Jimmy Ockford scored a career-high two goals as the Mount beat Bryant, 3-1, in Northeast Conference action. Wheeler finished with an assist, giving him 81 career points, which is tops on the program's D-I list and good for third place on the all-time list. Ockford gave the Mount (6-6-1, 3-3-0) a 1-0 lead in the fourth minute and then helped seal the victory with a goal in the 69th minute against the Bulldogs (1-10-1, 0-6-0). Freshman Zoncher Dennis scored his team-leading 10th goal of the season, while Kyle Patrick added an assist.

College field hockey

Gerzabek's 2 goals lead No.3 UM past American, 5-1

Katie Gerzabek scored twice and No. 3 Maryland defeated host American, 5-1. After the teams went into the break tied at 1, Gerzabek scored twice in the first few minutes of the second half to help the Terrapins (12-2) pull away from the Eagles (7-6).

Bucknell 3, Towson 2, OT: Bucknell's Mallory Smith scored in overtime to give the Bison the win in College Park. The Tigers (8-7) got a pair of goals from Janine Kovach, one in the 60th minute and another in the 67th minute, both of which erased one-goal deficits. In overtime, Bucknell was awarded a penalty corner and Towson made the initial save but Smith was able to collect the rebound and hit it home.

More colleges

UMES volleyball team extends winning streak to 9

The UMES women's volleyball team won its ninth straight match and remained undefeated in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play, defeating host Norfolk State, 3-0 (25-15, 25-18, 25-14), to move to 5-0 in the conference and 14-6 overall. The Lady Spartans fell to 6-11 and 2-3 in the MEAC. Kaveinga Lea'Aetoa hit .615 in the match with 10 kills and just two errors on 13 total attacks, adding four blocks and a pair of digs. Saitaua Iosia earned 11 kills to hit .320 with four digs, while Zoe Bowens finished with two kills, three aces and nine digs.

Cross country: UMES' Eunice Jones and Basil Melek were named MEAC Runners of the Week.

Sailing: Washington College finished fifth of 12 teams in the Washington College Open and 14th of 18 teams at the Navy Fall Intersectional over the weekend. At the Washington College Open, junior skipper Sam Bedinger and sophomore crew PJ Miller placed third in A Division, while freshman skipper Brogan Savage and freshman crew Blair Thomas took sixth in B Division. Stevens won the Washington College Open, followed by Princeton in second and Monmouth in third. At the Navy Fall Intersectional, senior skipper Mike Whitford sailed with freshman Dale Strong (Gunston School) and junior crew Matt Lawler to finish seventh in A Division.

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