NCAA Men's Soccer ACCtion: Sunday, November 20

Nov. 20, 2011

Townsend Lifts #5 Terps to NCAA Third Round

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Senior Casey Townsend tallied a hat trick as No. 5 seed Maryland scored three second half goals to defeat West Virginia 4-0 in the second round of the NCAA Men's Soccer Championship.

The Terps' (14-3-3) recent offensive woes were all but an afterthought as they outshot West Virginia (11-8-1) 19-5 to advance to the third round for the 10th consecutive season.

No. 1 Tar Heels Advance on 3-2 Win Over Coastal Carolina

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Top seeded North Carolina overcame a pair of one-goal deficits Sunday evening at Fetzer Field to claim a 3-2 win over Coastal Carolina (18-4-0) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Enzo Martinez tallied the game winner with a a free kick strike in the 69th minute to propel UNC to the third round where Carolina will take on No. 16 Indiana on Sunday, Nov. 27 at 1 p.m. at Fetzer Field.

The nation's leading scorer lived up to his reputation Sunday evening as Coastal Carolina's Ashton Bennett, who came into the contest with 22 goals, put the Chanticleers up 1-0 in the opening 45 minutes of play.

Duke Falls to New Mexico, 2-1, in Overtime

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No. 8 Men's Soccer Falls to Rutgers in Penalty Kick Shootout

NEWTON, Mass. - The No. 8 Boston College men's soccer team and Rutgers played to a 1-1 draw in 110 minutes Sunday afternoon, but the Scarlet Knights won the penalty kick shootout, 4-3, to advance to the third round of the NCAA Championship.

Boston College scored the game's first goal in the 53rd minute when a cross from senior Patrick Chin found its way into the back of the net. Rutgers put the pressure on late in regulation after BC controlled much of the half, and it got its equalizer in the 87th minute from Ibrahim Kamara. Sam Archer started the play off a corner kick and got an assist with Bryant Knibbs.

Demon Deacons Tournament Run Halted at James Madison, 2-0

HARRISONBURG, Va. - The Wake Forest men's soccer team could not recover from an early goal, bowing out of the 2011 NCAA Tournament in a tough road loss to James Madison, 2-0, on Sunday, Nov. 20 at the JMU Soccer Complex.

James Madison set the tone early and put the Demon Deacons on their heels, taking a 2-0 lead into the locker room. In the first half, Wake was outshot 8-4 and the Dukes held a 5-1 advantage in corner kicks.