Men's Soccer ACCtion: Sunday, September 7
Sept. 8, 2008
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Senior forward Marcus Tracy scored his fourth goal of the season in the 75th minute to lead No. 1 Wake Forest (4-0-0) to a 1-0 win over South Carolina (1-2-1) on Sunday afternoon at Spry Stadium.
Wake Forest controlled the game statistically, out-shooting South Carolina 12-4, including a 5-2 advantage in shots on goal. Wake had four corner kicks, while the Gamecocks did not take a corner.
DURHAM, N.C.—Duke University rookie midfielder Temi Molinar tallied a pair of goals to lead the Blue Devils to a 3-0 blanking of American University in the final game of the Duke/Nike Men’s Soccer Classic. Duke captured the tournament title with victories over Harvard and American.
Pavelid Castaneda, Mike Grella, Kyle Bethel, and Darrius Barnes represented the Blue Devils on the Duke/Nike Classic All-Tournament Team, with Castaneda taking home Most Valuable Player honors. The 3-0 win is the first shutout for the Blue Devils this season.
BLACKSBURG, Va. – Senior Scott Dillie scored the game-winning goal in the 88th minute to lead the Hokies (2-1-1) in a 2-1 victory over Xavier (0-3-0). Freshman Emmanuel Akogyeram netted his third goal of the season, while junior Stefan Caulfield registered his first win as a Hokie goalkeeper. Caulfield finished the contest with four saves.
In the first half the Musketeers were first to score, taking an early 1-0 advantage. Xavier sophomore Andy Dimbi registered his first goal on the year, scoring on a shot that beat Caulfield to his left. The goal was also the first on the season for the Musketeers that came in the 10th minute of play.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - No. 9 Maryland erupted for four goals, including two from Jeremy Hall, as they dropped Davidson, 4-1, on Sunday night in men's soccer action at Ludwig Field.
Maryland (3-1-0) would get on the board in the 21st minute when Casey Townsend picked up right where he left off on Friday night, giving the Terps an early 1-0 lead. Townsend caught a ball from Jason Herrick who received it from a dribbling Graham Zusi up the middle. It is Townsend's second career goal as he scored the third and final goal in Friday night's win against Hartford.
CHARLOTTESVILLE – Tony Tchani scored two goals and the Virginia men’s soccer team topped Hofstra, 4-2, Sunday night at Klöckner Stadium. Chris Agorsor and Matt Mitchell also netted goals for UVa (2-2-0), which won its second-straight game.
Eighteen Cavaliers saw action in all, and six different players registered shots on goal. Tchani put Virginia on the board with his first career goal in the fifth minute, when Hofstra was whistled for a foul just outside the penalty area. Tchani stepped up and struck a bending ball into the left side of the net, past the outstretched arms of Pride goalkeeper James Winters.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Freshman midfielder Kirk Urso scored in the 79th minute for No. 15 North Carolina, but No. 14 UCLA answered with a goal in the 86th minute in a 1-1 tie Sunday at the Deacon Fall Classic at Spry Stadium. For his efforts Sunday, Urso earned a spot on the all-tournament team with fellow Tar Heels Eddie Ababio and Ryan Adeleye.
After neither team scratched over the first 78 minutes, Urso's free kick strike gave Carolina the first lead of the afternoon at 78:33. Following a handball just outside the box by Bruin defender Brad Rusin, Urso sent the 23-yard free kick off UCLA keeper Trevor Hunter and then off the left post and into the back of the net for his first collegiate goal.
Boston College senior Mike Konicoff scored in the 15th minute for the second-ranked Eagles before Tafadwa Chuduku netted the equalizer in the 40th minute for No. 22 St. John's as the two teams played to a 1-1 non-conference tie before 850 fans at the adidas-Brown Classic on Sunday afternoon.
BC opened the scoring early in the match - at 14:25. Konicoff collected a feed from sophomore Karl Reddick inside the 18-yard box and directed a left-footed kick inside the near post. The goal was Konicoff's first of the season.
CLEMSON, SC - Clemson and Radford played to a 1-1 overtime tie in a men's intercollegiate soccer match at Clemson, SC Sunday afternoon. With the draw, both teams are now 1-2-1 on the year.
Clemson scored in the 62nd minute on a direct kick. Keegan Priest sent a 23-yard shot from the left side to the upper right corner of the goal to give the Tigers a 1-0 advantage.
DURHAM, N.C. – No. 16 Harvard scored three-second half goals and defeated NC State 3-1 Sunday afternoon in the Duke/adidas Classic at Durham. After a scoreless first half, the Crimson (1-1) scored three goals in a span of under eight minutes, and the Wolfpack (0-2-1) tallied with a score in the 70th minute but it was not enough.
The two teams were deadlocked after the first 45 minutes, with the Pack holding an 8-3 advantage in shots going into the lockerroom at half. Harvard would then convert on three straight shots in a span of under eight minutes.