No. 1 UNC wins squeaker in OT
Roundup: No. 8 Boston College trips up No. 4 Connecticut
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Freshman Loren Shealy's first career goal gave North Carolina a 2-1 overtime win against visiting Wake Forest on Sunday afternoon at Francis E. Henry Stadium.
The game winner, on an assist from junior Kelsey Kolojejchick, came with 15 seconds remaining in the first overtime period and improved North Carolina's record to 6-1 on the year.
Wake Forest fell to 1-6 with the second of back-to-back overtime losses.
Carolina scored first, on a penalty corner in the 13th minute of play. Sophomore Marta Malmberg had the goal on a straight shot, assisted by junior Katie Ardrey and senior Teryn Brill, and the Tar Heels led at the break.
In the 40th minute of play, Wake Forest evened the score when sophomore Taylor Rhea got a ball from Molly Murphy and launched a hard shot that hit just inside the crossbar.
No. 2 Old Dominion 3, No. 6 Duke 2 2OT
DURHAM, N.C. -- Old Dominion used a Kati Nearhouse goal in the second overtime period to defeat No. 6 Duke at Williams Field.
The Lady Monarchs improve to 4-0 against Atlantic Coast Conference teams on the year.
Old Dominion senior Emma Batten tallied her team-high 10th goal of the season and dished out two assists, including a stellar pass that set up the game winner. The Lady Monarchs also got a score from junior Maartje van Rijswijk.
Duke, which got a pair of goals from sophomore Emmie Le Marchand, falls to 5-3 on the year.
The first half was tightly contested until Old Dominion broke the scoreless tie at the 29-minute mark. Batten stole the ball from a Blue Devils defender and blasted a mid-level shot on the right side past the keeper.
No. 3 Maryland 4, UMass 1
AMHERST, Mass. -- Four Terrapins scored as Maryland topped UMass.
Freshmen Maxine Fluharty and Katie Gerzabek and sophomores Ali McEvoy and Jill Witmer, all scored in the win. Junior captain Megan Frazer notched two assists.
Witmer put the Terrapins on the board 7:37 into the game off of a corner setup. Frazer notched the assist on the play. Just over a minute later, Gerzabek scored off of a pass in front of the goal from Witmer. Kate Heineman scored the Minutewomen's only goal in the 17th minute off of a corner. Maryland led 2-1 at the break.
Eight minutes into the second half, McEvoy scored off of a hard shot from the top of the circle. Fluharty added the Terps' fourth goal in the 53rd minute off of a shot from a sharp angle.
No. 8 Boston College 3, No. 4 Connecticut 1
STORRS, Conn. -- Boston College earned a 3-1 victory against Connecticut on Sunday afternoon. The victory not only marked the team's second win against a ranked opponent so far this season, but also extended BC's road unbeaten streak to 3-0.
Grad student Anna Wetherall, who had a breakout, two-goal game against Maryland on Friday, came through for the Eagles once again, this time tallying the game-winning goal for BC. Senior Carla Tamer and freshman Emma Plasteras added to the Eagles' offense with one goal apiece, as Tamer recorded a team-best seventh on the season and Plasteras registered the third of her career.
Senior goalkeeper Nicole Barry played all 70 minutes and recorded three saves to earn the victory in the cage for the Eagles.
Wetherall gave BC the lead a little more than three minutes into the game, as she found the back of the cage unassisted to make it 1-0.
No. 5 Syracuse 5, No. 19 Princeton 0
SYRACUSE -- Syracuse scored five goals in the second half to defeat Princeton at J.S. Coyne Stadium.
The victory, which is Syracuse’s 19th consecutive at home, improved the Orange to 5-2. The Tigers moved to 2-4.
The floodgates opened after Syracuse was awarded a penalty stroke at 54:45. Senior midfielder Martina Loncarica increased her school-record point total to 123 after scoring a goal, her second of the year.
Senior forward Heather Susek scored five minutes later off a rebound from a Loncarica blast, giving the Orange a 2-0 advantage. Junior forward Kelsey Millman tallied her team-best tying fifth goal of the season just two minutes later, taking a baseline pass from sophomore midfielder Leonie Geyer. Geyer found the back of the cage three minutes after. The sophomore made a brilliant move in the circle and beat Princeton goalkeeper, Christina Maida, to give SU a 4-0 lead at 64:21.
No. 7 Penn State 6, VCU 1
HARRISONBURG, Va. -- Penn State picked up its third-consecutive win. The Nittany Lions cap off the weekend road trip with a 2-0 record after recording wins against the Rams and No. 6 Duke.
Sophomore Brittany Grzywacz had a big day for Penn State, tallying five points on two goals and an assist. Freshman Laura Gebhart scored her first career goal and also contributed two assists.
Junior Kelsey Amy scored a goal in her sixth consecutive game and freshman Taylor Herold scored her first career goal. Freshman Jenna Chrismer also contributed to the freshman attack, scoring her fourth goal of the season.
No. 10 New Hampshire 4, No. 20 Northeastern 0
DURHAM, N.H. – Emma Erler recorded two assists and Katherine Nagengast stopped all four shots on goal to lead New Hampshire.
New Hampshire is still unbeaten this season at 8-0 and that includes three wins at home as well as two victories against nationally-ranked teams. Northeastern falls to 5-3.
Nagengast made three of her four saves in the first half to record her first shutout of the season and seventh of her career. It marked the second consecutive shutout for the Wildcats and third of the year.
New Hampshire had not shut out consecutive opponents since October 2007 -- and third overall this season.
Game information and photos compiled from athletic department websites.