DURHAM, N.H. — New Hampshire defeated Stanford 6-3 on Sunday afternoon. Stanford (10-2, 3-0 NorPac) suffered only its second loss of the year and first since a 4-2 setback at Connecticut back on Aug. 29.
The Cardinal entered Sunday’s game looking to establish a school record with 10 consecutive victories. Instead, New Hampshire (12-2, 2-0 America East) tallied three goals in each half and received a hat trick from Whitney Frates, who also chipped in with an assist and four shots. The Wildcats held slim edges in shots (12-11) and penalty corners (5-2).
Frates scored two of her first three goals in the first 20 minutes, both coming unassisted to give New Hampshire a 2-0 lead.
No. 1 Old Dominion 2, Drexel 1
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Old Dominion narrowly edged Drexel 2-1 Sunday afternoon to remain the lone unbeaten team in the country.
The Lady Monarchs, who trailed in a game for the just second time all season, improve to 14-0 on the year and 4-0 in Colonial Athletic Association play. The contest was the fourth consecutive game away from home for Old Dominion.
Drexel struck first in the second minute of the game as Ashley Santee scored for the Dragons, snapping Old Dominion’s 229-minute streak of holding opponents off the scoreboard. The impressive defensive feat lasted a span of four games.
No. 2 North Carolina 12, Appalachain State 0 — Box Score
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — North Carolina registered its sixth consecutive shutout and hit a season high for goals Sunday in a 12-0 win against Appalachian State at Francis E. Henry Stadium. The scoring total, which included goals from eight different players, is UNC’s highest in a decade, since a 13-0 win in 2001. The Tar Heels improved to 13-1 with the victory, while the visiting Mountaineers fell to 1-11.
Kelsey Kolojejchick, Caitlin Van Sickle, Jaclyn Gaudioso Radvany and Katie Plyler eached scored two goals apiece for the Tar Heels.
No. 4 Connecticut 2, Virginia 1
PRINCETON, N.J. — Connecticut came from behind to defeat Virginia 2-1 in the final minutes of its Sunday afternoon contest. Freshman Chloe Hunnable and midfielder Alicia Angelini lifted the Huskies to the victory with goals in the 57th and 68th minutes, respectively.
With the win, the Huskies improve to 12-1 on the season and are 4-0 in Big East play. The Cavaliers slip to 7-10.
Connecticut outshot Virginia 12-8 with both teams taking six penalty corners.
Sophomore goaltender Sara Mansfield finished with two saves on the game, while Cavalier keeper Jenny Johnstone concluded the afternoon with three stops.
No. 5 Syracuse 3, Columbia 0 — Box Score
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — In her first collegiate start, freshman goalkeeper Sophia Openshaw backstopped Syracuse (11-2) to a 3-0 shutout win against Columbia (4-6) on Sunday afternoon at J.S. Coyne Stadium. The Orange received goals from three different scorers, including Stephanie Hussey’s first career goal, en route to its eighth consecutive victory.
Sunday’s win extends Syracuse’s home winning streak to 24 consecutive games, dating back to the start of the 2008 season. Syracuse set the tone from the beginning against the Lions, outshooting Columbia 38-3, the team’s largest total of the season. Syracuse also drew 16 penalty corners during the contest to the Lions’ two.
No. 8 Duke 9, James Madison 1 — Box Score
DURHAM, N.C. — Sophomore Emmie Le Marchand recorded her first career hat trick and six different Blue Devils scored goals as Dukerouted James Madison 9-1 Sunday afternoon . Duke’s nine goals marks the Blue Devils’ highest scoring output since defeating Appalachian State 10-1 on October 25, 2008.
Le Marchand led the way for the Blue Devils, now 8-5 overall (2-2 ACC), with three goals on four shots. Senior Tara Jennings totaled two goals, while juniors Devon Gagliardi and Mary Nielsen along with freshmen Jessica Buttinger and Martine Chichizola each tallied a goal. Duke held a 6-1 lead at the half, and outshot James Madison (5-7, 2-3 CAA) 30-3 for the game. En route to their highest scoring output of the season, the Blue Devils placed 21 shots on goal in addition to earning nine penalty corners to three for James Madison.
No. 19 Boston University 2, No. 10 Maine 1 — Box Score
ORONO, Maine — Thanks to first-half goals 41 seconds apart by juniors Nicole van Oosterom and Macey Gaumond, Boston University pulled off a 2-1 road victory against Maine on Sunday afternoon.
The Terriers snapped the Black Bears’ 11-game winning streak and improved to 8-5 overall and 2-0 in America East play.
Maine (11-2, 1-1 AE) got a goal from Zoe Berkey in the 55th minute to get within a goal, but the visiting Terriers held on and are now tied with New Hampshire for first place in the league standings. Freshman Valentina Cerda recorded five saves in goal for BU, which held a 9-8 edge in shots. Each team earned seven penalty corners on the day.
Game information and photos compiled from athletic department websites.