STORRS, Conn. — Two goals in a 10 minute span was all No. 2 Connecticut needed to defeat No. 10 Boston College 2-0 and advance to 7-0, keeping their perfect record in tact. UConn’s preseason All-Americans Carlos Alvarez and Tony Cascio scored to lead the Huskies. The Eagles fell to 5-2 with the loss.
Freshman Andre Blake recorded a season-high eight saves to earn his fourth-straight shutout and his fifth overall this season. BC’s goalie Justin Luthy stopped four shots on the night.
Connecticut recorded its fourth-consecutive win away from home with three road wins and one victory on neutral ground. The three road victories already equal the total from last season just seven games into 2011.
No. 1 Maryland 0, Seton Hall 0
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. — Top-ranked Maryland remained unbeaten with a scoreless tie at Seton Hall onTuesday night.
Maryland (7-0-1) outshot the Pirates (3-2-2) a massive 23-6, led by five shots each from Casey Townsend and Sunny Jane. Freshman Keith Cardona, who made his first start at keeper while making a return trip to his home state of New Jersey, tallied one save in the shutout.
The Terps also held Seton Hall without a single corner kick while taking 13 of their own. It was the first time this season the potent Maryland attack was held to fewer than two scores in a game.
Maryland’s defense posted its fourth shutout through eight matches in 2011. The Terps are surrendering a mere 0.75 goals per contest.
No. 4 North Carolina 1, Wofford 0
SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Junior Enzo Martinez found the back of the net in the 56th minute to propel No. 4 North Carolina past Wofford on Tuesday night. The tally was Martinez’ fourth of the season in helping the Tar Heels move to 6-1-0. The Tar Heels played their game the majority of the night, controlling possession throughout and were able to breakthrough with the game’s only goal in the 56th minute of the contest.
Carolina controlled possession throughout the match but were unable to link up early on with the forwards. The Tar Heels turned it on in the second half creating nine shots in the second forty-five minutes.
The win gives Carolina its second consecutive shutout and its sixth win of the year.
Game information and photos compiled from athletic department websites.