Top 10 Roundup
Lander gets scored on; Simon Fraser scoots by
No. 1 Simon Fraser 2, Saint Martin's 1
LACEY, Wash. -- After a tough loss on Thursday night Simon Fraser got back in the win column on Saturday afternoon, defeating Saint Martin's 2-1.
The two sides played through a scoreless opening half before combining for three goals in the second half of the game.
The Clan scored the first two of those goals.
Less than two minutes into the second half, Simon Fraser opened the scoring when Colin Jacques scored on a header in the 47th minute off a cross from Chris Bargholz.
The Clan made it 2-0 in the 68th minute when Ryan Dhillon beat the defender and scored what would prove to be the game winner. Jovan Blagojevic got the assist on the play.
In the 83rd minute the Saints cut the Clan's lead in half with a goal from Rene Caro but that was as close as the home side would get.
Brandon Watson started in net for the Clan and got the win.
With the victory, the Clan's record improves to 9-1 on the season, 5-1 in Great Northwest Athletic Conference play.
No. 5 Lander 3, Montevallo 1
GREENWOOD, S.C. -- Despite giving up its first goal of the season on Saturday afternoon, No. 5-ranked Lander rallied to defeat Montevallo 3-1 in a Peach Belt Conference game at the Jeff May Complex.
Lander improves to 6-0-1 overall and 3-0-0 in the PBC, while Montevallo sinks to 3-6-0, 1-3-0.
Chris Hobbs gave Lander a 1-0 lead on penalty kick at 5:46.
Then Montevallo accomplished what the previous six teams couldn't – score a goal on Lander. Jackson Tolleson's unassisted goal at 59:08 tied the game at 1-1.
Lander retaliated by scoring two goals within the next three minutes. Clement Dauchy found the back of the net on an unassisted shot at 60:23, then Guillaume Pommett scored off a Brett Jankouskas assist at 62:55.
The Bearcats outshot Montevallo, 13-10, and led in corner kicks, 5-2.
No. 7 Notre Dame (Ohio) 4, Concord 0
SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio -- Seventh-ranked Notre Dame (Ohio) added to the homecoming and field dedication celebrations with a 4-0 victory against the visiting Mountain Lions from Concord.
Playing in constant rain the Falcons (10-1-0) were led by the scoring of Adam Mitchell, who scored his eighth and ninth goals of the season.
The Falcons opened the scoring in the 15th minute when Adam Mitchell showed great determination to chase down a through ball and create a scoring opportunity. Mitchell, who leads the Falcons in scoring, powered his shot into the bottom right hand corner.
The Falcons quickly doubled their lead in the 21st minute through Ryan Ware.
The Falcons started the second half in a similar way to how they started the first, with an Adam Mitchell goal. This time Mitchell was assisted by Julian Giannotti to score his ninth goal of the season.
The homecoming performance was given some shine in the 86th minute when Martin Lange crossed expectedly to Stefan Bogdanovic, who finished emphatically.
Jan Skorupinski and the Falcon defense produced their fifth shutout of the season.
No. 9 St. Edward's 2, Oklahoma Christian 0
AUSTIN, Texas -- Andrew Fox scored two goals and John Kaschak recorded his second shutout of the season helping the Hilltoppers defeat Oklahoma Christian 2-0 on Saturday afternoon at Lewis-Chen Family Field. Fox leads the team with seven goals.
Fox got the first chance of the game just three minutes in, but his shot was blocked. Fox got his second chance of the game minutes later and was successful in this attempt. He knocked in a 10-yard header. The keeper was out of position after a deflection and Fox was in the right place and took advantage of the goalkeepers miscue.
The offensive attack continued for St. Edward's with multiple shots by Fox and Kyle Ruck, but neither were able to find the back of the net. Daniel Riley connected on his chance during the 20th minute scoring his eighth goal of the season to give St. Edward's the 2-0 advantage. Riley jammed home the one-timer for the goal.
The game slowed down after the goal by Riley with neither team showing any offense until Adam Bonville scored his second goal of the season during the 37th minute. Bonville knocked in the volley from about 15-yards out. St. Edward's went into halftime leading 3-0.
Fox put the stamp on the match during the 71st minute of the game. Sam Burns flicked the ball past the defender and Fox was able to dribble around the defender and beat the keeper far post. St. Edward's led 4-0.
The Hilltoppers dominated the game, outshooting the Eagles 21-1 for the contest. St. Edward's recorded 18 fouls while Oklahoma Christian only committed nine. The Hilltoppers had the advantage of four corner kicks to zero against the Eagles.