Portland powers past Florida State
Roundup: Stanford, Boston College earn non-conference wins
PORTLAND, Ore. -- After conceding a goal in the 15th minute to fifth-ranked Florida State, the No. 7 Portland Pilots stormed back to defeat the Seminoles 2-1 in the season opener at Merlo Field. Portland senior Danielle Foxhoven scored both of UP’s goals, with the second coming on a penalty kick with just 44 seconds remaining in the first half.
The Pilots then survived a barrage of second-half shots by Seminoles. FSU dropped to 1-1-0.
No 2. Stanford 5, Pacific 2
STANFORD, Calif. -- Freshman Chioma Ubogagu scored her first two collegiate goals to help Stanford to a 5-2 victory against Pacific in a non-conference match Sunday at Cagan Stadium.
Ubogagu and senior Camille Levin each had two goals and an assist for No. 2 Stanford (2-0), which fell behind in the fifth minute, but gained the lead by the 13th.
Lindsay Taylor also scored for Stanford, on a full volley from Levin's cross from the end line.
No. 4 Boston College 1, Fairfield 0
NEWTON, Mass. -- Boston College (1-0-1) won its first game of the season with a 1-0 win against non-conference foe Fairfield (0-1-0) on Sunday afternoon in front of 347 fans at the Newton Soccer Field.
Boston College junior Alicia Blose made her first shot count against Fairfield. Blose entered the game in the 25th minute to play in the midfield. Minutes later, freshman Rachel Davitt and Blose put together a nice give-and-go. Davitt dropped the ball back for Blose, who one-timed her shot from just inside the box to give BC a 1-0 lead in the 29th minute of the game.
No. 8 Ohio State 4, Radford 0
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Eighth-ranked Ohio State topped visiting Radford, the Big South Conference defending champion, 4-0 under cloudy skies and intermittent showers at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium Sunday afternoon.
Freshman Kiiri Kuld scored two goals and the Buckeyes outshot the Highlanders 23-1 in the match. Ohio State held a 4-0 advantage in corner kicks, putting the Buckeyes ahead 16-0 in that statistic for the season.
No. 9 Florida 2, Florida International 0
No. 9 Florida finished its opening weekend of play with a 2-0 win Sunday evening at Florida International.
It was the exact same score as Friday’s season opening win at Miami, where the Gators also scored in each half off of a goal from a freshman and a returner.
Jazmyne Avant’s cross into the box in the 40th minute led to the Gators’ first goal. The cross found three Gators moving toward the goal and the ball deflected around the box. It was freshman Tessa Andujar who placed it past the keeper for her first goal as a Gator.
No. 10 Virginia 6, Richmond 0
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- No. 10 Virginia used a balanced scoring attack to down Richmond 6-0 on Sunday night at Klöckner Stadium. The Cavaliers had five players score a goal and nine players record a point as they improved to 2-0-0 on the season.
First-year Danielle Colaprico scored her first two career goals to lead Virginia, while Gloria Douglas had a career-high three assists and Erica Hollenberg had two assists.
Game information compiled from respective athletic department websites.