No. 9 Duke downs No. 18 BU in OT
Roundup: No. 1 Old Dominion tops Michigan St., stays unbeaten
NEWTON, Mass. -- For the fifth time this season, Duke headed to overtime, but the Blue Devils needed less than four minutes to register the gamewinner as senior Tara Jennings scored her third goal of the season to lift Duke to a 1-0 win against Boston University Sunday.
Duke, which earned its second victory of the weekend after beating Boston College 4-2 Friday, improves to 7-4 (2-1 ACC) on the season, while Boston University falls to 7-5 overall. The Blue Devils dominated much of the game, earning their fourth shutout of the year and limiting the Terriers to just one shot on the afternoon. Duke totaled 14 shots for the game, but BU goalkeeper Valentina Cerda made eight saves to keep the Blue Devils off the board.
No. 1 Old Dominion 5, Delaware 0
NEWARK, Del. -- Five different players scored and Old Dominion shut out its second consecutive opponent as the top-ranked Lady Monarchs breezed past Colonial Athletic Association rival Delaware 5-0 Sunday afternoon at Rullo Stadium.
Old Dominion, which hasn't allowed a goal in a span of 158 minutes through the last three contests, improves to 12-0 overall and 3-0 in the Colonial Athletic Association. Delaware falls to 6-6 on the year and 1-1 in conference play. The Lady Monarchs dominated the action for nearly the entire game, outshooting the Blue Hens 25-3. ODU also earned 10 penalty corners to only two for UD.
No. 3 North Carolina 7, Radford 0
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - -Seven different players scored and North Carolina earned its fourth consecutive shutout Sunday with a 7-0 win against visiting Radford (5-7). The shutout is the eighth in this season's 12 games for Carolina, now 11-1 overall.
Less than three minutes into the game, the Tar Heels got the only goal they'd need to go with that defense. Junior Kelsey Kolojejchick, who celebrated her birthday on Sunday, scored her team-high 12th goal of the season when she sent a ball in from the right side of the circle and it glanced a Highlander defender before rolling into the cage. In the seventh minute, UNC made it 2-0 on a penalty corner goal by redshirt freshman Samantha Travers, assisted by Katie Ardrey and Teryn Brill. In the 14th minute, junior Katie Plyler got a ball from classmate Jaclyn Gaudioso Radvany and sent it to the right of Radford keeper Sidney Encarnacion to put UNC up 3-0, which is where the score stood at halftime.
No. 4 Connecticut 1, Yale 0
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Sophomore forward Marie Elena Bolles scored the game's only goal to propel Connecticut to a 1-0 victory against Yale on Sunday afternoon in New Haven, Conn. With the win, UConn improves to 10-1 on the season while the Bulldogs slip to 4-5.
The Huskies are now a spotless 3-0 on the road this season.
Reigning Big East Goalkeeper of the Year Sarah Mansfield posted her fifth shutout of the season. It was the sophomore's 11th shutout of her career. The Yale offense came into the game ranked sixth in the country in scoring.
No. 5 Syracuse 2, Massachusetts 0
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse completed a weekend sweep on Sunday afternoon with a 2-0 shutout victory against Massachusetts (2-8). Heather Susek and Amy Kee scored goals for the Orange (9-2), while Leean Stiver made one save in goal.
Sunday's win extends Syracuse's winning streak to six games, as well as the home winning streak to 22 games, dating back to early in the 2008 season. The Orange have five home games remaining.
Syracuse held a significant advantage in all statistical categories for the second consecutive game, outshooting the Minutewomen 23-2 as the Orange defense limited UMass' chances in the circle. The Orange also had 14 penalty corners to Massachusetts' two.
No. 10 New Hampshire 5, Michigan State 3
EAST LANSING, Mich. – Whitney Frates recorded a goal and two assists to propel New Hampshire a 5-3 victory against Michigan State on Sunday.
New Hampshire won its second game of the weekend to improve to 10-2. Michigan State falls to 5-8.
Five different Wildcats scored a goal, and Emma Erler was the other 'Cat to factor in more than one goal with a goal and assist. Starting goalkeeper Katherine Nagengast exited the game after surrendering Michigan State's third goal of the game at 59:58. She was credited with seven saves and the win.
Game information and photos compiled from athletic department websites.