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Roundup: No. 10 Rockhurst rallies for victory

No. 7 Cal State Los Angeles 1, Cal State Monterey Bay 1

SEASIDE, Calif. -- Cal State Los Angeles struck quickly on Sunday in its California Collegiate Athletic Association matchup with No. 25 Cal State Monterey Bay.

The No. 7 Golden Eagles got a goal from Sigifredo Torres just 2:33 into the game, but that was it and Cal State L.A. was held to a 1-1 tie by the Otters. Cal State L.A. (4-1-1, 2-1-1 CCAA) slipped out of first place in the tightly packed CCAA South Division.

Cal State L.A. was able to pressure Cal State Monterey Bay throughout and finished with an 18-15 advantage in shots and a 9-6 edge in shots on goal. The Golden Eagles' biggest advantage was in corner kicks with a big 8-3 edge, but Cal State L.A. was unable to convert any into goals.

Mike Beigarten made five saves in goal for the Golden Eagles, while Even Drake made eight saves for the Otters (4-1-1, 2-1-1 CCAA), who are nationally ranked for the first time in the program's history.

The Golden Eagles, who were ranked in the top-10 last week for the seventh consecutive season, got on the board first when Torres, in his first start of the season, scored his first goal of the year. He took a pass from Juan Ochoa and knocked it past Drake for the score. The assist was Ochoa's team-leading third of the season. Ochoa earned first-team All-CCAA and All-West Region honors last season as a junior.

Cal State L.A. held its lead until the 31st minute when Manuel Cazares manuevered through the defense and scored inside the far post for his second goal of the season. Juan Montellano had the assist.

The Golden Eagles controlled the second half and had an 11-4 advantage in shots in the period, but were unable to get one past Drake.

Cal State L.A. had two more chances in the overtime periods, but came up empty.

No. 9 Northeastern State at Ouachita Baptist, postponed

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. -- Due to to amount of rainfall, No. 9 Northeastern State's game at Ouachita Baptist on Sunday was postponed. Ouachita Baptist is working with Northeastern State to reschedule the game.

No. 10 Rockhurst 2, McKendree 1

LEBANON, Ill. -- Freshman Michael Panarisi scored with 1:41 left in regulation to give 10th-ranked Rockhurst a 2-1 come-from-behind victory against McKendree on Sunday.

Panarisi knocked in a shot from 12 yards out for the game-winning goal. Mark Magee and Austin Tierney assisted on the goal. Magee tied the score at 1 in the 72nd minute. Magee's fourth goal of the season came on a free kick from 25 yards out.

Rockhurst (4-1-1, 3-0-1 Great Lakes Valley Conference) outshot McKendree 21-6. Magee led the Hawks with six shots. Freshman Chi Ngwefang added five shots. Nick McDonald and Lucas De Rossi each had two shots. Senior keeper Ryan Bass made three saves.

Despite being outshot 11-3 in the first half, McKendree took a 1-0 lead in the 32nd minute on a goal by Joshua Fawssett.

Sophomore goalkeeper Scott Armistead had nine saves for McKendree (2-4, 0-4 GLVC).

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