No. 2 Ohio Wesleyan 4, Hanover 0
HANOVER, Ind. -- Sophomore forward Evan Lee, senior midfielder Paolo Bucci and sophomore midfielder Ricardo Balmaceda scored goals to help second-ranked Ohio Wesleyan defeat Hanover in non-conference action on Wednesday in Hanover, Ind.
The Bishops took the lead on an own goal in the 38th minute. Lee increased the lead to 2-0 when he broke in on Panther goalkeeper Trevor Korfhagen, dribbled around him, and scored with 1:38 left in the period.
Bucci scored in the 66th minute, pouncing on a loose ball in the box and putting it into the back of the Panther goal, and Balmaceda wrapped up the Bishop scoring with a 30-yard shot in the 78th minute, with junior midfielder Colton Bloecher credited with an assist on the play.
Junior Colin Beemiller had 1 save for Ohio Wesleyan. Korfhagen went the distance in the Hanover goal.
No. 3 Rutgers-Camden 1, Rowan 0
CAMDEN, N.J. -- Sophomore forward Mike Ryan scored his team-leading 10th goal of the season early in the first half and that was enough as the nationally-ranked Rutgers-Camden edged Rowan 1-0 in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Wednesday night.
The Scarlet Raptors, who entered the game ranked No. 3 in both the NSCAA poll and the D3soccer.com Top 25 rankings for, their highest national rankings ever, improved to 10-0 overall and 2-0 in the NJAC. They continued school-records with their 10-game winning streak, 10-0 perfect start and 22-game unbeaten streak (19-0-3) dating back to last season.
The Raptors also stretched their home winning streak to 13 games in the past two seasons.
Rowan falls to 6-3 overall and 0-2 in the NJAC, with its only three defeats coming against nationally-ranked teams.
In the 17th minute, the Scarlet Raptors pressured the Rowan goal when a shot by freshman midfielder Juan Rojas was blocked in the box and sophomore back Joe Auleta took the rebound. He set up Ryan, who fired a shot into the left side of the net for his team-leading fifth game-winning goal.
That goal stood up as the Scarlet Raptors’ defense recorded its sixth shutout of the season, with senior goalie Mike Randall making three saves.
Rowan senior keeper Ryan Gill had four saves as Rutgers-Camden held a 19-9 advantage in shots and a 3-2 edge in corner kicks.
William Paterson outshot MSU 21-18 with the Red Hawks edging out WPU in corner kicks, 7-6.