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Callan Sheridan | NCAA.com | October 9, 2018

College soccer scores: Utah's overtime dagger drops No. 7 Washington State, four top 15 teams fall Sunday

Utah Athletics Utah defeats No. 7 Washington State

No. 1 Stanford women's soccer improved to 5-0-0 in Pac-12 play after its 3-0 win at Oregon State on Sunday, extending the Cardinal's Pac-12 win streak to 23 games.

For several other top-ranked teams, this weekend saw a shake-up. Four top 15 teams lost Sunday, including No. 4 Santa Clara and No. 7 Washington State.

Utah played spoiler to Washington State, capitalizing on a strong defensive showing in a 1-0 overtime win. The loss was the Cougars' second straight this week after starting the season 10-0.

Utah’s Holly Daugirda scored her first goal of the season in opportune fashion in extra time to give the Utes the win while goalie Carly Nelson notched her 10th career shutout. 

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No. 4 Santa Clara faced similar troubles as Pepperdine halted the Broncos' eight-game unbeaten streak in a 1-0 win. 

The physical match resulted in a total of 30 fouls and six penalty cards, including a penalty kick awarded to Santa Clara which Pepperdine goalie Brielle Preece handily blocked.

Pepperdine’s win also marks the Waves’ 10th consecutive home victory over Santa Clara.

In a fitting Senior Day celebration, Maryland continued Sunday's slew of upsets with a 2-1 victory over No. 14 Northwestern.

The Terps notched first-half goals from senior Jarena Harmon and freshman Loren Sefcik, then relied on its defensive strength and senior goalie Rachel Egyed, who made five of her seven saves in the second half.

Sunday’s win marked the first victory for Maryland over a ranked team since 2014.

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To round things out, No. 16 West Virginia used a late-game surge to beat No. 13 Texas 2-1.

WVU defender Bianca St. Georges evened the score at a goal apiece on a penalty kick in the 77th minute, and just over three minutes later the senior scored her first career game-winning goal on a left-footed shot from inside the box toward the right post.

Thanks to St. Georges’ efforts, the Mountaineers are the first team this season to score more than one goal against the Longhorns.
 

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Callan Sheridan is a graduate of Saint Peter's University and has produced content for The Press Enterprise, the American Junior Golf Association and the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Follow her on twitter at @calsh_13.

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