No. 2 Emory 0, Cortland State 0

CORTLAND, N.Y. -- Second-ranked Emory wrapped up its weekend by battling the SUNY Cortland Red Dragons to a double-overtime scoreless tie on Sunday afternoon.

Emory goalkeepers Gabrielle Pelura and Liz Arnold split time in the net to complete the combined shutout, the first of the season for the Eagles. Arnold, who picked up the tie on her record to go to 1-0-1 on the season, lowered her goals-against average to 0.41 with the effort. As a team, the Eagles defense lowered its goals-against average to 0.90 with the shutout.

The two teams played a scoreless first half, despite clear advantages for Emory in shots (10-1), shots on goal (4-0) and corner kicks (4-1).

The second half proved to be more of the same, with the Eagles holding an 11-5 edge in total shots during the frame, but could not find the back of the net for the go-ahead score. Four of Cortland's five shots were on goal, Arnold was able to convert each of the four attempts for saves to keep the contest scoreless and send the game into overtime.

The defensive deadlock would continue into the extra time, with each team taking three shots during the two overtime periods, none of which were on goal.

Emory out-shot Cortland 24-9 in the game, with a 9-2 edge in corner kicks. The Eagles registered seven shots on goal for the contest, while the Red Dragons finished with four tallies on frame.

With the tie, Emory moved to 2-1-1 for the season, while Cortland stands at 1-1-1.

No. 4 Washington (Mo.) 5, Central 0

ST. LOUIS -- No. 4 Washington (Mo.) recorded its fourth consecutive shutout with a 5-0 victory against Central Sunday afternoon at Francis Field.

This marks the first time in school history the Bears have started a season with four consecutive shutouts. Sophomore Amy French (73:23, one save) and freshman Lizzy Crist (16:37) each saw time in the goal to record the combined shutout.

The Bears took a 1-0 lead early in the contest at the 5:52 mark as junior Lillie Toaspern finished off a give-and-go from senior Kate Doyle and sophomore Olivia Lillegraven to make it 1-0. The goal for Toaspern was her team-leading fourth of the season and 23rd of her career, moving her into ninth place on the all-time goal scored list. She also moved into a tie with junior Anna Zambricki for ninth on the all-time scoring list with 61 points.

Washington pushed the advantage to 2-0 in the 19th minute when senior Darcy Banco drilled a shot from 35 yards out to the far corner and just over the head of Central goalkeeper Sydney Lunardi. The goal for Banco was the first of her career. The Bears out-shot Central 13-1 in the opening half.

Senior Jessica Johnson found the back of the net early in the second half to push the advantage to 3-0. Lunardi misplayed a free kick that landed on the foot of Johnson who immediately chipped it into the net. Just four minutes later, a give-and-go from Johnson and senior Becky Berels resulted in a header by Lillegraven to make it 4-0.

Junior Kaylin Balley cleaned up a scrum in the box off a corner kick from Berels at the 76:19 mark to round out the scoring. The assist for Berels was her conference-leading fourth of the season. Washington out-shot Central 28-1, and the Bears had a 5-2 advantage in corner kicks.

No. 6 Trinity (Texas) 2, Chapman 0

CLAREMONT, Calif. -- No. 6 Trinity (Texas) recorded its first shutout of the season with a 2-0 victory against Chapman on Sunday.

The game was played at Pritzlaff Field on the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps campus.  Trinity, which tied Claremont-Mudd-Scripps by a score of 1-1 on Friday, now stands at 3-0-1, while Chapman dropped to 2-1-0.

The first scoring play of Sunday’s game came in the 67th minute, as Shelby Guenthardt produced a goal on an assist from Endaisia Love. It marked Guenthardt’s second goal of the season, as well as her second game-winner. Guenthardt made two shots in the game, both of which were on goal. More than four minutes later, Kelsey Falcone added her second goal of the campaign.

Goalkeeper Devan Osegueda, who played 77 minutes, recorded four saves in the shutout. She was replaced by Lauren Goldberg, who finished out the match.

The Tigers had an overwhelming advantage in total shots, leading Chapman 32-5. Trinity also led 15-4 in shots on goal. Chapman’s goalkeeper, Marissa Fehrman, posted 13 saves in the game.

No. 7 Johns Hopkins 3, No. 5 Carnegie Mellon 2

PITTSBURGH -- Johns Hopkins scored three unanswered goals to overcome a 2-0 deficit, topping Carnegie Mellon 3-2 in the final game of the 2013 DoubleTree Tartan Cup. Pamela Vranis scored the game winner in the 56th minute on a penalty kick, and junior Hannah Kronick and senior Christina Convey added goals in the first half to earn the victory.  

With the game tied 2-2, Hopkins earned a penalty in the second half after a collision in the box. Senior midfielder Pamela Vranis got the nod to take the shot, and beat the Carnegie Mellon keeper to put Hopkins ahead 3-2. The Tartans only managed three shots after the goal, and the Jays held on down the stretch to win their second game of the weekend. 

The opening half saw a flurry of goals with both teams scoring two in the first 30 minutes. Carnegie Melon was the first to strike, scoring two consecutive goals in the 18th and 24th minutes to take an early 2-0 lead. The Blue Jays responded quickly, with goals from junior Hannah Kronick in the 26th minute and senior Christina Convey in the 31st to even the score 2-2.

Down 2-0, Kronick was the first to strike for the Blue Jays, collecting a ball in the in the box and burying a low driven shot in the 26th minute to put Hopkins on the board. Five minutes later, Hopkins capitalized on an opportunity after the Tartans’ keeper misjudged a free ball that bounced over a defender. Convey took advantage on the scoring chance, and touched the ball into the open net to tie the game.

Hopkins has now defeated two opponents nationally ranked in the top five in a span of five days, and improves to 5-0 on the season.

No. 8 Lynchburg 2, Averett 1

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Junior Dessi Dupuy scored the game-winning goal with less than a minute left as No. 8 Lynchburg downed Averett 2-1 on Sunday night.

Lynchburg kept the pressure on the Cougars throughout the first half, taking 12 shots, seven of which were saved by keeper Malin Borjesson.

Lynchburg finally got to the Averett keeper with less than 25 minutes left in the contest. A foul gave Lynchburg an opportunity for a free kick just to the right of the box where Jessie Gonzalez made a perfect pass in front of the goal. Angela Bosco was in the perfect spot to head the ball in for the first score of the game.

The goal at 66:42 gave Bosco a goal in every game played by the Hornets this season.

Averett utilized a foul call for its goal, as well, when Allison Lord took a free kick from 40 yards out where Jennie Nilsson headed it past the grasp of goalie Karsen Schottleutner.

After spending so much time in front of the goal in the first half, Dupuy got an opportunity to net the game-winner with less than a minute remaining. Dupuy headed the ball past Borjesson off a corner kick from Jade Woll.

Lynchburg outshot the Cougars 27-4 while also maintaining an advantage in corners, 10-0.

Borjesson finished with 13 saves for Averett (1-2).