Denver finishes season unbeaten; Akron wins MAC title
Freshman Frank Carsonie scored in the 69th minute and Dan Jackson made a pair of saves to record his 10th shutout of the season as No. 7 Denver finished the regular season unbeaten with a 1-0 win over IPFW on Saturday.
The Pioneers finish the regular season with a 13-0-3 record and 5-0-1 in the Summit League. It’s the program’s first unbeaten season in its Division 1 history.
Ninth-ranked SMU advanced to the semifinals of the American Athletic Championship with a 2-1 comeback win over Cincinnati.
Terence Carter put the Bearcats in front with a goal in the 23rd minute, but Brenden Lee tied it up in the 59th minute and Christian Boorom delivered the winner with 23 seconds left for the Mustangs.
No. 10 Akron wrapped up its 18th regular season MAC title with a convincing 4-0 win over Bowling Green. Sophomore Stuart Holthusen had a brace and added an assist to lead the Zips. Sam Gainford had a goal and an assist and Tyler Sanda added a goal.
South Carolina tops Coastal Carolina; South Florida and Cal Poly win
No. 22 South Carolina got the better of in-state rivals Coastal Carolina with a 1-0 non-conference win over the 11th-ranked Chants in the regular season finale in Columbia on Saturday.
Trygve Ellingstad scored the game’s only goal in the 36th minute off a rebound to give the Gamecocks their fourth win over a ranked team this season.
Melvin Becket scored in the 28th minute to lift No. 14 South Florida to a 1-0 win over Memphis and send the Bulls into the American Athletic Championship semifinals.
No. 23 Cal Poly advanced to the semifinals of the Big West Championship with an early goal from Justin Dhillon.
Goalkeeper Wade Hamilton made seven saves to keep UC Irvine off the scoresheet.
Seattle blanks Utah Valley; Kentucky clinches C-USA title
No. 13 Seattle picked up their 16th win of the season in their regular season finale. David Olsen scored each side of halftime to lead the Red Hawks to the 2-0 win over Utah Valley. The sophomore now has 13 goals on the season.
Ryan Creel scored in the 80th minute and Callum Irving and the defense shut down the ninth-ranked offense in the nation to lead No. 12 Kentucky to a 1-0 win over Florida International.
The victory clinched the Wildcats’ first ever Conference USA regular season title.
Old Dominion drops season finale; Wild scores again
Trever Starcher scored in the 82nd minute to lift Marshall past No. 20 Old Dominion in the regular season finale for both teams.
Freshman Gordon Wild took over the nation’s scoring lead with his 16th goal and added an assist in SC Upsate’s 4-3 overtime win over Florida Gulf Coast to advance to the Atlantic Sun Championship final.