Georgetown finally scores, Akron wins again and South Carolina rivals draw
Georgetown couldn’t have picked a better time to end its scoring drought, getting its first three goals of the season to beat top-ranked UCLA on Monday afternoon.
Junior forward Brett Campbell scored in an official game for the first time since 2013 in the 39th minute and added an insurance goal in the 88th minute after Arun Basuljevic’s 47th minute winner. Freshman Jackson Yueill scored his first career goal to level the game at 1-1 in the 71st minute, but the Bruins ended up leaving the Beltway empty-handed with two losses to No. 6 Maryland and the 12th-ranked Hoyas.
Senior forward Brandon Allen is still two goals from 40 for his career, but he did add to his career assist total with two in the game while freshman keeper JT Marcinkowski recorded six saves for his first win.
Akron beats Maryland; Coastal Carolina and Clemson draw
While UCLA will be glad to leave D.C. metro after two losses, Akron returns to Ohio with a sweep of the Beltway powerhouses after a 3-2 win over sixth-ranked Maryland in College Park on Monday night.
Sophomore Richie Laryea recorded a brace and assisted on Adam Najem’s opening goal to lead the Zips. Freshman Sebastian Elney scored his third of the season to cut Akron’s lead in half in the 67th minute, but Laryea scored his second in the 83rd minute and David Kabelik’s 84th minute goal was as close as the Terps would get.
A battle between two highly-ranked in-state rivals ended in a 1-1 draw in Clemson Monday night. Austen Burnikel put No. 9 Clemson up in the 28th minute in front of 2,748 fans at the Tigers’ Historic Riggs Field, but Bryce Follensbee equalized for the Chants in the 77th minute.
Zach Carroll comes up big for the Spartans; Washington ends Philadelphia trip with win
Senior defender Zach Carroll scored from the spot in the sixth minute of overtime to give No. 22 Michigan State a 1-0 win over West Virginia in East Lansing on Monday.
The penalty kick goal was Carroll’s second game-winning goal of the season.
After a scoreless draw Friday night against Penn, No. 7 Washington left Philadelphia with a 1-0 win on Monday night over Drexel. James Moberg scored the game’s only goal from the spot in the 38th minute and Auden Schilder made a pair of saves to record a clean sheet in his collegiate debut.
The shutout was the fourth straight for Washington’s defense, which has now gone 380 minutes without conceding a goal. With the loss, Drexel’s record falls to 0-4 after a tough week that included a 4-3 heartbreaker on the road at Villanova.
Providence and Charlotte post wins
Portuguese freshman Tiago Mendonca scored his first collegiate goal to lead No. 8 Providence to a 1-0 win over in-state rivals Rhode Island on Monday.
Junior Julian Gressel was credited with the assist on the 36th minute goal and red-shirt sophomore Ben Seguljic made three saves to collect his second clean sheet of the season for the Friars.
Senior forward Kyle Parker opened his scoring account for the season with his 23rd career goal and David Mayer, Brandt Bronico and Maclean Holbrook also found the back of the net in a 4-0 win for the 49ers over Gardner-Webb.