Georgetown tops Maryland: Temple and St. Francis stay unbeaten
Arun Basuljevic and Alex Muyl combined on a pair of goals to lead No. 25 Georgetown to a 2-1 win over 11th-ranked Maryland on Wednesday.
After a scoreless first half, Brandon Allen and Basuljevic combined to set up Muyl for a clinical finish that opened the scoring in the 53rd minute. Freshman forward Sebastian Elney pulled a goal back with a goal on an empty net in the 69th minute but it was Muyl returning the favor to Basuljevic in the 83rd on a play that started with a run from the defense by Joshua Yaro that settled it.
Hoyas goalkeeper JT Marcinkowski made five saves in the match and Cody Niededermeier three for the Terps.
No. 17 Temple proved they can win even when Jorge Gomez Sanchez doesn’t score with a 4-1 win over La Salle, their third straight over an opponent from Philadelphia, on Wednesday.
Belal Mohamed, Justin Stoddart, Dan White and Josh Tagland all scored for the Owls, which improved to 7-0-1 with the win. Conor Nichols scored the lone goal for the Explorers in the 85th minute with the game far out of reach.
St. Francis Brooklyn got second half goals from Cyril Coisne and Vincent Bezecourt to preserve their unbeaten record in a 2-0 win over Rhode Island. The Terriers improved to 6-0-2 with the win.
Western Michigan and Columbia unbeaten no more; Dayton dominates Bowling Green
Two more teams fell from the ever dwindling ranks of the unbeaten in Division 1 on Wednesday. Valparaiso got goals in each half – Isaiah Madrid early and Jordan Aidoud late – to drop Western Michigan 2-0.
Janos Loebe fire a ball past Columbia goalkeeper Kyle Jackson in the 74th minute to lead Fordham to a 1-0 win over Columbia and spoil Lions’ perfect 4-0 record to start the season.
Maik Schoonderwoerd scored twice and added an assist to lead Dayton to a dominating 6-0 win over Bowling Green. Kissima Bojang, Amass Amankona, Michael Frasca and Anthony Keene also scored for the Flyers in their biggest offensive outburst since 2008.
Penn State, Indiana and Michigan all win
Connor Maloney scored a first half brace to lead No. 21 Penn State to a 2-0 win over Penn while Indiana and Michigan both picked up lopsided wins in non-conference games.
Femi Hollinger-Janzen scored in the 8th and 40th minutes to lead the Hoosiers and defender Grant Lillard added a goal in the 62nd minute to go along with an assist.
Michigan got two goals in each half to defeat Oakland 4-1. Ivo Cerda opened the scoring for the Wolverines in the 16th minute and after a Gerald Ben equalizer in the 19th minute it was all Michigan. Michael Kapitula picked up the eventual game-winner in the 42nd minute and Francis Atuahene added a goal in the 64th minute to go with a pair of assists on the night. Will Mellors-Blair scored in the 85th minute.