Seattle beats another ranked Pac-12 opponent; Maryland powers past Wisconsin
Seattle won its second straight game against a ranked Pac-12 opponent from the Pacific Northwest with a 2-1 win over No. 13 Oregon State on Sunday.
Junior defender Kyle Bjornethun scored two goals in the final two minutes of the game to stun the Beavers, which took a lead through a Timmy Mueller goal in the 77th minute.
The win was the second upset for the Redhawks in a week after winning a Seattle derby match over 10th-ranked Washington in front of a record crowd of 1,700 at home last Thursday.
Washington was held to a scoreless draw with Portland (a team that upset Oregon State recently) on Sunday; the third time this season the Huskies have been held to a scoreless draw.
Maryland beats Wisconsin 4-1; Michigan upends Penn State
No. 11 Maryland scored twice in the first six minutes of the game and held on to beat Wisconsin 4-1 on Sunday. Freshman forward Sebastian Elney got the Terps on the board two minutes in and Mael Corboz added a second goal four minutes later.
Tom Barlow cut the lead in half for Wisconsin in the eighth minute but that was as close as the Badgers would come. Defender Alex Cragnale made it 3-1 in the 28th minute and Elney added another goal in the 51st minute. Freshman Eryk Williamson had a couple assists in the match and Corboz added his fourth assist of the season on Crognale’s goal.
Michigan got goals in the first half from Will Mellors-Blair and a late goal from Frances Atuahene to knock off No. 21 Penn State on Sunday afternoon. Wolverine goalkeeper Evan Lauro made five saves – including a 1v1 save on Connor Maloney to record his third shutout of the season.
During halftime of the match, Penn State honored former defender and student assistant coach Brett Gravatt, who was partially paralyzed after a snowboard accident in January.
Kentucky wins third straight; UCLA tops UC Irvine in overtime
After a challenging start to the season, Kentucky is now on a roll, winning their third straight on Sunday over Florida Atlantic. Xahne Reid had a brace and Stefan Stojkovic scored his third goal in two matches to lead the Wildcats to the 3-0 win. Callum Irving made two saves to record his 21st career shutout, one shy of the all-time Kentucky record.
UCLA are back to .500 after an incredible comeback in a 7-goal thriller against UC Irvine on Sunday.
The Bruins went down a man in the 13th minute when freshman defender Malcolm Jones was sent off and had to recover from a three-goal deficit in the second half just to make it to overtime.
Down 3-0, on-fire forward Seyi Adekoya started the comeback with a goal in the 69th minute and found the back of the net again for the sixth time this season in the 84th minute. Freshman Jose Hernandez hammered home a volley off a free kick with 10 seconds remaining to tie it and then won it in the 98th minute when he took a ball from classmate Jackson Yuell and chipped the goalie for the winner.
Jaime Phillips, Eduardo Calzada and Ivan Canales scored the goals for the Anteaters, which suffered their fifth loss of the season.