Lauren Hein was on target as UNC Greensboro upset Wake Forest
-Kelsey Kearney made six saves in goal and UNC Greensboro made a two goal first half lead stand up as they shocked Wake Forest in an ill-tempered North Carolina derby in Winston-Salem, 2-1. Four players were booked, a rather sizable number for a college game, as both sides battled a close fought match on Monday night. Lauren Hein opened up the scoring for the Spartans with a header in the eleventh minute off a Kory Spotts cross. Greensboro threatened to add to their advantage in the twenty-fourth minute, but saw Tabitha Padgett’s effort cleared off the line. Right before the half-hour mark, Jenn Partenheimer would double the visitors’ advantage after flicking the ball up on a free kick and volleying past Wake Forest keeper Aubrey Bledsoe. The Demon Deacons would have a chance to cut the lead in half in the thirty-second minute after being awarded a penalty, but Bianca D’Agostino skied over. Rachel Nuzzolese would give Wake a lifeline in the eighty-third minute by succeeding where D’Agostino failed and dispatching a penalty past Kearney. Despite late pressure, the Spartans’ defenses held and Eddie Radwanski’s team had claimed their highest ranked scalp in a decade.
-BYU had little trouble with Cal State Fullerton on the road, holding the Titans without a shot on goal while Kassidy Shumway, Jennie Marshall, and Jessica Ringwood all tallied goals. Ringwood also had an assist on the night.
-Maryam Buazza scored a brace for the College of Charleston as the Cougars came from behind twice to down Charleston Southern, 3-2. Buazza scored the match winner in the eighty-sixth minute with a twenty-seven yard free kick into the top-left corner.
-NC State handed Coastal Carolina their second straight heavy defeat, a 7-0 pounding in Raleigh. Kristina Argiroff scored two goals for the Wolfpack, while Karri Owens and Jennie Krauser each had a goal and an assist.
-Kelly Conheeney scored for the second straight match, notching two goals for Virginia Tech, including the twelfth minute match winner as the Hokies topped American, 3-0. The Eagles were held without a shot by a stout Virginia Tech defense.