Gameday (Aug. 19, 2012; top-40 college women's soccer)

Aug. 19, 2012 – By Pete LaFleur (editor@collegesoccer360.com)

CS360 Composite Top-40  |  Preseason Rundown (results & links)  |  2011 Gameday Coverage

Opening-Day Recap (8/17/12; results, links, photos & more)

Compared to Friday's night's opening-day rash of upsets, Sunday's DI college women's soccer action went a bit more to plan – with only 25 games involving teams in the CS360 Composite Top-40 and only four of those games resulting in upset losses (plus three ties). Wake Forest (#3) – which played to a scoreless draw vs. UNC Wilmington – was the only team in the CB360 top-15 that suffered an upset loss/tie on Sunday.

Scroll down for note highlights from Sunday's action (many posted on the CSS360updates Twitter feed) and then a full listing of Sunday's top-40 results, with an assortment of postgame links (recaps from both teams, HTML & PDF stats, photo galleries, video highlights and postgame video interviews).

Taylor Uhl crop

Minnesota sophomore forward Taylor Uhl (#3) scored five minutes into Friday's season opener vs. 4th-ranked Florida State (the Gophers scored a couple minutes later for a 2-0 lead but lost 3-2 on a goal in the 87th minute). Uhl then played a big role in Sunday's 2-1 win over cs360 #28 South Carolina – scoring even earlier (1:27) than she had in the opener before providing a deft flick pass across the goalmouth to set up freshman Haley Helverson's gamewinner (97'). – photo courtesy Univ. of Minnesota
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• CS360 Top-40 Teams in Action: 27
• Games Involving CS360 Top-40 Teams: 35 (2 head-to-head); one halted due to lightning (no-result)
• Sunday's Upsets in CS360 Top-40 Action: 7 (4 losses, 3 ties)
… at Minnesota 2-1 vs. (28) South Carolina  (OT)
… at (40) Rutgers 1-0 vs. (t30) Ohio State  (2 OT)
… Cal State Northridge 3-0 at (t30) San Diego
… at South Florida 1-0 vs. (32) Miami
… UNC Wilmington 0-0 vs. (3) Wake Forest (at Virginia Tech)
… at Villanova 0-0 vs. (17) Maryland
… at Texas 3-2 vs. (29) Dayton (OT)

All photos on this page courtesy of the respective schools.

Gameday Team Tweets

• Pretty shocking score out west, as Cal State Northridge posted easy win (3-0) over San Diego (cs360 #30) … Northridge goals: Amanda Smith 18', Wendy Warner 34' & Stephanie Galarze 49' (2A-Stephanie Norton) … CSUN outshot San Diego12-7 (7-4 shots-on-goal), USD had 5-3 margin in corner kicks.

• A fourth CS360 top-40 game was affected by lightning delays this weekend – they started late (2 CT) at Marquette, Florida State up 3-0 at half. … So that's CB360 top-40 games delayed by lightning this weekend in Storrs, CT; Annapolis, MD; Tampa, FL (late start Sun., Miami at South Florida); & Milwaukee, WI. … Lightning Strikes Again (another potential win wiped out) – Florida State at Marquette goes as "no-result" (FSU led 3-0 thru 47'). … UConn (3-2 v. UCLA) & FSU (3-0 at Marquette) both had 2nd-half leads this week when games called due to lightning (no W; need 70' for official).

• Impressive weekend from Penn State (cs360 #9) – despite absence of talented forward duo Maya Hayes/Taylor Schram (playing with U.S. U-20s): 3-1 win at (6) Virginia; 5-0 St. John's.

• Miami failed to ride momentum of Friday win at Florida (4-1), losing 1-0 today at South Florida (goal at '51 from Sharia Passariello). … Miami lost despite 12-9 edge in total shots (6-1 shots-on-goal; 8-6 corner kicks).

• Illinois State – which tied (16) Memphis in preseason – played to 1-1 final w/ cs360 #18 Illinois today … Illini 26-17 shots edge (11-4 SOG; 5-5 CKs) … Illinois State led Illinois on goal by Rachel Tejada 22' … visiting Illini tied it on Nicole Breece goal 30' (ast-Niki Read from deep corner).

• Subpar first weekend for South Carolina (cs360 #28) – 0-0 at Milwaukee on Fri. and then lost 2-1 today at Minnesota in OT. … Minnesota's Taylor Uhl scored 1:27 into game and South Carolina's Lani Smith then had tying goal in final second of 1st half. …  Looks like 44:59 goal by SC so. forward Smith was a desperation shot from 25 yds, looked routine but thru 'keeper Cat Parkhill's hands. … Minnesota nice GWG sequence (97'): Allie Phillips service from rt flank, Taylor Uhl flick near rt post, fr. M Haley Helverson scored at left post. … Minnesota had stat edge in shots (12-7), SOG (6-4) & corners (7-2).   

Rutgers winning goal crop

 Another scoreless draw, this time at Villanova vs. visiting Maryland (cs360 #17) ... Wildcats sr. 'keeper Kelsey Quinn w/ 6 saves … Terps had 20-12 shot edge, 6-4 SOG, 13-5 corners.

• Rutgers (cs360 #40) edged visiting (30) Ohio State 1-0 on double-OT goal (101:00) from Jonelle Filigno (started for Canada at Olympics). … sr./jr. forward Filigno – who had solid Olympic showing w/ Canada (scored goal & started) had 3 of the 4 RU goals this week.

She's in there somewhere (half-a-face … we think!)
– Canadian Olympic team member Jonelle Filigno
is mobbed by her Rutgers teammates after scoring
in double-OT to beat Ohio State.

• Wake Forest (cs360 #3) – playing w/out star forward Katie Stengel (w/ U-20s) – was tied today by UNC Wilmington (0-0, at Virginia Tech) … Huge day for UNCW sr 'keeper Caitlin Hunter, saved all 10 shots (15 total) & dealt w/ 8 corners … WFU had 15-10 edge in total shots, 10-4 shots-on-goal & 8-2 corners.

(scroll down for Sunday's top-40 results, with assortment of links)

Caitlin Hunter crop

UNC Wilmington senior 'keeper Caitlin Hunter's busy day in the scoreless battle vs. Wake Forest included 10 saves and defensing eight corner kicks.


• Sunday's 13 idle CS360 top-40 teams (8 of top-160) included: (1) Stanford, (6) North Carolina, (10) Texas A&M, (11) Boston College), (13) Notre Dame, (14) Florida, (15) Santa Clara, (16) Memphis, (20) Pepperdine, (22) Louisville, (24) William & Mary, (25) LSU and (26) Long Beach State. Two of those teams – A&M (at UC Irvine) and LSU (at Oklahoma) – both are set to open their seasons tomorrow (Monday, Aug. 20).


College Soccer 360 is excited for the return of a this exclusive site feature – a Gameday homepage that provides convenient links (season, game-coverage and postgame) for college soccer action involving teams in the CS360 Composite National Rankings, along with key late-season coverage from other conferences and full tracking of all postseason competition.

Offerings include:

• Special dedicated Twitter feed (above) with team-based tweets from top-40 teams competing that day. 

• Season links for team homepage, roster, stats, schedule, media guide, quick facts, head coach's bio, etc. (some content not yet available for certain teams)

• Updated team records and series history

• Links to special features, such as recent video interviews, Q&As, profile stories, etc.

• Live game-coverage links located all in one place (live stats, video, audio, blogs, game preview & notes, weather forecast)

• Assortment of postgame links (recaps from both teams, final stats, video highlights & interviews, photo galleries, etc.)

• Conference links (weekly release, stats, standings, composite schedule, media guides and more)

• New for 2012 – Gameday pages will be enhanced postgame, with collection of photos from noteworthy games.

Gameday pages will be created on a regular basis, based on the quantity of games in a given day (with preference given to the bigger matchups and head-to-head games).

CS360 is happy to provide this resource and welcomes feedback from college soccer fans (editor@collegesoccer360.com) – enjoy! ... 

SUNDAY'S COLLEGE WOMEN'S SOCCER KEY GAMES (8/19/12)
(based on the CS360 CS360 Composite National Rankings top-40)

SUNDAY'S TOP MATCHUPS (Aug. 19, 2012 … both teams in the CS360 top-40)

• at (40) RUTGERS 1 … def. (30) OHIO STATE 0  (2 OT) … Live Stats  |  Accuweather Forecast
… Final Stats: HTML & PDF  |  RUT Recap  |  OSU Recap  |  Video Highlights
RU Info. – Game Notes  |  Roster  |  Media Guide  |  Quick Facts  |  Coach Glenn Crooks
OSU Info. – Game Notes (HTML & PDF)  |  Roster  |  Media Guide  |  Quick Facts  |  Coach Lori Walker

(4) FLORIDA STATE at (11) MARQUETTE – called off due to lightning (FSU led 3-0 thru 47'; need 70' for official game)
Live Stats  |  Accuweather 
Forecast
MARQ Info. – Game Notes (HTML & PDF)  |  Roster  |  Media Guide  |  Quick Facts  |  Coach Markus Roeders
FSU Info. – Game Notes  |  Roster  |  Media Guide  |  Quick Facts  |  Coach Mark Krikorian

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SUNDAY'S OTHER TOP-40 GAMES (based on the CS360 Composite National Rankings)

• at (2) DUKE 8 … def. ELON 0 … Live Stats  |  Live Video  |  Accuweather Forecast
… Final Stats: HTML & PDF  |  Duke Recap  |  Elon Recap  |  Photos  |  Postgame Video
… Duke Info. – Game Notes  |  Roster  |  Media Guide  |  Quick Facts  |  Coach Robbie Church

• UNC WILMINGTON 0 … tied (3) WAKE FOREST 0  (at Virginia Tech) … Live Stats  |  Accuweather Forecast
… Final Stats: HTML & PDF  |  UNCW Recap  |  WFU Recap
WFU Info. – Game Notes (HTML & PDF)  |  Roster  |  Media Guide  |  Quick Facts  |  Coach Tony da Luz

• (5) UCLA 2 … won at UMASS 1 Live Stats  |  Live Video  |  Accuweather Forecast
Final Stats  |  UCLA Recap  |  UMass Recap  |  Photos  |  Postgame Video
… UCLA Info. – Game Notes  |  Roster  |  Media Guide  |  Quick Facts  |  Coach B.J. Snow

• at (6) OKLAHOMA ST. 1 … def. WEBER ST. 0  … Live Stats  |  Live Video  |  Live Audio  |  Accuweather Forecast
… Final Stats: HTML & PDF  |  OK-St. Recap  |  Weber Recap
… OK-St. Info. – Game Notes  |  Roster  |  Media Guide  |  Quick Facts  |  Coach Colin Carmichael

• at (6) VIRGINIA 5 … def. RADFORD 0  … Live Stats  |  Accuweather Forecast
Final Stats  |  UVa Recap  |  RAD Recap
… UVa Info. – Game Notes  |  Roster  |  Media Guide  |  Quick Facts  |  Coach Steve Swanson

• at (9) PENN STATE 5 … def. ST. JOHN'S 0   … Live Stats  |  Accuweather Forecast
… Final Stats: HTML & PDF  |  PSU Recap  |  StJ Recap  |  Photos  |  Video: Highlights & Postgame
… PSU Info. – Game Notes (HTML & PDF)  |  Roster  |  Media Guide  |  Quick Facts  |  Coach Erica Walsh

Alexa Carugati crop

• at VILLANOVA 0 … tied (17) MARYLAND 0 Live Stats  |  Live Video  |   Forecast
… Final Stats: HTML & PDF  |  VILL Recap  |  MD Recap  |  Notes (VILL)

Villanova central defender
Alexa Carugati (right)

Aryn Newsom crop

• at ILLINOIS STATE 1 … tied (18) ILLINOIS 1  … Live Stats  Live Video  |  Live Audio  |  Accuweather Forecast
Final Stats  |  ILL-St. Recap  |  ILL Recap  |  Photos

• at (19) WEST VIRGINIA 2 … def. WESTERN CAROLINA 1  … Live Stats  |  Live Video  |  Accuweather Forecast
… Final Stats: HTML & PDF  |  WVU Recap  |  WCU Recap

Illinois State's
Aryn Newsom (left)


• (21) CENTRAL FLORIDA 4 … won at FLORIDA GULF COAST 0 … Live Stats  |  Accuweather Forecast
… Final Stats: HTML & PDF  |  UCF Recap  |  FGCU Recap  |  Postgame Video

• at (23) VIRGINIA TECH 2 … def. RICHMOND 0  … Live Stats  |  Live Video  |  Accuweather Forecast
Final Stats  |  VT Recap  |  RICH Recap  |  Photos

• at (27) MILWAUKEE 4 … def. ST. BONAVENTURE 2  … Live Stats  |  Live Video  |  Accuweather Forecast
… Final Stats: HTML & PDF  |  MIL Recap  |  StB Recap

Amanda Smith crop

• at MINNESOTA 2 … def. (28) SOUTH CAROLINA 1  (OT)  … Live Stats  |  Accuweather Forecast
Final Stats  |  MN Recap  |  SC Recap (w/ video)  |  Photos    Postgame Video

• (29) DAYTON 5 … won at Texas-SAN ANTONIO 1 
… 
Live Stats  |  Accuweather Forecast
… Final Stats: HTML & PDF  |  DAY Recap  |  UTSA Recap    Photos

• Cal State NORTHRIDGE 3 … def. (30) SAN DIEGO 0 
… Live Stats  |  Accuweather Forecast
… Final Stats  |  CSN Recap  |  USD Recap

Cal State Northridge's
Amanda Smith (right)

• at (32) BAYLOR 5 … def. NORTHWESTERN (La.) STATE 0  … Live Stats  |  Accuweather Forecast
Final Stats  |  BAY Recap  |  NWLA Recap  |  Photos  |  Video Highlights

• at SOUTH FLORIDA 1 … def. (32) MIAMI 0  … Live Stats  |  Live Video  |  Accuweather Forecast (lightning delay)
… Final Stats: HTML & PDF  |  SF Recap  |  Miami Recap  |  Postgame Video

Christiane Endler crop


South Florida's
Christiane Endler (left)


• (34) BOSTON UNIV. 3 
… won at 
NORTHEASTERN 0 
… 
Live Stats  |  Video  |  Audio  |  Forecast
Final Stats  |  BU Recap  |  N'East Recap   Postgame Video (BU)




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at (35) CALIFORNIA 5 … def. SAN JOSE STATE 2  … Live Stats  |  Accuweather Forecast
… Final Stats: HTML & PDF (plus Play-by-Play)  |  Cal Recap  |  SJSU Recap

• (36) GEORGETOWN 2 … won at DELAWARE 0 … Live Stats  | Live Video  |  Accuweather Forecast
… Final Stats: HTML & PDF  |  GU Recap  |  DEL Recap

• at (37) CONNECTICUT 4 … won at VERMONT 2  Live Stats  |  Accuweather Forecast
… Final Stats: HTML & PDF  |  UConn Recap  |  VM Recap

• at (38) GEORGIA 2 … def. FURMAN 1  Live Stats  |  Live Video  |  Accuweather Forecast
Final Stats  |  UGa Recap (w/ video)  |  FUR Recap  |  Photos

• at (38) AUBURN 4 … def. HIGH POINT 1 … Live Stats  |  Live Video  |  Accuweather Forecast
Final Stats  |  AUB Recap  |  HP Recap

 editor@collegesoccer360.com