Photo courtesy of Maryland Athletics
With 44 seconds remaining in regulation, sophomore transfer Gordon Wild scored for Maryland to help give the SBI No. 4 Terrapins a dramatic 2-1 victory over No. 14 Georgetown on Friday night.
Eryk Williamson scored the first goal of the match in the 55th minute for Maryland, but Georgetown’s Achara equalized in the 83rd minute. Before Georgetown’s equalizer, the Terps defense boasted a 199-minute scoreless streak. Wild won it in the 89th minute, scoring his team-leading third goal of the season.
“It was another magical night at Ludwig,” Maryland coach Sasho Cirovski said following the match. “I have tremendous respect for Georgetown. They’ve had a very strong team over the past couple of years and we’ve always come up a little bit short. Tonight we were able to break through and put ourselves in a good place moving forward. I think our team showed some toughness tonight.”
The Terps advance to 3-0 on the season, and welcome the University of South Florida to College Park, Maryland on Monday before heading out for a two-game road swing. The loss drops Georgetown to 0-3 to start the season. The Hoyas will host Virginia Tech on Monday afternoon at Shaw Field.
The Adidas/IU Credit Union Classic was just that on Friday with a double-overtime winner from Notre Dame, and a come-from-behind victory for the Indiana Hoosiers. Notre Dame, No. 13 in the SBI Top 25, trailed No. 7 Stanford, 1-0, until the Irish’s Jon Gallagher tied the score with just four minutes remaining, sending the match into overtime. Georgetown defender Brandon Aubrey continued his hot start to the season, scoring off of a free kick in the 104th minute. Both Gallagher and Aubrey lead the Fighting Irish with three goals this season.
No. 6 Indiana scored two second-half goals to top No. 24 California, 2-1, in the second match of the Adidas/IU Credit Union Classic. Trailing the Bears 1-0 after 45 minutes, the Hoosiers Trevor Swartz would equalize for Indiana in the 75th minute. Rashad Hyacenth would score the game winner 3 minutes later for Indiana, giving the Hoosiers the victory. Indiana will play Stanford in the finale of the Adidas/IU Credit Union Classic Sunday night, 7:30 pm ET. California will take on Notre Dame Sunday afternoon, 12:30 pm ET.
Several top 25 teams suffered losses to to unranked opponents. San Diego State defeated No.3 Akron, 1-0, handing the Zips their first loss of the season. Redshirt senior Travis Nicklaw converted a penalty in the 61st minute to lift the Aztecs over the Zips.
Duke remains undefeated (2-0-1) after topping No.5 ranked UCLA on the road 1-0. Blue Devil junior Brian White scored the games only goal in the 88th minute, securing the victory over the Pac-12 favorites.
Louisville handed No.18 UConn their first loss of the year 2-0 in Storrs, CT. Both goals for the Cardinals came in the first half with Mohamed Thiaw opening the scoring forty four seconds into match. Tate Schmitt would score the second of two goals for Louisville in the 29th minute.
Here are the remaining matches from Friday:
(1) North Carolina vs North Carolina State POSTPONED
San Diego State 1 , (3) Akron 0 (RECAP)
(4) Maryland 2 , (14) Georgetown 1 (RECAP)
(5) UCLA 0 , Duke 1 (RECAP)
(6) Indiana 2 , (24) California 1 (RECAP)
(13) Notre Dame 2 , (7) Stanford 1 2 OT (RECAP)
(8) Boston College 2 , Hofstra 0 (RECAP)
(9) Clemson 1 vs (20) Creighton 0 (RECAP)
Northwestern 1 vs (11) Denver 2 (RECAP)
Xavier 1 vs (15) Virginia 1 (RECAP)
(16) UC-Santa Barbara 5 , San Diego 2 (RECAP)
(18) UConn 0 , Louisville 2 (RECAP)
(19) SMU 2 , Western Illinois 1 (RECAP)
(22) University of Kentucky 1 , Dartmouth 1 (RECAP)
(23) Charlotte vs University Central Florida CANCELLED
Delaware 1 , Lehigh 0 (RECAP)
Penn State 1 , James Madison University 0 (RECAP)
Pennsylvania 2 , American University 2 (RECAP)