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NCAA Top 25 roundup: Akron and Wake Forest roll, UC-Irvine and Ohio State upset, more

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The No. 2 Virginia Cavaliers suffered their first loss in almost a year when No. 14 Wake Forest came to Charlottesville and earned a 1-0 victory over the defending champions Sunday afternoon. 

Sophomore forward Andy Lubahn scored the lone goal with a strike from the left side of the penalty area. The Demon Deacons get a much needed win after a tough start to the season, tumbling from No. 3 in the polls to No. 14 and losing to unranked Charlotte on Tuesday.

It was the first defeat for Virginia since Oct. 2 of last year, a 1-0 loss to North Carolina.

No. 1 Akron continued their perfect start with a 1-0 win versus Cincinnati. A stunning Anthony Ampaipitakwong free kick from about 40 yards out in the 13th minute was the eventual game winner. With the victory, Akron extends its scoreless matches streak to 10 games, one shy of the NCAA record held by Virginia and Furman.

It was a tough weekend for No. 10 UC-Irvine, seeing their perfect start blemished with a 2-0 defeat to Sacramento State on Sunday. Goals from Chris and Adam Bettencourt were enough for Sacramento, who were outshot 20-8 on the night but scored on their only two shots on goal. No. 9 Ohio State also suffered a surprising upset with a 1-0 loss to Florida Gulf Coast. A lone goal by Ryan Price dealt the Buckeyes their second consecutive loss.

Check out the rest of the weekend's Top 25 results after the jump.


No. 12 Louisville 2, Missouri State 1: Goals from Colin Rolfe and Nick DeLeon gave the Cardinals their fourth-straight victory. 

No. 7 Maryland 3, North Carolina State 1: Maryland got their first ACC win of the season thanks to a brace from Jason Herrick and a goal from Casey Townsend. 

No. 21 Butler 1, Oakland 0: A loan goal from Sophomore Julian Cardona in the 57th minute was enough to keep the Bulldogs undefeated on the season.

Washington 3, No. 15 Portland 1: Goals from Taylor Peay, Zach Portillos, Daniel Gray and Brent Richards gave the Huskies the road upset.


No. 22 Pennsylvania 3, Georgetown 1: Freshman Stephen Baker knocked in a double while Travis Cantrell scored an equalizer giving Pennsylvania the comeback victory.

No. 24 Indiana 2, Massachusetts 1: The Hoosiers got back on track after Friday's defeat to Brown with goals from Will Bruin and Andy Adlard.

No. 16 Creighton 3, Dartmouth 2 (1OT) A Jose Gomez golden goal helped the Creighton Blue Jays avoid their first loss of the season.

No. 5 Monmouth 3, NJIT 0: Monmouth won its sixth-straight game to open the season with goals from Jacob Rubinstein, Cesar Blacido and George Quintano.

No. 8 Connecticut 4, South Carolina 0: Four different players got on the score-sheet in the blowout win for UConn, who won their Friday and Sunday games by a combined 7-0. 

No. 19 Michigan State 2, Notre Dame 0: Domenic Barone scored a pair of goals to lead the Spartans over a Notre Dame offense which struggled over the weekend.

No. 6 Harvard 0, New Mexico 0 (2OT): New Mexico held a Harvard offense, who hadn't been shut out all season, to a scoreless draw.

No. 23 Penn State 4, Denver 0: The Nittany Lions overcame the mile-high altitude to trounce Denver with goals from Corey Hertzog, Matheus Braga, Rafael Faria and Mackenzie Arment.

No. 18 Southern Methodist 3, Bradley 1: Juan Castillo opened the scoring for the Mustangs in the 40th minute and Robbie Derschang scored two in the final minutes of the match.

No. 17 UCLA 3, San Diego 2 (1OT): A Marcelo Carminatti brace and a 95th minute goal by Evan Raynr rescued a victory for the Bruins. 

No. 25 California 1, San Francisco 0 (1OT): John Fitzpatrick's first goal of the season was an important one, an overtime winner in the 94th minute.

No. 20 St. John's 5, Long Island 0: John Tardy scored a double and Tadeu Terra contributed a trio of assists in St. John's blowout victory over their in-state rivals.


What do you think of this weekend's results? Is Wake back on track in the ACC? Can Ohio State recover after their tough weekend?

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