FLORENCE, S.C. Freshmen Ashley Finke and Kate Joss each scored their first two career goals, and coach Greg Ashton won his 100th game at Davidson as the Wildcats took a 4-3 women’s soccer victory at Francis Marion on Sunday.
Joss’ second goal turned out to be the game-winner as her rebound shot after Julia Singley’s shot was saved from 13 yards out broke a 3-3 tie in the 87th minute.
Ashton is 18 wins away from becoming the all-time winningest coach in program history. In his 10th season at Davidson, he is 100-76-24.
The four goals were a season high for Davidson (5-7-3). Francis Marion is 0-13.
North Texas 3, Charlotte 0: The 49ers (7-5-2, 2-2-2) remain close in the Conference USA East Division standings despite the loss at North Texas (9-5-1, 3-2-1), which led 1-0 at halftime.
Samford 2, Appalachian State 1: The Mountaineers (6-5-2, 3-1-2) fell behind 1-0 early in the Southern Conference home game, but responded in the 17th minute when Samantha Childress scored her eighth goal of the season off of an assist from Jane Cline of Charlotte.
Samford (10-3-1, 4-1-1) scored the winner in the 89th minute when Malcanisha Kelley tapped in a shot by Amanda Abbott that hit the post.
North Carolina 1, Boston College 0: Senior Kelly McFarlane got her first goal of the season at 64:48 and it held up for the winner for the Tar Heels (12-2, 6-2 ACC) at Boston College (7-7, 4-5). The win was the fifth in a row for the Tar Heels.
Duke 2, Maryland 1: Freshman Toni Payne scored her second collegiate goal and junior Kelly Cobb got her fourth of the season as the Blue Devils (5-6-3, 2-4-2 ACC) won at Maryland (7-7-0, 3-5-0).
Clemson 1, N.C. State 0: Tabitha Padgett’s penalty shot in the 64th minute gave the Tigers the victory at N.C. State.
Tulsa 3, Charlotte 2: Kyle Parker and Luke Waechter scored goals for the 49ers, but Charlotte (4-5-3, 0-3-2) fell at Tulsa (7-4-1, 2-2) in a Conference USA overtime game. The 49ers have played four straight overtime games.
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