Friday's Noteworthy Games (10/8/10; w/ results)

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Here's a quick rundown of key games in Division I women's soccer for Friday, Oct. 8. These games include any team currently listed in the top-50 of the CS360 Composite National Rankings.

There were 28 games on Friday involving CS360 top-50 teams, highlighted by five head-to-head games (33 top-50 teams in action; 17 idle). The 17 teams that wre idle on Friday included: #3 Boston College, #4 Portland, #8 Florida State, #11 BYU, #12 Maryland, #15 Minnesota, #16 Illinois, #18 Santa Clara, #24 Duke, #29 Wake Forest, #32 San Diego, #34 Wisconsin, #37 New Mexico, #41 Virginia Tech, #42 LMU, #46 Pepperdine and #50 Boston University. Most of those teams will be back in action on Sunday, while four are slated to play on Saturday (Oct. 9): Pepperdine at LMU (1 PT) ... New Mexico at home vs. San Diego State (5 MT) ... and BYU at home vs. Air Force (8 MT).

FRIDAY'S BIG-GAME RESULTS  (both cs360 top-50 ... 10/8/10)

#1 Stanford 2,  at #22 USC 1
#2 UNC 1,  at #9 Virginia 0  (OT)
at #10 Texas A&M 2,  #47 Baylor  0

at #13 UCLA 1,  #23 California 0

#43 Texas Tech 0,  at #33 Texas 0

OTHER KEY FRIDAY RESULTS  (cs360 top-50 ... 10/8/10)

at #5 Notre Dame 2,  Seton Hall 1
#6 Florida 1,  at Alabama 1
#7 Oklahoma State 2,  at Kansas 0
#14 South Carolina 3,  at Auburn 1
#17 Ohio State 3,  at Iowa 1
at #19 Central Florida 2,  Houston 1
#20 Marquette 1,  at UConn 0
#21 UC Irvine 3,  at Cal Poly 0
#25 Arizona State 1,  at Washington State 0
at #26 Hofstra 4,  Towson 1
at #27 North Carolina Greensboro 3,  Citadel 0
#28 Denver 2,  at South Alabama 0
at #30 Dayton 3,  Rhode Island 1
#31 Oregon State 3,  at Oregon 2
#33 Georgetown 3, at Cincinnati 1
at #35 Siena 3,  Loyola (MD) 2
at Mississippi 0,  #38 Georgia 0
at #39 Nebraska 4,  Iowa State 1
at #40 Washington 4,  Arizona 1
at #44 Memphis 2,  East Carolina 0
at #45 Milwaukee 5,  Valparaiso 0
#48 West Virginia 1, at Syracuse 0 (OT)
at #49 Louisville 5,  Villanova 2


Other Noteworthy Friday Results (10/8/10)

Long Beach State 3,  at UC Riverside 0

at Toledo 1,  Bowling Green 0

*at DePaul 2,  Rutgers 0

*St. Bonaventure 3,  at Charlotte 1

at SMU 1,  UTEP 0

* Missouri 1, at Colorado 0

at Rice 2,  Southern Mississippi 0
* – upset (based on CS360 Composite National Rankings)

 editor@collegesoccer360.com