Nine Top-50 Showdowns Highlight Friday's Slate (9/3/10; full results)

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Friday's D-I women's soccer schedule (Sept. 3) features nine head-to-head matchups between teams in the CS360 top-50 Composite National Rankings. The most noteworthy top-50 showdowns include: #9 Santa Clara at #3 Notre Dame ... #18 Memphis at #19 Oklahoma State ... #26 UNC Greensboro vs. #29 USC (at CS Fullerton) ... and #30 LSU at #16 Wake Forest.

Friday's schedule features 32 total games involving the CS360 top-50, with nine of the teams idle on Sept. 3: ... #1 North Carolina will return to action on Sat., Sept. 4, at home vs. #48 Tennessee (1 ET) ... #2 Stanford is off until next week ... #45 West Virginia is back in action on Sat. (vs. Central Michigan; 7 ET), as is #31 Georgetown (vs. George Mason, at noon) ... four CS360 top-20 teams are idle on Friday but will be playing at home on Sunday (Sept. 5): #11 Maryland vs. Stony Brook (1 ET) ... #12 UCLA vs. CS Northridge (1 PT) ... #14 Duke vs. High Point (6 ET) ... and #20 South Carolina vs. #41 Arizona State (1 ET; ASU also plays on Fri.).

FRIDAY'S BIG GAMES  (9/3/10 ... both teams in the CS360 top-50)
at #3 Notre Dame 1,  #9 Santa Clara 0
#18 Memphis 2,  at #19 Oklahoma State 1
#26 UNC Greensboro 0,  #29 USC 0 (at Cal St. Fullerton)
at #16 Wake Forest 3,  #30 LSU 1
#4 Portland 2,  #37 Wisconsin 0  (at Washington)
#17 San Diego 1,  #42 Marquette 0  (OT ... at Minnesota)
at #13 BYU 3,  #43 Washington State 1
postponed – #5 Boston College at #44 Boston Univ. (now Sat., 9/4, at 2 ET)
#32 Ohio State 1,  at #49 Dayton 0


MORE KEY FRIDAY GAMES  (9/3/10 ... CS360 top-50)
at Auburn 3,  #6 Florida State 2  (2 OT)
at #7 Texas A&M 5,  Davidson 1
at #8 Florida 6,  Jacksonville 0
at #10 Virginia 8,  Richmond 
at Yale 1,  #15 Penn State 0 
at #21 Long Beach State 2,  Utah State 1
at #22 California 4,  Rice 1
Kentucky 2,  #23 Virginia Tech 1 (at Wake Forest)
at #24 William & Mary 5,  Loyold (Md.) 0
at #25 Rutgers 2,  Princeton 0
Kansas 2,  at #27 Northwestern 1
#28 Oregon State 2,  Univ. of the Pacific 0  (at Oregon)
at #33 Texas 5,  Navy 1 
at #34 Louisville 4,  Toledo 1
#35 Central Florida 1,  at South Florida 0  (2 OT) 
at #36 Michigan State 4,  Eastern Michigan 0
#38 Georgia 3,  at Mercer 2  (2 OT)
at #39 New Mexico 1,  New Mexico State 0
at #40 Monmouth 3,  St. Peter's 0
#41 Arizona State 1,  at Charlotte 0
at #46 Cincinnati 2,  College of Charleston 0
at #47 Minnesota 2,  UC Santa Barbara 0
at Connecticut 2,  #50 Illinois 1  (2 OT)

 editor@collegesoccer360.com