Coastal Carolina extended its winning streak to 10 games by beating Winthrop (3-1) and Radford (1-0) to remain unbeaten in Big South Conference play. The Chants are at the top of league standings with a 6-0 record.
Ricky Garbanzo, who hs scored five goals in CCU’s last four games, had a pair over the most recent two-game sweep[show_disconnected][show_to accesslevel=’Subscriber’].
Goalkeeper Devin Cook posted his seventh shutout of the season against Radford to move into a tie for fifth on CCU’s all-time single season list.
Gardner-Webb’s six goals in the 6-1 win over Presbyterian was the most that a GWU team had scored in a single match since the Runnin’ Bulldogs scored six in a 6-2 win to open the 2005 season against East Carolina.
High Point played outside the Big South and came away with a 1-1 draw at West Virginia, but came back to league play and dropped a 1-0 decision to Winthrop.
Liberty won its third straight match, a 3-0 win over Howard and a 3-1 win over Presbyterian. Despite going 0-2-0, VI got career-firsts from a pair of players. Junior defender Max Farinholt scored his first career goal in a 3-1 loss at Longwood, and Travis Borkey scored his first career goal in a 2-1 loss to Gardner-Webb. Longwood is second in the standings with a 4-0-1 record. Freshman Ben Ferrell scored one of the goals in the win over VMI and has now recprded at least one point in each of the last five games. Ferrell leds the tem with thee goals and a pair of assists for eight total points. Gardner-Webb’s Denzel Clarke picked up his second Big South Attacking Player of the Week award for scoring a hat trick in a win over Wofford. Winthrop GK Guilherme Avelar was named Big South Defensive Player of the Week.
He had 11 saves in posting a pair of shutouts.

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