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Bona falls to No. 8

The Maryland soccer team, ranked No. 8 in the nation, beat visiting St. Bonaventure, 3-0, Sunday. Jason Garey, College Soccer News' national player of the week, recorded a hat trick for the Terrapins. Bona goalie Jonathan Blanchard turned away 10 shots.

Elsewhere, Clint Holcomb's header in overtime gave Buffalo State a 3-2 win over visiting SUNYIT. The Bengals opened a 2-0 lead with a pair of goals by Amadu Barrie before the Wildcats rallied to tie it. After a scoreless second half, Holcomb scored 3:41 into OT, heading a crossing ball from Prisco Houndanon.

Fredonia won its second SUNYAC game of the weekend, dropping New Paltz, 2-0. After 71:38 of scoreless play, Matt Mahaffey (Frontier) scored on a header off a Vincent Alfieri pass. Nathan Goss (Niagara-Wheatfield) followed with his first goal of the season.

Chris Stencel (Cheektowaga) scored twice as D'Youville beat Polytechnic, 3-2, in its North Eastern Athletic Conference opener. Rich Wieand (Kenmore West) stopped nine shots in goal.

MEN'S TENNIS: Niagara junior Justin McConkey finished second in the No. 7 flight of the Northeast Intercollegiate in Providence. After winning three consecutive matches, McConkey lost in the finals, 8-5, to Steve Coulis of Army.

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Amanda Janosky notched a goal and an assist as Canisius (1-6-0) defeted visiting Binghamton, 3-0. The win over the Bearcats, ranked No. 9 in the region by Soccer Buzz, broke a nine-game losing streak dating back to last season. Jenna Gage made nine saves to earn her second career shutout. . . . D'Youville ended its five-year, 33-game NEAC losing streak by beating Polytechnic, 9-0. Amy Dziomba and Lauren Feola had three goals each.

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