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October 10, 2012

DC Holds Off Spartans For Second HCAC Victory

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N. MANCHESTER, Ind. – It was big road victory for the Defiance men's soccer team, as it defeated the Manchester Spartans 2-1 on Wednesday, October 10. Scores by junior Zac Lechler and sophomore Kevin Ariola led the Jacket attack, as the team improves to 2-11-1 (2-1-1 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference) and the Spartans sink to 3-11-0 (1-3-0 HCAC).

The match kicked off with DC grabbing the early momentum, as the attack put pressure on the Spartans with three shots at the net in the first nine minutes. Both squads would battle back and forth for quality possessions, but then in the 32nd minute a corner kick gave the Jackets a golden opportunity.

Freshman Jayson Long took the corner and put it into the box where Ashten Forde got a hold of it. He then made a slick pass to Zac Lechler who punched it in for his first score of the season and a 1-0 Defiance lead.

With the momentum all on the Yellow Jackets side, they kept the attack up and broke the Spartan defense again less than four minutes later when Kevin Arriola drilled the ball into the back of the net to put the Jackets up a pair. The score was his team-leading fourth of the season.

The two goal lead was DC's largest of the season and it was now up to the defense to hold off Manchester. After nine more minutes, the game was still 2-0 Defiance, as the teams headed into intermission.

Out of the break, the Yellow Jackets picked up right where they left off, as their attack posted five shots on the net in the first 22 minutes without giving the Spartans any opportunities at the net.

Then, Manchester started having a few quality possessions, as the game was nearing less than 15 minutes of play. It racked up four shots in a span of five minutes and the barrage worked, as they got one past goalie Sean Roberts in the 83rd minute to cut the deficit to 2-1.

But DC was not letting this one slip through its fingers and the team tightened up to not allow one more Manchester shot, as they came away with the hard-fought road victory.

Defiance will return to action Saturday, October 13 when they travel to Franklin for a night match with the Grizzlies. Action is set to begin at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 1: All times Eastern
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Medgar Evers at Baruch
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Final
at North Carolina Wesleyan 3, Methodist 1
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2:00 PM
Bluffton at Kuyper
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Final
Dominican 3, at Aurora 0
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Final
Augsburg 2, at Concordia-Moorhead 0
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3:00 PM
Brooklyn at Hunter
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3:00 PM
Rutgers-Newark at Ramapo
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Cancelled
Massachusetts Maritime at Salve Regina
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3:30 PM
Delaware Valley at Penn State-Berks
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0 SUNY-Cobleskill
2 Massachusetts College
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0 Framingham State
1 Connecticut College
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1st half - 00:00
0 Husson
2 Bowdoin
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Halftime
0 Southern Maine
0 Maine-Farmington
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19th Minute
1 Eastern
0 York (Pa.)
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Fredonia State at Cazenovia
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0 Salisbury
0 Catholic
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1st half - 18:19
0 Adrian
0 Albion
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4:00 PM
Ohio Wesleyan at Capital
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1st half - 19:40
0 Kalamazoo
0 Alma
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Postponed
Pine Manor at Wheelock
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4:00 PM
Bethany at Penn St.-New Kens.
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Albright at DeSales
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0 Mitchell
1 Coast Guard
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Neumann at Immaculata
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Cabrini at Gwynedd-Mercy
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0 Springfield
0 Johnson and Wales
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Washington College at Haverford
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0 Southern Vermont
2 Sage
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Davis at Valley Forge Christ.
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Trine at Calvin
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Washington and Lee at Eastern Mennonite
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Western Connecticut at Albertus Magnus
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Rosemont at Keystone
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Baptist Bible at Marywood
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1st half - 29:31
0 Christopher Newport
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Otterbein at Ohio Christian
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0 Williams
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Augustana at St. Ambrose
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Eastern Nazarene at Regis (Mass.)
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McDaniel at Dickinson
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St. Vincent at Penn State-Altoona
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Montclair State at William Paterson
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Emerson at Emmanuel
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Scranton at Wilkes
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Western New England at Amherst
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Keene State at Castleton State
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Buffalo at Houghton
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Drew at St. Joseph's (L.I.)
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Penn State-Abington at Penn State-Harrisburg
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Oglethorpe at Emory
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Averett at Guilford
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Gettysburg at Johns Hopkins
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7:00 PM
Randolph at Hampden-Sydney
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Nichols at Fitchburg State
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SUNY ESF at Keuka
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Olivet at Hope
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Worcester State at Elms
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7:00 PM
Baldwin-Wallace at Oberlin
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Rutgers-Camden at Rowan
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Mount St. Vincent at Arcadia
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Heidelberg at Denison
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Pomona-Pitzer at Caltech
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New Jersey City at Kean
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Colby at Thomas
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Hiram at Case Western Reserve
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Newbury at Bates
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Wentworth at Lesley
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Nebraska Wesleyan at Doane
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North Central (Ill.) at Milwaukee Engineering
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Marian at Wisconsin Lutheran
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Lakeland at Edgewood
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Wheaton (Ill.) at UW-Platteville
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Mount St. Mary at Sarah Lawrence
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Greenville at Millikin
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Redlands at Whittier
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Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at Occidental
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King's at Rosemont
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Staten Island at Sarah Lawrence
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Ramapo at Rutgers-Newark
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Kean at New Jersey City
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Southern Virginia at Chowan
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0 Haverford
0 Moravian
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Cedar Crest at Centenary (N.J.)
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Utica at Hamilton
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Berry at Agnes Scott
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Marywood at Ithaca
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1st half - 20:03
1 St. Mary's (Md.)
0 Mary Washington
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0 Rhode Island College
1 Becker
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Immaculata at Baptist Bible
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0 Keene State
1 Wheaton (Mass.)
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0 Manhattanville
0 Farmingdale State
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0 Delaware Valley
0 Washington College
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1st half - 41:13
0 Methodist
0 North Carolina Wesleyan
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0 Guilford
1 Salem
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Scranton at Wilkes
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1st half - 25:20
0 Alma
0 Trine
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0 Mary Baldwin
4 Meredith
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Rockford at Eureka
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Mount Mary at Concordia-Chicago
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Bridgewater (Va.) at Randolph-Macon
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0 Virginia Wesleyan
0 Sweet Briar
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Marymount at Penn State-Harrisburg
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Regis (Mass.) at Thomas
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Christendom at Wilson
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St. Olaf at Hamline
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Bethel at St. Thomas
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Coe at Central
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UW-Eau Claire at UW-Superior
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Augsburg at Concordia-Moorhead
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St. Catherine's at Carleton
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Rivier at Anna Maria
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Me.-Machias at Husson
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Massachusetts Maritime at Fisher
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Greenville at Millikin
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Dubuque at Loras
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Nebraska Wesleyan at Doane
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UW-Whitewater at UW-Platteville
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Wartburg at Luther
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Valley Forge Christ. at Washington Adventist
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Albertus Magnus at Johnson and Wales
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Middlebury at Skidmore
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Piedmont at LaGrange
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Lyndon State at Plymouth State
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William Paterson at Montclair State
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Mass-Dartmouth at Bridgewater State
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Elizabethtown at Messiah
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Covenant at Maryville (Tenn.)
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St. Joseph (Conn.) at Norwich
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Emmanuel at Mount Ida
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St. Mary-Woods at Rose-Hulman
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7:00 PM
Hiram at Otterbein
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Gettysburg at Susquehanna
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TCNJ at Richard Stockton
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Yeshiva at Mount St. Vincent
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Penn State-Berks at Alvernia
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Randolph at Lynchburg
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Framingham State at Roger Williams
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Albright at FDU-Florham
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Washington and Lee at Shenandoah
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Houghton at Hartwick
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DeSales at Muhlenberg
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7:00 PM
Lycoming at Penn College
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7:00 PM
John Jay at SUNY-Maritime
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7:00 PM
York (Pa.) at Wesley
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Salve Regina at Coast Guard
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7:00 PM
Ferrum at William Peace
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7:00 PM
Rowan at Rutgers-Camden
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7:00 PM
Drew at Mount St. Mary
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7:00 PM
Roanoke at Eastern Mennonite
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7:00 PM
Centre at Transylvania
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7:00 PM
Worcester State at Western Connecticut
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7:00 PM
Chapman at Pomona-Pitzer
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7:30 PM
Bryn Mawr at Ursinus
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7:30 PM
Williams at Springfield
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7:30 PM
Hood at Gallaudet
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8:00 PM
St. Joseph's (Maine) at Suffolk
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8:00 PM
Lasell at Simmons
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UW-River Falls at UW-Stout
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8:00 PM
Trinity (Texas) at Southwestern
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8:00 PM
North Park at Illinois Tech
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Gustavus Adolphus at Saint Mary's (Minn.)
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Beloit at Carroll
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Saint Benedict at Macalester
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8:30 PM
Simpson at Buena Vista
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8:30 PM
Washington U. at Fontbonne
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10:00 PM
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at Redlands
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10:00 PM
Occidental at La Verne
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10:00 PM
Whittier at Cal Lutheran
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4:00 PM
Texas-Tyler at University of the Ozarks
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8:00 PM
LeTourneau at Texas-Dallas
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9:00 PM
Bethesda Christian at La Sierra
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2:00 PM
SUNY ESF at Cazenovia
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2:00 PM
Texas-Tyler at University of the Ozarks
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4:00 PM
Pine Manor at Wheelock
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6:00 PM
LeTourneau at Texas-Dallas
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7:00 PM
Johns Hopkins at Swarthmore
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7:00 PM
Buffalo State at Alfred St.
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7:30 PM
Baldwin-Wallace at Oberlin
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7:30 PM
Kenyon at Case Western Reserve
Wednesday, Oct. 1: All times Eastern
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4:00 PM
Ohio Wesleyan at Capital
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1st half - 20:36
0 Christopher Newport
1 Greensboro
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1st half - 20:04
0 Salisbury
0 Catholic
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4:00 PM
Trine at Calvin
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7:00 PM
Western New England at Amherst
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7:00 PM
Oglethorpe at Emory
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7:00 PM
Olivet at Hope
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7:00 PM
Montclair State at William Paterson
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8:00 PM
Wartburg at Luther
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8:00 PM
Robert Morris-Chi. at North Park
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8:00 PM
Wheaton (Ill.) at UW-Platteville
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8:30 PM
Dubuque at Loras
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4:00 PM
Marywood at Ithaca
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6:00 PM
UW-Whitewater at UW-Platteville
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7:00 PM
William Paterson at Montclair State
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7:00 PM
TCNJ at Richard Stockton
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7:00 PM
Elizabethtown at Messiah
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7:00 PM
Randolph at Lynchburg
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Williams at Springfield
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8:00 PM
Trinity (Texas) at Southwestern
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8:30 PM
Washington U. at Fontbonne