The Greyhounds stymied St. John's offensively, led by junior goalkeeper Dave Frieder's six saves, including three in overtime. St. John's outshot Loyola, 13-7.
Loyola was facing a top-ranked team for the first time in 10 years. The Greyhounds defeated then-No. 1 Virginia, 1-0, in the 1987 NCAA tournament.
Navy 1, St. Francis, Pa., 0: Trevor Ellis converted a pass from Stephen Earl in the first overtime to lift the Midshipmen to a
season-opening win in the Navy Invitational. Navy goalkeeper Greg Stepler (four saves) recorded his third shutout in his past five starts dating back to last season.
Marshall 3, Towson 2: Michael Givens scored at 97: 43 of the first overtime to lift the Thundering Herd to victory in the first game of the Navy Invitational. Marshall led 2-0 at halftime, but Towson got goals from Ian Widey and Richie Moller to force overtime.
Mount St. Mary's 3, The Citadel 0: Duncan Gladwin scored a pair of goals to lead the Mountaineers to victory in the semifinals of the Pepsi/All Sport Mount Soccer Classic.
Delaware 4, UMBC 1: The Blue Hens scored four unanswered goals to defeat the host Retrievers in a season opener.
Delaware broke from a 1-1 tie at halftime with three second-half goals. Sophomore forward Alison Keehan gave the Blue Hens the lead for good at 55: 34.
Pub Date: 8/31/97