Teams Go 7-0-1 In a Week of Impressive Performances

Denver hockey outscored Air Force 12-1 in a two-game home-and-home sweep of Air Force, including a dominating 8-0 victory on Saturday. Denver’s top line of Carter Savoie, Cole Guttman, and Bobby Brink has racked up 26 points in 4 games, Savoie leads the NCAA points per game at 2.75.

Denver men’s soccer (8-2-2, 3-0-0) had a fantastic non-conference week, defeating the University of Virginia on the road 2-1 and a tie home against Stanford, 1-1.

Denver got a late regulation goal by Kengo Ohira at the 80-minute mark to draw even with the Cavaliers in Charlottesville, Virginia before Destan Norman finished off the Cavs in OT at 95:04 for the dramatic Pioneer win.

On Saturday afternoon, a penalty kick by Stefan DeLeone at 78′ drew DU even with Stanford in front of a packed house at Pioneer Field and the teams batteled to a 1-1 draw in extra time.

Denver women’s soccer (10-5, 5-0) crushed UMKC on Saturday 6-1 and defeated Oral Roberts 2-0 at Pioneer Field. Denver dominated both matches and appears to be peaking at the right time with 47 shots and 23 shots-on-goal during the two-game set.

Denver Volleyball (16-2, 7-1) returned home with a convincing win against South Dakota State University, 25-11, 25-22, 25-19, Thursday night. Denver earned a thrilling Saturday afternoon match against South Dakota. DU trailed 25-12, 25-20Β  after the first two sets. The Pioneers stormed back, sweeping the next three sets, 25-13, 25-17, 15-10 for a thrilling win. Denver moves into a tie in the Summit League standings with Omaha.

Denver Triathlon won their second consecutive meet team title at the Eastern National Qualifier at Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia. This victory puts DU in the top 3 in the Division-I national rankings in their first full season of competition.

2 thoughts on “Teams Go 7-0-1 In a Week of Impressive Performances”

  1. Dunker is pleased that both soccer teams and volleyball are peaking at the right time. Now we can seriously think about making the NCAA Tournament. If hockey can get at least a split on their eastern swing this coming weekend and continue to win most OOC games, we should be in good shape in the Pairwise when it’s data becomes meaningful. Go Pios

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