RV Brown Notches 2 Upsets, #6 Pepperdine Tops #4 USC on WP Week 7

Six upsets highlighted the Week 7 slate, including a Top 10 result that saw #6 Pepperdine edge past #4 USC.

Mate Toth put in four goals to lead the Waves in the upset win, which marked Pepperdine’s first over USC since 2005.

RV Brown was part of two of those upsets, besting #17 Pomona-Pitzer and #15 George Washington. Cole Atwell paced the Bears in three goals against the Sagehens. He then added six scores in the win over the Colonels.

Harvard was part of one of two overtime games on the week, topping #17 Pomona-Pitzer 17-16 in sudden death on Saturday, and added two more wins on Sunday to extend their win streak to 18 games. Dennis Blyashov paced the Crimson with four goals in the sudden death win. 


  • Navy def. #16 Fordham – The Midshipmen were down 12-10 with eight minutes to play, but registered five unanswered goals in the final stanza to secure the upset. Isaac Salinas notched six scores in the game, including back to back to goals to start the fourth quarter and tie it up at 12. Trevor Clark, Zach Luci and Bobby Lee followed to grab the win.
  • #20 St. Francis Brooklyn def. #14 Bucknell 16-14 – Bucknell scored five goals in the second quarter to vault ahead 9-4, but St. Francis notched six scores in each of the final two stanza to grab the upset. Down 14-11 early in the fourth quarter, St. Francis got goals from Alexander Teplitsky, Zachary Hahn and Dominick Hevesi to tie it up. Matheus Santos and Vladimir Mickic capped the 5-0 run to sew up the upset. Mickic put in four goals, while Hevesi and Santos each added hat tricks for St. Francis, while Rade Joksimovic scored four times to lead Bucknell.
  • #6 Pepperdine def. #4 USC 13-12 – USC led 7-5 at halftime, but the Waves outscore the Trojans 8-5 in the second half to steal away the win. Pepperdine knotted the score at 8 with a 3-1 advantage in the third quarter, then took the lead at 9-8 and 10-9 on Chris Dilworth scores, USC answered to tie it each time. Marko Asic put the Waves up 11-10 and Balazs Kosa added two goals to push the lead to 13-10. Jake Ehrhardt (2:54) and Matt Maier (0:10) narrowed the gap for USC, but the rally came up just short. Mate Toth scored four goals and Dilworth added a hat trick for the Waves in the upset. Hannes Daube put in four goals for the Trojans, while Ehrhardt added three scores.
  • RV Brown def. #17 Pomona-Pitzer 10-6  – The Bears scored four goals in a row to vault to go up 4-1 in the second quarter. Brown upped its lead to 6-2 with third quarter goals by Hudson Rawlings and Matt Simko. The Sagehens cut the margin to two (6-4) but two goals by Armen Deirmenjian and a third by Cole Atwell made it 9-5 Brown. Pomona-Pitzer countered, but Atwell added an insurance goal to close the scoring at 10-6. Atwell led the Bears with a hat trick.
  • #19 San Jose State def. #12 UC Irvine 8-3 – UC Irvine led at 1-0 and 2-1 before the Spartans took control with power play goals by Ary Kamen, Finn Pardon and Ethan Koch to go up 4-2 at the half. Pardon and Neil Arnett continued the rally in the third stanza pushing the margin to four at 6-2. John Polos scored UC Irvine’s final goal at the 4:26 mark in the period. Arnett (1:49, 3rd) and Niels Hofmeiejer (0:40, 4th) added on for SJSU. Arnett and Pardon each scored twice to lead the Spartans, while Polos put in two goals for UCI.
  • RV Brown def. #15 George Washington 16-10 – After a tie at 3 through one quarter, Brown broke the game open, outscoring GW 10-3 in the next two stanzas, including a 6-1 edge in the third quarter. After a tie at 5, Brown scored the next eight goals to vault ahead 13-5 and held on from there. Cole Atwell notched six goals to pace Brown, while James Thygesen netted three scores. Gabriele Simonti put in three goals for the Colonials.


  • Mercyhurst def. Penn State Behrend 13-11 OT – Penn State Behrend rallied from down 6-4 at halftime and used a 4-2 run in the fourth quarter to knot the score at 10 to force overtime. The Lions got a penalty by Austin Hoff, a power play by Chase Cordon, and even strength goals by Isaak Hatopp and Andre Sardaryzadeh in the fourth quarter to tie it at 10. PSUB continued its run by scoring first in overtime on a Hoff goal (2:06). Paul Goddard tied it up at 11 on a power play for Mercyhurst.  The Lakers tacked on two more scores in the second overtime stanza – one each by Michael Gutman and Nebyat Mamo – to close out the win. Daniel Alvarez scored four times for Mercyhurst, while Goddard added a hat trick. Hoff put in four goals for Penn State Behrend.
  • #9 Harvard def. #17 Pomona-Pitzer 17-16 SD – The Crimson led 11-7 at the half, but the Sagehens used a five goal rally in the fourth quarter to force overtime. Pomona-Pitzer put in the first goal of extra time, but Jackson Enright answered for Harvard with two seconds left in the period. Austin Sechrest gave Harvard the early edge in the second extra stanza, but a penalty make pushed the game to sudden death. Dennis Blyashov notched the game winner 32 seconds in to the sudden death period. Blyashov scored four times to pace Harvard, while Sechrest and Bruno Snow each logged hat tricks. Sam Sasaki put in three goals for the Sagehens.
Oct. 14 Washington & Jefferson at Cal Tech Cal Tech 13-11
Oct. 16 Occidental at Cal Lutheran Cal Lutheran 8-4
Wagner at Iona Iona 16-12
LaVerne at Cal Tech La Verne 16-7
Chapman at #17 Pomona-Pitzer Pomona-Pitzer 15-9
Redlands at RV Whittier Whittier 11-9
Oct. 17 #15 George Washington at Johns Hopkins George Washington 13-7
RV Santa Clara at #11 Loyola Marymount Loyola Marymount 15-9
Oct. 18 Fresno Pacific at #13 UC Davis UC Davis 18-6
Penn State Behrend vs. Iona Penn State Behrend 12-11
RV Santa Clara at #10 UC San Diego UC San Diego 12-10
#6 Pepperdine at #12 UC Irvine Pepperdine 14-10
#3 Pacific at #2 UCLA UCLA 14-10
Harvard Invitational (Cambridge, Mass.)
RV Brown vs. Wagner Brown 10-9
Oct. 19 Salem at Connecticut College Salem 16-8
#16 Fordham vs. Navy Navy 15-12
Occidental at Chaffey College Occidental 21-6
Washington & Jefferson vs. McKendree McKendree 24-8
#11 Loyola Marymount at Air Force Loyola Marymount 16-14
Cal Lutheran at LaVerne Cal Lutheran 11-7
Cal Tech at RV Whittier Whittier 16-8
RV Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at Chapman Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 11-6
#19 San Jose State at #7 Long Beach State Long Beach State 10-6
Occidental vs. Grossmont Occidental 18-4
Concordia (Irvine) at Fresno Pacific Concordia 14-11
McKendree vs. Salem McKendree 20-14
#18 Princeton at #16 Fordham Fordham 11-10
#4 USC at #6 Pepperdine Pepperdine 13-12
Washington & Jefferson at Connecticut College Connecticut College 19-11
Golden West College at #7 Long Beach State Long Beach State 13-6
#20 Cal Baptist at #2 UCLA UCLA 12-6
RV Whittier at #2 UCLA UCLA 10-8
Harvard Invitational (Cambridge, Mass.)
MIT vs. #15 George Washington George Washington 14-9
Wagner vs. #14 Bucknell Bucknell 10-8
#20 St. Francis Brooklyn vs. La Salle St. Francis 21-2
RV Brown vs. #17 Pomona-Pitzer Brown 10-6
#15 George Washington at #9 Harvard Harvard 14-13
Wagner vs. MIT MIT 7-5
#20 St. Francis Brooklyn vs. #14 Bucknell St. Francis Brookyln 16-14
LaSalle vs. RV Brown Brown 12-9
#17 Pomona-Pitzer vs. #9 Harvard Harvard 17-16 SD
Penn State Behrend Invitational (Erie, Pa.)
Mercyhurst at Penn State Behrend Mercyhurst 13-11 OT
Iona vs. Gannon Iona 17-12
Gannon at Penn State Behrend Gannon 19-7
Iona vs. Mercyhurst Iona 16-13
Oct. 20 Washington & Jefferson vs. Salem Salem 24-13
McKendree at Connecticut College McKendree 25-12
Concordia (Irvine) at #13 UC Davis UC Davis 14-7
#19 San Jose State at #12 UC Irvine San Jose State 8-3
#3 Pacific at #5 UC Santa Barbara Pacific 17-16
Harvard Invitational (Cambridge, Mass.)
MIT vs. #14 Bucknell Bucknell 13-9
#20 St. Francis Brooklyn vs. #15 George Washington George Washington 9-8
#17 Pomona-Pitzer vs. La Salle Pomona-Pitzer 10-4
#14 Bucknell at #9 Harvard Harvard 9-8
Wagner vs. #20 St. Francis Brooklyn St. Francis Brooklyn 15-7
#15 George Washington vs. RV Brown Brown 16-10
La Salle at #9 Harvard Harvard 18-4
#17 Pomona-Pitzer vs. MIT Pomona-Pitzer 10-4

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4 years ago

Can someone explain what the RV before the school names means?

I think I know
Reply to  David
4 years ago

receiving votes

Tommy Bologna
Reply to  David
4 years ago

My best guess is “Received Votes”, which would imply that a team received some votes for a ranking but not enough to make the top 20.

Reply to  Tommy Bologna
4 years ago

Thanks. That makes sense