Thanks to a 28-point first quarter, the Maroons football team exploded for a 56-7 victory over Cornell College on Saturday afternoon in Iowa.
The Maroons scored on their third play from scrimmage and kept scoring throughout the game, rolling up 440 rushing yards on 57 carries for a robust 7.7 yards per carry. With the running game flourishing, the Maroons threw the ball only 11 times.
On the other side of the line, UChicago's defense limited Cornell to 100 total rushing yards on 33 carries.
The last time the Maroons racked up more than 400 rushing yards in a game was against Beloit College (458 yards) on Oct. 20, 2018. Maroons running back Vittorio Tricase earned player of the game, rush for a career-high 143 yards on only seven carries (20.4 yards per carry). The junior running back also scored three touchdowns. Junior running back Mike Martinson added nine carries for 90 yards and a touchdown of his own.
Women's soccer team wins 1-0 over NYU
The Maroons 13th-ranked women's soccer team improved their unbeaten streak to 11 games, beating New York University 1-0 on Sunday.
The Maroons (10-1-2, 3-0-1 UAA), who haven't lost since dropping a 1-0 decision to No. 7-ranked Pomona-Pitzer, needed a goal from junior Claudia Hodgetts in the 33rd minute of the game.
The defense tallied another shutout, thanks to junior goalkeeper Miranda Malone who recorded five saves in the victory over the Violets (9-5, 1-3).
With three home games left in the UAA regular season, the Maroons will play at home against Case Western on Nov. 1, Carnegie Mellon on Nov. 3, and Washington U on Nov. 9.
Men's soccer team wins 1-0 in double OT over NYU
Thanks to two overtimes on Sunday afternoon, the University of Chicago
The men's soccer team eked out a 1-0 double overtime victory over New York University on the road.
The 5th-ranked Maroons scored on a last-minute goal by Jorge Branco at the 106:45 mark, as the team improved to 8-1-4 on the season. first-year forward Kameron Bloye crossed the ball to Branco as the sophomore midfielder came through with the game-winner.
The defense recorded its fifth straight shutout and seventh of the season, as junior goalkeeper Aaron Katsimpalis made eight stops during the game, his second most of the season.
Sunday's double overtime game marked the sixth time the team has played in double overtime match this season.
The Maroons next game is at home on Oct. 23 against Carthage College.