Carly Pcholinsky's goal with less than a minute in regulation time gave the University of Akron women's soccer team the go-ahead score in a 3-2 Mid-American Conference win over Northern Illinois on Sunday. Pcholinsky's third goal of the season came after the Huskies (1-9, 0-2) tied the score 2-2 in the 86th minute.

Northern Illinois had a 1-0 halftime lead before Shea O'Brien tied the game 1-1 for the Zips (4-5-1, 1-1) on a penalty kick. Ten minutes later Sydney Worthy put the Zips up 2-1 with a score off a rebounded UA shot.

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Central Michigan (4-6, 2-0) sandwiched Vital Kats' goal for Kent State, and the host Chippewas beat the Golden Flashes (4-5, 0-2) 2-1 in a MAC women's game in Mount Pleasant, Mich. Kats tied the score 1-1 with her third goal of the year.

Women's golf

• Malone University sophomore Christina Williams (Highland) surpassed the Pioneers’ all-time 18-hole scoring record with a round of 71 on Sunday at Ohio Dominican University’s Cumberland Trail Classic. Malone finished seventh as a team in the 15-team field with a two-round total of 648.

Williams’ 1-under-par round on Sunday featured four birdies and eclipsed the previous Malone record of 74, established in 2001. In the process, Williams also set Malone’s individual 36-hole record with her two-round total of 149 (78-71).

• Freshman Ivana Shah fired a 1-under par 71 and finished in the top 20 to lead the University of Akron women’s golf team at the Nittany Lion Invitational hosted and won by Penn State on Sunday. Shah carded 13 pars, three birdies and two bogeys and moved up 13 spots to finish 17th overall. 

Also ascending the leaderboard for UA was sophomore Abbie Pearce (Green). Pearce was second in scoring for the Zips and moved up 12 spots with a 74 to tie for 62nd.

Tennis

The University of Akron women’s tennis team closed its own Akron Shootout on Sunday with two wins. The Zips shut out Youngstown State in doubles, 3-0, and claimed a 4-2 victory over Cleveland State in singles.