South Florida 2,
UC Irvine 0
TAMPA, Fla. — The visiting No. 5-ranked Anteaters sustained their first loss in the nonconference game Sunday.
No. 12-ranked USF (4-2-1) scored in the 13th minute and added an insurance tally in the 82nd minute.
UCI (7-1) posted a 12-11 advantage in shots, but Bulls' goalkeeper Chris Blais made six saves to record the shutout.
Christian Hernandez had four shots to pace UCI, which plays host to UNLV on Friday at 7 p.m.