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Brown, Virginia men's soccer prep for Clemson

Virginia is preparing for its next conference test, as it will travel to face Clemson (6-6, 3-2 ACC) on Friday night. While the Cavaliers have not defeated the Tigers since 2010 – they suffered 2-0 defeats in both 2012 and 2013 – Virginia plans on finally breaking the streak this year.


Cavaliers down George Mason, 1-0

On a rain-soaked night in George Mason Stadium, the No. 14 Virginia men’s soccer team (7-3-1, 2-1-1 ACC) dealt the Patriots (7-2-2, 0-1-0 Atlantic 10) their second consecutive loss as the Cavaliers battled to a 1-0 victory.


No. 2 Virginia men's soccer upset by upstart No. 20 Davidson, 2-1

Merely days after moving up to No. 2 and earning a first place vote in the polls, the Virginia men’s soccer team was dealt their second loss of the season Wednesday night.The Wildcats came out strong, but it was the Cavaliers that led at halftime. However, two second half goals within eight minutes of each other were enough for Davidson (4-0-2, 0-0-0 A-10) to pull a 2-1 upset against Virginia (4-2-1, 1-0-0 ACC).


Virginia downs Hokies 1-0 in ACC opener

In the first match of ACC play Friday, the No. 15 Virginia men’s soccer team battled to a 1-0 win against a physical Virginia Tech squad, avenging a disappointing 2013 double overtime draw against the Hokies.


Weekend Previews: Sept. 5-7

The Skinny on weekend games for Virginia’s men’s soccer, field hockey, and men’s golf teams. More extensive previews for the football, volleyball and women’s soccer teams are available online and in Thursday’s issue of the Cavalier Daily.


Revitalized Thomsen, Cavs welcome Huskies

As Virginia (12-5-5, 4-3-4 ACC) braces for No. 10 Connecticut this Friday at Klöckner Stadium, a berth in the NCAA Tournament’s College Cup on the line, a rejuvenated Scott Thomsen represents one of the Cavaliers’ best hopes for securing a trophy-raising end to 2013.


Men's Soccer earn second round victory

For the first time since winning the national championship in 2009, the Cavaliers advanced to the NCAA Tournament’s second weekend by quelling St. Johns, 2-0, on a sunny yet cold day in Charlottesville.


Uncompromised Resilience: Virginia Soccer

The 2013 regular season was a demonstration in dominance for the Virginia women’s soccer team. The season opener against VCU saw them ranked seventh, but by their Sept. 11 ACC opener, the Cavaliers had shot up to second in the nation. A week later they were on top, and for good reason. The Cavaliers eventually notched 19 wins — a school record and perfect season.

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