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Men's Soccer


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.


No. 12 men's soccer advances with 1-0 OT victory

Monday morning, Virginia men’s soccer coach George Gelnovatch had his Cavaliers finish up practice with three penalty kick shootouts, requesting that his players approach the trial rounds with in-game intensity. The next day, Virginia’s focused preparation paid tangible dividends, as sophomore midfielder Todd Wharton converted his penalty kick in the 94th minute to propel the No. 12 Cavaliers to a 1-0 overtime victory at No. 9 Wake Forest in the ACC Tournament Quarterfinals.


North Carolina silences Men's Soccer, 1-0

For more than a month and a half, during a dazzling stretch from Sept. 13 to Oct. 29, the Virginia men’s soccer team did not lose a game. Friday night at Klöckner Stadium, North Carolina quietly silenced Virginia’s 11-game unbeaten streak with a 1-0 victory.


Weekend Previews: November 1-3

Football What: Virginia (2-6, 0-4 ACC) vs. No. 8 Clemson (7-1, 5-1 ACC) Where: Scott Stadium When: Saturday, 3:30 p.m. The Skinny: All of Clemson’s offense runs through one man — senior quarterback Tajh Boyd.

	Freshman Riggs Lennon scored the golden goal in overtime against UNC Greensboro to lead Virginia to a 2-1 victory.

Men's soccer wins overtime thriller against Greensboro

Six minutes into overtime Tuesday night at Klöckner Stadium with the score knotted at one, Virginia sophomore midfielder Todd Wharton lined a corner kick into the UNC-Greensboro penalty box, where the Cavaliers and Spartans jostled for position. As the ball arced through the air, freshman forward Riggs Lennon broke free from the throng, while Virginia’s ten-game unbeaten streak hung in the balance.