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Men's Soccer

Sophomore forward Edward Opoku opened scoring Tuesday at James Madison en route to a 3-0 Cavalier victory. The Rye, NJ native leads Virginia in scoring with two goals through the first three matches. 

Virginia dominates JMU in road opener

The No. 12 Virginia men’s soccer team (2-0-1, 0-0 ACC) started off their mini two-game road trip with a bang, beating James Madison (0-4, 0-0 CAA) handily in their road opener with a 3-1 victory.


Defense leads the way for Cavaliers

For three months, the Virginia men’s soccer team toiled with a 3-5-2 formation. Coach George Gelnovatch saw the alignment as an opportunity to compensate for his recently depleted offensive attack.


Lucky Number Seven

In a battle between two of the nation’s elite soccer programs, Virginia (14-6-3) defeated second-seeded UCLA (14-5-5) — prevailing 4-2 in penalty kicks after a scoreless regulation and two extra-time periods — to win the program’s seventh national championship.

American soccer star Landon Donovan plays his final Major League Soccer game Sunday, when his LA Galaxy play the New England Revolution for the 2014 MLS Cup.

Farewell, Landon Donovan

As Landon Donovan prepares to play his last MLS game, I’d like to take a second to relive and thank him for the “Oh My Gosh! That Was Amazing!” moments I was fortunate enough to see during his 15-year career.


Men's soccer survives physical clash against Hokies

Junior midfielder Todd Wharton converted a penalty kick for No. 15 Virginia (10-5-2, 4-3-2 ACC) in the 55th minute, which ultimately proved sufficient to take down Virginia Tech (7-8-2, 2-6-1), 1-0, for the second time this season to advance to the quarterfinals of the ACC tournament on Sunday.


Men’s soccer battles North Carolina to a 1-1 draw

The No. 21 Virginia men’s soccer team (9-5-2, 3-3-2 ACC) knew it could not afford to enter postseason play with three consecutive ACC losses, and after a gritty performance Saturday night against No. 6 North Carolina (12-4-1, 5-2-1 ACC), it won’t.

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