Sabre TV: Soccer Teams Host Busy Weekend

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Labor Day weekend is a busy one for the Virginia soccer teams. Both the men's and women's teams host two games over the holiday weekend. On Friday evening, two No. 10 teams visit Klockner Stadium as the women host No. 10 Penn State at 5:30 and the face No. 10 Louisville at 8 p.m. One ticket gets you into both matches Friday so the Hoos are hoping for a great home crowd. READ MORE


Sabre TV: Brian Called Up To National Team

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Virginia junior women's soccer player Morgan Brian has been called up to the United States Women's National Team roster for a Sept. 3 friendly. The 18-player team faces Mexico at 8 p.m. Tuesday at RFK Stadium in Washington DC. The game will aire live on Fox Sports 1. Sabre TV caught up with Brian to talk about the chance to join the team. READ MORE


Sabre TV: Women’s Soccer Opens Year For UVa

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The long summer wait is finally over for Virginia fans as the women's soccer team kicks off the Cavalier sports year this weekend with the Klockner Classic. UVa faces VCU on Friday at 7:30 p.m. and plays Santa Clara on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Sabre TV caught up with the Hoos to talk about the event, which also features defending National Champion North Carolina. READ MORE


Gelnovatch’s Hoos Hope For Strong Season

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Twelve players on the 2011 Virginia men's soccer team will have experienced, in just two years, more emotional extremes than most college athletes experience during a complete four-year career. The Cavaliers will attempt to utilize this bevy of experiences from the last two years, including come-from-behind wins, underperformances and unexpected losses, and a wealth of tightly contested conference games, to return to 2009 form. READ MORE


Swanson’s Club Eyes Sustained Success

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Eleven seasons at the helm of Virginia's women's soccer program has provided coach Steve Swanson with tremendous perspective. While others may lament the graduation of a record-breaking class including the outstanding goal-scoring duo of Meghan Lenczyk and Sinead Farrelly, Swanson focuses fully on the season ahead and he feels good about the Hoos. READ MORE


Dimas’ Drive Propels UVa Midfield

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The Cavalier men's soccer team lost several key players from last season's National Championship squad. The bulk of the 2010 team's offensive production has come from a core group of younger players. Midfield play will be crucial this season due to the youth movement up top for the Cavaliers. This season, sophomore midfielder Ari Dimas has stepped into a larger role with the departure of Jonathan Villanueva. Known for his scrappy style of play and excellent foot skills, Dimas runs the table for Virginia in the midfield. READ MORE


Restrepo’s Road To UVa A Winding One

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As Virginia goalkeeper Diego Restrepo sat in front of reporters on Dec. 13 after winning the College Cup Final in penalty kicks, he was asked what it felt like to be a National Champion. His response was perhaps a bit unexpected - he said that it had been a tough year. "A tough year?" one reporter inquired. "You just won a National Championship!" Indeed, it was an emotional moment for Restrepo, validating a career and a life that has consistently lacked stability and comfort. READ MORE


Photo Gallery: Men’s Soccer Championship

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The Virginia men's soccer team took home the 2009 National Championship by defeating Akron in penalty kicks. After a scoreless tie through regulation, the Hoos won 3-2 in the PK round. Take a look back at Diego Restrepo, George Gelnovatch, Will Bates, Tony Tchani, and more in the title game. This Jim Campbell gallery features 50 great photos! READ MORE


Hoos’ Development Leads To Title

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After going to College Cups in 1997 and 2006 but failing to win a title, George Gelnovatch knew that a National Championship was on the horizon. But did he think it would come this year? He doesn't think in those terms, he said, after the Cavaliers' 3-2 penalty kicks victory over Akron. But, he did point to one game this season that was pivotal. And if that win was indeed a launching point for Virginia, then it makes the championship run that much sweeter for Wahoo fans. READ MORE


Cavaliers Win College Cup

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CARY, N.C. - A little more than three months ago, the Virginia men's soccer team was the loser of all three of its exhibition games by a combined score of 6-1. Now, the Cavaliers call themselves National Champions. The road wasn't always easy, it wasn't always pretty, and it was often unpredictable. But as Akron's fifth and final penalty kick sailed over the crossbar, the Hoos had claimed their sixth National Championship. READ MORE


Photo Gallery: Men’s Soccer Tops Maryland

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The Virginia men's soccer team plays for the National Championship on Sunday in a showdown with top-seeded Akron. Relive one of the Hoos' NCAA Tournament wins, a quarterfinal thriller vs. Maryland, with this EDGE photo gallery. The images include shots of coach George Gelnovatch, Will Bates, Tony Tchani, Will Barlow, and more. There are 51 photos in all! And make sure to tune in to ESPN2 for the Cavaliers' title game Sunday at 1 p.m. READ MORE


Cavaliers Head To Title Game With OT Win

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CARY, N.C. - In a game dominated by missed opportunities, the Virginia men's soccer team capitalized on the one that mattered most, scoring less than three minutes into overtime to defeat Wake Forest 2-1 and clinch a spot in the Finals of the College Cup on Sunday. READ MORE


Cavaliers Advance To College Cup

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Without a doubt, Virginia deserved to win its NCAA Tournament quarterfinal match against Maryland on Friday night, both statistically and qualitatively. The Cavaliers jumped out to an early lead and owned the second half as part of a convincing 3-0 win against Maryland under the lights of a packed Klockner Stadium. With the win, UVa moves on to the College Cup for a shot at the NCAA Championship. READ MORE


Cavaliers Advance With Another Shutout

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After taking the lead on Sunday, the Hoos fought with an incoming wind, sun in their faces, and a capable Portland attack to keep the Pilots scoreless in a third-round NCAA Tournament. The Cavaliers moved onto the round of eight with a narrow 1-0 victory against Portland, earning a chance to advance to the College Cup with another victory. READ MORE


Photo Gallery: NCAA Soccer

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The Virginia men's soccer team marched to the ACC Tournament title one weekend and then followed that up with a dominant NCAA Tournament win against Bucknell, 5-0. The Hoos now have their focus set on Portland, who visits Charlottesville on Sunday at 1 p.m. Tune up for the game with this EDGE gallery of the win over Bucknell that features great shots of Will Bates, Hunter Jumper, Tony Tchani and more! READ MORE


Restrepo, Bates Propel Hoos To Win

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Virginia goalkeeper Diego Restrepo got his record against Bucknell. But, don't be fooled by the 5-0 score - it did not come easily. Still, Restrepo set the single-season record for consecutive scoreless minutes, breaking the mark of world-renowned goalkeeper Tony Meola in 1988. With Restrepo making big saves and Virginia efficiently finishing its chances, the end result was a five-goal output to set a new single-game high for the season, the first career hat trick for freshman forward Will Bates and the Cavaliers' ninth consecutive shutout. READ MORE


ACC Champions Prep For Next Tourney

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The Virginia men's soccer team secured its first ACC Championship since 2004 with wins over Maryland, Wake Forest and N.C. State in the ACC Tournament over the weekend. It's the fourth league title in the tenure of UVa coach George Gelnovatch, who now prepares his team for an NCAA Tournament game at Klockner Stadium on Sunday at 1 p.m. The Sabre caught up with Coach Gelnovatch for a quick interview about his team's chances in the national title hunt. READ MORE