Cavaliers extend unbeaten streak to 11 matches
Virginia puts 10-game unbeaten streak on line
Madison scores pair of goals as Cavaliers extend unbeaten streak to 10 matches
Cavaliers rally after early own goal, tie game with 34 seconds remaining
Teams score six goals in first 27 minutes before defenses take control
Men's Soccer vs. Maryland (by Matt Riley)
Started first 16 matches
Recorded 6 1/2 shutouts in 2013 and 13 1/2 career clean sheets
Played all but 38 minutes in goal prior to Boston College game (did not play full game against Pitt)
Picked up shutouts against St. John's, Providence, George Mason, Syracuse, Pitt (half), Duke and Notre Dame
Played two seasons at Creighton, redshirting his first season
Primary starting goalkeeper for 2012 Creighton team which advanced to NCAA College Cup
Played and started in 15 matches in 2012, allowing just 10 goals while posting 13-1-1 record, 57 saves and seven shutouts
Ranked eighth nationally in GAA (0.65) and fifth in save percentage (.851)
Made four saves at Connecticut in shutout in quarterfinals (12/2)
Made career-high eight saves, including a crucial stop on a PK in overtime, as Bluejays upended top-ranked Akron in NCAA round of 16 (11/25)
Named to College Soccer News National Team of Week on Nov. 25 following win at Akron
Member of U.S. U-18 National Team Pool, training with team in Phoenix, Ariz., and Portland, Ore., in 2011, before traveling with the team for the annual Lisbon International Tournament in Lisbon, Portugal
Played club soccer for Sockers FC
Played high school soccer as sophomore and junior, focusing on club soccer as freshman and senior
Club program won regional title and Dallas Cup during his tenure
Earned all-conference honors both of his prep seasons
Tabbed team MVP as a junior
Member of Illinois Olympic Development Program
Parents are Jeff and Violet Gal
Has two younger sisters, Melissa and Ashley
Afamefuna Thriving in New RoleMen's Soccer4/24/17After making the ACC's All-Freshman team as a defender last fall, Virginia's Robin Afamefuna is looking to contribute more at the attacking end this year.'Hoos Head Into Postseason on High NoteWomen's Lacrosse4/22/17In its regular-season finale, Virginia clinched the No. 3 seed in the ACC tournament with a 6-5 win over Virginia Tech at Klöckner Stadium.Coleman Making Most of OpportunityFootball4/21/17Lester Coleman, who'll be a redshirt junior in the fall, has emerged as a strong candidate to succeed Nicholas Conte as Virginia's punter.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
Jeff White: Afamefuna Thriving in New Role
M. Soccer | 4/24/2017
An ACC All-Freshman selection as a defender last fall, Virginia's Robin Afamefuna is looking to...
Caldwell, Lowe Named to All-ACC Academic Team
M. Soccer | 2/7/2017
Caldwell, a history major, earned his second All-ACC Academic Team distinction in as many seasons...
Claudio Reyna Named to Virginia Sports Hall of Fame
M. Soccer | 1/18/2017
UVA soccer alum played for 13 years with U.S. National Team and competed in four FIFA World Cups.
Opoku Named NSCAA Second-Team All-American
M. Soccer | 12/9/2016
Opoku finished second on the team with six goals in 2016, including five game-winning scores.
Opoku and Nus Earn NSCAA All-South Region Honors
M. Soccer | 12/6/2016
Opoku was a first-team selection at forward, while Nus earned a spot on the third team at defender.
Jeff White: Soccer Teams Turn Attention to 2017
M. Soccer | 12/2/2016
Virginia's soccer teams are fixtures in their respective NCAA tournaments, and 2017 should bring ...
UVA's Season Ends in Double OT Loss at Stanford
M. Soccer | 11/27/2016
Seeded No. 12 in the tournament, the Cavaliers finish their season with an 11-4-5 record.
UVA Travels to Stanford Sunday for NCAA 3rd Round
M. Soccer | 11/25/2016
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