Cavaliers advance to face Stanford next Sunday
Caldwell and Opoku earn all-conference honors for second straight season
No. 6-seed Cavaliers move on to quarterfinals Sunday to play No. 3-seed Louisville
Cavaliers clinch first-round home match in ACC tournament on Wednesday vs. NC State
Aguilar and Wade score as Cavaliers rally from halftime deficit
Men's Soccer vs. Tulsa (by Kelsey Grant)
Cavaliers prevail in penalty kicks to claim their seventh national championship
Early Darius Madison goal sends Cavaliers to 1-0 win in NCAA semifinals.
Top images from the run to a seventh NCAA title
• Second-Team All-ACC honoree
• Appeared in all 20 matches, including 14 starts
• Led team and ranked eighth in ACC with seven goals, including the late game winners in each of UVA’s last three victories
• Made incredible individual play to score golden goal in double OT in NCAA 2nd Round vs. Vermont (11/20)
• Scored in the 82nd minute in UVA’s 1-0 ACC tournament win over NC State (11/2)
• Scored UVA’s goal in 87th minute against Duke (10/28) to secure the win (first game-winning goal of his career)
• Also recorded goals against James Madison, VCU, North Carolina and Radford
• Started 17 of 18 matches in Cavaliers' midfield
• Scored UVA's second goal in draw at Duke (9/11)
• Missed UVA's ACC tournament match at Notre Dame with injury (11/8)
• Played in 17 matches, with eight starts
• Started in midfield in last four NCAA tournament matches in place of injured All-American Eric Bird
• Named to NCAA College Cup All-Tournament Team
• Played ball to Darius Madison for lone goal in NCAA College Cup semis win over UMBC (12/12)
• Assisted on Nicko Corriveau's game-winning goal in NCAA tournament against Notre Dame (11/30)
• Scored first college goal in win over Radford (10/21)
• Started UVa's first three games in central midfield
• Redshirt season
• Attended school and played soccer at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.
• No. 34-ranked player in U.S. and No. 2-ranked in Florida by Top Drawer Soccer
• Member of 2010-11 U15 U.S. Men's National Team
• Named IMG Academy's MVP and Best Attacking Player in 2012 and 2013
• Named 2011 IMG Player of Year
• Member of IMG Academy's U16 and U18 and Academy teams
• Was 2010 U16 IMG Academy USSL Most Improved Player
• Captained U15 IMG Academy Team which won state championship
• Coached by Scott Dean at IMG Academy
• Parents are Juan de Dios and Coralia Aguilar
• Has two brothers, Juan de Dios and Julian, and one sister, Marcela; Juan de Dios played one season with UVA men's soccer team and graduated in 2011, while Marcela graduated from UVA in 2013
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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