Oct. 5, 1997
Virginia Loses in Double Overtime to N.C. State 2,1
RALEIGH, N.C. - Virginia took an early 1-0 lead but couldn't hold on losing to ACC rival North Carolina State 2-1 in Double Overtime. Freshman forward NIck Olivencia had both goals for the Pack, including the game-winner in the second sudden-death overtime period.
No. 4 Virginia received a goal from midfielder Ben Olsen at the 35:48 mark with freshman Ryan Trout and junior Matt Chulis assisting on the play. The Wolfpack knotted the score at 1-1 on Nick Olivencia's first goal with 5:11 to play in the first half. Olivencia took a cross form sophomore Sebastian Rodriguez, attempted a shot, then headed in the deflection of his first shot-attempt.
The Wolfpack defense was able to keep the 'Hoos from scoring again despite 18 shots-on-goal in the second half and overtime periods. N.C. State's senior goalkeeper Dan Alexander recorded 14 saves in the game, including 10 aftr the half.
The Cavaliers drop to 7-2-2 overall and 2-1-1 in the conference.
Scoring: UVa - Ben Olsen 35:48 (Trout, Chulis);NC State - Olivencia 40:49 (Sebastian Rodriguez); NC State 106:21 (Chris Welling, Shaker Asad)
NC State 2, Virginia 1NC State (7-1-0) 1 1 - 2 Virginia (7-2-2) 4 1 - 5
Shots: UVa 29, NC State 16;
Saves: Uva 6, NC State 14;
Corner Kicks: UVa 11, NC State 3;
Fouls: UVa 15, NC State 12;
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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.
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