Dec. 12, 1997
Virginia Men's Soccer Defeats St. Louis University, 3-1
RICHMOND, Va. - The University of Virginia defeated St. Louis University, 3-1 in the second semifinal game of the NCAA Division I men's soccer championship in front of 18,202 at the University of Richmond Stadium, Richmond, VA.
Midfielder Ben Olsen opened the scoring for UVA at the 18:41 mark on a shot from ten yards out with an assist by forward Brian West. West then netted his own goal at the 28:17 mark on a nine-yard shot assisted by Sam Franklin. Olsen closed out the scoring for the Cavaliers on a six-yard shot at the 64:22 mark for his second goal fo the day, assisted by midfielders Andriy Shapowal and Ryan Trout
The Billikers scored their lone goal on the day ona Tim Leonard penalty kick at the 64:53 mark after a hand ball by UVA in the penalty box.
Virginia and UCLA will play in the championship match on Sunday at 1:00PM
1 2 OT OT F
UVA 2 1 - - 3
SLU 0 1 - - 1
Goals: UVA-Ben Olsen (West) 18:41
UVA-Brian West (Franklin) 28:17
UVA-Ben Olsen (Shapowal/Trout) 64:22
SLU-Tim Leonard 64:53
Shots: UVA 17, SLU 14
Corner Kicks: UVA 9, SLU 10
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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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