Sept. 13, 1997
Virginia, Maryland go Scoreless in Acc Opener
COLLEGE PARK, Ma. -- The Maryland Terrapins and the Virginia Cavaliers men's soccer squads both went scoreless in their Atlantic Coast Conference opener as the the two rivals played to a 0-0 draw in front of a record crowd of 3,723 at Maryland's Ludwig Field Saturday night.
Both teams had 13 shots on goal for the game. Ben Olsen led the way for the Cavs with five and Pierre Venditti led the Terps with four.
The Terps had many opportunities in the second half of regulation, outshooting the Cavs 6-2. Their best chance came in final minute of regulation as Maryland's R.T. Moore took a corner kick from Keith Beach and punched it in for the apparent go-ahead goal, but the official called a hand-ball violation on Moore to negate the score.
SHOTS Virginia: 13 Maryland: 13 CORNERS Virginia: 9 Maryland: 7 FOULS Virginia: 33 Maryland : 26 SAVES Virginia (Yetso): 5 Maryland (Kirk): 3
'Hoos Head Into Finals on High NoteMen's Basketball12/7/16No. 14 Virginia, which defeated East Carolina on Tuesday night, doesn't play again until Dec. 17, when Robert Morris visits JPJ.'Hoos Learn Painful Lessons in LossMen's Basketball12/3/16No. 6 Virginia's 24-game winning streak at John Paul Jones Arena ended Saturday with a 66-57 loss to No. 25 West Virginia.Soccer Teams Turn Attention to 2017Men's Soccer12/2/16The Virginia men's and women's soccer teams are fixtures in their respective NCAA tournaments, and 2017 should bring more success for both.
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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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