[LOUISVILLE-UCLA MEN] Top-seed Louisville remained unbeaten and advanced to the semifinals of the NCAA Men's Tournament for the first time with a 5-4 win over UCLA in a wild match played before 5,467 fans on a snowy Saturday evening in Louisville.
The Cardinals trailed 2-0 and 3-1, went ahead 4-3 only to concede the tying goal in the 81st minute and finally won the game with less than a minute to play on a goal Aaron Horton, who was able to work his way around a slew of UCLA defenders before getting off the game-winning shot.
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Dec. 4 in Louisville, Ky.
Louisville 5 UCLA 4. Goals: Rolfe 8 (unassisted) 18, Campbell 6 (pen.) 40, Rolfe 9 (DelPiccolo) 48, DeLeon 8 (Campbell, Rolfe) 56, Aaron 2 (unassisted) 90; Arreola (Williams, Rowe) 8, Rowe 7 (unassisted) 18, Hoffman 6 (unassisted) 33, Chavez (Sofia) 81.
Louisville -- Boudreaux, Rodgers, Granger, Murray, Berry, Campbell, DelPiccolo, Farrell, DeLeon, Mares, Rolfe. Subs: Smith, Horton, Lipka.
UCLA -- B.Rowe, Singh, Wiet, Hollingshead, Matchett, Sofia, Rose, Arreola, K.Rowe, Hoffman, Williams. Sub: Chavez, Foxhoven, Raynr.
Referee: Abby Okulaga