Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Maryland reigns in battle with Carolina
by Paul Kennedy, November 12th, 2012 3:25AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  college men

MOST COMMENTED

[ACC TOURNAMENT] No. 2 Maryland defeated No. 3 North Carolina, 2-1, on goals from freshmen Dakota Edwards and Schillo Tshuma to win its third ACC title in five seasons Sunday afternoon in front of 9,341 fans at the Maryland SoccerPlex.
 
“I’ll cherish this one forever and I think our alumni and fans will as well,” Terps coach Sasho Cirovski said. “Today we played a great game, our best game of the year.  I thought today we were very sharp in all phases of the game and deserved the victory against one of the great teams in college soccer and certainly the best defensive team we’ve seen in the nation.”

Edwards scored the opening goal in the 11th minute off a corner kick from Dan Metzger for the first goal North Carolina had surrendered since Tshuma tallied the game-winner in overtime in the earlier meeting between the two teams on Oct. 19 in College Park.
 
Tshuma put the Terps on top 2-0 in the 62nd minute with an incredibly angled strike from the near sideline off a throw-in from Mikey Ambrose for his eighth goal.
 
UNC forward Rob Lovejoy sliced the lead in half in the 85th minute, but Carolina could not get the equalizer.
 
Both Tshuma and Edwards were named to the all-tournament team and were joined by 2012 ACC Offensive Player of the Year Patrick Mullins, the Tournament MVP, John Stertzer and London Woodberry.



1 comment
  1. Doug Martin
    commented on: November 14, 2012 at 10:54 a.m.
    Sasho...get the win ... good on him, wonder if it will help the folks at MLSE and TFC get moving on talking to him to take over in Toronto. http://redpatchboys.ca/forums/showthread.php?33062-Sasho-Cirovski-for-new-Toronto-FC-Coach-possible-GM-Coach


Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent College Soccer Reporter
Bruins show resiliency after going behind early    
[WAKE FOREST-UCLA: Men] Goals by Andrew Tusaazemajja, transfer Larry Ndjock and freshman Seyi Adekoya gave No. ...
Tar Heel keepers stymie Bruins in stalement    
[UCLA-NORTH CAROLINA: Women] No. 1 UCLA showed off its defensive prowess, holding No. 9 North Carolina ...
Monogue's 'world-class' performance carries Aggies    
[TEXAS A&M-UCF: Women] Kelley Monogue scored two goals and one assist to lead No. 7 Texas ...
Soccer America Men's Top 25 Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Friday] Defending champion Notre Dame opened its season with a 2-1 win over No. 11 ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25 Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Friday] Oklahoma knocked off No. 6 Florida, 2-1, on goals by Rachel Ressler and Abby ...
Soccer America Preseason Men's All-Americans    
[AWARDS] Stanford's Jordan Morris, who was called up to the U.S. national team for its match ...
Gyau and Mulrooney take over as head coaches    
[COLLEGE MEN: New in 2014] Former U.S. internationals Phillip Gyau (Howard) and Richard Mulrooney (Memphis) are ...
Three transfers to watch    
[COLLEGE MEN: New in 2014] Transfers play increasingly important roles at Division I programs. Three who ...
Pacific and Utah Valley begin first seasons    
[COLLEGE MEN: New in 2014] It's rare for Division I programs to start men's soccer programs ...
O'Neill named interim head coach, Lindholm joins staff    
[MASSACHUSETTS: Men] Devin O'Neill, the top men's assistant the past two years at Massachusetts, has been ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives