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Huskies hold off Retrievers with help from Blake
November 25th, 2013 3:27AM

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[UMBC-CONNECTICUT: Men] All-American Andre Blake, who saved three penalty kicks in the marathon shootout loss to USF in the American Athletic Conference final, saved two more to reverse a 2-1 deficit and give UConn a 4-2 shootout win over No. 16 UMBC in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Huskies will take a 16-game unbeaten streak into their third-round match at No. 1 seed UCLA.

A back-and-forth second half saw the Huskies twice take leads on goals by senior Mamadou Diouf and freshman Cyle Larin but UMBC replied through Geaton Caltabiano on a free kick and a Pete Caringi header off a corner kick.

UMBC's Kadeem Dacres had the best chance in overtime after just 90 seconds when Blake leaped and got a glove on his 22-yarder toward the upper right corner to deflect it wide.

The Retrievers' season ended in a shootout loss for the third time in the last four years. They finished with a 16-1-3 record and  a 10-game unbeaten streak of their own.

"I thought it was a great game," Pete Caringi, Caringi's father, told the Baltimore Sun. "I'm proud of how we responded, down a goal both times to tie it. I thought we had the better end of the game. We're extremely disappointed. There are kids in that room crying. The nature of the game to lose on penalty kicks ... you win some, you lose some. The best players in the world have been in that situation where they missed a penalty kick."


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