Richland College of Texas won its second straight NJCAA Division III Men's title and fifth in the last six years with a 1-0 win over Ulster County (N.Y.) Community College on Sunday at the national
finals in Herkimer, N.Y. Carlos Videla
scored on a free kick just 93 seconds into overtime to give the Thunderducks the title. They shut down
Ulster star Diego Mayahga
, who entered the final four with 46 goals.
Ulster was denied its first national championship since its back-to-back
titles in 1977 and 1978 under current coach George Vizvary
Richland entered the tournament as the bottom seed but ousted Union (N.J.) County
College, 1-0, in the semifinals. Ulster beat host Herkimer County Community College, 2-0, in the other semifinal.
Union won the third-place game on penalty kicks after its game with
Herkimer ended in a 2-2 tie. PRESS GALLERY:
Richland-Ulster report (1)
from Kingston Daily Freeman Richland-Ulster report (2)
from Kingston Daily Freeman Ulster-Herkimer
from Herkimer Evening Telegram Ulster-Herkimer
from Kingston Daily Freeman