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No. 2 Virginia advanced to the Men's College Cup with a 3-0 victory over ACC rival Maryland Friday night before 4,900 fans at
Kloeckner Stadium. The shutout with the 11th in a row for goalie Diego Restrepo
, who stopped a Maryland penalty kick in the second half.
Cavaliers got goals from Neil Barlow
in the sixth minute and freshman Will Bates
and Jordan Evans
in the second half to put away the game.
"Other than some seconds in the first half after we scored, I thought we were very good," UVa coach George Gelnovatch
said. "Some of our seniors are going to the second College Cup of their careers, and there are a lot of great stories on our team this year."
Barlow scored on a 20-yard shot that deflected off a Terp defender and set up Bates for his 12th goal of the season.
Restrepo came up big seven minutes after Bates' goal,
saving a penalty kick by Jason Herrick
Evans added the insurance goal, one-timing a through ball from Tony
for his first goal of the season.