Sept. 27, 1998
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.–Sophomore forward Angela Hucles (Virginia Beach, Va./Norfolk Academy) took a pass from freshman Darci Borski (Philadelphia, Pa./ Nazareth Academy) and blasted the ball into the upper right corner of the goal at 78th minute mark to give the #13 University of Virginia a 1-0 victory over the University of Richmond today in the second round of the Coca-Cola at Klockner Stadium. Virginia improves its record to 6-2-1, while Richmond drops to 4-3-1.
Hucles received the ball from Borski in the penalty box and made a cut past Richmond goalkeeper Kristen Samuhel where she then placed it in the back of the net. The goal proved to be the game winner.
This is Hucles third game winning goal of the season. She is now second on the Virginia all-time career points record, moving past Gayle Smith (1986-1989) with 91 points. Andrea Rubio (1989-1992) tops the list with 102 career points.
Virginia outshot Richmond 17-5 and held the advantage in corner kicks, 5-2. Samuhel made 12 saves while Cavalier goalkeeper Julie Harris (Ridgefield, Conn./ Ridgefield) made one.
In todays first game, the University of Portland defeated the U.S. Naval Academy 4-0. The victory gave Portland the Coca Cola Championship with a 1-0-1 record in the tournament. The Cavaliers also had a 1-0-1 record in the Classic, but Portland possessed a greater goal differential.
Virginias Angela Hucles, Darci Borski and Katie Tracy were named to the All-Tournament team.
Virginia will travel to Richmond to face the Virginia Commonwealth Rams on Wednesday at 7:00 pm.
Virginia 1, Richmond 0 1 2 Final Richmond (4-3-1) 0 0 - - 0Virginia (6-2-1) 0 1 - - 1 Goals: Virginia: Hucles (Borski)/78th.Shots: Virginia: 17, Richmond: 5.Saves: Virginia: 1, Richmond: 12.Corner Kicks: Virginia: 5, Richmond: 2.Fouls: Virginia: 8, Richmond: 2.Offsides: Virginia: 9, Richmond: 1Attendance: 482.