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December 1, 1998

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Cavalier senior keeper Brock Yetso was named player of the week by College Soccer Weekly it was announce Tuesday. Yetso posted his eighth shutout of the season Sunday in Virginia’s 1-0 victory over South Carolina in the second round of the NCAA men’s soccer tournament at Klockner Stadium.

With a 3-0 shutout of Rider in the first round, the Cavaliers have posted consecutive shutouts in their first two matches of the tournament for the first time ever. Another shutout Sunday against Stanford would tie the record for most consecutive shutouts in the tournament. UVa accomplished the feat in the final three rounds of the 1992 event with blanks of Dartmouth, Duke and San Diego to win the national title.

Yetso is now all alone in fourth place for shutouts in a season. The senior from Columbia, Md., has 15 shutouts over his career, also fourth in school history. Yetso has now not allowed a goal at Klockner Stadium since Oct. 28 against Fairleigh Dickinson – a span of 291 minutes, 57 seconds in the net. He also has a streak of 411 minutes, 57 seconds without allowing a goal against non-ACC opponents.

The Cavaliers will battle Stanford at 2 p.m. Sunday for a spot in the 1998 men’s soccer final four next weekend in Richmond.

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