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Nov. 18, 2002

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The University of Virginia men’s soccer team was awarded the #6 seed in the 2002 Division I Men’s Soccer Championship. UVa (15-6-0 overall, 3-3-0 in the Atlantic Coast Conference) will face the winner of the William & Mary (13-7-1) vs. Duke (11-7-1) match which will be played on either on Friday, November 22nd or Saturday, November 23rd in Durham, N.C. Virginia will play the winner of that contest on Wednesday, November 27th at Kl?ckner Stadium. Kickoff for the contest is yet to be determined.

Virginia was 2-0-0 against Duke this season and is 0-1-0 against William & Mary this year. The Cavaliers defeated the Blue Devils 3-1 on October 20th in Charlottesville and 4-1 on November 15th in Cary, N.C. UVa lost 1-0 to W&M on September 25th in Newport News, Va.

Virginia will be making its 61st appearance in a NCAA Tournament contest when it faces either William & Mary or Duke. UVa stands 40-18-2 (.683) all-time in the history of the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Championship. The Cavaliers won 17 consecutive NCAA Tournament games from 1992-1995 and won the National Championship five time in 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993 and 1994. Here is a look at Virginia’s all-time results in the NCAA Tournament:

Year	Opponent		Score	Round1969	Maryland		L, 0-5	1st1979	American		L, 0-1	2nd1981	West Virginia		L, 1-2	2nd1982	George Mason		L, 0-1	2nd1983	William & Mary		W, 2-1	2nd	San Francisco		W, 3-2	QF	Indiana			L, 1-3	SF1984	American (2 ot)		W, 1-0	2nd	Clemson			L, 0-1	QF1985	George Mason		L, 0-1	1st1986	Loyola (Md.)		L, 0-1	1st1987	George Mason		W, 2-0	1st	Loyola (Md.)		L, 0-1	2nd1988	FDU			W, 1-0	2nd	Howard (2 ot)		L, 2-3	QF1989	Philadelphia Textile	W, 4-1	2nd	South Carolina (2 ot)	W, 1-0	QF	Rutgers 			W, 3-0	SF	Santa Clara (4 ot)		T, 1-1	NF1990	Richmond		W, 1-0	1st	North Carolina		W, 3-1	2nd	N.C. State (2 ot)		L, 1-2	QF1991	Hartford (4 ot)		W, 2-1	2nd	Yale			W, 2-0	QF	Saint Louis (3 ot)		W, 3-2	SF	Santa Clara (4 ot)		T, 0-0	F1992	Penn State		W, 4-1	2nd	Dartmouth		W, 3-0	QF	Duke			W, 3-0	NSF	San Diego		W, 2-0	NF1993	William & Mary		W, 2-1	1st	Loyola (Md.)		W, 2-1	2nd	Wisconsin		W, 3-0	QF	Princeton			W, 3-1	SF	South Carolina		W, 2-0	F1994	UNC Greensboro		W, 3-0	1st	Maryland		W, 2-1	2nd	James Madison		W, 4-1	QF	Rutgers			W, 2-1	SF	Indiana			W, 1-0	F1995	Rhode Island		W, 2-1	1st	Hartwick			W, 4-0	2nd	Brown			W, 4-1	QF	Duke			L, 2-3	SF1996	George Mason		L, 0-1	1st1997	Howard			W, 3-0	1st	Georgetown		W, 5-1	2nd	American (2 ot)		W, 2-1	QF	Saint Louis		W, 3-1	SF	UCLA			L, 0-2	F1998	Rider			W, 3-0	1st	South Carolina		W, 1-0	2nd	Stanford			L, 0-3	QF1999	Princeton (3 ot)		W, 2-1	1st	Brown 			W, 3-1	2nd	UCLA			L, 2-0	QF2000	Lehigh			W, 5-0	1st	St. John's			W, 2-1	2nd	Creighton		L, 3-0	QF2001	Seton Hall		L, 1-0	2nd
* Game was a 0-0 tie but UVa was awarded a 1-0 victory after winning 4-2 in the penalty kick shootout.

# Virginia and Santa Clara declared co-national champions.

% Game was a 1-1 tie, but NCSU was awarded a 2-1 victory after winning 7-6 in the penalty kick shootout.

$ UVa declared national champion after winning 3-1 in the penalty kick shootout.

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