Vide's OT Goal Lifts No. 11 Men's Soccer Over No. 17 Wake Forest, 2-1
Nov. 5, 2005
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Joe Vide (Raleigh, N.C.) blasted his second goal of the season three minutes into overtime to lift No. 11 Virginia over No. 17 Wake Forest, 2-1, Friday night in front of 3,647 fans at a packed Spry Stadium. The Cavaliers (12-3-2, 6-2-0 ACC) earned the No. 2 seed in next week’s ACC Tournament with the win
“Soccer is a funny game,” UVa head coach George Gelnovatch said. “We probably deserved to win more last week than we did this week. We showed a lot of composure and were able to get the win.”
Vide, who entered the game late in the second half, received a pass from Adam Cristman (Glen Allen, Va.) at the 18. He rocketed a shot past Wake Forest’s goalkeeper for his first game-winning goal of the season in the 93rd minute.
Virginia trailed the Demon Deacons, 1-0, until the 56th minute. Dane Murphy (Redding, Conn.) played a ball to Nico Colaluca (Coventry, R.I.) on a breakaway. Colaluca scored his second goal of the season in the at the 55:40 mark to tie the game, 1-1.
The Demon Deacons scored the first goal of the game seven minutes into the second half. Sam Cronin played a ball down the right side that Justin Moose served in to Michael Lahoud. Lahoud fired a shot upper right corner for his sixth goal of the season putting Wake Forest ahead, 1-0, in the 52nd minute.
Virginia and Wake Forest played to a scoreless tie in the first half. The Demon Deacons out-shot UVa, 6-3, in the half.
For the game, Wake Forest out-shot Virginia, 15-8. Ryan Burke recorded a season-high seven saves in the win.
Virginia will open up play in the 2005 ACC Men’s Soccer Tournament next Wednesday against the team to be determined.