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Nov. 14, 2005

2005 NCAA Tournament Bracket
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – – The University of Virginia men’s soccer team was awarded the No. 13 seed in the 2005 NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Championship announced Monday. Virginia (12-4-2), one of 48 teams selected, will face the winner of the game between Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament winner Stetson (9-10-1) and Big East regular season champion South Florida (12-6-1) on Tuesday, Nov. 22 at Klockner Stadium in the NCAA Tournament’s second round. The match is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Virginia was one of 16 seeded teams that received a first round bye in the event.

“We’re happy to have a first round bye and start the playoffs at home,” UVa head coach George Gelnovatch said. “I feel good about the rest we’ve been able to get. We’ll be fresh and ready to go.”

UVa was one of eight teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference selected to the tournament and one of six ACC teams to earn a seed. Maryland earned the No. 1 seed in the tournament. North Carolina (No. 4), Duke (No. 6), Virginia Tech (No. 12), NC State (No. 14), Clemson and Wake Forest all join Virginia as representatives from the ACC.

Third round games will be played Nov. 26-27 with the NCAA Quarterfinals set for Dec. 2-4. The 2005 NCAA College Cup will be held on Dec. 9 and Dec. 11 at SAS Soccer Stadium in Cary, N.C.

Virginia advances to the NCAA Tournament for the 25th consecutive year and will be making its 67th appearance in a NCAA Tournament contest. UVa stands 43-22-3 all-time in the history of the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Championship. The Cavaliers have won five National Championships after claiming the title in 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993 and 1994.

Here is a look at Virginia’s all-time results in the NCAA Tournament:

UVa in the NCAA:
Year: Opponent Score Round

1969: Maryland L, 0-5 1st
1979: American L, 0-1 2nd
1981: West Virginia L, 1-2 2nd
1982: George Mason L, 0-1 2nd
1983: William & Mary W, 2-1 2nd
San Francisco W, 3-2 QF
Indiana L, 1-3 SF
1984: American (2 ot) W, 1-0 2nd
Clemson L, 0-1 QF
1985: George Mason L, 0-1 1st
1986: Loyola (Md.) L, 0-1 1st
1987: George Mason W, 2-0 1st
Loyola (Md.) L, 0-1 2nd
1988: FDU W, 1-0 2nd
Howard (2 ot) L, 2-3 QF
1989: 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 NF
1990: Richmond W, 1-0 1st
North Carolina W, 3-1 2nd
N.C. State (2 ot) L, 1-2 QF
1991: 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 F
1992: Penn State W, 4-1 2nd
Dartmouth W, 3-0 QF
Duke W, 3-0 NSF
San Diego W, 2-0 NF
1993: 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 F
1994: 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 F
1995: Rhode Island W, 2-1 1st
Hartwick W, 4-0 2nd
Brown W, 4-1 QF
Duke L, 2-3 SF
1996: George Mason L, 0-1 1st
1997: 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 F
1998: Rider W, 3-0 1st
South Carolina W, 1-0 2nd
Stanford L, 0-3 QF
1999: Princeton (3 ot) W, 2-1 1st
Brown W, 3-1 2nd
UCLA L, 2-0 QF
2000: Lehigh W, 5-0 1st
St. John’s W, 2-1 2nd
Creighton L, 3-0 QF
2001: Seton Hall L, 1-0 2nd
2002: William & Mary L, 1-1• 2nd
2003: Seton Hall W, 2-0 1st
Wake Forest W, 2-0 2nd
Creighton L, 3-1 QF
2004: American W, 2-1 2nd
New Mexico! T, 1-1 3rd
Duke L, 3-0 QF

! Game was a 1-1 tie, Virginia advanced to quarterfinals after winning the penalty kick shootout, 6-5.* Game was a 0-0 tie, but Virginia 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 N.C. State 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. • In 2002, the team that advanced after a penalty kick shootout was credited with a win, and the team that did not advance was credited with a loss.

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