No. 13 Men's Soccer Takes on USF in NCAA Second Round
Nov. 22, 2005
Nov. 22, 2005#13 Virginia (12-4-2) vs. South Florida (13-6-1)
The Game:No. 13 Virginia hosts South Florida Tuesday night in the second round of the 2005 NCAA Tournament. Game time is set for 7 p.m. at Klockner Stadium. The Bulls defeated Stetson, 3-0, in the first round of the tournament last Friday night to advance. Virginia earned a first round bye after earning the No. 13 national seed in the tournament. Virginia will be playing in its 27th NCAA Tournament and making its 25th consecutive appearance. USF is playing in its fifth second round game of an NCAA Tournament.
About the Cavaliers:Virginia is led by All-ACC First Team and All-Freshmen team selection Yannick Reyering, who leads the Cavaliers with 12 goals and 25 points. Junior forward Adam Cristman, a second-team All-ACC selection is second on the team with 20 points (7 goals, 6 assists). In their last outing, Clemson upset the No. 2 seed Cavaliers in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament, 4-1, back on Nov. 9. Junior goal keeper Ryan Burke has posted 10 shutouts on the season for the Cavaliers.
About the Bulls:USF is led by freshman forward Jordan Seabrook, who has a team-high 12 goals in 2005. Sophomore Rodrigo Hidalgo has 13 assists on the season. USF goalkeeper Dane Brenner has played 1738 minutes in goal for the Bulls posting a 1.24 GAA while picking up 74 saves and four shutouts.
Cavaliers in the NCAA Tournament:Virginia is 43-21-3 all-time in the NCAA Tournament. The Cavaliers won national championships in 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993 and 1994. Last season Virginia advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals for the first time since the 2000 season.
The USF Series:Virginia is 2-0-0 against the Bulls all-time having defeated USF, 3-2, in 1985 and 3-2 in 2000.
For Tickets:Ticket prices are $8 for adults and $4 for youth, seniors, and students from participating schools with ID. Tickets are available now at the UVa Ticket Office in Bryant Hall. Tickets can also be purchased at the gate beginning one hour before the game.
Up Next:The winner of the game Tuesday night will face the winner of the game between fourth-seeded North Carolina and Providence.