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Posted on 26 November 2008 by WNST Staff
Maryland and Loyola each hosted second round games in the NCAA Mens Soccer Tournament tonight. They came away with mixed results. The Terps used a 19-4 advantage in shots to beat George Mason 2-0 before 2,064 people in College Park. Casey Townsend and Graham Zusi each had a first half goal for the Terps. Maryland moves on to the Sweet Sixteen where they will host either UC- Santa Barbara or Cal Saturday afternoon at 1pm.
Loyola wasn’t as fortunate. In front of 1,328 people at Geppi-Aikens Field, the Greyhounds dominated the first half and took a 1-0 lead into halftime on a goal by Phil Bannister. In the second half the field tilted in the other direction as UNC Greensboro started to dominate possession. Nirav Kadam scored for UNCG in the 73rd minuted to level the game at 1 goal each. It would stay that way until the second minute of overtime when Corey Maret scored the game winning goal as UNCG ended the Greyhounds season. Loyola finishes the season at 18-2-1. The Spartans who are now 10-11-2 advance to play South Florida this weekend in the Sweet Sixteen
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Posted on 24 November 2008 by WNST Staff
Tomorrow night at 6pm Loyola hosts UNC Greensboro in a second round NCAA Mens Soccer Tournament game at Geppy-Aikens Field. Loyola is seeded ninth in the tournament after posting a 17-0-1 regular season record and losing 1-0 to Fairfield in the MAAC Championship game. The Greyhounds received a first round bye and will host a NCAA game for the second straight season
UNC Greensboro is a complete surprise to be in this game. The Spartans finished the regular season with a below .500 record and finished seventh in the Southern Conference. UNCG became the lowest ever seed to win the conference tournament and also the 5th team to enter the tournament with a losing record at 9-11-2. The Spartans traveled to Duke on Friday night in the first round. Thanks to a goal in each half UNCG beat Duke 2-0 to advance to tomorrow nights match.
If you are planning on attending the game be sure to dress warmly. They are calling for temps in the 30’s for this rare evening game at Loyola.
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