Virginia 4, South Florida 4


Nov. 22, 2005

Virginia Advances on PKs, 7-6

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Sophomore Dane Murphy (Redding, Conn.) scored his first two goals of the season during regulation and the No. 13 seed Cavaliers made seven penalty kicks in a shootout to advance past South Florida, 7-6, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Tuesday night at Klockner Stadium. Virginia advances to the third round to take on No. 4 seed North Carolina Sunday at 1 p.m.

Virginia (12-4-3) and USF (13-6-2) ended in a 4-4 tie after playing 110 minutes. The Cavaliers made their first three kicks when Yannick Reyering (Mettingen, Germany), Gifford Okatah-Boi (Alexandria, Va.) and Will Hall (Shirley, N.Y.) all made good on their kicks. USFs Matt Simon Schoendorf, Kris Raad and Blake Sharpe all made their kicks tying the shootout, 3-3. USF goalkeeper Dane Brenner kept the shootout tied when he made a save on Joe Vides (Raleigh, N.C.) attempt. Yohance Marshall then missed wide for the Bulls to keep the shootout tied. UVa made its next four attempts with Jeremy Barlow knocking in the final kick putting the Cavaliers ahead, 7-6. USFs Joey Brown then missed high to end the game.

Virginia took a 4-3 lead in the 46th minute when Reyering headed in a long cross from Vide for his 13th goal of the season. USF answered in the 54th minute. After UVa goalkeeper Ryan Burke (Cumberland Foreside, Maine) was issued a yellow card for a foul at the top of the box, the Bulls were awarded a penalty kick. Schoendorf then drilled a kick high tying the game, 4-4.

The Cavaliers had a couple of chances at the end of the first overtime to win the game. Brenner made a good save on a shot from Vide in the waning seconds, Reyering got the rebound and Brenner made another diving save to force the second overtime.

South Florida wasted no time scoring the games first goal in the ninth minute. Rodrigo Hidalgo scored his seventh goal of the season off assists from Sammy Castellanos and Schoendorf as USF led 1-0. The Bulls took a 2-0 lead in the 23rd minute when Jordan Seabrook took a pass from Hidalgo on a give-and-go. Seabrook then knocked in his 13th goal of the season for the Bulls.

Virginia finally answered with its first goal in the 25th minute. Murphy collected a cross from Nico Colaluca (Coventry, R.I.) and hit a shot from 17 yards out for his second goal of the season. Murphy tied the game in the 38th minute when he stole a pass and drilled a shot from 25 yards out to make it, 2-2.

Vide gave Virginia a 3-2 lead when Colaluca started a counter-attack which found Reyering he passed back to Vide, who scored his third goal of the season rallying the Cavaliers from a 2-0 deficit.

South Florida tied the game right before halftime when Seabrook scored his second goal of the game when he headed in a long cross. Brown and Hidalgo each received assists on the goal.

Virginia out-shot the Bulls, 14-12 and held a 5-4 advantage on corner kicks. Burke played all 110 minutes in goal for the Cavaliers finishing with five saves. Brenner finished with seven saves for the Bulls.

-- Courtesy UVa