NCAA Women's Soccer ACCtion: Sunday, November 20

Of note: ACC teams own a 19-3-2 record vs. non-conference opposition in the 2011 NCAA tournament … GK Chantel Jones extends her NCAA career shutout record to 47 as Virginia reaches the Elite Eight for the first time since 2005 … With two scores in Sunday’s win, Wake Forest’s Katie Stengel sets a school record for goals scored in one season (18) … Florida State reaches the Elite Eight for the seventh straight year … Duke becomes just the third program in ACC history to reach the 20-win mark in a season (joining Florida State and North Carolina).

For an interactive NCAA Championship bracket, please see the link below:

http://www.ncaa.com/interactive-bracket/soccer-women/d1/2011

Duke Takes Down OSU, 2-1, to Advance to Elite Eight

DURHAM, N.C. - Led by two second half goals, the No. 1 seeded and third-ranked Duke women's soccer team defeated Ohio State, 2-1, on Sunday afternoon to advance to the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight for the fourth time in school history.

The Blue Devils improved to 20-3-1 on the season and will next take on the winner of the Long Beach State vs. San Diego match on Friday, Nov. 25 at 7:00 p.m., at Koskinen Stadium in Durham, N.C. Duke's 20 wins continues its school-record tally and became just the third program in Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) history to reach the 20-win mark (Florida State and North Carolina).

Deacons Reach Final Eight with 4-2 Win Over Penn State

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Katie Stengel scored twice to set a new Wake Forest single-season goals record and Aubrey Bledsoe made a career-high 11 saves in net as the top-seeded Demon Deacon women's soccer team prevailed over fourth-seeded Penn State in a 4-2 goalfest on Sunday at Spry Stadium in the third round of the NCAA Tournament.

Wake Forest (17-3-4) advances to the NCAA quarterfinals for the second time in its history and the first time since 2009. The Demon Deacons are looking to make their first-ever College Cup and will play UCF, which eliminated North Carolina in penalty kicks in the third round, on Friday at 7 p.m. at Spry Stadium. The Deacons have already defeated the Golden Knights this season, a 1-0 decision on the road back in August.

Cavaliers Roll Past Hokies 4-0 to Reach NCAA Quarterfinals

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The eighth-ranked Virginia women's soccer team reached the NCAA quarterfinals for the first time in six seasons with a 4-0 victory over rival Virginia Tech on Sunday in a third round match at Klöckner Stadium. The Cavaliers (17-4-2) will visit Florida State in the quarterfinals next weekend (date and time to be announced).

Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) had two goals and an assist to lead Virginia, while Lauren Alwine (Elizabethtown, Pa.) had a goal and an assist and Erica Hollenberg (Fairfax Station, Va.) had two assists.

Elite 8 Bound

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Florida State (17-6-1) is bound for the Elite Eight following a 2-0 victory over Louisville (14-7-3) Sunday afternoon in the third round of the NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament at the Mike Rose Soccer Complex.

Kassey Kallman and Tiffany McCarty each scored a goal in the win and the Seminoles posted their 11th shutout of the season and second of the NCAA Tournament as FSU advanced to the Elite Eight for the seventh straight year and eighth time overall.

UNC Falls in Sudden Death Shootout to UCF

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - No. 19 North Carolina fell to UCF 5-4 Sunday afternoon in sudden death penalty kicks in the third round of the 2011 NCAA Tournament at James G. Pressly Stadium in Gainesville, Fla. This marks the second successive year the Tar Heels have been eliminated in the third round of the NCAA Tournament.

The match went to penalty kicks after the teams played to a 1-1 tie after two overtime periods. The Knights advance to the NCAA quarterfinals to play at Wake Forest next weekend. UNC ends its season at 13-5-2 while UCF is now 14-4-6.

Terps Fall at No. 2 Oklahoma State, 1-0

STILLWATER, Okla. - An early goal was the deciding factor in the University of Maryland women's soccer team's 1-0 loss at No. 2 seed Oklahoma State in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament Sunday afternoon at the Cowgirl Soccer Complex.

The Cowgirls (22-1-2) took an early 1-0 lead in the fourth minute of play when a routine throw-in deep in the Maryland zone turned into a shot by Annika Niemeier that tricked into the Terrapin net off the hands of senior goalkeeper Yewande Balogun.

Women's Soccer Falls to No. 1 Stanford, 2-0

PALO ALTO, Calif. - The Boston College women's soccer team lost its bid to advance to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament with a 2-0 loss to No. 1 Stanford University Sunday afternoon at Cagan Stadium.

BC will end the season at 13-6-3, while the Cardinal will move on and host Oklahoma State (22-0-1) in the Elight Eight.