Virginia Posts 3-1 Victory Over Duke In Quarterfinals
Nov. 10, 2004
CARY, N.C. - After a scoreless first half by both teams, the Virginia Cavaliers netted three second half goals to claim a 3-1 win over the Duke Blue Devils in the quarterfinals of the 2004 ACC Men's Soccer Championship on Wednesday afternoon at the SAS Soccer Complex. The Cavaliers' Jeremy Barlow tallied a goal and an assist and David Rosenbaum posted a pair of assists in the victory.
In a first half dominated by physical play on both ends of the field, Virginia and Duke held each other scoreless for the first 45 minutes of action. The Cavaliers out shot the Blue Devils 8-4, while UVa held a 2-1 corner kick advantage. Justin Trowbridge of Duke and Ryan Burke of Virginia each tallied three saves in goal. The Cavaliers' Mike Littlefield led all players with two shots on goal in the first half.
Virginia got on the board first in the 65th minute off a goal from Littlefield, his second of the season. David Rosenbaum and Ian Holder were credited with a double assist on the play giving the Cavaliers a 1-0 lead.
It took Virginia just three and a half minutes to extend its lead to 2-0 when Jeremy Barlow one-timed a low cross into the back of the net. Rosenbaum delivered the ball into the box for his second assist of the game. The goal was Barlow's fifth of the season.
Duke quickly countered with its first goal of the tournament in the 71st minute to cut the Cavalier lead to 2-1. The Blue Devils' Blake Camp scored off a header on a free kick from Kyle Helton. The goal was the seventh of the season for Camp tying him for the team lead.
The Cavaliers gained back their two goal advantage when Ian Holder tallied his fourth goal of the season off an assist from Barlow at 78:56 in the second half to solidify the victory for Virginia
The win moves Virginia to 15-4-0 on the season and into the semifinals where they will face Wake Forest on Friday, November 12 at 5:30 pm. With the loss, Duke falls to 14-5-0 on the year.
Shots: Virginia 13, Duke 16