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Wednesday, September 25, 2013
BLACKSBURG - Grant Valenstein scored a goal and recorded an assist Tuesday as Navy notched a 2-0 men's soccer victory over Virginia Tech at Thompson Field.
Jamie Dubyoski opened the scoring for Navy (3-3-2) in the 10th minute when he took a cross and finished with a left-footed shot that beat Virginia Tech (3-2-2) goalkeeper Kyle Renfro.
Valenstein completed the scoring in the 53rd minute as a long throw-in made its way into the penalty area, where it found his foot and the back of the Hokies' net.
Renfro made five saves while Navy goalkeeper Gavin Snyder stopped all six Virginia Tech shots.
Virginia 4, Providence 0
CHARLOTTESVILLE - Eric Bird tallied twice in the first half as the Cavaliers raced out to an early lead and coasted to an easy victory over the Friars.
Patrick Foss and Riggs Lennon each scored their first goal of the season in the second half to provide the final scoring margin for Virginia (3-3-1).
Goalkeeper Jeff Gal did not have to make a save to record the shutout victory.
VMI 3, Liberty 2
LYNCHBURG - Alex Hartman collected a cross and beat Flames goalkeeper Sam Chappell in the 87th minute to give the Keydets their first victory over Liberty since 1990.
Blake McCauley gave VMI (1-6-1) an early lead after tipping in a long cross in the 10th minute. Liberty (3-3-0) bounced back with a goal in the 27th minute from Blessing Tahuona. Early in the second half, Sachem Wilson scored to give Liberty a 2-1 lead.
In the 70th minute, Kyle Forche tied the score after receiving a pass from Andrew Starnes, setting the stage for Hartman's game-winner. The win marks VMI's first come-from-behind win since Sept. 5, 2007.
Washington and Lee 1, Roanoke 0
LEXINGTON - Holley Beasley scored the only goal of the match in the 63rd minute as the Generals defeated the Maroons in ODAC play.
Both teams managed six shots on goal during the match with W&L (7-1, 3-0) goalkeeper Addie Healy making all six saves to record the shutout. Carolyn Sarbacher made five saves in net for Roanoke (2-5-1, 0-2).
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