Goals and Highlights: Virginia 2-1 Wake Forest in 2019 Men's College Cup
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11:42 PM2 years ago
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11:41 PM2 years ago

Full Time | Virginia 2-1 Wake Forest

The Cavaliers will look for their eighth national title!
11:40 PM2 years ago


Chol with another cross, but Shutler cuts it before it could create any more danger.
11:39 PM2 years ago


Chol finds space inside the box and heads the ball. Shutler dives and sends it to corner kick!
11:38 PM2 years ago


Possible foul inside the box from Afamefuna, but the referee says play on!
11:32 PM2 years ago


Wake Forest goes into attacking mode. They start leaving some space in the back as they look to equalize this match.
11:29 PM2 years ago


Dike tries a powerful cross, but none of his teammates is able to get to it and score.
11:28 PM2 years ago

80' | Wake Forest GOOOOOOOAL!

Lapa shoots. Shutler dives in the right direction, but is unable to get it out!
11:27 PM2 years ago

79' | Penalty for Wake Forest!

Chol gets fouled from behind inside the box. Wake Forest will have a chance to get back into the game!
11:24 PM2 years ago


Molcomb shoots looking for the far post. Shutler has to dive to keep the danger away.
11:23 PM2 years ago


DeShields attempts a header, but it's not a good one and the ball is straight at Shutler.
11:17 PM2 years ago


Shot by Lapa, but the play was dead as the ball had left the endline before it was passed to him.
11:13 PM2 years ago


Bell attempts a shot, but it's just over the crossbar.
11:10 PM2 years ago


Parente looks for a through ball, but the wet pitch makes it impossible for any of his teammates to reach it.
11:06 PM2 years ago


Lapa with a shot looking for the far post, but his attempt is just wide!
11:01 PM2 years ago


Chol cuts inside again and finds enough space to shoot, but he's unable to put power on it and the ball is easily held by the keeper.
10:55 PM2 years ago


Chol cuts inside and strikes with his left. The ball is easily handled by Shutler.
10:52 PM2 years ago


Halsey attempts a new shot, but it's blocked by the defense.
10:48 PM2 years ago


First shot of the second half by Lapa. The ball is straight at Shutler's position.
10:45 PM2 years ago

45' | Start of Second Half

We're underway with the last 45 minutes of this semifinal match between Virginia and Wake Forest.

The winner goes on to play against Georgetown with the national title on the line.

10:32 PM2 years ago

Bobby Muuss on what he's seen so far!


10:28 PM2 years ago

Half Time | Virginia 2-0 Wake Forest

We go to the break with lead for Virginia. Wake Forest had a very strong start, however they were unable to defend against Dike who scored twiced.
10:25 PM2 years ago


Lapa makes a run towards goal, but he's too slow to make a decision and he's dispossessed by the defender.
10:23 PM2 years ago


Dike again recieves inside the box, he turns around to shoot, but Benalcazar is there to make a good sliding tackle!
10:19 PM2 years ago

Dike's header for the 2-0


10:18 PM2 years ago

Dike's first goal of the evening

10:13 PM2 years ago


Lapa attempts taking another free-kick, but this time the ball ends up on the deffensive wall.
10:11 PM2 years ago


Wake Forest tries to make a comeback. The Deacs were in control of the game, but Dike's goals cooled down their offensive efforts.
10:05 PM2 years ago

23' | Virginia GOOOOOOOOAL!

Corner kick for Virginia. Dike uses his strength to find space and puts the 2-0 with a header.
10:00 PM2 years ago

20' | Virginia GOOOOOOOOAL!

Long ball that finds Dike. The striker hits a powerful shot to the near post to put Virginia in front!
9:57 PM2 years ago


Free-kick from Halland looking for the top corner, but Shutler gets fingertips on it.
9:55 PM2 years ago


Wake Forest argues for a foul inside Virginia's box. Molcomb is unable to shoot in that play due to a sliding tackle, but the ref doesn't see a penalty!
9:51 PM2 years ago


Corner kick for Wake Forest. The cross is defective and the chance is wasted.
9:47 PM2 years ago


Shoot from Bruno Lapa. The ball is blocked before it can reach the target and the danger is gone.
9:42 PM2 years ago


First approximation by Wake Forest. Chol with a pass for Harris, but he's unable to finish it!
9:41 PM2 years ago

0' | Match Begins

We're underway with the first half of Virgina vs Wake Forest for a spot in the College Cup Final.
9:33 PM2 years ago

Everything set for kick off!

We're ready for the second semifinal of the 2019 NCAA Men's Cup!

Don't go anywhere!

9:31 PM2 years ago

UVA are ready for the match!


9:27 PM2 years ago

Virgina: Starting XI

Shutler; Ueland, Kessler, Afamefuna; Donasiyano; Bell, Halsey, Steedman, Croftis; Dike, Gunnarson.

9:23 PM2 years ago

Wake Forest: Starting XI

Pannenberg; Folds, DeShields, Benalcazar, Johnston; DeZart, Parente, Lapa; Harris, Chol, Molcomb.


9:20 PM2 years ago
While Wake Forest's head coach Bobby Muuss is 12-4 in the NCAA tournament, it is the Cavaliers the only team to be able beat him in the College Cup.

Can they defeat him again?


9:10 PM2 years ago

Wake Forest runs out to a very wet pitch

9:07 PM2 years ago

First finalist: Georgetown!

A very pragmatic Georgetown side defeated Stanford with a 2-0 scoreline to earn a spot in the final.

The winner of our match will go on to to the championship game to be played on Sundat at 6:00pm ET.

9:02 PM2 years ago

Warm ups have begun!

8:59 PM2 years ago
Virginia’s previous two College Cup titles (2009, 2014) were won at WakeMed Soccer Park. Virginia has kept a clean sheet in both of their past College Cup participations.


8:54 PM2 years ago

Lockers room ready at WakeMed Soccer Park!

8:50 PM2 years ago

Defending well is essential!

Virginia are the top team in college soccer when it comes to keeping opponents out of their net.

They’ve only allowed nine goals this year. The keeper Colin Shutler and his 15 cleen sheets have been very influential in this statistic.

8:48 PM2 years ago

Bruno Lapa will be key for Wake Forest

The senior player has six game-winners in 2019. This is the most of any player participating at the College Cup.
8:44 PM2 years ago

The Hoos published this video to preview the match

8:42 PM2 years ago

The Deacs are at the stadium now!

8:37 PM2 years ago

At the moment, Georgetown is winning the other semifinal


8:36 PM2 years ago

Very rainy weather in Cary

As the first semifinal match is being played, rain continues to be a constant.

For our game, we can expect precipitation and a very fast pitch with all the humidity.

8:34 PM2 years ago

Our LIVE Coverage Begins!

We're all set to bring you the best action of this College Cup Semifinal Match between Virginia and Wake Forest.
1:19 PM2 years ago
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1:17 PM2 years ago

Very close to home!

With just over 100 miles separating Spry Stadium from Sahlen’s Stadium, the Demon Deacons are the closest team to Cary geographically. 


1:16 PM2 years ago

Can #1 get the title?

Virginia was awarded the top seed after maneuvering through a 10-bid ACC with one loss. The Cavs are the first No. 1 seed to reach the College Cup since North Carolina won the national championship in 2011. 

1:14 PM2 years ago

WakeMed Soccer Park is ready for the action!

The home of the USL Championship's North Carolina FC and of the NWSL's North Carolina Courage is set to host the 2019 NCAA College Cup.

The stadium has a capacity of 10,000 fans.

1:10 PM2 years ago

Players from all four semifinalists speak on what the College Cup means!


1:07 PM2 years ago

How to watch Virginia vs Wake Forest Live TV and Stream

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1:03 PM2 years ago

Wake Forest's Quarterfinal

Johnston's lonely goal against UC Santa Barbara was enough to give Wake Forest a semifinal ticket.

1:00 PM2 years ago

Virginia's Quaterfinal

The Cavaliers overcame a very difficult fixture against the SMU Mustags at home to earn a spot int the semifinals.

The found themselves up early in the game, but the game ended up being tied after regular time.  In the 5th minute of over time, Bell gave them the win with a golden goal.

12:54 PM2 years ago

Wake Forest's players doing some sight seeing in Raleigh

12:53 PM2 years ago

Players and coaches spoke last night ahead of this huge weekend!


12:51 PM2 years ago
The Virginia vs Wake Forest match will be played at the WakeMed Soccer Park, in Cary, North Carolina. The kick-off is scheduled at 8:30pm ET.

12:50 PM2 years ago
Welcome to VAVEL.com’s LIVE coverage of the 2019 NCAA Men's College Cup Semifinal match: Virginia vs Wake Forest! 

My name is Juan Pablo Rodríguez and I’ll be your host for this game. We will provide you with pre-game analysis, roster updates, and news as it happens live here on VAVEL.