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UMBC men's soccer advances to College Cup after defeating Creighton in penalty-kick shootout

UMBC men's soccer advances to College Cup after defeating Creighton in penalty-kick shootout

Extending an amazing streak of defensive excellence Friday night, the UMBC men's soccer team is going to a place it has never before been.

Winning their fourth consecutive road game, the Retrievers secured the first of fourth berths in the NCAA Division I College Cup — soccer's equivalent of the Final Four — for the first time in school history.

After 90 minutes of regulation and two 10-minute overtime periods yielded no goals, UMBC defeated host and No. 12 seed Creighton, 4-3, in a penalty-kick shootout before an announced 2,407 at Morrison Stadium.

Senior forward Kay Banjo, a Towson transfer, had the winning kick, sending the ball to his...

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