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UMBC soccer falls to No. 16 seed Virginia in College Cup semifinal, 1-0, ending dream season
UMBC soccer falls to No. 16 seed Virginia in College Cup semifinal, 1-0, ending dream season

CARY, N.C. —The UMBC men's soccer team captured the attention of the college soccer community and the adoration of its fans. But on a chilly Friday night at WakeMed Soccer Park, all the Retrievers could do was soak in cheers of appreciation from supporters as their season reached a harsh conclusion. UMBC's storybook run through the NCAA Division I tournament ended in the College Cup semifinals, with an early goal the difference in a 1-0 loss to No. 16 seed Virginia. The Retrievers had to play catch-up for most of the game but couldn't produce an equalizer despite constant offensive pressure in the second half. They hadn't trailed during the tournament until...

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