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Posted at 08:45 PM ET, 11/06/2011

Local college soccer roundup: GW Colonials, AU Eagles, ACC tournament, Montgomery-Rockville national title, William & Mary

*George Washington University, picked to finish next to last in the Atlantic 10 preseason poll, earned a share of first place Sunday by edging Duquense, 1-0. The Colonials, who rewarded retiring coach George Lidster with his 200th career victory, have won five straight and will be the No. 2 seed in the conference tournament in St. Louis this week.

*Despite losing to last-place Holy Cross, American University claimed the top seed in the Patriot League and will host the four-team tournament.

*The ACC tournament begins Monday with eighth-seeded North Carolina State facing ninth-seeded Virginia Tech at neutral-site Chapel Hill, N.C. The winner will face top seed North Carolina on Tuesday night. The other quarterfinal matchups are set for Tuesday: No. 7 Boston College at No. 2 Maryland, No. 5 Wake Forest at No. 4 Virginia, and No. 6 Clemson at No. 3 Duke.

*Montgomery-Rockville won a women’s junior college national championship, routing Monroe of New York, 4-0, in the Division III final in Dryden, N.Y. Sonia Basma (Springbrook) was named tournament MVP.

*William & Mary won its first CAA women’s title in eight years with a 1-0 extra-time victory over Virginia Commonwealth, securing a berth in the NCAA tournament. The 64-team pairings will be unveiled Monday at 4:30 p.m. ET. Virginia and Maryland are expected to receive at-large berths, with Virginia Tech and Georgetown also in the running.

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