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Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Local college soccer update: GW Colonials and AU Eagles advance to conference finals

Freshman Farhan Khan scored in the 108th minute Friday night, lifting George Washington to a 2-1 victory over La Salle in an Atlantic 10 men’s tournament semifinal in St. Louis.

The second-seeded Colonials (10-6-2) have won six straight and will face No. 6 Xavier (12-4-3), the defending champion, in Sunday’s final. It will be their first appearance in the championship game in seven years. The match can be seen live on the conference’s Web site., beginning at 2 p.m. ET.

Elsewhere.....

American University defeated Navy on penalty kicks, 4-3, after 110 scoreless minutes in the Patriot League men’s tournament semifinals in Washington. The top-seeded Eagles (7-11-2) will host second-seeded Colgate (10-4-6) in Sunday’s final.

Billy Schuler scored two minutes into extra time to lead top-seeded North Carolina to a 1-0 victory over fourth-seeded Virginia (12-7-1) in the ACC semifinals in Cary, N.C. On Sunday the Tar Heels (16-2-2) will play seventh-seeded Boston College, which upset No. 3 Duke, 2-1.

In the CAA tournament in Harrisonburg, Va., second-seeded Old Dominion (12-4-1) defeated Georgia State, 5-3, and No. 4 Delaware (11-5-4) stopped top seed James Madison on PKs after a 2-2 draw.

The 64-team NCAA women’s tournament is underway with 32 matches around the country this weekend. Maryland (11-5-4) scored three late goals to rout La Salle, 5-1. Hayley Brock recorded two goals and an assist.

Virginia (15-4-2), the No. 2 seed in its 16-team bracket, defeated Long Island, 2-0, on first-half goals by Julia Roberts and Morgan Brian.

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