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Wednesday, November 17, 2010; 11:17 PM

Georgetown vs. UNC Greensboro

Where: North Kehoe Field.

When: 1 p.m.

Records: Hoyas 11-6-1, Spartans 12-5-4.

At stake: Second-round match at No. 4 seed North Carolina (16-3-1) on Sunday.

Data: The Hoyas are making their first NCAA tournament appearance in 13 years and hosting a postseason match for the first time since 1994. They finished first in the Big East's Blue Division, but after winning nine straight matches, they lost their regular season finale at Notre Dame and were upset by Providence in the league quarterfinals. Despite starting just once, freshman F Steve Neumann leads the Big East in points (28) and is tied for second in goals (10). Sophomore MF Ian Christianson was named to the all-conference first team. The Spartans are unbeaten in 11 straight (8-0-3) and won the Southern Conference title.

Virginia vs. Old Dominion

Where: Klockner Stadium, Charlottesville.

When: 7 p.m.

Records: Cavaliers 11-5-3, Monarchs 9-6-2.

At stake: Second-round match at No. 15 seed Penn State (13-7-1) on Sunday.

Data: Virginia, the defending national champion, is making its 30th consecutive tournament appearance, the country's longest active streak. The Cavaliers finished sixth in the ACC and defeated Wake Forest in the conference quarterfinals before falling to Maryland. They've conceded just 15 goals, but nine in the past seven matches. Senior Diego Restrepo has 24 shutouts over two years. Fs Will Bates and Brian Ownby have combined for 15 goals and seven assists this season. Despite finishing fifth in the Colonial Athletic Association, the Monarchs gained NCAA consideration with victories over North Carolina and No. 12 seed William & Mary.

- Steven Goff


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