UCLA wanted to end its season in North Carolina, just not this Saturday. After two overtimes, the Bruins defeated defending champion UNC 1-0 in the NCAA quarterfinals to advance to next week's College Cup in Cary, N.C.
Virginia became the imperfect favorite after cracking open the College Cup door for other teams to slip through after its loss in the ACC tournament. Here's what you need to know about the teams and players to keep an eye on.
Compared to its conference counterparts, the Virginia Tech soccer team doesn't have the most padded history book. It's cracked the top five just in time for what may be the program's biggest regular-season game ever.
Roaming all over the country, and from conference to conference, the Denver soccer team will go anywhere to find a home in the NCAA tournament. That spirit has the Pioneers knocking on the top 10 of our power rankings.