Akron lost the 2009 title in heartbreaking style. The loss could have haunted the Zips, but instead, it propelled them to the 2010 championship.
Virginia men's soccer had strayed from its glory days the past 15 years, failing to win a national title since 1994. But the Cavaliers brought tradition back when they defeated Akron 3-2 on penalty kicks in the 2009 championship game.
Virginia beat Akron 3-2 on penalty kicks after a scoreless game Sunday to win the NCAA Men's College Cup.