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Georgetown advances to NCAA soccer final

Published on NewsOK Modified: December 7, 2012 at 9:51 pm •  Published: December 7, 2012
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HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Georgetown goalkeeper Tomas Gomez blocked Helge Leikvang's shot in the final round of a shootout, lifting the Hoyas over Maryland 4-3 on penalty kicks Friday night following a 4-4 tie in the NCAA soccer semifinals.

Georgetown (20-3-2) beat Maryland (20-2-2) for the first time in 29 tries and will face Indiana in Sunday's final. The seven-time champion Hoosiers beat Creighton 1-0 in the second semifinal.

Maryland scored twice in a 3 1/2-minute span late in the second half to tie it at 4.

Maryland held a 3-2 lead through the first three rounds of the penalty kicks, but the Hoyas rallied for a 4-3 lead and won when Gomez stopped Leikvang.

Steve Neumann scored three goals for the Hoyas, including two in a 1:31 span to give Georgetown a 2-1 halftime lead. Neumann made it 4-2 with 30 minutes left in regulation, but Maryland tied it on goals by Patrick Mullins and Christiano Francois.


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