Saturday, Dec. 4 Results
Cal Falls to Akron on Penalty Kicks in NCAA Quarters
AKRON, Ohio - Sixth-seeded California ended its season on penalty kicks as third-seeded Akron edged the Golden Bears, 3-2, in a penalty kick shootout after both teams tied, 3-3, in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinal on a snowy Saturday at Lee R. Jackson Soccer Field. This was arguably the Golden Bears' best season in program history, as its NCAA quarterfinal appearance matched the 2005 team for the school's deepest postseason run.
UCLA's College Cup Dreams Dashed After 5-4 Loss At Louisville
Louisville, KY - In a roller-coaster affair, the eighth-seeded UCLA men's soccer team lost a heartbreaker to top-seeded Louisville, 5-4, in the NCAA quarterfinals on a snowy Saturday evening in Louisville, KY. The Bruins led 3-1 in the first half, fell behind 4-3 early in the second half, tied the game in the 81st minute and then lost on a goal with less than a minute to play.