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Saturday's college and local multi-sport roundup: No. 2 U.Va. opens NCAA men's soccer title defense by shutting out No. 17 Charlotte

COLLEGES: Men's soccer: No. 2 Virginia, the defending NCAA champion, opened its season with a 1-0 win over No. 17 Charlotte at Klockner Stadium. The Cavaliers did so with a highlight-reel goal by junior Nicko Corriveau. According to Charlottesville's Daily Progress, with 7:17 left before halftime, Jake Rozhansky drew a foul on the left flank, just outside the box. That set up a free kick by Todd Wharton. The senior bended a ball toward the middle of the net. Corriveau jumped between two defenders and flicked the ball with his head into the corner of the net, past Charlotte keeper Austin Pack. “It was a great free kick from Todd; I just got my head on it,”...

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