CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Alexa Spaanstra scored two goals, and the UVA women’s soccer team defeated 12-seed BYU 2-0 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday in Cary, North Carolina.
Spaanstra has scored four of the Cavaliers’ five goals in the postseason.
Laurel Ivory made eleven saves in net for the ‘Hoos.
“My whole objective was just to keep the ball out of the back of the net,” says Ivory, “and I’m really, really thankful we got a shutout out of it, because that’s not an easy team to shut out. We’ll take it. It’s an honor, and now we just move on. Sweet Sixteen, baby!”
Virginia advances to face Rice in the Sweet Sixteen on Wednesday, after the Owls upset 5-seed West Virginia 1-0 in the second round.