Michigan advances to NCAA regional final

Michigan advances to NCAA regional final

The Michigan women’s soccer team advanced to the NCAA regional finals with a 1-0 victory over Notre Dame on Sunday. The Wolverines will play Virginia at 7 p.m. ET Friday. Meanwhile, Illinois, the other Big Ten team to make it to Round 3, fell 4-1 to Boston College, the same team that ousted Nebraska.

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Michigan 1, Notre Dame 0
The No. 11-ranked University of Michigan women’s soccer team is headed back to the Elite Eight for the second time in the 20-year history of the program, as senior Meghan Toohey converted a second-half penalty kick to send the Wolverines to a 1-0 victory over No. 23 Notre Dame in the third round on Sunday at U-M Soccer Stadium. Read full MGoBlue.com release.

Boston College 4, Illinois 1
In its fourth Sweet Sixteen appearance, Illinois saw its NCAA Tournament run come to an end, falling 4-1 to Boston College in the Round of 16. The Illini had chances on Sunday with a 24-13 advantage in shots, but BC goalkeeper Alex Johnson made nine saves to thwart the Orange and Blue attack. Sophomore Amy Feher turned in UI’s lone goal with a header near the end of the first half. Read full FightingIllini.com release.

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