Heels Advance to National Championship
North Carolina came from behind and defeated UCLA on penalty kicks to advance to the National Championship. They will face Charlotte.
Carolina trailed 1-0 in the first half, then again 2-1 in the second before tying the game up on a Billy Schuler goal at the 84 minute mark. Schuler was set up by Enzo Martinez. After two scoreless overtimes the game went to a shootout. Ben Speas, Drew McKinney and Kirk Urso converted kicks while only Victor Munez found the net for the Bruins.
The Tar Heels will face UNC Charlotte who defeated Creighton on Penalty kicks. The two will meet on Sunday.
Billy Schuler led North Carolina with 1 goal, 5 shots and 3 shots on goal. Scott Goodwin had 4 saves on the night in goal for the Heels. Ben Speas fired 6 shots, 2 on goal and 1 assist on the night.