November 6, 1998
ORLANDO, Fla. - Anne Shropshire scored with five seconds remaining to lead No. 14 Wake Forest past Maryland, 2-1, in the quarterfinal round of the Atlantic Coast Conference women's soccer tournament at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex. The victory sends the Demon Deacons into a semifinal match-up with No. 1 ranked North Carolina and ends Maryland's hopes of its first ever ACC Tournament championship.
Maryland's record is now 10-10-1 overall. Wake Forest's record is now 13-5-1. The NCAA Tournament pairings are announced Sunday night.
Shropshire took a pass from Stefanie Matthews and came in on a breakaway toward the Maryland net. Shropshire took a pass from Matthews and delivered the game-winning goal at the 89:55 mark. It was Shropshire who scored the game-winning goal against Maryland on October 25 in a 3-2 Deacon win.
Maryland's Ali Wolff was credited with three saves while Wake goalie Sari Rose recorded two stops.
No. 5 Maryland 1 0 - 1 (record now 10-10-1) No. 4 Wake Forest 0 2 - 2 (record now 13-5-1)
Maryland: Keri Sarver (unassisted), 35:26.
Wake Forest: Stacy Roeck (assist Rachel Thomas), 73:59; Anne Shropshire (assist Stefanie Matthews), 89:55.
SHOTS: Maryland, 8, Wake Forest, 11
CORNER KICKS: Maryland, 3, Wake Forest, 8
FOULS: Maryland, 15, Wake Forest, 14
SAVES: Maryland - (Ali Wolff, 3 saves, 2 goals allowed, 90 minutes played), Wake Forest - (Sari Rose, 2 saves, 1 goal allowed, 90 minutes played)
THE NCAA TOURNAMENT WOMEN'S BRACKET IS ANNOUNCED SUNDAY NOV. 11, 1998