Defending national champions, #2 in the preseason national polls – and #3 in the ACC. That’s where ACC coaches voted the Virginia men’s soccer team in their preseason voting.

North Carolina and Maryland were slotted at one and two. UNC is the last team to knock off the Cavs, 1-0 in double overtime back on Oct. 2, 2009.

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Team of Destiny: Inside UVA Basketball's improbable run

Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25.

The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018, and how coach Tony Bennett and his team used that loss as the source of strength, through to the ACC regular-season championship, the run to the Final Four, and the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.

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