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Florida State loses in NCAA women's soccer Final Four

KENNESAW, Ga. — Chioma Ubogagu scored on a fast break and also had an assist Friday to lead top-ranked Stanford to a 3-0 win over Florida State in an NCAA women's soccer semifinal.

Kristy Zurmuhlen and Alina Garciamendez also scored for Stanford (24-0-1), in the title game for the third consecutive year. The Cardinal lost the previous two. It plays Duke, a 4-1 winner over Wake Forest,

Florida State (18-7-1) was the ACC tournament champion. "You know that you are only going to get so many chances against a good team," FSU coach Mark Krikorian said. "You needed to capitalize on those opportunities.

Volleyball: UF, FSU advance; Tampa out

Kristy Jaeckel had 19 kills as Florida beat Missouri 23-25, 25-16, 25-20, 25-16 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Kelly Murphy had 28 assists for UF (24-5), which plays at 8:30 tonight against host and No. 6 seed Northern Iowa.

Florida State also won, sweeping Albany 25-15, 25-11, 25-23 in Tallahassee. The Seminoles (24-6), the No. 12 seed, face Cincinnati at 6 tonight.

In the Division II Final Four, Tampa lost for the first time this season, 3-1 against Concordia-St. Paul (Minn.) in the semifinals. The Spartans (32-1), after winning the first set 25-23, lost the next three 25-14, 25-18, 25-13.

Florida State loses in NCAA women's soccer Final Four 12/02/11 [Last modified: Friday, December 2, 2011 10:55pm]
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