Zips avenge '09 loss with title
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- There's a difference between being motivated and haunted. The Akron men's soccer team saw a national championship slip away on penalty kicks last year in the College Cup.
It was the only loss in what was otherwise a near perfect season, and in the postmatch agony, Zips coach Caleb Porter got his point across: It hurts, but don't let this crush you. We'll come back and finish the job next year.
Which is exactly what Akron did ...
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