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Columbia eliminates W&M with 2-1 win

Columbia eliminates W&M with 2-1 win

William and Mary’s streak of 10 matches without a loss, not to mention its season, came to an end Thursday night in the NCAA men’s soccer tournament.

Kynan Rocks’ follow of a missed header with 7:15 remaining in the second overtime gave Columbia a 2-1 win over the Tribe at Martin Family Stadium. The Lions, making their first tournament appearance since 1993, trailed through the second half until getting the equalizer in the 77th minute.

With the win, Columbia (12-2-3) moves on to a second-round match against No. 1 Wake Forest Sunday in Winston-Salem, N.C.

It was the second consecutive first-round exit for W&M (11-5-5), which lost in 2013 to George Mason on...