HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Georgetown goalkeeper Tomas Gomez blocked Helge Leikvang's shot in the final round of a shootout, lifting the Hoyas over Maryland 4-3 on penalty kicks Friday night following a 4-4 tie in the College Cup semifinals.
Georgetown (20-3-2) beat Maryland (20-2-2) for the first time in 29 tries to advance to Sunday's final.
Maryland scored twice in a 312-minute span late in the second half to tie it 4-4.
Maryland held a 3-2 lead through the first three rounds of the penalty kicks, but the Hoyas rallied for a 4-3 lead and won when Gomez stopped Leikvang.
Steve Neumann scored three goals for the Hoyas, including two in an 89-second span that gave Georgetown a 2-1 halftime lead. Neumann made it 4-2 with 30 minutes left in regulation, but Maryland tied it on goals by Patrick Mullins and Christiano Francois.
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