It wasn’t the first time that No. 2 Indiana and UCLA — two of DI men’s soccer’s winningest programs — met when the Bruins visited the Hoosiers on Monday Sept. 2. In fact, it was the seventh matchup since the four-overtime thriller from the 1999 College Cup semifinals.

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Nearly two decades later, we caught up with a few of the pieces from that College Cup marathon and look back at the historic matchup.

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Ryan Mack maneuvered downfield as he had numerous times on a brisk December night, trudging onward as cramps subdued his legs.

Only this time, the midfielder found an open patch of grass and the ball coming to his feet just above the 18-yard box. His position, spacing and a rush of adrenaline prompted a left-footed strike, one that eluded the outstretched arms of UCLA goalkeeper Nick Rimando and found the lower left corner of the net.

After four overtimes and 142 minutes of soccer, Mack had put the Hoosiers through to the NCAA tournament final, where they’d capture the program’s fifth national championship a few days later over Santa Clara.