Nashville Metros 2001 Season

UNITED SOCCER LEAGUES

A-LEAGUE

Central Conference

Rank Team Record GF GA Pts
1 Richmond Kickers 16-7-3 47 34 76
2 Charleston Battery 16-9-1 51 34 73
3 Charlotte Eagles 14-10-2 50 41 66
4 Nashville Metros 14-10-2 47 48 63
5 Atlanta Silverbacks 13-12-1 48 39 59
6 Indiana Blast 8-18-0 38 55 35
7 Cincinnati Riverhawks 6-20-0 39 80 27

(The United Soccer Leagues used a modified scoring system, awarding four points for a win, one point for a draw and zero points for a loss. Also, teams were awarded a bonus point for each match in which they scored three goals.)


A-LEAGUE PLAYOFFS

First Round
Portland Timbers 2, Charlotte Eagles 0
Portland Timbers 3, Charlotte Eagles 2
Portland Timbers advance

San Diego Flash 2, Atlanta Silverbacks 0
San Diego Flash 2, Atlanta Silverbacks 2
San Diego Flash advance

Pittsburgh Riverhounds 2, Charleston Battery 1
Pittsburgh Riverhounds 3, Charleston Battery 1
Pittsburgh Riverhounds advance

Milwaukee Rampage 3, Nashville Metros 2
Nashville Metros 1, Milwaukee Rampage 0
Penalties: Milwaukee Rampage 4, Nashville Metros 2
Milwaukee Rampage advance

Quarterfinals
Hershey Wildcats 2, Portland Timbers 0
Hershey Wildcats 1, Portland Timbers 0
Hershey Wildcats advance

San Diego Flash 2, Vancouver Whitecaps 0
Vancouver Whitecaps 4, San Diego Flash 1
Vancouver Whitecaps advance

Pittsburgh Riverhounds 2, Rochester Raging Rhinos 1
Rochester Raging Rhinos 3, Pittsburgh Riverhounds 0
Rochester Raging Rhinos advance

Milwaukee Rampage 2, Richmond Kickers 2
Milwaukee Rampage 2, Richmond Kickers 1 (Overtime)
Milwaukee Rampage advance

Semifinals
Hershey Wildcats 4, Vancouver Whitecaps 0
Vancouver Whitecaps 1, Hershey Wildcats 0
Hershey Wildcats advance

Rochester Raging Rhinos 3, Milwaukee Rampage 2
Rochester Raging Rhinos 1, Milwaukee Rampage 0
Rochester Raging Rhinos advance

Championship
Rochester Raging Rhinos 2, Hershey Wildcats 0


FULL RESULTS

Regular Season

Date Opponent Result
04.20 at Richmond Kickers W, 2-1 (overtime)
05.04 Richmond Kickers L, 2-3
05.05 at Atlanta Silverbacks L, 1-2
05.11 at Charlotte Eagles W, 4-2
05.18 Atlanta Silverbacks W, 3-2
05.19 at Atlanta Silverbacks W, 3-1
05.26 at Charleston Battery L, 2-5
06.02 at Cincinnati Riverhawks L, 1-2
06.09 Charleston Battery T, 2-2
06.16 at Richmond Kickers T, 1-1
06.24 Indiana Blast W, 3-0
06.29 at Indiana Blast L, 0-2
07.06 Richmond Kickers L, 0-2
07.13 Charlotte Eagles W, 2-1 (overtime)
07.15 at Minnesota Thunder L, 2-3
07.20 Connecticut Wolves W, 2-1
07.27 Long Island Rough Riders W, 2-1
07.29 Cincinnati Riverhawks W, 5-2
08.01 Atlanta Silverbacks W, 1-0
08.04 Charleston Battery L, 0-3
08.11 at Milwaukee Rampage L, 0-4
08.17 at Cincinnati Riverhawks W, 2-1
08.18 Indiana Blast W, 2-1
08.25 at Indiana Blast W, 3-2
09.01 at Charleston Battery W, 2-1 (overtime)
09.08 Charlotte Eagles L, 1-4

 

Postseason

Date Opponent Result
09.19 Milwaukee Rampage L, 2-3
09.22 at Milwaukee Rampage W, 1-0 (2-4 pens)

 

U.S. Open Cup & Qualifying

Date Opponent Result
05.13 (Q) at Greenville Lions T, 0-0
05.18 (Q) Atlanta Silverbacks W, 3-2*
05.19 (Q) at Atlanta Silverbacks W, 3-1*
06.01 (Q) Greenville Lions W, 3-0
06.27 at Los Angeles Galaxy L, 0-5

* – also counted as regular season A-League match