The Demon Deacons battled from behind in penalty kicks to win in PKs, 4-3, after a scoreless draw.
Wake Forest posted its fifth-consecutive shutout on Senior Night at Spry Stadium.
Wake Forest scored eight goals for the first time since 2008, as seven different Deacs found the back of the net.
Wake Forest earned a 2-1 road victory at North Carolina, becoming the last team unbeaten in ACC play.
The Deacs held an opponent without a shot for the first time since 2005, and Ema Twumasi scored twice to lead the offense.
The Demon Deacons scored in the 89th minute to sneak past the Lions, 1-0, and advance into the Sweet 16.
The Demon Deacons claimed their second-straight ACC Championship, edging Virginia in PKs after a scoreless draw.
The Demon Deacons scored twice in the opening four minutes and went on to defeat the Hokies, 3-0.
Wake Forest vs. Denver December 11, 2016
Memorable images from the Demon Deacons' run to the College Cup
Came off the bench in 14 games throughout the 2016 season, scoring one goal and tallying one assist for three points ... Scored his first-career goal against FIU (Sept. 20) with 10 seconds remaining in the first half ... Assisted on Ema Twumasi's bicycle kick goal against Cal Poly (Sept. 28), a play which was named the No. 5 play on SportsCenter's Top 10 Plays of the Day ... After not appearing in regulation or overtime of the national championship game against Stanford, stepped up and made Wake Forest's third penalty kick to tie the shootout at 3-3.
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