Calvin Women’s Soccer Team To Host Four-Team NCAA III Regional
Monday, November 10, 2008
The Calvin women’s soccer team will host a four-team NCAA III regional this Friday and Saturday. Joining Calvin (17-2-1) in the regional field will be the College of Mount St. Joseph (14-4-2), the University of Chicago (12-5-1) and Wittenberg (11-3-6).
Calvin will face Mount St. Joseph in one first round game with Chicago and Wittenberg set to meet in the other first round match.
On Friday, Calvin will face Mount St. Joseph at 11:00 a.m. with Wittenberg and Chicago set to face each other at 1:30 p.m. (EST).
Friday’s winners will then meet on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. (EST)
Ticket prices are $6.00 for general admission, $3.00 for senior citizens and $2.00 for children 12 and under. Children under two are admitted free.
Calvin will be making its sixth overall appearance in the NCAA III Tournament including its fourth straight.
This will mark the third time Calvin has hosted NCAA III Tournament play in women’s soccer. Calvin also hosted a four-team regional in 1997 and a second round game in 2006.
Calvin advanced to this year’s NCAA III Tournament by winning the MIAA title and gaining the league’s automatic bid to the national tournament. Wittenberg advanced by winning the North Coast Athletic Conference title and the league’s automatic bid while Mount St. Joseph did the same in winning the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament title. The University of Chicago advanced to NCAA III Tournament play by receiving an at-large (Pool C) bid. The Maroons are members of the University Athletic Association.