Men’s Soccer Headed to Carnegie-Mellon - Women’s Soccer Headed to Augustana for Sectionals
Monday, November 16, 2009
The upcoming opponents for the Calvin men’s and women’s soccer teams are now in place for the third round of the NCAA III Tournament. The Calvin men’s soccer team (16-4-1) will face a Carnegie-Mellon (PA) team which defeated Medaille (NY) 1-0 yesterday afternoon. Carnegie-Mellon (16-2-1) was the co-champion of the University Athletic Association this fall. The Calvin/Carnegie-Mellon game will be a rematch of a first round NCAA III Tournament game from a year ago with Carnegie-Mellon defeating Calvin 3-0. The other two teams in the sectional bracket will include Swarthmore (16-2-2) and Transylvania (16-3-1).
Located in Pittsburgh, Carnegie-Mellon has also been selected to host the sectional Friday and Saturday (November 20 and 21). Swarthmore will take on Transylvania in the first game with the Calvin/Carnegie-Mellon game set to follow at 7:30 p.m.
On the women’s side, Calvin (15-4-1) will face College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin champion Augustana (IL) as part of a four-team sectional hosted by Augustana. The Calvin/Augustana game is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. (EST). The sectional will also include Wheaton (IL) and Washington University of St. Louis. Wheaton and Wash. U will play in the second game on Friday. Friday’s winners will play in the national quarterfinal game at Augustana at 7:00 p.m. (EST).