Men’s Soccer to Face University of Redlands in Sectional Semfinal Game
Sunday, November 13, 2011
The four-team field for the sectional tournament that the Calvin men’s soccer team is competing in is set for next weekend. Calvin (17-5-1) will take on the University of Redlands (Ca.) in a sectional semifinal game on Friday at 7:30 p.m. (PCT) The game will be played in California with Redlands serving as host of the sectional. Randolph College (Va.) will face the University of Texas-Tyler in the first sectional semifinal game Friday at 5 p.m. (PCT). Friday’s winners will play in the national quarterfinal game on Saturday at 5 p.m. (PCT).
Redlands (20-3-1) advanced to the sectional semifinals with a 3-0 win over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Sunday night. Randolph (18-5-0) advanced to the sectional round with a 3-2 win over DeSales on Sunday while Texas-Tyler (17-2-2) advanced with a 2-0 win over Trinity (Tx) on Sunday. Calvin advanced to the sectional round with a 4-0 win over Loras College Saturday night.
Calvin will be making its third straight appearance in the Round of 16 of the NCAA III Tournament including its fourth appearance in the last seven years.
Calvin Sports Report Live caught up with head coach Chris Hughes and some of his players before the NCAA III Tournament began and filed this report: