SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 21, 2018) – The Southern Conference announced the official bracket for the 2018 SoCon Women’s Soccer Championship tournament, as ETSU clinches the third seed and a quarterfinal home game.
The Bucs (7-11, 5-4) will host No. 6 Mercer (9-6-4, 4-3-2) in the quarterfinal round on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 2 p.m.
Samford clinched the top-seed and the regular season championship with a win over UNCG Sunday afternoon. The Spartans received the two seed, while ETSU, Furman and Western Carolina finished in a three-way tie for third at 5-4. ETSU defeated both teams, thus earning the three seed.
The tournament winner earns the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship.
2018 Women's Soccer Championship
Wednesday, Oct. 24
First Round (at higher seeds)
Match 1: No. 9 The Citadel at No. 8 Wofford, 7 p.m.
Match 2: No 10 VMI at No. 7 Chattanooga, 6 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27
Quarterfinals (at higher seeds)
Match 3: Winner Match 1 at No. 1 Samford, 5:30 p.m. CT
Match 4: No. 5 Furman at No. 4 Western Carolina, 7 p.m.
Match 5: Winner Match 2 at No. 2 UNCG, 2 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 28
Match 6: No. 6 Mercer at No. 3 ETSU, 2 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 2
Semifinals (Betts Stadium; Macon, Ga.)
Match 7: Winner Match 3 vs. Winner Match 4, 4 p.m.
Match 8: Winner Match 5 vs. Winner Match 6, 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 4
Final (Betts Stadium; Macon, Ga.)
Match 9: Winner Match 7 vs. Winner Match 8, 2 p.m.
*all times eastern unless otherwise noted
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