Men's Soccer Earns NCAA Championship At-Large Berth; Will Serve as First and Second Round Host
INDIANAPOLIS - The No. 9/10 Swarthmore College men's soccer team (14-2-2) has received an at-large berth to the 2012 NCAA Division III Championship Tournament and will serve as a first and second round host, the selection committee announced on Monday afternoon.
In first round action, the Garnet will square off against Albertus Magnus (15-3-3), champions of the GNAC, on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 5:00 p.m. from the College's Clothier Field Stadium. In the other first round contest from the College, RPI (9-5-6) - champions of the Liberty League - will face Christopher Newport (15-3-2) - an at-large selection from the USA South - at 7:30 p.m.
The NCAA Division III Championship Tournament second round match-up between the two first-round winners will take place on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 5:00 p.m.
The NCAA Championship Tournament appearance is the Garnet's seventh in program history and fourth in the past five seasons.
All NCAA games from Clothier Field Stadium can be viewed live on the Garnet Sports Network.
Swarthmore is one of three Centennial Conference teams to make the NCAA field, accompanied by Haverford and Dickinson .