NCAA PLAYOFFS BEGIN FOR TWO ARIZONA COLLEGE SOCCER PROGRAMS
Two Arizona collegiate programs have advanced to the NCAA Playoffs for soccer this season. Arizona Youth Soccer Association is appealing to our soccer community to get out and support both teams:
ARIZONA STATE SUN DEVILS WOMEN'S SOCCER:
The ASU Women's team finished the season tied for 4th Place with Washington State University. The lady Devils compiled a 10-8-2 overall record, with a PAC 12 record of 6-4-1. The team is coached by Kevin Boyd who leads the team into their 6th overall appearance in the NCAA Tournament.
GAME INFO: ASU will host Baylor University at the Arizona State Soccer Stadium on Friday, November 9th. Kick-off is scheduled for 7:00pm.
Additional information on the match can be found here.
GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY MEN'S SOCCER:
The NSCAA Rankings have the GCU Antelopes ranked 8th in the nation as they enter the NCAA Division II West Regional Men's Soccer Championships. And why not... The 'Lopes, coached by Petar Draksin have won 11 of their last 12 matches as they blazed through the Pacific West Conference and concluded the regular season as Champions. GCU recorded an overall record of 15-2-1, and a conference record of 12-1-1.
GCU Soccer Stadium will host the first round of the West Regionals on Thursday evening as Cal State Los Angeles will battle Seattle Pacific University at 7:00pm.
GAME INFO: The winner of this match will then face GCU on Saturday at 7:00pm at the GCU Soccer Stadium.
Additional Information on the match can be found here.
AYSA encourages all soccer families to get out and support these two fine programs as they represent our state in the NCAA Playoffs...
Congratulations & Good Luck to the Sun Devils and 'Lopes!