Labor Day Weekend Means Big Weekend of Soccer at Eastern Florida State College
By Michael Parsons, EFSC Sports // September 2, 2016
Seven games span three days
ABOVE VIDEO: The Eastern Florida State College mens soccer players and coaches talk about upcoming soccer season during Media Day 2016.
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Labor Day weekend means soccer at Eastern Florida State College and lots of it as eight games will be played at Titan Soccer Complex.
And if Thursday night was any indication, it will be an exciting weekend as Polk State scored four unanswered goals in the second half to take a 4-3 lead but Southwestern Illinois tied it up with 20 minutes remaining to send the game to overtime.
Neither team would score in the two overtimes and it ended in a 4-4 tie.
There will be three games on Friday as the Eastern Florida State College men’s soccer team will get the day started when they open the home portion of their season at 4 p.m. against Laramie County Community College. CLICK HERE to watch the game live.
The preseason No. 3 ranked Titans opened the season in Mississippi, splitting a couple of games but are coming off a commanding 5-0 victory.
Laramie County Community College is 1-0 this season, coming off a 3-2 win against Northwest Kansas Tech last week. The Golden Eagles lost in the Region IX quarterfinal last season.
The Southwestern Illinois women’s team will take the field for the second straight day at 6 p.m., playing Broward College who is 0-1, losing to No. 2 Butler Community College last weekend.
The No. 1 ranked Eastern Florida State College women’s soccer team finishes the day of soccer when they face No. 13 Johnson County Community College at 8 p.m.
The Titans are coming off a 3-2 victory over No. 2 Butler in the home opener and look to make it two straight against ranked opponents. The game will be the first of the season for Johnson County, who lost to Butler in the Region VI Championship last season.
Four more games are scheduled for Sunday beginning with the Titan women’s team taking on Southwestern Illinois at 10 a.m.
Johnson County will play Broward at noon with the Broward men’s soccer team facing Laramie County Community College at 2 p.m.
The Titan men’s team wraps up the day of soccer, hosting Florida National at 4 p.m.
Admission to all games at Titan Soccer Complex are free to the public.
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