Florida Tech Panther Men’s Soccer Secures No. 3 Seed In NCAA South Region
By Daniel Supraner, Athletic Communications Director // November 10, 2016
Panthers (11-4-1) face PBA (13-5-1) in first round
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Florida Tech men’s soccer has been selected as the No. 3 seed in the South Region in this year’s NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer Championships, announced by the NCAA office Monday.
It was a Sunshine State Conference sweep of the South Region bids as FIT joins No. 1 seed Lynn, No. 2 Palm Beach Atlantic and No. 4 Tampa.
The Panthers (11-4-1) will square off with PBA (13-5-1) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, Nov. 13, at 4 p.m. ET in West Palm Beach, Florida, while Lynn hosts Tampa the day before, on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 1 p.m. in Boca Raton, Florida.
FIT and PBA met once this season with the Sailfish coming away with a 2-1 overtime victory at home on Sept. 28.
Two to six teams were selected from each of the eight regions. Teams from the same region will be paired for first- and or second-round competition, which will be conducted November 10-13 on campus sites.
Third-round/quarterfinals will be held on campus sites and completed by November 20. The semifinals and final will be played December 1 and 3 at Children’s Mercy Victory Field at Swope Soccer Village in Kansas City, Missouri, hosted by Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association and Kansas City Sports Commission.
You can access the full Division II bracket by clicking the link at the top of the story.
Stay tuned to FloridaTechSports.com for more information on the match Sunday afternoon, including ticket pricing, how to purchase tickets and links to live coverage.
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