Women’s NJCAA National Soccer Championship Tournament Opens Today At Titans Soccer Complex
By Michael Parsons, EFSC Sports // November 14, 2016
Titans open tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. vs Schoolcraft
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Twelve of the best teams in NJCAA Division I soccer were working out on the Titan Soccer Complex fields Sunday with one goal in mind – a national championship.
The NJCAA National Championship Tournament begins this morning at the Titan Soccer Complex on the Melbourne campus of Eastern Florida State College and eight teams will be in action Monday.
It begins with a matchup of teams with a history of playing in national championships as 2013 champion Iowa Western faces two-time runner-up Darton State at 10 a.m. to kick off the tournament in a Pool D game.
Iowa Western has allowed just six goals all season while Darton State comes in winners of eight straight where they have outscored opponents 50-3.
The second game of the day will pit No. 2 seed Butler Community College against Cape Fear Community College at 12:30 p.m. in a Pool B contest. After an 0-2 start on the season, Butler CC has rattled off 20 straight wins, scoring 112 goals this season while Cape Fear CC has just one loss this season.
The No. 1 seed, 2012 National Champion and currently unbeaten Paradise Valley will take the field at 3 p.m. against a Moraine Valley Community College team that have not given up a goal since Sept. 24.
The Pool A matchup will feature the leading goal scorer in Jamie Iurato who has 45 goals for Paradise Valley this season..
The final game of the day will be in Eastern Florida State College’s Pool C at 5:30 p.m. Laramie County Community College, who has beaten both the Titans and Iowa Western and tied Monroe Community College will take on Schoolcraft, who is 14-2 on the season.
Single game and all-match passes will be sold at the Titan Soccer Complex gate on the Melbourne campus of Eastern Florida State College beginning Monday.
Single game tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students. Children five and under are free. All-match passes are $35 for adults and $15 for students.
All of the tournament games will be shown live online at efsctitans.com/webcast
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