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Virginia Tech, Virginia get NCAA men's soccer bids

Virginia Tech, Virginia get NCAA men's soccer bids

The bracket is set for the 2017 NCAA Soccer Division I Men's Soccer Championship, and UofL joins a host of ACC teams at the top of pack.

The Akron Men's Soccer team gathers at the James A. Rhodes Arena for the NCAA Men's Soccer Championship Selection Show with students and faculty.

The Spartans (11-3-3), ranked No. 12 in the latest NCAA men's soccer RPI poll, will host the victor of Thursday's match between Virginia Tech and Air Force on Sunday, Nov. 19 at 1 p.m. The Wolverines earned a first-round bye as the No. 13 seed, and will entertain the victor of the Massachusetts-Colgate match on Sunday in Ann Arbor, Mich.

After winning the Big Ten Tournament title, Wisconsin (10-4-5) will host Illinois-Chicago on Thursday.

Maryland will make its 35th NCAA Tournament appearance after ending the season with a 10-5-3 record.

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Following Thursday's first round and Sunday's second round games, the NCAA Championship continues with third round matchups on November 25 or 26 at campus sites.

The victor will visit Michigan State (11-3-3), the No. 7 overall seed in the 48-team field, in the second round Sunday. The Hoosiers are the only undefeated team in the nation and boast a 15-0-5 record.

The Mavs will take on Florida International in the first round of the tournament Thursday. The national quarterfinals will follow on December 1-2 at campus venues.

The Spartans have lost only one game at DeMartin Stadium in the last two seasons.


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