YC To Open With #7 Illinois Central
Top 8 teams reach quarterfinals
This afternoon, the NJCAA announced the pairings for the NJCAA National Division I Soccer Tournament to be played November 15-18 in Tyler, TX. The #2 ranked Roughrider soccer team will open tournament play against #7 ranked Illinois Central College out of East Peoria, IL.
YC arrives at the tournament for the 17th time in their storied past. Yavapai beat North Idaho College, 4-2 to win the West District Championship. The Cougars from ICC beat Macomb Community College, 3-2 to earn the tournament berth from NJCAA Region 24.
Other notable teams in the competition are: #1 Georgia Perimeter; #3 Marshalltown, IA; #4 Jefferson, MO; #5 San Jacinto, TX; #6 Mercer County, NJ; and #8 CCBC-Essex, MD.
The Tournament schedule
Thursday, November 15, 2007
- Noon: Georgia Perimeter (19-0-2) vs. CCBC-Essex, MD (13-5-1)
- 2:00pm: Jefferson, MO (18-3-0) vs. San Jacinto, Tex. (15-2-2)
- 4:00pm: Yavapai , Ariz. (21-2-0) vs. Illinois Central, Ill. (18-4-0)
- 6:00pm: Marshalltown, IA (20-1-0) vs. Mercer County, NJ (14-5-1)
Friday, Nov. 16
- 4:00pm: National Semifinals (upper bracket winners)
- 6:00pm: National Semifinals (lower bracket winners)
Sunday, Nov. 18
- 1:00pm: National Championship Game
(All Times Central Time) (All games at Tyler Junior College, Tyler, Tex.)