OVU soccer programs set for NCAA tournament

VIENNA, W.Va. – The Ohio Valley University women's soccer program is headed to the 2017 NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Championship for the first time in program history. On Monday the Fighting Scots learned that they are the #3 seed in the Midwest Region and will be traveling to Quincy, Illinois for a first round game with the #6 seed Bellarmine University out of the Great Lakes Valley Conference.

OVU men's and women's soccer teams learn who they'll open up the NCAA tournament against.

Ohio Valley earned the automatic bid from the Great Midwest Athletic Conference after they defeated Ohio Dominican University in the conference final in penalty kicks. The Scots have already put together the most successful season in program history with a 16-0-3 overall record and the first ever Great Midwest championship.

Bellarmine received an at-large bid from the GLVC. The Knights lost to the host team, Quincy University, in their last match of the 2017 season.

The Scots and Knights will square off in a first round matchup at 2:00pm EST on Thursday, November 9th.

The Ohio Valley University men's soccer program is headed to the 2017 NCAA Division II Men's Soccer Championship for the first time in program history. On Monday the Fighting Scots learned that they are the #1 seed in the Midwest Region and will be hosting regional games at Schoenbaum Stadium in Charleston, West Virginia.

By virtue of their #1 seed the Fighting Scots receive a first-round bye. OVU awaits the winner of the #4 seed Davis & Elkins and the #5 seed Saginaw Valley State University.

Ohio Valley earned the automatic bid from the Great Midwest Athletic Conference after they defeated D&E 3-1 in the conference final. The Scots have already put together the most successful season in program history with a 17-1-3 overall record, a top-ten national ranking and the first ever Great Midwest championship.



 
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