Women’s soccer and field hockey booted in ACC quarterfinals

Annette Crawford
November 9, 2018

"The Bulldogs held the highest RPI (rating performance index) in school history earlier this season and stood at No. 19 following the regular season".

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Last season, the Commodores made the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2006 and upset fourth-seeded Ohio State on the road in the first round. One of 10 ACC teams to make the field, BC found itself in the same region as Clemson, the team that unseated them in the conference tournament semifinals.

The Seminoles did not allow a goal throughout the first month of the season (five matches) and allowed no more than two goals at any time during the season, including in their conference title match against the Tar Heels.

Williams will take on Univeristy of New England in Saturday's other first-round matchup with the winners advancing to Sunday's second round game.

The two teams have never met before. BG and Ball State played to a 1-1 draw, couldn't break the deadlock during 20 minutes of extra time, then the Falcons rallied from 3-1 down in penalty kicks to win 5-4.

An ACC team has reached the College Cup, soccer's final four, in 35 of the 36 years since the tournament was inaugurated in 1982, and in each of the past 13 years.

This will be Arkansas' fifth all-time appearance in the NCAA Tournament, all under Hale.

Sonoma State will face off with Western Washington for the second straight year, after falling to the Vikings 2-0 in the second round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament. They put the work in, they believe in themselves and we have great leadership and good people. "It's very fulfilling. We're going to enjoy the moment and just very proud here". Join us as we look back at the memories from more than 40 years in U Hall.

"It is really cool, but we're also getting to the point where it's expected a little bit".

"A couple people on the team actually called Penn State, so it was nearly amusing because we were thinking about it", BG midfielder Chelsee Washington said. We're undefeated at home right now, so we're looking forward to it.

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