FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MANSFIELD, Mass. - Defending Northeast-10 Conference champion Adelphi will be the top seed in the 2017 Men's Soccer Championship, which gets underway Tuesday, October 31 with Quarterfinal Round action.
For the complete championship schedule, please see below.
The 2017 NE10 Championship Semifinals will take place on Friday, November 3, with the Championship Final being played Sunday, Nov. 5 at 1 p.m. All rounds of this year's championship will be hosted by the higher remaining seed. The NE10 will be broadcasting the Championship Final live at northeast10.tv on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
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2017 NE10 Men's Soccer Championship Seeds
1. Adelphi (11-1-1, 34 pts)
2. Merrimack (10-1-2, 32 pts)
3. Southern Connecticut (8-1-4, 28 pts)
4. Southern New Hampshire (8-3-2, 26 pts)
5. Le Moyne (7-4-2, 23 pts)
6. Saint Rose (6-5-2, 20 pts) *
7. Franklin Pierce (5-6-2, 17 pts) *
8. Bentley (5-6-2, 17 pts)
* Franklin Pierce earns the #7 seed based on their win over Saint Rose during the regular season (Franklin Pierce & Bentley tied during the regular season, they both lost to Adelphi & Merrimack, both tied vs. So. Connecticut, both lost to So. New Hampshire and both won vs. Le Moyne).
2017 NE10 Men's Soccer Championship Schedule
Tuesday, October 31
Quarterfinals - at Higher Seeds
Match 1: #8 Bentley at #1 Adelphi | 7:00 PM
Match 2: #7 Franklin Pierce at #2 Merrimack | 7:00 PM
Match 3: #6 Saint Rose at #3 Southern Connecticut | 7:00 PM
Match 4: #5 Le Moyne at #4 Southern New Hampshire | 7:00 PM
Friday, November 3
Semifinals - at Higher Seeds
Match 5: Match 1 winner vs. Match 4 winner Time TBD
Match 6: Match 2 winner vs. Match 3 Time TBD
Sunday, November 5
Championship at Highest Seed
Match 7: Match 5 Winner vs. Match 6 Winner
*Please note that the championship game time shall be 1:00 PM.
ABOUT THE NE10
The NE10 is an association of 15 diverse institutions serving student-athletes across 24 NCAA Division II sports. Together we build brilliant futures by embracing the journey of every student-athlete.
Each year, 4,500 of those student-athletes compete in conference championships in 24 sports, making the NE10 the largest DII conference in the country in terms of sport sponsorship. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the NE10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.