Wake Forest Earns Top Seed In NCAA Soccer Tourney


The UNCW men's soccer team's 2017 season will continue after the Seahawks were selected for the NCAA Division I Championship field on Monday afternoon.

The Cavaliers are part of the 48-member field for the 37th consecutive year, the longest active streak in the NCAA.

The Seahawks (11-7-0) will host the Presbyterian College Blue Hose (6-8-5) on Thursday, Nov. 16 in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Cavaliers will play the victor of St. Francis-Brooklyn and Fordham on Sunday Nov. 19 at Klöckner Stadium at 5 p.m. UVA has hosted at least one NCAA tournament match in each of the last 37 years.

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Advance tickets for Thursday's NCAA game will go on sale at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday and will be available until 4 p.m. Thursday at UWBadgers.com, by phone at 608-262-1440 or at the Wisconsin Athletic Ticket Office.

ODU (12-5-2) defeated Charlotte 1-0 in the C-USA final Sunday on its home field. This marks Wisconsin's seventh appearance in the tournament and first since 2013. Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Michigan State and Wisconsin all secured bids to the national tournament, which begins Thursday.

MI will make its sixth tournament appearance overall and the first since 2012 after claiming the Big Ten Championship. Notre Dame (2013), IN (1998, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2012), North Carolina (2001, 2011), Wake Forest (2007), Virginia (2009, 2014) and Stanford (2015, 2016) are all seeded IN this year's tournament, with recent champions Maryland (2005, 2008) and Akron (2010) also IN the 2017 field.

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The victor of the match will travel to No. 6 overall seed Duke on Sunday, Nov. 19.

Notre Dame previously faced nine other qualifiers during the regular season, and Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Championship matches, entering 2017 NCAA tournament play.

Third Round (Saturday, November 25 or Sunday 26) - Eight, two-team Third Round games will be at non-predetermined campus sites.

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