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Western Connecticut Men’s Soccer to Face Brandeis in NCAA Division III Championship Tournament Opener Saturday

Western Connecticut Men’s Soccer to Face Brandeis in NCAA Division III Championship Tournament Opener Saturday

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INDIANAPOLIS – 2017 Little East Conference Men's Soccer Champion Western Connecticut State University (14-6-1) will take on Brandeis University (13-4-0) Saturday in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship Tournament. Game time is set for 5 p.m. and be followed through LIVE VIDEO and LIVE STATS provided by the host Judges.

The Colonials received the Little East Conference's automatic berth in the NCAA tournament after defeating Rhode Island College 1-0 to claim the conference title. The Judges received an at-large berth after going 5-2-0 in the University Athletic Association, placing them second in the league standings.

Brandeis will host the first and second matches November 11-12. The other first round game in this pod will feature New Jersey Athletic Conference Champion Rutgers-Newark (20-2-0) versus Bowdoin (10-4-3), which received an at-large bid after falling to Middlebury in the New England Small College Athletic Conference semifinals.