Saints Men, Women Draw Loras in NCAA Tourney

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Saints Men, Women Draw Loras in NCAA Tourney

November 5, 2012 Updated Nov 5, 2012 at 4:15 PM CST

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The St. Scholastica men's and women's soccer teams will face Loras in the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament, it was announced via a live selection show on Monday.

The Saints men are making a second appearance at the NCAA Division III tournament in the past three seasons. The team's first-round game with Loras is set for 1:30 p.m. November 10 at Bob Bierie Field in Dubuque, Iowa.

St. Scholastica earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Division III tournament by winning the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) postseason title this past Saturday.

Loras enters the tournament with an overall record of (19-1-1), that compared with the (18-4-0) mark of the Saints.

The St. Scholastica women, meanwhile, are making a fifth appearance at the NCAA Division III tournament in the past six seasons and will face Loras at that same Bob Bierie Field at 5:00 p.m. on November 9.

The Saints, like the men, earned the automatic qualifier by winning the UMAC postseason championship. They enter the NCAA Division III tournament with a record of (17-4-1) compared to a (17-4-0) mark of the Duhawks.

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