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Men's Soccer Draws Furman for SoCon Tourney
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Release: 10/30/2017
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LEXINGTON, Va. – With the regular season complete, the VMI men’s soccer team looks to make a run at the conference tournament as the No. 6 seed Keydets travel to No. 3 Furman this Saturday, Nov. 4, for the quarterfinal round. Kickoff is slated for a 5 p.m. start at Stone Soccer Stadium in Greenville, South Carolina.

The Keydets (0-15-2, 0-10) finished the regular season Saturday with a Senior Day loss at the hands of Mercer by a 7-0 tally at Patchin Field. The Paladins topped UNCG at home Sunday in overtime, 1-0, in a game that was rescheduled due to poor weather conditions Saturday night.

This season the Keydets opened conference play at Furman on Sept. 26 with a 4-0 loss and most recently faced the Paladins at home on Oct. 14, a 5-0 loss at Patchin Field.

No. 5 seed Wofford will take on No. 4 seed Mercer Saturday in Macon, Georgia. No. 1 seed ETSU and and No. 2 seed UNCG earned quarterfinal round byes. On Friday, Nov. 10, ETSU will take on the Wofford-Mercer winner while UNCG will face the VMI-Furman winner in Greenville, South Carolina.

The SoCon title game is slated for Sunday, Nov. 12, at 1 p.m. in Greenville.

2017 SoCon Men’s Soccer Championship
Quarterfinal Round, Saturday, Nov. 4
Match 1: No. 5 Wofford at No. 4 Mercer, 7 p.m.
Match 2: No. 6 VMI at No. 3 Furman, 5 p.m.

Semifinals, Friday, Nov. 10
Greenville, S.C.
Match 3: No. 1 ETSU vs. Match 1 winner, 3:30 p.m. (SDN)
Match 4: No. 2 UNCG vs. Match 2 winner, 6 p.m. (SDN)

Championship, Sunday, Nov. 12
Greenville, S.C.
Match 5: Match 3 winner vs. Match 4 winner, 1 p.m. (ESPN3)

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