Men’s Soccer Looks to Advance in SoCon Tourney
LEXINGTON, Va. – The VMI men’s soccer team returns to Tennessee Wednesday to face Belmont College in the first round of the 2018 Southern Conference Tournament. It is a rematch of Saturday’s game, in which the Bruins won 3-0.
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 31, 5 p.m. EST
Location: Nashville, Tenn., ES Rose Park - Directions
The 2018 Southern Conference Tournament opens today as VMI looks to extend its season at Belmont. The winner of the match advances to play #3 seed Furman University Saturday at 7 p.m.
Last Time (10/27): The Bruins scored twice early and went on to defeat VMI 3-0 Saturday afternoon. Belmont got on the board at 12:13 of the first half on a goal from Daniel Twizer. Matteo Bennati followed 15 minutes later to make the score 2-0. The Keydets came out strong in the second half, with a corner kick and shots from Marco Reyes and Zachary Wiley, forcing Nicolo Dini to make a pair of saves. The Bruins added an insurance goal at 67:06.
2018 SoCon Men’s Soccer Championship First Round, Wednesday, Oct. 31 Campus sites (at higher seeds)
Match 1: No. 7 VMI at No. 6 Belmont, 4 p.m. (CT)
Quarterfinals, Saturday, Nov. 3 Campus sites (at higher seeds)
Match 2: No. 5 UNCG at No. 4 Wofford, 6 p.m.
Match 3: Winner of match #1 at No. 3 Furman, 7 p.m.
Championship Semifinals, Friday, Nov. 9 Johnson City, Tenn.
Match 4: Winner of match #2 vs. No. 1 Mercer, 3:30 p.m.
Match 5: Winner of match #3 vs. No. 2 ETSU, 6 p.m.
Finals, Saturday No. 4 Johnson City, Tenn.
Match 6: Winner of match #4 vs. Winner of match #5, 1 p.m.
For more information about this season’s championship in Johnson City, click here.