Mass. College Soccer: Updated NCAA Soccer Brackets


The Div. II and III NCAA soccer tournaments kicked off last weekend, and some Massachusetts teams managed to advance to this weekend’s third round.

Here is a look at the remaining squads in each division.

Div. II Men’s Soccer

* UMass Lowell earned back-to-back wins against Post and LIU Post in the first and second round, which earned them a date with Northeast-10 Conference foe Southern New Hampshire on Friday, Nov. 16 in the third round.

Div. III Men’s Soccer

* Following a first round bye, Amherst College defeated Dickinson, 4-0. The Lord Jeffs will remain at home for their third round matchup against Swarthmore College on Saturday, Nov. 17.

* Brandies University and Williams College will tangle in the third round in Amherst on Nov. 17, too, and the winner will meet Amherst or Swarthmore in the quarterfinals on Sunday.

Div. III Women’s Soccer

* Brandies University earned a spot in the third round following wins against Lasell and Union. The Judges will face-off against SUNY Cortland on Saturday, Nov. 17 in Ithaca, New York.

* MIT will take on Messiah on Saturday, Nov. 17 in Grantham, Pennsylvania. The Engineers first two wins came against Haverford and TCNJ.

* Wheaton College will face Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Saturday, Nov. 17. The Lyons secured a spot in the third round with wins against Westfield State and Williams College.

Mass. College Soccer: NCAA Div. II Tournament Pairings

By Matt Noonan 

On Monday, the NCAA unveiled the Div. II Men’s and Women’s soccer brakets. And similar to Div. III, there were a few Massachusetts squads that earned spots.

The tournament is set to commence on Nov. 9 and conclude on Dec. 1 in Evans, Georgia.

Men’s Soccer:

* UMass Lowell vs. Post (Nov. 9, 7PM at UMass Lowell)

* Merrimack College vs. Franklin Pierce (Nov. 9, 6PM at Franklin Pierce)

Women’s Soccer

* American International College will play the winner of St. Rose-Wilmington in the second round on Nov. 11

Courtesy of the AIC Yellow Jackets YouTube page, below is a video of the women’s soccer team celebrating their bid.