UCLA Selected To NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament
Nov. 19, 2007
UCLA earned an at-large bid into the 2007 NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament, extending its streak of consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances to 25 years. The Bruins (8-8-3) will host MPSF Champion New Mexico (12-4-2) in the first round on Saturday, Nov. 24 at 7 pm at Marshall Field at Drake Stadium. The game will be audio broadcast live on the internet at www.uclabruins.com. Tickets for the game will be $9 for adults and $7 for students/youth.
The winner of the UCLA-New Mexico game will face seventh-seeded Santa Clara on Wednesday, Nov. 28 in Santa Clara.
The Bruins have played nine games against NCAA Tournament teams this season, with a 3-1 victory over No. 5 seed Ohio State, a 0-0 tie against No. 8 seed Creighton and one-goal losses away from home to No. 4 Indiana, No. 7 seed Santa Clara in overtime and No. 10 seed Notre Dame in overtime. UCLA also has victories over Pac-10 champion California and at-large selection Washington.
The seeded teams in the tournament are: 1. Boston College, 2. Wake Forest, 3. Connecticut, 4. Indiana, 5. Ohio State, 6. Brown, 7. Santa Clara, 8. Creighton, 9. Northwestern, 10. Notre Dame, 11. Virginia Tech, 12. UC Santa Barbara, 13. Maryland, 14. Akron, 15. West Virginia and 16. Tulsa.