The NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer Committee announced today the field of 32 teams for the 2008 Division II Men’s Soccer Championship, and Tusculum College has been selected as the number one seed and the host for the Southeast Regional Tournament.
Tusculum (18-2-1) and Lees-McRae (15-2-3) receive first round byes and will face the winners of the two first round matches on Wednesday. Francis Marion University and Carson-Newman College will square off on Wednesday in Jefferson City, Tenn. at 7 p.m., while Lander University and Limestone College will play a 1 p.m. match on Wednesday in Gaffney, S.C.
The winner of the Lander/Limestone match will then face Lees-McRae on Friday afternoon at 4 p.m. at Pioneer Field. Tusculum will face the winner of Francis Marion and Carson-Newman on Friday at 7 p.m. The semifinal winners will square off for the Southeast Region championship on Sunday at 2 p.m.
This marks the second year Tusculum has hosted an NCAA II Regional, and the third time in school history.