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Big South Men's Soccer Pushed Back a Day
Due to ongoing rain from Tropical Storm Ida, the Big South Conference announced today that it has pushed back the start of the 2009 Men's Soccer Championship one day to Friday. The tournament was scheduled to begin tomorrow at the Vert Soccer Stadium on the campus of High Point University, but due to field conditions and continued rain in the High Point area from the storm, the championship will now be contested Nov. 13-15.
Liberty, the no. 3 seed, will square off with No. 6 seed UNC Asheville in the third game of the day Friday, beginning at 5 p.m.
The adjusted game schedule appears below. The quarterfinals will now be played on Friday, with the Semifinals now moved to Saturday. The Championship game remains Sunday as scheduled.
Friday, Nov. 13 - Quarterfinals
Game 1: No. 4 Winthrop vs. No. 5 Gardner-Webb - Noon
Game 2: No. 1 Coastal Carolina vs. No. 8 VMI - 2:30 p.m.
Game 3: No. 3 Liberty vs. No. 6 UNC Asheville - 5 p.m.
Game 4: No. 2 High Point vs. No. 7 Radford - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 14 - Semifinals
Game 5: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2 – 4:00pm
Game 6: Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4 – 7:00pm
Sunday, Nov. 15 – Championship
Game 7: Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6 – 2:00pm