Randy Payton URG Sports Information
November 26, 2013
RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande will face Embry-Riddle (Fla.) in the second round of the NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship Tournament on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at Noon EST, at the at the Emory Folmar YMCA Soccer Complex in Montgomery, Ala.
The second-ranked RedStorm (16-2-2), who are seeded fifth in the tourney, reached the Round of 16 by virtue of a 2-1 win over Point Park (Pa.) University on Saturday afternoon at Evan E. Davis Field.
Embry-Riddle (Fla.), which is ranked 13th and seeded 12th, improved to 14-3-0 with a 1-0 win at home over Georgia Gwinnett in the tourney’s opening round.
The Rio Grande-Embry Riddle winner will face the winner of No. 4 Ashford (Iowa) and No. 13 Baker (Kan.) in the tourney’s quarterfinal round on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at Noon EST.
The tourney’s semifinals are set for Friday, Dec. 6 at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. EST and the title game will take place on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 4 p.m. EST.
All 15 matches at the National Championship final site will be video streamed live on www.NAIA.org. Fans must purchase a single-day pass for $9.95 each day or an all-tournament pass for $29.95.
For more information, visit www.naia.org