Nov 10, 2017
BUCKHANNON -- Coach Patrick Holguin's West Virginia Wesleyan College Bobcats open NCAA play this afternoon, facing Gannon University.
The match kicks off at 2:00 at East Stroudsburg University.
Wesleyan enters the contest 17-2-1, and fresh off a 1-0 victory over Notre Dame in the Mountain East title game. Gannon, out of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference enters the match with a 13-4-2 record.
Wesleyan has scored 34 goals this season (1.70), and their vaunted defense has only allowed seven (0.35). Gannon has scored 37 goals through 19 matches (1.95), and has given up 18 (0.95).
The two winners of Sunday's Atlantic Region games will advance on to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen next week.
The tournament bracket for the Atlantic Region is listed below;
Friday - 12:00 - #4 Kutztown (16-3-1) vs. #5 Notre Dame (13-4-2)
2:00 - #3 WV Wesleyan (17-2-1) vs. #6 Gannon (13-4-2)
Sunday - 12:00 - #1 West Chester (16-3-1) vs. Kutztown-ND Winner
2:00 - #2 E. Stroudsburg (15-3-3) vs. WVWC-Gannon Winner
( Photo Courtesy Taken By Brian Bergstrom )