Soccer earns seventh seed in NCAA tournament

The Omaha men's soccer team will travel to Florida International in the opening round of the NCAA soccer tournament. The Spartans earned a No. 7 seed and a first-round bye, and will host the victor of the West Virginia-Air Force match on Sunday.

The tournament home game will also be a first for WMU, the NCAA berth is just the second in program history.

For ticket information for Sunday's NCAA tournament match at Alumni Stadium, call the Murnane Family Ticket Office at (574) 631-7356, visit UND.com/buytickets, or stop by the ticket office window inside Purcell Pavilion. The Wolverines earned a first-round bye as the No. 13 seed, and will entertain the victor of the Massachusetts-Colgate match on Sunday in Ann Arbor, Mich. UNCW previously played in the NCAA Tournament in 2009 and 2014.

The Spartans have lost only one game at DeMartin Stadium in the last two seasons.

Three more teams from the commonwealth are in the field.

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The full 48-team bracket can be found here from the NCAA.

The Tigers are 12-5-1 overall in 2017 and finished in the top four in the ACC Tournament.

Wisconsin earned a home match during the first round of the NCAA Championship on the strength of a 10-4-5 record, most recently drawing 0-0 with No. 2 seed IN and claiming the Big Ten tournament championship 4-2 IN penalty kicks on November 12.

After winning the Big Ten Tournament title, Wisconsin (10-4-5) will host Illinois-Chicago on Thursday.

The semifinals and championship match will take place in Philadelphia on December 8 and 10.

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