SFA Learns NCAA Schedule
Nov. 12, 2007
NACOGDOCHES, Texas - The Stephen F. Austin Ladyjack soccer team will open its 2007 NCAA Tournament appearance at the site of this year's Women's College Cup -- College Station, Texas. The Ladyjacks will play No. 2 seed Texas A&M in the opening round Thursday as part of a four-team pod that also includes BYU and Texas.
The Ladyjacks earned the second NCAA Championship berth in school history Sunday when they knocked off McNeese State, 3-0, in the finals of the Southland Conference Tournament. SFA enters NCAA play with a 13-4-2 record after winning its fifth SLC regular-season championship.
Texas A&M brings a 17-3-2 mark to the tournament after winning the Big 12 title with a 9-1-0 conference record. The Aggies have hovered near the top of the national rankings all season and earned the No. 2 seed in their quadrant of the bracket.
Texas holds an overall record of 14-3-5 and finished second in Big 12 play with a 6-2-2 record. The Longhorns knocked off Texas A&M, 2-1, Sunday in the championship game of the Big 12 Tournament.
BYU went 12-4-5 on the season and finished second in the Mountain West Conference, posting a 6-1-1 league record. The Cougars won the MWC Tournament to earn their conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Championships.
Game times and ticket information for this weekend's games will be posted for Ladyjack fans as they become available.
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