Lenoir-Rhyne To Face Carson-Newman In The Opening Round Of The Food Lion SAC Men's Soccer Tournament
October 28, 2012
Bears to visit the Eagles on Wednesday in Jefferson City, Tenn., for a 4:00 p.m., match
The L-R Men's Soccer Team will face Carson-Newman in the opening round of the 2012 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Tournament in Jefferson City, Tenn., on Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.
Rock Hill, S.C. - The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Soccer Team will take on Carson-Newman in the opening round of the 2012 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Tournament.
The Bears, the seventh seed in the tournament, will play the second-seeded Eagles on Wednesday at 4:00 p.m., in Jefferson City, Tenn.
Lenoir-Rhyne is 6-6-4 on the year while Carson-Newman enters the tournament with a mark of 7-5-3.
The Bears and the Eagles played to a 1-1 tie earlier this season on October 13, in Hickory, N.C. Carson-Newman leads the all-time series with Lenoir-Rhyne, 16-13-2.
Lenoir-Rhyne, under fourth-year Head Coach Tom Gott, advanced all the way to the league tournament finals last season before falling to Anderson by a 1-0 score in overtime.
The Bears have also captured three SAC Tournament Titles (1992, 2000 and 2006) in school history.
Lenoir-Rhyne is led this year by freshman forward Tobias Tobrant (Boras, SWEDEN) with eight goals scored and 17 points and junior goalkeeper Stefan Dill (Southampton, BERMUDA) with a conference-leading 93 saves.
The semifinals and finals of the conference tournament will be held at Manchester Meadows in Rock Hill, S.C., on Friday, November 2, and Sunday, November 4, respectively.
2012 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference
Men's Soccer Tournament
Wednesday, October 31
No. 8 Tusculum at No. 1 Mars Hill, 7 p.m.
No. 5 Anderson at No. 4 Wingate, 4:30 p.m.
No. 6 Catawba at No. 3 Lincoln Memorial, 3 p.m.
No. 7 Lenoir-Rhyne at No. 2 Carson-Newman, 4 p.m.
SEMIFINALS (at Manchester Meadows, Rock Hill, S.C.)
Friday, November 2 - 7 p.m.
FINALS (at Manchester Meadows, Rock Hill, S.C.)
Sunday, November 4 - 4 p.m.