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Men's Soccer is NCAA-Bound; to Play Eastern Connecticut State Saturday at Amherst

Men's Soccer Headed to NCAA Championship Springfield, Mass. -- November 7, 2011 -- The Springfield College men's soccer team will play in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 12 years, and to lead off the tournament will play Eastern Connecticut State University Saturday (Nov. 12) at Amherst College at 11:00 am.

Springfield advanced to the NCAA Tournament by winning the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference championship this past weekend at Babson. On Saturday, the #2-seeded Pride defeated #3-seeded Wheaton, 2-1, in a semifinal by coming up with two goals in the latter stages of the game. On Sunday, against #1-seeded Babson, the Pride came up with another goal in the late stages to tie matters at 1-1. After two overtime periods, the match was determined by penalty kicks with Springfield outscoring the Beavers, 4-3. By virtue of those penalty kicks, Springfield advanced to represent the NEWMAC with the automatic NCAA bid.

Springfield will enter the tournament with a 10-4-4 overall record. Eastern Connecticut will enter the tournament with a 14-5-1 overall mark.

Eastern wound up winning the Little East post-season tournament in order to to reach the NCAA's for the fourth time in the last five years. Eastern defeated Keene State, 1-0, in the title match.

The other two teams in the pod include host Amherst College with a record of 14-1-2 and Husson University with a record of 13-6-1. The games will be played on Saturday, with the two winners to meet on Sunday.

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Steffen Seibert Steffen Siebert enters his third season at the helm of the Springfield College men's soccer program in the fall of 2014 In his second season, Siebert led the Pride to a historic year, winning the ECAC Championship and setting program marks in goals scored, wins, goals against and shutouts. Read more.

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