For the first time since 2013, VCU Men’s Soccer is dancing in the NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament. The Rams were selected as the #16 overall seed and awarded a first round bye plus a home match in the second round.
VCU finished their season with a third consecutive trip to the Atlantic 10 Championship match. The Rams came up short against #1 Massachusetts 1-3 and had their tournament hopes in the hands of the selection committee.
As the bracket was revealed, the Black & Gold saw their name flash as the #16 seed. VCU currently sits at 12-6 overall and awaits the winner of the Butler (12-4-2) versus Lipscomb (11-7-2) in the first round.
Sports Backers Stadium will host this second round match on Sunday, November 19th at 5 PM. This is the first time VCU was rewarded a first round bye since 2012.
The Atlantic 10 will be represented by Fordham, UMass and VCU in the NCAA College Cup. The Minutemen won the A-10’s automatic tournament bid while Fordham and VCU received at-large bids.
Kick-off of the 2017 Division I Men’s Soccer Championship begins on November 16th. VCU Men’s Soccer begins their journey on Sunday, November 19th at 5 PM.