2017 Conference Carolinas Women's Soccer Championship Preview

HIGH POINT, N.C.Limestone College officially wrapped up the 2017 Conference Carolinas women's soccer regular season title on Saturday (Oct. 28) afternoon. The Saints will enter the Conference Carolinas Women's Soccer Championship as the No. 1 seed after finishing the season with an 11-0-0 conference mark for 33 points.

Chowan University, who completed its first season in Conference Carolinas during 2017, earned the No. 2 seed with its 25 points and 8-2-1 record. Belmont Abbey College secured the No. 3 seed after finishing the season 7-3-1 for 22 points. Notching the No. 4 seed and final home match in the quarterfinals was North Greenville University after tallying 19 points with a 6-4-1 record.

Falling just short of hosting a quarterfinal match was Barton College, earning the No. 5 seed after finishing the season 5-3-3 for 18 points. Earning the No. 6 seed was Lees-McRae College with its 14 points and 4-5-2 record. Rounding out the championship participants at No. 7 and No. 8 are Southern Wesleyan University (4-7-0) with 12 points and Erskine College (4-7-0) with 12 points, respectively.

The 2017 Conference Carolinas Women's Soccer Championship quarterfinals will be held on the campus of the higher seed on Monday, Oct. 30. The semifinals and final will be played on the campus of the highest seed remaining after the quarterfinals round on Thursday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 4. The Conference Carolinas women's soccer champion will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Women's Soccer Championship.

 

Conference Carolinas Women's Soccer Championship Schedule & Championship Website Link:

Monday, Oct. 30 (at Higher Seed)

Match 1: No. 5 Barton vs. No. 4 North Greenville - 4:00 p.m.

Match 2: No. 8 Erskine vs. No. 1 Limestone - 7:00 p.m.

Match 3: No. 6 Lees-McRae vs. No. 3 Belmont Abbey - 2:00 p.m.

Match 4:  No. 7 Southern Wesleyan vs. No. 2 Chowan - 2:00 p.m.

 

Thursday, Nov. 2 (Highest Seed Remaining)

Match 5: Match 1 Winner vs. Match 2 Winner TBA

Match 6: Match 3 Winner vs. Match 4 Winner TBA

 

Saturday, Nov. 4 (Highest Seed Remaining)

Match 7: Match 5 Winner vs. Match 6 Winner TBA