#2 Bobcats Square Off With #18 Montevallo in NCAA Elite Eight
Nov 14, 2007
BANNER ELK, NC--The Lees-McRae College Bobcats soccer team
season continues this weekend when the University of Montevallo
Falcons visit Tate Field Saturday evening for a 7:00pm contest.
The winner will move on to the NCAA Final Four hosted by the
University of West Florida.
The Bobcats (21-1-1), ranked number two in the country, earned
their trip to Saturday's NCAA Elite Eight contest by defeating
number #19 Lander University 1-0 last Saturday to win the NCAA
Southeast Region Championship. The Falcons (17-3-2), enter the
game as the number 18 in the country, and represent the South
Region. Montevallo defeated University of Tampa on penalty kicks,
(6-5), after 110 minutes of play saw the teams deadlocked at
The Bobcats, playing the NCAA Tournament for the first time in
program history under third year Head Coach Chris Whalley (pictured
top left), are currently riding a 16 game winning streak, their
last loss coming in overtime (1-0), September 15th on the road
against Conference Carolinas foe Anderson.