Women's Soccer Headed To Albany For NCAA Tournament, Seeded Fifth in East Region

Women's Soccer Headed To Albany For NCAA Tournament, Seeded Fifth in East Region

PHILADELPHIA – The Thomas Jefferson University women's soccer team (15-5) is the fifth seed in the East Region and will begin NCAA Tournament play versus fourth-seeded Stonehill (11-4-4) on Friday, November 22 at 3 p.m. The host for the matchup is top-seeded Saint Rose in Albany, N.Y.

The Rams won their fourth CACC Championship on Sunday, defeating Georgian Court, 2-1, to earn an automatic bid to the national tournament. It is Jefferson's third NCAA appearance in program history and the first since 2015.

THE BRACKET
2019 NCAA Division II Tournament Bracket

THE TEAMS IN ALBANY
No. 1 Saint Rose Golden Knights
Record: 17-2-1
Conference Result: NE10 Champions
Record vs. Regionally-Ranked Teams: 6-1
Number of NCAA Appearances: 15
Most Recent NCAA Finish: Second Round, 2018

No. 4 Stonehill Skyhawks
Record: 11-4-4
Conference Result: NE10 Quarterfinals
Record vs. Regionally-Ranked Teams: 3-1
Number of NCAA Appearances: 3
Most Recent NCAA Finish: First Round, 2018

No. 5 Jefferson Rams
Record: 15-5
Conference Result: CACC Champions
Record vs. Regionally-Ranked Teams: 0-3
Number of NCAA Appearances: 3
Most Recent NCAA Finish: Second Round, 2015

No. 8 Daemen Wildcats
Record: 11-3-3
Conference Result: ECC Fifth Place (missed conference tournament)
Record vs. Regionally-Ranked Teams: 1-2
Number of NCAA Appearances: 1
Most Recent NCAA Finish: N/A

THE SCHEDULE
Friday, November 22
3 p.m. - #4 Stonehill vs. #5 Jefferson
6 p.m. - #1 Saint Rose vs. #8 Daemen

Sunday, November 24
1 p.m. – Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2

The advancing team from Albany will face the other remaining team from the East Region on December 5 or 6 in the Round of 16. On the other side of the region, second-seeded Mercy hosts third-seeded Molloy, sixth-seeded Bentley and seventh-seeded Southern New Hampshire.

A detailed preview looking at the Rams' first round matchup with Stonehill will be posted later this week.