Saint Leo, Fla. (November 5, 2007) – The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has selected Saint Leo University as one of 16 sites for first and second round action of the Division II Women’s Soccer Championships.
The championship will provide for a 48-team, single elimination tournament with automatic qualification.
The three teams set to play at University Field as part of the South Region event include the host Lions, seeded No. 2, the
Teams advancing from second round-competition will face one another on Friday, November 16 at a site to be determined in the third round. That will also be the site Sunday, Nov. 18 for the quarterfinal match between the South Region champion and the Southeast Region champion.
West Florida (15-3) won the Gulf South Conference regular season championship, but lost to Montevallo (13-7) in the post-season conference tournament championship at
Saint Leo (15-4) finished second in both Sunshine State Conference regular season action and the post-season tournament. The Lions fell 1-0 in overtime to
Saint Leo, which set a program record for most victories this year, is led on offense by sophomore forward Hannah Beard (
Montevallo won its first ever conference women’s championship by defeating
Saint Leo defeated