Wesleyan advanced to the NESCAC Championship match by a 5-4 score in penalty kicks after a scoreless draw on Saturday at Middlebury. The eighth-seeded Cardinals (8-7-2) will play sixth-seeded Bowdoin, which defeated fourth-seeded Connecticut College in the other semifinal, 2-0.
Bowdoin advanced to the NESCAC Championship match with a 2-0 victory over Connecticut College on Saturday afternoon at Middlebury. The sixth-seeded Polar Bears (9-3-4) will play eighth-seeded Wesleyan, who advanced 5-4 on penalty kicks over second-seeded Middlebury.
Second-seeded Middlebury aims to claim its first conference title since 2010 this weekend when it hosts the 2015 NESCAC Men’s Soccer Championship in Middlebury, Vermont. Semifinal contests get underway when the host Panthers and eighth-seeded Wesleyan take the field on Saturday at 11 a.m. The second semifinal game features fourth-seeded Connecticut College versus sixth-seeded Bowdoin at 1:30 p.m.
Middlebury advanced to the NESCAC Tournament semifinals for the 14th time in 16 years after easing past Trinity (6-6-4) by a 5-0 score in a quarterfinal contest. Second-seeded Middlebury will host next weekend’s semifinal and championship rounds after top-seeded Amherst fell in its quarterfinal matchup to eighth-seeded Wesleyan, 1-0.
Graham Koval scored the equalizer with just six seconds left in regulation and Connecticut College won the round of penalty kicks to advance into the NESCAC semifinal round for the second straight year in a 3-3 tie with Williams in front of 600 fans on Saturday afternoon.
Komar Martinez-Paiz scored the game-winner in the 71st minute as the eighth-seeded Wesleyan University men's soccer team knocked off top-seed Amherst College, 1-0 in Saturday's NESCAC Quarterfinal contest at Hitchcock Field.
After drawing Bowdoin as the No. 3 seed in the NESCAC tournament, the Tufts men's soccer team fell 1-0 at home on Saturday to the Polar Bears, knocking the Jumbos out of single-elimination conference bracket.
Amherst secured the top seed and home field advantage throughout the 2015 NESCAC Men’s Soccer Championship for the fourth time in program history. When quarterfinal action begins on Saturday, October 31, the Jeffs will have a home game along with Middlebury, Tufts and Connecticut College.