Women's Soccer Sun Belt Tournament Field Set; #2 Coastal Carolina Faces #7 Arkansas State in Quarterfinal
CONWAY - The Coastal Carolina women's soccer team (10-5-3, 6-2-2 SBC) enter the tournament as the league's No. 2 seed as they wrapped up their first season in the Sun Belt. The second-seeded Chanticleers face the No. 7 seed Arkansas State in a quarterfinal match of the 2016 Sun Belt Championship Wednesday at 10 a.m. (CT) at the Foley Sports Tourism Complex.
The championship tournament begins in Foley, Ala. on Wednesday, Nov. 2. Semifinal matches take place on Friday, Nov. 4 and the championship scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 6 at 1 p.m. (CT). All matches of the tournament will be broadcast by ESPN3 and available on the WatchESPN app.
The Chanticleers (10-5-3, 6-2-2 SBC) enter the tournament as the league's No. 2 seed as they wrapped up their first season in the Sun Belt. Head coach Paul Hogan's Chanticleers closed out their 2016 regular season with a tie against UL Lafayette on Sunday. The Chanticleers are 5-1-2 in their last eight matches and will face seventh-seeded Arkansas State at 10 a.m. (CT). As the No. 2 seed, Coastal Carolina had the option of choosing the 10 a.m. (CT) or 1 p.m. (CT) time slot.
The Chanticleers defeated the Red Wolves 4-0 in the opening match of conference play earlier this year. The match featured goals from four different Chanticleers including Daniella Famili, Brooke Horist, Alexis Siegel and Alexis Magruder.
Fans can follow all the action during each match of the 2016 Sun Belt Championship by following the 2016 squad on Twitter, Instagram and GoCCUSports.com. Fans can also follow the action from the Foley Sports Tourism Complex via Twitter (@SunBelt) or through live stats available on SunBeltSports.org.
2016 Sun Belt Conference Soccer Championship Seeds
1. South Alabama - 21 pts., 7-3-0
2. Coastal Carolina - 20 pts., 6-2-2
3. Little Rock - 19 pts., 6-3-1
4. Appalachian State - 14 pts., 4-4-2 *
5. UL Lafayette - 14 pts., 4-4-2
6. UL Monroe - 14 pts., 4-4-2
7. Arkansas State - 13 pts., 4-5-1
8. Troy - 11 pts., 3-5-2 **
2016 Women's Soccer Championship Seeds
Wednesday, November 2 (First Round)
M1 - 10 a.m. CT -- No. 2 Coastal Carolina vs. No. 7 Arkansas State
M2 - 1 p.m. CT -- No. 3 Little Rock vs. No. 6 UL Monroe
M3 - 4 p.m. CT -- No. 4 Appalachian State vs. No. 5 UL Lafayette
M4 - 7 p.m. CT -- No. 1 South Alabama vs. No. 8 Troy
Friday, November 4 (Semifinals)
M5 - 4 p.m. CT -- Match 1 Winner vs. Match 2 Winner
M6 - 7 p.m. CT -- Match 3 Winner vs. Match 4 Winner
Sunday, November 6 (Championship Match)
M7 - 1 p.m. CT -- Match 5 Winner vs. Match 6 Winner
**All matches will be broadcast live on ESPN3**