ATLANTA - Announced by the Southern Athletic Association over the weekend, the Sewanee men's soccer team will open the SAA Men's Soccer Tournament on the road, as they will face three-seed Centre on Saturday for a 3:30 p.m. ET / 2:30 p.m. CT kickoff.
Entering the tournament as the six-seed, Sewanee finished a tough regular season with a 7-8-1 mark and 2-5 in conference play.
The Tigers have a fresh familiarity of the Colonels, who they recently played at Puett Field last Saturday. After Sewanee got out to an early 1-0 lead, Centre responded with three straight goals to win the match, 3-1. Centre enters the tournament 11-4-1 and 4-2-1 in SAA action.
The top-four seeds, Oglethorpe, Rhodes, Centre and Birmingham-Southern, will host the quarterfinal round on Saturday. The highest remaining seed will host the semifinals and championship next Friday, Nov. 2 and Sunday, Nov. 4.