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ETSU takes on UNF in Atlantic Sun Championship Final
North Florida (8-7-3)
11/17/2013 | Fort Myers, Fla. | Attendance: 215
Saturday, November 16, 2013
Bucs eye second NCAA Tournament appearance in four years
FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2013) - Making its third Atlantic Sun Championship Final appearance in four years, the ETSU men's soccer team will take on North Florida Sunday, Nov. 17 at 1:00 p.m. with the winner clinching a berth in the NCAA Tournament.
The match will be broadcast on ESPN3.com.
Both ETSU and UNF came away with wins in Friday's semifinal matches, with the Bucs defeating Lipscomb in the day's opening game and UNF overcoming No. 1 seed Florida Gulf Coast later in the evening.
ETSU will carry a league-best four-match unbeaten streak into Sunday's final. The Bucs are 6-2-2 all time in A-Sun postseason play.
UNF managed to upset regular season Atlantic Sun Champion and tournament host Florida Gulf Coast, 2-1, Friday night. View the box score here.
The Ospreys are 2-1-0 all time in A-Sun postseason play, with both wins coming this year. The A-Sun Championship Final appearance marks the furthest UNF has ever advanced in the tournament.
ETSU has won five of its six meetings against UNF, including a 1-0 conference-opening win in Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 4.
Additional information regarding this year's Atlantic Sun Men's Soccer Championships can be found at the Atlantic Sun's "Championship Central."
VOTE FOR FUBI
A member of ETSU's winningest class in program history, senior midfielder Itode Fubara (Ogbema, Nigeria) is one of just 10 finalists for this year's presitigious Senior CLASS Award. Fans can vote for Fubara once per day until Nov. 25 by clicking here.