Soccer Set to Host Quarterfinals Saturday, October 27

RALEIGH, N.C. - The Meredith College Avenging Angels are set to host the Piedmont Lions in the opening round of the USA South conference tournament Saturday afternoon. First kick is slated for 2:30 p.m. at the Meredith Athletic Field on October 27.

Meredith secured a fourth place finish in regular season standings losing only to the top three seeds, Averett--undefeated in the USA South, Maryville and Christopher Newport.

The top eight conference finishers earned a bid in the 2012 tournment. Semifinalists will head to the Smith River Sports Complex in Martinsville, Virginia, November 2, to compete in neutral territory for the championship. 

Tournament Schedule
First Round - Saturday, Oct. 27
#8 Methodist at #1 Averett - 11:30 a.m. (Sunday, Oct. 28)
#7 Ferrum at #2 Maryville - 7:00 p.m.
#6 Greensboro at #3 Christopher Newport - 4:30 p.m.
#5 Piedmont at #4 Meredith - 2:30 p.m.

Semifinals - Friday, Nov. 2 (Smith River Sports Complex - Martinsville, Va.)
#5/#4 Winner vs. #8/#1 Winner - 5:00 p.m. or 7:30 p.m.*
#6/#3 Winner vs. #7/#2 Winner - 5:00 p.m. or 7:30 p.m.*

Final - Saturday, Nov. 3 (Smith River Sports Complex - Martinsville, Va.)
Semifinal Winners - 5:00 p.m.

NOTE: The USA South charges admission to all tournament contests, including Saturday's quarterfinals hosted by each of the top four seeded league institutions. Students, faculty and staff with a school I.D., as well as seniors and children, will pay $3 at the gate. All others will pay $6 for general admission.

For more information, check out the official USA South Women's Soccer Tournament web site.