Starting time set for Bulldogs' national tourney game

By Steve Sell
November 18, 2014

McPherson College’s men’s soccer team has learned of its starting time for its first-round national tournament game with Grand View University.

The game will take place at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Spring Creek Complex in Altoona, Iowa.

Mac, ranked No. 22 in the final poll, is 14-3-2 while Grandview, the third-ranked team in the country, is 16-2-1.

The Bulldogs were the KCAC regular-season co-champion with an 8-0-1 record and then defeated the other co-champion, Kansas Wesleyan, 2-1 on Saturday in the KCAC Postseason Tournament championship game. Wesleyan got in as an at-large team.

First-round games:

Match 1: Baker (Kan.) (9-8-3) at No. 1 Rio Grande (Ohio) (15-1-2)

Match 2: Rocky Mountain (Mont.) (11-9-0) at No. 9 Texas at Brownsville (20-0-0)

Match 3: Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.) (16-1-1) at No. 8 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) (14-2-2)

Match 4: Judson (Ill.) (13-3-2) at No. 5 Missouri Valley (14-4-0)

Match 5: Northwestern Ohio (15-4-1) at No. 12 Georgia Gwinnett (12-2-2)

Match 6: Bellevue (Neb.) (14-2-2) at No. 13 Hastings (Neb.) (17-2-2)

Match 7: Vanguard (Calif.) (13-6-1) at No. 4 Indiana Wesleyan (18-1-0)

Match 8: Corban (Ore.) (12-7-1) at No. 2 Ashford (Iowa) (10-1-6)

Match 9: Kansas Wesleyan (15-3-2) at No. 15 Mobile (Ala.) (13-3-3)

Match 10: Bethel (Tenn.) (11-5-1) at No. 10 MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) (12-3-2)

Match 11: Marymount (Calif.) (14-4-1) at No. 7 Auburn Montgomery (Ala.) (13-5-1)

Match 12: Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) (15-5-0) at No. 6 Davenport (Mich.) (18-3-0)

Match 13: St. Andrews (N.C.) (16-1-1) at No. 11 Thomas (Ga.) (15-2-3)

Match 14: Science & Arts (Okla.) (17-3-0) at No. 14 Oklahoma Wesleyan (14-4-2)

Match 15: McPherson (Kan.) (14-3-2) at No. 3 Grand View (Iowa) (16-2-1)


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