First round of games in the Men’s & Women’s Championship and Men’s Open pools are now complete. Women’s Open first round of pool play games are underway as we speak.
In the women’s championship division, Colorado State came back in the final minutes to defeat Wisconsin 2-1. Colorado State made it to the national final last year. Miami (OH) and Ohio State won with their own 2 goal victories. Texas and Cal Poly held each other to a 0-0 draw.
In the men’s championship division, Ohio State was the comeback team defeating Utah State 2-1 as well. San Diego State defeated St. Louis 2-0. Cincinnati held on to a 1-0 victory over Tufts. Michigan and Colorado School of Mines held each other to a 1-1 draw.
In the men’s open division, Utah Valley was off to as hot a start as Oregon and James Madison with their own 4-0 victory over SUNY Cortland. Texas in the same pool won 2-0 over Colorado-Colorado Springs (Pool E). East Carolina opened up pool D with a victory over Cal State Fullerton. Boston College and Miami (OH) opened up their pool play in D with a draw. UCLA leads pool F with their 3-1 win over Georgia College. George Mason and Arkansas tied at 1 in pool F.
Women’s Open pool play is ongoing. Please follow @NIRSAChamp and #NIRSASoccer on Twitter for the latest updates.
For official results please visit: http://play.nirsa.net/soccer/national-championship-results/