Women’s Championship Preview

Our last preview for the day is the Women’s Championship Preview

Pool A features: Defending National Champion University of California-Santa Barbara (UCSB; 8-1-3; Bid Winner from Region VI), 2017 Quarterfinalist Ohio State (10-1-2; At Large from Region III) and Virginia (9-3-2; Bid Winner from Region II; 2016 Consolation Quarterfinalist).

Pool B features: 2017 Open Semifinalist Illinois (14-0-0; Bid Winner from Region III), Fordham (11-0-0; Bid Winner from Region I; 2014 Open Semifinalist) and North Carolina State (NC State; 9-4-4; At Large from Region II).

Pool C features: 2017 Semifinalist Colorado (15-5-0; Bid Winner from Region V), Gonzaga (12-0-1; Bid Winner from Region VI; 2017 Round of 16) and Northeastern (At Large from Region I; 2017 Round of 16).

Pool D features: 2017 Finalist Texas (9-1-1; Bid Winner from Region IV), Michigan State (9-2-1; At Large from Region III; 2016 Semifinalist) and The College of New Jersey (11-1-0; Bid Winner from Region I; 2017 Open Division).

Pool E features: North Carolina (12-1-2; Bid Winner from Region II; 2017 Round of 16), Washington University in St. Louis (Wash U; 12-0-0; Bid Winner from Region IV; 2017 Consolation Semifinalist) and California (Cal; 8-5-1; At Large from Region VI; 2017 Open Quarterfinalist).

Pool F features: 2017 Quarterfinalist Michigan (12-1-1; Bid Winner from Region III), Connecticut (UConn; 11-0-1; Bid Winner from Region I; 2017 Open Division) and Texas A&M (7-2-2; At Large from Region IV; 2017 Consolation Semifinalist).

Pool G features: Colorado State (18-1-1; Bid Winner from Region V; 2017 Round of 16), Clemson (14-1-1; Bid Winner from Region II; 2013 Consolation Quarterfinalist) and Kansas (9-1-2; Bid Winner from Region IV; 2017 Open Division).

Pool H features: 2017 Quarterfinalist Wisconsin (11-2-0; Bid Winner from Region III), UC Davis (10-2-2; Bid Winner from Region VI; 2017 Consolation Quarterfinalist) and Iowa State (7-1-1; Bid winner from Region V; 2017 Open Division).

Another tough field is expected for this year’s tournament. Will UCSB reign supreme again or will someone dethrone the champs. It all begins on Thursday!

2018-11-28T15:04:28+00:00November 28, 2018|Categories: NIRSA Championship Series, Soccer, Sports|