Luther College to host first and second rounds of 2019 NCAA III Men's National Soccer Tournament

Posted: Tue, Nov 12, 2019 9:22 AM

Luther College will host first and second round matches of the 2019 NCAA Division III Men's National Soccer Tournament on Saturday and Sunday.

Luther (16-4-1) will face Principia College (12-6-0), Elsah, Illinois in the first match on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. At 3:00 p.m. Central College (14-3-2) will face UW-Superior (16-3-2).

The winners will advance to the second round match that will begin at 3:00 p.m. Sunday.

Luther is making its 10th appearance in the national tournament, the 5th under the leadership of Head Coach Chris Garcia-Prats. Luther earned an automatic berth to the national tournament by winning the six-team American Rivers Conference Tournament. The Norse defeated the Duhawks of Loras College 2-1 in the tournament championship match last Saturday in Dubuque.