Seeding Set For 2014 Mountain West Women's Soccer Championship
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The field is set for the 2014 Mountain West Women’s Soccer Championship, which gets underway Tuesday, Nov. 4 at the San Diego State Sports Deck, hosted by San Diego State University.
The six-team, single-elimination tournament, which runs through Saturday, Nov. 8, will feature all five matches live and for free on the Mountain West Network. Viewers can watch the tournament action at http://www.themw.com/#!/watch-live. Live stats for each match will also be available on the 2014 MW Women’s Soccer Championship Central page: http://www.themw.com/#!/page/championship_w-soccer.
San Diego State, which clinched its third straight regular-season championship, is the two-time defending tournament champion and enters the 2014 MW Championship as the No. 1 seed. The Aztecs finished regular-season Conference play with a 9-2-0 record (14-4-1 overall) to capture the top spot. Wyoming is the No. 2 seed, thanks to an 8-3-0 record in league matches. The Cowgirls (10-8-1 overall) and Aztecs each receive byes into Thursday’s semifinal round.
New Mexico (7-2-2, 9-5-2) earned the No. 3 seed with a 2-1 win over San Diego State on Oct. 31, while MW newcomer Colorado College (7-3-1, 11-5-3) garners the fourth seed. Utah State (6-4-1, 10-7-2) is the No. 5 seed, while Boise State (6-5-0, 9-8-3) earned the sixth and final seed, thanks to winning its last four matches.
In Tuesday’s first round, No. 6 seed Boise State plays No. 3 New Mexico at 4 p.m. PT / 5 p.m. MT, while in the second first round match, No. 5 seed Utah State takes on No. 4 Colorado College at 7 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. MT. The winner of Tuesday’s first match will play Wyoming at 4 p.m. PT / 5 p.m. MT on Nov. 6 in the first of two semifinal matches, while either Utah State or Colorado College takes on San Diego State at 7 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. MT on Nov. 6.
The 2014 MW Women’s Soccer Tournament concludes on Saturday, Nov. 8 with the championship match, scheduled for a 7 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. MT start time.
2014 Mountain West Women’s Soccer Championship
Tuesday, November 4 - First Round
No. 6 Boise State vs. No. 3 New Mexico, 4 p.m. PT / 5 p.m. MT
No. 5 Utah State vs. No. 4 Colorado College, 7 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. MT
Thursday, November 6 - Semifinals
No. 2 Wyoming vs. First Round Game #1 winner, 4 p.m. PT / 5 p.m. MT
No. 1 San Diego State vs. First Round Game #2 winner, 7 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. MT
Saturday, November 8 - Championship
Semifinal Winner #1 vs. Semifinal Winner #2, 7 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. MT