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Bucs hosting SoCon soccer tourney

Joe Avento • Nov 8, 2018 at 1:09 PM

East Tennessee State will have a home game in the Southern Conference men’s soccer tournament semifinals Friday when it takes on Furman at 6 p.m. at Summers-Taylor Stadium.

UNC Greensboro takes on Mercer in the other semifinal, scheduled for 3:30 p.m.

ETSU (9-6-1) is seeded second in the tournament and had a bye into the semifinals. Furman, seeded third, beat Belmont 4-2 to advance to Friday’s game. The Paladins are 11-6-1.

Mercer (12-3-2) is the top seed, while UNC Greensboro is 7-8-2 and seeded fifth.

The semifinal winners will meet Sunday at 1 p.m. for the championship and the SoCon’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

Tickets for this weekend’s games are $5 for adults and youth ages seven and older. The group rate is $25 for 10 tickets. Kids six and younger, as well as students with a valid SoCon ID, receive free admission to the game.

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