#18 UCCS Hosts Skyhawks in First Round of RMAC Tournament

published October 28, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - No. 18 University of Colorado Colorado Springs (13-3-2) earned the fourth seed in the upcoming RMAC Women's Soccer Tournament will host fifth seed Fort Lewis (12-3-3) on Wednesday at Mountain Lion Stadium. The first home playoff game in program history will begin at 4:30 p.m. as part of a Mountain Lion doubleheader in the first round of the conference tournament.

Metro State earned the No. 3 seed after holding the tiebreaker against the Mountain Lions based on the goal differential throughout the entire RMAC season. The Roadrunners will host No. 6 Colorado Mesa at 12 p.m. in Denver.

The winner of the UCCS/Fort Lewis contest will face No. 1 seed Regis on Friday at 12 p.m. in Regis, while second seeded Colorado Mines will host the Metro State/Colorado Mesa winner Friday at 12 p.m. The highest remaining seed after the semifinal round will host the championship game on Nov. 4 at a time to be decided by the host. The winner of the conference tournament will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Division II South Central Region Championships.

The Mountain Lions defeated Fort Lewis 1-0 in overtime in the only meeting between the teams on Sept. 23.

UCCS has advanced to the RMAC Tournament three times in the five-year history of the women's soccer program.

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