SIU-Edwardsville News

 

The SIUE men's soccer team won the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament championship over the weekend.  The NCAA men's soccer Tournament pairings were announced on Monday and SIUE will be facing Michigan State in an opening round match.  Game time at Michigan State - 12 pm, Thursday.  SIUE will be making its 23rd NCAA Tourney appearance. 

 

Cougars: 10-4-5

Spartans: 13-5-1

 

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The SIUE Lady Cougars soccer squad will play Friday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at the North Carolina Regional.  SIUE will go up against Northwestern on Friday at 2:30 pm in Durham, NC.  The second match Friday in the Regional will be Illinois State against Duke (5:30 pm).

 

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The SIUE men's basketball team finished up play Monday night in the Hawaii tournament to open the season.  Texas State cruised by SIUE, 86-58 Monday - dropping the Cougars to 2-and-1 to start the year.

Next up, the Cougars home opener Friday night against SIU-Carbondale. 

SIUC @ SIUE - Friday @ 7 pm.

 

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The 2016 Ohio Valley Conference Volleyball Championship field is set.  Murray State (KY) will host the three-day tournament which begins on Thursday.  SIUE (20-7) is the #2 seed and will go up against #7 Morehead State Thursday at 1:30 pm. 

The OVC semifinals are Friday while the championship match will be held Saturday night at 7 pm.   

 

Other first round match-ups on Thursday:

#1 Murray State vs. #8 Jacksonville State

#3 Austin Peay vs. #6 Tennessee State

#4 Belmont vs. #5 Eastern Kentucky

 

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