Men's Soccer Begin Postseason Play in the MAC Tournament Friday

Updated 11/8/2012


AKRON, Ohio – For the sixth consecutive season, the top-seeded and No. 1 nationally-ranked University of Akron men's soccer team will host the Mid-American Conference Tournament this weekend at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field.
As the MAC regular season champion, the Zips will host fourth-seeded Bowling Green in the second semifinal match Friday, starting at 7:30 p.m., after No. 2 Northern Illinois battles No. 3 West Virginia at 4 p.m. The winners from each semifinal round will meet in the MAC Championship Sunday at 4:30 p.m. The MAC Tournament champion receives an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament.
Friday, November 9th
Match #1: Northern Illinois vs. West Virginia, 4 p.m. ET
Match #2: No. 1 Akron vs. Bowling Green Falcons, 7:30 p.m. ET
Venue: FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field  •  Akron, Ohio

Match Notes: MAC Tournament Notes (PDF)
Live Stats:  •  Video Stream:

Ticket Information
•  Reserved ($15) and General Admission ($10) tickets are on sale now for all three matches. Students of all four participating schools will be admitted free of charge with valid ID.

•  To purchase your ticket, click on, call 1-888-99-AKRON (25766) or visit the C.P. and Cornelia S. Chima Athletics Ticket Office at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field (located at the southwest corner of the venue, near Gate 1, at the corner of East Exchange and South Union streets).

•  Tickets may also be purchased at Gate 1 of FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field one hour prior to kick off