Behrend Men’s Soccer Set To Host ECAC Second Round

Behrend Men’s Soccer Set To Host ECAC Second Round

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's soccer team will host the winner of Franciscan and Pitt-Greensburg for the second round of the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Tournament on Sunday at 2 p.m.

Behrend (11-4-3) faced off against the Barons (11-5-3) earlier this season and fell 3-0. The Lions played to a 1-1 draw at Pitt-Greensburg (10-6-2) on Sep. 30.

Last season, the Lions defeated the Bobcats, 1-0, in the second round of the ECAC Tournament.

Behrend is making its 11th overall appearance in the ECAC Tournament. The Lions won the ECAC Title back in 2009. They advanced to the ECAC Championship last year, falling to Rugters-Newark, 3-1.

There are 10 teams participating in the ECAC Tournament, competing in four pods. Alvernia, St. Elizabeth, and Lehman are in pod one. Behrend, Franciscan, and Pitt-Greensburg in pod two, while Virginia Wesleyan and Goucher make up pod three. Pod four consists of FDU Florham and NJCU.

The winner of pod one and four will compete in one semifinal and pod two and three in the second semifinal.