Richland College Sports InformationÂ
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Aug. 15, 2008
RICHLAND COLLEGE TO HOST TOP NJCAA SOCCER TEAMS Â
IN THE NATION, NOV. 8-9
Richland College of the Dallas County Community College District will host the 2008 National Junior College Athletic Association men and women Division III national soccer tournaments this fall at the Richland Soccer Complex. The top four menâ€™s and womenâ€™s NJCAA Division III teams in the nation will compete for the 2008 national title, Nov. 8-9.Â
Richland Collegeâ€™s men soccer team won the championship last season for the fifth time in six seasons. Richlandâ€™s womenâ€™s soccer team, which advanced to the semifinal round of the national tournament last year, has won two (2004 and 2006) of the last four women Division III national titles.
â€œHaving the opportunity to host the NJCAA Division III national soccer tournaments is a great honor for Richland College,â€ said Tony Summers, Richland College athletic director. â€œFor all of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex soccer fans, having this tournament here will present a â€˜goldenâ€™ opportunity for you to watch some outstanding, competitive soccer from the best NJCAA teams in the nation.â€
Richland will be hosting the first-ever Division III soccer tournament in DFW and in Texas.