MEN, WOMEN TEAMS READY TO COMPETE IN NJCAA D3 NATIONAL SOCCER CHAMPIONSHPS NOV. 8-9, HOSTED BY RICHLAND COLLEGE

Richland College of Dallas is set to host the first-ever National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division III men’s and women’s National Soccer Championships in Texas this weekend, Nov. 8-9.

 

The tournament will feature the top four men and women NJCAA Division III soccer teams in the nation.

 

Representing the men are Manchester CC (Conn.), Triton College (Ill.), County College of Morris (N.J.) and Herkimer Community College (N.Y.).

 

The men’s parings for Saturday’s opening games are No. 1 Manchester CC (17-2-1) vs. No. 4 Triton College (13-4) at 12:15 p.m. and No. 2 Herkimer CC (18-3) vs. No. 3 County College of Morris (17-3) at 4:45 p.m.

 

The winners will play for the championship on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. A consolation game will be played at 10 a.m.

 

Participating for the women are Holyoke Community College (Mass.), Broome College (N.Y.), Ocean County College (N.J.) and Rochester Comm. & Tech College (Minn.).

 

Saturday’s games for the women pair Holoyke CC (13-6) vs. Broome College (18-1-1) at 10 a.m. and Ocean CC (17-2) vs. Rochester Comm. & Tech College at 2:30 p.m.

 

The women’s championship game will be played at 4 p.m. on Sunday while the consolation game is at 10 a.m.

 

The tournament is open to the public with a $5 admission. Children 8 and under enter at no charge.

 

For live updates and recaps of all of the games, visit www.richlandcollege.edu/njcaa or to watch the championship games live, visit .

 

Please visit www.richlandcollege.edu/njcaa/?page_id=199 for special details for the media. For more information about the tournaments, contact:

 

Justin Jones, Sports Information Writer

Cell Phone: 214-280-0796

E-mail: justinjones@dcccd.edu

 

Anitra Cotton, Manager of Public Information, College Communications and Marketing

Phone: (972) 238-6022

Cell Phone: 972-693-1712

E-mail: anitracotton@dcccd.edu

 

Tony Summers, Director of Athletics

Phone: (972) 238-6202

Cell Phone: (469) 877-2644

E-mail: tesummers@dcccd.edu

 

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