Oskaloosa--A national tournament bid is on the line as the 2013 Midwest Collegiate Conference Women's Soccer Postseason Tournament begins Saturday.
Saturday's quarterfinals will pit #2 Viterbo against #7 Mount Mercy in La Crosse, Wis., #3 Grand View against #6 William Penn in Des Moines, and #4 AIB against #5 Clarke in Des Moines. All games are scheduled for 1 p.m. start times.
MCC Tournament Bracket
The AIB-Clarke winner will then face top seed St. Ambrose in the semifinal round Saturday, November 9, in Davenport. In a matchup of squads undefeated in league play, the Queen Bees defeated Viterbo 2-0 Saturday to claim the MCC regular season crown at 6-0 (18 points).
Grand View slipped by William Penn 2-1 Saturday, while Viterbo blanked Mount Mercy 7-0 on October 8. AIB dropped Clarke 3-2 in overtime on October 5.
The MCC's championship game will be contested on Wednesday, November 13. The tournament champion receives an automatic bid to the NAIA National Championship Opening Round on November 23 at a site to be determined.
Saturday, November 2
#2 Viterbo vs. #7 Mount Mercy (La Crosse, Wis.)
#3 Grand View vs. #6 William Penn (Des Moines)
#4 AIB vs. #5 Clarke (Des Moines)
Saturday, November 9
#1 St. Ambrose vs. TBD (Davenport)
Other semifinal is TBD (Site TBD)
Wednesday, November 13
Final is TBD (Site TBD)