No. 17 Women's Soccer to host Grove City (Pa.) in First Round of NCAA III Tournament on Saturday

No. 17 Women's Soccer to host Grove City (Pa.) in First Round of NCAA III Tournament on Saturday

By Tim Glon

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ADA — The No. 17-ranked Ohio Northern women's soccer team will host the first two rounds of the First Round of the 2019 NCAA III Tournament on Saturday and Sunday at Kershcer Stadium.

The Polar Bears (17-2-2) will host Grove City (Pa.) (12-6-2) in the first round at 11 am.

ONU will also host a first round match between Centre (Ky.) and Scranton (Pa.) on Saturday at 1:30 pm.

Saturday's winners will play on Sunday at 1 pm for a trip to the Sweet 16 on the line.

The Polar Bears are making their fifth NCAA Tournament appearance in program history and their second in the past three seasons.

Ohio Northern qualified for the NCAA Tournament by winning the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament title in a thrilling 2-1 double overtime victory over Otterbein, giving ONU the league's automatic bid.

Grove City won the Presidents Athletic Conference automatic bid.

Check back to ONUSports.com for further details as they become available.