November 4, 2015

Mid-Atlantic Review: Conference Championships

By Phil Naegely

It's the most wonderful time of the year. No, not the holiday season. It's conference playoff time for Division III soccer teams. Some team's conference championship dreams are already over, while others kick off their conference tournaments this week. For clarification and ease of reading, numbers in front of teams below is their seed within their respective conference tournament.


Capital Athletic Conference (CAC)

Standings  |  Conference Schedule  |  Composite Schedule

The CAC conference tournament is in full swing with the first round of games already taking place. Each game will be played at the higher seed in each matchup. Semifinal games will be played on Wednesday, while the final is slated for Saturday.

No. 4 Mary Washington (12-5-2 / 5-3-2) advanced past No. 5 Christopher Newport (11-2-6 / 4-2-4) in penalty kicks after playing to scoreless draw through two overtime periods. Mary Washington will now face No. 1 Salisbury who went 7-0-2 in regular season conference action and 11-3-3 overall.

No. 6 St. Mary’s (Md.) (8-8-2 / 4-4-1) defeated No. 3 Wesley (9-9-1 / 6-3-0) 3-2 to advance to the semifinal round. They will face No. 2 York (Pa.) who is 9-7-2 overall and 6-2-1 in CAC play.

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Upstate Update


The Mid-Atlantic Review brings you up to speed on Division III men's soccer in the Mid-Atlantic region that includes strong conferences like the Centennial and the NJAC and teams like Messiah and Salisbury.


Phil Naegely

Phil Naegely is a Messiah College graduate (2015, Sport Management) and has lived and breathed Division III athletics, especially soccer, throughout his time at Messiah. He is looking forward to another collegiate soccer season as he combines two passions, soccer and writing, to help keep the readers of educated and informed. [see full bio]

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