WMU News

Broncos host MAC tournament this weekend

Nov. 5, 2003

KALAMAZOO -- Western Michigan University will serve as host for the remaining matches in the 2003 Mid-American Conference Women's Soccer Tournament as a result of first-round contests played yesterday, Nov. 4.

WMU's women's soccer team defeated Buffalo, 3-0, yesterday at the WMU Soccer Complex. Meanwhile, No. 1-seeded Eastern Michigan and No. 2-seeded Kent State were both upset on their home fields, leaving WMU as the highest remaining seed in the tournament. As a result, all remaining games in the tournament will be played at the WMU Soccer Complex, where the Broncos are a perfect 8-0-0 this season.

With the victory over Buffalo, WMU is 11-7-1 overall. The Broncos also extended their school-record winning streak to seven matches, outscoring their opponents 16-3 during that run. The Broncos finished the regular season with an 8-4-0 record in conference play, securing a home match in the conference tournament for the first time in program history.

The winner of the MAC championship earns an automatic berth in the NCAA tournament.

Friday, Nov. 7

Central Michigan (#5 seed) vs. Bowling Green (#8), 11 a.m.
Western Michigan (#3) vs. Ohio (#7), 2 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 9

MAC Championship Game, 1 p.m.
CMU or BGSU vs. WMU or Ohio

All contests are at the WMU Soccer Complex, Parkview Drive east of Drake Road, Kalamazoo. Admission is $5 and $3 for students.

Visit wmubroncos.com for match results and more information.

Media contact: Scott Kuykendall, 269 387-4138, scott.kuykendall@wmich.edu

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