The NCAA is gearing up for an exciting event – the 2023 NCAA DIII men’s soccer selection show and bracket release. This highly anticipated event will be streamed live on NCAA.com at 2 p.m. ET on Monday, Nov. 6. Soccer enthusiasts can tune in to witness the unveiling of the classic 64-team field for this year’s tournament.
Out of the 64 teams, 41 slots are reserved for automatic qualifiers, while the remaining 23 berths will be awarded to at-large candidates selected by the esteemed selection committee. The competition will be fierce as these talented teams battle it out for a coveted spot in the semifinals. The final four teams will have the opportunity to showcase their skills at Kerr Stadium in Salem, Virginia, where the host, Roanoke College, will host the final two rounds on Dec. 1 and Dec. 3.
Here’s the complete schedule for the 2023 DIII men’s soccer tournament:
– First/second rounds: Friday-Sunday, Nov. 10-12 at campus sites
– Sectional rounds: Friday-Sunday, Nov. 17-19 at campus sites
– Semifinals: Friday, Dec. 1 at Kerr Stadium in Salem, Virginia
– National championship: Sunday, Dec. 3 at Kerr Stadium in Salem, Virginia
It’s an action-packed tournament that promises thrilling matches and intense rivalries. To stay up-to-date with the tournament, be sure to check out the interactive bracket on NCAA.com.
For those who can’t wait for the tournament to begin, you can already catch some exciting DIII men’s soccer action. Below are the upcoming matches:
– Franklin and Marshall vs. Geneva on November 10 at 4:00 p.m.
– Connecticut College vs. Denison on November 10 at 6:30 p.m.
– Calvin vs. Greenville on November 10 at 4:00 p.m.
– Wartburg vs. Gust. Adolphus on November 10 at 6:30 p.m.
– And many more thrilling matchups!
As fans eagerly anticipate the tournament, let’s take a moment to look back at the rich history of the DIII men’s soccer championship. Established in 1974, this prestigious event has witnessed incredible feats and unforgettable moments.
The reigning champions are UChicago, who clinched the title in 2022 with a stunning performance. As we reflect on past tournaments, we must acknowledge the hard work and dedication of the players, coaches, and host institutions.
Please note that Declan Walsh is the lead reporter for NCAA women’s basketball, and his views expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of the NCAA or its member institutions.
Stay tuned for more updates on this thrilling tournament and follow @declanaw on Twitter for more engaging women’s basketball content. Let’s celebrate the incredible sport of soccer and the talents of these outstanding athletes.
Michael Johnson is your soccer guru, providing extensive coverage of soccer. With a global perspective, he delivers match reports, player interviews, and insights into the beautiful game, ensuring readers stay connected to the world of soccer.