October 30, 2010

Men's Soccer Qualifies for Northeast-10 Tournament; Faces #1 Franklin Pierce Tuesday

NORTH ANDOVER, MA- The Merrimack men's soccer team is headed to the Northeast-10 Tournament after finishing eighth in the conference. The Warriors will face unbeaten and top-ranked Franklin Pierce Tuesday in Rindge, NH.

Franklin Pierce is also ranked #1 nationally. The Ravens defeated Saint Michael's 4-2 Saturday, which put the Warriors into the playoffs, by way of a three-way tiebreaker between the Purple Knights, Assumption and Merrimack.

The start of Tuesday's game is TBA. The winner advances to Friday's semifinals (hosted by home team).

After going 8-0-1 at home this season, the Warriors are 9-7-1 overall and 5-7-1 in the conference.