LIU Post Men’s, Women’s Soccer Secure DII Tournament Bids

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It’s been another successful fall for LIU Post’s men’s and women’s soccer team, with both teams again qualifying for Division II postseason tournaments.

On the men’s side, the Pioneers received the No. 2 seed in the East Region of the Division II men’s soccer championship. The women’s team is seeded No. 5 in the women’s Division II tournament.

LIU Post men’s team earned the East Coast Conference automatic bid after defeating top-seeded Mercy College 2-0. The Pioneers compiled a 13-4-1 record and enter the tournament on a six-match unbeaten streak.  

The Pioneers open the first round of the tournament against the winner of No. 3 Mercy College and No. 6 Post University. Game time and a full preview of the matchup will be available on liupostpioneers.com this week.

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On the women’s side, LIU Post earned an at-large bid after compiling a 13-3-3 this season. The Pioneers suffered a 2-1 setback to the University of Bridgeport in the East Coast Conference finals. That loss ended a 14-match unbeaten streak from Sept. 20-Oct. 30.

The Pioneers open the tournament against No. 4 Southern New Hampshire University at Franklin Pierce. Game time and a full preview of the matchup will be available on liupostpioneers.com this week.