Women's Soccer Still Slated to Play
NCAA National Quarterfinal to Start at Noon on Saturday

AMHERST, Massachusetts -- Despite the sleet that has bombarded the region, the NCAA Women's Soccer National Quarterfinal game between Elizabethtown College and Amherst College is still scheduled for a noon start on Saturday.

A final decision will be made in an 8:00am meeting among tournament officials, and this verdict will be posted on both the internet and the voicemail of the Amherst Sports Information Director. Please call Irene Cheung at 413 542-2390 for a voice-recording, or access the Amherst College Sports Information Homepage at the following URL:


Any other questions may be directed to Cheung at the above office phone number, or at home at 413 256-4139.

Likewise, men's soccer in the NCAA New England Regional Championship is scheduled to proceed as planned in Brunswick, Maine. Amherst will face top-seeded Bowdoin at 10:30am with the winner advancing to the Championship game on Sunday at noon against the winner of Wheaton and Plymouth State. For further information about changes in the men's tournament, please call the Bowdoin Sports Hotline at 207 725-3061 or access the Bowdoin Sports Website at


Also, Tournament Director Jac Coyne may be contacted with questions at 207 725-3254 (w) or 207 729-7183 (h).

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