ASHEVILLE, N.C. - It was not a good day for the home teams as the lower seeds all advanced in the opening round of the 2013 Appalachian Athletic Conference Tournament on Wednesday.
No. 9 St. Andrews and No. 8 Reinhardt battled for 110 minutes, but the match ended in a 2-2 tie. However, St. Andrews (5-10-3 overall) advanced to the quarterfinal round by winning on penalty kicks 4-2. Reinhardt ends the year with a 5-8-3 record.
In the other opening round match, No. 10 Union received a pair of goals from Alex Smith to defeat No. 7 Milligan (3-14 overall) 3-1. Union is now 8-8-3 on the year.
The quarterfinal round is now set, and the matchups are as follows:
Saturday, November 9 - Played at Higher Seed's Home Site
Game 3 - No. 5 Point (9-8-1) at No. 4 Truett-McConnell (8-7-2) - 2:30 p.m.
Game 4 - No. 10 Union (8-8-3) at No. 1 Bryan (12-3) - TBA*
Game 5 - No. 9 St. Andrews (5-10-2) at No. 2 Tennessee Wesleyan (11-5-1) - 2:30 p.m.*
Game 6 - No. 6 Virginia Intermont (6-8-2) at No. 3 Montreat (7-7-1) - 2:30 p.m.
For complete statistics on the tournament, please visit the DakStats Tournament page.
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