NCCAA Women’s Soccer National Championship Information

The teams, seeding, and schedule have been set for the 2018 NCCAA Women’s Soccer National Championship held at Austin-Tindall Soccer Complex in Kissimmee, Florida on November 26-December 1. The Trolls (18-2-1), who earned an automatic berth to the tournament as the North Central Region Champs, are the No. 1 seed in the field of eight teams.  The Trolls will open their tournament play on November 26 at noon EST.

The eight qualifying teams are divided into two pools of four teams each.  Each team will play the other three teams in their pool during the first four days of the tournament. The two pool winners will advance to play in the championship game on December 1 at 5 pm EST.  

Pool A
No. 1 Trinity Christian College (18-2-1)
No. 4 Ottawa University (AZ) (11-5-2)
No. 5 Campbellsville University (KY) (13-8)
No. 8 Columbia International University (SC) (8-6-6)

Pool B
No. 2 Oklahoma Wesleyan University (14-5-1)
No. 3 Grace College (IN) (18-4)
No. 4 Warner University (FL) (12-7-1)
No. 5 Central Christian College of Kansas (11-9)

Trinity’s Pool Play Schedule
Mon, Nov. 26 – vs Columbia International at 12 pm EST
Tues, Nov. 27 – vs Campbellsville at 12 pm EST
Thurs, Nov. 29 – vs Ottawa at 12 pm EST

The Trolls are making their eighth NCCAA national tournament appearance with their last showing in the 2016 season. Trinity earned their way to the national tournament with a 1-0 overtime victory over Trinity International University in the North Central Region Tournament championship game.      

Ottawa University (Surprise, Arizona) (11-5-2) is the West Region Representative. The Spirit, who was also at the national tournament a year ago, is a NAIA school and a new member of the Golden State Athletic Conference (GSAC), in which they finished with a 3-3-2 record.   

Campbellsville University (Campbellsville, Kentucky) (13-8) enters the tournament as the MidEast Region champions with a 12-0 win over Hiwassee in their regional final. The Tigers are a NAIA school in the Mid-South Conference (MSC) in which they finished with a 4-3 record and bowed out of their conference tournament in the semifinal round.

Columbia International University (Columbia, South Carolina) (8-6-6) received one of the three at-large bids to the tournament after losing in a shoot-out to Warner University in the South Region Tournament championship game. The Rams belong to the NAIA and play in the Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) in which they posted a 4-5-3 record.  

The tournament games will be video webcasted for a nominal per match fee or a tournament pass through the NCCAA Network. The link to access the webcast is https://thenccaa.org/tournaments/?id=486&path=network

For complete tournament information click here.