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Mountain Lions set to host third and quarterfinal rounds of NCAA Division II Championship
All four teams coming to the Enchanted Valley this weekend are nationally ranked. Young Harris (18-0-1) was ranked No. 2 in the final NSCAA NCAA Division II Top 25 poll while Lynn University (15-1-1) is ranked third and followed by Limestone College (16-2-1) in ninth and Saint Leo University (10-3-4) is 19th.
Lynn, which is located in Boca Raton, Florida, will face fellow Sunshine State Conference-foe Saint Leo, which is located in Saint Leo, Florida, in a 1 p.m. third-round contest Friday (Nov. 21) at the YHC Soccer and Lacrosse Field. The Knights, who won the SSC regular-season and tournament titles, are the No. 1 seed from the South Region while the Lions are the No. 3 seed out the South and advanced in the tournament after advancing on penalty kicks 5-4 over Christian Brothers University.
In just its first year as an active member in NCAA Division II, Young Harris will face Limestone, which is located in Gaffney, South Carolina, in the other third-round match at 4 p.m. The Mountain Lions, the Peach Belt Conference regular-season and tournament champions, are the No. 1 seed from the Southeast Region while the Saints, who won the Conference Carolinas regular-season title, are No. 2 from the Southeast. Young Harris advanced in the tournament by shutting out Pfeiffer University 6-0 while Limestone advanced with a 1-0 overtime victory over Wingate University.
The third-round winners will meet in the 1 p.m. quarterfinal match Sunday (Nov. 23). The winner of the quarterfinal will advances to the semifinals Dec. 4 at Owsley B. Frazier Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky.
Tickets for each round are $8 for adults, $3 for students and $1 for children, ages 12 and under