HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. – Hampden-Sydney College is hosting the 2019 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Men's Soccer Tournament semifinals and championship on Friday and Saturday, November 8-9, at Hellmuth-Gibson Field. Semifinals will be played on Friday, Nov. 8, at 4:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., followed by the ODAC Championship on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 6:00 p.m.
The first semifinal will feature the No. 1 seed and tournament host Hampden-Sydney against the University of Lynchburg, the No. 4 seed. The second semifinal will feature No. 2 seed Washington and Lee University against No. 3 seed Roanoke College. The two winners will play for the conference title the following night.
H-SC, under the direction of third-year head coach Tommy DiNuzzo, has a record of 13-5-1 and advanced to the semifinals with a 2-0 victory past No. 8 Randolph in a quarterfinal on Nov. 3. The Tigers are unbeaten in their last 13 contests (12-0-1)—a school record—including five consecutive wins since a 3-3 tie with Lynchburg on October 12 at home.
Lynchburg has a record of 9-4-5 and advanced to the semifinals with a 2-0 victory past No. 5 Randolph-Macon in a quarterfinal. Nationally-ranked No. 13 Washington and Lee has a record of 13-2-3 and advanced to the semifinals with a 2-0 victory past No. 7 Virginia Wesleyan in another quarterfinal. Nationally-ranked No. 18 Roanoke has a record of 14-1-3 and advanced to the semifinals with a 2-0 victory past No. 6 Guilford in a quarterfinal.
Ticket Prices are $10 for adults and $5 for children age five thru high school. It's free admission for children under age five and college students with a valid college ID. In addition to purchasing tickets on-site, fans are encouraged to purchase tickets via Ticket Spicket. The ODAC's new exclusive provider of digital ticketing, Ticket Spicket can be accessed by the link above, from the ODAC Tournament page, or at the ticket links associated with the semifinal and championship games in ODAC men's soccer schedules and on the live bracket. Use your smartphone to bring your ticket to the event and gain entry. Accepted methods of payment on-site include cash or personal check. Credit cards will not be an option this weekend.
For more information on the upcoming tournament, see the schedule below and visit the ODAC on the Internet at www.odaconline.com. Be sure to follow along with the live bracket as well. Game times will be added to the ODAC Men's Soccer Championship website.
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ODAC MEN'S SOCCER TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE
First Round | Friday, November 1 | at Higher Seed
Game 1: #8 Randolph 3 - #9 Bridgewater 1
Quarterfinals | Sunday, November 3 | at Higher Seeds
Game 2: #1 Hampden-Sydney 2 - #8 Randolph 0
Game 3: #4 Lynchburg 2 - #5 Randolph-Macon 0
Game 4: #3 Roanoke 2 - #6 Guilford 0
Game 5: #2 Washington and Lee 2 - #7 Virginia Wesleyan 0
Semifinals | Friday, November 8 | at Hampden-Sydney, Va. | Hellmuth-Gibson Field
Game 6: #1 Hampden-Sydney vs. #4 Lynchburg | 4:00 p.m. | Video | Live Stats | Tickets via Ticket Spicket
Game 7: #2 Washington and Lee vs. #3 Roanoke | 6:30 p.m. | Video | Live Stats | Tickets via Ticket Spicket
Championship | Saturday, November 9 | at Hampden-Sydney, Va. | Hellmuth-Gibson Field
Game 8: Winner Game 6 vs. Winner Game 7 | 6:00 p.m. | Video | Live Stats | Tickets via Ticket Spicket