Fri Jan 18
4:00 pm
Scranton
at Misericordia/Marywood
Fri Jan 18
5:00 pm
Susquehanna
at Ursinus
Sat Jan 19
1:00 pm
Catholic
Randolph-Macon
Sat Jan 19
1:00 pm
Drew
at Scranton
Sat Jan 19
1:00 pm
Elizabethtown
Albright
Sat Jan 19
2:00 pm
Goucher
at Susquehanna
Sat Jan 19
All-Day
Juniata
at California Invitational
Two-Day Event
Sat Jan 19
12:00 PM
Scranton
at Juniata
Sat Jan 19
1:00 PM
Susquehanna
at Catholic
Sat Jan 19
2:00 PM
Scranton
at Juniata
Sat Jan 19
3:00 PM
Susquehanna
at Catholic
Mon Jan 21
2:00 PM
Drew
at Elizabethtown
Mon Jan 21
3:00 PM
Moravian
at Goucher
Mon Jan 21
4:00 PM
Drew
at Elizabethtown
No Event
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Men's Soccer Championship Schedule Finalized

Men's Soccer Championship Schedule Finalized

TOWSON, Md. – The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's soccer team went 26 days without a game in the middle of its season and the regular season was stretched an extra two days in order to make up three Landmark games, but the Mariners battled back to earn the final spot in the Landmark playoffs.

Catholic University suffered a loss to USMMA in the regular season finale, but clinched the No. 1 seed in the tournament on Saturday with a win over Scranton. The Cardinals finish 5-1-1 in Landmark play with 16 points. Susquehanna was the first team to clinch a spot in the tournament and finished 5-2 with 15 points to earn the No. 2 seed.

Going into the shutdown, USMMA was 1-1 in the conference, but three points did not go very far when the other teams had been competing during the Mariners' three-week break. Head coach Michael Smolens has led his team through five games in 12 days to clinch the third seed in the playoffs with a 4-3 record and 12 points.

Juniata College is in the men's soccer tournament for the first time in Landmark history. The Eagles went 1-6 last year to finish seventh and came back this season to go 3-3-1. Juniata tied Scranton with 10 points, but a 1-0 overtime win over the Royals in the first Landmark game of the season gave Juniata the playoff berth.

The semifinals will take place Thursday, Nov. 7 with the top two seeds hosting. Catholic and Juniata will play at 2:30 p.m. USMMA will travel to Susquehanna for a 7:00 p.m. match.

Landmark Standings
1. Catholic (5-1-1) – 16 pts
2. Susquehanna (5-2-0) – 15 pts
3. USMMA (4-3-0) – 12 pts
4. Juniata (3-3-1) – 10 pts *
5. Scranton (3-3-1) – 10 pts *
6. Drew (2-2-3) – 9 pts
7. Goucher (2-3-2) – 8 pts
8. Moravian (0-7-0) – 0 pts

2013 Landmark Conference Men's Soccer Championship
Semifinals – Thursday, Nov. 7
No. 4 Juniata at No. 1 Catholic – 2:30 p.m.
No. 3 USMMA at No. 2 Susquehanna – 7:00 p.m.

Championship – Saturday, Nov. 9 at Highest Remaining Seed
Semifinal Winners – TBA

Landmark Standings

1. Catholic (5-1-1) – 16 pts

2. Susquehanna (5-2-0) – 15 pts

3. USMMA (4-3-0) – 12 pts

4. Juniata (3-3-1) – 10 pts *

5. Scranton (3-3-1) – 10 pts *

6. Drew (2-2-3) – 9 pts

7. Goucher (2-3-2) – 8 pts

8. Moravian (0-7-0) – 0 pts

 

Tie-Breakers

The following tie-breakers have been applied:

* - Juniata and Scranton finished with identical records of 3-3-1. Head-to-head, Juniata defeated Scranton, therefore Juniata is the No. 4 seed, Scranton finishes fifth.

 

2013 Landmark Conference Men's Soccer Championship

Semifinals – Thursday, Nov. 7

No. 4 Juniata at No. 1 Catholic – 2:30 p.m.

No. 3 USMMA at No. 2 Susquehanna – 7:00 p.m.

 

Championship – Saturday, Nov. 9 at Highest Remaining Seed

Semifinal Winners – TBA