October 25, 2013
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SRU men’s, women’s soccer teams score NSCAARTV slots
The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Slippery Rock University men's and women's soccer games against Millersville University at Mihalik-Thompson Stadium Oct. 30 have been selected as Tourbeau's National Games of the Week to air on NSCAATV.com.
The Tourbeau Sports production crew will stream both games live to a national audience in high definition through the National Soccer Coaches Association of America website.
The men’s 1 p.m. game will be available at: http://www.nscaatv.com/10302013-millersville-at-slippery-rock-men;
The women’s 3:30 p.m. game will air at: http://www.nscaatv.com/10302013-millersville-at-slippery-rock.
The doubleheader could have a significant impact on the conference and NCAA playoff picture for both teams. SRU’s squads carry identical 10-2-1 overall records into this weekend’s double-headers against East Stroudsburg and West Chester. SRU’s women’s team is ranked rank No. 1 in the region and No. 15 in the latest national rankings; the men are ranked No. 3 in the initial regional rankings and No. 23 in the nation.
The games are the only Division II men's and women's doubleheader that NSCAATV will feature during the 2013 regular season and just the fourth time NCAA Division II programs will be featured as the Game of the Week.
Complete game previews for both games will be posted to http://www.RockAthletics.com Oct. 29.
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