Men's Soccer Set To Face Georgetown Tuesday

Coco Navarro
Nov. 10, 2014

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MILWAUKEE -- The No. 6-seed Marquette University men's soccer team (8-5-4, 2-3-4 BIG EAST) and No-3 seed Georgetown (11-3-4, 6-2-1) meet for a BIG EAST Men's Soccer Championship quarterfinal match Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 1 p.m. Central time at Shaw Field in Washington, D.C. Marquette will play in its sixth-straight BIG EAST tournament.

Tuesday's match will be live streamed on the all-new BIG EAST Digital Network. Fans can also follow Marquette men's soccer on Twitter (@marquettesoccer) for real-time updates.

The winner advances to the BIG EAST tournament semifinals against No. 2 Xavier on Friday, Nov. 14 at PPL Park in Chester, Pennsylvania. The Golden Eagles will look to advance to their third-straight BIG EAST tournament semifinal match.

Marquette earned the sixth and final slot in the BIG EAST tournament by defeating DePaul 4-0 in the final match of the regular season (Nov. 7). The victory brought MU to 10 points in the BIG EAST, one point above Seton Hall. Entering Friday's match against DePaul, the Golden Eagles needed help from Xavier in order to get past Butler in the standings. The Musketeers defeated the Bulldogs 2-0, allowing MU to reach postseason play.

Georgetown finished third in the ultra-competitive BIG EAST Conference with 19 points and enters the league tournament on a four-match win streak. The Hoyas six wins in conference play is tied for the second best total in the league and they have only given up one goal in the last four contests.

Marquette is looking for its first win at Shaw Field (0-4-1) and Georgetown owns a 9-1-1 all-time series advantage over MU. Earlier this season, MU and Georgetown tied 0-0 in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 4.

 

 

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