MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Times have been set, and tickets are on sale, for the 2018 Mid-American Conference Men’s Soccer Championship, hosted by West Virginia University at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium, in Morgantown.
Semifinals will be held on Friday, Nov. 9, with kickoff set for 2:30 p.m. ET, and 5:30 p.m., while the championship match will be on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 1 p.m. West Virginia, which earned the No. 1 seed, will play in Friday’s second semifinal, at 5:30 p.m.
Tickets for the semifinals and championship are on sale now, at WVUGAME.com, by calling 1-800 WVU GAME, or at the Mountaineer Ticket Office at the WVU Coliseum. Tickets also will be sold on match day at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium. One ticket will be good for both semifinal matches on Nov. 9.
“We are excited to host the MAC Championship next weekend,” WVU coach Marlon LeBlanc said. “The MAC is one of the top three conferences in the country this season, so it will be a great weekend of soccer in Morgantown. The opportunity to host the event at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium is a great honor, which our players have earned. I know Mountaineer Nation will be behind us next weekend, as we play for the tournament championship.”
Tickets are $5 each and $3 for groups of 10 or more when purchased in advance at WVUGAME.com. At the Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium ticket window, tickets will be $7 for adults, $5 for youth and seniors and $3 for groups. The discounted online pricing will be available until kickoff of the match. Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance to avoid lines at the gate on game day. Tickets for students are free with a valid student I.D.
To provide a safer environment for Mountaineer fans and to expedite entry into all ticketed WVU athletic events, the West Virginia Department of Intercollegiate Athletics enforces the NFL’s Clear Bag Policy. The athletic department invites and encourages fans to visit WVUsports.com/clearbag for more information, to view pictures of permissible and non-permissible items and to obtain answers to frequently asked questions about the clear bag policy.
The Mountaineers (12-5-0, 4-0-0 MAC) won their first MAC regular-season title and is the No. 1 seed. The remaining seeds have not been determined, but the No. 2 seed also will automatically qualify for next weekend’s event in Morgantown. The remaining four seeds will play quarterfinal matches on Tuesday, Nov. 6, with the No. 3 seed hosting the No. 6 seed and the No. 4 seed hosting the No. 5 seed. The winners of the No. 4 vs. No. 5 contest will advance to play No. 1-seed West Virginia, on Nov. 9, at 5:30 p.m., while the No. 2 seed will play the winner between No. 4 and No. 5, at 2:30 p.m., on Nov. 9.