The opening round of the 2020-21 NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Championship is complete as four teams advanced to the second round. On Thursday, April 29, the four teams to move on were American, St. Francis Brooklyn, Omaha and Monmouth.
St. Francis Brooklyn won on a golden goal in double overtime as American advanced against Jacksonville 5-4 in penalty kicks.
The match with the most interest locally came later in the evening when Monmouth overcame an early 1-0 deficit to Bowling Green with two second half goals to advance to the second round, where they’ll face Pitt.
Here are the complete results from Thursday’s action:
- American def. Jacksonville 3-3 (5-4 PKs)
- St. Francis Brooklyn def. Milwaukee 2-1 in 2OT
- Omaha def. UNC Greensboro 3-2
- Monmouth def. Bowling Green 2-1
— Pittsburgh Soccer Now (@pghsoccernow) April 30, 2021
Meanwhile, back here in Pittsburgh, the second overall seeded Panthers completed another training session before they depart for North Carolina for Sunday’s match vs Monmouth.
— Pitt Men's Soccer (@Pitt_MSOC) April 29, 2021
The rest of the field awaits in the second round, which begins on Sunday, May 2. Second-round matchups begin at 12 p.m. EDT. You can view the interactive bracket here and the printable bracket here. (Courtesy NCAA.com)
Here are all 16 matchups of the second round:
- No. 8 Georgetown vs. High Point | 12 p.m. EDT | Watch Live
- Kentucky vs. New Hampshire | 12 p.m. EDT | Watch Live
- Fordham vs. Marshall | 1 p.m. EDT
- Marquette vs. Loyola Marymount | 1 p.m. EDT | Watch Live
- Penn State vs. Massachusetts | 1 p.m. EDT | Watch Live
- Maryland vs. Missouri State | 1 p.m. EDT | Watch Live
- No. 1 Clemson vs. American | 4 p.m. EDT | Watch Live
- Oregon State vs. Virginia Tech | 4 p.m. EDT
- No. 7 Washington vs. Grand Canyon | 4 p.m. EDT | Watch Live
- No. 3 Indiana vs. St. Francis Brooklyn | 5 p.m. EDT | Watch Live
- No. 4 Stanford vs. Omaha | 5 p.m. EDT
- North Carolina vs. Charlotte | 5 p.m. EDT | Watch Live
- UCF vs. James Madison | 5 p.m. EDT
- No. 2 Pittsburgh vs. Monmouth | 8 p.m. EDT | Watch Live
- No. 5 Wake Forest vs. Coastal Carolina | 8 p.m. EDT | Watch Live
- No. 6 Seton Hall vs. Air Force | 8 p.m. EDT | Watch Live