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No. 8 Bearcats open NCAA Tournament at home Sunday afternoon

No. 8 Bearcats open NCAA Tournament at home Sunday afternoon

GREENWOOD – The second-seeded and eighth-ranked Lander men's soccer team is set to take on sixth-seeded Anderson in the NCAA Southeast Regional semifinals on Sunday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. at Van Taylor Stadium. 

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STORYLINES

• Lander (14-1-3) earned a bye into the semifinals as the No. 2 seed in the region, while Anderson (11-5-3) rallied from a two-goal deficit in the second half to upset third-seeded Limestone 3-2 in overtime on Friday night. 

• The Bearcats and Trojans met on Sept. 5 this season in Greenwood, as the Bearcats used a 33rd-minute goal from George Knight to earn a 1-0 win. 

• Lander is making its fourth consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament, while the Trojans are back in the regional for the first time since 2013. 

• The Bearcats are looking to win an NCAA Tournament match for the second consecutive season after advancing to the Southeast Regional championship last season. 

• Lander has held its opponents scorless over the last 709:12, a program record.

• Anderson has scored in each of its last nine matches. 

• The winner of Sunday's contest will advance to face the winner of Young Harris/Tusculum for the Southeast Regional championship.