BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - The Union College men's soccer team will open the 2012 Appalchian Athletic Conference Tournament this weekend as the number-six seed, and will travel to third-seed Tennessee Wesleyan for a quarterfinal contest. The match will start at 2:30 p.m.
The Bulldogs closed their regular season yesterday with a 12-2 win over Cincinnati Christian to end with a 7-8-2 overall mark. UC ended the AAC season with a 2-5-1 mark.
Elsewhere in the tournament, Milligan (Tenn.) will open as the number one seed after winning the 2012 AAC Regular Season championship with a 7-1 league mark. Bryan is the second seed after going 6-1-1 in league play, with TWC in third after finishing with the same AAC record. Virginia Intermont earned the fourth seed with a 3-2-3 league record, followed by fifth-seed Reinhardt (4-4 AAC) and the Bulldogs in sixth.
In the regular season matchup between the schools on Oct. 17, UC and TWC battled to a 1-1, double overtime draw at Burch/Nau Field. Alfie Caruso scored Union's lone goal on the afternoon, as goalie Juan Gallegos made eight saves in 110 minutes of action to perserve the tie.
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