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No. 3 Men’s Soccer Team Begins National Title Defense Versus No. 6 Bunker Hill

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The National Junior College Athletic Association released its eight-team bracket for the upcoming 2018 Men's Soccer Division III National Championship Tournament with the No. 3 Cougars set to face the No. 6 Bunker Hill Bulldogs on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 6:30 p.m. EST at Wehrum Stadium in Herkimer in a quarterfinal matchup.

Genesee enters the tournament with a 17-3 record, while the Bulldogs stand at 13-4-3. The winner advances to the semifinals Nov. 9 against the winner between No. 2 Richland and No. 7 Sussex.

Genesee and Bunker Hill had two common opponents this season in Herkimer and Broome. Genesee defeated Herkimer 2-0 and Broome 5-1, while the Bulldogs lost to Herkimer 5-0 and beat Broome 3-0.

Both the Cougars and Bulldogs took regional titles through a pair of shutout wins and identical 5-0 championship game scores.

This is the Bulldogs' seventh national appearance, while Genesee enjoys its fifth national appearance and first as reigning champions.

The game will be televised through NJCAA TV and several links associated with the NJCAA D-III Women's Soccer Tournament can be found below:

NJCAA TV:

Watch the games live via http://www.njcaatv.com/landing/index

Official Tournament Website:

https://rvcsports.com/sports/2018/8/28/2018-njcaa-division-iii-womens-soccer-championship.aspx

NJCAA Division III Women's Soccer Tournament Website:

http://njcaa.org/sports/wsoc/2018-19/div3/national_championship/index

Follow NJCAA Soccer or GCC Athletics on Twitter:

@NJCAA_Soccer @GCCSports