Nov. 22, 2009
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The city of Tallahassee will be treated to a post-Thanksgiving matinee on Friday, November 27 at 2:00 p.m. inside the Seminole Soccer Complex. The featured presentation: sixth-ranked Florida State (19-4-1) vs. fifth-ranked Notre Dame (20-3-1) in the quarterfinals of the 2009 NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship.
For the second year in a row, these two schools will square-off with a trip to the College Cup on the line. Friday’s showdown marks the fourth consecutive year that the Noles and Irish will meet in the NCAA Tournament.
Notre Dame leads the all-time series 2-1-0 as the Irish defeated the Seminoles 2-0 in South Bend a season ago. This year marks the first time the two schools will meet in Tallahassee.
Florida State advanced to the quarterfinals following a dramatic come-from-behind, double overtime victory over Texas A&M (2-1, 2ot) last Friday. The Seminoles defeated Southeastern Louisiana (W, 4-1) and California (W, 3-0) in the first and second rounds, respectively. Notre Dame reached the quarterfinals following a 1-0 victory over Oregon State in South Bend last Friday. The Irish posted first and second round victories over IUPUI (5-0) and Central Michigan (6-1).
Tickets for Friday’s third round match are currently on sale and can be purchased over the phone at 888-FSU-NOLE, in person at the Seminole Ticket Office located in side C of the University Center and online at seminoles.com. Tickets can also be purchased at the Seminole Soccer Complex beginning at 1:00 p.m., on Friday, November 27.
Single Day Tickets
$7 – Adults
$5 – Youth, 18 & under, senior 50+ and students from participating schools
Free – Children 2 & under
Fans are encouraged to stay tuned to Seminoles.com for updates regarding the 2009 NCAA Tournament in Tallahassee.