Soccer ‘Cats to visit Wheeling Tuesday in MEC tournament opener

The Basics
The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s soccer team prepares for a quarterfinal matchup on Tuesday (Nov. 1) at Wheeling. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m.

Quick Hits
· Emre Sinasi Deniz ended the season with nine goals to his name.
· Freshman Sam Newell led the Bobcats with assists in regular season play tallying a total of five and also registering four goals.
· Bryant Sheffield has made a total of 48 saves this season.

Scouting Wheeling
The Cardinals will host the Bobcats following a 9-4 victory versus Alderson Broaddus and dropping their season finale to West Liberty 2-1. Wheeling concluded their regular season play with an overall record of 7-10-1.
Midfielder Diego Buenano leads the Cardinals as a freshman with seven goals and four assists to his name.
Brandon Regan takes the Cardinals to tournament play in his first year as the head coach for the Wheeling men’s soccer program.

Up Next
If victorious, the Bobcats will play at Charleston in a semifinal matchup on Thursday (Nov. 3) at 7 p.m.

QUARTERFINALS (Tuesday, Nov. 1)
3 p.m.#6 West Liberty at #3 Notre Dame
7 p.m.#5 West Virginia Wesleyan at #4 Wheeling
SEMIFINALS (Thursday, Nov. 3)
5 p.m.#3/#6 winner at #2 Davis & Elkins
7 p.m.#4/#5 winner at #1 Charleston
CHAMPIONSHIP (Sunday, Nov. 6)
TBASemifinal Winners*

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