Memphis Men’s and Women’s Soccer historic seasons come to an end
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Both the University of Memphis Men’s and Women’s Soccer teams had their season cut short on Sunday as each team lost in the NCAA Tournament.
The Women’s team lost 3-0 in the Sweet 16 to 7-seeded Pittsburgh in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
The Men’s team lost 2-0 in the second round to 3-seeded North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
Both teams had equally historic seasons that will forever be remembered.
Both programs became 1 of 9 schools to host the first round of the Men’s and Women’s NCAA Soccer Tournament.
The Women’s team led by AAC Offensive Player of the Year Mya Jones went 20-2, the first 20-win season since 2011, including a 17-game win streak and a third-consecutive AAC Tournament Championship.
The Men’s team led by AAC Offensive Player of the Year Lineker Rodrigues dos Santos finished the year 11-6-2. The Tigers’ season was highlighted by multiple comeback wins, an upset win over #9 Missouri State, and their first NCAA Tournament win in program history.
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