BYU, Utah State Women’s Soccer To Face Off In First Round Of NCAA Tournament
Nov 6, 2023, 2:57 PM | Updated: Nov 7, 2023, 10:13 am
PROVO, Utah – The NCAA Tournament for women’s soccer will feature an in-state matchup between BYU and Utah State.
BYU earned a No. 1 seed as an at-large bid in the NCAA Tournament. The Cougars finished the 2023 season 16-2-3. One of those two losses was against the Utah State Aggies.
In-state rivalry in Women’s Soccer NCAA Tournament
The Aggies defeated BYU when the Cougars were the No. 1 ranked team in the nation in September. Utah State finished the year 14-7-1 and were the champions of the Mountain West Conference Tournament last week.
BYU finished as the Big 12 Tournament Runner-Up before falling to Texas.
The two programs will meet at BYU’s South Field on Friday, November 10, at 6 p.m. (MT).
Utah State upset BYU earlier this season
BYU earning a No. 1 seed sets them up to play all their matches at home as they chase their second College Cup appearance in program history. Other No. 1 seeds in the Women’s Soccer NCAA Tournament are Florida State, UCLA, and Clemson.
BYU has the nation’s top-scoring offense this season, scoring 69 goals.
The BYU/Utah State match winner will face the winner of Grand Canyon vs. 8-seed USC next week.
Mitch Harper is a BYU Insider for KSLsports.com and host of the Cougar Tracks Podcast (SUBSCRIBE) and Cougar Sports Saturday (Saturday from 12–3 p.m.) on KSL Newsradio. Follow Mitch’s coverage of BYU in the Big 12 Conference on X and Threads: @Mitch_Harper.
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