Marietta, Ga. (Nov. 18, 2011) – The SPSU soccer Hornets captured their first SSAC Tournament Championship in the program’s five-year history in Gulfport, Miss., on Nov. 12. SPSU bested Auburn University Montgomery 3-0.
The team is set to host the first round of the NAIA National Championships at 1 p.m. on Sat., Nov. 19. This is the Hornets' third consecutive NAIA National Tournament appearance, and SPSU has won each first-round game played to date.
The 16 first-round winners from this weekend will travel to Orange Beach, Ala., for the NAIA National Finals.
The Hornets ended the year No. 6 in the NAIA's final season national ranking, their second highest ranking ever (they finished No. 4 in 2009).