Entering their third consecutive NAIA National Tournament, Southern Poly will host Menlo College from Atherton, California. This is the second time in three years that Southern Poly has hosted the first round. Thus far they are 2-0 in first round games beating Bryan College at home 1-0 in 2009 and defending national champions Lindsey Wilson 2-1 on the road in 2010.
Southern Poly ended the year #6 in the NAIA's final season national ranking and the 2011SSAC Tournament Champions, the first in program history. The National ranking of #6 is the second highest as in 2009 they finished the year #4.
The 1st Round match will take place Saturday, Nov 19th at 1pm at NueSoft Technologies Field, on the campus of Southern Poly.