NAIA No. 7-ranked Concordia earned its third GSAC Championship in men's soccer and will be the No. 1 seed in the 2012 GSAC Tournament. San Diego Christian will be the No. 2 seed and will participate in postseason play for the first time since joining the GSAC in 1999. Biola will be the No. 3 seed and Vanguard will be No. 4. Hope International earned the No. 5 seed by winning the tiebreaker with The Master's, which will be seeded No. 6.
The GSAC Men's Soccer Tournament begins with first round games on Wednesday, October 31. As the top two seeds,
Concordia and San Diego Christian receive first-round byes and will host semifinal games on Saturday, November 3. Concordia earned conference championships in 2005 and 2006. San Diego Christian has made a big improvement by finishing second in the standings after finishing last each of the past ten years. The championship will be held at the highest seed on Saturday, November 10. Below is the complete schedule.
Ticket prices for the GSAC Tournament are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors 62 years of age and older, and $5 for GSAC students and youth from 0-18.
2012 GSAC Men's Soccer Tournament
First Round - Wednesday, October 31
#5 Hope International 1, #4 Vanguard (H) 0
#3 Biola (H) 2, #6 The Master's College 1 (OT)
Semifinals - Saturday, November 3
#1 Concordia (H) 2, #5 Hope International 0
#2 San Diego Christian (H) 2, #3 Biola 1
Championship - Saturday, November 10
#1 Concordia (H) 3, #2 San Diego Christian 0