Oct. 30, 2010
The official pairings and start times for the 2010 C-USA Women's Soccer Championship in Orlando, Fla., have been announced by the league office.
The Rice Owls, 8-8-3 in the regular season and 5-3-3 in conference, meet longtime state rival SMU in the first round on Wednesday (Nov. 3) at 6:30 pm Central Time (7:30 pm Eastern). The winner of Wednesday's opening round between the No. 5 seeded Owls and fourth-seeded Mustangs then advances to meet C-USA regular season champion and No. 1 seed UCF on the Knights' home field on Friday night at 6:30 pm (Central). The tournament concludes with a championship final on Nov. 7 at 1 pm that will be televised by CBS College Sports.
The conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament is at stake in the single-elimination event. A printable pdf of the Championship bracket is available at the above link.