Barton men’s soccer faces Chowan on the road in the league tournament opening round

The Bulldogs will take on Chowan on the road in the opening round Monday of the 2018 Conference Carolinas Men’s Soccer Tournament at 2:00 p.m.  Photo by Matt Proseus
The Bulldogs will take on Chowan on the road in the opening round Monday of the 2018 Conference Carolinas Men’s Soccer Tournament at 2:00 p.m. Photo by Matt Proseus

HIGH POINT, N.C. – The Barton men's soccer team (8-6-1, 4-5-1) will take on Chowan (9-3-2, 7-3) on the road in the opening round of the 2018 Conference Carolinas Tournament on Monday beginning at 2:00 p.m.  The Bulldogs are the sixth seed in the tournament while the Hawks are seeded third.  The match takes place in Murfreesboro, N.C.

The Bulldogs will be looking to avenge a 3-0 setback at home to the Hawks on Monday, October 15.  Barton is led this year by sophomore forward Ruben Mancio (Cadiz, SPAIN) with 11 goals and 23 total points while sophomore midfielder Pol Monells (Barcelona, SPAIN) is second on the team in points with 20 (seven goals and six assists).

Chowan – ranked sixth in the latest NCAA Division II Southeast Regional poll – is led by Trevin Myers (Lehigh Acres, Fla.) with seven goals. 

The semifinals (Thursday, November 1) and finals (Saturday, November 3) of the league tournament will take place at the highest remaining seed of the four squads still alive.

2018 Conference Carolinas
Men's Soccer Tournament


Quarterfinals – Monday, October 29
Game 1:  No. 8 Mount Olive at No. 1 Limestone, 7:00 p.m.
Game 2:  No. 5 Lees-McRae at No. 4 King, 2:00 p.m.
Game 3:  No. 6 Barton at No. 3 Chowan, 2:00 p.m.
Game 4:  No. 7 Emmanuel at No. 2 Belmont Abbey, 2:00 p.m.

Semifinals – Thursday, November 1 (highest remaining semifinal seed)
Game 5:  Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, Noon or 4:00 p.m.
Game 6:  Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner, 2:30 p.m. or 7:00 p.m.

Finals – Saturday, November 3 (highest remaining semifinal seed)
Game 7:  Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner, TBA