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Zach Pekale | NCAA.com | November 17, 2019

2019 men's college soccer: Conference tournament schedules, auto-bids

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The 2019 NCAA Division I men’s soccer tournament continues to inch closer with conference tournaments getting under way. We’re tracking all of the action as automatic bids are filled and the 48-team field takes shape.

Out of 48 teams, 21 receive automatic qualification by winning a conference tournament while 24 reach the postseason through an at-large bid. Additionally, three automatic bids will be awarded to the regular-season champions of the Ivy League, Pac-12 and West Coast conferences.

At-large bids are chosen by the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Committee. The complete 48-team field will be released at 1 p.m. ET on Monday, Nov. 18, during the selection show on NCAA.com.

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Tap or click on each conference below to access full brackets and more information about each postseason tournament. As bids are claimed, we will update the table below.

Note: Sites listed are for the final round of competition. Locations for conferences that travel to the highest remaining seed will be posted as that information becomes available.

Conference Location Dates Champion
ACC Cary, NC Nov. 5-17 Virginia
America East Durham, NH Nov. 9-16 New Hampshire
American Athletic Orlando, FL Nov. 9-16 SMU
Atlantic 10 Bronx, NY Nov. 9-17 Rhode Island
Atlantic Sun Newark, NJ Nov. 8-16 NJIT
Big East Washington, DC Nov. 9-17 Georgetown
Big South Buies Creek, NC Nov. 10-17 Campbell
Big Ten College Park, MD Nov. 9-17 Indiana
Big West Davis, CA Nov. 6-16 UC Davis
Colonial Wilmington, NC Nov. 8-17 James Madison
Conference USA Norfolk, VA Nov. 13-17 Marshall
Horizon Chicago, IL Nov. 11-16 Wright State
Ivy N/A N/A Yale
Metro Atlantic Jersey City, NJ Nov. 10-17 Iona
Mid-American Akron, OH Nov. 12-17 West Virginia
Missouri Valley Chicago, IL Nov. 13-17 Loyola Chicago
Northeast Loretto, PA Nov. 15-17 Fairleigh Dickinson
Pac-12 N/A N/A Washington
Patriot Bethlehem, PA Nov. 9-16 Lehigh
Southern Greensboro, NC Nov. 5-17 Mercer
Summit Denver, CO Nov. 14-16 Denver
Sun Belt Boone, NC Nov. 13-17 Coastal Carolina
WCC N/A N/A Saint Mary's
WAC US Air Force Academy, CO Nov. 13-17 Seattle

Following the bracket reveal on Nov. 18, the 2019 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship begins on Thursday, Nov. 21. From there, 47 matches will play out over 24 days to crown a champion, culminating with the College Cup final in Cary, NC. Here's a look at who won each of the previous times the tournament concluded in Cary. 

YEAR CHAMPION (RECORD) COACH SCORE RUNNER-UP
2014 Virginia (14-6-3) George Gelnovatch 0-0 (2OT,PK) UCLA
2009 Virginia (19-3-3) George Gelnovatch 0-0 (2OT, PK) Akron
2007 Wake Forest (22-2-2) Jay Vidovich 2-1 Ohio State
2005 Maryland (20-4-1) Sasho Cirovski 1-0 New Mexico

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