The college teams that will be competing at the Smith River Sports Complex (SRSC) and Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) for the NCAA Division III USA South Athletic Conference's Championships on November 2nd-3rd, 2012 have been announced.
This is the fourth year that the USA South Athletic Conference will have its' soccer championship in the area and the first year for their volleyball championship creating the title of Fall Sports Festival.
Men's and Women's Soccer will be played at the Smith River Sports Complex while Women's Volleyball will play at William F. Stone Hall at Patrick Henry Community College.
The first semifinal contest will take place at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, November 2, at SRSC as Christopher Newport will battle Greensboro. In semifinal game number two at 2:30 p.m., Methodist will take on Averett. The winners of the two games will compete for the tournament title on Saturday, November 3 at 2:00 p.m.
First Round - Saturday, October 27 #8 Piedmont - 1 #1 Christopher Newport - 4 #7 Maryville - 0 #2 Averett - 1 (SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28) #6 Ferrum - 0 #3 Methodist - 3 #5 Greensboro - 0 #4 N.C. Wesleyan - 0 (Greensboro advances on PK's, 5-3) Semifinals - Friday, November 2 (Smith River Sports Complex - Martinsville, VA) #5 Greensboro vs. #1 Christopher Newport - 12:00 pm #3 Methodist vs. #2 Averett - 2:30pm Final - Saturday, November 3 (Smith River Sports Complex - Martinsville, VA) Semifinal Winners - 2:00 pm
In semifinal game number one at 5:00 p.m., Meredith will battle Averett at SRSC. In semifinal number two at 7:30 p.m., Christopher Newport will take on the Maryville. The winners of the two games will compete for the tournament title on Saturday, November 3 at 2:00 p.m.
First Round - Saturday, October 27 #8 Methodist - 1 #1 Averett - 5 (SUN, OCT. 28) #7 Ferrum - 1 #2 Maryville - 4 #6 Greensboro - 0 #3 Christopher Newport - 4 #5 Piedmont - 0 #4 Meredith - 1 (2 o t) Semifinals - Friday, November 2 (Smith River Sports Complex - Martinsville, VA) #4 Meredith vs. #1 Averett - 5:00pm #3 Christopher Newport vs. #2 Maryville - 7:30pm Final - Saturday, November 3 (Smith River Sports Complex - Martinsville, VA) Semifinal Winners - 5:00 pm
The 2012 Volleyball Tournament will consist of the top-eight teams in the Conference and begin on Friday, November 2 in Martinsville, Virginia. All tournament contests will be played at Martinsville's Patrick Henry Community College. The matches will take place in Stone Hall on the Patrick Henry campus. Both the semifinals and final will take place on Saturday, November 3.
First Round - Friday, November 2 #8 Methodist vs. #1 Christopher Newport - 1:00 pm #5 Piedmont vs. #4 Averett - 3:00pm #6 William Peace vs. #3 N.C. Wesleyan - 5:00 pm #7 Meredith vs. #2 Maryville - 7:00pm Semifinals - Saturday, November 3 #5/#4 Winner vs. #8/#1 Winner - 12:00 pm #6/#3 Winner vs. #7/#2 Winner - 2:00 pm Final - Saturday, November 3 Semifinal Winners - 6:00 pm
Tickets for each day will be $6 dollars for adults and $3 dollars for children. There will be weekend passes available please call (276) 638-5200 to order your tickets.
Coca-Cola is the presenting sponsor of the 2012 Fall Sports Festival. All sponsors & partners who supported this event are: Patrick Henry Community College, the Martinsville & Henry County Economic Development Corporation's Tourism Division, Comfort Inn who is the host hotel, Martinsville & Henry County Chamber of Commerce, Stifel & Nicolaus, the YMCA of Martinsville Henry County, Quality Catering & The Gallery, Collinsville Printing Co., Inc., and the Special Olympics of Virginia.
To find out more on the USA South Athletic Conference visit www.usasouth.net. For information on the event or purchasing tickets, please call the Complex at (276) 638-5200 or visit www.SmithRiverSportsComplex.com.