Midwest Roundup - Week 8
By D3soccer.com Contributor
The regular season is coming to a close! We hope everyone is excited and ready for the postseason. Let’s take a look around the Midwest at some of the top performing teams heading into knockout play.
Case Western Reserve (12-2-1 / 2-1-1) have put together a fantastic campaign so far this season, including impressive wins over Kenyon, Washington U., and Chicago. Head Coach Brandon Bianco’s team looks secure for at least a Pool C bid, but will push for the regular season UAA championship and automatic bid in their final games against Rochester, Emory, and Carnegie Mellon.
Calvin (15-1-0 / 7-0-0) are officially the regular season champions of the MIAA, knocking off Kalamazoo and Albion in their final two conference matches. Head Coach Ryan Souders and the Knights will look to retain their conference tournament title, with Trine, Adrian, and Hope challenging them. Expect this group to make a late run in the postseason.
Spalding (14-2-1 / 7-0-1) has clinched the SLIAC regular season championship and #1 overall seed after continuing their undefeated run in conference play. Impressive wins on the road over Webster and Principia [read more]