A&M Soccer to Host NCAA First and Second Rounds

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COLLEGE STATION -- The 2007 Big 12 Champion Texas A&M soccer team earned one of four No.2 national seeds in the NCAA Tournament and will host first- and second-round action on Thursday and Saturday at the Aggie Soccer Stadium.

A&M (17-3-2) earned an at-large bid after repeating as the Big 12 regular season champion for the fourth consecutive season and will host for the 13th time in as many seasons.

Brigham Young University and The University of Texas will meet in the first match on Thursday. A&M and Stephen F. Austin will wrap up first-round action with the second match. The second-round game is slated for Saturday. Official game-times will be announced on Tuesday morning

Texas (14-3-5) makes the short trip to College Station after securing the conference tournament title on Sunday with the 2-1 win over the Aggies.

BYU (16-4-2) also earned an automatic bid defeating UNLV to capture the Mountain West Conference Tournament championship.

SFA (13-4-2) will make just its second NCAA Tournament appearance after winning the Southland Conference Tournament with the 3-0 victory over McNeese State on Sunday.

Free live video and free live statistics will be available for this weekend’s matches on AggieAthletics.com.

Soccer season ticket holders will have until 5 p.m. Tuesday to reserve their season location. Season ticket holders may call the 12th Man Foundation Ticket Office at 1-888-99-AGGIE or 845-2311 or come in person to the ticket windows located in the Zone at Kyle Field. Reserved tickets will be placed at the Will Call window at the Aggie Soccer Stadium.

All session tickets will be available to the public starting at 8 a.m. Tuesday morning at the prices listed below. All single session tickets will be sold on the day of the event. The ticket gate at the Aggie Soccer Stadium will open one hour prior to the match.

NCAA Tournament Ticket Information

All-Session Reserved $15

All-Session General Admission $11

All-Session GA Youth under 12 $5

Reserved Single Day $9

General Admission-Adult $7

General Admission —Youth (under 12) $3

General Admission —Students $2

General Admission —Children under two admitted free with ticketed adult

Texas A&M POSTSEASON:

1995- Second Round (Sweet Sixteen)1-1

1996- First Round 0-1

1997- First Round 0-1

1998- Second Round 1-1

1999- Third Round (Sweet Sixteen) 2-1

2000- Third Round (Sweet Sixteen) 1-1

2001- Quarterfinals (Elite 8) 3-1

2002- Quarterfinals (Elite 8) 3-1

2003- Third Round (Sweet Sixteen) 2-1

2004- Second Round 1-1

2005- Third Round (Sweet Sixteen) 2-1

2006- Quarterfinals (Elite 8) 3-1

Overall Postseason Record: 19-12

Texas A&M vs. The Tournament Field:

Team, Series Record (Last Meeting)

BYU, (First Meeting)

SFA, 2-0 (Won 3-0 in 2005)

Texas, 17-4-0 (Lost 2-1 in 2007)