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Blue Jays, Loras to play in Sweet 16 on Saturday

Blue Jays, Loras to play in Sweet 16 on Saturday

November 20th, 2013 in News

The Westminster College Blue Jays will play the sixth-ranked Loras (Iowa) College Duhawks in the sectional round of the NCAA Division III men's soccer tournament at 5 p.m. Saturday in Dubuque, Iowa.

The Westminster-Loras winner will advance to face either Trinity (Texas) College and Wartburg (Iowa) College in the national quarterfinals at 6 p.m. Sunday. The Blue Jays (13-8-1) reached the Sweet 16 with a 1-0 win over Gustavus Adolphus on Sunday in St. Peter, Minn. Loras (17-1-3) played to a 1-1 tie with Luther College through two overtimes Sunday, but prevailed on penalty kicks.

The Blue Jays will be honored with a pep rally at 12:30 p.m. Thursday in the Westminster Gymnasium. Guest speakers will include school president Barney Forsythe, Blue Jays head coach Andrew Bordelon and the team's captains.