Five UAA teams received a spot in the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship with three-time champion University of Chicago leading the way.
Chicago (15-2-1) received a first-round bye and will host the winner of the Carleton College (15-1-3)-Transylvania University (8-4-6) winner in the second round.
Case Western Reserve University (14-3-1) will host a four-team pod, playing Keystone College (12-4-1) in the first round. The winner will play the winner of the other first-round contest between Capital University (14-4-0) and Westminster College (14-5-0).
Carnegie Mellon University (11-4-2) travels to Kenyon College to play Centre College (14-4-2). The winner of that contest faces the winner of the match between the host Lords (16-1-2) and Maryville University (14-3-1).
If the Spartans and Tartans each advance past the weekend, they would face one another in the Round of 16.
University of Rochester (12-2-2) will host a four-team pod and open play against Mt. St. Mary College (14-5-1). The winner of that contest plays the winner of the St. Lawrence University (12-2-3) vs. State University of New York at Brockport (15-4-2) match.
NYU (12-4-1) matches up with Haverford College (14-4-0) in the first round at Montclair State University. The host school (17-1-2) plays Colby College (8-6-4) in the opening round.