Four New England-based college soccer programs qualified for the 2012 NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Tournament.
Boston College and Brown earned at large bids while Connecticut and Northeastern each received automatic bids for winning their respective conferences.
The Eagles went 8-5-5 and tied with Clemson for fourth place in the Atlantic Coast Conference this season. They will face Colonial Athletic Association champion Northeastern, who went 13-2-4, at Parsons Field in Brookline at 6pm.
The winner will face Big East champion Connecticut (15-3-1), who grabbed the fourth seed, on Sunday in Storrs at 1pm.
The Bears earned a 12-2-3 record and finished third in the Ivy League standings. They will travel to Philadelphia for a first round showdown at Drexel on Thursday at 4pm.
Notre Dame clinched the first seed after going 16-3-1. The College Cup Championship game is set for Dec. 9 at Regions Park in Hoover, Al. at 2pm.