Kennesaw State University Gears Up to Host 2011 Women’s College Cup
NCAA Division I national championship finds home in the KSU Soccer Stadium
KENNESAW, Ga. (…
(Nov 22, 2011) —
KENNESAW, Ga. (Nov. 22, 2011) — Kennesaw State University will host the 2011 NCAA Women’s College Cup, the national
championship of women’s soccer, at the KSU Soccer Stadium
Dec. 2 and Dec. 4.
The Women’s College Cup will consist of the four teams remaining in the NCAA Women’s
Soccer Championship. The national quarterfinals will take place Friday, Nov. 25, at
different sites around the country. The eight teams still competing for spots in the
College Cup are Duke, Florida State, Wake Forest, Oklahoma State, Central Florida,
Long Beach State, Virginia and Stanford.
The NCAA Women’s College Cup is the Final Four of women’s soccer. The NCAA Women’s
Soccer Championship began with 64 teams, with regional rounds held at campus sites
around the country to determine the field at the College Cup. The event consists of
two semifinal matches, which will take place on Friday evening, Dec. 2, and a national
championship, to be played on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 4. This event will be the first
NCAA Division I national championship to be held in Cobb County.
The first semifinal match will kick off Friday, Dec. 2, at 5 p.m., followed by the
second match beginning at 7:30 p.m. The national championship will take place Sunday,
Dec. 4, at 1 p.m.
Kennesaw State University’s KSU Soccer Stadium, the world’s largest women’s soccer
stadium, with a seating capacity of 8,300. Tickets for the event may be purchased
through the NCAA at http://www.ncaa.com/tickets
. An all-tournament ticket package, which includes admission to all three matches,
starts at $45. Groups of 15 or more may purchase packages for $35 per person.
Kennesaw State University is the third-largest university in Georgia, offering 80
graduate and undergraduate degrees, including doctorates in education, business and
nursing, and a Ph.D. in international conflict management. A member of the 35-unit
University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a comprehensive, residential institution
with a growing population of more than 24,100 students from 142 countries.
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 126 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.