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Soccer Clinches 2-Seed in Conference Tournament After Defeating William Peace

Spirits head into Conference Tournament as 2 Seed
Spirits head into Conference Tournament as 2 Seed

Raleigh, NC: Salem traveled to Raleigh, NC to face William Peace for their final regular season game of the season. The Spirits defeated the Pacers 2-0, earning a 2nd seed in the East Division of the USA South Conference Tournament.

Salem will receive a 1st-round bye in the tournament, which begins Wednesday October 24th. The Spirits will face the winner of the West Division Quarterfinals match at home on Saturday October 27th (time TBA).

Head Coach Octavia Saunders commented, "It wasn't a pretty game but we found our rhythm in the second half by playing as a team and that was the difference. We're excited to go into Conference Play as the 2nd seed, with a first round bye and ready to bring it for the quarterfinals!".
Goal scorers: 
Brianna Monroe assisted by Alyssa Denkovich at 48:20
Hope Morrison unassisted at 57:29
Shots:    Salem 26- 3 Pacers
Shots on goal:    Salem 14 - 1 Pacers
Salem Spirits finished the regular season in 3rd Place of the East Division of USA South Conference behind Greensboro Pride and Pfeiffer Falcons (ineligible for post season due to reclassification).  Conference tournament Semi-finals and Finals will be held Friday and Saturday, November 2-3, 2018 at the site of the top-seeded team.
Additional Tournament information can be found here: