The UC Irvine men's soccer team has earned a first-round bye and will play host to an NCAA Championship second-round match Sunday afternoon at Anteater Stadium.
Coach George Kuntz's Anteaters (14-4-3) are the national No. 12 seed and will take on the winner of North Carolina and South Florida Sunday afternoon at 2 in Irvine.
The Tar Heels (8-5-5) play host to the Bulls of USF (8-3-9) in a first-round match Thursday night at 7 (ET) in Chapel Hill, N.C.
UCI is making its fourth appearance in the NCAA Championship in the past six years.
The Anteaters won the Big West Conference Tournament championship Sunday with a 1-0 win over Cal State Northridge as Cameron Iwasa scored in the 66th minute at Anteater Stadium.
NCAA Men's Soccer Championship Second Round
2 p.m. — UC Irvine vs. North Carolina/South Florida (@Anteater Stadium)
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