3-0 record at stake for women in N.C.

Posted: November 10, 2017 at 2:03 a.m.

Arkansas' Jessi Hartzler (from left), Kayla McKeon, Lindsey Mayo and Cailee Dennis celebrate as Memphis' Valerie Sanderson (near) watches on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, after Mayo's game-winning goal in their NCAA tournament first round game at Razorback Field in Fayetteville.

A streak of perfection will be on the line Saturday when the Arkansas Razorbacks play at North Carolina State in the first round of the NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament.

At a glance

NCAA Women’s Soccer Tournament

WHAT First-round game

WHEN Noon Central on Saturday

WHERE Dail Soccer Field, Raleigh, N.C.

TV ACC Network Extra via ESPN3.com and the WatchESPN app

RECORDS Arkansas 11-10-2; NC State 14-5-1

COACHES Arkansas: Colby Hale (68-51-12, 6th season); NC State: Tim Santoro (36-55-5, 5th season)

NOTABLE NC State Coach Tim Santoro and Arkansas Coach Colby Hale were on opposing sidelines in the Elite Eight of the 2011 NCAA Tournament, Santoro as an assistant at Wake Forest and Hale as an assistant at Central Florida. Wake Forest won 3-0. … Sophomore Tziarra King, who leads the Wolfpack with 14 goals and 34 points, was named first-team All-ACC. … NC State is playing its first home game in the NCAA Tournament. … Arkansas-NC State is one of three SEC-ACC matchups in the first round. The conferences have a combined 17 teams in the tournament — SEC 9, ACC 8.


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