Men's Soccer Enters Region 19 Playoffs as #1 Seed



Mercer men’s soccer will enter the Region 19 Tournament as the #1 seed.  The Vikings will play the #3 seed Essex in the Region 19 Semifinals at 10:00 AM on Saturday, October 28th.  The other Region Semifinal game will be #2 Massasoit vs #4 Lackawanna and will also be played at MCCC on October 28th at 12:30 PM. 


The winners of the Region Semifinal games will meet in the Region 19 Championship at 12:00 PM on Sunday, October 29th at MCCC.  The winner of the Region Championship will advance to the District Championship to take on the winner of the Region 12 Championship.


The Vikings are currently 7-6-2.  Mercer beat Essex 1-0 on September 27th and beat Lackawanna 3-1 on September 30th.  Lackawanna is 5-4 and beat Essex 4-0 on October 7th.  Essex is 4-6 on the season.  Massasoit is the lone Division II school in Region 21 and becomes the 2nd seed for the Region 19 Tournament.  Massasoit is 8-1-2 on the season.


Mercer has one final regular season game on Friday, October 13th vs Felician University JV at 4:00 PM. 


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  Forward Teddy Nkamanyi leads the team with 11 goals this season


  Back Dillon Du Toit leads the Vikings defense


  Felipe Nazario has helped control the midfield for the Vikings


  Goalie Federico Gainotti has 43 saves in 12 games this season