Men's soccer team wins pool, advances to national tournament semifinals

Men's soccer team wins pool, advances to national tournament semifinals

The Eastern Florida State College men's soccer team punched its ticket to the NJCAA Division I National Championship Tournament semifinals on Wednesday.

The Titans defeated Essex County 1-0 in the final Pool D game in Tyler, Texas to advance to the semifinals on Friday evening.

Eastern Florida State College sophomore Aedon Kyra scored the lone goal of the game with 10:26 left in the first half and the defense held off Essex County to record the shutout.

The fourth-seeded Titans will play Laramie County Community College Friday at 6:30 p.m. in the second semifinal. No. 1 seed Monroe College will play No. 11 seed Illinois Central in the first semifinal. The championship game will be at 7 p.m. in Tyler, Texas.