The Occidental women's soccer team will represent the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) at the 2018 NCAA Division III Championship which is set to begin Friday, November 9.
Occidental enters NCAA tournament play with a 10-2-5 overall record and is fresh off the program's first-ever SCIAC Postseason Tournament championship. The Tigers, which played as the third seed in the tournament, edged California Lutheran, 2-1 in the semifinals, before battling top-seeded Pomona-Pitzer to a 0-0 double-overtime tie. Occidental then advanced in thrilling fashion via penalty kicks, 6-5.
The Tigers will take on the Tigers of Trinity (Texas) in opening round play. The four-team pod will also feature host Hardin-Simmons and Puget Sound.