CSU begins PBC tournament against UNC Pembroke

kprice@ledger-enquirer.comNovember 4, 2013 

Columbus State will see a familiar foe when it opens the Peach Belt Conference soccer tournament Tuesday night at the Walden Soccer Complex.

The Lady Cougars won a share of the PBC regular-season title on Saturday at Walden with a 2-0 victory over UNC Pembroke.

Now, those same two teams will play again in the first round of the PBC tournament as the Lady Cougars are the No. 2 seed and the Lady Braves are No. 7.

CSU finished the season with an overall record of 13-5 and a 9-2 record in the PBC.

CSU shared the PBC title with Clayton State, which finished with an 8-0-3 PBC record.

Clayton State received the top seed by virtue of its win over CSU.

Pembroke got the seventh seed with a 4-5-2 PBC record, the Lady Braves were 7-9-2 overall.

"The season really begins tomorrow," CSU coach Jay Entlich said.

"All of the accomplishments that we have achieved doesn't mean anything so far and we still have work to do."

CSU is 5-0 against Pembroke in PBC tournament games.

CSU is 12-2-1 against Pembroke in all games.

In other first-round games Tuesday, Clayton State hosts Montevallo, Armstrong Atlantic hosts Georgia College and Lander hosts North Georgia.

The semifinals will be held Friday and the finals Sunday in Evans, Ga.

CSU has won the PBC tournament title four times, 2006-07-08-10.

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