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Rhinos claim top seed in D-2 playoffs
October 3rd, 2010 8:50PM
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[DATEBOOK] The Rochester Rhinos are the No. 1 seeds in the D-2 Pro League playoffs. Among the four quarterfinal matchups is a meeting between Pacific Northwest rivals Portland and Vancouver, which will both move to MLS in 2011.

The Rhinos won the USL Conference title when they rallied to beat AC St. Louis, 2-1, and Austin Aztex fell at Montreal, 2-0.

The Carolina RailHawks earned the No. 2 seed overall by finishing in first place in the NASL Conference.

Aztex earned the third seed, while the Portland Timbers rounded out the top four by finishing third in the USL Conference.
 
The Vancouver Whitecaps, Montreal Impact, NSC Minnesota Stars and Puerto Rico Islanders round out the playoff field.
 
The playoffs consist of a two-leg series in the quarterfinals, semifinals and final.
 
D-2 Pro League Playoffs
Quarterfinals, Leg 1
Oct. 6
Montreal Impact vs. Austin Aztex
NSC Minnesota Stars vs. Carolina RailHawks
Oct. 7
Puerto Rico Islanders vs. Rochester Rhinos
Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Portland Timbers

Quarterfinals, Leg 2
Oct. 9
Rochester Rhinos vs. Puerto Rico Islanders
Carolina RailHawks vs. NSC Minnesota Stars
Austin Aztex vs. Montreal Impact
Oct. 10
Portland Timbers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

Note: Away goals will not be considered a tie-breaker in the aggregate goal series. If teams are tied on aggregate goals after the conclusion of the second leg, they will play two 15-minute overtime periods. Penalty kicks will follow overtime if the teams are still tied.



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