SCOREBOARD: NAIA Men & Women

The NAIA has introduced an opening round to its national championships for men's and women's soccer. Play gets underway Saturday with 15 first-round games for both the men and women. The men's winners will advance the 50th annual NAIA National Men's Championship Dec. 1-6 at Fresno Pacific. Winners of the opening-round women's games will play at Embry-Riddle, the site of the National Women's Championship Dec. 1-6 in Daytona Beach, Fla.

The NAIA has introduced an opening round to its national championships for men's and women's soccer. Play gets underway Saturday with 15 first-round games for both the men and women.

The men's winners will advance the 50th annual NAIA National Championship Dec. 1-6 at Fresno Pacific.

The No. 1 seed is Oklahoma City. Lindsey Wilson is making its 15th straight, which is the most by any school in the field.

NAIA MEN
First Round
Nov. 22
#1 Oklahoma City vs. McPherson
#9 Concordia (Calif.) vs. Concordia (Ore.)
#8 Hastings vs. Hannibal-LaGrange
Bethel (Tenn.) vs. #5 Bellevue
#12 Southern Nazarene vs. Lambuth
Mobile vs. #13 Texas-Brownsville
#4 St. Ambrose vs. Dana
#3 Lindsey Wilson vs. King
#14 Mount Vernon Nazarene vs. Lee
#11 Westmont vs. Holy Names
Baker vs. #6 Park
#7 Notre Dame (Ohio) vs. Judson
#10 Maine-Fort Kent vs. Northwood
#15 Madonna  vs. Grand View
#2 Rio Grande vs. Bethel (Ind.)

The NAIA women's opening round is also Saturday. The No. 1 seed is Lindsey Wilson, which will open at home against Siena Heights. Defending champion Martin Methodist (Tenn.) is the No. 6 seed and will host Indiana Wesleyan.
 
Winners of the opening-round games will play at Embry-Riddle (Fla.), the site of the National Championship Dec. 1-6 in Daytona Beach, Fla.
 
NAIA WOMEN
First Round
Nov. 22
#1 Lindsey Wilson vs. Siena Heights
#16 McKendree vs. Kansas Wesleyan
#9 Northwood vs. Maine-Fort Kent
#8 Graceland vs. Hastings
#5 Concordia (Ore.) vs. St. Ambrose
King vs. #12 Berry
#13 Cal State San Marcos vs. Benedictine
#4 Azusa Pacific vs. William Jessup
#3 Lee vs. Ohio Dominican
Dordt vs. #14 Park
#11 Simon Fraser  vs. Rocky Mountain
#6 Martin Methodist vs. Indiana Wesleyan
#7 Cal Baptist vs. Texas Wesleyan
#10 Trinity Christian vs. Houghton
#15 William Carey vs. Oklahoma City

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