The Canisius College women’s soccer team will open the 2013 MAAC Tournament with longtime rival Niagara (4-12-2, 3-5-2 MAAC). The teams will square off on Thursday, Oct. 31 at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla the conference announced on Saturday.
The Griffs (5-13-1, 3-7-0 MAAC) moved up to the ninth seed on the final day of the regular season with a 4-3 win over Saint Peter’s and a Manhattan loss.
Canisius lost to the Purple Eagles 1-0 in the pair’s meeting earlier this year in Lewiston, N.Y.
The contest is scheduled to kickoff at 2 p.m. with the winner playing top-seeded Monmouth the following day.