For the eighth time in program history and for the first time since 2010, the UNCG women’s soccer team can call itself Southern Conference Tournament Champions, as the third-seeded Spartans recorded a 1-0 victory over fourth-seeded Western Carolina Sunday afternoon.

The Spartans earned the SoCon’s automatic NCAA Tournament berth and will face off against Duke on Saturday at 7 p.m. in Durham. The game will be broadcast live on the ACC Network/ESPN3.

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