Tigers set to host first round<br>of NCAA soccer tournament

Thursday, November 15, 2007 | 11:35 p.m. CST; updated 6:40 p.m. CDT, Friday, July 4, 2008

COLUMBIA — The NCAA selection committee meets in a closed room. Dozens of tournament resumes are carefully reviewed. All of the teams’ records, Ratings Percentage Indexes, and stats are put up on the board for scrutiny. Finally, the committee selects the field of 64 for the NCAA Division I women’s soccer tournament, as well as the 16 schools that get to host first and second round games.