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Golden Eagles travel to Jacksonville State for OVC finale

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee Tech soccer team heads into its final match of the Ohio Valley Conference regular season this week when it travels to Jacksonville State to face the Gamecocks on Friday at 7 p.m.

The Golden Eagles enter the week at 3-2-2 in OVC play and 4-10-3 overall. Jacksonville State owns a 4-1-3 all-time advantage over Tech, but comes into the week at 6-10-0 overall, and 0-6-0 in OVC play.

Tech is coming off a 0-1-1 week after tying Eastern Illinois 2-2 in the mud in  Charleston, Ill., and falling to Southeast Missouri 1-0 in OVC action over the weekend.

Tech's looks to gain position in the OVC standings, as the OVC tournament is just around the corner. The league's top six teams will advance to the tournament, which will be hosted by the regular season champion. The No. 1 and No. 2 seeds will earn first-round byes. The tournament will take place Nov. 5-8, and the winner will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA soccer tournament.

The Golden Eagles will wrap up the regular season with a non-conference match at Lipscomb on Oct. 27 at 7 p.m.