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UD men's soccer draws Providence in NCAA tourney

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The University of Delaware men’s soccer team has its opening round assignment in the NCAA Division I tournament.


The Blue Hens head to Rhode Island to tangle with Providence in a first round showdown Thursday night at 7.Delaware is making its first NCAA tourney appearance since 2013 after capturing the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) title with a 2-1 win over William & Mary Sunday.


The Hens are 12-7-1 and unranked.


Providence is ranked 22nd nationally and owns a 12-6 record.


The winner of the UD-Providence contest gets top-ranked Maryland in round two.  


The Terps are 16-0-2, but Blue Hens did test them last month, taking Maryland to double overtime before losing 3-2.