via Tampa press releaseBOX SCORETAMPA, Fla. – The No. 14 University of Tampa Spartans UPSET the No. 10 Wingate University Bulldogs by a final score of 13-6 in the first round of the NCAA tournament. This is Tampa’s sixth consecutive NCAA tournament appearance. Last season the Spartans faltered in the first round.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP: Final: UT Spartans 13, WU Bulldogs 6
Records: Tampa (15-5), Wingate (13-4)
Location: Naimoli Family Field | Tampa, Fla.
All-time Series: The Spartans lead the all-time series with the Bulldogs 3-0.
Follow Us: @TampaSpartans on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat.HOW IT HAPPENED:1st Period
The Spartans shut out the Bulldogs in the first period 5-0.
Bryan Karnfaced 21 shots in the goal and stated 15 saves on the night.
The Spartans will travel to Gaffney, S.C. where they will take on No. 1 Limestone in the NCAA Quarterfinals on Saturday, May 11th. Should the Spartans win this, the NCAA Semifinal will take place on Sunday, May 19th.
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