Azusa Pacific is hosting both the men's and women's semifinal games of the 2004 NAIA Region II Soccer Playoffs this Saturday. The women kick off at 10:30 a.m., while the men start at 1 p.m.
The Azusa Pacific football and women's soccer teams appear in the 2004 NAIA Coaches' Top 25 Preseason Polls.
On the strength of 2 championships, 2 runner-up finishes 3 other top-ten showings, Azusa Pacific finished second in the 2003-04 United States Sports Academy Directors' Cup race with 700 points. It's the best finish for Azusa Pacific since 1999 when the Cougars were also second.
The brackets for the 2004 NAIA Men's and Women's Tennis Tournaments have been released. For the second straight year, the Cougar men are the No. 1 seed.
Azusa Pacific has a full slate of action this week, highlighted by the NAIA Men's Basketball Tournament and a rare track and field tri-meet as well as softball, baseball and tennis matches vs. Top 10 teams.