Montgomery, Ala. (Sporting Alert) — No. 5 Rio Grande (Ohio) defeated No. 12 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) on penalty kicks to advance to the quarterfinals of the 2013 NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship on Tuesday.

Both teams plays played to a 1-1 tie in regulation and extra times.

Rio Grande (Ohio) went on to win 6-5 on penalty kicks.

The means that Rio Grande (Ohio) advances to the quarterfinals and set up a date with No. 4 Ashford (Iowa) at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday.

Embry-Riddle (Fla.) was eliminated from the championship and ends its season 14-3-1.

2013 NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship – Second Round – Montgomery, Ala. – Dec. 3, 2013

No. 5 Rio Grande (Ohio) (16-2-2) tied No. 12 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) (14-3-0), 1-1 (2 OT) (Rio Grande advances on PKs, 6-5)

For the complete 2013 Men’s Soccer National Championship schedule, click here.


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