NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament 2021 bracket, schedule and game times

Daniella Medina
Knoxville News Sentinel

The field is set for the 2021 NCAA Division I Women's Soccer Tournament

Sixty-four teams will compete in the 40th annual tournament — 31 teams were granted automatic bids and 33 teams were selected at-large. 

The top 16 teams are scheduled to host since they are seeded and conference teams cannot face each other in the first two rounds, according to the NCAA.

The first round of the NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament is scheduled for Nov. 12-14. The semifinals are scheduled for Nov. 19 and 21. The quarterfinals are scheduled for Nov. 26 or 27. The championship game is scheduled to be played Dec. 3 and 5 in Santa Clara, California. 

Here's a look at the brackets and TV info for the 2021 NCAA Division I Women's Soccer Tournament: 

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NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament bracket, seeds

The No. 1 seeds for the 2021 NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament are: 

  • FSU
  • DUke
  • Virginia
  • Rutgers

No. 2 seeds: 

  • Arkansas
  • Michigan
  • North Carolina
  • UCLA

No. 3 seeds: 

  • Georgetown 
  • Notre Dame
  • Tennessee
  • Southern California

No. 4 seeds: 

  • Auburn
  • BYU
  • Pepperdine
  • TCU

NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament schedule

The Tennessee Lady Vols Soccer Team celebrate their win in the NCAA women's soccer match between the Tennessee Lady Vols and Kentucky Wildcats in Knoxville, Tenn. on Thursday, October 28, 2021.

All times ET. 

*denotes host

First round scores

  • No. 1 FSU 3, South Alabama 0
  • SMU 2, Texas 0
  • NC State 2, USF 0
  • No. 4 Pepperdine 7, South Dakota State 1
  • No. 3 Tennessee 3, Lipscomb 0
  • Washington State 3, Montana 0
  • Wake Forest 3, Harvard 0
  • No. 2 Michigan 3, Bowling Green 0
  • No. 1 Duke 1, Old Dominion 0
  • Memphis 3, LSU 0
  • St. John's (NY) 1, Brown 0
  • Samford 2, No. 4 Auburn 0
  • No. 3 Georgetown 6, Central Connecticut State 0
  • Santa Clara 1, Stanford 0
  • Wisconsin 2, Butler 1
  • UC Irvine 1, No. 2 UCLA 0

Second round schedule

Friday, Nov. 19: 

All times CT. 

12:30 p.m.: No. 3 Georgetown vs. Santa Clara

12:30 p.m.: Wisconsin vs. UC Irvine

1 p.m.: No. 4 Pepperdine vs. NC State

1 p.m.:  No. 3 Tennessee vs. Washington State

3 p.m.: St. John's (NY) vs. Samford

4 p.m.: No. 2 Michigan vs. Wake Forest

4 p.m.: No. 1 FSU vs. SMU

5:30 p.m.: No. 1 Duke vs. Memphis

Tennessee midfielder/forward Taylor Huff (13) celebrates a goal during a first round NCAA Division I Tournament soccer game between Tennessee and Lipscomb at Regal Soccer Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn. on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021.

Santa Clara beat Florida State 4-1 to win the 2020 NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament. 

Daniella Medina is a digital producer for the USA TODAY Network. Follow her on Twitter @danimedinanews