Photo Courtesy Bruce Costa/ UM Athletics

The Montana soccer team will face Stanford Friday night in the opening round of the 2011 NCAA Division I Soccer Championship at Palo Alto, Calif. The match starts at 8 p.m. (MT) at Maloney Field at Laird Q. Cagan Stadium. 

This is Montana’s first trip to the NCAA tournament since 2000 and the program’s third overall.

 The match will not be webcast or have radio coverage, but it can be followed via live stats. A link to the match’s GameTracker can be found on the soccer schedule page at GoGriz.com.