1997 NEC Men's Soccer Championship
Long Island 2, St. Francis (NY) 0
Fairleigh Dickinson 1, Monmouth 0
Long Island 1, Fairleigh Dickinson 0
1997 Tournament MVP:
Andres Gomez, Long Island, Jr., GK
Flushing, NY / Flushing
Gomez made a total of eight saves in the NEC Tournament, helping the Blackbirds to the NEC title. In the championship game, Gomez made just one save, but it was a game-saving one with just three minutes remaining. Gomez posted shutouts in both tournament matches.