The winner will face the West Virginia (17-4)-Virginia Tech (12-7-1) winner in a second- round game in Charlottesville, Va., on Friday, Nov. 18.

The Tigers (13-7-1) earned an at-large bid to the tournament after they captured their fourth Southeastern Conference Western Division championship in five seasons. LSU finished second in the final SEC regular- season standings for the third time in four seasons with an 8-3 record and 24 points in conference play.

The Tigers faced the Aggies (15-5-2) in 2009 for the right to advance to the NCAA Sweet 16 as part of the Baton Rouge Regional.

After playing to a 1-1 draw in regulation, Texas A&M scored a 4-2 win over LSU in penalty kicks in their second-round matchup at the LSU Soccer Stadium.

Texas A&M finished second in the Big 12 Conference regular-season standings and captured the Big 12 Tournament title with a win over previously-unbeaten Oklahoma State in Sunday’s final. The Aggies own a nine-game unbeaten streak heading into Friday’s match.

The Tigers are led by senior first-team All-SEC selections Taryne Boudreau on the front line and Allysha Chapman in the defensive midfield.

Chapman also earned SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year award.

Other top LSU players include senior midfielder Natalie Martineau and freshmen defenders Alex Arlitt and Jodi Calloway.

Aggies freshman Kelley Monogue was the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year. She has scored 18 goals and dished out nine assists for 45 points.

Joining Monogue as first-team All-Big 12 players are senior Merritt Mathias, junior Beth West and sophomore Rachel Lenz.

Other top Aggies include freshmen Meghan Streight and Annie Kunz.