Ashland (7-9-3) earned the automatic bid from the GLIAC and will be on its way to the 2018 NCAA Division II Men's Soccer Tournament Midwest Regional. The Eagles are the No. 6 seed and will battle No. 3 seed Saginaw Valley (9-2-6) in the first round with the winner facing No. 2 Southern Indiana from the GLVC who will host the weekend matches.
Tiffin is the No. 1 seed out of the GMAC and will host the other side of the bracket. Tiffin will await the winner of No. 4 Ohio Valley and No. 5 Maryville who earned the GLVC's automatic bid after winning the league tournament for the first time in program history.