Among the things University of Charleston men’s soccer coach Dan Stratford has enjoyed in this season’s run to the NCAA Division II national semifinals is how much his players have enjoyed this run – and how much they’ve enjoyed experiencing the journey together.

Amid a steady rain, the third-seeded Charleston Golden Eagles kept their composure and dismantled No. 6 seed Mercy College by a 5-0 final to advance in the NCAA Division II men’s soccer tournament on Saturday afternoon at Welch Athletic Complex in Charleston.