By Nick Porter
BUENA VISTA, Va. — Southern Virginia University head women's soccer coach MaKenzie Cox today announced the team's fall 2018 schedule.
"I'm really excited about the core group of returners we have and strong incoming class that will help build from last year's success," Coach Cox said. "We are expecting a lot of improvements in our ability to sustain competitive minutes and make better decisions as a team."
"Our schedule this year features some new opponents which will help us prepare for Capital Athletic Conference play," Cox continued. "We always have a very competitive conference which requires us to prepare and perform at our best.
The Knights will open the season at home on August 31 against William Peace before facing former CAC opponent Marymount University.
Southern Virginia will begin a five-game homestand on Sept. 22, with the first CAC game coming on Sept. 29 against St. Mary's (Md.).
The regular season will end at home on Oct. 20 against Salisbury before the final CAC game at Mary Washington on Oct. 24.
Aug. 31 … vs. William Peace (Buena Vista, Va.)
Sept. 5 … at Marymount (Arlington, Va.) … 7 p.m.
Sept. 8 … at Greensboro (Greensboro, N.C.)
Sept. 12 … at Bridgewater (Bridgewater, Va.) … 4 p.m.
Sept. 15 … vs. N.C. Wesleyan (Buena Vista, Va.) … 2 p.m.
Sept. 19 … at Pfeiffer (Misenheimer, N.C.) … 5 p.m.
Sept. 22 … vs. LaGrange (Buena Vista, Va.) … 2 p.m.
Sept. 25 … vs. Meredith (Buena Vista, Va.) … 5 p.m.
Sept. 27 … vs. Regent (Buena Vista, Va.) 4:30 p.m.
Sept. 29 … vs St. Mary's (Md.) (Buena Vista, Va.) * … 5 p.m.
Oct. 3 … vs. Ferrum (Buena Vista, Va.) … 7 p.m.
Oct. 6 … at York (Pa.) (York, Pa.) *
Oct. 10 … at Christopher Newport (Newport News, Va.) *
Oct. 13 … at Penn St.-Harrisburg (Middlebury, Pa.) *
Oct. 17 … vs. Frostburg State (Buena Vista, Va.) * … 6 p.m.
Oct. 20 … vs. Salisbury (Buena Vista, Va.) * … 7 p.m.
Oct. 24 … at Mary Washington (Fredericksburg, Va.) * … 3:30 p.m.