The University of Mount Olive released the 2017 Trojan Men's Soccer schedule, it was announced by Head Coach Sean Brennan.
Mount Olive will open the season on August 31 when the Trojans travel to Hartsville, S.C. to take on the Cobras of Coker College. UMO will then return to Amon field for its' home opener September 16 against Lees-McRae at 4 p.m.
"The 2017 schedule is full of different challenges starting with our first four games on the road which will only help us get ready for conference play. We have added a few new opponents like Newberry College, Coker College and Mars Hill College which will give us some different regional challenges. I expect Conference Carolinas play to be just as difficult as it was last year so hopefully our difficult regional schedule will help prepare us," said Brennan.
The Trojans will play eight matches at Amon Field this season as noted below in bold, including a match-up with Chowan University who is entering their first year as an Associate Member in the Conference Carolinas in soccer. Also on the schedule this season are two teams who were ranked inside the top-8 in the NCAA DII Southeast Regional Rankings last season; No. 5 Limestone College and No. 8 Catawba College.
The full schedule with live stats and video links can be found HERE.
|Aug. 31||at Coker||Hartsville, S.C.||4:30 PM|
|Sep. 03||Mars Hill||Greensboro, N.C. (Bryan Park)||5:00 PM|
|Sep. 06||at Catawba||Salisbury, N.C.||5:00 PM|
|Sep. 09||at Columbia Int'l||Columbia, S.C.||7:00 PM|
|Sep. 16||Lees-McRae *||Amon Field||4:00 PM|
|Sep. 20||Francis Marion||Amon Field||7:00 PM|
|Sep. 23||at Erskine *||Due West, S.C.||4:00 PM|
|Sep. 27||Belmont Abbey *||Amon Field||4:00 PM|
|Oct. 02||Shaw||Amon Field||7:00 PM|
|Oct. 05||at Barton *||Wilson, N.C.||7:00 PM|
|Oct. 07||North Greenville *||Amon Field||4:00 PM|
|Oct. 11||at Newberry||Newberry, S.C.||4:00 PM|
|Oct. 14||King (Tenn.) *||Amon Field||4:00 PM|
|Oct. 18||at Limestone *||Gaffney, S.C.||7:00 PM|
|Oct. 21||at Emmanuel (Ga.)||Franklin Springs, Ga.||4:00 PM|
|Oct. 24||Chowan *||Amon Field||7:00 PM|
|Oct. 28||Southern Wesleyan *||Amon Field||4:00 PM|