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MU soccer to play first match in new stadium Aug. 23

May. 05, 2013 @ 12:07 AM

HUNTINGTON -- Marshall University women's soccer will play its first match in the new stadium Aug. 23 against the Campbell Camels.

Marshall head coach Kevin Long announced the 2013 schedule.

The Thundering Herd plays its first four regular season matches in the Veterans Memorial Soccer Complex being built at Fifth Avenue and 26th Street.

Other opponents in the four-match homestand are Kent State (Aug. 25), James Madison (Aug. 30) and Akron (Sept. 1).

Marshall goes to Philadelphia, Pa., to face a pair of teams that went to the NCAA tournament last season -- Sept. 6 at Temple and Sept. 8 at LaSalle.

Matches Sept. 15 at Liberty and Sept. 22 at home against Miami (Ohio) complete the non-conference schedule. Miami (Ohio) was also in the 2012 NCAA tournament.

Conference USA matches at home are against Old Dominion (Sept. 27), UAB (Sept. 29), Florida Atlantic (Oct. 18), Middle Tennessee State (Oct. 20) and Tulsa (Oct. 27).

UAB is the defending conference champion.

MARSHALL WOMEN'S SOCCER

Aug. 10 Alumni Game-x, TBA

Aug. 14 at VMI-x, 4 p.m.

Aug. 16 at Cincinnati-x, 3 p.m.

Aug. 23 Campbell, 7 p.m.

Aug. 25 Kent State, 1 p.m.

Aug. 30 James Madison, 7 p.m.

Sept. 1 Akron, 1 p.m.

Sept. 6 at Temple, 1:30 p.m.

Sept. 8 at LaSalle, 1 p.m.

Sept. 15 at Liberty, 2 p.m.

Sept. 22 Miami (Ohio), Noon

Sept. 27 Old Dominion, 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 29, UAB, 1 p.m.

Oct. 4 at Louisiana Tech, 7 p.m.

Oct. 6 at Southern Miss, 1 p.m.

Oct. 13 at East Carolina, 1 p.m.

Oct. 18 Florida Atlantic, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 20 Middle Tennessee St., 1 p.m.

Oct. 25 at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Oct. 27 Tulsa, 1 p.m.

Oct. 31 at Florida International, 7 p.m.

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