Georgetown Women's Soccer Opens, Announces Dates, for 2008 Spring Season
March 28, 2008
Washington, D.C. - Georgetown University women's soccer coach Dave Nolan and his team will start their spring season this afternoon, Friday March 28 at American University. The Hoyas and Eagles met during the regular season with the Blue and Gray earning a hard-fought 1-0 win. American finished the fall with a record of 10-6-3 while finishing in second place of the Patriot League. The game is slated to kick-off at 4 p.m. from the Reeves Athletic Complex.
Today's game marks the beginning of an eight-game spring slate that will go until mid-April. Next Friday, April 4, the Hoyas will travel to College Park, Md. to take on the first of three ACC opponents. GU will play the University of Maryland at 7 p.m. from Ludwig Field.
On Sunday, April 6, the Blue and Gray will host the Georgetown Tournament at North Kehoe Field. GU will play Virginia Tech at 9:30 a.m. and George Mason at noon. Both teams finished the 2007 season with eight wins.
The following weekend will see Georgetown travel to Germantown, Md. to take part in the Kicks Against Breast Cancer Tournament at the Maryland SoccerPlex. The Hoyas will play Patriot League Tournament Champion and NCAA qualifier Navy at 11 a.m. and NCAA regional semifinalist Virginia at 2 p.m. Navy finished 2007 with a 14-5-4 record while the Cavaliers went 13-4-6 in the ACC.
The day after the tournament, Sunday, April 13, the ladies come back to campus for a match against the Hoya Alumnae at 11 a.m. from North Kehoe Field.
Sunday, April 18 will mark the conclusion of the 2008 spring season when the Hoyas travel to Richmond, Va. For a 7:30 p.m. contest with Virginia Commonwealth University.
For any other questions about the 2008 women's soccer spring schedule, please click on the "Schedules/Results" link on the top of the women's soccer web page or click on the "2007 Schedule" link under 2007-08 in the sidebar on the women's soccer page.
Georgetown is coming off a 14-7-0 record in 2007 where the Blue and Gray posted a 6-3-0 mark in BIG EAST play. The Hoyas qualified for the BIG EAST Tournament as the No. 3 seed in the National Division and defeated UCONN in Storrs, Conn. before falling in the BIG EAST semifinals to national semifinalist Notre Dame. Georgetown also earned the program's first berth to the NCAA Tournament where they lost in the first round to William & Mary.