ECU Officials Release Women's Soccer Schedule
June 19, 2006
GREENVILLE, N.C. -- Three games against 2005 postseason participants and home contests against in-state rivals Charlotte (Sept. 3) and UNC Wilmington (Sept. 15) highlight the 2006 East Carolina women's soccer schedule, released Monday afternoon by school officials.
The Pirates will be play six teams that were ranked among the top-15 in their respective regions by Soccer Buzz following the 2005 season - non-conference foes Charlotte, Furman (Sept. 22), Old Dominion and Western Carolina as well as Conference USA opponents SMU (Oct. 22) and UTEP (Oct. 27).
In addition, ECU will travel to Campbell (Aug. 28), Western Carolina (Sept. 1) and Francis Marion (Sept. 24) in non-conference action. The Pirates will participate in the North Carolina State Tournament when they face American (Sept. 8) and Georgia State (Sept. 10) in Raleigh, N.C.
Marshall (Oct. 6), UCF (Oct. 13), Southern Miss (Oct. 15), UTEP and new conference member Colorado College (Oct. 29) will highlight the Pirates home conference schedule.
The Pirates will officially open the 2006 season Friday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. when they travel to Norfolk, Va. to square off against ODU. ECU's first home match will be Sunday, Sept. 3 against Charlotte at 1 p.m.