Women's Soccer Announces 2017 Schedule

Women's Soccer Announces 2017 Schedule

BABSON PARK, Mass - Babson College women's soccer coach Nellie Pineault released the team's 2017 schedule on Monday.
 
The Beavers, who fell in the quarterfinals of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament last fall, face a challenging slate that has them on the road for nine of their first 14 matches. Babson will kick off its season with a pair of home matches against Wentworth on September 1 and Bowdoin on September 5 before heading to Hoboken, N.J., to face Stevens and Swarthmore on September 9 and 10.

The Green and White returns home for matches against UMass Boston (September 13) and Bates (September 16) before opening a five-game road trip at nationally-ranked Brandeis on September 19. Included in this stretch are conference road games at Clark (September 23), Wheaton (September 30) and defending league champions WPI on October 3. The Beavers return to Hartwell-Rogers field to faceoff with Coast Guard on October 7.

Following trips to Springfield (October 10) and Smith (October 14), Babson will play four of its final five matches at home, starting with MIT on October 17. Games with Emerson on October 21 and Wellesley on October 24 close out the home slate for Babson, which visits Mount Holoyke in its regular season finale on October 28.

The top seven teams qualify for the NEWMAC Tournament, which begins with the quarterfinals on November 1 and will conclude with the semifinals and championship game at the regular season champion on November 5-6.

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