GW Women's Soccer Unveils 2012 Schedule
Colonials to Host A-10 Newcomers VCU and Butler on Mount Vernon Campus
July 12, 2012
“We are really looking forward to this season as we will play several quality teams throughout the year,” said first-year head coach Sarah Barnes. “Teams like La Salle – which made it to the NCAA Tournament last year –
The Colonials lost just three players to graduation this past spring and are set to return 19 letterwinners and 10 starters from the 2011 squad that posted a 5-12-2 overall record and a 2-5-2 mark in the A-10. The Buff and Blue welcome back top scorers Adriana Moya, Taylor Katz and Alex Neal, in addition to Second Team All-Conference selection Samie Cloutier, while welcoming 11 incoming freshmen. The squad looks to earn a spot in the A-10 Championship for the first time since 2008, as the league has now implemented an eight-team, three-day tournament format.
GW first welcomes
GW opens home action by hosting back-to-back first-ever matches against Ivy League members
The squad heads to nearby
Returning home for five straight games, the Colonials wrap up non-conference play with 4 p.m. matches against local foes American on Tuesday, Sept. 18 for the Greek Game, and Howard on Friday, Sept. 21 for the annual Kickin’ it at the Vern event. GW leads the all-time series with American, 11-4, and is undefeated against Howard at 5-0-1.
On Friday, Sept. 28 at 4 p.m., GW opens Atlantic 10 action looking to "Stomp the Spiders" against
GW travels for the next four straight conference games, beginning with a 7 p.m. contest at LaSalle on Friday, Oct. 12. The Explorers earned a bye to the A-10 semifinals in 2011, and the Colonials own a 12-5 lead in the all-time series record. GW then heads to Fordham on Sunday, Oct. 14 for a 1 p.m. contest. The two programs are tied at 5-5-2 all-time.
The Colonials close out their road schedule with a 7 p.m. game at
The newly-expanded eight-team Atlantic 10 Championship will be held in
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