Men's Soccer Releases 2019 Season Schedule

Men's Soccer Releases 2019 Season Schedule

NORTH CANTON, Ohio - As a part of our Fall Schedule Release Series, the Walsh Cavaliers have released the 2019 season schedule for the Walsh men's soccer team. The Cavaliers will open the season on Thursday, September 5th with a two-game swing in New York and will compete in 18 games over the course of 60 days. In the 2018 season, Walsh finished with an overall record of 7-10-1 and went 4-9-1 in the G-MAC. 

Key Games:

  • Roberts Wesleyan - September 5th
  • Ashland - September 11th
  • Slippery Rock - September 14th
  • Malone - September 18th and November 5th
  • Ohio Valley - September 28th and October 12th
  • Tiffin - October 31st

Strength of Schedule:

  • 3 teams made the NCAA Division II Tournament (Ashland, Ohio Valley and Tiffin)
  • 2 teams were ranked regionally and nationally at end of the season (Ohio Valley and Tiffin)
  • Non-conference teams W-L record in 2018: 24-40-8 (.389)
  • Conference teams W-L record in 2018: 88-83-15 (.513)
  • Overall strength of schedule: 112-123-23 (.479)

Location Breakdown:

  • 8 home games
    • Home opener against Slippery Rock
    • 3 straight home games twice in conference schedule (10-6/10/12 and 10/31-11/5)
  • 10 road games
    • Three straight road games to open season
    • Southern conference swing in October (10/17-10/26)

Conference Notes:

  • The Great Midwest Athletic Conference lost one team in Davis & Elkins College
  • 11 teams will be all competing for one conference regular season crown, top eight teams make the tournament
  • Conference play begins September 18th at Malone
  • Walsh will play 14 conference contests
  • The entire G-MAC Tournament will be at Roger Glass Stadium, in Dayton, Ohio, held from November 9th-16th