Women's Soccer Unveils 2019 Season Schedule

Women's Soccer Unveils 2019 Season Schedule

NORTH CANTON, Ohio - The Walsh Cavaliers women's soccer team has announced the opponents and dates for the 2019 season, that will commence on Thursday, September 5th. The Cavaliers are coming off a 15-5-1 overall record, as the team advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history. 

Key Games:

  • Slippery Rock - September 5th
  • Ferris State - September 19th
  • Malone - September 21st and November 5th
  • Ohio Valley - September 28th and October 12th
  • Trevecca Nazarene - October 19th
  • Findlay - November 2nd

Strength of Schedule:

  • 2 teams made the NCAA Division II Tournament (Ferris State and Ohio Valley)
  • Ferris State finished the 2018 season as #10 ranked team in the country
  • 5 teams were ranked Top 10 regionally (Ferris State, Ohio Valley, Slippery Rock, Southern Indiana, Trevecca Nazarene)
  • Non-conference teams W-L record in 2018: 47-21-10 (.666)
  • Conference teams W-L record in 2018: 81-96-14 (.461)
  • Overall strength of schedule: 128-117-24 (.520)

Location Breakdown:

  • 9 home games
    • Two home stretches of at least three games (4 games from 10/3-10/12, 3 games from 10/31-11/5)
  • 9 road games
    • Two road stretches of at least three games (3 games from 9/21-9/28, 4 games from 10/17-10/26)

Conference Notes:

  • The Great Midwest Athletic Conference lost one team in Davis & Elkins College
  • 12 teams will be all competing for one conference regular season crown, top eight teams make the tournament
  • Conference play begins September 21st 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