Women’s soccer to host UT; slate set for SEC Weekend
Women’s soccer to host UT; slate set for SEC Weekend
Saturday, September 13, 2014

MSOC vs. South Carolina - Saturday, Sept. 20

WSOC vs. Tennessee - Sunday, Sept. 21

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 13, 2014) – Following the cancellation of last weekend’s Francis Marion match, the ETSU women’s soccer team has announced the addition of Tennessee to this season's non-conference schedule. ETSU will host Tennessee Sunday, Sept. 21 at 7:00 p.m.

With the announcement, the slate is set for an ETSU Soccer “SEC Weekend,” as the men’s soccer team will welcome the South Carolina Gamecocks to Summers-Taylor Stadium, Sept. 20 at 7:00 p.m.

Ticket prices for both matches will be $10 for reserved seats and $5 for general admission. A special dual ticket package granting admission to both Saturday’s men’s game and Sunday’s women’s game can be purchased for $15 (reserved) and $10 (general admission).

Season ticket holders will have their usual seats held for them, and can pick tickets up at the Summers-Taylor Stadium ticket office prior to each match. Gates for both matches will open at 6:00 p.m., one hour prior to kickoff.

Tickets for the weekend’s matches can be ordered online at ETSUBucs.com by clicking here, via telelphone (423-439-3878), or in person at the Summers-Taylor Stadium ticket office on gameday.

To purchase tickets for women’s soccer’s newly-scheduled match versus Tennessee, click here.

UNRIVALED START

The ETSU women’s soccer team began the 2014 campaign with the best start in program history, winning the team’s first six matches of the year.

The Buccaneers (6-1) have outscored their opponents by a 31-9 margin this season.

To start the week, ETSU led the nation in scoring offense and points per game, averaging five goals and 15.33 points per contest. As of Sept. 11, junior defender Hannah Short (Bristol, England) led the nation in goals per game (1.33).

TURNING HEADS

Meanwhile, the ETSU men's soccer team is garnering national attention after opening the season with wins over regional powers William & Mary and VCU. Following the opening weekend of the season, ETSU received votes in the NSCAA/Continental Tire Top 25 Coaches' Poll.

The Bucs (2-1) are paced by offensive catalyst Joao Ramalho (Monte Santo, Brazil), who ranks fourth in the nation for goals per game (1.33).

ETSU takes on Kentucky in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Sept. 13 at 7:00 p.m. Read a preview of the match here: http://bit.ly/1tHBctJ

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