The 2019 season for all of Fall sports is right around the corner as Blue Devils start heading back to campus. With that comes the announcement of the 2019 schedule for the Lawrence Technological University women's soccer team.
Following a preseason poll rating of eighth overall in the WHAC and a 7-7-2 season in 2018, the Blue Devils have another competitive schedule at their hands. Starting off the season with two scrimmages will help ready the team before getting into games towards the end of August. The first scrimmage is to be played at home at the Blue Devil Stadium against Schoolcraft College (Mich.) on August 16 with a noon kickoff. They then travel to scrimmage Olivet College (Mich.) on Wednesday, August 21 before heading into live play for the Fall.
The first game of the season is a trip down to Indiana University East on Sunday, August 25. Later that week, the Blue Devils open up their home games with a game against the University of Rio Grande (Ohio) on Friday, August 30 where their home opener starts at 7:30 p.m.
Opening up September on Labor Day weekend is another home match against the Point Park University (Penn.) Pioneers on Sunday, September 1 at noon. Then, still at home on Saturday, September 7, the team plays Indiana Kokomo at 6 p.m.
Back on the road, the team travels to play Alma College (Mich.) on September 11 before heading down to Ohio to play Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio) on the 14 at 5 p.m. LTU then is back home to play their last non-conference game, this time against Spring Arbor University (Mich.) on Wednesday, September 18 at 7:30.
Opening their WHAC play at home this year, Lawrence Tech host Rochester College (Mich.) to their field at 7:30 on Wednesday, September 25. They then travel later that week on September 28th to play Madonna (Mich.) at 4:30.
Starting off October, they head over to University of Michigan-Dearborn to play the Wolverines at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday October 2. Back at home on the fifth of October, LTU hosts Concordia - Ann Arbor at 7:30 p.m. They stay at home for another game hosting the preseason number two spot Aquinas College (Mich.) on Wednesday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m before heading to play Cleary University (Mich.) on Saturday, October 12. On Saturday, October 19, Indiana Institute of Technology comes to the Blue Devil Stadium to play at 7:30 p.m.
Back on the road again, LTU goes to play Siena Heights University (Mich.) on Wednesday, October 23 at 7p.m. On October 26, the Blue Devils travel down to Ohio to face Lourdes University (Ohio) at noon for their last game on the road for regular season.
Lawrence Tech then has two home games left, the first being against Cornerstone University (Mich.) on Wednesday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m. The last game of the season is against the reigning WHAC conference champ University of Northwestern Ohio on Saturday, November 2 at 4:30 p.m.
All of the above games are subject to change throughout the season. Please stay updated by following the women's soccer team on LTUathletics.com