WASHINGTON – The Gallaudet University men's soccer program has officially released its schedule for Fall 2017 as announced by head coach Pedro Braz, in his third season. The team more than doubled its win total in 2016 with a 5-13-1 overall record and 3-9-1 mark in North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) play. GU posted its most wins in a season since 2003. The 2017 schedule features 16 games with nine at home.
Gallaudet begins the season on the road in Virginia with a non-conference game against Ferrum College on Saturday, Sept. 2. This is the first of five non-conference games to start the year. GU will travel to McDaniel (Sept. 6) before its home opener, a week later, against Marymount (Va.) University (Sept. 13) under the lights at Hotchkiss Field. GU will play night games against Washington Adventisty University (Sept. 16) and Eastern Mennonite University (Sept. 20) before it starts conference play.
The Bison jump into NEAC action on Sept. 23 at home against Bryn Athyn College. GU wraps up a five-game homestand on Sept. 25 with a non-conference night game with Christendom College. Gallaudet travels to NEAC foe Wilson College (Sept. 27) before it concludes the month at home against Penn St.-Berks (Sept. 30).
The month of October kicks off with Gallaudet in New York to face SUNY Cobleskill (Oct. 7) and SUNY Poly (Oct. 8). The buff and blue remain on the road for a contest against Penn St.-Abington (Oct. 14). GU returns home for a three-game set against Lancaster Bible College (Oct. 17), Keuka College (Oct. 21) and Wells College (Oct. 22). The Bison will play Keuka on Hoy Field on homecoming and they will recognize their senior class the next day against Wells. Gallaudet wraps up the regular-season schedule with a road game against College of Saint Elizabeth (Oct. 28).
The NEAC tournament will begin with quarterfinals on Nov. 1, followed by semifinals on Nov. 4 and the NEAC championship match on Nov. 5.
2017 Gallaudet Men's Soccer Schedule Overview
- Season Opener: at Ferrum (Sat., Sept. 2)
- Home Opener: vs. Marymount (Va.) (Wed., Sept. 13)
- Conference Opener: vs. Bryn Athyn (Sat., Sept. 23)
- Homecoming: vs. Keuka (Sat., Oct. 21)
- Senior Day: vs. Wells (Sun., Oct. 22)