May 9, 2005
Northwest Announces 2005 Schedule
MARYVILLE, Mo. -- The Northwest Missouri State soccer team will have nine home dates, including a five-game home stand, which highlights the 2005 season, announced by second-year head coach Tracy Cross today. Of the nine home games, two are scheduled against non-league foes, Missouri-Rolla on Sept. 3 and Upper Iowa on Sept. 9 for the first time.
Northwest, who finished 4-16 overall and 3-11 in MIAA play last season, opens up the 2005 campaign at Wayne (Neb.) State on Saturday, Aug. 27. The scheduled start-time is set for 2:00 p.m. In the following match, the Bearcats host former MIAA-member Missouri-Rolla on Saturday, Sept. 3 in the home-opener. The Lady Miners will join the Great Lakes Valley Conference in 2005-06.
The conference regular season begins with a visit to Washburn on Sept. 7 at 4 p.m.
Reigning conference champion Truman State will visit Maryville, Mo., on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 1 p.m. Missouri Western added women's soccer in 2005 and will face Northwest on Sept. 14 at Bearcat Field and again Oct. 1 in St. Joseph, Mo.
2005 Northwest Soccer Schedule*
Date Opponent Time
Sat. - Aug. 27 @ Wayne (Neb.) State 2 p.m.
Sat. - Sept. 3 Missouri-Rolla 1 p.m.
Wed. - Sept. 7 @ Washburn^ 4 p.m.
Fri. - Sept. 9 Upper Iowa 5 p.m.
Wed. - Sept. 14 Missouri Western^ 5 p.m.
Sat. - Sept. 16 @ Central Missouri State^ 7 p.m.
Tues. - Sept. 20 Southwest Baptist^ 4 p.m.
Sat. - Sept. 24 @ Emporia State^ 3 p.m.
Sat. - Oct. 1 @ Missouri Western^ 3 p.m.
Sun. - Oct. 2 @ Augustana (S.D.) 3 p.m.
Sat. - Oct. 8 @ Truman State^ 3 p.m.
Sat. - Oct. 15 Missouri Southern^ 1 p.m.
Sun. - Oct. 16 Emporia State^ 1 p.m.
Fri. - Oct. 21 Washburn^ 3 p.m.
Sun. - Oct. 30 Truman State^ 1 p.m.
Tues. - Nov. 1 Central Missouri^ 3 p.m.
Sat. - Nov. 5 @ Southwest Baptist^ 1 p.m.
Sun. - Nov. 6 @ Missouri Southern^ 1 p.m.
*Note: times are subject to change
Home games are Bold and played at Bearcat Field
^ Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association game
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